Surveillance & Security News for July 2016

MOBOTIX IP cameras monitor vehicle and people behaviour throughout Transit Systems’ Sydney Depot

From humble beginnings providing bus services along the New South Wales and Queensland coasts in Australia, Transit Systems has not only gone on to become one of Australia’s biggest public transport providers, but has also made significant inroads overseas, having purchased several bus routes from the First Group London, United Kingdom, in 2013. Employing over 2500 staff Australia-wide, Transit Systems operates from 26 depots and terminals, with a fleet of 500 buses and 40 ferries. When Q...

Protecting Pompeii with MOBOTIX video surveillance

"Many disasters have occurred in the world, but few have also provided so much delight for posterity." There probably are no better words to describe Pompeii than Goethe’s during one of his trips to Italy – the area of Pompeii encompasses 440,000 square meters that include the archaeological excavations of the ancient Roman city submerged by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, frozen in time by the sudden rain of ash and lava rock that preserved it for centuries. In 1997 UNESCO...

Arecont Vision cameras and Arteco VEMS software helps safeguard USS Iowa museum

USS Iowa: A naval treasure Affectionately known as the “Battleship of Presidents” for having played host to more U.S. presidents than any other battleship, the USS Iowa is one of the most storied vessels in the history of the Navy. Originally commissioned in 1943, the Iowa saw significant action during both World War II and the Korean War. One of the battleship’s first missions was to escort President Franklin Delano Roosevelt across the Atlantic in November of that year for a...

Vanderbilt video & access control solution secures Bank Pekao in Poland

Based in Poland, Bank Pekao is one of the largest financial institutions in Central and Eastern Europe. Security is a paramount concern for the organisation, which is why it has chosen to implement Vanderbilt’s cutting edge video and access control technology across a large part of its estate. Leading financial institution Over the last 85 years Bank Pekao has become one of the leading organisations of its kind within Central and Eastern Europe. This Polish financial institution is consi...

MOBOTIX IP-video-surveillance system installed throughout Manly Municipal Council, Australia

Perched on a beautiful peninsula just 7 nautical miles north-east of Sydney, Australia, lies the suburb of Manly. When Captain Arthur Philips, founder of the settlement of Sydney, first visited the area, he was apparently so impressed by the self-assured and manly behaviour of the local Aborigines that he named it Manly Cove, whence present day Manly derives its name. A mere stone’s throw from the central business district, and with the stunning Northern Beaches region on its doorstep, th...

Kjell & Company updates security infrastructure with Vanderbilt’s SPC intruder alarm solutions

Kjell & Company has become Sweden’s leading home electronics accessories retailer. As part of its ongoing improvement process, it is updating its security infrastructure with the use of state-of-the-art intruder alarm solutions from Vanderbilt International. For those in Sweden and Norway looking to purchase mobile phone and tablet accessories, electrical items for the home, cables and connectors, gadgets and other components, Kjell & Company is the place to visit. A household nam...

MOBOTIX upgrades video surveillance & communication at prestigious Adelaide school

Safety at school A modern video surveillance solution installed in a school can perform the crucial task of ensuring safety of staff and students. Effective detection and resolution of incidents is combined with sophisticated access control to make it the perfect tool for the job. It also works as a great deterrent against anti-social behaviour, such as vandalism or violence. Since the advent of the MOBOTIX door station, a MOBOTIX camera can make calls and send footage to an IP video phone. Da...

Shooting incidents highlight importance of hospital security

Hospital security always counts. Patients may arrive from a crime scene and someone has to make sure they weren’t followed by trouble. Doctors, nurses and other medical personnel may come under blame for the death of a loved one and need protection. Heightened security needs Think for a minute, though, about the elevated need for security when the victims of a massacre — such as the Orlando massacre — arrive at the hospital. On the heels of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclu...

Hikvision launches Blazer Express intelligent video management software station

Blazer Express supplies live, playback and alarm camera viewing functionality via its user-friendly interface Hikvision, the supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has launched Blazer Express, an easy-to-use and highly efficient intelligent video management software (iVMS) station, designed specifically to meet the needs of small-to medium-sized retail surveillance applications. Catering for up to 16 or 32 network surveillance cameras, Blazer Express (supplied...

VIVOTEK launches 3D people counting SC8131 stereo camera for retail solutions

The SC8131 integrates with VIVOTEK’s central management software, VAST, enabling real-time data transfer and comprehensive analysis reports VIVOTEK, an IP surveillance provider, has announced a new stereo network camera for retail solutions, the SC8131. Featuring dual-lens design with VIVOTEK’s self-developed 3D Depth Technology, the SC8131 provides precise tracking and a high counting accuracy of up to 98%. To further optimise retail efficiencies, the camera integ...

Security Essen 2016: Security Innovation Award candidates nominated

15 companies are in the final round for the Security Innovation Award 2016 There are still around two months until the 22nd edition of the world’s premier fair for security and fire prevention. However, the finalists for the Security Innovation Award have already been nominated. Out of 84 applications, the expert jury chose 15 companies to advance into the next round. Now, they are entering the decisive phase of the prize which is known as the sector’s Oscar. For...

360 Vision Technology to display cameras at Security Essen 2016

360 Vision Technology’s surveillance cameras are designed for installation in a large range of general and difficult environment applications UK CCTV design & manufacturing company, 360 Vision Technology, will be displaying their range of professional quality surveillance cameras suitable for every application, at Security Essen, Hall 2, Stand A41. Since 2002, 360 Vision Technology has built a solid reputation as a market leader in CCTV surveillance. With a large te...

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