Surveillance & Security News for January 2019

Intersec Dubai 2019 sets new record with 23 percent increase in number of visitors from 2018

A new record in visitor numbers has underlined what has been the most successful edition yet for one of the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection in Dubai. The 21st edition of Intersec, which concluded its three-day run on 22nd January 2019 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, attracted 35,889 visitors from 126 countries, a 23 per cent year-on-year increase over the previous year (29,000 in 2018). Six sections at the event Intersec...

UNION secures University of Essex’s new student accommodation with keyPRIMETM

UNION’s keyPRIMETM reversible key cylinder platform has been installed at the University of Essex’s new student accommodation, providing assured key control for the university and security for undergraduates. The new accommodation, named The Copse, consists of 643 new single ensuite rooms and studios across two accommodation blocks: The Oaks and The Poplars.  UNION worked with main contractor Bouygues to identify the best platform to help meet the university’s needs for t...

Bird Home Automation Group collaborates with Max Knobloch to customise mailbox systems with IP technology

Bird Home Automation Group, the Berlin-based manufacturer of IP video door intercoms, is now collaborating with Max Knobloch Nachf. GmbH, Germany's oldest mailbox manufacturer. Customised mailbox systems from Knobloch now contain the same IP technology that is used in all DoorBird video door intercoms. Thanks to IP technology, individual solutions such as communication columns, freestanding and fence-mounted mailbox systems can be controlled via smartphone or tablet. When the mailbox’s ca...

Adder Technology launches ADDERLinkipeps+ with enhanced remote access functionality

Adder Technology, a global specialist in connectivity and IP KVM, announces an exciting evolution to its highly successful ipeps range of remote access products. The new ADDERLinkipeps+ boasts significant technological developments and brings enhanced remote access functionality to all industries where security and video quality are business-critical. In many markets, where computers are situated in restricted or difficult-to-access areas, such as industrial sites, silicon fabrication plants an...

TDSi appoints Nicky Southwell as the new office manager at its Poole headquarters in Dorset

John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi commented, “Our Poole facility is at the heart of TDSi’s UK and international operations, the vital hub for our worldwide distribution, sales and support. As such, Nicky has an important role in ensuring TDSi continues to offer top-class service to our customers and partners.” Best security solutions Nicky also commented, “I am very pleased to be joining the TDSi team and to be overseeing our key Poole facility. TDSi’s team h...

PSA announces MSSP program to help systems integrators become managed security service providers

PSA, a large consortium of professional systems integrators, announced its plans to launch a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program. The program is designed to help systems integrators diversify their service offerings and realize the full potential and benefits of a managed services business model. It will hinge on uniting industry leading partners in cybersecurity and cloud-based security solutions, training and certification opportunities and financing options from PSA. “The...

nuPSYS 3D-Advanced Mapping integrated with Milestone-Canon VMS as plug-&-play 3D-plugin

nuPSYS—a pioneer in Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for physical security, infrastructure, and networks—is pleased to announce its 3D-Advanced Mapping integrated with the Milestone-Canon Video Management System as a plug-&-play 3D-plugin, which was shown live at Intersec 2019. nuSIM is a visual 3D-mapping solution that allows assets, cameras, sensors, alarms, partitions, and critical points to be accurately plotted onto a 3D mapping surface. This integration will enable opera...

Paxton appoints Natasha Shell as U.S. Support Manager to ensure world-class customer satisfaction

Paxton, the global brand of electronic IP access control and video intercom solutions, has appointed Natasha Shell as U.S. Support Manager. Natasha is responsible for training and mentoring Paxton’s industry leading Customer Support team to drive world-class customer satisfaction. Every call into Paxton’s Customer Support team is answered within seconds by a trained and professional representative that’s dedicated to help dealers with a wide range of inquiries, from technical...

Exabeam secures NTT DATA’s global operation by providing its Security Management Platform

Exabeam, the next-gen SIEM company, announces that NTT DATA Corporation (NTT DATA), its partner and one of the providers of technology and services for government and business, has chosen to secure its global operations using Exabeam’s Security Management Platform (SMP), which provides unlimited data collection, machine learning and analytics for modern cyber threat detection and response. NTT DATA’s internal system is used throughout more than 50 countries and regions, 210 cities a...

Morphean’s deployment of security products at Post Office reports decline in staff injuries

An integrated security system that includes new IP cameras and two-way audio technology has seen the rate of injuries as a result of attacks on Post Office staff decline by 36% in just three years. This follows the deployment of a sophisticated monitoring and intelligent threat detection platform from Morphean, a Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) innovator, which has not only helped to keep staff safe but has also protected ATMs from attack, helping to keep Post Office doors open. Post Of...

Secutech Thailand 2019 will focus on sustainable city development with AI, to be co-located with Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019

In a boost to Thailand’s smart city and digital infrastructure sectors, the organisers of Secutech Thailand, Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd, have announced that the 7th edition of the fair will be co-located with Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019. The two fairs will take place from 28 – 31 October 2019 at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre, providing trade visitors with plenty of cross-sector sourcing opportunities. Secutech Thailand is widely recognised...

Large security installations and what you should expect from your vendor

When dealing with a substantial, complex security system installation – often covering multiple sites and many hundreds of people – you clearly need a security vendor with the resources and experience to deliver. Smaller security companies may not have adequate means to support the longevity of these projects. This generally isn’t an issue for larger companies, but beware - not all such companies are well placed to deal with large projects; that’s because not all of the...

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