Public security - Case studies

Milestone survey says smart tech crucial to rebuilding trust in public transport after pandemic

Smart technology must be at the heart of British public transport systems to help regain public trust in its safety and security, suggests new research into public opinion of smart cities. Despite 85% of the UK’s rail network running, the research by Milestone Systems has revealed that almost four in 10 (39%) are now more reluctant to use public transport, and one in 10 (10%) would not use public transport at all due to worries about infection risk. Improved infrastructure to gain back t...

Vincennes city deploys Assa Abloy's programmable electronic keys for safer, smarter access control across its facilities

Running a unified locking system for multiple municipal services may bring operational efficiencies. However, if the system is based on mechanical locks, it can also create time-consuming headaches. When keys go missing, for example, or user access requirements change, mechanical security does not have the flexibility to adapt quickly. For this reason, Vincennes city administrators sought a modern, electronic replacement for a master-key system whose lock-chart ran to 4,000 keys. Several locati...

Revader Security deploys mobile CCTV cameras in preparation for the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Revader Security has supplied a fleet of over 20 re-deployable CCTV cameras to West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), to provide visibility of multiple major construction projects being undertaken, in anticipation of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. 2022 Commonwealth Games The Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) capital construction programme comprises several major Commonwealth Games critical projects, within the Perry Barr area, including the A34 highways scheme, Perry Barr Rail Station & B...

Cognitec Systems GmbH’s FaceVACS-Entry CS devices deployed at German border check points to capture biometric facial images

Cutting-edge technologies from Cognitec Systems GmbH (Cognitec) will capture biometric facial images of all relevant travellers from third countries, as part of the European Entry/Exit System (EES). Cognitec Systems GmbH was awarded the contract for the delivery of the capturing devices in Germany. FaceVACS-Entry CS devices Cognitec’s technology will be installed at border check points in all international airports and seaports in Germany. The contract initially spans four years and incl...

Mexico City Police Department deploys Xerafy Pico and XS Dot on-metal RFID tags to enhance weapons management

The Mexico City Police Department will deploy Xerafy Pico and XS Dot on-metal RFID tags for a weapons tracking application, which will improve the security and accountability of its armories. Xerafy’s partner in Mexico, Ofi Equipos PC, is spearheading the project. The RFID solution was adopted in an effort to address an ongoing problem, with the loss of police department weapons. Mexico City Police Department The Mexico City Police Department employs more than 34,000 officers, as well as...

Trinity Fire & Security Systems selects iland to lead cloud transformation

iland, a leading VMware-based provider for application hosting, data protection, and disaster recovery services delivered on the iland Secure Cloud Platform announced that Trinity Fire & Security Systems has been using iland Secure Cloud and iland Secure Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) to host and protect the company’s workloads, marking a transition away from on-premises data centres as a means to enable future growth.  Trinity Fire &...

Danish State Railways rely on video security from Dallmeier, deployed within Azure cloud

Danish State Railways (“Danske Statsbaner”, DSB) operates the local passenger transport on nearly all the railway lines in Denmark. The scope of its responsibilities also includes the international intercity line between Sweden and Germany and Copenhagen's high-speed urban rail network. In matters of security, for the last 20 years, Danish State Railways (DSB) has placed its confidence in the German manufacturer Dallmeier for video technology and the Danish company SCANVIEW A/S for...

Smiths Detection announces the commissioning of an HCVM scanner to enhance safety at the Port of Beirut

Smiths Detection, a pioneer in threat detection and security inspection technologies, announces the commissioning of an HCVM scanner by the Lebanese Customs at the Port of Beirut as part of a collaboration with the Embassy of France in Lebanon, the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, Expertise France and the CMA CGM Group, a pioneer in shipping and logistics. This mobile X-ray inspection system will increase the security of the port by providing it with improved detection of hazardous mater...

Userful provides their Visual Networking Platform solution to enhance the operations of EMT’s command centre

The Empresa Malagueña de Transportes (EMT) manages a fleet of 242 vehicles, distributed across 47 lines in a city of almost 570 thousand people in the south of Spain. They also have a customer service office in the city centre. EMT monitors the entire transportation system from a single command centre run by a 4-inspector team. The team leverages the city’s network of approximately 80 traffic cameras as well as proprietary cameras installed in strategic places and inside the vehicl...