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Edesix Announces Partnership With Environment Agency To Prevent Assault And Threats Against Staff

Edesix, UK-based provider of Body Worn Cameras, announces a partnership with Environment Agency enforcement teams in the East Midlands following a successful six-month trial. The trial, which was commissioned after a growing number of abusive incidents during site inspections to waste sites, found that wearing Body Worn Cameras helped to reduce incidents of anti-social behavior, assaults and threats against Environment Agency staff. Abusive Behavior Footage captured on a bodycam in the North-...

FLIR Systems Unveils High-End TruWITNESS Mobile Sensor Platform For Smart Cities

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced FLIR TruWITNESS, an industry-first wearable sensor platform designed for city-level security and public safety operations. TruWITNESS combines video, audio, location data, Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, and cloud and management software in one solution, allowing organizations to reach a new level of situational awareness. FLIR TruWITNESS Wearable Sensor Platform TruWITNESS is designed for any public safety organization that requires on-scene, real-time...

Security Essen Highlights Key Integrations Between Technology Companies, Including Traka, ASSA ABLOY, Lenel And Nedap

Having returned from Security Essen, Traka’s International Sales Director, Martin Woodhouse, reflects on the show and why it was so important to attend for the industry leader in innovative key and equipment management systems. Q: How was the show? Martin Woodhouse: Security Essen was great in allowing us as a global brand, and part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, to demonstrate how we are listening to our customers (new and existing) and responding with latest advances in intelligent solutio...

Vigilant Solutions Enters Body Worn Camera Market With Acquisition Of Edesix

Vigilant Solutions - an AI and data analytics company that provides technology to public safety - announced it has entered the body worn camera market by acquiring Edesix Ltd, a global provider of wearable security hardware and software, and the United Kingdom's number one manufacturer of body worn cameras. The acquisition strengthens Vigilant's position as a market leader in image capture solutions by adding body worn camera images via hardware and software and in-car camera technology to its...

Edesix To Showcase Integrated Security Technology Solutions With Genetec At Security Essen 2018

Edesix, a provider of Body Worn Camera (BWC) solutions, will showcase its new integrated security technology on the Genetec stand at Security Essen 2018, the world's most important trade fair for security in Germany. Edesix has an integrated technology partnership with Genetec which enables Edesix Body Worn Cameras, and associated VideoManager software, to integrate seamlessly with Genetec Security Center. This integration offers streamlined wearable security management, support and storage for...

The evolution of facial recognition: from bodycams to video surveillance

Facial recognition has a long history dating back to the 1800s. To track down criminals, such as infamous bandits Jesse Woodson James and Billy the Kid, law enforcement would place “Wanted Alive or Dead” posters advertising bounties and soliciting public cooperation to help locate and even apprehend the alleged criminals. In addition to the bounty, these posters would include a photo and brief description of the crime, which would then be circulated to law enforcement agencies around...

Genetec Showcases Security Center, Mission Control And Clearance Business Intelligence Solutions At GSX 2018

At GSX 2018 on booth # 2951, Genetec Inc. (‘Genetec’), a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, will demonstrate how true unification enables organizations to deploy a single platform that enhances situational awareness, streamlines and simplifies the operator experience, and reduces total cost of ownership. Specifically, Genetec will showcase the latest version of Security Center -- the company’s unified platfo...

Enhancing Video Surveillance Data Storage With Active Archive Solution

By 2020, video surveillance using fixed, body and mobile cameras is expected to capture an astounding 859 PB of video daily. Increasing retention regulations and higher resolution cameras, are forcing the video surveillance industry to reassess its approach to data storage. Large capacity primary storage tends to be expensive to procure and costly to implement – especially without a sound architecture that can balance storage performance levels with the speed of access needed to recall vid...

Edesix Opens New Office To Support Video Management Systems Integration And Its Partners In USA

Edesix, provider of the provision of Body Worn Cameras (BWC), has opened an office in the USA. Edesix's new US base is in New Jersey and will house both US and UK staff. The UK-based wearable camera expert is primarily focused on supporting its new Video Management Systems (VMS) integration and associated partners in the US. Edesix recently launched ONStream which enables seamless Body Worn Camera integration with existing Video Management Systems (VMS) traditionally used for viewing...

Axon Partners With Milestone To Help Law Enforcement Agencies Store Evidence Data On A Unified Platform

Axon, the global provider of connected law enforcement technologies, announced a strategic partnership with Milestone Systems, a world-leading open platform IP video management software provider. Today, law enforcement agencies receive data from a multitude of digital video providers, which they then need to analyze and store across various platforms. The Axon and Milestone partnership allows agencies to ingest all that digital data, including data captured on non-Axon devices, into Evidence.co...

Genetec To Showcase Integration Of Body-worn Cameras With AutoVu Parking Management Solutions At IPI 2018

At IPI 2018 on booth 1701 Genetec Inc. (‘Genetec’), a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, parking enforcement and business intelligence solutions, will demonstrate a new way for parking organizations to better protect their officers. An industry first, Genetec Security Center AutoVu Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) solution now enables parking enforcement organizations to view video evidence taken by a body-worn camera and automatically corre...

Live-streaming Mobile Surveillance Takes Cameras To The Action

Video surveillance across the world is growing exponentially and its major application is in both public safety and law enforcement. Traditionally, it has been fixed surveillance where cameras provide live streams from fixed cameras situated in what is considered strategic locations. But they are limited in what they can see given by their very definition of being “fixed”. The future of video surveillance includes the deployment of more mobile video surveillance with the benefits it...