Industry News

Seven Seconds of Fame Or Several Years Of Pain?

Mar 28, 2014

It has been fascinating and somewhat unsettling to watch the media frenzy that has occurred in the aftermath of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. The scramble to be the first to report the latest news, the newest theory or the inside scoop has resulted in some interesting viewing/reading. Of course, in the rush […]

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City Surveillance for a Safer City

Mar 27, 2014

City surveillance for a safer city happens to be one of the toughest assignments there is. And the task basically boils down to one question: “Do you know what’s going on in your city – right now?” From traffic problems to trafficking problems, from personal safety to property safety, from crime deterrence to crowd control, […]

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PSIM in Action – Enhancing Safety and Security in a large Metropolis

Mar 27, 2014

The City: A large metropolitan area in EMEA. Objective: To protect citizens of the city from crime and terrorism and the adverse effects of natural disasters. Strategic Challenge The municipality sought a single system to be used by dozens of operators
in various departments for monitoring events in the city, receiving alerts on potential threats and […]

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Copenhagen Airport Installs Thermal Imaging Cameras

Mar 27, 2014

FLIR Systems SR-100 cameras make the airport even safer than before. With the threat of intruders, or even worse, terrorist attacks, making sure that all passengers are safe within an airport is of the utmost importance to commercial airlines and airport authorities. But not only passengers, also personnel and valuable equipment need to be protected. […]

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Securing the G8

Mar 27, 2014

Thirty (30) FLIR Systems thermal imaging cameras helped to assure a safe meeting of world leaders in Germany. The Group of Eight (G8) is an international forum for the governments of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. The European Commission is also represented at all the meetings. Together, […]

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Avoiding accidents with mining vehicles

Mar 27, 2014

FLIR Systems PathFindIR thermal imaging camera helps to avoid sometimes deadly accidents. South Africa is a world renowned leader in the mining industry. Not only is it famous for its mineral resources, which account for a significant proportion of world production, but the country’s wealth has been built as a direct result of it’s vast […]

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A Q&A with Dr Anne Speckhard ph.D.

Mar 27, 2014

Job Title : Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry Company : Georgetown University School of Medicine and Research Psychologist 1. What is it like to talk to terrorists? Can you describe some of your experiences? It’s both frightening and fascinating. I felt very privileged that so many terrorist leaders and cadres agreed to talk to me […]

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A Q&A with Marc Bindner

Mar 27, 2014

Job Title : Marketing Manager & Business Development Manager Company : FSH Fire & Security Hardware 1. How has fire and security hardware transformed over the last five years? The biggest transformation we have seen in recent years is the realisation that fire safety and security solutions need to be considered as interlinked, especially when […]

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A Q&A with Anthony Dibbs

Mar 27, 2014

Job Title : Technical Account Manager Company : SystemWare-Pacific 1. How has biometric technology transformed over the last 5 years? What has been some of the key trends and advances that have assisted in this transformation? Over the last five years, there have been significant advancements in biometric sensor technology, which has allowed for improvements […]

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Strategic Crisis Leadership: Being an effective leader in the midst of chaos?

Jun 24, 2013

Bruce T. Blythe, CEO, Crisis Management International, Inc. What would you do in the following situation? You learn that one of your facilities has been emitting low-level toxic substances for an undetermined amount of time. It is the company’s fault due to a prior decision to delay replacement of a faulty system in one of […]

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