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Security Vendor Comodo Hires Former Symantec Veteran To Spearhead IoT Practice

Comodo has hired Damon Kachur, a former Symantec and Verisign veteran, to lead the charge in the security company's Internet of Things strategy.

"The connected world has exploded, especially in the last few years," said Kachur, now head of IoT solutions at Comodo. "It's our job to educate customers about the security risks behind these IoT devices – what they're plugging into the internet and what their devices are doing in terms of sharing information."

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IndigoVision to preview new BX Panoramic Dome Camera at IFSEC International 2017

IndigoVision to preview new BX Panoramic Dome Camera at IFSEC International 2017.
IndigoVision, the leading developer of end-to-end video security solutions, announce today that they are excited to be showcasing their new BX Panoramic Dome Camera during IFSEC International 2017, stand E1100 at the ExCel London from the 20 – 22 June.

With four ultra-low light HD sensors, built-in IR and WDR the BX Panoramic Dome Camera displays outstanding 180 degree panoramic video in all scenarios. Sensor locations are pre-set so adjust the tilt and you are ready to go. Installed with a single PoE+ cable the BX Panoramic camera is IK10 and suitable for both internal and external installations.

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Biometrics Companies Represent at IFSEC International

IFSEC International, the exhibition for security innovation and expertise, kicks off next week in London, England. The event covers every aspect of security, from access control and video surveillance to home automation and perimeter security and Suprema, Aurora, Avigilon and Biodit are just a few of the companies who will be on site demonstrating their latest innovations and solutions.

Suprema will be showcasing CoreStation, its new biometrics-based intelligent access controller. Designed for mid to enterprise-level systems, CoreStation handles up to 500,000 users with fingerprint matching speed of 400,000 matches per second and is capable of offering comprehensive access control features with the company’s BioStar 2 platform. The device also provides centralized biometric template management and also interfaces with complete set of reader technologies including RS-485(OSDP) and Wiegand.

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Arecont Vision® SurroundVideo® Omni G3 Omnidirectional Multi-Sensor Camera with Remote Setup Now Shipping

Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced the immediate availability of the SurroundVideo® Omni G3 omnidirectional multi-sensor surveillance camera series unveiled earlier this year. Omni G3 is the industry’s first camera with no-touch, remote setup in the multi-sensor adjustable-view product category created and still dominated by Arecont Vision. The latest Omni series will be on display in London, UK, at IFSEC International at the ExCeL in the Arecont Vision stand, F400, from June 20 – 22, 2017.

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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.