Surveillance & Security News for June 2006
When ASDA, the UK's second largest retail chain, decided to install an Access Control system in their stores, they had some specific requirements. They wanted to use the Mifare Smartcards already carried by their staff, and the system needed to be flexible and simple to use. City Building and Engineering Services (CBES) were brought in to handle the job and spoke with Norbain about supplying the most suitable solution.Previously, there was no Access Control system in place at the...
Following a period of sustained growth and international expansion, national security firm, Octavian Security, has appointed two new directors to its board.Anthony Henry is appointed to the role of business development director and colleague Jot Engelbrecht, one of the company's very first security officers, has been appointed operations and training director.Originally from South Africa, Jot was initially employed by Octavian in 2003 to work as a security officer on the company's first...
Axis cameras were deployed by CNL to help secure priceless art works including ‘The Scream' on loan to the Royal Academy of Arts from the Munch Museum in OsloNetwork cameras by the global leader in network video Axis Communications, were selected as part of a comprehensive surveillance solution put together for the Royal Academy of Arts (RAA) by leading integrator CNL (Computer Network Ltd). The RAA was given less than a week to install a new security system in its main galleries pri...
Net2Air, the new hands free capability for users of Net2, the leading network access control system from Paxton Access, received enthusiastic approval from installers at IFSEC 06. "Our beta testing program is much expanded because of the tremendous reception Net2Air received at IFSEC", explains Adam Stroud, Paxton Access Sales and Marketing Director. "This will have a beneficial effect on our release schedule with full product availability expected from July."Unli...
BackgroundThe retail sector in Ireland has seen strong consumer expenditure in the last few years. In addition to providing growth opportunities for national brands, global retailers including Harvey Nichols, H&M Hennes, La Senza, Footlocker and Jessop's have entered the Irish market.The traditional centres of Irish towns are often unable to accommodate the growing need for both commercial and residential property that this boom has spawned. As a result, new satellite shopping ce...
The global leader in network video Axis Communications, is delighted that its Fixed Dome day/night network camera, the AXIS 225 FD, has been awarded ‘five star highly recommended' status by leading UK PC magazine, PC Pro, following an extensive review of the camera during March 2006.Summing up the camera, the reviewer, Dave Mitchell, described the camera as:"A tough customer that looks strong enough to handle the rigours of exterior network video surveillance, with top image quali...
Fujitsu CG-311 Day/Night cameras monitor all movements at the gates in the front security zone at Frankfurt Airport. The current video surveillance cameras are being replaced by Japanese leading technology in stages to view the most sensitive areas of the largest airport on the European continent around the clock. Equipped with 18x motor zoom lenses (F1.9/11-200 mm), the Fujitsus’ strengths fully come into their own for the 24-hour video surveillance. The compact 1/...
Videotec is reporting a significant increase in the number of customers and new visitors popping into its stand and an excellent response to its products on show at the recent IFSEC 2006. Videotec has released at the show some new versions of ULISSE, equipped with Infra Red illuminators, for complete day/night surveillance, achieving effective 24/7 monitoring.Further to the possibility of installing your choice of cameras/lens and wiper option, ULISSE, equipped with two big IR, ensures the compl...
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