Author: Mike Dingle

IDEMIA, global leader in Augmented Identity, and Cybernetica, leader in secure data transmissions and digital identity, partner up to offer governments and other interested parties a new two-in-one digital ID solution. The solution aims to reinforce trust in mobile-based ID authentication and qualified signatures when using...

The wait is over. Future Factories Summit MENA 2021is a two-day virtual summit taking place on 22 and 23 of March from 10 am (Dubai Time) to 5 pm (Dubai Time). Over 250 delegates have confirmed their attendance for this event. Future Factories Summit MENA 2021...

Indonesia played host to the most content-rich virtual conference on artificial intelligence last Thursday. The Jakarta edition of World AI Show convened over 450 online attendees from the major stakeholders of the Indonesian AI ecosystem. The conference was supported by Kominfo and Jakarta Smart City...

IpDoor, the smart video door phone, is now available all over the world. IpDoor is a safe, efficient and completely made in Italy product that ensures the highest level of technology in the video door entry sector. Indeed, it isn’t quite your average door phone:...

The 23rd global edition of World AI Show will virtually host global AI and tech experts from South-East Asia to discuss the emerging trends, challenges and future potentials in the post-Covid-19 era. The show is taking place on 4 March 2021 from 9am – 5pm (Western...

Boeing has shared it's outlook for the Middle East defense sector, and reaffirmed its commitment to the region, ahead of the biennial International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). “The Middle East is a very important market for Boeing and of strategic importance in terms of growth,...

Honeywell and IDEMIA have announced a strategic alliance to create and cultivate an intelligent building ecosystem that provides a more seamless and enhanced experience for operators and occupants alike. The alliance will integrate Honeywell’s security and building management systems with IDEMIA’s biometric-based access control systems...

Jaguar Racing has recently announced that they have partnered with one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers, Micro Focus, ahead of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Joining as the team’s official digital transformation, business resiliency and analytics partner, Micro Focus will provide support...

Bosch's latest Autodome IP starlight 5100i now comes with enhanced image quality and built-in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help operators react before a potential situation occurs.   Designed for outdoor surveillance applications when light levels vary, the Autodome IP starlight 5100i has a new ½ inch camera...

A survey has been commissioned by Honeywell and conducted by Wakefield Research has revealed the measures put in place for workers in the Middle East make them feel safer in the workplace, including enhanced cleaning procedures and new building management technology investment. The survey of 500...

TDSi's flagship Gardis range now includes Lift Control, Area Occupancy and ANPR features which are all designed to assist with not only security, but also ongoing safeguarding of health and social distancing requirements. Tina Baker, TDSi’s software project manager commented: “The new functions are available as...

Eagle Eye Networks and Sitasys have introduced what they describe as first of its kind automated alarm handling for operation centres. The Eagle Eye Cloud VMS and its analytics functionality has been integrated into the evalink Alarm Monitoring Platform allowing service operations centres to more efficiently...

The new Compact Dome is Ava Security's answer to the ever increasing market demand for smaller cameras. “After listening to our customers and partners, we are ready to reveal an amazingly sleek camera that maintains Ava’s high quality and powerful analytics,” says Tormod Ree, CEO of...

Odyssey Cybersecurity has proudly announced the long-anticipated rebranding of its award-winning ClearSkies™ line of cloud-based products and services, signifying its promise to constantly stay abreast of rapid technological advancements in addressing its customers’ evolving Information Security and Risk Management needs. ClearSkies™ offers fast, robust, flexible, scalable...

Remsdaq, a leading manufacturer of access control systems, has launched a new range of facial recognition camera terminals with artificial intelligence functions for body temperature and face mask screening. The camera terminals are ideal for organisations looking to make their buildings COVID-secure using contactless technologies and...

March 16, 2021| Hybrid Summit Driving Customer Experience through Technologies Currently, the Middle East is the biggest digital hub with massive technological transformation taking place. In past decade, the Middle Eastern market has completely migrated its infrastructure to a digital platform. The current pandemic has enabled a...

Over two thirds of the British population now own a smartphone, using it for nearly two hours every day to browse the internet, access social media, bank and shop online. Now, they can also check-in to a hotel and open their hotel room using their...

Forensic Access a leading provider of a broad range forensic science services to the criminal justice system has acquired digital forensics specialists IntaForensics which consolidates their position as an international market leader in the sector. Oxfordshire-based Forensic Access’ portfolio of expertise covers the spectrum of forensic...

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), the organiser of the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2021) and the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2021) which is being held from 21-25 February, has received approval from the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre for all badge holders to...

Designers of smart electronic perimeter detection and LED illumination equipment GJD has launched a high-performance illuminator that combines infra-red and white light for day and night vision. The Clarius Hybrid IP also incorporates the latest surface mount LED technology with enhanced optical output and outstanding reliability, delivering...

ITS Products has released its latest version of an anti-ligature non-grip corner custodial camera, specifically developed for prisons, secure mental hospitals, custody suites and immigration detention centres. The CMD4 has been designed to offer an extremely wide field of view minimising room blind spots. High-resolution recordings...

Rapiscan has launched its most advanced metal detection system to date with the Orion Metor 900M, which will be the first offering in a new line-up of advanced metal detection systems. The Metor 900M is weatherproof with IP65 protection and uses include visitor screening at stadiums, critical...

Heald Ltd, a leading designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products, has announced a partnership with German security firm truckBloc GmbH. The partnership will see truckBloc hold exclusivity in Germany to supply a range of Heald’s patent-protected security bollards including shallow and surface mount...

Fiera Milano has scheduled a new date for Italian security show Sicurezza. The show will be postponed by just one week and will take place from 23 to 25 November 2021, again at the same time as Smart Building Expo. The exhibition formula remains unchanged, aimed...

Finnish Security Awards has presented its Innovation Award 2020 to Idesco’s new mobile access solution: Idesco Mobile Lite, which lets users enter locked doors using credentials stored in their phones. Traditional RFID access control systems allow secure access only to users carrying, for example, an authorized card...

ATG Access has teamed up with Singapore baed ESCO Ptr Ltd to strengthen its position as a leading supplier of hostile vehicle mitigation solutions across Asia. The three-year agreement will grant exclusive rights to ESCO to manufacture, supply, install and maintain ATG Access equipment. ESCO has extensive...

Nedap, leading specialist in advanced vehicle identification solutions, has upgraded its ANPR Lumo license plate reader for vehicle access control with Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) ensuring a greater site security. The ANPR Lumo is one of the world’s first all-in-one license plate recognition system...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Intersec Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, will take place in September 2021. The 4th edition of the three-day event, licensed by Dubai-headquartered Messe Frankfurt Middle East, will take place from 19 –21 September 2021 at...

The SECON 2021 Secretariat has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in order to hold a more successful exhibition. Taking the current COVID-19 situation into account, the Secretariat has made the decision to change the dates of the event from March to 12-14 May 2021....

Suprema has announced that its Airfob Patch was selected as one of the 30 Top Technology Innovations of 2020 by Security Sales and Integration(SSI), SSI has been announcing the Top 30 Technology Innovations every year for more than a decade. SSI’s Top 30 Technology Innovations is...

Qognify have annouced the launch of the ayuga R16 video management system (VMS). Cayuga R16 makes it easier for security staff to react, with new features and functionality including Advanced Maps, Patrol in Tiles and Dynamic Camera Layouts, delivering a more comprehensive overview in real-time...

Less than two years after SINNAD went live with its new processing platform built on Compass Plus software, SINNAD has completed the migration of the largest Islamic bank in Bahrain to its system. SINNAD, a leading third-party payment service provider based in Bahrain, partnered with Compass Plus to...

Suprema’s intelligent biometric access controller CoreStation has acquired UL 294 compliance. UL 294 is a certification designed especially to ensure the safety and reliability of access control products. The certification has significance to larger customers like government institutions, corporations, and medical and banking verticals that value...

Public finances under strain from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic can be boosted considerably by investing in tax stamp and traceability programmes, according to an international trade body. Two new webinars organised by the International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) examine the central role tax stamps play in securing revenues as international...

Moro Hub has announced its collaboration with IBM to launch IBM Power Systems as a cloud service for the first time in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The new cloud service will enable organizations to benefit from improved performance and high data processing speeds, while reducing...

The Cyber Exposure company, Tenable has published updates to its partner program, Tenable Assure. The program has expanded service choices, a updated partner portal and all new certification program. The latest updates to the program, are scheduled to take effect from the 15th January 2021. “The...

Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, has announced a new BoonTV event, "The Key to Closing the Biggest Gap in Physical Security: Unauthorized Entry." In this event, JC Powell, Vice President of Sales, reveals the assumptions and misconceptions around entrance security...

Innovative end-to-end security and surveillance solution developed by Axis improves operations and security at Napoleons Casinos & Restaurants new Manchester site.  Axis Communications has developed a sophisticated security solution to protect a new casino site in Manchester, UK. The complete end-to-end solution offers advanced levels of protection...

Canadian manufacturer of touches biometrics systems, Invixium, is opening a new office in Dubai servicing the Middle East, Turkey, North Africa and Pakistan.  The new MENA headquarters has been established to best respond to the growing interest in Invixium’s health-focused, temperature-based workforce management and access control biometric solutions that...