Video surveillance systems

Intelligent video surveillance and deep learning dominate MIPS 2018 agenda

Milestone Systems is embracing artificial intelligence and deep learning in a big way at this week's yearly Milestone Community Days (MIPS 2018) in Las Vegas. The Danish company's theme is "Creating an Intelligent World," and Milestone's stated goal is to make "the Milestone community part of every surveillance installation in the world."    Science fiction becomes reality In a presentation on opening day, Milestone CSMO Kenneth Hune Petersen pointed to the 2002 movie Th...

How to manage physical security data in compliance with EU GDPR

Until recently, data laws have differed from one country to the next. This meant that for those organisations conducting business or protecting assets abroad, they needed to localise both their infrastructure and policies dependant on the country they were operating in. However, with the impending arrival of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which comes in to force on the 25th May this year, all of that will need to change. Data management in CCTV surveillance Surprisingly, des...

Vanderbilt hires Alan Nydes as new Northeast Director of Sales to enhance sales team

Vanderbilt, provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has expanded the capabilities of its sales team through the appointment of Alan Nydes as Northeast Director of Sales. In his new position with Vanderbilt, Nydes will oversee the implementing and managing of sales activities in his target region, identifying new market opportunities and defining the actions required to build revenue. Access control and video security expert Nydes is an access control and video security expert with expe...

Razberi introduces new Channel Partner Program to enhance video surveillance and cybersecurity

Razberi Technologies, the intelligent surveillance platform company, has launched a new Channel Partner Program to offer resellers greater potential for increased revenues and profitability. Authorised Partners will have access to a range of incentives, discounts, tools, and programs designed to help them market and sell the award-winning Razberi ServerSwitchIQ video surveillance platform with built-in CameraDefense cybersecurity protections. “The demand for video surveillance and cyberse...

Promise Technology Inc. exhibit lineup of video surveillance solutions at Intersec Dubai 2018

Promise Technology Inc., developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, will be at Intersec Dubai 2018 from January 21st-23rd to showcase its latest video surveillance server and storage technology innovations. Promise is enhancing its portfolio of solutions for the surveillance ecosystem with the introduction of a cloud-based solution optimised for video surveillance workloads, new series of network video recorder (NVR) storage appliances, and a personal cloud storage device that i...

Start-up company Ocucon targets the American security market with VSaaS

With support from the Department of Trade and Industry, Ocucon co-founder Gary Trotter will travel to the east coast of America for a series of new business meetings with a number of renowned retailers and leading security companies. Ocucon interest in UK market Since its launch at the UK's leading retail loss prevention and risk management conference, Retail Risk, just three months ago, Ocucon has seen significant interest from numerous UK supermarkets and leading retail chains, a number of w...

Round Table Discussions

What motivates customers to buy more security systems?

The obvious reason to buy security systems is to promote greater security. But in some cases, there are more specific and/or immediate motivators that lead to a security purchase. Everybody wants more security in the abstract, but how willing are we to pay for it? Security is sometimes seen as a “grudge purchase,” competing for tight corporate dollars with other investments that may seem more appealing or urgent. But other times an event occurs that moves security to the top of the l...

Does the political climate affect spending on security systems?

The world of politics, like the world of security, is an environment of constant change. But do changes in one have an impact on the other? Governments around the world are involved in buying a wide variety of physical security systems, so how those governments operate certainly affects how they spend money on security. But in a broader sense, governments (and the associated political forces at work) also impact how their citizens and those in the private sector view threats and, as a logical ex...

What are the security challenges of healthcare facilities?

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are an important vertical sector in the physical security market. Protecting healthcare facilities is a rich opportunity to leverage the value of physical security systems that range from video to access control to newer location and asset protection systems. But understanding how technology can excel in the healthcare vertical requires that we first identify and understand what these institutions need. Therefore, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundt...