Sony Professional Solutions Europe News

Bosch-Sony partnership amounts to a new variation on M&A

Long-predicted consolidation in the video surveillance market seems to have slowed somewhat lately – no big mergers or acquisitions have been announced. However, the announced “partnership” between industry giants Bosch and Sony this week presents a new variation on the theme. No companies changed hands, but the result is one fewer player selling video equipment into the market. In the latest deal, Bosch will handle the sales and marketing globally for all of Sony’s vide...

Bosch Security Systems and Sony establish video security partnership

Bosch and Sony aim to set new standards in high-resolution and low light video imaging Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation signed a contract to establish a business partnership to collaborate in the development of innovative products and solutions in the field of video security applications. Effective from the beginning of 2017, the two companies aim to combine their technological expertise to set new standards in high-resolution and low light video imaging. As p...

ONVIF highlights accomplishments at 2016 annual membership meeting

Per Björkdahl announced the recipients of the 2016 ONVIF Award at the annual membership meeting ONVIF, a standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting on October 25, 2016, updating members on ONVIF’s accomplishments of 2016 and its outlook for the year ahead. ONVIF member companies heard presentations on the final release of Profile Q in 2016 and the ongoing development of Profile T for video, in addition t...

Dispatches from Security Essen 2016: Four-day show targets Europe

There was another big trade show last week –  the four-day Security Essen event in Germany. I didn’t attend, but several of my SourceSecurity.com colleagues report it was a busy show from start to finish, with the halls devoted to video/CCTV and access control dominating the show. The other halls were quieter, with smaller stands. Hot topics included big data, machine learning, mobile credentials, storage and an emphasis on solutions (rather than products). The exhibit hall was...

Redvision’s new RVX20 X-SERIES rugged dome camera performs in demanding light conditions

Redvision’s RVX20 series can be configured as a dome or PTZ, by simply adding or removing its cover “Redvision’s X-SERIES cameras are regarded by many CCTV integrators as the security industry’s benchmark, rugged dome camera,” explained Paul Hucker, Director of Redvision. “The RVX20 uses Sony, Megapixel, CMOS sensor technology, with improved low-light colour rendition and wide dynamic range. It will dynamically toggle between colour, black a...

Sony Full HD 1700 SNC-XM637 IP network cameras installed at Riyadh’s brand-new metro

SNC-XM637 minidome IP cameras have been installed into the train’s ceiling-mounted information displays No less than 1700 SNC-XM637 IP network cameras from Sony are being installed in Riyadh’s brand-new metro by Siemens and System Integrator Ruf Telematik. Especially designed for transport applications, the compact minidome camera copes effortlessly with rapidly-changing lighting conditions underground. Background Currently under construction and scheduled to ope...

Siemens, Ruf Telematik to install Sony full HD mini-dome cameras at subway project in Saudi Arabia

Siemens and Ruf Telematik are installing about 1,700 SNC-XM637 IP network cameras from Sony in Riyadh’s brand-new metro project No fewer than 1,700 SNC-XM637 IP network cameras from Sony are being installed in Riyadh’s brand-new metro by Siemens and system integrator Ruf Telematik. Especially designed for transport applications, the compact mini-dome camera copes effortlessly with rapidly-changing lighting conditions underground. Video surveillance solutions for p...

360 Vision HD cameras to be powered by latest Sony STARVIS 1080P HD camera module

The latest Sony STARVIS camera module includes Auto ICR, Spherical Privacy Zone Masking, and Defog - to provide the ultimate in scene detail At the forefront of surveillance imaging development and performance, UK CCTV design and manufacturing company, 360 Vision Technology, is proud to announce that it is now employing the latest high-performance Sony STARVIS 1080P HD camera module across its entire range of HD surveillance cameras. New surveillance features Featuring the l...

International Workplace to conduct Health and Safety seminar programme at IFSEC Southeast Asia 2016

IFSEC Southeast Asia is expanding its portfolio with the launch of the Occupational Safety and Health section IFSEC Southeast Asia is set to provide more insights on Occupational, Safety and Health for the region’s industry players. The region’s leading security, fire and safety event will take place on 7–9 September 2016, at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia. Now in its fourth year, the event will host various seminars and conference...

Expoprotection 2016 risk prevention and management anticipates the changes of tomorrow

Expoprotection brings participants the keys to understanding and anticipating the major changes of tomorrow Expoprotection, the trade show for risk prevention and risk management, will take place 7-9 November 2016 in Paris – Porte de Versailles – Pavilion 1. Held every two years, the event brings together the top experts and the most innovative solutions from two complementary sectors – Occupational, Natural & Industrial Risks and Security & Fire fig...

Sony’s 4K video monitoring helps SAKO document steel loading process in exceptional detail

25 Sony Professional cameras are now being used at SAKO The Austrian construction company SAKO has been using three SNC-VM772R 4K network security cameras from Sony Professional since 2015. The highly-sensitive 1.0” Exmor-R-CMOS image sensors with background lighting means even the smallest details such as truck registration plates or the numbers on loading pallets can be documented clearly and reliably. SAKO is planning to add more Sony Professional 4K cameras in 2016....

IFSEC International to launch dedicated Drone Zone

Research indicates that the drone market will be worth $80 billion by 2025 and security applications will account for the biggest share Sponsored by Dedrone, the Drone Zone will feature live (airborne) demonstrations from drone developers Dedrone, Drone Defence, Sony, Tamron, Hitachi and Yuneec. Drones have applications in perimeter surveillance, intruder alerts, mobile CCTV, emergency communications networks, facilities surveillance, criminal tool prosecution, fire...