Surveillance & Security News for August 2009

Learning from industry experience in major events

RISC and the Olympic Security Directorate conduct survey on securing major sporting eventsThe UK Security and Resilience Suppliers' Community (RISC) and the Olympic Security Directorate (OSD) are asking for input from industry about organisations' experience in securing major sporting events.A survey is being conducted by RISC to enable UK industry to inform Government about industry experience in previous Olympic Games and other major sporting events and to record lessons learnt.David Evans, Co...

Cooperation with HDS a.s. in Slovakia

artec technologies is now cooperating with HDS a.s. in both Slovakia and the Czech Republicartec technologies is now cooperating with HDS a.s., a leading value added distributor of video surveillance solutions in both Slovakia and the Czech Republic.Its complete systems, technical service, support, and extensive training programs are provided through three offices in both countries. Thru its wide customer base of system integrator, installers and resellers, countless projects in governmenta...

Arecont Vision and Instek collaboration reveals NVR integration with H.264 megapixel cameras

Oklahoma Casino benefits from seamless integration Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, and Instek Digital, the leader in NVR and Hybrid DVR solutions are pleased to announce their extended partnership, to offer a seamless and fully integrated solution with the industry's first full line of H.264 megapixel IP cameras. "Our proven success in IP megapixel technology has built a strong track record for NVR integration partnerships," said S...

First ONVIF conformant products launched

 Merit Lilin launch first ONVIF conformant products Merit Lilin, a Taiwanese CCTV solution company and ONVIF member, recently released the world's first ONVIF conformant network video products including high speed dome cameras, external IR cameras, and a standalone video encoder.ONVIF member Merit Lilin released the world's first ONVIF conformant productsRelease of products further confirms ONVIF's significance in the IP surveillance marketONVIF conformant products will be listed on ONVIF's...

Hikvision releases new generation of Audio/Video Compression Cards featuring low power consumption

Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd., launches DS-42xxHCI/HFVI Series Audio/Video Compression CardHikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd., the leading surveillance products supplier with headquarters in China, launches DS-42xxHCI/HFVI Series Audio/Video Compression Card. It adopts high-performance video processing chip, standard H.264 video codec, and real-time audio/video capturing and encoding. Series models include DS-4216HFVI, DS-4208HFVI, and DS-4216HCI.Some of the major requirements for c...

West Edmonton Mall boosts major access control upgrade with Synergis

Synergis has the ability to integrate with Windows Active Directory Genetec announced recently that the West Edmonton Mall (WEM), in Alberta, Canada, has selected and installed Synergis for a major access control system upgrade. With the completion of the initial phase of the upgrade, the security staff at WEM use Synergis to protect over 70 doors in North America's largest shopping and entertainment centre, with plans to continue expanding the system in the near future.Previous to implemen...

Mayflex appoints new sales manager

 Ian Irving will join Mayflex as Regional Sales Manager, Midlands and North, for Infrastructure ProductsMayflex, the cabling infrastructure, networking and physical security solutions distributor, has confirmed yet another significant recruitment to the business with the appointment of Ian Irving in the role of Regional Sales Manager, Midlands and North, for Infrastructure Products. Irving joins Mayflex after 15 years at Connectix, where his most recent role was that of Commercial/Sal...

University of Toronto safeguards all at “Festival of Excellence” with Avigilon HD Surveillance System

 Organisers of track and field event deploy Aviglon's security solution to deliver a safe and secure environment In June, 2009, the University of Toronto hosted a world-class track and field meet featuring such renowned international athletes as Usain Bolt and Shawn Chambers, Gold and Silver medalists at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Making the safety and security of spectators and athletes a top priority, U of T deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System including two Avigilon 16 megapixel...

Two-factor authentication adds enhanced security feature to boost leading network security products

CRYPTOCard's authentication service, CRYPTO-MAS to be marketed through WatchGuard CRYPTOCard, the leading developer of two-factor authentication and WatchGuard Technologies, the global provider of network access and security devices, today announced a joint marketing relationship which will result in the two companies collaborating on key customer projects designed to help promote best-in-class remote access security.In leveraging the extensive knowledge of each other's technologies, the agreeme...

Pecan expands Southern Area Sales team with new Sales Manager

 Wendy Ficken, Southern Area Sales Manager at Pecan CCTVPecan CCTV recently promoted Wendy Ficken to Southern Area Sales Manager. Although she may not have been a familiar face to Pecan's customers in the past her voice certainly will be as the twenty-six year old has been with the company since 2004 working in the internal sales office. Wendy, who is clearly enjoying her move from Internal Sales to External Sales, told us: Over the past four years I'd developed great working relationships...

South Korea handpicked COE technology for surveillance in the Seoul Metropolitan Subway network

  COE will be delivering automated camera tracking software COE Limited, a global leader in the design and manufacture of video surveillance technologies, with its partner Dong Young, announces another success in South Korea in winning the contract to provide the video surveillance solution for lines 1, 3 and 4 of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway network.  In annual ridership, Seoul Metropolitan Subway ranks as the third most heavily used subway system in the world, serving over 8 millio...

Optelecom-NKF releases second quarter 2009 results

Optelecom-NKF is focusing on their vision, developing leading video security and traffic solutions Optelecom-NKF, Inc., a leading global provider of Siqura® advanced IP-video network solutions, today announced second quarter 2009 results.Revenues for the second quarter totaled $10.0 million compared to $11.3 million for the same quarter one year earlier.  Revenues increased sequentially from $8.6 million reported in the first quarter this year.The company reported a net loss of $127 th...

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