Surveillance & Security News for December 2014

North Central Security Services installs video cameras and alarm system at Loftis Undergound in Tennessee

It was extremely important to the owners at Loftis to track employees entering and exiting the premises North Central Security Services (NCSS), a leading provider of security and monitoring services, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as the security company for Loftis Underground, a full-service excavation, cabling/boring company and Macon Pride Car Wash, a local car wash facility that serves Tennessee residents. Both commercial sites are high profile facilities r...

Security market shifting from reactive to proactive solutions

Winning companies are those that continue to be proactive rather than reactive to the changing security environment Scallop 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: In the last few years, we have seen a number of developments in the security industry – including organisations taking a more proactive approach to security. As a result, the demand for surveillance solutions has continued to grow at a high rate and, in turn, the data being collected has hit record levels. As...

Smart phone access control shift expected for 2015?

The major trend ECKey has seen in 2014 is an increased demand for “accountable” access control that is both convenient and affordable  ECKey 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: The major trend we have seen in 2014 is an increased demand for “accountable” access control that is both convenient and affordable. Tight budgets are shining a light on the true cost of ownership of card reader and biometric systems. In many ways these systems are similar...

Extending the reach of video surveillance in 2015

Customers look to leverage video surveillance technologies to optimise and monitor operations within their business MicroPower 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: In 2015, we will continue to see customers look to leverage video surveillance technologies to optimise and monitor operations within their business. Solutions that enable organisations to shift from more situational awareness to situational assessment – for example, using images collected from the surveillanc...

Security market trends in video: hype or happening?

There is convergence of both the video and access control technologies, and of the companies themselves Milestone Systems 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: Milestone Systems is always in touch with our vast ecosystem of partners around the globe as we support them in their customer projects and needs. We partake in hundreds of industry events, road shows, and meetings, also holding our own partner conferences in every region to ensure face time with our stakeholders. We do...

How biometric cards improve security and extend the life of proximity systems

Biometric cards provides an easy way for to provide a biometric upgrade to access control systems using card readers More and more, security professionals using card-based front ends for their access control systems have been worried about the security of their proximity systems. They know, that for $200 or less, their proximity system can be violated. Kim Humborstad, CEO of Zwipe points out that proximity systems do not offer a challenge response; they only use passi...

LTV Europe’s 2-week roadshow across Germany to begin in May 2015

The roadshow will include LTV’s wide product range and complete product portfolio for small to big installations In May 2015, LTV starts a 2-week roadshow across Germany: The roadshow will take place at four cities and includes LTV’s wide product range and complete product portfolio for small to big installations. All products can be examined and tested. “Such an event series offers our customers and prospective customers the option to get to know to our vid...

PROMISE Technology and VMS vendor partners to ship free software trials with Vess A2000 series NVR

Partnership with AxxonSoft, Milestone Systems, OnSSI and SeeTec simplifies migration to IP-based NVR systems PROMISE Technology Inc., a recognised global leader in the storage industry, recently announced a partnership with AxxonSoft, Milestone Systems, OnSSI and SeeTec to ship free trial versions of the world’s leading Video Management Software (VMS) when customers purchase the PROMISE Vess A2000 Series NVR storage appliance in the EMEA region. The VMS provided are all...

SilverNet selected to provide secure wireless IP network solution for North Lincolnshire Council

Videcom installed Silvernet MAX 95 and MAX 500 links to achieve high speed IP transmission of video When North Lincolnshire Council commissioned town centre specialists, Videcom Security to install a new public safety CCTV camera system in Winterton, the specification called for the images captured by the cameras to be transmitted without loss, to its central control room 28 Kilometres away in Scunthorpe. Traditional transmission methods using leased fibre to transmit the cam...

Maxxess to unveil its eFusion integration with Salto’s Virtual Network access control at Intersec 2015

Maxxess will also launch an interactive and online security consultant’s pack at the event Maxxess will showcase an unsurpassed number of integrations within its eFusion™ security management platform at Intersec 2015 due to take place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 18-20 January. The global corporation recognised for its access control technology and extensive integration capabilities, will unveil new integration with world-leading s...

Wagtail exhibits at 3rd World Borderpol Congress in Budapest, Hungary

Wagtail’s customers include UK Border Force for whom they provide live body detection teams Wagtail UK, supplier of Specialist Detection Dogs, sponsored and exhibited at the 3rd World BORDERPOL Congress, Budapest, Hungary from the 9th to 11th December, 2014. Wagtail is one of the UK's leading specialist dog companies providing dogs and handlers for a wide variety of uses including detection of explosives, firearms, drugs, cash, tobacco, live bodies and human remains (ca...

ASUSTOR releases ADM 2.3 operating system for its NAS devices

ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced that it is releasing the ASUSTOR Data Master (ADM) 2.3 operating system for all of its NAS devices (6, 3 and 2 Series). All ASUSTOR NAS users will be able to upgrade online to ADM 2.3, in order to enjoy a newly redesigned user interface along with brand new applications for both multimedia and business use. ADM 2.3’s new crisp and modern user interface optimises loading times and provides users with...

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