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ONVIF celebrates 10th anniversary as a provider of interoperability standards to the physical security market

ONVIF, renowned global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, is proud to celebrate its 10th anniversary, capping off a decade of growth and rising influence as a provider of interoperability standards to the physical security market. Beginning with a small group of competitive manufacturers who joined forces in 2008 and growing to 500 ONVIF member companies, ONVIF continues to refine and promote its specifications for interoperability between security technology dev...

Eagle Eye Networks integrates HD-TVI into Cloud Security Camera VMS for HD Video over Coax solutions

Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., the global provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions, announced the integration of HD-TVI (high definition transport video interface) via encoders and recorders from Hikvision USA into the Eagle Eye Cloud Security Camera VMS. HD Over Coax solutions offer some advantages over standard IP video camera systems, such as low upgrade cost, simple installation and less networking complexity. HD Over Coax is able to transmit reliably four to five times the distance...

Bosch focuses on data and IoT-enabled integrated security solutions at ISC West 2018

At ISC West 2018, Bosch Security and Safety Systems will showcase new hardware and software products and tools to make installations and upgrades easier and more attractive for integrators, integrated security systems that deliver significant business benefits for end users, and solutions to further increase data security in video surveillance. Visitors to the Bosch booth will see a new app that makes planning and pre-configuration of video systems more efficient, an enhanced communicator for up...

Sony unveils SNC-HMX70 security camera with 360-degree hemispheric view

Sony’s latest SNC-HMX70 security camera maintains an all-round 360-degree hemispheric view with no blind spots – ensuring full situational awareness in a wide range of indoor surveillance applications. The camera's fixed lens and high-resolution 12-megapixel CMOS sensor stream crisply detailed, high-resolution video at a smooth 30 fps. This assures that people and objects are seen clearly, even in challenging lighting conditions.  Harshly backlit windows, lobbies and entrances...

CES 2018: Security technologies influencing the consumer electronics market

Security is more-than-ever linked to consumer electronics, especially in the residential/smart home market. CES 2018 in Las Vegas is therefore brimming with news that will have a direct impact on the security market, today and especially looking into the future. Products for the future of security   CES is a giant trade show for consumer electronics with 2.75 million net square feet of exhibitor space and featuring more than 3,900 exhibitors, including 900 startups - in cont...

Sony, SERIS and Stanley Security upgrade IP network surveillance at BNP Paribas Fortis bank

BNP Paribas is a European-centred banking group with over 190,000 employees in 74 countries. Like other banks, BNP Paribas Fortis is facing a range of threat vectors like robbery, vandalism and card fraud. Similarly, bank staff members require safeguarding from potential aggressors. Previously, the bank relied for video security on a fleet of analogue CCTV cameras. However, low-image quality frequently made it difficult to identify suspects, especially in dimly-lit and harsh backlight condition...

ONVIF hosts 2017 membership meeting for company updates and future plans

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting in late October, providing an update to members on the accomplishments of ONVIF in 2017 and its outlook for the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the final release of Profile A in 2017 and the ongoing development of Profile T for advanced video streaming, activities which are enabling the growing prevalence of the nearly 9,000 ONVIF conformant products in bid and...

Wavestore VMS version 6.6 features Smart Search and enhanced event handling capability

The latest version introduces Smart Search feature, compatible with ONVIF Profile S cameras Wavestore, a British manufacturer of open platform video management software (VMS), has launched v6.6 of its VMS to deliver enhanced functionality to systems integrators and end-users alike. This new version is available as an upgrade for existing users and will be shipped as standard with all new orders.Quick and efficient video searchThe latest version introduces Wavestore’s Sma...

CES 2017: Will consumer electronics transform the physical security industry?

Consumer electronics are closely related to physical security. For one thing, electronics consumers increasingly see security as one of the functions they want their smart home systems to perform. We have heard the Internet of Things (IoT) buzzword in our market, and it is also a major force in the changing consumer electronics arena. Because consumer electronics are increasingly tied in with security, many in our industry keep a close eye on developments at the huge Consumer Electronics Show...

Digital Watchdog updates DW Spectrum IPVMS with new features

The DW Spectrum IPVMS v2.6 helps you quickly find incidents or instantly review an exact date and time Digital Watchdog, a provider of digital recorders, surveillance cameras, and related management software, announced the release of the latest update for DW Spectrum IPVMS. The new v2.6 software adds a powerful new Rapid Review export feature, performance improvements, and support for additional IP cameras. Powerful features and easy usability “Our DW Spectrum softwar...

Genetec Security Center helps Levi’s Stadium in California to host safe and successful events

Genetec Security Center combines video surveillance, access control, ALPR and other business systems Home of San Francisco 49ers invests in unified video surveillance and access control to protect crowds of visitors, safeguard practice facilities and ensure event successes Business challenge Located in Santa Clara, California, United States, Levi’s Stadium is the recently built 1.2 billion-dollar home of the National Football League (NFL) team, San Francisco 49ers. Si...

6Wresearch projects promising India video surveillance market growth 2016-2022

Hikvision, CP Plus, Dahua, Axis Communications, Honeywell and Panasonic accounted for 78% of the total market in 2015 India has emerged as one of the most promising markets for electronic security systems in last six years. Amongst all electronic security systems, video surveillance systems have captured key share of the market. Video surveillance market in India has increased tremendously in recent years on account of rising security concerns, primarily related to terrorism t...