As AI and deep learning technology continue to grow and expand, what had been movie fantasy only a few years ago is today a reality. Industry innovator PlateSmart Technologies has ridden this evolutionary wave, deploying the company’s ever more cutting-edge vehicle recognition solutions to new customers and markets, including the motion picture industry by heightening vehicle perimeter security at major studios in New York and Georgia.
HID Global showcases a new world of more seamless and secure access experiences using Ultra-Wideband technology at CES 2020. With the growing use of smartphones for mobile access plus UWB technology in place, a user can simply approach a door and opens it automatically—all without additional intervention or any intentional action from the user. The door automatically locks when the user is on the outside of the designated secure area.
Hushmesh has a new approach to identity fraud and data breach prevention that removes friction and frustration so people can have secure and painless experiences. Hushmesh will demonstrate this solution at CES 2020 in the Changhong booth. The Hushmesh secure IoT device —called the Trustee— automates end-to-end cryptography for its owner. Hushmesh chose Microsoft’s Azure Sphere IoT platform to ensure the security and trustworthiness of each Trustee.
Security and Safety Things GmbH is returning to CES in 2020 as a partner in the Bosch booth. The company will demonstrate an open IoT ecosystem for security cameras that enables innovative applications, combining Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. These applications, provided by third-party development partners, offer actionable insights and intelligence to building and site managers, as well as operators in a variety of different verticals.
Silicon Labs announced plans to open the Z-Wave Specification as a ratified, multi-source wireless standard available to all silicon and stack vendors for development. With this change, semiconductor and software suppliers will be able to join the Z-Wave ecosystem, contribute to future advancements of the leading smart home standard, and develop and supply sub-GHz Z-Wave radio devices and software stacks.
Control rooms were once used by a select few, typically government agencies and utilities. However, as our world becomes more connected, many vertical markets are embracing the technology to analyze data and appropriately respond to incidents. As the adoption of control rooms increases across the board, it provides an opportunity for end-users to partner with an AV integrator to create a holistic approach for a security program that eliminates siloed systems and operations.
HID Global announced that the government of Argentina has selected its HID goID to power the country’s digital version of its mandatory National Identity Document. The collaborative effort between HID, Argentina’s Ministry of Interior, Public Works and Housing through the National Registry of Persons (Renaper), and the Ministry of Modernization makes Argentina the first country in the world to offer a true national identity credential within a mobile app to its citizens.
Konica Minolta is making the next big advance in intelligent video technology by launching the MOBOTIX 7 smart solution platform and the M73 IoT camera that uses it. The latest generation of MOBOTIX video cameras offers a whole new set of functions plus application solutions based on deep learning, opening up new possibilities far beyond traditional video security. The M73 comes with more than 15 apps integrated into its camera software.
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.
HGH’s third generation of SPYNEL-U is introduced at Milipol Paris. The experts in electro-optics reinvented a brand new 360° thermal & visible camera from design to performance, through improved image quality, data collection and threat analysis. This uncooled thermal imaging camera requires no maintenance. The new Dual Channel SPYNEL-U is the only sensor in the world to provide with two High-Resolution panoramic videos: a thermal and a visible one.
Siklu announced a plan to accelerate the introduction of Siklu Terragraph products. Terragraph is a gigabit wireless technology designed by Facebook. Siklu, with more than 80,000 mmWave units sold and more than 225 Smart City deployments, is recognized as the most experienced mmWave vendor in the rapidly-growing Gigabit Wireless Access sector. Siklu’s Terragraph product line represents the company’s third-generation 60GHz multipoint solutions.
CSI Protect announced that the first forensic Criminal Tagging System, from SelectaDNA, in all of Florida has been installed at Raptis Rare Books on Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, Fla. The system was installed by CSI Palm Beach, a Certified Dealer for CSI Protect. The high-tech crime-fighting technology utilizes forensic marking to stealthily tag criminals with an invisible forensic mist. The solution remains on a criminal’s skin and clothing for weeks to months.
Smart Chain Accelerator is introducing Place and Trace, an affordable GPS device with pinpoint accuracy that can greatly assist consumers and law enforcement with recovering stolen vehicles and valuables. This virtual security guard is a physical unit that links with your phone to provide a simple and convenient way of keeping track of your valued possessions. Place and Trace feature the latest battery, cellular, and GPS technology in providing real-time monitoring.
MOBOTIX is making the next big advance in intelligent video technology, furthering its mission statement of going “Beyond Human Vision”. By launching its new MOBOTIX 7 open solution platform and the M73 high-end camera that uses it, the company is once again cementing its position as a global leader in this technology. The new generation of video cameras not only enables an unlimited set of functions; it also opens up brand new possibilities far beyond traditional video security.
Fortem Technologies announced a partnership with Bosch to incorporate Bosch’s high-resolution cameras with built-in video analytics capabilities with the Fortem SkyDome airspace awareness platform. Fortem has deployed several Bosch-enabled SkyDome systems for international customer infrastructures, some of which are for the world’s largest sporting events and venues, to protect from careless, clueless or malicious drone flights.
Critical Infrastructure Protection refers to the responses that government or enterprises make to serious incidents covering agriculture, water supply, finance, transportation, emergency supplies and many other sectors which are essential to a country’s economy and stability. According to a recent report from Marketsandmarkets, the global CIP market is expected to grow from 110.41 billion USD in 2017 to 153.16 billion USD by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 6.8% during the period.
Though corporate cybersecurity is certainly a hot topic these days, it’s important that we never stray too far from the essential role of physical security. And when it comes to those in the corporate and commercial market, such as business offices or corporate campuses, this concept is crucial. There’s no arguing the importance of ensuring that a facility, and those within, are protected from outside threats through the use of efficient and reliable physical security devices and systems.
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.
Today’s security systems are collecting data at exorbitant rates, continuously gathering information from hundreds —if not thousands— of sensors and funneling that information into a control room for analysis and response. Operators are tasked with sifting through the footage and material, working around the clock to recognize potential threats or anomalies. But there just aren’t enough human eyes available for organizations to dedicate to this overwhelming responsibility.
Echodyne announced that its EchoGuard radar has been selected by Security Radar Integrators as its preferred 3D radar sensor for C-UAS security solutions. The radar is recognized in the industry as the best-performing sensor in its class and is a critical component for UAS detection, tracking, classification, and identification in multi-sensor systems. Echodyne’s breakthrough MESA™ technology delivers a high-performance radar in a compact, solid-state, commercially-priced format.