Surveillance & Security News for December 2010

Merced College chooses Avigilon HD Surveillance System for in-campus crime prevention

Avigilon is the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systemsWith advanced management features for enhanced image clarity, Avigilon HD surveillance system eases transition from analogue to full HD performance.Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems announced that Merced College in Merced, California, has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System as part of its proactive crime pr...

Bosch hatches new egg and bracket plan for Autodome camera series distribution

 Bosch estimated that 75% of all Autodomes could be satisfied with just 'five' eggs and a bracket selectionBosch Security Systems has launched a new ‘egg and bracket' ordering process, an initiative to simplify the specification, storage and distribution of its high technology Autodome camera series and therefore dramatically improve and accelerate its availability to installers.Although more than 600 system variations are possible, Bosch estimated that 75% of all Autodomes...

Honeywell launches new initiative to increase interoperability of IP products

 Honeywell will work in alliance with other security and IT manufacturers to integrate its IP cameras and systems Honeywell announced it is developing new strategic relationships with security manufacturers to increase interoperability among third-party IP systems. Earlier this year, the company formed the Honeywell Open Technology Alliance, dedicated to sharing IP technology and forging effective collaborations. Alliance members include Arquero, IProNet, Milestone Systems, Sureview Sy...

Olympic Stadium in Kiev to be well secured with Nedap AEOS security system

  The stadium will be ready by Autumn 2011 with a seating capacity of 77,000 seats and advanced securtiy system The Olympic Stadium in Kiev, which will host the final of the 2012 UEFA European Championship, will be secured with Nedap's security management system AEOS. The stadium was built in 1923 but will be completely reconstructed, making it one of the largest stadiums in Europe, the stadium is expected to be ready in Autumn 2011 and will have a capacity of 77,000...

Making video surveillance greener and leaner

Environmental implications are important considerations in surveillance system designs Rising energy costs are compelling many organisations to optimise their computing environments. In fact, energy costs have quickly become the fastest growing operating cost, propelling many corporations to embark on new conservation and "green" initiatives. Marc Holtenhoff, CEO of Aimetis, explores ways to reduce energy consumption within video surveillance applications, that could pave the...

Building, security and communication technology for Montenegro Hotel from Siemens

Security from Siemens is at the heart of an integrated solution for Montenegro's most exclusive hotel.  The Hotel Splendid Conference & Spa Resort in Becici near Budva required a complete security and communication package from a single source, with Siemens selected for what proved to be a challenging project. The hotel belongs to the Montenegro Stars hotel group - the first five-star hotel in the country and among the most exclusive in the entire region. It was erected on the site of...

Axis network cameras enhance surveillance at Freightliner terminal in Manchester

Mission As the leading intermodal rail freight operator in the UK, Freightliner wanted to enhance surveillance at its Manchester terminal following the successful installation of network video cameras at some of its other terminals in the UK by Axis partner NW Systems Group. The Manchester terminal wanted to take advantage of an IP-surveillance system to assist with operations around the site and to monitor the arrival of containers at the terminal by road and rail. This improvement in surveill...

Dedicated Micros plays starring role in US movie theatre security

The latest NetVu Connected Digital Sprite 2 (DS2) DVRs from Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - are playing a pivotal role in helping US movie theatre managers and owners to effectively tackle real world activities away from the larger than life figures appearing on the "silver screen".  These include anti-social behaviour, employee theft and the occasional faked slip-and-fall. A leader in the application of this CCTV technology is Muvico, which owns 13 theatres in Florida, Mar...

LEGIC partners with Shenzhen SXL Information Technology to increase contactless card applications for end users

 LEGIC's new partnership will allow end users to use contactless cards in various applicationsShenzhen SXL Information Technology, Chinese manufacturer of contactless cards and dual interface cards, is a new licence partner of LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, a leading provider of smart card technology for personal identification. The partnership will allow SXL Information Technology to benefit from the advanced LEGIC advant security and to offer contactless credentials based on a state-of-the-art t...

Unisys integrated access solutions to benefit from LEGIC® advant technology

 From left to right Klaus U. Klosa, Gholam Sheibani, Jan van der Sluis, Philippe Spuehler, Hanspeter Kuendig and Dr. Otto EggimannIncreased offering of advanced integrated solutions for physical and logical access solutions from Unisys based on LEGIC advant technology.Unisys and LEGIC have agreed on an expansion of their business partnership. Based on the successful collaboration over the last two years, Unisys a leading IT service provider will now offer LEGIC based solutions for personal...

CCTV cameras assist security in recent student protests in London

  CCTV images capture specific incidents and help identify the prime offenders to make high-profile calls CCTV cameras have played a vital role in bringing to justice those responsible for the violent disorder at last week's large-scale student protests in Millbank, London.Two more arrests were made yesterday following CCTV footage being released to the public, bringing the total number of arrests made over the violence and damage to property to 61.Pauline Norstrom, Chairman...

Mitsubishi Electric to demonstrate innovative security products at Intersec 2011

 Mitsubishi's security products fulfil the purpose in domestic, retail, banking, corporate as well as the public sectorMitsubishi Electric, a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced security solutions, will be exhibiting at the Intersec trade fair and conference in Dubai on stand 2-33C from 16th - 18th January 2011.With continual advances in technology, customer's expectations for a complete security system that offers extensive reliability, flexibility and innovation is incr...

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