Surveillance & Security News for January 2012

CBC introduces high-resolution Pixim Seawolf cameras into its expanding CCTV range

Leading surveillance solutions provider CBC (Europe) has introduced ground-breaking high-resolution Pixim Seawolf cameras into its expanding CCTV range. Pixim imaging technology's benefits include sizeable gains in low light performance, highly accurate colour reproduction and industry leading wide dynamic range performance.The Pixim Seawolf chipset's progressive image capture delivers additional vertical resolution that can be recorded on a DVR and seen on inexpensive monitors. Compared with CC...

SANTEC video surveillance leader introduces new series of monitors

SANTEC offers the SLM monitor series, now comprising the whole range of LCD monitors from 8.4" (21 cm) to 19" (48.5 cm) screen size. These monitors have been designed for professional applications, e.g. in video surveillance systems and everywhere else where a good picture quality with high resolution is required.The SANTEC monitors of the SLM series, ranging from 10" to 19" screen size, have received a hardware update. They now have a HDMI input in addition to the VGA and DV...

Idesco’s DESCoder aids in customising Access 8 CD readers

Idesco's user-friendly DESCoder software application not only encodes Mifare® and DESFire transponders but enables you to customise your Access 8 CD readers with specially formatted configuration cards. Programming reader settings has never been so fast and simple. You can change all configurable parameters of your 8 CD readers, e.g. security keys and bit lengths, simply by exposing them to a programmed configuration card DESCoder creates for you - without uninstalling or disconnecting your...

Digimerge introduces two Arctic-Pro cameras in the market

Digimerge Technologies is excited to introduce two new Pinnacle Series cameras featuring ArcticPro technology, which facilitates a minimum operating temperature of -40°F. The new DPB14TLX Varifocal Bullet Camera and DPV24TLX Varifocal Vandal Dome are ruggedly built to provide robust performance in extreme weather conditions, while boasting the most advanced features. With 600 TVL Ultra Resolution using a Sony Super HAD II CCD combined with a 2.8-10.5mm D/N Varifocal Lens, both cameras delive...

North American Video appoints Kevin Bozarth as Manager of Large Systems Engineering

Kevin Bozarth will manage the NAV Network team and sales engineering activity North American Video (NAV) recently announced that Kevin Bozarth has been named as Manager of Large Systems Engineering. Kevin brings a wealth of IP, Network and Engineering expertise to NAV. In this newly created position, Kevin will lead the NAV Network team and be responsible for managing the sales engineering activity for large surveillance projects. Kevin will be located in the company's head office located in Br...

Siqura to contribute its video networking technology to TKH Security Solutions

Siqura will provide its support in video networking to TKH Security Solutions Siqura B.V. is now part of TKH Security Solutions, a close-knit collection of five companies working together to provide integrated and complete security management systems for critical infrastructure, traffic, public transit, healthcare, financial institution, public building, and government applications. Each company has a longstanding history of over 35 years as an expert in its particular field...

Mobotix AG releases details of Oxford University’s data centre

 MOBOTIX provides advanced MOBOTIX CCTV technology to Oxford UniversityMobotix AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at a new state of the art, multi million pound data centre built by Oxford University that is benefiting from advanced MOBOTIX CCTV technology to improve operational procedures.Oxford University is one of the worlds leading academic and research communities and at its heart is a complex an...

The Security Industry Association appoints Marcus Dunn as Director of Government Relations

Marcus brings a wide variety of experiences to SIA, including work with associations and government relationsThe Security Industry Association (SIA) announced recently the appointment of Marcus Dunn as the association's Director of Government Relations. Dunn replaces Don Erickson, who was named as SIA's Chief Executive Officer late last year. Dunn comes to SIA from Susan Davis International, a public relations firm, where he served as a senior account executive. Dunn's previous work includes n...

Increasing demand for Idesco products triggers expansion in local UK inventories

Idesco's UK customers will begin enjoying profoundly shortened delivery times and wider distributionRapidly growing interest in and demand for Idesco products across the UK recently is triggering significant expansion in local UK inventories.  Starting in late January, Idesco's UK customers will begin enjoying profoundly shortened delivery times, wider distribution, lowered delivery costs and, of course, affordable product prices when placing orders at orders@idesco.co.uk. Idesco will con...

IndigoVision’s IP video technology secures Cardiff Metropolitan University

 IndigoVision's security management system, SMS4, was designed and installed by IndigoVision partner CDS Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK has enhanced student security and simplified its own operations with the adoption of the latest IP video technology from IndigoVision to provide integrated CCTV surveillance across its four campuses. The IP-networked digital solution, based around IndigoVision's security management system, SMS4, was designed and installed by IndigoVision partner CDS....

Idesco to begin announcing new product concepts in access control

Significant enhancements to Mifare/DESFire reader products will be launched firstAs one of the world's leading providers and pioneers of flexible, configurable, open technology solutions, Idesco will begin announcing a number of increasingly innovative - and even revolutionary - new product concepts in access control. The landscape of access control is changing rapidly and Idesco is committed to ensuring one can wisely, cost-effectively and securely navigate coming changes in ways that alw...

HID Global acquires industry leader in secure visitor management solutions, EasyLobby

The acquistion delivers a number of potential synergies with HID Global's portfolioHID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, recently announced the company has acquired EasyLobby, the industry leader in secure visitor management solutions.  The acquisition delivers a number of potential synergies with HID Global's portfolio across its identity and access management business. EasyLobby is the pioneer and market-leading provider of comprehensive visitor ma...

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