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A Delight Without a Doubt – Dallmeier Video Security Solution in the Elbphilharmonie

The ceremonial opening of the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg was celebrated on 11 January 2017 with a gala evening attended by many leading lights in politics, business and culture and a concert by the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra. A video security system by Dallmeier formed part of the arrangements providing security in and around the new city landmark and protection for the inaugural guests, who included German President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel. The full-IP system was planned and installed by Hamburg-based DEKOM Video Security & Network GmbH, a member of the Dallmeier group of companies.

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Hub Southern Cross Installs SALTO Keyless Access Control

Co-working spaces are becoming an increasingly important sector of the real estate market and one pioneering company, Hub Australia, is on a mission to create a state-of-the-art home for small to large businesses to prosper and grow.

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ONVIF Hosts 17th Annual Developers’ Plugfest

ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its 17th ONVIF Developers’ Plugfest in early November in Seoul, South Korea – the group’s second largest plugfest ever and the largest in the past five years. With multiple testings of ONVIF conformant products, the Developers’ Plugfest included interoperability testing for all six ONVIF profiles, including prototypes for the Release Candidate of Profile T for advanced streaming.

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Tata Communications’ new Asia Chief to Enable Accelerated Business Growth for Enterprises in the Region

Tata Communications today announces the appointment of Andrew Yeong as its head of sales for Asia region. In his new role, Andrew will be responsible for the growth of Tata Communications’ business across all industry verticals, focussing on providing transformation services to large corporations in the region.

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Terror Fears Power Growth for China’s Hikvision

Surveillance camera maker teams up with Intel, SAP and Sony

BEIJING -- Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology, the world leader in surveillance camera systems, is growing rapidly by exploiting its close ties to the Chinese government and tapping demand among countries strengthening anti-terrorism measures.

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Milipol Paris 2017: Aeraccess Unveils New Hawkeye UAS

French drone manufacturer Aeraccess unveiled its new Hawkeye man-packable micro UAS at the Milipol internal security fair near Paris.

According to Shehzaad Callachand, general manager at Aeraccess, the Hawkeye has been designed to carry out ‘over the wall’ reconnaissance in support of special operations forces (SOF). The drone is also capable of conducting perimeter surveillance and monitoring duties.

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Security Center Adds Privacy, Access Control & Smart-Data Analytics

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and the Gold ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Video Data Storage Solution in the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has released a new version of Security Center.

Security Center is an open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics.

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Raytec Win Innovative Achievement Award for VARIO2 IP Hybrid

Raytec’s VARIO2 IP Hybrid Network Illuminator has won an award for Innovative Achievement (Video Surveillance) at the Detektor International Awards 2017 that were held in Stockholm, Sweden.

As the first and the only IP-enabled Hybrid Network Illuminator in the market, VARIO2 IP Hybrid represents all of the best Raytec technology integrated into a single platform. It combines 4 key technologies, namely Infra-Red, White-Light, PoE and IP connectivity into a single networked package - which makes it the most advanced illuminator in the security market today.

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Suprema to Showcase BioMini Slim 2S Fingerprint Scanner at Trustech 2017

Suprema ID., a leading global provider of biometrics and ID solutions, today announced that the company will reveal its ground-breaking fingerprint authentication scanner featuring ultra-slim sensor and wireless technology at Trustech 2017 on November 28.

The new FAP20-compliant BioMini Slim 2S fingerprint scanner provides a number of industry-leading features under its sleek design. Featuring range-leading powerful 1.0GHz CPU, BioMini Slim 2S provides high-speed extraction and matching of fingerprints on the scanner.

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Dahua Cameras: Tough Test Standards for Ultimate Reliability

Widely used in over 180 countries and regions around the world, Dahua’s products and solutions must be able to meet the demands of tough environments such as snowy mountains, plateaus, deserts, wetlands, rainforests and coastal regions. In order to achieve robust performance in the environment for which they were designed, Dahua’s products have undergone rigorous tests to meet very tough standards which in most cases exceed the normal industry practice and the datasheet specifications. The purpose is to provide sufficient margins to ensure the product provides the utmost reliability expected of Dahua products when performing in the field.