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Genetec outlines Top 5 predictions for physical security trends in 2020

Genetec, the technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence, has shared its Top 5 predictions for the physical security industry in 2020. Those predictions focus on Artificial Intelligence, facial recognition and privacy, physical...
Posted On 08 Jan 2020
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Ethical surveillance under discussion at Global MSC Security Conference 2019

On Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 November, security practitioners, law enforcement professionals, academics and policymakers joined forces in Bristol to debate the ethical use of surveillance at the 21st edition of the annual Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition. Official...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019
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BSIA Briefing

There are a reported 30,000 skilled engineers required in the fire and security industry to meet customer demand. This problem will worsen over the next five years (according to the Government), where the engineering sector as a whole will face a skills shortage of over 200,000....
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
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Pixels Need Perspective: Video Surveillance and Privacy in Liberal Democracies

Surveillance technology – and, in particular, facial recognition – has become the subject of significant mainstream media debate over the past 12 months. In many cases it has been presented as a significant threat to our privacy and a danger to the very foundations of liberal...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
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Biometrics incorporated within Inner Range’s Inception access control solution

A new firmware update for Inner Range’s intelligent access control system Inception means that end users can now present biometric credentials as well as traditional access cards to gain entry. Facial recognition, fingerprint scans and iris scans may all now be used as access...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019
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Dedicated Wisenet Pinhole Height Strip camera issued by Hanwha Techwin

The new H.265 Wisenet XNB-H6461H Pinhole Height Strip camera from Hanwha Techwin offers end users the opportunity to covertly capture an image of a person’s face and, when used in conjunction with another camera, establish the approximate height of the individual under...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
Steven Webb
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Facial Recognition Technology: Preventing The Loss of Data

While we all continue to take and share a huge number of photos with various arrays of smart phones and tablets, there’s now an increasing concern about how people’s biometric data is being kept and subsequently used. This is mainly due to a certain level of consumer...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
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Seminar series topics for SiX unveiled by organiser Pro-Activ Publications

The topics for the free Professional Security Installer (PSI) seminar stream at the upcoming SiX event have been announced by organiser Pro-Activ Publications. The PSI seminar stream consists of key information regarding the day-to-day running, growth and success of security...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019
Alistair Enser
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The Final Frontier: Brexit and Solving ‘The Irish Border Conundrum’

The border that currently separates Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland continues to be a fundamental sticking point in the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Could the use of cutting-edge security technology provide a workable solution that avoids a hard border? Alistair...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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Big Brother Watch investigation unearths “facial recognition epidemic” in UK

An investigation by Big Brother Watch has uncovered a facial recognition “epidemic” across privately owned sites in the UK. The civil liberties campaign group has found major property developers, Shopping Centres, museums, conference centres and casinos using the...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019