Surveillance & Security News for December 2010

The town of Plaisir entrusts its protection to the Galaxy Dimension security solution

The client Plaisir is a vibrant town, located 20 miles from Paris in the Ile-de-France region of France. Plaisir has the seventh largest population in the Yvelines area, with over 50% of its inhabitants in work and 30% under the age of 19. The town has 1,254 companies making it an attractive and innovative hub for businesses. Its high-quality sporting and cultural facilities offer Plaisir's residents a wide variety of daily activities (e.g. Palais des Sports Pierre de Coubertin: a multisport fa...

Saxon Hotel gets largest HD camera installation in the country

Milestone Certified Partner Camsecure has installed the largest national implementation of HDTV video surveillance cameras at the award-winning Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. Upgrading the hotel's security technology with the newest innovations is a continuous return on investment thanks to the Milestone open platform IP video management software.The Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas & Spa is an international award-winning hotel for top echelon guests such as political dignitaries, ro...

ONVIF Chairman, Jonas Andersson, on the importance of open protocol in IP video and access control

Sony Corporation, Bosch Security Systems and Axis Communications joined together to form ONVIF First launched in 2008 with the aim of facilitating the development and use of a global open standard for the interface of network video products, in just two years the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) has made great strides ahead. Now with over 240 members, at the recent Security Essen exhibition ONVIF showcased its latest open-protocol products and outlined plans for furt...

Axis' network cameras improve security and profitability for the fashion store, Pulp

Pulp is making the most of its investment in new surveillance camerasAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market has partnered with Expedite IT, an Axis Solution Partner to provide network video cameras to Pulp, a UK fashion retailer, to help improve profitability and enhance the customer shopping experience.As retailers head towards the busiest shopping season of the year, up and coming fashion brand Pulp is making the most of its investment in new surveillance cameras to...

Milestone's video management software secures the Saxon Hotel

Milestone's open platform IP video management software contributes to continuous ROI for the HotelMilestone Certified Partner Camsecure has installed the largest national implementation of HDTV video surveillance cameras at the award-winning Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. Upgrading the hotel's security technology with the newest innovations is a continuous return on investment thanks to the Milestone open platform IP video management software.The Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas & Sp...

Traka's electronic access control system facilitates effective vehicle management at Jaguar's Liverpool site

Operators identify themselves at the Traka key cabinet using their company ID cardsOver 200 fork trucks and other materials handling equipment at Jaguar Land Rover's Halewood site in Liverpool are now being managed by Traka electronic access management systems. Jaguar Land Rover employs more than 1900 people and produces a car every 135 seconds. Fork trucks are used to transport materials and components to the production line and the company had a number of issues to address including driver acc...

Q1 Labs helps Roto Frank to combat security information overload

Integralis recommended the Q1 Labs QRadar solution which offered a next-generation SIEM solutionQ1 Labs, the global provider of total security intelligence solutions, announced details of a successful project at Roto Frank AG carried out by its partner Integralis that has reduced the time spent managing security events by 80% while helping the firm create a secure and scalable platform for the future.Since it was founded in Stuttgart in 1935, Roto Frank AG has grown to become one of the world's...

Axis enables optimum surveillance for City Inn Manchester

MissionFollowing a spate of thefts that its existing analogue-based CCTV surveillance system failed to pick up, City Inn in Manchester, UK, decided to upgrade its system for a higher quality, more advanced solution. The hotel approached Axis partner Kings Security to provide a solution with extensive camera coverage and increased recording capacity. As the analogue system was a recent investment, the hotel was keen to adapt it rather than start from scratch.SolutionThe solution recommended...

NVT Hybrid Video technology solution is the winner at Epsom Derby

Epsom Downs Racecourse is the home of one of the most iconic events in the British sporting and social calendar - The Derby Festival. Each year horses and riders travel from countries across the globe to test themselves against the historic course, with the event attracting thousands of fans. With crowds of over 20,000 attending each day, the course's security managers use a CCTV network consisting of temporary and permanent cameras, with all camera video transmitted via NVT UTP Hybrid Video tec...

West Edmonton Mall takes on major access control upgrade with Synergis

Genetec had the opportunity to work with West Edmonton Mall on a major access control system upgrade with their Synergis solution. The West Edmonton mall is one of North America's largest shopping and entertainment centres and is Alberta's number one tourist attraction. It is home to over 800 stores and services, 100 eating establishments and nine amusement parks and attractions.With the completion of the initial phase of the upgrade, the security staff at WEM use Synergis to protect over 70 doo...

Panasonic’s i-Pro security cameras provide professional surveillance at the Vancouver Olympic games

Set in the diverse landscape of the west coast of Canada, Vancouver plays host to the XXI Olympic Winter Games in 2010. The Olympic Games have been a successful global sporting event since 1896 when the first ever Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece. The Olympic Winter Games were not far behind as the Games started in Chamonix in 1924 covering sports from speed skating to ice hockey. Panasonic's relationship started with the 1984 Olympic Games when the company provided the professional sou...

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