The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has released the fourth edition of its Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools, which provides school administrators, school boards and public safety and security professionals with guidelines for implementing a layered and tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of school environments. The fourth edition of the guidelines is completely revised under a simplified structure and greatly expanded to now cover best practices on a district-wide level.
Fast casual restaurants and quick service restaurants (QSRs) have traditionally installed surveillance cameras to deter crime, encourage safety and improve efficiency. However, despite the availability of less expensive IP digital cameras and DVRs that capture clearer images than ever, these systems often stood alone and were not integrated with any of the other electronic systems used in the industry. Savvy owners and managers now expect digital security cameras to be integrated with existing Point-of-Sale, drive-through order boards and speed-of-service timers.
Intelligent Retail is a real buzz word at the moment. The video enabling transaction plays a key role in intelligent retail surveillance. Surveon Technology, the end-to-end video surveillance solutions provider, today introduced Surveon POS Solution which can extract transactional data from point-of-sale (POS) system and pair the data with video from the time of the transaction, supporting partners to investigate criminal behaviors such as stealing money, address product shrinkage, record shipments and track parcels, enhancing their business profits.
FLIR Systems announced FLIR TruWITNESS®, an industry-first wearable sensor platform designed for city-level security and public safety operations. TruWITNESS combines video, audio, location data, Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, and cloud and management software in one solution, allowing organizations to reach a new level of situational awareness. TruWITNESS is designed for any public safety organization that requires on-scene, real-time mobile surveillance.
Maxxess recently partnered with the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) to deploy a powerful new security and operations solution that leverages the power of smart mobile devices to maintain comprehensive communications and emergency management operations. Maxxess Ambit™, which provides private, two-way, managed messaging and intel on a more personal and intuitive level, received its first wide-scale test during the SAUSD’s annual earthquake preparedness drill called the Great Southern California ShakeOut.
In his work on exploring the shift from analog to digital production in music, author and musician Damon Krukowski laments the fact that he can no longer just drop into his local music store. While he’s quick to acknowledge that digital music and streaming platforms allow for greater exposure and innovation for artists, he also feels that something has been lost.
Teleste Corporation reveals that its S-AWARE® platform has been selected by Helsinki City Transport (“Helsingin kaupungin liikenneliikelaitos”) to drive improved situational awareness and safer travelling across the Helsinki metro system. The deployment of the platform will be started in 2019 and the project will be carried out in several phases and be completed the end of the year 2020. The total value of the deployment will be more than two million euros.
Campus environments experience many challenges when it comes to securing their students and faculty. As traditional CCTV solutions were no longer able to meet the needs for long hour storage with high-quality images, authorities started looking for advanced surveillance solutions. Surveon provides campus solutions with complete product lines, enabling campus to provide students and faculty a safe learning environment.
Liberty Defense Technologies is announcing that it has secured an exclusive license from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, as well as a technology transfer agreement, for patents related to active 3D imaging technology that are packaged into the HEXWAVE product. This technology can stand alone or can be used in conjunction with other security products. Its sleek, refined industrial design makes it simple to install, easy to maintain, and discreet to operate.
10ZiG Technology® has been successfully providing lightning fast, easy access to patient records and healthcare information for doctors and professionals with its Imprivata® OneSign Single-Sign-On (SSO) Certification and compatibility through Proximity Reader technology, and has now mastered support to include Fingerprint Reader technology. This cutting edge compatibility has been tested and perfected with 10ZiG Citrix and VMware based Clients, and its latest 10ZiG 5900q Series Client, the first in the industry to fully support a triple-monitor 4K UHD setup at the absolute highest performance levels, never seen before.