Surveillance & Security News for July 2017

Panasonic’s Face Matching Technology Ranked Highly By US NIST

Panasonic’s Face Matching technology has ranking highly in benchmark testing by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, for the second year running. In co-operation with IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity), NIST tested a forthcoming version of Panasonic’s facial recognition technology, which is currently being developed at the company’s Innovation Center. The benchmark test consists of eight challenges addressing verification, identification...

Health With Safety: MOBOTIX Intelligent Video Systems Solve Challenges In Healthcare Facilities

MOBOTIX uses smart sensors able to  detect a wide range of events in healthcare facilities Healthcare facilities such as hospitals and general practitioner surgeries are locations that pose significant challenges for security managers with lots of activities needing to take place quickly, such as lifesaving treatments, while ensuring the protection of patients, staff and property.  MOBOTIX Intelligent Video MOBOTIX intelligent video systems, using de...

Vanderbilt Video Monitoring System Keeps Traffic Flowing In Kent, UK

The video system needed to aid in locating and dealing with breakdowns, accidents, and other incidents Video equipment supplied by Vanderbilt has provided a versatile and effective basis for a temporary traffic-monitoring scheme devised, installed, and operated by the Serco Group on the busy A282 road (M25 south of the Dartford crossing) in Kent, United Kingdom. Locating And Dealing With Traffic Incidents The video system needed to aid in locating and dealing with breakdown...

Hikvision Security Solutions Enhances Security At Center Petite Échelle, Montreal

Hikvision Canada Inc., the North American leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products, is working with Montreal-based integrator Intelgest to provide security cameras for the Centre Petite Échelle in Montreal, an organization that supports young people with special needs. The center serves children age 12 and under who have one or more diagnoses such as autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and cerebral palsy. Centre Petite Échelle Hikvision camer...

Kwikset Launches New Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit For Keyless Entry And Home Automation

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands Inc., the provider of residential security, announces Kwikset Convert, the company’s new Z-Wave Smart Lock Conversion Kit. The kit will turn mechanical locks – even non-Kwikset locks – into smart, electronic locks, bringing the convenience of keyless entry and home automation to new consumer audiences. Kwikset Convert The Conversion Kit replaces the interior half of an existing lock without changing the exterior. Consequently, Kwikset Convert...

ASIS International Calls For Volunteers To Serve On Active Assailant Standard Technical Committee

ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, is seeking volunteers to serve on the technical committee for the new ANSI/ASIS Active Assailant Standard. This new standard will supplement the organization’s existing ANSI/ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention (WPVI) Standard published in 2011. Security professionals, legal experts, human resource practitioners, law enforcement personnel, threat/violence assessment/risk managers, and other quali...

360 Vision Technology Collaborates With Super Recognisers International For Predator Ruggedized PTZ Camera

360 Vision Technology, the CCTV design and manufacturing company, announces the partnership with Super Recognisers International (SRI), world leaders in CCTV investigation. Acting in an advisory role, SRI will be liaising with 360 Vision on future performance innovations for the company’s high-performance Predator ruggedized PTZ camera. Super Recognisers International Headed up by Kenny Long, SRI combines a specialist team of experienced investigators and super recognizers. Super recogni...

Digital Barriers Launches SmartVis Live Facial Recognition For Body-Worn Cameras

Digital Barriers plc has announced SmartVis Identifier, the world's first live facial recognition system for body worn law enforcement cameras. The integration of the company’s world-class EdgeVis and SmartVis technologies provides defense, security, and law enforcement agencies with real-time facial recognition against multiple watch lists and databases. SmartVis Facial Recognition Technology The SmartVis facial recognition technology is already available for standard smartphones and ha...

J&S Franklin DefenCell Joins Maccaferri MacSafe Hostile Vehicle Incursion Prevention System

MacSafe is a new hostile vehicle incursion prevention system, developed in response to a need to upgrade security in public places. It is designed to integrate public safety discretely into the landscaping of highly trafficked areas such as airports, schools, hospitals, and tourist attractions; providing high performance with low visual impact. MacSafe System The MacSafe system consists of a minimum two high tensile steel cables, anchored at each end with a patented energy dissipation system....

Motorola Solutions Works With Neurala On Artificial Intelligence For Cameras

Motorola Solutions announces that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to search more efficiently for objects or persons of interest, such as missing children and suspects. Artificial Intelligence For Cameras The companies will work together to integrate Neurala’s AI capabilities with Motorola Solutions’ software and cameras, including its Si500 body-worn camera....

TDSi Appoints Paula Warburton As New Finance And Operations Director

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Finance and Operations Director, Paula Warburton. Paula takes on the vital role which will see her lead the company’s financial, commercial and operations development. Paula joins a growing team, based at TDSi’s UK headquarters in Poole, Dorset. In recent months, the company has appointed a new Finance Assistant, Luke Kleszcz and experienced Marketing Manager, Francesca Meyrick. Previous Experie...

3VR Appoints Tony Montes As Sales Director For The Eastern United States And Canada

3VR announces that Tony Montes joined the company as Sales Director for the eastern United States and Canada. Previously, Montes held senior security roles at top retail brands including David Yurman, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Macy’s department stores where he worked directly with loss prevention managers to define physical security standards and implement surveillance systems for stores nationwide. Previous Experience “The future of the retail store is rapidly evolving with the growt...

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