Surveillance & Security News for December 2010

History's largest Asian Games successfully secured by Cassidian's TETRA system

 Operational since April 2010, the TETRA system catered for the security needs of 16th Asian Games related facilitiesCassidian's TETRA network successfully provided the Asian Games Organising Committee with stable, reliable and efficient communication services during the entire 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou.Operational since April, 2010, the system catered for the security needs of all 16th Asian Games related facilities - over 100 competition and non-competition venues as well as contracte...

Milestone and Agent Vi provide Scott County Jail with real-time video analytics solution

 Vi-System was installed in the Scott County Jail by embedding video analytics in Axis Q7406 encoders Scott County Jail sought a real-time video analytics solution for the detection of unauthorised people in restricted zones. Automatic detections serve their security needs due to the substantial size of the site, which otherwise would demand a large number of staff physically patrolling the restricted zones, or a Corrections Officer keeping watch and picking up irregularities on nearly 100...

Senstar Corporation receives Company of the Year award from Frost & Sullivan

 Frost and Sullivan chose Senstar based on the company's best practices in the intrusion detection marketSenstar Corporation, a world leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and sale of outdoor perimeter security products, has been named 2010 North American Company of the Year in the Intrusion Detection Industry by the leading business research and consulting firm, Frost and Sullivan."We chose Senstar based on the company's demonstrated best practices in the intrusio...

Steve Van Till re-elected to a second term on the Security Industry Association's Board of Directors

 Steve Van Till, the President and CEO of Brivo Systems, will remain on the SIA Board of Directors for two more yearsAlong with four new board members, Steve Van Till, President and CEO of Brivo Systems, was recently re-elected to a second two-year term on the Security Industry Association Board of Directors at the SIA's recently-concluded annual meeting. "This is a very dynamic organisation with a central role in the security industry," Van Till said, reflecting on the...

Charting a Dedicated Micros CCTV solution for the Port of Grimsby and Immingham

The Port of Grimsby & Immingham, the UK's largest port by tonnage, is now taking advantage of the latest digital networked CCTV technology from Dedicated Micros, recommended by installer DJ Byers CCTV, to maximize both security and the port's operational and logistical processes. Back in August 2007, owner and operator Associated British Ports (ABP) turned to DJ Byers CCTV to advise on how best to bring its existing under-utilised and cumbersome analogue CCTV system into the digital era. T...

Axis Security appoints David Asquith as the new Regional Manager

 David Asquith has been appointed as the Regional Manager (North East) for Axis SecurityDavid Asquith has been appointed Regional Manager (North East) for Axis Security, the nationwide manned guarding and electronic security business.One of the UK's fastest growing security businesses, Axis is renowned for providing high-level security for a number of prestigious organisations in the North East, including Rolls Royce, Goodman and Komatsu.David is responsible for the supervision, management...

AD Group's Mike Newton receives the prestigious Woolf Barnato Trophy from the British Racing Drivers Club

 Sir Jackie Stewart OBE at the BRDC Awards with Mike Newton and Andy Wallace holding the Woolf Barnato Trophy'Mike Newton, the entrepreneur and CEO of CCTV specialist AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros - is not just a fast mover in the field of business, his motorsport prowess was spotlighted recently as the well deserved recipient of the prestigious Woolf Barnato Trophy from the BRDC (British Racing Drivers Club) which recognises the highest-placed British and/or Commonwealt...

IP video software provider Milestone Systems awarded Axis Development Partner of the Year

 Milestone has consistently elevated the IP surveillance market with aggressive efforts and working alongside Axis Milestone Systems, the world's leading provider of open platform IP video management software, was awarded the 2010 Application Development Partner (ADP) of the Year for North America by Axis Communications during its annual Axis Channel Convergence Conference (ACCC) that was held in Las Vegas, November 15-17. Milestone was selected as a winner due to its close product collabor...

Optex BoundaryGard detectors ensure security at Down To Earth

 Down to Earth specialises in recycling organic waste for use as soil conditionersMore than 20 Optex BoundaryGard detectors are protecting plant machinery and diesel from being stolen or vandalised at a recycling centre near Scunthorpe.Down to Earth specialises in recycling organic waste for use as soil conditioners.The Kirton in Lindsey site has experienced problems with attempted break-ins and the manned guarding and barrier system at the entrance to the industrial estate was in...

Alpro to showcase electro-mechanical access control products at Ecobuild 2011

 Alpro's extensive product range includes electro-mechanical access control products and door locksAlpro Architectural Hardware, based in Poole, will be exhibiting its products at Ecobuild 2011 at Excel, London on stand N235. The exhibition runs from 1-3 March 2011.Alpro's extensive product range encompasses electro-mechanical access control products and is complimented by a wide range of mechanical door furniture tailored to the commercial Aluminium OEM marketplace.This market le...

Study shows Axis IP surveillance system costs 13 percent lower than corresponding analogue system

 The study is based on a survey of integrators selling and installing both Axis analogue and IP-based surveillance systemsAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market has announced the results of an independent study comparing costs of an analogue versus an IP video surveillance system. The study demonstrates that an IP-based system represents on average 13 per cent lower cost than a corresponding analogue system. The study is based on a survey of integrators acti...

Visual Verification offers economic CCTV technology alternatives for remote monitoring

 With its new economic CCTV technology, Visual staff can secure premises and save money as well The recent cold snap has again illustrated the advantages of remote monitoring over more traditional security methods, writes Chris Connors.With large portions of the country covered in snow and some areas still inaccessible at the time of writing, many premises are being left unsecured for large periods of time because security guards have not been able to travel to and from locations. The...

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