Surveillance & Security News for December 2015

Hikvision Singapore wins Gold Award at One Asia Awards 2015 for sales success in Asia

The Gold Award recognised Hikvision’s outstanding sales success in the Asian market Hikvision Singapore, a subsidiary of Hikvision Digital Technology – the worldwide leader in innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has won the prestigious Gold Award in the 2015 One Asia Awards. As well as recognising the company’s outstanding sales success in the Asian market, the One Asia judges also commented positively on the Singapore office’s localis...

Quality video stream, longer retention time boosts performance for HD cameras in 2015

How did the overall economy impact the security marketplace in 2015? In as much as security is more and more becoming a necessity, it would be difficult to gauge whether the economy had any direct effect other than at a budget level. With the introduction of 4K technology, video storage with longer retention time has become the need of the hour. Being a manufacturer of IP video storage solutions, BCDVideo has been able to work with security integrators and camera manufacturers from around the wo...

Matured 4K technology and growth of next generation 4K in 2016

2015 has been a mixed year. There’s been aggressive competition in the security industry and difficult market conditions in some parts of Europe. The market has slowed down, but at the same time there is still a huge demand for new solutions coming into the market. As a manufacturer, we continue to see strong demand for innovative products. Overall, the industry has matured this year. The full HD market is established now, and more security professionals are now looking beyond that. 4K an...

FLIR TCX PTZ thermal camera with onboard video motion detection analytics launched

FLIR Systems, Inc. recently launched the FLIR TCX PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom), the first thermal PTZ camera that is both compatible with the industry’s top video standards and includes onboard Video Motion Detection (VMD) analytics. The FLIR TCX PTZ outperforms standard visible light cameras by using a thermal camera to provide the industry’s most accurate alarm assessment and visual verification. Using thermal, security professionals can see clearly in complete darkness, in challenging lig...

FLIR, DJI to develop DJI Zenmuse XT stabilised camera for commercial drone operators

FLIR and DJI announced plans to develop DJI Zenmuse XT stabilised camera featuring FLIR’s thermal imaging technology FLIR Systems, Inc. announced new technology collaboration with drone industry leader DJI Innovations. Under the strategic arrangement, the companies also announced plans to develop their first joint product, the DJI Zenmuse XT stabilised camera featuring FLIR’s thermal imaging technology for DJI’s Inspire 1 and Matrice aerial platforms. Combin...

Continued growth of thermal imaging cameras for perimeter security

The security market was affected by the economic situation in 2015. However, the penetration of thermal products for security applications continues, and FLIR is seeing strong growth. The company saw the use of thermal imaging cameras continue to develop in perimeter security. End users and integrators are experiencing excellent results by combining high-quality thermal cameras with video analytics. The take up of thermal cameras is increasing for security applications as the industry recognises...

Tyco's version 8.1 of Proximex Surveillint PSIM solution enables faster security operations

Tyco Security Products has announced the release of version 8.1 of its Proximex Surveillint PSIM solution, which offer new capabilities for faster configuration, deployment and management of alerts so security operations personnel can respond more quickly and appropriately to events. Under the user-friendly centralised deployment and configuration wizard, integrators can create and configure event and video integration modules, manage sensors, zones or areas, and design operator tasks and confi...

Videonet develops CitizenEyes app for video surveillance via smart phone

Lars Ehlin, CEO of Videonet is very pleased with the development of Videoneteyes, a platform for the transfer, presentation and recording of live video from smart phones. "With this platform, we can revolutionise the safety of both companies and society at large. Using CitizenEyes, virtually all people can contribute to a safer society. All they need do is to download our free app. That means that they are prepared in case something happens that quickly needs to be documented", states Lars Ehli...

TDSi offering free authorised training sessions internationally

The company has already completed training sessions in France and South East Asia Integrated security manufacturer TDSi is offering a programme of free authorised training sessions internationally to meet demand from installers, partners and customers around the world. The company has already completed training sessions in France and South East Asia with further dates to be announced. Offering latest technology trends and opportunities Kevan Fry, Senior Export Technical Supp...

Security and IT convergence accelerates technology advancement and innovation

We in the industry have talked about IT’s growing influence in security technology decision-making for a number of years. This year, we have seen the trend accelerate rapidly. Significant changes are occurring in data centre infrastructure technology, creating major disruption to the large enterprise server and storage providers. This is fundamentally changing the way the security industry thinks about IT. 2015 trend – emergence of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) One of the bi...

ZKAccess to sponsor ESA 2016 Leadership Summit

The Summit will be held February 1st through February 3rd at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is proud to announce sponsorship of the 2016 ESA 2016 Leadership Summit, along with other industry-leading manufacturers. The Summit will be held February 1st through February 3rd at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, AZ.  Developing leadership skills Now in its 8th year, t...

ISD Tech expands senior team with appointment of Graeme Currie, Gary Sturge, and Sarah Stanton

ISD expanded senior team to meet growing UK and global demand for its fully integrated fire detection and security solutions After increasing 2015 turnover by 40%, security systems integration specialist ISD Tech has expanded its senior team to meet growing UK and global demand for its fully integrated fire detection and security solutions. The company attributes its growth surge to an agile partnership approach that enables a painless transition from costly, cumbersome o...

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