S2 Security announced S2 Cumulus. This new cloud-based service is a major step in connecting the S2 ecosystem, enabling administration and monitoring of S2 products as well as critical communication between people, devices and third-party systems.
Qognify, a provider of big data solutions for physical security and operations, announced that one of the world’s largest banks and financial services companies has selected Qognify Situator and its Operational Intelligence Center (OIC) module to help manage its global security and operations. The Qognify solution will manage security in multiple locations around the world.
A paper to appear at the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops 2017 introduced a framework for performing facial recognition of partially covered or disguised faces, such as those of protesters who wear masks and scarves to hide their identity.
IHS Markit reported in a press release that semiconductor industry achieved near record growth in the second quarter of 2017, posting a 6.1 percent growth from the previous quarter. Global revenue came in at $101.4 billion, up from $95.6 billion in the first quarter of 2017. This is the highest growth the industry has seen in the second quarter since 2014.
The solution allows homeowners or business owners to remotely monitor their premises, with an online interface that powers the cloud-based management of cameras, video, physical locations and users. This platform, combined with Camcloud’s plug-and-play camera support from many leading camera providers, relieves the burden often associated with surveillance management.
China hosted the 9th BRICS Forum in Xiamen during September 3-5, 2017. BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. This time, not only the BRICS, but also leaders from five other countries — Thailand, Egypt, guinea, Mexico, Tajikistan — attended the summit. More than 50 of the world’s top 500 companies from 25 countries came to Xiamen.
Four leading security manufacturers teamed up to provide safety and security solutions for the players, coaches and fans at the 71st Annual Little League Baseball World Series (LLBWS). For the first time, Milestone Systems joined Axis Communications, Extreme Networks and Lenel to provide video surveillance systems, access control and network connectivity for the 10-day tournament.