Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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Unintended consequences of ­technology
The development of general AI capabilities has seen an accompanying concern among some of the key players in the IT space as well as academics internationally.

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Optimising deep learning for visual surveillance
Organisations are demanding solutions that can effectively and accurately harness visual data to help improve their security, safety, and operational effectiveness.

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SIM swap fraud expands
A new wave of attacks targeting financial services and online services have become very common in South Africa and the wider region.

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Securex 2019 video
Securex South Africa , Videos, News, Conferences & Events

Securex 2019 is now behind us, and the organisers have made a video available, taken on the third day of the exhibition, highlighting all that was happening at the show. As can be seen, the visitors were ...
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First impressions matter
Secutel Technologies, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

With the aim of making office reception areas more welcoming, Proxyclick has developed an effective way of trading a paper logbook for a smart visitor management system.
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Magtouch Electronics joins ESDA
Magtouch Electronics, Associations, News

Magtouch Electronics, a manufacturer of high-tech monitoring systems for the security and cleaning industries has joined ESDA, the Electronic Security Distributors’ Association.
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Manage the full visitor ecosystem
Kenai, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Paper visitor books are useless in terms of data capture, non-compliant with PoPI and create the worst kind of impression on visitors.
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TAPA: Securing with a layered approach
TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), Technews Publishing, News

Massimo Carelle, committee member of the TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) South Africa working group, will speak at the TAPA SA annual conference on 26 July 2019.
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LenelS2 and Milestone Systems expand partnership
Milestone Systems, News, Integrated Solutions

LenelS2 and Milestone Systems have announced a 10-year agreement for LenelS2 to distribute Milestone products globally.
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Tailoring surveillance to the customer
Pelco by Schneider Electric, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Pelco’s custom surveillance solutions can be used to adapt to avoid obstructions or conform to unique architectural features by modifying mounts on cameras.
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Taking radio communications forward
Commercial (Industry), Security Services & Risk Management

With the new digital format, radios have redefined the mobile two-way radio communication by now offering you communication anywhere, over any distance.
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New multi-sensor cameras
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Dahua has announced new multi-sensor cameras its IP product line offering more flexible security options.
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New look, better performance
Technews Publishing, News

Hi-Tech Security Solutions is proud to announce the launch of our all-new website at www.securitysa.com. The new site not only looks more modern, it performs better as well, especially on mobile devices.
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Axis Optimizer for Milestone XProtect
Axis Communications SA, Products, Integrated Solutions

Axis Optimizer for Milestone XProtect is a suite of plugins and features that optimise the usability of Axis cameras in XProtect.
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Physical security on commercial sites
Centurion Systems, Access Control & Identity Management, Commercial (Industry)

Access control is especially important on commercial sites, where high traffic volumes and multiple access points demand a truly robust and sophisticated security backbone.
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Safe streets in municipality
Elvey Security Technologies , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Steve Tshwete Local Municipality installed a widespread surveillance system strategically positioned on street poles in the city centre.
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GSM-connected online access control platform
ET Nice , Access Control & Identity Management, Commercial (Industry)

ET Nice has introduced a GSM-based access control solution that can be applied for commercial facilities and business parks, residential estates as well as private ­properties.
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Fully automated cash logistics
News, Security Services & Risk Management

Cash management company, Izicash, announced its adoption of Transtrack, a software solution, supported by a South African company, AllCash, which streamlines the cash logistics process.
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Electronic visitor information management system
Access Track, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Access Track Integri-Register is an easy-to-use and cost-effective electronic visitor information management system aimed at replacing traditional access registers.
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Six best practices for creating secure passwords
Home Security, Cyber Security

Passwords are like toothbrushes: you want to choose a good one, never share it, and replace it quarterly.
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Tackling the trillion dollar identity fraud crisis
Home Security, Access Control & Identity Management

Online identity theft syndicates are dealt a significant blow as proven remote digital identity technology platform goes mainstream.
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TAPA: Behaviour pattern recognition vs. ethnic profiling - the truth behind the fiction
TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), News

Eytan Nevo, managing director of ATL (Advisory, Technology and Logistics) SA, will speak at the TAPA SA (Transported Asset Protection Association) annual conference on 26 July 2019.
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Milestone appoints new VP for research and development
Milestone Systems, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Milestone Systems has appointed Tom Bjerre as its new VP for research and development. He will oversee planning, development, testing and release of Milestone Systems’ video management software.
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AI serving border security
IDEMIA , Access Control & Identity Management

Recent border security improvements, including use of cutting-edge biometric technology, ensures everyone who enters and leaves a country is safely identified.
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Powell Tronics enhances PT-Guest
Powell Tronics, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

Powell Tronics’ PT-Guest 2019 model brings a number of enhancements that increase user-friendliness and overall functionality on both the web application and the scanner option.
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Suprema BioLite N2
Suprema, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

The BioLite N2 achieves a matching speed of up to 20 000 matches per second and accommodates up to 10 000 users – providing instant matching results with minimal lag time.
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Explosion-protected cameras
Axis Communications SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Industrial (Industry), Products

New explosion-protected network cameras from Axis Communications can reduce health, safety and environmental risks.
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Access wherever you are
ADI Global Distribution, Associations, News

ADI Global Distribution, a South African distributor of security and fire technology products has joined ESDA, the Electronic Security Distributors’ Association.
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Tackling the insider threat
Secnovate, News, Cyber Security

Secnovate and its strategic partner, Condyn, has run a series of executive briefings on insider threats, which represents a growing and important threat vector for all organisations, big and small.
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Proactive forensic intelligence
Secutel Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions

Through its Safe City projects, AxxonSoft is assisting authorities in identifying unsolicited behaviour and potential human threats in public spaces.
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Safety through facial recognition
Forbatt SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products, Commercial (Industry)

Kedacom is able to use biometrics to map facial features, compare the information with a database of known faces and find an exact match in as little as three seconds.
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AMAG integrates Suprema
Suprema, Access Control & Identity Management, Products

AMAG Technology has announced the integration of its Symmetry Access Control v9.1 software with Suprema’s BioLite N2 and BioEntry P2 biometric readers.
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Modern speedstiles
BoomGate Systems, Access Control & Identity Management, Commercial (Industry)

Rosebank Link, the Rosebank skyline’s newest icon is equipped with Boomgate’s new range of Pro Wing Speedstiles.
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SALTO XS4 One
Salto Systems Africa, Products, Access Control & Identity Management

With its stainless-steel construction and Mifare-DESFire and BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) technologies, the XS4 works with conventional smartcards and/or via SALTO’s JustIN Mobile app.
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Managing visitors effectively and responsibly
Powell Tronics, IDEMIA , Vox Telecom, Technews Publishing, Access Control & Identity Management

Managing access for visitors has always been something of a balancing act between keeping unwanted people out, and letting authorised people in. Particularly in a business environment, it is also crucial to make guests feel welcome and safe.
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Layman’s Terms Biometrics
Technews Publishing, Access Control & Identity Management

Nicolas Garcia takes the topic of biometrics and makes it understandable to everybody in his new book Layman’s Terms Biometrics.
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AI and cloud for sustainable buildings
Johnson Controls, Commercial (Industry), Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure

Bee’ah’s sustainable headquarters will be infused with artificial intelligence across systems and spaces, including a digital concierge for every occupant and visitor.
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Intrusion detection with visual ­verification
Secutel Technologies, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Integrated Solutions, Products

Secutel Technologies’ Visual Verifier is an effective intrusion system designed specifically to accommodate for low bandwidth availability and low power usage.
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