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 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Hikvision customers visit company headquarters in Hangzhou, Chinahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga.15830.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3425-ga.15830.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Customers attended various product presentations from Hikvision&rsquo;s research staff</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hikvision.html" class="blue_bold">Hikvision</a>, the world's leading supplier of video surveillance equipment and solutions, recently hosted a diverse group of European customers at the company's headquarters in Hangzhou, China.</p> <p>Thirty-three customers from across Western, Central and Eastern Europe, spent six days in China, where they learned about...Amthal Fire & Security to provide total electronic security solutions across Notting Hill Housing Group’s three officeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga-co-7100-ga-co-1591-ga.15831.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12412-ga-co-7100-ga-co-1591-ga.15831.htmlApplications NewsFri, 28 Nov 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>Amthal has developed a total security solution, implementing intruder alarms, CCTV and access control</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amthal-fire-and-security.html" class="blue_bold">Amthal Fire &amp; Security</a> has secured the tender for Notting Hill Housing Group to provide total electronic security solutions and maintenance across the social enterprise&rsquo;s three office locations in London.</p> <p>Notting Hill Housing Group is a...Samsung Techwin shares acquired by Hanwha Grouphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga.15846.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1437-ga.15846.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 28 Nov 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 controlling shareholders of Samsung will sell their holding stakes to Hanwha Group</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>An agreement has been signed which will see the controlling shareholders of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/samsung-techwin.html" class="blue_bold">Samsung Techwin</a>, including Samsung Electronics, Samsung C&amp;T and other Samsung Group affiliates, sell their holding stakes in Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Hanwha Group&rsquo;s investment in Samsung Techwin will enable us to continue research, design, and...Today’s CCTV Systems: Would George Orwell approve?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12446-ga.15787.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12446-ga.15787.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> The phrase &ldquo;Big Brother&rdquo; has been in our vocabulary for eight decades now. Its use is linked exclusively with negative images of a surveillance state (and, of course, a bad reality television show). But would George Orwell, a non-religious democrat, be happy with the way the anti-CCTV lobby has appropriated the phrase? The fact is, Orwell would approve of many of the uses to which we currently put camera surveillance. <p>If you Google &ldquo;<a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/cctv.html" class="blue_bold">CCTV</a>&rdquo; with &ldquo;Big Brother,&rdquo; your top hits will...Costs, usability, and support among access control challengeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2173-ga-co-9826-ga-co-9003-ga.15812.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2173-ga-co-9826-ga-co-9003-ga.15812.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 103px; height: 306px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Technology is shifting rapidly in the access control market, but another obstacle is the need to communicate the value of the technology to users. Specifically, access control can sometimes get overshadowed by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">video surveillance</a> as it competes for a share of the customer&rsquo;s security dollars.</p> <p>From a pure security standpoint, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/electronic-access-control.html" class="blue_bold">electronic access control</a> is better suited than video surveillance to...IDIS appoints Billy Hopkins as Regional Sales Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-408-ga-co-11380-ga-co-10191-ga-co-1233-ga-co-1437-ga-co-8399-ga.15813.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-408-ga-co-11380-ga-co-10191-ga-co-1233-ga-co-1437-ga-co-8399-ga.15813.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 241px; height: 262px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center" style="text-align: center;"> <p><strong>Billy brings over ten years' experience from across the security buying chain</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/idis.html" class="blue_bold">IDIS</a> has announced the appointment of Billy Hopkins to the role of Regional Sales Manager based out of the IDIS European headquarters in Brentford, London. Billy will manage distribution sales in South East England to meet increased demand for next generation DirectIP&trade; high-definition (HD) surveillance solutions. Taking responsibility for leveraging and nurturing new and existing...Tyco International Ltd announces merger with subsidiary Tyco International plchttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1726-ga.15827.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1726-ga.15827.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Tyco also announced its new global headquarters is the same as its global business services center in Cork</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tyco-international.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco International plc</a> recently announced the completion of the merger between Tyco International Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Tyco International plc, a company incorporated under the laws of Ireland. As a result of the merger, each shareholder of Tyco International Ltd. received one share of Tyco International plc for each share of...Pelco announces availability of latest Esprit Series in full 1080p High Definitionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-npr.15799.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-npr.15799.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 26 Nov 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 full 1080p high-definition (HD) with the new Esprit HD Series. The Esprit HD Positioning System provides users with crystal-clear, live streaming of images through a standard web browser, a Pelco VMS or integration to other video systems via an API or ONVIF S to deliver on the industry&rsquo;s need for excellent performance and image quality 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,...ONVIF highlights successes and outlines 2015 initiatives at annual membership meetinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-co-1546-ga.15802.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-co-1546-ga.15802.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 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>Attendees heard presentations on ONVIF successes from 2014, including the release of two new profiles</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/onvif.html" class="blue_bold">ONVIF</a>, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting late last month. Attendees heard presentations on ONVIF successes from 2014, including the release of two new profiles, as well as an outline of new initiatives for 2015, such as the planned release of Profile Q and a new client test tool.</p> <p>The...Genetec announces new partnership with VenTekhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga.15806.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga.15806.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The partnership offers seamless integration between VenTek's PBL solution and Genetec's AutoVu ALPR system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec</a>&trade;, a leading provider of parking enforcement and unified IP security solutions recently announced a new partnership with automated payment systems manufacturer VenTek, the latest company to join the Genetec ecosystem of parking solution partners. Together,...Matrox celebrates 20th anniversary of core desktop management softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.15808.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.15808.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The latest products to include PowerDesk are the Matrox C-Series cards, six-head card with board-to-board framelock</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrox-graphics-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Matrox&reg; Graphics Inc.</a> recently announced the 20th anniversary of its core desktop management software Matrox PowerDesk&trade; that lets users of Matrox graphics cards, external multi-display adapters and display wall products easily configure and manage multi-monitor setups. The latest products to include...Bringing Consumer Appeal to Home Securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12443-ga-co-9385-ga-co-9938-ga.15809.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12443-ga-co-9385-ga-co-9938-ga.15809.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong><em>Interactive makes services more relevant</em></strong> <p><strong>With behemoths such as AT&amp;T Digital Life, Comcast Xfinity and now Google promoting interactive services, the traditional security industry has become the default beneficiary of deep-pocket competitors who dole out big bucks to advertise their solutions. </strong></p> <p>Whether or not this competitive caterwauling in television, print and social media will raise the actual penetration rate of home security is still unknown, but it&rsquo;s certainly moving these services in the direction of mainstream consumption. According to industry research firm <a...Airbus Defence and Space receives contract for maintenance of US Air Force’s Eagle Vision stationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga.15810.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga.15810.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Eagle Vision is a lightweight deployable, commercial satellite imagery downlink ground system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/airbus-defence-and-space-formerly-cassidian.html" class="blue_bold">Airbus Defence and Space</a> has been awarded a contract for system evolution and maintenance of the US Air Force&rsquo;s five Eagle Vision stations until 2019. Systems evolutions are related to foot print reduction (transit cases versus shelter), smaller antenna dishes and integration of new...Fluidmesh launches new POINT-TO-POINT KIThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1914-ga-npr.15817.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1914-ga-npr.15817.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Fluidmesh Networks, a worldwide leader in wireless systems for security, industrial, and mission-critical applications, is pleased to announce the introduction of its 5.1-5.8 GHZ POINT-TO-POINT KIT. Complete with two radios, two mounting brackets and two Power over Ethernet (PoE) injectors, the Fluidmesh PONTE-50 is designed to quickly and cost-effectively create simple wireless links. It provides up to 50 Mbps of real throughput up to two miles in Line of Sight (LOS). The radios operate on the 5 GHz band and use a 2x2 MIMO radio technology for maximum performances and reliability.</p> <p><em>"We have designed PONTE to capture the entry-level wireless PTP market and offer integrators an intuitive and cost-effective solution for those simple wireless jobs where budget is limited,"</em> notes Cosimo Malesci EVP Sales &amp; Marketing and Fluidmesh co-founder. <em>"The product offers all the quality and technology that comes with all Fluidmesh radios, as well as live tech support by...Milestone announces extended availability of Husky Series of network video recorder appliances in Latin Americahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-npr.15819.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-npr.15819.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announces extended availability for the Milestone Husky Series of network video recorder (NVR) appliances in Latin America. These NVR appliances are pre-installed with globally leading Milestone XProtect&reg; video management software (VMS).</p> <p>The Milestone Husky Series of NVRs has already been introduced in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. The entire line of models is now available in all of the Americas, and will be shown at a series of events around Latin America over the coming months.</p> <p>Based on appearances alone, the Milestone Husky NVRs are different from others in the market. The appliances are sleek and sophisticated &ndash; designed to fit any environment, even on a small retail shop&rsquo;s shelf! Ensuring reliability and durability, the hardware is industrial-grade and works seamlessly with Milestone&rsquo;s VMS. Yet, it is the flexibility of the Milestone Husky Series that...Access control market working to overcome tradition of proprietary systemshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1284-ga.15786.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-11891-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1284-ga.15786.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 205px; 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>Access control&rsquo;s ongoing transition from closed systems to more open integration provides benefits for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators</a>, and especially for end users looking to maximise their system return on investment. End users want greater flexibility, specifically in terms of hardware choice. As a result, more non-proprietary solutions are coming to market. For the integrator,...Axis network cameras help reduce losses at Tractamotors site in Cavan, Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3613-ga-co-1151-ga.15790.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-3613-ga-co-1151-ga.15790.htmlApplications NewsMon, 24 Nov 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>A solution using Axis cameras and Milestone XProtect was developed to reduce shrinkage across the site</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Automotive servicing business Tractamotors has realised a 60% reduction in losses for the retail arm of its business following the installation of nearly 50 <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="blue_bold">Axis</a> network cameras to its site in Cavan, Ireland.</p> <p>Axis Communications and partner, <a...AMG welcomes Andrew Pigram as Sales and Marketing Directorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-1233-ga.15794.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-1233-ga.15794.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 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>AMG manufactures CCTV transmission solutions and 5 megapixel cameras</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amg-systems.html" class="blue_bold">AMG</a>, the British manufacturer of CCTV transmission solutions and sophisticated 5 Megapixel cameras, announces that Andrew Pigram has joined to company as Sales and Marketing Director. In addition and&nbsp; as part of the company&rsquo;s drive into new industry sectors - Sara Bullock takes up a new position as Business Development...mobiDEOS upgrades UCNE surveillance solution with ONVIF-compatible video encoding platformhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4292-ga-npr.15789.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4292-ga-npr.15789.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>mobiDEOS has upgraded its all-in-one UCNE surveillance solution to feature an ONVIF-compatible video encoding platform, ensuring greater interoperability across connected products conforming to the open standards protocol. UCNE, an acronym for Universal Cloud and Network Enabler, first debuted in July 2014 as a cost-efficient solution to transition analogue security systems to IP and cloud infrastructures. ONVIF is an open industry forum promoting and developing global standards for interfaces of IP-based physical security products.</p> <p>The second generation mobiDEOS UCNE release accelerates the transition to IP and cloud-based architectures by supporting low-cost integration of analogue DVRs from any vendor; and seamless integration across the security ecosystem, including cameras, VMS systems, access control systems, video analytics and other key components of traditional CCTV. Setup and configuration is extremely simple, supporting automatic retrofits to existing systems...Protection 1 announces six new general managers across the United Stateshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10787-ga.15777.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10787-ga.15777.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 15px; height: 295px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>General Managers are responsible for managing the day-to-day operations for their respective areas</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/protection-1.html" class="blue_bold">Protection 1</a>, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., recently announced that it has named new general managers for six key markets across the country. The new appointments include:</p> <p><strong>Mark Acosta</strong>, who was promoted to General Manager of the Visalia branch office. Acosta started his...