Surveillance & Security News for February 2013

Valley Health provides MOBOTIX surveillance solution to healthcare facilities in six US hospitals

Valley Health is a non-profit organisation that provides healthcare throughout Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. With its headquarters in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Health now operates six hospitals: Winchester Medical Center, Warren Memorial Hospital, Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, Page Memorial Hospital, Hampshire Memorial Hospital and War Memorial Hospital. In 2010, Valley Health admitted 31,000 inpatients, swiftly handled more than 112,000 emergency room visits and totalled more than 8...

MOBOTIX surveillance cameras enhance security and animal research at Birmingham Zoo, Alabama

Customer The Birmingham Zoo in Birmingham, Alabama, was designed to inspire passion for the natural world through emphasising conservation, education, scientific study and recreation in all aspects of the zoo’s exhibits, programmes, facilities and activities. The Birmingham Zoo is a leading zoological conservation, education and scientific study resource within the United States, and the family attraction of choice in the Southeast region. The Birmingham Zoo is uniquely poised to blaze n...

Oncam to host panel discussion on terminal development and security in port & onboard at 2013 Cruise Ship Miami

Oncam to host discussion on topical issues regarding port and onboard security on cruise ships Oncam, the innovator in technology and security solutions and 360-degree surveillance cameras, was widely praised for its in-depth panel discussion at last year’s Cruise Ship Miami. It explored standards for port and cruise ship security & surveillance, discussing, among other topics, the importance of surveillance systems and security technologies in the prevention of crim...

OnSSI launches new Premier Partner Program

OnSSI is extending the opportunity for enrollment to all of the company’s Certified Channel Partners OnSSI has launched a new Premier Partner Program that establishes a new model of collaboration with its reseller network by highly incentivising proficiency, commitment and long-term growth. To further build on its position as the market leader in open-architecture and intelligent IP video surveillance software, OnSSI is extending the opportunity for enrollment to al...

Exacq Technologies enters into global sales and marketing agreement with Anixter

The new partnership solidifies the existing relationship between the two companies Exacq Technologies, a leading manufacturer of video management system (VMS) software and servers used for video surveillance, has entered into a sales and marketing global agreement with international distributor, Anixter Inc. The new partnership solidifies the existing relationship between the two companies who have already built a solid foundation in North America and will help to accelerate...

HID Global adds dual interface PIV credentials to pivCLASS government solutions portfolio

HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced the addition of a dual-interface (contact/contactless) Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential to its pivCLASS® Government Solutions portfolio, which simplifies issuance of PIV cards and the process of upgrading an existing physical access control system (PACS) to support Federal Information Processing Standards Publication 201 (FIPS-201) standards.  The new pivCLASS smart card and the company’...

Genetec announces general availability of Synergis Master Controller

Genetec™, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a leading provider of world-class unified IP security solutions, recently announced the general availability of the Synergis Master Controller (SMC), an intelligent IP door controller designed to secure any organization’s facilities and buildings. Addressing longstanding customer demand for non-proprietary access control solutions, the SMC is a controller that allows users to modernize their security operations, migrate to an...

Reliable bank operations monitoring - a new banking perspective

Partnership and obligation Mutual trust, a customer-friendly approach and close ties to the public administration are the columns on which the success of the Kaiserslautern municipal savings bank (Stadtsparkasse) is based. Customer-friendliness in this context not only means competent and face-to-face consulting services, but also omnipresence: 20 branch offices and six self-service terminals all over town guarantee fast service virtually around the corner for every one of the more than 100,000...

ADATA Technology to showcase its memory solutions at Embedded World 2013

The company looks to capitalise on its extensive roots and successes in systems integration ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash storage application products, will participate in Embedded World 2013 Exhibition in Nuremburg, Germany. Embedded World is the world's biggest exhibition focusing on system integration and embedded technology. ADATA will display its line of complete memory solutions for industrial use, including indu...

Pyronix’s Chairman and CEO Julie Kenny named as the most influential woman in the security industry

Julie Kenny has over the 25 years experience in the security industry Julie Kenny CBE DL, Chairman and CEO of the Rotherham based security equipment manufacturer Pyronix has been further recognised for her work in the security industry by being named the most influential woman in the global security and fire industries. The list, comprising of directors and influencers from all sectors of the industries, was compiled by IFSEC (Europe’s largest exhibition organisers) to m...

Multitone welcomes Clive McGovern as Sales Director to its company board

Clive has plans to extend critical communications market reach Multitone, a specialist in the design, manufacture and implementation of integrated communication systems for healthcare organisations, has appointed a new Board Director Clive McGovern. With a 20-year career in high-tech digital electronics sales Clive has ambitious plans to develop and grow Multitone’s sales reach using its latest critical communications products portfolio and superb history of customer sup...

Nedap to provide insight on how migration to smart cards can be made simple at HECSA conference

Nedap's AEOS offers on-line and off-line access control that can be controlled by means of a smart card Deployment of smart campus cards is an important topic in the educational business. Bringing together functionalities such as attendance recording and monitoring, cashless catering and campus access control has so many benefits that more and more HEIs and FEIs are implementing smart technologies to their campus sites. However, integration of these three important application...

Cassidian deploys an island-wide TETRA network in Taiwan for the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China

The deployment of the TETRA infrastructure across the island will be concluded within a timeframe of three years The Taiwanese telecommunications company Chunghwa Telecom, as the prime contractor, awarded Cassidian the contract to deploy an island-wide TETRA network in Taiwan for the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China (ROC). Cassidian will deliver the network and terminals via its local value-added reseller (VAR) Highpull Technology Co., Ltd. The deployment...

HID iCLASS chosen by Merrill Lynch for versatile interoperability and multiple application support

Merrill Lynch is one of the world's leading financial management and advisory companies with offices in 38 countries and territories. With its headquarters in New York City, the financial capital of the world, and subsidiaries and affiliates located globally, the company services client assets that total approximately $1.7 trillion. Driven to meet the special needs of its international as well as individual clients, Merrill Lynch adopts innovative technologies and leverages operations that are b...

Agent Vi recognised as one of the dominating key vendors in the global intelligent video analytics market

Agent Vi offers open architecture video analytics products, allowing integration with multiple 3rd party cameras Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) has been named as one of the few key vendors dominating the global intelligent video analytics market. A market research report released in February 2013 by TechNavio identifies 4 key vendors dominating the intelligent video analytics market. Among them, Agent Vi is the only company offering open architecture video analytics produ...

Comnet and Meyertech join forces to deliver a complete CCTV control room network infrastructure

The partnership offers systems integrators and end clients the "comfort-factor" of a proven design solution Meyertech and Comnet have joined forces to deliver a complete CCTV control room network infrastructure and video management solution. Following a comprehensive programme of product compatibility testing this new technology partnership will offer systems integrators and end clients the ‘comfort-factor’ of a proven design solution from two of the most revered...

Cards & Payments Asia 2013 Expo to tap on growth of mobile and contactless technology

The 18th Card & Payment Asia presents the latest digital security, technologies, payment cards The rise of mobile, contactless technology, tighter regulations and emerging payment platforms are driving a revolution. Compounding this change is the increased competition from new entrants such as retailers, telecommunications and non-banks into the payments landscape. The need to be prepared for the future by investing in innovative technology and developing processes to serv...

Banknote Watch appoints Richard Childs as new Chairman

Richard intends to build closer partnerships with the Police to develop new ways to make cash more secure Banknote Watch, the crime reduction partnership aimed at reducing the profits of cash-in-transit and ATM crime, has appointed a new Chairman following a lengthy selection process. Richard Childs QPM BSc FSyI joined Banknote Watch at the end of 2012, bringing with him a wealth of experience from both public and private sectors. Currently Managing Director of ACPO CPI &ndas...

Wavestore’s video management software achieves ONVIF Profile S certification

Profile S describes the functionalities shared by ONVIF conformant video management systems Profile S describes the common functionalities shared by ONVIF conformant video management systems and devices that send, configure, request or control the streaming of media data over an IP network, and includes specific features such as PTZ control, audio streaming and relay outputs. In order to achieve Profile S certification, Wavestore’s VMS had to be tested with cameras from...

Commerzbank counts on Zelaris IP solution from VIDEOR

The bold architecture of the Commerzbank Tower is the source of fascination for many visitors to Frankfurt - behind the mirrored façade a complex software solution takes care of the security required in the Commerzbank network of branches. VIDEOR partner, the Frankfurt system house Heer GmbH, realised this by using eneo Zelaris IP. The system application comprises alarm processing to the central control room, multivendor recording of alarm images as well as scheduled functional test...

Electronic Security Association announces winners of ESA SECURE+ Awards

SECURE+ is a special designation to identify members who install home automation and integrated services The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced winners of the ESA SECURE+ Awards. The awards showcase how SECURE+ integrators are making their customers’ lives not only safer and more secure, but also simpler, more energy efficient and convenient. SECURE+ is a special designation offered by ESA to identify members who install home automation and integrated servi...

Panasonic announces availability of its i-PRO SmartHD 360° panoramic 3.0 megapixel dome cameras

Panasonic, a leading provider of integrated security and surveillance solutions for a wide variety of markets including education, food services and healthcare, as well as enterprises and government agencies, recently announced the general availability of its i-PRO SmartHD 360° panoramic 3.0 megapixel dome cameras. Recently introduced at the ASIS Conference in September, both indoor (WV-SF438) and outdoor IP66 rated weather and vandal resistant (WV-SW458) cameras are now available through au...

Milestone Systems hosts annual partner event in Las Vegas

Milestone system installers, integrators and consultants checked out cutting-edge solutions and sales opportunities Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its biggest ever annual partner event February 18-19 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Management, sales and development experts combined in a heady mix to share knowledge and ramp up future initiatives with the market's leading video surveillance solutions base...

Linear announces fourth interactive dealer webinar

The webinar will provide an easy-to-follow guide for planning, promoting and executing events in the community Linear LLC, a leader in residential and commercial access control, emergency response and security solutions, announces its fourth interactive dealer webinar. As part of Linear's online continuing education, Leveraging Local Events and Partnerships, will take place on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 1:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM PST and provide an easy-to-follow guide for plannin...

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