Surveillance & Security News for June 2006

Dallmeier presents first catalogue

Dallmeier electronic has published the first edition of its new main catalogue: "CCTV/IP - Products for Solutions - Main Catalogue 2006/1".  For the first time, distributors, customers and end users have a comprehensive overview of all components available for complete CCTV solutions - made by Dallmeier - made in Germany.The catalogue takes readers through the digital world of Dallmeier security technology to help them identify the best solution for their application.  T...

Siemens enhances security at Evelina Children's Hospital

To help ensure the security and safety of its patients and staff, the new Evelina Children's Hospital in London has installed SiPass Entro access control system from Siemens Building Technologies Security Products.The state-of-the-art children's hospital is part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and has 140 inpatient beds, including a 20 bed paediatric intensive care unit for the sickest children, and three operating theatres.  In addition to the health and wellbei...

Schlage Recognition Systems biometric handreader controls access to West Virginia University Recreation Centre

Student convenience critical factor in choosing Biometric TechnologyIngersoll Rand Security Technologies today announced that West Virginia University's Student Recreation Centre is using its biometric handreader technology, in addition to the card swiping system already in place, to control access to the facility.  HandKey readers simplify credential management and ensure that only authorized individuals enter the recreation centre.  Handreaders automatically take a three-dimensio...

AD Group celebrates a stunning second victory at Le Mans

The MG Lola EX264 owned by CCTV manufacturer AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros - and run by RML has emerged victorious once again in the LMP2 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours.  Securing the "baby" prototype class two years running - unprecedented for a British team - is impressive by any standards in such a testing endurance race at what is the most famous sports car venue in the world. Sponsored by AD Group companies including AD Aerospace, Dedicated Micros, D-Tec, R...

Digital CCTV monitoring at Plus City in Linz

Plus City near Linz is currently Austria's most modern and advanced shopping centre with a sales area of 70,000 square metres.  Since its establishment in 1989 it has been continuously expanded and modernised.  Its excellent location and its superb combination of shopping and leisure facilities have made it the most successful and most innovative shopping centre in Austria to date.  It attracts a total of over 8 million customers a year to its shops and associated leisure faciliti...

Movieplanet has a successful business concept and the latest security technology

Munich's Movieplanet - an entertainment library with DVD vending machines - is a business concept on course for success.  Customers have access to a wide variety of DVDs, music CDs and computer games at any hour of the day or night.  The entertainment library's business philosophy is to offer clients the ultimate in service and convenience.  One element is its internet booking facility, which enables customers to choose the title they want on a website in the comfort of their own...

Dedicated Micros celebrates award success for TransVu Media

Dedicated Micros reputation for pioneering CCTV systems has been underlined with the announcement that TransVu Media - the latest variant of its rugged mobile digital CCTV recording system - has won the Best New IP Security/Communication Product category at the prestigious Security Industry Innovation Awards held during IFSEC 2006.  When installed on a bus or coach, the dual purpose NetVu Connected TransVu Media is able to feed on-board display screens with stored advertising messages...

NiceVision® help protect transport sites and users – affordably

Cost-effective intelligent systems that offer superb image quality and the option of advanced analytics.NICE Systems has been selected by Beijing Metro to supply its next generation security solutions to help enhance the safety and security at more than 20 stations of the city's subway system.  Following mounting security concerns worldwide and in preparation for the 2008 Olympics, this project is part of Beijing's massive campaign to upgrade its subway system's security network...

The future of train and passenger CCTV

These days train and network operators have a heightened requirement to provide a safe and secure environment for passengers and staff when travelling.  But a passenger's end-to-end experience for their ‘journey' will encompass the car park, concourse, passageways, platforms and onboard the carriages.  So how can you increase confidence whilst at the same time reduce anti-social behaviour across these environments?When looking at CCTV and the surrounding problems encounte...

Tavcom Training opens new training centre

Tavcom Training has opened the doors of its new purpose-built Training Centre in the heart of rural Hampshire.  Only a few months after moving into brand new office premises at the Claylands Business Park in Bishops Waltham the company seized an opportunity to purchase an adjacent commercial building, which it has now fully transformed into an extensive state-of-the-art training facility.The new Training Centre offers an enormous range of benefits to the increasing numbers of delegates who...

New solution to an old problem

Public space CCTV schemes have been known to have major problems with yellow fluorescent street lighting in the past.  Many cases have been documented where the colour generated has simply played havoc with CCTV video and the quality of images.Local Authority specialist security contractors GD Security claim to have cracked the problem in a major system replacement project for Southwark, where 44 out of 50 cameras are being replaced with a winning combination of Pentax 8~144mm day/night len...

Frontline’s expertise receives recognition

Frontline Security Solutions expertise at installing CCTV systems has been recognised by Bewator with the 2006 Award for Best Video Partner for UK and Ireland.The award was presented to Peter McKelvey a Director of Frontline at an awards dinner held during IFSEC by Bewator's CEO, Bo Kastensson.Commenting on the award Peter said: "We are delighted to have been chosen for this award.  It reflects the hard work and effort that all my colleagues have put in to ensure that we design, instal...

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