from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/namibia.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT Axis Communications security products help reduce crime at The Co-operative Food storeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1007-ga-co-1151-ga-co-8925-ga.15173.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1007-ga-co-1151-ga-co-8925-ga.15173.htmlApplications NewsFri, 19 Sep 2014 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 final installation incorporated Axis&rsquo; fixed dome cameras and video encoders, controlled by Milestone Professional</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The UK&rsquo;s fifth biggest grocery retailer, The Co-operative Food, has reported a 50 per cent reduction in reported incidents of crime after upgrading its incumbent analogue video surveillance to a modern, digital IP system.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis Communications</a> products were used in the...Wavestore to showcase latest security solutions alongside Ampleye and RIVA at Security Essen 2014 in Germanyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9702-ga-co-8698-ga-co-1813-ga-co-1137-ga.15171.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9702-ga-co-8698-ga-co-1813-ga-co-1137-ga.15171.htmlEvents NewsFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Wavestore will demonstrate how its open platform VMS software can provide a seamless integrated surveillance solution</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>It only takes place every two years and is mainland Europe&rsquo;s largest and most successful exhibition, which is why so many thousands of security professionals will be looking forward to making their way to <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html" class="blue_bold">Security Essen</a>, which takes place on 23rd - 26th September.</p> <p>Over 1,000 exhibitors from 40 countries...Allegion to host two events showcasing latest security innovations at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-177-ga.15170.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga-co-177-ga.15170.htmlEvents NewsFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 136px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The events include a press conference discussing Allegion's electronic security offerings, and a school security seminar</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion plc</a>, a leading global provider of security products and solutions, is hosting two events to showcase the company's recent innovations in its electronic security portfolio.</p> <p>The events include a press conference to discuss Allegion's new...Traka appoints Justin Sasse as Managing Directorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-1708-ga.15169.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-1708-ga.15169.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 295px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Justin has joined the team to support Traka as it continues to expand into new areas and increase overall market share</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/traka.html" class="blue_bold">Traka</a>, the key and asset management specialist, has appointed a new Managing Director.</p> <p>Justin Sasse has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Traka. Justin has joined the team to build on the success of the business, and to support the company...Gallagher appoints Steve Bell as Chief Technology Officerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-723-ga.15168.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-723-ga.15168.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Bell will lead the company's security product development and business analyst teams</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/gallagher-security.html" class="blue_bold">Gallagher Group</a> - internationally renowned for its innovative solutions in the Security, Animal Management, and Fuel Systems industries - has announced the appointment of Steve Bell to the role of Chief Technology Officer - Security. Bell's new role is an executive appointment and he now sits on...Harnessing the power of smart phone video for surveillancehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.15165.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.15165.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>I love Wikipedia, not just because I use it every day, but also because it reflects the value that can be created when a large community works together. When each member of a community contributes a small part, the result is monumental. I saw an estimate somewhere that it would take a million pages to print out Wikipedia.</p> <p>Is there an opportunity to leverage video in the same way; that is, to tie together the capabilities of millions to create a central repository that could be useful? Consider the proliferation we&rsquo;re seeing of smart phones that &ndash; we keep getting reminded &ndash; have higher resolution than many of the professional <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">video surveillance</a> cameras our industry provides. Consider that these smart phones can provide better quality video every day because of new features that accommodate low light and other challenges.</p> <p>The Boston bombing investigation...AMAG Technology releases Symmetry EN-2DBC two door controllerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-npr.15175.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-npr.15175.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>AMAG Technology has been working behind closed doors on a new access control architecture for the last three years and is proud to release the Symmetry&trade; EN-2DBC, an edge network, two door, Power over Ethernet (PoE) enabled controller. Building on the company&rsquo;s track record and after listening to feedback from their worldwide customer base, the Symmetry EN-2DBC Edge Network Controller is the state-of-the-art panel that security installers have been looking for.&nbsp; AMAG Technology is a security management solution provider that specialises in unified access control, IP video and intrusion management solutions for the commercial and government markets.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Our resellers want simplicity, reliability and cost effectiveness, and we have combined all of that in a single security appliance,&rdquo;</em> said AMAG Technology, President, Matt Barnette. <em>&ldquo;We have looked at all of the advances in the industry over the last three years and combined them...Senstar unveils RoboGuard autonomous perimeter surveillance robothttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1090-ga-npr.15174.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1090-ga-npr.15174.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Senstar, the world&rsquo;s largest manufacturer of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) is pleased to announce RoboGuard&trade;, a new first-of-its-kind autonomous perimeter surveillance robot. RoboGuard travels on a monorail and constantly patrols a secured perimeter. It conducts regular inspections of the fence line and can promptly respond to suspected intrusions. A complete system consists of autonomous robots, each covering up to 1 kilometer (0.6 mi), with a battery charging station for every two robots.</p> <p>Jim Quick, President of Senstar Inc. stated: <em>&ldquo;Senstar is very excited to bring this innovative technology to market. We see huge benefits for customers who wish to augment their perimeter security systems, especially in remote unmanned sites or where timely first response by guards is expensive or impractical.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>RoboGuard has two primary modes: routine patrol, in which the robot scans and searches for perimeter anomalies such as...HID Global expands its ultra-durable Epoxy portfolio of RFID tagshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.15172.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga-npr.15172.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>HID Global&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that its Identification Technologies division is expanding its ultra-durable Epoxy Tag portfolio of RFID tags to include broadband UHF varieties to address the needs of RFID systems integrators worldwide who are seeking increased data collection speed and accuracy. &nbsp;With ultra durable housings, Epoxy Tag UHF transponders also expand the potential for process improvement and cost savings into a broad spectrum of rugged industrial applications.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;With anti-collision technology, wide read-range and global interoperability, broadband UHF continues to emerge as the technology-of-choice for advanced tracking and data collection systems,&rdquo;</em> said Richard Aufreiter, director of product management, Identification Technologies with HID Global. <em>&ldquo;The ultra-thin Epoxy Tag UHF enables the benefits of UHF technology to be applied in new arenas, such as embedding RFID tags...Morse Watchmans integrates its Touch key control system with C•CURE 9000 security and event management systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga-co-2554-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.15167.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3579-ga-co-2554-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.15167.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher Touch&trade; key control system now integrates with C&bull;CURE 9000 security and event management system from Software House, part of Tyco Security Products, to provide users with more effective and efficient management of personnel, credentials and assets.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;With our collaboration with Software House, we are allowing users of both KeyWatcher Touch and C&bull;CURE 9000 to deepen their security infrastructure while also reducing costs at their sites,&rdquo;</em> said Fernando Pires, VP Sales and Marketing, Morse Watchmans. <em>&ldquo;The combination of these two leading-edge technologies is indicative of our strategy to provide the advanced capabilities end users expect from a comprehensive key control and management solution.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>The integration allows administrators to streamline the process of securing, controlling and tracking keys for their facility. The ability to work from either the C&bull;CURE Administration...Milestone hosts second annual Partner Open Platform Days 2014 in Gold Coast, Australiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-227-ga.15164.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-227-ga.15164.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 18 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>Axis presented Milestone Systems Australia with the 2013 Collaborative Ecosystem Partner of the Year Award</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>From August 19-21, the second annual&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone</a>&nbsp;Partner Open Platform (MPOP) Days 2014 were held in Gold Coast, Australia. With double the number of participants, as well as exhibiting partners, the event was a...Raytec VARIO Infra-Red LED Illuminators provide surveillance lighting for an urban concert parkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11594-ga-co-2011-ga.15161.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11594-ga-co-2011-ga.15161.htmlApplications NewsThu, 18 Sep 2014 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 Department chose Raytec&rsquo;s IR Illuminators to improve CCTV image quality for ensuring public safety</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Illinois State Police Department has chosen <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/raytec-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Raytec</a>&rsquo;s award-winning VARIO Infra-Red LED Illuminators to provide high performance surveillance lighting for an urban concert park. With large public events regularly taking place in the park, good...Genetec announces release of new Sipelia Communications Management module of Security Centerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga-npr.15160.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga-npr.15160.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Genetec&trade;, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions recently announced the upcoming release of Sipelia Communications Management, a new module of Security Center that enables unified SIP (Session Initiated Protocol)-based communications between operators and intercom devices deployed throughout an organisation. Seamlessly integrated in Security Center (v. 5.2 SR7), intercom communications can now be intricately linked to security systems over any IP network. With access controlled doors, parking gates and cameras linked to an intercom system through Security Center Sipelia, audio and intercom communications will be able to become key components of any security strategy.</p> <p>With the Sipelia Communications Management module, security personnel will be able to respond to calls, identify callers through live video and allow access through doors from within a single user application. Users can also initiate, forward or cancel incoming calls through an intuitive...Suprema integrates access control and biometric solutions with Milestone Systems' video management softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-2366-ga-npr.15159.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-2366-ga-npr.15159.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 18 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Suprema, a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, recently announced the integration of its access control and biometric solutions with Milestone video management software (VMS).</p> <p><strong>Make it Simple</strong></p> <p>Milestone and Suprema users can now seamlessly link cameras to access control devices, track access control events in Milestone VMS and display related recorded video. This integration is bringing convenience to the security industry, because operators can quickly react to events such as &ldquo;Access denied&rdquo;, <em>&ldquo;Door left open&rdquo;</em> and&ldquo;Door forced&rdquo; with a unique access to video and access control.</p> <p><strong>Ready Now</strong></p> <p>On Milestone&rsquo;s side, the integration supports XProtect Enterprise (including Professional and Express) version as well as XProtect Corporate (including Expert) version. On Suprema&rsquo;s side, both BioStar software Basic Edition and Standard Edition are...Exacq Technologies unveils EasyConnect automatic IP camera connector feature for its VMS softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-227-ga-co-10023-ga-npr.15158.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga-co-227-ga-co-10023-ga-npr.15158.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces the new EasyConnect automatic IP camera connector feature with the version 6.4 of exacqVision, a video management system (VMS) software used for video surveillance. EasyConnect provides the power of IP cameras with the simplicity of analogue. Version 6.4 also includes the new VideoPush video wall feature, updates to the Exacq Mobile app and web browser client, and improvements to Enterprise System Manager (ESM), a health monitoring program for use with exacqVision Enterprise networked video recorders (NVRs).</p> <p>The new EasyConnect feature allows users to find, address and connect multiple IP cameras to their network automatically. The exacqVision client scans the network to find new IP cameras and the selected cameras are assigned IP addresses and connected to a server. This feature saves time and greatly simplifies the process of adding IP cameras to a modern day, network-based video...Boon Edam meets its increasing demand for security products with addition of new sales staff in the UShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-286-ga.15157.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-286-ga.15157.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Boon Edam hired</strong> <strong>Kurt Measom and Dale Gigandet for the USA and Juan Manuel Perez for southern Mexico</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/boon-edam.html" class="blue_bold">Boon Edam Inc.</a> recently announced the hiring of new sales staff and the creation of new roles and departments to meet continued high demand for its security entrance products and revolving doors. The company has experienced record sales in the past four years, much of the growth coming...ONVIF to host conversation with conference attendees at ASIS International 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-177-ga.15156.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-177-ga.15156.htmlEvents NewsThu, 18 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The feedback will provide invaluable insight into the market&rsquo;s expectations for the standard in the future</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/onvif.html" class="blue_bold">ONVIF</a>, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced recently that it will exhibit at the 60th Annual <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/asis-international-2014.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS International Seminar and...Security Products from Siemens transfers its intruder detection business to Clonshaugh, Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-268-ga.15155.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-268-ga.15155.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 18 Sep 2014 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 move will strengthen Siemens&rsquo; existing presence in the country</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/security-products-from-siemens.html" class="blue_bold">Security Products from Siemens</a> has announced the completion of a process that has seen the successful transfer of its intruder detection business to Clonshaugh, Ireland. The move will strengthen its existing presence in the country and...ArecontVision announces Greg Lindblad as new Managing Director – Strategic Accountshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga.15154.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3107-ga.15154.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 18 Sep 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Lindblad will also work with Arecont Vision&rsquo;s North American sales team to support Regional Sales Leaders</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/arecont-vision.html" class="blue_bold">ArecontVision</a>, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces that Greg Lindblad has been named Managing Director &ndash; Strategic Accounts. In his new role with Arecont Vision, Lindblad will manage Arecont Vision&rsquo;s Strategic Accounts Program with specific...Videotec appoints Moris Bortolato as new Country Manager for Austria, Germany, and Switzerlandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1137-ga-co-1770-ga.15145.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1137-ga-co-1770-ga.15145.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 18 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>Moris has extensive experience in marketing and sales, working for a leader company in the automation industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/videotec.html" class="blue_bold">Videotec</a>, a leading company in the creation of professional CCTV products, has announced the appointment of Moris Bortolato to the role of new Country Manager for Austria, Germany, Switzerland.</p> <p>Moris has matured a long professional experience in marketing and sales, working for a leader company in the automation...