Tyco Security Products is announcing an enhanced integration between its SG-System 5 receiver and Bold Technologies’ Manitou central station software. The enhanced integration means that Manitou now supports visual alarm verification provided through SG-System 5 to provide central stations with the tools they need to more accurately access alarm situations and to reduce false alarms. […]
Tyco Security Products introduces the Safran MorphoAccess SIGMA Series access control high speed biometric and card reader featuring the world’s number one performance-ranked fingerprint technology and the world’s only single hand movement capture and match reader, the MorphoWave Tower. Using this technology, C•CURE 9000 Security and Event Management platforms are now able to deliver contactless […]
Smiths Group PLC announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Morpho Detection (“Morpho Detection” or the “Business”), a California-based detection and security solutions company, from Safran S.A. for an enterprise value of $710 million (£493 million). The closing of the acquisition is subject to customary conditions, including regulatory approvals. Upon closing, Morpho Detection will be merged with Smiths Group’s Detection division. Smiths Detection is a world leader in products and services that detect a wide range of threats, including explosive, chemical and radioactive materials, and contraband.
While the aviation industry has implemented strict security screening regulations, cruise ship security screening remains relatively soft in comparison. This is expected to change as the United States Coast Guard looks to increase screening requirements for passengers and their baggage in 2015.
The US Coast Guard recently announced plans to standardize passenger security screening procedures at cruise ship terminals throughout the United States with the creation of the Terminal Screening Program (TSP).
Royal Boon Edam today announces that they have won the order for the installation of their Airport Swinglane self-boarding security lane at Xiamen International Airport in China. This project will be the first self-boarding project in China which is not installed as part of a pilot program.
Available at No Cost to U.S. Airport Operators is the recently produced document Standard for Airport Security Access Control Systems. DO-230D provides guidance on acquiring and designing airport security access control systems, testing and evaluating system performance, and operational requirements.
Airport investigators, fresh after marking the 9/11 anniversary, are gathering in the GTA to share information on the latest security threats to the flying public. Police said threats made on social media against Pearson airport, other airports, and the threat of attacks by unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drones, are some of the issues facing investigators at a conference next month.
The security requirements at airports are extremely high and video surveillance plays a major role in this area. Until now the task of monitoring every part of an airport has necessitated immense arrays of cameras. With its Panomera® multifocal sensor system, Dallmeier introduces an entirely new approach to video security technology. No matter where at the Airport: on take-off or landing runways, the airfield and hangars, the terminal buildings and baggage handling systems, car parks or access roads.
From the runway at Newark Liberty International Airport, you can see the entire skyline of Manhattan. It is one of the busiest airports on the continent, so you’d expect it would have a strong and sizable surveillance operation. But forget about traditional security cameras. Passengers streaming out of taxis and through check-in are being watched […]
Lee Jezard managed to get on a Lufthansa plane at Birmingham Airport. A 22-year-old man who breached layers of airport security before boarding an empty plane was too drunk to recall how he did it. Lee Jezard pleaded guilty to getting aboard a Lufthansa plane and evading security measures at Birmingham Airport by climbing through […]