Author: Jay Bartlett

Avigilon AI Technology Selected to Protect Independent Express Cargo

Avigilon Corporation announced it was selected to help protect the security of Independent Express Cargo Ltd. in Dublin, Ireland. Independent Express Cargo is one of Ireland’s largest pallet delivery operators, serving as a national transport network hub and full third-party logistics supplier with 25 depots across the country and over 1,000 active clients. Independent Express Cargo worked with integrator Usee.ie to install a complete Avigilon security solution.

Leica Geosystems Offers Advanced Sensor Fusion Technology for Building Management and Surveillance

Leica Geosystems is showcasing the Leica BLK247, a real-time reality capture sensor for building security and operations, that was announced at HxGN LIVE. Part of the BLK product line, the BLK247 uses LiDAR, 3D digital fencing and continuous scanning to monitor buildings and spaces 24/7. Drawing on the precision and speed of the Leica BLK360, the BLK247 is an intelligent device that can alert appropriate staff of physical changes, expected or unexpected, within a space.

ASIS Announces Expansive Education Program for GSX 2019

ASIS International announced their education lineup for Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019. The session lineup addresses a wide variety of topics vital to today’s security professional, delivered in immersive formats like small group workshops, simulations, deep dives, and more. The tracks range from Business Continuity, Managing Organizations, and Enterprise Security Risk Management to Crime Prevention, National Security, and Digital Transformation and beyond.

Fortem Technologies Launches SkyDome v.2.4 Featuring New ThreatAware Analysis Engine Platform

Fortem Technologies announced the launch of SkyDome v. 2.4, an AI-enabled, API friendly platform that allows approved drones to fly safely and rogue drones to be mitigated. A major addition to the SkyDome platform, ThreatAware™ is Fortem’s robust, AI analysis engine that assesses data from multiple sensors and sources in real-time, providing continuous threat levels for multiple objects in the environment. This powerful tool identifies site-specific patterns-of-life.

Interlogix and Inflotrolix Together Can Limit Water Leak Damage

Canadian home and business owners could prevent many damaging and costly water leaks with an automatic water shut-off system pairing technologies from Montreal-based Inflotrolix and Interlogix, a global leader in security and life-safety solutions. Interlogix is part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.

New Altronix 5-Port Hardened Switch Supports up to Four IP Access Controllers in a Single Enclosure

Altronix released their new NetWay5B 5-Port Hardened Switch. This compact IP switch is designed to mount in virtually any Altronix enclosure and easily combines multiple IP devices over a single Ethernet cable. It is especially suitable in their Trove series where multiple IP access controllers from the industry’s leading manufacturers are deployed. NetWay5B greatly reduces installation costs by eliminating the need and costs associated with running dedicated cables for each deployed device.

Concerts/Fireworks Attendance in Jeopardy

More than one in five Americans say they have cancelled plans or considered cancelling plans to attend large-scale public events due to concerns about physical attacks and the safety of their data, according to the new 2019 Unisys Security Index. The survey also found that a high majority of Americans are concerned about a criminal attack causing physical harm at large-scale events such as sporting events or concert festivals.

ProdataKey and DW Enhance Security Offerings through Seamless Access Control/VMS Integration

ProdataKey is offering a powerful new integration between pdk io access control and the DW Spectrum IPVMS video management platform. This seamless, integrated solution allows DW Spectrum users to review all pdk io event data from within the IPVMS interface and enables more efficient and effective security monitoring through automated responses to access-related events. The result is a comprehensive security solution, accessible through a single interface.

7 “Do’s” for Successful Covert Surveillance

Sperry West has become the industry’s leading manufacturer of covert video surveillance cameras and kits. Their video products are used in some of today’s most recognized facilities. Barry Levine provides seven things you could do for successful covert surveillance. One of the tips is to always do a dry run to make sure everything is working right and that you will be able to identify the perpetrator. Barry also advises you to choose the best camera for the circumstance.

Morse Watchmans Promotes Tim Purpura to VP of Sales & Marketing

Morse Watchmans announced the promotion of Tim Purpura to Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Purpura joined Morse Watchmans in October 2018 as International Sales Manager. Purpura is a proven security industry leader, with more than a decade of industry experience, including a VP and Publisher role at Security Systems News (SSN). He also held the positions of Secretary and Chairman of the Board at the security industry’s non-profit initiative, Mission 500.