Dallas Police Integrate Avigilon Video Cameras & CommandCentral Aware Software to Inform Officer Responses and Increase Efficiency

The Dallas Police Department, Safer Dallas and Motorola Solutions recently launched a six-month pilot program, the Starlight Program, that will facilitate collaboration between the police department and local businesses. Participating businesses will be outfitted with Avigilon cameras, blue lights and program signage, and will be actively monitored by, and connected directly to, the Dallas Police Department’s Real-Time Crime Center (RTCC) using Motorola Solution’s CommandCentral Aware software. By connecting these cameras to the RTCC, officers will gain additional insights when responding to events, be able to resolve incidents faster and return…

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Hikvision Forward Securities Utilizes PIR-Equipped Cameras to Secure Valuable Building Site Materials

Hikvision’s Turbo HD PIR equipped camera range has a dramatic impact on an installer’s business. It allows him to more efficiently monitor and secure construction sites and other valuable locations during vulnerable out of hours’ periods. Paul Hookings, Managing Director of Hampshire based security installation firm Forward Securities had a problem. His company had built a solid reputation for – amongst a variety of other services – securing building sites, notably for the important materials and equipment left overnight and unattended in the site compound. “Building site compounds can include…

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IDIS Famous Netherlands Racing Circuit Lines up for 2020 Formula 1 Grand Prix with Idis Video Tech

An upgrade of surveillance, using the latest video technology from IDIS, has put Circuit Zandvoort in pole position as host venue for the 2020 Formula 1 Grand Prix in the Netherlands. As well as wider improvements to the track, a top priority at the circuit was a complete overhaul of the video monitoring capability to meet the requirements of Formula 1. or track manager Niek Oude Luttikhuis, a key objective was to rapidly implement a solution that would be much easier than the previous system to use, maintain and adapt…

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Securing Remote Workplaces

The most common vertical markets that immediately come to mind when security is thought about are the areas such as retail, education, hospitality and banking. However there are also less common, more complicated environments that demand just as much attention as remote workplaces. The more conventional facilities such as stores, schools and banks, typically possess robust resources on site to operate their security systems. But what happens when an organization needs to secure a facility or group of people in an offshore or rural location? Remote workplaces present unique challenges…

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Delta Barrier Stops Yet Another Intruder at Naval Air Station – Corpus Christi

On Monday, October 7, 2019 at approximately 7am, a Delta MP5000 portable barrier stopped a stolen Dodge Ram pick-up truck at an entrance gate of the Naval Air Station – Corpus Christi. The stolen car was chased by the local police onto the base. At that point, the Air Station announced that an unauthorized person was on base and the facility immediately would go under lockdown with all gates secured to all traffic. Having taken flight after the truck was stopped by the barrier, the intruder was quickly apprehended within…

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Hikvision Cameras Help WWF Russia Observe the Hatching of Endangered Oriental Storks

Hikvision is providing advanced video technologies for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in the Amur region of Russia to observe and protect Oriental Storks, one of the rarest birds in the Russian Far East. The Oriental Stork is endangered and listed in the red book of the Russian federation called International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), and Annex I of the Convention on International Trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora (CITEC). As the final link of the local food pyramid, the Stork is…

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IoT Platform Cuts Administration Time and Costs for Hotel in Naples

Simple IoT systems can streamline everyday operations – delivering real savings to companies and benefits to end users. This is exactly what Axis partner SmartNet has achieved deploying its IoT platform for managing operations and security at Caruso Place Boutique & Wellness Suites in Naples, Italy. Caruso Place Boutique and Wellness Suites, located in the heart of Naples, is the perfect choice for travellers looking to mix Neapolitan style and culture with luxurious modern relaxation. Located next to the historic Galleria Umberto shopping gallery and the Royal Theatre of Saint…

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SAS Insights Drive All Blacks as ‘Official Analytics Supplier’ to New Zealand Rugby

Acknowledging that in sport as in business, the ability to quickly analyse data for insights to competitive advantage is critical to success, SAS has been working with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the All Blacks for seven seasons and became the ‘official analytics supplier’ late last year. The relationship between the two organisations goes back to 2013 when NZR adopted SAS Visual Analytics to replace a spreadsheet-based reporting process. Since then, the ability of rugby’s national sporting body to take advantage of player, team, match and competitor data has come…

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Video-Based Fire Detection AVIOTEC from Bosch Optimized for Tunnels

Bosch’s video-based fire detection solution AVIOTEC IP starlight 8000 can now also be used in tunnels to ensure reliable and early detection of smoke and flames. Therefore, it is a quick and cost-effective addition to the linear heat detectors commonly used, which react only to noticeable increases in temperature and are unable to detect smoke either. In addition, the viewing of incidents also enables immediate verification of alarms and is a valuable aid for the emergency services.   Reliable fire detection even in challenging lighting conditions The new version of…

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Fintech Innovator Treezor Chooses Thales Cloud HSM To Help Secure Banking-As-A-Service

As an electronic money issuer, Treezor is bound by a variety of data privacy regulations and requirements including requirements from the French Regulator (ACPR), the Mastercard network and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Treezor is required to implement strong data security controls to protect personal financial information and other sensitive data. After evaluating several providers, Treezor selected SafeNet Data Protection On Demand (DPoD) due to its ability to provide a cost-effective and easy-to-use cloud HSM service as a highly secure root of trust for cryptographic operations. “Innovation…

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