Surveillance & Security News for July 2011

Harper Chalice confirmed as a finalist for Midlands-region business awards

 Harper Chalice is a leader in developing perimeter security systems for the security industry set up Perimeter security systems developer Harper Chalice has been confirmed as a finalist in the prestigious Midlands-region business awards run by the Coventry Evening Telegraph. Despite a record number of entries to the awards, now in their 17th year, Harper Chalice beat more than 100 other companies in the region to be shortlisted in the awards finals, thanks to its record of technological in...

OSPT Alliance appoints Laurent Cremer as Executive Director

 Laurent Cremer appointed as the first executive director of OSPT Alliance The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT (TM)) Alliance announced the appointment of Laurent Cremer as the organisation's first executive director. A global business development executive with extensive experience in the technology and transit industries, Mr. Cremer will lead OSPT's push to establish CIPURSE (TM) as the primary e-ticketing open security standard for next-generation transit fare collection systems...

Corps Security sells Papua New Guinea operation to G4S

  Corps Security and G4S agree on Papua New Guinea as well as high level of customer service delivery Corps Security, the UK's leading supplier of specialist security solutions, has announced that it has agreed terms for the sale of its Papua New Guinea (PNG) operation to G4S. Contracts have already been exchanged and the sale will be completed once PNG's regulatory controls have been met.G4S already has an operation in PNG and the existing Corps Security operation, including its...

Pan-European agreement announced by Q1 Labs and Integralis

 Q1 Labs and Integralis have worked together in delivering security intelligence solutions to their clients  Q1 Labs , the global provider of total security intelligence solutions, announced that Integralis has been appointed its sole Pan-European Platinum partner in recognition of sales and support excellence across multiple countries. Founded in 1988, Integralis is Europe's leading security systems integrator and the trusted security partner for over 50 percent of the FTSE 100 and ov...

IRIS is Europe’s most widespread IP alarm system, confirms ADSI-FONTI sign-up numbered 233

 With ADSI-FONTI as its 233rd alarm monitoring centre sign-up, IRIS "transforms" the way security alarms are monitored across Europe  Chiron Security Communications' IRIS alarms-over-IP communications system has been further strengthened with confirmation that it is now being adopted by the Swiss alarm-monitoring centre ADSI-FONTI. ADSI-FONTI is based in Geneva and specialises in the monitoring of high-end installations such as banks, governmental ins...

Surveon expands its NVR line up with its new SMR series

 SMR series comes with a wide range of models eight to 32 channels   Surveon, the complete megapixel solutions provider, announced the SMR (Smart Megapixel Recorder) Series, a further expansion of its megapixel NVR product lineup. The SMR Series meets demand for megapixel surveillance with a wide range of models that feature eight to 32 channels and accommodate two to eight hot-swappable hard disk drives with hardware RAID protection.Their high-performance recording, optimisation for m...

Global Armour and DSE International to provide EOD suits to Indian Police Force

 Global Armour SA EOD Suit is designed with the operators comfort and protection as the primary focusGlobal Armour SA's exclusive worldwide EOD partner, Defence and Security Equipment International Ltd (DSE International), has announced the sale of 17 Complete Sets of Global Armour EOD suits to an unspecified Indian State Police Force. This follows the sale of 32 suits to another Indian Police Force only last month. As part of the procurement process for the order, these suits were independ...

Linear introduces two new PERS long range transmitters

 Linear LLC showcased its range of smart PERS transmitters at ISC West 2011Linear LLC introduced two new Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Long-Range Transmitters that are smaller, lighter and more powerful. Both were showcased at Linear's exhibit at ISC West, booth 20086, as well as at the SIA New Product Showcase, booth 10074.Redesigned to be smaller, more attractive and lighter weight, the new DXS-LRP Pendant and DXS-LRW Wristband work with the company's PERS 2400B and 3600B Con...

Schneider Electric to promote converged critical security systems at Counter Terror Expo

  According to Schneider Electric converged security systems based on network IP provide better securityAt this year's Counter Terror Expo Schneider Electric is promoting the benefits of intelligent, converged critical security systems. According to the company a converged approach can help organisations to effectively manage the ever-increasing, ever-changing threat of international terrorism, and can reduce capital and operational expenditure. Critical security systems have tradition...

Altronix launches new UTP transceiver hubs for the integration of analogue cameras

 HubWayH16 allows video and PTZ control up to 750 feet along with injected camera power over a single CAT-5 Altronix, the leading manufacturer of low voltage power supplies and accessories for the electronic security industry, introduces the HubWayH16 Passive UTP Transceiver Hub for the integration of analogue cameras using structured cable.These hubs allow video and PTZ control up to 750 feet along with injected camera power over a single CAT-5 or higher structured cable. This 16 channel p...

11th ASIS European Security Conference & Exhibition to be held in London

 ASIS 11th International European Security Conference & Exhibition will be held in London, UK in April 2012ASIS International has announced that its 11th European Security Conference & Exhibition will take place in London, UK on 15-17 April 2012. This event follows a very successful 10th European Security Conference & Exhibition held this month in Vienna, Austria.The 2012 Conference & Exhibition will kick off on Sunday 15 April with the President's Reception. Over the follow...

3M Congent bags Biometrics, Identification, Credentialing award at SIA's new product showcase

 MiY-ID Multi-function Outdoor Biometric Access Control Reader from 3M Cogent3M Cogent, Inc. was honoured with the Biometrics, Identification, and Credentialing Award at the SIA New Product Showcase at ISC West for its MiY-ID Multi-function Outdoor Biometric Access Control Reader. MiY-ID is 3M Cogent's latest outdoor multi-purpose, multi-functional biometric access control reader. With its ground-breaking "Make it Yours" application development platform, MiY-ID can virtually inter...

Excel Networking Solutions voted Cabling Supplier of the Year 2011

 Excel Networking Solutions voted Cabling Supplier of the Year at Network Computing AwardsExcel Networking Solutions, the copper and optical cabling infrastructure provider, has been voted as Cabling Supplier of the Year in the highly respected Network Computing Awards 2011.The Network Computing Awards, which took place on 7th April in London, have been running for 5 years and are particularly meaningful as they are voted for by the readers of Network Computing magazine - the people who use...

CNL Software joins hands with ObsTek for technology partnership

 CNL Software and Observation Technologies have collaborated to provide innovative technology solutionsCNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, has entered into a technology partnership with Observation Technologies (ObsTek) Inc, developers of Radar Systems. Observation Technologies (ObsTek) Inc., was founded in 1986 and specialises in converting sensor observations into useful information for commercial and military customers.ObsTek provides...

Unipart Security Solutions honours Jamie Wilkinson as 'Officer of the Year'

 Jamie Wilkinson based at a distribution centre in Magna Park Lutterworth was awarded Officer of the Year The contribution by individual members of the staff to the success of Unipart Security Solutions was acknowledged at the Company's annual awards which took place at Coombe Abbey, Coventry on 6th April."We were delighted to have the opportunity to recognise and show our appreciation to colleagues who have ensured that we not only met our contractual obligations but have in fact on m...

ComNet Europe appoints new regional manager to support sales

 ComNet Europe hires new regional manager for growing sales in Europe, Africa and Middle EastComNet Europe Ltd of Leeds in the United Kingdom, a leading manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment, has appointed Steve Hooper as a regional manager to support the company's growing sales in Europe, Africa and Middle East. Hooper will be responsible for establishing and managing the company's relationships with its key customers through regions around the globe. Hoope...

Bosch's Progressive Security Systems and Dinion's performance capture the details

The Dinion HD and FlexiDome HD 720p Day/Night IP cameras from Bosch are equipped with Bosch's latest 1/3-inch HD CCD with progressive scan, the cameras deliver sharp, highly detailed HD images combined with renowned Dinion performance.Pixel-by-pixel image processing generates the most detailed images, making it easier for operators to distinguish small features - important when trying to recognise facial characteristics, identify small objects or make out items such as number plates. Also, being...

New storage and compute stack by Pivot3® and Vmware partnership

  Pivot3® and VMware share forces and bring video surveillance to a higher levelPivot3®, Inc., the leading provider of IP SANs to the digital surveillance market, today introduced the Pivot3 vBank Appliance to address the growing influence of IT in video surveillance environments. The vBank adds compute resources to support more virtual servers, solid state disk drives to extend storage performance across general business applications and bundles VMware vSphere®, VMware vMo...

AFI presented new AX Series transmission system

 American Fibertek's 89A-AX Series At this year's ISC West, American Fibertek, Inc. (AFI), the security industry's leading independent supplier of transmission solutions for security applications, featured a full line of network and fibre transmission solutions that address the industry demand for faster, cleaner and more efficient ways to complement IP-based video surveillance and security systems."Building on our industry leadership in security specific transmission solutions, AFI is...

ABUS Security-Center unveils Video, Alarm & Mechatronics Catalogue 2011 with 40 plus innovations

 The new catalogue from ABUS features more than 40 new innovations focussing mainly on IP technology security  ABUS Security-Center has unveiled its new catalogue on April 1st 2011. In just under 200 pages, the comprehensive solutions provider presented its extensive alarm and video surveillance solutions. Apart from analogue and network cameras, digital recorders and everything else necessary for today's alarm and video surveillance needs, the catalogue also contains many new products...

AFI fibre transmission solutions to enhance network based physical security applications

 American Fibertek's  91PE Series American Fibertek, Inc. (AFI) demonstrated the performance value and versatility of its fibre transmission solutions for network-based physical security applications at ISC West. Included in the exhibit are state of the art IP and hybrid video fibre solutions (bridging solutions between analogue and IP) with features like 10-bit digital video transmission capability, bi-directional communications, multi-channel capacity for video with data, Ethernet an...

Kane Computing Ltd launches Boostedge Web Accelerators in the UK

Kane Computing Ltd (KCL) are pleased to announce their appointment as UK Distributor for ActivNetworks to promote their BoostEdge Web Accelerator product range.BoostEdge is a high reliability platform that is deployed in data centres to improve speed, availability and security of web applications, where fast reliable data communications is vital. Large multi-site companies using ORACLE or Hyperion for example would benefit from this easy to install, completely unobtrusive product.BoostEdge does...

ASIS International successfully delivers 10th European Security Conference & Exhibition

 ASIS International organised its 10th European Security Conference & Exhibition in Vienna, Austria ASIS International held its 10th European Security Conference & Exhibition on 3-6 April 2011 at the Messe Wien in Vienna, Austria. The event gathered 360 senior security managers from 44 countries.The conference was opened by Michal Moroz, Deputy Minister of the Interior of the Czech Republic, who outlined the Czech Government's plans to combat corruption.On the second day, Hugh...

Iris ID Systems introduces versatile iCAM 7000 Series, industry-leading 5th generation IrisAccess® platform

Iris ID Systems Inc., formerly LG Electronics, Iris Technology Division, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, announced the introduction of its new IrisAccess® iCAM 7000 Series iris recognition cameras.The new units are plug-compatible replacements for the widely used iCAM 4000 and offer significantly more features, applications, and integration flexibility than previous models. In making the announcement, Charles Koo, President and CEO, Iris ID Systems Inc, said, "Based on...

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