Surveillance & Security News for December 2012

Increasing overall security: Bosch supplies state-of-the-art video surveillance solutions to Metro São Paulo

Metro São Paulo, consisting of five different lines, 55 stations and extending to over 60 kilometers of rail networks, was looking for a sophisticated electronic monitoring solution to increase the security of its passengers -in a city where violence rates are very high. In order to assure higher security levels, Metro SP decided to increase the number of cameras installed in a widely spread network of locations.In addition the customer wanted to introduce digital video recording technolo...

Modern video system provides security at the first non-profit riding centre

Equest use MOBOTIX video surveillance to protect themselves from crime For more than 30 years, Equest Therapeutic Riding Center has provided horse-assisted therapies to adults and children with physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities. The first non-profit riding center of its kind and one of the largest in Texas, Equest has helped more than 150 clients per week improve muscle tone, strength, flexibility and balance through horseback riding instruction. Operating primari...

TDSi access control systems safeguards London’s Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals

TDSi's EXgrade PRO software is capable of controlling upto thousands of doors at multiple sites with thousands of users To offer the highest levels of safety and security to patients and staff, London’s Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals have recently been equipped with state-of-the-art access control systems from TDSi. Expert installation specialist, Advanced Detection Systems (ADS), specified TDSi’s solutions as part of a project that encompasses security an...

LILIN designs IP Bootcamp to train security installers

LILIN's IP Bootcamp has been designed to train installers and increase IP video awareness in the market “Fundamentals and IP systems covered, real demonstrations on working products, genuine information on all IP hardware, with no hard sell,” just one of the ways IP Bootcamp was described by participating installers last week. Further comments included, "a very good insight into IP workings and operations, easy going with a touch of humour", "a well presented hands...

XTS appoints Diego Lozano, Sales Director for Mexico, Caribbean, Brazil and Southern region

Diego Lozano has more than 10 years of experience in the CCTV industry XTS is proud to welcome Diego Lozano as the newest addition to its staff. Mr. Lozano will take over the duties as Sales Director for Mexico, Caribbean, Brazil and Southern Region. As an Industrial Engineer he brings to XTS more than 10 years of experience in CCTV industry, in addition during his more than 25 years of endeavours he has gained knowledge in finance, production, marketing and sales analytical....

Samsung Techwin appoints three new Regional Sales Managers

Brian to cover Florida region, Jason will handle South Central U.S. region and Benjamin Kallas Central Plains region Samsung Techwin America, a global supplier of video surveillance and security products delivering superior performance and value, announces the appointment Brian R. Beird, Jason Boyd and Benjamin Kallas as Regional Sales Managers. Brian R. Beird will cover the Florida region. He comes to Samsung from Johnson Controls, where he was security and fire branch accou...

Wavestore manager predicts that video analytics will increase in 2013

Wavestore manager states that IP cameras have teh potential to be able to perform all the standard functions Recent advances in technology have helped overcome many of the problems previously associated with video analytics and 2013 will therefore see the powerful software tool increasingly being specified as part of video surveillance projects. This prediction is made by Phil Ewers who can claim to know a thing or two about the value that video analytics can bring to a busin...

HID Global accredits Cygate as first North European implementation partner in its IPP

The IPP is an exclusive certification program for partners that provide best in class professional services HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced it has accredited Cygate, a leading Swedish IT infrastructure integration company as the first Northern European implementation partner in its Identity Assurance Implementation Partner Program (IPP). The Implementation Partner Program is an exclusive certification program for partners th...

IMS Research indicates extreme volatility for cargo and vehicle scanning equipment market

IMS Research is forecasting C&V sales to grow by 5.3 percent to $561.7 million through year end In its latest study of the $2.6 billion market for explosives, weapons and contraband (EWC) detection equipment, IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc., found recent political and economic events are causing extreme volatility in demand for cargo and vehicle (C&V) scanning equipment at the world’s ports and borders. IMS Research estimates C&V sales to North America al...

Connexion2 provides safety to Family Housing Association’s lone working staff

The Identicom LWD enables workers to discreetly raise an alarm, eliciting a police response if required Family Housing is helping to reduce potential risk to its lone working, front-line staff by contracting with Connexion2 for its award winning and ACPO ‘Secured by Design’ accredited Identicom lone worker device (LWD).   The Identicom LWD is providing the housing association’s Lone Workers with peace of mind knowing that should a conflict situation...

Assa Abloy’s Aperio wireless lock technology receives 2013 BOM Top Products Award

Aperio is a global, wireless platform that connects additional openings to an existing electronic access control system ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, is a proud recipient of the 2013 BOM Top Products Award for its Aperio™ wireless lock technology. Award winners were 100% reader selected, by building and facility executives who participated in a national survey. Aperio was chosen from amongst 560 other products that were contestants in the surv...

Counter Terror Expo's conference brings the world’s leading counter terrorism experts together

The conference programme has been developed to bring focus on the key issues and mitigation technology Counter Terror Expo reconvenes at the Olympia Exhibition & Conference Centre in on 24-25 April 2013 against a backdrop of continued strife across various many parts of the globe. This critically acclaimed annual event brings the world’s leading counter terrorism experts together with professionals across the domain space, to help define operational strategies to co...

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