IFSEC India 2019 Concludes at a Successful Note

19-21 December 2019 • India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR The last moment change of venue (precisely in November 2019) from Pragati Maidan, New Delhi to the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida was an apprehension for all the stakeholders including participants, but the unexpected turned positive and the 13th edition of International Fire & Security Exhibition and Conference IFSEC India 2019 concluded at a positive note. Security market in India is growing at a CAGR of 20% The private security industry in India provides employment to more than 70…

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Study Evaluates Effects of Race, Age, Sex on Face Recognition Software

How accurately do face recognition software tools identify people of varied sex, age and racial background? According to a new study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the answer depends on the algorithm at the heart of the system, the application that uses it and the data it’s fed – but the majority of face recognition algorithms exhibit demographic differentials. A differential means that an algorithm’s ability to match two images of the same person varies from one demographic group to another. Results captured in the report,…

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BOSCH Camera-Based Life-Saver

Microsleep, distraction, a seatbelt left undone – many things that happen inside a vehicle can have far-reaching consequences. To avert critical driving situations and possibly also accidents, it is planned that cars will in the future use their sensors not simply to monitor the road but also the driver and other passengers. For this purpose, Bosch has developed a new interior monitoring system featuring cameras and artificial intelligence (AI). “If the car knows what its driver and occupants are doing, driving will become safer and more convenient,” said Harald Kroeger,…

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IDIS Video Tech Deployed at Top Birmingham Secondary School

One of Birmingham’s top secondary schools has switched to IDIS video technology in a drive to improve security, safety, and standards of personal behaviour. With its ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating, Swanshurst School is one of the city’s most popular destinations for girl’s secondary education, with more than 1800 pupils aged 11 to 19 years. “Video monitoring is key to efficient use of resources at the school,” said Swanshurst’s Strategic Business Manager, Annette Tyler, “Because we have such a busy site, the ability of our senior team to see who is entering…

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OT Systems Ethernet-Over-Coax Solution takes the HKIA CCTV System from Analog to IP

The Hong Kong International Airport recently modernized its CCTV system taking its surveillance capabilities from analogue to IP by integrating OT Systems’ Ethernet-over-Coax (EoC) transmission solution to existing infrastructure. A total of 100 single-channel ET1100CPp-T transmitters were installed to connect 100 IP cameras and connected to either single-channel ET1100CPp-R receivers or 8 to 16-channel ET4200CPp-RS8/16 rackmount receivers. The ET4200CPp-RS8/ 16 receiver offers full switching capability and 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps auto-MDI/ MDIX full-duplex communication and it is available with rack-mounting installation in a 19-inch rack cabinet. The EoC solution provides flexible…

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Securiton Safeguarding Tunnel Infrastructure in Colombia

An important infrastructure project that, for years, had been postponed for political or environmental reasons finally received its inauguration last August. The project’s tunnels and viaducts in and around the Colombian city of Medellín are intended to provide fast access to the neighbouring valley, location of the international airport. Securiton is safeguarding the tunnels and key infrastructure installations against fire. Situated in the Aburrá valley in the mid-Andes mountain range in north-western Colombia, Medellín lies 1538m above sea level. The ‘Capital of the Mountains’ is the country’s second largest city…

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Ocean Blue Car Wash Standardizes on 3xLOGIC Video Surveillance

3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, has recently announced that Ocean Blue Car Wash, Prescott Valley, AZ, has deployed/ upgraded to 3xLOGIC 32 4MP camera video surveillance systems at four of its locations to date. DC Pro Systems is the integrator of record as it continues to install and maintain a growing number of Ocean Blue locations. As one of the state’s first Express Car Wash concepts, the owners of Ocean Blue Car Wash have put to use their 15 years of experience to create a…

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SophosLabs Intelix A Cloud-Based Threat Intelligence Platform

Sophos has announced the availability of SophosLabs Intelix, a cloud-based threat intelligence and analysis platform that enables developers to build more secure applications. With SophosLabs Intelix, developers can make API calls into the platform for turnkey cyberthreat expertise that assesses the risk of artifacts such as files, URLs and IP addresses. The platform continuously updates and collates petabytes of real-time and historical intelligence, including: telemetry from Sophos’ endpoint, network and mobile security solutions; data from honeypots and spam traps; 30 years of threat research; predictive insights from machine and deep…

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New Generation of IP Villa Door Stations

Hikvision has released its new generation of IP Villa Door Stations (DS-KV8X13/DS-KV61X3 series), providing a simpler video intercom solution for houses and small buildings, and delivering more convenience, security and style on the doorstep. The door stations have been designed to be user-friendly, making installation easy and cost-effective. Standard Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), plug and play, and Wi-Fi technologies simplify installation, and can provide fast and convenient data transmission. Either intuitive step-by-step configuration wizard on machine or online web configuration way makes the set-up process more convenient and easier. For DS-KV8X13 series,…

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