Surveillance & Security News for February 2012

Samsung Smarter Security Days to give installers better understanding of transition from analogue to IP technology

  The Smarter Security Days show how Samsung equipment can help upgrade to an IP solution in the smartest possible way The Samsung Smarter Security Days are intended to give installers and system integrators from both the security industry and IT sector a better understanding of the continuing transition from analogue to IP technology and the influence it is having on the marketplace. "Smarter Security is primarily about how customers can upgrade from an analogue system t...

Compound Security Systems installs Optex intruder detectors at St Anne’s church in England

 Compound Security Systems secures St Anne's church using Optex Europe detectorsA church in Sale is fighting back by turning high-tech after being targeted by metal thieves intent on stealing lead from its roof. St Anne's in the diocese of Chester has installed a security system from Compound Security Systems that detects intruders and automatically alerts operators at an alarm receiving centre (ARC) that an attempted theft is under way.The solution, designed and installed by Roch...

BSIA announces winners of Annual Security Personnel Awards

 The BSIA's Annual Security Personnel Awards will take place in June at the London Hilton, Park LaneThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is pleased to announce the regional winners of this year's Annual Security Personnel Awards. Now in their fourteenth year, the awards continue to recognise the excellent work and vital contribution that those working in the security industry are making across the country, and are presented in the following categories: Service to the Customer, O...

Bosch technology deployed at the Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali

  The management selected Bosch's Digital Congress Network (DCN) Wireless Discussion System Requiring a state-of-the-art conference system, the Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali has chosen Bosch conferencing technology for its banquet hall and its five conferencing rooms which can accommodate up to 350 people. For the luxurious five-star hotel located directly on the picturesque waterfront, both aesthetics and top quality standards play an important role. This is why the buil...

eIQnetworks publishes solution brief on attaining consistent, continuous compliance with DISA STIGs

 SecureVue reduces STIG audit personnel and administrative costs by 90%eIQnetworks, Inc., the only global provider of a unified situational awareness solution, recently published a solution brief entitled, "Configuration Auditing in SecureVue using DISA Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)," outlining how federal agencies can quickly and easily attain consistent, continuous compliance with DISA STIGs and achieve rapid certification and accreditation (C&A) with eIQ's...

projectiondesign supplies projectors to AV systems designer and integrator Jumbo Vision International

 The projectors are used in communication and control room  environmentClearly demonstrating its ability to provide tailor-made visual solutions that deliver rapid return on investment for end customers, Norway's projectiondesign has supplied its projectors to specialist AV systems designer and integrator Jumbo Vision International. These are used in a communication and control room environment aimed at facilitating decision-making during critical stages in the commissioning and runnin...

Conseal Security to attend Infosecurity Europe 2012

 Conseal Security will launch Conseal USB 2.0 at Infosecurity Europe 2012  Conseal Security, experts in securing data on the move, announced plans to attend InfoSecurity Europe 2012, building on its successful presence in 2011. In that time the company has continued its aggressive pace of product development, recently launching Conseal USB 2.0, and unveiled a new channel partner programme. At the same time there have been increased numbers of high profile data security breaches through...

AssureTec ID verification solution detects new sophisticated fraudulent IDs

  The AssureTec team continuously monitors the actions of the fraudulent document companies News of the rise in fake ID use among underage individuals is pervasive and global, from Oregon to Liverpool, multiple stories like this one are published weekly. From January 26, 2012 on KEZI ABC News, "Generally, over the course of two weeks I might see 60," said OLCC (Oregon Liquor Control Commission) investigator Mark Jeanig. "This lot is almost double and they're all from the E...

Wavestore’s launches V5, new video management software

A single 360 degree camera can quite often offer advantages over PTZ cameras or a larger number of fixed cameras. It is therefore not surprising that they are increasingly being specified for video surveillance projects where there is a need to continuously monitor a wide area such as in a retail store.The latest version of Wavestore's video management software, V5, incorporates de-warping software which enables the recording and display of the fisheye images captured by 360 degree cameras, and...

Plextek introduces codecs to tackle poor image quality of CCTV surveillance systems

Plextek, the Cambridge-based business and product innovation consultancy has developed new codecs to address the issue of poor image quality that has become synonymous with many wireless CCTV surveillance systems. Current video surveillance techniques work well over wired networks, but wireless links add noise and latency that standard techniques such as H.264 and JPEG2000 fail to cope with. The result - intermittent and blurred images which make it difficult to identify perpetrators. By working...

RISCO's LightSYS™ Flexible Hybrid System now available in fourteen countries across Asia, Europe

RISCO Group, a leading provider of integrated security solutions, has announced that LightSYS™ Flexible Hybrid System, RISCO's advanced security system for the small commercial and residential markets, is now being sold in fourteen countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Since its recent launch, LightSYS has been in extremely high demand and has been conquering small commercial and residential markets across the globe.  Based on RISCO Group's state-of-the-art technolo...

Cognitec’s two products upgraded with new face recognition algorithm

Cognitec Systems, leading provider of face recognition technology, recently released two product upgrades with the new face recognition algorithm B6T8. The new versions of FaceVACS-DBScan and FaceVACS-SDK are now available for integrators and end-customers.While reassuring Cognitec's industry-leading identification performance for various face recognition benchmarks, the B6T8 engine performs particularly well for low resolution images and images with non-frontal view, i.e., faces turned to the s...

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