Surveillance & Security News for December 2014

SSAIB appoints Alex Carmichael as Chief Executive

Alex Carmichael will be taking over from Geoff Tate who will be stepping down as CEO after 16 years in the role SSAIB, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary as the UK and Ireland’s leading fire, security and telecare certification body, has appointed its new Chief Executive. Alex Carmichael will be taking over from Geoff Tate, who announced earlier this year that he will be stepping down as CEO after 16 years in the role. Alex Carmichael is joining SSAIB from his cu...

Foxstream announces Samsung Techwin partnership

FoxCounter is Foxstream’s first solution to benefit from this strategic alliance Foxstream, the fast growing software company specialising in real-time VCA (Video Content Analysis) is pleased to announce its partnership with Samsung Techwin. Foxstream’s people counting application can now be run on board Samsung Techwin’s Open Platform WiseNetIII cameras and end users can therefore benefit from a high performance counting application which works fully with S...

BCDVideo certifies new Johnson Controls P2000 video management system

The P2000 VMS helps to navigate between various management systems BCDVideo has announced the certification of Johnson Controls’ newly released P2000 Video Management System (P2000 VMS) on their Nova Series line of enterprise-class storage solutions. This new VMS offers a single, open interface to intuitively navigate between video management, video analytics, system integration, and alarm management. Standard, Professional, and Enterprise editions of the software are cu...

Terrorist threats increase need to protect soft targets

With a growing threat from home-grown terrorists, there will be a greater need to protect soft targets as well as to use portable barriers Delta Scientific 2014/2015 Review & Forecast:In 2014, hard targets, such as government facilities, airports, refineries and similar installations continued to boost sales for Delta Scientific by protecting themselves from car- and truck bombers using crash-rated vehicle access control equipment including bollards, barriers, barricades a...

Multifocal sensor cameras opening up new markets

2015 will see Multifocal sensor cameras opening up new markets for Dallmeier Dallmeier 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:The resolution of megapixel cameras is always going to be higher. But people are starting to understand that resolution is not everything, nor does it solve the problem of the customer. In addition, many megapixels on a single chip have unpleasant side-effects related to things like light sensitivity, lens quality, image rate and bandwidth. What really interes...

Simplifying management of large, geographically complex sites

Developers have made huge strides in the effectiveness, convenience, and reliability of the technologies used in video surveillance AxxonSoft 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:Video technology began with simple CCTV systems, but these systems have gradually become more sophisticated, offering both scene analytics and forensic post-analysis. The payoff is found in today's smart security systems. Video analytics are in use today in real-world conditions – on motorways, underg...

Security systems training course provider Tavcom launches online shop for installation and service engineers

The Tavcom shop includes installation tool kits, fibreglass wire running rod and telescoping poles Tavcom has launched an online shop to provide installation and service engineers with easy access to ‘need to have’ tools and test equipment. Accessible via the Tavcom Training, the online shop offers a wide range of equipment which engineers might not find easy to purchase elsewhere. “Virtually every technician and engineer who attends one of our BTEC accredi...

Matrox to exhibit new C-Series multi-display graphics cards and Matrox Mura MPX video wall controller boards at Intersec 2015

The attendees are invited to see how the latest Matrox products can be used to capture and display video and data in fire and rescue At Intersec 2015 (Dubai, Jan. 18–20) Matrox® Graphics will demonstrate new Matrox C-Series™ multi-display graphics cards and field-proven Matrox Mura MPX™ video wall controller boards on value added distributor NIT’s (Network Information Technology LLC) stand. Show attendees are invited to visit stand SA-J12 to see...

IP access control system manufacturer ISONAS announces Robert Lydic as Vice-President of Sales

Mr. Lydic will be responsible for managing the outside sales team and working to increase revenue ISONAS Inc., the leading pure IP access control system manufacturer, has announced that Robert Lydic has been added to the ISONAS executive team as Vice-President of Sales. Mr. Lydic comes to ISONAS with a significant proven history of leading top performing sales teams in the security and data industries.  In this role, Mr. Lydic will be responsible for managing the outside...

ASSA ABLOY signs agreement to acquire Digi Electronic Lock

The acquisition of Digi Electronic lock will strengthen ASSA ABLOY’s digital door lock segment ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire Digi Electronic Lock, the leading digital door lock manufacturer in China. "I am very pleased to have Digi Electronic Lock and its competent personnel joining the ASSA ABLOY Group. Digi Electronic Lock is another strategic step in our expansion into new growth segments in China and other emerging markets”, says Johan Molin, P...

Milestone elevates Samsung Techwin to Elite Partner status

Samsung Techwin is only one of eight Milestone Camera Partners in the world to achieve this status Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has elevated Samsung Techwin to the status of Elite Partner in the Milestone Camera Partner Program (CaPP). To be named a Milestone Elite partner, companies must demonstrate outstanding sales, implementation, consulting and support for Milestone Systems solutions and consistently show excellence...

Smiths Detection announces five-year contract to supply X-ray scanners to U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The advanced scanners will cover a range of operations from screening baggages to examining cargo for contraband Smiths Detection Inc. recently announced a five-year contract to supply X-ray scanners to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for its non-intrusive inspection programme, aimed at protecting points of entry by land, air or sea. The advanced scanners will cover a range of operations, from screening passenger baggage to examining cargo for contraband, including n...

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