Surveillance & Security News for July 2009

SALTO gains ISO Certification

SALTO Systems secured ISO 9001:2008 certification from Lloyd's Register Quality AssuranceSALTO Systems is proud to announce it has secured ISO 9001:2008 certification from Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance for its quality management system.It has embraced the internationally-recognised high quality management system standard established and administered by the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO).To achieve ISO 9001:2008 certification for the design, development and manufacturin...

Pelco appoints Herve Fages Director of Global Marketing

Herve Fages, Former Pelco Managing Director of Asia Pacific promoted to Director of Global MarketingHerve Fages, Former Pelco Managing Director of Asia Pacific (APAC) has been promoted to Director of Global Marketing, replacing Joe Olmstead who recently retired. With almost six years at Pelco, Fages has already transitioned into his new role at Pelco Worldwide Headquarters in Clovis, California.According to officials, Fages assumes the role as Director of Global Marketing and will report directl...

Octavian Security in counter-terrorism programme

The aim of the session is to explore ways businesses can aid in prevention of attacks Personnel from Octavian Security will be updated on the latest in counter terrorism measures at a special briefing with Nottinghamshire Police.The multimedia session, being hosted by Octavian Security, is part of Project Argus, an initiative launched by the National Terrorism Security Office.Taking people through a simulated attack, the aim of the session is to explore ways in which businesses across the countr...

BSIA provides guide to video content analysis

 Video Content Analysis is also known as intelligent video analyticsWith video analytics a key technological development in the UK CCTV market, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a guide to Video Content Analysis (VCA). Pauline Norstrom, BSIA CCTV Section Chairman, comments: "Video Content Analysis, also known as intelligent video analytics, is the name given to the automatic analysis of CCTV images to create useful information about the content. VCA has a w...

Chevrel joins HID Global’s Cashless Payment team

New addition addresses HID Global's dedication to Cashless Payment HID Global, the trusted worldwide leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced the appointment of David Chevrel as Sales Manager, Cashless Payment, responsible for France, Spain, Portugal and Italy, reporting to David Franklin, Sales Director EMEA, Cashless Payment. In his new role, Chevrel will mainly focus on innovative card and reader board technology solutions for Automatic Fare Collecti...

Dedicated Micros' Ecosense competition winner revealed

 The EcoSense DVR given to Lawrence Wood of WSS by Nathan Cole of Dedicated Micros Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announces that Lawrence Wood, the owner of security installer WSS, has won an entry-level EcoSense DVR (Digital Video Recorder). He secured his prize after entering a competition for visitors to the Dedicated Micros' stand during the IFSEC 2009 exhibition.The new EcoSense DVR was handed over to Lawrence Wood by Nathan Cole, an Account Manager with Dedicated Micros, at th...

artec cooperates with Saven Hitech in Skandinavia

artec technologies AG cooperates with Saven Hitech to intensify its sales activities in Sweden and Norway artec technologies AG from Germany, manufacturer of high-class Soft- and Hardware solutions for video surveillance, intensifies its sales activities in Sweden and Norway with the cooperation with Saven Hitech.The main business segments of Saven Hitech are the construction of server and video surveillance recorder and also the distribution of a large assortment of hard- and software...

Daegu Metropolitan Transit project relies on IDTECK for access control

IDTECK provides advanced security solution for Daegu metropolitan transit projectIDTECK, the global leader in RFID & Biometrics access control, has been appointed to provide advanced security solution for metropolitan transit project.The on-going metropolitan transit project, which takes place in Daegu, one of the largest cities in South Korea, invested over one million dollars to induce latest security solution in the train stations.IDTECK's access control integrated with the DVR system all...

CNL integrates IPSecurityCenter with Barco

CNL has integrated its latest software, IPSecurityCenter with the Transform A Controller and Middleware from BarcoCNL, the leading developer of Integrated Situation Management software, has integrated its latest software, IPSecurityCenter with the Transform A Controller and Middleware from Barco, a global leader in control room visualization. The integration of CNL's IPSecurityCenter with Barco's controller offers customers a one-stop shop for a control room management and vizualisation solution...

Mayflex gains two accolades in one week

Mike Lewis from Mobotix presenting the award to Martin Morris, Rebecca Hutchins and Tracey CalcuttMayflex, the cabling infrastructure, networking and physical security solutions distributor, has been recognised by two of its key security suppliers at their recent partner conferences. The first award was presented to Martin Morris, Security Sales Manager for Mayflex by Mark Staples, UK Sales Manager, of GE Security at their Business Partner meeting held in Bruges, Belgium on the 29...

Industry's finest recognised with BSIA awards

Security industry's finest have been recognised during the presentation of the BSIA's Chairman's Awards 2009Many of the security industry's finest have been recognised during the presentation of the British Security Industry Association's Chairman's Awards 2009. The awards reward individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to the industry over the past year.The award for Contribution to Partnership Working went to Charles Farr OBE, Director General of the Office for Security and Count...

Top Pelco products go wireless with integration of Fluidmesh Networks platforms

Pelco and Fluidmesh® products easily integrate with each otherPelco and Fluidmesh Networks are pleased to announce the successful integration of Fluidmesh wireless platforms with multiple top Pelco video products.Pelco and Fluidmesh® products easily integrate with each other, creating some of the best video security solutions and security projects in the market, according to Pelco management."We are pleased to have successfully integrated our video security products with Fluidmesh,...

BSIA welcomes New European standard for security smoke devices

BSIA welcomes the publication of the new European Standard for security smoke devices - EN50131-8The British Security Industry Association has welcomed the publication of the new European Standard for security smoke devices - EN50131-8. The new standard started life as a BSIA code of practice and was then developed into a British Standard before progressing to Europe.The BSIA has led the way in the development of the standard throughout its transition. Alex Carmichael, BSIA Technical Director, c...

Redstone recruit Physical Security Specialist

Redstone Converged Solutions has appointed Daniel Solomons as its Physical Security SpecialistRedstone Converged Solutions has appointed Daniel Solomons as its Physical Security Specialist.Daniel, who for the last three years was a Sales Executive for Frontline Security Solutions, will work alongside   Redstone Converged Solutions' Business Development Managers to design and specify IP based electronic security solutions for the company's growing list of clients.Redstone Converged Solu...

Honeywell Active Alert® v4.7 receives i-LIDS® classification from UK Home Office

 New analytics offering classified as primary detection systemHoneywell today announced that its new Active Alert® v4.7 video analytics solution, has been evaluated by the UK Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB) and has been confirmed as an Imagery Library for Intelligent Detection Systems (i-LIDS®) approved system both as a primary detection system for operational alert use and as an approved event based recording system for sterile zone monitoring applications. Active...

OnSSI and Defentect chosen for domestic security project by San Diego State University

OnSSI's cutting-edge video management software is used to detect radiation in dirty bombsOn-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) and Defentect are working together in a research demonstration project run by San Diego State University's Homeland Security Program and the SDSU Immersive Visualisation Centre ("Viz Centre") that focuses on technologies and best practices needed to address the illicit transport of radiological materials used to make dirty bombs. The project creat...

Wigan uses Bosch cameras to sharpen its view on crime

Wigan Council installed more than 50 Bosch Dinion XF Day/Night cameras to upgrade securityWigan Town centre experiences the same anti-social problems as every small town in the country and when the existing camera network was in need of upgrading, Skelmersdale based Unique Integrated Systems (UIS) installed more than 50 Bosch Dinion XF Day/Night cameras for the project.Wigan Council approached UIS as it has proven expertise on a number of previous installations, including work on several high sc...

Axis - Making the difference for retail

Highgate House - Venue for the Industry Solution SeminarIndustry Solution Seminar - 29th September 2009Security is often a focus, but an IP-Surveillance system also has benefits for those working in merchandising, human resources and customer services. Network video solutions can provide a wide variety of specialist applications such as people counting, customer behaviour analysis and POS integration, all adding up to a compelling return on customer investment. Working with their partners Genete...

Davenport Controls earns MOBOTIX Solution Partner status with innovative Automated Digital Surveillance System

 The Automated Digital Surveillance system seamlessly integrates the disparate technologies effectively MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has announced that Davenport Control & Instrumentation Ltd has been awarded Solution Partner Status following the development of an Automated Digital Surveillance (ADS) system which is helping to more effectively secure premises while lowering operating costs.The system designed by...

Vidient and Milestone collaboration expands market for XProtect™ Analytics

The integrated solution provides customers with a single user interface for receiving, verifying and acting on issuesMilestone Systems, the leading global provider of open platform IP video management software, and Vidient Systems, the technology leader for advanced video analytics, announce the integration of the Vidient SmartCatch solution with the Milestone XProtect™ Analytics framework. The integration with the new functionality of SmartCatch 4.0, the latest release of Vidient's indust...

Sony Professional announces new fixed mini dome camera

SSC-CD13VP, equipped with enhanced sensitivity and heightened image resolution Sony has launched a new high performance, fixed mini dome analogue camera. More competitively priced than ever before, the SSC-CD13VP is set to bring improved surveillance capabilities to a broader market. Fixed mini dome cameras are ideal for monitoring areas that require less visible devices and have been in high demand for use in retail outlets and on building exteriors. But to date price has been prohibitive....

SIA enlists new Chief Executive Bill Butler

SIA has new Chief Excutive Today, Bill Butler joins the Security Industry Authority as its new Chief Executive. Speaking today, Bill said: "I am very pleased to be joining the SIA today. What is very clear to me is that the SIA is very focussed on what it needs to achieve, and is demonstrating that it can deliver. "I am looking forward to working with colleagues and meeting stakeholders over the coming weeks and months."

US Eastern Seaboard enlists help from Rainbow CCTV

Over 800 camera units have been installed at the loading centreVandal-resistant mini dome cameras from California-based Rainbow CCTV have been installed at loading centres operated by leading transportation company South-eastern Freight Lines. South-eastern Freight Lines are a prominent less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier in the general commodities sector with a fleet of 2,700 tractors and 7,850 trailers which allows the company to consolidate freight from multiple shippers into single truckloads....

Corner-mounted camera for custodial applications from Techniche

 Techniche have recognised thepotential of corner-mounted camerasSydney-based CCTV integrator Techniche Security & Surveillance has introduced a corner-mounted camera in response to the increasing necessity of reducing self-harm in Australian prisons.  While safe or "Muirhead" cells have been designed to eliminate potential hanging points from light fittings and plumbing, the need to check for possible suicide attempts on CCTV also requires cameras where ligature points h...

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