SourceSecurity.com RSS - SightLogix news SourceSecurity.com RSS - SightLogix news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/co/sightlogix.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Frank De Fina – remembering a security industry iconhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12558-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga-co-6080-ga-co-9381-ga-sb.18268.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12558-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga-co-6080-ga-co-9381-ga-sb.18268.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Frank De Fina&rsquo;s death this week came as a shock to everyone in the security industry. The industry has lost both a giant presence and a good friend. He made his mark as a talented executive at some of the biggest companies in the security industry.</p> <p><strong>The &ldquo;Dark Restaurant Society&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>I saw Frank De Fina a lot in dark restaurants. I was honoured to be among the security industry journalists invited to his twice-yearly press dinners, held at nicely accoutred (if dimly lit) restaurants in places like Atlanta, Dallas, and Las Vegas, wherever there was a security industry trade show.</p> <p>Frank named the gatherings the &ldquo;Dark Restaurant Society.&rdquo; More than anything else, it was a meeting of friends. Conversations could go in any direction, whether music (Frank Sinatra or Rock and Roll) or any number of other topics. Frank would hold court amidst a long table of journalists (some squinting to read the menu in the low light)....Frank De Fina, Hikvision USA's Senior Director, passes awayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1277-ga-co-9381-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.18240.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1277-ga-co-9381-ga-co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.18240.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including Samsung-Techwin, SightLogix, and Hikvision<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Frank De Fina, a security executive whose career spanned more than two decades at Panasonic, died suddenly over the weekend. Since leaving <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/panasonic-system-communications-company-europe.html" class="blue_bold">Panasonic</a> in 2008, De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including security industry players <a...AMAG introduces Symmetry CompleteView 4.5 VMS and PowerProtect NVRshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-3107-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-8519-ga-co-12558-ga-co-4022-ga-co-9381-ga-co-3478-ga-co-3802-ga-npr.18239.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-3107-ga-co-3126-ga-co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-8519-ga-co-12558-ga-co-4022-ga-co-9381-ga-co-3478-ga-co-3802-ga-npr.18239.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>AMAG Technology announces the release of Symmetry CompleteView Video Management System version 4.5 and four new Symmetry PowerProtect NVRs. Earlier this year AMAG announced a deepened partnership with Salient Systems, Inc. where AMAG now offers Salient&rsquo;s CompleteView VMS, PowerProtect NVRs and TouchView Mobile App video solutions as part of the Symmetry product line. This is the first software upgrade and NVR addition since the initial announcement in March.</p> <p><strong>Symmetry CompleteView 4.5</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;Symmetry CompleteView 4.5 delivers advanced capabilities such as dynamic video management tools to support and streamline complex enterprise deployments, yet remains affordable to provide a powerful standalone system for any size organisation,&rdquo;</em> said AMAG Technology, Senior Product Manager-Video, Jim Murray.</p> <p>Symmetry CompleteView VMS 4.5 includes a suite of software tools called Dynamic Video Management. Designed to increase...SightLogix CEO panel moderator for SIA Government Summit 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.17749.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.17749.htmlEvents NewsMon, 01 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Romanowich will serve as moderator for a panel discussion titled &ldquo;Securing the Electric Grid&rdquo;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a> President and CEO John Romanowich will moderate a panel discussion on electric grid security and serve as a panelist for a session on airport security at the upcoming <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/sia-government-summit-2015.html"...New Products and exhibitors highlight ISC West’s crowded first dayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-353-ga-co-10191-ga-co-1164-ga-co-3194-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3478-ga-sb.17265.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-353-ga-co-10191-ga-co-1164-ga-co-3194-ga-co-1437-ga-co-3478-ga-sb.17265.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 16 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMTWhere did all these people come from? That was the happy question among exhibitors pleased with the brisk booth traffic on the first day of <a href="http://us.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West</a> in Las Vegas. The aisles on the traditionally busy first day of the show did seem especially crowded at the Sands Convention Center.<br /><br />Lower pricing was one theme emerging on the first day of the show, with camera manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/samsung-techwin.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung</a> leading the way with the introduction of its WiseNet Lite cameras, versions of its popular line that have fewer features to enable a price point that can compete with lower-price competitors. German manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/mobotix-ag.html" class="blue_bold">Mobotix</a>&nbsp;is also looking to lower costs, in its case by introducing an...SightLogix’s SightSensor XA offers wide area coverage and detection at lowest costhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.17226.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.17226.htmlEvents NewsWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 126px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The new SightSensor XA provides accurate intruder detection over an area as large as a football field</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With a higher-resolution imager and unmatched video processing power, the new SightSensor XA wide-area smart thermal camera from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a> provides four times the coverage area, superior detection accuracy, and the lowest cost per square meter of coverage than any other outdoor security solution, including thermal, low-light and megapixel...New SightLogix new outdoor security service - SightWraphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga-npr.17223.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga-npr.17223.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>SightLogix, the established technology leader for smart thermal camera systems, announces the launch of a new outdoor security service that makes the benefits of their established technology available to end-users for an affordable monthly fee, while providing RMR participation to a select group of certified channel partners. SightWrap, which bundles hardware, software, and monitoring services, requires no up-front capital costs, and places the power of thermal intrusion detection within reach of thousands of new customers who need to protect their outdoor assets from theft.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;SightWrap builds upon SightLogix&rsquo; heritage for superior, around the clock, all-weather security solutions,&rdquo;</em> said John Romanowich, President and CEO, SightLogix. <em>&ldquo;By making a high-end intrusion detection system available through an affordable monthly fee, SightWrap fulfils a long-sought goal of the security industry, which is to make outdoor security as reliable as...SightLogix to showcase thermal intrusion detection solutions at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3194-ga-co-3478-ga.17221.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3194-ga-co-3478-ga.17221.htmlEvents NewsWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 231px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Newly introduced solutions &ndash; SightWrap, SightSensor XA &amp; SightTracker will be on display</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a>, the established technology leader for smart thermal camera systems, is showcasing groundbreaking thermal intrusion detection solutions here at <a...SightLogix SightTracker controller integrates with Axis IP dome network camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3478-ga.17183.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3478-ga.17183.htmlEvents NewsWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The integration combines SightLogix long-range detection with AXIS Q60-E Series for protecting perimeters</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a>, the established leader for smart thermal camera security systems, announces the integration of its SightTracker GPS-based auto tracking pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) controller with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis Communications</a>&rsquo;&nbsp; IP-based dome...Smart thermal cameras protect perimeters in transportation applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.16128.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.16128.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 18 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 257px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Thermal cameras can often be used to cover larger areas than standard visible light cameras</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Smart thermal cameras use on-board <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-analytics.html" class="blue_bold">video analytics</a> and a high degree of video processing to detect people very accurately in complete darkness, bright sun, and bad weather over the typically large perimeters associated with transportation applications. Combining manpower and smart thermal technology makes security for transportation assets more effective. At the end of the day, it takes people to address active threats;...Sightlogix hires Chandler Hunt as District Sales Manager for Southwestern U.S. regionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.16766.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.16766.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 11 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Mr. Hunt will have responsibility for SightLogix&rsquo;s continued expansion and growth in the Southwestern region</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a>, the leader in smart thermal camera solutions for outdoor security applications, announced a further expansion to their sales organisation with the hire of Chandler Hunt as District Sales Manager for the Southwestern U.S. Region. Mr. Hunt is based in Southern California and will...Combining thermal cameras with video analyticshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2603-ga-co-9665-ga-co-3478-ga.16635.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2603-ga-co-9665-ga-co-3478-ga.16635.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 04 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 191px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Combining thermal imaging with analytics provides a robust system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Prices are dropping for thermal cameras. Now they are much more affordable for non-military customers &ndash; and more likely to be used in combination with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-analytics.html" class="blue_bold">video analytics</a>. Combining <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/thermal-imaging.html" class="blue_bold">thermal imaging</a> with analytics provides a robust system; the...Video analytics systems in real-world environmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2214-ga-co-9665-ga-co-3223-ga-co-3478-ga.16610.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2214-ga-co-9665-ga-co-3223-ga-co-3478-ga.16610.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 252px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Various vertical markets such as retail, airports, and transportation have benefited from video analytics </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Video analytics systems have progressed far beyond the theoretical and are now being used effectively in a range of applications. Let&rsquo;s look at some of the real-world scenarios that have taken advantage of the latest <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-analytics.html" class="blue_bold">video analytics</a> systems.</p> <p>Video analytics aren&rsquo;t just for security. For a traffic application, <a...Multiple high-value markets are embracing video analyticshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2603-ga-co-2214-ga-co-9665-ga-co-1880-ga-co-3223-ga-co-3478-ga.16543.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2603-ga-co-2214-ga-co-9665-ga-co-1880-ga-co-3223-ga-co-3478-ga.16543.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 13 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The aviation and transportation industries are using video analytics to provide operational cost savings and performance enhancement</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-analytics.html" class="blue_bold">Video analytics</a> are now increasingly being used for the critical infrastructure, airports, transportation and city surveillance sectors, among other high-value markets. These markets need robust video analytics solutions that can be...SightLogix publishes whitepaper clarifying new mandatory physical security requirements in NERC CIP-014 reliability standardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.16271.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.16271.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 90px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The whitepaper details how smart thermal security solutions can help meet the requirements of NERC</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a> has published a whitepaper which clarifies the new mandatory physical security requirements in the NERC CIP-014 reliability standard, developed by the North American Energy Reliability Corporation (NERC) for protecting the nation&rsquo;s electric grid. The whitepaper details how smart thermal security...Usefulness of video at airports extends beyond securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3478-ga.16112.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3478-ga.16112.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 09 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 81px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Video cameras are great tools for security at airports, but increasingly cameras are offering operational benefits, too. Anthony Incorvati, business development manager, critical infrastructure and transportation, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis Communications</a>,<strong> </strong>says cameras at airports today are often used for operations rather than (or in addition to) security. For example, cameras mounted at departure <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/gates-and-fencing.html" class="blue_bold">gates </a>are not...SightLogix grows sales organisation with addition of personnelhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-737-ga-co-7047-ga-co-3478-ga-co-5928-ga.15717.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-737-ga-co-7047-ga-co-3478-ga-co-5928-ga.15717.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 17 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Rachel Young and Bill Lozon have joined as district sales managers for Texas and South Carolina, respectively</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a>, the leader in smart thermal video solutions for outdoor security applications, continues to grow its sales organisation with the addition of personnel in South Carolina and Texas. Bill Lozon has joined the company as District Sales Manager for the Southeast Region with his base in Columbia,...SightLogix discusses best practices of airport perimeter security at Aviation Security symposiumhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.15537.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3478-ga.15537.htmlEvents NewsFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 133px; height: 198px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>SightLogix makes smart thermal camera system that prevent crime by detecting security violations in real-time <br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a> President and CEO John Romanowich has been invited to discuss best practices and new technologies for protecting airport perimeters at the &ldquo;Symposium on Innovation in Aviation Security&rdquo; being held this week in Montreal, Canada. The event, organised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a U.N specialised agency, brings key decision makers together to explore how technology,...Axis Communications and SightLogix announce strategic agreement at ASIS 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-227-ga-co-9665-ga-co-5188-ga-co-3478-ga-co-177-ga-sb.15300.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-227-ga-co-9665-ga-co-5188-ga-co-3478-ga-co-177-ga-sb.15300.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>A busy first day at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS International</a> Seminar and Exhibits in Atlanta ended with a surprise strategic announcement by one of the industry&rsquo;s largest suppliers and one of its most successful up-and-comers. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis Communications</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">Sightlogix</a> announced a strategic agreement to sell both technologies cooperatively to end-user customers through dealer channels.</p> <p>Despite the broad product range Axis brings to market, the company does not have a perimeter security solution, which is the strength of Sightlogix. Introducing the third generation of its SightSensor product at ASIS, Sightlogix provides an accurate security solution for outdoor...SightLogix displays third generation of its SightSensor thermal camera at ASIS 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-8173-ga-co-3478-ga.15265.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga-co-8173-ga-co-3478-ga.15265.htmlEvents NewsMon, 29 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>SightSensor avails solar and wireless capabilities that reduce infrastructure requirements for outdoor security projects</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a>, the technology leader for smart thermal camera systems, is displaying the third generation of the company&rsquo;s innovative SightSensor thermal camera here at <a...