Recently, Port of Wilmington security officials received the Coast Guard’s permission to leverage its Siveillance SiteIQ video surveillance system to monitor truckers and port visitors not carrying Transportation Worker Identification Credential.
All in all, GovSec 2009 was a smashing success. Tradeshow organizers from the 1105 Government Information Group put together an incredible show for both GovSec and FOSE. Security Products magazine was equally successful in planning and coordinating our first ever IP Summit. We look forward to hosting another event in 2010.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Mar 13, 2009
Sarnoff Corp., a provider of iris imaging technology, recently announced it has been selected by the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to test its Iris on the Move (IOM) Portal iris recognition system.
Proxim Wireless Corp., a provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems recently announced that it has provided the wireless backhaul for Turkey's largest video surveillance network in the port city of Bodrum.
March Networks, a provider of intelligent IP video and business analysis applications, announced recently that the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has selected the company’s VideoSphere solution for enhanced passenger and staff security.
Axcess International Inc. recently announced that it has won a competitive procurement worth $3.54 million to provide security infrastructure solutions for the port at Trinidad’s capital, Port-of-Spain.
Harsens Island is a remote island town with a population of less than 2,000, located 25 miles northeast of downtown Detroit. Each summer, Harsens Island is transformed into a vibrant vacation destination with bustling shops, bed-and-breakfast hotels and restaurants. During the winter, the island all but shuts down, save for the essential businesses and stores that remain open for the island’s full-time residents.
- By Scott Schnell
- Mar 02, 2009
Even the most vigilant commuter can’t thwart an unprovoked, violent attack from a deranged person.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- Mar 01, 2009
We are receiving a phenomenal response to our IP Summit, scheduled for March 11, at GovSec. The interest generated and number of registrants has been impressive but also anticipated.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- Feb 27, 2009
With three ferries to secure and terminals to monitor, the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Co. based in Long Island, N.Y. recently chose network video surveillance solutions from ACTi.
Recent headlines have confused U.S. electronic passports -- the passport books with the blue cover and the small gold e-passport icon -- with the new U.S. Passport Cards and Enhanced Driver’s Licenses (EDL) already being issued as border crossing credentials by some states.
NICE Systems recently announced that Transnet Port Terminals, the largest cargo terminal operator in South Africa, is expanding NICE’s IP video surveillance environment at Durban Car Terminal and Ngqura, for a total of five port terminals.
Quantum Secure recently announced it has deployed its SAFE software suite for Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.
GVI Security Solutions Inc. recently announced that it will provide a comprehensive Samsung Electronics IP video solution for the São Paulo, Brazil mass transit system.
Many of us arrive at the airport extra early, not simply to catch our flights, but to factor in getting through security.
- By Mark Laustra
- Jan 01, 2009
Car thieves would be well-advised to steer clear of Brussels, Belgium, where a new license-plate recognition system is helping to detect stolen vehicles.
- By Megan Weadock
- Jan 01, 2009
Facial recognition systems perform some very challenging tasks such as checking an individual’s photo against a database of known or suspected criminals. The task can become nearly impossible when the systems acquire poor facial images -- a situation that occurs all too often in real-world environments.
Genetec recently announced that the Anti-Aggression Brigade from the Brussels Police Department in Belgium has chosen AutoVu, Genetec’s IP license plate recognition solution, to facilitate the detection of stolen vehicles within the city.
GE Security Inc. recently announced the company’s MobileView mobile digital recording system helped authorities bring the brutal attacker on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Broad Street Line in Philadelphia to justice recently.
The Department of Homeland Security recently announced regulations aimed at strengthening the security of the nation’s freight and passenger rail systems and reducing the risk associated with the transportation of security-sensitive materials.