Security and Fire Expo – South India 2018

UBM India is all set to bring in the fourth edition of ‘Security and Fire Expo (SAFE) South India’ for the first time at Hitex, Hyderabad during 28 – 30 June 2018. The expo aims to bring together renowned Indian and international brands from video surveillance, access control, entrance and home automation, and perimeter protection industry to interact, network, view latest innovations, and source and gather business solutions  and invaluable expert supports – all under one roof. SAFE South India is supported by the Electronic Security Association of India (ESAI) and Asian Professional Security Association (APSA).  Highlights: Security…

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Gemalto Automated Border Control in Colombia

Gemalto and INCOMELEC SAS, a Colombian partner, are transforming the immigration and border crossing in Colombia through biometric iris verification implemented by Migración Colombia, the country’s border control agency. This innovative solution was launched in February with a pilot program at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport. The Automated Border Control (ABC), known locally as ‘BIOMIG,’ is benefiting both citizens and border officials. Gemalto’s ABC speeds identity authentication and significantly reduces bottlenecks in the immigration process while maintaining strong security control for each traveller. Gemalto ABC Iris solution secures and speeds…

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Dahua Goes GDPR Compliant

Dahua Technology has become GDPR compliant and received the certification for its IP video products from TÜV Rheinland just a day before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect i.e., 25 May 2018. It means that its IP products are in full compliance with GDPR. Dahua is one of the first companies on the globe which has achieved this certificate. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of new law by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend…

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VIVOTEK Tackles The Dynamic Challenges At Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

“ It is far better to face bullets than to be killed at home by a bomb,” read out a World War I poster on display at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. The poster gives its visitors a glimpse of how security, from outside and from within, had been an urgent need then, and how little things have changed as more of the same is required even today, albeit in a different form. But as we near the centennial celebrations of the iconic war, VIVOTEK has ensured that at least…

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Implementing Mobile Credentials in the Access Control Market

There are several factors that make the widespread adoption now difficult, the first of which is the pitfalls of different phones and the platforms on which they run. Not everyone carries the same type of phone – or even a smartphone. When you have 3,000 people in a company who all need credentials to access a facility, it is rarely feasible to give each person a phone that will run the application needed. Another consideration is how to handle visitors and contractors that might require short- or long-term access to a…

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FICCI Smart Policing Awards

Vijay Goel, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Programme Implementation has recently presented FICCI Smart Policing Awards for 2018 in 18 categories to the representatives of the state police forces and central armed police forces. FICCI Smart Policing Awards were instituted in 2016 to recognise and propagate best practices in policing in India. The awards showcase initiatives taken by the police across the country for the safety and security of citizens. The objective is to change the public perception and build a positive and progressive image…

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COP Portal to Verify Private Security Guards

Joint Secretary (PM) Ministry of Home Affairs has recently issued directions to all Controlling Authorities to use CCTNS (Crime & Criminal Tracking Network System) to check the crime record of private security guards, as well as the owners/ directors of the private security agencies so that the police verification of the private security guards can be done speedily and certificates can be issued at the earliest. This will speed up the verification processes for the renewal of PSARA license. Almost 90% police stations across country have been connected through computer…

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