NEC welcomes greater industry collaboration on facial recognition technology

As a provider of facial recognition and other biometric, as well as information and communications technologies, NEC Corporation welcomes greater industry collaboration and effective discussion for the future of facial recognition technology and business. As a point of background, NEC produces face, iris, fingerprint, palm print, finger vein, voice and ear acoustic recognition technologies, and has over 700 biometric recognition installations in over 70 countries around the world. In recent

Westpac Stadium takes the big view on stands and field with Panomera multifocal sensor systems

As part of an ongoing CCTV upgrade, Westpac Stadium in Wellington, NZ, was looking to vastly expand the coverage of the CCTV System. The goal was not only to view stands in the stadium, but also to cover the entire field in order to provide situational awareness during major events, such as concerts. After careful evaluation, the decision fell for a solution with multiple Dallmeier Panomera units. Integrator, Surveillance Services,

Regulation is the only way to control the IoT cyber-security threat, says Databarracks

The Internet of Things (IoT) will be the source of more data breaches, as we see mass adoption and rapid growth in the number of connected devices, both in consumer products and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). This is according to business continuity and disaster recovery firm, Databarracks. The scale of vulnerability of IoT was recently highlighted by Trend Micro, which found flaws in two of the most popular

Sophos central management of XG Firewall now available through early access programme

Sophos have announced that its next-generation Sophos XG Firewall is now available on Sophos Central through an Early Access Programme. The most current version of Sophos XG Firewall with lateral movement protection to prevent the spread of targeted, manual cyberattacks was launched in December 2018. Sophos believes that for cybersecurity to be effective, it needs to be intuitive to use and simple to manage. To achieve this vision, Sophos provides

Suprema wins Best Fingerprint Solution of the Year from Security Award Korea 2018

Suprema have won the Best Fingerprint Solution of the Year from Security Award Korea 2018. Organized by Security World, Security Award Korea recognizes the industry’s leading security solutions providers by segments. For the Best Fingerprint Solution of the Year Award, Suprema has been selected, reportedly due to its advancements in technology leadership, outstanding performance, higher level of security and dominant global market share. “We are honoured to be recognized as

Axxonsoft to highlight video management software at Intersec 2019

At the upcoming Intersec event in Dubai, Axxonsoft plan to inform those in attendance of the strength of their Axxon Next VMS, while also demonstrating why the company are seen as a major player when it comes to video management software in the security industry. AxxonSoft video management software supports onboard video analytics in IP cameras, including thermal cameras, and offers its own powerful video analytics system. End users can

WLS wins second project with mystery celeb

Fire and security specialist, WLS, has joined the ranks of celebrity A-listers after picking up a second project with a sought-after star of small screen dramas and Hollywood blockbusters. The company has recently carried out installation of a CCTV system for the star’s London home and has also been awarded the maintenance contract for the intruder alarm at this property. The actor has been so impressed with the WLS team

3xLOGIC closing year out with multiple new products and innovations

3xLOGIC have recently announced a number of new products and innovations, led by the company’s new Facial Recognition camera.3xLOGIC VISIX Facial Recognition camera A special purpose, low cost, dual lens 2MP camera for instant face detection, identification, and notification of persons of interest (POI). Using camera-based analytics and 3xLOGIC’s exclusive Facial Recognition (FR) application and mobile app, users can review captured facial images and choose persons of interest to place

OPTEX announces new customer centric UK sales team

The OPTEX UK/Ireland sales team has been restructured to provide a better service to OPTEX’s channel partners and customers with roles that put the customer at the centre of OPTEX’s operation. The team structure has been simplified in response to customer feedback, and to give channel partners and customers an easy point of contact to deal with any type of enquiry, whether it’s relating to sales, technical or logistics. While

GRC International Group brings clarity to GDPR breach reporting with the launch of GRCI Law

GRC International Group has launched GRCI Law – a new arm of the organisation designed to support organisations in all aspects of GDPR compliance and breach reporting. The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) over six months ago marked a significant increase in responsibility and risk for all organisations that process personal data. However, despite the potential impact of the regulation, there remains a significant amount of confusion

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