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Industry standards update: ONVIF adds observer membership level to increase participation

U.S. - ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP based physical security products, has announced the addition of a new membership level to its membership structure, called the Observer level, which encompasses consultants, systems architects and engineers and members of the … [Read More...]

Couldn’t make it to ISC West in Las Vegas? Read our full insider report here!

U.S. — ISC West 2014 was big, and by all accounts, a successful show. Organisers reported that the event attracted more than 26,000 industry professionals and more than “1,000 exhibiting companies and brands.” New this year was lots of talk about 4K, and like the past couple of years, there … [Read More...]

Possible defect halts sales of Google’s Nest smoke detector

US - It was big news early this year when Google decided to buy Nest Labs, a  California-based maker of smart smoke detectors and thermostats, for US $3.2 billion. But now it appears that Nest Lab’s intelligent new smoke/carbon monoxide detector isn’t as smart as billed. News reports say sales … [Read More...]

ISNR Abu Dhabi 2014 records a massive Dh1 billion in deals

UAE - Officials have confirmed that the recent ISNR Abu Dhabi 2014 saw deals signed or agreed worth a whopping Dh1 billion. The 6th edition of the security showcase held in the UAE capital boasted an impressive attendance, with more than 17,000 local and international visitors and … [Read More...]

Mobotix unveils innovative new thermal camera at Germany show

GERMANY - At this year’s Light+Building show in Frankfurt, Mobotix presented its first thermographic camera M15D-Thermal. The new modules of the thermographic camera measure the thermal radiation of objects and persons and therefore work even in complete darkness. In connection with the … [Read More...]