Surveillance & Security News for December 2015

Axis Communications White Paper - How IP surveillance systems can reduce business energy consumption

Energy saving is a 21st century challenge with businesses devoted to providing energy efficiency, energy conservation, and the sustainable use of energy, thereby reducing carbon dioxide emissions and helping to prevent man-made climate change. With governments and countries working together to make a more efficient and sustainable future, it is important that new technologies address everyday energy and carbon emission challenges. With all businesses being challenged...

IP innovation continues, but interest for analogue HD also on rise

IDIS was a new name in the security market in 2015, and we asked the company to comment on interesting trends in the market at year-end. Here is that discussion.    SourceSecurity.com: How did the economy affect the industry in 2015? Keith Drummond, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, IDIS America: The surveillance market had been quite resilient as it relates to the overall economy over the 15 years I have been in the industry, and 2015 has been no different. It s...

Delta Scientific to display HD2055 anti-terrorist barricade at ISC West 2016 in Las Vegas

The new HD2055 anti-terrorist barricade was able to stop a 15,000 pound (6,803 kg) test vehicle traveling at 51 mph Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that its new HD2055 electromechanically controlled anti-terrorist barricade decisively stopped a 15,000 pound (6,803 kg) test vehicle traveling at 51 mph (82 kph) in a recent crash test conducted by an independe...

Comelit Smart IP monitors installed at O2 Arena residential apartment block in London

Comelit Smart IP monitors were specified to give residents hands-free video and audio communication with visitors at ground level A state-of-the-art IP door entry system from market-leading supplier, Comelit UK, has been installed at a residential apartment block within the O2 Arena Development. Consisting of 164 apartments, the project is part of a £121m regeneration programme on London’s Greenwich Peninsula, which also includes a five-star hotel. Working with ou...

Iris ID to install IrisAccess iris recognition system at Woori Bank branches across South Korea

Woori Bank will apply Iris ID’s iris recognition technology to authenticate identify at ATMs, safety deposit boxes Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, recently announced it has entered into a strategic memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Woori Bank, one of South Korea’s top three banks, to jointly develop a pilot project to enhance financial security. Iris recognition for ATM security By the end of the year, Woori Bank will apply Iris ID&...

Tamron releases CS-mount vari-focal lens supporting 5 MP resolution and NIR bandwidth

Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan, an integrated optics manufacturer and leader in the security / surveillance equipment industry, announces the release of a CS-mount Vari-Focal lens supporting 5-mega-pixel resolution and NIR bandwidth with three iris options: Manual Iris / DC Auto Iris / P-Iris (Model: M118VM413IRCS / M118VG413IRCS / M118VP413IRCS). In the security market, demand for outdoor surveillance is getting increasingly strong, notably at such locations as city streets and public facili...

Anviz VF30 and T5Pro access control system secures ALBtelecom in Albania

Anviz VF30 and T5 Pro biometric access control devices are installed to meet the security requirements of ALBtelecom Anviz Global has recently supported Shpresa-AL GROUP to implement a fully-customized and high-tech access control system to meet the needs of their latest partner, the ALBtelecom in Albania. Installation site: The whole building of ALBtelecom in Albania. Requirements vs. solutions: The ALBtelecom Company was created in 1912, right after the Independence of A...

Former detective, Rob King to lead Kings Security's Intelligence Service team

Rob’s appointment comes on the back of a substantial investment in the latest version of its industry leading KIS platform Former detective, Rob King has joined Bradford based Kings Security, the largest privately owned provider of security systems in the UK, to lead the rapidly growing Kings Intelligence Service (KIS) team. Rob’s appointment comes on the back of a substantial investment in the latest version of its industry leading KIS platform, which aims to...

The Imaging Source’s new series of high-quality 5 megapixel lenses

The Imaging Source, an international manufacturer of industrial cameras and software for machine vision, has expanded its extensive portfolio to include a new series of high-quality, 5 megapixel lenses. The lenses are available in C- or CS-mount types with a focal length of 4 mm up to 75 mm. To ensure maximum stability, the C-mount lenses are of a screw-thread type with a locking screw. The very competitively priced CS-mount lenses, on the other hand, are exceptionally light and compact. With i...

Bird Home Automation to showcase advances in smart entry systems at Consumer Electronics Show 2016

DoorBird’s video door station lets users view who is ringing the doorbell from anywhere in the world Bird Home Automation GmbH, specialist for intelligent home automation components made in Berlin, will introduce more innovative new products and features at the upcoming Consumer Electronic Show (CES ) in Las Vegas in January 2016, the company will be demonstrating the latest advances in smart entry systems at Booth 81927, Sands Expo Center, Hall G / Level 1. New: facial...

Sarah James appointed Viscount's Senior Director of Sales

James will drive strategies and opportunity for Viscount’s innovative product portfolio Viscount Systems, Inc., (“Viscount”), a software company specialising in physical and logical security solutions, announced the addition of Sarah James as Senior Director of Sales. James will drive strategies and opportunity for Viscount’s innovative product portfolio, including the IT-centric Freedom Access Control platform. She reports to Viscount CEO Scott Sierack...

QNAP QTS 4.2.1 Beta NAS operating system with improved apps

QNAP® Systems, Inc. recently announced the release of QTS 4.2.1 Beta – the smart NAS operating system with more new features and improved apps that empower users to achieve more with both data management and office applications. New apps and features in QTS 4.2.1 Beta: Network & virtual switch Network & virtual switch integrates powerful network management functions to provide a comprehensive network topology overview and enhances port trunking connectivity. Virtual switch e...

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