Australian City Opens $1.3M Surveillance Center With Facial Recognition Technology

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.

CNL Software to Present PSIM at Teleste Video Surveillance Summit

CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, is pleased to announce that it will be participating in the Teleste Video Surveillance Summit in Dubai on December 7, 2014. Focused around the deployments of surveillance systems in urban environments, the summit will demonstrate the latest technologies and innovations available to solve today’s challenges in Middle Eastern cities. Organized by Finnish technology company Teleste Corporation, the summit will highlight PSIM for Safer Cities, trends in IP camera technology, microwave transmission in urban environments, technical integration in project planning, and analytics in the urban environment.