Surveillance & Security News for June 2006

The City of LA installation demonstrates the power of the DVTel platform

City of Los Angeles Los Angeles, the nation's second largest city, has more than 900 government buildings and facilities spread out over hundreds of square miles.  These facilities range in size and function from city-sponsored day care centers to City Hall to the Los Angeles Zoo. Prior to 9/11, the City of LA maintained an uncoordinated, rather antiquated system of video surveillance for its buildings and facilities. The events of 9/11 set in motion plans to fundamentally change the city...

Bosch Security Systems recognises the importance of IP

To complement the successful launch of Bosch Security Systems' Dinion IP camera, Bosch has now embarked on a comprehensive IP training programme for all employees from senior engineers and sales teams through to the administrative and support staff.Jeremy Hockham, UK Managing Director of Bosch Security Systems explains: "Internet Protocol (IP) has revolutionised the way the world communicates and it is now set to transform CCTV surveillance systems.  Installers are receiving more a...

Secom secures CCTV contract with fashion retailer New Look

SECOM Plc has been awarded a contract to supply CCTV systems for high-street retailer New Look.  The contract specifies that SECOM is responsible for the installation and maintenance of all CCTV systems in all new stores, in addition to all store refurbishments.Last year, SECOM Plc won a competitive tender for the integrated security system project at New Look's purpose built distribution facility located in Lymedale, Newcastle under Lyme.  This is a flagship facility for New Look,...

The future’s orange for Conway

For the second time this year the Dutch Ministry of Transport has used camera, pan & tilt and telemetry assemblies from leading UK CCTV manufacturer Conway Security Products.After initially installing the units on the Netherlands equivalent of the M25 around Amsterdam, the Dutch highway authorities are now installing the equipment on the A1 motorway to the southeast of the capital.   The project uses gantry-mounted cameras to monitor stretches of hard shoulder before the extra lane...

IP Video enhances police operation

A complete IndigoVision IP Video solution has been installed in the Barrie Police Service headquarters in Ontario, Canada.  The system provides 24-hour surveillance for all parts of the police operation including interview and booking rooms, sally ports, operation centre and detention cells.  The IP Video system provides DVD-quality full frame rate images for both routine monitoring of the station and recorded video for evidentiary purposes that meets the requirements of the Canadian F...

Paxton Access Net2 specified for Worcestershire County Hall

Worcestershire County Hall was built in 1977.  The building has three connected parts.  The central section is the main reception and public areas, which include meeting rooms and a restaurant.  The two wings house the offices of the many services, crucial to the operation of the council.  County Hall is home to the Council Chamber and the offices of the main political parties.  This is a large site that needs to combine security while remaining welcoming to the public w...

RemGuard looks to future with NetVu ObserVer

Leading remotely monitored CCTV provider RemGuard Visual Management - part of AD Group - has announced that it is now offering the powerful NetVu ObserVer GUI (Graphic User Interface) as standard with its RemVu Aquila transmission equipment.Said Alan Collinge, Director at RemGuard's RVRC: "The decision to supply NetVu ObserVer brings us in to line with other AD Group companies such as Dedicated Micros.  ObserVer will give our customers all of the key features of NetVu Client, which...

Extra hall added to meet exhibitor demand at Integrated Systems Europe 2007

An unprecedented demand from exhibitors for stand space at ISE 2007 has prompted the show organisers to open up a fourth hall at the Amsterdam RAI.  Floor space at Halls 1, 2 and 3 is at near capacity and with enquiries from potential exhibitors continuing to flood in, the organisers had to act quickly by securing further space to meet the demand. Companies wishing to take part in ISE 2007 can now book space in Hall 4.  Based on the incredible success of its last edition, ISE 2007 is o...

Paxton Access appoints Andy Reynolds as OEM Account Manager

Paxton Access Limited, a market leader in the design and manufacture of electronic access control systems, has announced the appointment of Andy Reynolds as OEM Account Manager.  Andy's role is to manage current OEM customer relationships and to expand OEM opportunities for Paxton Access both within the UK and overseas.With over seven years experience in the security industry Andy Reynolds has acquired in-depth knowledge of access control systems and reader technologies.  He joins...

Siemens gets to the heart of radio security

To help improve the safety and security of staff, one of the Midlands' most popular commercial radio stations, 100.7 Heart fm, has chosen to install Siemens Building Technologies Security Products' latest access security system.100.7 Heart fm, located at studios in a courtyard just off Birmingham's busy Broad Street, serves a weekly audience of some 840,000 listeners across Warwickshire and the West Midlands.Like all media outlets, it needs to have tight security - especially due to it...

Axis' network cameras included in major investment to improve public-transport security

SL decided to install Axis' AXIS 225FD network cameras Axis Communications is one of the suppliers included in a major subway and commuter train security project being undertaken by the Greater Stockholm Public Transport Company Limited (SL).  SL has decided to install Axis' AXIS 225FD network cameras.  The value of the initial order is estimated at approximately SEK 2 M, with the potential for additional installations. The Greater Stockholm Public Transport Company...

HI SEC awarded Microsoft Gold Partner status

HI SEC is proud to announce that it was awarded Microsoft Gold Partner Status for 2006.  Gold Certified Partners represent the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies, and have the closest working relationship with Microsoft.  HI SEC will receive Microsoft direct technical support and advanced information about Microsoft product releases.  This will enable HI SEC to continue to react quickly with the support of the latest Microsoft operating systems a...

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