Author: Jay Bartlett

Arcules Experiences Rapid Growth as Demand Soars for Secure and Flexible Video Surveillance-as-a-Service Solutions

Arcules announced a strong quarter for the company with growth driven by enhanced services, partnerships, customer wins, and global expansion. Each day, more companies worldwide are embracing VSaaS to increase safety and operational efficiency, and a great majority are turning to Arcules for its proven mix of security, flexibility, and ease-of-use.

New version of i-PRO Active Guard turns VMSs into powerful search engines for real time alarm notifications and post-event searches

i-PRO announced the latest version of its Active Guard plug-in. The AI-based plug-in can turn video management systems (VMS) into powerful search engines capable of real-time searches or deep forensic analysis. Already supported by leading VMSs including Genetec Security Center and i-PRO Video Insight, the latest version now adds support for Milestone Systems’ X-Protect and i-PRO’s ASM300 software, and features the industry’s largest number of search attributes and new UI enhancements.

Vigitron Releases Vi35136 Hybrid Core Network Switch

Vigitron announces the release of their Vi35136 Hybrid Network Cord Switch. The Vi35136 has 8 copper 1G ports, 24, 1G fiber ports, and 4, 1G/2.5G/10G fiber ports meeting all networking core requirements. When combined with Vigitron’s wide offering of network switches resulting configurations can be designed to meet the most demanding system requirements. A wide 114Gbps fabric assures the highest MP will be transmitted. Dual backup power provides operational security allow with individual port surge protection.

VIVOTEK to Showcase Its Next-Generation VMS, VAST Security Station, at Security Essen 2022

VIVOTEK announced that it would be showcasing its power intelligent video management software, VAST Security Station (VSS), for the first time at Booth 5C42 in Hall 5 of this year’s Security Essen in Germany. Post-hoc video investigation and evidence processes are often long and difficult. With the VIVOTEK VSS and its powerful AI analytical tools, evidence identification and collection efficiency can be significantly enhanced. The built-in Deep Search functionality further allows users to run constrained searches by history, scene, or attribute and consolidated searches using data from multiple cameras.

How Explainable Artificial Intelligence Can Propel the Growth of Industry 4.0

With the advent of industry 4.0, advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) have become vital to helping with industry efficiency and performance. Recently, a group of researchers surveyed the existing AI and explainable AI (XAI) based methods used in Industry 4.0 highlighting the need for XAI-based methods to help build efficient smart cities, factories, healthcare, and human-computer interactions. The very first industrial revolution historically kicked off with the introduction of steam- and water-powered technology.

ACRE Completes Acquisition of Security Identification Systems Corporation

ACRE has completed its acquisition of Security Identification Systems Corporation (SISCO.) The combination of ACRE’s comprehensive security technology portfolio with SISCO’s solutions for credentialing and visitor management fortifies the ability to deliver a wide range of complementary technology options to ACRE’s customer base. Founded in 1994 in South Florida, SISCO has been dedicated to developing best-in-class visitor management solutions for credentialing, compliance, and tracking.

Genetec Announces Major New Release of Security Center

Genetec announced a major new release of its flagship unified security platform, Security Center. With version 5.11, customers will have access to every module of Security Center, including Omnicast™ (video monitoring), Synergis™ (access control), AutoVu™ (automatic license plate recognition), Sipelia™ (intercom) and intrusion monitoring, right out-of-the-box. Beyond simplifying the path to unification, Security Center 5.11 includes a wide spectrum of powerful features as standard, including KiwiVision™ analytics

Suprema Joins FiRa Consortium to Accelerate the Future of Walk-through Access Security

Suprema joined as a member of the FiRa Consortium, a consultative body that establishes standards for ultra-wideband (UWB) technology, the next-generation of wireless communication. The FiRa Consortium is a global organization established for the goal of promoting widespread adoption of UWB by improving the stability of the technology, as well as its distance and location measurement accuracy. UWB is a short-range wireless communication (RF) technology that uses broadband frequencies to measure distances with an accuracy of centimeters.

Blackline Safety to Unveil Disruptive Connected Wearable at NSC Safety Congress & Expo

Blackline Safety Corp announced it will unveil the G6 single-gas detector –setting a new standard in connected worker wearables– at the upcoming National Safety Council (NSC) Safety Congress & Expo, to be held September 19-21 at the San Diego Convention Center. A first look at Blackline’s latest innovation for oil and gas, petrochemical and other industrial workplaces, enabling fast incident response time, better safety and compliance, long-lasting connectivity and improved efficiency—all in one cloud-connected device.

Quanergy Integrates with Hanwha Techwin’s for Improved Object Tracking

Quanergy Systems announced that the company is integrating it’s M-Series LiDARs and QORTEX DTC™ 3D Perception Software with Hanwha’s Techwin’s video management software, Wisenet WAVE VMS. This will enable Hanwha customers to optimize and automate security business operations with real-time 3D data including location, direction, speed and type of objects. With Quanergy 3D LiDAR solutions integrated into Wisenet WAVE VMS, Hanwha customers will have access to advanced sensing capabilities to extend the coverage, dramatically reduce false alarms rates and reduce the operational cost of physical security deployments.

PACOM Joining GSX Tradeshow Lineup in Atlanta

PACOM Systems announced it will be featuring a sneak peek of its next generation of solutions at the GSX tradeshow Sept. 12-14 in Atlanta, Georgia. PACOM’s newest cloud-based solution is an intelligent, user-friendly, and centrally controlled management platform. This powerful solution is also available on a mobile app to give full control virtually anywhere, anytime. It is designed primarily for monitoring and analyzing security, CCTV, and building management data from thousands of remote sites to bring insights and greater efficiencies to any business.

Mercy Hospital Puts Parking Experience First When Designing New Garage

TKH Security (formerly Park Assist) has been awarded an Automated Parking Guidance System (APGS) contract by Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, MO. In Summer 2023, Mercy Hospital St. Louis is scheduled to complete a new, state of the art, five level Mercy Ballas Multispecialty Center across the street from the primary medical facility. A new high-tech parking structure is also a part of the project. A recent 2022 Excellence in Patient Experience Award Winner, Mercy Hospital’s patient centric approach to healthcare begins the moment each patient enters the parking garage.

Aiphone’s New One-Piece Aluminum Towers Enhance Perimeter Security for Large, Open Settings

Aiphone has announced the launch of aluminum towers. The new TW-SE and TW-SA are one-piece towers that are easier and more cost-effective to ship and install due to their lightweight material. Emergency towers are an essential layer of perimeter security for many campus settings. Strategic placement of emergency towers and wall boxes can deter crime in areas that are harder to monitor and be a visual indicator that assistance is easy to reach.

Azena Returns to GSX with New Apps, Platform Integrations to Expand the Boundaries of Analytics

Azena is returning to GSX 2022 to demonstrate a host of new solutions available on its open platform – the world’s largest and fastest growing marketplace for smart cameras. The smart camera platform and Application Store, including enhanced solutions for healthcare, oil and gas and new integration capabilities with robotics, will be on display at the Azena booth #1931, September 12-14, at Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta.

Teledyne FLIR debuts SIRAS Drone for Public Safety and Industrial Inspection

Teledyne FLIR launched SIRAS™,a professional drone that includes a quick-connect dual radiometric thermal and visible camera payload. Engineered for data security, performance, and affordability, SIRAS is optimized for industrial and utility inspection, public safety, firefighting, and search and rescue missions. The IP-54-rated aircraft features a 31-minute flight time, radar-based front collision avoidance, and backpack portability, so professional UAV pilots can fly safely when and where the mission demands.

Alcatraz AI Showcases Autonomous Access Control Solutions for Touchless Identity Authentication at GSX 2022

Alcatraz AI announced they will be showcasing their autonomous access control solution, at GSX 2022 (Booth 3555). The security conference will be taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on September 12-14, 2022. Powered by ASIS International, GSX brings the entire world of security together in one place. GSX allows security leaders and practitioners from every industry and sector to gain the knowledge and capabilities you need to anticipate security’s evolving variables and navigate the risks.

VIVOTEK Launches Highly Anticipated VORTEX AI Surveillance Cloud Service Solution

VIVOTEK to announce the launch its highly anticipated cloud-based video surveillance as a service (VSaaS), VORTEX, in the United States, marking not only the company’s grand debut in the subscriptions market but also its ability to consolidate camera, app, web, cloud and deep learning technology into a cohesive and powerful AI surveillance solution. To celebrate the successful launch of VORTEX and rapidly gain market exposure, VIVOTEK is offering its VORTEX video management software and cloud storage service for free license with any VORTEX cameras purchased between September 1 and December 31, 2022.

viisights and Qognify Seamlessly Integrate Innovative Behavioral Analytics and VMS Solution

Enables Predictive Analysis to Help Prevent and De-escalate Events in Realtime viisights and Qognify have partnered to offer a seamlessly integrated solution that automates event detection and analysis. The integrated solution dramatically increases situational awareness by employing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to autonomously detect, analyze, and understand situations and events as they are unfolding.  “viisights is […]