UAE – Abu Dhabi police chiefs met recently to discuss mutual policing coordination and force integration in a bid to provide the best standards of security for the public. Under discussion were the means to develop competencies and skills between different police departments. They also tackled the means to
Boston Marathon 2015 – overly monitored and invading privacy? “We’ve got a lot of cameras out there,” say police chiefsBy
US – As nearly a million people prepare to line the streets to watch the Boston Marathon this week, someone else will be watching them. Bill Ridge with the Boston Police says video surveillance is a big part of the security plan. “We’ve got a lot of cameras out
UAE – Sony used its exhibit at NAB 2015 in Las Vegas, US, to demonstrate its latest High Dynamic Range technologies and workflows which it says opens up new possibilities for creative expression and viewing experiences. The manufacturer showcased comparisons between High Dynamic Range and Standard Dynamic Range across environments such
US —Systems integrator Convergint Technologies completed the acquisition of GS Security Services, a firm that Convergint has partnered with in the past. “We have a number of global companies in New England and they have helped us service them,” said Dan Moceri, executive chairman of Convergint.
QATAR – Common traffic violations like use of mobile phones while driving, wrong overtaking and failure to fasten seat belts will now be captured in smart cameras with Qatar’s Ministry of Interior launching a new and extensive surveillance system. The project named “Talaa” aims to promote
Specifically Speaking… Robert Davies, technical director and deputy head of fire & life safety at WSP, Middle EastBy
This month’s Specifically Speaking Q&A is with Robert Davies, the technical director and deputy head of fire & life safety Middle East at WSP Talk about your current role and the work you are doing in the GCC. I am deputy head of the fire & life