Surveillance & Security News for March 2011 News

Benefits of migrating to an all-IP video surveillance solution

  Migrate to a better system by adopting an all-IP video surveillance solution With declining prices for IP cameras and advancements in video compression technology such as the latest H.264 compression standard, IP video surveillance is increasingly becoming the preferred security solution. The convergence of voice, video and data in the world of surveillance has truly  arrived, a fact amply highlighted by the projected growth of the network video market to over $2.6...

Genetec offers Plan Manager with next-generation map-based command and control feature

Genetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a provider of world-class IP security solutions, announced the general availability of their map-based command and control feature, Plan Manager. With Plan Manager, Genetec extends the concept of traditional graphical maps and provides operators with an interactive and efficient tool to help manage their security environment. Plan Manager is offered to Genetec customers as an add-on module within Omnicast, Genetec's video surveillance syst...

Milestone XProtect Suite now integrates with Albert system

The Milestone Device Support Team recently released the XProtect Device Pack 5.3, which incorporates the ALBERT system into their list of interoperable products. ALBERT is a fantastic new concept in CCTV Systems, merging the most intelligent video analytics with operational ease and providing optimal viewing to operators and recording systems.Videotec have patented the cooperation between cameras providing the best recording and viewing facilities in one system. The built-in fault-tolerance and...

New wide dynamic mini dome camera launched by LILIN

The CMD-076X4.2P Mini Dome has been designed to provide unprecedented image quality in virtually any lighting or environmental conditions, including brightly illuminated and low-light areas. Delivering high performance 600TVL super high resolution in a discreet package, its compact design makes it perfect for unobtrusive surveillance in indoor locations.By featuring wide dynamic technology, the camera captures highlights and shadows simultaneously, delivering natural colour and eliminating smear...

Abloy introduces a high security key cylinder system for industrial locking environments

Abloy has become the first security specialist to launch a high security key cylinder designed to meet the needs of industrial locking environments.Abloy UK has launched a high security key cylinder system specifically targeted at the high security retail, OEM applications and museum display case markets.Designed for use in camlocks and furniture locks, Sentry incorporates a wide range of high security padlocks for use in demanding industrial environments.The new Abloy Sentry cylinder system als...

FLIR Systems launches ‘Scout’ portable thermal imaging camera

For the first time, thermal imaging is no longer a privilege reserved for Naval warships or Police helicopters. In the Scout TS Series, FLIR puts this technology into the hands of the law-enforcement and security professional for the first time.The FLIR Scout is a rugged handheld thermal imaging camera. It gives law enforcement officers, security patrols and any other person that needs to see at night without being seen himself, the information needed to make critical decisions, enhance mission...

Keeneo released its fourth generation 4D video analytics for SafeZone

SafeZone, Keeneo's flagship video analytics software for security is now available with its fourth generation software, revision 4.0, featuring more security scenarios, even better detection, false alarm prevention and PC and camera compatibility updates.The new SafeZone software release reinforces the field tested hallmarks of SafeZone as a video analytics that is easy and quick to configure either remotely or on-site, has no hidden costs to install as it comes with all features and is over 95%...

Milestone releases Integration Platform Software Development Kit

Milestone Systems has announced a major release: the Milestone Integration Platform Software Development Kit version 1.0 (MIP SDK 1.0). It was presented at the Milestone Integration Platform Symposium held March 2-4 in San Antonio, Texas. The Milestone Integration Platform SDK 1.0 provides Milestone partners with a world of innovative possibilities: the comprehensive development framework makes it easy to integrate security and business solutions (including multiple video analytics applications)...

HID Global enhances its Identity on Demand Services with the introduction of secure web portal

HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced it has extended the benefits of its HID Identity on Demand™ services to include a secure web portal that enables customers and channel partners to monitor and manage all aspects of card personalisation projects, from design and ordering through data transmission, high-quality multi-colour printing, programming and on-time delivery anywhere in the world."Implementing a large badging project as part o...

Milestone Systems launches XProtect Essential NVR

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), is expanding its product line-up yet again, this time with a pre-loaded and easy-to-configure solution called XProtect® Essential NVR. Powered by the HP Z200 Workstation, the solution delivers Milestone XProtect Essential video management software preinstalled. It is designed for the small business market, providing fast setup and ease-of-use, proven reliability, and guaranteed support.IP network technology i...

QNAP's new applications enable users to get more value from their NAS servers

QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of world class NAS servers announced today 4 new QPKG add-on applications and 3 updates to the original QPKGs for its NAS customers. These QPKGs give users a versatile NAS covering their need from web applications such as Gallery, to media servers and download utilities consisting of PS3 Media Server, pyLoad, and Transmission. These applications improve a QNAP NAS by enabling it not only as a pure storage server, but also a powerful yet energy-efficient...

BSIA positive on future prospects of SIA

 BSIA has welcomed current regulation regarding SIA which will play a pivotal role in functioning of security industry The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has responded positively to announcements that the SIA has been removed from the Public Bodies Bill, claiming that the move will bring a more considered approach to the future of security industry regulation. James Kelly, Chief Executive of the BSIA, comments: "We are pleased that this amendment to the Public Bodies Bill...