Government & public services security applications - News

Zenitel gives security a voice (over IP) at IFSEC 2008

Zenitel, international market leader in integrated communication solutions for the professional market, confirms how it gave security a voice this month at IFSEC 2008, the leading global event for the security industry.  With nearly 32,000 people attending the show, many identified Zenitel security solutions appropriate to their needs, including the STENTOFON talking CCTV system and the newly designed station range. Zenitel, with over 60 years of experience in major security and p...

VIVOTEK's 2.6x Pan-focus PTZ Network Camera wins SecuTech Award 2008

VIVOTEK is honored that its new product PZ7151/7152 received the most prestigious SecuTech Award 2008, within the ‘Digital Surveillance' category, and was also chosen as ‘the most favoured product' by SecuTech online readers.  This award was announced at Asia's largest international security exhibition - SecuTech - in Taipei, Taiwan.VIVOTEK's PZ7151 (PoE) /PZ7152 (WLAN), equipped with a progressive scan CCD sensor and pan-focus 2.6x optical zoom lens, is a high-performance netwo...

Russec - a perfect match: Russian security challenges meet European security solutions

Oakley Court in Windsor, UK, recently played host to a hugely successful inaugural Russec, an end-user forum dedicated to addressing the future security needs of Russia's largest companies.  The carefully qualified Russian delegates, who included representatives from Lukoil, Russian Railways and Nizhnekamskneftekhim, enjoyed one-on-one meetings with representatives from top European security providers with a view to developing mutually beneficial business relationships.  The event was...

Axis reports record attendance at this year's IFSEC 2008

Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, reports record attendance at its new purpose-built stand at IFSEC 2008. Axis' brand new, 130 square metre stand, located at the centre of the IFSEC CCTV village was specifically developed to showcase more than 20 network cameras from the market leader's portfolio.  In addition, partner areas were this year occupied by key partners 3Com, Viasys, Proxim, Genetec and IPNRG to demonstrate integrated solutions and applications.&...

The Prime Minister of Malta pays official visit to Dedicated Micros’ global production facility

CCTV specialist Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announces that the Prime Minister of Malta, Dr Lawrence Gonzi KUOM, LLD, MP, has undertaken an official visit to its global production facility on the island.  The production site manufactures the company's industry-leading security products, including the new DV-IP HD (High Definition) video server and its advanced ICE CCTV camera range.The Prime Minister toured the factory at the Bulebel Industrial Estate accompanied by Dedicated Micro...

Bosch reports excellent response to its technologies on show at IFSEC 2008

Bosch Security Systems is reporting an excellent response to its technologies on show at the recent IFSEC 2008.  Not only did Bosch came away with tangible enquiries from a cross-section of quality installers, consultants and end-users interested in its CCTV, Intruder and Communications technologies, but it also won ‘Intruder Alarm Product of the Year' for its newly launched Professional Series duel tech detector with anti-mask at the industry awards. Also at IFSEC, in a presentation...

Boom in interest at VIDEOTEC's stand at IFSEC 2008

The VIDEOTEC team is delighted to confirm the boom in interest at its stand at IFSEC 2008.  Visitors expressed their appreciation of the increasingly advanced technological progress made by the new products on show, which encourages VIDEOTEC to continue with its chosen policy.The chairman of VIDEOTEC, Alessio Grotto, expressed his satisfaction, "Our commitment and the ensuing significant investments in R&D are aimed at offering the security market solutions with high technological...

North American video to supply video surveillance systems for Venezuelan correctional facilities

North American Video's announcement of the Venezuelan correctional facilities prison contract award is testimony to the company's continued global expansion and expertise in a wide range of security applications.  The project, which is under the auspices of a United Nations program to improve correctional facilities in developing countries, initially involves 36 prisons in Venezuela with additional sites under review for similar system deployments."This Venezuelan prisons project reaff...

AD Group submits evidence on CCTV privacy issues to House of Lords Committee

CCTV specialist AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros - has supplied a written submission to the House of Lords Committee on the Constitution, which is currently examining the impact of Surveillance and Data Collection upon the Privacy of Citizens and their relationship with the state.In the submission, AD Group notes that the application of CCTV has grown dramatically in the UK in the fight against crime and terrorism and, in light of this, stresses that it is vital that sufficient...

PAXCON® achieves an anti-terrorism first

Anti-terrorism product, PAXCON® has become the first spray-on blast mitigation coating to achieve a coveted Secured by Design licence. PAXCON® is a non-intrusive coating that's painted onto building walls to contain fragmentation caused by an explosion or bomb blast.  Fragmentation is responsible for over 80% of bomb blast casualties, making PAXCON® a cost-effective solution with the potential to save multiple lives.The Secured by Design (SBD) scheme has previously focused o...

Intelligent video appliances provider ioimage acquires technology assets of Unisor

ioimage, the pioneer of intelligent video appliances designed for simplicity, announced today it has acquired the technological assets of Unisor, a software and hardware design and manufacturing house for commercial and military markets.  With the acquisition, ioimage extends its technological capabilities, broadens its offering, and reinforces its position in the defense market.  The acquisition further strengthens ioimage's status as a one-stop-shop for video analytics, enhancing...

Arrest and plastic restraint training for the private security industry

Our security officers, store detectives and CIT staff are all facing increasing levels of violence in the workplace, of that there is no doubt.  Although, in theory at least, those security operatives are better trained than they were maybe five years ago, we still need to closely monitor whether the levels of training given to our people for licensing purposes is sufficient to keep them as safe as possible whilst they are working for us.The core competency training and qualifications for s...