Surveillance & Security News for February 2019

Matrix to showcase video surveillance, people mobility and telecom solutions at INDIASOFT 2019

Matrix, a manufacturer and pioneer in telecom and security solutions, is participating at INDIA ELECTRONICS EXPO & INDIASOFT, Hyderabad, India, from 4th to 5th Feb 2019. Matrix will be unveiling its recently launched COSEC ARGO. Matrix will also be exhibiting its other video surveillance, people mobility and telecom solutions at the event. Matrix will be showcasing its new extreme series of network video recorder (NVRX) at the event. This NVR is equipped with 4K decoding capacity and charac...

MARSS NiDAR system protects CNI’s dam facility from underwater and surface approaches

MARSS NiDAR system has been selected to secure and protect a critical national infrastructure (CNI) site in the form of a major dam facility. The NiDAR command and control (C2) system has been selected to integrate a thermal camera and a sonar system to protect the dam from potential underwater and surface approaches. NiDAR is an advanced long-range surveillance system designed to protect maritime and land-based critical infrastructure from air, surface and underwater approaches. Tracking obje...

Panasonic's new upgrade to EVA1 camera features HEVC H.265 codec

Panasonic has announced its third firmware upgrade to the EVA1 camera which provides greater cost efficiency and futureproofing for the handheld cinema camera. The free upgrade is available this month, with a key feature being a new HEVC H.265 codec that can record in 4K 50p/60p video with 4:2:0 10bit video sampling. Compared to the H.264 codec in version two, this allows up to twice the amount of compressed data, while maintaining the same high-quality video resolution. EVA1 camera upgrade N...

Miwa partners with LEGIC to create a hotel lock by using LEGIC’s SM-6300 reader IC

MIWA LOCK CO., LTD. is a lock manufacturer and system integrator dedicated to fulfilling the highest security requirements and customer’s needs. MIWA, with their ALV2 Electronic hotel locks, provide high-performance door locking solutions and have now added secure mobile room keys to their product offering by using LEGIC’s SM-6300 reader IC and mobile service LEGIC Connect. Works with RFID, NFC and BLE MIWA has designed a new electronic hotel lock with LEGIC’s multi-standard...

IDIS safeguards Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust with enhanced video surveillance technology

The latest HD video technology from IDIS has been chosen by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust for a comprehensive upgrade across their facilities in Hampshire. In one of the largest projects of its kind, the new system will improve safeguarding at a number of sites for patients requiring specialised mental health care in a secure setting. IDIS’s Korean technology is fully network-tested and approved, which means it is secure enough to be linked to the wider NHS network, at any point in...

Rosslare Enterprises receives CE (RED) and FCC certification for UHF-SMART BLE-ID and long-range integrated UHF readers

Rosslare Enterprises Ltd., global provider of professional security solutions, announces that it has been awarded CE (RED) 2017 Edition, and FCC (CFR 47 – Part 15.B) certification on its new AY-U920BT and AY-H915BT UHF SMART BLE-ID and long-range UHF Readers.“We are very pleased to be able to present these products to North America and European Union channel partners that are certified to operate within the radio equipment limits of those countries,” said Ezra Ozer, Director of...

ASSA ABLOY's Door Group upgrades security of Network Rail’s remote signal rooms with high security doorsets

Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has supplied a number of high security steel doorsets to Network Rail for the upgrade of its remote signal rooms. The project was commissioned through Kent-based trade customer Taylor Refit, who removed the existing doors and installed new high security steel doorsets certified to LPS 1175 security ratings from the Powershield range. Network Rail specified that the high security doors supplied needed to offer maximum protectio...

OpenGate Capital acquires Sargent and Greenleaf from Stanley Black & Decker

Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G), a manufacturer of high-quality mechanical and electronic locks, announces that OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, has entered into an agreement to acquire S&G from Stanley Black & Decker. The transaction is anticipated to be completed in Q1 2019. Financial terms were not disclosed. Established in 2005, OpenGate Capital specialises in the acquisition and operation of businesses to create new value through operational improvement, innovation a...

Pivot3 completes advanced certification with Genetec to deliver a robust integrated security and IoT solution

Pivot3, a provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, has completed an advanced certification of its hyperconverged infrastructure with Genetec Security Center software. The combination of Pivot3 and the Genetec unified security platform delivers a robust integrated security and IoT solution designed to support the complex requirements of video-intensive, mission-critical environments. Additionally, Pivot3’s certified intelligent infrastructure provides three times the performance ov...

Bradbury Group moves into their new headquarters on Foxhills Industrial Estate in Scunthorpe

The manufacturer of steel doors and physical security solutions, Bradbury Group, are announcing their move into their new headquarters located on Foxhills Industrial Estate in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, totalling an investment of around £8 million. The new 135,000 sq. ft production facility is an integral part of a mass expansion plan to be rolled out by the company, which is now in its 28th year of production. As part of the expansion, the company have invested several million pound...

Tavcom Training to conduct Drone Detection courses to help mitigate risk and prevent unauthorised drone activities

Tavcom Training, part of the Linx International Group has responded to requests from the security industry, for expert training in order to be better prepared for and mitigate against the threat of Unmanned Aerial Systems (better known as drones). Dates for the two-day Drone Detection classroom-based course will take place throughout 2019 and early 2020. In late December, the UK was alerted to the impact of a drone attack, when suspected sightings resulted in 1,000 flights from Gatwick Airport...

Vanderbilt’s ACT365 cloud-based access control solution protects Work.Life facility in London

Security installation specialist Vision Security Services installed Vanderbilt’s ACT365, a cloud-based access control and video management system, at Work.Life, a co-working and private offices facility in London Fields, east London. The ACT365 solution was implemented late in the construction stage, as initially, the client had used a conventional system, before realising late-on the benefits available from cloud management. Essentially, the client needed unified management of access poi...

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