Surveillance & Security News for December 2011

Honeywell provides StandardAero with comprehensive security solution

Founded in 1911, StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent aviation service businesses. StandardAero specialises in maintenance, repair and overhaul for commercial, air transport, military, business and general aviation, industrial aircraft and helicopters. Its 4,000 employees located in 26 facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia serve customers from more than 80 different countries. StandardAero is always looking for a better way to provide excellent servic...

MESSOA cameras help keep the traffic in Santa Marta, Colombia in order

Located at northern Colombia, the city of Santa Marta is a popular tourist destination due to its colonial past and proximity to the Caribbean Sea. Job opportunities have drawn many Colombians to the city in recent years, but the urban development cannot catch up with the surging population and vehicles, which have led to congested roads and increase in traffic infractions. To mitigate the problems encountered, Santa Marta's traffic authority decided to apply stricter law enforcement while proh...

Redefining ITS with unprecedented scalability and high ROI

Located in the islands of Canary, Spain, the Tenerife Tram (Spanish: Tranvía de Tenerife), a light rail/tram system inter-links the island and passes through various corners of the city via underground tunnels, high-speed express ways and densely populated localities transporting the citizens of the island.Concerned with the growing threat spanning from anti-social elements to force majeure events, the Tenerife Tram management team decided to implement a video surveillance solution to kee...

SightLogix smart thermal cameras solve airport perimeter security challenges

Airports have a critical need for effective perimeter security to enable quick response to incidents. A March 2 story on ABC World News, where an intruder at the Philadelphia airport broke through perimeter fencing and drove on the runways until he was apprehended, highlighted the fact that 1,300 perimeter intrusions have occurred at US airports since September 11, 2001. The news story pointed out that airports are deploying intelligent perimeter solutions like those manufactured by SightLogix...

Siemens safeguards Sabiha Gökçen International Airport in Turkey with its security, fire safety and building automation systems

Urbanisation and a growing and aging population are social trends recognised as having a global impact. It is said that nearly two-thirds of the world's population will soon be living in major conurbations. This continuing shift will mean that airports will again increase in size and number in order to satisfy the booming demand for mobility. But higher passenger numbers, a multitude of cultural differences, growing numbers of flights with expanding volumes of baggage and cargo, all pose mountin...

MOBOTIX CCTV system takes the spotlight at George Orwell Festival

 The future of CCTV systems was highlighted in a presentation at the George Orwell Festival One of the highlights of the George Orwell Festival was a well received presentation from CCTV expert Stephen Burley which argued that: "Next-generation CCTV technology is shaping our future for the better," complete with a demonstration of a cutting edge MOBOTIX CCTV system.The George Orwell Festival hosts a variety of events celebrating the respected and influential author including stage...

SeeTec extends its business arm to Cheshire to further develop European CCTV market

Tom Kershaw will manage the British branch office in CheshireSeeTec, one of the leading providers of software for video security in Europe, continues growing and dares a leap to UK. The recently opened branch office in Cheshire/Great Britain is a further step to develop the biggest European CCTV market for SeeTec and to meet the increasing demand in the English speaking regions. The new office's central geographical location guarantees a faster and more flexible reaction to local needs. Regardi...

CNL Software and Ingersoll Rand to deliver free PSIM for Healthcare webinars in December 2011

 Attendees will learn about consolidating access control, CCTV, fire and intruder alarms into one integrated systemCNL Software, a pioneer in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, and Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies a leading global provider of security solutions to the healthcare sector are delivering free PSIM for Healthcare webinars on 13, 15 and 19 December 2011.In today's healthcare environment, facilities managers have to juggle challenges every day to meet pa...

IP video security solutions provider IndigoVision appoints Marcus Kneen as CEO

The four sales directors, covering APAC, EMEA, Latin America and North America will report to Marcus  The Board of IndigoVision announced on 9th December the appointment of Marcus Kneen as Chief Executive Officer of IndigoVision, succeeding former CEO and founder Oliver Vellacott.Oliver founded IndigoVision in 1994 and led the company's early development from inception. Having taken the business to this stage, the time was right for him to hand over the leadership of the company. The Board...

IMS Research forecasts demand for CCTV and video surveillance equipment to remain strong in 2012

Growth for network video surveillance equipment sales is forecasted to exceed 25%Whilst the worst of the first global recession has subsided, another, potentially larger and deeper downturn looms on the horizon. Despite this fairly terrifying spectre, IMS Research remains confident that demand for CCTV & video surveillance equipment will remain strong through 2012; growth for network video surveillance equipment sales is forecast to exceed 25%.Looking back at what happened during the last g...

Airport Security Asia 2012 to address importance of aviation security training for non-aviation personnel

 Aviation security training should be extended to non-aviation security personnelIf aviation security personnel fail to pay attention to the experiences or make too quick an evaluation, a terrorist attack the magnitude of 9/11 could happen again, says Subagiyo Basiran, General Manager, at Jakarta's Soekarno - Hatta International Airport. "What we have to do is we have to think and think out of the box. We have to go a little bit further away from the security matter. I thought that...

Wireless communication service provider Sonardyne acquires Marine MARSS Ltd.

MARSS has led a pan-European team of research and military institutesSonardyne is pleased to announce the acquisition of MARSS Ltd, a high technology marine company with operations in the UK, Monaco and Italy. The Company is run by founder Johannes Pinl and supported by the European Union security directive. MARSS has led a pan-European team of research and military institutes, legislative bodies and commercial operators in the development of innovative command and control solutions for vessel...

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