MHA to Launch Portal

To Manage Private Security Agencies The Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI, has recently developed a platform to manage licensing, training and compliance verticals of the Private Security Agencies Regulation Act (PSARA). The Act was enacted in 2007 to regulate the functioning of the private security agencies. Passed as Federal Legislation, it was sent to all State Governments to follow the model rules, and develop a mechanism to constitute state controlling authorities to commence licensing processes on the guidelines enumerated in the PSARA by the Central Government. Most of the State…

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UBM India Announces 3rd Edition of Security & Fire Expo

UBM India is all set to bring in the third edition of ‘Security and Fire Expo (SAFE) – South India’. Slated for 29 June to 1 July 2017 at the Chennai Trade Centre, the expo aims to bring together over 70 renowned Indian and international brands from surveillance, entrance and home automation industry. Consultants, business experts, and key government officials from the industry are to congregate, interact, network, view the latest innovations, source business solutions and gather invaluable expert support, all under one roof. The Electronic Security Association of India (ESAI)…

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APDI Governing Council Meet

Indian private investigators to attend Interpol World Congress at Singapore The Governing Council of the Association of Private Detectives & Investigators of India (APDI) has recently met at PHD House, New Delhi. The Council was attended by eminent former high ranking bureaucrats, intelligence and police officers including N C Padhi, former Secretary Security, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India; Anil Chaudhary, former Secretary, MHA, Government of India; M L Sharma IPS, former Special Director CBI & DGP, Rajasthan Police; B S Sial, IPS, former DGP, Karnataka Police; and Suresh Dhundia, former…

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Infinova New Facilities at Pune & Hyderabad

Infinova entered the Indian Market in 2007 and since then, it has been a prominent brand under video surveillance segment.  Infinova has always been among the top choices for a video surveillance requirement in critical infrastructure projects such as city surveillance, airports, railways, metros, and industrial and defense sectors. To cater to the growing demands for surveillance products in the critical infrastructure projects in India, Infinova has recently procured a large facility at Pune to assemble all major products for sale in India. This facility is expected to be operational…

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When Surveillance Meets AI

Security camera shipment continues to grow at 14.1% CAGR to reach 190 million units in 2020 (according to IHS report, September 2016) however, revenue growth slowed to 8.1% CAGR. There are too many cameras and video footage to be consumed by human operators. Most security video footages are erased or over-written without being watched. Video analytics technology was once perceived as a solution to automate the utilization of the abundant video footage resources. By means of identifying and tagging the appearance of certain patterns in a video, the system could…

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Keeping Data Under Lock and Key

BCDVideo looks at how you can protect yourself against cyber attacks with its latest SMARTtechnology In recent months, there has been a multitude of cyber-attacks targeting video surveillance systems and the Internet of Things (IoT). In the aftermath of the Mirai botnet attack, an incredibly powerful distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, some of the largest surveillance manufacturers scrambled to address the extreme vulnerabilities built into their devices. During the October 2016 attack, Mirai, an open-source malware strain that scans the Internet for routers, cameras, DVRs, and IoT devices only protected by…

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IP Camera Settings for Difficult Lighting Conditions

If you’re a technician installing IP cameras for a bank or credit union, you know how challenging it can be to capture clear video surveillance images in dynamic lighting conditions. While some banks have controlled indoor lighting, others have bright sunlight pouring in through floor-to-ceiling windows in ATM vestibules. Other businesses, including quick service restaurants (QSRs), face similar challenges. To help you get the best video quality possible, some tips on which IP camera settings to use in different lighting scenarios will be pertinent. It’s important to note that surveillance…

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VisionHub Qblock Converged Infrastructure

Built on industry-leading Dell EMC technology, it is the security market’s most reliable, enterprise class, turnkey VMS Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution providing a one-stop-shop for centralized video data management Qognify has launched Qblock, a unique offering built on industry’s leading technology from Dell EMC to address the growing need for securely and efficiently storing critical video data. The Qblock converged infrastructure is designed specifically for the surveillance industry, optimized with Qognify’s state-of-the-art video management solution. Qblock meets the needs of clients who have expanded surveillance environments and/ or critical…

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