Westpac New Zealand uses state-of-the-art Video Surveillance System

Security has come a long way in the banking business. At one time, for example, Westpac New Zealand supplied firearms to employees and had a gun range in the basement of one of its branches to train staff in marksmanship. It was only in 1975 that firearms were removed from the branches and the gun range deemed redundant. Today, Westpac New Zealand relies on a state-of-the-art video surveillance system from March Networks to protect its customers, employees and assets. Part of the Australian-based Westpac Group, Westpac New Zealand is the…

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Gemalto Awarded Multi-Year Service Contract for New British Passports

Gemalto has won an open tender with the Home Office, acting through Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO), for the production of the next generation of British passports and associated services. Gemalto, an international security company with substantial operations in the UK, won the contract following a rigorous competitive process which rated each bidder against strict requirements that included security capabilities, processes, technical quality and the value for money for the taxpayer. The contract is for 11.5 years, including 10 years of production and issuance services. British citizens will soon carry…

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Hikvision and Milestone Strategic Partnership for Indian Market

In a major security industry development, Hikvision and Milestone Systems have recently announced their strategic partnership in Mumbai, under which Prama Hikvision India will distribute Milestone video management software for the Indian market and they will collaborate in all Indian projects. This strategic partnership will also allow both companies to leverage better value to their partners in the distribution and project market. In the Indian security market, Hikvision’s partnership with Milestone System is one of the strategic wins for Prama Hikvision India. “We are very excited about the Hikvision and…

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Hochiki Launches Intelligent Fire Detectors

Hochiki, the leading global manufacturer of life safety systems, has expanded its life safety detection portfolio in India with the launch of a brand new multisensor product line. The ACD is a cost-effective solution to cater to the country’s demanding life safety detection needs. The Indian fire safety systems and equipment market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9% during 2017-2023. Growing consumer awareness, rise in fire incidences, stringent fire safety norms and overall growth in construction sector is expected to drive demand for fire safety systems and…

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