‘Hi-Five’ for Hikvision at Secutech India 2017

Hikvision received five prestigious awards at the ‘Shield Awards 2017.’ At a glittering awards function organized by SECONA, an Independent Security Consultants Association at Secutech India 2017 on the evening of April 7, 2017, Hikvision swept the awardees list by lifting coveted trophies in five different categories in recognition of its excellence in the security and safety industry. They are for Hikvision’s security products, solutions and Hikvision’s nominated contestant such as ‘Innovative Product of the Year,’ ‘Safe Religious Place,’ ‘and Security Project of the Year,’ ‘Control Room of the Year’…

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QR Code Based Access Control

Everything we do today is done through a single ‘tap’ on our mobile devices. With a single ‘tap’ we can share things on social media, check our health status, communicate with others, so on and so forth. A similar trend can be seen with access control, which first started with the RFID cards. Then it was biometrics and now we see the dawn of mobile credentials for access control. Matrix’s ‘Your Mobile is Your Identity’ technology offers QR code based Identification for opening doors by simply scanning the QR code…

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Telit Boosts Presence in India with Major R&D Center in Bengaluru

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), is expanding its presence in India with a substantial R&D center in Bengaluru. With the recent acquisition of Silicon Valley-based GainSpan Corporation, a wireless connectivity solution provider specializing in design and development of ultra-low power Wi-Fi technology, Telit gained about 60 software development, application and support engineers in one of India’s top high-tech regions. The new Telit R&D center will continue working on Wi-Fi technologies for battery-powered devices along with related intellectual property (IP) in embedded software, including network stacks…

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Apollo Set to Showcase New Products at Firex 2017

Apollo Fire Detectors, specialists in the design and manufacture of high quality fire detection products, is looking forward to its return to FIREX in 2017 and the opportunity to showcase its latest ranges to the industry. Visitors to this year’s three-day event, being held June 20–22 at ExCeL London, will be able to see a variety of Apollo products in action on stand G100. New for 2017, Apollo will be demonstrating its latest Visual Audio Devices (VADs) including red flash VADs and sounder VADs which are all compatible with the…

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Is the Video Doorbell Paving the Way for Greater Adoption of Video Verification in Home Alarm Systems?

As the popularity of video doorbells increases, owners are likely to become more comfortable with video cameras in their homes. For many homeowners, a video doorbell is their first experience with an IP camera. Installing it, setting up the app and then later using it to view something remotely all help to build consumers’ familiarity with network video cameras. This raises consumer awareness and lowers privacy concerns, two of the main barriers responsible for slowing adoption of video in the home in the past. This also has the potential to…

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VIVOTEK Expands Strategic H.265 Integration Partnership

VIVOTEK not only offers a wide range of H.265 surveillance products, it also aims to integrate and increase H.265 presence in partnership with the Solution Integration Alliance (SIA) partners worldwide. VIVOTEK recently announced the existence of ten H.265 integration SIA partners, including AxxonSoft, Genetec™, Milestone, NUUO, Synology, and newly-added Cathexis, Digifort, Luxriot, Macroscope and Mirasys. Working closely with VIVOTEK’s SIA partners, customers will equip themselves with a comprehensive H.265 solution that meets the technical demands of all projects. “As a leading IP surveillance solution provider, VIVOTEK forges alliances with innovative…

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Cisco Completes Acquisition of AppDynamics

Together, AppDynamics and Cisco will give customers comprehensive visibility from code to consumer and everything in-between Cisco has completed the acquisition of AppDynamics, a leader in application and business monitoring. Together, Cisco and AppDynamics will deliver visibility across the network, data center, security and applications and drive digital transformation that improves customer experiences. As digital experiences get simpler for consumers, they get more complex for companies trying to stay ahead of customer expectations. The rise of connected devices, distributed architectures, and multi-clouds have increased the complexity of application environments. Companies…

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