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Cognitec awarded contract by German federal criminal police office

Face recognition software aids tracing of suspect personsCognitec Systems, the leading provider of face recognition technology and systems, today announced that the company has been awarded a contract to provide software and services to the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt - BKA) after winning a pan-European tender.On the basis of photographs and video material, Cognitec's face recognition software will support the research and identification of unknown suspects. ...

ADT Remote Video Response Centre celebrates 1000 active customers

ADT, the UK's leading provider of electronic fire and security solutions, reached an important milestone this month by exceeding one thousand active customers at its Remote Video Response Centre (RVRC) in Manchester. The RVRC, which opened in September 2004, is a state of the art facility offering customers a remote security monitoring and response service.  In 2005, the facility was accredited with British Standard 8418 (BS8418), which covers the design, positioning, configuration, perform...

Aspectus changes name to Agent Video Intelligence, expands global sales team and relocates headquarters to New York City

Brand and organizational expansion support corporate growth and soaring enterprise demand for Agent Vi's next-generation enterprise grade digital video analyticsAspectus Video Intelligence, Inc., today announced that it has officially changed its corporate name and brand to Agent Video Intelligence™ (Agent Vi™) due to overwhelming enterprise demand for its Agent Vi™ software technology.  The company also announced an expanded global sales and technical support team an...

COE Group plc appoints Dr Alison Fielding as Non-Executive Director

Coe Group plc, the developer and supplier of advanced video surveillance systems, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Alison Fielding as Non-Executive Director with effect from 18 September 2006.Dr Fielding is currently the Director of Technology Transfer at IP Group plc, the intellectual property commercialisation company.  She has five years' experience in identifying and commercialising a diverse range of new technologies, encompassing electronics, software, remote power so...

Securitas Systems AB ramps up partnership with Milestone Systems.

Securitas Systems AB, a leading security systems integrator has teamed up with Milestone Systems to implement XProtect IP video surveillance software solutions for customers.In late 2005, Securitas Systems AB signed a partner agreement contract with Milestone Systems to be reseller and Systems Integrator of XProtect IP video surveillance software.  Since then, training and support on the new technology has been established.  Interest levels are growing fast in the market, as many peopl...

Bell's new Service Management Centre

Corporate security systems specialist Bell Security has opened a ‘next generation' Service Management Centre at its London headquarters.  This is designed to enhance customer service for Bell's growing ‘commercial' security and fire systems customer base.  This London facility builds on the success of a Bristol-based centre that was created in 2005 primarily to add value to Bell's market-leading, retail banking customer operations.The London Service Manageme...

September 11th Observance at Pelco

Many hundreds of Pelco employees, honoured guests and the public joined together in commemoration of the Fifth Anniversary of September 11, 2001, and to celebrate the lives of the fallen heroes from that day.  "The most profound way to protect the future is to never forget the past.  We must never forget the thousands of innocent men and women who went to work that day and never returned home," explained Pelco President and CEO David L. McDonald.  "I stron...

Synercard partners with Bannerbridge plc to distribute software solutions in the UK and Europe

Synercard, developer of the critically acclaimed Asure ID® suite of photo ID and ID card application control software and member of HID Global, a leading supplier and manufacturer in the access control industry, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Bannerbridge plc, one of the longest established distributors of ID printers and related products in Europe and the UK.  Bannerbridge supplies ID card printers, CD/DVD duplicators/printers, biometric terminals, consumab...

Norbain acquires business in Poland

The Upperpoint Group has acquired the business of Aasset Security Poland from its owner Mariusz Wojtas, who will continue to run the business under the Norbain umbrella.The company will be named Norbain Polska and aims to provide the Polish marketplace with the very best levels of service and technical support for which Norbain is renown.Commenting on the deal, Alun John, CEO of Upperpoint Holdings Limited said, "Mariusz has created a number of successful ventures in the CCTV marketplace an...

Bewator appoints new area Sales Manager

Access security specialist, Bewator has announced that is has appointed Bruce Torrance as its new area sales manager for the North of England. Bruce will manage the sales of the Bewator product range to the whole of the North of England.  He brings with him over twenty years experience working in the security field in both UK and European markets.  Bruce said: "I am looking forward to injecting my expertise into this role and working for a leading access and CCTV security spe...

Paxton Access strengthens commitment to French market

Paxton Access Limited a market leader in the design and manufacture of electronic access control systems has appointed Matthew Mendes as Field Sales Engineer for France.  The appointment signals Paxton Access' strengthened commitment to the French market and its confidence in the future growth prospects of the region.Paxton Access' business development strategy in Europe is to combine the appointment of a key distributor in each country with local language marketing support of the s...

artec technologies establishes media data centre for Internet TV and Video Surveillance

In cooperation with a large German telephone and internet service provider, the public stock company artec technologies AG is establishing a mutual media data centre for internet TV and IP-based video surveillance services.Core technologies for the project are the indexing procedure for media contents developed by artec technologies, as well as its CVoD (Continuous video on Demand) technology, patented in Germany.  The pivotal distinguishing mark of the latter technology is its ca...

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