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H.264 video compression standard for video compression: Improvement or buzzword?

 H.264 has become the compression standard of choice in the security industry The rising popularity of the H.264 video compression standard has established H.264 as ‘the buzzword' within the video surveillance industry. With all this talk of the possible enhancements brought to the fore by H.264, Kate Huber, Peter de konik and Piet Nieuwets of Optelecom-NKF present the true benefits and shortcomings of this popular standard in the first of a three-part review.H.264...

ONVIF holds successful IP physical security products' interoperability demonstration at Security Essen 2010

17 security companies demonstrated their ONVIF conformant products at Security Essen17 vendors successfully demonstrated the interoperability of ONVIF120 visitors participated in the eventONVIF annual meeting was also organised to provide updates of ONVIF progress to all membersONVIF, the leading standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, held its third public interoperability demonstration and open reception in conjunction with Security Essen 2010 on October 7 in Essen,...

Optelecom-NKF’s to showcase video server range for demanding security applications at Expoprotection 2010

Optelecom-NKF will show its complete range of ONVIF-compliant, 1080p/720p high-definition camerasOptelecom-NKF, Inc., manufacturer of Siqura® advanced video surveillance solutions, announced its intention to participate in the Expoprotection 2010 trade show in Paris, France.As visitors traverse the various booths at Expoprotection 2010 exhibition, they might very well notice that Optelecom-NKF's Siqura surveillance solutions display something unique among the diverse exhibits. Optelecom...

A Siqura fibre optic cable solution for national security

At Fort Drum, New York, the U.S. Army operates a training centre dedicated to simulating military conflicts for U.S. troops in urban areas. Units such as the 10th Mountain Division use the Military Operations in Urbanised Terrain (MOUT) Site to simulate urban battlefield tactics complete with smoke effects, smells of war, mobile targets, explosions, and other battlefield effects. Fort Drum's application required bringing video/audio content from the MOUT site's many cameras back to a centra...

Optelecom-NKF’s video server range makes its Security Essen 2010 debut

Optelecom-NKF booth displaying its Siqura video serversOptelecom-NKF, Inc., manufacturer of Siqura® advanced video surveillance solutions, announced its intention to participate in the Security Essen 2010 trade show in Essen, Germany.As visitors traverse the various booths at Security Essen 2010 this year, they might very well notice that Optelecom-NKF's Siqura surveillance solutions display something unique among the diverse exhibits. Optelecom-NKF will show more than just quality equipment...

Oversight of illegal activity in parking garages successfully averted with Siqura’s surveillance equipment

Rapid deploymentWith just over 600,000 people, Rotterdam might not be the largest city in the world but it certainly is well known. Home to one of the largest ports in the world, the illustrious Erasmus Bridge, and the starting place of the 2010 Tour de France, Rotterdam has caught the same amount of attention as many other cosmopolitan cities. It's no wonder then that the Dutch systems integrator, Alphatron Security Systems, recently received a European grant to set up new or replacement video...

Surveillance switches from Siqura B.V. help police to establish traffic discipline in Dubai

Siqura provided the FALCON project with its Siqura XSNet 2800 SW switches Streamlining commerce, cars, and safetyDubai is incontestably one of the most financially pivotal cities in the Gulf region, but any businessman will tell you that sitting in a traffic jam in the sweltering desert heat is certainly not what makes the city a success. Yet, since Dubai absorbs a good deal of the interchange between international companies, this worldly city has inevitably been confronted wi...

Video surveillance encoders from Siqura B.V. safeguard possessions in parking lots

Integral to every IP-based CCTV surveillance system are the video servers CustomerEngineering Group Contractors (EGC) (Lebanon) TechnologyIP-based video surveillance networkChallengeProvide an IP-based video streaming solution that incorporates the legacy analogue camera network and a third-party VMS system.SolutionSiqura S-series encodersGoing where you want, when you wantBeing able to move about at any time of day or night is one of the benefits of modern society. Yet our in...

Surveillance solutions from Siqura are your guide to safety on the roads

Siqura's fibre optic transmitter and receiver solutions can operate from -40° F to +165° F Modernising our motorways Roads have been around at least as long as people have and our priorities for travelling have remained about the same throughout time: whether we are off to work or running an errand, we want to get wherever we are going as quickly as possible and arrive there safely. Yet today's roads comprise more than just the physical thoroughfares we traverse to our...

Surveillance software from Siqura assists Dutch control centre in traffic management

The surveillance system includes encoders, access switches, routers and virtual matrix software Designing and deploying an infallible system. Every year more than 400 million tons of cargo go through the Port of Rotterdam, making it one of the world’s most dynamic and influential centers of economic activity. It goes without saying then that goods need to be able to pass through this economic axis as smoothly and efficiently as possible. It will therefore come as no...

Barcelona Metro has a successful run with Siqura B.V.’s surveillance solutions

TMB found the Siqura i-NVR to be the best recorder for the job A sweeter side to surveillance?It's safe to say that video surveillance systems have changed the face of city life. Rumour has it that you can't walk down a single street in London nowadays without being on somebody's CCTV camera. Yet despite jokes and jabs at the idea of an ever omnipresent "Big Brother" or the decline of privacy rights, the video networks installed in many a metropolis have nothing to do with cur...

Optelecom-NKF wins contract to supply fibre components to South Carolina's Transport Department

Optelecom-NKF will supply Temple with Siqura 9000 series fibre componentsOptelecom-NKF, Inc., a leading global supplier of advanced video surveillance equipment and the manufacturer of Siqura® surveillance solutions, announced the award of a $503,000 traffic management equipment contract from Temple, Inc., a regional systems distributor based in Decatur, Alabama, USA. Under the contract, Optelecom-NKF will supply Temple with Siqura 9000 series fibre components to support the expansion of Sou...