Surveillance & Security News for February 2012

Bosch Security Systems secures Palacongressi with its voice alarm system

Bosch built a tailored audio web using the Electro-Voice NetMax Digital Matrix System The Palacongressi in Rimini is a remarkable building – not only due to its extravagant, shell-shaped architecture. Recently opened, the complex is Italy’s largest and most modern convention center; it features 39 rooms, a maximum capacity of 9,000 people, exceptional functionality and state-of-the-art technology. Bosch Security Systems won the project and was asked to install a fl...

Commend UK introduces new IP server in the market

Commend UK, the Integrated Intercom solutions provider, is launching a new, cost-effective IP Intercom Server which uses its latest Intercom over IP (IoIP) technology to deliver some of the highest speech quality available in the most challenging secure communications environments.Part of the Intercom 2.0 portfolio, the new IS 300 server features high definition audio in 16 kHz such that the quality is the same whether in the next room or on the other side of the globe. It allows announcements...

Opengear releases customisable remote monitoring and management product, Opengear ACM5500

Opengear, a leading provider of secure enterprise-grade console servers and remote management solutions, recently announced the launch of its next-generation, customisable remote monitoring and management (RMM) gateway product family, the Opengear ACM5500. Opengear makes it easy for MSPs (Managed Service Providers) to remotely monitor and manage their customers' network infrastructure, whether on the road, in an office, or at another customer site. Customised alert thresholds proactively track d...

G4S Technology releases Javelin, a new range of card readers

G4S Technology introduces the Javelin - a new range of card readers designed and built to look good, be user friendly and reduce environmental impact. The Javelin sets the standard, not only for its green design and build but also through its technological capabilities. The features of the Javelin card reader range have been thought through to provide high security, modern design and usability. The Javelin is one of the first card readers on the market to offer a four line graphical display w...

MicroOLED introduces low power consumption OLED microdisplay

MicroOLED, a maker of highly power-efficient superior image quality microdisplays for near-to-eye applications, recently introduced a new 5.4 million pixel density 0.61 inch diagonal, low power consumption OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Display) microdisplay on silicon for applications demanding high picture quality, such as professional camera and camcorder equipment, night vision systems and head-mounted displays used in surgery. The ultra-compact 5.4 million-pixel microdisplay with a sub-pix...

Pixim provides new imaging solutions exclusively for IC realtime

Pixim Inc., a leading provider of imaging chips for enterprise security cameras,  announced the development of an imaging solution custom-tuned for IC Realtime's line of DVRs and NVRs. IC Realtime of Pompano Beach, Florida has introduced the I-Sniper video security solution. I-Sniper is based on Pixim's latest image capture chip, but Pixim has implemented the technology to produce algorithms that are in sync with IC Realtime's storage and network streaming devices. When I-Sniper cameras are...

Alpro Architectural Hardware supply waterproof access control keypads to Scottish ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne

  Alpro's marine access controls keypad is waterproof to IP68,  the highest certification available Alpro Architectural Hardware have supplied their waterproof access control keypads to the principal ferry operator in Scotland, Caledonian MacBrayne. Caledonian MacBrayne serves 45 ports across the west coast of Scotland and sails to 24 destinations including islands such as Arran, Bute, Mull and Iona. Alpro's marine keypad is waterproof to IP68, this being the hig...

The rise of cloud and SaaS is creating security challenges for developers

  SANS has emphasised on the need to secure data  and critical applications  The rise in popularity of hosted, cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is making life more difficult for developers to secure critical applications. "One of the challenges is exercising controls over the remote infrastructure, especially in multi tenant environments," explains Dr. Johannes Ullrich, Dean of Research and a faculty member of the SANS Technology Institute. "Each developmen...

Integrated solutions supplier Gallagher North America appoints two executives

 Scott Bryan, RCDD, PSP has been appointed as Vice President of Sales - Access Systems General Manager of Gallagher Security Curtis Edgecombe announced two significant staff appointments to Gallagher North America, Inc.'s growing base. Scott Bryan, RCDD, PSP has been appointed as Vice President of Sales - Access Systems, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Bryan was formerly Vice President of Security, Southeast at Anixter, Inc., where he had a global and national account focus w...

Connexion2 award-winning identity badge Identicom secures Travelodge hotels

Travelodge plans to deploy Identicom devices in over 500 hotels The UK's fastest growing budget hotel chain, Travelodge, has underlined its commitment of care to its staff by adopting the market leading lone worker security device, Identicom. Implemented to replace Travelodge's existing hand held solution, Connexion2's award-winning Identicom is supplied as part of a managed lone worker solution complete with a host of support services. The solution comprises of fixed and i...

Biometric identity management company - Lumidigm appoints Mark Shermetaro as its new CEO

  Mark Shermetaro served on the Lumidigm Board of Directors for two years Lumidigm Inc., the multi-imaging biometric identity management company, recently announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Lumidigm Board member Mark Shermetaro as CEO. Lumidigm Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Bob Harbour will stay on as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective February 1. "We are fortunate to be able to bring someone with Mark Shermetaro's market-focused bu...

FCO employs Pilgrims Group to provide safety training to its key departments

Pilgrims will provide Security Awareness in Fragile Environments (SAFE) training to FCO employess The British government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has employed global security specialist Pilgrims Group to provide safety training to its key departments working in politically unstable and often highly dangerous parts of the world. Pilgrims has built a reputation for protecting businesses, NGOs and journalists working in unpredictable, high threat environments. Th...

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