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 2016 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT How to understand security metrics to determine success of security programmeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-metrics-successful-security-programme.19655.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-metrics-successful-security-programme.19655.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Done right, a good metric programme will help tell the story of the security department</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>Knights of medieval times are known for impossible quests and challenging missions seeking rare religious items. The quest for the Holy Grail is perhaps the most notable. Today&rsquo;s security professionals are often on their own quest, seeking what sometimes feels like the impossible &ndash; the search for perfect security metrics!</strong> </span></p> <p>What are metrics and are...HD cameras and access control technology help sports venues achieve enhanced levels of protectionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hd-cameras-access-control-technology-sports-co-5949-ga.19654.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hd-cameras-access-control-technology-sports-co-5949-ga.19654.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Sports security combines manned guarding with access control devices, HD surveillance cameras &amp; analytics in a command centre for a comprehensive security presence</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">Providing security for sporting events and venues has long focused on personnel. Protection came in the form of guards and other personnel who controlled access to the venue and to restricted areas. With an...Tyco Security launches Illustra Pro 2 megapixel micro camera series with HD video resolutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-launches-illustra-pro-2-co-3094-ga-co-10023-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.19637.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tyco-security-launches-illustra-pro-2-co-3094-ga-co-10023-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.19637.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Tyco Security Products introduces the new Illustra Pro 2 megapixel micro camera series. This small, covert camera provides a low profile, high performance video solution.</p> <p><strong>Discreet form and high definition video quality<br /></strong></p> <p>Ideal for ATMs, banks, hospitals, retail stores and other locations where a small camera is needed, the Illustra micro camera gives users a discreet form factor while also providing high definition video quality. The Illustra Micro camera delivers 1080p video at 30 frames per second for capturing clear details.</p> <p>The Illustra Pro micro camera series comes with a main unit, 20 foot cable and sensor units. This allows users the flexibility to easily install the small sensor unit in a specific, tight location while placing the main unit in another location out of sight. This Illustra camera offers several lens options for multiple fields of view including telephoto and wide angle lenses.</p> <p>The Illustra Micro camera...Securing the Super Bowl: Extreme security measures & advanced technologies at Super Bowl 50 highlight event security's capabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/super-bowl-50-extreme-security-measures-advanced-technologies.sb.19634.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/super-bowl-50-extreme-security-measures-advanced-technologies.sb.19634.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">Sports security has always played a crucial role in securing major sporting events around the world. Ensuring the safety of millions of spectators who throng the venues during such events is not an easy task. Apart from the usual surveillance cameras and barricades that are put into place, to prevent overcrowding and stampeding, other security measures are also implemented.</span></strong></p> <p>The Super Bowl is one of the biggest events of the year in the United States, so no wonder it&rsquo;s also a huge event for security. Endless festivities are the norm, and ticket re-sales for the big National Football League championship game averaged more than $4,500 per ticket. &nbsp;</p> <p class="blue_bold"><span style="font-size: small;">2 years of planning amongst security &amp; governmental agencies</span></p> <p>The over-the-top security effort involved dozens of federal, state and local jurisdictions and thousands of law-enforcement and...Joe Byron appointed Arecont Vision Regional Sales Manager for New England and Eastern Canada regionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/joe-byron-appointed-arecont-vision-regional-co-3107-ga.19629.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/joe-byron-appointed-arecont-vision-regional-co-3107-ga.19629.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 11 Feb 2016 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>Byron is tasked with the continued growth of sales activity across multiple U.S. states and Canadian provinces</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Arecont Vision&reg;, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has appointed Joe Byron as the Regional Sales Manager for the New England and Eastern Canada region. Byron is tasked with the continued growth of sales activity with systems integrators, distributors, and partners for customer projects across a region composed of multiple U.S. states and Canadian provinces.</p> <p><strong>Background in video security and...Security industry expert Mark McCourt joins Universal Protection Service as VP of Enterprise Security Serviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-industry-expert-mark-mccourt-joins-co-9321-ga.19622.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-industry-expert-mark-mccourt-joins-co-9321-ga.19622.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 11 Feb 2016 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>McCourt will help clients and prospects strategically align with broader Universal enterprise security solutions<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Universal Protection Service&mdash;a division of Universal Services of America&mdash;recently announced the addition of Mark McCourt, a security industry expert, as Vice President of Enterprise Security Services. In this newly created position on the national accounts/business development team, McCourt will help clients and prospects strategically align with broader...Nextchip disrupts analogue surveillance market with HD technology amidst growing IP trendhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nextchip-hd-analogue-surveillance-ip-security-co-10282-ga.19626.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nextchip-hd-analogue-surveillance-ip-security-co-10282-ga.19626.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Some companies, like Nextchip, have continued to develop technology for<br />analogue solutions despite the IP trend</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The growing sales of IP-based solutions in the surveillance market is a well-discussed topic. Security companies are rushing to grab a slice of this lucrative pie. However, at the same time, analogue surveillance systems have continued to retain their appeal for many end users. Aware of this demand, some companies have continued to develop technology...Raytec VARIO IP Illuminators integrated with Avigilon Control Center VMShttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/raytec-vario-ip-illuminators-integrated-avigilon-co-3126-ga-co-2011-ga-npr.19610.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/raytec-vario-ip-illuminators-integrated-avigilon-co-3126-ga-co-2011-ga-npr.19610.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Raytec is delighted to announce that VARIO IP Network Illuminators are now fully integrated with the Avigilon Control Center (ACC) &trade; Video Management System from Avigilon&trade;.</p> <p><strong>Improved security event response capabilities</strong></p> <p>Through the use of the integration with the Avigilon Control Center from Avigilon&trade;, VARIO IP illuminators can now operate in conjunction with Avigilon HD video security cameras and other network devices. This integration improves security event response capabilities by delivering dynamic, situation-dependent lighting to accompany live security camera events. Overall, ensuring the highest levels of security and safety at all times in answering incidents.</p> <p>In the case of White-Light illumination, this provides an automatic and highly visible lighting response in the exact place the activity is happening, which results in an extremely effective crime deterrent.</p> <p><strong>VARIO IP network...Siemens appoints Steven Foxley as Managing Director for UK and Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siemens-steven-foxley-managing-director-uk-ireland-co-1546-ga.19614.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siemens-steven-foxley-managing-director-uk-ireland-co-1546-ga.19614.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 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>Steven brings breadth of experience in customer facing roles, business administration and lifecycle services</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Siemens has appointed Steven Foxley as the new Managing Director of Siemens Building Technologies for the UK and Ireland.</p> <p>Steven assumed the role on 4th January 2016 and brings with him a considerable breadth of experience in customer facing roles, as well las business administration, programme performance, project delivery and lifecycle services.</p> <p><strong>Meeting demand for...Vigitron and Superior Essex partnership to offer exceptional PoE cabling and infrastructure solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vigitron-superior-essex-partnership-offer-poe-co-13699-ga-co-3302-ga.19592.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/vigitron-superior-essex-partnership-offer-poe-co-13699-ga-co-3302-ga.19592.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 09 Feb 2016 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 combination of Superior Essex cable and Vigitron products provided power higher than 802.3at over distances of up to 1,200 feet</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Vigitron, Inc., a leading manufacturer and provider of analogue, IP and HD transmission solutions, has completed inter-operational testing with the Superior Essex PowerWise&trade; Category 5e+ 4PPoE 22 AWG cable. The combination of Vigitron products and Superior Essex cables results in the ability to provide 802.3af Class 2 Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) for distances up to 3,000 feet, Class 3 for distances up 2,500 feet,...Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Interior Ministry spokesperson to deliver keynotes at ASIS Middle East 2016 conferencehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/kingdom-saudi-arabia-interior-ministry-spokesperson-co-177-ga.19586.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/kingdom-saudi-arabia-interior-ministry-spokesperson-co-177-ga.19586.htmlEvents NewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 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>His Excellency Major General Mansour S. Al-Turki will be speaking on, "Managing the Haj Crowds: The Official View from the KSA."&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Under the patronage of His Excellency Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security, the ASIS 7th Middle East Security Conference &amp; Exhibition, will be held on 21-23 February 2016 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE.</p> <p>His Excellency Major...Antaira expands industrial networking infrastructure family with LMX-0802 Ethernet switch serieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/antaira-industrial-networking-LMX-0802-ethernet-switch-series-co-11317-ga-npr.19575.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/antaira-industrial-networking-LMX-0802-ethernet-switch-series-co-11317-ga-npr.19575.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p>Antaira Technologies is a global leading developer and manufacturer of industrial device networking and communication product solutions for harsh environments and is proud to announce its expansion in the industrial networking infrastructure family with the LMX-0802 series.</p> <p>Antaira&rsquo;s new industrial managed Ethernet switch line (LMX-0802 series) has been designed to fulfil applications in harsh or outdoor environments. Some applications where the LMX-0802 switch works well in include: power/utility, solar grids, windmills, mining infrastructures, factory/process control automation, ITS - roadway traffic control/monitoring, building facility outdoor infrastructures or security surveillance and access control systems.</p> <p><strong>Ideal for high reliability &amp; distance extension applications</strong></p> <p>Antaira Technologies&rsquo; LMX-0802 series is a cost effective 8-port industrial managed Ethernet switch with a 12~48VDC power input range support. Each...Honeywell acquires Xtralis, video security and fire detection company, for $480 millionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/honeywell-acquires-xtralis-video-security-fire-detection-co-2173-ga-co-73-ga.19587.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/honeywell-acquires-xtralis-video-security-fire-detection-co-2173-ga-co-73-ga.19587.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100%; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Honeywell has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Xtralis, a leading global provider of aspirating smoke detection along with advanced perimeter security technologies and video analytics software, for $480 million from funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital Partners.</strong></p> <p class="blue_bold">Xtralis smoke detection solutions for facility security and incident management</p> <p>Xtralis aspirating smoke detection solutions protect many Fortune...Border security technologies "Trump" Presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposed U.S.-Mexican border wallhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/border-security-technologies-shoot-donald-trump-co-1090-ga.19574.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/border-security-technologies-shoot-donald-trump-co-1090-ga.19574.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Trump&rsquo;s border wall proposal reflects a rising demand for<br />greater border security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>When GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump proposed building a wall along the length of the U.S.-Mexican border, some ridiculed the idea. Yet, it also struck a nerve among Americans deeply concerned about unchecked illegal immigration.</strong></p> <p><em>"I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I'll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our...Security & Counter Terror Expo 2016 to reflect national security and counter terrorism developmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-counter-terror-expo-2016-reflect-co-13680-ga-co-745-ga-co-2763-ga.19551.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-counter-terror-expo-2016-reflect-co-13680-ga-co-745-ga-co-2763-ga.19551.htmlEvents NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 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>It is the premier event for all professionals looking to preserve national security, protect assets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Over recent years there have been significant developments in international terrorism with attacks being carried out globally. The threat is constantly evolving and is currently at a significantly high level worldwide. Following recent events in Europe, the issue of national security and counter terrorism is at the top of government agendas.</p> <p><strong>Showcasing latest innovations</strong></p>...Security & emergency agencies' cooperation addresses unique sports and stadium security challengeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-emergency-agencies-cooperation-address-unique-co-5857-ga-co-5949-ga-co-1508-ga.19549.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-emergency-agencies-cooperation-address-unique-co-5857-ga-co-5949-ga-co-1508-ga.19549.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<table style="height: 299px; ; width: 100%;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>On event days, representatives of emergency response &amp; security agencies<br />are together and running sports venues as a unified group</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>In the world of sports security, alliances are bringing together personnel and agencies that once only talked to each other during an emergency.</strong></p> <p><strong></strong><strong>Consider the recently announced agreement between the Security Industry Association...OnSSI manufacturer representative Rodo to expand sales activity for Ocularis 5 in Eastern Canadahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onssi-manufacturer-representative-rodo-expand-sales-co-2784-ga-co-13693-ga.19572.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/onssi-manufacturer-representative-rodo-expand-sales-co-2784-ga-co-13693-ga.19572.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 04 Feb 2016 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>Rodo will provide customers with OnSSI Ocularis 5 surveillance management platform that increases overall security</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>OnSSI, the market leader in open-architecture and intelligent IP video surveillance software, has named Rodo Group as its manufacturer representative for Eastern Canada. The Rodo Group will be covering the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and<em> presence and sales activity</em> Quebec.</p> <p><strong>Expansion of </strong><strong>presence &amp; sales activity</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;Rodo Group will...TSA security checks under the scanner: Are ineffective airport screenings putting travellers at risk of attacks?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tsa-security-checks-scanner-ineffective-airport.sb.19571.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/tsa-security-checks-scanner-ineffective-airport.sb.19571.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">I suspect that many people &ndash; especially travellers &ndash; associate the idea of &ldquo;security&rdquo; with what they see at the airport screening line. If that&rsquo;s the case, our market&rsquo;s image suffers from the association. </span></strong></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size: small;">I&rsquo;m not sure what that is, that happens at airport screening gates, but I don&rsquo;t think it&rsquo;s security. Rather than actual security, the practice seems aimed more at making the travelling public <em>feel</em> safer (if that&rsquo;s possible even as they are hassled to take off their shoes and unpack their baggies and laptops).</span> </strong></p> <p>Airport security has always played a vital role ensuring travellers are not put at risk and preventing possible terrorist attacks. Over the years, major airports from around the world have adopted varied forms of security systems from biometric systems to access control...Axis Communications team to attend Retail Business Technology Expo 2016http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/axis-communications-team-attend-retail-business-co-227-ga.19570.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/axis-communications-team-attend-retail-business-co-227-ga.19570.htmlEvents NewsThu, 04 Feb 2016 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>Axis' study on retail CCTV users<br />revealed a demand for quality images<br />and remote monitoring capabilities<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Axis Communications, global market leaders in network video and experts in retail technologies, are to attend the Retail Business Technology Expo 2016 in London in March.</p> <p><strong>Retail CCTV solutions</strong></p> <p>The team from Axis will be at stand number 330 at the show which is being held from 9th to 10th March 2016 at Olympia, London.</p> <p>Axis is a leading expert...NG Bailey's IT Services division awarded Sony Gold Partner certificationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ng-bailey-services-division-awarded-sony-co-13467-ga-co-3289-ga.19567.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ng-bailey-services-division-awarded-sony-co-13467-ga-co-3289-ga.19567.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 04 Feb 2016 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>Over the last two years, NG Bailey has completed a wide range of IP-converged electronic security installations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>NG Bailey&rsquo;s IT Services division, which specialises in the design, supply, installation, management and maintenance of voice, data and structured cabling solutions to contracting, enterprise and public sector clients, has been awarded Gold Partner status with international security equipment giant, Sony.</p> <p><strong><strong><strong>Achieving </strong>technical excellence in electronic security</strong></strong></p>...