from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/switzerland.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Milestone strengthens its organisation with new appointmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-130-ga-co-289-ga-co-2293-ga-co-353-ga-co-420-ga-co-8497-ga-co-12210-ga-co-1151-ga-co-10673-ga-co-5520-ga-co-1546-ga-co-3289-ga-co-1677-ga.14978.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-130-ga-co-289-ga-co-2293-ga-co-353-ga-co-420-ga-co-8497-ga-co-12210-ga-co-1151-ga-co-10673-ga-co-5520-ga-co-1546-ga-co-3289-ga-co-1677-ga.14978.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 22 Aug 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>Ava Parissay joined Milestone at its Danish headquarters in June as Senior Products Manager in the Professional Business Unit</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html#.U_bquaOYEXE" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a> aims to continue its position as the market leader for open platform IP video management software (VMS), the company has recently hired more strong players for managing sales in North America, Austria, Germany and Switzerland and the UK. A new Finance Manager has also come on board in...Guardian24’s lone worker solutions help protect Notting Hill Housing Group’s staffhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8412-ga.14973.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8412-ga.14973.htmlApplications NewsFri, 22 Aug 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>The Guardian24 solution enables users to quickly and easily log their visits when they are going out in the community<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>One of London&rsquo;s leading housing associations continues investment in their staff&rsquo;s personal safety by protecting 400 of their employees with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/guardian24.html#.U_bUs6wzKno" class="blue_bold">Guardian24</a>&rsquo;s lone worker solutions. Approximately 70% of Notting Hill Housing Group&rsquo;s (NHHG) staff...ASSA ABLOY to display its Aperio, SMARTair and eCLIQ at Security Essen 2014 in Germanyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-227-ga-co-11651-ga-co-1137-ga-co-4108-ga-co-1546-ga.14971.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-227-ga-co-11651-ga-co-1137-ga-co-4108-ga-co-1546-ga.14971.htmlEvents NewsFri, 22 Aug 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>Security Essen 2014 attendees can see live Aperio&reg; integrations running on the floor at multiple ASSA ABLOY partner OEM stands</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Innovation in wireless access control is on display at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html#.U_bOe6wzKno" class="blue_bold">Security Essen 2014</a>, thanks to <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html#.U_bRS6wzKno" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a>. The global leader in door opening solutions showcases...Mayflex staff raise funds for Alzheimer’s Society with a 23 mile trekhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1121-ga.14962.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1121-ga.14962.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 22 Aug 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>The walk was estimated to take a minimum of 12 hours but two members of the Mayflex MAD team were in the first few to finish<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A team of 8 staff from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/mayflex.html" class="blue_bold">Mayflex</a>, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions including cabling infrastructure, networking and electronic security solutions took part in a 23 mile trek along Hadrian&rsquo;s Wall to raise money for the Alzheimer&rsquo;s Society.</p> <p>The...Raytec welcomes 5 graduates to its Graduate Trainee Programme to support Raytec's security innovationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2011-ga.14960.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2011-ga.14960.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 22 Aug 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"> <p><strong>They&nbsp;will support and foster Raytec&rsquo;s growth and commitment to lighting innovation for security and safety critical applications</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/raytec-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Raytec</a> is delighted to welcome the arrival of 5 high-calibre graduates as part of a new Graduate Trainee Programme, who will support and foster Raytec&rsquo;s growth and commitment to lighting innovation for...Drone attacks at U.S. prisons present new category of riskhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.14956.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.14956.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><em>If you had a super power, would you use it for good or evil?</em> The question might typically be the subject of vigorous debate among third graders, but it&rsquo;s also a question that comes up when you consider technology. Sometimes the benefits of technology are almost like super powers. As much as we seek to apply the powers of technology to security, there is also a criminal element that stands ready to use them with evil intent.</p> <p>Such is the case with drones. We have previously mentioned <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.13938.html" class="orangebold">the possibilities of using drones for security applications</a>. Now comes news that the criminal element has already been applying the technology of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to smuggle contraband into prisons.</p> <p>A drone crashed outside a prison in Bishopville, S.C. recently after failing to carry contraband over the 12-foot razor wire fence surrounding Lee Correctional...D-Tools, Inc. announces the closing dates of its annual Design Awards contesthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11866-ga.14961.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11866-ga.14961.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Design Awards categories include Best Residential, Best Commercial, Most Unique, and Best Overall</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, recently announced the call for entries deadline for its annual contest, the Design Awards, has extended and will close on August 29, 2014. D-Tools is pursuing System Integrator SIX software users&rsquo; success stories and project designs that best...Security distributor TRI-ED to host Technology Roadshow in Los Angeleshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7927-ga.14959.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7927-ga.14959.htmlEvents NewsThu, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 222px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>TRI-ED hosts one day Technology Roadshows to familiarise customers with latest technologies in marketplace</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tri-ed-northern-video-distribution.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">TRI-ED</span></a><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/tri-ed-los-angeles-technology-roadshow-2014.html" class="blue_bold"></a> is pleased to announce that its <a...Matrix launches 24 channel enterprise-grade hybrid video recorder, SATATYA HVR1624Phttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8173-ga-npr.14941.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8173-ga-npr.14941.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Matrix SATATYA HVR1624P is a 24 channel enterprise-grade Hybrid Video Recorder which offers the benefits of a highly mature Analogue solution and security enhancements of IP solution. Organisations already using analogue video surveillance can protect their existing investment in cameras and wiring and add IP cameras at new or critical points. For new video surveillance projects, Matrix SATATYA HVR allows mixed use of analogue cameras and IP cameras depending on various factors like image quality, distance, wiring-feasibility and cost.</p> <p><strong>Key features</strong>:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Video Channels</strong>: 16 Analogue + 24 IP and total 24 channels</li> <li><strong>Monitoring</strong>: 2 HDMI, 1 VGA, 1 CVBS Main, 1 CVBS Spot, 16 Channel Loop Output</li> <li><strong>Audio</strong>: 16 Audio loop input, 1 Audio output</li> <li><strong>Inbuilt Storage</strong>: 4 slots for 16TB storage</li> <li><strong>Alarm</strong>: 8 Alarm inputs, 3 Alarm outputs</li>...Optimising hospital security with physical access and identity management softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14933.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14933.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 119px; height: 309px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>Similar to schools, airports and other semi-public facilities, hospitals and other healthcare facilities are grappling with the new reality that dictates stronger and more enforceable access restrictions. In these new circumstances, the need for security must be balanced with the individual&rsquo;s need to easily move about the hospital by allowing medical staff, visitors or contract workers to go about their business with relative ease. In this article, Ajay Jain, President and CEO of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/quantum-secure-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Quantum Secure</a>, points out...What if? Ferguson shooting brings attention to benefits of body-worn camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.14955.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.14955.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 20 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, have drawn huge national attention, and the news story has the potential to dominate headlines and stir controversy nationwide as it plays out over the next few years. Some elements here are similar to the Trayvon Martin case in Florida, a national story that grabbed headlines for years, climaxing in a televised trial and a troubling (for some) verdict that people are still talking about.</p> <p>The Michael Brown shooting case in Ferguson has similarities, but also some differences, including the fact that the shooter here was not a neighborhood watch volunteer but a sworn police officer, Darren Wilson. Another difference is the role that video surveillance did play &ndash; and, importantly, <em>could have played</em>.</p> <p>The gist of the story is that Wilson, a white police officer, shot and killed Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African-American. Community response in the predominantly black suburb of St. Louis has included demonstrations...Quantum Secure named as Solution Innovation Partner by the Security Executive Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14952.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2415-ga.14952.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 20 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 108px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The SIP program allows practitioners to more easily identify trusted, capable solutions for unique environments</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/quantum-secure-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Quantum Secure</a>, the leading provider of enterprise software to streamline physical identity and access management across multiple sites and systems, has been selected as a Solution Innovation Partner by the Security Executive Council (SEC), a research and advisory services firm...Skyguard’s MySOS personal safety device provides 24 hour backup and assistance to Brent Council’s frontline staffhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-189-ga-co-7998-ga.14946.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-189-ga-co-7998-ga.14946.htmlApplications NewsWed, 20 Aug 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>Skyguard&rsquo;s ACPO accredited MySOS allows Council&rsquo;s employees to raise alarm and call for help in any emergency situation</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/skyguard-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Skyguard</a>, Europe&rsquo;s premier personal safety service, are providing Brent Council&rsquo;s frontline <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/lone-worker-protection.html" class="orangebold">lone working</a> staff with 24 hour backup and assistance. The Council&rsquo;s employees can raise the alarm...Mul-T-Lock SMARTair™ electronic handle set installed at the Ellan Vannin Hotel in Douglas, Isle of Manhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6308-ga.14944.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6308-ga.14944.htmlApplications NewsWed, 20 Aug 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>Mul-T-Lock&rsquo;s SMARTair&trade; ensured smooth transition from mechanical locking to full access control management at the hotel</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/mul-t-lock-technologies-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Mul-T-Lock</a>&rsquo;s innovative SMARTair&trade; electronic handle set has been installed at the Ellan Vannin Hotel to ensure the smooth transition from mechanical locking to full access control management with...140 exhibitors to showcase innovative fire protection products at Security Essen 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1137-ga.14942.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1137-ga.14942.htmlEvents NewsWed, 20 Aug 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"> <p><strong>Exhibitors will demonstrate the utilisation of new aerosol extinguishing systems, fire suppression installations against beginning explosions</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/messe-essen-gmbh-security.html" class="blue_bold">Messe Essen</a> will once again become the global marketplace for civil security. At the premier global fair <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html" class="blue_bold">Security...RBtec provides IRONCALD perimeter protection kit to solar farms across New Englandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6592-ga.14939.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6592-ga.14939.htmlApplications NewsWed, 20 Aug 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>RBtec&rsquo;s IRONCLAD is an armoured passive vibration cable that detects intrusion by algorithm analysis<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/rbtec-perimeter-security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">RBtec Perimeter Security Systems</a> marks nearly 30 years of designing, manufacturing and providing advanced perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS), the company is proud to announce yet another successful partnership.</p> <p>The energy...IndigoVision HD PTZ Dome Camera 11000 Range deployed at a central bank in Haitihttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga.14926.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga.14926.htmlApplications NewsWed, 20 Aug 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>IndigoVision's HD PTZ Dome Camera 11000 Range was perfect for providing high image quality<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Banque de la R&eacute;publique d'Ha&iuml;ti is the central bank of Haiti, a small Caribbean country in the Greater Antillean archipelago.</p> <p>They wanted to upgrade their existing security system, but were struggling to achieve the image quality they required in their glass foyers, which had changing light conditions.</p> <p>The excellent Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) of <a...Security Partners expands its top management team with new appointmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9318-ga.14938.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9318-ga.14938.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 19 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 74px; height: 282px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Schott will oversee aspects of IT in company&rsquo;s 3 central stations and Ipson will manage day-to-day at nationwide monitoring stations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With more than 40 years of combined industry experience, Steve Ipson and Bob Schott are joining the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-partners.html" class="blue_bold">Security Partners</a> team as Vice President of Operations and Director of Information Technology, respectively. Schott will oversee all...ONVIF free training course published on Tavcom website includes new product and conformance process moduleshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1640-ga.14931.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1640-ga.14931.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 19 Aug 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>The training course on Tavcom website focuses on ONVIF specific issues and includes new product and conformance process modules</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>An updated version of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/onvif.html" class="blue_bold">ONVIF</a> distance learning training course has been published on the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tavcom-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Tavcom</a> website.</p> <p>The free training course focuses on ONVIF specific issues and includes new product and...ASSA ABLOY brands Yale and UNION selected as preferred suppliers of branded security by UK building products buyers’ group Fortishttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-1736-ga-co-9917-ga.14928.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-1736-ga-co-9917-ga.14928.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 19 Aug 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>Fortis is working with ASSA ABLOY to offer UNION&rsquo;s StrongBOLT&trade; and Eximo range as well as Yale&rsquo;s Doormaster range</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Fortis Group has selected <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> brands <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/yale-locks-and-hardware.html" class="blue_bold">Yale</a> and <a...