Surveillance & Security News for December 2014

VIVOTEK launches IB8367-R, IB8367-RT, and IB8338-HR bullet-style network cameras with embedded PoE extenders for outdoor applications

VIVOTEK is pleased to announce the launch of a revolutionary series of network cameras with embedded PoE extenders, IB8367-R, IB8367-RT and IB8338-HR. The three cameras are stylish, bullet-style network cameras ideal for diverse outdoor applications. The uniquely-designed PoE extender embedded within the three camera models allows for both PoE input and output and direct connection with other PoE network cameras without an additional power source, thereby facilitating long-distance surveillance...

Pelco’s new Esprit Series integrated positioning system now available with IP and HD capabilities

Pelco by Schneider Electric recently announced that its industry-leading Esprit® Series integrated positioning system is now available in IP and high-definition (HD) with the new Esprit HD Series IP Positioning System. The Esprit HD provides users with crystal-clear, live streaming of images over the Internet using a standard web browser and delivers on the industry’s need for excellent performance and image qualify in all settings, including rugged environments. Today’s news bui...

Axis expands modular AXIS F Series with AXIS F44 camera unit

Axis Communications, the world leader in network video, recently adds AXIS F44 Main Unit to its flexible and modular AXIS F Series. The series is based on a divided network camera concept where the camera is split into a sensor unit, made up of a lens and image sensor with a pre-mounted cable up to 12 m (39 ft.) long, and a main unit, which is the body of the camera. Since the main units and sensor units with different lens types are sold separately, customers can choose the components as requir...

NICE Systems participates in National Emergency Number Association ICE 6 Industry Collaboration Event

During ICE6, NICE was able to demonstrate interoperability of its NG9-1-1 solutions NICE Systems recently announced that it participated in the National Emergency Number Association’s (NENA’s) ICE 6 Industry Collaboration Event, a forum that promotes progress towards Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). During ICE6, NICE was able to demonstrate interoperability of its NG9-1-1 solutions for capturing and managing multimedia, including audio, SMS and video, in a NENA i3...

Bosch honoured with 2014 U.S. Smart Partner award from Ingram Micro Inc.

The honour recognises Bosch’s successful working relationship with Ingram Micro Bosch Security Systems, Inc. recently announced it has earned the 2014 U.S. Smart Partner award for Physical Security from Ingram Micro Inc. The honour recognises Bosch’s stellar performance in 2014, and reflects a successful working relationship with Ingram Micro that is built on trust, engagement and a shared commitment to mutual success. The 2014 Smart Partner awards were presen...

British Security Industry Association to hold free Manchester Security event in March 2015

The event will facilitate discussion of security challenges faced by the region A popular exhibition and conference is set to return to Manchester next year, as the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced that its free-to-attend Manchester Security event will return to the city’s Bridgewater Hall on Thursday 26th March 2015. A favourite among local businesses, the event aims to educate and inform local businesses in the North West, bringing them toget...

NICE Systems integrates its situation management solution with CloudScann’s hosted See It Send It mobile app

NICE Systems and CloudScann have announced an integrated mobile application solution, turning smartphones into reporting tools to document incidents as they happen and allowing officials to act faster to resolve them. The integrated solution combines NICE’s situation management solution, Situator, with CloudScann’s hosted See It Send It mobile app. By using the app on their smartphones, field personnel can report incidents, including sending video and photos, to a centralised comman...

Alpro’s transom closers used at metal-clad modular buildings created for the Farnborough International Airshow in England

The Alpro closers can suit different types of usage with a 90-degree hold open option Aluminium fabricator Veranti are using transom closers from Alpro on new metal-clad modular buildings created for the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in England. The aluminium and glass structures were built for steelwork designer and manufacturer Conder Allslade and are located within the FIA site. The event is held biannually at the 770-acre TAG Farnborough Airport in Hampshire. V...

NICE Systems receives award from Relatório Bancario for advanced technologies in financial services sector

This is the fifth consecutive year that NICE has been awarded by Relatório Bancario NICE Systems recently announced that it is the recipient of an award from Relatório Bancario (Banking Report) for its advanced technologies and contribution to innovation in the financial services sector. At the awards ceremony in Sao Paulo on December 1, NICE was commended for delivering multiple real-time solutions to address business challenges in this sector, such as risk and...

ONVIF to launch a proactive education and enforcement campaign

The campaign is designed to ensure that all claims of ONVIF conformance are valid ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced recently that it is launching a proactive education and enforcement campaign designed to ensure that all claims of ONVIF conformance by manufacturers of IP-based physical security products are valid. The education and enforcement initiative aims to further protect the ONVIF brand and more pree...

Incident management solutions authority PPM 2000 acquired by Klass Software

The company will continue to operate as PPM and their head office will remain in Edmonton, Canada PPM 2000, the industry’s leading authority on incident management, has been acquired by Klass Software (“Klass”), the acquisition group of Klass Capital, a leading enterprise software, growth equity fund headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.    Effective immediately, Will Anderson, the CEO of Klass Software, is now the CEO of PPM. Elaine O’Sullivan...

Video surveillance technology augments police personnel to secure MARTA

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has a lot of resources to protect. A network of video cameras view MARTA’s 38 stations, three rail yards, five bus garages and other infrastructure located within 30 or so different law enforcement agencies in and around Atlanta. The large number of existing fixed cameras will be augmented with about 1,000 additional cameras for a total of 2,200 or 2,300 cameras in the system in coming years. Cameras are connected using an Omnicast v...

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