Surveillance & Security News for February 2014

PROMISE Technology upgrades its Vess A2000 Series NVR storage appliance for greater VMS support

PROMISE Technology, Inc., a leading developer of high-performance storage solutions optimised for the requirements of video surveillance, recently updated their Vess A2000 Series NVR storage appliance to deliver greater support for the industry's top Video Management Software (VMS) solutions, provide up to double the performance throughput for HD (1280x720) video in RAID6 configurations and offer support for the new PROMISE Surveillance Solution Planner tool which helps determine the overall ins...

Opengear upgrades its IT infrastructure with Smart Connection Manager

Opengear, a leading provider of critical infrastructure management solutions through advanced  console servers, remote management, monitoring, and cellular out-of-band products, recently announced a feature upgrade to its appliance range, to simplify and enhance central management of remote networks and IT infrastructure using Smart Connection Manager. “Out-of-band management has traditionally followed the break-fix model”, explains Robert Waldie, VP Bu...

VIVOTEK unveils its network cameras FD8355EHV, FD8365EHV, FD8355EHV, FD8365EHV with WDR technology

VIVOTEK is pleased to announce the launch of four new network camera models, including two professional outdoor domes, FD8355EHV and FD8365EHV, and two professional outdoor bullets, IP8355EH and IP8365EH, which are all designed with state-of-the-art WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) technology. Due to strong market demand for top-notch image quality and usability, VIVOTEK, with its strong R&D resources and advanced algorithms, designed FD8355EHV, FD8365EHV, IP8355EH and IP8365EH with advanced WDR Pr...

Milestone Systems collaborates with Pelco by Schneider Electric

The collaboration is evolving for Pelco as a long-time Milestone Manufacturer Alliance Partner Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software is tightening relations with Pelco by Schneider Electric, a world-class leading manufacturer of IP cameras and IP video accessories. This collaboration is evolving for Pelco as a long-time Milestone Manufacturer Alliance Partner (MAP), in response to market demand. Milestone Channel Partners and customers no...

Samsung Techwin’s video surveillance equipment installed at Paveletskaya Plaza in Moscow

Samsung’s cameras, NVRs, and monitors have been installed to monitor 24/7 all activity within the Plaza Despite tough worldwide trading conditions, Russia is enjoying strong growth in its economy and this is reflected in the increasing demand for office accommodation from international organisations, as well as locally based businesses in Moscow. Developers have responded to the shortfall in the availability of high quality commercial space with a dramatic acceleration...

Messe Essen appoints Claus-Peter Regiani as its new Divisional Manager for Business Division I

Claus-Peter Regiani has been employed at Messe Essen GmbH since 1989 Messe Essen has made a new appointment in a managerial position: Claus-Peter Regiani has been the Divisional Manager for Business Division I since February 10, 2014. The premier global fairs Schweissen & Schneiden, Security Essen and Metpack, the guest events as well as the foreign fairs of Schweissen & Schneiden and Reifen are under the control of the business graduate. Thus, he is succeeding Klaus R...

AMG signs agreement with Norbain for its series of ethernet switches

AMG’s Wonderbox will be integrated into Norbain’s product range and marketed to all major Systems Integrators in the UK AMG, the British manufacturer of CCTV transmission solutions and sophisticated 5 Megapixel cameras, has entered an agreement with Norbain SD Ltd. The agreement will see AMG’s Wonderbox - a series of ruggedised Ethernet switches launched in 2013, integrated into Norbain’s product range and marketed to all major Systems Integrators i...

Security Essen to gather more than 40 market segments under one roof at Messe Essen from 23 – 26 September 2014

Over 1,000 exhibitors from around 40 nations will be expected at Messe Essen 2014 On the occasion of the 40th anniversary, Security Essen will continue its growth course. More than half a year before the beginning of the fair, the booking level is outstanding: With regard not only to the exhibitors but also to the rented-out area, the premier global fair for security and fire protection is in the ascendant. Therefore, well over 1,000 exhibitors from around 40 nations will...

OnSSI launches relationship with two rep organisation for expansion of Ocularis VMS sales

OnSSI launches relationships with Tec-Rep and SEGI OnSSI announced recently that they have launched relationships with two new rep organisations to expand sales for the company’s flagship Ocularis Video Management Software platform across a wide swath of states in the continental U.S. “With the addition of these two strong players, OnSSI will expand our capabilities while building on our current customer base in those territories,” said Bohiorad Anderson, Na...

“Soft” biometrics among the next wave of innovation under study

 “Soft” biometric measurements, such as gait, gender, and ethnicity offer new possibility for biometric solutions What is the next wave of biometrics? The Center for Identification Technology and Research (CITeR) is looking at the possibilities. New developments include consideration of new “soft” biometric measurements, such as gait, gender, and ethnicity. Although not accurate enough to identify a specific person, the capture and analysis of such...

NVT Limited Lifetime Warranty and Advance Replacement policy helps food production and packaging site in the UK

NVT replaced its 16-Channel Active Receiver Distribution Amplifier Hub free of charge under their lifetime warranty policy NVT’s unique lifetime warranty surprise Network Video Technologies’ unique Limited Lifetime Warranty and Advance Replacement policy came to the aid of a surprised installer recently, assisting with the replacement of a NVT 16-Channel Active Receiver Distribution Amplifier Hub free-of-charge, after 9 years of uninterrupted service. The mi...

Milestone XProtect IP VMS and Axis network cameras installed at Paul Smith retail stores

Milestone’s IP video management software used for loss prevention and to assist retail operations management Milestone XProtect® Corporate open platform IP video management software (VMS) with XProtect® Smart Client and network cameras from Axis Communications are being deployed across all of Paul Smith’s 45 stores as part of the UK-based retailer’s first comprehensive, company-wide IT refresh. Initially the new digital video system is being used...

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