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Anixter University Provides Technical And Standards-Based Information

Anixter is proud to provide a unique educational institution, Anixter University, to support industry professionals. The University offers an array of technical and standards-based information for contractors, integrators, end users and consultants. Based on best practices gained through decades of experience, Anixter University organizes its technology curricula into colleges, and each college contains courses of varying technical levels.

University of South Australia Finds Value in Tech to Safeguard Students

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.

Northumbria University Rolls Out CriticalArc’s SafeZone

CriticalArc announced that Northumbria University has rolled out its revolutionary distributed command and control solution, SafeZone. The University selected SafeZone to enhance staff and student safety while reducing costs through increasing the efficiency of everyday security operations across its six campuses. Through unparalleled situational awareness, SafeZone enables the University’s security team to coordinate its response to incidents quickly and efficiently.

CriticalArc Revamps Its Brand and Announces New SafeZone Heat Map Functionality

CriticalArc announced a revamped identity along with significant new SafeZone product features. The rebranding follows a period of expansion for the Australian-based security technology business, in particular across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The rebranding also includes a new website using the new visual identity. The refreshed branding reflects the evolving functionality of CriticalArc’s SafeZone and the increasing demand for cost-effective distributed command and control solutions, driven by the need of large and multi-site organisations to improve their response to critical and everyday incidents, optimise security operations, and protect staff as well as physical assets.

Largest Scottish University Centralizes Security

Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) and network cameras from Axis Communications are helping all of the campus locations for the University of the West of Scotland to more efficiently manage security through one unified surveillance solution, designed, delivered and maintained by Boston Networks.

University Of Georgia Replacing Biometric Hand Scanners, Chooses PIN For Access Control

Administrators at the University of Georgia have implemented PIN entry to access all buildings on its Athens campus, replacing the previous hand geometry biometrics system, according to a report by CR80 News. Previously, students would place their hands over a biometric reader to gain access to dormitories, dining halls, and exercise facilities. The new system […]

Lawsuit Filed To Block Release Of SPU Shooting Surveillance Video

Lawyers representing Seattle Pacific University and as many as 30 students or others connected to the June 5 campus shooting filed a lawsuit asking the judge to block the release of surveillance video of the crime scene captured by the school’s security cameras. The unnamed parties are all either victims or witnesses of the shooting. […]

UNC Researchers Test Face Recognition Software That Artificially Ages Face

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington have been using biometric technology to facilitate the process of artificially aging and de-aging the human face, which could greatly improve law enforcement practices. The Fayetteville Observer reports that the work of Dr. Karl Ricanek and his team of professors and students is sponsored by the […]