Surveillance & Security News for September 2020

Barco Launches A Cloud-Based Remote Monitoring, Diagnostics And Control Solution, WallConnect Cloud For Its Video Walls

Barco, a globally renowned professional visualization solutions firm, has announced the release of WallConnect Cloud, a new cloud-based remote monitoring and management platform for its video walls portfolio. WallConnect Cloud WallConnect Cloud allows system integrators to monitor and diagnose their installed base of video walls, enabling them to remotely check the status, diagnose and control a number of critical parameters. This results in higher operational efficiency, faster problem-solvin...

Abloy UK Releases A Free Guide Providing Safety And Compliance Information For Fire Doors

Designed with facilities managers and nominated Responsible Persons in mind, the guide has been created to be a trusted source of safety and compliance information. It is free for any business to download and use to review their own fire doors. In 2019, the Fire Door Inspection Scheme found that 76% of fire doors inspected were condemned as not fit for purpose, with excessive gaps, damaged smoke seals and poorly adjusted door closers the top reasons for failings. Fire door safety The research...

Device Authority Announces The Launch Of An Updated KeyScaler Platform With Support For Microsoft Azure Sphere

Device Authority, a global provider of identity and access management (IAM) for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the latest version of its KeyScaler platform which includes enhanced device connectivity, secure data storage and support for Microsoft Azure Sphere. In today’s evolving technology-driven world, security needs to be architected into IoT devices from the moment of inception and requires a robust foundation to deliver secure updates throughout the device lifecycle. Devices...

Johnson Controls Announces Updated exacqVision VMS With Face Mask Detection Solution

Johnson Controls is announcing exacqVision 20.09, which offers an integrated, cost-effective face mask detection solution that can quickly put information into the hands of facility decision makers to help maintain safe environments for employees and visitors. Based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics versus pixel-based analytics, exacqVision 20.09 with Face Mask Detection offers improved accuracy and a scalable, efficient solution for organizations where public health and safety is a pri...

Verkada Announces Cloud-Managed Device SV11 For Enhanced Visibility In Physical Spaces

Verkada, the provider in cloud-managed enterprise building security, announced the release of its environmental sensor product line and its initial product, the SV11. The announcement comes on the heels of Verkada’s recent Series C funding and successful launch of its access control line, further establishing the company as the provider of the operating system for modern, integrated buildings. Monitoring “Our customers are responsible for the systems that keep facilities online, an...

Iris ID Announces Shipping IrisTime, Its Contactless, Accurate Biometric Time And Attendance Software Solution

Iris ID, the global renowned provider of iris recognition technology solutions, announced that it has begun shipping IrisTime, a new biometric time and attendance platform that offers a fully customizable and accurate solution, to meet the pioneering workforce management needs of small businesses to enterprise organizations worldwide. IrisTime IrisTime also offers a new recognition technique for authenticating employee identity that uses a fusion of iris and face recognition to increase accura...

SmartWater Group Launches An Intelligence Portal To Track Organized Criminal Gangs Across The UK

The SmartWater Group, one of the UK’s fastest growing risk management companies, launches its Intelligence Portal in Shropshire to help track Organized Criminal Gangs (OCGs) as they move across the UK, stealing valuable assets from infrastructure and construction sites. Costing over £2m, the Center for Infrastructure and Asset Protection (CIAP) has unique access to privileged closed source data provided by both police and their Clients, enabling highly trained analysts to track the...

IDEMIA Announces Appointment Of Andrew Boyd As Its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) For IDEMIA National Security Solutions Division

IDEMIA, the globally renowned provider of Augmented Identity and Identity Management solutions, has announced the appointment of Andrew Boyd to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for IDEMIA National Security Solutions. Andrew Boyd will be responsible for the over-all strategic growth and leadership of the team, delivering state-of-the-art technology solutions that support national defense, national security, and the classified missions’ space. Security and Intell...

Be Our Guest: How to Manage Visitors With Both Safety and Service

In today’s fraught times, business continuity and success hinges on how you manage the visitors to your company. By prioritizing safety and security, and coupling them with top-notch attention and customer service, you win loyalty and gain a reputation that will serve you in years to come. An excellent way to accomplish this is by identifying and implementing the best visitor management system for your company. And visitor management systems go beyond ensuring the safety of your visitors...

Davista Announces AI-Powered Social Distancing Platform For Safe Return-To-Work Solution

Davista, a provider of artificial intelligence for physical security and law enforcement, announced the availability of its AI-powered social distancing platform. The solution is designed to help businesses, organizations, and government agencies ensure social distancing efforts to keep individuals safe while promoting a healthy return-to-work. Across the globe, governments, corporate entities, and health and law enforcement agencies are working to find solutions to COVID-19 while making stride...

Alcatraz Announces Joining NVIDIA Metropolis Software Partner To Create Multi-sensor Embedded System

Alcatraz, a developer of autonomous access control products, announced it has joined the NVIDIA Metropolis Software Partner program and is leveraging the NVIDIA Jetson Edge AI platform to create a real-time machine learning and computer vision multi-sensor embedded system. Alcatraz offers the Rock, a touchless and secure physical access control platform that works with any access control system, delivering an autonomous solution on the edge. It replaces or augments badging as a credential with...

ASSA ABLOY Launches Egress Calculator To Proper Code Compliant Doors And Hardware

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions, a provider of access solutions, introduced the ASSA ABLOY egress calculator, an interactive tool that helps select the proper code compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes®. Originally developed as a Microsoft® Excel spreadsheet for customers, a more interactive tool to make the tedious process of finding code compliant hardware requirements simpler seemed like a...

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