Surveillance & Security News for July 2012

Bradford City Council achieves British Standard for Alarm Receiving Centres

BS:5979 compliance means the council control room can now obtain police response for intruder alarm activations Bradford City Council has achieved the British Standard for Alarm Receiving Centres, BS:5979 Cat II. Although the authority has been monitoring council alarms since 2002, the decision was taken to become accredited, adding further credibility to its service. Operating alongside their public space CCTV, BS:5979 compliance means the council control room can now obtain...

Veracity UK appoints David Corson to its Board of Directors as Group Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Director

David comes to Veracity with more than 20 years of senior management experience Veracity, the surveillance solutions innovator, has confirmed the appointment of David Corson to its Board of Directors as Group Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Director of Veracity UK Ltd as it gears up to accelerate its growth on both sides of the Atlantic.A qualified Chartered Accountant, David comes with more than 20 years of senior management experience focused on managing rapid growth...

Norbain South Africa announces successful Management Buy Out of company

Jan De Lange (Managing Director), Lukas Rautenbach (Financial Director) and Les Oates (Director) led the buyout Norbain SA’s management announced a successful Management Buy Out of Norbain SA. The transaction is effective immediately. The buyout has been led by the majority shareholders, Jan De Lange (Managing Director), Lukas Rautenbach (Financial Director) and Les Oates (Director). Jan De Lange said that the big difference the MBO will provide is that we now have more...

Bosch sets new trend in school surveillance with integrated fire and security system installed at Hallbergmoos High School

Hallbergmoos High School is an educational site, a meeting place and a workplace for 15 teachers, more than 120 students and many participants of evening classes. The Hallbergmoos community in Upper Bavaria set a great example with their investment. The trend-setting Bosch security technology installed at the site soon proved its worth when young intruders were identified from recorded video images, allowing them to be apprehended just a few days later. Faced with such strong evidence, the culpr...

SIA backs biometrics technology for Medicare and Medicaid programs

SIA suggests the use of biometrics for protecting beneficiaries and patient information Biometric technology could provide a highly effective way to reduce fraud in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, the Security Industry Association (SIA) advised the Senate Finance Committee on Friday. The committee, which has jurisdiction over Medicare and Medicaid, on May 2 released an open letter in which it sought “solutions and suggestions for how to better prevent and combat the...

ULIS to invest EUR 20 million in new infrared sensor facility

ULIS announces the investment to meet the increasing IR technology demand ULIS, a manufacturer of high quality infrared (IR) imaging sensors for thermography, security and surveillance, automotive and military applications, announced recently on its tenth year anniversary a EUR 20 million investment in a new state-of-the-art facility to meet increasing market demands for IR technology. According to the Yole Developpement report “Uncooled Infrared Imaging: Commercial &am...

IP video technology from Indigovision helps to reduce crime and improve traffic in Chomutov, Czech Republic

City of Chomutov chose IndigoVision for its low bandwidth requirements and excellent picture quality The city of Chomutov in the Czech Republic has chosen a new wide area surveillance system, based on IndigoVision’s IP Video technology, to replace its ageing analogue CCTV system from the 1990s.  The new wide-area system is part of the city’s strategy to reduce crime and improve traffic flow monitoring across Chomutov. It provides the city of 50,000 (80,000 in...

ASSA Abloy restores and secures historic clock tower at Blair Castle, Perthshire

Part of the Atholl Estate, the castle isrenowned for hosting annual horse trialevents and Highland Games events ASSA has helped restore the historic clock tower at Blair Castle to its former glory with the specification of its masterkey suite and ASSA ABLOY Door Closers. Having been devastated by a blaze last year, the 13th Century clock tower, which forms part of the iconic Blair Castle in Perthshire, has been fully restored and continues to attract visitors from all over the...

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras installed at Lotte Department Store in Busan, Korea

Arecont Vision AV2100-AI cameras with auto-iris lenses are positioned at parking entrances Arecont Vision megapixel cameras newly installed at Lotte Department Store in Busan, Korea, now enable store management to control liability costs by refuting claims that customers' cars were damaged while in the store's parking area. Arecont Vision AV2100-AI cameras with auto-iris lenses are positioned at parking entrances to provide clear 2 megapixel images, despite variable lighting c...

Maximise guard surveillance and property protection with VideoIQ advanced analytics and remote monitoring

VideoIQ adaptive analytics and remote video monitoring gives K-12 and higher education institutions the real-time surveillance needed to provide a safe and secure environment for their students, faculty and staff.  Institutions today need both an easy to implement solution as well as an intelligent one, one that can proactively and remotely monitor facilities and campus environments. VideoIQ provides both. Whether a campus is self-contained or a large multi-site environment, VideoIQ video...

Proxim Solution Connects Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas' multiple campuses to enable distance learning

The Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas (UNACH) is a leading independent university in Mexico (www.unach.mx). Founded in 1975, it offers courses including law and sciences with campuses in nine different communities, 2,500 faculty and administrative staff, and has more than 21,000 alumni. The Virtual University, also part of UNACH, is a primary supplier of distance education services within the region. Faced with a growing demand for distance learning, access to digital education tools a...

TeleEye launches GX600 Series Standalone Real Time HD Video Recording Server

TeleEye is delighted to announce the launch of the latest GX600 Series Standalone Real Time HD Video Recording Server. TeleEye GX600 Series is a range of 4-, 9-, 16-channel real time HD video recording servers, designed purely for operations via computer networks. It is the most suitable choice for applications purely requiring network-based operations or installations in unmanned premises. All GX models support real-time HD recording up to the maximum frame rate of 400fps at 720p (1280x720) res...

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