Surveillance & Security News for August 2010

Infinova CCTV cameras strengthen Kuwait Finance House bank security

The bank is using over 1,300 Infinova high-resolution fixed and PTZ dome cameras plus 80 Infinova DVRsInfinova announced that all transactions and activities in each location of the Kuwait Finance House bank are under the surveillance of Infinova indoor/outdoor, infrared, mini dome and PTZ dome cameras. Video is recorded in continuous mode with Infinova high-definition H.264 DVRs. Kuwait Finance House, headquartered in Kuwait City with international operations in Bahrain, Malaysia and Turkey, is...

Secutech Vietnam 2010 - celebrating three years of providing safety and security solutions in Vietnam

Products to be exhibited at Secutech include CCTV, Access Control, Intrusion Alarm, management software and moreOver one hundred exhibitors are taking part in Secutech Vietnam, Vietnam's largest trade fair for security, fire and safety which is taking place from 25 - 27 August 2010 at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City. The show is organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd., a leading integrated media company dedicated to the security industry,...

Prisma Stores in Finland Enhanced Retail Security with MESSOA Speed Dome Cameras

Prisma is a chain of department stores with about 50 shops around Finland and the Baltic States. They are the leader of the hypermarket sector and are owned by the Finnish SOK group. Prisma customers remain loyal to the chain due to the high quality, wide range of products and affordable prices. The SOK group has already expanded Prisma into other international locations such as Russia, Estonia and Latvia. ChallengePrisma stores in Finland have enjoyed rapid expansion over the years. Several of...

The security camera zoom debate: is 36x really better than 18x?

Image quality is affected by more than just zoom Surveillance cameras are only as useful as the quality of images they produce.  Therefore when selecting cameras for a security system, it is imperative to select one with features that will provide the best results possible.  It is often thought that the higher the zoom, the better the quality of the images produced.  However, this is not always necessarily the case. Phil Doyle, Regional Director, Northern Europe...

Security Industry Association announces Leo Guthart and Cecil Hogan as recipients of industry honours

The Awards are to be presented at the Tri-Association Awards Dinner in New York City on November 3SIA, ESA and CSAA have announced this year's recipients of two of the top honours in the security industry: Leo Guthart is to receive the George R. Lippert Memorial Award and Cecil Hogan is to be honoured with the Triton Award at the November 3 Tri-Association Awards Dinner in New York City.Each year, the Security Industry Association (SIA), the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the Elect...

G4S is the new distributor for ECKey's access control products range in Israel

ECKey is an established leader in Bluetooth solutions for the Access Control IndustryECKey Corporation has announced a partnership with G4S Israel (Hashmira Security Technologies Ltd.) to exclusively distribute the award winning ECKey product range into Israel. As part of the agreement, Israel-based G4S (Hashmira Security Technologies Ltd.) will support the growing number of inquiries and existing customers of ECKey in the region. This partnership will position G4S and ECKey as the leading playe...

Unveiling a new look for Genetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry

The new logo of surveillance products maunfacturer, Genetec Inc.Genetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a provider of world-class IP security solutions, announced that its rapid growth and relentless commitment to delivering innovative solutions has led to more global expansion, new product development and the launch of its new corporate image and website. Genetec decided to refresh its visual identity to underscore all the ongoing initiatives that help drive new innovative idea...

Access control cards from LEGIC deployed in bike sharing system in Switzerland

velopass enjoys great flexibility offered by the LEGIC advant contactless smart card technologyIf you want to get around quickly and efficiently in Swiss cities like Lausanne, Vevey, Yverdon or Fribourg, then the hassle of looking for somewhere to park or wearing out the soles of your shoes could soon be a thing of the past. An innovative LEGIC based bike sharing system is taking over Switzerland.It's no secret that if you are taking short trips in the inner city, the fastest, cheapest and most...

General Dynamics UK joins the ever-growing list of exhibitors at homeland security event, INDESEC 2010

General Dynamics is an expert in border surveillance technology and VESPer, its 3D mapping technology, among othersInforma Exhibitions India, in association with ASSOCHAM, will be hosting INDESEC Expo 2010, India's only major exhibition and conference dedicated to Homeland Security, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 6th - 8th September 2010. Officially supported by the Ministry of Home Affairs, this event will consist of a 3-day exhibition, a 2-day high level conference and VIP cocktai...

LEGIC appoints Chinese IC card and RFID tag manufacturer as licence partner

Shenzhen Card Intelligent Science & Technology concentrates on IC card and RFID tag productionShenzhen Card Intelligent Science & Technology, Chinese manufacturer of IC cards and electronic tags, is a new licence partner of LEGIC Identsystems Ltd., a leading manufacturer of contactless smart card technology for personal identification. The Chinese card manufacturer will be able to offer to its customers contactless IC cards based on the innovative LEGIC advant technology. The cards will...

LILIN appoints Wood Communications to distribute its broad range of IP video surveillance products in Ireland

Wood Communications will promote and support the full range of IP products manufactured by LILINLILIN have announced the appointment of Wood Communications, the leading Networking Security Company, as its authorised Irish distributor.Established in 1924, Wood Communications are one of the largest specialist companies in the provision of IP video, technology and infrastructure products. With such a strong presence in the Irish market, LILIN customers will now be able to benefit from improved prod...

EADS equips Romanian officials with TETRA radio communicators to improve border security

A car's licence plate number can be checked directly on location in the database stored in the portable readerRomanian Ministry of Interior and Administration representatives shown state-of-the-art communication capabilitiesStrong cooperation between the Romanian authorities and EADS Defence & Security on border security opens the doorCapabilities of the EADS TETRA network were shown by EADS Defence & Security (DS) during a TETRA Demonstration, in the context of the Romanian border prote...

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