Prison surveillance

Smiths Detection Enhances IONSCAN 600 Trace Detection Solution Capability To Detect Synthetic Cannabinoids

Smiths Detection, a globally renowned threat detection and security technology solutions company, has announced that it has developed the capability to detect synthetic cannabinoids, commonly known as Spice or K2, with its IONSCAN 600 trace detection solution. Detecting synthetic cannabinoids This development comes following an extensive R&D process and testing trials with major correctional institutions around the world and expands the IONSCAN 600 existing detection library of explosives...

HGH Showcases Enhanced Thermal And Visible Panoramic Sensor For The First Time In The United States At ISC West 2020

HGH showcases its new generation SPYNEL-U 360° panoramic thermal and visible camera surveillance system at ISC West. The optronic expert reinvented this maintenance-free, uncooled thermal imaging camera from design to performance to provide unrivalled situational awareness. The dual-channel SPYNEL-U when used in conjunction with CYCLOPE advanced image processing software provides multiple threat detection, day and night, even in adverse weather conditions. The SPYNEL range is world-renowned...

Sepura Announces £5,000 Funding To Support East Anglian Air Ambulance

Sepura is delighted to have passed a donation of just over £5,000 to the East Anglian Air Ambulance, following a six-month period of support for the East Anglian-based charity. During the first half of 2019, the Sepura staff took part in a number of social or personal challenge events, which were designed to both raise funds and allow employees to meet colleagues from across the business. Family Open Day event One of the major events organized was a Family Open Day at Sepura’s offi...

Electro Optical Industries Counters The Growing UAV Threat By Upgrading Its 360° Thermal Imaging Sensors, SPYNEL

Terrorism by unmanned aircraft is a growing threat. Using drones to smuggle contraband into prisons is a current trend. While many countries are deploying UAVs in combat, the UAS technology is getting easier and easier to acquire by the general public and ill-intentioned groups. Most of current security systems set up in critical infrastructures are not sufficient to guarantee an appropriate level of protection. Over the past several months, more and more drones have been flying over Florida's p...

Avigilon Corporation Reports Financial Results For First Quarter 2016

Avigilon’s year over year sales growth outpaced that of the security industry Avigilon Corporation, provider of trusted security solutions, reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2016. All figures are in United States ("US") dollars unless otherwise stated. First Quarter 2016 Financial Highlights Revenue was $69.9 million, an increase of 15% over Q1 2015 revenue of $60.6 million Gross margin was 57%, down from 59% a year earlier Adjusted EB...

The Challenge Of Keeping Contraband Out Of Prisons

The technological resources from the physical security sector available to prisons dealing with contraband threats are effective For those outside the security industry, the idea of prison contraband rarely extends beyond the old gag of a file inside a cake. In fact, contraband at prisons and other custodial premises is a major challenge: deterring and detecting it occupies many man-hours, and manufacturers devote much R&D activity to the problem. Contrabands In Prison T...