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 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Security solutions provider, Galaxy Control partners with four new manufacturers’ rep firmshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13208-ga-co-2813-ga-co-13209-ga-co-13211-ga.18245.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13208-ga-co-2813-ga-co-13209-ga-co-13211-ga.18245.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 29 Jul 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>Galaxy adds four new manufacturers&rsquo; rep firms to handle sales and support activities in markets</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/galaxy-control-systems.html" class="blue_bold">Galaxy Control Systems</a>, a leading provider of integrated access control, video and security solutions, has partnered with four new manufacturers&rsquo; representative firms to handle sales and support activities in markets that continue to show rapid expansion opportunities for the company.</p>...TeleEye’s RX538 mobile DVR for public and transit vehicle applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1653-ga-npr.18210.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1653-ga-npr.18210.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 24 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>TeleEye would like to present their award winning mobile DVR, specifically designed for the safety of public and transit vehicles applications. The RX538, equipped with TeleEye&rsquo;s cutting edge technology and a robust design was recognised and awarded the &ldquo;Best Crime Preventive Product Award&rdquo; on June 10th 2015 by the Hong Kong Security Association. This 960H DVR is able to withstand harsh conditions such as temperature fluctuations from -25&deg;C - 50&deg;C and power interruptions. As it is difficult to predict the conditions of the roads, the RX538 is engineered with good stability and is not affected by vibrations. Therefore no matter what the conditions are outside or within the vehicle, the RX538 will continue to record smoothly.</p> <p><strong>Efficient streaming for instant response</strong></p> <p>TeleEye RX538 operates on a 3G/4G mobile network. Where low latency and unreachable fixed networks are a concern, this DVR, incorporated with SMAC-M technology...Geutebruck’s new video security solutions for healthcare industryhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-750-ga-npr.18190.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-750-ga-npr.18190.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 22 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Geutebruck has placed a special focus on industries and their solutions for many years, because correctional facilities have different needs than hospitals or forensics. Geutebruck addresses this with another solution concept: video security for the healthcare industry.</p> <p>Patients and visitors have an important need for security, because concerns about health are already stressful enough. The psyche significantly influences the healing process. Everything has to fit together perfectly: the medical services, the care, the technology, and protection against direct and indirect health risks and even criminal acts. Only the combination of technology, organisation and personnel, adapted to the local conditions, makes an effective security concept possible. The new Geutebruck video security system for the medical industry has been designed as a central part of a comprehensive security solution. With its open interfaces to all other security subsystems it provides key image...TeleEye expands VN Series of HD digital video recordershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1653-ga-npr.18067.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1653-ga-npr.18067.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>TeleEye would like to present the newest addition to their ever expanding product portfolio, the TeleEye VN Series of HD DVRs. These HD DVRs are designed to provide the best performance and greatest system flexibility for different IP video surveillance applications and industry sectors, such as the financial, retail, transportation and government sectors.</p> <p><strong>Excellent Quality Video - Up to 3MP</strong></p> <p>The VN Series, records real-time video data at up to 3 megapixels resolution which means that events are captured in the highest quality with all the finest details included. With video data recorded at a higher resolution image, users can identify and react to threats immediately, hence minimising the delays or damage. This also makes users&rsquo; retrieval and identification processes speedier and easier if an event investigation is required.</p> <p><strong>Powerful Storage - prolonged recording</strong></p> <p>TeleEye VN Series provides users with an...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...