Archive for April, 2016

IP video networking systems drive access control innovation

  Integration between the two most common and active systems in a security environment, video management systems (VMS) and access control systems (ACS), will soon offer security managers a powerful tool to incorporate ACS access and biometric data with video surveillance footage. Currently, there are integration options available, but not all solutions offer a seamless […]

Partnership for deformation monitoring and tunnelling

  Topcon launched Topcon Delta, its new deformation monitoring solution for construction, tunnelling and mining. Topcon Delta is a system of software and hardware components, which delivers accurate and reliable monitoring measurements and associated reporting to provide protection of assets during works. Topcon Delta is the result of a partnership formed between Topcon and deformation […]

SA needs more training in handling of big data

  Big data is for many people a buzzword, just like “in the cloud” was not so long ago. Dr. Quentin Williams, strategic research manager at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIRs) Meraka Institute believes big data is an important research and development area. If indeed South Africa wants to transform itself into […]