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Johnson Controls Incorporates Open Standard PLAI Adapter into C•CURE 9000

ohnson Controls introduces the PLAI Adapter for the Tyco Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management system, which connects to the PLAI Agent for physical access control system compatibility. This open standards approach enables enterprises to easily manage personnel identity and physical access across disparate physical access control platforms and other identity-based systems, reducing complexity and cost in system administration .

Iris ID Looks at Growing Federal Government Use of Iris Biometrics

Learn how the federal government is using iris biometrics for the collection of personal identity and authentication data by joining Iris ID, at Connect: ID 2021, Oct. 5-6 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are vetting iris-based technology for uses such as identifying people crossing U.S. borders and processing passengers at airport security checkpoints.

DHS S&T Launches Series 3 of Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) launched the third installment of the Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase. This unique four-part series highlights how S&T and its partners across government are mobilizing research and development (R&D) teams to reduce risks from natural and human-induced disasters; accelerating breakthrough discoveries; and helping the nation prepare against future threats and unknowns.

Invixium Temperature Screening At PPG Chemical Plant

Invixium has been chosen to provide PPG an automated touchless solution to accurately measure employee temperatures at staff entry doors. When faces with the overwhelming cost of screening employee temperatures during the COVID-19 pandemic, PPG sought to invest in a solution that achieved high accuracy without breaking their budget. When the COVID-19 outbreak took hold in the United States in March of 2020, PPG took swift action by hiring additional security professionals to screen employee temperatures before entering their chemical plant.

iProov to Provide Biometric Technology for Estonia’s Digital Identity Program

Estonia’s ground-breaking Smart-ID becomes the first electronic ID service to include biometric authentication certified to the highest EU standard. iProov announced that its facial authentication technology is the first to achieve international digital identity conformance certification and has gone live in Estonia’s state-certified digital identity programme. This represents a world-first for biometric authentication, machine learning and cloud-based services.

NEC Provides Facial Recognition System for Admission Control at EU Summit

NEC Corporation and its Romanian Branch office announced the provision of a facial recognition system for admission control at the EU Summit held in Sibiu, Romania on May 2019. From January to June 2019, Romania held the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first time, during which time the country was dedicated to strengthening security measures at important domestic events. NEC was selected by the Romanian Protection and Guard Service to provide NeoFace.