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Dahua International Academy Starts from Poland

Hangzhou, China - Great news for Dahua customers in Central and Eastern Europe and Nordic, because Dahua Technology, a world leading manufacturer and supplier of intelligent security surveillance products and solutions, has established the first Dahua International Academy in Poland in May, 2017.

Dahua Poland Academy is the first international academy Dahua formed overseas for both internal and external trainings. This academy aims to provide comprehensive and systematic trainings to Dahua local employees and customers, allowing them to acquire deep understanding of Dahua products and solutions details, local storage and logistics capability, as well as access to technical support services in local market.

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Germany to Test Face Recognition Software to Target Terrorist Suspects

Germany will start testing facial recognition software at a Berlin train station this summer to help police track down and identify terrorist suspects, criminal offenders, and other security threats.

The software will initially be tested with volunteers at Berlin’s Suedkreuz Station. If the new system proves effective, its use will not be limited to railway stations, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said.

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IoT Presents New Opportunities and Challenges for Integrators in the Built Environment

With seemingly endless possibilities, the proliferation of Internet of Things devices is significantly impacting the built environment and greatly expanding the physical security ecosystem. From HVAC to lighting to AV, every connected device within a building has the potential to interact with physical security in new and exciting ways that will result in improved safety, efficiency, comfort and long-term sustainability.

As with any new technology, IoT brings with it some uncertainty about exactly how it will improve and expand upon the capabilities of today’s security systems. The security industry has already undergone a major shift to IP-based solutions, and now security professionals must understand how IoT will change their business yet again so they can evolve accordingly.

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Tend's New Lynx Indoor Camera Blends Effortless Security with Sophisticated Intelligence and Facial Recognition

Lynx Combines Ultra-Simple Setup, HD Live Video Monitoring with Advanced Facial Recognition & Motion-Triggered Recording to Help Anyone Tend to What Matters Most

Designed to make securing the people, places and things that matter most incredibly simple with powerful and sophisticated technology, the new Tend Secure Lynx Indoor™ camera debuted today offering the perfect combination of intelligent, yet effortless, video security.

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SensibleVision Releases Facial Recognition Security Technology with Liveness Detection

SensibleVision has launched 3DVerify, which it calls the first facial-recognition security technology specifically designed to support simultaneous multi-factor face authentication on tablets and smartphones equipped with 3D cameras.

The new advanced Depth/3D liveness solutions can detect videos, photos and masks, which are all the prominent methods that hackers currently use to exploit 2D cameras on mobile devices.

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Smile to Enter: China Embraces Facial-Recognition Technology

Technology companies shrug off privacy concerns in push to widen commercial use

China’s technology companies are rushing to embrace the commercial use of facial-recognition technology, attempting to leapfrog western rivals that have taken a more cautious approach for fear of alarming privacy-conscious consumers.

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Security Cameras, Bispectral and Thermal, Keep An Eye On Wind Construction Sites and Other Areas

Axis has launched a new generation of positioning cameras, giving operators faster and more accurate pan and tilt capabilities to monitor large-scale sites, perimeters and borders in real-time and are able to respond instantly to security alerts and incidents. Thanks to their enhanced capabilities, the new range of positioning cameras enables surveillance across vast sites with fewer cameras, with the potential for 360-degree unobstructed field of view and at all times, and 135-degree field of view from ground to sky.

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Boston Company Develops Scanner that Could Prevent Terrorist Attacks

A Waltham company has developed a new body scanner that could be a game changer in counter-terrorism. Boston 25 tried out the device to see how it works.

It’s called “The Edge.” While it looks a lot like the metal detectors we see inside Logan Airport or outside Fenway Park, the founders of Evolv Technology say their body scanners can not only detect knives and guns, but explosives and suicide vests.

Boston 25 News anchor Jason Law wore an imitation bomb under a coat at the company’s Threat Lab and walked through the detector. Sure enough, an image appeared with a red box highlighting that simulated bomb under his jacket.

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EyeLock and STANLEY Security Solutions Partner to Deliver Leading Iris Biometric Access Control Solutions

New York, USA - EyeLock LLC, a leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with STANLEY Security, one of the world's largest and most comprehensive security providers, to deliver EyeLock's full suite of hardware and software access control solutions to its broad customer base in North America.

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New Camera Tech May Speed Biometric ID at Land Ports

As the Department of Homeland Security's biometric exit program runs pilots at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and in partnership with JetBlue, visitors leaving the United States are photographed by handheld devices, camera stations or kiosks and their images compared with the photos on the government-issued ID that were used when they entered the country.