COE Limited News

IP surveillance equipment manufacturer, COE Group, acquired by Digital Barriers

Digital Barriers will provide COE with access to a deep heritage in national securityCOE Group plc, the advanced video surveillance specialist, has been acquired by Digital Barriers plc. This is the third acquisition for Digital Barriers this year and is the next step in its strategy to build a leading mid-market business in the homeland security and defence sectors. For Digital Barriers, the acquisition of COE will bring world-class expertise and innovative technologies in the transmission and...

COE selected for IP CCTV upgrade at Manchester Airport

246 X-Stream encoders will be installed at Manchester Airport to provide analogue video encoding and transmissionAs part of an ongoing £1m+ upgrade scheme, COE Group PLC has been chosen as a major supplier for an upgrade of Manchester Airport's CCTV network. Recognising the very important role that video information plays at international airports, the necessity to provide high quality and reliable video transmission at such sites is paramount. At Manchester Airport, COE's X-Stream&nb...

Seoul Metropolitan Subway upgrades its surveillance network across three major lines

As the international awareness of terrorist threat has increased over recent years, the surveillance industry has seen willingness from global leaders to increase CCTV coverage in many areas. Terror attacks on rail networks, including the 7/7 bombings in London, the Madrid bombings in 2004 and the Mumbai bombings in 2006, have all contributed to the requirement for comprehensive CCTV coverage on all major rail networks. The demand for surveillance upgrades has been resilient through the global f...

South Korea handpicked COE technology for surveillance in the Seoul Metropolitan Subway network

  COE will be delivering automated camera tracking software COE Limited, a global leader in the design and manufacture of video surveillance technologies, with its partner Dong Young, announces another success in South Korea in winning the contract to provide the video surveillance solution for lines 1, 3 and 4 of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway network.  In annual ridership, Seoul Metropolitan Subway ranks as the third most heavily used subway system in the world, serving over 8 millio...

COE and Anixter join forces to improve level crossing safety

COE Ltd is proud to appoint Anixter as authorised distributor for COE's video transmission products COE Ltd, the UK leading designer and developer of digital video surveillance systems and Anixter Inc. are entering into partnership to provide safety equipment for rail level crossings.According to Network Rail, last year there were more than 3400 incidents of misuse at level crossings, accumulating 55 days of delays to trains and costing Network Rail about £1.8million.COE Ltd is proud to ap...

COE selected for major security upgrade of Singapore's MRT rail network

 COE equipment is currently installed over the entire existing infrastructure of the MRTCOE is proud to announce their selection through its partner in South-East Asia, O'Connor's Singapore Pte Ltd (O'Connor's), to provide a major upgrade of Singapore's Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) rail network over the next two years. Integral to a S$29m spend improving surveillance over the network, O'Connor's is to upgrade transmission equipment along the North-South and East-West Lines, integrating C...

COE supplies advanced video surveillance upgrade to Trinidad National Library

COE Limited, the developer and supplier of advanced video surveillance systems, recently announced it has completed the supply of a major upgrade to the video surveillance system for the Trinidad Library in the Caribbean.  Operated by the National Library and Information System Authority, the Library provides online and centrally managed library services for schools and the public. The CCTV upgrade consists of 132 PTZ cameras on 9 floors located across the building complex transmitted back...

COE releases annual report

COE has released its annual results for the year to 30 June 2007.  These results show significant continued improvements on many fronts including the highest new order levels for three years.  The company raised money to finance growth in March 2007 and has implemented the growth plans ahead of schedule.The plan has three important elements, firstly the expansion of the field sales team, secondly to recruit both a Finance Director and Sales Director into the senior management team and...

COE wins codec contract with Transport for London and completes exclusive trials

COE Limited, the UK based developer and supplier of integrated video surveillance systems, announced recently that it has won a competitive contract to supply codecs to Transport for London (TfL), and has been sole supplier of codecs for extensive trials by TfL staff.  These trials have proved the use of MPEG-4 compressed video for several applications within TfL.The COE X-Net MPEG-4 codec won TfL's selection process and COE was contracted to provide codecs and support for several trial...

COE equipment supports safety for motorway improvements

COE Limited, the UK based developer and supplier of advanced video surveillance systems, has completed the supply of a major system to DW Projects for safety monitoring on the M1 widening scheme near Watford, London, UK.  The 10-mile-long Motorway widening scheme is planned for completion in December 2008 and will add a fourth lane to this southern section of the M1 between J6A and J10 that links to the M10 and M25 London orbital.  Principal Contractor Balfour Beatty Skanska JV (BBS JV...

COE hires former Compaq Director Mark Norton as Global Sales Director

COE Ltd, the UK developer and supplier of advanced video surveillance systems, announces that Mark Norton joins COE this month as Global Sales Director responsible for all COE's sales activities worldwide.      Mark's distinguished sales record includes having been one of Compaq's first salesmen in the UK.  Over a period of 12 years Mark helped build Compaq from zero to a turnover of US$3 Bn, split equally between hardware and services.  Mark's...

COE Limited expands its UK field sales team

COE Ltd, the UK-based developer and supplier of advanced video surveillance systems, is delighted to announce two further high quality arrivals in its UK field sales team.Richard Allen-Miles has joined as Global Account Manager, based in the UK.  Richard brings significant experience in the surveillance industry gained from a career with Mitsubishi, Richardson Electronics, TAC and others.  He will focus on global Systems Integrators and selected other major accounts.Neil Smith has also...