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China's Leading Facial Recognition Beefs Up Nation's Surveillance Network for Security

Before iPhoneX's Animoji feature went viral with its cute and vivid expressions, a less entertaining but more practical facial recognition had been widely used in China.

China has been reportedly one of the world's most popular destinations for investment in facial recognition, and the record-breaking amount of $460 million total investment in AI technology also fell on Chinese company Megvii, which claimed the world title in the computer vision competition in October.

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TMD Security’s New ATM Security Management Software with Security Technology Defends against Skimming and Physical Attacks

TMD Security announced today the release of its Security Management Software portfolio that includes Security Kit Monitoring, Profile Management, Access Management and ATM Fraud Detection.

Security Kit Monitoring gives an instant ‘one-look’ dashboard view of the status of the security kits on the network, with alerts via email, SMS or mobile app, ensuring that each ATM is protected and that service calls are productive, reducing costs and maximising cardholder convenience.

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China Voice Recognition Firm SpeakIn Raises Tens Of Millions Of RMB In Series A Rounds

Shenzhen-headquartered voice recognition firm SpeakIn Technologies Co.,Ltd. has raised tens of millions of RMB in a series A2 round funding led by Yuanchuang Capital, after raising tens of millions of RMB from a series A1 round led by IDG Capital in May, the company announced.

Hongzhi Capital and Fuyu (Shanghai) Investment Management co. also participated in the A1 round.

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CORSYS to Advance Integrated Smart Port Border Security

Smiths Detection has unveiled CORSYS, a pioneering security command centre that uses a cloud-based, digital ecosystem to present a comprehensive view of a port and its container assessments to advance border security.

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MGM Mandalay Bay Elevator Access Now Requires Guests to Show Room Keys, But Will It Matter?

MGM’s Mandalay Bay is now stationing security officers at guest elevator banks, and the guards are requiring patrons to produce their room keys before being allowed access. The Las Vegas Review-Journal was first to report on the new security procedures, and MGM later confirmed the news in a statement.

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Macau | Smart city Cutting Edge Security Cameras Take the Spotlight - MGS Summit

Hikvision showcased its advanced video cameras in the MGS Entertainment Show. The products of the company can be fully labeled as building blocks for smart city projects.

Macau (MNA) – Supplier of video surveillance products and solutions Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. told Macau News Agency (MNA) that it expects “hopefully very soon” to provide its services to the Macau SAR.

Speaking to MNA, Hikvision staff at the MGS Summit 2017 – the gaming industry event being held in Venetian Cotai Expo until Thursday – said they are not currently providing any services to the city.

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IDEMIA Technology Powering a World Premiere Free Passenger Flow at Terminal 4 Singapore Changi Airport

IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, provides a complete passenger processing biometric system at Changi Airport Terminal 4 in Singapore which was opened on October 31, 2017.

IDEMIA (formerly known as OT-Morpho) strives to enable people to communicate, connect, vote, move around and travel safely, while also giving end-users unparalleled convenience.In September 2015, Changi Airport – ranked world top airport for the fifth year in a row  - selected IDEMIA to provide biometric identification and authentication services as passengers pass through the airport’s most innovative terminal.

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Morse Watchmans Showcases KeyWatcher® Touch at ISC East 2017

Solution Provides a Secure, Total Key Management System

New York, NY, USA– Morse Watchmans, a world leader in security management systems, will showcase its award-winning KeyWatcher® Touch system at ISC East (booth #341), November 15-16, 2017 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The KeyWatcher Touch is a scalable key control and management solution with easy to use, time-saving features. At ISC East, Morse Watchmans will be demonstrating the unique functionality and features of the product.

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Making Smart Cities Safer at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017

Today’s cities face a variety of safety and infrastructure issues caused by rapidly growing population, rising crime rates, and frequent unplanned incidents like acts of terrorism and severe weather events. As a leading provider of mission-critical and business-critical solutions, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure is uniquely positioned to help public safety agencies and city governments address these challenges to improve operations, increase city-wide collaboration, expand stakeholder engagement, and modernize services.

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Huawei Announces Smart City Control Centre

Huawei's Intelligent Operation Centre uses big data, machine learning, and AI to provide a dashboard to collect, monitor, and analyse information to be used in city planning and management.

Huawei has released its Intelligent Operation Centre (IOC), calling it the "brain" of smart cities.The IOC has a city dashboard for collecting, monitoring, and analysing data, and using it for managing and making decisions for city events, emergencies, security, transportation, and other services.