Access Control

Access Control

Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic spread requires social distancing. Technologies that provide people counting capabilities in public spaces help control the crowd and ensure...
airport security scanning

One of the weak points in airports now with the COVID-19 pandemic is the trays used in the passenger security lanes. Several technological solutions...

The 9/11 attacks redefined the global security context on terrorism. Similarly, COVID-19 causes us to reconsider what composes a public security threat. As the...

Drones are increasingly used for remote monitoring and surveillance of borders and port and airport areas. Now they will also help increase the effectiveness...

In the wake of the explosion of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate in massive blasts in Beirut’s main port, killing at least 100 people...
airport security

In December 2018, the Gatwick Airport near London was temporarily shut down as result of the presence of unauthorized drones. Since then, small drones...

As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, people are required to wear face masks in order to minimize the chances of contamination. A...

Social distancing has become a major requirement in the COVID-19 era. 3D LiDAR sensors work by emitting pulsed light waves, which bounce off surrounding...
video surveillance

As businesses re-open with new policies regarding social distancing and occupancy limits to protect from the COVID-9 pandemic, it’s never been more important to...

A large number of firms offering AI video analytics and surveillance have created social-distancing tools since the coronavirus outbreak began. Now, an artificial intelligence-based...
security screening

The need to screen visitors and employees for elevated body temperature in addition to traditional weapons screening is now a reality. A new all-in-one...

Cyber attacks on critical infrastructures such as the electric grid or water installations have the potential to cause considerable damage to national security and...

Various surveillance technologies are offered globally to keep track of the COVID-19 spread. One of them is a smart helmet for law enforcement officers,...

Not too long ago, the major challenge of airport security screenings was thwarting terrorist attempts. Now, as the coronavirus spreads throughout the world and...
facial recognition

Governments, companies, and organizations around the world are leveraging facial recognition for a wide variety of use cases in areas such as security, retail,...
military coping with coronavirus

In recent days, there has been a substantial increase in the involvement of world military forces and defense organizations in the states’ coping with...

A new technology offering a public non-contact temperature measurement may serve as an effective solution for coping with the spread of the coronavirus. The...
border control and biometric technologies

Border threats have been creating various challenges, met by innovative control technologies. New systems deliver high security and fast passenger processing times in border...
facial recognition

More police departments have explored the use of facial recognition technology for crowd control or to identify suspects. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)...

The US Department of Homeland Security has confirmed it will not expand face recognition scans to U.S. citizens arriving and departing the country. Earlier,...
counter drone tech

Drones are difficult to detect and identify from the cockpit of an aircraft. Security agencies in the UK have been concerned about the increasing...
heartbeat security

1New biometric security technology is being developed and tested by Sandia National Laboratories and Aquila, a small firm based in New Mexico. The biometric...

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