Security systems

The road forward for Arecont Vision after bankruptcy and acquisition

Arecont Vision is a company in transition to say the least. With its balance sheet burdened with debt, the company is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and simultaneously being acquired by a private equity firm. The ‘new’ Arecont Vision that will emerge after several months when the process is complete will have a new owner, a clean balance sheet, and be poised to succeed in the competitive world of video surveillance, says Raul Calderon, Arecont Vision CEO and General Manag...

Selecting the right security systems integrator for casino and gaming facilities

Security teams at casinos and gaming facilities are challenged daily to balance a welcoming and guest-focused attitude with a firm and capable presence to prevent and handle security issues, manage surveillance and security systems, and protect employees, guests, and assets. And all of this needs to be accomplished while complying with strict gaming regulations. An experienced security systems integrator can assist you with many of those challenges, including the very important job of ensuring...

BeyondTrust announces partnership with Column Information Security

BeyondTrust, a cyber security company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorised access, has announced a formal partnership with Column Information Security, international solution provider of identity, access, and privilege solutions. Joining the BeyondTrust partner programme enables Column Information Security to immediately begin reselling and implementing BeyondTrust solutions, as well as bring a Privileged Access Management (PAM) managed services offering based on B...

Camder Door Controls welcomes Chris Lyons as US Regional Sales Manager

Camden Door Controls, a provider of door activation and locking devices, has announced the appointment of Chris Lyons to the position of U.S. Regional Manager. Chris is responsible for servicing Camden's customers from the East coast over to the Central American states. Chris brings to Camden extensive sales experience in general, and locking device sales experience, in particular. “Camden Door Controls is very proud to welcome Chris to our sales team," notes David Price, Marketing Manage...

BrainChip Studio to be integrated as a cognitive engine within Veritone aiWARE platform

BrainChip Holdings Ltd. (‘BrainChip’ or the ‘Company’), a developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning applications, announced that it has signed an agreement with Veritone, Inc. to integrate its AI-powered BrainChip Studio with the Veritone aiWARE platform. aiWARE is an operating system for AI that integrates an ecosystem of cognitive engines, which can be orchestrated together to uniquely reveal...

SICK launches plug-and-play Snapshot sensor for 3D security detection

SICK has launched a configurable, plug-and-play 3D detection sensor based on its Visionary-T range of industrial 3D imaging cameras, harnessing the imaging power of SICK’s single-snapshot Time-of–Flight (TOF) technology for a range of detection, warning and security duties. With on-board processing, the Visionary-T DT sensor can be easily set up to detect the presence or absence of 3D objects. It therefore offers a versatile, entry-level option for protection both of stand-alone obj...

Round Table Discussions

How successful was ISC West for exhibitors and visitors?

The reviews are in, and ISC West was another hit. Brisk attendance and a comprehensive lineup of the industry’s top companies and products contributed to another successful show for Reed Exhibitions. Our Expert Panel Roundtable, who have attended many such events, added their own reflections to the industry’s post-ISC glow. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How successful was ISC West 2018 for security industry exhibitors and visitors?

How can you get the most out of ISC West?

A big trade show, such as the upcoming ISC West, has a lot to offer for attendees. If anything, a big show has “too much” to offer; there is certainly more to experience than any one person could get around to. How, then, can attendees maximise the value they get out of ISC West? For advice, we go to our Expert Panel Roundtable, all seasoned veterans of many big trade shows. Specifically, we asked this week’s panel: How can attendees get the most out of a big trade show like IS...

What are the most valuable features of cloud security?

Cloud computing has been around since the turn of the millennium. Over the years, the concept of storing and accessing programs over the Internet (instead of using an on-premises computer system) has grown in almost every realm of business. Some might say the physical security industry has come late to the party, delayed in some instances by (misguided?) concerns about cybersecurity of cloud systems. The bandwidth needed to transfer video to the cloud has also been a challenge. We asked this wee...