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, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Dahua Technology holds roadshow with local distributor Videotrend in Milan, Italyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-11367-ga.14661.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-11367-ga.14661.htmlEvents NewsThu, 24 Jul 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;"> <p><strong>Dahua's complete HDCVI portfolio was <br />showcased at the roadshow</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua Technology</a>, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China held a road show in Milan, Italy recently, partnering with local distributor <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/videotrend-s-r-l.html" class="blue_bold">Videotrend S.r.l</a>.<br />The event had more than a hundred installer attendees, who were from...British Security Industry Association announces national winners for its 2014 Security Personnel Awardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-11917-ga-co-7839-ga-co-7962-ga-co-11918-ga-co-8886-ga-co-4109-ga.14659.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-11917-ga-co-7839-ga-co-7962-ga-co-11918-ga-co-8886-ga-co-4109-ga.14659.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 24 Jul 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 awards provide a platform to showcase excellence and outstanding performances displayed by BSIA member companies&rsquo; employees</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The hard work and achievements of 15 outstanding security professionals have been recognised in the national round of this year&rsquo;s <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) Security Personnel Awards, which were presented recently (16th July)...Genetec integrates its unified security platform with Digital Monitoring Products’ Command Processor™ panelshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga-co-2566-ga-npr.14657.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2673-ga-co-2566-ga-npr.14657.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Genetec&trade;, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions, recently announced a new integration between its unified security platform, Security Center and the Command Processor&trade; panels from Digital Monitoring Products (DMP). The first panels to be integrated will be the XR100N, XR500N and XR500E, with additional integrations expected in the future as this technical alliance evolves.&nbsp; By centralising access control, video and intrusion systems into one unified platform, security operators will be able to make decisions based on a more complete view of their security environment. Additionally, intrusion events and alarms tagged with video will help reduce false alarms and their associated costs, while increasing the overall efficiency of security teams.</p> <p>The DMP intrusion panels can be quickly and easily connected to Security Center over any IP network, thereby avoiding the need for additional wired connections, facilitating deployment and ensuring...Hikvision receives Lenel Systems OpenAccess Alliance Program Certificationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1042-ga.14654.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-1042-ga.14654.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 24 Jul 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>Hikvision has been recertified for the interface of its IP cameras and HD speed domes with Lenel&rsquo;s latest OnGuard access control system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hikvision.html" class="blue_bold">Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd</a> has been recertified by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lenel-systems-international.html" class="blue_bold">Lenel Systems International</a> for the interface of its latest Internet protocol (IP) camera series...IPSA signs historic agreement with the Qatar International Centre for Safety and Securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-930-ga.14652.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-930-ga.14652.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 24 Jul 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 agreement provides for graduates from QICSS security related courses to be automatically enrolled as individual members with IPSA for 12 months</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>On 25th June 2014 the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/international-professional-security-association.html" class="blue_bold">International Professional Security Association (IPSA)</a> signed a historic agreement in Doha, Qatar with the Qatar International Centre for Safety and Security (QICSS). The agreement provides for...British Security Industry Association announces winners of Apprentice Installer Awardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-408-ga-co-1007-ga-co-1350-ga-co-4109-ga.14651.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-408-ga-co-1007-ga-co-1350-ga-co-4109-ga.14651.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 24 Jul 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>All four winners were presented with their awards by Guest of Honour, The Rt. Hon. Baroness Smith of Basildon</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Four outstanding young apprentices from the UK&rsquo;s private security industry were recently presented with national awards in recognition of their academic and practical success in the field of electronic security installations.</p> <p>Awarded by the <a...Y3K experiences increase in visitor numbers at IFSEC 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8096-ga-co-1850-ga.14650.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8096-ga-co-1850-ga.14650.htmlEvents NewsThu, 24 Jul 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>Two new ranges ofXvision IP cameras were also launched: Xvision Pro HD and Xvision ELITE</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>After a busy three days, leading HD CCTV and specialist security distributor, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/y3k.html" class="blue_bold">Y3K</a>, has reported a significant increase in visitor numbers compared with shows in previous years. Y3K showcased its own latest HD CCTV technologies, as well as vehicle CCTV solutions from sister company, SmartWitness, and new access control and time attendance...On the road with a small, inexpensive thermal camerahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9756-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14647.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9756-ga-co-5188-ga-sb.14647.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>I took an extra camera with me on vacation this year. It was a tiny thermal camera that <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/flir.html" class="orangebold">FLIR</a> gave out at a press event earlier in the year. It&rsquo;s about 2 by 3 inches or so and contains their new micro-camera thermal core. Obviously the little camera is just a way for them to demonstrate how small (and inexpensive) the new technology is. I figured a trip to the beach was a good time to try it out.</p> <p>The sensor in my little toy camera is the same small, inexpensive thermal camera core that enables FLIR to manufacture professional <a href="http://us.sourcesecurity.com/products-search-results/cameras/specialist-types.26337.html" class="orangebold">thermal imaging cameras</a> starting at $499. The FLIR Lepton core is a compact longwave infrared (LWIR) sensor. When they set out to reduce the cost of that core (and the cameras it is used in), FLIR invested $100 million over...IndigoVision Technology Expo to tour Australia in Julyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga.14641.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga.14641.htmlEvents NewsWed, 23 Jul 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>Visitors will be able to see the latest in technology updates and advancements from IndigoVision</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/indigovision-limited.html" class="blue_bold">IndigoVision</a> Technology Expo will be touring Australia from the 17th - 31st of July. Visitors will be able to see the latest in technology updates and advancements from IndigoVision, including SMART.core technology and the new Ultra 2K - the first Full HD camera to deliver resolution...Nedap Identification Systems introduce powerful ANPR Access HD reader for license plate readinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10238-ga-co-8096-ga-npr.14640.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10238-ga-co-8096-ga-npr.14640.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Nedap recently introduced the new ANPR Access HD, a reader dedicated to powerful license plate reading in challenging vehicular access control situations. This advanced product can easily be integrated into third party security, parking and traffic management systems. The ANPR Access HD was launched at IFSEC 2014 in London and is very well received by Nedap&rsquo;s integration partners.</p> <p>Nedap Identification Systems is the leading specialist in systems for long-range identification. Its product portfolio consists of RFID and ANPR technology for Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) to be applied in a variety of applications. The ANPR Access HD is the latest addition to Nedap&rsquo;s platform for license plate recognition.</p> <p>With the addition of ANPR readers to the Nedap portfolio two years ago, Nedap was able to offer the right vehicle identification solution for every specific situation. In comparison with RFID technology for AVI applications, license plate...SightLogix announces Frank De Fina as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.14627.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1508-ga-co-3478-ga.14627.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 171px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Frank De Fina has over 30 years of leadership experience in the security industry</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/sightlogix.html" class="blue_bold">SightLogix</a> announced recently that Frank De Fina, a security industry veteran with over 30 years of leadership experience, has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.</p> <p>Frank-De-Fina <em>&ldquo;We are thrilled to welcome Frank De Fina to SightLogix,&rdquo;</em> said John Romanowich, SightLogix...Dahua HDCVI Academy announces Smartwares Security as distribution partnerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-10145-ga.14621.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-10145-ga.14621.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 22 Jul 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>Smartwares Security will add Dahua HDCVI products to its portfolio</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua</a> HDCVI Academy officially has <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/smartwares-security.html" class="blue_bold">Smartwares Security</a> as its distribution partner.</p> <p>As HDCVI reveals a new chapter, offering the industry with a new HD solution, and in a heritage way, HDCVI...IP video security solutions from IndigoVision help secure the University of Yorkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga.14614.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-882-ga.14614.htmlApplications NewsTue, 22 Jul 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>450 IP cameras now watch over the university campus<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The University of York has been using <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/indigovision-limited.html" class="blue_bold">IndigoVision</a>&rsquo;s IP Video Security Solutions to help safeguard their students for several years now.</p> <p>The most notable challenge with this project was the sheer size of the area that required monitoring. The university campus is split across two sites, the largest of which, Heslington East, is...IndigoVision increases control room monitoring efficiency at Birmingham airporthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9769-ga.14612.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9769-ga.14612.htmlApplications NewsMon, 21 Jul 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="middle" align="center"><strong>The ability to view and control cameras from any point onsite has allowed airport to reduce its number of control rooms<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Background</strong></p> <p>When the Senior Executives at Birmingham Airport were laying out plans to increase passenger numbers and improve operational efficiency, it became clear that the existing system and infrastructure would be unable to meet these demands.</p> <p>With six separate control rooms spread across the airport already, further...AirLive introduces PoE Device Guard Switch serieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8735-ga-npr.14602.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8735-ga-npr.14602.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 18 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>AirLive, one of the most advanced worldwide brands for networking and communication equipments, introduced Airlive PoE switch series that can automatically detect the presence of an 802.3at/af compliant powered device (PD) and provide power through the port. Airlive switch provides up to 30W per PoE port and can be used to power AP, IP phone, IP Cam and other PD devices. Airlive PoE switch equipped with high Power AC/DC power module , it does not require external Power adapter and can power up to 24 PoE devices for PoE-FSH2004L-370 with maximum 370W of power totally, and 8 Port PoE devices for PoE-FSH1008AT with maximum 130W of power totally</p> <p>Device Guard Switch is the switches which will automatic re-power the PoE IP cameras or Access Point, when the switch detects that IP cameras or Access Point is not working.</p> <p>In real application, IP cameras or Access Point will locate in the place which is not easy to reach after installation. So when cameras or Access Point is...Milestone Systems developing new video surveillance capabilities through Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation partnershiphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.14598.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga.14598.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 18 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 6px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Milestone is leading the project and the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation has contributed with DKK 15 million to the project</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 global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, is developing new capabilities in video surveillance for more than security, through a partnership with the Danish National Advanced...Panasonic System Communications Company of North America announces availability of its 3 Series HD Camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6080-ga-npr.14591.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6080-ga-npr.14591.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 18 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leading provider of integrated security and surveillance solutions, recently announced the availability of its next-generation 3 Series camera platform. Built on the same high-performance UniPhier&reg; LSI platform as its flagship 6 Series line, the new 3 Series cameras provide the latest in high definition surveillance capabilities at a price point that is ideal for small to mid-sized enterprises, government and public safety applications.</p> <p>The new 3 Series cameras deliver high definition video images in 720p resolution and an up to 133dB of dynamic range thanks to its Enhanced Super Dynamic and Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS) technologies, making the 3 Series cameras ideal for low-lighting conditions. The 3 Series cameras produce high definition resolution at 60 frames per second, enabling the capture of exceptionally clear images of moving objects, and feature the ability to encode up to four simultaneous H.264...Judging quality and performance of video security systems by the (other) numbershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-983-ga.14478.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-983-ga.14478.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 18 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 221px; height: 253px;" 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> <strong><em>When comparing specifications among a range of similarly featured video surveillance cameras, NVRs or monitors, it can be difficult to ascertain which of the devices truly has the best performance and/or quality. John Grabowski, National Sales and Marketing Manager of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/jvc.html" class="blue_bold">JVC Security Division</a>,&nbsp;poses some questions for consideration: Can the human eye actually see a difference in image quality between one camera that offers 700 lines of resolution and another that offers 600 lines? Or can it see the difference in...Panasonic announces WV-SMR10 Network Microphone and WV-SMR10N3 Network Microphone Kithttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1277-ga-npr.14633.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1277-ga-npr.14633.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 17 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Panasonic, a leading company of video surveillance cameras and solutions, announced recently two innovative Network Microphones. The WV-SMR10 Network Microphone and the WV-SMR10N3 Network Microphone Kit provide next-generation audio and video surveillance, featuring clear pinpoint audio monitoring in any direction. As pan-tilt-zoom cameras capture videos where one wants to see, the new Network Microphones capture the sounds where one wants to hear.</p> <p>Having audio capability with video surveillance is a big step toward making business more secure and productive. Audio monitoring allows an operator to hear what is or was taking place and helps them control the situations. The Network Microphone equipped with a 360-degree Network Camera is ideal for businesses such as stores, banks, customer service centres, casinos, etc.</p> <p>Equipped with a 16-microphone array and Panasonic&rsquo;s advanced audio processing technologies, the Network Microphones pick out clear sounds...British Security Industry Association (BSIA) presents award to a cash-in-transit courier guard for braveryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14593.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga.14593.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 17 Jul 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>Nick was presented with a Special Award for Outstanding Service during BSIA&rsquo;s Annual Luncheon</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>A security guard has been presented with a prestigious award from the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="blue_bold">British Security Industry Association (BSIA)</a> for his immense bravery following an incident where he was attacked on shift while on duty as a cash-in-transit courier.</p> <p>Nick Lyons has been working as part of a...