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HGH Infrared Systems' Spynel 360° cameras and CYCLOPE software secure airports against unauthorised drone flyovers

The recent incident at London Gatwick airport caused major travel disruption for more than a day after drones were spotted flying over this sensitive area. This incident once again highlighted the need for anti-drone technologies to address this evolving threat and secure the safety of airplanes. Following the episode, the US Federal Aviation Administration was instructed to develop a strategy to allow wider use of counter drone technologies across airports. Detecting drones, and any UAV threat...

360 Vision Technology puts Invictus PTZ camera to test during a recent road traffic incident

The rugged build quality of the new Invictus PTZ camera from UK CCTV manufacturing company, 360 Vision Technology, has been proven in the field during a recent road traffic incident in north London, which provided a real-world test for the camera and its ‘Attack Detect’ response feature. Built into each Invictus camera, 360 Vision’s ‘Attack Detect’ automatically responds to a detected increase in camera load (such as the camera being hit by an object). On detection...

A glance at the winners and losers of the security industry in 2018

In my coverage of China Tariffs impacting the security industry over four recent articles, products on the tariff schedules routinely integrated into security solutions included burglar and fire alarm control and transmission panels, video surveillance lenses, HDTV cameras used for broadcast use cases and fiber optic media converters. The general ‘callout’ of ADP (Automatic Data Processing) devices and peripherals technically includes servers, workstations and microcomputers, all o...

Axis Communications to focus on retail, critical infrastructure and smart cities at Intersec 2019

Axis Communications is returning for the 21st edition of Intersec from 20 – 22 January 2019. Axis will showcase the many dimensions of products, solutions and services across Retail, Critical Infrastructure and Smart Cities. Future of security Philippe Kubbinga, Regional Director - Middle East & Africa, Axis Communications, “At Axis, we have stayed at the forefront by constantly challenging the status quo and investing in our people and our partners. As we move into another yea...

Business France to host two national pavilions at Intersec Dubai 2019

From January 20-22, 2019 Business France will be hosting two national pavilions at Intersec Dubai, the largest international meeting platform for the Security and Safety industry. INTERSEC is indeed a unique platform for companies looking to expand in the Middle East and Africa markets. Middle Eastern countries are particularly attractive markets for the security sector and are expected to grow by about 10% per year over the period 2018-2022. A strong, efficient French industrial presence is se...

3xLOGIC unveils multiple new products and innovations including the VISIX Facial Recognition camera

3xLOGIC, Inc., a provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, and a three-time Deloitte Technology Fast 500 winner, announced a number of new products and innovations, led by the company’s new Facial Recognition camera. 3xLOGIC VISIX Facial Recognition camera A special purpose, low cost, dual lens 2MP camera for instant face detection, identification, and notification of persons of interest (POI). Using camera-based analytics and 3xLOGIC’s exclusive Facial Recognition (F...