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2016 Detektor International Awards Finalists Revealed!

Autumn means that it is time once again to reveal the finalists for three of the most prestigious accolades to be awarded in the security industry – The Detektor International Awards 2016. As usual the competition is divided into three technology categories – CCTV, Alarm and Detection and finally, Access Control and the final awards presentation will take place on the evening of the 16th November, in Copenhagen in conjunction with the Sectech show.

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Video surveillance drives threat detection systems market

The threat detection systems market is expected to grow from USD 48.38 Billion in 2015 to reach USD 119.17 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 13.11% between 2016 and 2022, according to the latest information published by Marketsandmarkets. Increasing threat of terrorist activities, rising territorial conflicts, and geopolitical instabilities have led to the rise in the demand for threat detection systems. Also, increasing need for large-scale surveillance systems at public and commercial places is driving the demand for threat detection equipment

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"Not only does it include all the features of our previous generation Sharp ALPR cameras, but it also brings a whole new level of image precision," said Chris Yigit, Program Manager for Autovu.

Genetec new ALPR camera brings new level of precision

The new Genetec Autovu Sharp-V is a fixed ALPR (automated license plate recognition) camera with onboard processing, highly precise settings, easy and flexible installation and new affordable pricing. Genetec unveiled and demonstrated the Autovu Sharp-V for the first time at the IACP (International Association of Chiefs of Police) conference in San Diego, California, last week. The Autovu Sharp-V camera is expected to be available in early December 2016.

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New monitoring drones from IBM & Aerialtronics

IBM and Aerialtronics, a Netherlands-based designer and producer of unmanned aircraft systems, have unveiled the first commercial drones featuring cognitive computing capabilities from the IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) Platform on IBM Cloud. Aerialtronics vehicles can provide high-quality inspection services for global organisations across multiple industries, from monitoring city traffic patterns to inspecting wind turbines, oil rigs and cell tower optimisation.

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Bosch addresses IoT head on in new partnership

Software AG has entered a strategic innovation partnership with Robert Bosch GmbH to develop new joint services and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0. Furthermore, both companies have agreed to collaborate on sales activities in order to extend Bosch’s IoT cloud user base. Especially partners and customers in manufacturing, logistics and retail will reap the benefits of Industry 4.0 and the rapidly growing IoT market through the partnership.

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Siemens also set up a general alarm function for Kent School that prompts all students, teachers and staff to assemble at defined locations.

Mass notification systems save lives

Mass notification systems are designed to share information quickly and over a wide area – regardless of where the recipients happen to be at the time. It is the only way to ensure that those at risk can react swiftly and appropriately. With Desigo Mass Notification, Siemens has developed a flexible solution for routine and emergency communications that incorporates modern communication methods. A U.S. boarding school was recently equipped with this groundbreaking and efficient technology.

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