from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/sweden.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)....David Dunlap joins CBC Americas as Southeastern Regional Sales Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6149-ga.18266.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6149-ga.18266.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 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>Dunlap will be responsible for identifying growth opportunities in IP surveillance for the southeast coast of the U.S</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cbc-america-corp.html" class="blue_bold">CBC AMERICAS Corp.</a>, a premier manufacturer of intelligent video surveillance systems is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. David Dunlap as Southeastern Regional Sales Manager, Imaging Technology Division.</p> <p>Mr. Dunlap is an industry veteran bringing more than 25 years of experience in the security industry, as well as other...smanos W020 WiFi alarm and IP6 HD WiFi Camera US and Europe availabilityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12899-ga.18265.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12899-ga.18265.htmlEvents NewsFri, 31 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 W020 WiFi alarm system and innovative IP6 HD WiFi Camera are now available in the US and across Europe</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Smart home and security expert, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/smanos.html" class="blue_bold">smanos</a> is pleased to announce that its next generation W020 WiFi alarm system and innovative IP6 HD WiFi Camera are now available in the US and across Europe. The devices were first announced during <a...D-Tools multi-day system integrator training in Austin, TXhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11866-ga-co-13218-ga.18264.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11866-ga-co-13218-ga.18264.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 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>Intensive hands-on training teaches D-Tools users how to harness the power of SI 2015 system integrator software</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/d-tools-inc.html" class="blue_bold">D-Tools Inc.</a>, the worldwide leader in system integration software, will hold a multi-day System Integrator Training in Austin, TX September 16&ndash;18, 2015. During the three-day comprehensive, hands-on training event instructor and D-Tools training partner Ryan Brown of&nbsp;<a...OT Systems offers SFP media converters for high-density fibre link connectionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3349-ga-npr.18263.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3349-ga-npr.18263.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 31 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>With security applications demanding more IP surveillance systems, installers frequently use fibre media converters to extend the 100m Ethernet distance, increasing it up to tens of Km.</p> <p>OT Systems now offers the full-range of industrial rack-mount multi-channel SFP media converters for high-density fibre link connections. The ET8181/ET161161 is designed to provide the flexibility of connecting 8/16 channels of 10/100 Mbps IP devices and the ET8282/ET162162 is designed to connect 8/16 channels of 10/100/1000 Mbps IP devices,offering different types of fiber links (single-mode/multi-mode, 1/2 core) and extending the transmission distance up to 20Km.</p> <p><strong>Support 8/16 channel fiber links</strong></p> <p>The multi-channel media converters support 8/16 channel fibre links in a compact 1U chassis, compatible with a standard 19&rdquo; rack cabinet suitable for control room use. The single AC-power input eliminates the use of multiple power supplies, reducing...U.S. Security Associates releases USA Security Academy's Course Cataloguehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10472-ga.18262.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10472-ga.18262.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 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>The new catalogue features 16 new course offerings since the last publication date of September, 2014</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/u-s-security-associates-inc.html" class="blue_bold">U.S. Security Associates</a> (USA) announces the release of the new USA Security Academy Course Catalogue, featuring the addition of 16 new course offerings since the last publication date of September 2014. As one of America&rsquo;s largest security companies, with more than 160 local...BSIA opens nominations for Security Personnel Awards 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-12980-ga.18261.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-12980-ga.18261.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 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>The awards are a fantastic opportunity for our member companies to showcase the talents of personnel</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Members of 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) are being encouraged to submit their nominations for 2016&rsquo;s Security Personnel Awards, with the deadline just over three months away.</p> <p><strong>Awards serve contributions of security personnel</strong></p> <p>These prestigious awards are...Pelco to exhibit VideoXpert's integration with Agent Vi's savVi video analytics platform at ASIS 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2214-ga-co-1286-ga.18259.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2214-ga-co-1286-ga.18259.htmlEvents NewsFri, 31 Jul 2015 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>VideoXpert is Pelco&rsquo;s leading-edge Video Management System (VMS) that sets a new bar for the user experience</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/pelco-by-schneider-electric.html" class="blue_bold">Pelco by Schneider Electric</a> recently announced that they have teamed up with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/agent-vi-agent-video-intelligence.html" class="blue_bold">Agent Video Intelligence</a>(Agent Vi) to integrate Pelco&rsquo;s VideoXpert&trade; video...OnGarde trespass and vandalism school holiday warninghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13217-ga.18258.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13217-ga.18258.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 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>The OnGarde Rapid Deployment CCTV tower has floodlights to deter would-be trespassers and vandals before any crime is committed</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Security equipment firm, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ongarde-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">OnGarde</a> is giving a timely reminder to estates and security managers about the heightened risks of trespass and vandalism over the school holidays. Hiring a Rapid Deployment CCTV tower brings down insurance premiums and protects even remote sites.</p> <p>Last year, Scottish councils alone spent more...Hikvision Canada to open branch office in St.Laurent, QChttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12558-ga-co-9385-ga.18257.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12558-ga-co-9385-ga.18257.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 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>The new office, in St. Laurent, QC, will serve as home base for product support &amp; technical support</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hikvision-usa-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Hikvision</a>, the world&rsquo;s leading supplier of innovative and award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, is pleased to announce that the Hikvision Canada Inc. branch office will open on August 4. The office, located near Montreal, represents the company&rsquo;s strong...DVS latest Hikvision product catalogue availablehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4648-ga-co-3425-ga.18256.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4648-ga-co-3425-ga.18256.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 31 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>Dedicated to the HIKVISION product range, the catalogue showcases the latest security technology on the market</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The July issue of the bi-annual <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/dvs.html" class="blue_bold">DVS Ltd</a>, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/hikvision.html" class="blue_bold">HIKVISION</a> only trade catalogue is available now.</p> <p>Dedicated to the HIKVISION product range, this catalogue showcases the latest technology...Geofire's Salamander fire door holders installed at prestigious London apartment complexeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12638-ga.18254.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12638-ga.18254.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 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>Salamander fire door holders improve ventilation in the building&rsquo;s corridors in case of fire emergency<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/geofire.html" class="blue_bold">Geofire</a>'s Salamander range radio-controlled fire door holders have been installed at one of London&rsquo;s most prestigious apartment complexes, The Whitehouse Apartments SE1, to legally hold open fire doors and improve ventilation in the building&rsquo;s corridors, while protecting occupants in case of a...Skyguard’s MySOS Mandown personal safety alarm for lone worker protectionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7998-ga.18253.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7998-ga.18253.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 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>MySOS Mandown provides lone workers with a simple yet effective way to call for help in any emergency situation</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In order to alleviate the risk to its lone working maintenance team, Circle Housing Property Services has introduced &lsquo;MySOS Mandown&rsquo; personal safety devices, developed exclusively by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sky-guaurd-security-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Skyguard</a>.</p> <p><strong>Easy to use personal safety alarm</strong></p> <p>Circle Housing...GJD, detector equipment specialist, releases D-TECT IP Detectorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-755-ga-co-780-ga-co-11246-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1156-ga-co-1164-ga-co-4392-ga-co-3289-ga-npr.18252.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-755-ga-co-780-ga-co-11246-ga-co-1151-ga-co-1156-ga-co-1164-ga-co-4392-ga-co-3289-ga-npr.18252.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>GJD, a leading British manufacturer and designer of professional external detector equipment has recently launched an innovative range of IP detectors. Combining advanced signal processing, PoE communications and unique optical systems, the new detectors offer flexible security solutions, whilst being easy to install and integrate with existing security systems and VMS platforms.</p> <p><strong>Seamless integration with VMS providers and CCTV systems</strong></p> <p>Suitable for all sector requirements, the company&rsquo;s D-TECT IP products offer comprehensive benefits including seamless integration with major VMS providers and CCTV cameras. Milestone, Mirasys, Seetec, Kentima Ethiris and Griffid are to name a few of the supported VMS systems. Compatible camera systems include Axis, Bosch, Sony and Mobotix. Mark Tibbenham, GJD&rsquo;s Managing Director commented: <em>&ldquo;Our new D-TECT IP detectors provide real-time remote access to enable remote monitoring from anywhere...Genetec Security Center improves security and safety of City of Lakeland, Floridahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga-co-13216-ga-co-13215-ga.18251.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga-co-13216-ga-co-13215-ga.18251.htmlApplications NewsThu, 30 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>Genetec Security Center combines video surveillance, access control, ALPR systems into one central monitoring</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The challenge</strong></p> <p>The City of Lakeland in Florida has recently standardised its security operations with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec</a> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technical-details/cctv/software.1/software/genetec-security-center.html" class="blue_bold">Security Center</a>, a unified security platform that combines video...Protection 1 completes “All for 1 Day” community service eventhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10787-ga.18250.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10787-ga.18250.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 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>The projects ranged from serving meals at rescue missions to blood, food and clothing drives</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/protection-1.html" class="blue_bold">Protection 1</a>, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., recently announced that it has just completed its third annual &ldquo;All for 1 Day&rdquo; where its employees volunteered their time for local causes that will benefit the communities where they live and work....TDSi's French division appoints new technical support engineer, Thierry Tirmarchehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2312-ga-co-1645-ga.18249.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2312-ga-co-1645-ga.18249.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 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>Thierry will ensure that the customers continually have access to the technical support and assistance they need</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Integrated security solutions manufacturer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSi</a> has appointed Thierry Tirmarche as its new Technical Support Engineer, based at the company's French headquarters at Noisy-Le-Grand, Paris.</p> <p><strong>Strengthens TDSi's export team</strong></p> <p>Mica Negrilic, TDSi's International Business Development Manager, who heads up TDSi's French operations commented,...Physical security industry adopts social media monitoringhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13212-ga.18248.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13212-ga.18248.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 30 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></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/private-sector-security.html" class="blue_bold">Private security</a> professionals and law enforcement personnel are leveraging social media as a physical security tool to identify security threats and prevent crime.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Knowledge is power, and we&rsquo;re all learning to cyber-sleuth to keep up with the bad guys,&rdquo;</em> says Wendy Patrick, JD, PhD, Deputy District Attorney, special operations division, San Diego District Attorney&rsquo;s office and president of...PSIM transition to Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM)http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8336-ga.18236.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8336-ga.18236.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 325px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center">(<a href="/docs/moredocs/images/converged_security.jpg" class="blue_bold">see bigger image</a>)</td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The very nature of true enterprise PSIM software is that it has the capability to connect to other systems and subsystems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <em><strong>In this article, James I. Chong, CEO &amp; Founder of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vidsys.html" class="blue_bold">Vidsys</a>, sheds light on true <a...BSIA elects new section chairmen following Annual General Meetinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2466-ga-co-9830-ga-co-13199-ga-co-306-ga-co-13201-ga-co-408-ga-co-13200-ga-co-7991-ga-co-590-ga-co-984-ga-co-1007-ga-co-11713-ga-co-6872-ga-co-5560-ga-co-13086-ga-co-1528-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-1726-ga-co-11221-ga-co-8886-ga.18226.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2466-ga-co-9830-ga-co-13199-ga-co-306-ga-co-13201-ga-co-408-ga-co-13200-ga-co-7991-ga-co-590-ga-co-984-ga-co-1007-ga-co-11713-ga-co-6872-ga-co-5560-ga-co-13086-ga-co-1528-ga-co-1645-ga-co-1661-ga-co-1726-ga-co-11221-ga-co-8886-ga.18226.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 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>Each chairman guides their section at quarterly meetings and throughout term to improve private security sector on the whole</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Following its Annual General Meeting which took place on Wednesday 15th July 2015, 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 elected chairmen and vice chairmen to serve its sections of membership.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The BSIA is very proud...