Premier Indian Broadband Provider Gets Optical Upgrade with Zyxel GPON Solution

GTPL Hathway is a cable and broadband provider headquartered in Ahmedabad, India. Founded in 2006, the company has become an industry leader in a short period of time. It currently maintains more than 20,000 kilometers of optical fiber cable, serving 8.7 million households in about 500 cities across the country. As India’s premier multi-system operator (MSO), GTPL is devoted to developing and delivering video products and data services of the highest quality. Challenges There were numerous network obstacles that GTPL wanted to overcome. Their first objective was to build an…

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MOBOTIX Innovative Thermal Cameras Communicate with Extinguishing Systems to Prevent Fires in Production

Things get hot when pots and pans are polished in the production process at Kuhn Rikon, the number one Swiss brand for crockery and kitchen aids. Dust explosions can easily occur if the temperature rises above a certain threshold, which in the worst-case scenario can lead to significant fire damage and production outages. Initiated by ITES GmbH,  MOBOTIX and Hekatron Brandschutz teamed up in a joint project to deliver 360° protection against this risk for Kuhn Rikon. MOBOTIX thermal imaging cameras are connected to the fire alarm and extinguisher control…

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Something Fishy: Raytec Protects Marine Species in California

Raytec’s IR illuminators have been installed across several beaches in Southern California. High quality even illumination has provided the client with 24-hour video surveillance, and enabled them to begin monitoring the spawning of a unique marine species. The challenge For SCP Electrical, the local electrical contractor working on the project, the main challenge was to obtain high quality night-time images, over a wide area, and long distances. With little ambient lighting available, cameras needed additional IR illumination to provide quality images, 24 hours a day. The solution would be used…

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3xLOGIC Junior Achievement of South Florida Upgrades Security System

3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, and a three-time Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ winner, working alongside Sonitrol of Fort Lauderdale, has completed a highly-anticipated security system upgrade for Junior Achievement of South Florida (JASF) at the organization’s JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion (JA World). JA World is located on the Broward College North Campus in Coconut Creek, Florida. With over 60,000 square feet of learning areas, rentable meetings rooms, and the Huizenga catering kitchen, JA World is the largest Junior Achievement…

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CP PLUS Extends its Security Cover to SDMC Primary Schools

Future of a society begins with the safety and security of its children. To ensure a safe and secure educational environment for the school going children, SDMC (South Delhi Municipal Corporation) was aiming to erect a dependable security infrastructure in its 334 primary schools across New Delhi. Following this objective, SDMC mooted a project to procure the latest security and surveillance equipment and establish a surveillance regimen. In search of a reliable partnership through official selection procedure, this project required the supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of CCTV surveillance cameras…

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See More with AI Solutions

To compete and thrive in today’s crowded markets, businesses and institutions need to work smarter. Based on a technology called Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) ‘trains’ computers to do tasks faster and better than what human beings can do. For example, in the application of video technology, AI makes it possible for security and business systems to recognise people, vehicles, as well as identify customer interests and certain scenarios that may sometime have human oversight like shelf items are running out of stock, and more. This means it’s now possible…

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Hilti Studies Façade Fires in Real Life Condition in Partnership with UL

Brij Bhushan Singh  Fire Protection Codes & Approvals Consultant, Hilti With increasing urbanization and changing architectural trends, innumerable buildings and skyscrapers with glass facades are adding to our city skylines, and hence it becomes imperative to understand the challenges posed by such infrastructure. To be aware of the hazards associated with façade fires, Hilti has partnered with UL LLC to study the spread of fire in real life conditions at Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar. In India, as per the National Building Code 2016 under clause 3.4.10.2 (b) – “All…

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Banks and Changing Security Technology

ATM skimming is widespread in the US and is spreading across the world. This technique employs a fake device placed over the ATM keyboard which records the bank account information and the PIN number when a debit card is inserted. This technique is also used at PoS venues, gas/ petrol pump stations and alike. These skimming devices have different physical appearances to match the PoS equipment but the underlying technique is the same. The stolen customer bank information is used to make fake cards which are used to commit fraud…

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Prasad Patil Speaks

Prasad Patil Chairman – SECONA , Director – MIPL SecurityLink India (SLI): What is the entity called Maha Infotech Pvt. Ltd. (MIPL) and what is its unique selling proposition? Prasad Patil: Maha Infotech Pvt. Ltd. (MIPL) was founded by me and my Co-director, Sudhir Deshpande – almost 18 years ago. MIPL primarily provides IT and security consultancy, and we focus on the application of technology to solve information challenges and mitigate security risks. SLI: Kindly give a brief about some of your flagship projects? Prasad Patil: We have been very fortunate…

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Array Networks Investing $20m in Research Lab, Design in India

Array Networks Inc, is investing $20 million in India. The investment will be largely in setting up and running Array Center for Technology Innovation (ACTI) focused on product innovation and design center, as well as augmentation of highly skilled research and technical manpower. Array Networks aims to increase its manpower by 500% by the end of 2019. Fiscal 2018 saw a promising YoY growth of 40% in the India market. The major chunk of this impressive growth came from the government, BFSI, aviation, media and education verticals. With this investment…

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