Mobile video surveillance is forecasted to grow with continuous momentum, triggered by the rising demands for public security and safety in transportation. For instance, Tokyo Metro Co. will install IP surveillance cameras in over 3,000 subway vehicles, starting in 2018 or 2019, as an initiative to improve passenger safety for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In order to facilitate all the onboard IP surveillance cameras in a centralized management, Lanner provides a wide range of in-vehicle/in-train NVR solutions.
Siyata Mobile has released the technical specifications for its flagship device, the Uniden® UV350. The device serves commercial vehicles with a unique design that ensures safer communication for professional drivers. The Company has received multiple major industry approvals and is currently doing network certification at three leading North American cellular carriers.
Siyata Mobile Inc. announced that an additional Tier 1 Cellular Operator in the United States has commenced network certification for the Uniden® UV350, the world’s first and only all-in-one 4G/LTE dedicated in-vehicle cellular device. The approval process is being streamlined and is expected to be completed in Q4 of 2018 as the Uniden UV350 has received all major government and industry approvals, including Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Android compatibility test suite (CTS), and PCS Type Certification Review Board (PTCRB).
NEC Corporation announced its provision of facial recognition software for use in “Stream System” smartphones manufactured and sold by Algerian electronics manufacturer Bomare Company (Bomare). The FIDO (Fast Identity Online) standard compliant software enables user authentication by facial recognition without sending biometric data from smartphones online. Bomare, which manufactures and sells smartphones, tablets, televisions and other electronic devices, has adopted NEC’s facial recognition software for use in a new Android OS smartphone.
Genetec announced Plate Link, a new feature for its AutoVu™ automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solution. Designed to allow vehicles to share license plate data while out on patrol, Plate Link acts as a force multiplier for parking enforcement officers (PEOs), allowing them to administer shared permits and time-limited parking bylaws across multiple zones more efficiently.
S2 Security announced the release of S2 Mobile Security Professional, a security management app for smartphones and tablets. S2 Mobile Security Professional allows both security managers and staff to operate their S2 access control and video management systems from anywhere, dramatically improving productivity, decision-making and response time. The new app is a complete reimagining of the award-winning S2 Mobile Security Officer.
Digital Ally, Inc., announced that the U.S. Patent Office has rejected the request of Enforcement Video, LLC (dba WatchGuard Video) to institute an inter partes review (IPR) on U.S. Patent No. 9,325,950 (the ‘950 Patent). The ‘950 Patent is asserted against WatchGuard in a patent infringement lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court in Kansas. The lawsuit also involves U.S. Patent Nos. 8,781,292 (the ‘292 Patent) and 9,253,452 (the ‘452 Patent), the same two patents asserted against Axon Enterprise, Inc. (Axon, formerly known as TASER International, Inc.).
Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, announced two lightweight handheld mobile devices integrated with the OPALi™ (opal-eye) iris recognition camera module providing fast and accurate multimodal enrollment and identification capabilities for field use by border control, customs, immigration, law enforcement, and other officials.
A webinar on the hot question of whether police officers should be allowed to review body cam video before giving statements on use-of-force incidents features a spirited clash of opinions among two law enforcement lawyers and a forensics expert, but in the end offers agreement on two critical points.
B-Cam Ltd, a leading U.K. supplier of body-worn security cameras for military, government, police, and security providers around the world, unveiled its new Compact camera – the latest product in the B-Cam body-worn camera range. It packs plenty of power into its 110mm by 60mm frame, with over eight hours continuous recording and the ability to record in 480p, 720p (HD), 1080p (FHD), or 2000p (2K resolution).