Surveillance & Security News for July 2015

Arecont Vision's megapixel solution enhances perimeter security at BASF China facility

BASF is one of the world’s leading chemical companies. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. The company has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885 and currently is one of the largest foreign investors in the Chinese chemical industry with major investments in Nanjing, Shanghai and Chongqing. Need for protection According to BASF’s Greater China Report published in 2012, local production enabl...

Dahua IP security solution for SANASA Development Bank in Sri Lanka

Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China has delivered an IP-based security solution for SANASA Development Bank in Sri Lanka. Founded in 1997, SANASA Development Bank (SDB) is a unique financial institution, committed to rising the standard of living for low income Sri Lankan families with its range of microfinance activities. SDB is a national cooperative bank, with over 82 branches covering all of Sri Lanka. A...

CEM upgrades access control solution at Gatwick Airport

Handling over 34 million passengers per year travelling to around 200 destinations in 90 countries, Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport. CEM Systems airport specific access control solution, AC2000 Airport provides Gatwick Airport with a fully comprehensive security solution. Gatwick Airport has been using the CEM AC2000 Airport system for more than 16 years, providing the airport with a flexible security solution to meet its unique and changing security needs and demands...

Frank De Fina – remembering a security industry icon

Frank De Fina’s death this week came as a shock to everyone in the security industry. The industry has lost both a giant presence and a good friend. He made his mark as a talented executive at some of the biggest companies in the security industry. The “Dark Restaurant Society” I saw Frank De Fina a lot in dark restaurants. I was honoured to be among the security industry journalists invited to his twice-yearly press dinners, held at nicely accoutred (if dimly lit) restaurant...

smanos W020 WiFi alarm and IP6 HD WiFi Camera US and Europe availability

The W020 WiFi alarm system and innovative IP6 HD WiFi Camera are now available in the US and across Europe Smart home and security expert, smanos is pleased to announce that its next generation W020 WiFi alarm system and innovative IP6 HD WiFi Camera are now available in the US and across Europe. The devices were first announced during CeBit 2015 in Hannover, Germany, and have since received notable acclaim. The W020 is a next generation security hub that forms the heart of a...

D-Tools multi-day system integrator training in Austin, TX

Intensive hands-on training teaches D-Tools users how to harness the power of SI 2015 system integrator software D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, will hold a multi-day System Integrator Training in Austin, TX September 16–18, 2015. During the three-day comprehensive, hands-on training event instructor and D-Tools training partner Ryan Brown of Media Environment Design will walk attendees through the D-Tools project lifecycle, offeri...

OT Systems offers SFP media converters for high-density fibre link connections

With security applications demanding more IP surveillance systems, installers frequently use fibre media converters to extend the 100m Ethernet distance, increasing it up to tens of Km. OT Systems now offers the full-range of industrial rack-mount multi-channel SFP media converters for high-density fibre link connections. The ET8181/ET161161 is designed to provide the flexibility of connecting 8/16 channels of 10/100 Mbps IP devices and the ET8282/ET162162 is designed to connect 8/16 channels o...

U.S. Security Associates releases USA Security Academy's Course Catalogue

The new catalogue features 16 new course offerings since the last publication date of September, 2014 U.S. Security Associates (USA) announces the release of the new USA Security Academy Course Catalogue, featuring the addition of 16 new course offerings since the last publication date of September 2014. As one of America’s largest security companies, with more than 160 local offices, U.S. Security Associates established USA Security Academy to deliver centralised, consi...

BSIA opens nominations for Security Personnel Awards 2016

The awards are a fantastic opportunity for our member companies to showcase the talents of personnel Members of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) are being encouraged to submit their nominations for 2016’s Security Personnel Awards, with the deadline just over three months away. Awards serve contributions of security personnel These prestigious awards are presented every year in both regional and national rounds of judging. The awards serve to acknow...

David Dunlap joins CBC Americas as Southeastern Regional Sales Manager

Dunlap will be responsible for identifying growth opportunities in IP surveillance for the southeast coast of the U.S CBC AMERICAS Corp., a premier manufacturer of intelligent video surveillance systems is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. David Dunlap as Southeastern Regional Sales Manager, Imaging Technology Division. Mr. Dunlap is an industry veteran bringing more than 25 years of experience in the security industry, as well as other technology related segments. He h...

Pelco to exhibit VideoXpert's integration with Agent Vi's savVi video analytics platform at ASIS 2015

VideoXpert is Pelco’s leading-edge Video Management System (VMS) that sets a new bar for the user experience Pelco by Schneider Electric recently announced that they have teamed up with Agent Video Intelligence(Agent Vi) to integrate Pelco’s VideoXpert™ video management platform with savVi™, Agent Vi’s video analytics platform – a union that literally extends the performance and functionality of the already powerful VideoXpert VMS. Expandin...

OnGarde trespass and vandalism school holiday warning

The OnGarde Rapid Deployment CCTV tower has floodlights to deter would-be trespassers and vandals before any crime is committed Security equipment firm, OnGarde is giving a timely reminder to estates and security managers about the heightened risks of trespass and vandalism over the school holidays. Hiring a Rapid Deployment CCTV tower brings down insurance premiums and protects even remote sites. Last year, Scottish councils alone spent more than £1 million repairi...

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