Surveillance & Security News for January 2015

Milestone video software helps Icelandic Harbour free up to 1,000 man-hours every year

The challenge: Faxaports, The Associated Icelandic Ports, includes Iceland’s main ports for export and import, moving thousands of containers every year to and from international destinations. Rising demands for increased safety, loss prevention and securing ships against immigrant stowaways necessitated costly manual inspections because the old analogue CCTV system did not cover all of the harbour premises.     The advantage: After implementing Milestone XProtect&r...

Sony video security solution monitors Loon Fung’s new Stratford shopping centre store

With over 40 years in the industry, Loon Fung has been providing oriental food to retailers, restaurants and cash and carry customers throughout London. In its new Stratford shopping centre store, opened in 2014, Loon Fung has installed a Sony video security solution to monitor its shop, warehouse and checkout area. Background When looking for a new video security solution for its Stratford store, Loon Fung made it clear that a robust video system was required which would offer the highest qua...

Bosch video surveillance solution protects tenants, visitors and suppliers at MesseTurm high-rise building in Frankfurt

Bosch Security Systems has delivered and installed a comprehensive video surveillance solution in the MesseTurm, one of Frankfurt's most prominent high-rise buildings. The 63 story MesseTurm, which was designed by star architect Helmut Jahn and completed in 1990, is home to many international companies and chancelleries. Besides numerous offices, MesseTurm features a conference area and also houses several foreign consulates, resulting in very specific security requirements. The video solution,...

How to succeed at security outsourcing

To succeed at outsourcing, the relationship between the organisation and the outsourcing company has to be an equal partnership Can you save money on security by outsourcing? Maybe, maybe not, according to William J. Powers III, CIPM II, CIPI. “Considering the way I approach outsourcing, I’m not sure if it saves money,” says Powers. As director of facilities at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., Powers oversees facilities,...

Eyes on the prize: Taking full advantage of continued revenue growth

The systems integration industry is abuzz. Access control is super-hot, and the product category continues to grow. IP video surveillance specifications are moving along at break-neck speed. New technology categories in the security market – energy management, home automation and interactive services – are helping savvy dealers and systems integrators grow their businesses. But do these companies really know how to take full advantage of all the possibilities for...

What is the most underutilised technology in the security marketplace and why?

We all like hearing about the latest and greatest technologies, but how well are we using the technologies we have? We asked our panelists to reflect on opportunities to maximise the benefits of using common technologies in the marketplace, specifically to point out ways to garner more value from existing products. Underutilising existing technology capabilities are a waste of money, aren’t they?

Panasonic 360-degree ultra high 4K resolution surveillance cameras launched at UK event

The event featured three of the new 360° cameras installed in different parts of the building, along with a control room setup Around 40 security dealers, integrators and end users on Thursday, 22nd of January, 2015 joined Panasonic for the UK launch of the new 360°, ultra high 4K resolution surveillance camera. The event, held at the Panasonic Solutions Centre in Bracknell, was the first opportunity to see the Ultra 360° cameras (WV-SFV481 and WV-SFN480) in the U...

Axel Petri announced as keynote speaker for ASIS 14th European Security Conference & Exhibition

Axel Petri, Senior VP Group Security Governance at Deutsche Telekom will discuss about growing crime rate in digital world ASIS International, the world’s premier association for security professionals, has announced that Axel Petri, Senior Vice President Group Security Policy and Public Safety at Deutsche Telekom AG, will give a keynote presentation during the opening plenary on 30 March at the ASIS 14th European Security Conference & Exhibition. The ASIS Europe 20...

Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum to cover security concerns affecting East Africa region

Cooperation with local communities, maritime security, latest technology will be some of the topics covered at the Forum Senior level Security Representatives will gather at the East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum on 4-5 February to discuss the most pressing security concerns affecting the sector in Africa’s Eastern region. Cooperation with local communities, security of teams and assets, pipeline sabotage prevention, terrorism, maritime security and la...

CEM Systems AC2000 access control solution secures Silesian Museum in Southern Poland

The AC2000 access control and security management system was delivered by CEM approved reseller Samaxon CEM Systems, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, recently announced that they have secured the new Silesian Museum in Katowice, Southern Poland.  The AC2000 access control and security management system was delivered by CEM Approved Reseller Samaxon, and installed by IB Systems & Budimex. The stunning new Silesian Museum houses 109,000 items from d...

Milestone Systems XProtect portfolio and Husky network video recorders showcased at Intersec 2015

At the show, Milestone also talked about its growing activities in the Mideast and African regions Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), spotlighted the award-winning XProtect® portfolio and sleek Husky NVRs in their busy stand at Intersec 2015, held in Dubai UAE last week. Seven Milestone Solution Partners were also exhibiting in the booth to present integrations based on Milestone open platform software. At the show, Mileston...

STANLEY Security eServices 2.0 platform with integrated Feature Request Customer & Feedback Portal launched

STANLEY Security, a leading global provider of advanced integrated security solutions, announces the official launch of its significantly augmented eServices 2.0 platform, now commercially available to STANLEY Security customers. eServices 2.0 was initially released in beta to select STANLEY Security customers earlier this year, and has been continually enhanced based on direct customer feedback to bring the platform to its current state. STANLEY Security responded to over 1,000 logged developme...