Surveillance & Security News for February 2015

Pelco upgrades IP video surveillance system at the Black Oak Casino Resort in California

In beautiful Tuolumne, California, set in the scenic Sierra Foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, sits the Black Oak Casino Resort, owned and operated by the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians. Greeting guests with the traditional native welcome of “M-Chucksus!”, the Black Oak Casino Resort provides 164,000+ square feet of gaming and entertainment options: a conference event centre, real and video slot machines, table games, poker, nine restaurants and bars, a bowling centre, player...

CEM System’s emerald touch terminal enhances security at Heathrow Airport’s ID centre and campus

Introduction Whether you’re a frequent international traveller or only use your passport occasionally, chances are, you’ve travelled through London’s Heathrow Airport. This can be said with good reason: LHR has the highest number of international passengers in the world. In 2013 alone, 66.5 million international passengers travelled through Heathrow Airport. With 190,000 daily passengers and more than 76,000 employees, the airport is considered a small city within a city. Pro...

Dahua Technology secures China World Summit Wing and China National Convention Centre in Beijing

Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China successfully secured the China World Summit Wing and China National Convention Centre in Beijing with its megapixel IP solution during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting. The 22nd APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting was held in Beijing from 10th November to 11th 2014 under the theme of ‘Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnershi...

Axxon Intellect helps protect citizens, streets and roads of Ulan Bator in Mongolia

Ulan Bator is the capital as well as cultural, economic and touristic hub of Mongolia. A multifaceted city of many contrasts, Ulan Bator combines ancient Buddhist monasteries with modern commercial centres and gleaming business towers. Context As city infrastructure has mushroomed, residents have complained of typical "big city" problems: increased levels of crime in public places and high traffic density, which leads to road gridlock and accidents. The city administration decided to tackle th...

Security training: How to improve among integrators and end users

The people element is a huge variable in the operation of any security system, and in any aspect of business for that matter. Training is a valuable tool to manage that variable, especially as it relates to newer, more complex networked physical security systems. Training can be a challenge throughout our market, which needs well-trained employees at the security front lines of our end users companies as well as competent, knowledgeable technicians handling installation and maintenance of securi...

Networking basics for security professionals: PoE standards are not so standard

Standards are like a warm blanket on a cold winter night. They make us feel safe and warm. A standard tells us the devices we use within our systems will interact with each other regardless of manufacturer. For IP-powered PoE devices, we depend on standards such as 802.3af for devices requiring up to 15.4 watts and 802.3at for devices powered up to 30 watts. We depend on the devices generating the power to be able to be read by devices receiving the power. Our dependence is not al...

Airbus Defence and Space will supply Z:NightOwl M surveillance system to Middle Eastern country

Z:NightOwl M consists of third-generation thermal imager with an optimal megapixel detector The Optronics business unit of Airbus Defence and Space is to supply an undisclosed Middle Eastern country with a large number of Z:NightOwl M combined opto-electronic and infrared imaging systems for the protection of its borders and coastlines. The contract has a value in the tens of millions of euros. The surveillance system has been specifically developed for extremely long-ran...

Vemotion partner with Ogier Electronics and showcase products at Securex West Africa 2015

Ogier and Vemotion have been working together for the last six months to integrate the Scan-360 with its remote technology capability Wireless transmission technology specialist’s Vemotion and Ogier Electronics have recently announced a partnership. The move will now see the Thirsk based company assist Ogier to deliver an exciting 3G/4G transmission addition to Ogier’s new all weather, multi-terrain threat detection radar system known as Scan-360. Designed as a lo...

Bosch video surveillance solution installed in 65-floor skyscraper – Lotte Centre

Bosch’s IP PTZ dome cameras & IP dome cameras have been installed in the building to monitor activities Bosch video surveillance products are now installed at the Lotte Center in Hanoi. A 65-floor skyscraper with modern architectural style, it is one of the tallest buildings in Vietnam. A mixeduse complex, it comprises offices, residential housing, a hotel and departmental store. LOTTE CORALIS VIETNAM CO., Ltd entrusted Bosch Security Systems to be their solution...

Wagtail UK to exhibit at Global Security Asia 2015 in Singapore

Wagtail MD, Collin Singer, will be presenting two sessions of the Exhibitor Workshop Programme Wagtail UK, supplier of Specialist Detection Dogs, will be exhibiting and presenting two workshop sessions at Global Security Asia, Singapore from the 3-5 March 2015. Wagtail is one of Europe’s leading specialist dog companies providing dogs and handlers for a wide variety of uses including detection of explosives, firearms, drugs, cash, tobacco, live bodies and human remains...

Intersec 2015: BSIA members experience positive response

The BSIA-organised UK Pavilion the focal point of the highest-ever turnout of UK companies The Intersec exhibition held in Dubai last month is fast becoming a must attend event for British security providers. Members of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) and its Export Council, who were there in force for the 17th year, report a high level of interest in the wide range of innovative UK security solutions, from integrated systems to access control, CCTV, perim...

Electric grid security: Regulations - A poor substitute

Compliance with regulatory requirements are not enough to protect the US electric grid  Many companies use compliance and best practices to assist in their fight to protect the U.S. electric grid. They rely primarily on what three groups say – FERC (Federal Energy and Regulatory Committee), CERT (U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team) and NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation). These groups issue advisories, standards and guidelines for the industr...

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