Perimeter security

How New Video Surveillance Technology Boosts Airport Security And Operations

The air travel industry has evolved from one commercial passenger on the first commercial flight in 1914 to an estimated 100,000 flights per day. According to The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the total number of passengers who flew in 2017 is expected to reach 3.7 billion.   But it’s not just people who fly. Each day, more than $18.6 billion of goods travel by air, which represents one-third of all world trade, by value. Meanwhile, the aviation industr...

How Society And Politics Impacted The Security Industry In 2017

For the security industry, 2017 was a good year, but not a great year. With political changes coming and greater interest in border control, perimeter security and analytic technologies, we have seen an increase in enquiries from both federal, and state law enforcement agencies and municipalities. The Political Security Landscape The series of unexpected, natural and self-inflicted disasters that swept across the United States over the last few months have also created a greater int...

Video Analytics Will Be Key To Security ROI In 2018

The security industry was strong and healthy in 2017. High-end security markets, such as the power distribution and critical infrastructure sectors, saw continued growth and opportunity for perimeter security technologies like thermal imaging, video analytics and radar. For the low-end security markets, there was significant competition from Chinese manufacturers. Despite this challenge, we saw continued growth from premium Western security manufacturers in 2017 in which many introduced cost-ef...

FLIR Systems Launches FB-Series ID Thermal Fixed Bullet Camera With Intrusion And Perimeter Detection

FLIR Systems, Inc. introduces the FB-Series ID, the latest fixed bullet thermal security camera in the FB-Series family. Combining best-in-class thermal image detailing and high-performance onboard analytics, the FB-Series ID is ideal for narrow to wide area perimeter detection and sterile-zone monitoring. Improved Analytic Performance The FB-Series ID features accurate video analytics that are capable of classifying human or vehicular intrusions. Combined with FLIR’s custom Automatic Ga...

GJD Supports Key 103’s Mission Christmas Cash For Kids

GJD announces its support for Key 103’s Mission Christmas Cash for Kids appeal, which aims to make Christmas special for local children. GJD will be hosting its official Christmas jumper day, which is a great opportunity for all staff and visitors to wear their festive jumpers and make a cash donation to support Key 103’s Mission Christmas. In 2016, the appeal generated upwards of £15.5 million in gifts and donations which were distributed to more than 360,000 disadvantaged ki...

Organization For Security & Co-operation In Europe Supports World Border Security Congress 2018

The organisers of World Border Security Congress have announced the support of the Organization for Security & Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for next year’s World Border Security Congress in Madrid, from the 20th-22nd March 2018. OSCE Mandates The OSCE is the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization and has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. Its mandate includes issues such as...

Round Table Discussions

What Are The Security Challenges For Schools And Colleges?

As the new school term begins, awareness of security at all levels of educational institutions is higher than ever. Technology plays an important role in protecting educational facilities and their students, faculty, staff and visitors. Specific security challenges drive which technologies and other measures are used, and those challenges are evolving, along with the dynamic institutions security is tasked with protecting. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the security...

What Are The Security Challenges Of Healthcare Facilities?

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are an important vertical sector in the physical security market. Protecting healthcare facilities is a rich opportunity to leverage the value of physical security systems that range from video to access control to newer location and asset protection systems. But understanding how technology can excel in the healthcare vertical requires that we first identify and understand what these institutions need. Therefore, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundt...

Securing Churches And Places Of Worship - Balancing Openness And Protection

An eruption of violence at a church in Charleston, S.C., this June has increased awareness of the potential for such incidents at our houses of worship. On June 17 at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in downtown Charleston, a 21-year-old attacker wielding a Glock 41 .45-caliber handgun took the lives of nine people. But it was far from the first security breach at a house of worship. In fact, since 1999, more than 500 people have died a violent death on church or faith-based prop...