Surveillance & Security News for April 2006

HID launches "Be Secure" promotion at IFSEC 2006 to benefit and promote UK charities

HID Global, the premier manufacturer of contactless access control cards and readers for the security industry, today announced that it is set to host the company's second "Be Secure" charity promotion at this year's IFSEC tradeshow in Birmingham, UK on the 8-11 of May.  This promotion follows the great success achieved at the ASIS tradeshow held in 2005 in Orlando, where over 1000 attendees participated. The promotional idea was developed to educate and inform tradeshow attendees...

Bosch, The Independent and The Royal Academy of Engineering launch writing award for young people

Bosch, The Independent newspaper and The Royal Academy of Engineering have joined forces to launch The Independent Bosch Horizons Technology Award, a writing competition for young people with an interest in engineering and technology. As a global brand and a leader in innovation, Bosch is supporting Britain's future engineers by offering them an excellent opportunity to share their interest in engineering and technology with thousands of readers.  They are being asked to put pen to pape...

New SKIDATA contactless combi card combines the two worlds of SKIDATA and LEGIC®

SKIDATA AG and LEGIC Identsystems Ltd jointly announce  the market introduction of a SKIDATA Combi Card.  The new contactless ‘keycard iso combi LEGIC advant' combines the SKIDATA access solutions with the wide choice of LEGIC advant all-in-one-card applications.  It will increase services and convenience for guests and partners in tourist destinations. The new SKIDATA card offers two combined areas on the same chip.  The SKIDATA area supports their access applicati...

Honeywell short-listed for two IFSEC awards

Best security installation and best Access Control productHoneywell recently announced that it has been short-listed in two categories for the prestigious IFSEC Awards - Sunderland Housing Group jointly with 2020Vision Systems for Best Security Project and WIN-PAKTM Pro Central Station for Best New Access Control Product.  The awards ceremony will take place on Monday 8th May at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel at the NEC.  The Sunderland Housing Group project involved the im...

Starring role for Dedicated Micros at ITV Granada

Dedicated Micros, working together with Gardiner Security, has delivered an advanced CCTV solution to provide effective security for ITV Granada in Manchester, home to Coronation Street one of the UK's favourite soap operas.  The project called for four of the latest NetVu Connected Digital Sprite 2 network capable DVRs featuring NetVu ObserVer software, four Dennard 2060 outdoor dome cameras which feature vandal resistant, environmentally protected enclosures - with more to follow shortly...

Doctor will see you now

Eight 12~240mm and four 10-140mm Pentax zoom lenses have been installed at one of Dublin's most advanced medical centres, as part of the security and general management system at Beaumont Hospital.  The 620-bed facility occupies a 37-acre site with a diverse range of surveillance requirements that include access control, car parks, public safety and general asset management.Not only is Beaumont Hospital the principal undergraduate and post graduate medical training and research centre f...

Tradition Financial Services chooses Win-Pak access control solution from Honeywell Security

Honeywell today announced that the WIN-PAKTM access control system has been installed at Tradition UK Ltd, a global leader in the brokering of financial and non-financial products, to ensure a high level of security and fast access for authorised personnel at their London offices.  The implementation was managed by, NSI Gold installers West London Security. Maintaining security has always been a high priority for Tradition, which operates several offices in London.  Mark Heneke, Tradi...

IDL and A4Vision face up to security at IFSEC 2006

Integrated Design Ltd and A4Vision (Application for Vision) have teamed up for this year's IFSEC exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham on IDL's Stand B103A4 Vision's 3D Face Reader has been integrated with IDL's Fastlane Door Detective to showcase a complete approach to high security access control. The A4Vision Access 3D Face Reader can recognise users as they approach the doorway.  With read ranges up to two metres and a fast sub-second response time the Face Reader is designed to open the do...

Find your security solution on the Norbain stand L110 at IFSEC 2006, Hall 20

The Norbain stand at this year's IFSEC event will be packed with the very latest product and technology offerings available.  Whether your interest lies in CCTV, Access Control, Intruder Detection or you require an integrated system, you can find the equipment and staff to help you find the perfect solution.VistaVista, the UK's premier brand of CCTV equipment, will have a huge range of their innovative and highly reliable CCTV solutions for you to view on the stand.  In particular, you...

The industry puzzle: what does the future hold for security products?

The solution is simple when you know howIt's the puzzle that everyone in our industry would like to solve: how will we secure our property in the future with so many products from numerous suppliers, and complex standards to meet?ASSA ABLOY will be unveiling a major development within our organisation that interlocks all our power brands to give specifiers and industry professional's one product source - and a complete security solution.As an important voice in the security industry, we would al...

Axis wins US award for its new PTZ network camera

Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, recently announced that the American Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected the AXIS 214 Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) Network Camera for a ‘Product Achievement Award: Digital Video Device.’  The judging took place at the 2006 ISC West new product showcase awards program held in Las Vegas, 5th – 7th April 2006.   A panel of security industry professionals viewed presentations on more than 60 comp...

AD Group celebrates Queen’s award win for TransVu mobile CCTV system

Leading edge CCTV manufacturer AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros - has received the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category, for its advanced TransVu system, which is helping to tackle crime on the move.The compact TransVu is a sophisticated multi-camera digital CCTV recorder, which can be fitted to a wide range of vehicles including: trains, buses, taxis, vans and heavy goods vehicles.  Its key feature is total network integration that autom...

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