Surveillance & Security News for January 2008

March Networks announces offer to acquire Cieffe S.p.A.

March Networks, a leading provider of intelligent IP video and business analysis applications, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cieffe S.p.A. and its related company Insignis Technologies S.r.l.Cieffe, based in Milan, Italy, develops high performance IP video surveillance solutions used by enterprise-class organizations across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.  With a reputation for innovative design and advanced functionality, Cieffe's prod...

ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire SimonsVoss

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire SimonsVoss Technologies AG.In the future, SimonsVoss will be organized within ASSA ABLOY's ‘Global Technologies Division' as a separate business unit and under the leadership of its current and well-established management team.Fully committed to this endeavour, the Executive Committee of SimonsVoss Technologies AG very much welcomes this step, which will enduringly foster the company, above all in t...

Dallmeier presented its CCTV/IP video surveillance solutions for gambling halls at IMA 2008

Dallmeier, the leading global supplier of network based video surveillance systems for casinos and gambling halls, has been developing and producing high-quality comprehensive solutions for the CCTV/IP area for over 20 years.  The Dallmeier solutions can be ideally used as stand-alone devices and can then be easily integrated into existing systems and networks thanks to the open system architecture.  All Dallmeier solutions are characterised by reliability, user-friendliness and scalab...

Raytec announces UK roadshow dates

Raytec Ltd is taking part in a series of free educational seminars.  These roadshows will demonstrate how to bring together high quality components and services to optimise the performance of your distributed CCTV system.  Raytec will be highlighting the importance of dedicated CCTV lighting and will provide all visitors with a free CCTV lighting support pack.  Other exhibitors include Dallmeier UK, Optex and Visual Verification.The shows will be held in t...

North American Video to pursue new global growth opportunities in the security integration industry

The Halifax Group recently announced the acquisition of North American Video, a worldwide leader in the implementation of integrated video surveillance and security systems.  Cynthia Freschi, NAV founder and chief executive officer, will retain a significant stake in the company and continue to serve with the existing senior management team.  Terms of the buyout were not disclosed."Our partnership with Halifax will accelerate North American Video's continued growth and expans...

Serv Security supports Lord Mayor’s Show 2007

Serv Security, the fast growing electronic security specialists, was pleased to sponsor the City of London Police/DARE float in the recent Lord Mayor's Show.Two of the company's directors, Jamie Howard and Lee Raife, took part in the procession, which boasted the largest turnout the show has seen.The DARE float comprised: a vintage charabanc, two immaculate Rover P4 classic cars, Wilkinson's (the hardware specialists) conveying a large group of DARE students on the back of their 40-foot articula...

Bell Security to rebrand as Niscayah

Bell Security, the specialist provider of high security systems for many kinds of business - and market leader in protecting UK and Ireland retail bank properties - has announced a change of name. Later this year the company will become Niscayah Ltd, as it adopts the new branding strategy about to be implemented internationally by its parent, Swedish-listed Securitas Systems AB.Established for over 20 years, as Bell Group plc the company was fully listed on the London Stock Exchange from 1999 un...

Panasonic System Solutions Europe appoints new area sales manager

Panasonic System Solutions Europe (PSSEU) has announced the appointment of Christina Burton as area sales manager for parts of the Midlands, South Yorkshire and North Wales.Christina joins Panasonic from Li Lin CCTV where she worked as a sales manager for the northern territory of England focusing on business development.  Christina has over 12 years of experience in the CCTV industry including 6 years with CCTV distributor Norbain and will be using this experience to drive sales throu...

IndigoVision's IP-CCTV enhances security for petrochemical storage

IndigoVision's complete IP Video solution has been installed to enhance the security at Royal Vopak's petrochemical storage terminal in West Thurrock, UK. With 347,100m3 of storage capacity in 125 tanks, Vopak's terminal is a very demanding environment with security and health & safety of paramount importance. The terminal provides independent storage and handling of liquid and gaseous chemical and oil products for Vopak's customers.  Products are transported from the terminal to the cu...

Major Bovis Gloucester Quays contract for Octavian

Fast-growing security company, Octavian Security has landed a two-year contract to provide security for the redevelopment of Gloucester Quays.The security firm has been appointed by the regeneration project's construction management contractor, Bovis Lend Lease, to provide 24-hour security for the site whilst the £110 million development is in progress.Octavian will mobilise a 43-man team, including a dedicated site manager and supervisors, to provide access/egress control, bespoke securit...

CardSmith selects Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies as access control & security provider

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies recently announced that the company has become the preferred access control and security provider for CardSmith, which supplies colleges and universities with complete one-card transaction management solutions.  CardSmith not only supplies campuses with card system technology for a host of on- and off-campus applications, but also manages the complexities of the resulting card system and program operations.  To complement its card-based service suit...

Dedicated Micros CCTV images play key role in £53 million security depot robbery convictions

CCTV evidence from Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - has helped to secure the conviction of five men at the Old Bailey who were involved in the high profile £53 million raid on a security depot in Tonbridge, Kent, in February 2006.A series of high quality images recorded by Dedicated Micros BX2 digital CCTV recorders installed on the ground at the depot - and broadcast on TV nationwide - have proved invaluable in helping the Police to piece together the events which took place on the e...

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