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Submitted on April 20, 2021 | John Adams
In SEN’s opinion, what’s the most important quality of an external CCTV camera – is there any one quality that trumps all others? Image quality being more or less equal, the most important quality of an external CCTV camera is...
Submitted on April 20, 2021 | John Adams
MSS, which has 7000 security staff and operates across Australia, says that after a challenging COVID-19 year the team is beginning to see key customers returning to more normal operations. “Pleasingly, we are starting to see our clients return to...
Submitted on April 20, 2021 | John Adams
Nx Witness v4.2 is an iterative release of Nx Witness VMS that offers 8 new features and improvements focused on 2 primary objectives: improving desktop client performance and usability and enhancing Nx cloud system management capabilities. “The new features in...
Submitted on April 20, 2021 | John Adams
Brigham Young University electrical and computer engineering professor D.J. Lee has developed a new algorithm which makes ID verification more secure by tracking facial motion as well as recognising faces. The algorithm is called Concurrent 2-Factor Identity Verification (C2FIV) and...
Submitted on April 20, 2021 | John Adams
Gallagher, has launched Gallagher Care Plan, a tailored system and support package designed to deliver significantly more value to software maintenance customers. Through Care Plan, customers will have access to added value and benefits, including an extension of the current...
Submitted on April 19, 2021 | John Adams
Suprema reports it has supplied its BioSign 4.0 under-display fingerprint recognition algorithm for Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphones with support from Qualcomm Technologies. BioSign 4.0 is 50 per cent faster and more than twice as accurate in terms of recognition performance...
Submitted on April 19, 2021 | John Adams
Vanderbilt has announced a warranty extension on its SPC, ACT, and PDM product lines effective April 1 on specific new products purchased in 2021. All SPC and ACT product warranties will increase to 5 years, while PDM detectors increase from...
Submitted on April 19, 2021 | John Adams
Could you please tell us who made this old alarm sensor? It’s part of an alarm system that was professionally installed and we’ve debated whether to leave it in place after a panel upgrade. A: It’s late 1980s, early SMD,...
Submitted on April 19, 2021 | John Adams
Risco’s Lunar dual technology 360-degree intrusion detector from C.R. Kennedy is an industrial-grade ceiling mount sensor with a maximum mounting height of 8.6 metres and a detection diameter of 18 metres. The Risco Lunar Dual (RK200DTG3USB) has a 360-degree coverage...
Submitted on April 16, 2021 | John Adams
What’s the detection performance of the Ness Quantum sensor from the early 2000s and do you know its mounting height? We are working on an installation with a number of these sensors, all still working happily away, and are planning...
Submitted on April 16, 2021 | John Adams
Bosch Dinion IP 3000i Turret IR is a compact day/night PoE turret camera and the NTV-3503-F02L version we are testing has a 2.3mm F1.6 aperture fixed lenses and strong resolution of 3072 x 1728 pixels for a total of sensor...
Submitted on April 16, 2021 | John Adams
Axis Communications has announced the upcoming release of AXIS Camera Application Platform (ACAP) version 4 later this year. ACAP assists developers and integrators deliver video analytics that empower security solutions, as well as delivering valuable business intelligence to customers. ACAP...
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