Learn how the federal government is using iris biometrics for the collection of personal identity and authentication data by joining Iris ID, the global leader in iris recognition technology for 20 years, at Connect: ID 2021, Oct. 5-6 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Despite a turbulent 2020, the smart home market is poised for exceptional growth as the industry aims to bring intelligence to ‘not-so-smart’ smart homes, according to research group Omdia.
LifeSafety Power® has announced that it has received LenelS2 factory certification and joined the LenelS2 OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP).
Video storage has come a long way since its simplistic and inflexible early days. Before more intuitive, scalable, and reliable systems emerged, customers purchased hardware from storage vendors and built their storage infrastructure based on their immediate needs.
- By Amanda Potas
- Sep 21, 2021
Pro-Vigil, a provider of remote video monitoring, management and crime deterrence solutions, recently published a research report that found organizations are more concerned about their Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered video surveillance system's ability to deter crime than any potential bias issues.
The Security Today team is headed to GSX 2021 to keep you updated on this year’s action! The conference is scheduled from Monday, Sept. 27, to Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Orlando, Fla. Several members of our staff—including editor-in-chief Ralph Jensen, ad director Brian Rendine and I—will be there live and in-person to share the latest developments in security products and innovations.
- By Matt Jones
- Sep 20, 2021
True to form, the awesome staff at Mission 500 have put together an opportunity to outfit students at Crosspointe Elementary with essential supplies and notes of encouragement to kick off another successful school year.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Sep 20, 2021
GSX 2021 in Orlando, Fla., is coming up fast! Hundreds of exhibitors from every corner of the security industry will be gathering between Monday, Sept. 27, and Wednesday, Sept. 29, to present the latest and greatest innovations
- By Matt Jones
- Sep 20, 2021
Vicon Industries, Inc. has announced the appointment of Andronicus Turner and Jason Lloyd as regional sales managers. The appointments follow several other key additions to the Vicon team.
AMAG Technology, an Allied Universal Company, has announced a new version (9.4) of its Symmetry Access Control System.
Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, today launched Wisenet Road AI, a powerful new line of Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) cameras that feature Make, Model, and Color Recognition (MMCR) to identify vehicles using AI technology.
ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, has announced its programming lineup for the hybrid Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2021, with in-person and digital experiences taking place 27-29 September at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, FL and via the online GSX event platform.
A benchmark in video intelligence, viisights behavioral analytics provide systems integrators with a new unique selling proposition for existing and new customers that will lead to business growth. viisights personnel will be at the show to discuss these opportunities in one-on-one meetings with potential technology partners and systems integrators during GSX 2021.
ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced the add-on concept, which extends the ONVIF conformance process to individual product features that can solve a specific use case or end user need.
Soloinsight founder, president, and CTO Farhan Masood has been awarded the prestigious United States EB-1A visa. The Green Card nicknamed the “Einstein Visa,” based on achievement and is awarded to applicants with extraordinary ability and success in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics.
Gallagher will preview their latest cloud-based security solution exclusively at GSX 2021, alongside other dynamic technology showcases planned for their booth.
Fortem Technologies has announced successful performance in detecting small UAS (unmanned aircraft systems) before a team of U.S. Government evaluators based on an Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate (IWTSD) requirement in May 2021.
Allied Universal is proud to recognize Security Professionals during the company’s 7th Annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week starting on Sept. 12 – 18.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will increase the range of civil penalties that may be imposed on individuals who violate the federal mask mandate at airports, on commercial aircraft, and in various modes of surface transportation, including passenger railroads, intercity bus services, and other public transportation.
The SIA Industry Advocate Award – formerly the SIA Statesman Award – recognizes SIA member volunteers for their extraordinary contributions of professional time, leadership and resources to position SIA and its members to address the public policy challenges influencing the security industry.
Mission 500 has announced that its annual security industry softball game fundraiser will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021. This year’s event is set from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Overpeck County Park.
Later this week, our Nation will observe the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
- By Alejandro Mayorkas
- Sep 08, 2021
The Electronic Security Association will hold their annual Leadership Summit in-person at the Omni Frisco, at the Dallas Cowboys Worldwide Headquarters, October 4-7.
PSA has announced the addition of Alarm.com to its network. The Alarm.com platform integrates with a growing variety of IoT devices through its apps and interfaces to provide mobile control for business security and automation system functions.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has published results from its Spectator Sports Safety and Security Survey in an Industry Report. The research report is the first of its kind published by the Center and will be conducted annually.
While most product manufacturers focus on a single market segment, ONVIF certification allows Alcatraz AI to bridge the gap between access control and video management with a single device. Obtaining this certification gives partners and end-users confidence that the Alcatraz Rock will work seamlessly with any existing VMS platform.
One student has been injured in a shooting at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, NC, on Wednesday afternoon and authorities were looking for the suspect. The campus also was placed on lockdown after the shooting.
- By Matt Jones
- Sep 01, 2021
Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America’s medical imaging division has a longstanding reputation for delivering Ultra HD micro-head cameras for today’s most sophisticated surgical robotics, scopes and diagnostic devices with outstanding results and reliability.
Sage Integration today announced Lori Hudnall, director of human resources, will serve a one-year term as chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee at the PSA Security Network, the world's largest systems integrator consortium.