Surveillance & Security News for July 2013

Milestone video surveillance software helps manage traffic activities in Galway City, Ireland

Milestone's XProtect VMS integrates with Omnia traffic management software Galway City is thriving – one of the fastest growing areas of Ireland with a population of more than 75,000. A seaside destination with beautiful beaches and long promenade, it has a cosmopolitan city centre and thousands of college students. The labyrinthine cobbled streets, colourful shops and busy cafes are buzzing. The city is also known for many festivals throughout the year with huge crowds...

AES Corporation welcomes Leonard Hanna to manage its Pacific West USA territory

Leonard will be responsible for supporting existing customers and expanding the customer base AES Corporation, the security industry's leading developer of wireless mesh radio technology, announced today that Leonard Hanna has joined their sales team managing the Pacific West USA territory.   Based out of Washington State, Leonard will be responsible for supporting existing customers and expanding the customer base within the region in conjunction with current rep firm P...

Matrox Graphics announces MuraControl 2.0 for Window video wall management software for Mura based video walls

Matrox demonstrated the new software at InfoComm 2013 Matrox Graphics Inc. recently announced the immediate availability of MuraControl™ 2.0 for Windows® video wall management software for Mura™ based video walls. This update gives video wall integrators even greater control over Mura MPX-based video wall content and layouts. Key new features include transparency and colour-keying effects, the addition of local inputs and control over them, plus source touring...

Schneider Electric introduces HealthBuildings Risk Assessment program at ASHE 2013

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, recently introduced at ASHE 2013 its new HealthBuildings Risk Assessment program. The comprehensive program helps hospital stakeholders understand and prioritise the risks associated with the facility, allowing them to increase efficiency and extend the lifecycle of the hospital infrastructure.    In the HealthBuildings assessment, a team of professional engineers and experts look at a facility’s complete critica...

Arecont Vision to ship its ultra low-profile megapixel MicroDome cameras

Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP megapixel camera technology, is now shipping its new small form factor product line, MicroDome™. The ultra low profile multi-megapixel cameras are designed for applications where both high-resolution and a small footprint are required. Arecont Vision MicroDome™ cameras are available in resolutions of 1.3-megapixels (MP), 1080p, 3MP and 5MP, with Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) up to 100dB at full resolution available at resolutions of 1080p and 3 M...

AES Corporation announces Marcos Lozano as Regional Sales Manager for Texas and Oklahoma

Marcos Lozano will serve existing customers and develop new business within the region AES Corporation, the security industry's leading developer of wireless mesh radio technology, announced that Marcos Lozano has assumed added responsibility as Regional Sales Manager for the states of Texas and Oklahoma. Based out of the company's regional office near Houston, Marcos will serve existing customers and develop new business within the region. Marcos has over 12 years of experie...

Honeywell to expand its MAXPRO NVR range

Honeywell has further strengthened its MAXPRO portfolio of IP video surveillance technologies by adding numerous enhancements to its range of network video recorders (NVRs). This includes support for cameras with ONVIF’s newest Profile S protocol and 360-degree cameras, virtualisation capabilities, and even smart video motion detection (VMD) features are now standard in the latest release of MAXPRO NVR 2.5.“As technology has evolved, so have end users’ expectations,” said...

PLANET’s ICA-5250V PoE IP Camera offers full HD outdoor professional surveillance

PLANET ICA-5250V PoE IP Camera with IR Illuminator provides high resolution images for round-the-clock surveillance over IP networks. It supports H.264, MPEG-4, and JPEG compression formats and delivers excellent picture quality in Full HD resolutions at 30 frames per second (fps). The ICA-5250V is also equipped with IP66-rated and IK-10 vandalproof housing which protect the camera body against rain and dust, and ensures operation under extreme weather conditions, thus making it an ideal solutio...

BRS Labs wins $2.5 million order for over 1000 video feeds in one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the US

BRS Labs’ behavioural recognition technology operates seamlessly across multiple locations Behavioral Recognition Systems, Inc. (BRS Labs), creator of award-winning software that autonomously learns and alerts on unexpected behaviour, recently announced a $2.5 million order for more than 1000 video feeds in one of the ten biggest metropolitan areas in the United States. This purchase represents the latest enterprise-class software order for this technology. “Our A...

Safran's MorphoSmart Optic 301 fingerprint reader receives Common Criteria certification from BSI

Morpho (Safran), the world leader in biometric technology, recently announced that it has become the first company to achieve Common Criteria certification for fingerprint spoof detection in a biometric device. Certification of the MorphoSmart™ Optic 301 fingerprint reader by German certification body BSI means that the device has gone through a rigorous analysis and testing process in order to meet the industry’s highest standards for spoof detection. The MSO 301 fingerprint reader...

comCables releases new Cat 5e2 Plenum cable

comCables is pleased to release its new Cat 5e2 Plenum Cable. From the design of the “Easy-Feed” box down to the engineering of the twisted pairs, the 100 MHz plenum cable is installer-friendly and its performance exceeds its 100 MHz rating. The rigid, thin design prevents bending and twisting, making for an easy installation. The new outer jacket design is durable and tough yet easy to remove when needed, and there's no rip cord to delay installation time. Made in the USA of Solid...

Siemens introduces Magic Mirror, an infrared motion detector to protect against intrusion

The Siemens Building Technologies Division has introduced new passive infrared motion detectors to protect against intrusion. These devices utilise the patented Magic Mirror technology from Siemens, which sets new standards in detection sensitivity and enables an extremely compact design. In addition, Magic Mirror detectors are less susceptible to false alarms. Magic Mirror is an enhancement of Siemens black mirror technology and provides a number of important improvements. The innovative dual...

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