Five Security Lessons Learned From Our Customers Navigating Covid-19

Samir Nayak Sr. Sales Director & Country Manager, Everbridge Leading organizations are accelerating their digital transformation to cope with the multitude of disruptions that the pandemic and other critical events are creating. The COVID-19 pandemic is also shining a light on organizations that are succeeding in this environment, having strong business models in conjunction with strengths in adaptability and resilience. As security executives are navigating their organization’s road to recovery and considering a post-pandemic future, there are many lessons to be learned from how the world’s leading organizations are acclimatizing…

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Reinforce Social Distancing Measures with Occupancy Counting Technology

Challenge The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of life, at both a professional and personal level. As new information emerges about businesses reopening and restrictions lifting to give way to a new definition of normalcy, there remains public and health safety guidelines to curb the spread. This challenge could not be more top of mind for organizations, both public and private, in how they open up their operations while keeping their employees and customers safe. It has been established that social distancing plays a pivotal role in limiting the…

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Kidnapping: Handling of Hostage Situation & Negotiation Skills

Anil Puri CMD, APS group A thought leader and an action catalyzer rolled into one – Anil Puri is a rare combination of a visionary, and one who has mastered the art of strategic and tactical thinking to the core. He has been using this combination to seed new ideas and to lead them to their implementation on-ground. This has been a consistent feature of his career. He has rich experience of approximately 35 years in corporate in diverse domains & from functional managerial level to apex as chairman of…

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An Interaction with Milind Borkar

Milind Borkar VP – Sales Infinova, MEIA (SAARC) SecurityLinkIndia (SLI): 2020 has been the year of Covid 19, fatal for all – more so for business and economy; and future is also not certain. How do you explain it with your experience? Milind Borkar: I do not think it has been fatal for the industry. It has been bad yes, with more than four months of lockdown, travel restrictions and what have you. I personally was stuck first in India and then in Kuwait for the mandatory period of quarantine…

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An Interface with Ashish P. Dhakan

Ashish P. Dhakan MD & CEO Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd. Prama Hikvision’s key focus in the year 2021 is to stay relevant to the fast evolving requirements of the vertical markets SecurityLinkIndia (SLI): 2020 has been the year of Covid 19, impact was felt by all the stakeholders of security industry – more so for business and economy; and future is also not certain. How do you explain it with your experience? Response: The pandemic was a black swan event in the history of Indian security Industry. After a…

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newColorVu Offerings Now with 4K and Varifocal Options

Prama Hikvision, India’s leading video security solution provider, has introduced new ColorVu offerings for more vivid 24/7 colorful imaging, and has first included 4K and varifocal cameras in the full-color range. In video security, color-related information is crucial to identifying details of events especially at night. Conventional cameras with infrared lighting only provide black and white images for night monitoring. As a result, people, vehicles, or other important objects can easily be blurry and blend into the background, which makes it difficult to distinguish critical elements. Hikvision ColorVu technology resolves…

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3xLOGIC Launches the VIGIL Video Solutions in EMEA to Help Organisations Leverage Detailed Data Insights

3xLOGIC, the leading provider of server and cloud-based technology, is launching its VIGIL suite of video solutions across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The ecosystem, comprising software and hardware such as cameras, recorders, thermal imagers, people counters, and accessories, is designed to provide a scalable security solution that’s tailored to every business need. Business leaders have increasing amounts of data available to analyse, with the total amount of data in the world forecast to reach 59 zettabytes in 2020. The 3xLOGIC ecosystem taps into this, by…

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March Networks’ End-toEnd Video Solution Earns Approval From Dubai’s SIRA

March Networks®, a global video security and video-based business intelligence provider, has announced that its products have obtained approval from Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA). SIRA is a regulatory body that governs best practices in security systems and services in Dubai (UAE). Its Security Equipment Approval certificates help businesses in the UAE determine which products meet its rigorous standards. By obtaining SIRA approval on its Command Enterprise video management system and recording platform, along with a wide range of its IP cameras, March Networks can now offer a complete,…

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Face Recognition Software Shows Improvement in Recognizing Masked Faces

A new study of face recognition technology created after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic shows that some software developers have made demonstrable progress at recognizing masked faces. The findings, produced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), are detailed in a new report called Ongoing Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) Part 6B: Face Recognition Accuracy with Face Masks Using Post-COVID-19 Algorithms (NISTIR 8331). It is the agency’s first study that measures the performance of face recognition algorithms developed following the arrival of the pandemic. A previous report…

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Axis EN Fire System Protects Dubai’s Latest $750 Million Hotel Complex and Mall

A network of 19 Axis EN fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at the prestigious Wafi Hotel complex and Mall in Dubai. Wafi City is a mixed-use development in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The complex includes a mall, hotels, restaurants, residences, and a nightclub. The ‘city’ is styled in the theme of Ancient Egypt. In total, 19 EN54-approved Axis EN fire panels including integrated fire telephone system, and 7,500 devices have been installed across the US$750 million Wafi Hotel and Mall development project. The site itself comprises…

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