– Portal for Safety and Security en Euralarm’s Annual Report 2017-2018 published Euralarm has released its Annual Report. The publication of the report coincides with the end of the Euralarm Board’s three-year mandate and therefore, beyond the usual account of the past year’s activities, it also offers a review of the work achieved during that three-year period, particularly in terms of invigorating the Euralarm community. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:00:00 +0000 Bosch Building Technologies invests in Israeli AI start-up AnyVision Bosch Building Technologies division is partnering with AnyVision Interactive Technologies Ltd. and is acquiring a 9 percent stake in the Israeli AI-based person and object recognition start-up. It has been agreed that the purchase price will not be disclosed. The agreement signed on June 18, 2018, provides both for the acquisition of a stake by Bosch and a sales and technology partnership. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:39:00 +0000 Dahua Technology and Agent Vi Announce Product Integration Dahua Technology and Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) announced the integration of Agent Vi’s savVi video analytics software suite with Dahua’s Digital Surveillance System (DSS) line of video management systems (VMS). Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:06:00 +0000 Large Public Transportation Monitoring Project in the UK One of the UK’s largest video surveillance projects in recent years involving the deployment of 845 Wisenet cameras manufactured by Hanwha Techwin, is nearing completion. The video surveillance system, which is designed to play an important role in helping ensure the safe and reliable delivery of public transport across the West Midlands, is being used to monitor activity at over 50 railway stations, 11 bus stations, 3 Midland Metro park and ride sites, as well as the main Number 11 bus route around the City of Birmingham. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:45:00 +0000 BSIA: Exclusive Events at IFSEC 2018 IFSEC International 2018 is set to be another impressive event, with an extensive seminar programme and a wide range of security products and services on show. While there is plenty to see across the show floor, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) also has some exciting events planned throughout the week. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:02:00 +0000 Hikvision announces major expansion of its Technology Partner Program at IFSEC 2018 Following the launch of its Technology Partner Program (TPP) at IFSEC 2017, Hikvision is announcing compelling new benefits for partners at this year’s conference. At IFSEC 2018, Hikvision will introduce a major expansion of its partner programme. This will offer partners a wealth of technical and commercial resources, including go-to-market support, in-depth technical support, development and integration toolsets, and streamlined communications with Hikvision experts. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:48:00 +0000 Wavestore Integrates Salto A technology partnership formed between Salto and Wavestore is enabling operators to instantly visually verify the identity of anyone attempting to gain access to a site or sensitive areas of a building. The successful integration of the two companies’ software platforms means users of Salto Access Control are now able to view event-driven video captured by cameras connected to the Linux based and open platform Wavestore Video Management Software (VMS). Fri, 15 Jun 2018 06:25:00 +0000 Iris and Face Detection Advances TBS Biometrics has introduced the 2D Eye reader, combining an iris algorithm and face detection. The sensor captures the iris of both eyes while the face sensor is used to automatically distinguish the height of the users. Iris recognition is extremely accurate but still not user-friendly. The reader overcomes limitations by combining the best of both worlds. Its face detection interaction is most convenient for users, while its iris-based identification guarantees high levels of accuracy. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 04:50:00 +0000 Four Things You Need to Know about GDPR and HID Mobile Access As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took affect on May 25th, 2018, we reflect on how mobile access customers, who enable users to use their phones as a “key” to unlock doors, have been adapting and becoming compliant-ready for months. User data is, of course, utilized in cloud services-based mobile access to connect individuals’ phones (and their identities) to the back-end of the physical access control system. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:44:00 +0000 Oncam Recognized for Multiple Awards Oncam announced today it was honored with two awards for its innovative products: Most Innovative Online Solution from the 2018 North American Fraud Awards alongside its partners at Video Analysis Solutions (VAS) and a 2018 Money-Saving Products Award from BUILDINGS Magazine for its new Evolution 180 Indoor Camera. The recognitions demonstrate the company's continued dedication to innovation and the development of technology to address today's greatest security and business challenges. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 06:25:00 +0000 Security and Comfort: Lares by Ksenia Security in Combination with Apple Home Kit The video shows how to combine comfort tools with security - here with the smart home security system "Lares" by Ksenia Security and Apple's "Siri". Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:45:00 +0000 A Sneak Peak to Dahua at IFSEC 2018 Dahua Technology is excited to showcase its innovative, intelligent solutions for their visitors at IFSEC 2018. Creating Value with AI will be this years’ theme. All kinds of AI-powered intelligent solutions will be on display at IFSEC International, including Smart City, Smart Retail, Smart Industrial Park, Smart Residential, etc. Other highlighted technologies and products such as HDCVI 4.0, ePoE, Commercial Display, as well as Lechange consumer products will also be on display at the exhibition. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:13:00 +0000 Life-Saving Safety and Security Management from Maxxess at IFSEC Security controllers can now provide life-saving safety monitoring and communications on their sites, thanks to integration of the Maxxess eFusion security management platform with Ambit, the company’s cloud-based safety and security offering that includes a smartphone app. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:11:00 +0000 Basics of Storage Collecting massive amounts of data is the trend of our time. Higher-resolution videos, smarter software and interconnection of devices, not just in the field of automation, keep security companies in need of an adaptable simple solution to make use of the collected data. Therefore, storage providers had to come up with suitable solutions for these large amounts of data. Now, GIT SECURITY looks at the past and present in terms of how far we’ve come since video was first digitally stored. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:34:00 +0000 GIT SECURITY Industry Talk: A Collection of Airport Security Solutions As it is well-known, airports are one of the most highly critical infrastructures. They have to keep up highest security requirements while maintaining visitors and package flow at all times. It is vital that every area is monitored, including hangars, car parks, terminal and access roads, runways and the perimeter. There are a number of parties involved when it comes to security at an airport; from the customs and excise, the local and national police as well as the airport operators themselves. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:12:00 +0000 SimonsVoss’ Pincode keyboard enhances established MobileKey access system Available as from Q3 2018, the succinctly named Pincode keyboard from SimonsVoss enhances the company's already well-established MobileKey access system. This electronic system is designed for small business units or domestic premises with up to 20 doors and 100 users. Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:53:00 +0000 GIT SECURITY AWARD 2019: The Finalists Are Chosen Active participation, a new category and numerous products: GIT SECURITY AWARD is entering its 13th year. The GIT SECURITY team is proud to report that the trends of the industry are reflected in the spread of products: An innovation-high can this year be reported in Category D – Access, Burglary and Perimeter Protection, as participation numbers rose above and beyond what was expected, reflecting the current trends and plethora of innovations in the access market, smart access being only one of them. Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:30:00 +0000 GIT SECURITY Industry Talk: Information is the Basis of Innovation When you work for a scientific publisher like Wiley it is within your DNA to assume that research work and spreading the news about research results and innovation is the answer to most business challenges. Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:05:00 +0000 Arecont: On the Way to New Shores Known as a pioneer in the field of multisensor and megapixel cameras, Arecont just recently announced important changes in the executive leadership team to better position the company for continued growth. At intersec and after ISC West GIT SECURITY had the opportunity to talk to Raul Calderon, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Arecont Vision and Sanjit Bardhan, Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI). Now with the announcement of the Contera ranges, Arecont Vision takes the next big step on the product side. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:40:00 +0000 Fire Protection at Slovenia’s Public Broadcast Institution RTV Slovenia is the public broadcasting institution based in the capital city, Ljubljana. It produces a wide range of informative, educational and entertainment shows that promote the Slovenian way of life and encourage cultural creativity. RTV is always looking to embrace new technology – Apollo fire detection devices were first installed there by panel partner and installer Zarja Elektronika in 1994 and it was important to the national broadcaster that upgrades would include the latest technological advances in fire detection. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:38:00 +0000 Wisenet Biometrics & Retail Solutions Hanwha Techwin and analytic specialists A.I Tech, have jointly engineered biometrics and retail solutions to enable small retail chains, as well as small outlets such as convenience stores, newsagents and petrol stations, to gain a greater understanding of the type and numbers of people who visit their stores. Accurate and Reliable Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:31:00 +0000 OPTEX’s REDSCAN RLS-2020S: Compact, high resolution and high reliability OPTEX REDSCAN RLS-2020S is a compact, high resolution, high reliability indoor and outdoor laser sensor that creates a customisable ‘virtual’ wall, or plane detection area of 20m x 20m maximum. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:14:00 +0000 Mobotix Camera Line with Integrated MxBus Functionality Mobotix offers its second generation Mx6 camera line with integrated MxBus functionality (camera types x16B/x26B). The MxBus technology is based on an extended camera board. This two-wire cable system developed by Mobotix is encrypted against cyberattacks and expands camera functions by including practical additional Mobotix modules such as the MX-GPS-Box, a reliable time server for a complete video system. Wed, 06 Jun 2018 14:47:00 +0000 Innovations for Businesses at IFSEC 2018 Assa Abloy has unveiled its latest integrated security and access control technologies that it will be showcasing for commercial businesses at IFSEC 2018, 19-21 June. Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:54:00 +0000 Launch of Casino Solutions Dallmeier, a solutions provider for the casino industry, has just returned from the G2E Asia show where the company have had a successful launch of their latest Smart Casino Solutions, which were extremely well received by visitors. The company’s vision is to create innovative operational systems that can manage different business areas and concepts in real-time, giving the operators complete control of all aspects of their properties, such as gaming, security, surveillance, hospitality, retail and strategic marketing. Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:30:00 +0000