SAFR shared its top predictions for the physical security industry in 2022. These include letting go of fears around AI, embracing hybrid cloud solutions and embracing pandemic-driven use cases. Their current conversations about AI are frequently fear-based. Coverage in the media has been dominated by depictions of rampant bias and invasions of privacy. The trend for 2022 will be to move away from this fearmongering and towards more balanced perspectives.
LenelS2 announced the integration of its OnGuard and NetBox access control systems with Seek Thermal’s Seek-Scan thermal imaging system. The new integration allows businesses to identify individuals with elevated skin temperature through a contactless solution and allow or deny entry based on this reading. The integrated solution joins the Carrier Healthy Buildings Program suite of offerings to help deliver healthier, safer, more efficient, and productive indoor environments.
While many things have changed due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, some things still remain the same. The threats of vehicular violence are still present even though collisions have become less frequent and traffic, in general, is at a significant low. Preparing for such instances remains a high priority and those institutions that take preemptive action stand to prevent major incidents before they start. Half of the battle against aggressors perpetrating a vehicle attack is pre-planning.
Maxxess Systems has announced a new application for the Maxxess InSite™ Response Coordination System specifically designed to help organizations manage health risks to their staff and visitors. If someone is found to be sick, the system can immediately survey all other employees to determine who might have been in contact with that person for the protection of the other employees.