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Genetec launches new enclosure management system for data centers
Genetec has released a new enclosure management solution that will give data centers the ability to secure, monitor and manage access to racks and cabinets remotely.
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Dicker Data acquires Hills Security and IT division
"We're now well-positioned to capitalise on the access and surveillance market. I’m confident we have the right people to deliver the required outcome.”
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Hands-on review: Google Nest camera with floodlights
When planning the house move, security was one of my biggest worries. One of the measures I took was to install a Google Nest camera with floodlights. 
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Review prompts police to halt plans to use facial recognition technology
Police are pressing pause for now on using facial recognition technology to identify people off live camera feeds, but will still use it on stored footage.
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Dicker Data NZ to offer Dahua IoT solutions to local resellers
“We are delighted to announce Dicker Data as a new, highly valued distributor of Dahua products in the NZ market," says Dahua country manager.
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VMware research shows employee surveillance could increase staff turnover
An increase in remote monitoring measures could threaten the rise in employee performance and trust within new hybrid working models, according to a new study by VMware.
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Remote employee surveillance is dangerous territory
Electric monitoring of home workers by companies is rising rapidly with more bosses using software to monitor remote workers.
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Milestone Systems
The emerging power of video technologies
The vast potential for video deployments is only limited by the ability of developers to see where improvements might be made.
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A/V security
25 years since the first network security camera
Axis Communications celebrates the 25th anniversary of the network IP camera.
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New cloud-native video surveillance solution launched across A/NZ
"By identifying all security threats before they become incidents, organisations can take a more proactive security posture."
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Data requests to Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft triple as surveillance escalates
"An increasing number of governments are deploying a range of surveillance technologies under the promise of maintaining order and public safety."
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Review finds NZSIS use of CCTV surveillance 'lawful & responsible'
The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security says NZSIS does not use CCTV for general surveillance.
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Police drone data risks ending up on servers Chinese government can access - reports
Police drones are at risk of the data they gather ending up in cloud servers the Chinese government can access, but this can be managed, and the benefits outweigh the risks.
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Hands-on review: Swann Tracker Security Camera
The Wi-Fi Tracker Security Camera brings some of Swann's veteran security know-how to a standalone product for keeping an eye on your things.
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Hands-on review: Connect Smart transforms dumb houses into smart homes
Connect Smart recently announced its range of smart home products, primarily for the Australian market.
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LASER delves deeper into consumer smart home products
“With our second generation range we are expanding into areas that people may have not thought could be smart, or otherwise have previously come with a high price tag."
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QNAP launches new desktop smart edge PoE switch
Includes 16 x 30-watt Gigabit PoE ports, 2 x 2.5GbE host management ports, Intel J4125 quad-core 2.0 GHz processor, and 4 x 3.5-inch SATA drive bays.
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D-LINK A/NZ launches AI-powered DCS-8302LH Full HD Outdoor Wi-Fi Camera
Using AI edge-based person detection, the camera can identify human motion, reducing false alarms.
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Ingram Micro to distribute FootfallCam solutions
The people counting solutions combine hardware and software, with cameras providing visual intelligence that contributes to people management.
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Physical Security
Why unified tools are a better choice for physical security
Unification provides an overarching and comprehensive software solution that can manage many different components in a security environment. It does this through a centralised open architecture that provides access to all data – not just some of it.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Axis Communications?
Today, Techday speaks with Axis Communications ANZ country manager Wai King Wong about Axis' core products and offerings, their presence in the A/NZ market, their various product integrations, and more.
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Video surveillance market to reach $44 billion, fuelled by smart cameras and AI - IDC
"Video surveillance camera growth is being driven by the adoption of smart camera systems and the adoption of the video analytics applications that enable them."
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A winning proposition for critical infrastructure
When is a surveillance system more than a surveillance system? When it not only protects an organisation’s premises but also supports efficient, reliable operations, and health and safety.
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What lies beneath – the new power of video
Top-line cameras now have computing chips inbuilt, which allow them to perform high-level tasks such as self-learning video analytics and advanced functionality across multiple sensors, such as blocking part of a view to maintain privacy.