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 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...Skillweb launches 'SmartTask' solution for advanced employee scheduling and mobile workforce managementhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12059-ga-npr.16046.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12059-ga-npr.16046.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Skillweb has launched the next generation of SmartTask to create an advanced employee scheduling and mobile workforce management solution that helps to better plan and manage security officers. As a result, companies will now be able to take advantage of an integrated tool which combines intelligent rostering, live monitoring and integrated proof of attendance across teams of both static and mobile officers, making sure they are at the right place, at the right time to meet all service requirements and perform reliably.</p> <p>Every aspect of SmartTask has been designed with simplicity and flexibility in mind using more than 12 years of industry expertise, making it the ideal tool to plan and coordinate security requirements. This means that fewer rostering and control room staff will be required to handle a greater workload, while at the same time helping to deliver higher levels of service, operate compliantly and make the most of available resources.</p> <p>In particular,...AxxonSoft powers security monitoring for Pan-American Highwayhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga.16047.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga.16047.htmlApplications NewsThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 242px; height: 287px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">Axxon Intellect PSIM was installed at The Pan-American Highway's tollbooths to service and secure the highway</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The Pan-American Highway is the world's longest motorable road, connecting the U.S. and Canada with Latin America. Extending from the North Slope of Alaska to the southern tip of South America, the highway extends approximately 30,000 miles (48,000 kilometres) &ndash; greater than the circumference of the earth. Construction started in 1923 and, in some stretches, continues to this day. This is a massive project to be sure. But it is also a massive maintenance task. Imagine trying to service and secure such...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...BCDVideo certifies new Johnson Controls P200 video management systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-2900-ga.15991.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-2900-ga.15991.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 235px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The P2000 VMS helps to navigate between various management systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/bcdvideo.html" class="blue_bold">BCDVideo</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>has announced the certification of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/johnson-controls-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Johnson Controls&rsquo;</a> newly released P2000 Video Management System (P2000 VMS) on their Nova Series line of enterprise-class storage solutions. This new VMS offers a single, open interface to intuitively navigate between video management, video analytics, system integration, and alarm...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...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...CNL Software's IPSecurityCenter PSIM receives factory certification under Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-8497-ga.16020.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1042-ga-co-8497-ga.16020.htmlCorporate 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>The interface provides security intelligence, allowing organisations to react faster and more precisely to incidents</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cnl-software.html" class="blue_bold">CNL Software</a>, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software is pleased to announce that its IPSecurityCenter&trade; PSIM has received <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lenel-systems-international.html"...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...Simplifying management of large, geographically complex siteshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga.15967.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6163-ga.15967.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 224px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Developers have made huge strides in the effectiveness, convenience, and reliability of the technologies used in video surveillance</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>AxxonSoft 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:</strong><br /><br />Video technology began with simple <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/cctv.html" class="blue_bold">CCTV systems</a>, but these systems have gradually become more sophisticated, offering both scene analytics and forensic post-analysis. The payoff is found in today's smart security systems.</p> <p>Video analytics are in use today in real-world...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 systems training course provider Tavcom launches online shop for installation and service engineershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1640-ga.15996.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1640-ga.15996.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>The Tavcom shop includes installation tool kits, fibreglass wire running rod and telescoping poles<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tavcom-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Tavcom</a> has launched an online shop to provide installation and service engineers with easy access to &lsquo;need to have&rsquo; tools and test equipment.</p> <p>Accessible via the Tavcom Training, the online shop offers a wide range of equipment which engineers might not find easy to purchase elsewhere.</p>...Matrox to exhibit new C-Series multi-display graphics cards and Matrox Mura MPX video wall controller boards at Intersec 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.15997.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.15997.htmlEvents 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"> <p><strong>The attendees are invited to see how the latest Matrox products can be used to capture and display video and data in fire and rescue</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> At <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a> (Dubai, Jan. 18&ndash;20) <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrox-graphics-inc.html" class="blue_bold"><span class="blue_bold">Matrox&reg; Graphics </span></a>will demonstrate new Matrox C-Series&trade; multi-display...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...North Central Security Services installs video cameras and alarm system at Loftis Undergound in Tennesseehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9852-ga.15998.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9852-ga.15998.htmlApplications NewsMon, 15 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>It was extremely important to the owners at Loftis to track employees entering and exiting the premises</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/north-central-security-services-inc.html" class="blue_bold">North Central Security Services (NCSS)</a>, a leading provider of security and monitoring services, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as the security company for Loftis Underground, a full-service excavation, cabling/boring company and Macon Pride Car...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"...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...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,...LTV Europe’s 2-week roadshow across Germany to begin in May 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12015-ga.15978.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12015-ga.15978.htmlEvents 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"><strong>The roadshow will include LTV&rsquo;s wide product range and complete product portfolio for small to big installations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In May 2015, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/ltv-europe-sicherheitstechnik-gmbh.html" class="blue_bold">LTV</a> starts a 2-week roadshow across Germany: The roadshow will take place at four cities and includes LTV&rsquo;s wide product range and complete product portfolio for small to big installations. All products can be examined and tested.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Such an event...SilverNet selected to provide secure wireless IP network solution for North Lincolnshire Councilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1044-ga-co-8173-ga-co-9252-ga-co-3248-ga-co-6544-ga.15982.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1044-ga-co-8173-ga-co-9252-ga-co-3248-ga-co-6544-ga.15982.htmlApplications NewsFri, 12 Dec 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>Videcom installed Silvernet MAX 95 and MAX 500 links to achieve high speed IP transmission of video</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>When North Lincolnshire Council commissioned town centre specialists, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/videcom-security-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Videcom Security</a> to install a new public safety CCTV camera system in Winterton, the specification called for the images captured by the cameras to be transmitted without loss, to its central control room 28 Kilometres away in Scunthorpe.</p> <p>Traditional transmission methods...