The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Dr. Elizabeth (Elli) Voorhees as its new director of education and training. In this role, Voorhees —who previously served as director of certifications and compliance for the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4)— will drive all education and certification program activity for SIA and through SIA’s partners in support of the SIA membership and larger industry goals.
Arecont Vision® announces the immediate availability of the Contera® line of video surveillance software, cloud-managed web services, and cloud-managed video recorders for customer ordering. The Contera Total Video Surveillance Solution is composed of megapixel cameras (Arecont Vision Mega™ and ConteraIP® single- and multi-sensor families), advanced video management system software (ConteraVMS®), a range of video recorders and NVRs (ConteraCMR®), and powerful cloud-based web services (ConteraWS®).
Manything showcased its Manything Pro solution at this year’s ISC West show. Security integrators and dealers who visited the Manything booth witnessed the many benefits that the cloud video solution provides. Manything Pro creates a new source of recurring monthly revenue (RMR) with ease; Manything can manage all billing and renewals, freeing an integrator or dealer to simply collect ongoing commissions.
Mission 500, a charitable organization that works closely with the security industry to serve children in need in the U.S., raised $113,000 at its ninth annual Security 5K/2K Run/Walk and related sponsorships at this year’s ISC West. Proceeds from the event will benefit children in need in the U.S., with a portion donated to a project in Puerto Rico which benefits children living in poverty who have been affected by Hurricane Maria. While at ISC West, attendees assembled Mission 500 Care Packs for 500 children in need living in Las Vegas. This initiative was generously sponsored by HID Global.
Robotic Assistance Devices announced that its latest guarding solution, the Security Control and Observation Tower (SCOT™) was awarded a New Product Showcase Award from the Security Industry Association (SIA), a 2018 Secure Campus Award from Campus Security & Life Safety and a 2018 Government Security (Govie) Award from Security Today during this year’s ISC West in Las Vegas.
ISC West sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), the largest converged security event of the year, experienced it’s biggest and most successful year to-date. This year ISC West offered over 85 sessions throughout the SIA Education@ISC program, spanning a range of topics that impact security professionals across physical, IT and IoT security – from biometrics to drones to leadership skills. Some of the most highly-attended sessions were Access Control and Video in the Cloud, The Evolution of Credentials and their Use in the IT, OT, and Physical Security Environment, Connected Home – The Future is Now, and The Future of Physical Security: The Decade Ahead.
Vicon Industries has introduced a new 3MP version of its heavy-duty Roughneck V-CELL-HD-B camera, specially designed for use in custodial suites and prison cells. This ONVIF compliant camera features stainless steel assembly, security screws and polycarbonate windows that protect the camera and IR illuminators. Its unique triangular shape accommodates mounting at the juncture of two walls and the ceiling and, once installed, the camera should be permanently sealed to the wall to create a ligature-proof and water-resistant housing.
IndigoVision announced that the next release of their Artificial Intelligence powered by BriefCam will include the latest security features in the industry, and will be launched within the coming weeks, additional to it being previewed at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas. IndigoVision’s Artificial Intelligence powered by BriefCam allows IndigoVision customers to quickly and easily review hours of footage in minutes, rapidly identifying people and objects of interest by object type, attribute, direction, color or size.
IC Realtime is introducing a new surveillance camera with on-board analytics to provide traffic metrics for business owners at ISC West 2018. IC Realtime will also show off Ella, the video search solution that augments surveillance systems with fast and reliable search via natural language, and the recently announced Ella dealer portal. The new 3 Mega Pixel, IP-based surveillance camera (Model: ICIP–3128–3D) is ideal for retail installations and features a dual lens, dual camera design to differentiate between flat 2D objects and 3D people.
OnSSI is expanding its portfolio of VMS solutions with the introduction of the new RecOn5 integrated Pre-loaded NVRs and Servers here at ISC West 2018 (booth #13074). The new RecOn5 NVRs are pre-loaded with Ocularis NVR software for stand-alone operation, and the new RecOn5 Pre-loaded Servers are designed for easy expansion of existing Ocularis VMS installations. The RecOn5 Pre-loaded NVRs and Servers are available in 32, 64 and 128 camera configurations in desktop and rackmount models with HDD capacities of 8 to 40TB for desktop models and 8 to 80TB for rackmount models.