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CNL Software and Promise Technology collaborate

September 11, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – CNL Software, a leading pure play Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) provider, has entered a technology collaboration with a key developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, Promise Technology. The partnership will enable CNL Software to provide an IPSecurityCenter PSIM platform in which

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6,000 surveillance cameras installed for safety of hajj pilgrims

September 5, 2017 By Emma Procter

KSA – The security and control command center for Hajj installed nearly 6,000 digital cameras to monitor the movement of pilgrims at the holy sites to ensure their safety, according to the head of the center. In statements to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the head

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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

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IWMA to hold key seminar on fire protection at Intersec 2018

August 23, 2017 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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Hormann tackles safety at loading points with Wheelblocker

August 16, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Hormann has launched Wheelblocker – a new piece of safety equipment that locks lorries into the loading bay, designed to prevent workplace transport injuries that usually happen during the unloading and loading process. The manually-operated system locks lorries and trailers into place. The wheel-blocking

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Second Dubai Torch Tower fire hits just week before repairs begin

August 7, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The recent Torch tower in Dubai Marina erupted just weeks after authorities finally approved repairs to damages from the first fire that broke out in 2015, reports The National newspaper. An internal memo sent to residents of The Torch announced that the Dubai Civil

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Dubai Health Authority launches info security project

July 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched an information security project, which comes in line with the Dubai Cyber Security Strategy, reports Gulf News. The strategy was launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and

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Six security company staff charged with Dh1m theft

By SSN Gulf Staff

UAE – Khaleej Times newspaper in the UAE reports that six staff of a security company have been charged with theft and stealing Dh1,198,000 from a vehicle they were transporting. The six Sri Lankans admitted in the Court of First Instance to the charge of theft