Surveillance & Security News for January 2013

ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio locking solution safeguards student accommodation complex in the heart of Liverpool

ASSA ABLOY’s innovative Aperio locking solution has been fitted by local installers HE Simm at a £42million student accommodation complex in the heart of Liverpool. Vine Court, a BREEAM excellent project on Chatham Street, forms part of the University of Liverpool’s extensive sustainable accommodation programme. Comprising shops, a 250-seat restaurant and 749 en-suite bedrooms, the residences benefit from rainwater harvesting, solar thermal water heating an...

BSIA research underlines the strong demand for the security systems in the Middle East marketplace

System such as HD CCTV, PSIM, and hybrid solutions have been centre stage over the past 12 months The results of new research carried out on behalf of the British Security Industry Association's Export Council, to coincide with the recent Intersec 2013 event in Dubai, underlines the strong demand being seen in the Middle East marketplace for the latest security systems from UK businesses, despite increased international competition, and also brings into sharp focus the key tec...

Octavian Security accredited as one of the safest business to work for in the UK by Safecontractor

Octavian Security which performs a variety of operations across the UK, is audited annually by Safecontractor Octavian Security has again been certified as one of the safest businesses to work for in the UK by leading accreditation scheme Safecontractor. The Nottingham-based security provider, which performs a variety of operations across the UK, is audited annually by the organisation to make sure its health and safety standards remain high. “Octavian Security’s...

Samuel Cody School deploys Mul-T-Lock Smartair units to enhance security system

Smartair designed as a bolt on solution for a number of doors security in one location Mul-T-Lock UK’s innovative Smartair units have been fitted to exit doors at Samuel Cody School, to upgrade the school’s security from a mechanical locking system to an access control solution. The Farnborough based college, which provides for secondary age pupils with learning difficulties, needed to upgrade all exit door hardware and fire exit doors in line with latest fire reg...

University designs its own IP video surveillance system with help of IndigoVision technology

When the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon decided to install campus-wide CCTV, they chose to design the system themselves using IndigoVision's IP Video technology. IST is Portugal's leading School of Engineering, Science & Technology and is part of the Technical University of Lisbon. Using their own engineering team in partnership with IndigoVision's Authorised Partner, Vigilarme, IST designed the entire 50 camera solution. "It was important for the university to have a fle...

Christie introduces Christie Phoenix that redefines content management for the modern control room

Christie Phoenix allows users to access information to generate fast and accurate decisions in critical conditions Christie, a leader in command and control projection display and visualisation solutions, completely redefines content management for the modern control room with the introduction of Christie Phoenix, an open content management system designed specifically for control room applications. A network streaming solution at its core, Christie Phoenix allows users to sea...

Diebold announces change in leadership

Georges S. Mayes executive vice president global operations has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer Diebold Incorporated recently announced Thomas W. Swidarski, president and chief executive officer (CEO), is stepping down from the company and its board of directors, effective immediately.  In addition, George S. Mayes, Jr., executive vice president, global operations, has been promoted by the board to the newly created position of chief operating officer, reporting...

Linear LLC adds Z-Wave products to its wireless and residential offering

Linear LLC, a leader in residential and commercial access control, emergency response and security solutions, announces the addition of Z-Wave products to its innovative line of wireless residential and commercial offerings.  As a result of purchasing certain assets from Advanced Control Technologies, Inc., Linear will begin to manufacture, sell and distribute a Z-Wave product line, which is a major step towards unifying appliances, lighting, other security systems, and more, into an integr...

SoleraTec partners with Vista Networking solutions to deliver video surveillance solution

SoleraTec’s Phoneix RSM surveillance VMS will now be included with VNS’s integrated PoE enabled digital NVR SoleraTec LLC, a provider of innovative video lifecycle management and storage products, is partnering with Vista Networking Solutions (VNS) to include SoleraTec’s Phoenix RSM surveillance video management software with VNS’s integrated Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) enabled digital network video recorders (NVR) to deliver an easy-to-use easy-to-setup...

Coraid’s sales double over the past year

Coraid solution have been deployed by more than 1,700 customers worldwide, spanning a wide variety of industries Coraid, a leading provider of Ethernet storage solutions, recently announced another year of strong momentum, with sales doubling over the past year and growing by a factor of 12 in the last three years. Coraid solutions have been deployed by more than 1,700 customers worldwide, spanning a wide variety of industries including manufacturing; finance; healthcare; educ...

projectiondesign F35 panorama projector deployed by Cyviz for entry-level visual collaboration solution

The F35 panorama projector produces 35% larger viewing desktop than Full HD at the same screen height Already benefiting the telepresence and collaborative working supply chain, the projectiondesign F35 panorama projector is deployed as part of the brand-new Cyviz C1 Panorama entry-level visual collaboration solution by display specialists Cyviz. It will make its public debut on the projectiondesign stand 1M27 at ISE 2013 alongside a C1 7.6 megapixel-resolution display that us...

Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH appoints Matthias Klausing as its new CEO

Matthias Klausing was decisively involved in the creation of an effective product management Matthias Klausing is the new CEO of Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH. As the successor of Dr. Georg Haubs, he took on the corporate management on November 1, 2012. Matthias Klausing started his career with Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH (previously known as Rohde & Schwarz Professional Mobile Radio GmbH or R&S BICK Mobilfunk GmbH) in 1995. He was significantly involved in the development of...

ievo showcases its Ultimate fingerprint reader at Belgium trade show

ievo has been chosen for the second year running by Smartwares to be represented at the event ievo is very pleased to announce that the ievo Ultimate fingerprint  reader will be showcased at this year’s New Security International Trade Show in Belgium, from 23-25th January on behalf of Smartwares Security. The prestigious trade event is in its second year after the huge success of 2012. The security event targets professionals within the security sector around Europ...

CNL Software and e-Thele SQD Networks demonstrate PSIM Solution at Mine Site Security Africa 2013

CNL Software also participates at Mine Site Security Africa 2013 CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, and e-Thele SQD Networks a market leader in the design, implementation and support of Situational Management and PSIM solutions are participating at Mine Site Security Africa 2013. During the conference, e-Thele will be demonstrating IPSecurityCenter™, the PSIM Solution chosen by security professionals from leading min...

Powersafe installs CCTV security solution to protect school from vandalism

Pembrokeshire-based security installer Powersafe has selected proven technology from Bosch Security Systems, the UK's leading provider of high-quality security solutions, to protect St Davids School from acts of vandalism. St Davids, the smallest city in the UK, is traditionally a very quiet, crime free city. As such the small secondary school had not felt the need for CCTV protection, yet a serious act of vandalism forced the school to think again. Tony Edwards, Managing Director of Powersafe...

Samsung Techwin America adds three new manufacturers rep organisations

Samsung’s video surveillance and security solutions in Northern California and Nevada will be supported by the Intersect Group Samsung Techwin America, a leading global supplier of video surveillance and security products, is kicking off 2013 with the addition of three new manufacturers rep organisations. Now supporting Samsung’s video surveillance and security solutions in Northern California and Northern Nevada is the Intersect Group; covering Illinois and Wiscon...

Jenoptik to present advanced technologies in the field of optics, laser and infrared technology in San Francisco

Jenoptik will be presenting new products and advanced technologies in the fields of optics, lasers and infrared technology in San Francisco. Furthermore, the Group is the main sponsor of the SPIE Startup Challenge 2013 to support young entrepreneurs. In the field of laser material processing, Jenoptik will present the femtosecond laser JenLas® D2.fs with improved parameters. Maintaining stable beam quality, the output power and pulse repetition rate of the laser have been increased to allow...

OnSSI appoints David Barber as Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager

David Barber will apply his technology knowledge to increase sales for OnSSI in the Mid-Atlantic region OnSSI, the market leader in open-architecture, intelligent IP video surveillance software, has appointed David Barber as Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager. He will apply his technology knowledge, long-standing customer relationships and enthusiasm to increase sales for OnSSI in the Mid-Atlantic region. Mr. Barber comes to OnSSI with a dozen years of experience providing s...

Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall controller now compatible with AMX Control Systems

Matrox Graphics Inc. announced recently that its flagship Matrox Mura™ MPX Series video wall controller boards are compatible with NetLinx® Integrated Controller systems from automation solutions provider AMX. With the development of a free Mura MPX-specific module for the NetLinx® user interface programming language, AV integrators are now able to easily integrate Mura MPX boards with AMX systems and create custom video walls for use within a wide range of industries spanning such...

Firetide announces international distribution agreement with Winncom Technologies

The new alliance enables Winncom to deliver Firetide’s wireless mesh products to its worldwide customers Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced an expanded international distribution agreement with Winncom Technologies. This strategic alliance enables Winncom to deliver Firetide’s wireless mesh products to its worldwide customers, addressing a growing need for reliable, high-performing indo...

Milestone Systems appoints Bjorn Skou Eilertsen as Vice President for Corporate Products business unit

Mr. Bjorn Skou Eilertsen will be responsible for large and high-complexity surveillance solutions Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has hired Bjorn Skou Eilertsen as Vice President (VP) for the company’s recently established Corporate Products business unit, responsible for large and high-complexity surveillance solutions. “Milestone Systems has achieved formidable growth in its first 14 years to be a leader in a m...

Europa launches a security control centre to continue growth across the self-delivered security services

Security Control Centre will provide a fully integrated security solution to clients Europa has launched a new 24 hour, state of the art control centre as part of the group’s continued growth across self-delivered security services. Based in Lanarkshire, the Security Control Centre will provide first class support and act as a central intelligence resource ensuring the smooth running of Europa’s security contracts. In addition it will deliver innovation through t...

IQinVision announces Peter Schipper as new Regional Sales Manager for the DACH region

Mr. Schipper has been working in the security industry for more than 13 years, focusing on IP video surveillance  IQinVision has announced that Peter Schipper has been appointed Regional Sales Manager for the DACH Region (Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein and Switzerland). Mr. Schipper has been working in the security industry for more than 13 years, focusing on IP video surveillance solutions. He has developed an expertise in selling to key verticals such as banking, retai...

Opengear launches Certified EMEA Partner programme to simplify partner recruitment

Opengear will formally launch its partner programme at the upcoming Cisco Live London Opengear, a global vendor of critical infrastructure management solutions, has launched a new channel programme that aims to simplify partner recruitment, management and support as they extend across vertical and geographic markets.  The new Opengear Certified Partner programme moves to a single tier model and includes deal registration, discounted demonstration kits, training and market...

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