Surveillance & Security News for March 2011

CBC’s new surveillance technology to be presented at Counter Terror Expo

  CBC's latest IP C-AllView PTZ camera, offering 530TVL images plus either 30x or 36x optical zoom views. Leading surveillance solutions provider CBC (Europe)will be demonstrating a range of advanced CCTV systems on its stand B112 at Counter Terror Expo 2011, designed to meet the specific requirements of users including government bodies, military forces, the security services, and law enforcement agencies.CBC manufacturers an extensive variety of counter-terrorism solutions, with...

Hikvision hosts meeting highlighting specifications for ONVIF compliant IP surveillance products

 Hikvision hosted ONVIF Technical Committee and Technical Services Committee meetingThe leading supplier of digital video surveillance products Hikvision Digital Technology announced that it was pleased to host ONVIF Technical Committee and Technical Services Committee meetings from March 15th to 18th at Hangzhou, China, the headquarters of Hikvision. ONVIF working groups advanced their efforts in developing specification of the global standard for interoperability of IP-based physical secu...

Innovative video door phones with additional functionalities to be launched soon reports IMS Research

 Video door phones connecting to a network allow end users to remotely view visitors and grant access New technology is enabling residents to see who is at their apartment complex or front door from anywhere in the world. Video door phones that can be connected to a network are allowing end users who have a smart phone or internet access to remotely view visitors and grant access to either communal or residential areas."The core functionality of a video door phone has remained largely...

LaserCard receives a large order for optical security media cards

 Optical security media cards worth $8.6 million dollars would be provided by LaserCard Corporation LaserCard Corporation, a leading provider of secure ID solutions, announced receipt of an order for approximately $8.6 million for optical security media cards to be issued under the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Permanent Resident Card ("Green Card") programme. Delivery is scheduled for completion in August, 2011."The U.S. Green Card has set new standards in security...

Avigilon introduces new version of its popular Online System Design Tool

Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, recently announced a new version of its popular Online System Design Tool. A powerful three step system design tool, the Avigilon Online System Design Tool allows consultants, integrators, and customers to create predictable and consistent surveillance solution designs by enabling them to quickly identify the appropriate video quality level and recommended camera, lens, and NVR combinatio...

Domehawk HD - A new high definition rapid deployment CCTV solution from Mel Secure Systems

MEL Secure Systems, the leading developer of surveillance and security solutions, has announced the immediate availability of Domehawk HD, a new rapid deployment CCTV solution.  Incorporating the latest mega-pixel technology, Domehawk HD is available with either a full zoom or fixed lens and will help cut crime and reduce the incidence of anti-social behaviour in a wide range of environments. Domehawk HD features a powerful day/night 5 megapixel camera.  It delivers compressed video s...

Optex extends BoundaryGard series with launch of new HX-80 Long detectors

Optex Europe, the leading detector business, has launched the HX-80 (HX Long) - the latest in its series of proven BoundaryGard external sensors including wireless options with all the benefits of easier installation and dramatically reduced install times and costs.The HX Long, which is ideally suited to a range of home, business and rapid deployment applications, provides a multi-layered detection pattern covering an area 24m x 2m. The two separate Pyro elements, mounted one above the other, ca...

Ahlens stores protect personnel with Milestone video

Milestone XProtect™ Enterprise open platform IP video management software has been installed with network cameras from Axis Communications in Kista Galleria that opened in November 2009.  The flexible and future-proof surveillance solution is rolling out to many other Ahlens department store locations across the Nordic region. Ahlens department stores offer customers a wide array of articles in three product areas: fashion, beauty and housewares. Unfortunately, some people are drawn...

Valletta waterfront in Malta secured by IP surveillance cameras of GVD Turnkey solution

 Valletta waterfront has been secured by the IP camera surveillance provided by GVD Turnkey solution Valletta is the capital of Malta, and its Grand Harbour is busy every day transporting thousands of passengers and tourists via cruise terminal along the way of its coast line. As an EU Member State since 2004, as well as the impact of 9/11 attack, Malta needs to provide a secure trading spot and ensure the world that it is an internationally safe region at all times. Hence, a project of imp...

Bosch introduces its BIS Certified Partner Programme

  BIS represents the centrepiece of large safety and security applications in several demanding environmentsBosch has launched its new partner programme for the Building Integration System (BIS). The Building Integration System is a modular platform for central alarm management and subsystems such as fire and intrusion alarm, video monitoring, access control, and evacuation systems from Bosch and also 3rd party equipment.Within the framework of this programme, BIS Certified Partners ca...

Wall Street Journal selects Pivot3 as a top 50 venture-backed company

 Bob Fernander, CEO Pivot3 said that virtual deployments can save power, cost and rack space Pivot3®, Inc., the leading provider of IP SANs to the video surveillance market, announced that it was selected as a top 50 venture-backed company by the Wall Street Journal in the publication's second-annual "The Next Big Thing" list.The Next Big Thing is an annual ranking published by The Wall Street Journal. To be eligible for The Next Big Thing ranking, a company must have raised a...

CCTV surveillance solution from Chubb Electronic Security chosen to monitor titanium production at Timet UK

 Timet UK has selected CCTV from Chubb to monitor production at its Witton Mill plant in BirminghamTimet, one of the world's largest suppliers of high quality Titanium products, has chosen CCTV from Chubb Electronic Security to monitor production at its Witton Mill plant in Birmingham. Chubb is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.The system is designed to monitor the plant's forging equipment, in which melted Titanium is shaped into slabs or large bars (bille...

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