Surveillance & Security News for April 2013

Arecont Vision cameras deployed by Sermex at Mallor Joyeria in Mexico

Customer Among the many tenants at “Las Américas,” the second largest shopping mall in Morelia, Michoacán, México, a jewellery retailer experiences the mall’s foot traffic, the highest in the area. Mallor Joyeria is a popular jewellery store in the upscale venue. Challenge The Mallor Joyeria had been robbed several times; however, with the low-quality resolution of the store's previous surveillance system none of the suspects were ever clearly...

Milestone XProtect Professional VMS deployed by LAPD to monitor Space Shuttle Endeavour’s final journey

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), provided ‘the right stuff’ as the technology for live monitoring with archived recordings when the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) needed to supervise every moment during the space shuttle Endeavour’s recent weekend-long journey from the Los Angeles International Airport to its final home at the California Science Center. Traveling to its final destination, the space shuttle Endeavour was...

MOBOTIX provides its network cameras to Deutsche Bahn’s Saarbrücken pilot project

Attractive and safe Arrival and departure, welcome and farewell, staying and shopping – a train station is not just a traffic hub, a building or a site of transition. It is quite a complex operation designed to serve numerous interests, desires and functions. About 5,800 active train stations are located in Germany. Since Deutsche Bahn (DB, German Rail) was privatised in 1994, DB Station&Service AG has been in charge of operating the German train stations. In order to provide high-qua...

DVTEL and Visentry to jointly provide surveillance solutions to Marine Container Services for secured cargo and reduced theft

Background Marine Container Services Inc. is a logistics company that provides import and export services to multi-national retailers and distributors throughout the United States. The company also provides warehousing services that include export consolidation, import distribution, flat rack storage and cargo banding. Business challenges On a daily basis, nearly $5 million in goods are stored at the Marine Container Services headquarters, and vehicles are continuously entering and exiting th...

Gallagher perimeter security system protects Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch International Airport Limited (CIAL) is situated on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island and receives more than six million passengers a year. It is New Zealand’s second largest airport and the busiest and most strategic air connection from the South Island to the world’s trade and tourism markets. With such high numbers of passengers going through the airport, providing a safe and secure environment is an important part of CIAL’s vision to be recogni...

Dahua Network Video Recorder deployed by Domino's Pizza store in India

Domino's Pizza is an international pizza delivery corporation headquartered in United States. The Company is now India's largest and fastest growing food service company with a network of over 520 Domino's Pizza stores. As a wide-spread food chained store, it is important to collect the real-time data from separate franchises and have them centralised in a multi-functional platform, and whose UI shall be intuitive, in which way; the administrator in the control room can easily get the ongoing i...

Bosch Access Easy Controller safeguards engineering company facilities

Bosch Access Easy Controller meets the company's basic access control needs End user: Innoventor, Inc. is a 10-year-old engineering solutions company located in St. Louis and serving customers throughout the U.S. It has grown over the decade to more than 70 engineers providing solutions in the aerospace/defense, medical/pharmaceutical, transportation, food/beverage and industrial automation industries in the areas of process, production and product development. It innovates...

The Security Institute announces Emma Shaw as its new chairman

Emma Shaw is the southern region chairman of the Defence Industry Security Association (DISA) The Security Institute, the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals, has announced that Emma Shaw is its new chairman. Working alongside her fellow directors, she will take the organisation to the next stage of its development by ensuring that it continues to meet the needs of its growing membership. Shaw is the founder and managing director of Esoteric, a well...

Canon Europe to showcase complete range of HD network cameras at IFSEC 2013

Canon will display VB-H41, VB-H610VE, VB-H610D and VB-H710F HD/MP network cameras Canon Europe, world-leader in imaging solutions, will showcase its complete range of network cameras at IFSEC International (Hall 5, D20). Canon Europe, a Premier Partner of the show, will host partners, systems integrators and customers on its largest ever stand (133m2) at IFSEC International. Canon will meet with existing and prospective partners, distributors, systems integrators and reseller...

Ingersoll Rand Bomb Blast Doors win "Best Buildings and Facilities Protection Innovation" award at Counter Terror Expo 2013

Ingersoll Bomb Blast Doors offer an additional level of protection and high level security package Leading global provider of security and safety solutions Ingersoll Rand has won the "Best Buildings and Facilities Protection Innovation" award for its range of Automatic Bomb Blast Doors at the Counter Terror Expo Excellence Awards 2013. Ingersoll Rand’s superior range of bomb blast doors, which has been applied at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 and Kings Cross train...

VIVOTEK hosts "I Love VVTK" party for its partners

VIVOTEK's partners gathered in Taipei for the annual Secutech Taipei security exhibition which took place from April 24th-26th VIVOTEK, recently at the W Hotel Taipei, hosted the “I Love VVTK” party for its partners. More than a hundred of representatives from valued partners such as distributors and system integrators worldwide attended. VIVOTEK’s partners from around the world had gathered in Taipei to participate in the annual Secutech Taipei security exh...

Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary wins contract to supply electro-optic observation systems to Savis Tecnologia

The electro-optic systems will be supplied as part of the "Sisfron" Integrated Border Monitoring System Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that AEL International Ltd., a subsidiary of AEL Sistemas S.A., which is a Brazilian subsidiary of Elbit Systems, was awarded a contract to supply electro-optic observation systems to Savis Tecnologia e Sistemas S.A, a subsidiary of Embraer Defesa & Segurança S.A., wholly-owned by Embraer S.A. The contract value is in an amount that is...

Protection 1 promotes Ron Larson to residential district Sales Manager

For eight years, Ron has served as a residential sales consultant (RSC) for Protection 1 Protection 1, the largest full service business and home security company in the U.S., is pleased to announce the promotion of Ron Larson to residential district sales manager in Kansas City, reporting to District Manager, Rick Delloma. “Ron’s passion and dedication to be the best and succeed at all he does inspires me daily to be a better manager and person,” explained...

AlliedBarton Security to host free workplace violence prevention seminar

AlliedBarton is a provider of highly trained security personnel AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry’s premier provider of highly trained security personnel, and HR Plus, a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for employment and background screening, will host a free workplace violence prevention seminar on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The seminar will take place at Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Colum...

Diebold wins 18th annual SAMMY Award for Integrated Installation of the Year

Diebold received the award for enhancing the security operation for an award-winning beach resort in Florida Diebold Incorporated has enhanced the security operation for an award-winning beach resort, earning an award for itself in the process. Streamlining security across the expansive St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort & Residences in Miami Beach, Fla., Diebold infused innovation throughout planning, installation, testing and training to earn the 18th annual SAMMY Award for In...

Firetide wireless mesh video surveillance helps City of Atlanta police department during 2013 NCAA

The Firetide wireless video network provides the Atlanta Police Department with real-time video feeds Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced that the city of Atlanta deployed a Firetide wireless mesh video surveillance network to help the City of Atlanta Police Department control vehicle traffic and protect more than 500,000 fans during the 2013 NCAA Final Four basketball tournaments which concluded Ap...

Bosch Security control panels win Best in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions award

Bosch's B Series Control Panels are designed to simplify installation B Series Control Panels from Bosch Security Systems, Inc. have won the Best in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions award in the Security Industry Association’s 2013 New Product Showcase (NPS) program. This annual awards program recognizes innovative products and solutions in electronic physical security. Designed to simplify installation and increase profits for dealers and integrators, B Ser...

PSIA introduces first Access Control and Intrusion Detection Profile for Physical Security Industry

In a first for the physical security industry, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) announced the availability of its Access Control Profile and Intrusion Detection Profile as well as a tool for testing whether products conform to these Profiles.  These Profiles will enable manufacturers to easily and quickly adopt PSIA specifications by complying with a smaller subset of interoperability requirements. The testing tool gives integrators and end users total confidence that...

Bridgeworks announces IBM certification of SANSlide Series 150 V7KSVC with its Storwize V7000 storage systems

Bridgeworks, the world’s leading storage protocol bridge manufacturer, recently announced IBM certification of the Bridgeworks SANSlide Series 150 V7KSVC with its Storwize V7000 virtualised storage systems. The combination of SANSlide and the Storwize V7000 provides a powerful solution for those customers who require an efficient IP-based replication over long distances. To date Bridgeworks has shipped and licensed over 25,000 products worldwide, helping organisations to take advantage of...

SANS Institute launches CyberTalent Assessments management tool for security professionals

The SANS Institute has launched CyberTalent Assessments, a new management tool that helps to validate the skills of information security professionals. As part of a recruitment process, CyberTalent Assessments helps Recruitment and HR professionals and recruitment agencies to save time, reduce administrative efforts and increase the pool of qualified candidates. Powered by Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) based exam questions, SANS CyberTalent Assessments can provide benchmarks...

Fluidmesh Networks’ Fluidity wins I-Trans Innovation Award at SiFER 2013

Fluidmesh was also honoured in the "Rolling Stock and Passenger Information" category at SiFER 2013 Fluidmesh Networks, a worldwide leader in wireless backhauling systems for security, industrial, and mission-critical applications, was honored with a prestigious I-Trans Innovation Award at SiFER 2013 for its latest technology offering – FLUIDITY, the ultimate wireless broadband connectivity for high speed vehicles. It was presented by Jean-Claude Raoul from the Academy o...

SANS Institute to debut its updated Security Leadership Essentials course in Naples, Italy

The course provides preparation for the GIAC Security Leadership qualification and conforms with DoDD 8570 This June, the SANS Institute will debut its MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression course in Naples, Italy. The course has been updated to emulate the format utilised by many executive MBA programmes and  has been approved by CompTIA's CAQC programmes for Security + 2008 to ensure that managers and their direct repor...

Securit World to showcase latest ID solutions, products and services at IFSEC 2013

Securit World will unveil its new Big ID Card, a range of cards with a larger, more visible footprint At IFSEC 2013, Securit World, now part of the card solutions business of Payne Security, will once again be showing why it is Europe’s largest distributor of ID systems, products and services. The latest ID solutions will be on show from Magicard, Evolis, Datacard and Fargo, demonstrating Securit World’s strong links with leading manufacturers. Securit World has b...

Real-Time Technology Group welcomes Kimberly Mazzarino as its Director of Customer Relations

Kimberly Mazzarino has over 16 years of Sales, Customer Service and IT experience Real-Time Technology Group (RTTG), a leading provider of trusted identity solutions, is pleased to welcome Kimberly Mazzarino as its Director of Customer Relations.  Kim has over 16 years of Sales, Customer Service and IT experience and proven success at designing and implementing processes that keep companies competitive. A skilled Project Manager, strategist and negotiator, she is well ve...

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