StoneLock announced that it will be will be unveiling its newest biometric-centric solution, StoneLock Gateway, at ASIS 2017. StoneLock Gateway is designed to deliver a seamless integration pathway for enterprise-level security. With the addition of StoneLock Gateway, StoneLock now provides an enterprise biometrics solution that provides scalability, high availability, seamless functionality, and traceability across multiple simultaneously connected physical access control systems (PACs), enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs), and other external system integrations. This will provide credentialing data and monitor activity. As enterprises expand and adopt biometric solutions, StoneLock Gateway overcomes limitations with traditional PAC systems that do not allow for the full functionality and power of a biometric device.
Louroe Electronics, the world leader in audio monitoring within the security industry, will host a live demonstration of its gunshot and aggression detection technologies for law enforcement and security professionals at DFW Gun Range and Training Center in Dallas, Texas, on September 27. Security executives traveling to Dallas for ASIS 2017, a security trade show that is expected to attract 22,000 attendees from September 25-28, will also attend the event.
Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., today announced that it has launched its first phase of video analytics, which includes line crossing, intrusion detection, and object counting within the Eagle Eye Cloud Security Camera VMS. This is the first analytics-based release, empowering customers to easily and instantly activate analytics on their cameras without having to install additional hardware or software. No on-site technicians or system upgrades are needed.
Shunichi Morinaga, president and chief executive of Canon Hong Kong, said increased sales revenue at physical retail shops is one benefit of the system which monitors consumers using real-time data analysis. Canon is delighted to partner with NTT Communications, the global ICT solutions provider, to introduce a smart and reliable business solution for retailers in Hong Kong that will enable them to increase revenue as they face the dual challenges of increasing competition and an uncertain economic climate. We believe that real-time business intelligence can be a game changer for the Hong Kong market, especially in the retail industry.
An innovative project that uses new technologies in an effort to prevent death and serious injuries from traffic crashes has earned a national safety award. The Video Analytics Towards Vision Zero Partnership is a collaboration between the city of Bellevue, Microsoft, the University of Washington, and more than two dozen other organizations across North America. The Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers presented their 2017 Transportation Achievement Award for Safety to Video Analytics this week at the groups’ joint annual meeting in Toronto.
Global Intelligent Video Analytics Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is rising trend of smart cities.
Smart cities ensure sustainable and efficient environments within buildings. An increasing number of developed and developing countries have smart cities that offer energy efficiency and improved security.
Physical retail spaces are a vital link in modern, omni-channel retailing but how can you maximise their returns? Kimberly Goldsworth, VP marketing, Prism Skylabs, helps answer this burning question. There’s no question that more commerce is moving online. Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods is just one piece of recent evidence pointing to this trend. The flipside, however, is that the acquisition supports Amazon’s strategy to open more physical showrooms where shoppers can smell, taste, and handle products. As part of this, Amazon recently opened seven bookstores (with several more planned) in the US to cater to the resurgence in demand for physical books and allow people to test-drive gadgets like the Echo and the Fire TV Stick.
SecuredTouch behavioral biometrics-based HUMANOBOT seamlessly detects non-human behavior generated by bots, malware, and automated scripts and stops fraud-focused emulators within mobile applications. SecuredTouch behavioral biometrics technology was developed to analyze human interaction with their mobile devices, so its HUMANOBOT solution is fine-tuned to continuously discover non-human device activity, automatically detecting fraud.
Digital Barriers has released SmartVis Identifier, which the company calls the world’s first live facial recognition system for body worn law enforcement cameras. The company integrated its EdgeVis and SmartVis technologies to provide defense, security, and law enforcement agencies with real-time facial recognition against multiple watchlists and databases. The SmartVis facial recognition technology, which was previously available for standard smartphones, has now been adapted to run live on Digital Barriers’ body worn cameras designed for frontline law enforcement. Combined with mobile live streaming solution EdgeVis, it makes streaming from body worn devices both operationally and financially viable.
Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT) has been awarded a U.S. patent for technology that automatically recognizes facial expressions using images from low resolution cameras. Since becoming an independent public company on December 31, 2016, the company has been awarded more than 20 patents, with several related to computer vision technology. Automatic facial expression recognition technology builds on Conduent’s expertise in computer vision techniques and enables the company to pursue commercial opportunities in multiple industries.