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SIA opposes act to ban biometric, image analytic technologies

July 6, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced its strong opposition to the recently introduced bicameral Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act that would impose a blanket ban on most federal use of nearly all biometric and related image analytics technologies. The legislation incorrectly labels all such technologies as surveillance regardless of application and forces essentially all state and local governments to do the same. This threatens...

analytics, biometrics, Don Erickson, Security Industry Association

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Five Questions with Identiv’s CEO Steven Humphreys

June 10, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

FREMONT, Calif.—Security Systems News caught up with Identiv’s CEO, Steven Humphreys, who talks about going from an orphan to CEO, and how his passions for education and robotics help him stay at the forefront of the industry. ARE YOU MARRIED? ANY KIDS? Yes, I am married and have two kids. One is working (yay!) and one is in college.DO YOU HAVE ANY PETS? I have two dogs, two cats and one snake. I know it sounds like a lot, but at least the parakeets, chickens, ducks, lizard, koi and turkeys...

analytics, Cloud, Data Analytics, education, Identiv, mobile, RFID, robotics, Steve Humphreys

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Celebrating 20 years in business

May 27, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Stories of security companies and their longevity demonstrate the stability of the industry as well as offer golden nuggets of usable information for start-ups and younger companies to do the same. Celebrating 20 years, VIVOTEK, a company focused on global IP security surveillance, demonstrates such a story. Founded in 2000 and establishing its headquarters in Taiwan, the founders foresaw the rise of the Internet and Internet protocol (IP) in addition to their importance in...

AI, Alan Green, analytics, business intelligence, IP video cameras, IP video market, IP video solutions, IP video surveillance, VIVOTEK, VIVOTEK USA

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Monitoring Matters

‘40 under 40’ award nominations open

May 13, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

The #SSNTalks’ Team is passionate about recognizing diverse, talented, young security professionals representing the next generation of industry leaders via our yearly “40 under 40” awards. We are thrilled to currently be seeking our “40 under 40” Class of 2020, comprised of consultants, integrators, monitoring professionals and end users. Submit nominations online here. “I have always considered SSN’s ‘40 under 40’ the ‘gold standard’ in our industry and being recognized...

40 under 40, 40 under 40 Class of 2019, AI, analytics, artificial intelligence, Cloud, Diversity, end users, integrator, Machine Learning

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Also Noted

Security Solutions partners with RAS Watch

April 30, 2020SSN Staff

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif.—Enterprise security systems integrator located in Southern Calif., Security Solutions, recently announced a new product offering, Security Solutions Watch. In partnership with El Segundo-based RAS Watch, a company that provides outsource-managed global security operational command (GSOC) services, customers of all sizes are empowered with the ability to be proactive with their systems.  Companies all over the world spend billions of dollars implementing security systems...

analytics, GSOC, RAS Watch, Security Solutions

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IDIS launches lineup of cameras with onboard analytics

January 20, 2020SSN Staff

COPPELL, Texas—IDIS, a digital surveillance solution provider, launched a line-up of Edge VA bullet and dome cameras, featuring onboard analytics that will transform the efficiency of security operations in retail, banking and busy commercial settings. “This new line-up will allow customers to achieve new levels of efficiency with easy-to-use analytics that address their key priorities,” Keith Drummond, senior director of sales, IDIS America, said in the announcement. “For...

analytics, IDIS, Keith Drummond, onboard analytics

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AI within security: Is it fully realized yet?

February 28, 2019Lilly Chapa

WASHINGTON—Back in early 2017, an unlikely leader emerged in the global artificial intelligence enterprise: Canada. The country announced the establishment of a national artificial intelligence strategy and pledged close to $1 million to developing talent and research communities geared toward AI. Following Canada's declaration, 18 countries followed suit—including China, Russia, and Mexico—each issuing their own unique national approach to AI. The United States is the most recent...

AI, analytics, artificial intelligence, Security

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ISS poised for another big year

January 18, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

WOODBRIDGE, N.J.—Intelligent Security Systems, a global Video Management Systems (VMS) solutions company with natively developed analytics, completed another highly successful year, with plans to continue to expand its reach in North America, particularly the U.S. in 2019, ISS CEO Aluisio Figueiredo told Security Systems News.“We have an established in presence in the Americas, and we are now focusing on cultivating new business opportunities in the security and business intelligence...

AI, Aluisio Figueiredo, analytics, ISS, Janet Fenner, VMS

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Avigilon adds AI to entry-level camera lines

June 19, 2018SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, Canada—Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, recently announced it has extended its video analytics platform to the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines with the addition of Unusual Motion Detection (UMD) technology.The addition of UMD technology in the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines offers customers powerful artificial intelligence capabilities at an entry-level price point, the company said.“We believe that AI can benefit all of our customers regardless...

AI, analytics, Avigilon

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Tyco's Jay Hauhn on technology opportunities post-split

October 3, 2012Martha Entwistle

BOCA RATON, Fla.—With Tyco now a standalone company, it will be easier for Tyco Integrated Security to research and deploy new technology, Jay Hauhn, chief technology officer, VP of industry relations for Tyco Integrated Security, told Security Systems News.As an independent company, Tyco Integrated Security can focus “entirely on delivering leading security solutions to our commercial business clients,” Hauhn said.The innovative application of “cloud offerings, mobility and...

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