The University of Arizona Speeds up COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out with Genetec AutoVu ALPR

When the University of Arizona (UA) was chosen as a COVID-19 vaccine point of dispensing (PoD), they wanted to put in place a distribution process to get the vaccines out to as many people as possible as quickly and efficiently as possible. To do this, they turned to Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, and Route1 Inc., a leading data-centric systems integrator. “We had already heard about how ALPR (automatic license plate recognition) could be used for tolls and…

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Malta Police Deploys Motorola Solutions’ Body-Worn Cameras to all Frontline Officers

Malta Police Force has recently deployed Motorola Solutions’ VB400 body-worn cameras to all frontline officers across the Republic of Malta. The roll out is part of the Malta Police Force’s transformation strategy which aims to modernize the police force while increasing trust and transparency with the community. The five-year service contract for the comprehensive video solution includes evidence management software to process captured video footage securely and the new Holster Aware feature which allows the camera to automatically start recording if a weapon is unholstered. “Every day, these body-worn cameras…

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HID Global Supplies Republic of Estonia with Next-Generation ePassport Solution

HID Global has recently delivered a redesigned ePassport booklet and document issuance software to Estonia’s Police and Border Guard Board (PPA). The European country, known worldwide as a pioneer of electronic identity and services, recently issued the new passport booklet, making it possible for citizens renewing their travel documents to receive the new ePassport. “HID is proud to meet the rigorous quality and technical ePassport specifications required by the government of Estonia, which is widely renowned for providing high-caliber electronic identity documents and services to its citizens,” said Craig Sandness,…

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Make Faster and Better Traffic Management Decisions with Hikvision Traffic Visualization Dashboard

In today’s crowded cities, effective traffic management is critical for reducing congestion and preventing accidents. With the Hikvision Traffic Visualization Dashboard, traffic managers can view historical and real-time traffic information, helping them make the best decisions and improve outcomes for road users and residents. The growing traffic management challenge Cities around the world are experiencing major traffic management challenges related to congestion, air pollution, slow journey times, and increased road accidents. With 68% of people expected to live in cities by 2050 (compared to 55% today), and therefore there are…

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Wisenet Camera Captures Live Images of Volcano Eruption

The Wisenet XNP-6040H PTZ camera, manufactured by Hanwha Techwin, is being used by media company MBL, to stream live video to the world of the eruption and despite the exposed conditions, it is proving to be more than up to the job by continuously capturing 2-megapxiel colour images of the volcanic activity. The camera was installed in February 2021 following on from the start of strong seismic activity within the Reykjanes Peninsula. This included several 5+ magnitude earthquakes and thousands of smaller ones, with an eruption occurring on 19 March…

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Axis EN Installation Protects Ho Chi Minh City’s Latest Upscale Apartment Complex

An intelligent network of 20 Axis EN fire panels from fire and life safety systems manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at HaDo Centrosa Garden in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. HaDo Centrosa Garden is a 70,000m2 development of eight 30-storey luxury residential towers and 115 town houses located in the heart of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City. The upscale condominium complex’s facilities will include a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, fitness centre, rooftop gardens, a park, school, library and commercial centre. A key requirement for this…

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Hellenic Police Selects Smiths Detection to help Protect Southern Borders

Smiths Detection, a leading threat detection and security screening technology company, has recently been selected by Hellenic Police to supply two HCVMe High-Energy Mobile X-ray systems for the screening of cargo. Helping to uncover illegal immigrants, threats, contraband and fraud, these two systems will help to secure the EU’s Southern Border. One additional HCVMe system for other security purposes has been contracted by the Hellenic Police, for delivery later this year. The HCVM e35 is a powerful, ultra-compact and fully integrated light mobile platform ideal for inspecting whole trucks, containers…

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NEC Provides Customs Procedure System with Face Recognition for Okinawa’s Busiest Airport

NEC Corporation recently announced the provision of an electronic customs procedure system utilizing face recognition at the customs inspection areas of Naha Airport, the busiest airport in Okinawa, Japan. This electronic customs procedure system has also been provided to six other major airports in Japan – New Chitose Airport, Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport, Japan’s busiest, Chubu International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Fukuoka Airport, based on an order from Japan Customs, under the Ministry of Finance. This system is designed to accelerate the customs procedures at leading airports, where…

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HID Global Empowers qiiosk Ltd to Meet Rising Demand for Truly Touch-Free Dining Experiences

HID Global, a worldwide player in trusted identity solutions, recently announced that qiiosk Ltd. uses its HID NFC Tags to meet skyrocketing demand from restaurants and diners for its product Menu Tile, to give a completely contact-free dining experience. With HID NFC Tags, qiiosk was able to respond quickly to the demand for solutions capable of addressing the ‘new normal’ of contactless dining, takeout, and delivery. The company’s enhanced solutions enable restaurant goers to securely access current menus, place orders, and submit payment simply by scanning a QR code or…

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Videonetics helps Indonesia Government Institution Improve People Identification and Authentication

Mission With a mission to recognize faces of the people entering/ exiting premise of the Government Institution at Indonesia, and analyse their attributes in real-time, the authority needed an extremely robust and ‘highly secured’ facial recognition system. Due to heavy footfall at the premise, it was difficult for staff to manually record information of visiting people and verify their identity on daily basis. Sometimes, they faced challenge in verifying them due to changes in appearance or features. The solution Videonetics MeraFace™ – facial recognition software was selected after a thorough…

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