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Sentry360 and Viasys collaborate for 360° Video Analytics

   A partnership has formed with Sentry360 and Viasys to deliver 360° Intelligent video surveillanceSentry360, a leading developer of advanced multi-megapixel surveillance cameras, has entered into a technology partnership with Viasys, a premiere provider of advanced video analytics dedicated to perimeter protection and intruder detection."We have successfully bridged the gap between intelligent video and limited field-of-view cameras", says Thomas Carnevale, Preside...

Senstar, outdoor perimeter security company, recruit new managing director for UK region

  Senstar Corporation is a world leader in outdoor perimeter security technology and productsSenstar Corporation, a world leader in outdoor perimeter security technology and products, is pleased to welcome a new member to its global team. Mark Novak will head up Senstar Limited, the company's UK-based operation responsible for the territories of Great Britain, Ireland and the Middle East.Mr. Novak is an accomplished security professional who has worked in UK, EMEA and USA with Vigilant...

Surveon set to demonstrate new megapixel CCTV surveillance at ISC West 2011

  Surveon will showcase their new IP surveillance solutions at ISC West 2011This year at ISC West, Las Vegas, Surveon will be highlighting its end-to-end megapixel solutions with the introduction of its line of WDR 3-megapixel IP cameras, Hardware-RAID Megapixel NVR, as well as Enterprise VMS 2.4 to the US market. Surveon's new 3 megapixel cameras, feature Sony high-sensitivity sensors. These WDR capable box, bullet and dome models provide unprecedented contrast and detail to the Surve...

The British Security Industry approves of UK government boost to R&D Tax Credits

  The British Security Association encourages government tax credit increases for security businessesThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the Government's announcement of a boost to tax credits for small businesses conducting Research and Development into new products.  As part of yesterday's Budget announcement, Chancellor George Osborne reinforced the Coalition's support for manufacturing, increasing R&D tax credits to 200% from April 2011, a figure...

Prominent figures Jeb Bush and Vicente Fox to be keynote speakers at ASIS 2011

 ASIS 2011, the leading security event, will feature the latest security technology and innovationsASIS International, the largest organisation for security professionals worldwide, announces that Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, and Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will be keynote speakers at the ASIS International 57th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2011), to be held Sept. 19-22 (Monday-Thursday) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fl.As the 43rd G...

Optex to showcase perimeter protection security systems at the Counter Terror Expo

 Optex Europe will exhibit its complete perimeter protection offerings from its REDWALL to Fiber SenSys rangesLeading detector business Optex Europe will be showcasing its complete perimeter protection offering from its REDWALL and Fiber SenSys ranges at the Counter Terror Expo at the Olympia in London on April 19th and 20th.Included on the stand will be the award winning REDSCAN laser detector which when mounted vertically, creates a 60-metre detection area that functions li...

Security Industry Association recommends biometric authentication for federal E-Verify programme

SIA is emphasising the usage of biometric security in the E-Verify programme A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) demonstrates that the federal E-Verify programme needs a biometric component, according to the Security Industry Association (SIA). E-Verify is used by employers to determine if individuals are legal residents of the United States and, thus, eligible to work in this country. The programme, however, suffers from significant error rates, and SIA i...

Honeywell appoints new general manager for its Vindicator electronic security systems business

  Van Heijningen will be based in Austin, Texas where the Honeywell's Vindicator security systems are manufactured Honeywell announced that Franco P.L. van Heijningen has joined Honeywell Systems in the role of general manager for its Vindicator Technologies business. Vindicator® offers electronic security systems that protect critical assets and personnel within the government, military, commercial and industrial markets at more than 1,500 highly sensitive sites across t...

ADT announces top security strategies to protect hospitals and care homes

 ADT offers an insight into enhancing security at public healthcare organisationsADT, Europe's leading provider of electronic fire and security solutions, published a whitepaper outlining strategies to enhance security at public healthcare organisations that need to protect patients and employees from ongoing threats. According to the NHS National Violence Against Staff statistics, there were 54,758 physical assaults against NHS staff from 2008-2009. The resulting cost to NHS trusts amounts...

Berkeley County to get equipped with high resolution security solution from MOBOTIX

 Buildings and complexes in Berkeley County, West Virginia will get security surveillance infrastructure from MOBOTIX    MOBOTIX, a technology leader and system provider of digital high-resolution network-based video security systems announced an extensive installation agreement with Berkeley County, West Virginia, in which the company will be integrating a highly advanced surveillance infrastructure across multiple municipal buildings and complexes.Adding more than 25 Hemispheric...

IMS Research looks into the rising scope of wireless video surveillance in cities

  IMS Research has been studying the rise of wireless video surveillance systems in cities where security is an issue Wireless infrastructure has a number of things going for it right now. Firstly, it reduces the cost of infrastructure when compared with the traditional trenching and laying of cable, which in the current economic environment is unsurprisingly popular.Secondly, wireless infrastructure offers networking in areas of cultural significance, such as city centres and historic...

CASSIDIAN and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior unite to expand TETRA Academy

  TETRA academy supported by Cassidian is first of its kind in the Middle East and has proved useful Cassidian and the Ministry of Interior (Mol) of the State of Qatar have opened a jointly operated and expanded TETRA Academy in Doha. Established under the aegis of the Minister of State for Interior Affairs H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani, it is the first of its kind in the Middle East. It is located at the brand new MoI Telecom Department complex. The...