Surveillance & Security News for December 2015

QNAP integrates HybridDesk Station 3.0 app with JRiver Media Center

QNAP® Systems, Inc. has further improved its HybridDesk Station (HD Station) 3.0 app by integrating the renowned JRiver Media Center, providing users with better audio experience and greater choice to complete their home theater environment. With the exclusive QvPC Technology, QNAP NAS can be used as a PC and run multiple applications on the HD Station by simply connecting a keyboard, mouse and HDMI display. Excellent media management “We are happy to work with QNAP to enrich the mul...

Redvision X-SERIES rugged PTZ dome camera range at Intersec 2016

IP and analogue X-SERIES cameras will be on the Redvision stand Redvision is to profile its pioneering, UK manufactured, X-SERIES™ rugged PTZ dome camera range at Intersec 2016. IP and analogue X-SERIES™ cameras will be on the Redvision stand, S1-E48, with additional IP cameras on the Wavestore, Synectics and Digifort stands. Paul Hucker, MD of Redvision, explains, “Recent temperature testing has proven that the X-SERIES™ cameras can withstand the...

Dallmeier DF5300HD Topline IP cameras with 3K high definition

With the DF5300HD Topline Dallmeier presents new IP cameras with a high resolution of up to 3K High Definition. The cameras of the DF5300HD Topline series have been designed for applications that require high resolution in real-time and simultaneously a good light sensitivity. The most advanced sensor and encoder technology and the sophisticated image processing provide recordings with a resolution of up to 3K High Definition at excellent contrast, brilliant clarity as well as highest detail re...

Intersec 2016: Grundig Connect, Professional and Top Line video security products to be showcased

The company will exhibit ‘Connect’, ‘Professional’ and ‘Top Line’ ranges Grundig Security will be exhibiting its innovative new product portfolio at Intersec 2016 in Dubai, stand E11, hall SA. On show will be the new ‘Connect’, ‘Professional’ and ‘Top Line’ ranges, which include 4K, (8MP) cameras, recorders and monitors and a complete TVI product range. Grundig’s Connect and Professional TVI cam...

Anviz VF30: The perfect access control solution for Panasonic’s factory in Malaysia

Anviz Global is providing an access control system for Panasonic’s factory in Malaysia to strengthen security and simplify the time attendance control among the employees through a fingerprint-based VF30 device. Installation site: All the facilities of Panasonic Malaysia, including factories and offices. Project background: Panasonic Malaysia required the implementation of a reliable and accurate access control system in over 200 doors, an easy to use technology and, highly compatible...

Border Security 2016 announces Vancouver Airport Authority as sponsor and speaker in Rome, Italy

Linda’s presentation will cover how to use self-service border technology to reduce immigration wait times Vancouver Airport Authority confirmed as a sponsor and a speaker at Border Security 2016, February, Rome. SMi announces Linda Schucroft, Director, Innovative Travel Solutions, Vancouver Airport Authority will be speaking on Day One of SMi’s 9th annual Border Security Conference which takes place in Rome, Italy, on the 17th-18th February 2016. Linda’s p...

Cybersecurity and mobile apps to see greater demand for improved security in 2016

The global economy presented some challenges to Tyco Security Products in several ways throughout 2015. Anyone in oil and gas or mining experienced an impact resulting from the market dynamics within those verticals. Also, the significant strength of the US dollar versus other currencies is impacting order value for companies with a global footprint. All in all, though, business remains strong and growing.   Measures to strengthen cybersecurity Looking ahead to 2016, cybersec...

Is pixel count a good measure of video quality?

For several years now, the video surveillance market has been involved in the “megapixel race,” with manufacturers touting ever-higher pixel counts on their shiny new models. The implication, though not necessarily stated overtly, is that a higher pixel count is equivalent to a better picture. Too simple, says this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable participants, or more to the point: Not true. But where does that leave customers? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable:...

Consolidation and customer-centric approaches drive growth for 2016 and beyond

AMAG Technology provides an overview on its regional development and the current market trends in these regions. The integrated security solution provider speaks about the consolidation of the video market and the growing necessity to develop security solutions that address the needs of their customers. The overall economy positively impacted the North American security market in 2015 as AMAG Technology has experienced unprecedented growth as an organisation. On the international side, there ha...

Siliconisation driving security industry commoditisation; open standards approach needed to add value

The siliconisation of surveillance cameras has had a great impact on the security industry, especially this year. The cost of complex megapixel cameras has decreased dramatically as this functionality is now available on chips. The camera industry has gone from innovating on the camera’s performance and functionality to acting more like the PC OEM business, and this siliconisation is driving industry commoditisation. Commoditisation is levelling the competitive landscape as customers are...

Comelit demonstrates enhancements of ViP door entry and SimpleHome home automation systems at Old Trafford

Comelit executives showed delegates at the event how a ViP installation can have an unlimited number of stations Last month, Comelit invited installers, consultants and specifiers to a seminar about enhancements to its ViP door entry and SimpleHome home automation systems. The event was held at Old Trafford, Manchester, and included a tour of the iconic football stadium. ViP is a market-leading audio/video IP door entry and resident information solution that exploits a peer-t...

Skyguard MySOS solution enhances lone worker safety at Sutton and East Surrey Water

The MySOS, is a keyfob-sized personal safety device that enables the user to call for help at the touch of a button Sutton and East Surrey Water has entrusted Skyguard – Europe’s Personal Safety Service, to protect their lone working meter readers, inspectors and water samplers, enhancing their safety whilst carrying out duties. Customer Providing water to over 282,000 homes across east Surrey as well as parts of South London, West Sussex and Kent, Sutton and Eas...

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