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SmartTask Software Ensures Efficient Workforce Scheduling And Management For Manned Security Providers

The rapid adoption of employee scheduling and workforce management software SmartTask gathered pace last year with record levels of growth in the UK and internationally. In particular, there was 81% increase in the number of field service businesses using the system during 2017, which now includes over 100 manned security providers and 15% of the ACS Pacesetters. “Over the past few years we have worked hard to understand the needs of the manned security industry to develop a solution that...

Events
VITEC To Showcase EZ TV IPTV And Digital Signage Platform In Maiden Appearance At ISE 2018

In its first-ever attendance at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, VITEC, a provider of advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, will showcase EZ TV — a market-leading, broadcast-grade IPTV and digital signage platform with key installations in Europe and the U.S. Targeted to enterprises, sports stadiums and arenas, and government agencies, EZ TV combines low-latency, broadcast-quality IPTV distribution with powerful digital signage capabilities to give audiences a more en...

Commentary
Why, in the security industry, focus is shifting to protecting soft targets in 2018

  2017 was an incredible year for VuTeur and the industry as a whole, as security has become a primary focus for stakeholders, now more than ever. VuTeur introduced its proprietary IRIS (Internal Real-time Intelligence Software) technology this year, which is part of its emergency management and asset protection solution. IRIS leverages real-time location services (RTLS) technology and utilizes the existing WiFi infrastructure in a building to create a personal, mobile safety...

Commentary
4K Analog Cameras Are Still An Ideal Solution For Video Surveillance Systems

One of the toughest business decisions companies need to make is when selecting a new video surveillance system, as it’s a rigorous process to compare camera offerings and technologies, and to evaluate price structures. With its proven performance over the last several years, IP surveillance systems have become the defacto standard for most professionals. Those experts typically cite the numerous benefits that IP cameras offer, including higher image resolution, ease of installation, scal...

Commentary
The Benefits And Limitations Of 60 Frames-Per-Second

Cameras capable of recording video at 60 frames per second (fps) are becoming widely available in the security industry. It’s important to understand what 60-fps brings to the table for the security industry and how to leverage the technology for particular scenarios. Capturing video at 60-fps represents a unique application. System integrators typically use much lower frame rates, ranging from 7- to up to 30-fps. The potential for an incident might only represent 1%, or less, of the tim...

Events
UK Security Week 2018 To Focus On Cybersecurity, Counter Terrorism And Counter Surveillance

For many nations across the globe, the threat from international terrorism remains severe. Physical attacks, carried out by terror cells and radicalized individuals, in Barcelona, London, Manchester, Stockholm, Paris and Brussels have been coupled with an increasing number of cyberattacks. With the issue of national security and counter terrorism at the top of government agendas, Clarion Defence and Security Ltd. has announced the launch of UK Security Week that will start on 6 March 2018. Desi...

Commentary
How Drone Detection Will Protect Cyber Security In 2018

Over the past year, there was an unprecedented rise in drone incidents. Drones were unwelcomed at and threatening the physical and cybersecurity of defense organizations, stadiums, corporations, and data centers, among organizations with critical infrastructure. Legislation is only just emerging now, and laws protecting airspace are hard to enforce, especially if a pilot is unaware of the risks of their flight or is flying with malicious intent. Laws can be circumvented, but detection technology...

Commentary
Top Practical Strategies For Biometric Adoption

Biometric identification technologies today are becoming pervasive. Many smartphones offer fingerprint unlock options, and most organizations have at least considered the technology as a solution for their identification and access needs. While biometrics have dramatically improved in the past several years to deliver faster, more efficient and more secure solutions, not everyone is ready for the change. New York MTA Case Study But does that mean that organizations need to hold off on implemen...

Commentary
Preventing Terror Threats: Lockdown Procedures For Public Spaces

The threat of international terrorism has changed the way the domestic security industry thinks about protection, just as much as it has for national security services. While violent attacks and terrorism were once predominantly aimed at government, military or political establishments, an uncertain global political climate means the ability to rapidly lock down facilities has risen to the top of any organization’s security wish list. In reality though, just how easy is it for most organi...

Product
Bosch New Video Management System 8.0 Offers More Video For Less Power

The new Video Management System 8.0 (BVMS 8.0) from Bosch offers stitching, GPU (Graphics Processor Unit) decoding and 64-bit function – all of which allows surveillance-operators respond faster to incidents by monitoring a greater number of video cameras concurrently. The BVMS 8.0 offers an additional cost-efficiency and it supports the latest ‘fusion’ dual-sensor technology. Bosch Video Stitcher Stitching: one view compiled from many. The Bosch Video Stitcher, part of BVMS...

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Hikvision Follows Launch Of Deep Learning NVRs With New DeepinView IP Camera Series

Hikvision, a supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has followed up its launch of the world’s first Deep Learning NVRs with a new series of IP cameras. The new “DeepinView” IP Camera Series delivers power and intelligence to boost the value of surveillance system performance across a broad range of security and management applications. Deep Learning Algorithms Hikvision’s deep learning algorithms bear much deeper programming compared against c...

Corporate
Oncam Appoints Chris Brown As New UK Business Development Manager

Oncam, a provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, has announced the addition of industry veteran Chris Brown as Business Development Manager - United Kingdom. In this role, Brown will be responsible for elevating the brand's presence and technology initiatives in the retail, hospitality, stadium and events, education, transportation and city surveillance markets. Video And IP Experience Brown joins the Oncam team from ADI, where among other roles he served as...