Surveillance & Security News for February 2013

J & S Franklin provides its Defencell Force Protection System to an international organisation

DefenCell offers an easily deployable solution for expeditionary operations J & S Franklin recently announced a further order for their Defencell Force Protection System, which is engineered to defend against artillery, mortars, and other heavy fragmenting weapons. Supplied to an unnamed international organisation, this $3.5m order is for a further 20+ containers of DefenCell and includes sufficient material to build nearly 20km of 2m high barrier or protect 20 camps, 250...

Morse Watchmans provides security access control solutions to Birmingham Marriott Hotel

The KeyWatcher cabinet installed at the hotel is designed with a biometric access interface Luxurious amenities, ideal location, responsive service and fine dining are just some of the features of a first class hotel. First impressions can change quickly, however, if guests must wait in long lines when reception staff is slowed by additional chores such as dispensing and recording building keys used by maintenance or housekeeping. At the four-star Birmingham Marriott Hotel in...

Navtech Radar installs its AdvanceGuard Radar solution at Bristol Airport

The solution covers surveillance and monitoring of a Critical Point (CP) within the airport Navtech Radar, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of commercial millimetre wave intelligent radar solutions for outdoor commercial applications, have completed the installation of their AdvanceGuard Radar solution with witness2 intelligent software for processing and control at Bristol Airport. The new solution covers surveillance and monitoring of a Critical Point (CP) withi...

Surveon RAID NVR & Intelligent Video Analytics upgrade factory to megapixel surveillance

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services, is a business entity in Caterpillar Group. Located in Minas Gerais, Brazil and covering 15,000 meters of built area, the factory planned to expand its capacity to be able to manufacture 100 locomotives a year with 4,000 HP power. The number of employees should reach 600 before the completion of the project.ChallengesEMD was looking for a megapixel solution to secure its open and large property including four sheds, a storage ar...

ASSA ABLOY incorporates a communication hub that adds up to eight doors to Aperio™ Technology

ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio™ Technology will enable mechanical doors to be integrated into access control systems at an even more favourable price in the future. A communications hub providing a wireless connection with up to eight doors has just been added to the AperioT product portfolio. The new Communications Hub AH30 can operate up to eight doors within a transmission range of about 15 to 25 metres. Suitable for interior doors, this hub is particularly practical for hallways with a num...

AirLive introduces DM-720, Night Vision IP Dome camera for indoor usage

AirLive, one of the most advanced worldwide brands for networking and communication equipment, introduced a new Night Vision Dome type IP camera DM-720 designed for day and night time usage. AirLive network camera DM-720 is aimed for indoor usage. Equipped with high quality low lux sensor, 4mm wide angle lens and IR led, this device delivers video in 720P HD resolution, even during night. That is three times as much pixels as other CCTV security cameras of common type. Bigger field of view and...

ComNet introduces mobile app for transmission product selection

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, is introducing its new product selection app for the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®. The ComNet Fiber Optic & Ethernet Products app is a solution identifier that allows you to choose the right transmission product for virtually every application. The ComNet app allows the user to search by application or model number, it also gives the user the o...

HID Global announces projections for the top security identity trends of 2013

The predictions span a range of market segments including physical, logical and mobile access control HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently released its projections for the top secure identity trends of 2013. The predictions span a broad range of market segments including physical access control, logical access control, and mobile access control using NFC-enabled smartphones. Other market segments covered in the company’s projections...

Moxa recognised as First Team supplier by Automation World magazine

Moxa was named as preferred supplier in 3 technology categories: information management, Ethernet and networking components Moxa, a provider of hardened networking and communication solutions for factory automation, announced that it has been recognized by Automation World magazine as a "First Team" supplier of choice for the second year in a row. Moxa was named as a preferred supplier in three technology categories: Information Management, Networking Components (Ethernet), an...

Aimetis Symphony VMS installed to secure China Art Museum

Aimetis provided the museum a single platform to upgrade the existing system to an IP network-based solution Aimetis Corp., a global leader in intelligent video management software, recently announced that Aimetis Symphony™ has been deployed as the video management software platform for China Art Museum in Shanghai, China. Aimetis Symphony provided China Art Museum with a single platform for upgrading their existing CCTV system to an IP network based solution that inclu...

MOBOTIX announces TOTUS Solutions as new global technology partner

Mobotix Global Partner Network helps partners take advantage of the business opportunities within IP video surveillance market MOBOTIX Corp., an industry-leading provider of high-resolution, network-based surveillance systems, recently announced that TOTUS Solutions™, a manufacturer of outdoor lighting-based security platforms, has joined the MOBOTIX Global Technology Partner Network. Participation in the program ensures seamless integration of MOBOTIX IP surveillance de...

Firetide announces distribution agreement with BGW Technologies

The agreement enables BGW Technologies to deliver Firetide’s wireless mesh products to Australian and South Pacific customers Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced a distribution agreement with BGW Technologies. This strategic alliance enables BGW Technologies to deliver Firetide’s wireless mesh products to its Australian and South Pacific customers, addressing a growing need for reliable,...

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