Surveillance & Security News for June 2018

Ocucon strengthens senior management team by appointing Brand Elverston as consultant

The world’s first Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) system – Ocucon – has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Brand L. Elverston, former Director of Asset Protection Strategic Initiatives at Walmart, as a consultant to the business. Breaking new ground in surveillance technology, Ocucon delivers a powerful, cloud-based storage and retrieval platform, combining intelligent data analytics with the facility to store, analyse and retrieve unlimited amounts o...

SeeTec releases version R12 of Cayuga and BVI video management applications

SeeTec, global provider of video management solutions, has been developing and selling software for security applications for almost 20 years. Twice a year SeeTec publishes new releases of its products and at the end of May, the R12 version of SeeTec Cayuga and SeeTec BVI were announced. In these latest versions, three major areas of enhancement were the focal points. In SeeTec Cayuga, an improved map mode offers a better overview of a video project SeeTec Cayuga In SeeTec Cayuga, an improved...

Milestone Systems boost system performance with the release of XProtect 2018 R2

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), has released XProtect 2018 R2. With the second VMS update this year, Milestone is continuing to pursue ever higher performing software to fulfil the market’s rising demands for cost-effective video business solutions. XProtect 2018 R2 showcases hardware acceleration of the system recording and mobile server. Hardware acceleration means system performance can be boosted just by adding a supported gra...

Integration of surveillance and video management solutions for safer cities

A deep native integration of Bosch cameras with software from ISS proactively catalyses the best in security and surveillance, while providing advanced intelligent video tools. ISS SecurOS provides intelligent enterprise video management solutions with emphasis on providing scalability and flexibility to meet the customer’s needs. Deeply integrating built-in video analytics from Bosch cameras improves operator efficiency and situational awareness to manage complex environments. ISS Secu...

Axon partners with Milestone to help law enforcement agencies store evidence data on a unified platform

Axon, the global provider of connected law enforcement technologies, announced a strategic partnership with Milestone Systems, a world-leading open platform IP video management software provider. Today, law enforcement agencies receive data from a multitude of digital video providers, which they then need to analyse and store across various platforms. The Axon and Milestone partnership allows agencies to ingest all that digital data, including data captured on non-Axon devices, into Evidence.co...

Hanwha Techwin collaborates with A.I Tech to launch Wisenet biometrics and retail solutions

Hanwha Techwin and analytic specialists A.I Tech, have jointly engineered biometrics and retail solutions to enable small retail chains, as well as small outlets such as convenience stores, newsagents and petrol stations, to gain a greater understanding of the type and numbers of people who visit their stores. Both the cost-effective cameras solutions, which are supplied ready to work out-of-box, are equipped with A.I. Tech video analytics to provide retailers with valuable business intelligenc...

Intercoax launches long distance Ethernet transmission products and PoE solutions at IFSEC 2018

Intercoax, the global manufacturer of high-performance Ethernet-over-coax and twisted pair video, data & PoE transmission products, will be launching a host of new high-performance Ethernet transmission products at IFSEC 2018. For video, data and power transmission applications up to 2.4Kms, the new range of Intercoax managed multiport Long Range Ethernet switches permit the use of any type of coax or UTP/twisted pair cable, and include up to 60W PoE budget/port. The new HPS-1008RM 19" rac...

Milestone Systems ranked no. 1 global VMS provider for the 10th consecutive year by IHS Markit

For the 10th year in a row, Milestone Systems continues to be the No. 1 global VMS vendor by company revenue in market research from business intelligence provider IHS Markit. In 2017 Milestone Systems had a global VMS market share of 10.2%, an increase from 9.1% in 2016. “The world market for VMS is estimated to have grown by 8% in 2017,” said Jon Cropley, senior principal analyst for video surveillance at IHS Markit. “Supply to this market is gradually becoming more concentr...

Social media data provides security professionals with real-time situational awareness

Twitter has around 350 million active users a month, all eagerly posting 280-character “tweets” about the world around them. It’s a vast amount of data from all over the globe. Security professionals have begun to appreciate the value of mining all that data for insights to help them protect people, assets and operations. One company leveraging the Twitterverse to provide real-time situational awareness to corporate security end users is Dataminr.Dataminr assembles this inform...

Are integrators and end users overwhelmed by too many choices?

Finding the exact right technology to solve an end user’s problem is challenging, but the rewards are great when an integrator gets it right. A wide range of available product types, price levels and added features increases the likelihood of identifying a technology to solve any problem. But with so many technology and product choices in the marketplace, identifying that one solution can be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. We wondered whether a vast range of product choices is alwa...

Setting goals, business travels and radioactivity: Success secrets from Tiandy's John van den Elzen

John van den Elzen is the General Manager of Tiandy Technologies Europe. He is responsible for managing the European activities of Tiandy related to sales, marketing and operations. His main tasks include building the infrastructure, creating and maintaining the eco partner environment and developing local sales & marketing activities in the region. Prior to joining Tiandy Technologies, he was General Manager, Worldwide Surveillance Business Unit of Promise Technology, and the Managing Dir...

Electronic Security Expo announces winners of 2018 Innovation awards

ESX has announced the winners of its 2018 Innovation Awards program, which recognises outstanding products and services that drive the electronic security and life safety industry forward. Judges selected winners from a pool of applications from manufacturers and service providers, serving the industry with innovative end-user offerings and tools that help dealers, integrators and monitoring professionals become more efficient and profitable. The winners selected are recognised as next-gen pro...

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