Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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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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Axis gives a brighter future to children
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
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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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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Nothing holds Eudricht back
Sensor Security Systems, Security Services & Risk Management

In this personality profile, Eudricht Kotze talks of his journey overcoming adversity in the security industry.
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New Door Pilot app from dormakaba
dormakaba South Africa, Access Control & Identity Management

With new dormakaba Door Pilot, automated doors can also now be operated on the basis of remote control technologies. The system, comprising the Door Pilot app for smartphones and a Wi-Fi interface for ...
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Huawei includes Namola safety app

Huawei has partnered with South Africa’s personal safety app, Namola, to ensure that more South Africans have access to the service.
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Leaders in risk and security: You have to know it to manage it
Technews Publishing, Security Services & Risk Management

Hi-Tech Security Solutions profiles Nash Lutchman, Senior Vice President and Head of Protection Services at Sibanye-Stillwater.
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Giles Calenborne takes the helm at Impro Technologies
Impro Technologies, News

Impro Technologies has welcomed a new managing director, Giles Calenborne, to the fold with the goal of unlocking the existing networks and building new opportunities.
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David Shapiro to chair ESDA
ESDA (Electronic Security Distributors Association, News

The Electronic Security Distributors’ Association (ESDA), established in 1989, has elected David Shapiro as its chairperson for 2020.
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ONVIF reflects on 2019
News

ONVIF held its annual membership meeting in November 2019, providing members with an overview of important activities of 2019 and plans for the year ahead.
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Cyber futures in 2020
Cyber Security

MJ Strydom, managing director of cybersecurity specialist company, DRS, discusses what can be expected in 2020.
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The secret to 5G security? Turn the network into a sensor
Integrated Solutions

We are about to make the leap from being a civilisation that uses networks to one that runs on them in a fundamental and inextricable way.
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Video surveillance multicast networks made easy
Duxbury Networking, IT infrastructure

Many businesses are struggling to realise the full potential of modern video surveillance technology due to limitations of the underlying network.
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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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Security is not a single product solution
Cyber Security

Adopting a phased approach to security allows companies to develop a layered security posture to help control costs as well as the complexity.
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Ransomware predictions
Security Services & Risk Management

As we enter a new decade, Simon Jelley, VP of product management at Veritas, explores how ransomware is likely to continue evolving in the year ahead.
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