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Submitted on December 19, 2019 | John Adams
What’s the maximum distance we can run an alarm system zone loop in larger industrial applications? We're tossing up wireless but we don't have line of sight. A: The diameter of the wire is important here because if the wire's...
Submitted on December 19, 2019 | John Adams
Interlogix Australia and National Security & Surveillance (NSS), a Melbourne-based distributor specialising in commercial products for the security industry, have formed a partnership. Interlogix products that will be carried by NSS include TruVision video recorders and camera solutions, the IFS...
Submitted on December 13, 2019 | John Adams
Avigilon has added facial recognition technology to the latest version of its Avigilon Control Center (ACC) 7.4 video management software (VMS). The new appearance alerts capability of ACC 7.4 will help security teams accelerate response times by identifying people of...
Submitted on December 13, 2019 | John Adams
ICT (Australia) Excellence Awards 2020 are seeking nominations for installers and integrators demonstrating inventive use of ICT technology and superior installation standards. “Open to all ICT partners across Australia, the ICT Excellence Awards recognize and celebrate our partners for their...
Submitted on December 12, 2019 | John Adams
Inner Range Inception 3.2 firmware update allows users to present biometric credentials, including face recognition, as well as traditional access cards to gain entry. Nirovision's identity recognition platform is one of the first to take advantage of Inception's new biometric...
Submitted on December 12, 2019 | John Adams
City of Sydney has released a tender seeking suitably qualified and experienced organisations for security systems asset renewal and innovations. The tenderer will be required to undertake asset renewal upgrades of existing security alarms, access control systems and CCTV cameras...
Submitted on December 12, 2019 | John Adams
Brisbane City Police Station is the largest operational police station in Queensland and features a fully integrated access control and video surveillance solution. Integral to the solution is a state-of-the art control room allowing QPS officers to monitor their own...
Submitted on December 10, 2019 | John Adams
Global security technology manufacturer, Gallagher, and international service-based system integrator, Convergint Technologies, have announced a partnership that will see them work closely together, particularly across Asia and the United States. With this partnership, Convergint Technologies joins Gallagher’s exclusive network of...
Submitted on December 10, 2019 | John Adams
I expected to have no trouble wrapping my head around the new Tecom ChallengerPlus and its new installer software, CTPlus. But the capabilities of Tecom security management solutions and the enormity of its layered ecosystem turned out to be considerably...
Submitted on December 10, 2019 | John Adams
The City of South Perth invites detailed submissions from suitably qualified contractors to submit tenders for the design and construct of HVM bollards services within the City of South Perth. The City of South Perth is a local government area...
Submitted on December 9, 2019 | John Adams
Is plastic fibre as good as glass fibre optic cabling in terms of performance or are there differences to consider? A: Plastic fibre has a much tighter bend radius than glass fibres – great for getting decent bandwidth into tight...
Submitted on December 8, 2019 | John Adams
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has backed away from its proposal that all U.S. citizens participate in mandatory facial recognition entry/exit programmes. Customs & Border Protection is testing facial recognition at more than 20 airports, seaports and border crossings. Airlines...
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