Surveillance & Security News for July 2013

Y3K secures Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace's football ground in South London

The upgraded system includes IR speed dome cameras, 16 channel DVRs and HD LED Plasma monitors Y3K, a recognised key innovator in CCTV surveillance, and a company with one of the widest product ranges in the industry, helps secure Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace football club’s ground in South London. Y3K is a preferred CCTV provider to the local South London club and has recently been involved in a major upgrade of the club’s surveillance system. Paul Singh, managin...

Panasonic cameras broadcast sell out jazz show at Ronnie Scott's in London

The broadcast will be shot using Panasonic’s AW-HE120 and AG-HPX250 P2 HD Ronnie Scott’s, is one of the oldest and most famous jazz clubs in the world having been opened by Ronnie Scott and Pete King in October 1959. In the 53 years it has been attracting jazz enthusiasts in London it has featured a huge gamut of jazz legends from Ella Fitzgerald to Miles Davis. On 23rd July from 10pm in a Ronnie Scott’s first, jazz legend Wynton Marsalis’ sell out sho...

British Security Industry Association (BSIA) appoints chairmen for sections of membership following Annual General Meeting

Each chairmen represents its section on the Association's Council The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed chairmen for most of its 20 sections of membership following its Annual General Meeting, which was held on Tuesday 16th July. “Member contribution is at the heart of the Association and much of our success is owed to the on-going dedication of members who are willing to serve on various committees,” comments James Kelly, Chief Execut...

Samsung IP network based video surveillance system secures Childcare centre in Surrey

Gingerbread Corner, which is located in Croydon, Surrey, was England’s first latchkey scheme. It was established in 1976 with the objective of providing quality childcare for single parents of children aged between 5-11 after school and during school holidays. 37 years later, Gingerbread Corner has evolved and grown. It now provides year-round child-care for more than 160 children between the ages of 3 months and 11 years. An existing outdated analogue CCTV system needed to be replaced. A...

Gunnebo Security Group signs major contract for maintenance and refurbishment of bank branches in Mexico

The contract includes maintenance and refurbishment of BBVA Bancomer branches in large parts of Mexico Gunnebo Security Group has, through its subsidiary Gunnebo Mexico, signed an MEUR 8.8 contract with Mexican BBVA Bancomer for maintenance and refurbishment of bank branches. The contract, which runs over three years, includes maintenance and refurbishment of BBVA Bancomer branches in large parts of Mexico. “This order is a milestone for Gunnebo’s development in...

Bosch Group recognises company’s top inventors throughout history

Bosch detectors feature a variety of innovative technologies to deliver excellent catch performance Thousands of patents are registered every year at Bosch. In 2012 alone, the number reached 4,800 worldwide, and this year, The Bosch Group recognised 18 of the company’s top inventors throughout history. William DiPoala, Principal Development Engineer – Sensors for Bosch Security Systems is included in this prestigious group of individuals alongside Robert Bosch and...

All-over-IP Expo 2013 to deliver Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to local IT service providers and end-customers

At All-over-IP Expo 2013, the current trends and forecasts for Russia’s IaaS market will be delivered to attendees and exhibitors All-over-IP Expo 2013 introduces Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) as the Next Big Thing in IT. According to J’son & Partners Consulting, Russia’s IaaS market is expected to grow rapidly over the next several years. The cloud-based IaaS market in Russia will reach USD 92 million in 2016. Current trends and forecasts for Russi...

Bosch Security Systems and Milestone Systems enter into strategic global partnership

As part of the partnership, Milestone will join Bosch's Integration Partner Program as a premium partner Milestone Systems and Bosch Security Systems have entered into a strategic global partnership aiming at complete integration of Bosch IP video devices with Milestone XProtect IP Video Management Software. As part of the cooperation, Milestone is participating as a premium partner in the Integration Partner Program (IPP) from Bosch. IPP was designed to ensure interoperabilit...

VIVOTEK security solutions installed at South Africa's National Gambling Board offices

VIVOTEK’s VAST software also provided a hierarchical system for an unlimited number of stations and cameras Background The National Gambling Board (NGB) is subject to strict security requirements, as it is the agency within the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) responsible for the oversight of matters related to casinos, gambling, betting and wagering in South Africa. In order to achieve compliance with the DTI's standards and requirements, the NGB approached the S...

Hikvision surveillance cameras enhance security at Dubai’s Grosvenor House

Hikvision cameras provide the foundations for equally strong clarity and coverage for both day and night One of the world's largest man-made marinas, the Dubai Marina in the United Arabs Emirates sits on some of the most prime commercial real estate in the entire UAE. Encompassing a blend of private, public, and commercial interests, the Dubai Marina is also known as the “Tallest Block in the World," due to the bevy of modern skyscrapers that frame its panoramic wate...

Arecont Vision announces UK distribution partnership with DVS Limited

Arecont’s partnership with DVS will advance its megapixel camera security solutions in the UK Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has signed DVS Limited, an award-winning product distribution firm, to advance its megapixel camera security solutions to the UK marketplace. The announcement was made by Paul Taggar, Country Manager, UK and Ireland, Arecont Vision and is effective immediately. “The appointment of DVS Limited...

Bosch video surveillance technology monitors visitors at Queen’s Day ceremony in Amsterdam

75 Bosch Auto-Dome cameras were installed in Amsterdam by Bosch's partner Connection Systems The last day of April 2013 was a historical date in the Netherlands. Following his mother’s abdication, Prince Willem-Alexander’s swearing-in as the new king means the country once again has a male monarch for the first time in 123 years. As a result, the program for the festivities on this Queen’s Day in Amsterdam was particularly comprehensive. However, this also po...

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