Surveillance & Security News for April 2015

Hikvision IP CCTV systems protect visitors and stores at Somerset Mall in South Africa

Somerset Mall in South Africa’s Western Cape Province has become the first shopping mall to make the transition to IP CCTV surveillance. Working with local systems-integrator, SSC Infrasek, Somerset Mall has installed 130 Hikvision network cameras to protect the safety of visitors and stores alike throughout the complex, the third-largest shopping centre in the province. The scenic splendour of South Africa’s Western Cape Province has long attracted visitors. Millions of tourists fl...

Hikvision’s security solution helps safeguard South Africa's WPBTS medical centre

Located in the city of Pinelands, South Africa's Western Province Blood Transfusion Service (WPBTS) is a non-profit, independent organisation operating throughout the Western Cape. However, in reality, this is the largest blood bank in the nation and shoulders a medical responsibility commiserate with this status. Annually in charge of over 165,000 units of blood, the WPBTS operates in accordance with both the World Health Organisation's international standards and local South African national...

Aperio® wireless locks protects patients and confidential patient data at Hospital Maria Middelares

A modern hospital demands flexible, modern, secure access control, around the clock and 365 days a year. At Ghent’s new Hospital Maria Middelares, ASSA ABLOY delivered just that. Aperio® wireless locks now protect patients and confidential patient data, as well as medicines and other valuable hospital equipment.  Securing doors with Aperio® wireless locks: Hospital Maria Middelares is a vital part of the health infrastructure in Belgium’s second largest city and must r...

Nedap AEOS Video application increases responsiveness and security levels with limitless cameras

User-friendly Nedap developed the AEOS Video application to be easy for everyone to use. All tasks are straightforward, so the learning curve is minimised and effectiveness is maximised. The clean, focused surveillance interface gives great clarity. Operational elements are only presented when and where you need them, so there are no unnecessary distractions on-screen. The customer has a clear overview and the ability to take action quickly and effectively. Cost-effective Being based on open...

Arecont Vision camera captures images of speeding vehicles in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Customer Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America. The city of Buenos Aires is an autonomous district, and the separate province of Buenos Aires is the largest and most populous province in Argentina. Challenge The local governments in Argentina needed a portable mobile solution to monitor and document speed limit violations. Megapixel solution In a unique integrated solution, Arecont Vision 5-megapixel cameras are u...

CEM AC2000 security management system protects patients and staff at South Glasgow Hospitals in Scotland

To secure the largest single NHS hospital build in Scotland, CEM AC2000 was selected to ensure the safety of patients and staff as well as the new hospital buildings. AC2000 security management system and access control hardware provide the South Glasgow Hospitals with a comprehensive integrated security system to meet their requirements now and in the future. CEM Approved Reseller Boston Networks installed the multi million pound Intelligent Building solution for the new super hospital, with...

MESSOA Maven IP cameras secure Tokyo shopping district

The shopping District, or Shoutengai, in Koto-Ku, Tokyo is located next to a busy train station that gathers many restaurants, shops, and sake bars together in this newly vibrant neighbourhood. As the area becoming more commercially alive, there was an increasing concern for crimes taken place within the district, especially during late nights. For the purpose of crime prevention, the Shopping District Association began to consider deploying surveillance cameras at the crime hot spots as a way...

Abu Dhabi’s National Rehabilitation Center adopts Hikvision technology to improve security

In most countries, dependency issues are either quietly ignored, misunderstood, or lumped into a general deviant-behaviour bin. In any of these cases, the financial commitment dedicated towards treatment options is generally less than stellar. In the UAE, this is not the case. The National Rehabilitation Centre, located in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, is a prime example of this commitment. Not only does this facility hire medical specialists of all varieties from around the world, it spends - on av...

Hikvision surveillance solutions upgrade security at Dun Laoghaire harbour, Ireland

Lying 12 kilometres south of Dublin City Centre, Dún Laoghaire (pronounced Dunleary) is widely recognised as having one of the finest man-made harbours in the world. The harbour itself consists of two huge granite piers. The East Pier is one mile long, the West Pier even longer, and together they enclose more than 100 hectares of terminal buildings, car and lorry parks, commercial piers, and leisure craft marinas. Having been the major gateway to England for goods and people for 200 years...

Sony IP HD cameras monitor campus at Hemel Hempstead School in the UK

Since its foundation in 1931, Hemel Hempstead School in the UK has set a precedent for excellence in education on a national and local scale. On its campus site in the county of Hertfordshire, the school has installed 48 Sony video security cameras to monitor its corridors and outdoor areas.  Background When looking for a new video security solution, Hemel Hempstead School made it clear that a robust video system which would offer the highest quality surveillance across key areas of its c...

ISCON Imaging's screening solutions win Platinum and Gold-level Government Security awards

The awards recognise outstanding products that address security and operational challenges ISCON Imaging Inc., a manufacturer of patented infrared (IR) imaging screening systems, recently announced that it has been honoured with Platinum- and Gold-level Government Security awards for its FocusScan and SecureScan screening solutions. The awards, presented by leading industry trade publication Security Products, recognise outstanding products that address security and operation...

Pelco DSSRV2 NVR wins GOVIES Platinum Award at ISC West 2015

The GOVIES awards honour outstanding government security products in a variety of categories Pelco by Schneider Electric is proud to announce that the company’s Digital Sentry DSSRV2 NVR product has received a Platinum Award within the Video Security Management category, from the 2015 GOVIES Government Security Awards competition. Criteria for winning According to competition management, an independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries...

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