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Hikvision launches ‘Deep Learning’ embedded NVR

August 31, 2017 By Imogen Lillywhite

CHINA – Hikvision has launched its ‘DeepinMind Network Video Recorder (NVR)’ – which it says is the world’s first embedded NVR benefiting from ‘Deep Learning’ functionality. This intelligent NVR effectively ‘learns’ to identify people captured by video surveillance cameras. The NVR will also learn to filter

UAE Banks Federation shares tip for protecting against fraud

By Emma Procter

UAE – The UAE Banks Federation (UBF), a professional body representing 48-member banks operating in the UAE, has shared some easy-to-implement tips which can help residents in the UAE protect themselves against certain types of fraud. The tips were compiled by the Fraud Prevention Committee, a

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Tower security guards to get fire safety training in UAE

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Security guards at high-rise towers must be fully trained in fire safety or they will be out of a job, according to a report in the UAE’s The National newspaper. That was the message from Maj Gen Abduallah Khalifa Al Marri, commander in chief of

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Milestone CEO Lars Thinggaard on inspirational people and building his own compass

By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone Systems’ President & CEO, Lars Thinggaard, sets his own course for good leadership. He is a leader who forges his own path. If he anticipates that the atmosphere during a management meeting might become a bit tense, he brings ‘scream pillows’. Then the

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UAE wifi users not taking security risks seriously, says Norton report

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – According to the 2017 Norton WiFi Risk Report, 95% of UAE consumers indicate they have acted in an unsafe matter when connecting to WiFi hotspots, including potentially sharing their email or online bank account log-in information. Two-thirds (66%) of UAE consumers can’t wait more

Lebanon to adopt biometric passports for diplomats

August 23, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

LEBANON – Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil announced a plan Monday to supply all diplomatic figures in Lebanon with biometric passports to match international standards. “These passports can be used in all the embassies in the world,” Bassil said during an announcement held at the Foreign Ministry

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IWMA to hold key seminar on fire protection at Intersec 2018

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – In January 2018 the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will again offer a seminar on fire protection with water mist during Intersec. International speakers will talk about standardization, about how water mist works, how it can be implemented/retro-fitted and how Middle East companies can

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Honeywell adds trio of WiFi security cameras to connected home portfolio

August 22, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

U.S. — Honeywell has released three new Total Connect indoor and outdoor video cameras that give homeowners on-demand access to high-definition video through the Honeywell Total Connect Remote Services application. With built-in intelligent analytics, homeowners have increased insight into activity within their homes. For all three cameras,