Surveillance & Security News for February 2014

Wavesight launches its first complete remote power surveillance solution ‘WaveRPS’

Wavesight is proud to launch its first complete remote power surveillance solution, designed specifically for CCTV applications – fixed or mobile – in remote locations where normal utility power is not available or is too costly to install. Utilising the latest in solar panel technology, the WaveRPS generates 72W of continuous off-grid power, which can be used to run a CCTV surveillance system. Optically corrected individual solar cells gather ambient light from all angles, even on o...

Pilgrims Group to continue to provide manned guarding and customer services to Immediate Media

Pilgrims was initially awarded the contract to provide front of house security with well trained, customer facing officers Immediate Media, a consumer media and publishing company, employs 800 staff in London and Bristol and publishes 34 websites and 50 magazines, with over one million subscribers, boasting a brand reach of 11 million UK consumers. Pilgrims was initially awarded a twelve month contract in 2012 to provide front of house security with well trained, customer fac...

Milestone showcases XProtect portfolio and pre-launch of Milestone Husky at Intersec 2014

The booth was shared between Milestone Systems and nine Solution Partners Milestone Systems showcased the XProtect portfolio and the pre-launch of Milestone Husky at Intersec 2014, which took place from 19 – 21 of January at the Dubai World Trade Center. The booth was shared between Milestone Systems and nine Solution Partners who exhibited their certified integrations. Video Analytics played a key role at this year’s show, four of the nine Milestone Solution Partn...

Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN 500DT included among “qualified” technologies for explosive trace detection on TSA ACSTL

Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN 500DT meets new procurement guidelines that took effect on January 1, 2014 Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN 500DT is included among “qualified” technologies for Explosive Trace Detection on the TSA Air Cargo Screening Technology Lists (ACSTL) and meets new procurement guidelines that took effect on January 1, 2014. A reliable trace detection system used to screen cargo, packages or baggage, the IONSCAN 500DT uses Ion Mobility Spect...

NICE Systems named as one of the “World's 50 Most Innovative Companies” in 2014 by Fast Company magazine

The ranking places NICE among leading businesses like Google, Amazon, Airbnb, and Nike NICE Systems recently announced that it was named as one of the “World's 50 Most Innovative Companies” in 2014 by Fast Company magazine. This places NICE among leading businesses like Google, Amazon, Airbnb, and Nike. NICE ranked first in the magazine’s “Top 10” innovators in finance. According to Fast Company, “The Most Innovative Companies” ranki...

Moxa unveils latest PoE+ Ethernet switches engineered to perform in harsh outdoor and industrial manufacturing environments

Moxa, a leader in intelligent industrial networking solutions, is leveraging its extensive technological resources to introduce one of the world's first PoE+ Ethernet switches engineered to perform in harsh outdoor and industrial manufacturing environments, featuring 3KV LAN surge protection and a wide temperature range (-40°C to +75°C) that ensures the highest reliability of PoE systems while delivering network speeds of up to 1000 Mbps to eliminate bottlenecks. Moxa's new EDS-P510A-8P...

H.265 compression set to make a mark on IP Video Surveillance

 H.265/HEVC coding format will bring major benefits to IP video cameras offering a new level of video quality at an economic price The emergence last year of a new format for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is poised to have a huge impact on IP video surveillance cameras over the next few years. Among the benefits of the new H.265/HEVC coding format over the legacy H.264/MPEG-4 is a 40 percent or more bit rate reduction at the same visual quality. Therefore, a camera...

Quadrant Security appoints John Young as sector lead for High Security

John will provide security solutions and services to critical national infrastructure segments Quadrant Security Group (QSG), part of Synectics plc, has appointed John Young as sector lead for High Security. John, previously at Honeywell and Thales, has over 15 years’ experience in the technology, security and system integration industries. He will lead QSG’s dedicated High Security team, providing advanced security solutions and services to segments including cri...

COMPRO Technology appoints VIP Computers as its distributor in the UK

VIP Computers will be offering the complete range of COMPRO's products and solutions to the British market COMPRO Technology Inc., a leading provider of innovative video surveillance solutions, recently announced the appointment of VIP Computers as COMPRO's distributor in the UK. From now on, VIP Computers will be offering the complete range of COMPRO's products and solutions to the British market. Established in 1990, VIP Computers is the UK's largest independent distributor...

Skyguard announces distribution agreement with VSG to provide lone worker protection across the UK and Ireland

Organisations purchasing the service via VSG will also have full access to Skyguard’s Customer Service Centre Skyguard, Europe’s premier personal safety service, is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with VSG in providing lone worker protection across the UK and Ireland. Skyguard will supply personal safety devices, mobile phone software and client administration tools to link directly with VSG’s 24 hr. manned alarm receiving centre. VSG is one of...

Raytec opens its new sales office in Melbourne, Australia following significant growth and success in the region

The new office is dedicated to serving Raytec customers in Australia and New Zealand Raytec is pleased to announce that they have opened a new sales office in Melbourne, Australia, following a year of significant growth and success in the region. The new office is dedicated to serving Raytec customers in Australia and New Zealand and is headed up by Amy Quinn, Raytec Business Development Manager ANZ. Previously a Regional Sales Manager based in Raytec’s UK Headquarters,...

Samsung Techwin welcomes Kirsty Elkin as its IT Channel Manager for UK & Ireland

Kirsty will be responsible for identifying new sales opportunities for Samsung’s range of IP solutions Kirsty Elkin has joined the professional security division of Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd as IT Channel Manager for UK & Ireland. Kirsty, who was previously Distribution Channel Account Manager for D-Link (Europe) Ltd, will be responsible for developing relationships with key market influencers operating within the IT channel in order to identify new sales opportuni...

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