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 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT TeleEye launches GX680 HD DVRs series for professional video surveillance applicationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1653-ga-npr.18451.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-1653-ga-npr.18451.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>TeleEye GX680 Series is a range of 4-, 9- and 16-channel HD digital video recorders, which are specifically designed for professional video surveillance applications. Now TeleEye are pleased to announce that the functionalities of the GX680 HD DVRs are extended to work with Axis cameras. It is indeed a crucial development in the video surveillance industry because the GX680 HD DVRs are the ideal solution to a number of important requirements that have not been addressed by other NVRs in the marketplace.</p> <p><strong>Hacker resistance</strong></p> <p>There have been multiple incidents reported in the news, indicating IP cameras being easily exposed to security threats. In order to address the security issues, the GX680 HD DVRs are incorporated with our own Hacker Resistant Technology. With the 5-layer protection, hackers are denied unauthorised access to your video network and data stream, safeguarding confidential information, which is crucial for serious security users such...3XLOGIC NVR and IP cameras upgrade security system at Foodbank of the Rockies in Denver, Coloradohttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5589-ga-co-13283-ga.18440.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5589-ga-co-13283-ga.18440.htmlApplications NewsThu, 27 Aug 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"><strong>FBR has substantially upgraded their security system with an expanded 3xLOGIC NVR and new IP cameras</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, recently announced that Foodbank of the Rockies (FBR), located in Denver, Colorado, has substantially upgraded their security system with an expanded 3xLOGIC NVR and new IP cameras. iCAM Video Management Solutions, Inc., a <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/security-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">security integrator</a>, has been instrumental...Hikvision projects customer-focused growth strategy in security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12558-ga-sb.18380.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12558-ga-sb.18380.htmlSecurity BeatMon, 24 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Having leapt to the top of market share reports mostly selling inexpensive cameras, Hikvision USA is now making an aggressive play for large systems business at the top end of the market. Jeffrey He, President of Hikvision USA and Hikvision Canada, acknowledges that much of the company&rsquo;s success to date has been in the low- to mid-sized systems market based on the &ldquo;value proposition&rdquo; of Hikvision&rsquo;s inexpensive cameras. However, to succeed in the North American market, the Chinese giant has to compete head-to-head against the other large, brand-named camera companies &ndash; at every level of the market based on service and product quality.</p> <p>In fact, pursuing the so-called &ldquo;project business&rdquo; &ndash; the large enterprise systems with hundreds or thousands of cameras &ndash; is where Hikvision can reach its next level of success, says Mr. He. <em>&ldquo;Hikvision came into the market on the low end, but now we&rsquo;re establishing the...ViconNet 8 video management software now availablehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1756-ga-npr.18357.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1756-ga-npr.18357.htmlNew Product ReleasesMon, 17 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Vicon Industries, Inc., trusted designer and producer of video security systems and high-performance IP cameras, announced the August 17th availability of the newest version of their popular video management software, ViconNet 8. This new version offers a more efficient system for managing video surveillance with faster and better organised video management and has strengthened the level of integration with all open-standard devices.</p> <p>In keeping with Vicon&rsquo;s new directive to drive towards standards-based interoperation, ViconNet 8 opens up compatibility, most significantly with their Express plug-and-play NVRs and DVRs and their new VAX Access Control System. In addition, this new release updates connection monitoring, provides direct access to edge playback, exports video clips faster and with better resolution, supports group sorting for easier programming, simplifies the archive export tool and auto adjusts the ViconNet UI to the monitor screen. This new version 8...Casino security - HD IP cameras offer better video surveillance capabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1239-ga-co-9294-ga-co-8173-ga.18345.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1239-ga-co-9294-ga-co-8173-ga.18345.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 14 Aug 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>Large busy casinos must maintain continuous surveillance of multiple tables and machines</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><em><strong>High-definition (HD) cameras are a perfect fit for the casino market. HD security cameras provide six times the resolution of analogue cameras, supplying images with sharper edges that easily identify faces, cards, dice, chips, currency, and fill slips. In addition, high-definition IP cameras can reduce camera count. A single, 1080p camera can effectively cover poker, roulette or craps tables where...Samsung Techwin IP video monitoring systems secure NHS mental health unitshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5175-ga-co-1437-ga.18335.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5175-ga-co-1437-ga.18335.htmlApplications NewsFri, 14 Aug 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 10px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Three Samsung Techwin cameras would need to be specified to provide coverage of areas both inside and outside all 19 mental health units</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Creating a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors is a constant challenge throughout the NHS and particularly so within mental health facilities. With this in mind, 19 mental health units located throughout the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust estate have been recently equipped with IP network based video monitoring systems manufactured by Samsung Techwin.</p> <p><strong>Customer...ISAF Security offers more space for its exhibitors in 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5850-ga.18316.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5850-ga.18316.htmlEvents NewsMon, 10 Aug 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>ISAF team is aiming at the visit of a bigger number of procurement committees from more countries this year</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ISAF, being the sole organisation of Eurasia in Security, Information-Network security and Smart Buildings, is organised in 9th, 10th and 11th Halls of Istanbul Expo Center between September 17th and 20th, 2015. The leading companies in the sector already took their places in ISAF which will be organised for the 19th time this year. As ISAF achieves growth in the number of visitors every year, it will again achieve a...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...