Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

SAFR Partners With Convergint To Offer Their Customers The Facial Recognition Platform For Live Video Intelligence

SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc. announces a partnership with Convergint Technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, Convergint will add the SAFR computer vision platform to their portfolio of integrated security solutions to offer its US customers the facial recognition platform for live video intelligence. Convergint is a $1.4 billion global systems integrator with over 150 locations spanning the globe. By teaming up with SAFR, Convergint will have access to the fastest and most accurate faci...

Euralarm Welcomes Viking As Their New Member

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member Viking, a dependable partner in fire protection with almost 100 years of experience. The company will join the Extinguishing Section of Euralarm. The Extinguishing Section represents the active fire extinguishing sector and covers existing, new, and emerging technologies, covering automatic extinguishing systems using gas, water, foam, powder and aerosols, oxygen reduction systems, portable equipment, and other manual me...

Paxton Inc. Updates Paxton10 CORE Series Of Camera Offering With Edge Processing, Storage And Plug-And-Play Installation Features

Paxton Inc. is pleased to announce that they have updated their Paxton10 camera offering, adding a CORE Series of cameras, alongside the existing PRO Series. The Paxton10 system combines access control, video management, free Bluetooth smart credentials, feature-rich software and now, the CORE and PRO Series of cameras. Edge processing  The new CORE Series cameras feature edge processing for ultimate scalability, built-in edge storage, and plug-and-play installation. The addition of the...

Calipsa Appoints Two Business Development Managers And Promotes Their Regional Sales Director

Calipsa, a provider of deep-learning powered video analytics for false alarm reduction, announces the promotion of a Regional Sales Director and the appointment of two Business Development Managers as the company continues its expansion in the Americas. Tara Biglari was promoted to Regional Sales Director, Americas. She joined Calipsa in 2017 as a Sales Associate in the United Kingdom. Since 2020, she has focused solely on business development in the Americas, forming relationships with Latin A...

The Goffert Stadium Deploys Genetec’s Streamvault-SV-2000 Servers To Enhance Stadium Security

The Goffert Stadium, home to the N.E.C. soccer club in Nijmegen, Netherlands, was in dire need of an upgrade as its legacy security system had fallen into disrepair and was no longer fit for purpose. To tackle the issue, the soccer club worked with VideoGuard to deploy a Genetec system that could modernize security operations and support a phased evolution of infrastructure. The security challenge of the stadium The Goffert stadium’s original analog security system had been installed du...

3DX-Ray Secures A New Sales Contract With German Customs

3DX-Ray has announced a contract for the sale of a ThreatScan- LS1 x-ray scanner system to the German Customs Service. The conventional EOD role for these systems is for identifying hidden Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) but they also have an important role in customs and border security. Portable, flexible and powerful tool The ThreatScan-LS1 flat-screen scanner is a highly portable, flexible, and powerful tool that allows border officers to rapidly and safely inspect vehicle tires, fuel...

Ping Identity Partners With ProofID To Successfully Simplify Identity Security For Tesco Bank

Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, partners with ProofID to successfully simplify identity security for Tesco Bank, the banking division of the supermarket retailer, to enable a more secure and customer-centric banking experience. Since its formation in 1997, the more than five million customer identities managed by Tesco Bank had become siloed across its products and services, adding unwanted friction to the customer experience. Inflexible security posture T...

How Can ‘Security’ Systems Benefit The Larger Enterprise?

Security systems are vital to any company. Nowadays, however, they can also provide additional benefits to any enterprise beyond protecting people, assets and facilities. Specifically, systems that were previously focused on security can now be leveraged in new ways to benefit the broader enterprise. When this happens, the security department transitions from a ‘cost center’ to a repository of data that can benefit the whole company, and even contribute to the bottom line. We asked t...

2N To Host A Virtual Event To Highlight The Benefits Of Integrating Cyber Security, Office Access And Video Analytics Under One Platform

2N, the provider of IP intercom systems, has come together with four other tech firms to promote the practical benefits of bringing together building cyber security, smart office access, and video analytics within one unified platform. The companies will showcase the practical benefits to installers, integrators and building users during the latest 2N On Air event at 2pm BST on Thursday, May 20th. The event comes as evidence grows of UK firms rethinking building space in 2021; a survey of 500 H...

PSA Announces Partnership With 3MILLID

PSA, one of the world’s largest consortium of professional systems integrators announced the addition of 3millID to its network. 3millID specializes in working closely, in a consultative approach, with the largest global companies to specify and customize secure key solutions for DESFire reader and credential deployment and transitioning customers from legacy proximity technologies. “3millID is an excellent addition to our line-up of high-security credential and reader suppliers,&r...

Security Industry Association Announces The 2021 Women In Security Forum Scholarship Initiative

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the 2021 SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship, an initiative developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum. The 2021 Scholarship program will offer multiple scholarships worth at least US$ 3,000 each that SIA members and students can use toward professional development and education. SIA’s Women in Security Forum SIA’s Women in Security Forum is a community open to all SIA members that works to promote, rec...

Eagle Eye Networks And CONXTD Announces A Unified Solution To Streamline Verification Of Intrusion Alarms

Eagle Eye Networks, the pioneer in cloud video surveillance, and CONXTD, an innovative security management solution provider, announces a unified solution that solves the disconnect between video surveillance and intrusion (burglar) alarm systems. The integration creates a platform where Eagle Eye Networks’ VSaaS solution brings video verification, live video, and cloud storage to CONXTD’s risk management and monitoring solution. Video surveillance system This platform allows secu...

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