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.
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.
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.
SecuraTrac® has created the MobileDefender™ Model S (MD-S), an mPERS device that can be integrated into Mass Notification Systems (MNS) to create new channels of communication and enhance response potential during an emergency. Integrating an MNS with the SecuraTrac mobile safety platform enables organizations to incorporate more detail in the event of an emergency because there can be a two-way dialogue about the event. Then more specifics about what to do, where to go, how to remain safe, etc. can be built into the MNS.
Sielox CLASS™ Emergency Response System and Pinnacle Access Control Provide Economical and Layered Security Solution. Schools across the U.S. are challenged by safety and security issues that require a broad-based effort to ensure a safe learning environment. School safety initiatives often include technology and human-based solutions, and both play an essential role in preventing and controlling security vulnerabilities throughout a school.
Pelco™ by Schneider Electric announced a new initiative to deliver fully-integrated, scalable solutions incorporating predictive and automation capabilities. The solutions-led approach helps end users better leverage technology to solve specific application problems, improve their organizations’ effectiveness and respond to a wide range of challenges using Pelco’s VideoXpert™ video management system software. The company will be showcasing a variety of solutions targeting specific markets including traffic management, law enforcement, transportation, oil and gas, casinos and education at ISC West 2018, booth #20031.
Milestone Systems was part of the security setup when Pope Francis visited the US/Mexico border town Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, in 2016. Large crowds of religious followers and the curious alike —estimated to be as many as 200,000— made the pilgrimage to the region for a once-in-a-lifetime chance for many to see the leader of the Catholic Church in person. XProtect video surveillance systems in the neighboring city of El Paso, Texas, were used to help manage the large crowds.
BadgePass announces integration between its enterprise campus card commerce application, TotalCard, and LENSEC’s video surveillance software, Perspective VMS®. Integration between the two systems will allow users to benefit from PVMS features within the TotalCard admin portal. Users can see all activity and events in the TotalCard system and view any associated video including cardholder access to doors, meal plan transactions, laundry usage, point of sale purchases and more. TotalCard allows users to cost-effectively issue and manage credentials for a variety of applications on campus, including point of sale, event tracking, and access control.
Visitors to the Genetec booth will be able to learn about the company’s new range of market-specific solutions specifically developed to address the needs of airports, cities, educational institutions, retailers, and transportation customers. Attendees will also be able to see how Genetec Security Center, a unified security platform, Genetec Clearance™, a digital evidence management system, and Genetec Mission Control™, a collaborative decision management system, are helping leading airports around the world heighten security, improve operations, and grow retail revenue.
Trace Eye-D announced they have received ISO Certification 9001:2015 from BQC Certifications. ISO 9001:2015 is the international standard for specifying requirements for a quality management system (QMS) used by organizations to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements, according to the American Society for Quality. Trace Eye-D underwent a stringent evaluation process that included quality management system development, documentation review, internal audits, and Internal Audit Training conducted by SpecAudit, a Florida-based ISO consulting company.