i-PRO Unveils New ‘State-of-the-Art’ Global Headquarters

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TOKYO — i-PRO Co. announces the opening of a new state-of-the-art global headquarters, located here. Located in the Shinagawa business district, i-PRO’s new headquarters will become a new core hub to showcase its latest technological innovation through interactive demonstrations, training sessions, certification classes and presentations, according to the company. The new offices are said to include advanced creative workspaces and …

Understanding Video Analytics: Edge vs. Central Processing Structures

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Video analytics process camera images to send alerts out so operators can respond to specific incidents or collect data for historical trend analysis. We have seen an increase in the types of analytics offered over the past several years and the power of the hardware that supports it. Analytics will always be supplemental as they require the video management system …

Hanwha Techwin Wisenet WAVE 5.0 VMS Comes With Nearly a Dozen New Features

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TEANECK, N.J. — Hanwha Techwin, a global developer of video surveillance solutions, has introduced an upgraded version of its Wisenet video management software (VMS), Wisenet WAVE 5.0. The company states the new 5.0 version of the software expands the platform’s focus on cybersecurity, security usability, convenience and interactivity to give users a security foundation for today and tomorrow’s next-generation security …

Lumeo Earns Milestone Verified Solution Status

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Lemeo, a developer of computer vision products, has announced that its Lemeo platform is now a Milestone Verified Solution. Milestone Systems is a global provider of IP video surveillance software and the maker of the Milestone XProtect video management solution. Lemeo says the Milestone Verification Program is designed to verify the general functionality and compatibility of partners’ …

Genetec Partners With RideAmigos to Improve Commuting, Parking Experiences

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MONTREAL — Genetec, a provider of unified security, public safety and business intelligence solutions, has partnered with RideAmigos, an organization that help commuters. to deliver a simplified experience for workers returning to their offices. The companies explain that RideAmigos Commute Hub helps employers deliver a seamless experience regardless of how their employees commute to the office. The companies continue by …

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Elderly Store Owner Introduces Would-Be Robber to Shotgun

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In this week’s Top Surveillance Videos… You’ve probably all heard the phrase “respect your elders.” While that phrase is often used in a familial setting, would-be thieves should also start taking that advice. We’ve seen numerous videos over the years of thieves being foiled courtesy of brave senior citizens. For example, the elderly cowboy that wrangled an armed robber in …

Hanwha Techwin Announces Opening of U.S.-Based Repair and Parts Center

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TEANECK, N.J. — Hanwha Techwin announces the opening of its new Hanwha Total Care Center (HTCC). Located near the company’s New Jersey headquarters, the 10,000 square-foot space will now handle “Advanced Replacement and Repair Services” for Hanwha products across North and Latin America and receive return units from partners. The HTCC is fully owned and managed directly by Hanwha Techwin, …

Vulnerability in Dahua’s ONVIF Implementation Discovered by Cyber Researchers

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SAN FRANCISCO — Cybersecurity firm Nozomi Networks recently revealed it had discovered a new vulnerability affecting the implementation of an Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) authentication mechanism in some IP cameras developed by Dahua Technology. According to a blog post by the cyber experts, this vulnerability could be abused by attackers to compromise Dahua network cameras by sniffing a …

Top 10 Security Stories From July 2022: Securitas Condo Settlement, NFPA 72 Changes

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The most popular stories on SSI in July primarily centered on security companies and their employees. The 2022 Installer and Installation of the Year winners rightfully earned a lot of attention this past month. Acadian Total Security earned Installer of the Year honors for the second consecutive year. Executives from the company laid out its approach for success. Custom Alarm won …

Dahua Technology Announces Night Color 2.0 Fusion Camera

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IRVINE, Calif. — Dahua Technology has launched its new Night Color 2.0 Fusion Camera (N45DUD2). The company explains that its latest product offers users a camera product that features dual-lens technologies that enable full-color images in poorly lit environments. “One sensor extracts detail from the visible spectrum and the second extracts brightness from the infrared spectrum,” comments Jennifer Hackenburg, product …

Salient CompleteView VMS Selected to Standardize UMass Amherst’s Network of Nearly 1,700 Cameras

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AMHERST, Mass. — Salient Systems announces that UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, has standardized its video surveillance operations on the Salient CompleteView Video Management Platform. The transition is said to enable campus security and safety staff to protect the campus population of 32,000 with a 24/7 view of its video surveillance and integrated access …

RGB Spectrum Introduces Zio 4000 Video Wall Processor

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ALAMEDA, Calif.—RGB Spectrum, a manufacturer of audio and video systems for commercial and government applications, has announced its new Zio 4000 Video Wall Processor. The new video wall processor provides users with all of the necessary functions to serve as a full-function solution with advanced networking capabilities. The product is offered as a standalone video wall solution or as an …

Vivotek Releases CC9160-H Low-Profile Network Camera

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Vivotek, a manufacturer of IP surveillance products, has added to its catalog through the introduction of its new CC9160-H 2MP network camera. Vivotek says that its latest product is a compact, low-profile solution that includes Trend Micro IoT Security, and it is available with the companion CC9160-H (HS) height strip. “Vivotek’s CC9160-H(HS) is especially designed for …

Snap One: Win More Surveillance Business

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With the rise in popularity of DIY security solutions, today’s security integrators have more competitive threats to consider than ever when it comes to selecting a vendor partner for their clients. ClareVision was developed to provide a professional solution at a competitive price with the ease, simplicity, and popular consumer facing features akin to DIY. ClareVision’s full lineup of ETL-Listed, …

i-PRO Brings AI to P/T/Z Cameras, Adds 35 New Devices to Lineup

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FUKUOKA, Japan — The global security equipment manufacturer i-PRO Co.  has added artificial intelligence (AI) to a completely revamped line of p/t/z cameras. The company says that in total it is releasing 35 new pan, tilt and zoom cameras that also feature smaller form factors than its previous generation of products. “i-PRO is continuing our commitment to constant innovation and …

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Would-Be Thief Foiled by Booby-Trapped Truck

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In this week’s Top Surveillance Videos… There are few things more frustrating than being struck by a thief, especially when it’s repeatedly. When a man in New Orleans was struck with such luck, he decided to take matters into his own hands. The man had his truck broken into eight times in just three months. Fed up, he decided to …

Bosch Expands Inteox Line With 2 New Fixed Cameras

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FAIRPORT, N.Y. — Adding to its Inteox open camera series of products, Bosch has announced two new fixed cameras. The newly introduced Flexidome and Dinion Inteox 7100i IR cameras feature A.I. technologies to provide security professionals and their clients a choice of efficient and flexible surveillance products that can be used for indoor and outdoor applications. Bosch explains the cameras …

2022 Video Surveillance Deep Dive: COVID, Supply Struggles Put Dent in Profits

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As ubiquitous and analytics-enhanced as video surveillance has become in recent years, not even it could see the pandemic, labor shortage, supply chain or inflation hardships deeply impacting the business climate. While the security industry remains more resilient than most fields, it is certainly not immune to the effects of such significant — in some cases historic — upheaval to …

SSI’s 2022 Video Surveillance Deep Dive Report

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Like a technical snafu that undermines capturing a crime on “tape,” product supply is taking its toll on the security video surveillance market. While profit margins held steady, the average number of projects, scale and revenues all took hits in the wake of COVID and supply chain issues. The SSI 2022 Video Surveillance Deep Dive was conducted during April and …

Hanwha Techwin Debuts New Q Series Cameras Designed for ‘Flexibility’

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TEANECK, N.J. — Hanwha Techwin is expanding its Wisenet Q Series of bullet and dome cameras with a new NDAA-compliant model that is said to offer system installation and configuration flexibility, especially in high camera count video surveillance applications. The company says its new QNO-7012R 4MP IR bullet camera continues the Q Series’ approach of combining ease of use, cost-effectiveness …