Johnson Controls Announces VideoEdge Integration with EntraPass go Mobile App

Johnson Controls is introducing the integration of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass go Mobile App with the Tyco American Dynamics VideoEdge software, enabling remote management of access control, video and intrusion tasks for seamless, on-the-go security system operation from a mobile device. The American Dynamics VideoEdge integration with the EntraPass go Mobile App provides a single easy use interface for managing, responding and controlling aspects of the video management system infrastructure through the use of the EntraPass go Mobile App. Video management capabilities include the ability to view live video with…

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Johnson Controls Wins Most Intelligent Building IBcon Digie Award

Johnson Controls has recently announced its Digie Award win for ‘Most Intelligent Building – Corporate Headquarters’ for its ground-breaking work on Bee’ah’s new headquarters in the UAE. This award recognizes extraordinary examples of buildings, projects and communities that best demonstrate smart, connected, high-performance intelligent building concepts throughout the world. Using Johnson Controls Digital Vault and extended capabilities built on Microsoft Azure, Johnson Controls partnered with Microsoft and the Middle East’s leading digital transformation catalyst, Evoteq, to implement intelligent edge systems, devices and software designed to optimize energy efficiency, make the…

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New Bedford Housing Authority Selects Avigilon for New Video Security Solution

The New Bedford Housing Authority (NBHA) in Massachusetts, USA has selected Avigilon video security solutions to help improve safety and reduce crime within its community. With close to 1,750 federal public housing units and 748 state aided units, the NBHA services over 6,000 individuals by providing safe, well-maintained and affordable housing units. New Bedford has faced challenges related to crime, which prompted the NBHA to seek out a security system that delivers actionable results to increase public safety throughout its community. The NBHA has deployed a complete Avigilon solution to…

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Prama Hikvision Launches ‘Bravery Awards’

Honours 9 Policemen for Exemplary Service and Courage Prama Hikvision, India’s leading provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, successfully launched their first edition of ‘Bravery Awards’ on 24 July 2019 at the Hikvision Expo, Rajkot, Gujarat. The Bravery Awards aim to recognize and honour the exemplary, exceptionally meritorious and heroic acts of police professionals in extraordinary circumstances. The awards were conferred by Manoj Agarwal, Police Commissioner and Ajay Chaudhary, Assistant Police Commissioner, Rajkot; and AK Jadeja, DGP, Gujarat.   “We are extremely pleased to launch the first of…

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InfoComm 2019

Around the world, new and impressive digital applications are constantly being pushed out. From fully-automated offices to 3D simulation environments, remote healthcare to interactive gaming, these applications are changing the way we live, learn, play and work. For India to stake her claim as an economic powerhouse in the digital era, she must fully embrace cutting-edge technology. Right now, there is a need to learn from successful global installations, and engineer applications that will benefit the Indian population. Now more than ever, stakeholders across all industries need to stay ahead…

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FICCI Conference on Countering Rogue Drones

The gold rush of the 19th century brought together people from all economic strata. It brought investors, opportunists, miners, entrepreneurs, law enforcers and law breakers together to a single location. There was a law of the land but implementation of that law was a challenge. The modern drone industry portrays a similar lay of the land. There is a gold mine of potential applications and business opportunities. This has attracted participants from multiple industries to provide business solutions. India has the law of the land in terms of regulations for…

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Inaugural Edition of Safe Secure Smart Cities Conference

The inaugural edition of the ‘Safe Smart Cities Conference’ concluded on a successful note at The Lalit hotel, New Delhi. Organized by Corptive Research, the event was supported by GACS, Forces Network and AIILSG; EY was the knowledge partner to the event. MitKat Advisory was the associate partner, and SecurityLink India, Construction World and Urban Update were the official media partners. The event gained broader relevance considering the new term of the BJP government. With the smart cities mission launched on 25 June 2015 by Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of…

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HPE Announces $500 Million Investment in India to Drive Innovation and Growth

Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to invest $500 million in India over the next five years. This strategic investment underscores HPE’s long-term commitment to India and will enable the company to grow its operations, manufacturing and employee base in the country, increase its R&D and services exports, as well as invest in technology initiatives to drive positive change for local Indian communities. “The Modi 2.0 administration’s vision of a $5 trillion economy is impressive and fitting for a country with this level of energy and opportunity,” said Antonio Neri, President and…

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Matrix COSEC Elevator based Access Control

Security issues corresponding to controlling access are perceived as a prime concern and strenuous challenge in various sectors like corporate office, manufacturing units, BFSI, healthcare and hotels. These arduous challenges require meticulously planned access control strategies. Implementation of such strategies can be employed at exit/ entry doors and at datacenters. Along with the conventional approach, it is being enhanced with advanced features to control access and improve security with elevators. Matrix offers elevator based access control, which allows access and entry in the elevator using biometric or RFID card credential,…

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Dahua Technology’s AI Person Re-Identification Refreshed Three Data Sets Records

After obtaining the first place in the open dataset ranking in 2018 and the large-scale person search competition of PRCV2018, Dahua AI Person Re-identification technology recently made another breakthrough – in the three international authoritative open data sets Market1501, DukeMTMC-reid and CUHK03, the key indicator mAP reached 91.98%, 83.96%, and 85.72% respectively, refreshing the best performance record and continuing the leading position in algorithm. This year, Dahua AI technology has acquired the top rankings in many international competitions fields such as semantic segmentation and instance segmentation etc. Person re-identification technology,…

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