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CCTV plan for UK Parliament halted for being ‘unsightly’

September 5, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – CCTV is to be installed for the first time in the Palace of Westminster’s internal corridors and Westminster Hall in London – but the move to address security fears is being held up because of “heritage” concerns. The Telegraph said that the Commons and Lords Speakers

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Cambridge Pixel supplies radar trackers to ASV Global for unmanned boats

By SSN Gulf Staff

UK – Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, is supplying its radar tracking and fusion software to ASV Global (ASV) to enhance situational awareness on its range of unmanned boats. ASV supplies unmanned and autonomous surface vessels for commercial, military and

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Tower security guards to get fire safety training in UAE

August 31, 2017 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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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,

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SureView Systems partners with Tyco Security Products

By SSN Gulf Staff

U.S. – SureView Systems, a global provider of central station and command center monitoring solutions, has partnered with Tyco Security Products to deploy Tyco’s Sur-Gard (SG)-System 5 with their Immix platforms. The combined solution will provide video verification capabilities as part of a single platform. The

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Genetec riding high across VMS, Access Control, and ALPR

August 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Genetec has emerged as the only security and public safety solutions developer to hold a place in the top 10 global rankings for video management software (VMS), access control software, and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) software, according to recently published market research reports by IHS

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Abu Dhabi tops ‘safest city’ ranking

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world by Numbeo, the largest user-contributed database about cities and countries worldwide, reports Khaleej Times newspaper. With the lowest crime index of just 13.54 in the past six months, and a safety index of

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Lockheed Martin-Mubadala STEM challenge selects finalists

August 7, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Six UAE-based university teams were selected as finalists for the inaugural UAE Unmanned Aerial System Payload Design Challenge, a joint programme run by Lockheed Martin and Mubadala Investment Company. Launched in March 2017, the year-long initiative challenges university students to design, develop and integrate