Forward Vision CCTV Limited News

Forward Vision MIC1-series PTZ cameras keep crime and vehicles off the Bristol City streets

 Forward Vision MIC1 cameras helping to combat crime in BristolBristol is no different from any other major city in the UK in that it has to put up with its fair share of challenges, from inner-city crime through to congestion on its roads. In both cases, however, there is one product that is helping the City Council's teams to stay one step ahead of the game, a product noted for its reliability and flexibility even in the most demanding environments: the MIC1, or ‘Metal Mickey',...

Derwent launches campaign to light up dark winter nights

Derwent Illumination will be showcased at Bosch's Technology DaysWith the earlier onset of dark winter nights, security lighting specialist Derwent, a member of the Bosch Group, has launched a new campaign to encourage security professionals to review the performance of their security systems after dark. With the majority of crimes taking place at night, many CCTV installations that work perfectly well in the day can be compromised in low light and no-light conditions. And with winter nights sta...

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...

Forward Vision set the benchmark for rapid deployment CCTV

 Forward Vision, a member of the Bosch Group, reports its MIC1 series of cameras, also known as "Metal Mickey's", are being used in an increasing number of rapid deployment applications worldwide.  They have recently been used in solutions as diverse as Presidential protection command vehicles, Police surveillance vans, Highways Agency vehicles, RNLI lifeboats and temporary wireless surveillance installations. James Smith, general manager at Forward Vision, says: "The co...

Forward Vision’s MIC1-440 ATEX certified Metal Mickey helps energy plant safety

Safety is a vital concern for the energy industry.  When potentially flammable materials such as oils and natural gas are used in generating power, the need to maintain all plant, equipment and machinery to the highest level of excellence is an absolute priority.At the same time, the hazardous environment created while a plant is operation can make it difficult or impossible for engineers to check equipment and track down any faults - and remote monitoring devices can often give insufficien...

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...

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...

IndigoVision's IP video powers mobile CCTV vehicle

IndigoVision's integrated IP video solution is being used to provide the CCTV surveillance system for a Community Safety Vehicle operated by the London Borough of Waltham Forest.  The vehicle is a joint initiative between the Borough, the Metropolitan Police and NCP, the council's parking enforcement contractor. The vehicle is equipped with five fixed cameras and two fully functional Forward Vision MIC cameras mounted on a six-metre hydraulic mast and an ANPR system connected to t...

Forward Vision's "Metal Mickey" helps Scottish Seabird Centre's sustainable remote wildlife viewing become world class

Forward Vision's MIC1 series Pan, Tilt and Zoom (PTZ) CCTV cameras (also known as Metal Mickeys) have helped turn the Scottish Seabird Centre into the world leader in sustainable, remote wildlife watching.The Scottish Seabird Centre is in an area is internationally renowned for colonies of many seabirds, such as gannets, kittiwakes and puffins.  Hundreds of thousands of them come each year to breed on islands such as the Bass Rock and the Isle of May.Even in reasonable good weather, most of...

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 CCTV appoints new Marketing Manager

Forward Vision announces the appointment of James Smith as Marketing Manager.  He was previously with the distributor, Norbain.  With over ten years experience in the electronic security industry, James has been involved with a number of high profile product launches and will be driving the company's marketing strategy forward as the company continues to expand both in the UK and overseas.Peter Beare, Managing Director at Forward Vision, said, "James' appointment give us t...

Forward Vision's Mic1-400 installed at Heathrow T5

Security planners at the new Heathrow Terminal 5 have specified Forward Vision's Mic1-400 PTZ cameras for surveillance of key external areas, in a project being handled by NTL Business.  Forty-six of the rugged speed domes, also known as 'Metal Mickeys', are being used as part of the £70m security and telecommunications network at airport. Previously, 20 MIC1-400s - featuring high-precision resolver technology for pin-point accuracy and 18X optical zoom (12X digital) - had...