Databuoy announced that its Shotpoint gunshot detection and localization solution recently helped lead to the arrest of a man charged in a fatal shooting in Las Vegas. The shooting occurred at the popular Fremont Street Experience, a five-block pedestrian mall offering entertainment, restaurants, bars, and casinos. On Aug. 4, an early morning argument ensued between two men, with one eventually pulling a gun and shooting the other several times.
Oyla announced significant growth in the perimeter security market as more organizations look to adopt advanced and multi-layered surveillance applications to mitigate risks and increase awareness. The company’s core LiDAR-based 3D sensor fusion camera allows organizations to take video beyond traditional use cases and expand capabilities through the layering of AI, IoT, and other IT-enabled solutions.
The Open Security & Safety Alliance, announced two important developments as part of its mission to pave the road towards trustworthy and innovative security and safety solutions. First, a new specification is now available to members that focuses on camera cyber security measures. OSSA also introduces a new App Developer Council designed to attract and involve app developers in the Alliance’s ever-growing ecosystem of security and safety industry players.
Hanwha Techwin America unveiled two new Wisenet X series NVRs that support the industry’s first video playback and recording of up to 8K super-high-resolution images. 8K recording can cover large areas with sufficient pixel density to allow operators to zoom in digitally and investigate image details in real-time or forensically and still retain a clear image. The new NVRs in the Wisenet X series (XRN-6410DB4/ XRN-3210B4) are scalable to a total of 160TB of available SATA HDD recording capacity.
Johnson Controls has further expanded its Tyco Illustra range with the launch of a new Flex multi-directional camera. Designed to provide a highly cost-effective solution for monitoring activity over wide-open spaces, the second generation Illustra Flex multi-directional camera is equipped with four separate image sensors which can be individually positioned and angled to provide up to 360-degree coverage via four separate non-stitched video streams.
Hanwha Techwin America announced that Army and Navy Academy, a college preparatory military boarding school in California has upgraded its security infrastructure with Hanwha security cameras. Located on a 23-acre beach-front property, the school is home to more than 300 students and employs more than 140 faculty and staff members. The Academy developed a strategic plan that focused on supporting the long-term success of their cadets.