Surveillance & Security News for August 2020

Ava Provides Intelligent Video Security Solutions For Healthcare Facilities

Today’s medical institutions have a large number of patients who require constant supervision, risk malpractice and patient negligence claims, need to ensure hygiene compliance, and find solutions for the high security and video storage costs. When faced with limited high administrative costs, government funding, or recession, intelligent video security solutions can help hospitals relieve the pressure. Choose Ava Unified Security (formerly Vaion) to reduce liability claims, detect threat...

Ava Security Provides Improved Security And Customer Experience With Advanced Analytics For The Retail Sector

Retailers face complex challenges that range from loss prevention and maintaining a safe environment for both customers and staff to improving customer experience and operational productivity. Choose Ava Unified Security (formerly Vaion) to ensure security operators can tap into advanced analytics to detect and react to anomalies in real-time. Additionally, store managers can use Ava’s customer intelligence insights to increase profits and meet the customers’ needs. Leverage Ava&rsq...

Ava Launches Solutions For Monitoring Campus Security And Effective Response To Incidents

Monitoring campuses to protect students, parents, and staff means balancing proactive measures with effective response to incidents. Ava Unified Security (previously Vaion) helps one identify unwanted events like vandalism, intrusion, loitering, parking violations, or people involved in suspicious acts so that one can focus on what truly matters: delivering positive academic experiences. Anomaly detection in real-time Powered by Spotlight™, the dynamic video view with instant notificatio...

Hikvision Technologies Announces Cameras To Document Incidents And Prevent Crime

The need for crisp and clear video images in low-light environments always exists. The data confirms it: when committing crimes like burglary and vehicle theft, criminals definitely prefer to hide under the cover of darkness. So to both prevent and tackle crime, it’s vital to have security cameras that can record quality, discernible footage in a variety of light conditions, especially in near-total darkness. For years, improvements in sensor technology and algorithms to enhance the image...

Bitglass Awarded Fundamental Patent For SAML Relay That Enforces Transparent Real-Time Controls On Cloud Services

Bitglass, the total cloud security company, has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 10,757,090 for its fundamental invention of the SAML relay, for transparent, real-time access control of cloud services. Since the time the patent was filed in 2015, the technology has become widely adopted by leading cloud security vendors. The SAML relay allows for a security broker or proxy (aka CASB) to be transparently inserted into the traffic flow between users and cloud services, during the login process. Once...

LenelS2 Announces NetBox Version 5.3 Access Control Software With Support For BlueDiamond Touchless Access

LenelS2 has announced the release of LenelS2 NetBox Version 5.3 access control software that brings complete BlueDiamond support to the NetBox ecosystem as well as expanded support for ASSA ABLOY and Allegion products. NetBox Version 5.3 access control  LenelS2, a global company in the field of advanced security systems and services, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, an internationally renowned provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration,...

AMETEK Land And Telguard Announce VIRALERT 3 Non-Contact Human Body Temperature Screening System

Temperature monitoring expert, AMETEK Land, has partnered with sister company, Telguard, to offer the VIRALERT 3 non-contact human body temperature screening system as part of Telguard’s distribution channel to the security sector. The VIRALERT 3 provides a camera, thermal imager, and a temperature-controlled reference source on a single mounting platform. Using automatic face detection, the system ensures a valid reading, and provides a measurement that’s accurate to within 0.5oC/...

Fastly Announces Agreement To Acquire Signal Sciences To Broaden Fastly’s Security Offering And Accelerate Compute@Edge Adoption

Fastly, Inc., provider of an edge cloud platform, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Signal Sciences for approximately $775 million in cash and stock. The acquisition will expand Fastly’s robust security portfolio at a time when security at the edge has never been more critical. Signal Sciences' strong, developer-first web application and API protection solutions will bolster Fastly's existing security offerings to bring customers a unified edge security s...

SureCloud Gets Recognized As A Challenger In 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant For IT Vendor Risk Management (VRM) Tools

SureCloud, the provider of cloud-based, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, has been recognized by Gartner as a Challenger in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management (VRM) Tools, for completeness of vision and ability to execute. SureCloud’s position on the ability to execute axis improved since the previous year’s Magic Quadrant for IT VRM Tools, where it was recognized for the first time as a Niche Player. The 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant report e...

The Army And Navy Academy In California Secures Its Campus By Upgrading To Hanwha Security Cameras And Wisenet WAVE VMS

Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, has announced that Army and Navy Academy, a college preparatory military boarding school in California, has upgraded its security infrastructure with Hanwha security cameras. Located on a 23-acre beach-front property, the Army and Navy Academy is home to more than 300 students and employs more than 140 faculty and staff members. Two-fold surveillance upgrade According to Jeffrey Gibson, a system with anal...

Dahua Technology’s Lebanon Team Donates 350 Cases Of Food Supplies After Beirut Port Explosion

The massive explosion that shook Beirut on August 4th had a devastating impact on Lebanon and its citizens, killing at least 180 people and injuring thousands. At the same time, tens of thousands of the city’s residents were left homeless after the blast destroyed their houses and properties. International organizations and peacekeepers from all over the world have reached out to send daily necessities and medical supplies to the region and assist in the reconstruction of the affected area...

Dallmeier Announces Remote-Controlled Privacy Shield For Its Patented Panomera® Security Cameras

Dallmeier electronic, one of the manufacturers of video security systems, introduces the remote-controlled "Privacy Shield" for their Panomera® cameras. With a few mouse clicks, government authorities, police forces as well as private businesses can cover the lenses of the cameras with a kind of "privacy curtain" in order to protect the privacy rights of individuals concerned. The use-cases could be during peaceful public assemblies, company staff meetings or strikes. Data protection One...

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