Certis Cisco acquires SNP Security

  Australia’s third largest security firm, SNP, has today announced that it has entered into a binding sale agreement under which 100% of SNP shares will be sold to Certis Cisco, Singapore’s largest security organisation. Certis Cisco has an existing security business in Australia, BRI. With the addition of SNP, Certis Cisco will establish Certis Security Australia to drive the strategy and market growth of the … [Read more...]

Rosehill Security Announces Channel Partner and Distribution Agreement with Ezi Security Systems for Australasia and Asia

  Rosehill Security, a leading global manufacturer of perimeter security solutions, today announced a channel partner and distribution agreement for Australasia and Asia with Ezi Security Systems, for the company’s innovative range of hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) and perimeter security products. In response to the growing worldwide trend of hostile vehicle attacks, Ezi Security Systems’ customers across … [Read more...]

Motorola To Acquire Avigilon: What Does It Mean?

According to IHS Markit analyst Jon Cropley, rumours about Avigilon being acquired have been circulating in the industry for years. Many expected one of Avigilon's competitors to acquire it. Instead, Motorola Solutions, a company with limited current involvement in the video surveillance market, has stepped in. Motorola's focus on public safety projects is likely to have been a major motivation for the acquisition. … [Read more...]

Vale Steve Jackson, OAM, MAICD

  It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Steve Jackson. As many in the industry know, Steve has been a senior leader, mentor and driving force within the security industry for almost two decades. In addition to his most recent role, in which he served as the Chief Security Officer for the Qantas Group for over 13 years, Steve enjoyed a long and illustrious career spanning the Royal Navy in the … [Read more...]

Explore Dahua Technology’s Latest Video Surveillance Solutions at SICUR 2018

Dahua Technology, a leading solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, will show its latest innovations at SICUR 2018, the International Security, Safety and Fire Exhibition, from February 20 to 23. Come and visit Booth 10D08, Hall 10 at SICUR 2018 to discover for yourself how Dahua’s cutting-edge solutions can be applied! The booth will mainly contain two types of exhibits – products and … [Read more...]

ViDi Labs and Image Engineering cooperation

ViDi Labs today announced that it has signed an agreement with Image Engineering from Kerpen-Horrem, Germany, to represent and distribute their products and technology in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia region.  Image Engineering is one of the most respected imaging and testing labs in the world, offering a range of camera and optical measuring test charts, devices and software for all types of cameras, … [Read more...]

How Swinburne University of Technology Uses Imagus, Milestone & NVIDIA To Create A Cost Effective Facial Recognition Solution

The Imagus Facial Recognition Technology (Imagus FRT), developed by Brian Lovell 'The Godfather of Facial Recognition Technology' delivers accurate results for facial detection, recording, matching and recognition through advanced algorithms, even with poorly lit, poor quality, angled or obstructed samples. Imagus Technology, a global leader in advanced intelligent surveillance, image analysis and computer vision … [Read more...]

Hills Delivers On Key Projects To Transform Its Business

Hills Limited (ASX: HIL) recently announced that it has successfully brought its supply chain operations in house, completing the migration of the Company’s warehouse operations from a third-party logistics provider to the new Hills national distribution centre in Seven Hills, New South Wales. “This is a significant development for our staff, customers and suppliers as we successfully deliver on major projects that … [Read more...]

Sting Long-Life Rechargable GPS Tracker

Compact with Light, Temperature & Humidity Sensors The Sting is an ultra-compact, rechargeable GPS tracking device. The light, temperature and humidity sensors set it apart from other battery powered trackers. It has been designed to track high value parcels, cargo, cash in transit, personnel, and other assets where super-long battery life is required without sacrificing the frequency of updates and … [Read more...]

Keeping Pace With The Global Retail Supply Chain – Part 1

By Jac Brittain The role of loss prevention across the retail supply chain security program continues to expand. The retail supply chain network is a critical component of the retail machine. While many may view the heart of retail as the interactions and events that happen within the store, this support system has always fuelled the way. Through a complex web of processes and activity, a well-managed supply chain … [Read more...]

ATTENTION INTEGRATORS: Migrating Your Customers to Gold Class Mobile Access Has Never Been Easier!

From smart phones to smart watches, leveraging mobile technology for door access and gates, as well as networks and other applications, is an obvious progression for a contemporary company. Now ISCS is offering new and existing customers and integrators the option to install one free HID Mobile Access Reader for up to five users. Managing director Stuart Harmer said the limited-time promotion would allow end users … [Read more...]

Hikvision Launches World’s First Ever ‘Deep Learning’ Embedded NVR

The DeepinMind embedded NVR took inspiration from human brain to perform astonishingly accurate false alarm filter August 30, 2017—Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has launched its ‘DeepinMind Network Video Recorder (NVR)’—the world’s first embedded NVR benefiting from ‘Deep Learning’ functionality. This intelligent NVR effectively ‘learns’ to identify people … [Read more...]

Ian Fuller Joins Sektor Australia’s Security Team as National Systems Manager

“Ian’s deep industry experience adds a valuable dimension to Sektor’s security initiatives. With his unique skills and experience, Ian will play a pivotal role in taking our business to the next level. We are proud to welcome Ian to the Green Machine!” says Tom Kinkade – Sektor Australia’s security business manager. Ian completed a Bachelor’s degree (Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering) before commencing a 23 … [Read more...]

Is a New Threat Emerging for Access Control Brands?

By Jim Dearing, senior analyst, access control and fire, IHS Markit Is the rise of PIAM a threat to access control equipment manufacturers? Physical Identity Access Management (PIAM) systems essentially add a decision-making identity management layer on top of access control systems. This is done by changing the authoritative decision-making database or location to a higher authority like an active directory or an … [Read more...]

HID Global acquires Arjo Systems to expand its Government ID business with physical and digital identity solutions

  SYDNEY, July 12, 2017 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has acquired Arjo Systems SAS, a provider of physical and digital identity solutions for secure government ID applications.  Arjo Systems gives HID Global broader capabilities to deploy electronic identification (eID) and ePassport solutions for government programs. “Our acquisition of Arjo Systems … [Read more...]

ONVIF: The Evolution of A Standard

By Per Björkdahl ONVIF has achieved a lot since its founding in 2008. The member consortium began as a small group of manufacturers that wanted to collaborate to accelerate the acceptance of systems based on network surveillance cameras. While ONVIF’s mission has not changed significantly since then, its application and influence has; it is now an industry alliance for the physical security industry. ONVIF has become a … [Read more...]