Genetec releases Security Center 5.6
Genetec Inc. has released the latest release of it unified security platform Security Center with version 5.6. Key enhancements include additional cyber security measures, a new HTML5-based web client, integration of Simonsvoss electronic locks and the Mercury Security MS Bridge, and the ability to enroll license plates as access control credentials with the Autovu Sharp V camera.
GJD wins Queens Award for Enterprise
GJD, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and designers of electronic perimeter detection and high performance LED illumination, has been awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade, the UK’s highest accolade for international business success.
Vanderbilt partners with Citel in Italy
Vanderbilt, a global leader in providing state-of-the-art security systems, has entered into a new partnership with Citel Spa, a premier supplier of physical security information management (PSIM) software to Italy’s financial and industrial sector.
Dahua steps up cyber security with Angelcam
Dahua and Angelcam have partnered to integrate the Eco-savvy 2.0 network cameras and the Home Wifi cameras. The inclusion of Angelcam, a cloud-based integration platform for security cameras, will simplify the process of connecting cameras to the cloud and offer an assortment of features including cloud storage, public broadcasting, and the ability to view multiple cameras remotely on a variety of devices.
Comment of the month
Cybersecurity –a new buzzword for video surveillance providers
As technology development moves on at an increasing pace the security industry is constantly taking advantage of the progress. The migration from an analogue to a digital technology was a real game changer. Suddenly technology integration has become much easier and cost effective. User friendliness and flexibility seem to no long have any limits.
Here, and, in the newly published edition of Detektor magazine 02/17, Lennart Alexandrie, gives his views on the cyber threat and how it might affect the security industry.
AMAG joins Arecont partner scheme with Symmetry VMS
Digital Barriers sets new benchmark for throughput screening
Digital Barriers has confirmed that its Thruvis public safety solution has successfully and uniquely achieved a screening rate of up to 1,000 people per hour at peak times – estimated to be more than five times faster than traditional security lanes.
Flir reaches one million unit milestone
Flir Systems, Inc. is celebrating the production of its one millionth Flir Lepton(R) microcamera core. Lepton is today the world's smallest and most widely deployed microbolometer thermal imaging camera module. Additionally, Flir also announced it is making its highest resolution Lepton, Flir Lepton 3, available to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for product integration.
Geovision home cloud camera wins 2017 Red Dot award
Geovision's Opal S1, the cloud camera designed for home use, has won the 2017 Red Dot Product Design Award, among 5,500 entries from 54 countries.
Assa Abloy acquires Jerith in the US
Assa Abloy has acquired Jerith Aluminum Fence, a leading supplier of aluminum fencing for residential, commercial and industrial applications in the US.
Lenel Milestone strategic alliance in North America
Lenel will begin selling Milestone Systems video management software (VMS) solutions directly through the Lenel Value Added Reseller (VAR) channel in North America.
Panasonic aims to take new direction at Ifsec
Panasonic Business is set to launch a new direction for its European security business at Ifsec 2017, the company will be asking the industry to change how CCTV is perceived and procured.
Dahua teams up with Intel's Movidius to enable AI
Dahua USA and Intel’s Movidius group have partnered to enable the Movidius’ Myriad 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU) technology to power select Dahua video surveillance cameras with advanced intelligence functions that train the devices to gather, analyse, and retain information much like the human brain.
Lilin IR IP marine camera
The IPC0422 day/night IR IP marine camera from Lilin has been specially designed to withstand corrosive environments and is ideal for integration within room and cabin control systems.
Nedap signs development agreement with Huawei
At the recent Cebit 2017 event, Nedap and Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Nedap, leading specialist in vehicle detection technology, will cooperate with Huawei to develop a smart parking management system based on Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) technology.
Abus UK appoints new MD
Abus worldwide have continued to successfully grow as a supplier of total security solutions ranging from mechanical security products to advanced intruder, access control and video surveillance systems. In recognition of the total security range now available and with UK being a key market for the company, Abus has appointed Peter Romanov as new Managing Director of Abus UK.
Ievo integrates with Keytracker
A new integration of cutting edge biometric recognition technology and key management systems is offering the very highest levels of security for organisations managing large number of priority keys. The system is the result of co-operation between Ievo Ltd, the Newcastle-based manufacturer of biometric recognition systems, and Keytracker Ltd, the Midlands manufacturer of key management systems.
President of Euralarm: ”Cyber attacks are a big challenge for smart cities”
In an interview with Detektor TV Magazine, Enzo Peduzzi, President of Euralarm, stresses that cyber attacks are a major problem for smart cities. “We see problems almost every day, but there are initiatives from the industry making it secure”, he says.
RFID helps streamline waste collection
Finnish cleantech company Marimatic Oy develops and delivers automatic waste collection systems for solid municipal waste using energy-saving pneumatic conveying technology. To control access to its waste collection points, Marimatic chose Idesco RFID readers.
Smart parking solution meets the challenge
In the last two decades, global economic growth has led to a tremendous increase in vehicles in almost every corner of the world. Reports have shown that in cities, most high rise apartment buildings have had difficulties managing their parking spaces. ID card issuing, billing, entrance control and payment made the entrance procedure very inefficient. Traditional smart card management systems limit the access to those who hold an allocated smart card. However, cards could be stolen and the processing of a lost card is inconvenient.