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IDIS introduces new direct IP 5MP compact fisheye at ISC West

IDIS

IDIS officially launched the new DirectIP Super Fisheye 5MP Compact camera (DC-Y6513RX) in booth #18059 at the ISC West Security exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada, the latest in the company’s popular “Super Fisheye” range of DirectIP fisheye cameras, well-known for their exceptional dual-side dewarping and Smart UX Controls, allowing for smooth and intuitive panning, tracking,…

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US Homeland Security Chief resigns

Homeland Security

The US Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Donald Trump’s controversial border policies, has resigned. President Trump stated that Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will replace her temporarily. Ms Nielsen was responsible for the proposed border wall with Mexico and the separation of migrant families. Her resignation came…

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Percepto autonomous drone solution assessed in US operational experimentation program

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Percepto, the market leader of on-site autonomous drone solutions, has revealed that it participated in an operational experimentation program with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Science and Technology Directorate in collaboration with the US Army in March. They were invited to participate in the program to evaluate the ability of autonomous drones to perform…

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Homeland Security launch new Detroit task force to protect national security

Homeland Security

In an effort to mitigate vulnerabilities within the commerce stream that threaten the nation’s consumers and to protect national security, Homeland Security officials recently launched its Global Trade Task Force (GTTF), a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-led multi-agency effort that leverages robust import and export controls and investigative authorities to…

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Ask the expert: Spectral Edge

Spectral Edge

Christopher Cytera, Chief Operating Officer at Spectral Edge discusses how to deliver surveillance colour accuracy detail, capable of improving facial, object and action recognition in even the most challenging lighting conditions. What is Spectral Edge’s secret of achieving colour accuracy and detail in very low light conditions? Spectral Edge Fusion achieves colour accuracy thanks to…

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HX Global – US division of Healix International – appoints Tim Crockett as Senior Vice President, US Business Operations

HX Global

HX Global, the Americas division of Healix International, has confirmed the appointment of Tim Crockett as Senior Vice President, US Business Operations. The appointment comes following recent structural changes made to support the company’s significant growth in the US market. Tim Crockett has been a vital part of the HX Global team since 2016, when…

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Zaun fencing first at Vancouver psychiatric hospital

Zaun

A psychiatric hospital in Vancouver, Canada, has been upgraded with British security fencing without impinging on the ongoing operation of the facility. British Columbia fencing installer Streamline Fencing Ltd has installed a total of 300m of British steel mesh manufacturer Zaun Ltd’s HiSec 358 fencing to secure the 190-bed Colony Farms Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in…

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