Morpho becomes OT-MORPHO
July 2017, News, Access Control & Identity Management
Safran has announced the completion of the sale of its identity and security activities to Advent International for Euro 2.4 billion.
As the majority shareholder of Oberthur Technologies (OT), Advent International, investing alongside Bpifrance, has joined the complementary strengths of Safran Identity & Security and OT to create a global identification and security organisation, based in France, with over €2.8 billion in revenue. By combining Safran I&S’s leadership in end-to-end biometric and identity solutions with OT’s leadership in digital embedded security, the two companies will be well positioned to accelerate the convergence between governmental and commercial markets.
The combined company is now known as OT-MORPHO. Didier Lamouche is president of the executive board and Marwan Lahoud is chairman of the supervisory board of OT-MORPHO.
- Another day, another attack
July 2017, Technews Publishing, News
One of the sad things about South Africa is that we have all become hardened to crime, especially violent crime. For whatever reason, the media does not report most of the crime that happens, unless it ...
- Residential Estate Security Conference 2017
July 2017, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, News, Conferences & Events
Hi-Tech Security Solutions, in cooperation with Rob Anderson, will be hosting a full day conference covering residential estate security in Johannesburg on 15 August 2017.
- ASSA ABLOY acquires Inhep
July 2017, Inhep Electronics Holdings, This Week's Editor's Pick, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, News
Inhep is the latest South Africa security designer and manufacturer to be snapped up by ASSA ABLOY. It seems that local is internationally lekker.
- Axis moves to new offices
July 2017, Axis Communications SA, News
Axis Communications has moved its Johannesburg offices to The Crossing, 372 Main Road in Bryanston, only a short distance from its old offices.
- Dahua secures its IoT
July 2017, Dahua Technology, This Week's Editor's Pick, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, News
Dahua Technology announced its selection of Synopsys to enhance the security of its Internet of Things (IoT) devices and solutions.
- Sensor first to offer a 5-year warranty
July 2017, Sensor Security Systems, This Week's Editor's Pick, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, News
Sensor Security takes the lead and offers 5-year warranty for all Hikvision network IP equipment.
- Crest launches SkillsGrid
July 2017, News, Security Services & Risk Management
Crest Advisory Arica has announced its appointment as certified consultants for SkillsGrid, an intelligent system designed to assist in deploying people optimally in the workplace.
- Avigilon integrates Virdi
July 2017, Avigilon, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Access Control & Identity Management
Avigilon Access Control Manager integrated with Virdi’s biometric system provides additional authentication for sites requiring a high level of security.
- Mtrack declares WAR
July 2017, News, Asset Management, EAS, RFID
Mtrack is announcing its latest hardware platform, the MtrackWAR, the next level of technology in wireless asset tracking and recovery.
- New brand open day for Came BPT
July 2017, Came BPT South Africa, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Access Control & Identity Management
Came BPT South Africa held open days on 6 and 7 June 2017 at its Johannesburg office in order to have customers experience the new Came BPT brand as well as the new VisionBPT and MileSight ranges.
- Stallion hosts open day
July 2017, This Week's Editor's Pick, News, Security Services & Risk Management
Stallion Security hosted an open day in June in which clients and potential clients were invited to the company’s Johannesburg headquarters to learn more about the company and the various services it ...
- Security for factory environments
July 2017, ZKTeco, Industrial (Industry), Access Control & Identity Management
Due to the variety and complexity of most industrial sites, their security systems should combine access control, video surveillance, intrusion systems and more.