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The security implications of driverless vehicles

The security implications of driverless vehicles

This article is designed to help us think about the unthinkable. Mass produced motor vehicles have transformed our life in the past century or so. We are now apparently only a few years away from another dramatic transformation. But there is little public discussion in readiness for the new era. Henry Ford’s revolutionary method of […]

The Robocop Continuum - Confronting automated and robotic policing

The Robocop Continuum – Confronting automated and robotic policing

In July 2016, Dallas police deployed and detonated a remote controlled robot laden with explosives, resulting in the death of a sniper. This event drew widespread attention to robotics in policing, as this was the first time a robot had been used to kill outside the battlefield. However the use of robots to slay suspects, […]

Antaira’s New Industrial 16- Port Unmanaged PoE+ Switches Improve Surveillance Network Expansion in Harsh Environments

Antaira’s New Industrial 16- Port Unmanaged PoE+ Switches Improve Surveillance Network Expansion in Harsh Environments

Antaira Technologies releases LNP-1604G-SFP series, 16-port industrial unmanaged PoE+ Ethernet switches, that offer gigabit-speed, PoE (Power over Ethernet) technology and fiber connection to meet the increasing demand of remote and high-bandwidth data transmission between PoE IP cameras and the local network. The LNP-1604G-SFP series offer flexible connectivity as well as the convenience of power supply. […]

Codelocks continues its wave of innovation with two new affordable mechanical locks

Codelocks continues its wave of innovation with two new affordable mechanical locks

The new easy-to-use CL50 and the CL160 are cost-effective solutions for light duty entry control Leading lock manufacturer Codelocks Asia Pacific has introduced two new additions to its range of easy-to-install locks, with the announcement of the CL50 and the CL160. The new locks follow a raft of product releases, as Codelocks continues to invest […]

Nedaa & Nokia set Dubai as base of pioneering Innovation & Creativity Lab

Nedaa & Nokia set Dubai as base of pioneering Innovation & Creativity Lab

Technology incubator to be run 100 per cent by UAE Nationals Professional Communication Corporation – Nedaa, the Dubai Government security networks provider, has announced that it has signed on July 25, 2017 an agreement with Finnish multinational ICT giant Nokia formally designating Dubai as the headquarters of their pioneering Innovation and Creativity Lab. In December […]

ONVIF Publishes Release Candidate for Profile T for Advanced Video Streaming

ONVIF Publishes Release Candidate for Profile T for Advanced Video Streaming

ONVIF has announced the Release Candidate for Profile T, a draft specification with advanced streaming capabilities that includes support for H.265 video compression and an expanded feature set that extends the capabilities of ONVIF video Profiles for systems integrators and end users. ONVIF Profile T for advanced streaming employs a new media service that enables the support of […]

Will Bluetooth 5 be IoT’s saviour?

Will Bluetooth 5 be IoT’s saviour?

We’ve  had Bluetooth since the mid 1990s. The oddly-sharp ‘B’ icon on our desktop and blue light on our peripherals have seeped into our digital décor over time, but ultimately the technology has been unremarkable. It has connected our computer to our phone, and phone to our wireless speakers, but beyond home use, Bluetooth, or […]

Travel industry must overcome economic and political disruption to harness future growth

Travel industry must overcome economic and political disruption to harness future growth

New report from A.T. Kearney, ‘What if? Imagining the future of the travel industry’, identifies trends of personalisation and seamless travel as key drivers of success in the next five to seven years Report also outlines four different world scenarios of the future, and warns that the emergence of protectionism and populism could hinder future […]

SharpEye radar technology chosen by two Indonesian ports

SharpEye radar technology chosen by two Indonesian ports

Kelvin Hughes is pleased to announce that two ports in Indonesia have selected variants of the company’s SBS-800 Upmast X-Band SharpEye range to ensure the safe entry and exit, management and monitoring of vessels. The second largest port in Indonesia, Surabaya has opted for the SBS-800-2. The centre of cargo distribution for East Java and […]

Kelvin Hughes is acquired by HENSOLDT

Kelvin Hughes is acquired by HENSOLDT

Kelvin Hughes is delighted to announce it is to be acquired by HENSOLDT (formerly Airbus Defence Electronics) as a result of an agreement by its owners ECI Partners to sell its investment in the company. Completion of the transaction remains subject to regulatory clearances. Russell Gould, CEO of Kelvin Hughes said: “Following the buyout from […]