Manthan and Alnafitha partner on analytics solutions in Saudi

September 19, 2017 By Lauren

KSA – Manthan, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and analytics solutions for retail and consumer businesses announced today that it has entered a strategic partnership with Alnafitha International for information technology. The partnership will bring to the Saudi Arabia market innovations in AI and analytics that will help

Iris ID demonstrates mobile biometric enrollment and identification

September 11, 2017 By Lauren

US – Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, has announced two lightweight handheld mobile devices integrated with the OPAL (opal-eye) iris recognition camera module providing fast and accurate multi-modal enrollment and identification capabilities for field use by border control, customs, immigration, law enforcement

CNL Software and Promise Technology collaborate

By Lauren

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

6,000 surveillance cameras installed for safety of hajj pilgrims

September 5, 2017 By Lauren

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

Hikvision launches ‘Deep Learning’ embedded NVR

August 31, 2017 By Lauren

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

IWMA to hold key seminar on fire protection at Intersec 2018

August 23, 2017 By Lauren

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

Hormann tackles safety at loading points with Wheelblocker

August 16, 2017 By Lauren

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

Second Dubai Torch Tower fire hits just week before repairs begin

August 7, 2017 By Lauren

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