Surveillance & Security News for February 2012

Samsung launches SRD-440 DVR offering users live or recorded video over the Internet via browser

Samsung’s new four channel SRD-440 H.264 DVR offers users the convenience of remotely monitoring live or recorded images via an iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone. The SRD-440 is fully compatible with the free Samsung iPOLiS MOBILE app which can be downloaded from iTunes and the Android market. It supersedes the SRD-450 and is likely to be equally popular with installers who are looking to recommend an economically priced recording solution for small retail and office environments, and pa...

Barix AG announces Wi-Fi paging App for mobile iOS devices

Barix AG, a pioneer in IP audio, control and monitoring, brings voice paging to the iPhone and iPad via the Barix Wi-Fi Paging App the first open-standards IP and multicast voice announcer application for mobile iOS devices.The Barix Wi-Fi Paging App, now available in the iTunes App Store, enables zoned voice paging from iOS devices on commercial, public and residential properties. Barix's open-standards approach turns nearly any VoIP or IP Audio receiving device into a simple IP paging/ann...

Premier Electronics introduces advanced EyeR640-V4 into the market

The new improved  EYE-R640-V4utilises 17µm pixels providing a 32% increase in picture resolution over 25µm pixels. This has provided a dramatic improvement in video quality. Packed into  a small, lightweight, low power format the thermal  imaging engine is based on a 640x480 pixels ASi microbolometer detector It is tuned to the long wave infrared band together with a sensitivity now With the  advanced, DSP-based platform, this engine supp...

Sensor manufacturer Optex announces investment in the 100% share capital of UK lighting manufacturer Raytec

The partnership allows Optex and Raytec to capitalise on common synergies in sales and technology Leading sensor manufacturer Optex Co. Ltd of Japan has announced a major investment in the 100% share capital of UK lighting manufacturer Raytec. Raytec are the global leaders in security lighting with a reputation for high performance, high quality products designed, manufactured and supported to the highest standards. This new partnership allows the two companies to capital...

Samsung dedicates stand for security installers and system integrators with Smarter Security solutions

The Samsung stand will be packed with interactive product demonstration areas Samsung has announced that its stand in hall 5 at IFSEC 2012 will be dedicated to demonstrating its ability to support installers and system integrators with Smarter Security solutions.  “Smarter Security is primarily about how customers can upgrade from an analogue system to an IP and network based solution in the smartest possible way for their businesses with the help of Samsung,&rdquo...

Milestone Systems holds annual MIPS conference in Florida

Milestone managers shared important information on new products, tools, and services in the conference Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its annual Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) conference February 12-14 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Two-hundred seventy people attended MIPS from the Milestone ecosystem of distributors, system integrators and consultants. A record number of Manufacturer Alliance Partners a...

General Dynamics UK selects Barco's 8” rugged extreme displays for vehicle programme

Barco has also been selected to provide both the VPU and triple head driver display for the programme Visualisation pioneer Barco is proud to announce that General Dynamics UK, the prime contractor for the British Army's Scout Specialist Vehicle (Scout SV), has selected Barco's 8” rugged extreme displays in triple head configuration and Video Processing Unit for the programme. Scout SV is one of the British Army's most important vehicle programmes. In addition to a prev...

Thurrock Council upgrades aging CCTV network with IndigoVision’s IP technology

The new IndigoVision system offers better resolution and frame rate Thurrock Council, a unitary authority in Essex, UK, has upgraded its aging CCTV network with state-of-the-art IndigoVision IP technology that has drastically reduced the amount of time council staff and local police need to spend reviewing footage. As a result a number of crimes, from theft to anti-social behaviour, have been detected and arrests made. Thurrock Council is dedicated to reducing anti-social beh...

Mayflex to demonstrate electronic security, networking and cabling infrastructure products at IFSEC 2012

Mayflex aims to help those who want to know more about converged IP solutions Mayflex is bringing its expertise across electronic security, networking and cabling infrastructure to IFSEC again in 2012, aiming to help those who want to know more about converged IP solutions. To see converged products in action, ranging from cameras, lighting and access control, through to switches, cable and power distribution units, visit Mayflex in Hall 4, Stand C20.  Demonstrating thes...

Video technology supplier Videor achieves record monthly sales

Videor sales were in excess of 8 million euros in January 2012 The multibrand distributor Videor kicked off the new year with the best monthly results in the history of the company. Sale in excess of 8 million euros made January 2012 the month with the highest sales in the over 35-year history of the company. A well balanced mix of project business and standard supplies across all business segments made this special success possible. “We are proud of our supplying partne...

Senstar’s µltraWave perimeter system installed for the first time in Europe

µltraWave is Senstar's newest generation of volumetric microwave perimeter intrusion detection system Senstar’s latest product launch, µltraWave, the most advanced digital microwave perimeter intrusion detection system (PIDS) on the market, has been installed for the first time in Europe, at a prison in Denmark.  When asked about the decision to use the µltraWave, versus older technologies, Mr. Hansen, CEO of Sikom, the main contractor for the sec...

Microsoft awards Geutebruck the gold standard in server platform field and silver in four other fields

These five awards clearly recognise Geutebruck’s outstanding expertise in designing server platforms In the latest Microsoft Partner Program assessments Geutebruck has achieved the gold standard in the server platform field, and silver in four other categories: independent software vendor, OEM hardware, mid-market solution provider and virtualisation. Gold partner status is reached by only one percent of all registered Microsoft partners worldwide as they have to demons...

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