Surveillance

Teleste Introduces S-AWARE

Teleste Corporation will launch a new solution for situational awareness and incident management at Securex 2018 in Poland. The solution, called S-AWARE®, has been designed to expand the scope of traditional security and operations control systems by harnessing them with a new layer of data analytics and intelligence. The solution provides operating personnel with a powerful tool to sharpen their decision-making process by taking advantage of versatile types of data from a variety of sources.

Police Use Drones For Security At Coachella Festival

In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre last year, the police are increasing security at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with the help of drones. This year the festival enjoys a larger footprint and is expected to receive 125,000 visitors daily. Drones will provide extra sets of eyes in the sky and will also be able to reach any area of the festival much faster than officials on the ground. In line with the FAA rules, the drones will not be flown over the crowds.

Genetec Announces AutoVu Flexreader

Genetec has unveiled AutoVu Flexreader, a new offering that brings powerful ALPR (Automatic License Plate Recognition) capabilities to suitable IP video surveillance cameras supported by the Genetec Security Center unified platform. AutoVu Flexreader enables organizations to move beyond simple plate capture and use existing IP cameras to identify and track license plates of vehicles entering or leaving their premises.

City Of Lincoln Council Selects Siklu’s Wireless Links For Its Smart City Surveillance Network

Siklu announced that its wireless radios have been deployed in the City of Lincoln, United Kingdom. These systems provide 14 high capacity wireless data links in support of a modern IP networked CCTV system, primarily to provide surveillance for the city and public spaces. The new wireless network is part of the Vision 2020 project announced last year. Vision 2020 is a three-year plan to build a Smart City improving the city’s infrastructure, roadways and parks and includes investing in a new transportation hub.

Horizon Robotics Unveils New AI-Embedded Smart Camera

Horizon Robotics introduced a new HD smart camera with embedded AI that is capable of facial recognition at up to 99.7 percent accuracy. The smart camera HR-IPC2143 is a first of its kind with applications in public security for the real-time detection of potential suspects, and in retail for identifying VIP customers as they enter a store. The new Horizon Robotics smart camera performs local-capture and recognition capabilities simultaneously, providing facial capture, feature extraction and facial feature comparison based on deep-learning algorithms.

Vicon’s 3 MP Cell Camera Provides New High-Resolution Option For The Corrections Market

Vicon Industries has introduced a new 3MP version of its heavy-duty Roughneck V-CELL-HD-B camera, specially designed for use in custodial suites and prison cells. This ONVIF compliant camera features stainless steel assembly, security screws and polycarbonate windows that protect the camera and IR illuminators. Its unique triangular shape accommodates mounting at the juncture of two walls and the ceiling and, once installed, the camera should be permanently sealed to the wall to create a ligature-proof and water-resistant housing.

IC Realtime Focuses On AI, Analytics In New Surveillance Solutions At ISC West

IC Realtime is introducing a new surveillance camera with on-board analytics to provide traffic metrics for business owners at ISC West 2018. IC Realtime will also show off Ella, the video search solution that augments surveillance systems with fast and reliable search via natural language, and the recently announced Ella dealer portal. The new 3 Mega Pixel, IP-based surveillance camera (Model: ICIP–3128–3D) is ideal for retail installations and features a dual lens, dual camera design to differentiate between flat 2D objects and 3D people.

March Networks Introduces New Capabilities In Its Searchlight Software

March Networks® introduces the next evolution of its powerful Searchlight software. Used by leading banks and retail organizations worldwide to extract valuable information on customer service, merchandising, operations, compliance and more, March Networks Searchlight helps businesses improve performance and profitability. Integrating clear surveillance video, business data and highly-accurate analytics, the software also enables organizations to proactively detect fraud and theft, and reduce investigation times by as much as 90%.

Lenel Introduces New BlueDiamond App For Intuitive, Faster Door Entry

The Lenel® BlueDiamond mobile ecosystem, a complete cloud-based, keyless mobile credential management platform from Lenel, continues making door access faster and more convenient with a new smartphone app that anticipates user’s door selections, reducing authentication time. The BlueDiamond mobile ecosystem includes an intuitive mobile app, innovative multi-factor Bluetooth and radio-frequency identification (RFID) readers, which are all tightly integrated into the industry-leading OnGuard® security management platform to provide one-click issuance and management of mobile credentials. The latest version of the smartphone app detects and shows nearby BlueDiamond mobile readers on the home screen.

March Networks Expands HD Analog Video Solution With CA2 Series Cameras

March Networks® introduces its new CA2 Series HD analog cameras. A complement to the company’s 8724 V Tribrid NVR and HD analog offering, the cameras enable organizations to capture sharp 1080p video over existing coaxial cable without the cost and disruption typically required to upgrade to Cat5/6. They also come with multiple mounts, including an innovative drop ceiling mount that cuts installation times by 50% or more. The cameras are enclosed in a vandal-resistant, IP66-rated aluminum housing, making them ideal for both indoor and outdoor applications.