Surveillance & Security News for July 2017

Johnson Controls' ExacqVision VMS (v8.6) Offers Enhanced Video Searching And Video Bookmarking

Johnson Controls introduced the latest version of exacqVision video management system (v8.6) which offers improved video searching and video bookmarking, as well as a host of enhancements that improve the user experience and overall system protection. Enhanced Search Results Due to this update, when exacqVision v8.6 is used as part of the Complete Security Solution from the Tyco Security Products brand portfolio, the system can leverage event information from intrusion and access control syst...

Matrix Adds Bluetooth-based Identification Feature To Access Control Portfolio

Matrix designs and produces enterprise grade telecom and security products and solutions. We constantly keep up to date with the upcoming technology changes and adapt the same in our products and solutions. Today, mobile phones have become a lifeline for entrepreneurs. They have more or less integrated as an essential element in their day-to-day life. Mobile phones are not only used for swift communication, it is tremendously used for payment of bills, e-commerce shopping, health monitoring, GPS...

Digital Barriers To Donate Live Facial Recognition Technology Software To Identify Missing Young People

Digital Barriers plc, announces that it will be making its live facial recognition software available at no cost to national and local authorities and agencies in the UK involved in the search for missing young people. As seen last week on BBC Newsnight, the new and unique automatic facial recognition system, SmartVis Face, has been built around machine learning, originally with the purpose of tracking criminals and terror suspects against watch lists of many thousands of people. After being pu...

Mayflex Uncovers Numerous Fraudulent Activities

Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions, has recently uncovered a number of fraudulent activities whereby the fraudsters are pretending to work for accredited customers and have ordered goods to be shipped directly to bogus ‘end user’ sites. Targeting Paxton Partners In a number of separate instances, the fraudsters have targeted accredited Paxton partners, they’ve called the Mayflex sales team saying that they are from the company, asked for quotes for various Pax...

What Is The Negative Impact Of Hype In The Security Marketplace?

A busy trade show abounds with new products and expanded features, colorful signage and blinking video screens, all competing for attention from busy attendees. It’s a microcosm of how the security marketplace – or any market, for that matter – sells its products. But what happens if the reality turns out different to the sales pitch? What happens when product or system performance doesn’t quite live up to the claims? Some would call that hype, and it can lead to disillus...

Deadline Looms For Companies To Comply With EU Data Protection Regulation

The European Union has spelled out specific requirements and safeguards for handling and protecting personal data. In the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU makes clear exactly what is expected of those who control and process data. (The United Kingdom has committed to follow the regulation despite the Brexit vote.) Everyone is facing a deadline on May 25 2018 to comply with the GDPR. What are the exact implications for the physical security market? What do customers need to do to...

COP Security Assists With F.C. United Of Manchester Security System Upgrade

F.C. United of Manchester is a semi-professional football club based in Boston, Manchester, founded in 2005 by Manchester United supporters opposed to American businessman Malcolm Glazer’s takeover of the Old Trafford Club. After sharing multiple stadia across Greater Manchester between 2005 and 2015, F.C. United opened their own ground, Broadhurst Park in May 2015. During construction of the new stadium a combination of an analog CCTV system was installed and supported by onsite manned...

OnSSI Hires Steve Lenox As Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager

OnSSI has named Steve Lenox as its Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager as part of the company’s revitalised growth initiative for continued success, and to further improve customer support and service. A seasoned professional surveillance and security expert, Lenox has spent more than two decades designing and deploying advanced physical security and video surveillance solutions for large enterprise and U.S. government customers. “Steve brings a wealth of experience and skill in physical...

MivaTek Hires Robert Moeller As Vice President Of Global Sales

MivaTek, a premier provider of mobile interactive video-verified alarm and awareness mobile-cloud platforms for cellular/ISP carriers and service providers, announces the appointment of Robert Moeller as Vice President of Global Sales. In this position, Moeller will be responsible for platform partnership with service providers, and the retail brands of home8alarm and home8care by Miva worldwide system sales. Previous Experience Moeller has over 20 years of diverse consumer and electronic exp...

Genetec Appoints Yves Bilodeau And Nadia Boujenoui At Its Canadian Headquarters

Genetec Inc. a provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions announces two new senior executive appointments. With a mandate to ensure secure internal and external IT operations, Mr. Yves Bilodeau joins Genetec as Vice-President of Information Systems. He will manage cybersecurity, information technologies and systems. Ms. Nadia Boujenoui joins as Vice-President of Customer Experience, where she will be responsible for implementing operations, services, and support strategie...

Geutebruck Develops Camera Portfolio By Integrating Video Content Analysis Features

Geutebruck is expanding its portfolio with camera-based Video Content Analysis (VCA). VCA reliably detects people, cars, trucks, animals, colors or behavior patterns in moving images - by day or night. Items such as containers, pallets or packages can be accurately identified. The video motion detection in the camera is activated by the customer. Video Content Analysis Abilities The main features are Abandoned Object (loitering items), Removed Object (missing items), Counting (item counting),...

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban To Deliver Keynote Address At ASIS 2017

ASIS International announces that entrepreneur, technology visionary, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will deliver the keynote address at the Monday, Sept. 25 luncheon at the organization’s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), taking place Sept. 25-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The premier event for security professionals worldwide, ASIS 2017 is expected to attract 22,000 operational and cybersecurity professionals from across the globe....

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