Surveillance & Security News for July 2011

NVT secures aircraft service complex

Network Video Technologies' (NVT's) range of award-winning unshielded twisted pair (UTP) CCTV camera video transmission products, have been employed to provide high-performance CCTV transmission at five aircraft service and maintenance hangers at King Khalid International Airport. Located 35 kilometers (22 miles) north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a comprehensive airport complex that includes three terminals, a control tower and two parallel runways, the five specially equipped hange...

MOBOTIX provides Coventry Airport with efficient airport security

Köln/Bonn are just GBP 15.99 (less than 25 €) away from the UK. To visit the leaning tower of Pisa or the Rialto bridge in Venice will also cost the same. As the first low-cost airport in the UK, Coventry Airport is offering flights to many distances for low cost. Since 31st March 2004, the TUI subsidiary Thomson-fly.com is utilising the Coventry Airport located in the heart of the English midlands as the ideal centre for low-cost flights to 17 European cities. In November 2004, the Co...

Bosch digital announcement system given for modern international airport at Bahrain

Bahrain International Airport is an important regional hub for all aviation activities because of its geographical location in the Middle East. The busy airport which is served through 30 different international carriers has around 8 million passengers every year. In order to handle a passenger capacity of 12 million in the near future there are plans to upgrade the airport with an additional terminal. Business objective: To provide announcements throughout the airport with high clarity on a zon...

Messoa provides surveillance cameras to Los Angeles nursing homes for improved security

Established in 1923, Solheim Lutheran Home in Los Angeles is a non-profit nursing home that provides assisted living for seniors. Solheim Lutheran Home spans over two and one half acres and is home to residents from all walks of life, from former teachers to a World War II fighter pilot.Solheim Lutheran Home is a busy place. Licensed charge nurses are on duty 24/7 here and look after nearly 200 residents. They required a surveillance camera to help keep an eye on the residents. They had several...

NVT UTP video transmission-based CCTV system secures DSV distribution hub

With rapid expansion achieved mainly through acquisitions, the Danish De Sammensluttede Vognmænd (DSV) company is one of the largest and most profitable transportation & logistics companies in Europe. Their commitment to sustained expansion has recently been underlined with the construction of a major new distribution hub, secured, using a NVT UTP video transmission based CCTV system. From the expansive facility located in the Belgian city of Ghent, DSV's European distributio...

Bosch cameras keep a close eye on City Link

City Link, one of the country's leading premium express delivery companies, is using a range of high technology security cameras and domes from Bosch Security Systems at Depots throughout the UK as an integral part of its security strategy.The cameras have been specified by Skelmersdale-based Unique Integrated Systems (UIS) because of their reliability, image quality, and the technical support available with the installation process, according to Managing Director Paul Brown."City Link depo...

Salto solutions for enhancing airport security

The world of security is fast-moving, nowhere more so than in the aviation industry where advances in security are being implemented within airports to combat those who seek to penetrate restricted areas to commit criminal or terrorist acts. Following a number of high-profile terrorist incidents involving aircraft and airports in recent years, aviation security has been significantly strengthened with the introduction of a range of measures designed to protect the travelling public. These includ...

Siqura helps secure 225 medical emergency helipads in Central Spain

Accidents can and do happen, but being prepared for them is what can really make the difference between life and death in a critical situation. In the autonomous region of Castilla-La Mancha in Central Spain, the health care authority, SESCAM, takes people's well-being seriously. SESCAM is stepping up its medical airlift services with 166 new helipads and a communications and video network system that is built to effectively counter any calamity.Centralising the systemCurrently, there are 59 med...

ComNet introduces eight port unmanaged switch with PoE

ComNet Europe of Leeds in the United Kingdom, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has expanded its Ethernet product line by introducing two eight-port unmanaged switches that provides six or seven 100TX Power over Ethernet (PoE) ports and one or two 10/100TX or 100FX combination ports. This switch is designed for use in harsh environmental applications. The CNFE8USPOE provides a Power over Ethernet (PoE) function to peripheral devices that can be PoE powe...

Compatible reader range by Paxton

This month, Paxton, market leaders in innovative access control, introduce an HID™ compatible reader range and the newly redesigned Backbox reader, to the market.The HID™ reader range is a smart selection of readers compatible with HID™ format cards. These multi-format readers can be configured to read standard HID™ cards, making them perfect for large sites wanting to use their existing cards with the Net2 access control system.The HID™ range of proximity readers i...

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies announces initial findings from focus group attending BOMA International Conference

   Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies focus group finds BOMA members equate safety with reputation Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, announced today initial findings from a focus group taken among the 900 commercial real estate industry executive members attending the BOMA International Conference held June 26-28 (2011) in Washington...

Jeff Kitching joins Bold Communications as Business Development Manager

  Bold Communications appointes Jeff Kitching as Development ManagerJeff Kitching has joined security monitoring solutions supplier, Bold Communications, in a UK Business Development role. Jeff played a significant part in establishing Adpro as a leading CCTV transmission product and, more recently, was in the role of Security Systems Sales Manager for ADT Fire & Security in the East Midlands.Jeff will have overall responsibility for all UK sales for Bold, bringing a valuable...

Milestone XProtect chosen to provide anti-intruder protection for 33 depot sites

 Milestone XProtect Enterprise is suited for multi-site operations as the software can handle a large number of cameras For the past three years, Alloin, a member of the Kuehne + Nagel Group and an important international player in the freight and courier market, has been using an array of ultra-high resolution cameras to provide anti-intruder protection for 33 courier depots as well as monitoring the smooth flow of pallets and packages. To this end, Alloin turned to E-...

Video surveillance system featuring Arecont Vision cameras secure New York meat supplier’s new facility

   The video surveillance system is installed in coolers, processing areas, shipping and receiving, and office area A video surveillance system incorporating Arecont Vision 1.3  and 2 megapixel cameras has recently been implemented at one of New York City's premier restaurant suppliers. Pat La Frieda Wholesale Meat Company, purveyor of fine quality meats and poultry to the trade, uses the high resolution video surveillance system to help ensure security at their...

Siqura B.V. looks forward to Salon APS 2011 to exhibit durable security system solutions

 Siqura will present its solutions at the booth of its partner CeronaSiqura B.V., manufacturer of advanced video surveillance solutions and member of TKH Group, recently announced its intention to participate in the Salon APS 2011 trade show in Paris, France, from September 20th through the 22nd. Siqura will present its solutions at the booth of its partner, Cerona, an experienced provider of spectrally efficient satellite network solutions (booth B57).Visit Siqura at Salon APS (booth...

Los Gatos Police Department introduces new Firetide wireless system with full Ethernet compatibility

 The wireless system provides a cost effective solution compared to hard wiringBased on the performance of its existing Firetide-based wireless network, the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department has expanded its network to include a new wireless system for use in its fleet of police cruisers along with Wi-Fi access for the police operations building. The new system delivers greater reliability than any previous network the department has used.The greatest operational bene...

The OPT-02HD AquariCam with a 360-degree panoramic view goes live to provide a “fish-eye” view of underwater habitat

  The underwater experience will be broadcasted live through Discovery's annual Shark WeekDiscovery Channel and the Georgia Aquarium are teaming up to provide a live "fish-eye" view of a variety of sharks living within the world's largest indoor aquatic habitat, the Ocean Voyager. Ocean Presence's OPT-02HD AquariCam is now live within the Georgia Aquarium's shark tank. It offers a 360-degree panoramic live-stream of the underwater experience as provided by Discovery.com and t...

Integrated Systems Events signs five-year agreement with Amsterdam RAI for hosting of ISE exhibition

  The five-year agreement ensures hosting of systems integration tradeshow in the Netherlands until 2016Integrated Systems Events is delighted to confirm that it has signed a new five-year contract with Amsterdam RAI for the hosting of the Integrated Systems Europe exhibition. The contract will run from 2012 until 2016, inclusive."Our previous contract with the RAI was due to expire next year, but we have decided to renew early in order to provide a clear business path for ou...

Remote video monitoring system by RVR prevents fuel thefts, crime & vandalism

  CCTV remote surveillance system by RVR prevents fule price-related crime A CCTV system monitored by Remote Video Response (RVR) is ensuring that fuel theft is a thing of the past for executive coach operator, Sharpes of Nottingham. RVR is a business of UTC Fire and Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.  With the ever-rising price of fuel and a marked increase in thefts across the UK, not a single crime has taken place at the vehicle storage and fuel compou...

For IP surveillance solutions seeking client Compro integrates with i2V system

  Compro IP series & NC series network camera fully supported by i2V system's advanced video management software Compro is pleased to have recently announced the completion of a new 3rd party integration. This time Compro is partnering with i2V system, an India-based company focusing on the design, development and production of intelligent surveillance solutions. Thanks to the integration efforts by both companies, now Compro IP series and NC series network camer...

Siemens protects power supply companies

Companies like Services Industriels de Genève, which supply water, electricity and other resources to more than 250,000 households and industrial and commercial customers daily, cannot afford service interruptions. For fire safety and security, the company therefore relies on solutions from Siemens.What would Geneva be without its famous "Jet d'Eau," the fountain in the middle of Lake Geneva that reaches 140 meters into the air? Operation of this impressive landmark of Gene...

Harness the wind

Securing economic expansion Chile is without a doubt one of the largest exporters of copper in the world, something that accounts for its strong trade relations with the emerging economic superpower, China. Despite these rich mineral deposits and promising dealings, Chile has a limited supply of energy resources and has therefore taken a number of progressive steps in support of renewable energy sources. Consequently, wind farms are popping up all over the country. Naturally ensuing this develo...

EPD raises funds to install 25 Bosch pan-tilt-zoom cameras and 31 Firetide infrastructure mesh nodes in Easton

 Easton network integrated with Wilson Borough's Firetide-based video surveillance systemWhat began as a wireless video surveillance system to secure Easton, Pennsylvania's West Ward school and parks is growing into a city- and county-wide effort to give local, neighbouring and county police an edge in deterring and solving crimes. Two years ago, the Easton Police Department (EPD) obtained a Department of Justice "Secure Our Schools" federal grant matched by city funds to improve...

Fiber Networks to represent SightLogix video surveillance systems for perimeter security applications

 SightLogix video surveillance systems will be represented in New Jersey, New York City and Long Island SightLogix®, Inc. has appointed Fiber Networks, Inc. to represent SightLogix's intelligent video surveillance systems for perimeter security applications in northern New Jersey, metropolitan New York City and Long Island. Fiber Networks has more than 30 years of experience as a manufacturer's rep firm focused on sales and marketing of products and services in challenging environm...

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