from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/malawi.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Pulse Secure appoints Sudhakar Ramakirshna as CEOhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13048-ga.18079.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13048-ga.18079.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 07 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"><strong>Ramakrishna has also been appointed as member of the Board and brings nearly 25 years of experience</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/pulse-secure-llc.html" class="blue_bold">Pulse Secure</a>, a leading provider of access and mobile security solutions to the enterprise and service providers, announced that Sudhakar Ramakrishna has been appointed CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.</p> <p><strong>Previous experience</strong></p> <p>Ramakrishna...Vemotion's technology used for live video streaming from public transport in Birminghamhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3977-ga.18074.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3977-ga.18074.htmlApplications NewsTue, 07 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>As part of the test, a pickpocket was caught &lsquo;live&rsquo; on camera on the top deck of the test bus</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Victoria Square in Birmingham on Thursday 2 July was the setting for a world first as the BBC&rsquo;s Crimewatch Roadshow came to town to see the first trial of a live CCTV video stream direct from public transport, thanks to technology supplied by Thirsk based wireless transmission specialists <a...Texecom Odyssey X3 illuminated external sounderhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1661-ga-npr.18073.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1661-ga-npr.18073.htmlNew Product ReleasesTue, 07 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Texecom has launched its first illuminated external sounder, the Odyssey X3. Advancing on the success of the widely acclaimed Odyssey Series, the Odyssey X3 is a modern interpretation of a classic design and includes a host of new features that should benefit both installers and end users.</p> <p><strong>Innovative graphic insert</strong></p> <p>Noticeably the Odyssey X3 features a new innovative graphic insert intended to provide a more professional branding experience than previous screen-printing techniques. Available directly from Texecom and ordered online through the Texecom website, these photo-quality custom made graphic inserts remove the need for installers and distributors alike to stock expensive custom screen printed covers.</p> <p>The Odyssey X3 is available with a black frame cover and a choice of blue, red, green and white lens options. 6 different electronic back plates offer a choice of illuminated Grade 2 and Grade 3 sounders, non-illuminated Grade 2 and...BSIA Annual Review 2014 - 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-308-ga-co-10989-ga-co-645-ga.18069.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-308-ga-co-10989-ga-co-645-ga.18069.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 06 Jul 2015 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>According to David Wilkinson ensuring that members are represented throughout standards development is one of the core BSIA functions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association</a> (BSIA) has published its Annual Review for 2014-15, revealing that the trade body continues to expand its influence in the development of British and European standards.</p>...Dantech launches ‘All-in-on’ integrated power supply and access control PCB equipment mounting solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-528-ga-co-1042-ga-co-1283-ga-co-1726-ga-co-12200-ga-npr.18068.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-528-ga-co-1042-ga-co-1283-ga-co-1726-ga-co-12200-ga-npr.18068.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Dantech Electronic Engineering, the UK manufacturer of specialist power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, has released two new &lsquo;All-in-on&rsquo; integrated power supply and access control PCB equipment mounting solutions.</p> <p><strong>Provide simple &amp; reliable installations</strong></p> <p>Specifically designed to provide simple and reliable installations, the new Dantech DA481 and DA482 are secure steel enclosures with PSU and provision for either 2 or 4 (405mm x 400mm x 120mm) Paxton PCB Access Control units. Featuring a highly-efficient 12v DC switchmode power supply, in the event of a mains power failure, two (continually charged) 12Ah VRLA battery packs provide standby back-up.&nbsp;</p> <p>An ideal solution for installers looking to fit multiple Paxton access control units either centrally, or located around a site, the all-in-one Dantech Power Centre solutions provide a safe and compact, key-lockable enclosure with lid tamper...TeleEye expands VN Series of HD digital video recordershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1653-ga-npr.18067.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1653-ga-npr.18067.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>TeleEye would like to present the newest addition to their ever expanding product portfolio, the TeleEye VN Series of HD DVRs. These HD DVRs are designed to provide the best performance and greatest system flexibility for different IP video surveillance applications and industry sectors, such as the financial, retail, transportation and government sectors.</p> <p><strong>Excellent Quality Video - Up to 3MP</strong></p> <p>The VN Series, records real-time video data at up to 3 megapixels resolution which means that events are captured in the highest quality with all the finest details included. With video data recorded at a higher resolution image, users can identify and react to threats immediately, hence minimising the delays or damage. This also makes users&rsquo; retrieval and identification processes speedier and easier if an event investigation is required.</p> <p><strong>Powerful Storage - prolonged recording</strong></p> <p>TeleEye VN Series provides users with an...COP Security presents at Security TWENTY 15, Newcastlehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11774-ga-co-4261-ga.18066.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11774-ga-co-4261-ga.18066.htmlEvents NewsMon, 06 Jul 2015 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>COP&rsquo;s Gareth Rhodes, James Bentley, and Martin &amp; Donna Butterworth will be discussing analogue, 4K, HDCVI, HD-SDI or IP product ranges</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Professional trade only CCTV security products distributor <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cop-security.html" class="blue_bold">COP Security</a>, is inviting installers to stop by and have an informal chat with them on 9<sup>th</sup> July, 2015, Thursday, at <a...Asahi Net becomes Milestone's Cloud Solution Providerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13128-ga-co-1151-ga-co-7201-ga.18065.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13128-ga-co-1151-ga-co-7201-ga.18065.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 06 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>Asahi Net will build and supply a cloud solution based on Milestone XProtect Corporate VMS<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held a Signing Ceremony with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/asahi-net-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Asahi Net</a> at the Danish Embassy in Tokyo on June 23. The...Chiron distribution agreement with i-Alarmsystemehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1985-ga-co-13126-ga.18064.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1985-ga-co-13126-ga.18064.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The enhanced alliance renders i-Alarmsysteme a key and cross DACH regional IRIS AoIP distributor</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With the announced 2018 ISDN and PSTN sunset, the demand for the IRIS Alarm over IP products starts to grow exponentially across Germany.</p> <p>To answer this growing demand <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/chiron-technology-limited.html" class="blue_bold">Chiron Security Communications AG</a> extends its existing and successful...DRS accredits Liteye's Aquila Micro UAVhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9743-ga-co-11326-ga-npr.18063.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9743-ga-co-11326-ga-npr.18063.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced the new Aquila&trade; Micro product from Liteye Systems, Inc. as the first commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) thermal payload to receive a &ldquo;Powered by DRS&rdquo; product accreditation. Developed in collaboration with Unmanned Experts, Inc., and utilising DRS Technologies&rsquo; advanced thermal imaging technology, the Aquila Micro is the first in the new line of thermal imaging UAV payloads from Liteye Systems.</p> <p>The &ldquo;Powered by DRS Technologies&rdquo; accreditation is available only to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that collaborate with DRS. The equipment supplied by DRS and inserted into the OEMs product includes infrared camera modules and detectors.</p> <p>Liteye Systems, a designer and manufacturer of covert thermal cameras, and Unmanned Experts, a top provider of unmanned consultancy, training and services, teamed to design a thermal payload with simplified integration into an array...Suprema Axxon Intellect PSIM software integrationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-2366-ga-npr.18062.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga-co-2366-ga-npr.18062.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Suprema, a leader in biometrics and security technology, has announced integration of Axxon Intellect PSIM software with Suprema biometric technology. The seamless integration leverages power of true identity and combines it with an intelligent video analytics platform to provide flexible, convenient and yet highly secure security system.</p> <p><strong>Consolidates diverse hardware in a single software interface</strong></p> <p>The Suprema integration module allows sharing of information about events and alarms between Suprema biometric access control devices and Axxon Intellect PSIM platform, enabling creation of security system that consolidates diverse hardware in a single software interface. As a result, administrators can manage entire groups of facilities, designate access schedules, quickly block access to certain areas and monitor events in real time with a single program.</p> <p><strong>Suprema&rsquo;s versatile BioEntry Plus</strong></p> <p>The integration features...ComNet CNGE2+2SM’ four-port self-managed Ethernet switchhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10516-ga-npr.18061.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10516-ga-npr.18061.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment, is introducing a four-port Self-Managed Ethernet switch, the CNGE2+2SMS. The switch has two copper TX ports and two Gigabit SFP (Small Form-Factor Pluggable) Ethernet ports. These self-managed switches were designed as a simple, yet cost effective solution to allow IP video to be introduced in multiple locations on a ring network topology without the cost and complexity a managed switch requires. The unit features Gigabit TX ports that take in IP video and two SFP optical ports that take in data from the previous network device and forward it optically to the next device in a ring topology. This very small sized switch also has a PoE model to provide power to IP cameras requiring power and are ideal for use in confined spaces.</p> <p><strong>Benefits</strong></p> <p>The key benefit to users of the CNGE2+2SMS is its ease of use. It offers...Nortek acquires Numera's mPERS and telehealth business assetshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1049-ga-co-13125-ga.18059.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1049-ga-co-13125-ga.18059.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 06 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"><strong>Numera&rsquo;s mobile platforms provide seniors and those with special needs with personal security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nortek-security-and-control-llc.html" class="blue_bold">Nortek Security &amp; Control LLC</a>, a Nortek, Inc. company and a leader in the residential and commercial security and smart control markets, recently announced it acquired mobile personal emergency response system (mPERS) and telehealth business assets from privately held Numera, Inc.</p> <p><strong>Safety...Avigilon appoints Ric Leong as CFOhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga.18056.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga.18056.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Mr. Leong brings extensive senior management experience with fast-growing public companies to Avigilon&nbsp;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/avigilon-corporation.html" class="blue_bold">Avigilon Corporation</a> (&ldquo;Avigilon&rdquo; or the &ldquo;Company&rdquo;), a leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, recently announced that Ric Leong has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Avigilon effective July 1,...ESX conference connects integrators, manufacturers and association membershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10973-ga-co-390-ga-co-13121-ga-co-13119-ga-co-5999-ga-co-9976-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10883-ga-co-13120-ga-co-13122-ga.18053.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10973-ga-co-390-ga-co-13121-ga-co-13119-ga-co-5999-ga-co-9976-ga-co-2173-ga-co-10883-ga-co-13120-ga-co-13122-ga.18053.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ESA opens the 2015 exhibit show floor with a ribbon cutting ceremony</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/electronic-security-association.html" class="blue_bold">Electronic Security Association</a> (ESA) wrapped up <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/electronic-security-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ESX 2015</a>, June 24 to 26 in Baltimore, Md., drawing integrators, manufacturers and association members from across the country to attend the annual educational, exhibits and...The challenge of keeping contraband out of prisonshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18052.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18052.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The technological resources from the physical security sector available to prisons dealing with contraband threats are effective</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>For those outside the security industry, the idea of prison contraband rarely extends beyond the old gag of a file inside a cake. In fact, contraband at prisons and other custodial premises is a major challenge: deterring and detecting it occupies many man-hours, and manufacturers devote much R&amp;D activity to the problem.</p> <p><strong>Contrabands in prison</strong></p> <p>The topic went mainstream recently when a...GPS and RFID tracking to boost integrator revenuehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9710-ga.18043.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9710-ga.18043.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Wi-Fi, real-time location tracking and security sensors are important elements of IoT solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The tracking of people, processes and things continues to grow, and that&rsquo;s good news for systems integrators, who can add these services to their arsenal of offerings and boost their levels of recurring monthly revenue (RMR).</p> <p><strong>Real-time location tracking</strong></p> <p>Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/rfid" class="blue_bold">Radio Frequency Identification...Assessing cyber security risks and vulnerabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18040.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18040.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Suffering a breach is probably something that companies won&rsquo;t admit to unless they must</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As the world has grown more and more interconnected through the Internet and company networks, cybercrime has grown at an alarming rate. According to the Federal Trade Commission, 783 businesses reported IT breaches in 2014, up 27.5 percent from 2013. &ldquo;There were probably many more, but most go unreported,&rdquo; says Kim Phan, of council with the Washington, D.C., law offices of Ballard Spahr LLP</p>...Video analytics address violence on city streetshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18057.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18057.htmlExpert CommentarySat, 04 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 227px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Potential deployments of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-analytics.html" class="blue_bold">video analytics</a>, or my own preferred term &ldquo;intelligent scene analysis,&rdquo; are being worked on by some of the best minds at university campuses across the United Kingdom. Later this year I will visit Kingston University whose Digital Imaging Research Centre is one of the largest computer vision groups in Europe.</p> <p><strong>Violence...Synology launches RS18016xs+ and its expansion unit RX1216sashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12027-ga-npr.18055.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12027-ga-npr.18055.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 03 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Synology&reg; Inc. announced the release of RS18016xs+ and its expansion unit RX1216sas, with vast expansion capacities, point-in-time data backup for enterprises, and unparalleled performance throughput.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Belonging to the next generation of NAS servers, RS18016xs+ can be extended beyond 1PB of storage capacity while simplifying any backup strategy, making it the perfect choice for businesses in need of a cost-efficient, scalable, and modern storage solution&rdquo;</em> declared Michael Wang, Product Manager at Synology Inc.</p> <p>RS18016xs+ is designed to deliver the following cutting-edge technologies:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Extreme performance</strong>: Delivering over 3,900 MB/s and 348,000 IOPS throughput, RS18016xs+ effortlessly provides storage and application serving to hundreds of users. With a dedicated encryption engine, RS18016xs+ boasts over 3,000 MB/s reading on encrypted shared folders, ensuring data security without any major performance...