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CCTV cameras to be installed in Karnataka court premises

web-post August 18, 2017

Taking exception to the delay in installing CCTV cameras in the District Court premises, District in-Charge Secretary Mohammed Mohsin has directed PWD officials to take steps to set up the cameras. Mr. Mohsin’s instruction has taken significance after a shoot-out at the court premises recently, when the criminal, Bagappa Harijan, was shot at by an… Continue Reading »

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CCTV to be compulsory in all abattoirs in England to protect animals

web-post August 18, 2017

CCTV is to become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England under plans to safeguard animal welfare and reassure consumers. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said the proposals would “cement the UK’s position as a global leader on animal welfare” by giving the Food Standards Agency’s official veterinarians – those who monitor and enforce standards – unrestricted… Continue Reading »

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Ireland welcomes its first self-service airport gates

web-post August 18, 2017

The first automatic border control gates are to be installed at Dublin Airport, in an effort to increase security and speed up queues. They use face recognition on passengers while electronically checking the authenticity of biometric passports. Travelers are required to look towards an advanced facial recognition camera while scanning their passport with a passport… Continue Reading »

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Kerala police stations come under CCTV surveillance

web-post August 18, 2017

All police stations in the state will soon come under round-the-clock camera surveillance of the concerned district police headquarters and state police headquarters. In the initial phase 239 police stations in 10 police districts have been identified for the project. The process for setting up the system is already on and it is expected to… Continue Reading »

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Delhi Airport security fee to stay at Rs 200, Aviation Ministry says no to hike plan

web-post August 17, 2017

The ministry of civil aviation has shot down the proposal of Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) to increase passenger security fee. The ministry has proposed to create a consolidated fund to meet the security expense at Delhi airport which DIAL had also suggested. As per plans, sources said, the passenger security fee (PSF) collected from… Continue Reading »

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TSA sees spike in guns found at airport security checkpoints

web-post August 17, 2017

The Transportation Security Administration is seeing an alarming increase in guns seized at airport security checkpoints. Passengers are packing heat in the wrong suitcase. Last year the the TSA found 24 guns in carry on bags at Palm Beach International Airport. This year agents have already intercepted 15 and 13 of those were loaded. It’s… Continue Reading »

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Railway panel finds glaring security loopholes, pulls up Ambala station officials

web-post August 17, 2017

Indian Railways Passenger Amenities Committee (PAC), which conducted the annual inspection of Chandigarh railway station recently, slammed officials of the Ambala division of Northern Railway after seeing no improvement since last year’s inspection. A PAC member, who conducted the inspection, said there was a complete “security lapse” at the station. “The first impression of today’s… Continue Reading »

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Avigilon Appearance Search wins industry award

web-post August 17, 2017

Avigilon Appearance Search technology has been selected as the winner of the Intelligent Systems category in the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2017. The Benchmark Innovation Awards is an annual showcase that recognizes and rewards innovative thinking and the delivery of benefits through advanced security solutions. Winning in the Intelligent Systems category, Avigilon Appearance Search is Avigilon’s… Continue Reading »

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Assa Abloy sells Advan-ID-e

web-post August 16, 2017

Assa Abloy has sold the business and assets of Advan-ID-e to a new holding company based in Singapore with the majority shareholder being the Japan South East Asia Growth Fund L.P. Advan-ID-e is a leading semiconductor provider, focused on components for RFID transponders, chip cards, RFID readers and terminals. The business has its headquarters in… Continue Reading »

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India to deploy Israeli Fence System that detects infiltration bids on Pakistan and Bangladesh borders

web-post August 16, 2017

The BSF is implementing an ambitious project called the comprehensive integrated border management system (CIBMS) as part of the Narendra Modi government’s plan to completely seal the Indo-Pak and India-Bangladesh borders in the next few years. The BSF is tasked with guarding the over 6,300-km-long two borders and its chief, in an interview to PTI,… Continue Reading »



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