Surveillance & Security News for December 2015

Cobham Solo7 Nano TX transmitters deployed at 2015-16 UEFA Champions League in Barcelona

Cobham Solo7 transmitters were deployed for Group E match between FC Barcelona and FC Bates at Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona Cobham Tactical Communications and Surveillance, the RF specialist company, has announced the on-pitch deployment of its Solo7 Nano TX transmitters for coverage of the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League. The Solo7 transmitters were deployed for the Group E match between FC Barcelona and FC Bates on 4 November at Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona.   The Cobh...

BSIA members to exhibit security solutions at Intersec Dubai 2016

BSIA plays a pivotal role forging productive links between UK security companies and overseas buyers With the 18th edition of Intersec Dubai a little over a month away, BSIA members are gearing up for what promises to be one of the industry’s biggest trade shows to date. As the trade association representing the UK's private security industry, the British Security Industry Association, through its dedicated Export Council, continues to play a pivotal role forging pr...

ASIS International’s first global security conference in Shanghai, China

ASIS President-Elect, David C. Davis, CPP opened the conference, followed by an informative keynote presentation of Dr. Tim Summers ASIS International, the global organisation for security professionals, has recently completed its first international event in mainland China, which was held in Shanghai on 3 and 4 December. With some 150 attendees from 18 countries, the conference was sold out. ASIS President-Elect, David C. Davis, CPP, opened the conference and was followed b...

SourceSecurity.com’s 10 most click-worthy articles of 2015

Many of the most well-trafficked articles posted at SourceSecurity.com in 2015 were those that addressed timely and important issues in the security marketplace. In the world of digital publishing, it’s easy to know what content resonates with the market: Our readers tell us with their actions; i.e., where they click.   Let’s look back at the Top 10 articles we posted in 2015 that generated the most page views. They are listed in order here with the author’s...

Milestone video management software prevents theft at Italy’s TerniEnergia photovoltaic power stations

The solution ensures operation withoutunscheduled downtime, improving thepower plants’ service levels Losses and damages to Italy’s TerniEnergia photovoltaic (solar) power stations that can cause fall-outs in their energy supply, have been reduced by 96 percent after a Milestone video management software (VMS) security solution was implemented. The solution also ensures operation without unscheduled downtime, improving the power plants’ service levels. ...

ASSA ABLOY discusses Lean Product Development and Seamless Flow in Production at Platinum Group Director Day

The objective was for ASSA ABLOY to show how Lean thinking is embedded in its manufacturing operations The Platinum Group were invited to share best practice with ASSA ABLOY at their Portobello site in Willenhall, where the Chief Operating Officer, Lee Philp and David Herbert the Business Development Director discussed Lean Product Development and Seamless Flow in Production. ASSA ABLOY is the largest global supplier of intelligent lock and security solutions. Where 1 in ever...

VIVOTEK establishes branch office in Dubai, UAE to focus on Middle East markets

VIVOTEK’s branch office is situated in Jabel Ali free zone; an ideal location to store, manage and dispatch products VIVOTEK is pleased to announce the establishment of its Branch office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Aware of the strong business growth in Middle East markets, VIVOTEK started preparing for the establishment of a branch office in this region in 2014. Dubai, with its friendly investment environment and location adjacent to several Middle East countries, w...

Hikvision provides overall security to Centaurus mall in Islamabad, Pakistan

The entire mall is monitored from thecontrol room, where operators canproactively identify security risks Centaurus is a mixed use real estate development project designed by British architectural firm WS Atkins. The three 41-storey buildings house offices, a 5-star hotel, and residential apartments, with the luxury Centaurus mega mall running between and connecting the towers. The interior design of the residential building and the shopping mall was courtes...

Open, software-based security system crucial for dealing with changing security demands

Many security solutions available today have the problem of being insufficiently open, offering very limited flexibility. Integrating third-party products is practically impossible. Customers therefore very often have to make a long-term bet on just one vendor. Upgrading or expanding security systems is often complex, expensive and time-consuming. But the industry is changing. Initiatives like open standards and cooperation between suppliers are emerging to help companies react faster to changin...

SourceSecurity.com 2015 Review and 2016 Forecast

2015 has been an eventful year for the physical security industry. As 2016 looms, the pace of industry change shows no sign of decreasing.   Seeking insights into the state of the physical security market at year-end, SourceSecurity.com this month is publishing dozens of 2015 Review and 2016 Forecast articles submitted by manufacturers, integrators and other industry leaders. Taken together, the articles portray a mostly optimistic view of the industry’s present, and an...

MOBOTIX video security solutions boost security for the Euler Group BMW dealership in Kaiserslautern

The Euler Group employees are able to view the camera images using the MOBOTIX App on their smartphone Whether specialising in new or used cars, dealerships are always a popular target for break-ins and theft. The Euler Group BMW dealerships in Kaiserslautern and Landstuhl are no different. Criminal damage caused by people breaking into vehicles or removing rims used to occur nearly every day. The Euler Group implemented MOBOTIX video security solutions as a preventative measu...

The technology behind low light performance cameras & its uses

A bright, high quality lens, a responsive high sensitivity sensor and great imageprocessing produce a good low light performance  If you’ve been to any surveillance trade show, or picked up an industry magazine in the past few years, you will have noticed that almost every camera manufacturer seems to be talking about low light. Some have specific, dedicated low light products with named technologies, while others claim low light capabilities across their whole prod...

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