Surveillance & Security News for February 2013

Protection1 announces acquisition of Utah-based Pinnacle Security

Protection1 to acquire select assets of Pinnacle including certain proprietary IT infrastructure and software Protection 1, the largest full-service provider of business and home security in the U.S., recently announced the purchase of select assets from Utah-based Pinnacle Security including certain proprietary IT infrastructure and software, along with assuming the current Pinnacle facility located in Orem, Utah. “Pinnacle’s customer relationship management syst...

HID Global announces Bridget Burke as new Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Ms. Burke is responsible for HID Global’s business applications and data networking HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced Bridget Burke has joined the company as Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO). With a goal of enhancing overall information capabilities, Ms. Burke is responsible for HID Global’s business applications, data networking and infrastructure and customer information programs. Burke will als...

DVTEL achieves a substantial increase in revenues throughout 2012

DVTEL continues its rebranding efforts in 2013, focusing on positioning the company as a full service provider Learn more about how DVTEL can secure your business at DVTEL's unique event in London. Click here for more info. DVTEL, INC., the video security solutions provider, recently announced that it achieved a substantial increase in revenues year over year thanks to its continued technical innovation, infrastructure investments, personnel additions and rebranding efforts....

Intersec Dubai 2013 welcomes 10% growth in trade visitor numbers and 7% increase in exhibitor numbers

Intersec 2013 saw an increased demand for HD CCTV and PSIM solutions Intersec Dubai 2013, the premier business and networking event for security, safety and fire protection in the Middle East recently concluded its 15th and largest yet edition. Featuring 990 exhibitors from 54 countries, Intersec 2013 was 7% larger than the previous edition and welcomed 21,615 visitors from 118 countries, enjoying a 10% growth in trade visitor numbers.* Intersec 2013 was inaugurated by His Hi...

IQinVision appoints Peter Schipper as Sales Manager for the DACH Region

Mr. Schipper has been working in the security industry for more than 13 years IQinVision has announced that Peter Schipper has been appointed Regional Sales Manager for the DACH Region (Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein and Switzerland). Mr. Schipper has been working in the security industry for more than 13 years, focusing on IP video surveillance solutions. He has developed an expertise in selling to key verticals such as banking, retail, and related markets. Peter knows IQinV...

Axis Communications declares its fourth quarter sales report

Axis' net sales increased by 12 percent during the fourth quarter Axis: Year-end report 2012 The fourth quarter Net sales increased by 12 percent during the fourth quarter to SEK 1,180 M (1,051). Net sales increased by 15 percent in local currencies. Operating profit increased to SEK 207 M (192), which corresponds to an operating margin of 17.5 percent (18.3). Profit after tax amounted to SEK 163 M (134). Earnings per share amounted to SEK 2.35 (1.93). The board propos...

Cassidian provides security equipment for the 49th Munich Security Conference

Cassidian installs Stadtwerke München's TB3c base station for security Together with the TETRA network operator Stadtwerke München (municipal utility operator) and the German Army (Bundeswehr), Cassidian is providing security equipment for the 49th Munich Security Conference. The Munich Security Conference was first held in 1963 and, over the last few decades, has become the most important conference in the world for foreign and security policy. Each year, it provid...

Orangetags introduces OTR38, a compact and versatile reader

This month, we introduce a compact and versatile reader - OTR38. With a small footprint of 100x80mm, this elegantly designed reader has the capability to read most LF chip (EM4XXX, Unique, ATA55XX, HITAG 1, HITAG 2, HITAG S, HITAG u, Q5, Titan etc). OTR38 provides an ideal platform for a uniform deployment across a variety LF identification systems, perfect for R&D and proof of concepts. OTR38 also boast a good range of input/output option that you can use for special customized requirements...

Argyll launches Companion for smartphones, expands range of personal safety applications

ARGYLL, the UK’s leading provider of safeguarding services, recently announced the launch of Companion, one of a new range of personal safety applications for Smartphones. The app, which is the first of its kind on the market, converts compatible smartphones into a fully functioning personal safety solution with a dedicated SOS button. Companion is complemented by SmartClip, a body worn clip-on accessory that looks like a simple hands-free or MP3 device but is in actual fact a discreet S...

Milestone XProtect, video management software secures Chippewa Valley School District

Chippewa Valley chose Milestone's XProtect VMS for an open platform IP network solution  To address the disconnect between its state-of-the-art facilities being monitored with an outdated security system, Chippewa Valley School District called for a complete renovation of its analogue video surveillance. They chose Milestone XProtect® Corporate video management software (VMS) for an open platform IP network solution with high-definition (HD) Axis cameras that cover al...

Ingenia Technology welcomes Freddie Jones as Managing Director

Freddie Jones has track record for leading and developing a variety of technology businesses Ingenia Technology, specialists in anti-counterfeiting technology, has appointed a new managing director. Freddie Jones, who has a proven track record for leading and developing a variety of technology businesses from start-ups to internationals, will bring added expertise to Ingenia’s senior team as the company aims to streamline both product and business development to maximise...

eneo’s PNR-5216 compact recording solution for IP cameras and IP domes

The PNR-5216 stands for pure video surveillance: the network recorder forms the basis for straightforward IP solutions without system requirements as it features user-friendly management, live playback and recording for up to 16 eneo IP cameras and IP domes without a client PC. This makes the recorder, bundled with integrated software, a keyboard and mouse, the ideal choice above all for small and medium-sized applications. Recommended applications include retail outlets, petrol service stations...

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