ONVIF Reflects On 2018 Activities In 10th Annual Meeting
ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products held its annual membership meeting in early November, with an overview of important activities of 2018 and perspective on the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the final release of Profile T in 2018, an advancement which represents how ONVIF keeps pace with technological advancements that affect product development and interoperability between IP-based physical security products.
Dahua Technology’s CNAS Certification
CNAS, China National Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment, is one of the most authoritative laboratory accreditation agencies in China.
It is a national accreditation body approved and established by the National Accreditation Certification Board (CNCA), which features long investigation period, high requirement and strict standards, having a pivotal position in the field of certification.
Highways England To Deploy Standards-Based CCTV System Based On ONVIF Open Standards
ONVIF®, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced today that Highways England has adopted an ONVIF-centric open standards approach to video technology for the continued expansion and management of its national highway CCTV and traffic system. The use of an open, standards-based CCTV system allows the national transport organization to support existing CCTV cameras while providing a pathway for adding new, ONVIF Profile S conformant cameras from a variety of different vendors to the system.
IFSEC International 2017 Gets ONVIF Sponsorship
ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced today that it is a sponsor of IFSEC International 2017 in London, 20-22 June, 2017, at ExCel London. IFSEC International is Europe’s largest security exhibition and more than 27,000 security professionals are expected to attend this year’s event.
ONVIF Speaks On Standards, IoT At European Security Conferences
ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that ONVIF Chairman Per Björkdahl will be speaking on behalf of ONVIF at the Amsterdam Security Conference in Amsterdam on November 1st and at SKYDD Protection 2016 in Stockholm on October 27th. He will speak to attendees at both events on the role of standards and their relevance to the fast evolving Internet of Things.
GreenPeak Launches Next Generation ZigBee Radio Chip and Modules for Internet of Things and Smart Home Networks
GreenPeak Technologies, the industry leading Smart Home semi-conductor/system company, launched the new GP691 ZigBee communication controller chip and GPM6000 integrated ZigBee Modules for Smart Home and IoT networks and devices. The new GP691 ZigBee communications controller provides robust IEEE Standard 802.15.4-compliant spread spectrum data communication in the worldwide 2.4 GHz band and is capable of running the full stack and application for ZigBee applications, including ZHA and ZLL profiles.
The Smart Home: A Tale of Two Standards
Smart home technology is here and is increasing penetration into consumer’s homes day-by-day but, as with any technology, standards and protocols matter.
For the past 15 years or so, technology companies have sought to develop software solutions that enable the use of Internet protocol (IP) for wireless sensor networks and other connected devices that leverage Internet connectivity. As a result several means of connectivity and networking have emerged that are making their way into smart home solutions including ZigBee and 6LoWPAN.
Natural Security Alliance Unveils New Privacy Rules Around Biometric Security
According to its announcement, the Natural Security Alliance’s new Privacy Rules help biometric authentication systems dictate an organization’s obligations when collecting and handling personal data. Essentially the new Privacy Rules helps ensure that biometric data is secure and confidential, minimizing the risk of misuse, and that the data subject (ie. the person whose data is stored) has consented to the data collection and that they have some control over their data and its use.