Surveillance & Security News for December 2014

Making wireless data more secure with additional layers of security

Two reports recently resurfaced – one online and the other on national television – that cited potential vulnerabilities of wireless intrusion door contacts and window sensors, devices commonly used to secure the perimeter of protected premises. These reports came after two independent researchers who work in the industry, but announced their findings independent of their positions, cited that alarm signals from sensors and detectors to the control panel could be subve...

Samsung video surveillance brand intact after sale of shares to Hanwha

When is an acquisition not really an acquisition but rather the “sale of shares by one corporate conglomerate to another?” Such is the core question in the aftermath of Samsung’s sale of its interest in Samsung Techwin to fellow Korean conglomerate Hanwha Holdings. Samsung announced sale in late November of its 32.4 percentage ownership in the video surveillance company (as part of a larger sale of its defence and chemical affiliates). The 32.4 percent of stock represents the...

OnSSI receives Axis Communications’ 2014 Application Development Partner award for Caribbean Region

OnSSI received the award at the Axis Connect & Converge Conference held in Cancun, Mexico OnSSI, the market leader in open-architecture, intelligent IP video surveillance software, announced recently that they received Axis Communications’ 2014 Application Development Partner (ADP) award for the Caribbean Region at the Axis Connect & Converge Conference held in Cancun, Mexico on October 30, 2014. The annual program recognises Axis Communications’ top techno...

Matrox validates P690 and P690 Plus graphics cards for use alongside Mura MPX-based video wall controllers

Matrox Mura MPX-based video wall controllers will be featured in action at ISE 2015 and DSE 2015 Matrox® Graphics recently announced that Matrox P690 PCIe x16 and Matrox P690 Plus LP PCIe x16 graphics cards have been validated for use alongside Mura™ MPX-based video wall controllers to power up to four independent console displays. Clients benefit from the extra displays, powered by the same system, to run system diagnostics, wall layout control, and other applicatio...

Milestone IP video management technology helps reduce theft and improve daily operations across New Zealand restaurants

System operators use Milestone XProtect Smart Client and Mobile client to improve operations at the many restaurants Milestone Systems’ world-leading open platform IP video management technology is helping Restaurant Brands to reduce theft and improve daily operations across New Zealand’s KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks locations. The parent company in New Zealand for KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks, Restaurant Brands has installed Mile...

Idesco access control readers protect workers at Pyhasalmi Mine in Europe

The system’s access points at entrances/exits deploys numerous Idesco 7 CE readers Pyhäsalmi Mine, Europe’s deepest underground mine, has deployed a combined access control and rescue control system designed specifically for mining environments. This one-of-a-kind system, designed by Identoi Oy, was developed in extensive co-operation with Pyhäsalmi Mine. To supply the system’s readers, Identoi has chosen Idesco. As part of Pyhäsalmi Mine&rsqu...

Automatic Systems supplies barriers for traffic management to Norra länken motorway project in Sweden

BL 52 and BL 77 barriers are integrated within the traffic control and security systems deployed in the region and nationwide Automatic Systems, a world leader in the automation of secure entrance control, announces that it has supplied barriers for traffic management to the Norra länken motorway project in Sweden, through its local partner Swarco. Built in cooperation with the city of Stockholm and co-financed by the European Union, Norra länken stretches between T...

Identiv to present Imperial Capital's 11th Annual Security Investor Conference

Identiv’s CFO, Brian Nelson will present at Imperial Capital's 11th Annual Security Investor Conference Identiv, a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, recently announced that Brian Nelson, CFO, will present at Imperial Capital's 11th Annual Security Investor Conference. The conference runs between December 10 - 11, 2014 and the presentation will take place at the Waldorf Astoria, New Y...

IDIS expands its DirectIP camera line-up with new range of motorised focus and zoom dome cameras

IDIS has announced a new range of motorized focus and zoom dome cameras expanding its DirectIP™ camera line up. The new full-HD, two mega-pixel cameras allow auto-focus to build upon DirectIP™ plug-and-play technology and further reduce installation and commissioning time for installers and integrators. The new IDIS DC-D2233 Series dome cameras are available in five variations. With all models offering the latest vari-focal motorized focus and zoom (MFZ) lenses, extensive features a...

Samsung adds two new 5 megapixel 360-degree cameras to video surveillance solution range

Samsung Techwin has further strengthened its video surveillance solution range with the addition of two 5 megapixel 360-degree camera. The SNF-8010 is able to capture superb quality 5 megapixel (2560x2048) images and has a digital PTZ feature which allows users to electronically pan, tilt and zoom in on specific areas for a more detailed view while at the same time continue to monitor the whole 360-degree view. An on-board dewarping function enables the images to be displayed in a variety of vi...

SALTO adds Clay Wall Reader to its line of cloud-based electronic locking solutions

The Clay by SALTO hardware line is about to welcome a new member into the family: the Clay Wall Reader. Thanks to its breakthrough design, the Clay Wall Reader provides an ideal access control solution for installation in places where an electronic lock cannot be fitted. This can include fences, lifts, mechanical doors, parking barriers and so on. Suitable for use indoors or out, the Clay Wall Reader reads encrypted data on its operating Clay Tag and communicates this to the Wall Reader’...

PSA Security Network announces new vendor partnership with COPROMETROUSA

Stone Lock Pro is a facial recognition access control device that provides instant, reliable confirmation of identity PSA Security Network recently announced a new vendor partnership with COPROMETROUSA. CoprometroUSA’s biometric access control product, Stone Lock® Pro, is a sophisticated facial recognition access control device that provides instant, reliable confirmation of identity with a very high level of accuracy. “We are very happy to be included in PSA&...

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