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Axis reports record attendance at this year's IFSEC 2008

Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, reports record attendance at its new purpose-built stand at IFSEC 2008. Axis' brand new, 130 square metre stand, located at the centre of the IFSEC CCTV village was specifically developed to showcase more than 20 network cameras from the market leader's portfolio.  In addition, partner areas were this year occupied by key partners 3Com, Viasys, Proxim, Genetec and IPNRG to demonstrate integrated solutions and applications.&...

Bosch reports excellent response to its technologies on show at IFSEC 2008

Bosch Security Systems is reporting an excellent response to its technologies on show at the recent IFSEC 2008.  Not only did Bosch came away with tangible enquiries from a cross-section of quality installers, consultants and end-users interested in its CCTV, Intruder and Communications technologies, but it also won ‘Intruder Alarm Product of the Year' for its newly launched Professional Series duel tech detector with anti-mask at the industry awards. Also at IFSEC, in a presentation...

ImmerVision’s panomorph lens technology set to revolutionize panoramic viewing

ImmerVision's new generation IMV1-1/3 panomorph lens is the only panoramic imaging lens in the world with the ability to survey an entire area with 360° coverage, free of blind spots and without any viewing downtime.  The panomorph lens can be mounted on any existing standard analogue and IP video surveillance system.  Traditional panoramic solutions using fisheye and mirror lenses, typically require important infrastructure modifications as well as special cameras and support equi...

Mission accomplished at San Diego's Mission Beach with OnSSI's IP solution

While network-based security and surveillance applications are becoming more common, the full realm of benefits from the implementation of IP technology in video surveillance applications is yet to be realised.  One benefit which is easily identified is that of enhanced system control and management through the use of video control and management software suites such as OnSSI's IP video surveillance control and management solution."The versatility and cost-efficiencies that network-bas...

Sony keeps track of the longest underground railway in Europe with major networked surveillance system for Barcelona's Line 9

Sony recently revealed how it has met one of Europe's most complicated security challenges by creating and delivering an intelligent and efficient security system for Spain's Line 9.  The system will provide reassurance and protection for the 90 million passengers that use Line 9 every year by connecting more cameras than the rest of the Barcelona's underground lines put together, to guarantee constant, blanket surveillance.  Altogether, 2937 SNC-CS50P IP network cameras are insta...

Axis, Bosch and Sony cooperate to standardise the interface of network video products

Axis Communications, Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation have announced that they will be cooperating to create an open forum aimed at developing a standard for the interface of network video products.  Currently, there is no global standard defining how network video products such as cameras, video encoders and video management systems should communicate with each other.  The new standard is expected to comprise interfaces for specifications such as video streaming, device dis...

IFSEC featured Milestone IP VMS: designed to support H.264 compression with Sony cameras

  The market uptake of high-resolution network video cameras is growing quickly H.264 is the newest standard in uncompromised surveillance data compression and it is supported in Sony network cameras by Milestone Systems, a leading developer of XProtect™ open platform IP video management software.  This will be demonstrated at the IFSEC security industry show in the UK next week. In Birmingham UK from 12-15 May at the Milestone Systems IFSEC stand, two top range models of So...

Sony enhances line-up of security cameras at ISC West 2008

Sony is entering the megapixel marketplace with several new additions to its line-up of IP-based security network cameras, announced today at the 2008 International Security Conference (ISC) West show.  Sony's first megapixel cameras include the SNC-DM110 Megapixel Normal mini-dome, SNC-CM120 Megapixel CS mount Day/Night, and the SNC-DM160 Megapixel Rugged Day/Night mini-dome models. Each of the megapixel cameras will feature advanced complementary colour progressive scan CCDs with Son...

Sony announces its most extensive range of security cameras at IFSEC 2008

Sony recently announced it will be unveiling for the first time in Europe, its latest offering to the security market.  From IP to analogue, indoor to outdoor, minidome to box cameras, and now megapixel models, Sony is able to offer its customers a choice of products to suit any application.  "Building on the success of Sony's existing security portfolio, the additional models have been introduced to afford customers and specialist Sony dealers even greater choice to suit their in...

Experian FootFall selects Sony’s IP-based cameras to expand its shopper counting solutions

Sony has announced a groundbreaking application of its leading IP Network Video products with Experian FootFall's counting solutions.Using IP cameras for the first time, Experian FootFall, the market-leading pedestrian counting services provider, has chosen a range of Sony's mini-dome, fixed and pan-tilt intelligent network cameras, supported by Sony's Distributed Enhanced Processing Architecture (DEPA) technology, to strengthen its current sensor-device line-up which includes traditional therma...

IP hits Middle East

North London-based IP consultant UBIQZ has assisted a local installer with a £250,000 Internet-addressable camera surveillance project in Tripoli, Libya.   Forty Sony cameras have been installed over 11 floors of a finance tower block in a project that is one of the first instances of a Middle East building adopting IP on a significant scale.The location is the Dat el-Emad complex in the heart of Tripoli's financial district and near the site of the old city.  As with o...

New York retail complex installs state-of-the-art Milestone security solution

The Shops at Atlas Park in Queens, New York, have installed Milestone's easy to use, flexible and future-proof IP video surveillance solution that is integrated with IP intercoms, access control, and parking garage emergency call boxes.  It is a state-of-the-art networked system that gives the Securitas guard service full overview and fast response.  Management also uses it remotely to keep tabs on the business - and to show the property to new retail lease prospects.A recentl...