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ONVIF Chairman To Keynote IoT And Standards Webinar From Memoori

ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, is pleased to announce that Per Björkdahl, ONVIF Steering Committee Chair, will be the featured presenter in the webinar ‘Physical Security, IoT and Open Standards’, on August 17, 2016, at 4:00 PM BST. The webinar is hosted by Memoori, an independent market research company that studies the physical security, smart buildings and energy management markets.

Extreme Networks Introduces Industrial Switches To Deliver Operational Simplicity And Maximum Uptime

Extreme industrial switches are ideal for manufacturing, surveillance, intelligent transportation systems, utilities and smart city applications. The industrial switches are fully managed and support a full feature set including IEEE 802.3af and 802.3at Power over Ethernet for IP-cameras and wireless access points, highly resilient topology options, including fast failover rings, and comprehensive IP multicast support for demanding video applications.

Sensity Systems Acquires Leading Computer Vision Systems Provider Eutecus

Sensity Systems Inc., provider of a leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform for Smart Cities, announced it has acquired Eutecus, an embedded software and configurable processor solutions provider for critical video and multi-sensory analytics systems. The combined company will provide customers with leading computer vision powered solutions in a comprehensive IoT platform for Smart Cities.

How To Protect Your ID Card Access Control System From Getting Hacked

When a 125kHz proximity card is powered up by getting in “proximity” of a reader, it immediately begins to transmit a fixed binary code number. As a result, it’s also possible to use a device that will stealthily power up the card from a distance to read and record its internal data. An attacker can then easily use the card’s information to let unauthorized people in.

Promise Technology Named Best Storage Solution Partner By Milestone

At the Milestone Partner Open Platform (MPOP) Asia event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Promise Technology was named the ‘Best Storage Solution Partner’ for Asia by Milestone Systems, the world-leading provider of open platform IP video management software (VMS). Close cooperation and integration with partners throughout the surveillance ecosystem is important for Promise and the commitment towards its alliance with Milestone was a key reason for the company beating other storage vendors for the award.

Can This Rolling Camera Droid Protect Your Home?

While the Orbii was in early development, the team was approached by first responders. They loved the idea behind the Orbii, but were looking more specifically for a remotely controlled environmental monitoring solution for Fire Fighters, Police, and Hazmat teams to use during rescue operations. So the Orbii team designed a modular sphere with interchangeable panels that can be upgraded to include environmental and atmospheric sensors, letting first responders drive it into dangerous sites and obtain situational awareness. This campaign will fund the consumer version, which can later be adapted into a lifesaving commercial version.

Hikvision Launches Blazer Express Intelligent Video Management Software Station

Hikvision, the supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has launched Blazer Express, an easy-to-use and highly efficient intelligent video management software (iVMS) station, designed specifically to meet the needs of small-to medium-sized retail surveillance applications. Catering for up to 16 or 32 network surveillance cameras, Blazer Express (supplied with preinstalled operating system), offers individual shops, multi-site stores, and gas stations, centralized video management and easy operation, along with quick and easy installation via its set-up wizard, and automatic device discovery to recognize any connected Hikvision devices.

Annke Releases 4-Megapixel HD PoE Day Night Security Cameras

Annke, a supplier of security cameras for small-scale commercial applications, announces its release of 4-Megapixel HD PoE security cameras with HD video quality, a variety of advanced functions, and a favorable price. The 4MP cameras are currently available in the United States, and will be sold in Australia and Germany soon.

Robocops Are Here. It’s Time To Create Rules On How Police Should Use Them.

Micah Xavier Johnson, the Dallas shooter, will go down in history as a domestic terrorist who killed five officers and wounded nine others. He will also go down in history as the first person killed by an armed police robot. Johnson was killed in a standoff when Dallas police sent in a remote operated Remotec bomb disposal robot that had been jury-rigged to carry a pound of C-4 plastic explosives.

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