Surveillance & Security News for August 2009

Large Chinese security company promotes HDcctv standards for security industry

  HDcctv Alliance announces China Security & Surveillance Technology joins as charter voting memberHDcctv Alliance™, the global security industry consortium established to manage technical standards for HDcctv equipment interoperability, announced today that China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc., a leading provider of surveillance technology, has joined the Alliance as the only Charter Voting Member in the People’s Republic of China. The aim of the All...

Belden and Byers Security Inc. to launch new industrial network IP security products

  Belden and Byres Security Inc. look forward to delivering complete industrial security solutions for customersBelden and Byres Security Inc. (BSI) have announced that they have signed a technology cooperation agreement to jointly launch new products in the area of industrial network security with availability later this year. Utilizing BSI’s expertise in providing practical solutions to protect industry from network and cyber threats, and Belden’s leadership position in t...

Axis sustains strong position on the global security market

Axis Communications maintains its strong market leading position for network cameras and further improves its position in the categoryAxis Communications maintains its strong market leading position for network cameras and further improves its position in the category - global vendors providing video surveillance equipment. This was published in the latest report from IMS Research.The 2009 edition of the annual IMS Research report "The World Market for CCTV & Video Surveillance Equipmen...

Raising skill levels in information destruction in security sector

BSIA is encouraging information destruction companies to take advantage of new National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the sectorThe British Security Industry Association is encouraging information destruction companies to take advantage of new National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the sector.The new suite of standards, published earlier this year, define the level of competence needed to work in the information destruction sector, raise professionalism and in the future could inform an in...

Axis leads the pack for network IP cameras

Axis is ranked fourth in the world in the category of vendors providing video surveillance equipment Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, maintains its strong market leading position for network cameras and further improves its position in the category - global vendors providing video surveillance equipment. This was published in the latest report from IMS Research.The 2009 edition of the annual IMS Research report, "The World Market for CCTV & Video Surv...

TSS mobile CCTV solution enables Safer Swansea to focus on crime activity in South Wales

   The TSS solution is integrated into a high visibility Mercedes Sprinter van operated by Safer Swansea A PatrolVu mobile digital CCTV system from TSS (Traffic Safety Systems) - part of AD Group - has been successfully deployed to address specific crime and disorder issues in the Swansea area of South Wales, ranging from illegal off-road bikers to underage drinking and anti-social behaviour.The state-of-the-art TSS solution is integrated into a high visibility Mercedes Sprinter van op...

Reliance High-Tech to host complimentary security cost-cutting seminar in Glasgow

Reliance High-Tech have announced they will host a seminar titled "Smarter Solutions, Smarter Savings" in GlasgowReliance High-Tech have announced they will host a seminar titled "Smarter Solutions, Smarter Savings" on Thursday 24 September 2009 at Hampden Park, Glasgow. The half-day event will look at how organisations can blend a combination of technology and manned services to reduce the cost of security.Tara Farley, Reliance High-Tech Limited, Marketing Manager, said, &qu...

GE seeks sale of security unit; could fetch $2 Billion

GE Security forecast an increase in sales, driven by demand in emerging markets General Electric Co. is seeking to sell its security unit, which builds surveillance cameras and alarms, and may fetch about $2 billion, three people with knowledge of the matter said. GE hired JPMorgan Chase & Co. to find a buyer for most of GE Security, said the people, who declined to be identified because the talks are confidential. Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE asked potential buyers to submit preliminary...

Axis network cameras promote historic, natural and cultural heritage of Extremadura

Mission In recent years, the Government of Extremadura has been developing a social communication strategy with the aim of fostering and promoting the most notable aspects of the historic and artistic heritage of its communities. It comes as no surprise that in this community, which is a European hotbed for open-source software development, technology is one of the building blocks on which this strategy is based. Technology is applied in order to enhance the quality and speed of communications...

Honeywell Active Alert® v4.7 receives i-LIDS® classification from UK Home Office

Honeywell announced that its new Active Alert® v4.7 video analytics solution, has been evaluated by the UK Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB) and has been confirmed as an Imagery Library for Intelligent Detection Systems (i-LIDS®) approved system both as a primary detection system for operational alert use and as an approved event based recording system for sterile zone monitoring applications. Active Alert v4.7 is therefore now approved for government use in applications...

The Law Society - Alpro judged to be the best

In order to comply with the new Disability and Discrimination Act 2004, the Law Society building at Chancery Lane, London installed a disabled person's lift. To ensure safety and switch control, Alpro hardware supplied TB25 key override solenoid bolts, from their extensive range of access control products. This allowed the door of the lift to be secured and the lift to be summoned when required.Alpro Hardware offer a complete range of access control products and door furniture and together with...

Swindon Borough Council employs Xtralis ADPRO for multi-site video security

The challengeThe Crime and Disorder Act was introduced in the UK in 1998. This placed a duty on local government and other organizations to work to reduce crime and the fear of crime.Swindon neighbourhood groups were dissatisfied with the level of property vandalism, drug-related crime and general safety of residents within their area. The five Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cabled systems operated by the Swindon Borough Council plainly weren't adequate to monitor and protect crime areas withi...

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