Surveillance & Security News for December 2008

TDSi provides EXpert solution for Shanghai Metro

With successful installations already in full operation on Shanghai Metro's Line 6 and Line 9, access control specialist TDSi, in partnership with its distribution partner in China, ZDX, has now begun work on the system installation for Line 7. Shanghai Metro is one of the newest and fastest growing rapid transit systems in the world, with 162 stations and over 225km of track running both above and underground. On average, well over two million passengers use the system everyday - with fut...

Xtralis strengthens UK security sales team

Mike Ward, new Business Development Manager (EMEA) of Xtralis New business development manager to drive IP security confirms Xtralis ADPRO IP-focused credentials.Xtralis, a leading provider of intelligent fire detection and security solutions,announced the appointment of a highly experienced security professional, Mike Ward, as Business Development Manager for its EMEA security business. Mr Ward will be responsible for promoting the company's comprehensive portfolio of integr...

Lumenera and Accordance join to provide complete surveillance solution

Lumenera's Le165 network cameraLumenera is building a solid partnership with Accordance Systems Inc.. Using LuxRiot software, a Digital Video Recording and Remote Surveillance software package for a Windows based PC, and Lumenera's high performance digital cameras allows Accordance to provide a complete and secure surveillance solution.Accordance Systems is based out of Taipei, Taiwan and is a professional RAID tech (Redundant Array of Independent Disks). RAID allows the simultaneous use of two...

Xtralis opens new European showroom

Xtralis invests in new European showroom to display full range of integrated fire and security products Xtralis, a leading provider of intelligent fire detection and security solutions, recently announced that it has opened a new European showroom to demonstrate the full integration and interoperability between the security, video, access control and fire detection technologies within the Xtralis product range.The showroom, located at the heart of Xtralis' EMEA business in Brussels, has been bui...

SALTO advanced access solution receives award for Salisbury Distict Hospital

 The hospital decided to replace its old system with a modern SALTO electronic access control system. Salisbury District Hospital has won the 2008 Health Business Hospital Security Award for its advanced SALTO Systems access control installation. The Health Business Awards, held at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on the 11th December, recognised excellence in the NHS by presenting awards in 14 different categories to organisations that have made a significant contribution to its development. The...

Siemens new finance packages - future-proof technology that works the way you do

Siemens new finance packages provide comprehensive supportIn response to the current economic climate Siemens Building Technologies Security Solutions has launched its new range of finance packages. These provide innovative ways of working that enable organisations to provide first-rate protection for their staff, customers and premises as well as energy savings without the need for additional financial resources or increased capital expenditure.  Siemens has a strong track record of delive...

Firetide wireless mesh helps U.K. petroleum refinery increase operational visibility

Firetide network is integral part of mobile wireless solution designed for hazardous environmentsIn the United Kingdom, a major oil refinery offsite based in Milford Haven recently announced a new wireless network to assist in monitoring offsite operations that deal with large amounts of flammable gas and liquid. The network features explosion-proof and intrinsically safe technologies from the U.K.'s Extronics and integrated wireless mesh networking nodes from Los Gatos, Calif.-based Firetide In...

Multicard and LEGICâ„¢ join to provide multifunctional customer and credit card solutions

 Partnership comes as response to growing demand for multifunctional smart card solutionsMulticard AG, renowned general contractor in the smart card project consultancy and implementation, is expanding its product portfolio. Multicard has closed on a licence partnership with LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, the leading producer of contactless smart card technology. Therefore, the company is now offering highly developed LEGIC technology-based multifunctional customer and credit card solutions....

Axis hosts seminar at Knowsley College to explore Intelligent Network Video opportunity

A seminar for Axis' Architecture and Engineering (A&E) program partners was held at Knowsley CollegeAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, recently staged a seminar for its Architecture and Engineering (A&E) program partners at Knowsley College to talk about the merits of Intelligent Video and take a closer look at Axis' software portfolio. The event, held on 19th November, attracted network architects, engineers and consultants involved in specifyi...

ESPlus emphasis the need for retail security measures

One shoplifting theft every 90 seconds Newly published figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC), showing a third of a million shoplifting offences each year - one every 90 seconds - underline the need to take effective action against customer thefts, warns specialist tagging and CCTV solutions provider ESPlus.In its 2008 Retail Crime Survey, the BRC says shoplifting is the most costly crime for shops. It accounted for 64 per cent of all retail crime losses by value, well above burglary (...

COE selected for major security upgrade of Singapore's MRT rail network

 COE equipment is currently installed over the entire existing infrastructure of the MRTCOE is proud to announce their selection through its partner in South-East Asia, O'Connor's Singapore Pte Ltd (O'Connor's), to provide a major upgrade of Singapore's Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) rail network over the next two years. Integral to a S$29m spend improving surveillance over the network, O'Connor's is to upgrade transmission equipment along the North-South and East-West Lines, integrating C...

One of the best 50+ communities chooses NUUO surveillance system

Chestnut Oaks decided to choose NUUO surveillance system to monitor the buildings and the safety of residentsIn order to secure more than 200 condominiums, Chestnut Oaks decided to choose NUUO surveillance system to control and monitor environment of building and safety of residents. Chestnut Oaks is an adult community designed for comfort, convenience, and the ease of living next to Washington DC. Chestnut Oaks is voted as the best 50+ community in the USA.NUUO NAS NVRmini Standa...

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