Surveillance & Security News for July 2011

IP video technology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center by IndigoVision

 IndigoVision's IP video technology at the GBMCGreater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) has upgraded its aging analogue CCTV and access control to a fully integrated security solution using IndigoVision's IP Video technology. The 281-bed Medical Center is situated in Towson, a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland, and handles approximately 27,000 inpatients and 60,000 ER visits each year.When the original CCTV system and access control were becoming end of life, GBMC turned to system inte...

Store surveillance thanks to Optex Europe's latest AX-TF detectors

  Optex Europe's latest AX-TF detectorsA storage yard that houses specialist vehicles and stock for market traders and that has been targeted by thieves in the past is now being protected by a security system using the very latest AX-TF detectors from Optex Europe's BoundaryGard range. In June this year burglars broke into the storage area of the company's yard near Evesham, Worcestershire, where they stole goods from the freezers and attempted to damage the lorries in the compoun...

Revised counter-terror strategy welcomed by the BSIA

 BSIA welcomes revised counter-terror strategyThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the Government's publication of a revised version of its counter-terror strategy, also known as CONTEST. Now in its third edition, CONTEST was developed in response to the ever-changing threat of terrorism, aiming to reduce the risk to the UK's people and infrastructure. The latest edition of the strategy has been adapted to reflect the wider scope of terrorist threats we now fac...

Surveillance technology improved thanks to CBC and Vizsec partnership

  CBC and Vizsec join forces to protect industrial estate World leading surveillance systems manufacturer CBC (Europe) has partnered with Visual Security Systems (Vizsec) to significantly improve protection at an industrial estate in north-east England. The new CCTV technology installed has played a major role in strengthening security at Cowpen Lane Industrial Estate in Billingham, one of several such estates on Teesside. Cleveland-based Vizsec has deployed CBC's Ganz C-AllV...

Identity management with virtual credentials - adding a new dimension to the access control industry

 Use of virtual credentials to manage identity is opening the access control industry to new solutionsToday's mobile phones are so much more than communication devices - they have become an indispensable consumer appliance for numerous personal, professional and entertainment applications. With the advent of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, these mobile phones can now also be used to hold your identity keys and used to carry out numerous secure transactions, Dr. Tam Hulusi,...

Samsung improves its SCP series of PTZ dome cameras by including W-V and SV-V DSP chipsets

Samsung has added to its SCP range of PTZ dome cameras with models that capitalise on the innovative advanced technology incorporated into Samsung Techwin's W-V and SV-V DSP chipsets. The ten new day/night operation dome models collectively offer the choice of 27x, 33x or 37x optical zoom capability and provide options for both internal and external use, making them an ideal solution for car parks, shopping centres, trading estates, airports, ports and other high security applications. The W-V c...

Europe forecasted to offer promising growth prospects for consumer video surveillance vendors

 IMS Research suggest do it yourself video surveillance market set for high growthIn 2010, the European consumer and DIY video surveillance equipment market was estimated to be worth over $100 million, according to a new report from IMS Research. The region is forecast to grow at a similar rate to the Americas market; however, the competitive environment within Europe could offer branded suppliers a significant opportunity to capture market share from local unbranded equipment vendors....

Diebold teams up with Axxonsoft for launch of technological cooperation project

  Diebold solutions for ATM network managment to be integrate with Axxon ATM-Intellect security systemThe leading provider of integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services, Diebold, Incorporated, and the leading provider of software solutions for security and video surveillance systems, Axxonsoft, announced the launch of technological cooperation project. In the framework of this project Diebold solutions for ATM network management are integrated with an ATM securi...

Complete door solution deployed at University of Northampton by ASSA ABLOY

  Complete door opening solution by ASSA ABLOYASSA, a part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a division of the ASSA ABLOY Group, has supplied a complete door opening solution, as part of a £14million redevelopment project at the University of Northampton.The refurbishment, which consists of an £11million project to create a new home for the School of Science and Technology and a further £3.5million extension of the School of Education, is part of a larger project desi...

Two BSIA Directors awarded for their contribution and dedication to the security industry

  BSIA's Technical Director, Alex CarmichaelTwo leading lights from the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) have been recognised with prestigious industry awards for their ongoing commitment and outstanding contribution to the security industry.At the Association’s Annual Luncheon, held last week at the London Hilton on Park Lane, the BSIA’s Project Director – 2012, David Evans, was presented with the Infologue.com Building the Future award, a joint initiativ...

artec technology video surveillance solutions providing data privacy protection open market potential

  Data privacy in video surveillance by artec technologies AG More and more frequently, unlawful video surveillance keeps making headlines – in recent months as well. Just last week, the Administrative Court in Hannover, Germany, denounced police video surveillance as unlawful. And in February of this year, the chief data privacy ombudsman of the State of Hamburg criticized the wide-spread video surveillance in the shopping centers of a well-known concern as illegal. The company...

Azadar Shah appointed as Synectics new Managing Director

  Synectics appoints new Managing Director, Azadar Shah Synectic Systems Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quadnetics Group plc and leading developer and manufacturer of innovative integrated security systems, today announced exciting changes to the management team at its Sheffield based Head Quarters. Azadar Shah has been appointed Managing Director of Synectics' Security Networks division, which operates in the highly specialist utility, public space, banking, gaming and custod...

Wireless locking technology installed at BMCE Bank in Casablanca by ASSA ABLOY

   Access control system upgrade by ASSA ABLOY's Aperio wireless locking technology ASSA ABLOY's Access Control's Aperio™ wireless locking technology has been installed at the headquarters of BMCE Bank in Casablanca, to provide an instant upgrade to an access control system, without compromising aesthetics.BMCE Bank is one of the largest commercial banks in Morocco, with a network of 540 branches. As part of a complete overhaul of its headquarters security...

Surveon expands its Smart Megapixel Recorder series of NVRs for use in various vertical markets

  Surveon expands megapizel RAID NVR line-up with new SMR 5000 SeriesSurveon, the complete megapixel solutions provider, today announced it has expanded the SMR (Smart Megapixel Recorder) Series of RAID NVR solutions with new SMR 5000 systems. Designed to meet the needs of megapixel video surveillance, the new SMR systems feature up to 20 channels with a local display of 1920x1080. The systems enable users to easily deploy up to twenty 3-megapixel cameras in a single compact NVR soluti...

New set of conformance test cases available with COMPRION SIMfony LTE

  COMPRION already offering GCF conformance test cases for LTE USAT terminal testingCOMPRION has recently launched LTE USAT test bench contains all test cases (TCs) specified  by  3GPP TSG CT6 for LTE USAT, which have been selected by GCF in the new work item (WI) 137 for USAT interworking with E-UTRA/EPC Rel-8.COMPRION is known for its timely delivery of test benches based on official test standards. The LTE USAT test bench, part of the COMPRION SIMfony LTE solution, wa...

Mobile surveillance transportation project taken on by March Networks

  March Networks announces two separate contract wins totaling $6.2 with the OCTAMarch Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, today announced two separate contract wins totaling $6.2 million with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). The contracts include a $2.6 million deal to equip more than 200 buses with its Mobile Solution, as well as a five-year, $3.6 million Managed Services contract to provide OCTA with video system health monitoring se...

Advanced security system for UEFA 2012 thanks to Nedap

Nedap will secure the new Lviv stadium at UEFA 2012 After successfully securing the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Nedap Security Management announced today that it will also secure the new Lviv stadium which is to be used in the UEFA 2012 European Championship. The Lviv stadium which is still under construction, covers an area of 9 hectares and will have a gross capacity of 33,000 seats. It will consist of VIP-clubs, galleries, restaurants, a media centre, training centres and adm...

Integrated IP video surveillance by IndigoVision in remote Caribbean mining complex

 IndigoVision's IP video surveillance solution secures mining complex on French island of GuadeloupeIndigoVision’s integrated IP Video surveillance solution is being used to ensure the safety, security and smooth operation of a remote mining complex on the French island of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean.The mine is operated by Sablières de Guadeloupe and uses a surface mining process to extract up to 2m tonnes of sand, gravel and other aggregates for the construction industry per...

Geutebruck video supports Gerolsteiner Brunnen in a refreshing approach to security

Known in Germany as ‘Water with a star' the naturally sparkling Gerolsteiner mineral water is a premium brand product with a world-wide market. It comes from the Eifel area of Germany where the volcanic geology provides the natural carbonic acid and dolomite rock which give the water its sparkle, high mineral content and unique flavour. Gerolsteiner Brunnen's approach to security is pretty unique too as its latest security concept has dispensed with routine video recording and instead...

BSIA's Annual Security Personnel Awards winners announced

 Royal Marines Contract Team, Corps Security won the Best Team cateogoryThe national winners of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA)'s Annual Security Personnel Awards were recognised on Wednesday the 13th of July in an impressive ceremony attended by many key individuals from the security industry. The awards, which celebrate the excellent work and vital contribution that those working in the security industry are making across the country, were presented in a glittering c...

British Security Industry Association announces chairmen

British Security Industry Association appoints chairmen for membership sectionsThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed chairmen for most of its sections of membership, following its Annual General Meeting, which was held on Wednesday the 13th of July.BSIA Chief Executive, James Kelly, comments: "The success of the BSIA is not only achieved by the work of its staff but also the ongoing dedication from members who are willing to serve on the various committees. Eve...

Network-based video surveillance manufacturer artec collaborates with Dynamic Security to boost position in the UAE

  artec, maker of IPTV systems, joins forces with Dynamic Security to boost presence in the UAEartec technologies AG, a leading manufacturer of network-based video surveillance, broadcast compliance and IPTV systems is strengthening its presence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market through enhanced cooperation with Dynamic Security, a leading systems house headquartered in Abu Dhabi. Having already established itself in Qatar, the artec corporation's next strategic step is now...

Fransesco Della Mora joins ComNet Europe Ltd as Regional Sales Manager for Southern Europe

  Francesco Della Mora, Comnet Europe Ltd. Regional Sales Manager for Southern EuropeComNet Europe Ltd of Leeds in the United Kingdom, the leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has appointed Francesco Della Mora as Regional Sales Manager for Southern Europe. With growing sales Della Mora will be responsible for establishing and managing the company’s relationships with its key customers in the region. Francesco Della Mora was EMEA Re...

New SALTO electronic escutcheons compatible with DIN standard doors

  Integrated wire free locking platform by SALTO systemsSALTO Systems has introduced a new range of electronic escutcheons compatible with DIN standard doors that are quick and simple to install. Developed to meet the requirements of DIN 18251 standard doors prepared for DIN 18250 standard mortise locks, the new escutcheon range maintains the fire rating of the door (if certificated) as no additional drilling of the door is required. Both rose plate and short plate configuration models...

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