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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...

360 Vision Technology Predator Steel high-speed PTZ camera systems

CCTV design and manufacturing company, 360 Vision Technology, has announced the release of a new stainless steel variant to their range of highly successful Predator ruggedised high-speed PTZ camera systems. New compact stainless steel version Featuring a compact and robust housing fabricated from anti-corrosive 316L stainless steel, ‘Predator Steel’ has been designed to withstand the toughest of operational environments. Offering advanced performance throughout a range of extreme...

Sony to showcase latest video security solutions at IFSEC 2015

Sony will showcase its new SNC-VM772R 4K video security camera for the first time in Europe Sony will be back at IFSEC 2015 (Stand E250) on June 16-18 to showcase its latest range of end-to-end video security solutions aimed at a wide range of different markets such as transportation, retail, banking and city surveillance. Sony's SNC-VM772R features 4K resolution Underlining Sony’s commitment to performance and quality, Sony will showcase its new SNC-VM772R 4K video se...

Are megapixel/panoramic-view cameras an effective substitute for PTZs?

Megapixel and panoramic camera manufacturers have been predicting the demise of pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ cameras) for several years now. They contend that PTZs can be replaced by the higher resolutions of newer cameras, coupled with their ability to “zoom” in digitally on a specific area of an image and show sufficient detail. New panoramic cameras also capture everything in a wider field of view, while a PTZ camera runs a risk of missing important action because it is pointed in the wrong...

Sony's HD PTZ camera secures casino roulette games

The solution has the ability to enable casino operators and the responsible financial authorities to obtain detailed documentation Sony security cameras play an important part in the new monitoring system designed specifically for casino roulette tables developed by Stuttgart-based installer and certified Sony Gold partner BHS Böhm. Background BHS Böhm is a casino equipment manufacturer based in Stuttgart, Germany that aims to provide casinos with a secure solu...

Sony IP HD cameras monitor campus at Hemel Hempstead School in the UK

Since its foundation in 1931, Hemel Hempstead School in the UK has set a precedent for excellence in education on a national and local scale. On its campus site in the county of Hertfordshire, the school has installed 48 Sony video security cameras to monitor its corridors and outdoor areas.  Background When looking for a new video security solution, Hemel Hempstead School made it clear that a robust video system which would offer the highest quality surveillance across key areas of its c...

Sony video security system offers surveillance throughout Dartford Grammar premises in United Kingdom

Two types of Full-HD cameras from Sony’s E-Series line-up were selected for the installation at Dartford Grammar Background When it built its new Sixth Form Building, Dartford Grammar required a robust video security system which would offer the highest quality surveillance and monitoring throughout the premises. It was also vital that the system was easy to operate and integrates seamlessly with its existing video security solution. Challenges Education environments...

Sony video security solutions provide perimeter protection at TerniEnergia in Greece

The installation included 290 SNC-EB520 cameras and 13 Milestone management servers Background TerniEnergia, founded in 2005, works in the field of waste management, energy efficiency and renewable energy including photovoltaic technology. Since 2011, TerniEnergia has been operating in Greece as TerniEnergia Hellas M.e.p.e. to develop, construct and operate photovoltaic plants. The first phase in Greece began with two factories and the second phase involved the construct...

Sony’s SNC-CH110 network cameras deployed at Japanese car auction company

The company ultimately decided to deploy 250 Sony SNC-CH110 IP cameras USS – a Japanese car auction company – was looking at systems that would guide drive-in members to free spaces in the parking area. They were also looking for a system to maintain security. The company ultimately decided to deploy Sony’s SNC-CH110 network cameras. The SNC-CH110’s auto-exposure adjustment capability delivers a consistent wide-angle image even when there is backlightin...

EtherWAN Systems to sponsor 2015 Secutech Excellence Awards for 5th consecutive year

EtherWAN will setup Ethernet Switches for the live demonstration as well as provide technical support on site EtherWAN Systems, Inc., a global Ethernet connectivity solution provider, announced its consecutive 5th year of sponsorship to the Secutech Excellence Awards in Secutech International during 28-30 April, 2015. EtherWAN will setup Ethernet Switches for the live demonstration as well as provide technical support on site. The switches will connect with 7 NVRs and 47 IP ca...

Sony's professional security equipment installed at San Francisco 49ers and Levi’s® Stadium

Levi’s® Stadium is using about 200 SNC-DH280 cameras throughout the stadium Customer: San Francisco 49ers and Levi’s® Stadium Industry: Sports and Entertainment Venue Challenges: Supply a new state-of-the-art, technologically advanced sports venue in the heart of Silicon Valley with the highest quality video equipment. Have the ability to record, produce and distribute content during games. Use networked surveillance equipment to help monitor the s...

The numbers tell the video story at ISC West: 4K and H.265

The latest in video surveillance equipment at ISC West this week is reflected by the numbers you hear repeatedly on the show floor, numbers like 4K and H.265. Big players like Panasonic have joined the 4K bandwagon in a big way. Sony introduced a 4K camera with a larger sensor size (1-inch) to increase light sensitivity, displaying the better view alongside a “Brand X” competitor in the Sony booth. “Sharper and smarter” Promoting a theme of “sharper and smarter,...