Surveillance & Security News for June 2011

Surveon NVR upgrades Kainan University Security

Megapixel solutions are a key trend in video surveillance. However, high I/O, huge capacity, and stability of the overall solution tend to be challenges for SIs.Surveon's NVR2000 series is the only NVR on the market that has a built-in H/W RAID controller. The simple and reliable megapixel solutions made possible by its excellent performance, 50TB capacity and lineup of enterprise megapixel cameras allowed Sunshine Information Co. to handle the Kainan University project quickly and make it a suc...

Deploying advanced Bosch security products in Parana

End userThe Raul Uranga - Carlos Sylvestre Begnis Subfluvial Tunnel, formerly known as the Hernandarias Subfluvial Tunnel, is an underwater road tunnel that connects the provinces of Entre Rios and Santa Fe in Argentina, crossing the Parana River between the capital of Entre Rios, Parana, and Santa Candida Island, 15 km from Santa Fe.The tube sections measure a total of 2,397 m and have 270 m long access ramps at both ends. At its deepest point the tunnel is about 32 m under the average water le...

LEGIC technology implemented in Airbus factories in Spain

Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer with operations in 80 countries, recently upgraded the employee time & attendance system at its Spanish factories in Madrid and Seville. Italy-based Zucchetti Axess linked up with its Spanish partner, SoftMachine, to implement a comprehensive and multifunctional LEGIC-based system. Airbus and Zucchetti Axess established their initial contacts at a LEGIC meeting. That encounter developed into a challenging partnership, as the global aircraft company be...

Antwerp's Scandic Hotel upgrades CCTV surveillance system with NVT's UTP video transmission technology

The Scandic Hotel Group offers business and leisure travellers alike the finest accommodation in some of the world's greatest cities. Maintaining each guest's enjoyment of their stay, within the highest standards of accommodation is the four-star, hotel chain's priority. Allied to guest security and peace of mind, the management at the flagship 204-bedroomed Scandic Hotel, Antwerp, felt a comprehensive update to their CCTV surveillance system would prove beneficial. To fulfil their vision, Scan...

Making sure daily operations run smoothly

Although the Barcelona Metro (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, TMB) surveillance system has on occasion helped police to catch an organized group of thieves, crime was not the reason TMB started installing cameras twelve years ago. With over one million people traversing the city each day on TMB trains, with stops at more than 100 stations, Barcelona’s Metro authorities needed to make sure that things were running smoothly and safely and that commuters could get where they needed to...

Senstar OmniTrax tested by Transportation Security Administration

Airport security managers would agree that while 100% security at their airports is not realistic, it is critical to close the gaps in the total security environment at their facility as much as possible.The following case study illustrates how a major US airport re-engineered perimeter security to avoid the issue of excessive false alarms while maintaining high levels of detection for intruders entering from the waterfront. This design will better integrate with existing fixed and Pan-Tilt-Zoom...

Avigilon HD surveillance system secures Rogers Centre and improves operational efficiencies

ChallengeDeploy a reliable, flexible, and high-quality surveillance system to create a safe, comfortable, and entertaining spectator experience. SolutionUsing Avigilon Control Center Enterprise Network Video Management Software (NVMS) with High Definition Stream Management, Rogers Centre monitors every seat of the 50,000 capacity area and the building's perimeter live during events from its command post. Nineteen Avigilon HD Professional 16MP cameras cover the entire seating bowl while a mix of...

Harrison police department thrives thanks to IndigoVision's IP video technology

  Town of Harrison has deployed IndigoVision IP Video SurveillanceTown of Harrison Police Department in New Jersey has vastly improved their performance by deploying a city-wide wireless surveillance system based on IndigoVision's IP video technology. Harnessing the power of IP Video has meant the department's incident response has improved and the percentage of investigations resulting in arrests and prosecutions has significantly increased.Under the leadership of Police Chief Derek K...

Ingersoll and CNL join hands to provide technology solutions to healthcare units

  CNL's IPSecurity Center a software based integration and management platform The Global Healthcare Practice of Ingersoll-Rand plc, a world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments, has entered into a technology agreement with CNL Software, a global provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, designed for complete Integrated Situation Management. Under the terms of the agreement, Ingersoll Rand will license a private...

Panasonic teams up with REW as the distributor for security systems in Ireland

 Panasonic is delighted to be partnering with REW said Peter Dempsey, National Account Manager, Panasonic, IrelandPSNE recently announced that it has entered into a commercial agreement with Richmond Electrical Wholesalers, better known as REW, to distribute Panasonic range of professional security solutions in the Irish market.The commercial agreement with Panasonic gives REW the right to supply all Panasonic's market leading professional security surveillance systems, including both analo...

Avigilon NVMS integrated successfully with Software House C-CURE 9000 security and event management system

 Avigilon's NVMS integrated successfully with the Software House C-CURE 9000Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced that its award-winning Avigilon Control Center Enterprise Network Video Management Software (NVMS) with HD Stream Management has been integrated successfully with the Software House C-CURE 9000 security and event management system for improved enterprise security management.Avigilon Control Center E...

Pixim experiences sales growth thanks to Seawolf and acquires Advansense Technologies

  Pixim acquires developer of innovative image sensor technologyPixim Inc., a leading provider of imaging chips for enterprise security cameras, announced today the acquisition of Advasense Technologies, Ltd., a developer of next generation CMOS image sensor technology located in Ra'anana, Israel. Advasense was founded with the vision of dramatically improving the image quality of cameras used in mobile applications. The company has since deployed several breakthrough innovations in hi...

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