Surveillance & Security News for January 2012

Surveon announces megapixel camera series ideal for professional surveillance applications

Surveon, the complete megapixel solutions provider, recently announced new compact megapixel camera series, including the box cameras CAM1300, CAM1301 and dome camera CAM1320. The new cameras are ideal for professional surveillance applications, offering rich functionality for an economical solution. The CAM1000 series offer a wide array of features including the compact size, 1920x1080 video resolution, H.264 simultaneous video streams, PoE and backend video analytics capability. The CAM1301 a...

G4S Technology releases outdoor day and night camera EN-7540

G4S Technology have added a new outdoor camera to the Symmetry network camera range. The EN-7540 is a high performance pan/tilt/zoom, day and night camera, ideal for demanding outdoor applications.The EN-7540 includes a x36 optical zoom for long range applications and has a vandal proof casing, making it a perfect solution for high risk areas.The camera supports H.264 encoding reducing the network bandwidth needed and decreasing the hard drive storage space required. The high quality video encod...

Basler introduces full HD IP dome cameras into the market

Digital camera specialist Basler is introducing two new IP dome camera models. The upcoming BIP2-D1920c-dn (Outdoor, AF) and BIP2-D1920c-dn (Indoor, AF) models provide auto focus functionality and Full HD resolution (1080p) atreal-time video frame rates of up to 30 fps. The integrated auto focus functionality makes dome camera installation even simpler; the lens can easily be focused through the camera's web application.Over and above their audio functionality, Basler's IP dome cameras have a bu...

CBC Europe introduces mini-dome cameras to its retail surveillance range

As a new survey warns of the escalating cost of retail crime in the UK, leading surveillance solutions manufacturer CBC (Europe) has strengthened its retail CCTV range by introducing an innovative range of internal mini-dome cameras. These new 3-inch units offer retailers the advantages of discreet, low cost and high-res 600TVL resolution surveillance. Installation time using the C-D3000 range is minimised using an optional Quick Install Pipe, while standard features include enhanced picture qu...

Software House modifies C•CURE 9000 security and event management system for speed and functionality

Software House, part of Tyco Security Products, has announced several significant enhancements to its C•CURE 9000 security and event management system to offer new speed, functionality and scalability, making it one of the most powerful systems available on the market today.   New to C•CURE 9000 are predefined alarm response messages, which enable organisations to adapt specific steps to take in the event of any system alarm. This functional...

Vital Rail Security protects Network Rail's Thames Valley Area from metal theft

VRS is working with Network Rail and British Transport Police (BTP) to secure this 45-mile routeCable theft is endemic worldwide within transport infrastructure due to soaring copper prices, and the London Assembly has recently called for cash payments for scrap metal to be outlawed. In August 2010, a single incident of line-side cable theft on the Great Western main line near Reading (within the Thames Valley Area) caused 8,000 delay minutes to passengers and cost the industry around £1....

The Optex BoundaryGard range to be installed by home automation company Finite Solutions

 BoundaryGard detectors use different tones to indicate activity in different areasBoundaryGard Detectors from Optex Europe are being installed by a home automation company to switch lights on and off, draw or close blinds and trigger CCTV cameras to start recording - all as part of an innovative security installation that gives the impression that someone is home. Finite Solutions, based in Leeds, designs and installs top of the range home cinema and home automation systems,...

SANS to run SANS 2012 in Germany after four years of absence

 SANS is offering a 250-euro discount to students who register for the event by 25 January 2012After a four year absence, SANS will be running an event in Germany this March (5-10) following substantial demand from security professionals, military and large enterprises across the region. SANS Germany 2012 includes MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers. This intense five day course will be run by Stephen Northcutt, the founder of the GIAC certification and current p...

Siemens hosts MESA’s first official Global Education Program

The program will be held on 25 and 26 January at the Siemens offices in NurenburgMESA International, the global MES industry organisation is pleased to announce the first official Global Education Program to be held in the German language. The event will be held on 25 and 26 January at the Siemens offices in Nurenburg.A Certificate of Awareness will be awarded to successful delegates who will have the right to publish the official GEP logo on their business cards and email signatures. MESA Inte...

IP video solutions manufacturer LILIN appoints Jason Hill as Group Vice President

The new role will see Jason holding responsibility for identifying global opportunitiesLILIN, one of the world's fastest growing manufacturers of IP video solutions recently announced the appointment of Jason Hill as Group Vice President.The new role will see Jason holding responsibility for identifying global opportunities and exploring new international markets. Having worked in the security industry since 1990 and joining LILIN in 1998, Jason's wealth of experience and expertise will strengt...

MindTree’s SecureMind Surveillance Manager offers advanced IP video surveillance

Global IT and Product Engineering Services Company, MindTree has announced the availability of its SecureMind Surveillance Manager. The integrated offering, cost- effectively provides users with advanced IP network-based video surveillance and storage solutions that are easy to install, manage and monitor. The SecureMind Surveillance Manager enables users to connect and configure USB and fixed/PTZ IP cameras from multiple vendors to the Iomega StorCenter, and monitor video remotely from any...

IndigoVision broadens security camera range launching 1080p ONVIF-conformant HD cameras

The camera range allows the most appropriate size and design to be chosen for the client. These include an internal Minidome, a vandal resistant Minidome, and two Microdomes, internal or external, for smaller spaces where a more discreet camera is needed. The IndigoVision HD Minidome family is perfect for a multicast environment, allowing an unlimited number of users to view live video on the network with reduced network bandwith. Dual H.264 encoding allows users the flexibility of simultane...

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