Surveillance & Security News for July 2012

Geoff Zeidler, newly-apppointed chairman of BSIA outlines Associations future growth

Geoff Zeidler will serve as BSIA Chairman for a two-year period, with support from Julie Kenny Demonstrating the tangible benefits of trade association membership is key to the British Security Industry Association’s future growth and success, says Geoff Zeidler, the Association’s newly-appointed Chairman. In his inaugural address to BSIA members at the Association’s Annual Luncheon, Geoff stressed the importance of “absolute clarity” in setting...

Bosch Security Systems shows appreciation to its certified partners

Bosch’s Appreciation Night helped the BSCPs understand Bosch’s business direction in the coming years Held in Flame Restaurant within the beautiful compounds of Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club, this year’s Bosch Security Certified Partner (BSCP) Appreciation Night not only gave a chance for Bosch Security Systems’ Asia Pacific management to interact with their Malaysian counterparts, but also provided them with an opportunity to help the BSCPs unders...

CBC cameras assists Carynx Wild in protecting and observing wild life

CBC supplies C-AllView cameras to monitor activities at a nature reserve in Hampshire Leading surveillance solutions provider CBC (Europe) has assisted natural history/wildlife production company Carynx Wild at two outdoor filming sites, helping to observe and protect potentially vulnerable birds. CBC recently supplied its versatile and optically powerful C-AllView cameras to monitor activities at an RSPB Reserve in north Wales and a nature reserve in Hampshire. Independent s...

HID Global celebrates shipment of over 150 million high-technology eID solutions to governments around the world

HID Global has shipped over 150 millioneID solutions to governmentsfor citizens IDS around the world HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced the company has shipped over 150 million high-technology eID (electronic ID) solutions to governments for citizen IDs around the world. The company’s management team and employees, along with local political and business officials, recently celebrated this milestone in a specia...

Harper Chalice appoints HEDA PERIMETERLARM AB LIMITED as its Scandinavian distributor

HEDA PERIMETERLARM AB will distribute Harper's PulseSecure electrified perimeter security systems Harper Chalice Group is pleased to announce the appointment of HEDA PERIMETERLARM AB LIMITED as distributors in Scandinavia for PulseSecure electrified perimeter security systems. HEDA PERIMETERLARM AB is headed up by Jan-Olof Rosenqvist who was formerly Product Manager specialising in electronic perimeter security systems for Siemens Sweden. Following the appointment of HE...

PegaSys intelligent access control system from Ingersoll Rand secures University campuses

IntroductionThe University of Applied Science for Technology, Economy and Media in Offenburg is one of the most renowned educational institutions in the southern Upper Rhine region, and is divided into two campuses: Offenburg and Gengenbach. Founded as a state college of engineering in 1964, the university now has faculties including technical business administration and, more recently, media and information sciences.The briefThe university needed an electronic access control system to provide a...

Latest version of CamControl MV from Heitel with visual and audible signalling of video motion alarms

The latest version of the HeiTel video-wall software CamControl MV (MultiView) offers visual and audible signalling of video motion alarms in a separate motion event monitor. A detailed list of events and all relevant video sequences, like pre-alarm images, live video images and alarm images are displayed in this motion event monitor. This feature is particularly interesting for the monitoring of bank foyers and generally for all applications in which the entrance and exit areas are monitored, e...

Verint Systems expands its Voice of the Customer Analytics portfolio with Vovici

Verint Systems Inc. recently announced the addition of offline survey-taking capabilities to its Voice of the Customer Analytics portfolio. Available this month through its market-leading Vovici Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) solution, it introduces integrated, offline mobile surveys via an innovative application for iOS-enabled mobile devices. “Verint-Vovici offers customers a single-vendor solution set through which they can collect and analyse feedback from any customer interacti...

Samsung launches new Full HD network PTZ dome camera

Air and sea ports, car parks, schools, large retail stores, petrol station forecourts and sports stadia are just a few of the environments where operators are likely to value the 20x optical zoom facility incorporated into the SNP-6200, Samsung’s recently introduced Full HD network PTZ dome camera. The SNP-6200 is capable of capturing 2 megapixel evidence grade images which can be displayed in 16:9 format at Full HD 1080p resolution and utilises Progressive Scan technology to provide shar...

Bosch Security Systems introduces a number of updates to its Building Integration System

Including interface advancements, enlarged vendor independency and compatibility with the latest Windows Internet Explorer 9, Bosch Security Systems introduces a number of updates to its Building Integration System (BIS). The new version 2.5 increases the range of supported devices to more than 1,000 different third party cameras and encoders, making it suitable for even the most complex integration projects. The new system allows further optimised security, safety and communication management i...

QNAP expands its Turbo NAS peripherals compatibility list

QNAP Systems, Inc. is extending the number of compatible peripherals for its Turbo NAS products. The additions, including five 500GB to 1TB 2.5-inch internal SATA hard drives, ten 2.5-inch 60GB to 480GB internal Solid State Drives, two USB Wi-Fi adapters, and one USB camera are now fully compatible. The expanded peripherals are expected to give users greater convenience and deployment flexibility. The compatible 2.5" internal SATA Hard Drives are listed below: SAMSUNG - HN-M101MBB (1TB), HN...

Low bandwidth video encoder, VB-40 from Vemotion connects multiple locations and control rooms together

Vemotion Interactive, specialists in live video transmission over low bandwidth connections, announced a powerhouse unit that connects multiple locations and control rooms together where other network options would be cost prohibitive. The low bandwidth video encoder provides multi-channel, reliable live video feeds with full manual and automatic bandwidth adaption to suit low cost network connections such as GPRS, 3G, ADSL/DSL and Satellite. Full telemetry for control of cameras is provided an...

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