Surveillance & Security News for July 2013

HID Global provides Indian State Vehicle Registration Cards

The Indian states of Gujarat, Delhi and Maharashtra have successfully countered forgery and abuse of vehicle registration documents with new, highly secure certificates of registration. At the core of this programme are HID Global’s leading security features and advanced card design. The document fraud problem For many years, key transportation and tax officials of the states Gujarat, Delhi and Maharashtra were confronted with widespread fraud based on the abuse of paper-based vehicle re...

Surveillance technology solutions and total situational awareness for critical infrastructure in the aviation sector

Oncam Grandeye wins Shannon airport contract - click here to read more. Airports and the Aviation industry require specialised security solutions and in an age of elevated threat, the identification of suspicious activity amongst passengers and staff in and surrounding Airports is imperative. Oncam Grandeye understands the need to secure critical infrastructure, and is dedicated to protecting airports in the transport sector. Following a thorough risk assessment, Oncam Grandeye can design and i...

Traka’s intelligent solution installed at Marchwood Power Station, UK

The commercial success of any power plant depends on its ability to manage operational risks and provide continuity of supply. For Marchwood Power Limited, tackling the issue came in the form of installing more efficient and secure infrastructure. Marchwood Power Limited operates a £380million state-of-the-art natural gas-fired combined cycle (CCGT) power station developed by ESB International and Scottish and Southern Energy, adjacent to the River Test near Southampton. It began generat...

Athens International Airport upgrades to Bosch digital surveillance solution

For management and display of images, nine Bosch VMS Operator Client Workstations and 37 Bosch 20-inch Monitors are installed Athens International Airport (AIA) was opened in 2001 to replace the now-closed Athens (Ellinikon) International Airport. It has become increasingly popular as a gateway to Southeast and East Asia. In addition, it is the largest European gateway airport to the Middle East, due to its nearness to the region. Business objective: To meet the challenges of the increase in...

Security Products from Siemens help Salford University with CCTV installation upgrade

Equipment from Siemens Building Technologies Security Products is playing a central role in a major refurbishment and upgrade project for CCTV installations at Salford University, which is being carried out by Renard Systems, a specialist supplier of integrated and IP-based security solutions. The central objective of the project is to the enhance the safety and security of students, university workers and members of the public by providing extended CCTV coverage, better performance and reliabi...

Genetec Omnicast video surveillance system fulfils security requirements of Gimpo International Airport

Korea Airports Corporation (KAC), the country’s leading public corporation, specialises in the efficient construction, management, and operatiorn of airports. KAC manages a total of 14 airports throughout Korea including Gimpo, Gimhae, Jeju, and Daegu. More specifically, KAC manages and operates the movement of airplanes on runways, in mooring areas, and in passenger and cargo terminals, as well as various buildings, roads, and parking lots. The business challenge Gimpo airport is consid...

Milestone XProtect Corporate VMS helps Brown County to monitor Austin Straubel International Airport

Brown County, Wisconsin, has upgraded disparate DVR systems that were time consuming and unreliable to an improved system designed to keep workers and publicly owned property safe with streamlined efficiency. They installed a fibre communications network with an IP-based surveillance system. Network cameras from Axis Communications are interconnected through Milestone XProtect® Corporate video management software (VMS). Brown County now efficiently monitors public buildings including the mus...

Mayflex recruits new team members to manage and develop growing customer base in the Middle East

The new team members will support the Mayflex Excel range of copper, fibre, and cabinet solutions across the region Mayflex Middle East has announced a trio of new recruits to manage and develop its growing customer base and demand for its Excel range of copper, fibre, and cabinet solutions across the region. Joining the team in the role of Business Development Manager with specific responsibility for Qatar is Krishna Thangavelu, who has relocated from the UK to take up this...

TDSi appoints Michael Lee and Jason Wakefield as new Technical Support Engineers

The appointments support TDSi’s commitment to offer the best customer service Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi has welcomed two new members of staff to its team with the appointment of new Technical Support Engineers Michael Lee and Jason Wakefield. Michael Lee joined the security industry in 2005 with Siemens Building Technologies looking after major contracts in Central London, including Selfridges, Harrods, Ministry of Justice and Enfield Coun...

Security Excellence Awards announce 2013 finalists for October awards ceremony at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane

Award categories include Cyber Security Solution of the Year and Security Manager of the Year Security Excellence Awards, organised by UBM Live, is pleased to announce the finalists for 2013. The industry’s most prestigious ceremony will once again present the worthy winners with their awards at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane on 23rd October. Carefully drawn up from the extensive number of entrants across the security industry, the finalists have been announced for the...

Samsung Techwin SNP-6200 network dome camera wins CCTV Product of the Year at PSI Premier Awards 2013

The ONVIF compliant SNP-6200 2 megapixel Full HD 20x PTZ network dome utilises Progressive Scan technology Samsung Techwin’s SNP-6200 Full HD 20x PTZ network dome camera has been voted 2013 CCTV Product of the Year by the readers of PSI (Professional Security Installer) Magazine. The prestigious award was announced at the PSI Premier Awards dinner which was attended by over 150 representatives from the security industry at Brocket Hall, Welwyn on 23rd July 2013. The awa...

MOBOTIX CCTV system helps protect students and staff at Chigwell School, Essex

MOBOTIX M12, M22, and Q24 cameras were installed covering all key buildings and doorways MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at Chigwell School that is helping to protect students, staff and property across the 100 acre site. Chigwell School is a Co-educational independent school that has existed on its original site since its foundation in 1629. The school maintains facilities f...