Surveillance & Security News for July 2012

Vatican Apostolic Library upgrades its video security system with MOBOTIX surveillance cameras

The Vatican Apostolic Library specialises in philology and history, as well as the history of theology, jurisprudence and science. It is one of the most renowned research libraries in the world. There is evidence of the library, which served as the scrinium of the Roman Catholic Church, as well as library and archive, dating back to the fourth century. The modern history of the Vatican Library began around the middle of the fifteenth century: Pope Nicholas V decided to release a body of works i...

Champions Auto Ferry seek VideoIQ iCVR solution for busy Harsens Island

Harsens Island is a remote island town with a population of less than 2,000 located 25 miles northeast of downtown Detroit, Michigan. Each summer, Harsens Island is transformed into a vibrant vacation destination with bustling shops, bed and breakfast hotels, and restaurants attracting thousands of tourists as well as boating and outdoor enthusiasts. During the winter, the island all but shuts down, save for the essential businesses and stores that remain open for the island’s full-time re...

Bosch dome and PTZ cameras deployed at Singapore's first major suburban mall

Lend Lease is a leading, fully integrated, international property and infrastructure group. The group manages Parkway Parade, which is one of Singapore’s first major and biggest suburban mall. Managed by Lend Lease, the shopping mall has over 250 retail outlets conveniently located over 6 levels. It is every shopper’s choice of destination, offering the largest ranges of stores on the East Coast of Singapore. Initial business objective The main challenge was to upgrade the system w...

VIVOTEK cameras deter shoplifting and ensure staff safety at North Africa's biggest mall

Background Situated in the largest city of Morocco, the newly finished Morocco Mall in Casablanca, at 2.7 million square feet, is dubbed as the biggest mall in North Africa - if not the entire African continent. After four years and US$260 million in the making, the sprawling complex featuring well-known designer and luxury western brands and a massive indoor cylindrical aquarium containing more than a million litres of water opened its doors to the public in December 2011. An effective and com...

ION Interactive Video Technologies install VideoIQ iCVR surveillance cameras in Birmingham, Alabama

The challenge Efficiently and cost-effectively increase safety and security with limited security personnel in sprawling downtown area of Birmingham, AlabamaThe solutionUse of VideoIQ intelligent video surveillance cameras throughout the downtown core, installed, managed and monitored by ION Interactive; Team of remote guards leveraged to cost-effectively extend reach of existing security staffThe resultInstant detection and notification of suspicious behaviour, enabling guards to evaluate the...

A Smartcard Booster at the Swiss Post Office makes access control more efficient

LEGIC employee cards play a central role in the new security solution of the Swiss Post Office. By means of vehicle identification systems from Nedap and thanks to Smartcard Booster and long-range readers, the employee cards are also used to control vehicles in the goods-in bay.With a turnover of 721 million CHF (2009) and 44,803 employees, the Swiss Post Office is the biggest services company in Switzerland. In recent years, the company has invested a lot in modernising the way it processes mai...

Messoa provide over 30 NCR875PRO full HD Network cameras for Fisher & Paykel

Headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, Fisher & Paykel is a major household appliance manufacturer with products available in 80 countries worldwide. To meet the increasingly competitive market while gaining stronger presence in Asia, the company in 2007 decided to relocate one of its manufacturing sites to Rayong, Thailand, southeast of Bangkok.This newest factory began its operation in early 2008 with more than 230 employees on site. In order to strengthen the overall security of the 46,0...

VideoIQ iCVR secures Onondaga Central School District

The challenge In light of increasing violence at schools across the country, Onondaga Central School District decided to put a preventative security strategy in place to help protect its school property, 1,000 students and 180 faculty. The school’s administration knew there were many security products and systems available, each proclaiming to be the best in its own right, and wanted to be sure they selected the right approach. Robert Sauro, Director of Technology for Onondaga Central Sch...

VideoIQ adaptive analytics can help protect and secure airports and waterways easily and effectively

VideoIQ adaptive analytics and edge storage provide accuracy, reliability and real-time HD video surveillance so you can monitor and protect your most important assets. These security solutions are specifically designed to address challenging surveillance conditions and infrastructure constraints including remote perimeters, extreme environments and variable lighting situations. Each HD camera and encoder is bundled with patented intelligent analytics, onboard, distributed storage and VMS softw...

Wireless IP systems provider Fluidmesh announces dates for its 2012 Global Partner Conference

Fluidmesh 2012 Global Partner Conference to take place in Florida on October 10th -12th Fluidmesh Networks, a leader in wireless IP backbone systems, will host its second annual Global Partner Conference at the beautiful W. Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida October 10th through 12th. “After another incredible year we really look forward to hosting this conference to spend some quality time with our best customers, keep them up to speed on our latest developments, and ga...

Duos Technologies completes 10 years in providing rail and transit security applications

 Video analytics platform Duos Technologies receives Homeland Security SAFETY ACT designation Duos Technologies Inc. has reached the ten year mark in providing engineered solutions specifically designed for the rigorous requirements of rail and transit security applications. The company, first established in 1990, evolved into this niche from creating customised and unified programmable logic control (PLC) systems and then into customised and integrated video surveil...

Dallmeier to showcase its Panomera sensor system at Security Essen 2012

Security Essen will take place in Germany from 25th - 28th September  Security Essen, one of the most important international trade fairs for security and fire protection technology, will open its doors from 25th – 28th September. For this year, Dallmeier has created a very exciting centrepiece: The patented Panomera multifocal sensor system will not be presented in a trade fair hall, but on the open-air exhibition ground, in a show truck that has been designed by L...

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