Surveillance & Security News for August 2014

Dahua ITS systems improve traffic efficiency in Poland

Tricity, in Polish Trójmiasto, is an urban area consisting of three major northern Polish cities —  Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot, situated adjacent to one other on the coast of the Gdansk Bay, Baltic Sea; covering an area of 414.81 square kilometres, accommodating nearly 1 million commuters each day. These three cities are tagged with multiple identities, such as modern metropolis, busy harbour and amazing resort. As cities keep expanding and naturally, their rising obesity leads...

Allegion installs eSIGNO access control system at The Grand Hotel Verona in Italy

Allegion upgraded the hotel guest roomdoor locks to CISA eSIGNO locks Allegion, formerly known as Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, has completed a project to install a new access control system at The Grand Hotel Verona in Italy. Originally the town house of the aristocratic Reichenbach family from Austria, The Grand Hotel Verona is a four star hotel with 65 guest rooms, situated a short walk from the Plazza Bra and the Roman Arena. The access control systems on the hot...

Milestone Systems and Axis Communications IP video solution from Boston Networks installed across UWS campuses

The University of the West of Scotland(UWS) is one of the country’s largestmodern universities Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) and network cameras from Axis Communications are helping all of the campus locations for the University of the West of Scotland to more efficiently manage security through one unified surveillance solution, designed, delivered and maintained by Boston Networks.The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is...

TDSi Managing Director John Davies urges businesses to fearlessly expand into new export markets

John Davies pointed out a number of key considerations before launching into potential markets “Making the leap from a UK-only or EU-only supplier to a wider international exporter can be a daunting one. For many companies it is a significant deviation from their comfort zone and yet, there are some very hungry and buoyant markets to explore around the world that offer lucrative returns for UK businesses prepared to do their homework and provide the right products and se...

ASSA ABLOY’s Trimec completes successful testing of ES8000 V-Lock to security standard PAS24

The resilientES8000 V-Lock was integrated in the doorset, offering a fail-open motor locking mechanism Trimec®, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, has successfully tested its V-Lock within an electronic access control security door to security standard PAS24. Working together with Focus Windows Limited, the resilient ES8000 V-Lock was integrated in the doorset, offering a fail-open motor locking mechanism, ideal for use in secure environments, such as cash offices or...

How does a corporate acquisition affect service and support provided by an acquired supplier? What about the company making the acquisition?

Maintaining a high level of customer service can be a challenging experience when an acquisition takes place.This issue is of particular relevance to the security industry, where merger and acquisition activity continues to rise. We asked some of our Expert Panellists to share their thoughts on how both the acquired company as well as the company making the acquisition can retain the focus on their customers throughout the integration process. Here’s what they had to say.

IHS reports market for security and fire equipment and services to be $1 billion+ in oil and gas industry

Many oil and gas companies utilise independent systems for incident management, crisis management and security It’s no secret that the security and fire industry is home to hundreds of suppliers, each competing for a slice of a global $100+ billion market. In niche industries such as oil and gas, where IHS sizes the market for security and fire equipment and services to be more than $1 billion, increased competition has prompted some suppliers to move beyond the integrat...

STANLEY Security introduces ELITE Partnership Program

The ELITE's mission is to recognise the loyalty and expertise of exceptional locksmiths, installers and technicians STANLEY Security, a leading provider of access control and integrated security solutions, announces the launch of its new ELITE Partnership Program, offering recognition, rewards and extensive benefits to the nation’s top locksmiths. The ELITE Partnership Program accompanies STANLEY Security’s recent shift to make its high-quality, trusted security p...

IDIS appoints John Psyllos as DirectIP Product Manager

John will work closely with IDIS technical support and sales & marketing to increase sales of the DirectIP line up IDIS has appointed John Psyllos to the role of Product Manager reporting to Brian Song, Managing Director, IDIS Europe based out of the Korean manufacturer’s European headquarters in Brentford, London. John joins IDIS to lead DirectIP™ product management across Europe and the Middle East. His appointment strengthens the IDIS commitment to further...

Genetec’s Security Center enhances security at North Bend Central School District in Nebraska

NBCPS uses Security Center to manage network cameras from Axis Communications and HID door readers Genetec™, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions recently announced that North Bend Central School District (NBCPS) has chosen and installed the Genetec Security Center to better protect its elementary and junior high school students. North Bend Central School District serves a community of 1,200 residents in the southwest corner of Dodge County, Nebraska. Its...

TDSi to showcase access control readers at IFSEC Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

TDSi is demonstrating its new versions of TDSi’s readers, which are offered in a variety of technologies including MIFARE PLUS and NFC Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi will be giving visitors a preview of its new range of access control readers on stand UK17 at IFSEC Southeast Asia, which being held from 3rd to 5th September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is the second time TDSi has exhibited at IFSEC Southeast Asia and as well as offering the opportunity...

Suprema launches Xpass S2 IP access control multi-smartcard reader and controller

Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, recently announced the launch of a new model of IP access control multi-smartcard reader and controller, ‘Xpass S2’. Compared to its predecessor Xpass Slim, Xpass S2 is remarkably enhanced in RF performance as it now supports reading of various more card technology standards including MiFare, DESFire, ISO14443A/B, ISO15693 and FeliCa, as well as NFC. It also reads and writes data on the card sectors....

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