Tag: security


10

Nov 2016

How wayfinding can support security at major events

We will be talking about how good wayfinding can support security at major events, as well as enhance spectator experience, at the Security Expo 2016 this November.  We are part of the Major Events conference at Olympia London. Based on the experience of our Head of Wayfinding, Chris Girling, from his work at LOCOG on the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic games, we will talk about how...

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How wayfinding can support security at major events

07

Oct 2012

Online passwords – failing to match human behaviour?

A great article in The Guardian on Saturday about online passwords, what a nightmare they have become for all of us and how our natural response is making the job of the hacker easier – http://gu.com/p/3aptz The interesting point it makes is how the requirements placed on users to have more complex passwords (mix of cases, including non-alphanumerics, etc) means that most of us, in a...

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20

Jan 2012

Airport security – follow up

As a follow up to the last post on airport security and the passenger experience, our John Wood wrote an article for Security Middle East magazine covering this area.  Have a look at the article on our website: http://www.ccd-hf.co.uk/p/Press-Articles/


06

Jan 2012

Improving the passenger experience of airport security

Those who have been getting some sun over Christmas or for the rest of us starting to think about booking our summer holidays (or those just trying to get to the next meeting) the issue of airport security can send a shudder down the spine. It has to be one of the least enjoyable aspects of any trip (marginally ahead of waiting for the bus...

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Improving the passenger experience of airport security

27

Apr 2011

Improving the security experience at Gatwick?

We hear that Gatwick is planning to significantly enhance the passenger experience when it opens its new South Terminal. New technology is coming including automated barcode scanners replacing boarding-pass checkers.  We understand that the new security lounge will use state of the art crowd-measuring technology to identify the shortest queue. According to the Time to Wander blog, the airport said “we’re going to use colour-coded...

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Improving the security experience at Gatwick?

21

Dec 2010

CCTV & changes for control rooms?

We recently spotted two pieces in the press about changes to the way security control rooms might operate. The first was the new system for enabling members of the public to monitor CCTV images in shops on behalf of the owner and receive a reward for successfully spotting criminal activity.  Perhaps this does reflect the fact that many CCTV cameras are not watched by someone...

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CCTV & changes for control rooms?

06

Oct 2010

Personal security in the community

In a piece in World Architecture News recently, we discussed the nature of the surveillance society in relation to the future of control rooms.  One issue we highlighted was how the presence of things like CCTV cameras actually intimidates people and produces this atmosphere of fear.  What is required is to breakdown some of these barriers and integrate the means of protection into the community. ...

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Personal security in the community