Internet of Things (IoT) - News

Expert commentary
Highlighting The Importance Of Security Integrations And Alliances

Most technology companies have one goal in mind: to provide customers with high-quality, affordable products that can efficiently help streamline operations. Whether it's surveillance cameras, video management software, access control technology or any other type of security device, today's leading organizations invest in expertise in these product segments and strive to produce the highest quality solutions. To effectively fulfill this task, technology providers are always searching for emergi...

Editor's opinion
How SecuriThings Boosts Cybersecurity Across Multiple IoT Devices

As Internet of Things (IoT) devices go, networked video cameras are particularly significant. Connected to the internet and using on-board processing, cameras are subject to infection by malware and can be targeted by Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Hacking of cameras also threatens privacy by allowing unauthorized access to video footage. The performance of hacked cameras can be degraded, and they may become unable to communicate properly when needed. Ensuring cybersecurity is a...

Editor's opinion
Avigilon President James Henderson: Motorola Partnership Will Bring Growth

Avigilon Corp. is a relatively young company in the security market and has come a long way since it was founded in 2004. From an early focus on high-megapixel imaging, the company’s end-to-end solutions have evolved to include access control, video analytics and now artificial intelligence (AI). A reflection of how far Avigilon has come in a short time is the recent $1 billion acquisition of the Canadian company by Motorola Solutions. Avigilon’s President and COO, James Henderson,...

Events
Dahua And Intel Introduces AI NVR Based On FPGA Technology In A Session At IFSEC 2018

On June 21st, Dahua Technology, a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, held a technical session together with Intel at IFSEC 2018, to introduce AI NVR based on FPGA technology for security applications. Steve Norman, Sales Director of Dahua UK & Ireland highlighted Dahua’s new AI NVR based on Intel FPGA technology, which is able to realize real-time face recognition powered by AI, thanks to the deterministic low latency performance of Intel FPGAs. Moreover, Int...

Editor's opinion
IFSEC International 2018: Security Systems Adapt To Accommodate Data Needs

Data was always bound to be a hot topic at this year's IFSEC International event. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a buzzword since last year's show. This year, manufacturers are ready to demonstrate solutions capable of processing and analyzing large volumes of information to bolster security and provide business intelligence. Organisers deliberately positioned IFSEC as a converged security event, highlighting the inherent link between the security of physical assets and the security of d...

Events
ESX 2018 Opens With Celebration, OpenXchange, And Announcement Of Monitoring Association Excellence Awards

ESX began with the Opening Celebration on June 19 at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. The following morning, the OpenXchange breakfast kicked off the Main Stage events for the week, and the opening ceremony was held for the expo floor. Attendees honored the recipient of ESA's 2017 Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Award during the Opening Celebration. Past recipients of the award joined this year’s honouree, Tom Donaldson, on the stage for a photo. “I’m honor...

Expert panel
How Do Developments In Storage Impact The Video Surveillance Market?

In the analog era, videotape was the storage media of choice for CCTV systems. Since the advent of digital video, and of IP-based systems, a variety of other storage formats have come to the fore, including hard drives, flash drives, SD cards and others. Now we are in the age of the cloud, which offers new opportunities to store vast amounts of video and presents challenges such as bandwidth and cybersecurity. For a current perspective on storage, we asked this week's Expert Panel Roundtable: Ho...

Events
MOBOTIX Demonstrates MOVE Range With Integrated Security Partners And Solutions At IFSEC 2018

MOBOTIX (Stand C310) is showcasing its latest product line and technology partnerships that reflect an emerging culture of openness within the company. MOBOTIX welcomes 6 partners onto its booth to demonstrate a range of exciting new integrated solutions.  MOBOTIX MOVE Camera Line MOBOTIX is demonstrating the first public appearance of its new MOBOTIX MOVE line of cameras, the first ONVIF G compliant series. It is able to deliver three H.264 streams at the same time. The MOBOTIX MOVE seri...

Expert commentary
Radar Technology Provides An Alternative For Smart Home Security

In the state of the residential security market today, we see many who are offering home security packages that rely on numerous sensors and multiple devices to provide a comprehensive coverage of the home and provide peace of mind. Each individual sensor or device within the package provides a specific functionality, and the user finds himself burdened by an overwhelming amount of sensors and devices. This overload is intensified by the penetration of additional IoT and smart devices into the...

Corporate
Dahua Technology USA Appoints Wayne Hurd As Vice President Of Sales

Dahua Technology USA Inc., a subsidiary of Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd., a global provider of video-centric IoT solutions, announced that Wayne Hurd has been named Vice President of Sales, North America. In his new executive management role as Vice President of Sales, Mr. Hurd will be responsible for leading the North American sales team at a time of record growth for the Company in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Hurd is a highly regarded and experienced veteran of the security industry. He mo...

Editor's opinion
Advantages And Pitfalls Of Electronic Locking Solutions

The concept of door locks means something totally different in our current age of smarter buildings that house data-driven businesses. Hardware locks and keys are still around, but they co-exist with a brave new world of electronic locks, wireless locks, networked systems, and smarter access control. Locks can also increasingly be a part of a smart building’s flow of data. The opportunities of these new technologies and approaches are significant, but there are also pitfalls. I heard an in...

Editor's opinion
IFSEC International 2018 To Reflect Increased Convergence Of Physical And Cyber Security

With IFSEC International fast approaching, 27,000 security professionals are preparing to come together at London’s ExCel to share the latest technology and best practices in the physical security industry. Last year’s show reflected the latest trends shaking the security market, including Big Data and cybersecurity. This year, we can expect speakers and exhibitors to develop these themes in line with recent developments. The industry will need to respond to end users’ questio...