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Dahua Recognised As ‘2017 National Intellectual Property Role Model Enterprises’ For Innovative Security Technology

Dahua Technology has been officially crowned by the State Intellectual Property Office (hereinafter referred to as “SIPO”) as one of the ‘2017 National Intellectual Property Role Model Enterprises’. Its patented ‘HD digital video signal transmission methods and devices, cameras, and aggregation equipment’ are recognized as a winner of the 19th China Outstanding Patent Award. According to the notice issued by SIPO on December 20th, Dahua is one of the 182 compa...

Dahua Ruggedized Camera Range Goes Through Resilience Tests For Tough Environment

Widely used in over 180 countries and regions around the world, Dahua’s products and solutions must be able to meet the demands of tough environments such as snowy mountains, plateaus, deserts, wetlands, rainforests and coastal regions. In order to achieve robust performance in the environment for which they were designed, Dahua’s products have undergone rigorous tests to meet very tough standards which in most cases exceed the normal industry practice and the datasheet specification...

Redvision Appoints Stephen Lightfoot As Technical Director

Redvision, the UK manufacturer of the X-SERIES and VOLANT rugged, PTZ dome cameras and Redcop, rapid deployment systems, has promoted Stephen Lightfoot to the position of Technical Director. The appointment is a result of Redvision’s continued growth in UK and international markets and successful expansion of its IP and analog product ranges. X-SERIES And VOLANT PTZ Camera Projects Paul Hucker, Redvision director, said, “Stephen’s responsibilities include managing the technic...

NBCS Consultancy launched to offer law enforcement agencies with security management service

National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), a not-for-profit organization that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime, has announced the introduction of a new consultancy service. NBCS Consultancy is specifically designed to help members and non-members alike configure effective security strategies, implement risk based deployment, address loss prevention and online fraud, and deliver effective policy and stakeholder manageme...

Qognify Expands Leadership Team With Al Maillet As Vice President Of Sales, Americas

Qognify a provider of big data solutions for physical security and operations, announced that it has appointed Al Maillet as VP Sales of the Americas and to the company’s Leadership Team. This appointment supports the company’s increased focus on the Americas and responds to the market’s need for solutions that address a wide range of cross-functional challenges. Al brings with him 25 years of experience in business development, sales and management. His leadership experience...

Why Security Industry Companies Need To Adapt To Retain Skilled Personnel

A downside of our thriving economic times is a shortage of skilled personnel to work in the physical security marketplace. Strong economic growth translates into a low unemployment rate, and greater competition among employers to attract the best talent. The field of cybersecurity, in particular, is seeing a serious talent shortage, but any physical security company can also attest to our own challenges finding and keeping the best talent; not to mention the obvious - that cybersecurity is now...

Round Table Discussions

How Do You Measure Return On Investment (ROI) In The Security Market?

Measuring return on investment (ROI) has long presented a challenge to the security marketplace. Investment in security is often viewed as a necessary cost whose benefits cannot be measured. For example, how do you measure the value of an event that doesn’t happen (i.e., that has been prevented)? The difficulty of measuring ROI doesn’t diminish customers’ appetite for it, however. Today’s choosy customers are driven more than ever by the bottom line and expect any and all...

Should Marketers Seek To Leverage Violent Incidents?

When a big security breach occurs, the phones start ringing at security companies, or so the expectation goes. The nature of security is that it takes a security breach, or even a high-profile tragedy, to convince managers of the need for security technology. When a school shooting occurs, schools take note. When terrorism strikes a soft target, other vulnerable institutions notice. Same for hospitals and airports and even nightclubs. When an event occurs, it gets attention that could translate...

How Is The Role Of Distributors Changing In The Security Market?

Distributors have traditionally played an important role in the physical security market, ensuring ready availability of products that systems integrators need to complete their projects. But a changing industry has had dramatic impact all along the supply chain of which distributors are a critical link. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How is the role of distributors changing in the market, and what is the impact?