Surveillance & Security News for August 2015

New BSIA guidance helps users understand CCTV grading system

BSIA has produced new guidance to assist installers of CCTV to understand how a choice of grade should be made New guidance has been published by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to help users understand the system of security grading introduced by the BS EN 62676 series of international standards, the first standards for CCTV video surveillance that will be used to any significant extent in the UK. Grading is a way of giving a variation in requirements so tha...

Allegion provides downloadable Fire Door Hardware Checklist to promote fire door inspection and maintenance

The list will assist in avoiding common issues, like unsuitable hinges, that result in gaps around the frame Specialist security manufacturer, Allegion, is providing those responsible for installing and maintaining fire door hardware with a new tool – a downloadable Fire Door Hardware Checklist. Allegion has created the easy-to-use checklist to promote higher standards of fire door inspection and maintenance. By following each simple step, trade professionals can be con...

Heald HT1 Raptor anti-terrorist security barrier awarded UK, European and US patents

HT1 Raptor combines the high security of a roadblocker with the flexibility of a shallow mounted bollard East Yorkshire firm Heald Ltd has been awarded the UK, European and US patents for its HT1-Raptor anti-terrorist security barrier. The innovative system combines the high security of a roadblocker with the flexibility of a shallow mounted bollard. Installation at high-security sites Crash tests for Hornsea-based Heald Ltd’s range of Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM)...

Dallmeier video security solutions for inter airport Europe 2015

With the Panomera® multifocal sensor system, Dallmeier will demonstrate the latest technology for airport security The inter airport Europe trade fair will be held in Munich from 6 to 9 October 2015, and Dallmeier will present the very latest in video security solutions for airports there, at stand 514 in hall B6. Exhibiting Panomera multifocal sensor system With the Panomera® multifocal sensor system, Dallmeier will demonstrate the latest technology for airport secu...

IHS report: Brazilian electronic access control market to struggle before positive growth in 2017

(see bigger image) Access control market in Brazil is forecast to decline by 1.2% in 2015 and decline by another 0.8% in 2016 before growth returns in 2017 Blake Kozak, Principal Analyst for Security and Building Technologies at IHS Inc., in his research note discusses about the current state of the Brazilian market for electronic access control. While the 2014 Brazilian market for electronic access control equipment reached an estimated $92 million, the latest informati...

Wavestore appoints Richard Lee as Key Account Manager

Wavestore, a manufacturer of Video Management Software (VMS), has further strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Richard Lee as Key Account Manager for the UK. Reporting to Glenn Fletcher, Head of Sales, Richard will be working closely with Wavestore’s growing client partner base to identify and support new opportunities for the company’s open platform VMS which has been designed to unlock the full potential of integrated security solutions. Prior roles and responsibil...

HID integrates Lumidigm biometrics with OMNIKEY contactless smart card readers

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that it has integrated the company’s Lumidigm® biometrics technology with its widely deployed OMNIKEY® contactless smart card readers to simplify identity validation for citizen ID and many financial, healthcare and other commercial applications. With the Lumidigm® V-Series V371 fingerprint reader, program administrators can verify users’ identities by having them present a card, fingerpr...

360 Vision partners with Meyertech to develop ONVIF compliant cameras

Promoting the company’s ethos of establishing close technical working partnerships, CCTV design and manufacturing company 360 Vision Technology, in conjunction with systems control company Meyertech, have developed fast & easy set-up, and deep control for 360 Vision’s range of ONVIF compliant cameras. An objective to develop product offerings Right from the outset, the manufacturers’ technical relationship has spearheaded an objective to develop product offerings from bot...

AXIS P55 Series HDTV IP dome cameras for increased video analytics performance

The new entry-level IP camera models in the successful AXIS P55 Series offer HDTV image quality, improved light sensitivity and increased video analytics performance. Following the product launches of AXIS P56, AXIS Q61 and AXIS V59 PTZ dome network cameras earlier this year, Axis has updated its entire mid-range and high-end portfolio of pan, tilt and zoom network cameras. AXIS P55 series AXIS P5514 and AXIS P5515 are indoor cameras suitable for monitoring auditoriums, shopping malls and hot...

LILIN IP solution provides 24-hour security for Golden Triangle shopping mall, Malaysia

Golden Triangle shopping centre is located in the vicinity of Relau, Penang, Malaysia and stationed with many popular brands along with a wide range of restaurants. LILIN has delivered a comprehensive 24-hour security solution for Golden Triangle shopping mall in Malaysia. Golden Triangle shopping centre includes retail shops, restaurants, service apartments, swimming pool, gymnasium, and an underground parking garage for more than 1,300 vehicles. Like any place where large crowds of people gat...

Hikvision projects customer-focused growth strategy in security market

Having leapt to the top of market share reports mostly selling inexpensive cameras, Hikvision USA is now making an aggressive play for large systems business at the top end of the market. Jeffrey He, President of Hikvision USA and Hikvision Canada, acknowledges that much of the company’s success to date has been in the low- to mid-sized systems market based on the “value proposition” of Hikvision’s inexpensive cameras. However, to succeed in the North American market, the...

LifeSafety Power, Gallagher to integrate access control solutions with UL-listed enclosures

Gallagher now incorporates LifeSafety Power enclosure as part of its access control product suite LifeSafety Power® and Gallagher have announced a partnership to integrate Underwriters Laboratories (UL)-listed powered cabinets into Gallagher’s leading access control solution. Gallagher - a global provider of integrated  access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection, now incorporates a LifeSafety Power enclosure as part of the company&rsquo...

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