Surveillance & Security News for April 2009

Empty premises at greater risk of arson and property crime, warns NSI

The number of unoccupied premises has increased, yet many owners are leaving themselves open to the risk of arson, criminal damage and even prosecution, according to the National Security Inspectorate (NSI). As the recession bites and the number of empty buildings inevitably increases, so does the liability of those responsible for these premises if effective measures are not taken to keep them safe and secure. Should an injury or fatality occur in an unused building, those responsible are...

Thales Angenieux offers high-performance lenses with special relevance to the new digital era

 Thales Angenieux is exhibiting a full line of broadcast, film and video lenses Thales Angenieux is exhibiting a full line of broadcast, film and video lenses at this year's NAB, including the most recent additions from the company's Academy Award winning design team. Featured at this year's display is the Optimo DP 16-42mm Rouge wide-angle, large format digital zoom lens, which complements the company's highly acclaimed Optimo DP 30-80mm Rouge lens. Also highlighted are the 19 x 7.3 AIF Se...

Visit Databac Group, manufacturer of secure ID cards, at IFSEC 2009

 Businesses looking for secure ID cards and how to protect them visit Databac Group stand at IFSEC 2009Businesses looking for secure ID cards and how to protect them should make their way to the Databac Group stand at IFSEC 2009. As a manufacturer and supplier of every type of card a business might need, Databac will be showing cards constructed from a variety of materials, incorporating one or more technologies, designed for a host of secure applications, from staff ID to access control. I...

Vicon recruits new Business Development Manager

 Gary Frost, new Business Development Manager, ViconGary Frost joins Vicon from Indigo Vision where for the last three years he has performed a similar role developing sales primarily through the consultant / specifier channel. He has worked within the electronic security industry for over twenty years, having spent the first eight years of his career with Honeywell."Gary's extensive knowledge of CCTV, and in particular Video over IP solutions, will make him a valuable additi...

BICSI recognises OnSSI training programme

 BICSI offers Continuing Education Credits for OnSSI's Level I Channel Partner Training ProgramParticipants in the Certified Channel Partner (CCP) Level I training course offered by On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) are now eligible for 14 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) from BICSI, a professional organisation for the information transport systems (ITS) industry. The two-day course includes structured, hands-on lab and instructor-led training sessions related to OnSSI's industry...

FLIR Systems announces two new senior appointments

  David Montage (left) and Ashley Wyton (right) have been appointed to senior posts by FLIR Systems FLIR Systems announces that as from April 5th David Montague has joined the FLIR Systems CVS Division as Director Europe - Security & Surveillance Distribution. David has worked for the past eleven years at Cooper Security (intruder alarm and access control). Three years as the UK Sales Manager and six years as International Sales Manager. In November 2006 David wa...

Bosch website gets Extreme

 Bosch Extreme CCTV range of products designed to capture images in the most demanding conditionsBosch Security Systems has further enhanced the content and functionality of its website to include four new product microsites.The creation of dedicated microsites within the boschsecurity.co.uk website follows Bosch's 2008 acquisition of the Extreme CCTV group, which included the Derwent and Forward Vision brands, and clearly demonstrates the value Bosch places on these new additions to i...

Telemetrics showcases new camera robotics systems at NAB 2009

 Telemetrics Inc. was demonstrating its latest camera control systems at NAB 2009Telemetrics Inc., the industry leader in camera robotics and control systems, demonstrated the latest additions to the company's industry renowned line of camera control systems here at NAB 2009. New additions to the company's extensive line-up of products for 2009 include the Televator® EP-S3 Weatherproof Elevating Pedestal, as well as system enhancements to the company's TeleGlide Camera Trolley...

E-payment with LEGIC system provider OPC and LEGIC form an alliance

OPC widens its offer to include personal identification with contactless LEGIC Smart Card technologyAs multifunctional card systems manufacturer, OPC cardsystems GmbH has been leading provider of e-payment solutions in the leisure and business sectors for several years. Through the partnership with LEGIC, the company widens its product range and services to include personal identification with contactless LEGIC Smart Card technology. The new solutions are especially used in leisure facilities, p...

Universal Security Systems choose IPSecurityCenter™ to help secure a large proportion of Kuwait’s oil refining

 Universal Security Systems select IPSecurityCenter™ to supply security management control systemComputer Network Limited (CNL) announced recently that they have been selected by Universal Security Systems to supply a security management control system that will integrate CCTV, Access Control, VoIP, GPS Tracking and Tetra Radio Transmission to the Kuwait Council of Ministers for the protection of critical facilities in the oil sector.One of these critical oil facilities is respon...

F&M Bank counts on IQeyes video surveillance solution

 The Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California is interested only in the best technology and performance IQinVision, market leader in high-performance megapixel network cameras, smart IP cameras, and network video recording systems, announced that Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California, located in California's great Central Valley is installing only IQeye cameras in all its bank branches. To further improve F&M Bank's IP video surveillance program, IQeye511 cam...

Siemens secures £4m deal to upgrade school telecommunications

  Dark fibre, used to deliver high bandwith to schools Siemens Building Technologies Security Systems has secured a £4 million contract to supply an innovative CLEO telecoms network to 48 schools across the north west of England. The new 40km dark fibre network will deliver high bandwidth (100 megabytes) and meets the Government requirement to provide top quality private broadband networks in schools whilst keeping operating costs down. Siemens has secured the contr...

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