SourceSecurity.com RSS - Digital video recorders (DVRs) news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Digital video recorders (DVRs) news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/digital-recorders.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Hikvision honoured as ESA’s Executive Strategic Partnerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5999-ga-co-12558-ga.18049.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5999-ga-co-12558-ga.18049.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 02 Jul 2015 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&rsquo;s commitment to security technology and enrichment opportunities for customers makes them a valuable partner to ESA</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/hikvision-usa-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Hikvision USA</a>, North America&rsquo;s leading provider of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, was honored as an Executive Strategic Partner of the <a...Matrix to showcase security solutions at SAFE 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga-co-5793-ga.18029.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10086-ga-co-8096-ga-co-5793-ga.18029.htmlEvents NewsTue, 30 Jun 2015 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>The solutions will include access control, time-attendance, visitor management and IP video surveillance</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrix-comsec.html" class="blue_bold">Matrix Comsec</a>, a leading manufacturer of enterprise security and telecom products, is participating in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/security-and-fire-expo-2015.html" class="blue_bold">SAFE 2015</a>, Chennai. Matrix with a lineage...System integration major theme at IFSEC 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-co-2366-ga-co-1645-ga-co-8096-ga-co-1813-ga.17962.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-co-2366-ga-co-1645-ga-co-8096-ga-co-1813-ga.17962.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 23 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>When asking exhibitors at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International 2015</a> about what drives their markets, many cite system integration as a key factor. And they want more of it.</p> <p><strong>Integration as business &ldquo;driving force&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>For example, John Davies of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tdsi.html" class="blue_bold">TDSI</a> says customers are now seeking out system integration. <em>&ldquo;They want a solution rather than components</em><em>, such as linking access control with building management systems or with an organisation&rsquo;s IT network to control access to its computers,&rdquo; </em>he says.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/suprema.html" class="blue_bold">Suprema</a> &ndash; a specialist in fingerprint <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/technology-areas/biometrics.html"...TeleEye products win ‘Best Crime Preventive Products’ awardhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1653-ga.17891.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1653-ga.17891.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 16 Jun 2015 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>The TeleEye RX538 was awarded for providing safety of public and transit vehicles security and fleet management</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/teleeye-europe-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">TeleEye Holdings Ltd</a>, a pioneer and innovator of video surveillance is proud to announce that for the second consecutive year; the Hong Kong Security Association (HKSA) has recognised TeleEye&rsquo;s products as one of the &ldquo;Best Crime Preventive...Avigilon Control Center Edge Solution HD Recorderhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-npr.17866.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-npr.17866.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 12 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Avigilon Corporation (&ldquo;Avigilon&rdquo;), a leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, recently announced the addition of the Avigilon Control Center (ACC) Edge Solution (ES) High Definition (HD) Recorder to its innovative product portfolio. The ACC ES HD Recorder delivers complete support for HD cameras up to 7K (30 MP) resolution, full performance of the Avigilon Control Center (ACC) software and powerful remote access capabilities in a compact design.</p> <p><strong>Ideal for centralised monitoring</strong></p> <p>The ACC ES HD Recorder is ideal for centralised monitoring of critical infrastructure; it offers intelligent monitoring deployed onsite at the network edge, the ability to store high amounts of HD video data remotely and the ability to view live or recorded video from long distances upon demand. Locations such as upstream oil and gas pipelines, power substations and telecommunications towers are well-suited to use the ACC ES HD Recorder to...Crowd movements and the impact on securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga.17799.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga.17799.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 11 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 311px;" 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><em><strong>Unrealistic promises by over-enthused marketers and under-delivery by R&amp;D departments have damaged the cause of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/news/video-analytics.html" class="blue_bold">video analytics</a> almost since its inception. For me, the exaggeration reached its worst point when industry pundits suggested that we would soon be able to identify and alert on anomalous behaviour of the kind demonstrated by the Tsarnaev brothers...Video storage system cost considerationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-6218-ga-co-5384-ga-co-3329-ga.17727.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-6218-ga-co-5384-ga-co-3329-ga.17727.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 03 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 260px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Strategic management of costs is important when considering video storage systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Costs are at issue when considering any component of a video system. Strategic management of costs is especially important when considering video storage systems because storage accounts for such a large cost component of networked systems.</p> <p><strong>Gartner&rsquo;s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)</strong></p> <p>As enterprise products begin to dominate the video <a...Open architecture in access control - room for improvementhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1508-ga-co-12200-ga-co-7919-ga-co-8173-ga.17720.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1508-ga-co-12200-ga-co-7919-ga-co-8173-ga.17720.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 02 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Integrators and end users should be aware that their definition of open might differ from those of security manufacturers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Much of the buzz in the industry today about open architecture is driven by the IT world, with many security-related decisions now falling on an organisation&rsquo;s IT department, where true open architecture has been around for a long time. Closed systems like we&rsquo;ve experienced in the security world are not just viewed as foreign to the IT world; they&rsquo;re considered a step backward.</p> <p>In today's security...Vicon providing openness against “total solutions” manufacturershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1756-ga-co-8173-ga-co-7919-ga-sb.17706.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1756-ga-co-8173-ga-co-7919-ga-sb.17706.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 28 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>We&rsquo;re seeing a market trend toward <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.manufacturers.html" class="blue_bold">manufacturers</a> seeking to provide &ldquo;total solutions&rdquo; rather than components. The trend is reflected clearly in recent industry consolidation, for example. When companies that manufacture various components become part of a single corporate owner, it&rsquo;s not a stretch to expect the new owners to combine those components into a single end-to-end solution &ndash; sooner or later. Manufacturers are also leveraging OEM agreements and other partnerships as a way to provide a pre-engineered, unified solution.</p> <p>But <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/vicon-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vicon Industries</a> is swimming against the current. In fact, Eric Fullerton, Vicon&rsquo;s CEO, says the trend toward consolidating products into solutions &ndash; with a single...COP Security debuts at IFSEC 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11774-ga-co-4261-ga-co-10347-ga.17628.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11774-ga-co-4261-ga-co-10347-ga.17628.htmlEvents NewsMon, 18 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 230px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>COP Security will be introducing over 100 new Dahua products to their portfolio</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>To be seen for the first time at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC 2015</a> and making their debut in the company&rsquo;s Summer 2015 pricelist, professional trade only CCTV security products distributor, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/cop-security.html" class="blue_bold">COP Security</a>, will...Pelco VideoXpert VMS for simple and logical operationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1286-ga-npr.17603.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1286-ga-npr.17603.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 13 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Pelco&rsquo;s new video and information management software (VMS), VideoXpert&trade;, delivers simple and logical operation, without compromising functionality. VideoXpert&trade; displays site events in real-time, enabling an immediate and appropriate operator response. Its user interface is highly intuitive, so operators can use the system effectively, with minimal training requirements. Plug-in architecture enables simple expansion and third-party integration.</p> <p><strong>Pelco, EMEA Marketing Director comments</strong></p> <p>Mark Pritchard, EMEA Marketing Director for Pelco, explained, <em>&ldquo;VMS solutions are traditionally used in larger, more complex video systems which, historically, have been complicated to install, configure and manage. The focus of VideoXpert&trade; has been its ease of install and operation with an easy-to-navigate, user interface, to provide both comprehensive site surveillance and logical workflow management for operators and site managers....Critical Communications World 2015: NICE's digital evidence solutions for public safety to be presentedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5929-ga-co-1229-ga.17593.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5929-ga-co-1229-ga.17593.htmlEvents NewsWed, 13 May 2015 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>NICE will demonstrate how multimedia &amp; analytics software can improve efficiency &amp; compliance, &amp; manage digital evidence effectively</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nice-cti-systems-uk-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">NICE Systems</a> will present its latest solutions for effectively managing digital evidence in the public safety sector at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/critical-communications-world-2015.html"...New capabilities to monitor real time security system operationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga-co-12538-ga-co-8925-ga-co-126-ga-co-9935-ga-sb.17536.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3194-ga-co-12538-ga-co-8925-ga-co-126-ga-co-9935-ga-sb.17536.htmlSecurity BeatSun, 10 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>When you need to view video of an incident or information about an access point, you expect your <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-systems.html" class="blue_bold">security system</a> will provide that information. But what happens if a camera or card reader isn&rsquo;t working for some reason? It&rsquo;s the security director&rsquo;s worst nightmare.</p> <p>Sadly, the moment when a system fails is often the first indication an end user has that there is a problem. A useful trend I saw at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2015.html" class="blue_bold">ISC West</a> this year is growth in various types of diagnostic, monitoring and control systems. These technologies provide much-needed information on how a system is functioning &ndash; and an early warning of a problem before it&rsquo;s too late. <strong></strong></p> <p><strong>Viakoo&rsquo;s cloud-based software system deters video downtime</strong></p> <p>One company...SeeTec, acquired by OnSSI, supplying the recorder for new Ocularis Versionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2784-ga-co-3194-ga-co-9381-ga-co-4392-ga-sb.17510.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1151-ga-co-2784-ga-co-3194-ga-co-9381-ga-co-4392-ga-sb.17510.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 06 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Since acquiring <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/seetec-ag.html" class="blue_bold">SeeTec AG</a>, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/on-net-surveillance-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI)</a> is bringing production of its entire software platform in house. The SeeTec recorder will replace OnSSI&rsquo;s legacy recorder, previously OEM&rsquo;d by <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/milestone-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Milestone</a>, beginning with the introduction of Ocularis 5.x.</p> <p>Familiar in Europe, SeeTec is a privately held German-based company providing <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-management-system.html" class="blue_bold">VMS</a> solutions and was among the first providers of network-based video management applications. With SeeTec now part of OnSSI, the combined company will produce every...Digitisation and the physical security industryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-5792-ga.17509.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-5792-ga.17509.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 311px;" 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><strong><em>Since 2006, the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/lusax-security-informatics.html" class="blue_bold">LUSAX</a> research program at Lund University in Sweden has investigated the effects of digitisation on the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/pa.physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security industry</a>. This article will look into the forces driving digitisation, and how those forces broadly...Clarifying misconceptions about video storage solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-6218-ga-co-7870-ga-co-5384-ga.17482.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-6218-ga-co-7870-ga-co-5384-ga.17482.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 01 May 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 203px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>One key misconception is that solid-state drives (SSDs) are going to replace hard disk drives (HDDs)</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Like many areas of the security market, the field of digital video storage systems has its share of misconceptions and missed opportunities. We called on <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.manufacturers.html" class="blue_bold">manufacturers</a> of these systems to set the record straight.</p> <p><strong>Hard disk drives (HDDs) will continue to rule</strong></p> <p>One key misconception is that solid-state drives...Milestone marks increased investment with new UK & Ireland headquartershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-1233-ga.17481.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-co-1233-ga.17481.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 30 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 4px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Milestone is increasing its support for key distribution partners, and creating initiatives to accelerate more growth</strong></p> </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), hosted more than 100 of its UK partners, customers and key media representatives at its new UK &amp; Ireland headquarters in Green Park, Reading on April 28.</p> <p><strong>Marks the...SureView and Innotech Security form video and audio integration for monitoring serviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7459-ga-co-6026-ga-npr.17442.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7459-ga-co-6026-ga-npr.17442.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 29 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>SureView Systems, a global provider of commercial central station and enterprise command center software, announced recently integration with the Pro-Lite and Enterprise series digital video recorders (DVRs) from Innotech Security for the SureView Immix&reg; Central Station and Command Center software.</p> <p>Innotech Security and SureView have formed a fully functional video and audio integration for interactive monitoring services, including live video, pan-tilt-zoom camera control, post-alarm recording, audio capabilities and relay control. This integration strengthens both SureView&rsquo;s and Innotech&rsquo;s ability to deliver comprehensive, best-in-class security and business services to their customers.</p> <p><strong>Central station solution for alarm and video monitoring</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;Our integration with the SureView Immix platform provides our customers with the ability to deliver a comprehensive central station solution for alarm and video monitoring,...Safran Morpho biometric access solution wins SIA Award at ISC West 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-12250-ga-co-2615-ga-co-6218-ga-co-2685-ga-co-656-ga-co-9019-ga-co-823-ga-co-2173-ga-co-4964-ga-co-2860-ga-co-737-ga-co-12903-ga-co-3439-ga-co-9267-ga-co-12304-ga-co-1229-ga-co-12904-ga-co-12862-ga-co-3194-ga-co-10000-ga-co-1508-ga-c.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-289-ga-co-12250-ga-co-2615-ga-co-6218-ga-co-2685-ga-co-656-ga-co-9019-ga-co-823-ga-co-2173-ga-co-4964-ga-co-2860-ga-co-737-ga-co-12903-ga-co-3439-ga-co-9267-ga-co-12304-ga-co-1229-ga-co-12904-ga-co-12862-ga-co-3194-ga-co-10000-ga-co-1508-ga-c.htmlEvents NewsFri, 24 Apr 2015 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>MorphoWave biometric access solution captures and matches four fingerprints with a single wave of the hand</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>MorphoWAVE from <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/safran.html" class="blue_bold">Safran Morpho</a> took the top honour at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-industry-association.html" class="blue_bold">Security Industry Association</a>'s 2015 New Product Showcase (NPS), winning the coveted Best New Product Award at the NPS awards ceremony at <a...Video surveillance trends driving increasing storage needshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-6218-ga-co-7870-ga-co-5384-ga.17356.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10265-ga-co-6218-ga-co-7870-ga-co-5384-ga.17356.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 23 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" 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><em><strong>End users in the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/ip-video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">video surveillance</a> market are looking for higher quality images and to retain those images for longer periods. Also, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are turning to networked video surveillance in larger numbers. And video is now finding many uses outside the security market, including business intelligence and customer service applications, among others. These familiar...