SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV cameras news SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV cameras news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/cameras.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT The year in mergers and acquisitions: Top 10 of 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3126-ga-co-353-ga-co-12086-ga-co-823-ga-co-2060-ga-co-984-ga-co-2910-ga-co-2281-ga-co-1151-ga-co-12085-ga-co-1437-ga-co-268-ga-co-7927-ga-co-12200-ga-co-1756-ga-co-3802-ga-co-2140-ga-co-3194-ga-co-8096-ga.16023.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3126-ga-co-353-ga-co-12086-ga-co-823-ga-co-2060-ga-co-984-ga-co-2910-ga-co-2281-ga-co-1151-ga-co-12085-ga-co-1437-ga-co-268-ga-co-7927-ga-co-12200-ga-co-1756-ga-co-3802-ga-co-2140-ga-co-3194-ga-co-8096-ga.16023.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 246px; 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>2014 was a year for eye-popping merger and acquisition (M&amp;A) activity in the security space. The big deals of the year included some of the largest names in the industry. One name is larger than any in the security market &ndash; Google, which made not one but two acquisitions this year that could have impact the future security market.</p> <p>It was also the year that a smaller player in the video camera market (although a huge familiar brand overall) bought a large, open systems VMS company (to almost everyone&rsquo;s...Foxstream announces Samsung Techwin partnershiphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4167-ga-co-1437-ga.16021.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4167-ga-co-1437-ga.16021.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 16 Dec 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>FoxCounter is Foxstream&rsquo;s first solution to benefit from this strategic alliance</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/foxstream.html" class="blue_bold">Foxstream</a>, the fast growing software company specialising in real-time VCA (Video Content Analysis) is pleased to announce its partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/samsung-techwin.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung...SSAIB appoints Alex Carmichael as Chief Executivehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1591-ga.16017.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1591-ga.16017.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 16 Dec 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>Alex Carmichael will be taking over from Geoff Tate who will be stepping down as CEO after 16 years in the role</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ssaib.html" class="blue_bold">SSAIB</a>, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary as the UK and Ireland&rsquo;s leading fire, security and telecare certification body, has appointed its new Chief Executive. Alex Carmichael will be taking over from Geoff Tate, who announced earlier this year that he will be stepping...Penton announces International Wireless Communications Expo 2015 keynote speakershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9856-ga.16015.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9856-ga.16015.htmlEvents NewsTue, 16 Dec 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>Penton&rsquo;s IWCE keynote speakers includes Roger Cressey and Dr. Reginald Brothers </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/penton.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Penton</span></a>&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/iwce-2015.html" class="blue_bold">International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE)</a> has announced Roger Cressey, a counter-terrorism analyst for NBC News and former presidential advisor, will give the Opening Keynote Address for its 2015 show. Dr. Reginald...Cannabis and Security: The security challenges of legalised marijuana sales in the United Stateshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12505-ga-co-12504-ga.15921.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12505-ga-co-12504-ga.15921.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 265px; height: 339px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The decriminalisation of marijuana has left the security industry apprehensive to collaborate with the industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>If ever there was a market tailor-made for security companies, it&rsquo;s the growing cannabis industry. Although only two states &ndash; Colorado and Washington &ndash; currently allow the sale of recreational marijuana and 22 other states permit limited medical use, many within the industry believe the tide has turned in favour of legalisation. [After the recent election, recreational sale of marijuana will become legal in Alaska and Oregon in 2015, and in the District of Columbia (subject...Milestone elevates Samsung Techwin to Elite Partner statushttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-1437-ga.15999.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-1437-ga.15999.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 15 Dec 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>Samsung Techwin is only one of eight Milestone Camera Partners in the world to achieve this status<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a>, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has elevated <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/samsung-techwin.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin</a> to the status of Elite Partner in the Milestone...Multifocal sensor cameras opening up new marketshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-527-ga.15969.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-527-ga.15969.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 206px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>2015 will see Multifocal sensor cameras opening up new markets for Dallmeier </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Dallmeier 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:</strong><br /><br />The resolution of megapixel cameras is always going to be higher. But people are starting to understand that resolution is not everything, nor does it solve the problem of the customer. In addition, many megapixels on a single chip have unpleasant side-effects related to things like light sensitivity, lens quality, image rate and bandwidth.</p>...Security market shifting from reactive to proactive solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10820-ga.15963.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10820-ga.15963.htmlExpert CommentarySat, 13 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 178px; height: 306px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Winning companies are those that continue to be proactive rather than reactive to the changing security environment</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Scallop <strong>2014/2015&nbsp;</strong>Review and Forecast:</strong></p> <p>In the last few years, we have seen a number of developments in the security industry &ndash; including organisations taking a more proactive approach to security. As a result, the demand for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/surveillance-systems.html"...Security market trends in video: hype or happening?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-1151-ga.15966.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-1151-ga.15966.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 238px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>There is convergence of both the video and access control technologies, and of the companies themselves</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Milestone Systems 2014/2015&nbsp;Review and Forecast:</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone Systems</a> is always in touch with our vast ecosystem of partners around the globe as we support them in their customer projects and needs. We partake in hundreds of industry events,...Extending the reach of video surveillance in 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9267-ga.15965.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9267-ga.15965.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 240px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Customers look to leverage video surveillance technologies to optimise and monitor operations within their business</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>MicroPower <strong>2014/2015&nbsp;</strong>Review and Forecast:</strong></p> <p>In 2015, we will<em> </em>continue to see customers look to leverage <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance" class="blue_bold">video surveillance </a>technologies to optimise and monitor operations within their business. Solutions that enable organisations to shift from more situational awareness to situational...Pelco’s new Esprit Series integrated positioning system now available with IP and HD capabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1286-ga-npr.15986.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1286-ga-npr.15986.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Pelco by Schneider Electric recently announced that its industry-leading Esprit&reg; Series integrated positioning system is now available in IP and high-definition (HD) with the new Esprit HD Series IP Positioning System. The Esprit HD provides users with crystal-clear, live streaming of images over the Internet using a standard web browser and delivers on the industry&rsquo;s need for excellent performance and image qualify in all settings, including rugged environments. Today&rsquo;s news builds on Pelco by Schneider Electric&rsquo;s existing IP-driven camera solutions that are designed for any lighting condition, application and environment and reinforces the company&rsquo;s commitment to being IP-driven, customer-focused.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;For more than a decade, the Esprit Series has been a standard for high-performance, integrated PTZ camera systems among security professionals,&rdquo;</em> said Craig Dahlman, director of accessory products, Schneider Electric, Pelco...NICE Systems participates in National Emergency Number Association ICE 6 Industry Collaboration Eventhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9744-ga.15985.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9744-ga.15985.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 54px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>During ICE6, NICE was able to demonstrate interoperability of its NG9-1-1 solutions</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nice-systems-inc-security-sector.html" class="blue_bold">NICE Systems</a> recently announced that it participated in the National Emergency Number Association&rsquo;s (NENA&rsquo;s) ICE 6 Industry Collaboration Event, a forum that promotes progress towards Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). During ICE6, NICE was able to demonstrate interoperability of...Bosch honoured with 2014 U.S. Smart Partner award from Ingram Micro Inc.http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-10635-ga.15976.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-10635-ga.15976.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 12 Dec 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"> <p><strong>The honour recognises Bosch&rsquo;s successful working relationship with Ingram Micro</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/bosch-security-systems.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Bosch Security Systems, Inc.</span></span></a> recently announced it has earned the 2014 U.S. Smart Partner award for Physical Security from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ingram-micro-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Ingram Micro Inc.</a> The...NICE Systems receives award from Relatório Bancario for advanced technologies in financial services sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9744-ga.15962.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9744-ga.15962.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 11 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 86px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>This is the fifth consecutive year that NICE has been awarded by Relat&oacute;rio Bancario</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nice-systems-inc-security-sector.html" class="blue_bold">NICE Systems</a> recently announced that it is the recipient of an award from Relat&oacute;rio Bancario (Banking Report) for its advanced technologies and contribution to innovation in the financial services sector. At the awards ceremony in Sao Paulo on December 1, NICE was...Video surveillance technology augments police personnel to secure MARTAhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4304-ga-co-2566-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.15959.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4304-ga-co-2566-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.15959.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 11 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has a lot of resources to protect. A network of video cameras view MARTA&rsquo;s 38 stations, three rail yards, five bus garages and other infrastructure located within 30 or so different law enforcement agencies in and around Atlanta. The large number of existing fixed cameras will be augmented with about 1,000 additional cameras for a total of 2,200 or 2,300 cameras in the system in coming years. Cameras are connected using an <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-profile/cctv/software.1/software/genetec-omnicast-4-7-cctv-software.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Omnicast</span> video management system</a> (VMS) from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec</a>. A fibre-optic cable connects MARTA&rsquo;s video system with that of the City of Atlanta.</p> <p>Video from the MARTA system is routed to a new Security Operations Centre...Samsung video surveillance brand intact after sale of shares to Hanwhahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga-co-9381-ga-sb.15942.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga-co-9381-ga-sb.15942.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 10 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>When is an acquisition not really an acquisition but rather the &ldquo;sale of shares by one corporate conglomerate to another?&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>Such is the core question in the aftermath of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga.15846.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung&rsquo;s sale of its interest in Samsung Techwin</a> to fellow Korean conglomerate Hanwha Holdings. Samsung announced sale in late November of its 32.4 percentage ownership in the video surveillance company (as part of a larger sale of its defence and chemical affiliates). The 32.4 percent of stock represents the largest share of ownership in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/samsung-techwin.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin</a>.</p> <p>However, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/samsung-techwin-america.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin America</a> says the sale will not impact its growing success in...Boon Edam expands training programmes for dealers, installers and end usershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-286-ga.15937.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-286-ga.15937.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 10 Dec 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>The company will be offering monthly webinar training as well as several sessions of factory training</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 a significant expansion of the company&rsquo;s training programs for its dealers, installers, and end users. In 2015, the company will be offering monthly webinar training, as well as several sessions of factory training at the Boon Edam...IDIS to demonstrate expanded DirectIP one-stop-shop surveillance solution at Intersec 2015 in Dubaihttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga.15929.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10191-ga.15929.htmlEvents NewsTue, 09 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 5px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>IDIS will also showcase its most sophisticated DirectIP solutions to date</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Confirming its position as a world leading, dedicated surveillance powerhouse, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/idis.html" class="blue_bold">IDIS</a> recently unveiled plans to further extend the capabilities and range of its DirectIP&trade; one-stop-shop surveillance solution at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a>,...Networking Basics for Security Professionals: Bandwidth challenges can impact your video surveillance systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3302-ga.15751.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3302-ga.15751.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 09 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Too often we make the assumption that <br />networks designed for data communication <br />are the same as&nbsp;those for IP video</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong>Too often as we continue on the transition from analogue to <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/ip-video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">IP video surveillance</a>, we make the assumption that networks designed for data communication are the same as those for IP video. In fact, they are very different. While we focus on <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/cctv.html" class="blue_bold">camera</a>, <a...Axis Communications network cameras enhance security at Chicago-area Stratford Square Mallhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.15915.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.15915.htmlApplications NewsMon, 08 Dec 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>Axis network cameras maintain safe environments for holiday shoppers and deter theft at the mall</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With the National Retail Federation predicting the highest growth in holiday sales since 2011 with a 4 percent increase this year, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis Communications</a>, the global leader in network video surveillance, recently announced that Chicago-area Stratford Square Mall is relying on Axis network cameras...