from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/namibia.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Traka develops smart access management system for UK’s Southeastern rail companyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1708-ga.15811.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1708-ga.15811.htmlApplications NewsTue, 25 Nov 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>Traka developed the access management system in which keys are permanently attached to an iFob</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 installed a smart access management system at one of the UK&rsquo;s leading rail companies, Southeastern.</p> <p>The company covers 1,000 miles of railway infrastructure and carries around 570,000 passengers every weekday in the South East of England. The company serves commuter-belt Britain with 1,400...Airbus Defence and Space receives contract for maintenance of US Air Force’s Eagle Vision stationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga.15810.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga.15810.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Eagle Vision is a lightweight deployable, commercial satellite imagery downlink ground system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/airbus-defence-and-space-formerly-cassidian.html" class="blue_bold">Airbus Defence and Space</a> has been awarded a contract for system evolution and maintenance of the US Air Force&rsquo;s five Eagle Vision stations until 2019. Systems evolutions are related to foot print reduction (transit cases versus shelter), smaller antenna dishes and integration of new...Bringing Consumer Appeal to Home Securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12443-ga-co-9385-ga-co-9938-ga.15809.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12443-ga-co-9385-ga-co-9938-ga.15809.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong><em>Interactive makes services more relevant</em></strong> <p><strong>With behemoths such as AT&amp;T Digital Life, Comcast Xfinity and now Google promoting interactive services, the traditional security industry has become the default beneficiary of deep-pocket competitors who dole out big bucks to advertise their solutions. </strong></p> <p>Whether or not this competitive caterwauling in television, print and social media will raise the actual penetration rate of home security is still unknown, but it&rsquo;s certainly moving these services in the direction of mainstream consumption. According to industry research firm <a...Matrox celebrates 20th anniversary of core desktop management softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.15808.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.15808.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The latest products to include PowerDesk are the Matrox C-Series cards, six-head card with board-to-board framelock</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrox-graphics-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Matrox&reg; Graphics Inc.</a> recently announced the 20th anniversary of its core desktop management software Matrox PowerDesk&trade; that lets users of Matrox graphics cards, external multi-display adapters and display wall products easily configure and manage multi-monitor setups. The latest products to include...Genetec announces new partnership with VenTekhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga.15806.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga.15806.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The partnership offers seamless integration between VenTek's PBL solution and Genetec's AutoVu ALPR system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec</a>&trade;, a leading provider of parking enforcement and unified IP security solutions recently announced a new partnership with automated payment systems manufacturer VenTek, the latest company to join the Genetec ecosystem of parking solution partners. Together,...ONVIF highlights successes and outlines 2015 initiatives at annual membership meetinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-co-1546-ga.15802.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-co-1546-ga.15802.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 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>Attendees heard presentations on ONVIF successes from 2014, including the release of two new profiles</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, hosted its annual membership meeting late last month. Attendees heard presentations on ONVIF successes from 2014, including the release of two new profiles, as well as an outline of new initiatives for 2015, such as the planned release of Profile Q and a new client test tool.</p> <p>The...Transitioning from legacy access control to newer technologieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga-co-1284-ga-co-8421-ga.15796.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga-co-1284-ga-co-8421-ga.15796.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 205px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>The installed base of legacy systems presents opportunities and obstacles for providers of newer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">access control systems</a>. Most end users would prefer not to do a full rip-and-replace upgrade. Therefore, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators </a>(and <a...ISD Tech achieves BAFE accreditationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7100-ga-co-6511-ga-co-8568-ga.15797.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7100-ga-co-6511-ga-co-8568-ga.15797.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 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>ISD received certification through the NSI Gold scheme for design, installation and maintenance of fire detection systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/isd-tech-integrated-security-design-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">ISD Tech</a>, an agile and fast growing Surrey-based security systems integrator, recently announced that it has achieved <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/bafe-british-approvals-for-fire-equipment.html" class="blue_bold">BAFE</a>...ASSA ABLOY Access Control UK enters into partnership with Schneider Electrichttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-3188-ga.15795.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-3188-ga.15795.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ASSA ABLOY&rsquo;s Aperio&reg; is designed to upgrade mechanically locked doors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Global specialist in energy, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/schneider-electric-limited.html" class="blue_bold">Schneider Electric</a> has partnered with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> Access Control UK, to enhance its Continuum building management system.</p> <p>ASSA ABLOY latest Aperio&reg; wireless cylinders, PINpad escutcheon and L100 &ndash; the...AMG welcomes Andrew Pigram as Sales and Marketing Directorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-1233-ga.15794.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-1233-ga.15794.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 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"> <p><strong>AMG manufactures CCTV transmission solutions and 5 megapixel cameras</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amg-systems.html" class="blue_bold">AMG</a>, the British manufacturer of CCTV transmission solutions and sophisticated 5 Megapixel cameras, announces that Andrew Pigram has joined to company as Sales and Marketing Director. In addition and&nbsp; as part of the company&rsquo;s drive into new industry sectors - Sara Bullock takes up a new position as Business Development...Axis network cameras help reduce losses at Tractamotors site in Cavan, Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3613-ga-co-1151-ga.15790.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3613-ga-co-1151-ga.15790.htmlApplications NewsMon, 24 Nov 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>A solution using Axis cameras and Milestone XProtect was developed to reduce shrinkage across the site</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Automotive servicing business Tractamotors has realised a 60% reduction in losses for the retail arm of its business following the installation of nearly 50 <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis</a> network cameras to its site in Cavan, Ireland.</p> <p>Axis Communications and partner, <a...Vanderbilt to create common company brand identity for North American and European business unitshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.15788.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.15788.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 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>Vanderbilt Industries will focus its market on the Vanderbilt name brand</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vanderbilt-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vanderbilt Industries</a>, a global leader in providing state-of-the-art security systems, recently announced that it will focus its market identity on the Vanderbilt name brand.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Following Vanderbilt Industries&rsquo; October 21 announcement of the pending acquisition...Access control market working to overcome tradition of proprietary systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1284-ga.15786.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1284-ga.15786.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 205px; height: 323px;" 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>Access control&rsquo;s ongoing transition from closed systems to more open integration provides benefits for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators</a>, and especially for end users looking to maximise their system return on investment. End users want greater flexibility, specifically in terms of hardware choice. As a result, more non-proprietary solutions are coming to market. For the integrator,...mobiDEOS upgrades UCNE surveillance solution with ONVIF-compatible video encoding platformhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4292-ga-npr.15789.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4292-ga-npr.15789.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>mobiDEOS has upgraded its all-in-one UCNE surveillance solution to feature an ONVIF-compatible video encoding platform, ensuring greater interoperability across connected products conforming to the open standards protocol. UCNE, an acronym for Universal Cloud and Network Enabler, first debuted in July 2014 as a cost-efficient solution to transition analogue security systems to IP and cloud infrastructures. ONVIF is an open industry forum promoting and developing global standards for interfaces of IP-based physical security products.</p> <p>The second generation mobiDEOS UCNE release accelerates the transition to IP and cloud-based architectures by supporting low-cost integration of analogue DVRs from any vendor; and seamless integration across the security ecosystem, including cameras, VMS systems, access control systems, video analytics and other key components of traditional CCTV. Setup and configuration is extremely simple, supporting automatic retrofits to existing systems...Basson’s remotely monitored security system helps reduce crime at UK schoolhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11184-ga-co-12439-ga.15785.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11184-ga-co-12439-ga.15785.htmlApplications NewsFri, 21 Nov 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"> <p><strong>Basson&rsquo;s best-selling IRB2-36VHQ static night-vision and IRB2 PTZ cameras were chosen</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Caterham High School, Dagenham &amp; Redbridge, recently installed a remotely monitored security system supplied by specialist infrared CCTV supplier, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/basson-and-co-limited.html" class="blue_bold">Basson Group</a>. The school administrators were looking for a surveillance solution capable of protecting them against the rising problem of stolen lead roofing and other break-ins...Navtech Radar to exhibit ClearWay Automatic Incident Detection system at Gulf Traffic 2014 in Dubaihttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2570-ga.15782.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2570-ga.15782.htmlEvents NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ClearWay provides vehicle and pedestrian incident detection using patented radar technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/navtech-radar-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Navtech Radar</a>, the world's leading manufacturer of Radar based Automatic Incident Detection (AID) solutions for traffic management applications, will be exhibiting their unique ClearWay Automatic Incident Detection (AID) system at <a...Matrix to showcase complete security products portfolio at Secutech Thailand 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.15781.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga.15781.htmlEvents NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 116px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>At the event, Matrix will demonstrate its range of new high end door controllers with IP65, PoE and touch screen</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrix-comsec.html" class="blue_bold">Matrix</a>, a leading manufacturer of enterprise grade security and telecom solutions, is pleased to announce its participation in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/secutech-thailand-2014.html" class="blue_bold">Secutech Thailand, 2014</a>....Kentec to demonstrate alarm control products at Intersec 2015 in Dubaihttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11156-ga.15780.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11156-ga.15780.htmlEvents NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Kentec will be featuring their Syncro and Sigma ranges, which is designed for the widest range of applications</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kentec-electronics-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Kentec Electronics Ltd</a>, one of the World's leading manufacturers of fire detection and alarm control panels, will be exhibiting their leading fire detection and alarm control products from their extensive EN, UL &amp; FM, Marine, Analogue, Conventional and Extinguishant Fire Control Panel Solutions at the <a...Grandstream Networks announces new network video recorder with up to 16TB video recording storagehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4686-ga-npr.15779.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4686-ga-npr.15779.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>In response to the rising demand for advanced safety and security protection solutions worldwide, Grandstream Networks recently announced a new innovative Network Video Recorder (NVR) with large recording capacity and highly competitive pricing to its arsenal of video surveillance solutions. Ideal for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs), retail stores, apartment buildings and hospitality markets, the new GVR3550 NVR supports quick and easy installation thanks to its auto-discovery of IP cameras and a comprehensive suite of advanced video/audio recording, monitoring, search, retrieval, and centralised camera control features.</p> <p>Grandstream&rsquo;s ONVIF compliant GVR3550 offers concurrent video recording and storage management for up to 24 720p HD cameras with a large storage capacity of up to 16TB and up to 4 hard drives using either RAID 0 or RAID 1 setting (hard drives not included in the base system package). The GVR3550 NVR can automatically discover, control,...Christie Phoenix open content management system deployed by Port Fourchon in Louisianahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3378-ga.15778.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3378-ga.15778.htmlApplications NewsFri, 21 Nov 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>Phoenix&rsquo;s seamless integration allows the port incident command room to be used across multiple domains</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/christie-digital-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Christie</a>&reg;, a world leader in visual display and audio technologies, has expanded its reach to Port Fourchon, a major seaport on the Louisiana coast. Port Fourchon has recently completed construction of a new multi-agency Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), including a 30-seat incident command...