Intelligent Video Analytics: How it Can Help Retailers Through Tough Economic Times

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5 August, 2020 — Retailers around the globe are cautiously reopening their doors after facing perhaps the most challenging times in decades, while in some areas of the world the toughest times may still lie ahead. The short-term disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is clear, but its impact on the future of retail operations is yet to be seen. This uncertainty is creating unseen challenges for retailers, who are looking to make smart investments in technology that will not become obsolete once health and safety guidelines and restrictions lift.


Aiphone introduces IX-SOFT PC Master Station Software for flexible, transferable security

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The IX-SOFT software transforms computers into intuitive, feature-rich intercom systems Redmond, Wash. – August 4, 2020 – Aiphone, the leading international manufacturer of intercom and security communication products, is introducing its IX Series PC Master Station Software. The new IX-SOFT is capable of transforming any computer into a feature-rich intercom, with an easy-to-use and intuitive interface. This PC-based intercom solution is ideal…


Johnson Controls Launches Highly Accurate, Contactless Skin Temperature Scanning Solution

Milwaukee, July 27, 2020 –Johnson Controls, (NYSE:JCI) a global leader in creating smart buildings and helping reopen buildings as part of the ‘new normal’ today, announced the launch of its smart elevated skin temperature scanning solution, the Tyco Illustra Pro Thermal EST. A healthy and safe environment starts with a holistic approach that encompasses not only a building’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) infrastructure, but adds temperature screening among protocols including contact tracing, frictionless entry and exits, and the practice of social distancing.


ONVIF Streamlines, Expands Interoperability Work with Open Source Development

SAN RAMON, Calif. – July 15, 2020. ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announces it is implementing open source for its network interface specifications for physical security technology. The move will streamline administrative and collaborative processes while also leveraging the collective ingenuity of the global developer community. ONVIF interoperability specifications are already publicly available as open standards…


Security & Safety Things offers COVID-19 video analytics solutions for retailers

10 June, 2020 — Security & Safety Things GmbH (S&ST), together with its partners, is offering packages of smart security cameras and video analytic solutions designed to provide retailers with immediate solutions to practical challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.


5 things you didn’t know security cameras could do

3 June, 2020 — As the world shifts to accommodate post COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, smart camera system capabilities will continue to grow in importance and demand. Wherever crowds of people come together, conventional video surveillance and human control reach their limits – especially when tasked with social distancing requirements and occupancy limitations.


Security & Safety Things sparks new era in video surveillance with commercial availability of supported cameras

Munich, May 20, 2020 — Security & Safety Things GmbH (S&ST) is set to reshape innovation in video analytics and computer vision with the commercial availability of a number of new smart IP security cameras, from a variety of vendors, that leverage the Security & Safety Things open and secure IoT platform. This new generation of security cameras will operate using the free S&ST camera operating system, which enables the cameras to run multiple AI-enabled applications in parallel. The apps automate the analysis of video data to produce valuable operational intelligence for business optimization as well as provide easy to deploy tools that can aid in re-opening measures from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Security and Safety Things opens app challenge for developers

16 April, 2020 — Security and Safety Things GmbH has launched its App-Challenge, a contest offering developers the chance to present their solutions to leading industry players and compete for 3 x 10 000€ in prize money as well as the opportunity to present their winning application on the Security and Safety Things booth at GSX 2020 in September or a similar event depending on the COVID-19 situation. All developed applications will be listed on the company’s open Application Store where they can be purchased by integrators and end users to be deployed in live projects.


exacqVision G-Series PoE brings sophisticated performance from an affordable NVR

MILWAUKEE (March 12, 2020) – Johnson Controls introduces the exacqVision G-Series PoE, an easy-to-use video recording solution that offers the full sophistication of exacqVision VMS on an affordable NVR, without the hassle of wiring cameras to a power supply. Ideal for customers with smaller facilities, this compact NVR offers substantial flexibility with a generous PoE budget, delivering 15 watts simultaneous on all ports, and…


Johnson Controls announces Tyco Software House C•CURE Visit Verified Identity using Civic for fast and secure identity verification

MILWAUKEE – (March 3, 2020) – Johnson Controls has released Tyco Software House C•CURE Visit Verified Identity solution using Civic Secure Identity technology, improving the visitor management process and eliminating the risks and overhead associated with collecting and storing visitor data on site. “The legal burden on organizations in terms of collecting and storing personal information, even for visitor management purposes, has…