Surveillance & Security News for January 2018

MOBOTIX Announce The Cactus Concept To Offer Greater Protection From Cyber-threats

MOBOTIX has announced a raised focus on cyber security by implementing the “MOBOTIX Cactus Concept.” The concept aims to deliver a comprehensive approach to protecting MOBOTIX products against the threat of cyber-attacks along with education and tools to help customers and partners build and maintain secure video surveillance and access control environments. Multimedia Cybersecurity Campaign The objective of the Cactus Concept is to implement a multimedia cyber security campaign in...

How Umbo Computer Vision transforms video surveillance through deep-learning and the cloud

  The cloud and deep learning are two technologies on the verge of transforming the video surveillance market. You often hear the two technologies mentioned as separate trends, but lately, I have been hearing about how interdependent they are. Economies of scale provided by the Cloud (Software as a Service, or SaaS) are making the sophisticated capabilities of deep learning affordable to a wider audience. Meanwhile, deep learning augments cloud systems with capabilities that...

Umbo Computer Vision announces release of new Umbo SmartBullet AI-based camera

Umbo Computer Vision, a provider of autonomous video security technology, has announced the release of Umbo SmartBullet. Umbo SmartBullet is the bullet-style variant of its learning cameras for businesses, integrators and governments looking for autonomous video security capabilities and a simple end-to-end user experience. Surge In Camera Deployments “Approximately 119 million professional video cameras were sold globally in 2017*,” said Jon Cropley, Principal Analyst in Video Sur...

Round Table Roundup: Security robots, deep learning and the race to the bottom

In tidying up after a year of Expert Panel Roundtable questions and answers, we came across some previously unpublished responses from our panel. These interesting responses address some of the hottest topics in the industry, from robots and deep learning to the “race to the bottom.” Taken together, the varied comments offer their own range of insights into the evolving physical security market. This week, we highlight some of these assorted Expert Panellist comments submitted over t...

Matrix Comsec: Use Of Modern Surveillance Systems Will Bring Down Crime Rate In Retail Sector

With theft rates at a high, the retail sector is one of the targets, as advancements in technology have resulted in evolved methods of committing crimes. In addition to this, outdated security systems leave no legitimate way for retailers to track the events taking place and receiving real-time notifications about the same. In such circumstances, the chances of shoplifting are greater. Further, the possibilities of life-threatening smash-and-grab incidents make retailers as...

ShotSpotter And Verizon Collaborate To Enhance Gunshot Detection Through City Street Lights

ShotSpotter announced an agreement with Verizon to bring the ShotSpotter solution to cities by leveraging Verizon's Light Sensory Network, an IoT platform deployed on street lights. Verizon’s Light Sensory Network is part of Verizon’s Smart Communities technology, which offers a range of services to cities including lighting control, traffic analytics, parking optimization, public safety support and now gunshot detection. By utilising a city's lighting infrastructure, it will now be...

Dahua Delivers Surveillance Solution For Turkey's Sinan Erdem Dome

The Sinan Erdem Dome is the largest multi-purpose indoor venue in Turkey. Located in Istanbul, the dome has a seating capacity of up to 22,500, and hosts a number of events, including concerts, tennis matches, and basketball games. Strengthening Stadium Security Upon being chosen to host a number of games during the European Basketball Championships 2017, the chief European men’s international basketball competition held biannually, the Sinan Erdem Dome looked to strengthen their se...

Security Network Appoints Zachary Stall As Online Education Specialist

PSA has announced the addition of Zachary Stall as the Online Education Specialist. This new role will be responsible for building, updating, and managing all online education content at PSAEducation.com and supporting ongoing education programs from PSA. Stall comes to PSA with over ten years in the educational field with a varied background of classroom instruction, administrative, and coaching positions in elementary and middle schools. Most recently, Stall transitioned from his role as Prin...

SIA To Host Networking Engagements For Security Professionals At ISC West 2018

More than 30,000 security professionals will gather for ISC West, sponsored exclusively by the Security Industry Association (SIA), in Las Vegas between April 10-13. While attending ISC West at Sands Expo, conferees will visit more than 1,000 exhibitors and participate in roughly 80 sessions produced by SIA Education@ISC. SIA also will host a variety of networking engagements, mostly exclusive to SIA members. SIA members can register for these networking opportunities free of charge. Complimen...

Security 101 Ranked In Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500

Security 101 recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500 is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, as evidenced by the fact that Entrepreneur received more than 1,000 applications this year, making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500 ranks Security 101...

Boon Edam Turnstiles And Iris ID IrisAccess Ensure Authorized Access At University Center, Georgia

Boon Edam Inc., a manufacturer of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced that Georgia Southern University’s state-of-the-art Recreation Activity Center (RAC) has deployed an integrated pedestrian access solution so only members can access the facility. A Boon Edam Trilock 60 tripod turnstile is integrated with Iris ID IrisAccess solution to enable swift user verification and access with a minimum of effort for students, faculty and staff. Center Of Campus Lif...

Razberi Introduces New Channel Partner Program To Enhance Video Surveillance And Cyber Security

Razberi Technologies, the intelligent surveillance platform company, has launched a new Channel Partner Program to offer resellers greater potential for increased revenues and profitability. Authorized 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...