Surveillance & Security News for July 2011

Messoa security cameras installed in Yumlin County

Messoa LPR Traffic Camera Watches Yunlin County StreetsOrganisation: Yunlin CountyLocation: TaiwanIndustry segment: TrafficTechnology: Video network using IP and analogue technologiesChallenge: Ensuring a safer urban environmentNetwork video is one of the most useful tools for fighting crime and protecting citizens, acting both to detect and deter. It creates a secure environment and can help first responders pinpoint where their assistance is most needed.Yunlin County, in Taiwan, started t...

Proxim and Kencomp provide 270 square miles of wireless coverage across remote, rural areas in Cumbria, England

The County of Cumbria lies in England's North West. A rural county, Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park, one of the most beautiful areas of England. The mountainous area contains all the territory in England that is more than 3,000 feet above sea level, including the country's highest peak, Scafell Pike at 978 m (3210 ft). The rural nature of the county may best be understood by examining two statistics - Cumbria is England's third-largest county by land area but 41st largest by p...

Access control proximity by Gallagher and EasyLobby's visitor management

 Visitor management & Access control by Gallagher SecurityEasyLobby, the industry leader in secure visitor management solutions, has announced the availability of a visitor management and access control integration module with Gallagher's access control systems. The integration module allows customers using Gallagher's access control systems and EasyLobby's visitor management solutions to be able to issue different levels of access to visitors, contractors and employees directly from th...

Pixim unveils two new logos to strengthen message for customers

  Powered by Pixim Seawolf logoPixim Inc., a leading provider of imaging chips for enterprise security cameras, unveiled two new brand logos today. The new logos feature the recognizable, stylized "Pixim" from the company's corporate logo with the words "Powered by" in italics on top. The logos are designed to be used on the marketing materials, product, packaging, and spec sheets of camera manufacturers who build cameras based on Pixim's chip technology. The first...

Samsung speed dome cameras provide traffic surveillance in Bristol

  Samsung enables successful traffic monitoring for Bristol City councilBristol City Council is successfully monitoring all traffic activity within the wide expanse Cumberland Basin area of the city with the use of just two 43X zoom Samsung fully functional speed dome cameras. The Cumberland Basin is the main entrance to Bristol's docks and also provides a route into the City Centre. During the rush hour the number of vehicles passing through can be extremely high and in order to...

Surveillance systems for animal health research site by CBC

  CBC's AllView optical camera for animal research World leading surveillance systems manufacturer CBC (Europe) Ltd has helped protect the Institute for Animal Health's (IAH) Pirbright Laboratory site in Surrey. Pirbright is one of two national campuses currently operated by the IAH - a centre of excellence for research into diseases of farm animals. It works to enhance the UK's capability to contain, control and eliminate viral diseases of animals. CBC provided the equipment...

REDWALL Partner Programme designed by Optex Europe receives praises by leading security organisation

 The REDWALL Partner Programme is praised by security organisations for delivering consistently reliable resultsThe REDWALL Partner Programme, designed by Optex Europe to provide installers and their customers with the latest advice on installation and support, has again been praised by one of the UK's leading security organisations for delivering consistently reliable results. Malcolm Pye, Systems Engineering Manager at Watford-based Quadrant, believes the Optex REDWALL Partner Programme h...

Jennifer Pittman joins Samsung Techwin America as Regional Sales Manager

  Samsung Techwin America names Jennifer Pittman as Regional Sales ManagerSamsung Techwin America, a global supplier of video surveillance and security products delivering superior performance and value, announced today that Jennifer Pittman has joined the company to fill the newly created position of South Central Regional Sales Manager. Her territory will include the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas."Samsung Techwin is uniquely positioned to build on its success...

North American Video signs security & surveillance contract for Colorado's Light Rail system

  North American Video (NAV) has a long term contract with Colorado's Regional Transportation DistrictNorth American Video (NAV) has been awarded a long term contract to service all camera, access control, alarm and e-phone systems for Colorado's Regional Transportation District (RTD) Light Rail system. The system currently has over 1,100 cameras and 150 card access doors with numerous expansion projects in the works."The award of this service contract is testimony to th...

Pivot3 appoints Olivier Thierry as Chief Marketing Officer

 Pivot3 names Olivier Thierry as Chief Marketing OfficerPivot3®, Inc., a leading provider of unified storage and computer infrastructure, announced recently that Olivier Thierry has been named Chief Marketing Officer. Thierry is responsible for the oversight of all global marketing activities for Pivot3 including product management, marketing, marketing communications and go-to-market initiatives with partners and channels. He assumes the role from Pivot3 Co-Founder Lee Caswell, who has...

NICE Actimize Remote Banking Fraud solution reduces fraud losses at Malaysia's CIMB Bank

 NICE's Remote Banking Fraud solution  enables CIMB and  reduces fraud lossesNICE Actimize, a NICE Systems company and the largest and broadest provider of a single financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry, announced today that its Remote Banking Fraud solution is successfully enabling Malaysia's CIMB Bank to reduce fraud losses. Within the first 30 days after implementation, the Actimize Remote Banking Fraud solution detected and...

Hikvision recognised as No. 1 worldwide DVR supplier by IMS Research

  Hikvision network cameras ranked first at the 2011 IMS Research Results show For two consecutive years, Hikvision was recognized as the No. 1 worldwide supplier of DVRs by IMS Research ‘World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment Report 2011'. Of particular note, for the very first time, Hikvision was ranked No. 7 in the category of network cameras. In terms of CCTV & Video Surveillance Equipment, Hikvision moved up from last year's fifth position to No. 4 f...

IQinVision provides high-performance HD megapixel cameras for Danish campus

 Campus authorities sought a video surveillance system to prevent thefts occurring whilst students are awayIQinVision, market leader in high-performance HD megapixel IP cameras, recently announced that Sonderborg Kollegierne, a dormitory campus in Denmark, has initially installed approximately 75 IQeye indoor and outdoor HD megapixel cameras to provide enhanced security for the students in residence. Necom is the integrator for this on-going project. The Sonderborg Kollegierne campus c...

IndigoVision's IP video surveillance and analytics technology deployed in India's Patna Museum

  Patna Museum is now safe thanks to IndigoVision's IP video surveillance solutionBackgroundIndigoVision's complete IP Video surveillance and analytics technology has been deployed to protect Patna Museum, India. The museum was built in 1917 during the British Raj to house historical artefacts found in and around Patna. It is now the state museum of Bihar, India's third most populous state, located in the east of the country. The valuable items on display include archaeological objects...

Centralised surveillance enabled at Saker ShopRites supermarkets by Axxon Intellect

  Saker Loss Prevention and Axxon work together to monitor security at Saker ShopRites storesChallenge: theft prevention for retail grocery storesWakefern Food Corporation, the merchandising and distribution arm for ShopRite, is the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States, with locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region. Saker ShopRites, Inc., owns and operates 27 supermarkets in New Jersey. Retail grocery stores are challenged to maintain security...

Fire detection technology by Apollo protects Bristol's history museum

  Apollo's fire detection keeps Bristol history museum secure Apollo fire detection technology has been chosen to protect M Shed in Bristol; an exciting and innovative new museum that tells the story of Bristol's history. The contract to supply, commission and maintain the fire detection system was awarded to Multi Alarm GB. M Shed museum explores the city's history from prehistoric times to the 21st century through extensive collections of objects, art and archives in addition to...

Video security reaches a new level as SightLogix integrates with Panasonic Network Video Recorder

 The SightLogix SightSensor is now integrated with Panasonic's Network Video Recorder for improved surveillanceSightLogix, Inc., the leader in outdoor video analytics cameras for perimeter security applications, has announced compatibility between its SightSensor® automated outdoor detection cameras and Panasonic's i-Pro WJ-ND400 Network Video Recorder (NVR). The integrated system enables end users and integrators to deploy a seamless outdoor video security solution. "Pan...

Megapixel solutions provider Surveon expands SMR series of RAID NVR solutions with new SMR 5000 systems

Surveon, the complete megapixel solutions provider, recently 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 solution with professional features including local live viewing, real time analyt...

Security Industry Association (SIA) releases paper on harmonisation of standards in the security industry

 SIA releases document whioch focuses on increasing coordination between groups to achieve best resultsFor the past several years, stakeholders have shown interest in how the various standards and specification developing organizations within the electronic physical security industry relate to each other. Recently, SIA Standards has attempted to address this issue by reaching out to other groups and discussing ways in which we can harmonize our efforts to deliver an outcome that is benefici...

QNAP network video recorders feature in top position in German technology magazine's NAS chart

  QNAP NAS products placed at the top of NAS chart in German CHIP magazine QNAP Systems, Inc. is delighted to announce that 4 of its Turbo NAS lineup were included in the top 5 list of the July 2011 issue of CHIP Magazine, Germany, among which the TS-239 Pro II topped the chart."It is tremendous honour to be affirmed by one of the most influential technology magazines from Germany," said Meiji Chang, CEO of QNAP Systems, Inc. On the NAS chart, the QNAP TS-112, TS-239 Pro...

CCTV camera footage from Axis helps nab thief in Glasgow

 The Axis Communications cameras provided high quality footage, enabling police to identify the thievesThieves were arrested after breaking into one of Scotland's leading refrigeration and catering equipment suppliers thanks to images captured by network video cameras from Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market. Glasgow-based HiTec Refrigeration was first alerted to the break-in when its alarm was triggered, but by the time director John Morton arrived at his yar...

ADT & BPT Security Systems UK partner for video and audio door entry systems

  ADT locks down door-entry systems with BPT ADT, Europe's leading provider of electronic fire and security solutions, has announced that BPT Security Systems UKwill be a chosen partner for video and audio door entry systems supplied by ADT. The new partnership came into force in 2011 and covers the UK and EMEA region. BPT Security Systems has been a long-standing partner of ADT, supplying bespoke and high-end door entry systems for specialist applications and la...

New electronic access control solution from Salto Systems keeps students safe

   New electronic escutcheon designed for use in the educational environment by SALTO SystemsSALTO Systems has launched a brand new electronic escutcheon designed for use in the educational environment. It ensures schools; colleges and universities are a secure, safe place to learn by enabling buildings and facilities to be quickly locked down during a security or other emergency event. In such a situation it could be safer for students and staff to remain in a classroom, securely lock...

IP solutions distributor Mayflex and network solutions provider Axis announce partnership deal

 Mayflex partners with Axis to strengthen IP Electronic Security product offeringMayflex, the distributor of converged IP solutions, announces a new partnership with Axis, the global leader in the network video market.This new partnership, which begins July 2011, complements Mayflex's existing portfolio and enables the company to offer customers an even broader range of products suitable for a range of vertical markets. Andrew Percival, Managing Director at Mayflex, says, "We are...

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