Surveillance & Security News for February 2010

Axis Security receives Approved Contractor Status from SIA

All those working in the private security industry in Northern Ireland now need to hold an SIA licenceAxis Security, one of the UK's fastest growing providers of integrated security solutions, has achieved Approved Contractor Status under the recently launched Northern Ireland SIA regulation. SIA regulation in Northern Ireland was introduced on the 1st December 2009 to ensure that training and professionalism in the private security industry are of the same high standard across the whole of the...

Mobotix unveil product innovation roadmap at UK & Ireland National Partner Conference

 The Mobotix 2010 roadmap includes the release of a new HiRes camera new door communications products SourceSecurity.com recently attended the much-anticipated Mobotix UK and Ireland National Partner conference at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow. The event consisted of technical and product releases, partner presentations, live demonstration and the prestigious Mobotix Gala Awards Dinner. During day two of the event, founder,visionary and CEO of Mobotix, Dr. Ralf Hinkel unv...

Eurasia Com partners with XING

Eurasia Com is a one-stop-shop for telecom professionals to network and develop their businessFor the second year, Informa Telecoms & Media are pleased to welcome XING as the Official Networking Partner for Eurasia Com conference and exhibition.  "We are very excited to work again with XING," said Caroline Wiezien, Marketing Manager for Eurasia Com. "Networking is the key at the event with delegates returning year-on-year to share experiences, learn from their colleagues...

IPSA voices critique of Security Industry Authority's prosecution policy towards clients employing contracted unlicensed staff

Security companies' customers would be taking more care in future when selecting a security company"When the Security Industry Authority (SIA) first arrived on the scene, they expressed the view that the cost of licensing would be recouped by security companies, with customers happy to pay for a more professional service.However security companies soon discovered reluctance on the part of the majority of customers to pay any increase, even before the current recession started. Rather they h...

GDSF Asia 2010 to provide a wealth of information on video surveillance industry developments

  GDSF's refined focus on digital surveillance offers information on the latest security developments The 9th annual Global Digital Solutions Forum (GDSF), held concurrently with SecuTech Expo 2010, explores IP surveillance trends, benefits and applications.GDSF Asia 2010 invites world-class security providers to discuss security developments. The forum's theme, Driving IP Convergence, focuses on integration's role in changing security. The event opens with a speech from M...

Vision Day Conference announces the launch of an array of security products from Samsung

 The new product ranges would enable Samsung Techwin to offer customers a total security solutionSamsung Techwin Europe's partners and members of the press who attended the Samsung 2010 Vision Day Conference heard Managing Director Mr. Jake Kim state that the company intended to launch 170 new products during 2010, which would include the introduction of new access control, door entry, and fire and intruder detection systems alongside new video surveillance product ranges.Mr. Kim explained...

Diebold sponsors SIA networking event at ISC West

The reception is an annual networking event held by the SIA at ISC West in Las VegasDiebold, Incorporated has signed on as the top-level "Hall of Fame" sponsor of next month's Security Industry Association (SIA) Customer Appreciation Reception.The reception is an annual networking event held by SIA at ISC West in Las Vegas. This year's gathering is scheduled for March 23 at ESPN Zone.Diebold is a long-time member of SIA, and V. John Stroia, the company's vice president for government s...

CCTV manufacturer AMG Systems appoints Sheetal Shanbhag head of sales for India

Sheetal has over a decade's experience in business development, key account and personnel managementAMG Systems Ltd. announced that Sheetal G. Shanbhag has joined the company as Country Head for India, based out of Mumbai. Sheetal comes from a position as Head of Sales and Marketing in EFKON India - a company specialised in ITS solutions for traffic management and tolling. Sheetal has spent more than a decade gaining extensive experience in business development, key account and personn...

Video surveillance systems supplier SightLogix receives Lenel factory certification

SightLogix provides accurate and cost-effective area and perimeter securitySightLogix®, Inc., a supplier of intelligent video surveillance systems for outdoor security applications, has received Lenel factory certification as a member of the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program. The certification confirms compatibility between SightLogix automated surveillance equipment and Lenel Systems International, Inc.'s OnGuard security management system.SightLogix' combination of edge-based video analyti...

Octavian Security appoints new operations and finance directors

 L-R Octavian Security directors, Sarbjit Bitter and Sam SinghJust weeks after announcing the arrival of director Kavita Oberoi who now co-owns the business with founder Sukhi Ghuman - security company, Octavian Security has announced the further board appointments of Sam Singh as operations director and Sarbjit Bitter as finance director. Sam Singh, who joins Octavian from BP, where he was UK Fuels quality manager, will bring over 25 years experience of quality management in the oil,...

CNL forms partnership with SHIELD Safety and Security

The Middle East is a market where CNL sees huge potential for their command and control softwareCNL, a world leader in developing Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, announces it has formed a strategic partnership with SHIELD Safety and Security, the military and police supply division of Bin Salem Holdings. SHIELD is dedicated but not limited to serving the needs of government security and industrial corporations within the Middle East Region.Through the partnership, SHIEL...

Integrated IP video surveillance solution from Overland Storage and Mobotix lowers deployment costs

 Overland Storage and Mobotix have reduced implementation time by 50% with their integrated solutionOverland Storage, Inc., a leading, global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, and Mobotix AG, the technology leader for high resolution network camera systems, today introduced a unified management console that simplifies the deployment of world class video surveillance and archive solutions featuring Mobotix IP network camera systems and Overland's award-winning family of SnapServer...

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