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Top ten things to look for in License Plate Recognition (ANPR)

Top ten things to look for in License Plate Recognition (ANPR) In the security category automatic vehicle identification a lot of activity involves license plate recognition (LPR or ANPR). The field seems to progressing rapidly and is continuing to gain popularity. It seems that there is more and more awareness of the importance of the […]

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Assa Abloy reports strong performance and announces new divisional structure for Entrance Systems

Assa Abloy reports strong performance and announces new divisional structure for Entrance Systems Assa Abloy recenty released details about their financial performance in the third quarter of 2019: Net sales increased by 13% to SEK 24,034 M (21,191), with organic growth of 4% (5) and acquired net growth of 4% (2) Strong growth in Global […]

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OpenText to Acquire Carbonite, Inc.

OpenText to Acquire Carbonite, Inc. OpenText, a global supplier in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Carbonite Inc., provider of cloud-based subscription data protection, backup, disaster recovery and end-point security to small and medium-sized businesses and consumers. “Cloud platforms and secured, smart end-points are essential […]

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New York company accused of selling Chinese-made security equipment to U.S. military

New York company accused of selling Chinese-made security equipment to U.S. military According to CBS News a Long Island, New York, company is accused of illegally importing Chinese-made security equipment and then selling it to U.S. agencies. Federal agents swarmed the facility Thursday morning. Now seven current and former employees are facing charges. According to the […]

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Vanderbilt release Bluetooth Low Energy readers with ACT Enterprise

Vanderbilt release Bluetooth Low Energy readers with ACT Enterprise Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced the release of its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) readers in conjunction with the company’s ACT Enterprise 2.10 access control software. In the era of the smartphone, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is transforming the future of access control. […]

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Special: Smart locker management with electronic locks

Special: Smart locker management with electronic locks When speaking about access control, we often refer to buildings and doors. But inside those buildings are often lockers that store professional and personal belongings and there often are cabinets and archives that store files and other assets. These lockers and cabinets often are still locked using regular […]

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Biometrics-as-a-Service market estimated to reach $5.37 billion in 2026

Biometrics-as-a-Service market estimated to reach $5.37 billion in 2026 The global Biometrics-as-a-Service market garnered $1.42 billion in 2018, and is estimated to reach $5.37 billion in 2026, growing at a CAGR of 18.2% from 2019 to 2026. Biometrics-as-a-Service is a centralized biometric database on the internet, which is used for authentication of a person based […]

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Anixter International Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

Anixter International Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE), a global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement with an affiliate of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) to be acquired in an […]

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Beijing to use facial recognition technology in metro security checks – state media

Beijing to use facial recognition technology in metro security checks – state media HKFP today reports that Beijing will use facial recognition tools to speed up security checks in the city’s overcrowded metro, using a ‘credit system’ to sort passengers into different channels, state-run media reported on Wednesday. Long queues and commuters arguing with staff […]

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SecIndGroup.com Digest 4 – October 2019

SecIndGroup.com Periodic Digest 4 – October 2019 October has been a very productive month here at SecIndGroup.com. A lot of new content was added to the site. So without further delay we would like to share with you the highlights of the month as found on SecIndGroup.com and in our Security Industry Group community on LinkedIn… […]

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