Surveillance

Rise of Facial Recognition for IP surveillance – New CyberLink/Vivotek Partnership

CyberLink Corp. announced a strategic partnership with VIVOTEK adding CyberLink’s FaceMe AI facial recognition engine to VIVOTEK’s IP surveillance solutions. The new collaboration will be showcased at Intersec 2020 in Dubai. CyberLink’s FaceMe AI Facial Recognition Engine will be integrated into VIVOTEK’s network cameras and back-end video management software, enabling security operators to receive accurate facial recognition alerts based on both blacklists and whitelists.

ONVIF Hosts 21st Developers’ Plugfest in Rome

ONVIF hosted its 21st Developers’ Plugfest late last year in Rome, an event that highlighted the continued demand for interoperable solutions. More than 30 developers and engineers from 18 ONVIF member companies gathered for this multi-day event, which featured 164 hours of testing. Attendees tested their implementations of ONVIF profiles along with other ONVIF profile-conformant products. Developers could also test products independently for profile conformance.

Johnson Controls Debuts Software to Detect Returning Persons of Interest

Johnson Controls introduces the exacqVision Facial Matching solution, an Artificial Intelligence enabled system that provides immediate notification of persons of interest who are returning to a retail business, venue, or other premises. Tyco will be displaying the solution at the NRF 2020 show in New York, January 12-14. Using highly accurate deep learning analytics, exacqVision Facial Matching serves as a “front door host,” with immediate recall of recognized visitors that arrive on-site.

Hanwha’s Top 5 Video Surveillance Trends for 2020

Hanwha Techwin announced its top five key trend predictions for the security industry in 2020. They include: AI End-to-End Security Solutions, Cybersecurity, Cloud-based Data Insights, Privacy Protection and Vertical Specialized Solutions. In 2020, Hanwha Techwin will introduce cloud-based solutions beginning with the Device Health Monitoring Cloud which will monitor and manage video surveillance devices in real-time. The company will also introduce Retail Insight Cloud designed to facilitate store management.

Hanwha Video Surveillance Solutions Help Father Joe’s Villages Protect the Homeless in San Diego

Hanwha Techwin America announced Father Joe’s Villages, a non-profit organization with a mission to prevent and end homelessness in San Diego, has chosen to install security cameras from Hanwha Techwin to ensure the safety of its clients, staff, and volunteers. Established in 1950 in a small chapel in downtown San Diego to serve San Diegans experiencing homelessness and poverty, Father Joe’s Villages has since grown to include a comprehensive campus and scattered-site programs.

MOBOTIX to Debut MOBOTIX 7 Platform and M73 Camera at ISC East 2019

MOBOTIX will showcase its latest advancements in Internet of Things (IoT) video surveillance technology at ISC East. MOBOTIX will be showcasing the new MOBOTIX 7 Platform and the award-winning M73 camera that uses it. The M73 IoT camera features high-octane processor technology, combining three separate image and environmental sensors with AI-based analytics for unparalleled performance.

Hanwha Helps Planet Fitness Boost Security and Performance

Hanwha Techwin America announced that Planet Fitness, with the help of their preferred system integrator Adirondack Direct, recently incorporated a video surveillance solution from Hanwha Techwin and Genetec that not only enhances security but also improves operations. Each of Planet Fitness’ corporate-owned clubs throughout North America is outfitted with approximately eight to 15 video cameras.

Panasonic Unveils Next Generation Body Worn Camera at IACP2019

Panasonic Public Safety Solutions Division is showcasing an innovative new compact and lightweight body-worn camera (BWC) at IACP. The next generation BWC incorporates a unique combination of features, including a user swappable battery with up to 12 hours of life, which allows law enforcement agencies to focus on their duties and not on charging batteries. An officer can now grab and carry a swappable spare battery to go well beyond 12 hours when the mission requires.

Teleste to Deliver S-VMX Video Security Solution to APRR Group for Motorway Safety and Surveillance in France

APRR Group has selected Teleste’s S-VMX Video Management System for upgrading its motorway safety and surveillance infrastructure. The system will be implemented by a consortium composed of Teleste and ENGIE Ineo, a part of leading worldwide energy provider the ENGIE group. APRR Group manages motorways and toll structures under concessions awarded by the French State. the Group also invests heavily in its 2,323 km network in order to improve travel conditions.

Open IoT Platform from Security and Safety Things

Security and Safety Things GmbH demonstrated their open IoT platform for video surveillance cameras at GSX 2019, showcasing real-world examples of the Security and Safety Things camera operating system and global IoT marketplace in preparation for worldwide launch early next year. The Security and Safety Things OS has a growing list of manufacturer partners who have adopted the OS for use in their cameras and more than 15 partner software developers who have produced some 40 apps ready to be sold in the app store.

BCDVideo Announces 100,000th Video Surveillance Recording Installation

BCDVideo announced the landing of the company’s 100,000th video surveillance recording appliance. The leader in video data infrastructure and appliances for the physical security industry is celebrating 20 years in the computer industry, with over a decade in the video surveillance arena. The multinational hardware manufacturer currently records video in 75 countries worldwide.

NICE Actimize Launches SURVEIL-X for Holistic Surveillance

Traditional surveillance technology is adept at detecting obvious market abuse, but it doesn’t commonly address the “unknowns”. That’s why regulators around the globe are adopting next generation surveillance technology in growing numbers. To meet this demand, NICE Actimize is introducing SURVEIL-X, the industry’s first AI-powered, cloud-native, true holistic trade-related surveillance solution.

Liberty Defense Signs Maryland Stadium Authority, Camden Yards Sports Complex

Liberty Defense announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement to beta test its flagship product, HEXWAVE, with the Maryland Stadium Authority, the unit of state government that owns and manages the sporting venues at Camden Yards in the city of Baltimore. Camden Yards is home to a professional baseball stadium seating approximately 45,000.

ISS SecurOS FaceX Analytics Moves Facial Recognition Beyond Surveillance to Include ID Authentication Accuracy

Intelligent Security Systems is demonstrating the company’s new powerful SecurOS FaceX analytics at GSX 2019. FaceX transcends traditional facial recognition solutions just for video surveillance by providing a high level of accuracy required for demanding access control ID authentication. SecurOS FaceX provides system designers with a multi-purpose, highly cost-efficient analytics solution.

Arecont Vision Costar Releases New Advanced Surveillance Cameras

Arecont Vision Costar will release several advanced surveillance cameras at the GSX 2019 show in Chicago, IL this week. The new models are all part of the company’s Total Video Solution™ and will be on display in the Costar Technologies, Inc. booth (#693). The expo will be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center, from September 10th through the 12th. The Total Video Solution combines advanced megapixel cameras, video management system, and video recorders in a cyber-secure, cloud-managed offering that is easy to use and affordably addresses today’s access-from-anywhere, anytime video surveillance requirements. Arecont Vision Costar will showcase the power of the solution via live, interactive demonstrations simultaneously using both booth monitors and smartphones and tablets to access local camera video and sites across the country.

Snap Surveillance Participates With SAST At GSX

Snap Network Surveillance will be participating as an ecosystem development partner in the SAST booth at the upcoming GSX 2019. SAST (Security and Safety Things) is a Bosch-owned IoT startup, leading an open Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem initiative. This includes the creation of an open OS platform for Smart Cameras and an App store for software on the platform, with a focus on delivering enhanced security and safety.

Smart Lidar Network Set to Unlock Missing Layer in Surveillance Technology, Live at GSX 2019

A network of laser-powered smart sensors that can automatically link with other types of sensors and activate CCTV cameras to provide multi-dimensional surveillance will be launched at GSX 2019. Cepton Technologies’ Helius™ system utilizes the power and accuracy of laser combined with smart AI-driven detection and tracking technologies to build a detailed image of an activity in a given area, regardless of lighting conditions.

Pelco Releases Sarix Thermal Imaging Fixed Camera with Situational Awareness Capabilities and More

The Pelco Sarix TI fixed camera is an intelligent, thermal/visual single-head camera. This camera is ideal for those in government, commercial businesses, and enterprises where 24/7 perimeter and large-area situational awareness and threat detection is mission-critical. Sarix TI Fixed Camera is powered by a 720p HD CMOS sensor and an autofocus, fixed focal-length lens. This dual channel video delivers optimized day and night channels simultaneously.

The Importance of Implementing the Correct Security Surveillance Architecture

Analog CCTV systems with a central matrix and video recorders with very large single points of failure are thankfully a thing of the past. The industry now expects all the benefits of what should more accurately be called an IP Video Surveillance Solution. These include much higher definition cameras and advanced analytics; integration to access control, building management, fire, LPR and POS systems; remote monitoring and management to name just a few.