Surveillance & Security News for August 2009

CNL appoints US based Chairman Graham Wallis

CNL is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Wallis to the role of ChairmanCNL is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Wallis to the role of Chairman, effective August 10th 2009.Wallis is an industry veteran and one of the most prominent members of the security industry for the last twenty years. Graham has been active across a broad spectrum of senior management roles in the US; notably as President of Dedicated Micros and Javelin Systems, a subsidiary of the Ademco Pittway Cor...

Chief Executive of BSIA to step down with immediate effect

John Bates, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association to step down with immediate effectJohn Bates is to step down as Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association with immediate effect.John Bates comments: "It has been a privilege and I am proud to have led the BSIA. The team are conscientious, dedicated and serve the members well and I have enjoyed working with them. I am confident that the 'Better, Bigger and Stronger' agenda that I have championed, toge...

SMC Networks and Artec Technologies join forces to deliver market-leading IP surveillance package

SMC Networks to include Artec´s MULTIEYE® software with IP camera to target professional marketSMC Networks, a leading provider of LAN hardware and broadband connectivity devices, announced that has signed a preferred product partnership with artec technologies, a specialist manufacturer of high quality video surveillance software, to support expanding sales in its IP cameras and meet growing demand from customers for professional standard IP surveillance solutions in business env...

Conway offers new insights into Pan & Tilt cameras

 Conway has been producing pan and tilts longer than any other current UK provider UK-based CCTV manufacturer Conway Security Products has updated its flagship pan and tilt to include features that facilitate the unit being supplied for installation directly onto legacy systems.Pan and tilts have a heritage going back to the 1970s and remains a cornerstone of applications where limited lens options mean domes cannot always provide suitable images. Locations such as prison perimeters, motorw...

Morse Watchmans solutions endorsed by Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University has selected the KeyWatcher from Morse Watchmans for control and management of keysWesleyan University has selected the KeyWatcher from Morse Watchmans for control and management of keys on their campus in Middletown, Connecticut. The initial deployment in the school's Public Safety department enabled the staff to maintain better control of master keys and the keys used for high value areas such as the President's office and the Art Gallery. The system, an upgrade from a manu...

SANYO modernises North West Leicestershire District Council control room

North West Leicestershire District Council's CCTV control room upgraded with Sanyo DVRsThe operators in North West Leicestershire District Council's CCTV control room are understandably very busy people. As well as monitoring images from a large number of CCTV cameras located at Coalville and Ashby-de-la Zouch town centres, they also have need to react quickly and effectively to any suspicious activity they may observe at various council owned properties. The control room is located in what was...

Tightening cruise ships’ security: State of access control solutions onboard passenger ships

  Cruise ships need stringent security measures Baggage x-rays, archway metal detectors, body checks, swipe card readers and more... Michael Lawton for ASSA ABLOY Future Lab delves into the world of access control security onboard cruise ships as they are subjected to the tighter security norms of the IMO and ISPS code.If you wanted to describe the security challenges of a cruise liner, you could think of a hotel inside an airport. When it comes to the...

SALTO acquires new business partner

SALTO Systems announces the appointment of Chris Lewis Fire & Security to Inspired Business Partner statusSALTO Systems is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Lewis Fire & Security to Inspired Business Partner status within their UK dealer and installation network. Chris Lewis Fire & Security will now work with SALTO to further develop and grow the SALTO brand in the UK.Operating from its modern premises in Oxford, Southampton and Bournemouth, Chris Lewis Fire & Securi...

Westinghouse Rail Systems gets employee productivity on track with Imprivata

 OneSign appliance boosts user satisfaction and productivity Imprivata®, Inc the employee access management company, today announced that Westinghouse Rail Systems, a world leader in advanced signaling and integrated control systems for railways, has implemented Imprivata OneSign® to provide employees across five major UK sites and 11 global satellite sites with improved access to a range of business-critical applications via strong authentication management, finger biometrics and s...

Comprehensive seminar programme - IP-in-Action LIVE Scotland

Murrayfield Stadium will be the venue for the biggest IP event is Scotland Crossing the border for the first time IP-in-Action LIVE Scotland promises to be the biggest IP security event ever held in Scotland.Taking place at the home of Scotish rugby, the magnificent Murrayfield Stadium IP-in-Action LIVE Scotland is on Thursday 17th September.Organisers, IP UserGroup, have secured a prestigious venue for IP-in-Action LIVE Scotland and will be providing an excellent seminar programme with a full a...

Thermal imaging seminars from the Infrared Training Center in 2009 / 2010

Advanced training course for integrating FLIR Systems thermal imaging cameras into a network FLIR Systems is the world's largest supplier of thermal imaging cameras that are being used for a wide variety of night vision applications. As a market-leading enterprise, we would like to share our specialist product knowledge and technology expertise with our partners and other interested parties. Our training organisation, the Infrared Training Center (ITC), is the world leader in...

Security Industry Association opens international markets for members

The Security Industry Association offers programmes to facilitate overseas businessDeveloping market share overseas can mean the difference between a successful year and a disappointing one, and the Security Industry Association is making it easier than ever for its members to expand into international markets.SIA offers programmes that take the hassle out of doing business in a foreign country. The association's all-inclusive packages take care of things like hotel reservations, arranging for t...

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