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New March Networks RideSafe Introduces Fully Integrated Mobile and Wayside Video Management

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to announce its new RideSafe solution for bus, para-transit, and passenger rail. A true enterprise-class video surveillance offering, March Networks RideSafe provides transportation agencies with comprehensive oversight across their entire operation including on transit vehicles, and in stations, depots, and park-and-rides.

DART Bus Drivers Say Cameras Tag Them, but Crimes Ignored

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s use of surveillance cameras to monitor bus drivers’ behavior is drawing criticism from employees who say they’re being penalized for minor infractions while criminal activity caught on video is going ignored. During a 12-month period that ended in July, DART supervisors coached drivers on behavior caught on camera an average of 678 times a month.

‘Smart’ Lighting System Provides Surveillance at U.S. Airport

From the runway at Newark Liberty International Airport, you can see the entire skyline of Manhattan. It is one of the busiest airports on the continent, so you’d expect it would have a strong and sizable surveillance operation. But forget about traditional security cameras. Passengers streaming out of taxis and through check-in are being watched […]

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, […]

Boon Edam And Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport Work To Put Passengers In Control

Garges-Lès-Gonesse, France – Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, one of the leading airports in France, has chosen to work with Boon Edam to offer their frequent flyer passengers a smoother transit through the airport. By installing Airport Swinglane self-service gates at security pre-screening, the airport ensures that a high level of security is maintained while shortening queues […]

MorphoTrust Opens New Biometric Enrolment Centers For TSA Pre Program

MorphoTrust, along with the TSA, has recently opened six new TSA Pre™ biometric enrollment centers throughout the United States. New locations include the Boston Logan Airport, Charlotte Douglas International, Pittsburgh International, Tampa International, Orlando International, and Lambert-St. Louis International. TSA PRE is a biometric expedited screening process for frequent travelers. “The TSA Pre program continues […]

Brazilian Airport To Use Biometric Border Control By August

Come August, travelers passing through São Paulo International Airport in Guarulhos (GRU Airport) that are over the age of 18 and have an electronic passport will be in full control of their in-terminal experience. This is thanks to the automated border control eGates being installed in terminals two and three at GRU, which will leverage […]

Majority Of Australians Support Biometrics To Verify Their Identities When Boarding Aircraft

Nearly eight in 10 Australians support the use of biometric-based security measures to verify the identity of passengers boarding aircraft at airports. However, they do not support airport retailers using biometrics to make customised sales offers, according to the 2014 Unisys Security Index. The Unisys Security Index is an annual global study that provides insights […]

Philly SEPTA’s $11Million Savings Contributed To Surveillance Cameras

The 17,659 surveillance cameras that Philadephia, PA’s SEPTA has in its vehicles and stations have contributed to a significant decrease in the amount of money SEPTA spends on injury and damages claims and in a climate where every dollar counts, that savings is especially significant. Between fiscal years 2012 and 2013, the payout SEPTA made […]

Vision-Box At Forefront Of Discussions On Expedited Travel And Border Management In The U.S.

U.S. Government officials and industry experts gathered together under one roof to discuss the growing challenges associated with securing human identity during the conference Connect ID, which took place in Washington last week. One of the hot topics under discussion was Aviation Security and the balance between the facilitation of legitimate travel and tight border […]