Surveillance & Security News for January 2012

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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