January 2019 Industry News
Print Issue: January 2019
The 18th Asian Games kicked off in August 2018 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. NUCTECH provided security inspection equipment, which was installed in the office of the organizing committee, the Athletes Village, and the athletic venues. Vehicle-scanning equipment inspected logistics vehicles entering the Athletes Village.
Two technical service teams in two host cities ensured that nothing went wrong. In addition to the equipment used at the venues of the Asian Games, NUCTECH security equipment was operational at the Soekarno–Hatta International Airport to ensure the safety of delegations from all countries.
Johnson Controls and Everbridge will collaborate to provide a platform to rapidly notify stakeholders in active shooter situations with event details and instructions.
IndigoVision is integrating alarms from TDSi systems for video and alarm management in a single user interface.
Raptis Rare Books is using technology from SelectaDNA to authenticate literary works.
Evotec chose Idesco readers for its cargo security system. The readers are installed on transport company vehicles.
The Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab and the Minneapolis Police Department received the International Association of Chiefs of Police Booz Allen Hamilton Leadership in the Prevention of Terrorism Award for success in countering terrorist activity. This year’s award recognized community training in advance of Super Bowl LII.
Teleste Corporation announced that its S-AWARE platform was chosen by Helsinki City Transport to drive situational awareness and safer traveling in the metro system. The platform collects information from various inputs and displays a unified view of operations.
ONVIF announced the final release of Profile T, a new specification with advanced video streaming capabilities and an expanded feature set for metadata streaming and analytics. Profile T also offers support for H.265 video compression.
Mergers and Moves
Marquee Security & EAS Systems
Marquee will gain Mexican and Costa Rican headquarters to serve Latin America.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. & Dome9
Check Point’s cloud security offering will be enhanced with active policy enforcement and multi-cloud protection capabilities.
Mobileum Inc. & Evolved Intelligence Ltd.
The integration will advance architecture for next-generation distributed networks and analytics.
PACEM Defense & AMTEC Less Lethal Systems, Inc.
PACEM will increase production capacity and offer new products.