Surveillance & Security News for March 2011

Dedicated Micros provides National Bank of Kuwait with ATM surveillance solution

Security for banks can be a real challenge when faced with a multitude of threats including: fraud, theft and physical attacks. One bank which is setting new standards in the Middle East, when it comes to the application of surveillance technology to keep its infrastructure, staff and customers safe and secure, is National Bank of Kuwait (NBK). This is thanks to the roll out of an advanced NetVu Connected CCTV solution from Dedicated Micros part of AD Group which is focused on the centralised mo...

Messoa helps realise high-definition CCTV surveillance for Thailand Kiatnakin bank

The security system for the Kiatnakin Bank in Thailand mainly targets the sites of the national treasury, capital accounts, and corridors. It offers technical, physical and personnel protection. It establishes the operation mechanism for security protection and business management to achieve external theft prevention and internal supervision. MESSOA SDF446 fixed dome camera were installed in the provincial branch and four sub-branches of Kiatnakin Bank in Thailand. Also installed were alar...

Jordan's City Mall is safe thanks to Network Video Technology (NVT)

City Mall, Jordan's premier one-stop family shopping sphere, has been secured with a comprehensive CCTV installation featuring high resolution, real-time CCTV monitoring via NVT UTP video transmission technology. Boasting 160,000 sqm of retail and entertainment space and parking for over 2,400 vehicles, City Mall is spread over four floors, offering an extensive range of international brand outlets, restaurants, coffee shops, a ten-screen cinema and a large family entertainment zone. The uniqu...

KPN Hotspots B.V., Holland’s largest provider of Wi-Fi® hotspots partners with Proxim to deliver Wi-Fi hotspot access to millions

KPN Hotspots B.V., Holland's largest provider of Wi-Fi® hotspots, has partnered with Proxim to deliver Wi-Fi hotspot services for nearly three years. To date, KPN has more than 2,000 of Proxim's ORiNOCO® AP-700 and AP-4000 access points deployed throughout Holland, providing Wi-Fi hotspot access to millions of people each year. In 2009, KPN announced that it ordered more than 600 additional access points from Proxim to continue the expansion of its network. "Providing our customers wit...

Malaysian Kenanga International Building equipped with state-of-the art access control system

Refurbishment work was recently completed at the K&N Kenanga International building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a 22-storey commercial structure with a three-and-a-half-storey annexed podium block, located in Kuala Lumpur's central business district. New features of the refurbished main lobby include a physical access control system based on the contactless LEGIC technology, a food and beverage area and an information counter. Kaba Jaya Security was selected to provide electronic access con...

HID Global delivers first gift card issuance project to major retailers in Korea

HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced that it has introduced a pilot digital gift card issuance project at two Korean retail giants, Home plus and Shinsegae E-mart, utilising HID's FARGO® HDP5000 high-definition printer/encoders. With the HDP5000, the two retailers can now brand and customise gift cards for corporate customers and individuals, adding a level of personalisation not available with conventional paper gift vouchers. The digi...

Securing a strategic city with new surveillance systems

Known to some as the home of mariachi music and to others as the home of a great number of renowned writers and artists, Guadalajara is without a doubt a major cultural hub of Latin America. It is also the second largest city in Mexico and the capital of the state of Jalisco, making Guadalajara a strategic place for both businesses and government. It is therefore not surprising that the municipality is modernising its internal revenue and land registry offices with new IP-based CCTV surveillance...

Verint’s Nextiva Critical Infrastructure enhances airport security to the next level

Responsible for more than 75 million passengers a year and over 2,700 flights daily, this world-class airport is one of the busiest in the nation. A steady increase in the number of flights and passengers has local authorities focused on ensuring that high levels of security, crowd control, and decreased passenger wait times continue to be addressed.Operational overviewAirport facilities include several passenger terminals serving more than 30 airlines, cargo areas with warehouse and aircraft pa...

Genetec IP video surveillance system will safeguard precious collections of Musical Instrument Museum

Genetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a provider of world-class IP security solutions, is proud to announce that the acclaimed Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) (Phoenix, AZ) has installed Omnicast, Genetec's IP video surveillance system, for the protection and monitoring of its prized collection. The Omnicast system is currently managing over 200 Axis Communications and Interlogix TM IP cameras, plus a few analogue PTZ cameras connected via encoders.MIM is the world's first glo...

Arden Fair deploys the Avigilon HD surveillance system and succeeds in retail security

Located in Sacramento, California, Arden Fair Mall serves a diverse market that spans a 25-mile radius and includes over 1.1 million residents. With its retail mix led by Nordstrom and a wide selection of more than 165 top apparel and specialty shops, Arden Fair Mall is merchandised to capture this dynamic market's large core of affluent and middle class shoppers. Managed by Macerich, a leading owner, operator, and developer of major retail properties across the United States, Arden Fair Mall ha...

BJ’s Wholesale Club leverages advanced IP video surveillance to address safety and asset protection

BJ's Wholesale Club introduced the warehouse club concept to New England in 1984 and has since expanded to become a leading warehouse club operator in the eastern United States. It is now one of the top three leading warehouse chains in the United States. Headquartered in Natick, Mass., the company operates more than 180 locations in 15 states, 102 gas stations and three main distribution centres, and sells everything from general merchandise to fresh meat and perishables across its retail enter...

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...

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