Surveillance & Security News for August 2016

PROMISE Technology Storage Deployed In City Surveillance Project In Singapore

PROMISE Technology's VTrak solution is an instrumental part of the city surveillance project in Singapore Singapore is one of the most densely populated regions in the world, with over 7,000 people per squared kilometer crammed into the island country. A natural issue that arises with so many people in such a small area is that legally parking one’s car is not an easy task. Illegal parking is a real problem in Singapore and it affects the safety and convenience of Singap...

Siklu Wireless Connectivity Solution Selected For City-wide Surveillance In Fort Myers, Florida

Siklu’s wireless connectivity handles demanding cameras that require more bandwidth  Siklu, the global market provider of millimeter-wave solutions, announces it was selected to provide a wireless connectivity solution to ensure flawless streaming for a city-wide surveillance system in downtown Fort Myers, Florida. Siklu’s capacity-rich radios connect a range of Axis Communications multisensory 4K and advanced high definition PTZ cameras and an advanced video...

Vicon Announces Campaign To Reveal New Vicon Valerus VMS

Valerus offers advanced simplicity for live monitoring, centralized management and  video recording Vicon Industries, designer and producer of video security systems and high-performance IP cameras, announced the launch of a reveal campaign for its new next-generation video management software, Vicon Valerus. During the month, slides will be added to the homepage banner revealing the main features and benefits of the new software. The product launch reveal will be based a...

Geutebruck IP Security Solution Deployed At Open Air Pool In Singen, Germany

Leaders of the city of Singen decided to secure the bicycle parking area with video technology from Geutebruck It's summer and the sun is shining in the blue sky. Divine. What could be better than a trip to the pool? The residents of Singen, Germany are lucky to have an open air pool like the Aachbad in town. Beautifully situated in the countryside, it offers a swimming pool with 6 lanes, an almost 100-foot water slide, a selection of diving boards and a host of other attracti...

Iris ID IrisAccess ICAM7000 Authentication System Selected By UAE Retailer For Time And Attendance

Iris ID’s non-contact solution provides highly accurate identification using the iris to authenticate employees Iris ID, a provider of iris biometric technology, has announced its IrisAccess® iCAM7000 identity authentication system has been installed for employee time and attendance at all Sharjah Co-Operative Society retail stores in the United Arab Emirates. The retailer operates 26 stores with more than 3,000 employees throughout Sharjah, a UAE state, and the cap...

Data Mining For Insider Threats: Another Convergence Of Physical And Cyber Security

Insider threat is primarily focused on malicious threats to the company either by, or to, information technology assets For the past several years, information technology security concerns and priority regarding insider threats have steadily risen as evidenced by a variety of surveys across the IT security industry. Companies are becoming increasingly worried about insider threats. From the cyber security perspective, insider threat is primarily focused on malicious threats...

Shedding Light On Integrated Cameras And Independent Illuminators

Lighting, or the absence of it, is one issue that significantly affects a camera’s video quality Video surveillance has rapidly advanced over the last two decades. Today, integrators can purchase IP cameras offering complete network control, megapixel cameras with HD imaging, and PTZ cameras with remote directional control. Although these features are impressive, they don't solve all the challenges that surveillance solutions face. Importance Of Lighting For Camera Per...

Rio 2016 Security: The Role Of Technology And Personnel

A force of 85,000 police and military will patrol the Olympic grounds and environs to provide security A week before the Rio Olympics were slated to begin, Brazil fired the private security firm assigned to hire personnel to screen people entering the various Olympic venues located around Rio De Janeiro. The security plan called for 3,400 screeners. The security firm had only found 500. What happened? Today, prospective security officers must undergo background checks that do...

Location-based Alerting Technologies To Secure Employees In Emergency Situations

Workplace mobility is on the rise, which means organizations have an increasing number of employees who travel or work from home. In fact, there were 96.2 million mobile workers in 2015 and IDC predicts that mobile workers will account for nearly three quarters (72.3 percent) of the total U.S. workforce by 2020. While the growth of mobile workers is a boon to productivity both inside and outside the workplace, it also creates unique communication challenges – especially in emergency situat...

LifeSafety Power Partners With Paxton Access For Access Control Power Solution

The new partnership delivers power solution enclosure with integral installation efficiencies LifeSafety Power, provider of Smarter Power Solutions and patented remote networking capabilities and Paxton Access, Inc., Greenville, S.C., designer and manufacturer of IP access control and intelligent solutions for smart buildings, have entered into an exciting new partnership. Now, systems integrators will have availability to the new FlexPower® PCLASS™ Unified Powe...

Safe Gates Save Lives: DHF To Run Gate Safety Week 2016 Campaign

The campaign will cover the correct specification, supply, installation and operation of powered gates Safety campaigners are once again mounting a high profile drive designed to confine deaths and serious injuries caused by incorrectly installed and poorly maintained automated gates to the history books. Gate Safety Week is being held on October 10 - 16 this year. It will be underpinned by the clear and simple campaign slogan - Safe Gates Save Lives. The campaign is being ru...

International Workplace To Conduct Health And Safety Seminar Program At IFSEC Southeast Asia 2016

IFSEC Southeast Asia is expanding its portfolio with the launch of the Occupational Safety and Health section IFSEC Southeast Asia is set to provide more insights on Occupational, Safety and Health for the region’s industry players. The region’s leading security, fire and safety event will take place on 7–9 September 2016, at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia. Now in its fourth year, the event will host various seminars and conference...

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