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National Security Inspectorate announces NCP 119 for the ‘Provision of Labour in the Security and Events Sectors’

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the UK’s premier specialist Certification Body within the security and fire safety sectors, announces the introduction of a new Code of Practice (NCP 119) for the ‘Provision of Labour in the Security and Events Sectors’, effective 1st April 2020. NSI is now accepting applications from labour provision and guarding services providers. The new Code of Practice has been developed to enable companies providing labour to security companies...

NSI supports UK government’s categorisation of essential key workers at this time of crises

With recently introduced social distancing measures, Key Workers essential to the running of public and other services across the UK including the NHS and critical infrastructure, have been categorised by Government. The intent is to ensure health and safety for the public at large during the pandemic and efforts to control COVID-19. NSI’s view is clear: approved companies working in security and fire safety deliver every day essential services ranging from a wide variety of guarding serv...

AI-based solutions from viisights help recognise behavioural patterns among people to help curb Covid19 spread

Coronavirus (Covid19) pandemic has hit the world unprepared for its consequences on the healthcare system and economic life. As a result, the number one priority for countries and states is to flatten the infection curve and provide them with time. Essential policies adopted to achieve this are directed at changing and controlling human daily behaviour. AI-based solutions viisights has Artificial Intelligence-based solutions to help authorities enforce those policies, help prevent the virus sp...

Hikvision offers free online training courses in using thermal cameras for fever screening application

Hikvision UK & Ireland has announced offering security installers, integrators and end users the opportunity to undertake free online training on its fever screening thermal products and solutions. Hikvision thermal cameras Hikvision’s newly developed thermal cameras can be configured to aid high level screening by detecting elevated skin-surface temperatures, and are suitable for use in rapid preliminary fever screening in office buildings, factories, railway stations, airports and...

Alertus adds a new feature ThreatWatcher to its Recipient Mobile App to track the movements of COVID-19

Alertus Technologies LLC, a provider of mass notification and critical communication solutions, announces it is releasing a new feature to its Alertus Recipient Mobile App, ‘ThreatWatcher™ Mobile,’ that will allow users to track their recent movement against those users who reported having COVID-19. The ‘Pandemic Alerts’ feature of ThreatWatcher™ Mobile will be free and accessible to the public in response to the increasing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pand...

Security Industry Association announces Efrain Pardo as the Spring 2020 recipient of the Denis Hebert Identity Management Scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Efrain Pardo as the spring 2020 recipient of the Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship, a program presented in partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin offering $5,000 scholarships for SIA members to help further their education in the field of identity management. This scholarship program – named after Hebert, President of Feenics Inc. and a past member of SIA’s Board of Directors wh...

Genetec announces immediate availability of AutoVu SharpZ3 next-generation mobile number plate recognition system

Genetec Inc., a renowned technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions announced the immediate availability of its next-generation mobile number plate recognition system. The new AutoVu SharpZ3 goes beyond traditional number plate identification and brings new levels of insight in vehicle analytics, situational awareness, and accuracy. Mobile ANPR Ideally suited to meet the needs of parking managers who use mobile ANPR as part of their...

Counter Terror Expo and IFSEC 2020 to together form UK’s largest security event for first time at London

This year Counter-Terror Expo (CTX) and IFSEC International will co-locate for the first time, creating the UK’s largest security event. The two events will take place simultaneously from 19-21 May 2020 at the ExCeL, London. CTX brings together international specialists and experts from industry, government and policing to share ideas and technology within the counter-terrorism field. The content programme will feature themes including drone threats and response, securing major events and...

Videonetics announces distribution partnership with Spectra Innovations Singapore to cater to their customers in SEA & ASEAN Region

Videonetics, an international provider of AI & DL powered Unified Video Computing Platform development company, has announced a distribution partnership with Spectra Innovations Pte Ltd, Singapore, to offer their complete array of products and solutions across the South East Asia and ASEAN region. Headquartered in Singapore, Spectra Innovations Pte Ltd has an established network of certified channel partners, system integrators, training and support specialists in South East Asia and ASEAN...

Motorola Solutions’ Avigilon integrates enterprise body-worn cameras and video management software

Motorola Solutions announced the latest addition to its video security and analytics portfolio, the integration of its VideoTag enterprise body-worn cameras and Avigilon Control Center (ACC) video management software. The integration enhances enterprise security efforts by making live body-worn video and audio easily accessible through the ACC™ AI-powered platform. Access control systems “The introduction of this integration is a part of our ongoing efforts to introduce intelligent...

AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Business Intelligence delivers risk-based approach to analysing physical access data sets

Symmetry Business Intelligence analyses how a person’s access activity is tracked and patterns established based on a risk score methodology. Anomalous behaviour may raise a person’s score, and high-risk identities are flagged in a dashboard. Identify the employees Dashboards within Symmetry Business Intelligence provide the security team with an at-a-glance look at identities with the highest risk scores. Scores are generated based on the reader location, time of day and a user&rs...

ASSA ABLOY launches RITE Slide integrated sliding door system for medical exam rooms and meeting spaces

ASSA ABLOY publicly launches the RITE Slide, an integrated opening assembly where all individual door components are included to create a complete door system. RITE Slide is engineered for a wide array of applications and industries, specifically where sound control and space are critical to the design, such as medical exam rooms, patient rooms, offices and hotel meeting spaces. “Drawing on years of experience and expertise in building acoustically rated door systems, RITE Slide is an inn...