Surveillance & Security News for August 2009

Axis and Encom join forces to protect Irish chocolate factory

Lily O'Brien's - an Irish success story The luxury chocolate manufacturer was founded in 1992 by Mary Ann O'Brien and named after her daughter, Lily. Since then the company has built a reputation for excellence in innovation, and has become internationally recognized for its unique recipes, taking inspiration from classic dessert recipes from across the globe. The company makes up to 65 tons of chocolate each week and exports 80% of its products. All products are manufactured at a 36,000 square...

MOBOTIX network video: new insight for the automotive industry

Intelligent, attractive and likeable Intelligence, good looks, dedication - these professed brand values of the Czech automotive manufacturer Skoda a.s. have made a major contribution to the fact that this car brand is becoming increasingly popular in Germany. While "intelligence" reflects the claim of developing products with outstanding functionality as well as customer-oriented detailed solutions at excellent value for the money, "good looks" describes the pioneering design concept. "Dedicat...

The wind of change protected by Siemens in Spain

Siemens has recently completed a comprehensive and fully interoperable security solution for a wind turbine and blades manufacturer in the south of Spain, whose primary objective is to generate a type of sustainable energy that benefits both society and its stakeholders. The wind turbine manufacturing company was established in the south of Spain to focus on environmental and technological advancement in wind power. With more than 20,000 square meters of installations, it is one of the most pre...

Aquila increases protection for critical public utilities with comprehensive security system from Honeywell

On August 14, 2003, New York City and much of New England experienced a blackout. No lights, no air conditioning, no electricity. In all, one quarter of the nation was without power for several days because of an energy grid malfunction. Though it was not the product of a terrorist attack, thankfully, the blackout demonstrated what could happen if the nation's energy systems are assaulted. It was because of instances like the blackout, and other threats to the energy system that energy distribut...

Paxton Access’ market leading Net2 access control system now secures Manchester United

Manchester United Football Club needs no introduction. With 330 million supporters world wide, its fame has spread well beyond the borders of the UK. As one of the founding members of the UK premier league, its home stadium at Trafford Park has almost iconic status with the club's fans.The stadium has a capacity of 76,000, so security and the safe movement of fans on match days is of paramount importance. Entrance to the ground is controlled via turnstiles, while departure is facilitated via a s...

Guardian protection from Concept Smoke Screen continues to be a success

According to the BSIA, the size of the Cash and Valuables in Transit (CVIT) operation in the UK in 2006 was estimated at £1.4 billion to £2 billion being transported per day across a fleet of 3,500 vehicles. Additionally they reported that attacks against couriers had increased exponentially. The industries response has been a CVIT Crime Reduction Charter drawn up with the support of the Home Office in 2007. The Charter laid down the foundations of a partnership of the CVIT industr...

Optelecom-NKF and Traficon will present the very first codec integrated with Automatic Incident Detection (AID) technology at ITS Stockholm 2009

 Intelligent IP video networking combined with cutting-edge traffic analyticsOptelecom-NKF, Inc., a leading global producer of advanced IP video surveillance solutions marketed under the brand Siqura®, today announced its partnership with AID expert, Traficon, and Swedish systems integrator, ISG, in presenting the Siqura TrafficServer™ at ITS Stockholm 2009 (September 21-25, 2009). Optelecom-NKF and Traficon initiated their collaboration in 2008 with the intention of developing th...

IndigoVision produces high-performance IP video Network Video Recorders

 The new Compact and NVR-AS 3000 range  IndigoVision will be revealing for the first time a new range of high-performance standalone Network Video Recorders (NVRs) for its complete end-to-end IP Video solution at the ASIS 2009 show. The new NVR-AS 3000 range has more than double the performance of the company's existing models and has excellent green credentials with extremely low power consumption.Each NVR can record video and audio from up to 64 cameras and playback up to 20 video st...

BSIA welcomes new European standard for Information Destruction

BSIA Information Destruction Section welcomes the publication of new European Standard EN 15713:2009The Information Destruction Section of the British Security Industry Association has welcomed the publication of a new European Standard for the sector - EN 15713:2009.BSIA members have played an integral role in the development of the document which was initially written as a BSIA code of practice and then became a British Standard, before finally being developed into a European Standard.BSIA Inf...

AEOS hardware awarded GOST-R certification in Russia

The hardware of Nedap's access control system AEOS received a GOST-R Certificate of Conformity in RussiaGOST is the valid quality certification system in the Russian Federation and is comparable to the ISO 9000 series certificates for western companies. With the GOST-R certification, all AEOS hardware has been approved by the Russian authorities for the Russian security market. This means that Nedap AEOS can now be used by all private and public entities for a variety of security purposes.In 199...

Ralf Saykiewicz joins HID Global as Sales Manager for Industry and Logistics

HID Global announced appointment of Ralf Saykiewicz as Sales Manager, Industry and Logistics, North AmericaHID Global, the trusted worldwide leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that Ralf Saykiewicz has been named sales manager, Industry and Logistics, North America, reporting to Marie-Francoise Glotz, vice president, Food and Animal ID, Industry and Logistics. In his new role, Saykiewicz will focus on promoting RFID tag and reader solutions...

Optelecom-NKF appoints two prominent executives to the Board of Directors

Optelecom-NKF apponts Sandra K. Bushue and John J. Marcello to the corporate board of directorsOptelecom-NKF, Inc. recently announced the appointment of executives Sandra K. Bushue and John J. Marcello to its corporate board of directors."We are fortunate to have the leadership, expertise, and experience of both Ms. Bushue and Major General Marcello as we continue to advance our goal of building the Company into a premier global provider of advanced IP-video network solutions,&quo...

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