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Monitoring Matters

Critical Juncture

October 26, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

I don’t have a fun or whimsical title for this week’s blog. I changed it once already because the original title listed too close to something repugnant that I’d rather not invoke. I can’t have any fun with this one this week because I’m talking about school shootings. On Oct. 24, a former student assaulted the Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis Missouri killing two and injuring an additional seven people. It follows in the wake of the tragedy...

AI, Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, Columbine, metal detectors, Parkland school shooting, security guards, security industry, thermal imaging, Uvalde, video surveillance systems


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Kasia Hanson named 2022 SIA Progress Award recipient

General News

Kasia Hanson named 2022 SIA Progress Award recipient

October 21, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced that Kasia Hanson, global director – video, safety and security – Network and Edge Group at Intel Corporation is the recipient of the 2022 SIA Progress Award. The honor is presented by SIA’s Women in Security Forum (WISF) as they celebrate individuals who, “…pave the way to success for women in the security industry.” Hanson will receive her award during the 2022 SIA Honors Night...

2022 SIA Progress Award, AI, Cybersecurity, Don Erickson, Intel Corporation, Kasia Hanson, physical security, Security, Security Industry Association (SIA), SIA’s Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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Sale of top AI chips to be halted with China per U.S. decree

Cybersecurity

Sale of top AI chips to be halted with China per U.S. decree

September 2, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Multinational American technology company NVIDIA said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing August 26 that U.S. Government officials are enforcing the restriction of sales for its top AI chips with China. The move comes as tension continues to grow between the two countries and rising fears of China using the technology for military applications and surveillance applications domestic and abroad. On the chopping block of note are the company’s A100, H100,...

AI, China, Jensen Huang, Machine Learning, machine learning (ML), NVIDIA, SEC, Tech Blockade


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Camect and CheKT announce integrated partnership

August 18, 2022SSN Staff

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Smart Camera AI hub company Camect have announced a partnership with CHeKT, a video verification solutions company to help prevent crime by streamlining both detection and prevention via their integrated services. The partnership sees Camect’s object detection analytics and CHeKT’s security monitoring services allow users to managed critical security risks in one centralized platform. “Binding Camect detection with CHeKT monitoring instantly reduces the critical...

AI, Camect, CheKT, David Erickson, Ron Grubbs, smart cameras


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i-PRO brings AI to its PTZ cameras and adds 35 new models

June 2, 2022SSN Staff

FUKUOKA, Japan—i-PRO Co., Ltd., a global leader in professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, today announced the addition of AI to its PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) cameras and a revamp of the entire PTZ range, adding a total of 35 new cameras. The PTZ cameras also benefit from a new modern design in a smaller form factor that is similar in size to many dome cameras. The S-Series cameras include a powerful built-in AI processor enabling advanced automatic tracking to make...

AI, i-PRO, PTZ cameras


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Eagle Eye Networks unveils cloud video surveillance camera report

May 26, 2022SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Eagle Eye Networks, a global leader in cloud video surveillance and artificial intelligence (AI), released its second annual Cloud Video Surveillance Camera Worldwide Statistics report, delivering data and insight into security camera usage and trends globally and regionally.   The report analyzes aggregate data from a sample set of 200,000 cameras, including more than 150 camera manufacturers. The report covers a wide range of industries including corporate enterprises,...

AI, cloud-based video surveillance, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks


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Microsoft Azure Vision AI Principal Manager to keynote TMA virtual event

November 15, 2021SSN Staff

McLEAN, Va.—The keynote for The Monitoring Association’s (TMA) upcoming 2021 Virtual OPSTech is Rouzbeh Aminpour, Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence Platform's Computer Vision Business & Strategy Principal Manager. Aminpour will share how Azure’s Cognitive Services are enabling users to deliver breakthrough experiences through the use of industry-leading Vision AI models. Top-of-mind topics such as industry trends, use of edge and cloud infrastructures, enterprise grade...

AI, Morgan Hertel, The Monitoring Association (TMA)


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Allied Universal uses AI to hire candidates in tight labor market

October 25, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a leading global security and facility services company, is leveraging highly advanced technology to meet the company’s aggressive hiring demands of on-boarding 50,000 security professionals, administrative and managerial staff during the 4th quarter of 2021. Allied Universal’s AUHireSmart tool allows candidates to complete the application process online including a video interview with some candidates receiving a job offer within an hour. “We...

AI, Allied Universal, Hiring


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SIA’s WISF Chair Kasia Hanson opens up about diversity, future for security

Women in Security

SIA’s WISF Chair Kasia Hanson opens up about diversity, future for security

October 12, 2021Paul Ragusa

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the Global Director of Edge AI Sales – Safety & Security, Safe Cities and Venues, Internet of Things Group at the Intel Corp., Kasia Hanson has her hands full, and yet she still finds time to give back to the security industry in myriad ways. As the new chair for the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum (WISF), she has provided a clear vision for the future of a group that was formed in 2018 to drive greater diversity within an industry that...

AI, Diversity, Kasia Hanson, Security Industry Association (SIA), Women in Security Forum (WISF)


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Eagle Eye Networks acquires AI leader Uncanny Vision

September 30, 2021Paul Ragusa

AUSTIN, Texas, and BANGALORE, India—Global cloud video surveillance leader Eagle Eye Networks announced the acquisition of artificial intelligence (AI) innovator Uncanny Vision, including the company’s research and development capabilities and a new regional office in Bangalore, India. Eagle Eye Networks CEO Dean Drako told Security Systems News that Uncanny stood out among other AI companies because they are “entirely and completely focused on AI; It’s not an afterthought,”...

AI, cloud-based video surveillance, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks, Mergers & Acquisitions


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