from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/namibia.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2016 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT Security Essen 2016: Security Innovation Award candidates nominatedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-essen-2016-security-innovation-award-candidates-nominated-co-1137-ga.21074.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-essen-2016-security-innovation-award-candidates-nominated-co-1137-ga.21074.htmlEvents NewsFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; float: left;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 223.5px;"> <td style="height: 223.5px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15px;"> <td style="height: 15px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>15 companies are in the final round for the Security Innovation Award 2016</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>There are still around two months until the 22nd edition of the world&rsquo;s premier fair for security and fire prevention. However, the finalists for the Security Innovation Award have already been nominated. Out of 84 applications, the expert jury chose 15 companies to advance into the next round. Now, they are entering the decisive phase of...VIVOTEK launches 3D people counting SC8131 stereo camera for retail solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vivotek-launches-3d-people-counting-sc8131-co-1795-ga-npr.21073.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vivotek-launches-3d-people-counting-sc8131-co-1795-ga-npr.21073.htmlProduct NewsFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>The SC8131 integrates with VIVOTEK&rsquo;s central management software, VAST, enabling real-time data transfer and comprehensive analysis reports</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>VIVOTEK, an IP surveillance provider, has announced a new stereo network camera for retail solutions, the SC8131. Featuring dual-lens design with VIVOTEK&rsquo;s self-developed 3D Depth Technology, the SC8131 provides precise tracking and a high counting accuracy of up to 98%. To further optimise retail efficiencies, the camera integrates...Shooting incidents highlight importance of hospital securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/shooting-incidents-hospital-security-co-177-ga-co-8499-ga.21071.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/shooting-incidents-hospital-security-co-177-ga-co-8499-ga.21071.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>There is an elevated need for security when the victims of a massacre &mdash; such as the Orlando massacre &mdash; arrive at the hospital</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Hospital security always counts. Patients may arrive from a crime scene and someone has to make sure they weren&rsquo;t followed by trouble. Doctors, nurses and other medical personnel may come under blame for the death of a loved one and need protection. </strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Heightened security needs</span></p> <p>Think for a minute,...Hikvision launches Blazer Express intelligent video management software stationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-launches-blazer-express-efficient-ivms-solution-co-3425-ga-npr.21070.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-launches-blazer-express-efficient-ivms-solution-co-3425-ga-npr.21070.htmlProduct NewsFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">Blazer Express supplies live, playback and alarm camera viewing functionality via its user-friendly interface<br /></span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Hikvision, the supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has launched Blazer Express, an easy-to-use and highly efficient...360 Vision Technology to display cameras at Security Essen 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-display-cameras-security-essen-2016-co-6084-ga.21069.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-display-cameras-security-essen-2016-co-6084-ga.21069.htmlEvents NewsFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; height: 61px;" width="31" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 11.8px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 11.8px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>360 Vision Technology&rsquo;s surveillance cameras are designed for installation in a large range of general and difficult environment applications</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>UK CCTV design &amp; manufacturing company, 360 Vision Technology, will be displaying their range of professional quality surveillance cameras suitable for every...Healthcare security systems: Funding remains biggest obstacle to installationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/healthcare-security-funding-obstacles-installation-co-130-ga-co-3107-ga-co-3093-ga-co-2813-ga-co-8421-ga.21067.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/healthcare-security-funding-obstacles-installation-co-130-ga-co-3107-ga-co-3093-ga-co-2813-ga-co-8421-ga.21067.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"> <h2 style="text-align: center;">Part 5 of our Security in Healthcare series</h2> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>It&rsquo;s difficult for hospital security directors to provide a quantified ROI in an updated security system</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Several forces are working in favour of greater adoption of hospital security and video surveillance technologies in the healthcare market....ASUSTOR to Exhibit network storage solutions at IFA 2016 Berlinhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asustor-network-storage-solutions-ifa-berlin-2016-co-10420-ga.21066.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asustor-network-storage-solutions-ifa-berlin-2016-co-10420-ga.21066.htmlEvents NewsFri, 29 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; float: left;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>ASUSTOR has become well-known for combining powerful hardware with its ADM operating system</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ASUSTOR Inc., a provider of network storage solutions, has announced that it will be attending the IFA 2016 consumer electronics exhibition in Berlin, Germany, bringing the latest cloud storage solutions to the European market.</p> <p>ASUSTOR has become well-known for combining powerful hardware with its ADM operating system, providing consumers with NAS products that offer optimum value....Abloy UK supplies South Staffs Water with PROTEC2 CLIQ electromechanical security systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/abloy-uk-supplies-south-staffs-water-protec2-cliq-security-system-co-30-ga-co-12708-ga.21065.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/abloy-uk-supplies-south-staffs-water-protec2-cliq-security-system-co-30-ga-co-12708-ga.21065.htmlApplications NewsThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; float: left;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Abloy&rsquo;s PROTEC2 CLIQ<sup>&reg;</sup> offers a patented disc controller structure that requires a moving element in the key</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Security expert Abloy UK has supplied South Staffs Water (SSW) with a bespoke PROTEC2 CLIQ<sup>&reg; </sup>electromechanical security system for 91 of its operational sites.</p> <p>SSW supplies high quality drinking water to approximately 1.3m people and 35,000 commercial customers over 1,500 square km in the West Midlands, South Staffordshire,...Oncam and Pivot3 partner on video surveillance technology in education webinarhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/oncam-pivot3-video-surveillance-education-webinar-co-9294-ga-co-2803-ga.21064.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/oncam-pivot3-video-surveillance-education-webinar-co-9294-ga-co-2803-ga.21064.htmlEvents NewsThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; height: 61px;" width="30" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 10.8px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 10.8px; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">The free webinar will discuss security threats faced by today&rsquo;s educational institutions&nbsp;<br /></span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Oncam, the provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, is partnering with Pivot3, a developer of hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, to present...Hikvision 4K PTZ camera benefits Salford City Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-4k-ptz-camera-benefits-salford-city-council-co-3425-ga.21063.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-4k-ptz-camera-benefits-salford-city-council-co-3425-ga.21063.htmlApplications NewsThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; float: left;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Salford City Council has embraced Hikvision technology to provide its video surveillance</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Salford City Council has experienced a wealth of recent success using Hikvision&rsquo;s IP cameras &ndash; to the extent that it has been standardising on Hikvision cameras across its public space surveillance network of 109 cameras.&nbsp; So when the chance arose to upgrade to a brand new 4K Smart PTZ camera, the Council jumped at it.</p> <p>The results, including increased viewing distances and image quality without a major impact on bandwidth,...User experience: How well does physical security measure up?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/user-experience-physical-security-measure-sb.21062.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/user-experience-physical-security-measure-sb.21062.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>I&rsquo;ve been hearing a lot of talk lately about the &ldquo;user experience&rdquo; or UX. </strong></p> <p><strong>UX is a techy term that refers broadly to how a customer uses a product, including both how the product operates and hundreds of other factors that can enhance &ndash; or conversely, can detract from &ndash; how a customer perceives and experiences a product. </strong></p> <p>In SourceSecurity.com&rsquo;s world of digital publishing, an optimum user experience is the Holy Grail. How a user experiences digital media, how smoothly, how intuitively, is critical to success. Companies like Apple have elevated and expanded the concept of UX to include both how a product works and what it looks like, how it feels, even the packaging and the store where it is bought.</p> <p>But I wonder how well we in the physical security market are embracing the idea of UX.</p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Physical security and user experience</span></p> <p>When it comes to...TeleEye launches AF6120 AHD Outdoor Speed Dome with 20X Optical Zoomhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/teleeye-launches-af6120-ahd-outdoor-speed-dome-20x-optical-zoom-co-1653-ga-npr.21061.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/teleeye-launches-af6120-ahd-outdoor-speed-dome-20x-optical-zoom-co-1653-ga-npr.21061.htmlProduct NewsWed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">The AF6120 with its full HD 1080p resolution, long IR range of 100m and IP66 weather proof design is perfect for outdoor surveillance applications</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>TeleEye is pleased to announce the release of AF6120 AHD speed dome camera with a powerful 20x optical zoom. With its full HD 1080p resolution, long IR range of 100m and IP66 weather proof design, the AF6120 is perfect for outdoor surveillance applications.</p>...ASIS to host Inaugural Security Week in conjunction with ASIS 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-host-inaugural-security-week-conjunction-asis-2016-co-177-ga-co-7678-ga-co-12770-ga-co-4562-ga.21060.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-host-inaugural-security-week-conjunction-asis-2016-co-177-ga-co-7678-ga-co-12770-ga-co-4562-ga.21060.htmlEvents NewsThu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; height: 56px;" width="36" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 223px;"> <td style="width: 16.8px; height: 223px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15px;"> <td style="width: 16.8px; height: 15px; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">The ASIS event will bring together local businesses, schools, hospitals &amp; community leaders to discuss security preparedness</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ASIS International (ASIS), the world&rsquo;s largest association for security management professionals, announced the launch of Security Week, a series of community preparedness and educational events that will be held in conjunction with the organisation&rsquo;s 62nd...Altronix appoints Bryan McGee as South Central Sales Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/altronix-appoints-bryan-mcgee-south-central-sales-manager-co-126-ga.21059.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/altronix-appoints-bryan-mcgee-south-central-sales-manager-co-126-ga.21059.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; height: 58px;" width="30" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 10.8px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 10.8px; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Bryan will manage business development activities with professional security and surveillance consultants</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Altronix proudly announces that Bryan McGee has joined the company in the position of Sales Manager for the South Central U.S. region. In this newly created position, Bryan will manage business development activities with professional security and surveillance consultants, specifiers, distributors and systems integrators in the territory, and...Genetec Inc. announces new version of unified IP security platform, Security Centerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/genetec-announces-version-unified-ip-security-security-center-co-2566-ga-co-6621-ga-co-9380-ga-npr.21058.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/genetec-announces-version-unified-ip-security-security-center-co-2566-ga-co-6621-ga-co-9380-ga-npr.21058.htmlProduct NewsWed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Security Center version 5.5 gives administrators greater control and protection of their security infrastructure</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Genetec, a provider of open-architecture, unified IP security solutions has announced version 5.5 of <a class="orangebold" href="/technical-details/cctv/software.1/software/genetec-security-center.html" target="_blank">Security Center</a>, the company&rsquo;s open architecture, unified IP security platform that combines access control, video surveillance, ALPR, and communications. Security...Surveon secures Taipei City Hospital with upgraded network cameras & NVRhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/surveon-secures-taipei-city-hospital-surveillance-network-cameras-nvr-co-5135-ga.21057.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/surveon-secures-taipei-city-hospital-surveillance-network-cameras-nvr-co-5135-ga.21057.htmlApplications NewsWed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 243px; float: left;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 221px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center; width: 221px;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Surveon&rsquo;s solution includes high-resolution cameras and enterprise hardware RAID megapixel recorders</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Taipei City Hospital has adopted Surveon&rsquo;s network cameras and NVR as their partner for surveillance application. With Surveon&rsquo; s end-to-end product lineup, including high-resolution cameras and enterprise hardware RAID megapixel recorders, City Hospital can effectively track every corner at any time to ensure the security of this medical environment.</p>...Hydra Ruggedised PTZ cameras to take centre stage for Overview at Security Essen 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hydra-ruggedised-ptz-cameras-overview-security-essen-2016-co-14190-ga.21056.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hydra-ruggedised-ptz-cameras-overview-security-essen-2016-co-14190-ga.21056.htmlEvents NewsWed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 220px; float: left;" cellspacing="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>Hydra combines aesthetic design with high quality direct-drive mechatronics for ultra-smooth control</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>UK-based Overview Ltd, designs, develops and manufactures advanced market leading camera positioning technology and specialist sensors for the OEM/ODM market. Hydra ruggedised PTZ, the company&rsquo;s latest camera platform, will be a major focus on their stand in Hall 7.0, Booth 7G25 at this year&rsquo;s Security Essen show.</p> <p>Aimed at the ruggedised, external PTZ market, Hydra combines aesthetic design with high quality direct-drive...Boon Edam Entrance solutions available as BIM fileshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/boon-edam-entrance-solutions-bim-files-co-286-ga.21055.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/boon-edam-entrance-solutions-bim-files-co-286-ga.21055.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; height: 61px;" width="33" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr style="height: 223px;"> <td style="width: 13.8px; height: 223px;"></td> </tr> <tr style="height: 15.4px;"> <td style="width: 13.8px; height: 15.4px; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">Boon Edam's extensive range of architectural revolving doors, security revolving doors and turnstiles now on largest public BIM library in America</span></strong> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Boon Edam Inc., a provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announces that its entrance solutions are now available to architects, designers and contractors as Building Information Modeling (BIM) files on...D-Link launches new IP surveillance cameras with advanced security featureshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/d-link-launches-ip-surveillance-cameras-advanced-security-features-co-4351-ga-npr.21054.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/d-link-launches-ip-surveillance-cameras-advanced-security-features-co-4351-ga-npr.21054.htmlProduct NewsTue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 100%; text-align: center;"><span class="smalltxt"><strong>The high-definition network cameras are designed for business security applications requiring outdoor and discreet monitoring</strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>D-Link announces two new HD IP cameras, expanding its popular line of professional IP surveillance and security solutions &ndash; the Full HD Outdoor PoE Mini Dome Camera (DCS-6212L) and the HD Covert Network Camera (DCS-1201). The new HD cameras offer advanced security features, including Power over...Arteco announces integration with BlueWave Securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/arteco-announces-integration-bluewave-security-co-3093-ga-co-2625-ga.21053.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/arteco-announces-integration-bluewave-security-co-3093-ga-co-2625-ga.21053.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left; height: 97px;" width="30" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 10.8px;"></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 10.8px; text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">Arteco&rsquo;s event-driven intelligence platform is now integrated with BlueWave&rsquo;s full host of scalable IP access control systems</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Arteco, a global provider of event-driven intelligent video management solutions, announces its integration of BlueWave Security access control solutions. BlueWave leveraged Arteco&rsquo;s Open Connector, an integration platform that make the interoperability between systems and devices and provides...