Hi-Tech Security Solutions Magazine


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The move to services and RMR
Project work used to be the staple diet for system integrators, but that was before the services model changed the way businesses buy and use their security systems.

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Seven security trends for 2020
What challenges await the security professional in 2020? Lukas van der Merwe looks at the trends for the year ahead.

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Hundreds of millions to reskill
By 2022 alone, 75 million jobs will probably be displaced across 20 major economies, while 133 million new ones will spring up in industries that are only just gaining traction.

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Do wireless networks meet modern surveillance demands?
Duxbury Networking, RADWIN, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

It is predicted that video will account for 15,1 zettabytes (1 zettabyte = 1 trillion gigabytes) of data annually, which is more than any other IoT application.
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Security events you can’t miss in 2020
Technews Publishing, News

Hi-Tech Security Solutions will host a number of focused events in 2020 to highlight the latest in security technology and the operational benefits they deliver.
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Combining aesthetics and access control
Turnstar Systems, Access Control & Identity Management

Prestigious law firm Bowman Gilfillan recently upgraded its physical security with the addition of four Turnstar Speedgate Express access control lanes.
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Using ANPR to enhance security
Duxbury Networking, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Deep learning and AI-based algorithms enable ANPR cameras and their associated software to detect and recognise number plates with an extremely high level of accuracy.
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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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Dahua safe city solution
Dahua Technology South Africa, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

To make its city safer, the local government chose to secure its city and residents with Dahua’s Safe City Solution.
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Affordable QVGA thermal cameras
CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Hanwha Techwin has introduced three new affordable, vandal-resistant Wisenet QVGA resolution thermal camera models.
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Cathexis specialises in integration
Cathexis Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

The integration of multiple systems is intrinsic and essential to the goal of creating an effective and efficient operational environment.
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Facial recognition trends
ZKTeco, Commercial (Industry)

Facial recognition systems are being installed in more industries, including commercial ventures, manufacturing, construction, law enforcement and healthcare.
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Stallion hosts third Technology Day
Stallion Security, News

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
ZKTeco, Products

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
Editor's Choice

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
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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