Surveillance & Security News for June 2010

See Raytec's CCTV lighting products displayed at IFSEC 2010 in a virtual tour

CCTV lighting specialists Raytec have created a virtual tour of their IFSEC stand in high quality video For anyone who couldn't attend IFSEC 2010, CCTV lighting specialists Raytec have created a virtual tour of their IFSEC stand in high quality video. Most ‘buzz' on the stand was generated by the launch of Raylux Urban, a new range designed for multi-purpose lighting applications requiring white-light debuting at IFSEC for the first time. Alongside the core range of Raym...

Deadline to submit presentations abstracts for the 2nd ASIS International Middle East Security Conference extended

ASIS 2011 will feature an enlarged exhibition featuring the latest in security technology and servicesASIS International has announced that the deadline to submit abstract for presentations for the 2nd ASIS International Middle East Security Conference has been extended until 21 June 2010.The 2nd ASIS International Middle East Security Conference will be held in Manama, Bahrain on 20-22 February 2011.The conference will address a full spectrum of topics in security management such as: suppl...

New enhanced Pro-Watch security management system from Honeywell

Organisations use Pro-Watch to integrate subsystems including access control, video surveillance, intrusion Honeywell announced an enhancement for its widely used Pro-Watch security management system that will help organisations more easily comply with stringent U.S. government regulations.By integrating Codebench Inc.'s PIVCheck software suite with Pro-Watch, Honeywell can help its customers validate digital certificates on access cards through an appropriate government authority and...

Dedicated Micros provides CCTV solution for Wesley Medical Centre

The customer's challenge Wesley Medical Centre, near downtown Wichita, Kansas, grew from a humble, 30-bed beginning in 1912 to a three-and-a-half city block campus that provides 760 beds and 102 bassinets.  The centre is a designated full-service medical and Level 1 Trauma Centre. As the campus continues to expand to meet state-wide medical needs, so do the security challenges.  New facilities obstructed installed camera views, requiring cameras to be added or repositioned. Trauma h...

Voice recognition – benefits and challenges of this biometric application for access control

Consumers prefer voice recognition technology for biometric identification Voice recognition is the most preferred form of biometric identification among consumers. Derek Scheips for ASSA ABLOY Future Labs outlines the concept behind this technology and some of its uses and drawbacks. With all types of biometric applications on the rise, voice-based authentication is one approach that seems to engender less resistance among users than other biometric forms of s...

EADS Defence & Security forges relationship with ODEBRECHT to meet the needs of the Brazilian market

EADS Defence & Security is a systems solutions provider for armed forces and civil security worldwideJoint venture intends to address the defence and security market in Brazil and other countries where synergies can be identified between the 2 companiesJoint venture is committed to become reliable, competent and trusted partner to the armed forces, governmental organisations and other local industryEADS Defence & Security (DS) and ODEBRECHT Organisation join forces in the fields of defen...

CBC seminar provides updates and in-depth knowledge on video analytics

Analytics applications include sterile zone monitoring, intrusion detection, footfall countingLeading surveillance solutions provider CBC (Europe) provided a reality check for guests attending its recent very well attended seminar on video analytics technology. CBC explained that powerful analytics software certainly works - but also explained the limitations and potential pitfalls if the installation is not correctly planned and implemented.A cross-section of end-users, consultants, specifiers,...

Octavian Security makes its mark in high-risk corporate protection market

Octavian was the first to utilise ex-Gurkha Rifle security officers in retail and corporate security rolesInternational security solutions provider Octavian Continental, the offshore arm of Octavian Security, has successfully completed a trio of armed escort and executive protection contracts for a logistics organisation operating on the East Coast of Africa.These classified contracts mark Octavian's entry into the high-risk corporate protection market - a move that the company's founder Sukhi G...

Get trained by International Professional Security Association in SIA Approved Contractor Scheme this July

The security industry course is led by two highly experienced ACS assessorsThe International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has put together training for people who want to understand the inspection requirements of the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). This follows on from reports that consultants have been approaching companies offering to assist with ensuring that they meet the requirements, but the company has subsequently failed the inspection.A trial course was run by IPSA in...

SALTO's hospitality access control solutions to be showcased at HITEC 2010

SALTO is exhibiting AElement - their brand new RFID hotel lock - at HITEC 2010Leading hospitality access control provider SALTO Systems will exhibit at HITEC 2010 taking place at Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando, Florida from June 21 - 24. As the world's largest and most influential hospitality technology event, The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC) is the perfect venue to discover all the latest product and service innovations designed to enhance t...

Geutebruck video system supports simulated surgery

In a fully equipped operating theatre at the German Heart Institute in Berlin trainee surgeons, anaesthetists and cardio-technicians practise open-heart surgery on a sophisticated dummy.  A Geutebruck hybrid recorder stores video, audio and theatre equipment data, while streaming it in real time to the trainer in the control room and to fellow students in a lecture theatre.  With a special medical torso, complete with beating heart and simulated responses to different drug treatments a...

Samsung Techwin announces the availability of Net Tech Support through the PSA Security Network

Owners of electronic security buying cooperative will provide technical support for Samsung IP cameras Samsung Techwin America, a global supplier of video surveillance products combining superior performance and value, announces the availability of Net Tech Support through the PSA Security Network of security systems integrators. Owners of the world's largest electronic security buying cooperative will now provide network technical support for Samsung's suite of network (IP) cameras as one facet...

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