Though the term ‘transportation’ may immediately elicit different thoughts for different people, everyone can likely agree that it plays a significant role in both our everyday lives and the big picture of the economy’s overall wellbeing. Whether the word makes you first think of a car, bus, train, airplane, or boat, all of these vehicles are critical for daily commutes, leisurely traveling and the shipment of goods across countries — and everything else in between. It is therefore paramount that these methods of transportation are protected from various types of threats at all times.
CNL Software will demonstrate how its PSIM technology helps law enforcement, government agencies and the military, owners and operators of public and private critical infrastructure, large corporations and school districts, colleges and universities, and transportation facilities and networks integrate, automate, and connect security operations and realize the full potential of security system investments.
VITEC announced that its MGW Ace Encoder —the industry-leading HEVC video streaming appliance engineered to deliver broadcast-grade, low-latency video streams— is the first HEVC encoder to receive certification from the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). JITC also certified VITEC’s MGW Pico and Pico TOUGH encoders. JITC is the DoD’s joint interoperability certifier and the only non-service operational test agency for information technology/national security systems, responsible for ensuring Joint Warfighting IT capabilities are interoperable.
VITEC, has been awarded a contract by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) to procure over 1,000 of the company’s MGW Diamond TOUGH encoders. The encoders will be used by the Canadian DND for its Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) project. Installed on each LAV, the MGW Diamond TOUGH appliances will encode video for situational awareness, patrolling information and intelligence gathering missions.
CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, is pleased to announce it has entered a non-exclusive technology collaboration with underwater security company, Sonardyne International Ltd. The companies are currently working together on a major critical national infrastructure project, integrating Sonardyne’s Sentinel intruder detection sonar with the IPSecurityCenter™ PSIM platform. This delivers complete situational awareness through the long-range identification and early classification of approaching underwater threats.
Haystax Technology, a leading provider of advanced analytics and cybersecurity solutions, announced it will present with public safety agencies from the City of Houston at the annual Secured Cities Conference on Nov. 11, 4:00-4:50 p.m. Led by Jack Hanagriff, coordinator for the Houston Regional Asset Management Program (RAMP), this panel discussion is titled, “Inside the Digital Sandbox: How Houston Shares Public Safety Risk Analysis and Information Across the Region.”
Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) announced enhancements to its Verint Situational Awareness Platform™, including the incorporation of advanced solutions to help organizations gain comprehensive situational awareness while driving rapid incident response and enhanced field communications. This evolutionary situational awareness platform is designed to provide security executives and operators actionable intelligence and better insight by incorporating unified situation monitoring, dispatch and incident response, live field communications and real-time citizen input.
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.
CriticalArc reports that the University of South Australia (UniSA) has improved on-campus safety and security for 34,000 students and staff with the successful implementation of its innovative SafeZone™ distributed command and control solution. UniSA selected SafeZone to enhance safety while reducing costs across six disparate campuses, from inner-city urban environments to outback locations dispersed across 800kms.
Swimlane is a new security operations management platform and company focused on empowering enterprises and government agencies with data-driven automation and orchestration for incident response and improved security operations. Swimlane centralizes an organization’s security alerts, alarms, and incidents to automate resolution and deliver a better ROI on current and future security investments.
The University of York launched CriticalArc’s SafeZone to provide round-the-clock safety reassurance to students and staff. York is the first University in the Russell Group to roll out the simple-to-use, free application designed to help those on campus to summon security or safety assistance via their mobile phones. The SafeZone system allows security or first aid personnel to pinpoint the location where help is needed.