The intuitive JustIN mobile key app developed by SALTO communicates securely via the Cloud and enables a hotel guest to receive his room key online, anytime, and anywhere. For the guest, the process is as simple as arriving at the hotel and deciding to receive the room key directly to his smartphone (iOS and Android devices) without going to hotel reception for the traditional check-in process.
The FaceVACS-VideoScan C5 camera from Cognitec. Germany-based facial recognition technology developer Cognitec has unveiled a new video camera featuring a built-in facial recognition system. The FaceVACS-VideoScan C5 camera is an IP video camera that offers high image quality over low bandwidth. The video camera’s face biometrics technology employs gapless, real-time face detection and tracking, and produces lossless video streams for each face that it detects.
In the wake of Alipay’s announcement that it is going to use facial recognition technology for user authentication in mobile payments, some are starting to ask if that kind of security is really enough. Dan Moren, in particular, says he has found a flaw in the system in a new Popular Science article.
More than 25 distribution partners attended the first Milestone conference dedicated solely to distributors. In addition to intensifying the partnerships in the European, Middle East and African regions, a new Distribution Manager was announced for the Americas.
Whether they’re clocking in to work, trying to enter a secure room or driving a company car, many workers are finding that the procedures for these everyday workplace occurrences are changing. To improve efficiency, combat fraud, and boost employee health and safety, employers increasingly are adopting biometric devices. Biometric technology analyzes the unique characteristics of a person through his or her fingerprints, irises, retinas, hand geometry, facial patterns, voice patterns or DNA information.
HauteSpot Networks Corporation, the premier provider of integrated wireless solutions for fixed, mobile, and nomadic IP video in the healthcare, broadcast, commercial security, and public safety industries, announced today the release of HiveMINDER™ the fully distributed mesh video management system (VMS). HiveMINDER VMS system runs on the innovative HauteSpot Networks HiveCAM™. HiveMINDER is a simple to use, powerful VMS that supports leading edge features and functions.
Logan City in South East Queensland, Australia recently opened a $1.3 million CCTV surveillance center that uses facial recognition technology to monitor troublemakers, criminals, and burst water mains, according to a report by The Register. Over the past decade, the program has expanded from nine CCTVs to more than 300. The system operates on the Teleste video management system, which is also being used in Paris and Sweden, as well as in Austria’s national transport and roadways.
Video Surveillance storage with its high-definition, high megapixel video recording and data for long retention requirements requires new ways of thinking and new ways of storing all that video data. IP-based video surveillance technologies have an ever growing need for higher storage capacity.
Alibaba just made a huge leap forward in identity verification, moving beyond fingerprint- and eyeball-scanning to facial recognition. Founder Jack Ma took center stage at the CeBit 2015 conference in Hannover, Germany, to demonstrate Smile To Pay, Alibaba’s smartphone payment system.
Genetec™, a manufacturer of open platform, unified IP security solutions, today announced that its SV-32, a security appliance that provides native support for video surveillance and access control capabilities, is available through new distribution partnerships in the US. The SV-32 appliance comes pre-installed with Genetec’s flagship open platform security system, Security Center, allowing end-users to deploy their choice of a unified security solution, or a standalone access control or video surveillance system.
HauteSpot Networks Corporation, the premier provider of integrated wireless solutions for fixed, mobile, and nomadic IP video in the healthcare, broadcast, commercial security, and public safety industries, announced the release of the HiveCAM™ Intelligent Wireless Mesh Distributed Edge Camera System.
Digital Watchdog (DW™), the industry leader in digital recorders, surveillance cameras, and related management software, announces the release of DW Spectrum™ IP Video Management Software (VMS) version 2.3. This significant update restructures the software’s architecture, replacing the server system and simplifying the user’s experience with easy management of multiple servers and sites.
Vanderbilt, a global leader in the delivery of innovative, highly reliable technologies that help organizations ensure safety and security, announced today a strategic partnership with SwiftData Technology, a provider of custom-configurable data management systems. The partnership combines Vanderbilt’s industry-leading access control and security management solutions with SwiftData’s Pinwheel Data Management Engine (DME) to form Vanderbilt VI Connect powered by Pinwheel.
MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at Specialized Bicycle Components in the UK to secure access to its headquarters, workshop and showroom protecting high value engineering tools and concept models.
Today, electromechanical mortise locks are considered to be an inherent part of modern office access control systems. Form and Funcion: Internal office door locks should be aesthetically pleasing, be easy-to-install, and have a sufficient forced-entry protection class. PERCo has designed a unique series of electromechanical mortise locks for doors located in premises with high requirements for design and appearance, such as offices and conference rooms.
With people passing through all day long, the security of sensitive areas of buildings, as well as the personal safety of the people visiting, must be guaranteed. To meet this demand, Boon Edam has created a new range of security products to manage the flow of people in and throughout a building. Yet, a challenge remains: How to achieve a secure entrance environment while meeting the high aesthetic demands of today’s buildings?
Xtralis® released the ADPRO® XOa™ 3 SecurityPlus Remotely Programmable Operating System for FastTrace™ 2 Series Remotely Managed Multi-service Gateways (RMG). Xtralis is renowned for its best-in-class early and reliable detection, automatic remote visual verification through any network condition, and remote multi-level response, which vastly improves guarding services at significantly lower costs or enables the replacement of human guards while avoiding the unnecessary dispatch of first responders.
MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of government IT, announced the results of its new report, The Video Vortex.
The study, based on a survey of 151 Federal decision makers —evenly split between physical security and IT managers— and sponsored by EMC Corporation, looks at video surveillance across Federal IT and the opportunities for agencies to enhance the value of their video data assets.
Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that, on March 5, over 100 security professionals, integrators, and contractors came together at Delta’s Palmdale home office and manufacturing plant to view anti-terrorism barriers, bollards, crash-rated gates, and other equipment, including new products.