Surveillance & Security News for June 2010

Seoul Metropolitan Subway upgrades its surveillance network across three major lines

As the international awareness of terrorist threat has increased over recent years, the surveillance industry has seen willingness from global leaders to increase CCTV coverage in many areas. Terror attacks on rail networks, including the 7/7 bombings in London, the Madrid bombings in 2004 and the Mumbai bombings in 2006, have all contributed to the requirement for comprehensive CCTV coverage on all major rail networks. The demand for surveillance upgrades has been resilient through the global f...

Bosch’s Dinion IP camera range wins CCTV Product of the Year Award

The award builds on the company's reputation for the quality and reliability of its security productsBosch Security Systems has won the PSI Premier Award for CCTV Product of the Year 2010 for its Dinion 2X range.The Dinion 2X range enhances an already proven camera technology with improved processing and advanced level imaging. Its performance is designed for the most demanding surveillance applications, and its features have been tailored to make the installer's job easier. Collecting the...

CNL and SeeTec form surveillance technology alliance

The partnership will certify integration of IPSecurityCenter with the features offered by the SeeTec 5 NVR systemCNL, a world leader in developing Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, announces it has formed a technology partnership under its Technology Alliance Programme (TAP) with SeeTec, one of the leading software products for IP based video security.Founded in 1997, SeeTec developed one of the world's first management platforms for network cameras. Today the S...

IDTECK wins project to supply access control solution to Turkey Court House

IDTECK's latest innovation, iMDC access control panel, is capable of controlling up to 32 doorsIDTECK, the global leader in RFID and biometrics access control, has announced its latest achievement of being selected to provide access control system for the Turkey Court House project.The on-going Turkey Court House project in Istanbul is estimated to be one of the world's largest court houses as it contains 350 hearing rooms in 340,000 square metres sized main building. During the bidding for this...

Samsung Techwin announces new surveillance products roll-out at PSA-TEC 2010

L to R: Bill Bozeman, Frank DeFina and Jeff Baxter at the PSA-TEC International Security ConferenceSamsung Techwin America, a global supplier of video surveillance products combining superior performance and value, continued to spread word of its new Vision 2010 product roll-out at the PSA-TEC Annual Conference. In addition to announcing a strategic partnership with PSA Security Network, Frank DeFina, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Samsung Techwin America, and Bill Bozeman,...

ASIS 2010: The confluence of security industry professionals

ASIS 2010 will offer more than 180 sessions covering the full range of timely security topics and critical issuesMore than 20,000 security professionals from around the world will meet in Dallas from October 12-15 for ASIS International's 56th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2010). ASIS 2010, to be held at the Dallas Convention Centre, will offer more than 180 educational sessions covering the full range of timely security topics and critical issues, as well as core security-manageme...

Safer and faster travel with Axis Communications network cameras

Mission Storstockholm's Lokaltrafik AB (SL) transports 700,000 passengers daily, by bus and train, within the Stockholm area. To create a safer environment and a stress-free journey for both travellers and personnel, it is necessary to have complete surveillance of buses, trains, stations, waiting rooms, pathways and train depots. In 2005, SL began the Security Project (Trygghetsprojektet) with the intention of creating a safer travel and work environment, minimizing interruptions in traffic, a...

Sony transports security into the future

Public transport has had a recent uptake in technological developments, impacted by events including the recent economic downturn and the World Cup, which has encouraged countries to increase their transportation infrastructure and thus security across the countries. Security has long been an issue for transportation with lighting, alarms, installation and maintenance all key factors. Sony Professional works closely with its customers to create bespoke solutions for any industry and has recently...

Access Control Technology appoints Ian Burrell as UK Sales Team

The ACT brand is increasingly becoming the access control product of choice among installers and end usersAccess Control Technology (ACT) Ltd. is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Burrell to the position of Sales Executive for the Northern United Kingdom Region. Ian's appointment further strengthens the UK sales team and he will work with Richard Huison, Southern England Senior Account Manager, and Paul Taylor, UK Sales Manager. Ian has over 15 years experience of working within the s...

British Security Industry Association hosts information destruction industry event

The BSIA event provided a platform for industry suppliers to exhibit their products and servicesLeading suppliers and service providers from the information destruction industry were united on 9th June at a conference and exhibition hosted by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA)."Since changes to the law have introduced hefty fines for any company found to be in breach of the Data Protection Act, sharing best practice is now more important than ever in our rapidly growing indust...

Vemotion surveillance solutions go interactive on new website

The new site reflects the Vemotion specialisation in wireless video transmissionVemotion Interactive announced that their new website is now live. The website has been updated to include the broader range of products now available from Vemotion including the remote deployment unit and remote encoders. Vemotion is best known for providing interactive high-quality, live and pre-recorded video streaming for Channel 4 and Big Brother 5. The new site reflects the Vemotion specialisation in wirel...

Bosch Security Systems' intruder alarm outshines competition at the Polish Alarm Technology Master contest

The results of the contest's 13th edition were announced at the Securex 2010 International Security Exhibition Bosch Security Systems' products performed outstandingly at the Polish Alarm Technology Master contest organised by the Polish POLALARM Association of Technical Safety Measures and Security Management Experts. The Bosch Modular Alarm Platform 5000 came first in the "Break-in and robbery signalling equipment and systems" category. The platform's ease of operation thanks to...

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