Rare Picasso Exhibit Secured by Milestone Video

Milestone XProtect and Milestone Mobile Client provide around-the-clock video surveillance for 153-piece Picasso exhibit at the Tomie Ohtake Institute, Brazil Milestone XProtect was selected to provide a 24-hour video security solution to protect a unique Pablo Picasso exhibit at the Tomie Ohtake Institute in São Paulo, Brazil. The Tomie Ohtake Institute covers 2,300 square meters, divided into seven gallery areas. For the Picasso exhibit, two large galleries measuring 300 square meters each were used. According to the systems integrator, the security objective for the Picasso exhibit was to make sure…

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Avigilon to Protect Union Square, San Francisco

Historic Union Square sees positive impact to public safety with deployment of district wide Avigilon surveillance system Avigilon Corporation has been selected by the Union Square Business Improvement District (USBID) to enhance the safety of Union Square in San Francisco, California. USBID’s goal is to enhance and promote Union Square, which is known as San Francisco’s ‘crown jewel’ of shopping districts, a cultural hub, and a premier destination. To increase safety for residents and visitors, USBID in partnership with Applied Video Solutions, a San Francisco-based engineering firm, installed over 350…

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Dahua Transforms Cutral-Có, Argentina into Safe City

Dahua Professional Surveillance System Transforms Cutral-Có, Argentina into Safe City in 30 Days In just 30 days, a state-of-the-art Dahua Safe City video surveillance system comprised of 242 devices is set up completely. It enables the city to become a pioneer in modern urban security development as well as a national technology hub. The Dahua Safe City Solution was developed to greatly improve police, fire, transportation, and medical emergency response speeds and efficiency through a network of reliable cameras and intelligent technologies. Challenge Located in northwestern Argentina, Cutral-Có is the…

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Overcoming Security Challenges at SCL Tigers

Top Swiss ice hockey club SCL Tigers have put the freeze on disruption at matches thanks to the installation of a new Panasonic security camera system The club has chosen the company’s 4K dome camera, the WV-SFV781L, to monitor spectator stands at the ILFISHALLE stadium in Langnau. With 6x optical zoom and true 4K, the club is able to monitor the entire length of each stand using just two cameras. Alongside the 4K technology SCL Tigers also opted for WV-SW598A full HD fixed dome cameras outside the stadium and in…

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Elbit Awarded A Contract toProvide ISTAR Solution

An Approximately $82 Million Contract to Provide an Asia-Pacific Country with the Condor 2Strategic ISTAR Solution Elbit Systems Ltd. has recently been awarded an approximately $82 million contract to provide an Asia-Pacific country with a comprehensive electro-optic airborne solution, Condor 2, for use in intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) missions. The contract, which is a follow-on order from the same customer, will be performed over a four-years period by Elbit Systems’ ISTAR Division. This program is being performed in cooperation with ELTA Systems Ltd., who is supplying additional…

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A Facial Recognition System for National Police of the Netherlands

Safran Identity and Security has supplied a facial recognition solution to the National Police of the Netherlands. The nationwide system, which includes workstations for facial search, comparison and analysis was recently launched at the National Forensic Service Centre. Dutch police officers can now submit a facial image for search against their databases and save precious time. This facial recognition system is an extension of the biometric services that have been successfully delivered over many years by Safran Identity & Security in the Netherlands. The original system provides search, analysis, and…

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Milestone Secures Iceland’s New High Security Prison

Integrated with CIAS fence and microwave detection systems, Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 enables Holmsheidi Prison to proactively respond to incidents Milestone Systems has joined forces with Security Center (Öryggismiðstöðin) and Verkís to provide an advanced security solution for Holmsheidi Prison in Reykjavik, Iceland. The solution combines Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 with CIAS fence and microwave detection systems. Completed in 2015, Holmsheidi Prison is Iceland’s new high-security women’s prison. Located on the outskirts of the capital Reykjavik, the premises cover roughly 9 acres, while the building with its 56 cells covers…

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Swansea University Selects SafeZone™ to Boost Security

Students to benefit from enhanced personal protection, both on and off campus CriticalArc has recently announced that its pioneering SafeZone™ personal protection and campus security system has been selected by Swansea University to boost 24/7 safety for its students and staff both on and off campus. Swansea University is the latest in a fast-growing list of UK higher education establishments to choose SafeZone, following its European launch in 2014. The University has more than 19,000 students, including many international students, studying on a range of courses from Engineering, Law, and…

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