Vehicle security

Panasonic to launch i-PRO Extreme multi-sensor camera at ISC West 2018

Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America will unveil the industry’s first quad 4K Multi-Sensor video surveillance camera at ISC West 2018 Booth 10037 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, April 11-13. Part of the new Panasonic i-PRO Extreme line of video surveillance cameras, the Multi-Sensor delivers extreme image quality – 4x4K (33 MP), 3840x2160, 15 FPS – for evidence capturing from any angle which makes it perfect for use in safe city and traff...

Trillium crowned ‘Middleweight Champion’ at 'Get in the Ring' challenge

Trillium Secure, known for its disruptive automotive IoT cybersecurity technology and highly innovative 'SecureIoT' Cyber Security as a Service (C-SaaS) platform, has come out on top in a technology startup competition, being crowned 'Middleweight Champion' at the 'Get in the Ring' event held in Osaka, Japan. Get in the Ring is a startup competition created by the Get in the Ring Foundation. "Confidence, clarity and potential for societal impact made Trillium the winner tonight. They were quick...

Optex to launch Viik vehicle sensors at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018

OPTEX, a manufacturer of detection solutions, is to launch a new series of highly reliable and very easy to install vehicle sensors in Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Intertraffic – the world’s leading trade show for traffic solutions – held between 20th and 23rd March in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The ViiK vehicle sensor series will comprise two models: the OVS-01GT, designed for gate, barrier or industrial door activation and the OVS-01CC as a moving vehicle counter...

ACRE appoints Ronald Virden as Chief Operating Officer

ACRE, a global provider of security products and solutions for the access control, intrusion, smart traffic and video surveillance markets, has announced the appointment of Ronald Virden as Chief Operating Officer, effective April 1, 2018. With extensive experience in senior leadership roles with global entities, Virden will help to elevate ACRE’s position in the electronic security marketplace, seek new opportunities for growth, and strengthen the momentum following recent strategic deals...

How Atlanta’s new Mercedes-Benz Stadium sets the standard for protection against vehicle attacks

Atlanta’s new $1.5 billion stadium, home to the NFL Atlanta Falcons football team and MLS Atlanta United football club and site of the recent NCAA national college football championship, is protecting fans, personnel and athletes from terrorists and errant drivers from using vehicles as weapons. While the threat of terrorists planning to attack soft targets, such as stadiums increases, stadium security professionals, such as those at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, must look for the weak p...

Three Counties Defence and Security Expo 2018 to focus on cybersecurity and UAV surveillance

Following the success of the first Hereford Defence and Security Expo in 2017, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, one of the UK’s Top 100 law firms, is organising a second major defence and security expo, the Three Counties Defence and Security Expo (3CDSE) 2018, which will be held at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern on 31st May 2018. The event, which will be of interest to those involved in private and public safety and security, crime prevention and those serving in the police forces as we...

Round Table Discussions

Should marketers seek to leverage violent incidents?

When a big security breach occurs, the phones start ringing at security companies, or so the expectation goes. The nature of security is that it takes a security breach, or even a high-profile tragedy, to convince managers of the need for security technology. When a school shooting occurs, schools take note. When terrorism strikes a soft target, other vulnerable institutions notice. Same for hospitals and airports and even nightclubs. When an event occurs, it gets attention that could translate...

What role do / should consultants play in the security technology buying decision?

There's no doubt that the security technology buying decision is a complex one. There are several factors to consider, and no one application will have the same exact needs as another.  This is generally where security consultants come in - to help out with the security buying process and help the end-user decide on the best technology to suit their specific needs. But more specifically, what is their exact role in the security technology buying decision? Let's take a l...