Surveillance & Security News for April 2008

CEM Systems' IP access control solution secures the prestigious Latymer School

Latymer School is a selective grammar school for boys and girls aged 11 to 18. Established from 1624, the school aims to provide a broad and stimulating educational experience with very high standards. Situated in Hammersmith, West London, UK, the prestigious school features many listed buildings and includes a Great Hall and state-of-the-art technology, science and specialist ICT rooms. High security requirements With the very highest educational standards, Latymer School required a high sec...

Octavian Group celebrates its fifth birthday in style

Nottingham based, globally operating security led business, the Octavian Group celebrated its fifth birthday in style, holding a stunning "Ocean's Elevenesque" birthday bash for clients, staff and all friends of the business at the Alea Casino in Nottingham.The party, compered by GMTV newsreader and celebrity, Priya Kaur Jones, was thrown by Octavian Group CEO, Sukhi Ghuman, as a thank you to his team, clients and friends of the business whose collective hard work and vision has made O...

Intrepid Security retains consultancy services of Barry Vincent

Intrepid Security has retained the consultancy services of Barry Vincent.Barry is an extremely experienced security professional.  A former police officer, he has previously held the position of Head of Security of the distribution and supply chain for Tesco.  More recently, he had responsibility for Tesco's business continuity and crisis management arrangements, developing scenario planning and training for operational directors.Commenting on the decision to utilise Barry's...

Charting a Dedicated Micros CCTV solution for the Port of Grimsby and Immingham

The Port of Grimsby & Immingham, the UK's largest port by tonnage is now taking advantage of the latest digital networked CCTV technology from Dedicated Micros, recommended by installer DJ Byers CCTV, to maximize both security and the port's operational and logistical processes.Owner and operator Associated British Ports (ABP) turned to DJ Byers CCTV to advise on how best to bring its existing under-utilised and cumbersome analogue CCTV system into the digital era.The initial installation ac...

DataCom Systems and EVT partner to provide networked video management in the US

    Datacom will market and support EVT's line of Video Management Systems (VMS) and Networked Video Recorders (NVRs) in the USCompanies showcased open-architecture video management software at ISC West 2008DataCom Systems Inc., a leader in surveillance and monitoring solutions, today announced a new partnership with EVT, a provider of video management software.  Datacom will market and support EVT's line of Video Management Systems (VMS) and Networked Video Recorders (NVRs)...

G4Tec wins prestigious Business Award

G4Tec (Group 4 Technology), a world leader within the integrated security sector, are delighted to announce that they have been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise acknowledging their sustained performance in International Trade.Over the last three years, export sales have increased by 50%, now representing over 55% of the total company turnover which has resulted in an ongoing expansion across all areas of the company.  This is the second time G4Tec have been rewarded for their phenom...

Prince William County turns to VUANCE's Compass for increased electronic access control security

VUANCE Ltd., a provider of innovative Radio Frequency Verification Solutions, including active RFID, electronic access control, credentialing and incident response management, recently announced that Prince William County is using its Compass system to provide increased electronic access control security in select buildings.Over a year ago, Prince William County Buildings and Grounds Office determined a need to provide increased access control security in select buildings including two police st...

Dedicated Micros wins US award for NetVu Console

Dedicated Micros, part of AD Group, is pleased to announce that NetVu Console, a powerful remote CCTV viewing station, has won a prestigious US award.During the ISC West 2008 show in Las Vegas, NetVu Console received the New Product Showcase (NPS) award - sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA) - in the Monitoring category.The innovative NetVu Console offers installers and end users a non-PC-based alternative to remote viewing and Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) control of CCTV cameras over the...

Alpro towers over the competition

Property developer Bruntwood operates a large portfolio, and amongst the current projects in hand is the initiative to convert large multi story tower blocks into multi occupancy quality buildings.When security was needed on fire exits they turned to the Alpro Hardware Division of IEC Limited to solve the problem.  Installing ES7000 series hooklocks proved to be the answer both in terms of security and aesthetics.The small and compact ES7000 hooklock is easy to install and once installed si...

Mitsubishi Electric display their latest products at IFSEC 2008

Mitsubishi Electric, a world leader in the innovative design and manufacture of advanced security solutions, will be exhibiting once again at this year's IFSEC, one of the industry's leading events.At this year's exhibition, Mitsubishi will be unveiling for the first time in the UK a new range of MPEG-4 digital security recorders as well as a selection of IP cameras, alongside Mitsubishi's highly regarded JPEG2000 DVR range, LCD display panels, large format DLP™ display wall solutions and...

Forward Vision's latest Metal Mickey makes its first public appearance at IFSEC 2008

Forward Vision, a member of the Bosch Group, has announced that the latest addition to the MIC1, or "Metal Mickey", series of fully functional PTZ cameras - the MIC1-500 - will be making its first public appearance at IFSEC 2008.Featuring an all new design with integrated sunshield, the MIC1-500 incorporated a twist-lock canting function allowing the camera can be canted at 45º while on-site, On-Screen Display (OSD) menus for remote camera set-up and a choice of 540TVL 18x or 36x...

IFSEC 2008 attendees will get to experience new, exciting Pelco products

Pelco, a leader in the manufacture of video and security equipment, will display several new additions to its product line at IFSEC 2008 in Birmingham, England.  The following new products - and many more - will be on display at the Pelco stand, number 8030, Hall 6, May 12-15.  Listed below are a few of the new products that you will see at the show.Spectra IV IP An IP-based camera/dome positioning system with the features, responsiveness and reliability of the most trusted name in the...

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