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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.
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.
iOmniscient has successfully installed its Facial Recognition Software in conjunction with Cisco’s Video Management platform at the University of San Francisco, California, to improve physical security in residence halls.
Boon Edam, Inc., announced North Carolina State University (NC State), in Raleigh NC, has installed Boon Edam Speedlane 996DA (Drop Arm) optical turnstiles at the main entrances of both its recreational facility buildings.
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.
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
From day one, security has been the top priority for Code Blue Corporation. Founded in 1989, Code Blue is currently enjoying its 25th anniversary as the industry leading manufacturer of emergency communication solutions. It all started when the University of Illinois at Chicago selected Code Blue’s new signature design from several candidates for a project […]
Northeastern University (Boston, MA) is improving student safety in a big way by rolling out online door access control on 8,000 doors in its 36 residence halls and other facilities. The online security system replaces labor-intensive offline and key-based locks, better protecting students, and improving efficiency. CBORD®, the leading provider of campus card and integrated […]
PlateSmart Technologies announced that ARES, the Company’s software-only video analytics platform based on License Plate Recognition (LPR), is the recipient of a 2014 Govies Award in the category of Video Analytics. The award, highly coveted in the global security industry, was presented to PlateSmart by Security Products Magazine, a publication of 1105 Media. ARES, which […]
Students at the University of South Alabama spoke out following the arrest in the case of an on campus sexual assault. South Alabama Police Chief Zeke Aull encourages students to alert the police department if they see anything suspicious or out of the ordinary, following the recent crime. “We feel like we have a very […]