Surveillance & Security News for June 2014

United Airlines Jet Rebuild and Test Facility keeps track of valuable tools with Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher® System

There are hundreds of specialised tools used on a daily basis at the United Airlines jet engine rebuild and test facility, a 20-acre maintenance and operations center adjacent to San Francisco International Airport. United jets are brought to the facility, where more than 1,400 employees work, to have their engines rebuilt. Here a tool used every day might cost several thousand dollars, and test equipment can cost even more. Each mechanic is provided with the specific tools and test equipment ne...

The Droids are here: new security helpers are less than human – or at least different

While riding the Tube in London during IFSEC, I came across an attention-grabbing headline in a newspaper someone left in the next seat: “Coming To a Workplace Near You: RoboOfficeCop.” The article was about a robot that can patrol an office, checking that doors are shut and desks are uncluttered, using cameras and scanners to see whether anything is out of the ordinary. If something is amiss, the 6-ft-tall machine can store information to a hard drive to be reported later to a huma...

Maxxess demonstrates version 6 of its eFusion video management platform during IFSEC 2014

The Maxxess team demonstrated eFusion’s extended integration capabilities, through the technical and commercial benefits Maxxess recently announced the release of version 6 of its security management software platform, eFusion, during the IFSEC International exhibition at London’s ExCel. With over 50 new features and enhancements to the platform, the eFusion upgrade is available to existing customers subscribed to software support plans at no extra cost. The l...

NW Systems offers its video streaming, monitoring, & recording services to London King’s Cross development project

The images from AXIS and MOBOTIX cameras are being archived and streamed using NW Systems’ Streamdays 2 and RemoteManager NW Systems Group’s Streamdays 2 and RemoteManager video streaming and video monitoring & recording services have been selected by one of the UK’s most respected property development groups, Argent LLP, to provide live and recorded images as one of London’s largest redevelopment projects ramps up. NW Systems has so far installed...

VIVOTEK megapixel security cameras deployed at Assan Motor and Atlas Khodro in Iran

With VIVOTEK’s high-quality cameras at suitable prices, Assan Motor and Atlas Khodro have installed several models Assan Motor and Atlas Khodro, both the subsidiaries of Geramies Business Group (GBG), are located in Tehran and Kish Island, respectively. Tehran is Iran's largest city and urban area, and the largest city in Western Asia. Kish Island, located in the Persian Gulf, is part of the Hormozgan Province of Iran. Assan Motor and Atlas Khodro serve as official d...

EET Europarts signs distribution agreement with ACTi Corporation

Distribution agreement with ACTi will broaden EET Europarts customer value propsotion within the range of surveillance solutions EET Europarts’ Security division offers not only surveillance cameras and products, but also Video Management Systems and analytic tools to improve customers ROI, and provide numerous business advantages and optimization. With the distribution of ACTi products, EET Europarts will further broaden its customer value proposition within the range o...

IndigoVision high definition cameras deployed at prestigious Qatar Insurance Company

IndigoVision's solution was chosen as it is truly distributed and requires no central management server Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), one of Qatar’s oldest and most prestigious insurers, have deployed IndigoVision’s BX range of HD cameras to provide video security for their many offices. Several of these offices are in remote locations, meaning QIC needed a resilient security solution with no single point of failure. IndigoVision's solution was chosen as it i...

Linear’s GD00Z Z-Wave garage door controller wins 2014 ESX Maximum Impact Award

Linear’s GD00Z Z-Wave garage door controller won the award for Best Access Control/ID System for Gate/Door Operators Leading security and home automation, access control, and health and wellness manufacturer for residential and commercial markets, Linear LLC, recently announced the Linear GD00Z Z-Wave Garage Door Controller has won the ESX Maximum Impact Award for Best Access Control/ID System for Gate/Door Operators. The awards are given out annually at the Electronic S...

D-Tools SIX 2013 R2 platform showcased at ESX

D-Tools showcased new developments in booth 236 during ESX, June 25-26, 2014 at Music City Center, in Nashville D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software recently announced that it demonstrated for ESX attendees a host of new features and enhancements that together, as part of the D-Tools SIX platform, deliver the security industry’s most complete and robust system design, estimation and documentation software platform available. D-Tools showcased...

ONVIF, SIA collaborating on new access control standards

The next generation of access control standards will be developed by the recently announced collaboration between the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) and the Security Industry Association (SIA), the American trade association headquartered in Silver Spring, Md., near Washington, D.C. Both organisations have staked a claim in the area of access control standards, and now they’re seeing their interests converge. SIA’s Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) standard addresse...

ACT access control solutions secure ports of Dublin and Cherbourg

911 Security Systems has installed door controllers, proximity readers and cards from ACT as part of marine access control solution 911 Security Systems have installed door controllers, proximity readers and cards from Access Control Technology (ACT) as part of a marine access control solution with 3,500 users. A unified system is operating internationally across 40 doors, with ferry staff at the ports of Dublin, Republic of Ireland, and Cherbourg, France, using their access c...

CIE celebrates its 50th anniversary with a 550 mile cycle charity challenge across France

This will be the seventh year that CIE-Group staff has taken on a charity cycle challenge Celebrating its 50th Anniversary year in the professional AV industry, leading UK distributor, CIE-Group, will mark the occasion in September with its biggest charity challenge ever, as they enter three teams to take on a 550 mile cycle challenge across France: in just three days! The teams – made up of CIE-Group Directors and members of the AV sales and technical support staff...

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