Surveillance & Security News for July 2014

Nedap's AEOS system ensures public security at Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, Netherlands

‘Two years ago, I accepted the position of facility manager for Amsterdam Music Dome Exploitatie. At the time, work had just started on casting the concrete ground floor for the Dome.’ says Ruud Bongers. This was the start of a hectic period for Bongers, which has involved specifying and purchasing all kinds of equipment and furniture varying from items as mundane as tables and chairs to the sophisticated access control and intrusion detection system. In his position as facility...

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras help MetLife Stadium replace its existing IP cameras

Customer Located in the Meadowlands and part of the MetLife Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, MetLife Stadium is home to the New York Football Giants and the New York Jets. The $1.6 billion stadium was financed and built by a joint venture between the two teams, who operate it through the New Meadowlands Stadium Company. The stadium opened in April 2010 and boasts a seating capacity of 82,500, making it one of the NFL®'s largest stadiums. On February 2, 2014, MetLife Stadium pl...

Port of Antwerp chose Nedap's access control system to ensure their logistics processes are always properly secured

Emergencies can seriously disrupt the logistics processes in a port. To prevent major economic impact, good security is crucial.  “We must always know who has access to our buildings, and when. So we’ve fitted all our critical port buildings with access control. We opted for Nedap’s AEOS system back in 2005, because – among other things – we were able to connect our existing fibre optic communication network easily at the time via ethernet. Although the most i...

The science park of the future comes with ASSA ABLOY Aperio technology

The Technology Park Písek is a science and technology centre built inside the Czech Republic’s former Žižkov barracks, in South Bohemia. It opened in autumn 2013, after a total investment at the site of 450 million CZK (Czech Koruna). The Technology Park operates around the clock, 7 days a week. It will be home to multiple businesses in the technology sector, so access control needs to be reliable and security needs to be watertight. Low-security solutions such as mechanical keys w...

Down Hall country house hotel upgrades to IDIS DirectIP surveillance

Down Hall, one of England's most established country house hotels, has installed IDIS DirectIP using a phased approach to upgrade from its existing legacy analog CCTV. On the Hertfordshire and Essex border, Down Hall chose IDIS partner,Rutledge Integrated Systems (RIS), to manage the security upgrade following a refurbishment to include an exclusive gym, sauna and steam room facility. IDIS DirectIP impressed with its HD performance, affordability, and the capability for a fast and simple p...

G4S Technology wins contract to upgrade security for Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport in Killeen, USA

The contract includes command and control centre, access control, integration with the city’s video management system G4S Technology, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been awarded a $1.8M contract to upgrade security for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located in Killeen, TX. The contract, signed in May 2014, includes a Command and Control centre, Access Control, integration with the City’s existing Video Management System, and a...

Security integrator Xentry Systems Integration continues expansion and growth with new management

Xentry has added industry leaders in several markets to help continue the company’s advancement and innovation Xentry Systems Integration, a security systems integrator focused on delivering best-in-class security systems and services, continues its expansion into nationwide markets and service areas, and has recently added new management to foster this continued growth. After its acquisition of Acree Daily Integrated Systems in May 2014, Xentry has positioned itself as...

Security integrator VTI Security announces management changes and promotions

VTI Security has moved to No.17 on SDM's list of top integrators VideoTronix, Incorporated dba VTI Security announces the following management changes and promotions in support of its substantial growth and move to #17 on SDM’s list of top integrators.   “Our investment in the infrastructure and vocabulary of our culture has supported this growth”, said COO, Bryan Viau. “These organisational changes bring a sharp focus and internal accountabi...

Tamron launches near IR-correct varifocal lens for 5MP cameras

Tamron Co., Ltd., a specialised manufacturer of optics and an industry leader in security/surveillance products, announces the launch of a near-IR-corrected Vari-Focal lens for 5 MP cameras. Development concept Cameras for the security/surveillance market have been rapidly shifting gears towards high-pixel-count models, and device manufacturers have been accelerating their efforts to cater to the needs for higher image quality. Recognizing such trends in the market, Tamron vigorously continues...

MOBOTIX introduces thermal sensor modules for S15D with dual flexmount video cable technology

MOBOTIX recently introduced the new thermal sensor modules for the S15D, being the first thermal devices to use MOBOTIX’ revolutionary dual flexmount video cable technology. This is available with all S15D upgraded to software version MX-V4.2.1.43. The flexible video cabling, weatherproof design and tiny footprint allows the two S15D thermal sensor modules to be installed into any location up to two meters away from a single S15D core unit. The advantage of using thermal sensor modules is...

Suprema provides its BioEntry Plus fingerprint recognition terminal to Carrefour Supermarkets in Istanbul, Turkey

Over 500 units of Suprema’s BioEntry Plus were deployed onto Carrefour’s new access control and time & attendance system Suprema Inc., a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, recently announced it provided its fingerprint recognition terminal, BioEntry Plus, to Carrefour Supermarkets in Istanbul, Turkey, for a new system of access control and time & attendance. A total of 500 units were provided by Meyer Inc, a local partner of...

Eaton appoints Steve Salter as Quality Manager for its security business

Steve Salter aims to maintain the effectiveness of Eaton’s environmental and health and safety management system Power Management company, Eaton recently announced that its security business has reaffirmed its commitment to manufacturing products and systems that offer industry leading standards of reliability, by appointing Steve Salter as its new quality manager. From Kidderminster, Salter brings his extensive experience in the aerospace industry to his new role. Prio...

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