Surveillance & Security News for March 2018

Open Platform Access Control The Focus At MercTech4 Event in Miami, FL

Open architecture in physical access control is built around Mercury Security’s access control panels, the de facto standard embraced by more than two dozen access control original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Mercury and several of its OEMs teamed up March 3-4 to present MercTech4, a conference in Miami aimed at updating security consultants about the latest developments related to the Mercury platform. MercTech4 highlighted a new generation of access control products, which are incre...

ISC West 2018 Showcases Physical Security's Biggest Trends

ISC West, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), is the largest converged security event of the year, constantly evolving to educate security professionals on the tools and skills needed to protect against today’s emerging cyber and physical security threats, and the anticipated ones of tomorrow. Following SIA’s research to develop the Security Megatrends™ – an annual research project that reports on the top trends reshaping the security industry – S...

MOBOTIX's Cyber Protection Guide Outlines Cybersecurity Best Practices For Video Infrastructure

MOBOTIX, a provider of digital, high-resolution and network-based video security systems, recently introduced the Cyber Protection Guide, a guideline now available for download that outlines how to configure MOBOTIX systems for maximum cyber security. MOBOTIX released the Cyber Protection Guide to support their customers in light of the constantly increasing number of cyberattacks carried out against hardware and software via the internet. Integrated Configurations For Cybersecurity In order...

Hanwha Techwin's Wisenet SNZ-6320 Integrates With Robe Lighting's BMFL FollowSpot To Create Smart Light

Robe Lighting, a manufacturer of innovative moving lights, has teamed up video surveillance experts Hanwha Techwin to offer a ‘Smart Light’ solution for stage performance and TV studio applications. Robe Lighting employs over 600 people at its manufacturing facility in the Czech Republic and more than 100 people at its subsidiaries around the World. Its lighting solutions, which are exported via a worldwide distributor network, are used in concert halls, theatres and clubs, as well...

GTT To Showcase Intelligent Priority Control Solutions At Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo 2018

Representatives from Global Traffic Technologies (GTT) will discuss the latest smart mobility solutions with more than 400 global city leaders from March 26-29, 2018, at the Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo 2018 in Kansas City, Mo. GTT—the trusted global firm in priority control solutions—will engage with international leaders about how powerful analytics, cloud-based computing and connected devices can improve mobility, public safety and transportation in cities around th...

Avigilon Launches Avigilon Blue Cloud Service Platform For Security And Surveillance

Avigilon Blue is a powerful and advanced cloud service platform for security and surveillance that is purpose-built for Avigilon partners and their customers. The first release of Avigilon Blue provides managed services for video surveillance, powered by patented Avigilon self-learning video analytics. The platform enables partners to remotely connect to, manage, and service more customer sites with fewer resources. For customers, Avigilon Blue provides easy and secure system access, smart notif...

Wavestore Appoints Neil Gardner As Regional Sales Manager For North UK & Ireland

Video Management Software (VMS) manufacturer, Wavestore, has further strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Neil Gardner as Regional Sales Manager for the North UK and Ireland. Reporting to Simon Shawley, Wavestore’s Sales Director, Neil will provide local support for distribution partners and system integrator partners by helping them to capitalize on the increased demand for the company’s open platform Linux based VMS. Increasing System Integrator Support Neil has w...

COPTRZ launches Detection System For Protection Against Drone Intrusion

COPTRZ, UK’s commercial drone solution provider, has announced the launch of a complete turnkey drone detection solution, designed to provide protection from the threat of drones. Launched in partnership with DJI and their AeroScope detection systems, the system allows an operator to track telemetry data from drones in surrounding airspace of up to 40km. (25 miles) distance. In effect, it’s a drone license plate detection system that provides security teams with the data required to...

Surveon Cloud NVR GSe Pro 3008 Series Enhances Enterprise's Productivity By Providing The Best System Scalability

Surveon Technology, the enterprise NVR solutions provider, announced that the GSe Pro 3008 Series has been added to their cloud NVR solutions. With the growth of data, more and more enterprises face the need to transform their storage infrastructure. The GSe Pro 3008 Series supports SAN, NAS, DAS, NVR and cloud in one unified storage system, assisting enterprises to expand their data storage to cloud by adjusting system setups according to actual requirements, not only reducing the maintenance e...

Government Institutions Should Utilize VSaaS For An Integrated Video Surveillance System

Video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) is not just for commercial organisations. Federal, state and local governments can also realize benefits from the technology—and use it to deliver an integrated video surveillance system that addresses some of their unique security needs. Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) What is VSaaS? Simply stated, it’s a cloud-based video surveillance solution that is packaged and delivered as a service over the internet. The price varies depending...

Smart Access Control Is Essential To The Future Of Smart Cities

Throughout the UK there are many examples of smart city transformation, with key industries including transport, energy, water and waste becoming increasingly ‘smart’. A smart city is a one that uses information and communication technologies to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public and improve both the quality of government services and resident welfare. Smart access is an important step forward in providing technologically advanced security manag...

eyevis UK Launches Control Room And Video Wall Demonstration Unit In London Venue

Control room, video wall and audio-visual experts, eyevis UK, have launched a new London demonstration venue to cope with increased demand for its technology. The move will allow a wide range of sectors, including CCTV, security and traffic control to see state-of-the-art products which can help them. Growing Demand For Product Demonstrations The venue, at Woburn Place, a short walk from Euston Station, is operated on an appointment basis and clients can provide details of the issues they fac...

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