Surveillance & Security News for June 2009

Cumbria Police battles anti-social behaviour and football-related violence with TSS mobile CCTV

A major operational task for the CCTV vehicle is monitoring the behaviour of football fans travelling through the cityPatrolVu Mobile CCTV technology from TSS (Traffic Safety Systems) - part of AD Group - is proving to be extremely effective on the ground for Cumbria Police, helping to tackle anti-social behaviour in key hot spot areas across the force's Northern Command area - specifically Carlisle city centre - and to deliver a rapidly deployable resource to assist with crowd control on match...

Biometric passport technology to be implemented by all EU states

 All EU states including the UK, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland are to issue biometric passportsTop security experts from Shred-it warn of the need to be vigilant as the UK Identity and Passport Service commits to embrace fingerprint and face recognition technology at its borders.As of 29 June 2009, all EU states, including the UK, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland, are required to begin the process of issuing new passports containing biometric elements, including facial images and...

LEGIC® partners with BadgeCom for new smart card solutions

 Ron and Gabriel Shiller from BadgeCom and Hanspeter Kündig, Area Sales Manager at LEGICBadgeCom GmbH, supplier of card printers, credentials and personalisation services, is a new partner of LEGIC Identsystems Ltd. The results of the partnership are new printer and chip card solutions, which incorporate the LEGIC contactless smart card technology. BadgeCom is thus reacting to the constantly high demand in Europe for LEGIC based products.As a supplier of comprehensive card solutions, B...

Samsung Techwin bolsters Russian and CIS team with two new appointments

Maxim Saveliev, Sales Manager and Ivan Zharkov, Technical ManagerSamsung Techwin's professional security division has further expanded its team to provide support for the company's growing list of customers in Russia and CIS.Maxim Saveliev joins Samsung Techwin as Sales Manager having previously worked with Pelco for three years as Project Sales Manager. Prior to Pelco, Maxim was Sales Manager for Luis+.Ivan Zharkov, who has been appointed Technical Manager, has considerable technical knowledge...

Group 4 Technology Symmetry™ compatible with Bosch Security Systems IP cameras

 Group 4 Technology's Symmetry Security Management System integrates with Bosch IP camerasGroup 4 Technology announces that its Symmetry Security Management System (SMS) now integrates with Bosch Security Systems' IP cameras. This integration cements Group 4 Technology's strategic partnership with Bosch and provides customers with another best-in-breed IP partner solution.Along with Bosch's Divar 9- and 16-channel digital video recorders, Symmetry SMS now supports several models of Bosch IP...

Milestone provides high security to exclusive hotel

 The exclusive Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa provides state-of-the-art hospitality and securityChallengeThis award-winning hotel for top echelon guests needs to ensure the utmost in security and privacy for important clientele. Valuable artwork must also be protected. Constant overview of all the staff shifts and activities ensures top operations.SolutionCamsecure implemented Milestone XProtect Professional IP video software with an upgrade to XProtect Enterprise, managing almost 80 n...

IndigoVision ‘serves up’ comprehensive surveillance solution for Argentinean tennis tournament

IndigoVision's complete IP-CCTV solution was deployed during the Copa Telmex 2009 tennis tournamentIndigoVision's complete IP-CCTV solution was deployed during the Copa Telmex 2009 tennis tournament in Buenos Aires to provide security surveillance throughout the event. Copa Telmex is one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in Latin America and is an ATP World Tour 250 series event. The competition is staged every year on clay courts at the 5,500 capacity Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club loca...

SALTO provides keyless access for housing complex

Hazel Court has chosen a SALTO access control system to provide advanced security managementHazel Court a new housing development offering 21st century style and innovation in Swansea, Wales, has chosen a SALTO access control system to provide advanced security management.Operated by Family Housing Association (Wales) Ltd, Hazel Court is designed to provide a new way of living for the over 55's. It is an apartment complex that is intended to be part of the community - not a community apart - and...

New BSIA vice-chairman appointed

 Julie Kenny CBE DL has been appointed vice-chairman of the British Security Industry AssociationJulie Kenny CBE DL has been appointed as the new vice-chairman of the British Security Industry Association.Julie Kenny has been involved in the BSIA for some 17 years including two stints as Chairman of the Security Equipment Manufacturers Section. Julie is Managing Director of Pyronix Limited, and Chairman, CEO and major shareholder of its parent company Secure Holdings Limited.John Bates, BSI...

MOBOTIX sponsors French Federation Golf Tournament

MOBOTIX proudly sponsored the French Federation Golf TournamentOn 12 July 2009, in the beautiful country side of North Eastern Lorraine, France, MOBOTIX had the honour of taking matters one step further. The French Federation of Golf had authorised the "Number 1" IP camera manufacturer 18 holes on one of the most amazing courses in Bitche, France. The Tournament was open to the public and registration was completed by 6 July. The price for the event was 55 Euro that was&...

Controlware secures The Oldham College through flexible surveillance solution

Leading IP CCTV specialist Controlware has supplied an advanced surveillance solution to The Oldham CollegeWorking with partner Telewest Business, leading IP CCTV specialist Controlware has supplied an advanced surveillance solution to The Oldham College that delivers improved flexibility, cost savings and video quality over their previous system.The Oldham College is in the process of producing strategy that will see 70% of the college's building portfolio being re-built with plans for a £...

RISCO Group USA announces strategic partnership with Milestone Systems

 RISCO Group USA's security management system integrates with Milestone's IP video softwareRISCO Group USA and Milestone Systems recently announced their domestic partnering agreement, integrating RISCO Group USA's advanced security management system with Milestone's open platform IP video software. The newly developed integration solution combines Milestone's XProtect IP video open platform as a recording engine for the SynopSYS™ Integrated Security and Building Management Syste...

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