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Bosch's MIC series cameras look into the past

Bosch's MIC400 aluminium and MIC400IR cameras in the World War II U-boat Bosch's rugged MIC Series, or "Metal Mickey" cameras as they are commonly known, have found an unusual application, installed in a Second World War U-boat docked in Liverpool, giving visitors an up-close look at the internal workings of an old German submarine.Located at the Woodside Ferry Terminal, Birkenhead, and operated by Merseytravel, The U-boat Story is a £5m visitor attraction with a salvaged U-534 G...

Axis Communications UK launch successful seminar series

 Axis Communications UK launch successful seminar series Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, recently held a successful Industry Solution Seminar in the UK. Themed around specific market segments, this seminar series, aimed at security installers, presents the wide spectrum of IP-based applications provided by Axis and their partners.The first seminar, held at Highgate House, Northamptonshire, was well attended with fifteen companies represented. Attendees vi...

Dedicated Micros supports successful Mount Kilimanjaro fundraising expedition

  The team sponsored by Dedicated Micros successfully reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in five days Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announces that a team it supported has successfully reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, the highest mountain in Africa at 19,340 feet (5,895 metres). The expedition was set-up to provide vital funds for the UCARE charity which seeks to raise awareness of potentially life-threatening urological cancers, includ...

ioimage names as Ethan Vons Director of Global Customer Services

ioimage, the pioneer of intelligent video appliances designed for simplicity, announced recently the appointment of Ethan Vons as Director of Global Customer Services responsible for US, EMEA and APAC support centres.  ioimage is currently doing business in 35 countries and maintains a global network of over 100 business partners.Vons has a proven track record of managing global customer service departments and establishing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) programs and technical servi...

IndigoVision announces its support for forthcoming network video open standard

IndigoVision, a leading supplier of complete IP Video and Alarm management solutions, recently announced that it will support the network video standard being developed by Sony, Bosch and Axis, once it is ratified.Commenting on the announcement, Oliver Vellacott, IndigoVision CEO, said: "We are pleased to announce that IndigoVision's class-leading Security Management Software, ‘Control Center', will support cameras compliant with the forthcoming standard.  ‘Control Cen...

Bosch guarantees performance with independent testing for intrusion detection products

Bosch Security Systems is one of the first companies to seek tests by independent accredited laboratories based on new European EN 50131 standards for intrusion alarm products. The new standards have been introduced by CENELEC (European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization) to meet growing demands for EN compliant products from users and installers of security systems.  The European standards will gradually replace existing national standards within Europe and will also extend to...

Mayflex ladies join the Race for Life for Cancer Research UK

Ladies from Mayflex, the cabling infrastructure, networking and IP physical security solutions distributor, joined thousands of other women across the UK, by taking part in the Race for Life at Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, on Thursday 26th June 2008.Race for Life is Cancer Research UK's flagship event that has grown to become the UK's largest women-only fundraiser.  In 2007, the organisation brought together 665,000 women to walk, jog or run the 5km event in order to raise £40 m...

Siemens displays first product range developed through Texas Instruments partnership

Siemens Building Technologies has announced a new partnership with Texas Instruments, which will see a whole range of new products developed for the video surveillance market.The first products to be launched were on show at the recent IFSEC 2008 exhibition as part of Siemens' Innovations Wall feature.  The popular SISTORE range of digital video recorders, manufactured in Germany, is the first to benefit from this technology partnership, with four new versions of the SISTORE MX hybrid recor...

NICE security solutions selected to equip Beijing’s Olympic tunnels

  NiceVision analytics solutions can be used to address a variety of security and operational needsNICE's intelligent video security solutions with content analytics, will be used to enhance the safety and security of commuters by monitoring and alerting security threats in the two tunnels under Beijing's main Olympic Stadium and the Olympic swimming pool in Beijing, named ‘Bird's Nest' and ‘Water Cube'. The two tunnels, which run on Da Tun Road and Cheng Fu Road, are each...

Fibre Optech take the lead as UK distributor of GE Fibre products

Fibre Optech, the distributor of physical security and cabling solutions for the security and communication markets is the leading distributor of fibre products for GE Security Fibre Communications for the second consecutive year.The GE fibre range for GE Security offers customers a world leading partner for the manufacture of fibre optic and UTP transmission products covering both analogue and IP offerings for the security, broadcast, industrial and transportation industries.The Fibre Optech se...

Visimetrics strengthens its sales force

Specialist recording and storage systems manufacturer, Visimetrics, has appointed a new Business Development Manager to focus on the company's growing IP-centric recording solutions.Mark Blackwood joins the company with more than 20 years security industry experience, most recently at ADI where he was responsible for business development of IP-based CCTV solutions.Mark will be supporting current and future customers with system design and technical consultancy specifically in the area of IP-base...

Octavian Security says 'Hola' to Spain

Globally-operating Octavian Security is taking its industry leading standards to Spain to help businesses in the country enhance their own offerings.Octavian Seguridad, to be led by former US Army intelligence officer Ocie Eduardo Mathenia Golderos and Valencia University economics graduate, Jose Carlos Fuster, will operate initially from Alicante.The Spanish operation, which will also open branches in Valencia, Murcia, and Barcelona, complements existing Octavian Security offices in the UK and...