Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon announced a reality capture solution for a variety of industries. By combining Boston Dynamics agile mobile robot Spot with the industry-proven Leica RTC360 3D laser scanner, scanning time spent by human operators is significantly reduced by programming the devices to repeat automated scanning paths through sites. This requires minimal monitoring by the user, allowing for increased scanning efficiency, productivity, and flexibility.
Driven by the development of AI and IoT technology, NVR is no longer just the traditional data storage center in CCTV systems today. From initial connection demands of third-party IPC and PTZ suppliers, and docking demands of alarm sensor and platform manufactures, to alliance demands of algorithm and app developers, NVR is playing an increasingly significant role in connecting front-end devices, alarm sensors and other equipment.
Oyla, a sensor fusion and artificial intelligence company serving the physical security markets, today announced the world’s first mass market camera and analytics solution that fuses high- performance video and depth into a single camera. Leveraging the company’s deep expertise with depth sensors, system design, and machine vision, Oyla’s solution seamlessly integrates with existing physical security infrastructure, while enabling more rapid and accurate decision making as well as greater safety.
Two Australian AI Companies Join Forces to Accelerate Growth in North America. Snap Network Surveillance Pty Ltd of Adelaide, Australia, the developer of Force Multiplier, an AI-enabled multi-camera tracking solution, has sold the assets of the company to SenSen Networks Limited (ASX: SNS, “SenSen;” OTCQB: SNNSF) of Sydney, Australia, with equity priced at A$1,000,000.
PSA announced the addition of Dedrone to its Managed Security Service Provider Program. Dedrone is the market leader in airspace security. Drone technology has advanced tremendously, aiding in surveying, disaster relief, delivery, and a myriad of business and consumer applications. However, in the wrong hands, a drone’s accessibility, capabilities, and ease of flying makes it especially suitable for hacking, surveillance, and terrorism. Dedrone protects organizations by securing the airspace using sensors and software technology.
WatchGuard Technologies announced a series of new capabilities that make WatchGuard Cloud the ideal security platform for managed service providers (MSPs). With a new single, centralized interface for delivering and managing network security, advanced threat detection, MFA, and more, MSPs will benefit from simplified client management while enabling rapid, efficient and profitable growth. With WatchGuard Cloud, MSPs can create policy templates for easy, repeatable security deployments across many subscriber accounts.
Intrinsic ID launched PUF Cafe, a website dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in PUF technology and ensuring it meets the evolving security needs of our data and devices for today and in the future. Intrinsic ID encourages security professionals from industry and academia, working with or interested in PUF technology, to join the community and help drive the evolution of this important root-of-trust security implementation for a wide range of vertical markets.
LenelS2 announced a new line of BlueDiamond mobile-ready readers. The new multi-technology readers are cost-effective, designed to provide simultaneous support for a wide range of physical credentials, and can be seamlessly upgraded to support BlueDiamond mobile credentials. LenelS2, a global leader in advanced security systems and services, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, a leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions.
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.
With the new MOBOTIX S74 video system, Konica Minolta is significantly expanding the usage options for Intelligent Video Solutions delivered using its MOBOTIX 7 platform. The new model is a high-performance IoT camera featuring up to four different types of sensors (two visual, one thermal, and one movement/sound), which allows for more flexibility than any other MOBOTIX video system. Exceptionally discreet thanks to its concealed camera housing, the S74 can also access camera apps that have already been integrated, for almost indefinite expansion.
As the application of the Internet of Things is gradually implemented and promoted, corresponding devices and products are ubiquitous. In the context of the use of the IoT, the RTLS (Real-time Location System) indoor locating system is now a significant technology that field management attaches importance to. It can reduce human resources and increase management efficiency has been confirmed by various industries.
In a bid to further the shared goal of bringing about greater data privacy and transparency, Ontology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Litentry. As part of the agreement, the two pioneers in decentralized identity and data management solutions will collaborate to integrate Ontology’s bespoke decentralized identity solution, DeID, and DDXF, Ontology’s decentralized data exchange, and collaboration framework, into Litentry’s identity aggregation and computation system.
iComply Investor Services is announcing that it is launching an updated version of its comply KYC platform for digital compliance administration that now supports the onboarding and authentication of legal entities and natural persons as a part of its all-in-one compliance solution. Unlike existing electronic identification (e-ID) solutions that require tools from multiple vendors and manual processing for B2C and B2B customer due-diligence, comply KYC offers a standalone system.
HID Global has added HID Trusted Tag Services to its Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) coin and banknote holders so collectors can quickly and easily validate the authenticity, grade, and condition of their PCGS collectibles with a tap of their NFC-enabled smartphone. With the rare coin market exceeding $3 billion, product authentication technology has swiftly become a necessity to prevent counterfeit coins and banknotes without compromising the encapsulation or condition of the
Pushouts—when thieves posing as shoppers fill carts and baskets with expensive merchandise and push them out the door without paying—cost retailers hundreds of millions of dollars in lost profits every year. According to the National Retail Federation, each pushout averages over $500 in stolen merchandise. Sadly, nearly all of these theft events are undetected, until now. Artificial intelligence (AI) fundamentally changes how retailers can combat these hard-to-detect theft events.
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) created a video based on the Virtual PLAI Experience, an event held in May of this year, which included eight companies showing interoperability and exchange of identity information relying on the PLAI specification. The video combines step-by-step animation of how the specification works with actual interactive footage of PLAI technology in operation.
Genetec shared the results of a state of the industry report based on insights from over 1,000 physical security leaders. The report looks at how the physical security industry is reacting to the threat of COVID-19, how security professionals are coping, and how day-to-day operations and plans are affected for the coming year. Not surprisingly, the survey reveals that COVID-19 has led to a focus on security efforts to ensure the safety of people and facilities.
As AI technology is increasingly applied in the security industry, intelligent video analytics has become a sought-after surveillance feature for a variety of scenarios, especially outdoor scenes or environments with extreme low-light condition at night. To satisfy users’ intelligent analysis needs for different targets under low-light conditions, Dahua Technology utilizes its sophisticated AI algorithm advantages and combines its full-color performance improvements with high-accuracy detection.
ORBCOMM announced that it has expanded its industry-leading portfolio of on-board vessel IoT systems to include LoRaWAN technology. Through a partnership with Net Feasa, ORBCOMM has deployed the first commercially available solution using LoRa technology to monitor shipping containers on board a vessel for a large global carrier. The solution combines VesselConnect with Net Feasa’s EvenKeelIoT device connectivity, management and services platform.
Calipsa announced that its false alarm filtering platform is being used by Richmond, British Columbia-based Radius Security. Radius Security is the security systems and monitoring branch of Vancouver Fire and Security and the first Canadian monitoring center to adopt the cloud-based Calipsa technology. Calipsa’s false alarm reduction technology uses artificial intelligence with deep learning technology to filter out false alarms with a 99.5% accuracy rate.