Surveillance & Security News for July 2008

High demand for holistic security and surveillance solutions fast tracks CSST's growth plans

Buoyed by the burgeoning demand for security products and surveillance solutions across China, New York-listed China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. (CSST) is anticipating to hit its revenue projections of US$380 to $400 million for the full year 2008.  Besides capitalising on robust domestic demand, CSST is also leveraging its growing reputation to establish its footprint in highly promising international markets. "We are quite well positioned to enjoy a period of sustain...

D-Tec's CCTV camera-based Video Smoke Detection is shortlisted in the Security Excellence Awards 2008

D-Tec - part of AD Group - announces that it is a finalist in the International Achievement category of the influential Security Excellence Awards 2008 - promoted as the security industry's 'Oscars'.  The company is a worldwide leader in CCTV camera-based Video Smoke Detection (VSD), which analyses images to provide early warning of fire, whether accidental or deliberate (arson).The shortlisting of D-Tec reflects the growing take-up of its Video Smoke Detection (VSD) solutions in large scal...

Axis Communication and Check Your Security help University of East Anglia to achieve IP-surveillance vision

Axis partner Check Your Security has installed network cameras from Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, at the University of East Anglia based in Norwich. The University of East Anglia (UEA) has nearly 15,000 students and employs around 3,000 staff.  The campus is set in 320 acres of parkland and located just two miles west of Norwich city centre.  It was founded in 1963 as part of the ‘New Universities' government initiative, and has seen sig...

Dow Jones invest in ViconNet

Founded in 1882, Dow Jones & Company has long been recognised as the authority on business and financial news worldwide.  In addition to generating the world's leading business publication, The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones has built a media empire that includes investment indexes, magazines, daily and weekly newspapers, newswire, radio and Internet news services. Yet, its most important asset is the heart of this acclaimed organisation - the more than 7,000 full time employees who ar...

Axis Communications aids complete overhaul of original analogue system in leading Taiwanese financial institution

MissionIn the original, analogue-based surveillance system of the leading Taiwanese financial institution, the clarity of recorded images was limited and real-time viewing of video was not possible.  Operation of the overall surveillance system did not facilitate immediate response to emergencies.  Moreover, camera configuration was not flexible enough, resulting in difficulties with system deployment as well as involving high costs for expanding the existing system.  Additio...

Four decades on the market and Concept Smoke Screen's security fogging systems are preventing loss in the banking industry

Security fogging systems are no longer the novelty they were first considered when released onto the UK market place by Concept Smoke Screen in 1974.? The systems have gone from this to a mainstay in defeating out of hours burglaries to more recently the critical defence of staff and cash in armed raid scenarios such as those commonplace in the banking and financial industry. Defeating burglaries is something that Smoke Screen has excelled itself in, over a very long period of time.? The premis...

Financial focus for security

When it comes to the application of sophisticated security techniques in the banking environment - to keep assets, staff and customers safe and secure - financial institutions are looking carefully at how they can seamlessly integrate advances, such as High Definition CCTV and the monitoring of their cash machines, into their existing infrastructure.  Pauline Norstrom, Director of Worldwide Marketing at Dedicated Micros, discusses the challenges. A key issue for banks is to ensure that the...

TeleEye’s BS-8418 Academy Charter supports e2e monitoring

CCTV surveillance equipment manufacturer TeleEye is setting new standards for security industry remote monitoring.  The company has developed a specialist BS-8418 academy designed to create and promote high quality CCTV monitoring solutions with BS-8418 compliance throughout.Central to the academy's charter is a commitment to reducing false alarms from CCTV monitoring systems.  End users and the police both benefit by saving the time and money wasted on unnecessary call outs.  The...

Panasonic System Solutions Europe welcomes new work placement students to the EU marketing team

Panasonic System Solutions Europe (PSSEU) has selected five new work placement students to join the EU marketing team on a year long placement to build upon its business growth overseas. The placement students will be working alongside professionals on projects including events and exhibitions, website and portal design, advertising, and media relations to support and strengthen the existing central marketing team.  The newly appointed recruits include Luke Hansford who will be responsible...

Austrian ski resort's thermal baths is equipped with Legic state-of-the-art chip-in technology

LEGIC provide state-of-the-art chip-in technology.Après ski in the thermal baths; both these leisure pursuits can now be combined very conveniently at the Bad Kleinkirchheim resort in Carinthia, Austria. The operators of the mountain railways and the Roman thermal baths have now opted for a hitherto unique access control solution which uses the very latest transponder technology to link up two different leisure worlds. Here, the slogan: "From the piste to the thermal baths" is t...

Crimewatch Systems specifies Dedicated Micros' CCTV solution to offer event-driven protection for household waste sites

DM Fusion security installer Crimewatch Systems has rolled-out an advanced, remotely monitored, detector-activated CCTV solution - built around Dedicated Micros NetVu Connected CCTV systems and NetVu ObserVer management software - to provide out-of-hours protection against vandalism and criminal attack for 15 widely dispersed sites in Cheshire, England, operated by HW Martin Waste Ltd.The sites secured by Crimewatch Systems - and its associated SSAIB accredited RVRC (Remote Video Response Centre...

Derwent's White Light Illuminators deter Network Rail thieves

Following a spate of vandalism and cable theft within various parts of Network Rail's infrastructure, TEW Plus Ltd instigated a successful eight week trial of an intruder deterrent system using Derwent Systems' new AEGIS White Light LED illuminators.During the day intruders are detected by sensors which trigger a loudspeaker that issues a stern warning to trespassers to leave the site. At night the sensors trigger Derwent's powerful AEGIS UFLED White Light illuminators which flood the scene with...

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