Surveillance & Security News for February 2009

IndigoVision IP-CCTV solution to keep Palermo’s main hospital safe

  IndigoVision's IP-CCTV system has been chosen to protect the main hospital in PalermoIndigoVision's integrated IP-CCTV system has been chosen to protect the main hospital complex in the Italian city of Palermo. Situated in the centre of the city, Villa Sofia-CTO consists of three main hospital buildings located on a single site. The new 650+ camera CCTV system will provide the hospital with the latest surveillance technology, helping them to protect staff, patients, visitors and valu...

Bosch provides IP CCTV solution to protect University of Sussex

  University of Sussex selects Bosch Security Systems for CCTV installationsReliable technology from Bosch Security Systems is playing a principal role in a new CCTV installation at the University of Sussex as it extends the IP camera network to cover further areas of the university campus.The University of Sussex is a single site campus covering 280 acres on the outskirts of Brighton. Its CCTV system, specified originally in 2003 by the university in conjunction with specialist instal...

Ingersoll Rand security solution protects Heathrow Airport Terminal 5

 Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has supplied bomb blast resistant doors and Martin Roberts steel doorsetsIngersoll Rand Security Technologies has supplied bomb blast resistant doors and Martin Roberts steel doorsets throughout Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 5. The building was designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership at a cost of £4.3billion.Due to tens of millions of passengers using the facility each year, it was vital that this iconic building would be as accessible...

HID smart card technology part of sophisticated government access solution to protect city assets and preserve personal safety

City of Los Angeles public offices and employees are located in hundreds of buildings throughout the city including the Civic Centre Complex - which is comprised of Historic City Hall, City Hall East, City Hall South and the Los Angeles Mall - as well as many other facilities across the greater Los Angeles area. The city’s General Services Department (GSD) manages these facilities, equipment, supplies, security, communication, maintenance, and other support services for city...

Nottingham City Homes selects Honeywell to provide cost effective and user-friendly solution

The clientNottingham City Homes, previously part of Nottingham City Council, and now a limited company, is responsible for over 30,000 tenanted properties in and around the City of Nottingham. John Bloor is a Service Manager within the Technical and Investment Directorate and is responsible for the domestic security, fire alarms, emergency lighting and all electrical works. Geoff Green is a Team Leader for Nottingham City Homes, responsible for the installation of intruder alarms, serv...

Bahrain Police Force orders TSS's new Radar AutoVision system for traffic law enforcement

TSS (Traffic Safety Systems) - part of AD Group - has announced that the Bahrain Police Force plans to procure 19 of the company's advanced Radar AutoVision mobile CCTV systems. The new Radar AutoVision systems are to be installed in a variety of Bahrain Police Force patrol vehicles to assist officers in their roads policing duties.  This order follows on from a successful in-vehicle trial, which began in December 2007, and to date has helped the Bahrain Police Force to obtain nearly...

Axis IP cameras improve security at Accademia Aeronautica di Pozzuoli military academy

Mission Always attentive to technological innovation, Accademia Aeronautica di Pozzuoli, the prestigious military academy, decided to move its video surveillance system from analogue to network video, with video analysis functions for the intelligent recognition of critical environmental issues. Solution The system chosen consists of IVMS Bitc@m management software from Bitsolution, with integrated intelligent video analysis and Axis video encoders and network cameras. The additional har...

MOBOTIX cameras employed by Belgian city of Ghent to monitor parked cars

300 cameras for 3,000 parking spaces The underground garage is clean and has a surprisingly pleasant smell. Everywhere there are arrows that clearly point the way. By taking the stairs or the elevator up, the drivers arrive directly to the downtown historic area of the Belgian city of Ghent. Nobody needs to worry about their car here because the city has gone to every length to make its underground garages as pleasant as possible. Cameras from MOBOTIX greatly contribute to this. If something ha...

Danish housing complex reduces vandalism using Sony network IP video surveillance solution

Video surveillance is a powerful tool for monitoring crime and preventing vandalism, as seen in the Tingbjerg housing complex in a suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark. Here they have experienced a significant reduction in vandalism since the installation of surveillance cameras in basements and laundry facilities. From January 2006 to August 2007, repairs due to vandalism had cost Tingbjerg more than DKK 1.1 million (approx. €150,000). Thanks to the surveillance solution, these expenses decreased...

Alpro delivers for the Post Office

New Disability and Discrimination (2004) legislation now in force has had a profound effect on service providers with regards to accessibility for disabled people to access goods and services. Alpro Hardware (IEC Ltd.), specialists in innovative access solutions and access control systems, is at the forefront of this initiative supplying its automated door systems range of "Swift" operators and accessories. Approached for advice on two Post Office locations, Alpro has recently supplied an...

Bosch IP video solution proves winning formula in protecting local borough

Wireless IP technology from Bosch Security Systems installed by Central Security Systems (CSS), a leading specialist in local authority CCTV solutions, is proving a winning combination for Gedling Borough Council in protecting local residents from petty and serious crime as part of a much wider crime and disorder partnership initiative. Four town centres - Arnold, Mapperley, Carlton and Netherfield - will be making maximum use of some of the latest camera, encoder, recording and video managemen...

Brivo and Axis partnership on display at TechSec Solutions Conference

 Brivo Systems and network camera leader, Axis Communications join together in technology relationshipBrivo Systems, LLC, the leader in Web applications for access control and security systems, today announced that Brivo President and CEO, Steve Van Till, will join Axis Communications General Manager, Americas, Fredrik Nilsson, in delivering a highly topical panel presentation at the TechSec Solutions Conference in Dallas, commencing today. Brivo recently teamed up with Axis in a new c...

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