Surveillance & Security News for June 2010

Electronic access control system installed at Salisbury District Hospital

The existing security installation at the hospital consisted of a variety of different locking systems, including a cylinder lock master key system and numerous key code locks fitted to most of the wards. However, this was inflexible and did not give the level of security the hospital now wants to provide. The solution decided on by the hospital therefore was to remove the incumbent system of codes and key control and replace it with a modern state-of-the-art electronic access system that...

SIA releases new standard for false alarm reduction

 The ANSI/SIA CP-01-2010 Standard - Features for False Alarm Reduction - is a revision of ANSI/SIA CP-01-2007The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released a revised control panel standard that is intended to reduce the number of false alarms. The ANSI/SIA CP-01-2010 Control Panel Standard - Features for False Alarm Reduction - a revision of ANSI/SIA CP-01-2007 - details the design features for security system control panels and their associated arming and disarming devices...

NAV honoured by Honeywell with Platinum Level Certification for its quality surveillance products

NAV's achievement proves its market leadership in integrated security and surveillance systemsNorth American Video (NAV), market leader in the design, engineering and service of integrated security and surveillance systems, has achieved Platinum Level status in the Honeywell Integrated Security Dealer Service Certification programme. The top-level designation recognises NAV's substantial investment in implementing programmes, processes, tools and training to ensure superior support and services...

Schlage and SCM form partnership to offer enhanced standards-based solutions for physical and logical access

The security company partnership will offer enhanced solutions based on standardised ISO14443 credentials Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, and SCM Microsystems, a leading provider of both contact and contactless security and identity solutions for secure access and a business unit of Identive Group, are partnering to offer enhanced so...

Fibre transmission surveillance system from OB Telecom exhibited at IFSEC 2010

OB9233D provides significant savings on surveillance infrastructure costsOB Telecom, the leading supplier of advanced digital video fibre transmission products, launched its second generation drop and insert fibre optic transmission system, OB9233D, at the IFSEC 2010, which was held on May 10 to 13 in Birmingham, UK.The new OB9233D series utilises digitally encoded technology and can implement multi-mode video input via one single mode fibre. A single fibre link can transmit up to 16 video chann...

Axis IP video surveillance provides central security control and management support for Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre

Mission Durban-based Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre is a state-of-the-art facility committed to taking customer service to new heights. Born from the dreams of businessman and surgeon, Dr Diliza Mji, it truly transforms private medical care in South Africa. Tragically, hospitals are no longer unaffected by the wide-spread crime affecting other businesses in South Africa. True to their calling to provide exceptional standards of service to their patients, Ethekwini Hospital has ident...

SIA's Brazil Security Market Report goes online

The original Brazil security report was a PDF but the update is being provided through a web-based dashboardThe Security Industry Association has released a web-based update to its highly-popular Brazil Security Market Report.The updated report offers a comprehensive look at the market for security and life safety products in one of the world's fastest growing countries. With nearly 200 million people and a $2 trillion economy, Brazil has extensive potential for growth, and the nation's ele...

CBC to highlight importance of perimeter surveillance during half-day seminar

The event is an informative half-day seminar, taking place on 17 June, organised by The Security InstituteLeading surveillance solutions provider CBC (Europe) is teaming up with specialist independent security integrator Integrated Security Design Ltd (ISD-Tech) as part of an informative half-day seminar, taking place on 17 June, organised by The Security Institute. The event titled ‘Integrated Security - One solution to Maximise Your Security Operations', is being held at Dunsfold Park ae...

Bosch's surveillance systems chosen to secure World Expo 2010

To protect visitors to the China Pavilion, nearly 700 Bosch high-performance CCTV cameras were installed Bosch systems contributing to smooth and efficient running of the event 700 Bosch cameras and a Bosch Allegiant Matrix System protect the prestigious China Pavilion Over 800 Bosch cameras and Bosch Public Address system with 1,600 speakers installed in the Expo Axis Bosch Security Systems is one of the principal suppliers of security equipment fo...

Kenyan Health Care Fund improves efficiency with in-house ID card system from HID

The challenge Health care organisations the world over are working to make their systems more efficient. In Kenya, the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) prints member ID cards in-house to reduce fraud and improve patient satisfaction. The NHIF is a government health care organisation covering Kenyans for their in-patient medical needs. Workers earning more than a defined amount must contribute to the fund through payroll deductions. Membership is voluntary for self-employed workers. The...

OnSSI's Education Stimulus Package to help educational institutions to enhance campus security

Special pricing discount from On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc will help schools reconcile needs with budgetsFrom now through the end of September 2010, schools, colleges and universities can take advantage of a special pricing offer through the OnSSI Education Stimulus Package. The promotion is offered on new Ocularis ES or DS systems, and features a significant discount from MSRP on all Ocularis ES and DS Base and camera licenses. The discounts also apply for additional cameras licenses to exis...

Samsung Techwin and PSA Security Network form strategic partnership

Samsung's key new video surveillance solutions include a new series of 1.3 megapixel IP camerasSamsung Techwin America, a global supplier of video surveillance products combining superior performance and value, announces their strategic partnership with PSA Security Network®. The partnership, introduced by Samsung Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Frank DeFina, will provide a seamless link between the manufacturer and PSA's network of more than 285 systems integrators who are par...

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