Surveillance & Security News for February 2012

Arecont’s security system installed at Alburtis’ yard waste centre helps reduce illegal dumping

Customer: Alburtis is a borough in Lehigh County, PA and a suburb of Allentown, PA in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. Residents in the borough of Alburtis, PA, can dispose of lawn clippings, tree limbs and shrubs at the local yard waste centre. However, Leigh County needed to prevent disposal at the centre of prohibited items such as construction debris, propane tanks and household garbage. The borough has a lot at stake in its efforts to prevent illegal dumping - from possible damage t...

Arecont Vision provides surveillance solutions to cruise ships in Malta

Customer Malta's Grand Harbour into Valletta provides access to cruise ships. Passengers are greeted in this group of islands in the central Mediterranean with a view of ancient cream-colored buildings along twisting streets and hillsides, with limestone battlements, crenellated castles and ancient forts still guarding the harbour entrance, all reflecting 7,000 years of the islands' sometimes turbulent history. Today, the Valletta waterfront combines state-of-the-art sea passenger terminal faci...

Arecont Vision video surveillance solutions safeguard George Mason University, Virginia

Customer: George Mason University is one of Virginia's fastest growing higher education institutions with four campuses and 35,000 students. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's technology corridor near Washington, D.C., George Mason University offers strong undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in engineering, information technology, biotechnology and health care. The George Mason University School of Law has been recognised by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 40 law...

Geutebruck GeViScopes safeguard Gasunie’s gas grid across the Netherlands and Northern Germany

With over 15,000 kilometres of pipeline in the Netherlands and northern Germany, dozens of sites and approximately 1,300 gas receiving stations, Gasunie operates one of the largest high pressure, gas pipeline grids in Europe.  Its network forms the core of the so-called northwest European 'gas roundabout' and its security relies on Geutebruck technology. Gasunie's sites vary greatly in function and size.  Some are very small, remote and rarely visited.  Others occupy several hect...

IndigoVision’s IP video solution guards the Grand River North West remand prison in Mauritius

The Grand River North West remand prison in Mauritius has vastly improved security by upgrading its CCTV system with IndigoVision's IP video solution. IndigoVision's local partner Brink's (Mauritius) Ltd worked with the prison's management team to identify the ideal solution to make sure all parts of the prison could be seen, and incidents spotted immediately. Fifteen 9000 PTZ cameras and 104 analogue cameras have been put in place, connected to six NVR-AS 3000 Network Video Recorders and 104...

Verint and EMC join hands to upgrade surveillance security for use on large campuses

EMC® Corporationis the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organisations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. The company's information focus, investments, and acquisition strategy have yielded years of double-digit growth in annual revenue. But, as EMC has grown, so have the number and types of its facilities worldwide, bringing new challenges to protecting people, proper...

LEGIC technology secures the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama

The Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama is Scotland's international conservatoire and the only one in the UK to offer music, drama and dance to degree level. With around 800 students from 45 countries, the Academy offers a performance-based training where excellence and the student experience are at the heart of every-thing they do. It was here Kaba Ltd was invited to undertake a security survey to identify, provide and install a fully integrated solution that would meet all their secur...

Kindergarten strengthens campus security with MESSOA network cameras

With the new campus recently constructed, the Affiliated Kindergarten of Renhe Elementary School in the suburb of Tainan, Taiwan was looking to deploy an improved network video surveillance solution from the school's original analog system. The new system not only had to provide video images in high definition, it also had to be a cost-effective solution that could be easily installed, operated and maintained. To address the school's requirement, CoreNet Technologies, a system integrator specia...

BSIA reports record level of visitor interest for security solutions at Intersec 2012

  A BSIA post-event survey reveals strong demand for UK security products during Intersec 2012 Strong demand for UK security products evidenced during Intersec also ties-in with the findings of new research unveiled by the BSIA. Members of the British Security Industry Association's Export Council, who exhibited at the recent Intersec 2012 exhibition in Dubai, are reporting a record level of visitor interest in the wide range of innovative UK security solutions, fro...

Infinova IP cameras allow peaceful participation at world's largest religious gathering in India

  Infinova's IP cameras were integrated with HCL's wireless IP surveillance Infinova recently announced that over 40 million people were peaceably able to participate in 2010's Kumbh Mela, the largest religious gathering in the world, held January 14 to April 28, 2010, in Hardiware, India, in part due to a surveillance system including Infinova IP cameras. Infinova integrator HCL Security Ltd was recently provided a letter of commendation from the Uttarakhand Police f...

eIQnetworks' SecureVue situational awareness platform delivers record growth

Federal and commercial sectors select eIQnetworks due to an increasing number of cyber attacks eIQnetworks, Inc., the only global provider of a unified situational awareness solution, recently announced an increasing number of large organisations and federal agencies are choosing situational awareness over next generation SIEM tools, helping the company post record year-on-year third quarter sales, Q3 FY12, ending January 31, 2012. Revenue was up 60 percent from the same quar...

Axis Security secures contract to supply access control for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service’s headquarters

The site is now more secure with the new access control system from Axis Security Axis Security, winner of Security Guarding Company of the Year at the Security Excellence Awards, has secured a contract to supply access control and concierge duties for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service’s headquarters. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service serves a resident population of more than one million people divided amongst the five constituent councils of Gateshead, Newcastl...

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