Videonetics Secures Birthplace of Lord Buddha Lumbini Park, Nepal

The customer The story of Buddhism began in Lumbini, where Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C. Soon after, the famous garden of Lumbini, became a place of pilgrimage. Located in the terai plains of Southern Nepal, Lumbini Park comprises of key Buddhist attractions such as Maya Devi Temple, World Peace Pagoda, Bodhi Tree, single stone Ashoka Pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka, Pond Pushkarini, stupas, monasteries, and more. Till date, this sacred place continues to hold archaeological remains associated with Lord Buddha’s birth. The challenge A UNESCO…

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Genetec Helps Customers Break Free From Proprietary Access Control systems with Next-Generation Synergis Cloud Link

Genetec Inc., a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, recently announced the immediate availability of a new generation of its Synergis™ Cloud Link PoE-enabled IoT gateway for access control. Manufactured in North America to mitigate supply chain delays, Synergis Cloud Link addresses increasing demand for non-proprietary access control solutions and provides a safe and secure gateway to a cloud or hybrid deployment. When modernizing an existing security system, Synergis Cloud Link’s open architecture allows organizations to leverage their current access control infrastructure and…

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Qognify Helps Ensure Passengers Safety and Security at Václav Havel Airport Prague with Qognify EIM (Situator)

Qognify, a leading provider of video and enterprise incident management (EIM) solutions, recently announced that Prague Airport, a. s. has selected Qognify EIM (Situator) to interconnect its security systems and provide security control room personnel with a single incident management interface, as well as the ability to verify the validity of identification cards using mobile devices throughout the airport. Prague Airport, a. s. is a company that operates Václav Havel Airport Prague in the Czech Republic. The international airport is one of the fastest growing in Europe, in the 10-25…

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Copperleaf Golf Estate: South African Golf and Residential Community Protects Residents and Visitors 24×7 with Hikvision

The challenge: Securing a gated golf and residential community Residential gated communities provide significantly improved security compared to ‘open’ streets. In particular, gated communities can tightly control access for vehicles and people, helping to protect residents and visitors to a far greater degree than would otherwise be possible. But gated communities also face specific security challenges. As well as requiring physical walls or fences to prevent unauthorized people from entering, site perimeters need to be checked constantly to prevent security breaches, and to support real-time responses to prevent theft, vandalism,…

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Missouri DOT Selects Rekor Systems’ Advanced AI-Driven Solutions to Improve Highway Congestion and Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Rekor Systems, Inc., a global AI technology company with a mission to provide data-driven insights that build safer, smarter and more efficient cities around the world through intelligent infrastructure, recently announced that Rekor has been selected for the launch of a multi-year program with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to not only make roads less congested and safer, but to help rid the state of severe traffic crashes – all key objectives of Missouri’s Show-Me Zero Strategic Highway Safety Plan 2021-2025. The program is a result of a $719,000…

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Securiton Fire Protection for the Suez Tunnel

Egypt has made great efforts in terms of infrastructure expansion in recent years. Several new tunnels under the Suez Canal connect the Sinai Peninsula with the African mainland. A number of fire detection systems from Securiton provide reliable, effective protection in the new Ahmed-Hamdi Road Tunnel II and associated infrastructure. September 2021 saw Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurate the Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel II, a road tunnel running under the Suez Canal. The Ahmed-Hamdi Tunnel II represents yet another link between Africa and Asia: the 4.25km long two-lane tunnel, which…

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Security Against Fuel Theft

Founded in 2002, Portugalenses Transportes, Lda became one of the leading transport companies in Europe. A fleet of over a hundred trucks operates all over Portugal and makes daily deliveries to Italy, the South of France, and Spain. The company aims at rapid growth, like expanding its fleet to 150 vehicles by the end of 2022, so the management focused on cost efficiency by addressing security issues. Challenge Protect vehicles against fuel theft and monitor the refuelling process The transportation market is highly competitive. The control of costs and resources…

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Using Thermal Technology to Monitor Traffic in Neuilly-Sur-Seine

The city of Neuilly-Sur-Seine is home to Avenue Charles-de-Gaulle (RN13), an urban expressway which is frequented by c.130,000 vehicles per day – from small cars to large buses and trucks. The avenue serves as a connection from Paris to the business district of La Defense and is one of the busiest motorways in France. To get this avenue keep on thriving, the municipality started in 2019 a major modernization project called ‘Les Allées de Neuilly.’ CHALLENGE: Traffic management for a busy urban expressway Neuilly-Sur-Seine began a project in 2019 with…

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City of Victoria Chooses Veeam to Drive Business Resiliency and Ensure Data Protection

Veeam® Software, the provider of backup, recovery and data management solutions that deliver Modern Data Protection, recently announced it has been chosen by City of Victoria to build its city’s business resiliency and increase its security posture by providing unmatched modern data protection, backup and disaster recovery. To support the city’s thriving economy and vibrant arts and culture scene, City of Victoria knew business resiliency and cybersecurity had to be main priorities, which meant making sure data is always protected and accessible. Located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island…

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Security and safety in large venues: how smart video can help

Keeping visitors safe is the top priority for any large venue. However, with expansive areas to cover, and sometimes millions of visitors a year to look after, manual patrols and security video management are the major challenges these places are facing. To address them, leading auditoriums, arenas and stadiums around the world are deploying smart video solutions that can automate routine security checks and trigger alerts in real time in the event of an accident or other incident, helping security staff respond faster and more effectively. Security and safety challenges…

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