– Portal for Safety and Security en Boon Edam Broadens Sales Team on Continued Growth Boon Edam announced that the company has hired a new Service Sales role and further expanded its national and enterprise sales teams to support continued strong demand for security entrance solutions in the Americas. Fri, 03 Apr 2020 06:46:00 +0000 Optex sensors helping to protect endangered Elephants in Kenya Intelligent Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors from Optex are at the heart of a new solution that is helping to protect endangered elephants at the Mount Kenya National Park. Mount Kenya is the second largest mountain in Africa, and the UNESCO listed National Park was established to protect the mountain, which is a water tower for the surrounding area and whose forest reserves and surrounding areas provide refuge for a vast array of wildlife, of which there is a large population of Elephants, estimated at around 2,500. Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:55:00 +0000 Industrial Network Defense Solution Moxa´s Industrial Network Defense Solution is specially designed to secure industrial networks from both an Operations Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) perspective to better address the surging market demand for a comprehensive cybersecurity solution for industrial networks. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:49:00 +0000 Create safe and efficient buildings for work and life “It is crucial for residential and office buildings to account for the safety of people and property inside them. With increasing living standards and fierce competition between businesses all over the world, facility managers, security managers, and building owners are incorporating smart technologies in their design and daily operations to improve the safety, comfort and productivity of their building occupants.” Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:01:00 +0000 Security & Digitalization - Interview with Martin Bemba, CEO of Abus Security Center Intruder protection, video surveillance, access control & co. – they are increasingly blending into other systems within a building, such as the window control and the lighting systems. But the security technology should always play the primary role, says Martin Bemba. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:39:00 +0000 Hikvision launches LED Display Product Line Hikvision has launched a full range of LED displays, providing seamless, high-definition and colorful imaging. Developed and manufactured internally, Hikvision’s LED displays offer indoor fine pitch LED, indoor fixed LED, outdoor LED, and transparent LED technologies to cover a wide range of customization needs. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 10:13:00 +0000 Fire Protection: International School Secured with EN-54 Approved Fire System An addressable fire system from Advanced has been chosen to protect an international school in Myanmar, thanks to its EN-54 approval and integrated false alarm management solution. The 2-loop Axis EN system was installed after the British International School Yangon specified an EN-54 approved system to protect facilities, including classrooms, music studios, laboratories, libraries, and its five-hundred seat theatre. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:30:00 +0000 Dahua Donate Anti-Pandemic Materials Worldwide Recent months have seen the world suffering from the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). While fighting the pandemic, people from all walks of life and institutions from all over the world have also shown goodwill and donated various anti-pandemic materials to places in need. As a world-leading video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, Dahua Technology adheres to its social responsibility by donating High Accuracy Thermal Body Temperature Measurement equipment to multiple countries across the globe to aid the prevention and control of the pandemic. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 08:00:00 +0000 Protecting Employees Means Protection of ­Investment There are numerous special and niche suppliers on the market for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This makes procurement time-consuming and expensive. In addition, there is a flood of legal requirements, a growing number of products on offer and increasing demands from the employees. In view of these developments, the Hoffmann Group, a system partner for quality tools, workstations and storage, has set itself the goal of making choosing and buying PPE much simpler. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 15:11:00 +0000 Radar Range from Innosent now Available at Digi-Key Electronics To distribute its products, Innosent is partnering with the US company Digi-Key Electronics. Starting now, a wide range of products from Innosent is available from the Digi-Key online shop. The new business partners view this as an opportunity to make innovative radar technology available to the market quickly and easily. The distributor Digi-Key is one of the biggest providers of electronic components worldwide. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:10:00 +0000 Providing One Intelligent Layer of Security Around Temporary Sites The evolving methods of terrorists, organized crime and opportunistic intruders have led to leaps in peri­meter security technology, but the age-old principles still apply. Whether it‘s an ABC or Triple D approach, remember the basics, argues Richard Huison, general manager of Gallagher Security Europe. Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:48:00 +0000 Discreet Threat Detection Gun violence continues to be a serious issue across the US. With 24 mass shootings recorded already in 2020 alone, protecting vulnerable soft targets such as educational institutions, houses of worship, retail stores, office buildings, and music/event venues continues to remain a key priority for law enforcement across the country. Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:31:00 +0000 Teletrust: Free IT Security Solutions for Secure Mobile Working The current widespread switch to mobile working, home office, data transmission and remote authentication places increased demands on IT security. The IT Security Association Germany currently lists free IT security solutions of its members in order to offer support to affected users. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:38:00 +0000 Industrial Safety: Ansell’s 125-Year Healthy History Continues Ansell’s Industrial division manufactures and markets hand and body protection solutions for a wide range of industrial applications, protecting workers in almost every industry. GIT SECURITY had the opportunity to talk with Neil Salmon who, as president of one of Ansell’s business divisions, builds on the legacy of Eric Norman Ansell, the founder of the Ansell Rubber Company. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 10:10:00 +0000 New Facial Recognition Features for Avigilon Control Center Motorola Solutions announced the newest addition to its video security and analytics portfolio, Avigilon Control Center (ACC) 7.6.  ACC 7.6 is the company’s most recent video management software release, enabling enterprise customers to better monitor their facilities through new AI-powered facial recognition features and analytics. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 08:59:00 +0000 Moxa Joins OpenChain Project The OpenChain Project, an initiative by the Linux Foundation to streamline open source compliance, announced that Moxa has joined as a Platinum member. As one of the leading providers of industrial edge-to-cloud connectivity and computing solutions for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) environments, Moxa has demonstrated its continued commitment to open source compliance to enable advanced industrial networking and communications applications for the IIoT world. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 08:33:00 +0000 Comelit works out Fire Detection for New Gyms Comelit’s specialist fire detection systems have been specified by Avalon Technology Group at newly introduced smaller gym facilities of a leading low-cost leisure group. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 08:26:00 +0000 Gallagher Helps Secure New London Area Gallagher Security has helped secure an entire new postcode area of London – N1C. The King’s Cross estate was an underused 67-acre industrial wasteland owned by the King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership that is now being transformed into a new part of the city with homes, shops, offices, galleries, bars, restaurants, schools and a university. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 17:00:00 +0000 BSIA: Alarm Receiving Centres to Pass Numbers to BT Consumer The British Security Industry Association is encouraging Alarm Receiving Centres to provide their incoming telephone numbers - the number the alarm device dials - as soon as possible to BT Consumer to ensure devices are not left without service. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 16:51:00 +0000 Perimeter Illuminator Helps Capturing Wild Life Raytec’s Vario2 IR illuminators have been used to capture the antics of a pair of beavers who are helping to reduce the risk of flooding using their dam-building skills. Achieving exceptional images, the footage has since been used for BBC’s ‘The One Show’ (which will be aired in early 2020). Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:31:00 +0000 The Power of Intelligent Parking Management Searching for a space in a parking lot can waste valuable time. What’s more, slow paper ticketing systems can cause congestion as drivers queue to enter and leave. Organizations such as retail companies, private businesses and public authorities should consider a smart parking solution to tackle these challenges head-on. Intelligent parking guidance and smart entrance/exit control can ensure efficient, free-flowing parking at all times, while improving the user experience. Mon, 16 Mar 2020 09:06:00 +0000 Luton Airport Courtyard by Marriott gets Cybersecure Video Protection The new Courtyard by Marriott hotel at London’s Luton Airport is being protected with the latest, cybersecure video surveillance technology from Idis. The complete end-to-end solution is enabling trouble-free remote 24/7 monitoring, ensuring improved service efficiency, safety and security for guests. Idis DirectIP technology was chosen for its ease of installation and use together with the reassurance of multi-layered protection against cybersecurity risks. Fri, 13 Mar 2020 09:19:00 +0000 The Security Event and The Fire Safety Event Resceduled to September Following the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe, Nineteen Events have taken the decision to reschedule The Security Event, The Fire Safety Event Thu, 12 Mar 2020 15:28:00 +0000 Special Focus: Perimeter Protection ­Solutions in 2020 Perimeter protection has always been an important subject in military applications and later was further developed in the civilian sector to become an important part of security systems. Today it is indispensable for airport security, industrial sites, embassies, power plants, prisons, harbours, cities, public places and many more. GIT SECURITY explores different options on safeguarding perimeters and also informs about the latest solutions. Thu, 12 Mar 2020 15:24:00 +0000 Milestone Systems' CEO Resigns After 17 Years Milestone Systems’ Board of Directors announces that Lars Thinggaard, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to leave the company. As a result, the Board has started an open search to appoint a successor to Mr. Thinggaard. During the intervening period, Lars Larsen, Milestone Systems’ Chief Financial Officer, will serve as Interim CEO. Thu, 12 Mar 2020 14:15:00 +0000