Surveillance & Security News for August 2013

Nedap AEOS Security Management Platform secures BNP Paribas bank

“It’s obvious that a prominent bank like BNP Paribas has to take processes like security extremely seriously", said Alan Ford, Security Manager at BNP Paribas. Spread over several office buildings, more than 4000 staff make daily use of the AEOS Security Management Platform to enter the restricted areas for which only they have been authorised. BNP Paribas needs be certain that they can rely on their access control system. Even though their previous Nedap WinXS system did just t...

Oncam video surveillance solutions protect banking industry against criminal activity and vandalism

Despite slow economic growth and pressure on margins, the banking industry has bounced back from the 2008 financial crisis. The assets of the largest 1,000 banks in the world are estimated to be in excess of US$100 trillion and in the USA alone, banks earned $40.3 billion in the first quarter of 2013, the highest ever for a single quarter. Although the use of online banking continues to grow, there is still a vast worldwide network of bank branches. The USA leads the way with in the region of 82...

ASSA ABLOY's Aperio® installed at one of the largest commercial banks in Morocco

Company: BMCE Bank Headquarters Segment: Financial Property Type: Headquarters Plant location city: Casablanca Aperio® solution: Aperio® C100 cylinders Aperio® Partner: CST Sécurité Number of Aperio® Cylinders: 50 electronic double knob cylinders with Euro profile What was the challenge? BMCE Bank is one of the largest commercial banks in Morocco, with a network of 540 branches. As part of a complete overhaul of its headquarters security arrangements, t...

Samsung and Securitec Systems deliver a high performance video surveillance system to APC Overnight

Securitec Systems Ltd has partnered with the professional security division of Samsung Techwin to provide a multipurpose Video Over IP solution for APC Overnight’s new hub in Cannock. There was a time not that long ago when the only reason for a distribution centre to invest in CCTV was to deter and detect theft. The quality of the images captured by traditional industry standard analogue cameras, if positioned and set up correctly, could be relied on to verify and more often than not, he...

Dahua HD network cameras enhance security at BMCI bank in Morocco

Established in 1964, BMCI is a bank based in Morocco with a network of hundreds of branches, currently boasts over 500,000 personal, business and institutional customers. BMCI is a subsidiary of the French financial group BNP Paribas, whose great financial rating makes it the stand-out performer in the country's banking sector. With expending business and the increasing security concern, the bank decided to level up its security system, including its 250 branches throughout Morocco. The bank re...

IndgioVision continues growth in the United States with numerous new projects

IndigoVision’s new projects include regional rail organisation and several regional and national retail groups IndigoVision is going from strength to strength in the USA. New products are being launched every month, and the new innovative features introduced to the original Control Center has earned it a formidable reputation in the industry. This success is due to a strategic change made in 2012, when IndigoVision USA made the bold decision to totally re-launch its bus...

Matrox Maeves 5100 series of video over IP encoders chosen as finalist at the 2013 AV Awards

Matrox® Graphics Inc. recently announced that the Matrox Maevex™ 5100 Series of video over IP encoders/decoders has been named a finalist for Systems Product of the Year by the judges of the prestigious AV Awards 2013. Matrox Maevex extends full-HD-quality 1080p60 video and audio over standard IP networks, with minimal bandwidth consumption, at a fraction of the cost of other solutions. The Maevex encoder captures video and audio from a host PC or another media source and seamlessly e...

Ingersoll Rand to discuss “Balancing Physical Security and Productivity” at IFMA’s World Workplace 2013

Ingersoll’s session is geared toward credentialed or aspiring FMP, CFP and Sustainability Facility Professionals (SFP) During the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) World Workplace 2013 at Philadelphia’s Conference and Expo October 2-4,  Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies’ Monte Salway and Kelly O’Connor will discuss “Balancing Physical Security and Productivity,” at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, October 3. The sessio...

Moxa’s VPort 36-1MP-IVA-T surveillance camera receives Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification

Moxa, a provider of hardened networking, communication and computing solutions, announced recently it received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification of its VPort 36-1MP-IVA-T surveillance camera for Class 1, Div. 2 hazardous locations. Receiving UL certification means the camera can be safely deployed in potentially hazardous locations where flammable gases or vapors either are or may be present in the atmosphere in sufficient concentration to produce an ignitable mixture. Certification...

WavestoreUSA recruits Jennifer Martin as Director of Sales

Martin will be charged with directing all sales activities on behalf of WavestoreUSA within its target markets WavestoreUSA, a provider of professional digital video and audio recording solutions for surveillance applications, is pleased to appoint Jennifer Martin, a 38-year veteran of the security and technology industries, as its Director of Sales. Martin will be charged with directing all sales activities on behalf of WavestoreUSA within its target markets. As the company...

TDSi sponsors new kit for Longfleet Youth FC’s Under 8s Cubs team

The new season of football featuring the TDSi sponsored Under 8s team commences on the weekend of the 8th September Longfleet Youth FC’s Under 8s Cubs team has proudly played its first friendly game wearing its new kit sponsored by Poole-based integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi. Longfleet Youth FC was founded in 1988 and has steadily grown into a well-established club based in Poole and currently running 17 teams with age groups running from U6s to U15s. In...

Hytera DMR Radios provide secure communication during Arctic expedition

Hyerta PD78X0 DMR radio provides crystal clear sound In June 2013, Benjamin Pothier, a PhD researcher in Arts, Anthropology and Architecture, became the first French Artist and researcher participating to the ARCTIC CIRCLE RESIDENCY, a project organised by the New York based cultural organisation THE FARM, INC. He travelled the high arctic sea on a vessel for 18 days and was allowed to stay at Ny-Alesund for expedition and documentary recording. Ny-Alesund, the n...

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