Texecom Academy offers Installers BTEC Level 3 Qualification Powered by Tavcom Training

The alarm manufacturer Texecom has chosen Tavcom Training, part of Linx International Group, to assist in providing professional training for installers. Through the Texecom Academy online portal, installers have the opportunity to gain a BTEC Level 3 intruder alarms qualification developed in conjunction with Tavcom Training. Wayne Foster, Technical Services Manager at Texecom stated, “Texecom Academy benefits our installers by giving them the skills and expertise to ensure the installation and maintenance of every Texecom system is done efficiently and to the highest possible standard. It also provides end users…

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Gallagher & Convergint Technologies Announce Global Partnership

Global security technology manufacturer, Gallagher, and the international service-based system integrator, Convergint Technologies, have announced a partnership that will see them work closely together, particularly across Asia and the United States. With this partnership, Convergint Technologies joins Gallagher’s exclusive network of certified channel partners who deliver innovative security solutions across the globe. “Working with  Convergint  Technologies  presents an exciting opportunity for us to extend our network across the United States and Asia,” said Mark Junge, Global General Manager – Security, at Gallagher. Both Gallagher and Convergint Technologies share significant strength in…

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NICE 2019 Global Digital Evidence Management Benchmark Study

Survey of FBINAA members and other police executives confirmed the critical need for digital evidence management transformation As digital evidence continues to grow, the challenges of collecting, analyzing and sharing it only get more complex. NICE has published its Digital Evidence Management Benchmark Study which illuminates the top concerns of managing digital evidence. The study highlights the results of an extensive survey of FBI National Academy Associates, Inc. (FBINAA) members and other police executives. “With ever-expanding digital evidence comes the need for true digital transformation,” said Chris Wooten, Executive Vice…

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BrainChip & TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES Present Jointly a Demonstration Featuring Akida Neuromorphic Technology Platform (NeurIPS 2019)

BrainChip Holdings Ltd., a leading provider of ultra-low power, high performance edge AI technology, has been accepted to present a demonstration featuring its Akida™ Neuromorphic System-on-Chip Technology, recognizing and classifying hand gestures from the audience at the 33rd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), at the Vancouver Convention Center in Vancouver, Canada. The paper titled ‘Human Gesture Recognition using Spiking Input on Akida Neuromorphic Platform’ co-authored by Sounak Dey, Arijit Mukherjee from TCS Research at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Gilles Bézard, Douglas McLelland from BrainChip will be presented.…

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HID & VMware Collaborates to Drive Mass Adoption of Mobile Access to Digital and Physical Workspaces

HID Global has recently collaborated with VMware to drive mass adoption of mobile access to digital and physical places by adding HID Mobile Access® for opening buildings and doors to VMware Workspace ONE, an intelligence-driven digital workspace platform for managing any app on any device. The collaboration will make it possible for Workspace ONE users, for the first time, to more securely open doors with their smartphones as part of a unified mobile experience that also enables them to access applications, computers, networks, data and cloud-based services. Workspace ONE is…

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Hubble Panoramic Network Camera Receives Golden Cauldron Award at CPSE 2019

Dahua Hubble panoramic network camera received the prestigious Golden Cauldron Award at the recently held CPSE 2019 in Shenzhen, China. It fully affirms Dahua Technology’s technical dedication and reputation in the video surveillance field. As the only product award in the public safety industry authorized by CPSE, the Golden Cauldron Award is undoubtedly of great importance with professional evaluation team’s overall assessment on quality, performance, market performance, application value and other product factors.   As a new generation of Dahua ultra HD panoramic network camera family, Dahua Hubble panoramic network…

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Vanderbilt Add Third-party Biometric Readers to Ever-expanding Portfolio

Vanderbilt added three ZKTeco Biometric readers into its access control portfolio. The latest addition to the ever-growing access control portfolio comes off the back of the launch of the company’s bluetooth low energy (BLE) readers, plus the inclusion of Akuvox’s IP door entry phones into their collection of products. As with the BLE readers, the biometric readers integrate with Vanderbilt’s access control ACT Enterprise software, version 2.10 or later. The ZKTeco biometric readers that now integrate with Vanderbilt’s ACT Enterprise are the MA300, the SF420, and the SLK20R. These readers…

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Hikvision Showcases the Latest Innovative AI Cloud Practices at CPSE 2019

Hikvision, the world’s leading provider of innovative video security products and solutions, exhibited its latest innovative technologies, products and solutions at the recently held China Public Security Expo (CPSE) 2019 in Shenzhen. This year marked the second anniversary of Hikvision’s AI Cloud. Its presentation was dubbed ‘fusing data for a smarter world.’ It showcased its AI Cloud platform which supports integration of IoT and information network data designed to empower new intelligent applications and services. Hikvision AI Cloud is based on a distributed architecture incorporating cloud computing and edge computing.…

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FM Global Opens New US$16 Million Electrical Hazards Laboratory to Prevent Businesses from Going BOOM

FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, has opened a US$16 million electrical hazards and gas detection laboratory at its world renowned 1,600 acre (648 hectare) research campus in West Glocester, R.I., USA, following nearly two years of construction. Fireballs, explosions, combustible and toxic gas leaks and short circuits – industrial property hazards that can derail a business – are now daily occurrences inside of the specialized laboratory. The new facility is designed specifically for testing industrial grade electrical and gas detection equipment with greater precision and…

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NEC Face Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Accuracy Testing

NEC face recognition technology has recently achieved the highest matching accuracy in the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2018 performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with an error rate of 0.5% when registering 12 million people. NEC’s technology ranked No. 1 in NIST testing for the fifth time, following its top placement in the face recognition testing for video in 2017. The high performance of NEC’s technology is reflected in the test results which placed the company significantly ahead of the runner-up. In recent years,…

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