Surveillance & Security News for August 2009

Dedicated Micros' NetVu Connected CCTV technology provides innovative solution to Millennium Point's surveillance needs

Millennium Point in Birmingham, West MidlandsNetVu Connected CCTV technology from Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - is playing a key role at the £114 million Millennium Point, situated in Birmingham in the West Midlands, an impressive flagship development and the largest Millennium Project outside of London. Created specifically to encourage science, technology and education in the region, it is now home to the innovative Thinktank - Birmingham's award-winning Science Museum - that fea...

Intersec Thailand - professional trading forum for the security and safety industry

Intersec Thailand, International Trade Fair for Security and SafetyThe first edition of Intersec Thailand will take place at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre from 2 - 4 November 2010. This biennial event is organised by Messe Frankfurt HK Ltd and IPEX - International Promotion & Exhibition Co Ltd, supported by the Thai government's Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and trade associations including the Asian Professional Security Association - Thailand Chap...

Pelco becomes official partner of Energy Star

Pelco is proud to announce that the company is now an official ENERGY STAR PartnerPelco is now an official ENERGY STAR Partner. Pelco earned this honour as a result of the company's ongoing "Go Green" Initiative.ENERGY STAR made the partnership official on June 2, 2009. Pelco applied for the partnership after more than two years of dedication to conserve energy, through efforts from facility-wide recycling to installing improved lighting."We are dedicated to doing our part to prot...

Dedicated Micros finalist in Security Excellence Awards for International Achievement

Dedicated Micros, finalist in the International Achievement category Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announces that it is a finalist in the prestigious Security Excellence Awards 2009 under the International Achievement category.The award submission, which resulted in Dedicated Micros being shortlisted by the judges, underlined its position as a world leader in the manufacture of CCTV solutions for security applications from megapixel IP cameras to high performance, high definition, record...

SIA adds new features to Central Station training programme

SIA has added new features to its already highly-regarded Central Station Operator/Instructor Training programThe Security Industry Association has added new features to its already highly-regarded Central Station Operator/Instructor Training (CST) programme.Starting with the August class in Alexandria, Va., the CST course will include expanded instruction on:•ETL certification;•how to read formats (with an explanation of the various languages);•alternate signal delivery to includ...

TDSi delivers access control solution for Storage King

Access control specialist TDSi is working closely with Storage King, one of the UK's fastest growing self storage operations serving both business and the general public, to install a tailored access control solution at each of the company's sites. The first complete installation is now in operation at the company's Tyseley site in the West Midlands and is already delivering key security and operational benefits to the management team. Historically Storage King had employed conventional intrude...

Samsung Electronics provides materials to the Tavcom Training Centre

   Workshop Manager Jim Hallet sets up new Samsung Electronics equipment at the Tavcom Training Centre Delegates attending CCTV and Network IP courses at the Tavcom Training Centre will find the wide range of security equipment in the company's electronic workshops has once again been extended and improved after the company received generous support from Samsung Electronics, one of the world's leading manufacturers. Samsung recently donated a valuable selection of di...

Honeywell introduces new all-in-one video surveillance management solution

Honeywell's MAXPRO® VMS controls multiple sources of video subsystems to enhance video surveillanceHoneywell  today announced the launch of MAXPRO® VMS, the latest addition to its integrated security offering. The new video management platform seamlessly integrates traditional analogue components with the latest digital and IP video systems to form a single comprehensive surveillance network. It offers an intelligent way to leverage an existing and new video infrastructure to collec...

IT managers more involved in physical security decisions, according to SIA

SIA reports more involvement of IT managers in decisions regarding physical security solutionsIT managers are getting more involved in decisions regarding physical security solutions, according to a new report featured in the latest Quarterly Research Update from the Security Industry Association (SIA).A survey of integrators and installers of IP-based security products by IMS Research found that more than three-fourths of companies are working with IT managers more now than they were a year ago...

BSIA pledges support to Government's counter-terrorism strategy

BSIA pledged support for CONTEST - the government's recently revised counter-terrorism strategyThe British Security Industry Association and its members have pledged their support for CONTEST - the government's recently revised counter-terrorism strategy.Security within the UK has never been more important. The threat from terrorism is at a sustained level, which has never been experienced before, and where the aim is to cause maximum damage and loss of life. CONTEST is the UK's strategy to defe...

Waterford Township enhances water security with IP Video and IQeye Cameras

Waterford Township utilise IQeye megapixel cameras to better protect its valuable water resourcesIQinVision, market leader in high-performance megapixel network cameras, smart IP cameras, and network video recording systems, today announced that Waterford Township, MI, is utilising IQeye megapixel cameras as part of a comprehensive IP video solution to better protect its valuable water resources. Tallahassee, Florida-based Mainline Information Systems was selected to provide video surveilla...

Mirasys Classwatch AV recording technology assists teachers at Stockwell Park High School

Classwatch system uses Mirasys software to secure new Stockwell Park High School in South London Recently, teachers at the new Stockwell Park High School in South London unveiled the latest in school surveillance equipment, demonstrating a system they say has already made a major impact on safety throughout the school. Classwatch, an audio visual system that uses software from surveillance specialist Mirasys, has been installed around the new school and promises to transform the effect...

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