Surveillance & Security News for August 2015

Axxon Intellect PSIM with BACnet support enables security system integration

AxxonSoft, a leading Eastern European developer of smart integration systems for security and video surveillance, has added support for the BACnet protocol to its Axxon Intellect PSIM. BACnet (Building Automation and Control Building Automation and Control Networks) is an open communications protocol for automating and programming building systems. The BACnet integration module allows connecting BACnet-compliant devices to Intellect-powered systems, with the ability to exchange data, get event...

CE Facilities acquires Octavian Security as move towards integrated facilities management

The move sees two more companies move towards the integrated facilities management model CE Facilities Services has announced further expansion with the purchase of the UK division of Octavian Security. The move sees two more companies move towards the integrated Facilities Management model, which is becoming ever more popular with UK businesses. The deal sees CE Facilities Services purchase Octavian Security UK only, with the next phase seeing Octavian Security UK absorbed i...

GJD D-TECT IP range of advanced intruder sensing technology

The external perimeter protection industry is continuously evolving to meet dynamic security requirements. GJD, a world leading British security manufacturer of external detector equipment and LED illuminators has quickly adapted to the digital era by creating advanced IP and digital solutions. Suitable for big and small security projects GJD has recently announced its D-TECT IP range, being suitable for both big and small security projects. The advanced intruder sensing technology includes PI...

Andrews International announces Brian Gimlett, Senior Vice President, New York office

Brian Gimlett brings more than 16 years of corporate security experience Andrews International recently announced that Brian Gimlett has joined its New York office as the Senior Vice President for the Consulting, Investigations, and International Division. Gimlett brings to Andrews International (AI), an affiliate of U.S. Security Associates, more than 16 years of corporate security experience preceded by a distinguished 22 year career with the United States Secret Service. In...

Pelco Sarix IP cameras and Endura IPVMS offer round-the-clock security for Istanbul retail centre

Issue A major tourist destination, business and commercial retail space in the heart of Istanbul required a significant security presence to provide around-the-clock security for both the facilities themselves and the security of visitors, patrons and others. Solution More than 900 Sarix IP Cameras, 20 Spectra HD High-Speed Dome Positioning Systems and the Endura IPVMS were selected for this project. The system also included Continuum Access Control for a fully integrated, physical security s...

American Dynamics IP surveillance retail security solution at Century 21 stores, USA

Introduction Century 21 opened its first store in downtown Manhattan in 1961 and now operates eight stores across the New York/New Jersey area. The stores are focused on high-fashion, low-price apparel for women, men and children, along with cosmetics, handbags, shoes, lingerie, housewares, luggage and more. Merchandise can range from less than $10 to more than $7,000. The newest Century 21 site, which opened in April 2013, is at Jersey Gardens: The Outlet Center in Elizabeth, N.J. The largest...

SIA announces Securing New Ground 2015 conference agenda

SNGTM takes a broad look the latest research, and commercial and industrial market trends in the security industry The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the agenda for Securing New Ground® (SNGTM), the security industry’s top executive conference, scheduled for Oct. 28-29, 2015, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. The SNGTM 2015 This executive forum takes a comprehensive look at the state of the security industry, the latest research,...

Farpointe Data’s Stephen Sheppard returns to strengthen partner relations

Farpointe Data’s Stephen sheppard is a 30-year veteran of the security industry Farpointe Data, a DORMA Group Company, the access control industry's trusted global partner for RFID solutions, recently announced that, after approximately a six month absence, Stephen "Shep" Sheppard is back at the company to persuade worldwide integrators and access control manufacturers to partner with Farpointe Data and bring safe, secure access control to their own customers. Sheppard i...

AMG welcomes Ian Creary as Sales and Technical Support Manager

Ian’s depth of knowledge will drive forward the customer service initiative AMG, the British manufacturer of CCTV transmission solutions and sophisticated 5 Megapixel cameras, announces that Ian Creary has joined the company as Sales and Technical Support Manager. Founder and MD of AMG Systems, Alan Hayes, says, “AMG’s technology is very innovative and we have unique expert knowhow and track record within the Security & Transport sectors. Our focus o...

TDSi holds a fundraising Bake Off event for Julia’s House Children’s Hospice

The event raised £65 for Julia’s House and proved to be a highly enjoyable event for everyone involved The team at TDSi’s Poole headquarters has held a ‘Bake Off’ event to raise money for Dorset and Wiltshire Children's Hospices Julia's House (registered charity number 1067125). Helping the cause TDSi's Marketing Co-ordinator, Sophie Wilkins commented, “The Bake Off is the latest activity we have run to keep the fundraising momentum go...

TDSi’s EXgarde PRO software helps safeguard retail sector

Each security sector has a particular bias, whether it be people, assets or information. With large volumes of cash and high values of stock and assets, along with deliberately open and inviting access, retail sites can be vulnerable - appealing to criminals as much as genuine shoppers. The vital need to protect these assets makes the retail market a highly important one for the security industry. Finding the right balance of security One of the biggest challenges to providing security in the...

Amthal Fire & Security secures Bespoke Cycling’s three newest stores in Central London

Amthal Fire & Security added intruder alarms, smart CCTV and specialist EAS tagging to prevent shoplifting Amthal Fire & Security has geared up to meet the security challenges of Bespoke Cycling, installing latest smart systems into three of the high-end bike specialist’s newest stores in Central London. Amthal security solutions Bespoke Cycling, with latest stores in Canary Wharf, Gresham Street near St Paul’s and Jermyn Street presents the worl...

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