Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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New Rapid Install Sprinklers
Johnson Controls, the architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, is releasing two new Tyco early-suppression, fast-response (ESFR) Rapid Install Sprinklers (RIS) for protection of warehouse and storage facilities.

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Battery-driven, wireless, IP65-rated camera
The Duxbury smart security battery-driven, wireless, IP65-rated weatherproof camera is aimed at small businesses and people working from home who need performance without the price.

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Protecting more than just perimeter fences
The main purpose of a PID system is to provide you with data relating to unwanted activity on a physical barrier such as a fence, or a wall, floor, roof or strong room.

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UNISA launches the Southern African Journal of Security
Editor's Choice

The University of South Africa (UNISA), is launching a new in-house online journal titled Southern African Journal of Security, managed by Unisa Press.
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The post-pandemic airport
Genetec, Editor's Choice

As the world slowly re-emerges from pandemic-imposed lockdown, people and businesses are starting to make travel plans again. What, from a physical health, safety and security perspective, is the future of air travel?
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Controlling access where it matters most
Access Control & Identity Management

Philip Verner, regional sales director for the security products division of Johnson Controls, explains how CEM Systems is suited for access control in data centres.
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VMware accelerates customers’ journey to Zero Trust security
Cyber Security

VMworld 2021 sees new VMware security innovations empower customers with better security for apps that is more effective and easier to use.
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What to do in a mall robbery
Fidelity Services Group , Security Services & Risk Management

As we approach the busy retail festive season, the risk of mall robberies unfortunately increases. Knowing what to do in the event of a mall robbery could save your life.
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Innovation vs. security: Can you have them both?
Security Services & Risk Management

It was the motoring celebrity Jeremy Clarkson that once said: “speed doesn’t kill, it’s the coming to a stop that gets you.” The same applies to rapid innovation.
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AI and telematics can improve driving behaviour
Transport (Industry), Asset Management, EAS, RFID

Fleet operators and drivers need to monitor driving behaviour and ensure drivers have access to adequate training programmes and tools that can provide feedback on the road.
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Elite Truck Hire harnesses the power of information
Transport (Industry), Access Control & Identity Management, Products, Logistics (Industry)

Elite Truck Hire launched a search for a specialist fleet management programme that led the company to FleetDomain, a member of the Argility Technology Group.
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Optimising the supply chain
Transport (Industry), Integrated Solutions, Logistics (Industry)

VSC Solutions has joined forces with Frontline Market Research to augment its strategic supply chain optimisation services with route-to-market and territory expansion capabilities.
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Which panoramic camera goes where?
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

When it comes to panoramic cameras, there are a number of options to choose from, some include multiple sensors in a single housing, others produce panoramas with a single camera sensor.
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Tailored access solution
Turnstar Systems, Access Control & Identity Management

The UNISA Olitzki building is situated in the heart of the Johannesburg CBD’s financial sector and required a tailored security solution to ensure the safety of employees and visitors to the building.
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Confidence with cloud-based warehouse management
Logistics (Industry), Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure

When companies rely on a dated warehouse management system (WMS) to run distribution centres, it’s not uncommon for the IT staff familiar with the system to move on.
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It is time to change the way we approach security
Alwinco, Security Services & Risk Management

People are so used to doing what they have always done and they forget to approach things from a different perspective, especially when it comes to security.
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Open scalable solutions for logistics
Integrated Solutions

ISS customised solutions consider the specificity of the industry and the specific business processes and procedures, the infrastructure of each industrial enterprise and existing IT-solutions.
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Supply chains, a new vulnerability for cyber-attacks
Axis Communications SA, Transport (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Asset Management, EAS, RFID, Logistics (Industry)

One popular route into a secured network is via the supply chain and history is not short of examples of successful cyberattacks that were achieved by this method.
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New appointments at G4S Secure Solutions South Africa
G4S Secure Solutions SA, Editor's Choice

G4S Secure Solutions South Africa has made two new senior appointments to strengthen its services to the local market.
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Dahua Partner Day 2021
Dahua Technology South Africa, News

Dahua will hold its second online Dahua Technology Partner Day on October 13 and 14 with the theme ‘Building a digital future’.
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Unarmed guards are no longer an option
Technews Publishing, Logistics (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management

Criminals today are more violent than ever in carrying out their nefarious activities, and, in general, more organised and informed.
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CAPSI, ISIO and SASA work together
News

India’s CAPSI, ISIO and SASA have formed an alliance to curb the collateral damage of the active mutating biological threat and tailing threats.
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Customisable security alarm system
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Dahua has launched its upgraded Three-in-One Camera series, the TiOC 2.0, which features active deterrence, smart dual illuminators, VoiceCatcher technology and other intelligent features.
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Revolving door at uMhlanga Sands
Turnstar Systems, Entertainment and Hospitality (Industry)

Located in the sunny town of uMhlanga Rocks near Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, uMhlanga Sands Resort offers beautiful ocean views, great amenities and easy access to the beach-front promenade.
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Beat lithium-ion battery fires
Fire & Safety

AVD is a new fire extinguishing agent designed for lithium-ion battery fires. It is environmentally friendly and offers significantly superior performance to both control and extinguish flammable lithium-ion battery fires.
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ONVIF introduces add-on concept for interoperability and flexibility
Editor's Choice

ONVIF has announced the add-on concept, which extends the ONVIF conformance process to individual product features that can solve a specific use case or end user need.
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Active access control
Turnstar Systems, Access Control & Identity Management

The Velocity automatic industrial vehicle barrier, with SwiftDrive technology, is a vehicle access control solution for areas with a need for medium security levels and high volumes of traffic.
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Technology to optimise logistics
ZKTeco, Transport (Industry), Asset Management, EAS, RFID, Products, Logistics (Industry)

Solutions are required across the board to reduce the overall cost of logistics for increased competitiveness, allowing companies to compete on value addition rather than on price alone.
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Video surveillance as a service
Secutel Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The ability for companies to provide remote security services to customers by leveraging their existing investments in people, processes and technology through an operational/rental pricing option is beneficial.
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Test workplace fire alarms
Fidelity Services Group , Fire & Safety

Office and building managers have a responsibility to ensure that staff members are properly protected by a fire alarm system that is regularly tested and working in the way it should.
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OPTEX integrated with Security Center
Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection

OPTEX REDSCAN Pro LiDAR sensors are fully integrated with Genetec Security Center for enhanced perimeter protection.
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Security & Safety Things becomes Azena
Editor's Choice

The Azena platform provides systems integrators with apps and tools to address new markets with integrated, end-to-end vertical solutions, while its Application Store is one of the world’s fastest growing open platform marketplace for smart camera apps.
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Ensuring security without compromising privacy
Genetec, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Today, governments and other regulatory bodies have developed regulations aimed at restricting collection, processing and access to personal data, including video footage, to help maintain privacy and mitigate the risks of criminal cyber activities.
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Factory fire safety solution
Bosch Building Technologies, Fire & Safety

AI algorithms secure industrial sites handling flammable pulp and paper materials with fire detection within seconds, even in low-light conditions.
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Expanding options and improving service
Technews Publishing, Electronic Tracking Systems, Transport (Industry)

The challenge for tracking and recovery companies like Mtrack is to keep ahead of the pack in terms of technology, expand into new markets and focus on providing better service than ever.
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Protecting historic buildings from fire risk
Fire & Safety

The issue of protecting heritage structures containing priceless artefacts or documents from fire risk came into stark focus in 2021 when a blaze originating at Table Mountain swept onto the upper campus of UCT.
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Fire-rated cable fixings
Technoswitch, Fire & Safety

LINIAN fire-rated cable fixings supplied by Technoswitch are expertly designed to save time, money and lives.
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Mobile PoE NVR
Forbatt SA, Transport (Industry)

Kedacom’s SVR2420 series mobile PoE NVR is equipped with automatic network selection, a built-in GPS module and a pluggable HDD (hard disk drive) drawer to absorb any bumps along the way.
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