Surveillance & Security News for August 2009

Wigan uses Bosch cameras to sharpen its view on crime

Wigan Town centre experiences the same anti-social problems as every small town in the country and when the existing camera network was in need of upgrading, Skelmersdale based Unique Integrated Systems (UIS) installed more than 50 Bosch Dinion XF Day/Night cameras for the project. Wigan Council approached UIS as it has proven expertise on a number of previous installations, including work on several high schools in the area and the town centre.The entire 500 plus camera network that covers the...

Mobotix Mx2wire makes a house multimedia-compatible quickly and cost-effectively

A house or apartment can be made multimedia-compatible simply and cost-effectively with the new Mobotix Mx2wire media converterIn just a couple of minutes, a house or apartment can be made multimedia-compatible simply and cost-effectively with the new Mobotix Mx2wire media converter, which transforms a two-wire cable that is no longer used into a network cable including power supply. For instance, a telephone line, antenna cable or bell wire can be used to connect multimedia devic...

Joined-up thinking crucial to get the best from CCTV

Joined-up thinking is essential to getting the best out of CCTV, is the message from the BSIAJoined-up thinking is essential to getting the best out of CCTV, is the message from the British Security Industry Association in the wake of a report from the Metropolitan Police Service which highlights concerns around the number of crimes the Police solved using the technology."Headline figures from the Met indicate that CCTV is not directly solving as many crimes as the Police would like,"...

Telford upgrades with Siemens integrated security solution

Siemens has provided a technically advanced integrated security solution for The Telford Shopping CentreSiemens has provided a technically advanced integrated security solution for what is set to become one of the major retail, leisure and residential destinations in the West Midlands, The Telford Shopping Centre.Dating back to 1973, the original Telford mall opened with just 24 shops. Reflecting the area's rapid population growth, the centre has expanded and is now home to over 160 stores inclu...

Axis IP-based network cameras help Mullingar Shopping Centre take advantage of footfall data

Shopping centre installed the AXIS 209 Fixed Dome camera featuring the Traffic Central People CounterAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market enables leading Irish commercial property consultants, Mason, Owen & Lyons to provide its retail clients with accurate, real-time data about the number of people entering or exiting its premises to help gauge buying behaviour.Mason, Owen & Lyons has successfully piloted the Traffic Central(tm) People Counter at The Mulling...

HID Global to launch Genuine HID™ at the upcoming ASIS show

The launch of Genuine HID at the upcoming ASIS EventAs the trusted source for solutions for the delivery of secure identity, the HID name has over the years become synonymous with value, integrity and innovation. HID is selected more than any other supplier in the access control industry because they understand that there are no shortcuts to earning customer trust.Customers tell them that trust is earned by demonstrating that their business is as important to them as their ow...

German diplomats in Moscow rely on Geutebruck CCTV

Following a security upgrade in 2008, German embassy staff in Moscow now live in a residential compound protected by a Geutebruck CCTV system. Renovated to European standards between 1996 and 2001, the embassy accommodation in Soviet-style tower blocks in the south east of the Russian capital is usually reserved for its own staff, but vacant flats are also let to German business people on a temporary basis. The German school and the German kindergarten are also located within the compound, as ar...

Axis Industry Solution Seminar: 'Making the Difference for Retail'

 Network video solutions can provide a wide variety of specialist applications Axis Communications would like to invite you to attend their Retail Solution Seminar.An IP-Surveillance system has benefits for those working in merchandising, human resources and customer services. Network video solutions can provide a wide variety of specialist applications such as people counting, customer behaviour analysis and POS integration, all adding up to a compelling return on customer investment.Worki...

Octavian Security warns door supervisors in Northern Ireland about licence laws

Octavian Security offers training courses for door supervisorsOctavian Security is warning door supervisors employed by security firms across Northern Ireland that if they do not get a licence soon, they will be breaking the law. With effect from 1 December 2009, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) will be responsible for regulating the private security industry in Northern Ireland, a role it currently performs in England, Wales and Scotland.Those door supervisors who are not employed in-house...

Leonid Mukhamedov appointed by Pelco as Vice President of EMEA

   Leonid Mukhamedov has joined the management team of Pelco as Vice President of EMEAPelco is pleased to announce that Leonid Mukhamedov has joined the management team of Pelco as Vice President of EMEA, reporting to Dean Meyer, Pelco President and CEO. In his new role Mukhamedov is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Technical and Training for the EMEA region. This area includes the United Kingdom, the Nordics, Europe, Middle East and Africa.Prior to joining Pelco, Mukhamedov was...

ComNet increase product availability in Europe

ComNet Europe LTD recently announced the signing of a new distribution deal with Blue HelixComNet Europe LTD, of Leeds in the United Kingdom a manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment, recently announced the signing of a new distribution deal with Blue Helix. Blue Helix is known as one of the United Kingdom's leading fibre optic technology distributors. They have established a reputation for their experience in the fibre market supplying fibre products, cables and s...

TOA network audio solution saves customers thousands

 Jeff Vaudrey, Managing Director, of PAS Sound Engineering selected TOA's NX-100 network audio adapterTOA's NX-100 Network Audio Adapter has been chosen as the hub of a new PA/VA installation at a large chemical plant in Wales. Specialist systems integration firm PAS Sound Engineering selected the NX-100 because of its ability to convert analogue audio into digital packets for transmission over an IP-based network. Jeff Vaudrey, Managing Director, of PAS Sound Engineering explains...

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