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HID Global earns level 1 presentation attack detection (PAD) designation for TouchChipTM capacitive biometric fingerprint sensors

HID Global, trusted identity solutions announced the TouchChip TC series of capacitive fingerprint sensors have been awarded Level 1 certification by independent third-party testing house iBeta Quality Assurance. This conformance – conducted per ISO/IEC 30107-3 – affirms the HID Global biometric device functions to the highest standards, achieving 0% penetration during repeated test spoof attempts.  Level 1 ISO PAD designation “We design our identity verification soluti...

FLIR inaugurates new service centre in Dubai

FLIR recently celebrated the grand opening of FLIR Systems Middle East (FSME), a newly combined service and support centre based in Dubai.  Located next to Al Maktoum International Airport, the new 33,000+ square foot (3,110 square metres) facility will house state-of-the-art service and repair capabilities. The building features two service labs designed to meet the unique needs of the company’s Industrial and Defense Technologies businesses and products.  FLIR customer exper...

PerpetuityARC Training releases new online training courses citing surge in demand globally owing to COVID-19 pandemic

PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group - the world’s renowned provider of accredited security systems training courses, is responding to a surge in demand, for its portfolio of online training courses. The company is experiencing unprecedented international demand from organisations of all sizes, operating across a wide range of sectors, as they look to ensure they have the skills in-house to coordinate their response to the rapidly changing coronavirus (COVID-19) situati...

What are the mainstream uses for thermal cameras?

The high cost of thermal imaging cameras historically made their use more likely in specialised law enforcement and military applications. However, lower pricing of thermal imaging technologies has opened up a new and expanding market for thermal cameras in the mainstream. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the new opportunities for thermal cameras in mainstream physical security?

Affordable drone radar: how Echodyne is reinventing drone prevention

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, present a range of threats, from the careless and clueless to the criminal. While many incidents may seem harmless, the threat to any location at any time depends on a range of factors. Drones are inexpensive for criminals to buy or make, and there are continuously improving battery, airspeed, and payload capabilities. UAVs can also fly without an RF signal to jam or hack. Fortunately, sensor technologies including radar are available for security ag...

Pelco enahnces Esprit Enhanced PTZ camera product line with four new combination IR/white light illuminator models

Pelco is pleased to announce four new combination IR/white light illuminator models to the award-winning Esprit Enhanced PTZ camera product line. These new models provide IR-only and white light/deterrent modes of operation to give you the ability to overtly capture clear full colour images when using white light direct illumination or covertly with clear black and white images when in IR-only mode. The new models are ideal for performance-oriented 24 by 7 operations as well as extreme tempera...