Surveillance & Security News for February 2012

Education security and safety expert John L. Pack joins G4S Secure Solutions' team of subject matter experts

John will focus on creating innovative security solutions for customers at colleges and universities G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. recently announced veteran higher education security and safety expert, John L. Pack, has joined its team of subject matter experts. With decades of experience in the higher education and campus security environment, John will focus on creating innovative security solutions for customers at colleges and universities around the US. “John Pa...

IndigoVision releases update to its OPC Data Access Server Integration Module

IndigoVision, leading manufacturer of security management systems, has released an update to its OPC Data Access Server Integration Module, allowing communication from IndigoVision's SMS4 system to OPC compliant clients. OPC is a series of standards specifications for allowing open interoperability amongst industrial automation and process control systems such as building and alarm management systems. IndigoVision's updated OPC Data Access Server Integration Module v2.0 forms part of its OPC I...

Idesco launches new access control system, Access 8 CD 5 2.0 reader in its AESCO package

Idesco, the first manufacturer in the world to offer encrypted card-reader-host communication, has transformed the weakest link in access control systems into the strongest. The Access 8 CD 5 2.0 reader – now available to order - is merely the foundation of Idesco’s revolutionary new AESCO package.AESCO won't stop at lifting the security of access control to an unprecedentedly secure level. For what’s most innovative about AESCO is that it is an OPEN TECHNOLOGY solution - it ca...

Matrox announces HDPC compliance for Input/Output video wall controller

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced that the Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall controller boards are HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) compliant, simplifying the work for AV Integrators seeking to enable copy protected content across Mura-driven video walls. Mura input/output boards facilitate HDCP interoperability by capturing high definition video signals from up to four HDCP sources and displaying the content on up to four HDCP-enabled displays. A video wall controller with up...

Axis Communications video encoders help monitor breeding of Peregrine Falcons in Norwich

Axis video encoders convert analogue video signals into digital video streams sent over an IP network The second pair of breeding Peregrine Falcons to be seen in Norwich for a century is being closely monitored by the Hawk and Owl Trust thanks to video encoders from Axis Communications.When the pair of breeding birds was spotted flying around Norwich Cathedral, the national charity asked the authorities if they could erect a nesting platform to record live footage of the birds...

Ipsotek bags Highly Commended certificate at ADS Security and Innovation Awards 2012

Ipsotek was awarded a Highly Commended certificate in recognition for making this a safer world Ipsotek’s award winning technology was awarded a Highly Commended certificate for the ADS Security and Innovation Awards in recognition for making this a safer world. The ADS Security and Innovation Awards, sponsored by General Dynamics UK, was incorporated into the Security and Policing 2012 (formerly known as HOSDB) Exhibition Dinner held at the Guildford Cathedral on 31 Ja...

IP Video solutions provider LILIN announces close partnership with NUUO

LILIN and NUUO will be working closely to achieve global interoperability of network video surveillance products LILIN, one of the world's leading providers of IP Video solutions, have announced their close partnership with NUUO. Combining IP and analogue technologies with IVS detections, NUUO are world leaders in delivering open platform Video Management Solutions (VMS). This new partnership is exciting for both LILIN and NUUO who going forward, will be working closely togeth...

QNAP’s network surveillance solution secures military complex in Colombia

QNAP protected the military site with reliable performance and strong integration QNAP Security’s network surveillance solution helped secure a military complex in Colombia. Located in the thriving capital of Bogota, the customer wanted to protect members of the 13th brigade at all times. It turned to turnkey consultant Gabasip for a suitable video surveillance solution. Solution “A military site demands effective video surveillance equipment with zero downtime,&...

NAV’s Nexus acquisition relocates northeast regional office to larger facilities in Pearl River, NY

The new facility will accomodate the combined staff of NAV and Nexus Technologies In a move that reflects an overall increase in business throughout the region as well as North American Video’s (NAV) recent acquisition of Nexus Technologies Group, NAV has relocated their northeast regional office to larger facilities in Pearl River, NY, effective February 1st, 2012.  “The location and added space of the new facility will enable us to offer enhanced services a...

Mobotix AG helps property management firm to catch criminals while lowering costs

MOBOTIX technology helps property management firm Anderson Harkins protect large retail sites Mobotix AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems have released details of an innovative solution using MOBOTIX technology which is helping Anderson Harkins, a property management firm, protect large retail sites 24 hours a day while reducing the burden of employing on site security staff. Anderson Harkins manages eight sites across t...

Access Control Technology releases ACTpro 1500 single door IP controller

Access Control Technology (ACT) Ltd. has launched a new access control solution that has been designed to suit all types of SME's located in a single building and not requiring more than 32 protected doors. The ACTpro 1500 single door IP controller can be set-up and administered via its built-in web server or through the established ACTWin software application. Key features include voltage monitoring, break glass monitoring, status LEDs for fault indication and cable management improvements suc...

VIVOTEK launches user-friendly pan/tilt network camera for high-quality surveillance

VIVOTEK is releasing the next in its series of user-friendly pan/tilt network cameras, PT8133/33W, a newly improved, upgraded version of the PT7135/37. Designed to resemble an elegant, poised swan, the 1.0-Megapixel VIVOTEK PT8133/33W is only 100 mm in diameter and 120 mm tall, making for an aesthetically pleasing yet effective, high-quality surveillance solution in high definition. With flexible 350-degree pan and 125-degree tilt, the PT8133/33W offers users comprehensive control over a monito...

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