Public sector security

Where Is It Inappropriate To Install Video Cameras?

Video cameras are everywhere, and hundreds more are installed every day. Our society appears to be reaching a point of perpetual surveillance. It certainly feels as if we are always being watched even though it is not yet the case. But as cameras are becoming more common than ever, we are also entering a new era of privacy concerns and sensitivities, as evidenced by GDPR and other such initiatives. We presented this quandary to this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Surveillance cameras can...

LILIN Introduces Outdoor Weather-resistant MR652 2MP Turret IP Camera

LILIN Americas announced the MR652 2MP outdoor IP camera. Housed in an IP66-rated casing, this cost-effective fixed lens camera is ideal for use in exposed outdoor locations that require 24/7 monitoring such as parking lots, public spaces and convenience stores. The MR652 is a high definition professional surveillance and security solution featuring a turret-style design - a first for LILIN - that achieves the same quality imagery of a dome camera, but without the IR bounce caused by the glass h...

VIVOTEK Recognized By Genetec Inc. As Platinum Technology Partner

VIVOTEK, global IP surveillance provider, is delighted to announce it has received the Platinum Technology Partner acknowledgement from Genetec Inc., international technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions. Among all of Genetec’s global partners, only six solution providers were recognized for their proven and trusted relationship in both product capabilities and business development. VIVOTEK-Genetec Integration Highlighting t...

Impact of U.S. House’s Passage of Ban on Chinese Surveillance Cameras

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted 351-61 to ban federal agencies from buying Chinese-made surveillance cameras. The measure was passed May 24 as an amendment to House Bill 5515, the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which is the funding plan for the military that also maps out a variety of policy priorities. The bill is at least several months away from becoming law, and it must still be considered by the Senate and then by a House-Senate conference committee...

IDEMIA Appoints Donnie Scott As Senior VP Of Public Security For Identity And Security

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has announced the appointment of Donnie Scott as Senior Vice President of Public Security for its identity & security business in North America. Before joining IDEMIA, Mr. Scott served as Director of National Security Business Development for DXC Technology, global independent, comprehensive IT services company. He was responsible for DXC’s national security clients across the U.S. Public Sector, including the pursuit of new business a...

STANLEY Security Collaborates With Shooter Detection Systems To Install And Service Gunshot Detection Solutions

STANLEY Security, global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, has announced a partnership with Shooter Detection Systems LLC (SDS), major gunshot detection solutions provider. As an authorized dealer, STANLEY Security is now certified to sell, install and service SDS products and services.  SDS’s Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System combines acoustic gunshot identification software with infrared gunfire flash detec...