Surveillance & Security News for January 2019

Connexin wins IoT Breakthrough award for smart city deployment of the year

Home-grown technology firm Connexin has been announced winners of the IoT Breakthrough Award for Smart City Deployment of the Year, for the Newcastle Smart Road pilot. This year’s awards program attracted more than 3,500 global nominations covering a range of categories, including industrial and enterprise IoT, smart city, connected home, home automation and connected car. Connexin fought off stiff competition to join an impressive array of companies winning awards from other categories i...

GNM Hough selects Vigitron as network supplier for customer satisfaction and enhance surveillance systems

GNM Hough Inc., a systems integrator and dealer in South Florida specialising in commercial electronic security systems, has selected Vigitron, Inc. as their network supplier. Gina Hough, GNM Hough Inc.’s President commented, “In the past, we’ve installed many different types of network equipment from different manufacturers, only to have on-going service and performance issues.” Cost-effective solutions “When we standardised our offering with the Vigitron produc...

Milestone Systems Device Pack 10.1a offers firmware support for partners and customers using XProtect video solutions

Milestone Systems, the number one global provider of open platform networked video management systems, has released Device Pack 10.1a for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. The latest Device Pack offers new firmware support for partners Axis, FLIR Systems, Hanwha Techwin, Honeywell and MOBOTIX. New features include support for SRTP (Secure Real-time Transport Protocol), a feature that ensures that camera video streams are received via secure end-to-end encrypted tr...

Cyber:Secured Forum 2019 announces exhibition dates and feature programs

Registration is open for the second annual Cyber:Secured Forum, a conference connecting the worlds of cybersecurity, physical security and systems integration. This cybersecurity educational summit hosted by ISC Security Events, PSA Security Network and the Security Industry Association (SIA) will be held July 29-31 in Dallas, Texas. Cyber:Secured Forum 2019 will feature an evening welcome reception on July 29 followed by two days of in-depth content on cybersecurity trends and best practices r...

NIT becomes distributor of IDIS’s full range of surveillance solutions in the MEA region

NIT, an Ingram Micro Company, regional value-added distributor of IP surveillance and physical security solutions in the MEA (Middle East and Africa) region, announced signing a distribution agreement with IDIS, one of the largest manufacturers of security and surveillance technology in South Korea and a globally recognised leader in advanced surveillance innovation. With this agreement, IDIS’s full range of surveillance solutions will now be available across the Middle East and Africa th...

TDSi supports children’s charity organisation Julia’s House in 2019

Integrated security manufacturer, TDSi, is proud to announce that it will again be supporting Dorset-based children’s hospice Julia’s House in 2019. The announcement follows a programme of successful activities last year which included a ‘Change for Change’ collection day, a Halloween ‘Bake Off’ event, participation in the gruelling Tough Mudder and ‘Christmas Jumper Day’. Francesca Meyrick, Marketing Manager at TDSi commented, “Julia’...

Zaun designs QuickFit post system for its RDS to offer a temporary HVM and detection fencing system

Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited has designed a new QuickFit post system for its multi award-winning Rapid Deployment System (RDS), that was first created for political conferences and forms part of the National Barrier Asset. And they have pre-assembled a ‘plug & play’ variant of perimeter intrusion detection experts Harper Chalice’s FenceSecure to offer a speedily-installed temporary HVM and detection fencing system. RDS has been the firm favourite with police for...

Qognify completes acquisition of On-Net Surveillance Systems and SeeTec GmbH

Qognify - the trusted advisor and technology solution provider for physical security and enterprise incident management - announced that it has completed the acquisition of the IP video management software (VMS) company - On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI), including the pioneer of IP video technology - SeeTec GmbH. Backed by the global investment firm Battery Ventures, Qognify announced the agreement on December 22, 2018 and the deal closed on December 28, 2018. Expanding geographic reach Wi...

Abloy UK and Barry Brothers safeguard communal garden in Kensington with CLIQ Go access control system

Abloy UK and security company Barry Brothers have supplied and installed a CLIQ Go electronic cylinder solution to a communal garden in Kensington, London to provide its subscribers with reliable and secure access. The garden’s previous access control system had proven to be unreliable, at times allowing members of the public unauthorised access which often resulted in damage in the area. Also, previous subscribers had maintained ingress and egress to the garden by retaining their key aft...

NAPCO’s Board of Directors authorises new share repurchase program for the company

NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., a solutions provider and manufacturer of high tech electronic intrusion security, school safety lock down systems, Internet of Things (IoT) connected home, video and fire systems, as well as enterprise-class access control and door locking products, announces that its Board of Directors has authorised a new share repurchase program for the Company. The new stock repurchase program is for up to 500,000 shares of the approximately 18.6 million shares outstanding...

Hanwha Techwin expands global security business with new manufacturing facility in Vietnam

Hanwha Techwin has announced that its new 54,543 sq. meters manufacturing facility at the Que Vo Industrial Park in the Bacninh Province of Vietnam is now fully operational. Increase manufacturing output The strategic decision made in April 2017 to continue the expansion of Hanwha Techwin’s global security business by way of US$ 100 million investment in the new Vietnam-based facility, has been supported by the Vietnam government’s ‘Friendly Policy’ and the securing of...

Identiv's 3VR video security and analytics solutions to secure top banks in the US and Mexico

Identiv, Inc., a global provider of physical security and secure identification, has secured new agreements with two major customers in the banking vertical. The first new agreement is a three-year software and services agreement with an existing customer that has been using Identiv’s 3VR video and analytics solution for bank branch security, fraud detection and ATM skimming prevention. Expanding recurring revenue base This top 5 U.S. bank customer has contracted with Identiv to provide...

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