Surveillance & Security News for January 2011 News

Advanced biometric fingerprint access control readers from Lumidigm and i-Evo enter security market

   i-Evo has kept its biometric fingerprint readers simple, small, easy to operate and low in cost according to the market Lumidigm announced that i-Evo (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) is using the company's multispectral imaging sensors to produce a line of extremely versatile fingerprint readers that can be used both indoors and outdoors, including in harsh environments that render most biometric readers inoperable. The i-Evo team has kept the design of the biometri...

VideoIQ’s high definition dome camera selected as 2011 Product of The Year

 VideoIQ's iCVR-HD High Definition Dome Camera honoured as Product of the Year by CE Pro and Electronic HouseVideoIQ, the leader in video surveillance innovation, announced that the iCVR-HD high definition dome camera was selected as 2011 Electronic House Product of the Year in the surveillance camera category. The award was presented by CE Pro and Electronic House during the 2011 International Consumer Electronics show (CES), which took place in Las Vegas on January 6-9th, 2011.The Electro...

Bruce Dawson & Associates and Monfort Electronics merge to form a new company

  The new merger will cover a territory of six states and eleven employees located in five branch locationsTwo of the industry's leading manufacturer's representative organisations have merged to form Monfort Electronics/BDA, a new entity with even greater industry presence and strength than that of the two individual companies. To create this new company, Bruce Dawson and Associates (BDA) of Louisville, Kentucky have merged into Monfort Electronics Marketing of Indianapolis, Indiana,...

IMS Research examines the future of IP video door phones over the next five years

  Future trends for IP video door phones in the market were highlighted in a report by IMS Research The race to be the first large scale IP video door phone provider is currently underway. In the soon to be published report "World Market for Video Door Phones 2011 Edition", IMS Research examines the potential uptake of IP video door phones over the next 5 years."Very few companies currently offer a full IP video door phone system, and the majority of companies that do ar...

Avigilon named in Red Herring’s Global Award list for the year 2010

  Avigilon has been listed in top 100 innovative companies of the world by Red Herring a global media company Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced that it has been named to the 2010 Red Herring 100 Global list, a prestigious list honouring the year's most promising private ventures that are leading innovation around the world. The Red Herring 100 Global Award is the fifth award that Avigilon received in 2...

Ports in Panama are safer thanks to MOBOTIX cameras

Two of the most important ports of the Panama Ports Company (PPC) will from now on be protected by MOBOTIX cameras: the container harbours Balboa and Cristobal (both in Panama). The local MOBOTIX partner, Mutitek, installed a system with more than 50 M12 DualNight cameras. The decisive factor for the MOBOTIX cameras was especially their robustness since they operate even in an ocean climate with very little maintenance. In addition, MOBOTIX combines a high image resolution with an internal...

Improving airport security with a Sony e-surveillance solution

The needLelystad Airport, located 60 km northeast from Amsterdam, handling 160,000 private flight movements a year, expanded to become a commercial airport.  To achieve this, Lelystad Airport needed to deliver new services, including ensuring customer and goods safety.  A surveillance service was clearly needed before starting commercial flight activities.  Lelystad Airport approached Sony Business Europe to explore the surveillance solutions possible to monitor all the...

Commend UK celebrates 40 years of supplying integrated intercoms to the security industry

 Commend UK's modern head office brings their training facility and engineering and sales offices togetherIntegrated intercom suppliers Commend UK celebrate their 40th year supplying intercoms to the security markets with a move to state-of-the-art premises near Stansted Airport.The two storey multi-functional building provides Commend UK with a modern, efficient head office. An onsite training facility and demonstration room enable Commend¹s customers to experience customised dem...

Geonovo and EMCS worker protection devices issued to static security guards

 The Romad RSP-100 lone worker units were issued to Foremost Security Ltd.'s security guards Foremost Security Ltd. has put its trust in Geonovo Ltd and  EMCS to provide protection for its static security guards.The Nottingham based security contractor which employs 120 people has issued Romad RSP-100 lone worker protection devices, manufactured by Geonovo Ltd, to its static security guards."The safety of our colleagues is of course of paramount importance," said Des Oldham,...

IMS Research predicts High Definition is soon to take over megapixel security camera sales

  There has been a demand for HD in the video surveillance market due to its increased capabilities  Last year may have been HD ready, but how fast did the network video surveillance market move towards higher resolution cameras? It certainly saw significant growth in the number of HD and megapixel network security cameras shipped; however, standard definition network camera shipments still outsold their higher resolution counterparts at a factor of four to one.In IMS Research's &...

Infinova honoured as “Outstanding Safeguard” by the Asian Games Organisation Committee

  Infinova's video surveillance and security equipment was installed in a number of venues and stadiumsInfinova announced that the Asian Games Organisation Committee has recognised the company with its "Outstanding Safeguard" Award for its role in keeping stadiums and venues safe during the Asian Games and Asian Para Games which were held in Guangzhou, China between November 12 and December 19, 2010. Infinova video surveillance and security equipment was installed in a number...

Free Amsterdam University uses Lumidigm’s multispectral imaging sensors in fingerprint readers

 Free Amsterdam University students and staff use fingerprint readers for secure access to the school's facilitiesLumidigm announced that Free Amsterdam University (VU), one of Europe's most prestigious colleges, is using the company's Venus Series multispectral imaging sensors in fingerprint readers used by approximately 8,000 students, faculty and staff to enter the school's multiple recreation facilities spread throughout Amsterdam. The switch to fingerprint scanning was done in tandem w...