Extreme CCTV News

Bosch’s innovative spirit keeps it ahead of the field in CCTV

IMS places Bosch Security Systems at number one in CCTV and video surveillance equipmentBosch Security Systems continues its clear market leadership in CCTV within the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. That's the result of the latest report on the EMEA CCTV market by IMS Research.IMS places the company at number one in CCTV and video surveillance equipment with a market share of 9.1%, more than 3% up on its nearest competitor, and number one in video encoders with a market...

Bosch reveal 2008 Technology Day schedule

 Bosch LIVE cameras shoots-out with Derwent and Forward Vision part of Bosch Group Following the successful integration of Bosch Security Systems and the Extreme CCTV Group, a winter schedule of Technology Days has been announced, which this year has been extended to incorporate more locations across the country.These Bosch Technology Days, targeted at security consultants, installers and end users, are a development of the Bosch Camera Shootouts.  However, thi...

Bosch Intelligent Video Analysis catches 2,300 "thieves" at ASIS 2008

  Attendees tried to "steal" a Bosch drill without being detected by the Bosch IP camera At the recent ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) show in Atlanta, Georgia, more than 2,300 attendees took part in the Bosch IVA challenge, where they tried to "steal" a Bosch drill without being detected by the Bosch IP camera with built-in Intelligent Video Analysis.  People tried to use all sorts of props to fool the system-umbrellas, shee...

Bosch makes significant investments into broadening training resources for customers

Bosch Security Systems has invested a significant amount of money, time, and effort over the last year to bolster our training offerings for our customers.  With new training centers, more in-depth classroom courses, and a greater range of eLearning offerings, we are helping to support and educate dealers and integrators as the market shifts toward greater adoption of IP security solutions. This month, we opened a , increasing the number of Bosch training facilities to five nationwide....

Bosch amends its CCTV technical support for improved service to customers

Bosch have recently made several improvements to their CCTV Technical Support organization in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, resulting in greater productivity of support specialists and superior levels of service for customers.  As part of the organizational changes, Bosch has created a dedicated IP video surveillance team to assist customers with our rapidly growing portfolio of network video products and systems. "Bosch Technical Support in Lancaster now consists of two CCTV...

Forward Vision's latest Metal Mickey makes its first public appearance at IFSEC 2008

Forward Vision, a member of the Bosch Group, has announced that the latest addition to the MIC1, or "Metal Mickey", series of fully functional PTZ cameras - the MIC1-500 - will be making its first public appearance at IFSEC 2008.Featuring an all new design with integrated sunshield, the MIC1-500 incorporated a twist-lock canting function allowing the camera can be canted at 45º while on-site, On-Screen Display (OSD) menus for remote camera set-up and a choice of 540TVL 18x or 36x...

Extreme CCTV delivers uninterrupted video vigilance at Eurotunnel

At 50 km long with 37.8 km running underneath the English Channel, the Channel Tunnel is the longest underwater tunnel in the world.  It is hailed by international civil engineering experts in the US and Europe as "the greatest infrastructure success of the 20th century."  Eurotunnel owns the concession to operate it until 2086.  212 million passengers and 196 million tonnes of merchandise have passed through the Tunnel since the commercial opening in spring 1994.So it w...

Win an extreme machine at IFSEC 2008

A visit to the Extreme, Derwent and Forward Vision stand (#16045) at this year's IFSEC exhibition could leave you with more than just the lo-down on the very latest products in the IP, illumination and PTZ technology arenas.They will be offering a brand-new Suzuki RMZ250K8 Trials Bike to one lucky visitor who enters their free prize draw at their stand.  Designed to tackle any environment, the RMZ250K8 is robust and designed to offer maximum performance in challenging conditions - the perfe...

Robert Bosch GmbH to acquire Extreme CCTV Inc.

Acquisition extends Bosch Security Systems' product portfolio and geographic presence in Canada, U.K. and U.S.Extreme CCTV Inc. and Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, recently jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Bosch will acquire all outstanding shares of Extreme common stock at a price of C$5.00 per share in cash, resulting in an aggregate purchase price of approximately C$93 million.  The purchase price represents a premium of approximate...

Forward Vision's Metal Mickey eyes up Big Brother series

As the eighth series of Big Brother draws to a close Forward Vision, manufacturers of the popular ‘Metal Mickey' cameras, confirm they supplied MIC1-400 cameras for the popular Channel 4 series.  Metal Mickey has become synonymous with the program; having been involved with Big Brother right from the start, back in 2000. "To help get the first series on the air, we worked closely with Big Brother's technical facilities company Roll to Record to overcome the technical challenges r...