Surveillance & Security News for April 2009

BSIA releases BT 21CN test plan

 BSIA is undertaking a seminar on BT's 21CN and its effect on the security industry at IFSECThe British Security Industry Association has published a test plan for the use of security equipment on BT's 21st Century Network.The test plan has been put together after almost two years of development by the BSIA and its members including extensive testing of systems on the 21st Century Network at BT's facilities at Adastral Park and Swansea.BSIA Technical Director, Alex Carmichael, comments: &qu...

DVTel and MATE Intelligent Video bestow "Best Intelligent Metropolitan Video Surveillance Deployment" award

  John Szczygiel (MATE), Manuel Treviño (San Pedro), Mayor Fernando Margaín Berlanga, Paul Smith (DVTel), Antonio Mora (San Pedro), Jorge Vasquez (GBS) DVTel and MATE Intelligent Video presented the award "Best Intelligent Metropolitan Video Surveillance Deployment" to Mayor Fernando Margaín Berlanga from the City of San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico on April 1st 2009 at the ISC West show in Las Vegas. The award recognizes the successful implementation o...

Pivot3 launches into Europe

 Pivot3 will unveil products, channel strategy, survey and new hire at EMEA launchThe high-definition storage specialist Pivot3 launches into Europe and unveils its strategy and products at EMEA Launch at the Soho hotel in central London on Thursday 30th of April.The storage market is growing particularly fast in the video space and Pivot3 focuses on video surveillance applications so it is definitely a vendor to watch. From the government, to public safety, to education and transport, the...

COMPUTERLINKS will exhibit door-to-desktop IP physical security at Infosecurity Europe 2009

 COMPUTERLINKS will be showcasing IP physical security solutions at Infosecurity EuropeCOMPUTERLINKS, a leading global distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, recently announced that it will be showcasing its IP physical security solutions at Infosecurity Europe, 28-30th April at Earls Court, London (stand number H105). With the addition of recent signings including Netgenium, HID Global and Mobotix to its portfolio, COMPUTERLINKS can now provide IP surv...

Mirasys is coming to the UK

 Mirasys introduces high-resolution surveillance systems to the UKMirasys, one of the world's leading providers of open platform digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions, has opened its first office in the UK. Mirasys UK will be headed up by director of sales Jon Hill, who brings more than 15 years' experience in security and CCTV to the role. Jon will be responsible for marketing Mirasys' digital recording portfolio at a critical juncture for development of surveillance systems in the...

Security Industry Association publishes federal legislative priorities for 2009

 Security Industry Association seeks to secure nation's infrastructureThe Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced its federal legislative priorities for 2009, with most of the seven items on the list focused on ensuring adequate funding to secure the nation's critical infrastructure and facilities.SIA, which represents nearly 400 electronic and physical security businesses of all sizes, aims to: Secure sufficient funding for the Student Safety and Campus Emergency Management...

Geutebruck Security Inc. appoints new business development manager

 Geutebruck Security Inc appoints David Barber as Business Development Manager David Barber was recently appointed business development manager at Geutebruck Security Inc. An administration management graduate with a strong sales and marketing background, Barber's previous roles include marketing consultant to the high tech digital market; as well as regional sales manager, then director of government sales with an international CCTV manufacturer.Based in Geutebruck Security's Chantill...

Energy efficient white lights from CBC reduce costs for historic fort site

 The installation of an energy-efficient lighting system from CBC cut costs for Napoleonic fort siteElectricity bills at a historic Napoleonic fort in Chatham, Kent, have been significantly cut thanks to the installation of an energy-efficient lighting system from CBC.Savings of more than £2000 per quarter have been achieved at Fort Amherst following the replacement of halogen-style lamps with Ganz WL100 and WL300 LED illuminators.The Fort Amherst site, comprising an extensive network...

Dunsfold Park Aerodrome site uses Ganz's Radar Vision CCTV

 Dunsfold Park Aerodrome site deploys Radar Vision CCTVDunsfold Park, a large 600-acre aerodrome site near Guildford in Surrey that's home to a wide range of tenant businesses and the location for a variety of aircraft operations - as well as filming work including the BBC's popular Top Gear programme - is now being protected by Ganz's dual-purpose Radar Vision system. This combines compact, high performance radar detection with any Ganz C-AllView CCTV camera.Nicky Stokes, Sales Director of...

Siemens provides stylish security upgrade for Scotland's biggest retail & leisure development

 Siemens Building Technologies Security Solutions were chosen to meet the demands of The CentreLivingston in West Lothian, has been at the centre of a massive regeneration programme with substantial investment from Land Securities, one of the UK's leading real estate investments trusts. With a local shopping population that has grown by 70% since 1998, the former Almondvale Shopping Centre and the new Elements Square extension have been rebranded as The Centre - now one of the biggest shopp...

QNAP pleased to present new NVR series at IFSEC 2009

 QNAP Systems will present the VioStor NVR series at IFSEC 2009QNAP Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce we will be joining IFSEC 2009 to present our entire VioStor NVR series with the unique CMS (Central Management Software)-embedded technology, including the lately announced 5-bay VioStor-5020 and VioStor-5012, the upcoming high performance 8-bay, 40-channel VioStor-8040U-RP (with redundant power supply) and VioStor-8040, 4-bay 16-channel VioStor-4016U, 2-bay VioStor-2008 and VioStor-2012...

John Purnell joins Interserve in senior role

John Purnell GM QPM DL has joined Interserve Security and First Security as non-executive director John Purnell GM QPM DL has joined Interserve Security and First Security as non-executive director.He joins at an important stage of the respective companies' growth as they look to consolidate their position within the City and expand their operations throughout the regions, according to Mike Crump, Managing Director: "John's role is to constructively challenge and contribute to the strategy...

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