Surveillance & Security News for August 2007

New York retail complex installs state-of-the-art Milestone security solution

The Shops at Atlas Park in Queens, New York, have installed Milestone's easy to use, flexible and future-proof IP video surveillance solution that is integrated with IP intercoms, access control, and parking garage emergency call boxes.  It is a state-of-the-art networked system that gives the Securitas guard service full overview and fast response.  Management also uses it remotely to keep tabs on the business - and to show the property to new retail lease prospects.A recentl...

IndigoVision enhances locomotive safety with IP-CCTV

IP Video systems manufacturer IndigoVision is providing the technology behind an innovative train safety monitoring system.  Georgia-based locomotive manufacturer CLCX, Inc. has fitted an IP Video CCTV system to a freight locomotive to enhance operational safety, improve ease of use and provide a diagnostic tool in the event of problems.  The locomotive operates on a manufacturing site moving raw materials and finished goods.  The IP Video system helps improve operational safety b...

Major utility company deploys Verint Nextiva Critical Infrastructure solution

Verint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for business and security, recently announced that a major utility provider in the UK has deployed its NextivaTM Critical Infrastructure (CI) solution and integrated video analytics suite to enhance the security of its premises and perimeter.Verint's Nextiva CI and integrated perimeter intrusion detection analytics will help protect the company's premises, enabling security personnel to react rapidly to perimeter breach...

HID secures ASDA

Recognised as the second largest supermarket group in Britain, and as part of the Wal-Mart family, ASDA stores have become a household name amongst thousands of families in the UK, providing high quality products at competitive prices.  With an increasing demand for high security, ASDA understood that it was now more important than ever to take appropriate action in securing stock and protecting employees in the chain's 300 branches.  In considering security alternatives, the company r...

Secure Network Systems, LLC and HID Global announce successful Summer Breeze demonstration

Secure Network Systems, LLC (SNS), an emerging leader in the converged IT/network and physical security market, and HID Global, the trusted leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity, recently announced that the SNS NIMS-IMPACT® Logical and Physical Access Control System enabled by HID technology, played a key role in the successful Summer Breeze demonstration.   Summer Breeze was the latest in a series of DOD and DHS demonstrations for first responders to displa...

European sales expansion for COE

COE Ltd, the UK designer of advanced video surveillance systems, is delighted to announce that Joost Hardick has joined them as Northern European Sales Manager to expand COE's European sales team.Joost, based in Amsterdam, joins COE from Tyco Electronics where he has spent the last 8 years selling to major accounts.  "COE is investing in high quality regional account managers to match its accelerating flow of latest generation IP video products.  Joost brings significant exper...

Ipsotek wins Home Office approval

Video analytics software from Ipsotek has been added to the UK government's catalogue of approved security equipment after meeting stringent performance criteria.Ipsotek's V10 intelligent scene analysis system satisfied Home Office requirements, thus achieving i-LIDS approved secondary detection system for operational alert use in sterile zone monitoring applications - and it will be included in a list of approved security equipment suppliers.The Home Office Scientific Developm...

Siemens Building Technologies Security Products cures security headaches for East Midlands ambulance trust

When you have over 2,500 employees, 70 separate premises and demanding security requirements, providing effective access control is a significant challenge.  And this is exactly the challenge that the East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) was recently facing.  Using products from Bewator's versatile Entro 5 range, however, specialist security installer, Presec Systems Ltd, was able to develop and implement a solution that is cost-effective, convenient and versatile.EMAS has...

Dedicated Micros publishes CCTV solutions guide

Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - has launched a new CCTV Solutions guide to deliver in-depth details of the company's entire product range, from entry level to high performance enterprise systems.The landmark 44 page guide, which coincides with Dedicated Micros 25th Anniversary, represents the first time that the company has published a comprehensive overview of its CCTV products and their performance capabilities in one, convenient, reference guide. Crucially, the publication includes deta...

Mango DSP and ICI Networks take video surveillance technology wireless

Mango DSP's Raven HX 104 to be integrated in ICI's Wireless Network solutions.Mango DSP, a leading provider of intelligent video servers for the CCTV, video surveillance, homeland security defense markets, and its affiliate ICI Networks, a leader in municipal wireless integrated systems, recently announced that the new ICI Wireless Metropolitan Base StationTM (WMBS) will now feature advanced video processing capabilities enabled by the integration of Mango DSP Raven HX 104 Intelligent Vi...

Glenn Bottomly joins Fargo Electronics, Inc. as ID software leader

Fargo Electronics, Inc., a global leader in secure technologies for ID card systems, recently announced that Glenn Bottomly, Ph.D., has joined Fargo as director of product marketing for ID software and systems.  Bottomly brings 15 years of software management and development experience to his new position."Among Glenn's strengths is his ability to understand the software user at an intuitive level," said Kathleen Phillips, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Fa...

Forward Vision's Metal Mickey eyes up Big Brother series

As the eighth series of Big Brother draws to a close Forward Vision, manufacturers of the popular ‘Metal Mickey' cameras, confirm they supplied MIC1-400 cameras for the popular Channel 4 series.  Metal Mickey has become synonymous with the program; having been involved with Big Brother right from the start, back in 2000. "To help get the first series on the air, we worked closely with Big Brother's technical facilities company Roll to Record to overcome the technical challenges r...

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