Surveillance & Security News for January 2012

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras for Lauren Bright store

Customer Lauren Bright is a leading wholesale and retail enterprise that specialises in importing European apparel and operates more than 40 outlets in major Chinese cities. Lauren Bright's Pinko store in Harbour City, Hong Kong features the Pinko clothing line, an Italian fashion brand designed specifically for young women. Challenge When opening a new shop for the Pinko brand, Lauren Bright was looking for a video surveillance system to monitor internal staff and to provide anti-theft prot...

Mobotix secures large harbour in the Mediterranean

The harbour in Lavagna is one of the largest in the entire Mediterranean. Its 1,600 berths make it a destination for ships and yachts from all over the world. The requirement to integrate the harbour as part of the city while safeguarding the boats against theft and vandalism without limitations was not an easy task. However, 64 DualDome cameras, 3 Allround cameras and 12 hemispheric cameras from MOBOTIX provide an overview of the entire harbour area. In addit...

IndigoVision’s IP Video solution keeps an eye on Delhi Airport’s Terminal 3

IndigoVision's integrated end-to-end IP Video solution has been used for a 3700+ camera surveillance system in the new Terminal 3 at Delhi International Airport (DIAL). The project is believed to be the largest single installation of an IP Video system anywhere in Asia. The new terminal was built as part of the massive infrastructure development for Delhi ahead of the highly successful 2010 Commonwealth Games. Delhi is India's second largest airport and with the recent expansion can handle 34 mi...

Japan’s shipping company selects MESSOA network speed dome camera to strengthen its surveillance security

Established in 1919, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., also known as "K" Line, is the tenth largest shipping company in the world. Based in Japan, they specialise in marine transportation. One of the key locations that "K" Line operates is Port of Tokyo, one of the largest and busiest ports in Japan. Tens of thousand tons of goods are brought in and out at Shinagawa Container Terminal on a daily basis along with several hundred workers. The challenge at sea port In light of the increase in incidents...

New Zelaris Elements from eneo enables effective management of IP-based video surveillance systems

The new Zelaris Elements freeware is a free, fully functional software solution for the management of IP-based video surveillance systems made up of eneo products - and it does not have any restrictions such as a forced restart every thirty minutes or other unpleasant hurdles for the user. There are certainly some differences to the commercial versions, but whoever places value on ‘elementary' functions is optimally equipped with Zelaris Elements. What does Zelaris Elements actually offer...

MEL Secure Systems launches the latest low power IR-III night vision technology, Domehawk IQ

MEL Secure Systems, the leading developer of surveillance and security solutions, has announced the immediate availability of Domehawk IQ, a new rapid deployment CCTV solution. It is the first PTZ dome camera to feature the latest low power IR-III night vision technology which costs up to 90% less to run during night operations in a wide range of outdoor applications including parks and other poorly lit or zero light locations.The new Domehawk IQ uses IR-III night vision technology which us...

PPM 2000 introduces series of enhancements to the Perspective

PPM 2000 Inc., the industry's leading developer of Incident Reporting and Investigation Management software, recently introduced a series of enhancements to the Perspective by PPM 2000 product line, including the next generation of DispatchLog and the new Perspective Mobile.Brian McIlravey, PPM's Co-CEO and lead product strategist, announced the release, "We structured Perspective Version 3.0 around the entire Incident Management process-from planning, to response, to documentation-and how...

Cassidian introduces security radar for wide-area industrial protection

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, introduces a new security radar into the market which opens up completely new opportunities for the wide-area protection of sensitive industrial or military installations. As part of Cassidian's SPEXER security radar family, the new SPEXER 1000 has been launched during the Milipol exhibition in Paris. "Our new radar is the first operational security radar using the latest digital beam forming (DBF) technology, which enables the early det...

RandomStorm security management specialist launches MicroStorm into the market

Security management and compliance specialist, RandomStorm, has announced MicroStorm: a new plug and play appliance that provides intrusion prevention, intrusion detection, network monitoring and reporting. The appliance has been designed to help merchants to maintain compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) in between scheduled audits.PCI DSS is a set of internationally recognised guidelines for any company that processes, stores, or transmits customers payment...

PureTech teams up with FLIR to enable PTZ Auto Follow capability on FLIR's thermal cameras

  Puretech's PTZ Auto Follow capability currently allows CCTV cameras to independently follow a target PureTech Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of video analytic software, recently announced that it has teamed with FLIR to enable PTZ Auto Follow capability on FLIR's range of high-performance thermal cameras. When joined with FLIR's PTZ camera series, the PureTech's PTZ Auto Follow feature provides a powerful addition to a facility's perimeter thermal security. P...

CNL Software and Lantern Software to partner for PSIM in Middle East

 CNL Software and Lantern Software join forces for PSIM solutions CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, and Lantern Software and Systems, a leading system integration solution specialist in the Gulf region, announces its partnership to offer innovative PSIM solutions in the Middle East.Lantern Software and Systems specialises in providing integrated business solutions that focus on combining disparate networks, physical security...

Connexion2 to showcase its Identicom product range at ISC West 2012

 Connexion2 will be showcasing its full product range at ISC West 2012 in Booth 16138 from March 28 to 30UK lone worker specialists, Connexion2, the developer of the award winning Identicom lone worker device, will be showcasing its full product range at ISC West 2012 in Booth 16138 from March 28 to 30. Identicom looks like an ordinary identity cardholder but is actually a discreet communications device that protects lone workers in the face of verbal abuse, workplace violence or if &...

Axis Communications creates various new positions in its Northern Europe team

 Axis Communications will strengthen its finance and sales engineering as well as training teamsAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, has strengthened its finance and sales engineering and training teams with three key appointments.Following on from continued sales growth during Q3, which was above the company's long-term expectations in the market, Axis has created a number of new positions in its Northern Europe team which covers the UK, Ireland and the Nordi...

ACT appoints Enterprise Security Distribution and Alarm Supplies as distributors

The ACT products range from simple, standalone readers to highly flexible solutionsAccess Control Technology (ACT) Ltd. , a leading manufacturer of access control equipment, has appointed Enterprise Security Distribution and Alarm Supplies Ltd as distributors of its access control and door entry products for the United Kingdom market.   With 17 Branches located throughout the UK (10 Enterprise & 7 Alarm Supplies branches ) the group will now make ACT products available to a l...

Tamron co. Ltd. announce DF010Q03 a P-iris vari-focal lens for integrated cameras

Tamron Co., Ltd. announced the release of Model DF010Q03, a P-iris vari-focal lens for integrated cameras supporting mega-pixel resolutions and infrared, with a 1/3" imager size, 3.0-9.0mm focal length, and an F/1.2 aperture. Development BackgroundDemand for compact, integrated cameras is on the rise in the mega-pixel security camera market due to their installation efficiency and cost advantages. Tamron brought high-definition monitoring to the mega-pixel security camera market in 2008 wi...

VIVOTEK network cameras integrate with CamTrace solutions

The 8000-series models include real-time H.264, MPEG-4 and MJPEG compression enabledVIVOTEK PTZ-series and 8000-series network cameras are now integrated with CamTrace. Many of the 8000-series are VIVOTEK‘s celebrity cameras. While the IP8151 and the FD8134 were winners of Taiwan Excellence Award in 2010, the IP8161 was named one of the best PC3 Corporate Choice in the same year. All 8000-series models have real-time H.264, MPEG-4 and MJPEG compression enabled. Some of them come with 2-Me...

Samsung unveils 1TB HDDs ensuring continuous supply amid shortage

Samsung has taken positive action in response to the worldwide shortage of 1TB HDDs by introducing new models to its H.264 SRD series of DVRs. "The immediate availability of these new models will ensure continuity of supply to our customers during a time when all market sectors, and not just the security industry, are affected by the severe shortage of 1TB HDDs," said Peter Ainsworth, Senior Product Manager for Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd. "A new 500GB storage version, which share...

MOBOTIX releases video door intercom, T24 IP Video Door Station

MOBOTIX released the T24 IP Video Door Station on 20 December 2011. In addition to the video door intercom, MOBOTIX also released the (Keypad), the Security Door Opener and the two-wire network module (Mx2wire info module). The new IP telephony standard enables the user to establish a direct connection from the Door Station to any VoIP phone or any computer or smartphone running VoIP software. This means that with appropriate network infrastructure, the user can establish a video connection, rem...

Idesco announces first arrivals of powerfully updated readers

Idesco's new products would constitute an unprecedentedly powerful tool enabling users to control system, create reader configurations and customise security settings, conveniently, flexibly and above all, independently. Idesco is delighted to announce the first arrivals of these powerfully updated readers: Access 7 C 2.0 and Access 8 CD 2.0 in Basic housings are now available.  Additionally, evaluation units for these products with Slim housings are also available: Access 7 C 2.0 Slim, Ac...

Idesco’s DESCoder application updated to extend configurability to the new Access 8 CD 2.0 readers

Idesco's DESCoder application has been updated to extend yet more configurability and customisability to the new Access 8 CD 2.0 readers.  Already a powerful application, DESCoder has been enhanced to version 2.0, unlocking new features to ensure continued freedom to customise one's access control in ways that far outstrip anything proprietary, closed technology manufacturers would dare to offer. 

Telaid integrates with KRG2 to deliver security and business intelligence services

 Telaid and KRG2 serves retail, finance and quick-serve restaurant marketsTelaid, a leading technology integrator specialising in multi-site deployments, recently announced that it has embarked on a strategic alliance with KRG2 to help its client base leverage new technologies and services to improve business intelligence while reducing losses and increasing profits. Together, Telaid and KRG2 will align to provide a full suite of security and business intelligence services, which allow user...

UK mailbox supplier selects SALTO Systems to provide electronic locking solution

SALTO'S locker solution provides security protection to mailboxes, lockers, cupboards and cabinetsThe UK's leading manufacturer and supplier of lockable mailbox systems and letterbox anti-arson solutions has selected SALTO Systems to provide an electronic locking solution for its products.The SALTO XS4 locker lock is designed to bring all the advantages of electronic access control to a lockable mailbox and is designed to provide a high level of security protection and control access to a wide...

Mul-T-Lock's Smartair Offline access control solution secures Inspire Leisure centre in Littlehampton

 The leisure centre in Littlehampton has installed Smartair Offline access control solutionMul-T-Lock (UK)'s innovative Smartair Offline access control solution has been installed to form a combined mechanical and access control security solution at a local community leisure centre to enable better monitoring of door entry systems for staff and visitors.Inspire Leisure in Littlehampton offers a diversified range of facilities, activities and services to the local community. Recently as...

Opengear strengthens its robust range of security options by adding Kerberos support

 Opengear has added Kerberos support across all  of its advanced console serversOpengear, provider of next generation, secure console server and remote management solutions, announced it has strengthened its already robust range of security options by adding support for Kerberos, the network authentication protocol developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and used by leading IT and security vendors. Kerberos was designed by MIT to address the common vulnerability of...

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