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Biometrics shift in UK security highlights privacy concerns
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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Simon Alderson, of First Response Group, addresses privacy and security concerns emerging from the shift from CCTV to biometric technologies for surveillance.
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SAPEON launches X330 AI semiconductor for enhanced data centre performance
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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SAPEON unveils the X330 AI semiconductor, improving data centre performance and enabling AI NPUs for high-powered edge devices.
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Motorola Solutions acquires Rave Mobile Safety
Fri, 16th Dec 2022
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Motorola Solutions acquires Rave Mobile Safety to enhance mass notification and incident management capabilities in emergencies.
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Exclusive: Vertel provides businesses with enhanced network solutions
Fri, 9th Dec 2022
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British businesses and governments are turning to Vertel for critical network services to ensure uninterrupted communication in a fast-paced world.
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Retailers need to embrace AI to better service customers
Wed, 9th Nov 2022
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New research has uncovered new ways for retailers to use artificial intelligence in concert with in-store cameras to better service consumer behaviour.
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Australian Sentinel helps Transdev with Cradlepoint 5G trial
Mon, 1st Aug 2022
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Transdev Sydney Ferries completes successful trial using Cradlepoint 5G in-vehicle technology for improved connectivity.
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Check Point and CCTV expert join forces to boost protection
Thu, 26th May 2022
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The partnership will involve Check Point Quantum IoT Protect Nano Agent being embedded in Provision-ISR’s CCTV cameras for on-device runtime protection.
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Review prompts police to halt plans to use facial recognition technology
Mon, 13th Dec 2021
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Police are pressing pause for now on using facial recognition technology to identify people off live camera feeds, but will still use it on stored footage.
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Eden Park has now joined the SaferCities CCTV network
Thu, 13th May 2021
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Eden Park joins SaferCities' vGRID CCTV network, allowing police and emergency services a live link to major events at New Zealand's national stadium.
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Kiwi Smart City projects win big in IDC Awards
Wed, 10th Jul 2019
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New Zealand initiatives won three categories in the IDC Smart City APAC Awards – Civic Engagement, Education, and Sustainable Infrastructure.
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Melbourne’s Metro Trains taps Extreme Networks to power CCTV system
Fri, 15th Jun 2018
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Extreme Networks says the solution will deliver an agile, adaptive, and secure network for Metro Trains that supports its CCTV system.
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Dimension Data and Cisco take anti-poaching tech into Africa
Thu, 10th May 2018
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Rhino saving tech by Cisco & Dimension Data expands to Zambia, Kenya & Mozambique to thwart poaching.
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Connectivity and the city: Monitoring on the world stage
Tue, 3rd Apr 2018
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For just this reason, all eyes (and CCTV cameras) are about to be on the city of the Gold Coast in Queensland for the Commonwealth Games.
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Ingram Micro Australia has eyes on CCTV market with Dahua deal
Mon, 14th Aug 2017
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Ingram Micro is distributing Dahua in a deal it says enables resellers to offer end-to-end security solutions without needing in-house specialists.
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Speedcast expands portfolio with two new system integration contracts
Tue, 18th Apr 2017
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Speedcast has been named the telecoms systems integrator in both contracts, responsible for all telecommunications components.
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Hills revenue declines as company becomes 'solely' technology VAD
Tue, 21st Feb 2017
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Hills saw its revenue slip for H1 of FY17, with the company saying it is now ‘solely focused on the value added distribution of tech and services.
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Australian C-Suite execs not interested in security, survey finds
Tue, 28th Jun 2016
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A third of Aussie organisations have suffered a security breach in the past 12 months, with a lack of interest from CEOs named the biggest challenge.
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NEC NZ ups local smart city focus
Mon, 11th Apr 2016
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NEC New Zealand showcased its smart city suite of offerings to central and local government leaders in Wellington last week.
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Security concerns boosting CCTV interest
Tue, 22nd Mar 2016
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Security concerns have resulted in increased demand for technically advanced surveillance systems, creating huge growth opportunities.
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Avaya inks Aussie Treasury deal
Tue, 9th Feb 2016
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Avaya's tech transforms Aussie Treasury, bolstering policy production and revamping economic agency networks.
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Aussie Police implement facial recognition software
Tue, 1st Sep 2015
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NT Police harness NEC's cutting-edge facial recognition tech to bolster crime-fighting efforts and enhance public safety.
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Is Facebook the new Neighbourhood Watch?
Wed, 11th Jan 2012
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Facebook is becoming the modern Neighbourhood Watch, with viral videos and photos aiding in crime-solving, despite police concerns.
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Big brother gets crowd-sourced
Mon, 1st Nov 2010
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A new UK website called InternetEyes has launched which encourages online snoopers to watch streaming CCTV footage and, if they witness a crime, pays them to report it.
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Signature Security Ramps up Home and Business Security in New Zealand
Wed, 22nd Sep 2010
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New security solutions help eliminate false alarms, save cost and inconvenience, and ensure failsafe monitoring for any business or home.