Surveillance & Security News for February 2013

Moxa introduces MGate 5101-PBM-MN gateway

Moxa, a provider of hardened networking and communication solutions for factory automation, has introduced the MGate 5101-PBM-MN gateway that cost-effectively creates a communication portal between PROFIBUS devices to Modbus TCP hosts. "Our Ethernet gateway is designed to spare automation and controls engineers the headaches and performance issues that are typically encountered when connecting fieldbus devices to Ethernet," according to Paul Wacker, product marketing manager for Moxa Americas I...

BSIA announces the regional winners of Annual Security Personnel Awards 2013

BSIA recognises the professionals working within the security industry across five categories The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is proud to announce the regional winners of this year’s Annual Security Personnel Awards. The awards are now in their fifteenth year, and serve to recognise the hard work of high calibre professionals working within the security industry across five different categories: Best Team, Outstanding Act, Service to the Customer, Best...

Grosvenor’s JANUS Enterprise access control system deployed for One Card project at Salford university

One Card project allows students and staffs access to buildings and services throughout the campus Grosvenor Technology’s JANUS Enterprise access control system is at the heart of the University of Salford’s new One Card project, which allows students and staff access to a wide range of buildings and services throughout the campus. The University has used JANUS in its original campus buildings for over 8 years, with 300+ card readers providing site-wide access cont...

ICTS renews its membership with the International Professional Security Association

ICTS looks forward to establishing a close working relationship with IPSA ICTS renews its membership with the International Professional Security Association (IPSA), a leading trade body for security professionals. “I have long been an admirer of IPSA. It not only offers a first class service to its members, whilst demonstrating a commitment to representing their best interests, but also aims to continuously promote professionalism throughout the security industry. At...

VIVOTEK achieves highest sales revenue in 2012

Vivotek's net sales in local currencies increased by 16% compared to 2011 VIVOTEK recently announced its sales results for 2012, reporting revenue exceeding USD100 million for the year, the highest that the company has achieved. Net sales in local currencies increased by 16% compared to 2011. Spurred by rising security concerns due to the threat of terrorism and other factors, the IP surveillance industry has seen significant growth. In addition, advances in technology, such...

Counter Terror Expo 2013 hosts free workshop to meet the security industry’s demand for new technologies

Visitors will leave the event with an understanding of life-saving applications and enhanced vision systems £billions are spent each year on surveillance services and technologies to protect society from a wide variety of crime and anti-social behaviour as well as the omnipresent threat from domestic and international terrorism. However, surveillance technologies are constantly undergoing change to keep up with the increasing sophistication of criminal and terrorist act...

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank on success of Bosch Security Systems

Network-oriented digital video surveillance and recording technology from Bosch Security Systems has been installed at the London headquarters of The Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd by nationwide specialists Niscayah Ltd (formerly known as Bell Security Ltd) as the starting point to a potentially larger system to be added as the needs of the Bank change. The surveillance solution comprises a mix of fixed and PTZ dome cameras from Bosch, central to which is its proven Dinion range, as well as two...

Altronix delivers power supplies products and solutions to Bank of New Zealand

The bank employs Altronix HubWay and HubSat UTP transceivers to transmit video across structured cabling At the 179 branches and 36 business centres of the Bank of New Zealand, a range of Altronix products supplies power to analogue and IP cameras and other security equipment. With more than a decade of experience with Altronix, the bank has experienced the highest levels of reliability using the company’s products. “Since we first specified Altronix solutions, we...

University of Surrey upgrades its wireless security systems by installing ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio™ locking solution

The University installed latest open platform ARX solution from ASSA ABLOY Access Control ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s innovative Aperio™ locking solution has been fitted by integrators WOT Security at the University of Surrey to instantly upgrade the security systems in place to an all encompassing wireless access control solution. The University of Surrey campus is based in Guildford and home to 18,000 students and around 3000 staff, who all play a role in c...

Charter Security has been appointed by Amadeus to provide security at its UK head office

The 3-year contract includes the provision of security officers, access control, CCTV, concierge Charter Security leading providers of security services across London and the South-East has been appointed by Amadeus to provide security at its UK head office at Heathrow. The 3-year contract includes the provision of security officers, access control, CCTV, concierge and facilities management support. Amadeus is a global company specialising in providing technology to the trave...

BSIA organises briefing to explore the impact of a changing regulatory regime

The briefing will feature presentations and discussions hosted by key industry experts With changes to industry regulation and licensing set to impact the UK’s private industry later this year, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has organised an exclusive breakfast briefing to explore the impact of a changing regulatory regime. Free to attend and open to both members and non-members of the Association, the breakfast briefing will feature presentations and...

H2 Clubs deploys SALTO electronic lockers to provide secure storage

A gym and bike club for cyclists and runners commuting to work in London’s Soho has installed over 1400 lockers all equipped with smart electronic locks from SALTO to provide secure storage. Located next to Carnaby Street, in the London’s media, advertising and entertainment district, H2 Clubs is the brainchild of property developer and keen cyclist Piers Slater. Like many cyclists he was fed up with arriving at work hot and sweaty, then having to shower and change in cramped office...

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