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Johnson Controls Integrates exacqVision With ShotPoint For Improved Active Shooter Detection

Johnson Controls announced that its exacqVision video management system (VMS) now integrates with Databuoy Corporation’s ShotPoint acoustic gunshot detection and localization system to speed response time and heighten the decision-making process for local responders during active shooter situations.

Louroe Electronics Hosts Gunshot Detection Demonstration For Dallas Law Enforcement

Louroe Electronics, the world leader in audio monitoring within the security industry, will host a live demonstration of its gunshot and aggression detection technologies for law enforcement and security professionals at DFW Gun Range and Training Center in Dallas, Texas, on September 27. Security executives traveling to Dallas for ASIS 2017, a security trade show that is expected to attract 22,000 attendees from September 25-28, will also attend the event.

Patriot One Completes FCC And IC Submission In Preparation for PATSCAN CMR Commercialization

Patriot One is pleased to announce that its award-winning PATSCAN CMR™ (Cognitive Microwave Radar) concealed weapons detection system has met U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Industry Canada (IC) regulatory requirements, as verified through a series of tests by an accredited 3rd party laboratory. Company sales efforts for the PATSCAN CMR currently focus on markets including houses of worship, academic institutions, event centers, casinos, commercial offices, hotel properties, government agencies, and other locations at high risk of terrorist attack. Orders have been received from locations spanning four continents, and new territorial opportunities are opening as reseller influence grows.

DeTect Installs DroneWatcher Drone Detection And Defense System At Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport

DeTect announced installation of its DroneWatcher™ drone detection and defense system at the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, Florida. Drone incursions into controlled airspace around airports has emerged as a major security and flight safety risk over the past few years and DeTect’s DroneWatcher system provides the highest level of detection and control available.

Smiths Detection Extends IONSCAN 600 Capability To Detect Narcotics

The portable desktop IONSCAN 600 will be able to detect a range of narcotics such as amphetamine, cocaine, heroin, ketamine, MDA, MDMA, and others. This capability will be important to front-line organizations including customs authorities, prisons and other secure facilities, which have a growing requirement to detect and identify illegal narcotics and other controlled substances.

Morpho Detection Acquired By Smiths Group For $710M

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.

Vigitron and PCSC Announce World-Wide Partnership for Expansion of Access Control Systems

PCSC, a provider of state of the art access control systems, and Vigitron, Inc., a global leader in analog and IP infrastructure transmission solutions, have announced the expansion of their relationship to form a world-wide partnership. Under this agreement, Vigitron will provide infrastructure equipment for PCSC’s growing line of IP/PoE based Access Control products, as well as, service, training, and technology sharing.

ISCON Imaging Launches Revolutionary Handheld Imager Aimed at Targeted Security Screening for Loss Prevention and Employee Safety Applications

ISCON Imaging, INC., a manufacturer of patented infrared (IR) imaging screening systems, has unveiled its new FocusScan® handheld imager for targeted personnel scanning. FocusScan is the first-ever IR-based handheld imaging technology purpose-built for use in loss prevention, security enhancement, and asset protection.

Southwest Microwave’s Remote Polling Module II SDK Simplifies INTREPID High Level Interface

Southwest Microwave has expanded the Software Development Kit (SDK) options for its INTREPID™ Series II perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) with the addition of the Remote Polling Module II (RPM II) SDK. The RPM II package, consisting of an IP-based application layer protocol and accompanying system control hardware module, provides simplified high-level interface between third-party physical security information management (PSIM) or surveillance systems and INTREPID detection technologies.

Icon Labs Announces Anti-Tamper Support for Embedded Devices

Icon Labs, a leading provider of embedded networking and security technology, announced the availability of Floodgate Anti-Tamper, an application and data protection solution that protects real-time operating systems (RTOS) and embedded Linux devices from malicious or accidental changes to firmware, configuration information, and static data.

Southwest Microwave’s Remote Polling Module II SDK Simplifies INTREPID High Level Interface

Southwest Microwave has expanded Software Development Kit (SDK) options for its INTREPID™ Series II perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) with the addition of the Remote Polling Module II (RPM II) SDK. The RPM II package, consisting of an IP-based application layer protocol and accompanying system control hardware module, provides simplified high-level interface between third-party physical security information management (PSIM) or surveillance systems and INTREPID™ detection technologies.

Parabit Systems Reaches New Milestone in Preventing Skimming at Top US Banks

Parabit Systems recently received two major orders totaling 1,500 units of its SkimGard (ATM Lobby Card Access Skimmer Detection System) with its new ACS-1E access control system, to be delivered by the end of 2014. With these orders, Parabit’s SkimGard and ACS-1E ATM Lobby Card Access Control System will be securing and providing Skimmer Detection at over 5,000 ATM Lobbies within the U.S by year end.

Google’s Latest Object Recognition Tech Can Spot Everything in Your Living Room

Automatic object recognition in images is currently tricky. Even if a computer has the help of smart algorithms and human assistants, it may not catch everything in a given scene. Google might change that soon, though; it just detailed a new detection system that can easily spot lots of objects in a scene, even if they’re partly obscured. The key is a neural network that can rapidly refine the criteria it’s looking for without requiring a lot of extra computing power.

New FLIR PathFindIR II Night Vision Camera

FLIR Systems has released the all-new PathFindIR II thermal night vision system. Using FLIR’s latest night-time video analytics algorithms, PathFindIR II provides automated detection and alerts of hazards, so drivers can see hazards sooner, react faster, and stay safer on the road at night. PathFindIR II’s thermal night vision lets drivers see pedestrians, cyclists, animals, and other road hazards at night from up to four times farther away than with just the vehicle’s headlights.

Malaysia Can Solve More Crime With NeoFace Facial Recognition

To strengthen public safety capabilities in Malaysia (and anywhere for that matter), NEC Corporation of Malaysia recently introduced a very promising product. NeoFace, a facial recognition solution was unveiled for the first time as part of public safety capabilities. This new technology was introduced during the Public Safety & Internal Security Asia 2014 held at the Grand Millennium at Kuala Lumpur from 12 – 14 August 2014. NEC’s NeoFace is the world’s fastest and most accurate facial matching product.

Technology Is Targeting Human Face for Security Reason

The human face, weather is good looking or bad looking can be a matter of consideration which is used to remember and identify each person from the other. The different features of the face vary from one human being to another. There are approximately 80 points called the nodal points. The various points like the distance of the eyes, width of the nose, the length and the position of the cheeks, the shape and the length of the jaw, are the nodal points.

Multi-Application Detection Equipment Expected To Address New Airport Security Threats

In its newest study on the market for explosives, weapons and contraband (EWC) detection equipment for airports, IHS found the market to be worth more than $740 million globally and to have a CAGR of 6% over the next four years. Due to new and evolving security threats to the aviation industry, in July 2014, […]

Salient Systems Announces CompleteView VMS And Mango + Mate Behavior Watch Integration

Salient Systems Corporation, a leader in IP network video surveillance solutions, is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Mango + Mate. Salient Systems’ CompleteViewTM, an industry leading enterprise level video surveillance platform based on open architecture is now integrated with Mate Behavior Watch, a leading provider of video content analysis. The integrated platform […]

NYC Building Codes Now Accept Video Image Smoke Detection

The New York City Building Code requires the detection of smoke by means of smoke detection systems. New products have recently been introduced that use video camera and image recognition software to detect smoke. Current New York City Building Code regulations do not address such products. However, Local Law 141 of 2013, which will take […]

Triumphant at IFSEC/FIREX, Xtralis Adds Three More Prestigious Awards at ESX

Xtralis, the world’s leading provider of very early and reliable detection and remote visual verification safety and security solutions, continued its winning ways, securing three more awards at the recent 2014 Electronic Security Expo (ESX14), held 23-26 June 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee USA. At ESX, the Xtralis solutions that were honored with ESX Maximum Impact […]