Surveillance & Security News for July 2012

Samsung installs SNV-3080 and SNP-3301 dome cameras at Manchester Metropolitan University's new business school

Security personnel will be relying on Samsung video surveillance cameras to help them maintain a safe and secure environment at  Manchester Metropolitan University’s new Business School when it opens in September 2012.The new Business School will be located in an architecturally stunning £75 million building located on the University’s All Saints campus. 4,000 undergraduate and 1,000 postgraduate students will be able to enjoy the ultra modern facilities of the new buildin...

West Virginia University uses Siemens for new approach to institutional sustainability

As higher education facilities’ professionals look for innovative ways to fund campus refurbishment programs and upgrade building systems, performance contracting is becoming an increasingly popular means through which efficiencies can be achieved with a budget-neutral approach. Administrators at West Virginia University (WVU) chose this option to address their eight million square foot built environment, significantly improving facilities and increasing energy efficiency, while at the sam...

Vicon Industries introduces new pricing for ViconNet IP video management software

Vicon Industries to provide free and low-cost options for systems with less than 25 cameras Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of network video management systems, has introduced new pricing for its ViconNet IP video management software, providing free and low-cost options for systems with less than 25 cameras. Software is offered at three levels: ViconNet JUMP, ViconNet ZONE and ViconNet PEAK. All versions are open-platform, supporting third-party ONVIF co...

Barix names Frank Frederiksen VP Product Marketing and Strategy

Frnak's goal is to establish a future roadmap for the company in terms of products and marketing objectives Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control, and monitoring, has appointed Frank Frederiksen as Vice President, Product Marketing and Strategy effective immediately. Frank will help Barix define its vertical market strategy as the company grows its business and expands its product range. Frank has held a variety of senior management positions in program and...

PSIA to demonstrate its security products at ASIS 2012

The ability to share information, on an interoperable basis, is now a reality with specifications by the PSIA ASIS 2012 will showcase an even more impressive display of system interoperability with more than a dozen companies having interoperable systems and products relying on PSIA specifications.  IP-enabled security products have been available for more than fifteen years, but have been slow to realise their true potential as interoperable devices. The ability to shar...

Network Video Technologies releases new "IP Video and PoE Product Solutions" guide

NVT's IP Video and PoE Product Solutionsguide features product specifications andcommon application examples Reinforcing their continual commitment to customer care and technical support, Network Video Technologies (NVT), has released a new "IP Video and PoE Product Solutions" guide.Designed to assist CCTV system designers, specifiers and installers to deliver high-performance results, the new IP Video and PoE Product Solutions guide features product specifications and common...

Samsung Techwin Europe appoints Greg Nunez as Access Control Product Manager

Greg Nunez will ensure pre and post sales support for installers of Samsung access control systems Greg’s key area of responsibility will be to ensure that the best possible pre and post sales support is available to installers, system integrators and consultants across Europe who choose to specify and install Samsung access control systems. Prior to joining Samsung, and after achieving an MSc in Security Technologies and applications, Greg was the Product Manager for t...

Visonic RealAlarm-Visual alarm verification solution

Visonic's visual alarm verification solution, RealAlarm, is a powerful tool that enables monitoring stations to avoid unnecessary responses to false alarms and to remotely assess the situation when an alarm is real. PIR cameras installed in strategic locations on the premises immediately turn on when alarm is activated. Monitoring facility personnel can review images taken by the cameras prior to notifying the authorities and provide detailed information to respondents about the emergency. Arme...

Videx Security’s networkable access control system, Portal Plus comes with Windows based programming software

Videx Security’s Portal Plus is a networkable access control system with Windows based programming and management software. It can support up to 15000 users and an unlimited number of entrances. Portal Plus allows great flexibility in the design and installation of an access control system, with its modular design and a wide range of robust readers with the latest additions including an external (IP65 rated) finger print reader, a desk mount USB proximity fob/card enrollment reader, compac...

Wireless optical CCTV system Air@-EL100 from Qccess takes elevator safety to a higher level

The Air@-EL100 from Qccess has been installed at shopping centres in the UK Nowadays, CCTV cameras in elevators are not optional but essential especially at the crowded buildings such as shopping centers. In order to protect elevator passengers from crimes, it is very popular to install a CCTV camera in the elevator cars all over the world. Qccess’s partner in the UK has recently completed several projects with the Air@-EL100. Air@-EL100 is a LED optical wireless video...

NSA approves ECTOCRYP® Blackvoice encryption device to secure voice calls

ECTOCRYP® Black uses a common commercial off-the-shelf hardware architecture The National Security Agency (NSA) has approved ECTOCRYP® Blackvoice encryption device to encrypt secure voice calls up to and including those classified as top secret on U.S. government communications networks. EADS North America has been working with NSA and the device recently underwent NSA evaluation and received its Approval to Operate, which is equivalent to the agency’s Type 1 des...

Iomega’s Premier Partner Program offers network storage solutions

Iomega now offers a Video Surveillance & Security (VSS) accreditation to its ioclub Premier Partners Iomega, one of the main providers in data backup and storage solutions, is proud to announce the availability of new resources for its ioclub Premier Partner Program partners. These new resources are mainly focused on video surveillance and security fields, in which Iomega offers network storage solutions. The ioclub Premier Partner Program is an additional ioclub program...

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