Surveillance & Security News for February 2009

Innovative secure printing solutions ensue from partnership between LEGIC® and Y Soft

 Dr Ondej Krajíek, General Manager R&D (l.) and Martin Uddin, CTO (m.) of Y Soft are looking forward to the LEGIC partnership with Mario Morger, Head of Sales Europe of LEGIC  LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, a leading developer of contactless smart card technology for personal identification, is further extending its international network of partners. With Y Soft s.r.o., LEGIC is gaining a licence partner in the Czech Republic which has further locations in Japan, Israel, Denma...

TOA announces new Technical Support

  TOA Canada Corporation promotes Danny Jang to Product SupportTOA Canada Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Danny Jang to the newly created position of Product Support. Mr. Jang has been with TOA Canada Corporation since 2006 with the majority of his time spent working in Customer Service and Accounts Payable. Reporting to Mr. Bill Soper, Product Support Manager, Mr. Jang will be responsible for R.A. requests, parts requests, service depot support, product inspect...

Altronix takes Canadian security pros to the ice in Montreal

 Altronix hosted several of its security partners at a MontrealAltronix hosted several of its security partners at a Montreal Canadian's hockey game at the Bell Centre on Saturday, February 7th, 2009. Proceeds from the event were donated to The Gift of Life, Inc. - a non-profit organization which provides life-saving heart surgery for children around the world.

Basler IP Cameras supported by LuxRiot IP surveillance software

 Basler Vision Technologies has teamed with LuxRiot to present their combined solution for IP video surveillance management Basler Vision Technologies has teamed with LuxRiot to present their combined solution for IP video surveillance management. All Basler IP megapixel camera models are supported by LuxRiot's IP video surveillance management software.Customers can choose from five different LuxRiot versions, ranging from Personal to Enterprise. The versions vary in the number of allo...

Pelco sells Intelli-M Electronic Access Control Business Unit, to infinias, LLC.

  Pelco signed an agreement to sell its Intelli-M Electronic Access Control Business UnitPelco, Inc. today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell the Intelli-M® Electronic Access Control product line to infinias, LLC. The deal which will include intellectual property, assets, and products in development related to the Intelli-M product line is set to close on our around March 16, 2009.Infinias, LLC a newly formed and independent company, will focus on the development, gr...

Specialist open platform software house grows as a Bosch Security Systems Dealer

 Bosch chose Sicura Systems to be part of the BSSD programme on the strength of its many years experience in industriesUK-based Sicura Systems Ltd, a specialist open platform software house, and solutions partner for the CCTV and monitoring installations for the Africa Cup of Nations 2008, has become an approved member of the Bosch Security Systems Dealer (BSSD) programme.Sicura Systems, based in Andover and Basingstoke, Hampshire, has a range of clients in the Retail, Corporate and Governm...

GVI Security Solutions receives two-year contract renewal estimated to be $15 Million from major retailer

   GVI Security Solutions wins two-year contract from Samsung Electronics GVI Security Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of video security surveillance solutions featuring the complete Samsung Electronics line of products, has been awarded a two year contract extension starting February 1, 2009, to provide video surveillance equipment to a major U.S.-based international retailer for its United States asset protection and safety program. Revenue over the two-yea...

Barry Bros selects BT Redcare Agile for reliability and flexibility

 Barry Bros selects BT Redcare Agile for reliability and flexibilityBased in central London, Barry Brothers Security Devices is an independent, major regional security company with over 50 years experience in the specification, installation and commissioning of mechanical and electronic security systems.With a customer base including luxury hotels, multi-million pound residences, high-end retailers and restaurants, Barry Bros' product portfolio needs to offer quality, flexibility, and relia...

Fermax joins well established Spanish brands club

 Fermax joins AMRE to strengthen brand presence Large food companies such as Campofrío or Freixenet, banking giants like BBVA or Santander and brands of such indisputable prestige as Hola!, Paradores, El Corte Inglés or Real Madrid are only some of the names united in AMRE, the enterprise club that has just opened its doors to Fermax with which we shall soon be presented in New York.As an institutional brand, the Valencian firm has just joined AMRE, the Renowned Span...

Red light violators are 'clearly' at fault

   26 Arecont Vision AV3130 cameras installed in Sofia to expand and enhance a system to catch traffic violators Anyone who speeds past a red light in Sofia, the metropolitan capitol of Bulgaria, may find themselves facing irrefutable evidence of their traffic violation in the form of a crisp, clear image from an Arecont Vision AV3130 megapixel IP camera. Sectron Ltd., a provider of turnkey security and communications systems in Bulgaria, has installed 26 A...

Ireland West Airport Knock Airport invests in SALTO access control solution

  Ireland West Airport Knock has chosen its SALTO XS4 access control system to provide advanced security managementIreland West Airport Knock is Ireland's fourth international airport and features modern passenger and commercial facilities as well as extensive aircraft operation areas. Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and servicing in excess of 629 000 passengers per year, the Airport is the main international air access gateway for the West, North West and Midland regions...

Bearing supplier Miba banks on EVVA and LEGIC® security solutions

 SALTO bolts all Miba outer doors automatically Miba's main plant in Laakirchen in Austria employs around 700 staff producing complex friction bearings for use in machinery and engines. This means there are many people moving around the company day in, day out. This requires access control which can dictate precisely who has access to particular locations and when. Not only this, the security concept also had to be able to withstand the harsh stresses encountered in an industrial plant and...

Rainbow CCTV lenses used on Naval battleship

 Motorized zoom lenses from Rainbow are being used on the new Type 45 destroyerMotorized zoom lenses from California-based Rainbow are being used on the new Type 45 destroyer which will be the largest and most powerful air defence destroyer ever operated by the British Royal Navy. The first of the vessels, HMS Daring, sailed into Portsmouth, England, last month to be greeted by a 15-gun salute and thousand of well-wishers including schoolchildren from across Hampshire.The 7,350-tonne w...

Bosch security upgrades for Franklin & Marshall College successful within community

  Arts college fitted out with inspired security systems from BoschIndustry:EducationEnd User:Franklin & Marshall College is a highly competitive, national, liberal arts college of 2,000 students located in the historic and vibrant city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The 180-acre campus includes functional and inspiring academic facilities and a supportive housing system. Founded in 1787, the college today is known as a place where the liberal arts and sciences are connected to the re...

Hikvision security solution protects 90 fast-food restaurants in Glasgow

 HIKVision's digital recording surveillance solution protect Burger King restaurant chains Burger King, one of the biggest worldwide fast food chains, has over 11,300 restaurants in 69 countries. And in Glasgow, United Kingdom, approximately 90 percent of Burger King Restaurants are operated by independent franchisees in different locations, which have been providing convenience of food for hundreds of people every day. Ensuring the security of restaurants as well as offering unified m...

ADI Global Distribution hosts IP training courses on 24th and 25th March

  ADI Global Distribution is hosting one day IP training courseADI Global Distribution and Vantage are hosting a one day IP security training course. The course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of IP security and to offer the knowledge and confidence to win business in an area that is continuing to see growth.ADI is being joined by Vantage, Milestone, JVC and Mobotix to provide you with the basic fundamentals for IP security installations. The course is a great opp...

Hirsch to lead panel on security standards at TechSec Solutions

  Rob Zivney, vice president of marketing at Hirsch Electronics to moderate panel of experts at TechSec solutionsRob Zivney, vice president of marketing at Hirsch Electronics, a leading manufacturer of security management solutions, will moderate a panel of security experts at the upcoming TechSec Solutions conference being held February 23-25, 2009, at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, TX. The session is scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, at 4:00 p.m. and is entitled "Where Will S...

MOBOTIX to showcase innovative network CCTV camera technology at CeBIT 2009

  MOBOTIX AG to showcase several new IP CCTV products at CeBIT 2009With year on year growth of around 50% and the completion of Germany's most successful IPO for 2007, MOBOTIX AG is dominating the European HiRes CCTV market.  As the only major manufacturer to exclusively offer fully digital, intelligent IP cameras, its decentralised concept has finally made high-resolution video systems cost effective.By embracing new technology such as Megapixel CMOS sensors, SIP, VoIP, SSD,...

Barix to showcase new standalone intercom master station at ISC West

 Barix AG will exhibit the PS16 to the security industry for the first time at ISC WestBarix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control, and monitoring, is now shipping the Barix Paging Station PS16, a compact, multifunction master station for use in IP intercom, paging and voice over IP applications. Barix will exhibit the PS16 to the security industry for the first time at ISC West, taking place from April 1-3, 2009 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth #5144).The Barix P...

Numerous opportunities for security companies at Brazil Trade Show

  ISC Brazil expecting more than 100 exhibitors, 5,000 visitorsElectronic security companies looking to expand internationally will have one of their best opportunities of the year March 17-19 at the ISC Brazil trade show in Sao Paulo.With nearly 200 million people and a $2 trillion economy, Brazil has one of the world's highest potentials for growth, and the nation's electronic security market is projected to expand by more than 16 percent over the next five years. ISC...

Unpacking the video compression toolbox

How do video compression standards affect the encoding process? Katharina Geutebruck, managing director of Geutebruck GmbH  which manufactures and develops intelligent video security solutions, explains. It's probably fair to say that few buyers of video security systems are experts in video encoding. And why should they be? It's enough to The encoding process is defined by the developer's expertise rather than the video compression standard know that data...

Leading European multibrand distributor VIDEOR confirms its attendance at IFSEC 2009

  VIDEOR, one of the leading European Multibrand Distributors at IFSEC 2009VIDEOR will be an exhibitor at IFSEC in Birmingham again in 2009. But with more this time: VIDEOR will increase its booth area by a good 40% to cater better for its new concept. Designed as a lounge, the extended area offers much room to discuss current products and, of course, product innovations in a cosy atmosphere away from the hurly-burly from the fair. And the continuously growing product portfolio gives e...

Intellio intelligent security cameras are aimed to guard on Football World Cup 2010

 Vicon Industries and Safindo International teamed up with Intellio Ltd. in hopes of becoming leading suppliers of intelligent solutions in their local marketsIntellio Ltd., a household name in the security industry, is hopping continents to expand its business of selling its self-developed intelligent surveillance cameras. A new partnership has been sealed between the Hungarian company and the Australian subsidiary of Vicon Industries (USA) and Safindo Import & Exports c...

Panasonic and Pelco enter interoperability initiative

 Pelco joins the Panasonic Solution Developer Network to support Panasonic i-Pro Cameras on its video management platformsPanasonic System Solutions Company and Pelco have aligned under the Panasonic Solution Developer Network (PSDN) in an effort to expand the interoperability of both companies' video surveillance solutions to best serve the needs of customers. As a new PSDN member, Pelco plans to support Panasonic's i-Pro network camera lineup under its enterprise-class IP-based video secu...

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