Surveillance & Security News for April 2010

Verint Systems Inc. named "2010 North American IP Surveillance Software Company of the Year"

 Verint® was singled out due to its acclaimed Nextiva® IP video portfolioVerint® Systems Inc. announced that it has been named the "2010 North American IP Surveillance Software Company of the Year" by Frost & Sullivan, a leading global analyst and consultancy firm. The honour marks recognition for Verint® Video Intelligence Solutions™ in the dynamic video security and surveillance market, and highlights its innovation and accomplishments in the...

Lenel's intruder detection Mobile Monitoring Application wins award from RIM

The application allows security personnel to review and receive alarms while on patrolLenel Systems International, Inc. announced that its Mobile Monitoring Application for BlackBerry® smartphones has been presented with a Wireless Leadership Award at this year's BlackBerry Wireless Enterprise Symposium (WES) in Orlando. The application allows security personnel to review and receive alarms while on patrol, as well as run reports against user transactions directly from a BlackBerry smartphon...

British Security Industry Association urges politicians to maintain R&D tax credits

 British Security Industry Association claims that R&D tax credits are "essential to economic recovery"With just a week to go until the General Election, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has urged politicians to think carefully over the future of R&D tax credits, claiming that they are "essential to economic recovery."The tax relief - worth £790m in 2008 - is currently available to businesses of all sizes in exchange for the continued develo...

IQinVision expands mini-dome line

The original VGA, 1.3 MP, and 2.0 MP CCTV mini-domes are now available in standard or vandal modelsIQinVision, market leader in high-performance HD megapixel network cameras, smart IP cameras, and network video recording systems, announced expansion of the popular IQeye Basic Line of mini-domes to include MAIN profile H.264 and vandal-proof models.The original VGA, 1.3 MP, and 2.0 MP mini-domes are now available in standard or vandal models and IQinVision has added HD480p and HD720p H.264 MAIN p...

Gallagher's Cardax FT Controller 6000 in the race for IFSEC 2010 Award

IFSEC Security Industry Awards are a celebration of excellence Gallagher Security UK has been announced as a finalist in the 2010 IFSEC Security Industry Awards. The security solutions provider joins five other finalists in the Access Control Product of the Year category for its new generation of Controller, the Cardax FT Controller 6000.Widely regarded as the industry's premier event, the IFSEC Security Industry Awards is both a celebration and an acknowledgement of excellence of the produ...

Axis AB Annual General Meeting resolves corporate matters for the security industry giant

The security products manufacturer passed a number of resolutions during the course of the meetingAxis AB held its Annual General Meeting on April 21, 2010. The Meeting resolved in favour of all proposed matters in accordance with the proposals of the Board of Directors. The main contents of the most important resolutions are described below.Resolution regarding dividendThe Meeting resolved to approve the Board of Directors' proposal of a dividend for the fiscal year 2009 of SEK 4.00 per share,...

Biometrics solutions for authentication of travellers given thumbs up by aviation organisation

ICAO has validated face recognition and recommends it as the best suited biometric methodThe 9/11 unfortunate events had strongly motivated border control organisations to automate the border control process, while ensuring secure authentication of travellers. ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) has validated face recognition and recommends it as the best suited biometric method for this type of application and is setting standards for storing and using biometrics with Machine Reada...

Surveillance products integration is on the cards as G4S and CNL strike deal

At the heart of the G4S Technology solution is the Symmetry™ Security Management SystemG4S Technology, a global market leader in providing fully integrated building security solutions, is pleased to announce it has formed an integration partnership with CNL, a leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software.At the heart of the G4S Technology solution is the Symmetry™ Security Management System (SMS). Symmetry SMS offers users the next generation of securi...

Sony's new HD CCTV cameras take centre stage at IFSEC 2010

SNC-DH240 boasts of a built-in IR illuminator to deliver excellent images even in absolute darknessNew products on display:Over the last twelve months Sony Professional has made several significant announcements that have broadened its HD portfolio. In January this year, it added another new HD camera to the four launched in 2009. The SNC-CH240 Full HD Fixed camera was launched at Sony's Power of Images (POI) event in Germany, completing its HD range. IFSEC will herald the European launch of two...

MindTree to showcase its surveillance solutions at IFSEC 2010

MindTree offers integration and customisation services for portfolio of  intelligent video surveillance solutionsMindTree - a global product engineering services and IT solutions company, has created a portfolio of ready-to-brand video surveillance solutions, and will be unveiling it at IFSEC. These will allow OEMs, system integrators and distributors to enrich their existing solution portfolio and carry these solutions to the market under its own brand. MindTree also offers integration and...

Get the low-down on security innovations at CNi Expo 2010

CNi Expo is a symposium aimed at security and resilience specialistsWhich threats to our society and commercial life are real and which ones are over-hyped or just plain imagined? Provocative and probing questions concerning risk, resilience and security will be discussed by experts in a series of interactive seminars at CNi Expo, a symposium aimed at security and resilience specialists that takes place at London ExCeL on 2nd and 3th June 2010. Drawing on the experience of Dr John Reid...

Network video management software leader Axxon strikes distribution partnership with Cieffe Benelux

 Axxon, EMEA market leader in VMS, has signed a distribution agreement with Cieffe BeneluxCieffe Benelux has built a strong reputation throughout its four main country markets as a leading distributor of integrated IP security equipment.  It works with over eighty integration partners across the region it serves and provides sales, support and training for its customers supplying the latest surveillance and building management technologies ranging from network cameras, DVRs, acces...

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