HID Global Upgrading Security at University of Hull

The University of Hull has brought their access control technology into the mobile age. To better serve its students while also increasing security throughout the campus, the university partnered with HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions. The partnership has provided the university more efficient access control to campus buildings and has improved the experience for students and staff. Challenges The University of Hull manages about 25,000 students and 2,500 staff identities with an expected increase in students year over year. Students and staff were accessing housing accommodations,…

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Four Ways Hikvision Offers State-of-the-Art False Alarm Filter to SMB Customers

Do SMB customers want the latest intelligent surveillance features without a full system upgrade? With Hikvision, they can enjoy the benefits of cutting-edge false alarm filter with an average of 90% accuracy while protecting their existing investment.   False alarm filter is one of the most intelligent features of modern surveillance systems. Designed to filter out movements from things like rain, leaves and animals, these systems focus on movements by relevant objects like people or vehicles. This prevents time and costs being wasted on nonthreatening events. Saving time and cost…

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Growth in Police Body-Worn Cameras Fuels Digital Evidence Management Market Evolution

The globally installed base for law enforcement and police body-worn cameras is forecast to increase by nearly 30 percent in 2018, exceeding 1.5 million bodyworn cameras in use worldwide. With a greater number of body-worn cameras in use and an associated increase in potential evidence collection, the capabilities of underlying digital evidence-management systems are becoming an increasingly critical factor in the ability of law enforcement to effectively manage and interpret huge repositories of digital evidence. IHS Markit describes digital evidence management software as software used to manage multimedia digital evidence.…

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8 Steps to Making Systems more Secure

Today we are seeing the rise of Internet of Things or IoT whereby literally billions of devices are increasingly being connected to the Internet, and sharing the information and data they collect. These could be simple devices like a thermostat or light bulb, or more complex devices like CCTV cameras and so-called smart bins. This inter-connectedness and ability to share information can bring intelligence and efficiency that could not have been imagined in the past. Today, buildings can optimize their performance to ensure they are meeting not only the requirements…

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