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MicroPower Surveillance Platform provides cost-effective, wireless security for North Hennepin Community College parking areas

The customer Located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, North Hennepin Community College (NHCC) is one of the largest and most diverse community colleges in the state, serving more than 10,000 students enrolled in 60 degree and certificate programmes. With a rich tradition of excellence in teaching and learning, NHCC offers an exceptional student experience at one of the safest campuses in the country. NHCC’s all-inclusive public safety programme includes regular foot and vehicle patrol, set bu...

SourceSecurity.com 2015 Review and 2016 Forecast

2015 has been an eventful year for the physical security industry. As 2016 looms, the pace of industry change shows no sign of decreasing.   Seeking insights into the state of the physical security market at year-end, SourceSecurity.com this month is publishing dozens of 2015 Review and 2016 Forecast articles submitted by manufacturers, integrators and other industry leaders. Taken together, the articles portray a mostly optimistic view of the industry’s present, and an...

Solar and wireless video surveillance technologies continue to revolutionise security market

Video surveillance technologies such as solar and wireless security which are cost-effective and sustainable have witnessed increased adoption. Innovative end-user focused security companies will flourish in the coming years as new market verticals are looking to address security issues.   Evolution of surveillance Looking back over the past year, it is easy to see how the security industry has continued to realise substantial gains. Some of these gains have been financial, s...

MicroPower Technologies to offer SOLVEIL HD surveillance platform to K-12 schools as part of grant programme

MicroPower seeks to assist schools through a partnership that partially addresses today’s common financial limitations MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, announced recently that it will offer its SOLVEIL integrated solar, wireless surveillance platform to K-12 schools through a newly developed grant programme designed to help schools better address threats and further strengthe...

MicroPower joins ONVIF to develop universal IP standard for physical security industry

Micropower SOLVEIL HD solar-powered surveillance platform is expected to complete ONVIF requirements in Q4 2015 MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, recently announced that it has joined ONVIF, an open forum within the physical security industry that seeks to further the development and use of a global open standard for IP-based devices. Fulfilling ONVIF compliance Members of ONVIF h...

Surveillance solutions provider, MicroPower introduces online partner certification and training programme

Online certification provides strategic insights, knowledge and practical skills to successfully deploy SOLVEIL HD surveillance solution MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, announced the introduction of the company’s online partner certification and training programme. The initiative is designed to drive reseller success by delivering the technical expertise and support that ena...

MicroPower SOLVEIL surveillance solution showcased at Security Conference and Exhibition 2015

MicroPower has also announced availability of SOLVEIL surveillance camera for perimeter and outdoor applications in Australia MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, has announced the availability of the SOLVEIL surveillance solution in Australia. Technology and service provider Western Advance will align with MicroPower to address the growing need for perimeter and outdoor surveillance i...

MicroPower, TEW Plus announce strategic alliance

The alliance expands geographic reach of MicroPower SOLVEIL solar, wireless surveillance platform into the European market MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, has embarked on a strategic alliance with TEW Plus, a U.K.-based telecommunications and security technology provider serving the transportation and commercial sectors. Expands geographic reach in the European market The relati...

IFSEC 2015 keeps security industry abreast with latest technologies & developments

IFSEC International will launch a brand new zone within the show - Innovation Arena 2015 has already seen major incidences that have tested the security industry across the globe and as threats continue to evolve IFSEC Internationalhas a crucial part to play in keeping the industry abreast of the latest technologies, developments and best practices. Taking place at ExCeL London IFSEC International 2015 will run from 16-18 June. IFSEC International has been at the heart of...

How does globalisation impact the physical security marketplace?

There’s almost no such thing as a local business anymore. Even the smallest of entrepreneurs find they have immediate access to a global marketplace via the Internet, and larger companies continue to find new ways to maximise their successes throughout the world. We asked our panellists this week to comment on how they see globalisation impacting the physical security market. Their broad-ranging responses emphasis the opportunities and challenges of succeeding the global marketplace.

Safran Morpho biometric access solution wins SIA Award at ISC West 2015

MorphoWave biometric access solution captures and matches four fingerprints with a single wave of the hand MorphoWAVE from Safran Morpho took the top honour at the Security Industry Association's 2015 New Product Showcase (NPS), winning the coveted Best New Product Award at the NPS awards ceremony at ISC West on Wednesday. MorphoWave is the market's first biometric access solution featuring high-speed touchless fingerprint matching. MorphoWave captures and matches four finger...

How could ISC West be improved to make it more valuable for attendees and exhibitors?

As we unpack our bags – literally and figuratively - from the recent ISC West in Las Vegas, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on the busy show. Specifically, it’s a good time to consider how the exhibition could be improved to be more valuable for attendees and/or exhibitors. We asked our panellists for their opinions, and we’re also interested in any other post-show commentary – please share in the comments section.

MicroPower SOLVEIL surveillance solution receives SIA New Product Showcase award during ISC West 2015

The award program recognises the best product innovations introduced over the past year MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, has been honoured with the Best Green/Sustainable Solutions Product award at the Security Industry Association’s New Product Showcase (NPS) during ISC West 2015. The award program recognises the best product innovations introduced over the past year. The SO...

What do you expect to be the "big news" coming out of ISC West this year?

The U.S. physical security market will be focused on Las Vegas this week and the big ISC West trade show for 2015. But what should attendees expect when they get to Sin City? We asked our panelists for their insights into what will be making “big news” at this year’s show. Fortunately, the suspense is almost over!

MicroPower's webinar to provide insights into its power-efficient surveillance camera - SOLVEIL

The zero-cable design helps the SOLVEIL solution reduce installation complexity and minimise deployment time MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, announced recently it will host “An Introduction to SOLVEIL” webinar on Friday, April 10, at 11 a.m. PDT/2 p.m. EDT. The webinar will introduce attendees to SOLVEIL™ - the industry’s most power-efficient megapixel surv...

MicroPower SOLVEIL surveillance system

MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, announced recently the release of its new SOLVEIL™ Surveillance System, a wireless, solar-powered solution that delivers high-resolution video to ensure increased security protection, rapid investigations and operations monitoring in outdoor environments. Part of MicroPower’s SOLVEIL portfolio includes SOLVEIL HD, a powerful and highly reliable megapixel...

MicroPower appoints Tim McConnell as Vice President of Engineering

McConnell will spearhead technology strategy and development and lead the engineering team MicroPower Technologies Inc., an award-winning provider of surveillance solutions optimised for rapid, cost-effective deployment, announced recently the appointment of Tim McConnell as Vice President of Engineering. In this new role, McConnell will spearhead technology strategy and development, and lead the engineering team as it further develops rich feature-sets and increased functiona...

Milestone Systems holds 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Milestone conference saw close to 500 attendees and 50 exhibiting companies Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week. It was their largest-ever gathering with close to 500 attendees and 50 exhibiting companies in the Technology Showcase that demonstrated integrated solutions for enhancing safety and optimising business. CEO Lars Thinggaard and CSMO Kenne...

MicroPower solar power solution helps manage vehicle traffic and crowds at UCSD's Sun God Festival

UCSD is looking to position MicroPower Technologies cameras at several additional locations The customer The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is a public research university in La Jolla, California, established in 1960. Offering 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and enrolling approximately 39,000 students, the university occupies 2,141 acres near the coast of the Pacific Ocean, with the main campus about 1,152 acres. The challenge UCSD’s exi...

MicroPower surveillance system increases safety and monitors equipment at oil rig

Oil rig operators can observe critical tools while safeguarding employees, and can ensure safe and reliable system management The challenge Monitor equipment from the remote outer-edges of the offshore oil rig to increase safety, prevent incidents and ensure operational excellence across the site. The MicroPower solution 16 solar-powered, wireless cameras 4 MicroPower receiving hubs Benefits Quick installation to meet construction deadline and overcome physical...

MicroPower wireless solar camera manages logistics company’s traffic

MicroPower’s solar-powered design allows users to place cameras in areas with limited infrastructure The customer Founded in the mid-1980s, this logistics company is a leading provider of small package ground delivery services to the United States and Canada. It employs more than 65,000 employees and delivers more than 4.5 million packages on average per day. With services throughout North America, including home delivery and highvolume corporate packages, the company h...

MicroPower wireless solution delivers energy management and remote location options to gas and electric service provider

MicroPower solar-powered solution has provided with the ability to shift from overall situational awareness to situation assessment The customer Founded more than 130 years ago, this regulated, investor owned public utility provides energy service to 3.4-million people across 4,100 square miles, spanning two counties and 25 communities. Its parent company is a Fortune 500 energy service holding company whose subsidiaries provide electricity, natural gas and a wide variety...

MicroPower surveillance systems enhance perimeter protection and access to remote sites of an unmanned substations

The objective is to improve communication between sites through a fully redundant internal communication systems The customer Founded more than 130 years ago, this regulated, investor owned public utility provides energy service to 3.4-million people across 4,100 square miles, spanning two counties and 25 communities. Its parent company is a Fortune 500 energy service holding company whose subsidiaries provide electricity, natural gas and a wide variety of value-added pro...

MicroPower surveillance system for DDA construction site in Greater Boston

MicroPower’s wireless surveillance camera is now equipped with an IR illuminator to ensure complete day/night functionality As the economy continues to improve, signs point to a robust business environment for new construction and property renovations. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau, total construction activity for July 2013 accounted for $900.8 billion. These projects include complex planning and often engage multiple public...