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NEXT Biometrics Receives Major Order for Government Program in India

NEXT Biometrics Receives Major Order for Government Program in India NEXT Biometrics, a global supplier of fingerprint sensor technology, announced it has received an order for UIDAI and STQC certified fingerprint biometric readers in India with a value of USD 750,000. The customer has provided a 20% upfront payment and the first readers are in […]

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Genea Acquires Cloud-Based Security Company Sequr

Genea Acquires Cloud-Based Security Company Sequr Genea recently announced it has acquired cloud-based physical access control company, Sequr, Inc., further expanding its portfolio of commercial real estate technology solutions. “Sequr is an ideal fit for us,” said Michael Wong, CEO of Genea. “Almost all of our customers who use our OTHVAC and/or submeter billing software […]

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Explicate celebrates its first year in business

Explicate celebrates its first year in business Today, a year ago, Explicate was registered at the local Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands. Explicate’s mission is to bridge the ‘gap of comprehension’ that exists when technical suppliers and non-technical buyers start communicating. In our first year we have helped several companies to communicate to their […]

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Securitas acquires Techco Security, leading electronic security company in Spain

Securitas acquires Techco Security, leading electronic security company in Spain Securitas reinforces its leadership position within the electronic security market in Spain through the acquisition of Techco Security, a leading electronic security company. The purchase price is estimated to MEUR 22 (MSEK 230). Techco Security offers a comprehensive range of integrated security services including installation, […]

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Accenture to Acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services Business from Broadcom

Accenture to Acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services Business from Broadcom Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO). Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition will make Accenture Security one of the leading providers of managed security services, further enhancing its ability to help companies rapidly anticipate, detect […]

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Gunnebo signs Memorandum of Understanding with Transguard and appoints new CFO

Gunnebo signs Memorandum of Understanding with Transguard and appoints new CFO The MOU will allow the two companies to work more closely together on major Systems Integration projects in the UAE. Gunnebo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Transguard, expert in security, facilities management, cash services and white-collar staffing in the UAE. The […]

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OmniAir Consortium Welcomes New Directors

OmniAir Consortium Welcomes New Directors OmniAir Consortium®, the industry association promoting interoperability and certification for ITS, tolling, and connected vehicles, announces the election of three new Directors: James “J.J.” Eden, Executive Director, North Carolina Turnpike Authority Suresh Kakarla, Chief Executive Officer, TollPlus, LLC Liana S. Mortazavi, R&D Planning, Panasonic North America The new Directors, elected at the OmniAir® […]

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Emotion Detection with AI in Security

Emotion Detection with AI in Security Identification technologies are more and more used to detect specific human behavior. An example of that is the combination of ANPR with traffic incident detection. And most of us will be aware that video surveillance cameras with AI are capable of classification, an algorithm that is used to predict […]

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STANLEY Security: 2020 Industry Trends Report Highlights ‘New Era of Security’

STANLEY Security: 2020 Industry Trends Report Highlights ‘New Era of Security’ STANLEY Security’s report forecasts industry opportunities, challenges and trends in 2020 and beyond STANLEY Security, a global integrator of comprehensive security solutions, recently released its “2020 Industry Trends Report.” This report – which includes survey data from decision-makers across North America and Europe, monitoring […]

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Gallagher and Convergint announce global partnership

Gallagher and Convergint announce global partnership Global security technology manufacturer, Gallagher, and international service-based system integrator, Convergint Technologies, have announced a partnership that will see them work closely together, particularly in Asia Pacific and North America. With this partnership, Convergint Technologies joins Gallagher’s exclusive network of certified Channel Partners who deliver innovative security solutions across […]

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