SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV news SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/cctv.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT Smart cities to quadruple within 12-year period according to latest IHS reporthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.14702.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9385-ga.14702.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 3px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>There will be at least 88 smart cities all over the world by 2025, up from 21 in 2013</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The number of smart cities worldwide will quadruple within a 12-year period that started last year, proliferating as local governments work with the private sector to cope with a multitude of challenges confronting urban centres, according to a new report from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">IHS</span>...Hikvision global leader in the race for video surveillance and CCTV market dominationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-9385-ga-co-8096-ga-sb.14709.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-co-9385-ga-co-8096-ga-sb.14709.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Highlighting China&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance.html" class="orangebold">Video Surveillance</a> Giants, this is the first in a series of articles on the growing international presence of China&rsquo;s top three video surveillance/CCTV companies. Stay tuned for future articles on <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dahua-technology-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Dahua</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/zhejiang-uniview-technologies-co-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Uniview</a>.</p> <p>For three years now, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hikvision.html" class="blue_bold">Hikvision Digital Technology Co</a>. has been ranked as the world&rsquo;s largest CCTV and video surveillance equipment provider. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ihs-inc.html" class="blue_bold">IHS</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>Research estimates...New NERC standard to guide security of bulk power systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9526-ga.14685.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9526-ga.14685.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 230px; height: 331px;" 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>On April 16, 2013, snipers fired for 19 minutes on PG&amp;E Corp.'s Metcalf electric power transmission station near San Diego, California, knocking out 17 giant transformers that supply electricity to Silicon Valley. At least 100 rounds were fired from at least one high-powered rifle. The power grid was rerouted to avoid a blackout, but it took 27 days to make repairs and get the substation back up and running.</p> <p>The incident got the attention of regulators and security professionals in the utility industry. There are some theories the...AMG Systems transmission solution secures Kuwait Universityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-12160-ga.14691.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-12160-ga.14691.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 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>Kharafi National chose AMG4700 transmission solution for Kuwait University&rsquo;s integrated solution</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amg-systems.html" class="blue_bold">AMG Systems</a>, the British manufacturer of CCTV transmission technology and sophisticated Megapixel cameras, and systems integration partner, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kharafi-national.html" class="blue_bold">Kharafi National</a>, have co-operated on a...MOBOTIX AG releases details of Leeds City College project to secure access to critical data centres and communication roomshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.14695.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1164-ga.14695.htmlApplications NewsTue, 29 Jul 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>MOBOTIX AG has secured access to critical data centres and communication rooms across multiple sites at Leeds City College</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/mobotix-ag.html" class="blue_bold">MOBOTIX AG</a>, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at Leeds City College to secure access to critical data centres and...SilverNet awards ‘Master’ distributor status to Pro-Vision Distribution Limitedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2339-ga-co-3248-ga.14697.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2339-ga-co-3248-ga.14697.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 29 Jul 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>Pro-Vision Distribution is a distributor of branded CCTV and access control equipment</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/pro-vision-distribution-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Pro-Vision Distribution Limited</a>, the distributor of branded CCTV and access control equipment, has recently been awarded &lsquo;Master&rsquo; distributor status from the wireless transmission manufacturer, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/silvernet.html" class="blue_bold">SilverNet</a>.</p>...Xentry Systems Integration names Andy Deems as Account Executivehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12031-ga.14669.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12031-ga.14669.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 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>Deems brings over 17 years of sales management experience in the commercial and homeland security markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/xentry-systems-integration.html" class="blue_bold">Xentry Systems Integration</a>, a systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security solutions and healthcare technologies, has named Andy Deems as its new Account Executive. In this role, Deems will leverage his wide range of technology and sales experience to increase sales at Xentry while...VIVOTEK becomes official High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) adopterhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-828-ga-co-1277-ga-co-3289-ga-co-2513-ga-co-1795-ga.14673.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-828-ga-co-1277-ga-co-3289-ga-co-2513-ga-co-1795-ga.14673.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 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>HDMI technology rovides end users with a superior HD experience</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/vivotek.html" class="blue_bold">VIVOTEK</a> is pleased to announce that it is now an official HDMI adopter. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) technology is the global standard for connecting high-definition equipment, such as HDTVs, personal computers, cameras, camcorders, tablets, gaming consoles, smart phones, and any device with an HD signal.</p> <p>With the significant development and...Hikvision releases 1080P Turbo HD Analogue solutionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-npr.14674.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga-npr.14674.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Analogue CCTV users can now enjoy HD resolution while safeguarding their investment in existing cabling infrastructure with Hikvision&rsquo;s launch of its Turbo HD Analogue solution. This revolutionary technology supports latency-free 1080P HD over up-to 500 metres of coaxial cable and offers seamless compatibility with traditional SD cameras, Hikvision IP cameras and HDTVI-compliant cameras and DVRs. At launch, the Turbo HD product family consists of a comprehensive, 32-strong range of Hikvision DVRs and 720P/1080P cameras, including Bullet, Dome, PTZ Dome, Turret, Vari-focal, Vandalproof and Low-Light units.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>HD Performance at 1080P/720P </strong></p> <p>The Hikvision Turbo HD product family is based on HDTVI (High Definition Transport Video Interface) technology and is ideally suited to upgrading existing standard definition systems at low cost. It retains the ease-of-use of an analogue system while offering up to 1080P HD video output.</p>...PSA Security Network appoints Kim Garcia as Director of Marketinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3292-ga.14675.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3292-ga.14675.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 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>Garcia will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the marketing and communications strategy</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/psa-security-network.html" class="blue_bold">PSA Security Network</a>&reg; recently announced the addition of Kim Garcia as Director of Marketing. Garcia will be responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the marketing and communications strategy to support the company&rsquo;s sales goals, educational programs, and member services.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The...Winsted Corporation adds Titan Products Group to its Canadian representative networkhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3094-ga-co-988-ga-co-3478-ga-co-9719-ga.14678.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3094-ga-co-988-ga-co-3478-ga-co-9719-ga.14678.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 180px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Titan Products Group offers American Dynamics&trade;, KanTech, andSightLogix as part of their complete line of technology products</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/winsted-corporation-usa.html" class="blue_bold">Winsted Corporation</a> is pleased to announce the addition of Titan Products Group to the company&rsquo;s Canadian representative network.</p> <p>Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Titan Products Group provides the security...Dallmeier to celebrate 30th anniversary with "Octoberfest" at Security Essen 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-527-ga-co-1137-ga.14680.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-527-ga-co-1137-ga.14680.htmlEvents NewsMon, 28 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>Dallmeier&rsquo;s Panomera showtruck will be highlighted at the event<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>30 years of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/dallmeier-electronic-gmbh-and-co-kg.html" class="blue_bold">Dallmeier</a> &ndash; an excellent reason for the video specialists from Regensburg to celebrate with an &ldquo;Octoberfest&rdquo; at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-essen-2014.html" class="blue_bold">Security Essen</a> trade show: On every day of...Bold Gemini integrates with RISCO Agility™ 3 wireless alarm panelhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-285-ga-co-1403-ga-npr.14683.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-285-ga-co-1403-ga-npr.14683.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>The RISCO Agility&trade; 3 wireless alarm panel is targeted at the residential and commercial market with a comprehensive feature and accessory set. To prevent false alarms and provide maximum useful information in the event of a genuine activation, the Agility panel delivers visual verification by transmission of site images to the user&rsquo;s smart phone or web client. It is now also possible for those images to be received and responded to in an alarm receiving centre with Bold&rsquo;s integrated monitoring platform, Gemini.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Bold Gemini provides the total control room solution for fire, intruder, panic, CCTV, lone worker and other security systems into a single monitoring platform. Popular in private control rooms as well as in commercial monitoring centres, Gemini is most widely deployed where there is a requirement to monitor diverse security products across dispersed sites.</p> <p>The Bold software automates, filters and prioritises incoming alarms and...D-Link introduces DCS-5615 and DCS-6315 IP camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9640-ga-co-8173-ga-npr.14684.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9640-ga-co-8173-ga-npr.14684.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>D-Link recently introduced two new IP cameras &ndash; a two megapixel Full HD Indoor Pan/Tilt Dome Camera (DCS-5615) and a one megapixel HD Outdoor Dome Camera with Color Night Vision (DCS-6315), both delivering high definition resolution and a full suite of image and management features designed to meet a range of customer surveillance needs.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Dome cameras continue to be the most popular form factor in the surveillance market,&rdquo;</em> said Vance Kozik, director of marketing for IP Surveillance, D-Link Systems, Inc. <em>&ldquo;The introduction of these two new IP cameras expands the range of offerings and performance capabilities available with D-Link&rsquo;s line-up of dome cameras, offering high definition video and an advanced feature set within a smaller form factor for a great overall value.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>Boasting 1920 x 1080 resolution, the DCS-5615 features a motorised pan/tilt mechanism and wide angle lens within a compact indoor dome. Well...Significance of value management processhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9699-ga.14671.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9699-ga.14671.htmlExpert CommentarySun, 27 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 140px; height: 309px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>In a highly competitive marketplace, where organisations need to ensure they are contracting for the best possible services, value must be visible. This starts with aligning with the right service provider &ndash; one that is dedicated to the organisation&rsquo;s success and has the people and processes to make an impact. Certainly most, if not all, service organisations say that they strive to exceed client expectations and meet the highest standards in their industry &ndash; and security officer service providers are no exception. What sets apart the...OnSSI unveils its latest licensing structure that migrates from analogue to IP video surveillance operationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2784-ga-npr.14624.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2784-ga-npr.14624.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>OnSSI announces a new licensing structure that effectively accelerates the migration from analogue to IP video surveillance operations. The licensing is based on one-to-one-to-many licensing structure whereby only one license is required for each encoder IP address, regardless of the number of analogue cameras connected to the encoder.</p> <p>This provides analogue system owners with a highly cost-efficient incentive to implement their migration from analogue to IP functionality without having to rip and replace legacy edge devices and cabling infrastructure.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Our new licensing structure provides users employing analogue cameras and infrastructure with a compelling incentive to migrate their surveillance operations to an IP platform employing the power of our Ocularis VMS solution,&rdquo;</em> said Ken LaMarca, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, OnSSI. <em>&ldquo;By greatly reducing the licensing costs associated with individual analogue cameras by...Scallop Imaging upgrades its existing surveillance solutions with new managerial appointmentshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10820-ga.14648.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10820-ga.14648.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 136px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Scallop Imaging updates its existing surveillance solutions with new features such as improved light sensitivity</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Propelled by a new executive management team and significant investment in product development, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/scallop-imaging.html" class="blue_bold">Scallop Imaging</a> has positioned itself for further innovation to boost its role as a pioneering force in imaging technology.</p> <p>Boston-based Scallop Imaging, which first conceived its core...ADT introduces new cloud-based and local DVR storage to expand its video surveillance portfoliohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-npr.14662.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-npr.14662.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Leading security provider ADT recently announced the expansion of its video surveillance portfolio with new cloud-based and local DVR (digital video recorder) storage offerings designed to meet the needs of America&rsquo;s small business owners. ADT&rsquo;s extended video offerings give small business owners the flexibility to keep tabs on their most critical assets, store their video footage on-premise or in the cloud, scale their investment level up or down over time, and have a better understanding of their overall business operations.</p> <p>According to a recent study, the market for cloud services continues to grow rapidly. The number of small businesses using a paid cloud solution in some capacity is predicted to triple in the next three years.1 With ADT&rsquo;s secure cloud video solutions, owners have the flexibility to track everyday business activities, manage multiple locations simultaneously, and take advantage of event-triggered notifications with cloud-based video...Videotec moves French branch of business to outskirts of Parishttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1770-ga.14663.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1770-ga.14663.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 25 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 new Videotec headquarters will have a large showroom available for demonstrations and training sessions <br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>With a view to providing an improved service to its loyal customers, the French branch of the Italian CCTV equipment manufacturer, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/videotec.html" class="blue_bold">Videotec</a>, is moving address.</p> <p>Based, since 1992, close to Rouen in northern France, the branch is now moving to the outskirts of Paris, to the "Parc d'Activit&eacute; de...Dahua Technology has 2nd largest market share in video surveillance according to IHS reporthttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-9385-ga.14665.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4261-ga-co-9385-ga.14665.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 25 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>Dahua Technology made a giant leap from 6th place all the way up to 2nd with a market share of 5.6% globally</strong></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 proudly announced that its market share in video surveillance leaps forward to 2nd place according to <a...