Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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Stallion hosts third Technology Day
Stallion Security hosted its third annual Technology Day in late November 2019 along with a number of its partners and suppliers. Due to the growth of the event over the past years, this year’s event ...

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SpeedFace-V5
The SpeedFace-V5 is a starter facial recognition terminal with a 5-inch touch display, multiple verification options with fingerprint, RFID and facial recognition.

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Client property access integrity
Blind or unquestioned trust is something that we all seem to willingly and unconditionally give our security service providers and their reaction officers.

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Janu-worry or Twenty-Plenty?
Editor's Choice

If the available security spend right now is somewhere between limited and non-existent, here are just a few suggestions.
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The blessing and curse of communications
Technews Publishing, Conferences & Events

In the Residential Security Conference 2020, Craig Rosewarne will delve into the murky world of cybercrime, while Rudi Potgieter will discuss the possibilities and benefits of a unified network.
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Why building security is moving to a data-driven, proactive model
Excellerate Services , Commercial (Industry)

Many property owners and landlords have focused on transforming buildings and workspaces into multi-purpose, digitally equipped and attractive places to work.
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Digital insurance bundle for assets and devices
News

My CyberCare is a specialist provider of personal, and SMME online cyber insurance, cyber detection and cyber monitoring solutions for both local and global consumption.
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Do we really want simplicity?
Technews Publishing, News

Everything today has to be simple, easy and fast. Even access to your bank account has to fit these adjectives and banks spend significant time and money trying to ensure their web and mobile interfaces ...
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Centurion to unveil new product
Centurion Systems, Access Control & Identity Management

Centurion Systems will be hosting its third Access Automation Expo this year, with dates confirmed for Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town.
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AI supercharges surveillance
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The ability to analyse live video through AI techniques means that untapped footage from existing, passive cameras can be used to identify patterns, trends and anomalies.
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Video doorbells from Ring
Access Control & Identity Management

Ring has a number of video doorbells available in South Africa that run off batteries or power and enable users to answer their doors from anywhere.
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IDIS launches new cameras with on-board analytics
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

IDIS has launched a lineup of Edge VA bullet and dome cameras, featuring on-board analytics that will transform the efficiency of security operations.
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The HR environment in 2020
iFacts, Security Services & Risk Management

As 2020 grabs hold of every one of us with great intent, we need to know what to be aware of when employing people or appointing vendors for our business.
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Traffic doesn’t have to be this way
Dahua Technology South Africa, Axis Communications SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

More effective traffic management is something that would save us all a lot of frustration and wasted time, and it’s one of the areas where AI and big data can have a significant impact.
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Cloud-based fleet and driver management
Graphic Image Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Graphic Image Technologies (GIT) has announced the availability of a cloud-based dashcam designed to improve on-the-road behaviour and assist in improving fleet management.
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Global security industry adopts servistisation models
Integrated Solutions

New as-a-service business models are gaining traction because they reduce capital expenditure and cost of ownership, finds Frost & Sullivan.
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Dimension Data debuts fifth business
News

Dimension Data has launched its fifth business in the MEA region, Dimension Data Security, aimed at helping organisations in the region address the challenges of today’s rapidly evolving threat landscape.
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So what is 5G?
IT infrastructure

With all the noise about 5G, Hi-Tech Security Solutions asked Deon Geyser, head of the Southern Africa sub region at Nokia for some insights.
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Online fleet management system
News

Fleet Domain’s online Fleet Management Information System is reducing operating costs and improving safety for South African logistics firms.
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Drilling deeper into essential building management systems
Security Services & Risk Management

As the demand for the automation of security and other systems in buildings and large construction sites around the world grows, we are seeing an increase in the demand for building management systems.
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CCTV surveillance needs are critical in defining types of camera deployment
Leaderware, Editor's Choice

Cameras by themselves do not reduce crime; they need to be implemented as part of a considered strategy of crime prevention and detection.
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Efficient and cost-effective risk management for estates
Technews Publishing, Conferences & Events

Identifying your estate’s vulnerabilities is key to being able to manage and maintain them effectively.
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Longse Distribution to become LD Africa
LD Africa, News

Brendon Whelan, sales manager for Longse Distribution, announced that the company officially changed its name to LD Africa as of 20 January 2020.
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Axis gives a brighter future to children
Axis Communications SA, Editor's Choice

Fully networked camera solution provides visibility and accountability, letting orphanage focus on what’s important – its children.
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Track and trace vehicles in estates
Betatrac Telematic Solutions, Commercial (Industry)

eTrac provides a solution to tracking courier, contractor and visitor vehicles within housing and commercial estates using live real-time monitoring software and AI.
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Securing BP’s new head office
ISF SFP, Access Control & Identity Management

ISF SFP was awarded the contract to secure the first development phase for Oxford Parks, the new head office for BP South Africa.
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Walk-through metal detector and turnstile
ZKTeco, Products

The MST150 is a turnstile from ZKTeco, designed with a built-in metal detector which enhances security levels and boosts the efficiency of security checkpoints. By combining inspection and access control, ...
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Three expos in one
News

Looking ahead to 2020 Vision: combined Securex South Africa, A-OSH EXPO and Facilities Management Expo 2020 promises to be even bigger and better.
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Will 5G be the answer to all prayers?
IT infrastructure

There is a lot of understandable confusion about the role Wi-Fi will play once 5G arrives, and how they might work together.
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Seven key trends for 2020
Hikvision South Africa, Editor's Choice

Hikvision looks at a few trends that will affect the security industry in 2020 and beyond.
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Dahua launches Hunter Series
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Dahua launches a new dual-PTZ camera that enables flexible and multi-scene panoramic monitoring.
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8 MP fisheye camera
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Dallmeier’s new 8 MP fisheye camera combines AI-supported object classification and H.265 in a compact design.
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Video and audio convergence
Hikvision South Africa, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

Hikvision has introduced its video and audio convergence solution to the market, featuring an innovative real-time intrusion deterrent feature.
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SFP Security & Fire becomes ISF SFP
ISF SFP, Editor's Choice

SFP Security & Fire was sold to ISF in 2019, becoming ISF SFP and attaining Level-1 BEE status.
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Reinventing network camera security
Axis Communications SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Now in its seventh generation and celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Axis ARTPEC chip was launched in 1999 designed to optimise network video.
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FaceDepot-7B
ZKTeco, Products

The FaceDepot-7B is an indoor facial recognition station with a slim design and 7-inch display.
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Building a nervous system for smart cities
Pinnacle Instruments SA, Integrated Solutions

Build a central nervous system for smart cities, by employing real-time situation reporting and analysis that unites the powers of cloud computing, AI, IoT and big data.
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Reducing identity fraud with a selfie
Technews Publishing, Asset Management, EAS, RFID

Authenticating your identity remotely via an app has become a reality with a new solution from South African company iiDENTIFii.
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