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Body-Worn Cameras: The Smart Technology Response to Retail Crime

Shocking new figures show that attacks on retail workers in the UK are on the rise, with over 42,000 violent incidents recorded in the last year alone. These attacks are costing retailers a staggering £900 million, at the same time placing the mental health of retail workers and...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Digital Barriers and Capita announce details underpinning strategic partnership

Digital Barriers and Capita have signed a global strategic partnership that will see the former’s full suite of technology, including live facial recognition solutions, integrated with Capita’s Control Room solutions. The agreement sees Digital Barriers’ ultra-low bandwidth...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019
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Traka timetables key management in education sector at AUCSO’s Annual Conference

Traka attended the Association of University Chief Security Officers’ (AUCSO) 2019 Annual Conference to present its latest automated intelligent key and asset management systems designed to ensure the safety of students, staff and contractors across university campuses. The...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019
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Digital Barriers agrees new strategic partnership with Kings Secure Technologies

Digital Barriers, the specialist provider of edge-intelligent surveillance and security technologies, has signed a strategic partnership with Kings Secure Technologies. Having introduced SmartVis SafeZone (Digital Barriers edge-based video analytics and intrusion software), Kings...
Posted On 02 Apr 2019
Jamie Wilson
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Funding, Skills and Technology: Are the Stars Aligning for a Major Digital Transformation of Policing in 2019?

Last October, Alison Saunders – the outgoing Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) – was interviewed by The Times. It was pointed out that: “Britain’s most senior prosecutor has admitted the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the police cannot cope with the enormous...
Posted On 26 Feb 2019
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Body-Worn Cameras: The Real-Time Way to Reduce Security Risk

Body-worn cameras may have started life primarily as a niche tool used in law enforcement and similar surveillance scenarios. However, due to enhancements such as an increase in battery power, their uses have expanded exponentially over the last few years, writes Richard Revis....
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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Keynote Speakers confirmed for Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2018

Global MSC Security has announced the Keynote Speakers for the Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2018 (for which Risk Xtra is the Official Media Partner). The Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB will be joined by representatives from the Information...
Posted On 03 Sep 2018
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Ocucon partners with Google to launch new AI product for GDPR compliance

Ocucon is set to launch a new video pixelation service. Developed in partnership with Google, Ocucon Pixelate harnesses the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver an intelligent video redaction tool for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. Suitable for...
Posted On 27 Apr 2018
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Eboracum UK Ltd becomes first private security firm to gain SCC’s independent certification

Eboracum UK Ltd’s use of body-worn cameras has received independent certification of the Secretary of State’s Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. Certified to ISO 9001:2015 by the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), the York-based Security Industry Authority...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
Gloucestershire Constabulary's headquarters
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Gloucestershire Constabulary protects local communities with real-time SAS insights

Serving 600,000 residents and policing more than 1,000 square miles of urban centres and rural environments, Gloucestershire Constabulary wanted to gain an up-to-date picture of incidents across the county. In a bid to do so, the force has employed analytics software from SAS to...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
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