Bosch customers to have access to award-winning ALPR and vehicle recognition solution. PlateSmart Technologies has added yet another major VMS brand to its portfolio of integrations. The company announced its flagship enterprise automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) and vehicle recognition solution — PlateSmart ARES — is now integrated with the Bosch Video Management System (BVMS).
Fujitsu Limited and Upstream Security Ltd., cutting-edge security solution provider for connected vehicles, today announced a partnership for vehicle cybersecurity. The companies will collaborate in the development of security operations solutions for connected vehicles. As more vehicles are connected to the network, they are increasingly prone to the growing risk of cyber-attacks.
As one of the most important provinces of Argentina, Buenos Aires Province has been seeking to improve work efficiency and emergency response speed of its police force. However, the local police were always lacking evidence when performing legal actions towards violence, traffic accidents, and other social incidents. This created temporary loopholes in law enforcement that criminals and erring people took advantage of in order to escape legal sanctions.
Many license plate recognition (LPR) installations require only a few cameras. Such applications are often easier and more cost-effective to implement by performing LPR at the camera rather than at a centralized server. For those reasons, PlateSmart has partnered with IP video specialist ViSTA Networking Solutions (VNS) to make PlateSmart ARES LPR solutions available on VNS’ new V7300 Series LPR appliance.
BCDVideo announced the launch of a new line of harsh environment, rail, and in-vehicle servers. Their new product line delivers quality performance in diverse environments with a long product life to customers with complex requirements worldwide. BCDVideo’s new line of Harsh Environment Video Recording Servers features Intel® Core™ Processors, coupled with up to 10 TB of max storage.
Genetec will unveil its next-generation mobile ALPR system at IACP 2019. Powered by Intel®Movidius™ Myriad™ X VPU, the new Genetec AutoVu™ SharpZ3 is among the first specialized in-vehicle ALPR systems in the world to use Intel’s latest deep learning and computer vision technology. The deep learning capabilities in the AutoVu SharpZ3 system will enable advanced levels of innovation in in-vehicle analytics, situational awareness, and accuracy.
Safety of others being close to his heart motivated Hans Wetzlar, Managing Director of IHRE SICHERHEIT Security Service in Bielefeld to start his security company ten years ago. Together with his team, he ensures, for example, that visitors to events and trade fairs can move around safely. Mobile “video guards”, using Dahua’s powerful video surveillance technology, are now contributing to this. The compact housing of the video monitor contains a great deal of technology.
Brosnan Security has unveiled its newest SmartTruck, transformed by MetTel IoT into a connected mobile command center. Brosnan is rolling out the new SmartTrucks to big box retail store parking lots nationwide through 2019. MetTel, a communications and digital transformation (DX) leader, installed its Internet of Things (IoT) – based Fleet Management technology to connect, automate and optimize the vigilance and operations of Brosnan security vehicles.
WeSuite announced the release of QuoteAnywhere G2.0, a fully re-engineered web-based version of its popular software tool that allows sales professionals to handle complete in-the-field quote-to-sign functions via their tablet or laptop. Integrated with WeSuite’s CRM solutions, WeOpportunity and WeSuite Go!, QuoteAnywhere G2.0 rids sales people of redundant data entry and paperwork, allowing them to spend more time engaged in customer-facing activities that drive sales.
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).
Dahua, the large Chinese IP-camera manufacturer, has taken to the sky in delivering an unmanned aerial vehicle —drone— to its offering of security oriented products. Dahua is looking to distinguish their drone as being an industry-level commercial device geared for public safety operations. This is a new direction for Dahua and one that has been undertaken by other IP-camera manufacturers. What distinguishes a Dahua Drone from other Civilian UAVs is the mission it is positioned for: to undertake safety from above. There are in fact two levels of drones, consumer-level and industry-level. Dahua Drones belong to the latter group.