Industry News

Are you using the right motion detection technology?

There are many different options for motion detection, but which one best suits your needs? Here is a look at some of the most widely used motion sensor technologies and the situations in which each can be used to its strengths.

Beyond Human Vision with MOBOTIX IP Video Technology

All over the world sites are protected by using MOBOTIX IP video technology. It delivers absolute reliability even in the most challenging conditions. From Oil Rigs in the North Sea, to World Heritage Sites in remote deserts, whether it is helping scientists at an Arctic research centre or greeting climbers at the top of Mount Everest; MOBOTIX equipment is designed with no moving parts to provide the best overall return on investment.

Mobile phones being used as CCTV

Dec 6, 2017 Tech Trends

Most Australians are now equipped with smartphones, with almost 17 million of the devices currently in use throughout the country—all of which are capable of streaming and recording video which can be used for CCTV purposes.

Five innovative uses of surveillance cameras – looking beyond CCTV

Dec 4, 2017 Tech Trends

The use of CCTV has exploded over the last few years and technology has been evolving at quite a pace, with the video surveillance market set to reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022. We are seeing an increasing number of security solutions now integrating deep learning analytics, facial recognition, multi-sensor and multi-directional motion detection, as well as innovative and alternative uses of the technology.

Can I See Your Hands?

A Guide To Situational Awareness, Personal Risk Management, Resilience and Security by Dr Gav Schneider.

Viewpoint from Biometrics Institute: Biometrics at the Borders

Nov 27, 2017 Tech Trends

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for government, best practices and guiding principles for effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s global stakeholders, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute.

WAMA clarifies the truth with new 4K UHD IP cameras

The rise in terrorist and criminal activities around the world has caused the demand for high definition security cameras to grow by the day. High clarity surveillance videos are not only important for legal evidence in post-incident investigations, with the aid of intelligent video analytics technology, they are also effective tools for crime prediction.

Location Services: The Shape of Things to Come

Nov 17, 2017 Q&A

There is little doubt that security technology is evolving rapidly. One area that seems to be experiencing significant change is that of access control. The introduction of newer and more effective biometrics, mobile access and data analytics has seen a myriad of interesting products emerge.

Amazon’s new smart camera system allows couriers to drop deliveries

Amazon, the world’s leading online retailer company, recently announced the arrival of their latest smart product, the ‘Amazon Key’. The Amazon Key is a security camera paired with a smart lock system that enables customers to unlock their homes remotely for couriers to deliver goods inside.

The Unseen Threat at Factories and Plants

Nov 2, 2017 Industry News

Traditionally, security assessments in factories have been focused on the inside of the premises and not to the more exposed perimeter of the actual factory or plant, including the perimeter wall of the structure and the fence line.