Located one hour outside of London, the borough of Runnymede is a local government district with over 80,000 residents in the county of Surrey. It is one of the most prosperous parts of the London commuter belt and home to some of the UK’s most expensive real estate. In order to enhance public safety, the borough council contracted service provider Safer Runnymede. Working with Nottinghamshire-based systems integrator Central Security Systems, the experts installed a platform combining public safety technology with personal safety services such as care solutions for the elderly.
Genetec announced that its unified platform, Security Center, has been integrated with Secure™ Store, a profit protection and exception reporting solution developed by Appriss Retail. With this integration, retailers can now immediately disprove or validate suspicious transactions by accessing the security video evidence associated with suspected fraudulent activity. Secure Store enables retailers to significantly mitigate losses related to fraud, theft, and operational/systemic breakdowns. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Secure Store performs advanced exception modeling from multiple data sources and enables immediate corrective action.
Service delivers integrated surveillance video, business analytics and point-of-sale transaction data, plus health monitoring for optimal system performance. OTTAWA introduce a new software as a service (SaaS) offering for convenience stores. The secure, hosted service will deliver all the benefits of March Networks’ powerful Searchlight for Retail solution – including loss prevention, data analytics and operational audits reporting – for an average cost of just $4 a day. It leaves owners free to focus on their business rather than maintaining a video surveillance network, and delivers a swift return on investment through advanced loss prevention and business insights.
Genetec Inc.(“Genetec”), will demonstrate how true unification enables organizations to deploy a single platform that enhances situational awareness, streamlines and simplifies the operator experience, and reduces total cost of ownership, at GSX 2018. Specifically, Genetec will showcase the latest version of Security Center —the company’s unified platform that merges IP security systems within a single platform— as well as Mission Control™, a collaborative decision management software, and Clearance™, a digital evidence management system.
Dahua Technology’s ARI 2D object detection method took the 1st place in KITTI Vision Benchmark Suite’s Object Detection Evaluation 2012 on July 26th, 2018 – with an accuracy of 91.48% based on the moderate difficulty level. The KITTI vision benchmark suite is a systematic benchmarking platform designed to evaluate computer vision performance. Funded by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, it is probably the world’s first and largest benchmarking suite for vision based autonomous driving.
Sonitrol launches TotalGuard™, an all-in-one solution that provides video verification, impact activated audio, glass break detection, wireless support, Sonitrol Mobile App (video surveillance, alarm events, arm/disarm system), and so much more. TotalGuard™ is a perfect solution for the small business market looking for a low cost monitored security option; allowing Sonitrol to compete and have advantage over the popular DIY security systems. This solution can also pair with Sonitrol’s Cloud Access Control for businesses looking for complete security solutions.
3xLOGIC, Inc., announced that Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. has completed deployment of 3xLOGIC’s VIGIL Trends Business Intelligence software to all of its North American locations. Interface Security Systems, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is the integrator and overall project manager for this ambitious endeavor. Panda Express is the largest family-owned restaurant in America, with more than 2,000 stores globally, 35,000 associates and $3 billion in sales. Since it was established in 1983, Panda has steadily grown with roughly 125 stores opening each year.
Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 9.8 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates for XProtect video management to support new hardware. The latest Device Pack 9.8 update for hardware support in Milestone XProtect Video Management Software implements local storage for body-worn cameras and adds support for SRTP (Secure Real-time Transport Protocol) on Axis devices.
Open up any tech publication and you’ll find new and innovative ways that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are permeating every aspect of our lives. This week alone, one company announced that it was battling fraud using AI and another is analyzing Twitter feeds to find romantic matches. So why are AI and machine learning getting so much buzz in security?
The 21st century is shaping up to be the century of data. We are collecting more and better data than ever before. And the possible applications include everything from improved security and more efficient movement through public spaces to better allocation of resources and strategic planning. But, while access to this data can help improve our lives in truly meaningful ways, we are also facing new challenges about how to better collect, understand, and make use of it.