Surveillance & Security News for January 2012

Fluidmesh provides services to Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission

 Fluidmesh wireless technology was used to extend the reach of the existing fiber backbone The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) retained Siemens Industry/Building Technology Division as part of a Design Team to install cameras on 18 bridges between New Jersey and Delaware as well as along a five mile stretch of I-78. (The DRJTBC is a bi-state organisation that maintains seven toll bridges and 13 toll-supported bridges across a 200 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania/New Jer...

Arecont Vision's megapixel cameras for World Equestrian Games

Arecont Vision's Megapixel Cameras form the core imaging component of the video surveillance system As the "Official Physical Security Solutions Provider," EMC Corp. led deployment of more than $1 million in security industry products to protect the games, including EMC's CLARiiON network storage, which provided about 300 terabytes of storage for video and other security data. Arecont Vision provided megapixel cameras, which were the core imaging component of the video survei...

Hikvision’s DS-6101HFI-IP Digital Video Server secures Kyoto University in Japan

 The digital video server addressed the major shortcoming on space required for storing analogue data In 2003, Kyoto University opened its third campus. This new area, labeled the "Katsura Campus," is notable for the distinctly forward-thinking mentality in which it approaches education. Nicknamed a "Techno-science Hill," this campus architecturally blends both Kyoto's natural beauty with the university's modern technology to foster a unique learning environment for its...

MEL Secure Systems launches rapid deployment CCTV solution Domehawk HD2

MEL Secure Systems, the leading developer of surveillance and security solutions, has announced the Domehawk HD2, a new rapid deployment CCTV solution. The camera incorporates the latest mega-pixel technology, with full pan, tilt and zoom, and provides enhanced recognition of suspects to meet evidential standards and reduce the incidence of anti-social behaviour in a wide range of environments. Domehawk HD2 features a powerful day/night camera and delivers compressed video streams with resolu...

Situation response co-ordination to be handled by IndigoVision’s SMS4r3

IndigoVision announced new software to coordinate responses between agencies and operatives with pervasive real time video. The system automatically validates incoming data to verify critical events, escalating video for management of the situation to personnel in other locations and ensuring an appropriate response.Operatives are provided with both real time and recorded video, giving them the ‘eyes and ears everywhere' to optimally assess the situation. IndigoVision's SMS4 release 3 star...

Instek launches MatriVideo™ Archive Server Failover for secure surveillance system

Instek Digital a developer of enterprise video security solutions - with the focus on security software, DVR and NVR systems - recently introduced its MatriVideo™ Archive Server Failover. This innovative solution provides enterprises all the benefits of a secure surveillance system. The MatriVideo™ Archive Server is designed to be an additional option in protecting vital video data that needs to be indefinite periods - allowing remote video data archival of multiple came...

SANTEC introduces analogue and network thermal cameras from Videotec and Axis to its camera product portfolio

SANTEC has extended its camera product portfolio by analogue and network thermal cameras from Videotec and Axis. Thermal cameras ensure secure video surveillance even under poor light conditions and they also operate in complete darkness. Common CCTV cameras reach their limits in difficult weather situations fog, smoke, snowfall or darkness or they require an additional light source or a built-in illuminator. A thermal camera, however, is based on the thermic radiation emitted by objects, vehic...

APT Skidata introduces long-range RFID solution to complement its existing ANPR capabilities

APT Skidata, the UK's leading parking specialist, has further enhanced its portfolio of parking technologies with the introduction of a new long-range Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag and reader solution to complement its existing Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) capabilities. Nigel Young, Sales Director at APT Skidata, says that there is a clear need for such technologies in applications where ANPR may not be cost-effective or practical to install and manage: "A low-cost...

Axis announces edge storage’s availability integrating network cameras with video management systems

Axis Communications announces that edge storage is now available in Axis network cameras, with the market's first tight integration of the capability with leading video management software (VMS) partners such as Aimetis, Genetec, Milestone, OnSSI and SeeTec. The integration of Axis- edge storage with VMS enables more reliable video surveillance solutions. "Edge storage is a critical concept for improving reliability and flexibility in an IP-Surveillance system", says Phil Doyle, regi...

Raytec’s newly improved RAYMAX Infra-Red series of LED lighting increases performance of all RAYMAX Infra-Red units

Raytec's RAYMAX Infra-Red series of LED lighting has delivered world leading power, flexibility and reliability for over 5 years. Over the past 18 months engineers at Raytec have squeezed over 20% more power from all RAYMAX illuminators as part of our continuous development and improvement programme, to hone the performance from all IR illuminators so that we continue to deliver ‘best in class' performance.  With no increase to electrical consumption or price, the improved power inc...

Cassidian’s Mobile IP Node to improve communication technology

Mobile IP (Internet Protocol) Node is a research and technology programme from Cassidian being demonstrated at DSEi 2011 that will improve the ability of military and emergency response services to communicate using voice, data and video wide variety of operational scenarios including counter terror or post-natural disaster.Existing communication technology employed by military and emergency services consists of radios that operate using wireless bearers over multiple networks. During peak traff...

IPVideo Corporation introduces Legacy Bridge a new digital bridge

IPVideo Corporation, a leading provider of video management and physical security information management (PSIM) solutions, announced the Legacy Bridge, a new digital bridge for easy and affordable integration of analogue cameras into a network-based video management system. The Legacy Bridge is now bundled for no additional charge with IPVideo Corporation's industry leading Sentry VMS video management systems, enabling organisations to implement a powerful IP video surveillance solution while p...

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