Physical Security

Security management solutions organisation Maxxess has added advanced facial recognition authentication to its eVisitor visitor management solution for access control. The new measure comes with off-the-shelf integration to RealNetworks’ industry-leading SAFR® technology. Maxxess eVisitor has established itself as one of the most flexible, secure visitor management...

Security company Axis Communications has opened its Axis Experience Center in Dubai to showcase its latest innovations and security solutions. As the first experience center in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region, the center has been designed to offer visitors a more in-depth look at...

A leader in intelligent identity and access security, BeyondTrust has announced it will simplify and streamline its partner security program. The announcement promises to provide customers with the ability to maximise their technology investments, whilst still improving business outcomes. The new enhanced program includes the introduction of...

Video surveillance vendor TRASSIR celebrates 20 years of operation whilst outlining its global plans for development within the GCC region. The GCC region comprises of United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. Recently, TRASSIR smart city and urban solutions have gained a lot...

IDIS has released a retail focused appliance that offers retailers the benefits of AI-powered business and customer intelligence. The new IDIS AI Box for Retail, the DV-1304, is an NDAA-compliant, 4-channel add-on appliance that gives users powerful additional functionality from either their existing IDIS DirectIP® network cameras...

Physical security professionals are embracing cloud security, according to the latest report from Genetec. The report gathered insights from over 2,000 physical security leaders to determine their views and attitudes as the security industry evolved in 2021 and beyond, and indicates an accelerated move to the...

Israeli airlines are suspending flights to and from Dubai after a clash between the secret police service Shin Bet and its Emirati counterparts. Three Israeli airlines — Arkia, Israir and El Al — operate flights between Tel Aviv and Dubai, but they will be put on...

Intersec 2022 has played host to brands from over 120 countries across the safety, security and fire protection industries. One market leader is AMAG Technology who offer pioneering services in physical access control, identity management and integrated security solutions. We caught up with Mark Williams, Director...

Dubai Police has expanded its fleet of exclusive vehicles with a Cadillac CT5. The compact sedan will be hitting the roads of Dubai as a police patrol car. Dubai Police’s commitment to having a versatile fleet of cars ready for any situation means that the CT5...

The merger of protective intelligence software Ontic, and SIGMA Threat Management Associates will deliver an end-to-end solution for physical and behaviours threat signal intelligence, automation, workflow and threat assessment methodology. The two companies had previously partnered together to integrate SIGMA’s threat assessment protocols and expertise with...

Following a fatality when a member of the public accidentally interfered with an electricity transformer, The Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) decided to review its perimeter security and opted for a monitored pulsed fencing solution from Gallagher Security. Based in Muscat, Oman, the Oman Electricity Transmission...

Securitas, the leading intelligent protective services partner, has agreed to acquire Protection One, the German market leader specialising in remote technology-driven security solutions and electronic security. The acquisition will enhance Securitas’ protective services capabilities in Germany and is in line with the Group’s strategy of doubling...

Bangladesh has opened it first eGates at the capital’s International Airport. The implementation of the state-of-the-art automated border control (ABC) solution is part of the country’s overall modernisation of the next-generation electronic passport infrastructure. The gates were provided by Veridos, a provider of integrated identity solutions. The...

Demand for more powerful, flexible but simple integrated security and site management solutions - in applications including datacenters, healthcare, banking, and critical infrastructure – is being met by a new technology tie-up between Korea’s IDIS and Australian-headquartered, Inner Range. The collaboration brings together IDIS’s end-to-end video...

Eagle Eye Networks, global leader in cloud video surveillance has introduced the first-of-its-kind 4G, direct-to-cloud body camera designed specifically for commercial use. This new offering provides commercial customers with affordable access to feature-rich, professional-grade body camera services, which improve staff safety and accountability, trigger immediate response,...

ISS – Intelligent Security Systems, a leading provider of intelligent VMS and native analytics globally, has expanded its office in Dubai. Located at Jumeirah Lake Towers, a large development consisting of 80 towers built along a scenic waterway, the ISS Dubai office provides sales, technical...