Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America is reaffirming its position at IACP 2020 with the introduction of the BWC4000. This new body-worn camera features a unique 12-hour field-swappable battery, providing law enforcement and security officers with extended camera operation without having to deal with cumbersome charging cables. All they need to do is quickly and easily swap a discharged battery with a charged replacement if they remain in the field for more than 12 hours.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America announces the introduction of their new body-worn camera for law enforcement applications. Designed to provide officers and agencies with a superior solution for evidence collection and documentation, the new i-PRO BWC4000 features a 12-hour detachable battery that can be swapped quickly in the field with a compact spare.
Flock Safety announced the Wing integration, which puts software onto existing IP cameras to distill thousands of hours of footage into searchable images that solve crime. Wing allows law enforcement to use Flock Safety’s patented Vehicle Fingerprint technology on existing IP cameras to find a suspect vehicle by searching known details, including color, make, vehicle type, license plate, and unique features like aftermarket wheels, roof rack, a trailer hitch, and more.
WEROCK Technologies presents the new software solution for video evidence management Impakt DEMS and a multi docking station for body cams. Bodycams improve the safety and evidence capability of emergency services. They provide valuable insights from the perspective of the wearer. Recently WEROCK presented Impakt BC200, a robust bodycam with 2K Ultra HD resolution, long-running time, pre-recording as well as integrated double encryption and fast loading technology.
Orbital Sidekick announced that it has been awarded a $16 million multi-year contract by the Department of the Air Force’s commercial investment group, in conjunction with Space and Missile Systems Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory, as part of its Strategic Financing (STRATFI) program. This award will allow OSK to accelerate the deployment of six advanced hyperspectral imaging satellites.
Alcatraz has partnered with TRL Systems to sell and market Alcatraz’s security solutions. Headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and with regional offices in Burbank, Tustin, and San Diego, TRL Systems is a leading provider of fire life safety and security integration solutions for a variety of industry segments including their specialty, healthcare, as well as education, industrial, hospitality, government, entertainment, and transportation.
SecureBI and the American Crime Prevention Institute (ACPI) have established a partnership to bring online crime prevention training and certification courses to law enforcement agencies and security professionals across the country. ACPI has pioneered the development and delivery of in-person crime prevention training and certification programs for law enforcement since 1998. With the new online educational offerings, ACPI can provide efficient delivery of content.
Genetec Inc announced that City Council District E in New Orleans has taken an innovative approach to address illegal dumping using Security Center, the unified security platform from Genetec. Illegal dumping is a problem in most cities around the world but enforcing laws to prevent it can be quite difficult and resource-intensive. To catch culprits in the act, law enforcement or other city staff have to physically watch known sites and wait to spot illegal dumping activity.
Applied to existing video feeds in one of the most populous cities in the country by national integrator MER Group Mexico, whose its SMART M platform will be installed in the police C4 and integrated with Viisights systems, Wise will be leveraged to identify suspicious behavior, violent activity, weapon detection, crowd behaviors, perimeter protection, traffic monitoring, and environmental changes such as smoke or fire. The newly applied technology will help to increase public security and safety.
ZeroEyes’ platform is purpose-built to detect visible weapons in real-time, identifying guns before any violent threats can occur. ZeroEyes’ software integrates with an organization’s existing camera systems and video analytics to detect weapons in real-time. As soon as a visible weapon is detected, an alert with the image of the weapon goes to the ZeroEyes monitoring team. Once confirmed, an alert is sent to local emergency dispatch, onsite security staff, police and school administrators.
Boon Edam announced that NC State University in Raleigh, NC, has installed new turnstiles as part of a major renovation of their D. H. Hill Library. Founded in 1887 as a public, land-grant, research university and part of the University of North Carolina system, NC State is the largest university in the Carolinas. The university is home to two libraries: the D. H. Hill Jr. Library on the North Campus and the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on Centennial Campus.
Unisys Corporation announced a relationship with Inspire Health Alliance to support Inspire’s offer of real-time COVID-19 registration, testing and access control that is both cost-effective and scalable to organizations of any size. The solution combines content from Inspire and Unisys for companies looking to bring their employees back to work, and students, faculty, and staff back to schools. The portable, point-of-care testing machines, along with licensed healthcare administrators, are capable of administering both COVID-19 antibody and antigen tests, with test results available in under 15 minutes.
Flock Safety launched TALON, the industry’s first ethically-designed local and national network of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs). TALON allows law enforcement to opt-in to sharing their Flock Safety ALPRs with other law enforcement agencies in their state or agencies in over 700 cities nationwide, providing near real-time information sharing across jurisdictions. TALON is available at zero additional cost to Flock Safety customers.
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America announces the launch of i-PRO Secure Campus. The new program makes it easier for K-12 schools and school districts to discover, procure and implement the security solutions they need to help protect students, staff and visitors. Because every school’s needs and challenges are unique, i-PRO Secure Campus provides a range of easy entry points to help schools find the best individual solution.
Sentry Security Solutions now offers Human Temperature Scanners. This product line is designed for quick and easy deployment at scale across school campuses, businesses, and other commercial applications. Campus and Workplace Protection during COVID 19 requires new technology like Sentry Live HT thermal imaging. The solution is currently being utilized for hospitals, corporate campuses, airports, retail stores, train stations, event centers, grocery chains, schools, universities and restaurants.
SAFR announced it has been awarded two Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contracts of approximately $950k each or $1.9M in total from AFWERX. These contracts provide funding to adapt the SAFR platform for use by the Air Force for perimeter security and secure access. Once developed for the USAF, the SBIR/STTR program allows for any other federal agency to award a sole-source contract for technology developed under the program. SAFR will be enhanced to integrate real-time facial recognition across a range of fixed and mobile device embedded cameras
Parkland parent Andrew Pollack is launching School Safety Grant, a new organization that awards security technology solutions in school districts across America with the objective of saving response time and lives in an emergency. Administered by a grant selection committee composed of school shooting survivors from Columbine and Santa Fe, parents of students from Parkland and Sandy Hook, law enforcement officers, and career educators, the grant program aims to enhance school security.
A new ECR report, authored by Professor Emeritus Adrian Beck of the University of Leicester, calls for retailers to leverage video analytics more strategically, to control costs, improve operations, and increase profitability. Commissioned by the ECR Retail Loss Group and supported by an independent research grant from Genetec the report offers practical advice for retailers on extracting maximum value from their video surveillance systems.
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.
HID Global announced the expansion of its biometrics identification management solutions to police departments and military installations around the globe. A large police force that covers a major capital city in Europe is using its HID NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader for rapid suspect identification in the field. The solution’s SDK is now available for iOS devices. This extends Bring-Your-Own-Device benefits to a wider scope of clients who seek a truly flexible and mobile single-fingerprint verification solution.