Surveillance & Security News for December 2015

IP access control moves beyond door control solutions, evolves into new roles and applications

Rapid expansion of access control into new roles has been fuelled by panel-less architecture Our world has changed and our industry has changed with it.  Data now rules, and the network is king. The Internet of Things has driven customer expectations in how data is received and can be acted upon. Advances in panel-less pure IP technologies have allowed our customers to redefine the applications of access control. These two colliding forces have put us all in the business...

Cloud and mobile credential offerings to overtake market for card-based identity systems in 2016

Throughout 2015 the security industry saw the appearance of numerous mobile credential offerings, signalling the “beginning of the end” of card-based identity, and strengthening of mobile offerings in general. Overall, the security industry enjoyed healthy growth throughout 2015, as reflected in the better-than-index performance of most publicly traded security company stocks.  Cloud companies, in particular, saw the market turning their way, as a number of security vendors ha...

2016 promises more widespread video analytics and easier installation for the security industry

As 2015 comes to a close, it’s a good time to look back at how our industry has changed this year and what we can expect for 2016. Specifically in the area of video surveillance, the trend toward higher resolutions continued this year. Whereas a few years ago, 720p was the most popular resolution for HD cameras, 1080p has now become the standard choice, and even higher resolutions, such as 4K ultra HD cameras, are seeing increased sales. Integrators are also using a broader mix of cameras...

Tyco unveils version 4.8 of victor video management system and VideoEdge NVR

Tyco Security Products has introduced version 4.8, the newest version of the victor Video Management System (VMS) and VideoEdge network video recorders (NVR, adding several new investigative tools to further simplify incident reporting for busy surveillance operators. New version of victor The newest version of victor enables operators to quickly build and edit video clips of a specific incident, reducing the time spent searching for video evidence from hours to just minutes. Using the new cli...

AirLive IP video surveillance systems secure building comprising hotel and apartment in Santiago, Chile

AirLive NVR 16 were installed with a continuous recording capacity exceeding 30 days Introduction- about the site The KSA YOUR APARTMENT building located in the city of Santiago de Chile, a hotel and apartment lease, installed a surveillance system and monitoring based on AirLive cameras and equipment backed by a major network infrastructure. The hotel area ranges from the 1st floor to floor 7 and the remaining floors will be used to lease apartments to private individuals fo...

Anviz Global marks footprint in Africa with new South African branch, Anviz SA

The announcement was made at press conference at Montecasino in Johannesburg to kick off Anviz’s entry into Southern Africa Anviz Global Inc. announced that the South Africa branch was launched on November 24, 2015 under the name Anviz SA (Pty) Ltd. The announcement was made at press conference at Montecasino in Johannesburg to kick off Anviz’s entry into Southern Africa. This provides Anviz with its first physical presence on the African continent. This move signi...

Value and quality to drive security market growth in 2016; Axis expansion plans

The security industry continued to grow in 2015, although it was a bit slower than expected. Most noticeably, we saw a lot of M&A activity throughout the industry, including our own new ownership under Canon. Business continues as usual, and we have and will maintain our separate brand. The industry also experienced more price pressure on hardware than in previous years. Axis U.S. expansion plans 2016, IP video, IoT The discussion of price versus value will be a common one in 2016. There...

How security plans with reliable policies and procedures deliver improved operational effectiveness

Automated procedures reduce manual errors & help meet regulatory requirements End user demands are growing exponentially every day. Whether it is managing who has access to buildings or areas and when, recording events on video, managing incidents, meeting compliance requirements or demonstrating proof of compliance, the list goes on and on as to what end users must manage to keep their buildings, assets and people safe. Physical security equipment and an effective securi...

The role of security integrators in preventing tailgating

Prevention makes tailgating impossible or extremely difficult due to the full height of an entrance Findings from the 2014 Tailgating Survey by Boon Edam Inc., Lillington, North Carolina, found that more than 85 percent of the 250 integrator and end-user respondents were not tracking the number of tailgating incidents. In the access control industry, tailgating is when an unauthorised person follows an authorised personnel through a controlled entrance. More than 50 percent...

FLIR Systems acquires DVTEL for $92 million

The acquisition of DVTEL will allow FLIRto offer differentiated and highlyaccurate perimiter security solutions  FLIR Systems, Inc., announced that it has acquired DVTEL, Inc. ("DVTEL"), a leader in software and hardware technologies for advanced video surveillance, for approximately $92 million in cash. Expanding business operations DVTEL, based in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, is a global leader in enterprise-class security and surveillance solutions. The company devel...

Chris Salazar-Mangrum appointed PSA Security's Senior IT Project Manager

Mangrum will be responsible for helping to drive strategic direction of IT at PSA Security Network PSA Security Network®, recently announced the addition of Chris Salazar-Mangrum, MBA, PMP as the Senior IT Project Manager in the IT department. In this brand new role, Mangrum will be responsible for managing all IT programs and processes and helping to drive the strategic direction of IT at the company. Mangrum brings over 15 years of experience in managing enterprise leve...

Brickcom announces Unique Series bullet camera – GOB-300Np Star-LTE with 4G module

Brickcom Corporation, a leading IP surveillance solution provider, is pleased to announce the Unique-Series Bullet Camera - GOB-300Np Star-LTE. GOB-300Np Star-LTE is the newest professional bullet camera equipped with 4G module; consumers are able to enjoy the full-HD quality images with high-speed transmission efficiency and also save the cost of wiring installation. GOB-300Np Star-LTE is designed for diverse and particular outdoor applications. With the IK10 vandal proof metal housing, IP67 w...

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