Soaring Eagle Casino Deploys 360-Degree Surveillance Coverage to Combat Fraud, Optimize Business Operations

Spanning 210,000 square feet of table games, poker, slot machines and bingo, Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Mich., is owned by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and serves as a retreat for visitors who are looking to experience relaxation and entertainment. The safety and security of guests, and employees are paramount to the tribe, and with 24/7 operations, o cials needed comprehensive surveillance of the entire gaming oor.

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ONVIF Speaks On Standards, IoT At European Security Conferences


ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that ONVIF Chairman Per Björkdahl will be speaking on behalf of ONVIF at the Amsterdam Security Conference in Amsterdam on November 1st and at SKYDD Protection 2016 in Stockholm on October 27th. He will speak to attendees at both events on the role of standards and their relevance to the fast evolving Internet of Things.

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ViON Demos New Hitachi Video Management Platform With Leading-Edge Surveillance And Analytics Solutions


Hitachi VMP is a Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) compliant solution designed specifically to support enterprise video security and monitoring deployments, storing large files from hundreds or thousands of cameras simultaneously. Using virtualization and dynamic tiering with flash storage, the system is highly scalable, able to deliver high levels of availability with no single point of failure. Hitachi VMP was built from the ground-up to support high performance video compute and analytics for large enterprise video surveillance environments of 150 to 10,000 2-megapixel cameras.

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Cradlepoint Provides First Responders With Simple, Secure, Software-Defined Transition To FirstNet


Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-based network solutions for connecting people, places, and things over wired and wireless broadband, announced that emergency responders will now be able to seamlessly transition to the First Responder Network Authority’s (FirstNet) Band 14 National Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN). Cradlepoint’s new MC400L2 modem is the first solution with a full range of applications for coordinated response efforts across public and private first responder networks. It is also the first Band 14 solution that —when integrated with the AER product family— features full Unified Threat Management (UTM) security. Emergency personnel and first responders now have a flexible, cost-effective option to support Band 14 migrations, while ensuring reliable, secure connectivity at all times.

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Face Forensics’ Access Control System Links Face Biometrics To ID Cards

F2 Facial Rec Access Control

It’s another example of the biometric access control and attendance tracking solutions emerging as such technology becomes more accessible to customers. For its part, in a statement announcing the new F2, Face Forensics says the system “is designed to be straightforward to integrate into existing access control systems and connects easily to images in existing industry-standard databases,” which should help to heighten its appeal to organizations in the market for improved security or attendance tracking.

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Genetec Announces Strategic Partnership With Point Blank


Genetec, a leading provider of open-architecture, IP security solutions announced a strategic partnership with Point Blank Enterprises (PBE) a worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of high performance body armor. Through this partnership, Genetec and Point Blank will be able to offer law enforcement professionals a direct integration between the IRIS CAM body-worn camera and the all new Genetec Clearance™, a case management system designed to speed up investigations by allowing different organizations to collect, manage, and share video evidence and other relevant case information. Genetec and Point Blank demonstrated this integration at the IACP (International Association of Chiefs of Police) conference in San Diego, CA.

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Visual Management Systems And Veracity Help Shannon Airport CCTV System With COLDSTORE Storage Technology


Over the last decade, Visual Management Systems has helped Shannon develop an integrated security system including over 200 CCTV cameras, 70% of which are mega-pixel high definition cameras alongside a host of integrated facility management systems. Following a recent upgrade from analogue to digital HD CCTV technology, Visual Management Systems and Shannon Airport needed to reevaluate how sensitive and critical security video is viewed, analyzed, and retained.

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FAA Deputy Administrator Says Privacy, Preemption Are Two Biggest UAS Issues

Aerialtronics and Bosch Security Projects pool their expertise for security “video drones”

Marke “Hoot” Gibson, the deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, said two of the biggest issues facing the FAA related to unmanned aviation systems, or drones, are privacy and preemption. Gibson said the FAA is not in the business of dealing with privacy, but there is a long history of case law dealing with traditional aviation. “However, it has generally dealt with noise and airports —this is personal use— it comes right in your back yard,” he said, referring to unmanned aircraft.

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Arteco Announces Integration With SureView Systems Immix


Arteco, a global provider of event-driven intelligent video management solutions, announced the integration of its video event management system (VEMS) with Immix from SureView Systems. The integration with Immix enables Arteco customers to gain a higher level of situational awareness to power intelligent video monitoring efforts across multiple locations. The integration strengthens the ability of both companies to deliver comprehensive, best-in-class surveillance capabilities.

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