Surveillance & Security News for December 2011 News

Senstar OmniTrax tested by Transportation Security Administration

Airport security managers would agree that while 100% security at their airports is not realistic, it is critical to close the gaps in the total security environment at their facility as much as possible.The following case study illustrates how a major US airport re-engineered perimeter security to avoid the issue of excessive false alarms while maintaining high levels of detection for intruders entering from the waterfront. This design will better integrate with existing fixed and Pan-Tilt-Zoom...

Salto solutions for enhancing airport security

The world of security is fast-moving, nowhere more so than in the aviation industry where advances in security are being implemented within airports to combat those who seek to penetrate restricted areas to commit criminal or terrorist acts. Following a number of high-profile terrorist incidents involving aircraft and airports in recent years, aviation security has been significantly strengthened with the introduction of a range of measures designed to protect the travelling public. These includ...

Fluidmesh 2200 wireless mesh network deployed at Kings Norton Business Centre

  Wireless mesh network from FlidMesh will help Kings Norton Business Centre in establishing a better CCTV system Kings Norton Business Centre, the premier business center in south Birmingham, is located on a 60 acre site. It is wholly owned by SEGRO and meets the business space needs of a diverse range of companies. Looking to improve its services and facilities, SEGRO surveyed its customers at the Centre. Responses showed security and fear of crime as their biggest con...

Hikvision’s CCTV surveillance systems help Uganda fight thieves

 Centenary Bank went beyond governmental CCTV regulations with Hikvision productsUganda has traditionally faced a major problem in the banking sector: combating identity theft and fraud. Specifically, ATM fraud involving stolen cards and checkbooks has proved particularly troublesome. In order to combat this, the Ugandan government ordered that all banks are required to install and maintain a CCTV system. While this step did improve the issue of ATM-related theft, much was left to the di...

Arecont Vision's megapixel cameras for World Equestrian Games

Arecont Vision's Megapixel Cameras form the core imaging component of the video surveillance system As the "Official Physical Security Solutions Provider," EMC Corp. led deployment of more than $1 million in security industry products to protect the games, including EMC's CLARiiON network storage, which provided about 300 terabytes of storage for video and other security data. Arecont Vision provided megapixel cameras, which were the core imaging component of the video survei...

Fluidmesh provides security support systems at Imperial beach

 The wireless system from FluidMesh will tend to increase security at Imperial Beach in San Diego, California  Lifeguards at Imperial Beach in San Diego, California were facing failing analogue telephone lines and escalating lease line charges on their critical tower telecommunications system. In addition, they were hard pressed to adequately monitor a 50-yard-long section of shoreline after a portable tower was removed from the area during an improvement project in 2009. That section...

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras to be installed at the Posco-Malaysia steel factory in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The video surveillance system at the Posco-Malaysia steel factory will be installed by Sensorlink Sdn. Bhd. Their new, state-of-the-art system uses a combination of 1.3, 2 and 3 megapixel cameras, as well as 8 megapixel panoramic cameras, all provided by Arecont Vision. Arecont Vision's camera models feature advanced capabilities such as day/night viewing and use H.264 video compression technology to minimise system needs related to bandwidth and storage. The video surveilla...

Fluidmesh provides services to Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission

 Fluidmesh wireless technology was used to extend the reach of the existing fiber backbone The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) retained Siemens Industry/Building Technology Division as part of a Design Team to install cameras on 18 bridges between New Jersey and Delaware as well as along a five mile stretch of I-78. (The DRJTBC is a bi-state organisation that maintains seven toll bridges and 13 toll-supported bridges across a 200 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania/New Jer...

Arecont Vision Cameras will be installed at Dragon Steel Corporation

Dragon Steel to install 1.3 megapixel and 2 megapixel cameras, AV1300 and AV2100, from Arecont Vision CUSTOMER: Dragon Steel Corporation is a subsidiary of China Steel Corporation, the largest steel producer in Taiwan. Phase 1 of a new greenfield integrated iron and steel works was recently completed at Dragon Steel. The new furnace increases China Steel\'s capacity by 25 percent to meet rising domestic demand. CHALLENGE: Dragon Steel needed a video surveillance system to...

Arecont Vision’s video solutions secure Astro Pay TV provider

The decision to opt for megapixel cameras was based on the need for better image quality When installing a video surveillance system, the company chose 3 megapixel and 8 megapixel 360-degree panoramic cameras from Arecont Vision. The cameras, installed by Sensorlink Sdn. Bhd., a local Kuala Lumpur solutions provider, incorporate H.264 (MPEG-4, Part 10) compression to minimise bandwidth and storage requirements while maintaining real-time high definition images. Megapixel came...

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...

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...