Surveillance & Security News for July 2012

Verint Nextiva IP video solution safeguards assets and resources at Falabella

Verint Systems' Nextiva IP VMS is being implemented in 33 stores and distribution facilities across Chile Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that Falabella is implementing its Nextiva IP video management software, along with Nextiva single- and multi-port encoders, and IP cameras, in 33 stores and distribution facilities across Chile. With the Nextiva solution, the retailer will benefit from robust security and mission-critical loss prevention capabilities that enable pers...

AMG-Panogenics 5 megapixel cameras integrated with Cathexis Europe video management system

CatVision Ip surveillance software suite will integrate with the 5 Megapixel PanoCam360 AMG-Panogenics, the British manufacturer of sophisticated 5 Megapixel cameras, and South African based Cathexis, specialised in Digital Surveillance and Video Management Systems, are pleased to announce the complete integration of the CatVision IP Surveillance Software Suite with the 5 Megapixel PanoCam360. CatVision provides an extensive range of sophisticated surveillance options, tools,...

Europa recognised as first class provider of professional security services

Europa becomes a member of the International Professional Security Association Europa has further demonstrated a commitment to being recognised as a first class provider of professional security services after becoming a member of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA). A presentation ceremony confirmed Europa’s membership to the organisation, whose aim is to enhance the professionalism of the security industry whilst improving the status of members...

Alvarion delivers wireless broadband connectivity for “The Avengers” film production

NetX used Alvarion equipment to deliver the connectivity necessary  to run production, film and editing Alvarion Ltd. a provider of optimised wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of public and private networks, recently announced that NetX Internet, the primary communication and Internet access company for Marvel’s “The Avengers,” selected Alvarion to help deliver secure and seamless wireless broadban...

Surveyor VFT gets some spinning wheels

Wanco, a leading manufacturer of highway and traffic control products, has chosen Vicon cameras for their new portable surveillance units.  These compact, self-contained units provide a convenient and rapidly deployable CCTV solution at construction sites, outdoor events and other locations where there is a temporary need for surveillance. Up to four Vicon Surveyor VFT 23x zoom day/night camera domes are mounted atop a 26-foot telescoping tower attached to a portable trailer body.  Th...

Aqaba Water Company selects Proxim Wireless for automated SCADA network

The Aqaba Water Company (AWC), the official water treatment and management company of Aqaba-Jordan, needed a high performance network that could cost-effectively connect the many components of their water wells network. After evaluating the cost and performance of wireless versus wired solutions, the AWC deployed Proxim's wireless equipment to connect their critical network. AWC is utilising both Proxim's point-to-multipoint (PtMP) and point-to-point (PtP) wireless equipment to create a private...

Cassidian takes over shares in optronics division of Carl Zeiss

Cassidian and Carl Zeiss AG partner to run Carl Zeiss Optronics Cassidian and Carl Zeiss AG have agreed to run the optronics and optics activities of Carl Zeiss Optronics GmbH jointly in future. In a contract signed on 13 July 2012 between EADS Deutschland GmbH – Cassidian’s German legal entity – and Carl Zeiss AG, the two partners stipulated that Cassidian would acquire 75.1 per cent of the shares in Carl Zeiss Optronics GmbH, headquartered in Oberkochen, G...

ADT Fire & Security receives Ska Gold environmental accreditation award for its office in Manchester

ADT received the awards for its strategic investment in its state-of-the-art Customer Service Centre ADT Fire & Security, Europe’s leading provider of electronic fire and security solutions, has announced that it has received the prestigious Ska Gold environmental accreditation award for its strategic investment in its state-of-the-art Customer Service Centre on New York Street in Manchester. This recognition will be the first rating of its kind in the Northern regio...

PureTech Systems deploys wide area video surveillance system for Macdonald and MacKay bridges in Canada

Macdonald and Mackay bridges have more than 100 surveillance cameras installed with intelligent video analytics PureTech Systems announced the installation of its PureActiv wide area video surveillance system has been completed on both the Macdonald and the MacKay Bridges. The bridges, maintained and operated by Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB), accommodate almost 34 million crossing each year. They provide transportation between Halifax and Dartmouth and are a critical part of t...

Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher key control system helps United Airlines Jet Rebuild and Test Facility track valuable tools

Bob Brown, senior specialist for Continuous Improvement at the United facility with an open keywatcher Key control and management systems from Morse Watchmans are used in corporate and educational facilities, museums, hotels and more to safeguard and track the use of door keys. The breakthrough engineering of the Morse Watchmans system also lends itself to other innovative applications including that of the United Airlines Jet Rebuild and Test Facility in San Francisco.  ...

Basler IP cameras chosen to protect children around school buses

The Basler BIP2-2500c-dn IP cameras used can easily monitor three lanes so that no violation goes unnoticed Redflex Traffic Systems, a leader in road safety technology, has chosen Basler IP Cameras for their new Student Guardian system protecting children around school buses. The system is intended to deter drivers in the United States from illegally passing stopped school buses, or to hold them accountable if they do. Student Guardian uses two cameras per school bus, one on...

Solar farm surveillance enhanced with thermal imaging cameras

The number of solar parks in Europe is increasing as the demand for renewable energy is rising. Many of these solar parks are in remote locations, so protecting them properly can be a challenge. One of the security companies that have come up with an answer to this challenge is Reading, UK, based Westronics Fire & Security Ltd. To ensure good visibility of intruders in the surveillance system, even at night or in adverse weather conditions, Westronics includes thermal imaging cameras in its...

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