Surveillance & Security News for July 2010

CCTV products consultancy, Graeme Powell Marketing, takes part in car rally

Graeme Powell Marketing is a specialist security products PR & marketing companyGraeme Powell Marketing (GPM), the specialist security products PR & marketing company debuted their Escort MkII RS2000 rally car on the Opposite Lock Rally.Taking part in the rally that was held at the Manby Showground, near Louth in Lincolnshire, Graeme Powell, GPM's director battled against other established competitors and powerful rally machinery from across the country. "The rally was a great test...

Pelco's Full high definition (HD) monitors now come Energy Star certified

Pelco's 24-inch Full HD monitor - PMCL524FPelco is excited to announce that its 32-inch and 24-inch monitors are now qualified as Energy Star products under the professional display/signage requirements for displays within this programme. Energy Star certified models are now shipping and include the Pelco PMCL532F and PMCL524F Full high definition (HD) Displays. "Delivering energy efficient products has been a goal for Pelco over the past two years. The entire company celebrates this a...

Security Industry Association supports legislation encouraging use of carbon monoxide detectors

The bill is a legislative priority of the Security Industry AssociationThe House of Representatives passed a legislation that would establish legal standards for carbon monoxide (CO) detectors and encourage their use.The "Residential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act" (H.R. 1796) from Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, would direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to publish standards for CO detectors and would prohibit the distribution of any detector that does not meet those sta...

OnSSI’s IP software integrates with SightLogix’s surveillance cameras

OnSSI's Ocularis video management platform integrated with SightLogix intelligent video surveillance camerasOnSSI, the market leader in open-architecture, intelligent IP-based video surveillance software, has announced integration of OnSSI's Ocularis video management platform with SightLogix intelligent video surveillance cameras for perimeter security. SightLogix systems combine edge-based video analytics, long and wide-area coverage and GPS target tracking for accurate, cost-effective intrusio...

New access solutions to be showcased by SALTO Systems at IFSEC South Africa 2010

  SALTO's technology access control systemswill be present at IFSEC South Africa 2010 SALTO Systems, the leading global provider of advanced technology access control solutions, will be introducing its latest product innovations at IFSEC South Africa Securex. The range will be on show in Hall 2 Stand D10 from 31 August to 2September 2010. "Increasing our sales into the fast developing South African security market is of key strategic importance to SALTO, so exh...

IP specialist Mayflex takes up UK distributorship of Raytec’s CCTV illuminators

Mayflex and Raytec know that lighting solutions can make a huge difference to surveillanceMayflex, the IP specialist, is proud to announce it's the first distributor in the UK to be supplying the Raytec series of High Power PoE White-Light and Infra-Red LED illuminators.Raytec's recently launched range of High Power PoE illuminators is designed to provide lighting for all surveillance systems being installed on a network infrastructure. The new illuminators are fully weatherproof and can be used...

artec technologies wins major contract for its digital video technology products

artec's XentauriX Broadcast Logger System has been implemented at the IMCartec technologies AG continues its successful world-wide marketing of its digital video technology by winning still another large contract. The specialist in product and system solutions for capturing, recording and transmitting video, TV and radio broadcasts via network just won a contract worth 400,000 € through international competitive bidding. The initiator of the competition was the national media institute of t...

Integrated Systems Events adds pro audio expert Keith Watson to its Board of Directors

  From left to right: Tim Penn (AMX), Mike Blackman (ISE) and Keith Watson (Harman)Integrated Systems Events is delighted to announce that Keith Watson has joined its Board of Directors. Watson, who is Marketing Director - Mixing for Harman's mixer business, Soundcraft Studer, joined ISE's Advisory Committee in 2009 and attended his first meeting of the Board of Directors during InfoComm last month.The Board maintains three positions for representatives of ISE's exhibitors, each of who...

Infinova’s video surveillance solutions strengthen security at the World Expo 2010

The World Expo 2010 is home to one of the largest surveillance systems in the worldInfinova announced that over 2,700 Infinova IP and analogue cameras, including high-speed IP PTZ domes, mini-domes and fixed cameras in a variety of models including vandal-resistant day/night outdoor and indoor cameras plus Infinova's matrix switchers, fibre optic systems and other surveillance equipment and software are part of the coexistent analogue and digital surveillance system protecting visitors to World...

Images from March Networks’ IP cameras installed on buses help to capture offenders

CCTV images from March Networks' cameras led to the arrest of a man suspected of setting a TTC bus on fireMarch Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, announced that high-quality surveillance video from its Mobile Solution led Orange County officials to a man suspected in an alleged molestation of a teenage girl on an Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) bus. The successful use of the video evidence marks the third time March Networks technology has been use...

Enhanced aviation security solutions brought to the fore by Thales and Intellect project

  Thales are offering £50,000 for aviation security breakthroughsThales UK and Intellect recently announce the launch of a project to identify and trial new technologies, solutions and ideas from any small, medium or large-sized business or academic institution that can be used to enhance aviation security. Known as the INSTINCT-Technology Demonstrator 2 (TD2), this is a dynamic, innovative project that is designed to discover, trial and showcase emergent security technologi...

DSX and Integrated Biometrics partner to provide access control solutions

Integrated Biometrics' TRU650 biometric fingerprint readerDSX and Integrated Biometrics have partnered to seamlessly integrate the TRU650 biometric fingerprint reader with the DSX enterprise access control system. Scott Bennett, DSX National Sales Manager said: "DSX Access Systems has selected Integrated Biometrics' TRU650 as our biometric reader of choice." "The ease of use, easy installation and enrolment, virtually non-existent rejection rate, clean aesthetics and great product...

Weatherproof Technomad public address solution offers security and entertainment at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

   The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, now soundtracked by Technomad The city of Sturgis, South Dakota is known to motorcycle enthusiasts as home to one of the largest annual motorcycle rallies in the world.  Each year, hundreds of thousands of people flood Main Street in Sturgis and ride the breathtaking roads that connect the many towns of the picturesque Black Hills region. The faithful will this year celebrate the 70th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, taking p...

Trend Motors Ltd entrusts Avigilon HD Surveillance System to protect assets

  The Trend Motors forecourt where Avigilon HD surveillance system has proven to be a great business toolAvigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, recently announced that Trend Motors Ltd., a Volkswagen dealership located in Morris County, New Jersey, has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System to secure its property, protect assets, ensure employee accountability, and reduce the liability costs associated wit...

IQeye high definition megapixel cameras catch disruption at Slovakian football match

The CCTV image above shows the culprits identified and marked by the yellow boxViolence at football (soccer) matches is a well-known problem and affects soccer authorities and fans all over the world. In a continuing series showcasing IQinVision technology assisting end users to "Catch the Bad Guy", here's the latest successful incident. At Pasienky Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia, Canex has installed 17 IQeye HD megapixel cameras in a novel set-up to provide panoramic views of all the...

Intruder detection specialist, Southwest Microwave, joins CNL Technology Alliance Programme

Southwest Microwave's Perimeter Intrusion Detection System will work within the IPSecurityCenter platformCNL, a world leader in developing Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, has announced a partnership with Southwest Microwave Ltd, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high security outdoor perimeter security systems, based in Worcestershire.With 40 years of experience and 53,000 installations in more than 80 countries, Southwest Microwave has earned a global le...

Security consultancy, CornerStone, achieves Honeywell's Associate Member status

The certification recognises CornerStone's investment in training its staff on Honeywell Security products Honeywell announced that CornerStone, a leading independent UK security consultancy, has achieved Associate Member status of the Honeywell Trained Specifier Certification (TSC) programme.The Associate Member certification recognises CornerStone's substantial investment in training its staff on Honeywell Security products to ensure optimum support and services to customers...

IP networking products supplier, QED Networks, forms partnership with Ideal Industries

QED will stock and supply the LanTEK range of LAN Cable CertifiersQED Networks, the newly formed supplier of networking equipment have recently formed a business partnership with Ideal Industries to stock and supply their LanTEK® range of LAN Cable Certifiers.Matt Philp, QED Networks Operations Manger commented: "We are very happy to be a new distributor for the LanTEK® products. It is a fantastic range with quality build and excellent performance." Matt continued: "QED Ne...

Videotec integrates PSIA protocol in ALBERT units for video analytics

Standards for networked security devices will increase market opportunities for IP-enabled solutionsVideotec joined PSIA in 2009 and since then has actively worked to gain a thorough knowledge of the protocol. Now this common language has been successfully integrated within their ALBERT units for video analytics. A prototype was shown at the ISC West exhibition at Las Vegas. All visitors at Videotec's stand saw and tried the system to remotely control the PTZ telemetry through the PSIA prot...

CCTV products supplier, Vigilant Vision, registers record growth

The growth is achieved due to specialising in the supply of high quality CCTV video monitorsVigilant Vision, one of the UK's fastest growing security equipment suppliers, has announced record growth achieving a 100% increase in business over the last twelve months. This has been achieved by specialising in the supply of high quality video monitors designed specifically for security applications in mission critical environments. Increasing demand for these systems has also necessitated the move t...

CCTV transmission products manufacturer, NVT, appoints Kelly Grace to sales team

NVT manufactures unshielded twisted pair (UTP) CCTV Hybrid Video transmission productsNetwork Video Technologies Ltd (NVT), the award-winning manufacturer of unshielded twisted pair (UTP) CCTV Hybrid Video™ transmission products, has appointed Kelly Grace to the role of EMEA Sales Coordinator.Kelly's new role will see her supporting NVT's extensive customer base throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia; utilising over 10 years of sales and business development experience to pr...

RISCO Group’s integrated intrusion detection system, ProSYS, listed in UL

ProSYS is listed under the categories - Commercial Burglary and Household Burglary & Fire SystemsProSYS Integrated Security System is now UL listed under the category of Central Station Alarm Units. This listing comes after ProSYS already meets UL's other standards for safety, and is listed under the following categories:Commercial BurglaryPolice-Station-connected Alarm UnitsLocal Alarm UnitsCentral Station Alarm UnitsControl Panels, SIA False Alarm ReductionHousehold Burglary & Fire Sys...

IP based radio transmission solution from EADS makes communication easier at G8 and G20 Summits

Event security and management involved an estimated 19,000 security personnelLeaders of eight nations and thousands of visitors and press from around the globe gathered in Huntsville and Toronto, Ontario for the events EADS Defence & Security's IP based P25 digital public safety radio delivered efficient and secure communication for Royal Canadian Mounted Police before, during and after the summitsEvent security and management involved an estimated 19,000 security personnelEADS Defence &...

Mesa County Valley School expands use of security system utilising OnSSI's IP video software

OnSSI software can easily export individual or multiple cameras to a single recordingSchool District 51, Mesa County Valley, in Grand Junction, Colorado, first began using OnSSI's open-architecture, intelligent IP-based video surveillance software five years ago in a test system incorporating 25 cameras at a single middle school. Since then, the K-12 school district has expanded the system to include a total of 256 cameras at 25 sites, all providing images to five video servers using OnSSI softw...

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