Biometric Security

Why Security Systems Must Be Implemented To Aid Food Factories

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the UK has begun investigations into meat wholesalers after a raise in concern for food hygiene. This investigation has impacted businesses such as Wetherspoons, as well as schools and care homes up and down the country. Consumers are beginning to lose trust in businesses that are supplied by untrustworthy production companies and it seems to be becoming more common, if we are to look back to the horse meat scandal in 2013. But what are the benefits of havin...

HID Global Supports Facial Recognition With iPhone X For HID Approve Mobile App

HID Global®, a provider of trusted identity solutions, announced that its HID Approve™ two-factor mobile authentication and verification platform, now supports Apple’s iPhone X Face ID facial recognition system. The company expects facial recognition to play an increasingly important role in its authentication offering, combined with threat and fraud detection. “With the growing demand for an optimized user experience, facial recognition is a great addition for banks and e...

Suprema Showcases Advanced Biometric-based Centralized Access Control Solution At Intersec 2018

Suprema, a global company in biometrics and security, showcased CoreStation, the world's most advanced biometric-based centralized access control solution at Intersec 2018. At the show, Suprema also showcased showcased its fingerprint reader and RFID/keypad readers, as well as updated BioStar 2, an access management software. Intelligent Door Controller The new Suprema CoreStation is an intelligent door controller, which provides advantages of biometric-enabled security over centralized...

Orion Entrance Control To Supply Customizable Access Control Solutions To PSA Security Network

Orion Entrance Control, Inc., a manufacturer of innovative optical turnstile solutions, has joined PSA Security Network in a partnership that will offer Orion’s customizable, technologically-advanced speed lanes to thousands of security professionals in the PSA marketplace. “We’re thrilled to join the PSA Security Network of industry professionals and to be able to offer our optical turnstile, speed lane, and lobby security products to this growing sector of the market,”...

Galaxy Control Systems And Invixium Integrate To Offer Real-time Biometric Security Solutions

Galaxy Control Systems is adding to its growing list of partners by integrating with Invixium to offer biometric access control solutions. The combination of Galaxy’s System Galaxy access control and security management platform with Invixium’s MERGE, MYCRO, SENSE and TOUCH products will deliver biometric solutions in a variety of configurations to the market at a reduced price point. “This partnership grew from the demand for this product from our Middle East and African regi...

Why Surveillance Will Reach A Wider Consumer Audience In 2018

In 2017 we foresaw the emergence of video surveillance as a service. We also predicted an increase in intelligence in cameras, greater adoption of analytics, and more content aggregation. We saw biometrics taking increasing importance as a measure to prevent massive data breaches. We took on more projects that were larger in scope and size. More implementations involved higher-resolution cameras and longer retention times leading to greater adoption of multi-tier storage. Looking Ahead To 2018...

Round Table Discussions

What Are The Challenges Of Body-worn Cameras For The Security Industry?

Body-worn cameras are becoming more common every day, driven both by needs of the marketplace and technology developments. However, questions remain about the usefulness of the devices, and their future role in promoting safety and security. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?

How Can Security Systems Be Used To Predict Bad Things?

It seems there are more “bad things” happening than ever before. We hear news every day of workplace shootings and terrorist attacks, of smash-and-grab thefts and child abductions. Beyond the possible human tragedy involved, such events pose a persistent question to anyone involved in the realm of security: Could we have prevented it? The first step toward prevention is to predict or foresee an event before it happens. Too often, technology enters the picture after the fact, most com...

What Is The Impact Of Smart Buildings On The Security Market?

We have been hearing about smart buildings for more than a decade, but the increasing profile of the Internet of Things (IoT) expands the possibilities for intelligent building systems and makes them even more attainable. Security is often among the “smart” functions of a building, and the capabilities of many physical security systems can contribute in new ways to building intelligence. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What is the impact of “smart buildings&...