Surveillance & Security News for December 2014

Viscount Systems appoints Scott Sieracki as new Vice President of Sales

In his new role with Viscount, Sieracki will be responsible for developing robust sales and business strategies Viscount Systems, a leading provider of IT-based security software and services, announced recently that it has appointed Scott Sieracki as its new Vice President of Sales effective immediately. Sieracki, who reports directly to Viscount President and CEO Dennis Raefield, will drive new opportunities for growth and development for the company specifically in the comm...

Biometrics market poised for rapid growth

2014 has been a year of significant growth for TDSi TDSi 2014/2015 Review and Forecast:In 2014 we saw continued growth at TDSI, largely through unprecedented interest in integrated IP security systems. Asian markets have continued to be very buoyant, although there have continued to be some flat spots geographically, such as Europe. Compared to other technology markets, security has grown very quickly since the recession, and TDSi has enjoyed double-digit growth. Manufa...

Connected Technologies welcomes Sam Rizzo as new Business Development Director

Rizzo will advance the company’s flagship ConnectONE integrated security management platform Sam Rizzo, a veteran of the security industry with past employment spanning more than 40 years, has joined Connected Technologies, LLC as Director of Business Development. Rizzo comes on to advance the dealer-integrator program for Connect ONE®, the flagship, integrated security management platform from Connected Technologies. Top-level field experience After 11 years...

Boon Edam expands training programmes for dealers, installers and end users

The company will be offering monthly webinar training as well as several sessions of factory training Boon Edam Inc. recently announced a significant expansion of the company’s training programs for its dealers, installers, and end users. In 2015, the company will be offering monthly webinar training, as well as several sessions of factory training at the Boon Edam production facility in Lillington, NC. The free Technical Webinars will be offered monthly, with each Webi...

Targeted video analytics provide value throughout a retail business

Retailers can get more use from video surveillance data, ultimately targeting profitability As the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear, retail organisations have two primary concerns: making a profit on notoriously slim margins and shoring up potential areas of internal (employee) and external threats, including organised retail crime. According to the Global Retail Theft Barometer 2011, published by the Centre for Retail Research, total global shrink in 2011 cost r...

Networking Basics for Security Professionals: Bandwidth challenges can impact your video surveillance system

Too often we make the assumption that networks designed for data communication are the same as those for IP video Networking Basics for Security Professionals: Bandwidth challenges can impact your video surveillance systemToo often as we continue on the transition from analogue to IP video surveillance, we make the assumption that networks designed for data communication are the same as those for IP video. In fact, they are very different. While we focus on camera, NVR an...

Cognitec signs software development and license agreement with Intel Corporation

The companies will apply face recognition to access control on electronic devices Cognitec Systems has signed an important software development and license agreement with Intel Corporation. Under the agreement, the companies will cooperate to apply face recognition to access control on electronic devices. Logon to PCs, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, and other computing devices will become both more convenient and secure as the technology replaces conventional passwords....

Storm to introduce new generation of keypads with integrated Genuine HID contactless technology

The new generation of Storm keypads with HID contactless technology will be unveiled at Intersec 2015 Back in the year 2000, Storm’s AXS StrikeMaster keypads were voted No.1 by professional security installers. These award winning keypads have been a firm favourite ever since. Their durability and reliability built a reputation for being the “fit and forget” access control product. As Storm prepare to announce their new product line up for 2015, news emerges...

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors division supplies and installs over 700 steel doorsets at London's Canary Wharf

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors supplied Powershield fire, acoustic and personnel doorsets to the project Security Doors, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has designed, supplied and installed over 700 steel doorsets at Canary Wharf. 25 Churchill Place is a 23-storey skyscraper, which is one of the most energy efficient buildings on the iconic London business district and is expected to achieve ‘excellent’ BREEAM rating. Previously d...

CNL Software to showcase new enhancements to its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution at Intersec 2015

The IPSecurityCenter provides a single view of all of an organisation's mission critical security systems CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing new enhancements to its IPSecurityCenter™ PSIM solution, as chosen by leading law enforcement, safe city and critical infrastructure organisations in the Middle East, at Intersec 2015. Intersec is the leading international meeti...

IDIS to demonstrate expanded DirectIP one-stop-shop surveillance solution at Intersec 2015 in Dubai

IDIS will also showcase its most sophisticated DirectIP solutions to date Confirming its position as a world leading, dedicated surveillance powerhouse, IDIS recently unveiled plans to further extend the capabilities and range of its DirectIP™ one-stop-shop surveillance solution at Intersec 2015, due to take place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 18-20 January. Cementing a commitment to lead technological advances in surveillance monito...

How cloud-based services will transform the access control market

Cloud-based services for video surveillance or hosted access control are garnering more attention in the physical security industry. Most people today are already using or are familiar with cloud-based applications in their day-to-day life, so it will only be a matter to time before the benefits of the cloud permeate security and business solutions. Dealers looking to embrace the cloud model for access control must re-think multiple aspects of how they are set up as an organ...

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