ST Microelectronics Integrates with Qeexo

Qeexo and STMicroelectronics have collaborated to further accelerate integration of Qeexo’s FingerSense technology by OEMs. Qeexo’s FingerSense platform, which can differentiate between fingertip, knuckle, nail, and stylus-based touches, has already been deployed on over 100 million devices worldwide. FingerSense’s proprietary machine learning algorithms utilize sensor data from STMicroelectronics’ FingerTip multi-touch screen-control and MEMS sensor products to dramatically enhance the user experience of mobile devices. The two companies are also exploring other opportunities to combine Qeexo’s machine learning expertise with STMicroelectronics’ industry leading MEMS sensors and touch controllers. “ST’s sensors provide…

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Hikvision Tops IHS Markit List of Enterprise Storage for the First Time

Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has been ranked as the world’s largest provider of branded SAN, NAS and external DAS storage used in video surveillance in 2016, with the largest estimated market share of 22.1%, according to the latest reports from IHS Markit. “This is the first time that Hikvision has been ranked as the number-one provider in the enterprise storage business. It speaks about the success we have had in the video surveillance market, especially in large-scale projects with citywide storage demands,”…

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Gallagher Keeps an Eye on Secure Access

Having created an integration between their products Gallagher Command Centre and SeeTec Cayuga, Gallagher Security, leading manufacturer of intruder alarm and command center solutions, and SeeTec, pioneer in video management software, announce a technology partnership. The connection of both software products enables customers to evaluate situations based on a synopsis of event and video data, allowing a faster and more targeted response to critical incidents. Thus, SeeTec Cayuga can receive and display events from Gallagher Systems, for instance, ‘access granted’ or ‘door opened.’ In return, live and archive videos from…

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Intersec 2018 Concludes at High Note

The latest trends in artificial intelligence and robotics in policing societies, along with major projects fuelling growth in the Middle East commercial security landscape, were among many talking points, as Intersec concluded its 20th edition in Dubai on 23 January. The world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection featured 1,337 exhibitors from 59 countries, while 29,532 visitors from 129 countries stopped by the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Sharing centre-stage were dozens of product launches, while live demonstrations of fire protection equipment and drones used across…

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Top Four Smart Cities Predictions for 2018

Global smart city market growth will accelerate in 2018 according to a new report from business information provider IHS Markit. The report reveals that options are quickly expanding in the market, thanks to narrow band- Internet of Things (NB-IoT) and long term evolution category-M1 (LTE Cat-M1) deployments. In its Market Insight report, IHS Markit divides the IoT market into the following categories – connect, collect, compute and create. The following describes the top four trends within these categories, which will shape the smart city market in 2018 and beyond. Funding…

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Cisco Survey : Revealing Divide Between IoT Value and Trust

Cisco has released the findings of its first IoT Value/ Trust Paradox report, based on a survey of 3000 consumers, designed to provide businesses with actionable insights on how to increase consumer confidence in and adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) services. Cisco has released the findings of its first IoT Value/ Trust Paradox report, based on a survey of 3000 consumers, designed to provide businesses with actionable insights on how to increase consumer confidence in and adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) services. While the survey reveals that consumers…

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ASIS Opens Call for Presentations

ASIS International has opened the call for presentations for its 64th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2018), taking place during 23-27 September 2018 in Las Vegas that is expected to attract 22,000+ registrants from more than 95 countries. Produced in partnership with the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and InfraGard, ASIS 2018 will deliver the most comprehensive education program for operational and cybersecurity professionals from the public and private sector. The conference program will feature 180+ education sessions addressing the full spectrum of risk from contemporary security threats including IoT…

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INTERPOL UPDATES

INTERPOL Cracks Massive Human Trafficking Ring Operation rescues 500 victims, lead to 40 arrests Nearly 500 victims of human trafficking, including 236 minors, have been rescued following an INTERPOL operation carried out simultaneously across Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. In total, 40 suspected traffickers were arrested and will now face prosecution for offences including human trafficking, forced labour and child exploitation. They are accused of forcing victims to engage in activities ranging from begging to prostitution, with little to no regard for working conditions or human life. In one…

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