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San Francisco Prohibits Deployment Of ‘Secret Surveillance’ Technologies

The mindset behind a new law to prohibit the use of facial recognition and other security-related technologies by San Francisco police and other city agencies is obvious in the name of the new ordinance: “Stop Secret Surveillance.” Ordinance To Stop Secret Surveillance The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the ordinance 8-1 with two abstentions on May 14, and there will be another vote next week before it becomes law. We have an outsize responsibility to regulate the exces...

Kwikset Releases High-Tech Next-Gen Signature Series Deadbolt With Home Connect

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, globally renowned residential security solutions firm, has introduced the next generation of its popular Signature Series Deadbolt with Home Connect. Signature Series Deadbolt With Home Connect Available in both traditional (round) and contemporary (square) models like the original version, the new Signature Series Deadbolt (2nd Generation) with Home Connect will feature two significant upgrades: The lo...

Hikvision Announces Temperature Plugin-Based Screening Integration With Milestone XProtect® Versions 2020R1

Hikvision, an IoT solution provider with video as its core competency, announces a new temperature screening integration with Milestone XProtect® versions 2020R1. Hikvision AI-powered thermal cameras The plugin-based integration enables the XProtect Smart Client to display skin-surface temperatures in the live feed and during playback, and to receive elevated temperature alarms in the Smart Client Alarm Tab. With the new desktop notification feature in the 2020R1 release, operators get ins...

Raising The Bar And Exploring New Strategies At ESX 2019 In Indianapolis

The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) will be held at the Indiana Convention Center, June 3-6, in Indianapolis. The show focuses exclusively on the electronic security and life safety industry, including companies that service the connected Internet of Things (IoT) space for homes and businesses. The ESX Main Stage will highlight inspirational presentations from motivational speakers, Dr. Rick Rigsby and Kevin Brown. In addition, there will be a founder of a drone security company and an Entrepren...

Looking To The Future With Edge Computing

Edge devices (and edge computing) are the future. Although, this does seem a little cliché, it is the truth. The edge computing industry is growing as quickly as technology can support it and it looks like we will need it to. IoT Global Market The IoT (Internet of Things) industry alone will have put 15 billion new IoT devices into operation by the year 2020 according to a recent Forbes article titled, “10 Charts That Will Challenge Your Perspective of IoT’s growth”. I...

Nexkey Looking To Eliminate Keys, Simplify Access Control

Nexkey says its mission is to disrupt the access control market and ‘change the way people experience access to physical places’. The startup is embracing the latest buzzword for access control – frictionless – while also enabling electronic access control for doors currently protected by mechanical locks. The system is simple with only three components – a controller, an electronic replacement lock core, and a smart phone app. The ‘controller’, a combi...

Optex Announces The Release Of Combination Sensor, OAM-Explorer For Industrial Door Applications

Optex is introducing the combination sensor ‘OAM-Explorer’, a future-proof activation and safety sensor for industrial door applications, based on radar and active infrared. The sensor improves the safety of areas around industrial doors where both vehicles and employees are present, and contributes to eco-efficiency. OAM-Explorer combination sensor The OAM-Explorer provides a smooth and easy passage for forklifts, trucks, and personnel The OAM-Explorer provides a smooth and easy...

ASSA ABLOY Helps Vejle Friskole Staff To Reduce Key Management Time With Its SMARTair® System

Each of Denmark’s 550 individual Free Schools shares a common ethos: parents and students participate together in activities outside school hours, including weekends. It’s excellent for building a school community. Not so easy for managing security, when issuing and tracking keys becomes a 7-day task every week. The Vejle Friskole turned to SMARTair® wireless access control for a solution. Previously, key management ate up “a very long time, approximately 5 hours a week,&r...

Anviz Launches A New Website To Provide Greater Browsing Experience To Their Customers

With fresh new, modern, and top-notch UI design, complete information coverage, their new website will bring a greater browsing experience. The new site is easier to find the specific info that is most meaningful to the visitors and much more comprehensive than before with clear structure and categories. Some highlights as below: The full range of products has been well categorized, like Biometrics, RFID, Video surveillance, etc. Solution and technologies are clearly demonstrated. Downloa...

ASSA ABLOY Acquires Citizen Identity Solutions Of De La Rue

ASSA ABLOY signed an agreement to acquire the international identity solutions business of De La Rue, a passport manufacturer based in the UK. "De La Rue´s international identity solutions business is a strategic technological addition to the ASSA ABLOY Group. The company reinforces our current offering within secure identity solutions. The acquisition of De La Rue´s identity solutions business considerably enhances the Group´s position within citizen ID and will provide compl...

Package Theft Solved With Flock Safety Security Camera

According to research, 31% of Americans experienced package theft in 2017. Most prevalent around the holidays, package thieves are commonly known as “porch pirates.” While the term sounds light, police warn citizens not to take the name lightly. “The term “Porch Pirate” refers to thieves who steal packages that have been delivered and left on residence doorsteps,” said Marietta, Georgia Chief of Police Dan Flynn in a message to the city. Licen...

Can Knightscope’s Security Robots Make America Safe Again?

Knightscope’s long-term mission is to “make America the safest country in the world,” says William Santana Li, Chairman and CEO. “The company was started six years ago as we had grown tired and horrified by the ongoing violence in our country and decided to do something about it.” But are security robots the solution to crime and violence in the United States? “There are 2+ million law enforcement and security professionals trying to secure 328+ million peopl...

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