Surveillance & Security News for July 2006

March Networks introduces new members of its UK sales team

March NetworksTM, a leading provider of Internet Protocol (IP)-based digital video surveillance solutions, introduced today the new members of its UK sales team.Under the leadership of Michael Rack, March Networks' Vice President of Sales for UK and Ireland, the UK sales team has expanded to include three industry veterans.  Jamie Barnfield and Martin Cowley join the Company, as Sales Managers while Ian Dickinson will take on the role of Customer Services Manager.  The UK sales tea...

DVTel iSOC provides command and control security management at Melbourne Commonwealth Games

Highly complex, wide-ranging system comprises hundreds of cameras to protect games DVTel Inc., multiple award-winning market leader in the development and delivery of intelligent security solutions over IP networks, today announced that the company's intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC) was utilized as the command and control software for the IP-based, integrated security system at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.  The Games were conducted over 12 days in March...

ACTi helped University of Costa Rica solve the distance problem on CCTV surveillance

University of Costa Rica has four analogue speed domes on one of its buildings that is very far from the monitoring centre.  It would cost the school a significant sum of money to extend coaxial cables between these two locations.  Actual coaxial cabling work would also have taken a lot of time and caused considerable inconveniences to the people in the university.  Fortunately, ACTi's partner in Costa Rica, Sonivision S.A., successfully solved the university's headache by a...

On the move at Genie

Genie CCTV, specialists in the supply of CCTV camera systems and accessories, has promoted Sales Manager Simon Green to the position of Sales Director.Simon, who has been with the company for three and half years, will now assume all strategic sales responsibilities in the UK and Ireland, driving up revenue streams as new products come on board as well as providing sales support and training for Genie's growing sales team.Steve Baker, Managing Director of Genie CCTV, said: "We are very...

Public housing complex stops arson and saves insurance costs of 500,000

A public housing complex in Copenhagen has stopped arson, theft and vandalism using access control and fire alarms integrated with Milestone open platform IP video surveillance.Mjolner Park is a large public housing complex from 1987 situated in the Northwest section of Copenhagen, Denmark, managed by the Lejerbo association.  The complex has about 2,500 residents, of which almost half are under 18 years old.  Over 90% come from other ethnic backgrounds than Danish, comprised of almost...

Genie protects art treasures

Stockport Art Gallery, home to one of the north of England's most eclectic collections of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture, has updated its security protection with the installation of new digital equipment from Genie CCTV.The magnificent neo-classical Art Gallery - part of Stockport Council - boasts three exhibition spaces made up of the main, west and east galleries.  The small permanent collection consists of approximately 50 paintings including examples by the celebrated lo...

HID appoints Rob Pattiwael as regional Sales Manager for Benelux

HID Global, a leading manufacturer in the access control industry, today announced that it has increased its sales support for the EMEA region with the appointment of Rob Pattiwaël as regional sales manager.  Pattiwaël will be based in the Netherlands, with sales responsibilities for the Benelux territory, comprising Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. ‘'I am able to offer my extensive experience working for installers and have good knowledge of the security market in t...

Handkey II Access Control - The no-compromise security solution is at hand

The Handkey II system provides a high security solution at a price which compares to many card based systems.  With Handkey II your hand is your card, allowing access only to authorised persons without having the hassle of a key or a card.  By eliminating the card you reduce the administrative cost, increase security and eliminate the worry for users and administrators about having to keep track of a card or key. Real security Saves money over card based systems Fast and easy to use In...

Easynet select Visimetrics as European security solutions partner

Pan-European broadband networking company Easynet partner VisimetricsVisimetrics (UK) Ltd has been selected by Easynet to partner them in providing businesses and organisations with converged digital security and surveillance solutions throughout Europe.  The integrated solution provides innovative IP-based digital security and surveillance for companies looking to significantly improve their security responsiveness without compromising network operability. The solution is based on a wholly...

MITIE Security rolls out single identity

Following the recent acquisition of Initial Security by MITIE Group PLC, the group announced today the completion of the rebranding of all Initial Security services under the MITIE Security identity.Founded in 1979, Initial Security grew to become one of the UK's leading providers of manned security services with customers in sectors including retail, transport, distribution and commercial offices.The acquisition has significantly enhanced the MITIE Security coverage with the 20 branch netwo...

Virginia Port authority teams with GE Security

Creating first U.S. CommerceGuard Secure Cargo Corridor in the U.S.The Virginia Port Authority today announced that they have joined with GE's Security business to install fixed readers infrastructure at the Port of Virginia's, Norfolk International Terminals and Portsmouth Marine Terminal to communicate with Container Security Devices (CSDs) mounted in ocean-going cargo containers as they pass through the terminal.This step will make The Port of Virginia the first U.S. port in a worldwi...

Vigilant Technology announces three new contracts worth over US$1 million

Vigilant Technology Limited, the Aim-listed company, which designs and manufactures sophisticated, "intelligent" solutions for the high-end CCTV security and surveillance market, is pleased to announce the signing of three new contracts worth over US$1 million in additional revenues.Vigilant has signed a digital video recording solution contract with the Israel Diamond Exchange Ltd (the "Exchange").  Under this contract which will upgrade the Exchange's entire, fully...

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