Surveillance & Security News for August 2018

Tyco's network video surveillance system helps secure Bradford Gurudwara against religious hate crimes

A video surveillance solution manufactured by Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls and installed by Kings Secure Technologies, is helping deter and detect hate crime directed at worshippers who attend the Gurdwara Singh Sabha in Bradford. HD Illustra IP network cameras 32 high definition Illustra IP network cameras from Tyco have been installed to monitor activity around the site of the Sikh place of worship, to identify anyone showing hostility towards the congregation. T...

Zwipe and Silone CardTech announce partnership to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards in China

Biometric technology company Zwipe and Silone CardTech, a VISA, Mastercard, China UnionPay and JCB certified card manufacturer based in Shenzhen, China have announced a partnership to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards with banks and loyalty programs in China. Commenting on the partnership, CEO of Silone CardTech, William Ju said “We thoroughly evaluated the various offerings in the market and Zwipe’s technology platform was the only offering genuinely capabl...

Hanwha Techwin enhances Wisenet Q series with new cameras and NVRS at GSX 2018

At GSX 2018 in booth #2341, Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analogue video surveillance solutions, will enhance the Wisenet Q series line of cameras with new flat-eye cameras and NVRs. Scheduled for September 2018, the new cameras and recorders offer simple and essential features that are ideal for small- to medium-sized applications. Improved Bandwidth efficiency up to 75% The Wisenet Q series offers a range of 24 indoor and outdoor dome cameras to meet the needs of a vari...

TDSi awards Masco as European System Integrator of the Year and GTIE as Strategic Growth Partner

Malta-based Masco Security Services Ltd was awarded European System Integrator of the Year in recognition of its work in the Access Control segment, specifically for projects including: the new Transport Malta headquarters in Lija, Spinola Park offices in St Julian’s, Bit8 offices in Gzira and the new Busy Bee factory in Mriehel. Upon receiving the award, a spokesperson for Masco Security Services Ltd commented, “We would like to thank TDSi for their constant support, our clients fo...

NBCS celebrates successful year of Associate Membership scheme with prestigious security providers

National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), a not for profit initiative that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime, is celebrating a successful first year for its Associate Membership scheme. NBCS recently welcomed Milestone Systems, Axis Communications, GMS Group, SmartWater and SWL Security as Associate Members, and these organisations join Mitie, CSL Group, Hikvision and Athelney Group as part of this pioneering initiativ...

Matrix eliminates need of a server for central monitoring & management with cascading feature

Cost of a server is one of the major concerns while considering a Multilocation Video Surveillance solution. Moreover, there is complexity of operating the server from a central location while monitoring different locations. Matrix Video Surveillance solution has a special feature called Cascading, which eliminates the need of a server for centralised management and monitoring. Cascading is a feature of adding multiple devices on a single network in a User Interface (UI) so that all devices can...

STANLEY launches OneDoor smartphone-based access control system in partnership with Doordeck

STANLEY Security, a trusted name in the world of security, has partnered with London-based security start-up Doordeck to launch the Stanley OneDoor smartphone-based access control system. Stanley OneDoor can be used with existing STANLEY access control products and rolled out to an entire building in under one hour, without the need for any new hardware. Designed to be quick and simple to use, Stanley OneDoor removes the need for keycards and tags and all the management and associated cost...

Qognify to showcase PSIM, VMS, Video Analytics and packaged solutions at Security Essen 2018

Qognify will make its debut at Security Essen 2018, showcasing its multi-award-winning portfolio of technology solutions that are mitigating risks, maintaining business continuity and optimising operations for organisations and infrastructure throughout Europe and around the world. In Hall 7, Booth 7E33, Qognify will present its Situator PSIM solution alongside its Operational Intelligence Center (OIC) module and new Situator mobile app, the award-winning VisionHub VMS and real-time video analy...

Arecont Vision Costar leadership plans for growth

It has been an eventful few months for Arecont Vision, which has gone through Chapter 11 bankruptcy and, ultimately, was acquired by Costar Technologies Inc. What emerged is a new company, Arecont Vision Costar, poised for future growth unfettered by previous debt. For insights into what’s next for the newly minted company, we posed several questions to Jim Pritchett, CEO, Costar Technologies Inc., and Raul Calderon, President, Arecont Vision Costar. Q. Please relate how Costar came to...

Dahua to showcase developments in AI-powered intelligent solutions at SECURITY ESSEN 2018

As one of Europe’s leading trade fair for security, SECURITY ESSEN 2018 provides a good platform for Dahua Technology to showcase its latest developments in creating a more efficient, intelligent and convenient surveillance system. Innovative surveillance technology Featured with the theme of “AI Creates Value”, Dahua Technology, a global solution provider in the video surveillance industry, will present its innovated technologies to industry professionals, including its adva...

Arecont Vision Costar MegaIP cameras now supported on Eagle Eye Cloud VMS

Eagle Eye Networks, the global provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions, and Arecont Vision Costar, the pioneer in IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced a partnership for supporting next generation Arecont Vision MegaIP cameras on the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS.   “Many of Arecont Vision’s customers have long been demanding a secure and robust commercial cloud solution for their VMS,” stated Dean Drako, CEO of Eagle Eye Networks....

AES Corporation appoints Tim Lyon as regional sales manager for northeast US/Canada

AES Corporation, global manufacturer of long-range wireless private mesh radio alarm communication products and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Lyon as the new Regional Sales Manager covering all of the New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania territory. AES Corp. new regional sales manager Lyon brings over 16 years of successful sales operations and security experience to AES. In his new role, he is responsible for engaging new business development efforts,...

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