Surveillance & Security News for February 2019

Alerta and Hanwha Techwin sign distribution partnership on IP network-based security solutions

Alerta Electronics and Hanwha Techwin Europe have established a business partnership which will see the two companies work together closely to support installers and system integrators in Turkey. Alerta, one of Turkey’s fastest growing distributors, has been active within the electronic security sector since 2005 and has built an enviable reputation for providing ‘best-in-class’ video surveillance solutions, backed-up with high levels of pre- and post-sales support. IP networ...

AMG Systems partners with Juniper Networks to provide single-source, enterprise-level networking solution

AMG Systems is proud to announce that it has partnered with Juniper Networks, a provider of automated, scalable and secure networks, to offer its clients a single-source, enterprise-level, total networking solution. Customers will now be able to take advantage of both AMG’s specialised edge of network transmission systems for video security and other devices and Juniper’s core Layer 3 backbone networks, all provided by a single-source supplier. AMG Systems is the only UK-based IP an...

Vanderbilt’s SPC intrusion system receives NF A2P Cyber-RTC cybersecurity standard certification

Vanderbilt, the global provider of state-of-the-art security systems, has announced that the award-winning SPC system has been accredited to the NF A2P Cyber-RTC cybersecurity standard from the CNPP. The SPC intrusion system was tested by CNPP to ensure that it meets the latest needs for cybersecurity. This is part of Vanderbilt’s continuous endeavour and commitment to work with approval bodies to ensure both the best-in-class security and the confidence that your security system is secur...

OPTEX launches WX Infinity series intrusion detection sensors in EMEA and the Americas

OPTEX Corporation Ltd, global sensor manufacturer, has launched a new series of outdoor PIRs in EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) and in South and North America that offer 180° detection coverage and 12m/40ft radius to detect any intrusion around a residential or commercial building. Outdoor intruder detection sensors The WX Infinity series comprises two wired and two wireless models available either as the standard or anti-masking version. The new models are built upon OPTEX’s ex...

Securitas UK recognised as Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute

Securitas UK has been officially recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to delivering exceptional people management and HR strategies. Top Employers are organisations of the highest calibre that have worked hard to create, implement and progress people strategies, through innovative and engaging programmes, which empower and develop their employees. In order to be certified as Top Employer, Securitas had to achieve the minimum standard as set out by the T...

Wavestore's new NVR series utilises BCDVideo's video processing technology

A new NVR series launched by Wavestore is utilising powerful video processing technology from BCDVideo. Available from all Wavestore Authorised Distributors and Partners around the world, the WR-Series NVRs have been engineered for the efficient processing and storage of video and are an ideal complement for Wavestore’s feature-rich video management software (VMS). The WR-Series, which is powered by Dell EMC, features the latest generation Intel Xeon processors, with RAID capabilities, re...

Matrix launches SATATYA MIDR20FL36CWP IR Dome Camera with Sony STARVIS sensor

Ideal for low light conditions, Matrix Professional Series Audio enabled compact IP Cameras are built using superior components such as Sony STARVIS sensor to offer unmatched image quality. This 2MP IR Dome Camera with 3.6mm lens is powered by True WDR to offer consistent image quality with built in intelligent analytics including Intrusion Detection, Trip Wire, etc. to ensure real-time security. Additionally, it also provides features like H.265 compression technique and automatic motion based...

Cognitec enhances its facial recognition system with NIST-acclaimed face matching algorithm

Cognitec’s research and development team has finalised the next generation of the company’s face matching algorithm, resulting in new releases of the complete product portfolio containing this superior technology. For this algorithm, Cognitec reported remarkable leaderboard positions in the NIST Ongoing Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 1:1, ahead of all face recognition companies with well-established market presence and products.  Top-ten ranking in accuracy tests Cognite...

Secom equips Mitsui OSK Lines with high-tech IDIS video surveillance solution

In early 2016, Secom plc, a fire and security specialist, was appointed to deliver a customised high-definition video surveillance solution for a new customer, Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL). As one of the world’s leading shipping companies, MOL is listed on the Nikkei and is part of Japan’s Mitsui Group, the major multinational corporate conglomerate. MOL has been navigating the oceans since 1884. During this time, it has grown and developed to become one of the world’s largest full-...

WBE announces names of its founding partners for The Security Event 2019

The Security Event has built a platform which is truly designed by the industry, for the industry, with game-changing collaborations with manufacturers, distributors, service providers, associations and industry leaders, industry media and complementary events. Spearheading this approach, a truly outstanding group of global companies has been selected from a range of disciplines to help shape this game-changing new exhibition. The Security Event is proud to have support of its ten founding part...

GLU installs IDIS video security system to facilitate a safe and creative learning environment for its students

Grafisch Lyceum Utrecht (GLU) is a creative and safe school that specialises in various multi-media disciplines as well as communications, media management and marketing. With approximately 2,100 students, GLU is located in Utrecht, The Netherlands and as at any education establishment, the protection of its staff and students is of paramount importance, which saw the school first implement a surveillance system in its new main building in 1998. Unobtrusive video surveillance In 2004, followin...

PROTEC2 CLIQ key-based access control system secures 30 opening points at O des Aravis water utility in France

Critical infrastructure requires locks that are proven, tested and trusted. Sometimes electronic locking is the right choice; at other times, mechanical locking does the job. With CLIQ mechatronic locking technology, one water utility combined both in a single, secure system controlled by powerful, intuitive CLIQ software. O des Aravis is responsible for water capture, storage quality, analysis and delivery of around 700,000m3 annually to homes and businesses in the Aravis Mountains region of F...

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