LenelS2 announced the release of the OnGuard security management system version 8.0, empowering security teams with enhanced situational awareness through unified views of the security environment, as well as powerful visualization for data-based insights. Version 8.0 provides major updates including integration with the Magic Monitor unified client, rich interactive maps, a new modern reporting engine, cybersecurity enhancements and more.
Hanwha Techwin announced the expansion of its line of public health surveillance technologies with the new Wisenet TNM-3620TDY body temperature detection camera. The multi-purpose device uniquely combines Artificial Intelligence (AI) with a dual-sensor design to securely monitor facility entrances and accurately identify potential health risks. The TNM-3620TDY offers two detection modes to discreetly scan people entering a facility.
Hanwha Techwin announced its top five key trend predictions for the security industry in 2020. They include AI moving to the edge, open platforms, cloud, cybersecurity, and privacy. Increased computing power along with improved AI algorithms are driving the trend towards AI and machine learning to be run on IoT devices instead of expensive and resource-hungry on-premises data servers. Next-generation security edge devices will be able to serve as sensors for detecting video data, radar, thermal imaging, and more.
Synectics, with the latest release of its Synergy software platform, is enabling organisations to monitor and manage increasing volumes of critical real-time data across their surveillance and security networks. New features such as enhanced mapping, system configuration, and edge recording mean that customers can save time, money, and resources while enhancing their safety and security operations.
Leica Geosystems announced the expansion of its Leica BLK247 smart 3D surveillance system to accommodate the varying needs of its global customers. The Leica BLK247 is the world’s first 3D sensor combining LiDAR, video camera and thermal imaging technology for security and surveillance. Building owners, operators, security teams, and facilities managers can benefit from continuous monitoring of buildings and spaces including hospitals, factories, manufacturing plants, and offices.
Patriot One Technologies announces the deployment of its Platform at the Plaza Hotel & Casino. Phase 1 deployment of the PATSCAN Platform, offers increased security and safety for resort guests, staff and partners. In addition to the PATSCAN VRS component of the Platform for the detection of visible and invisible threats, such as weapons, disturbances, elevated body temperature identification and facial mask detection, the Plaza will also deploy Patriot One’s new PATSCAN Multi-Sensor Gateway.
Video surveillance users can adapt to the challenges of working more flexibly between home, office, stores, and the control room with the newly released IDIS Mobile Plus app. Mobile Plus integrates the company’s popular IDIS Mobile app with its network and digital recorders, network cameras, and IDIS Solution Suite VMS. It delivers improved and more powerful functionality – anytime and anywhere – and gives users remote situational awareness of single and multiple sites.
For any operation with assets needing to be protected from theft or vandalism – such as car dealerships, truck fleets, equipment rental companies, or contractor lots – fully integrating the latest capabilities of physical security and access control systems can drive down costs significantly. This “virtual” approach combines
video surveillance, access control, and IT integration to replace many of the functions of in-person security personnel.
TRENDnet has announced that its Gigabit PoE+ Smart Surveillance Switch Series is currently shipping and available for purchase. These Smart Surveillance Switches are the first network switches to be designated as ONVIF® Conformant, supporting ONVIF Profile Q. TRENDnet’s Gigabit PoE+ Smart Surveillance Switches are integrated with camera management functions which are easily accessible within the surveillance switch’s user interface.
Genetec announced that the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has recently upgraded its security infrastructure with the Security Center platform. By unifying video and access control park-wide, the park’s security team is able to speed up investigations and emergency response. Touted as the “Coney Island of the West”, the seaside park features about 40 rides, 30 restaurants, 15 retail shops, arcades, miniature golf, bowling, and conference and banquet facilities.
Pivot3 announced it is the first hyperconverged infrastructure platform to be certified with BVMS – the video management system from Bosch. This certification enables organizations using BVMS to realize additional improvements in economics, simplicity, and agility in their physical security environments that only Pivot3’s video-optimized infrastructure can offer. Pivot3’s HCI surveillance solution is the industry’s only hyperconverged infrastructure designed specifically for the unique demands of video workloads.
Cozaint Corporation announced the launch of the BOBBY-W wall-mounted physical security kiosk. The ‘Video Surveillance as a Service’ device has been designed to augment human security guard environments that need additional eyes and ears on their premises. BOBBY-W is based on a custom, Cozaint-built expandable platform that allows for the integration of a multitude of IoT sensors which allow for the monitoring and alerting of motion, water leaks, door/window opening, room temperature, lighting, and much more.
Hexagon announced the acquisition of TACTICAWARE, a provider of LiDAR-based 3D surveillance software used to monitor and protect critical infrastructure and buildings – from powerplants and airports to commercial and residential buildings and more. Unlike conventional systems that typically only monitor perimeters, Accur8vision delivers situational awareness of an intruder’s exact location, size, speed, and movement trajectory – all of which can be visualized within a 3D digital reality.
3xLOGIC announced that the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA is in the midst of a multi-phase security system project that includes video surveillance, fire and intrusion upgrades, and a takeover of existing and new cameras by 3xLOGIC’s VIGIL video management system. The project is being implemented by Redwire, security professionals for over 40 years with clients across Florida, South Georgia, and Southern Alabama. Phase I of the project was to install approximately 150 3xLOGIC cameras at the remaining locations.
PureTech Systems has announced receiving orders for its PureActiv software for over 135 Mobile Video Surveillance Systems (MVSS) vehicles being delivered to the Department of Homeland Security for use along the U.S. border. Delivery on the award began in 2020 and will conclude in the spring of 2021. The MVSS platform utilizes PureTech Systems’ PureActiv software as its central command and control, providing AI enhanced video detection and classification, user interface display, and sensor collaboration logic.
Pivot3 announced significant automation and intelligence enhancements to its Acuity software platform to address the system administration, maintenance and availability challenges often faced in large-scale video surveillance deployments. The new intelligent system health and best practices analysis features provide significant reductions in total cost of ownership, ensure 24 x 7 system uptime in large multi-petabyte environments, and enable customers to automate end-to-end system life-cycle management processes.
ISS offers a trifecta of solutions as part of its “Plan for a Safe Return to Work” initiative. Built to seamlessly operate on the ISS SecurOS platform, the solutions include: FaceX Facial Recognition for touchless access control credentialing and authentication; FaceX Temperature Detection to automatically measure individuals’ body surface temperature; and FaceX Mask Detection to automatically detect the presence or absence of face masks which are increasingly required for admission into various facilities.
Synectics has announced a series of new customer-driven capabilities in its advanced Synergy 3 command and control platform to deliver unparalleled system protection, incident detection, and third-party integrations. Synergy 3 is an intelligent surveillance and security solution, integral to the efficient operation of control rooms around the world. The latest Synergy 3 update focuses on the delivery of real-time data and systems integrity in line with rapidly evolving customer and industry concerns.
ZeroEyes announced partnership with RapidSOS to send threat detection and surveillance data directly to 911. Built in partnership with public safety, RapidSOS’s emergency response data platform securely and automatically links life-saving data from connected devices directly to over 4,700 emergency communications centers nationwide. ZeroEyes’ software integrates with an organization’s existing camera systems and video analytics to detect weapons in real time.
Michael Chaffee has joined SightLogix as western region Director of Sales, where he will drive the growth of SightLogix’s smart thermal camera solutions throughout the western United States. Mr. Chaffee has twenty years of successful sales and leadership experience with high-end thermal perimeter systems, with expertise across a wide variety of applications and industries. Mike is a collaborative and solutions-oriented partner in bringing thermal analytic solutions.