Y3K News

Xvision hires Chris Valentino as Head of Business Development to expand project division

Valentino will be expanding Xvision’s reach as the company continues to serve value-added distributors and installers working on major projects Chris Valentino has joined Xvision as Head of Business Development. A Y3K company, Xvision designs CCTV, networking, access control and door entry products from its Surrey headquarters. Valentino will be expanding Xvision’s reach as the company continues to serve value-added distributors and installers working on major pro...

IFSEC Day 1: H.265, apps and cybersecurity shine through other security innovations

H.265 compression, apps and the inherent security of security systems were some of the themes to be gleaned on the first day of IFSEC International. Almost every video exhibitor I saw on day one of the show mentioned that many of their products use H.265 compression in these days of high definition, bandwidth-hungry cameras. Over at Vivotek’s stand, for example, Emilio Sanchez, project consultant, spoke of the company’s H.265 Smart Stream compression algorithm. He said this saves an...

Y3K appoints Mike Barrett as National Sales Manager to manage growth of IQCCTV and Smart-i in UK

Barrett aims to achieve significant growth and market share for Y3K’s group subsidiaries, IQCCTV and Smart-i, within the UK Y3K, the UK's leading manufacturer and distributor of HD CCTV, Smart Home Security and Access Control solutions, has appointed Mike Barrett as National Sales Manager. Barrett’s remit will be to achieve significant growth and gain market share for Y3K’s group subsidiaries, IQCCTV and Smart-i, within the UK region. Specialist electronic s...

Xvision hybrid IR dome cameras and digital video recorders deployed at courier company, DPD

The DVR allows remote users to receive video clips and push video notifications triggered by motion detection Xvision, a Y3K company, has supplied an HD CCTV system to a busy London depot of DPD, a leading worldwide courier company. The installation, which will see the extensive depot upgrade its existing CCTV to 1080P resolution, is by Kent-based integrators, AVS Services, and includes hybrid IR vandal-resistant dome cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs). Logistics...

Xvision’s HD IP IR CCTV systems used at Bristol Zoo to study animal behaviour

The HD IP IR CCTV system consisting of bullet cameras, domes and NVRs was set up to monitor the animals over a 2-month period Bristol Zoo has used Xvision’s IP infrared bullet and dome cameras to observe a range of mammals, birds and reptiles as part of a BBC documentary. Icon Films wanted to record animals in total darkness to study their nocturnal behaviour and required high-quality night-time footage from equipment that would not disturb the creatures. The animals in...

Y3K experiences increase in visitor numbers at IFSEC 2014

Two new ranges ofXvision IP cameras were also launched: Xvision Pro HD and Xvision ELITE After a busy three days, leading HD CCTV and specialist security distributor, Y3K, has reported a significant increase in visitor numbers compared with shows in previous years. Y3K showcased its own latest HD CCTV technologies, as well as vehicle CCTV solutions from sister company, SmartWitness, and new access control and time attendance products from leading global manufacturer, Anviz. Th...

Y3K enters into strategic distribution partnership with WF Senate, part of the Rexel Group

WF Senate will become the main distribution channel for Y3K and its full range of HD CCTV and security products Croydon-based manufacturer and distributor of HD CCTV and security systems, Y3K, has recently announced a strategic distribution partnership with WF Senate, part of the Rexel Group, a global leader in the distribution of electrical supplies and services. Under the terms of the new deal and following a successful trial, WF Senate will become the main distribution cha...

Raytec Raymax Infra-Red units secure main perimeter of Alexander the Great Airport in Skopje, Macedonia

Raytec’s Raymax Platinum long range IR illuminators were installed alongside HD PTZ speed dome cameras to secure the airport Raytec’s Raymax Infra-Red units have been deployed to secure the main perimeter of Alexander the Great Airport in Skopje, Macedonia. Working in conjunction with Turkish distributor, Sensormatic, and distributor Y3K, the Raymax Platinum long range Infra-Red illuminators were installed alongside HD PTZ Speed Dome cameras to secure Macedonia&rsq...

Y3K introduces new range of biometric access control products from Anviz

Anviz has created and developed a self-intelligent, multi-biometric verification algorithm named BioNANO Croydon based manufacturer and distributor of HD CCTV systems, Y3K, is to introduce a new range of biometric access control products from leading global manufacturer, Anviz. Established in 2001 and with over 11 years of R&D expertise in engineering and manufacturing biometric technology products, Anviz is a pioneer in the intelligent security industry. Y3K is now the di...

Y3K strengthens its HD camera range with addition of 960H 4-camera and DVR kits

Y3K, the UK's leading manufacturer and distributor of HD CCTV systems, is to strengthen its range of high-resolution cameras by offering HD 960H cameras and DVR kits at prices that will make this new technology affordable to everyone for the first time. 960H, a new analogue standard for security cameras and DVRs, produces images that are 960 horizontal and 480 vertical pixels large and will eventually replace Y3K’s D1 resolution analogue cameras and DVRs. The new launch of IQCCTV 960H is a...

Y3K welcomes Marco Marzano as International Sales Director

Marzano's remit will be to achieve significant growth and market share gains for Y3K Y3K, the UK's leading manufacturer and distributor of CCTV systems, has appointed Marco Marzano as International Sales Director. Marzano’s remit will be to achieve significant growth and market share gains for Y3K and its group subsidiaries, Xvision, IQCCTV and SmartWitness, within the EMEA region. Y3K’s CEO Paul Singh said, “We are delighted to have secured the appoint...

Y3K secures Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace's football ground in South London

The upgraded system includes IR speed dome cameras, 16 channel DVRs and HD LED Plasma monitors Y3K, a recognised key innovator in CCTV surveillance, and a company with one of the widest product ranges in the industry, helps secure Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace football club’s ground in South London. Y3K is a preferred CCTV provider to the local South London club and has recently been involved in a major upgrade of the club’s surveillance system. Paul Singh, managin...