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Safer Scotland appoints Phil Bunting as their new Managing Director to enhance growth operations

Safer Scotland, the tech disruptor, which is transforming the security sector, is embarking on a new era with the appointment of one of the UK’s most accomplished security experts as its new Managing Director. Phil Bunting, who pioneered the first Smart Tower CCTV solution more than 20 years ago, has been charged not only with accelerating the Paisley-based business’s expansion into the rest of the UK, but also breaking into European markets within his first year. Existing square f...

Patriot One Technologies introduces Facility Insights at ISC East 2021

Patriot One Technologies Inc. announced a new set of solutions and capabilities built on its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Platform, which will give security venue operators a new way to make data-driven, intelligent decisions about overall security requirements and vulnerabilities. By using real-time, easily accessed statistics, Facility Reporting, Facility Insights and Customisable Alerting will provide a holistic view of the venue, enabling operators to optimise staffing and tailor th...

How important will body-worn cameras be moving forward?

The death of Michael Brown at the hands of police in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014, highlighted to the public, the importance of body-worn cameras. There was no bodycam footage of the Ferguson tragedy. Arguably, it would have shed additional light on the shooting. Since then, body cameras have become a tangible legacy of Ferguson, Missouri. Bodycam footage is seen as providing greater accountability and ensuring an impartial record that can support, or debunk, any claims of police miscondu...

Corps Security highlights the importance of ‘buy social’ to help companies achieve Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals

Ethical consumerism has become a big trend in recent years, as consumers are becoming more concerned about where their money is going and it’s not just individuals. Large corporations, such as PWC, Barclays, Johnson & Johnson and government commissioners are all pledging to spend money with organisations that are prioritising their social, governance and environmental impact. Choosing to ‘buy social’ It is now a boardroom level commitment for many companies to allocate th...

How AI and security guards work together using video analytics

How AI and humans can work together is a longstanding debate. As society progresses technologically, there’s always the worry of robots taking over jobs. Self-checkout tills, automated factory machines, and video analytics are all improving efficiency and productivity, but they can still work in tandem with humans, and in most cases, they need to. Video analytics in particular is one impressively intelligent piece of technology that security guards can utilise. How can video analytics he...

The robotic transformation of the security industry

The COVID-19 pandemic is only accelerating the expansion of Automation, Robotics, Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and changing how people live their daily lives. This expansion leads the way with technologies that are developed to solve problems, improve operations, streamline processes and assist people, to focus on learning new skills, creativity, and imagination. Transformation of the physical security industry One of the latest industries to be permanently transform...

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