Surveillance & Security News for March 2011

Xtralis ADPRO V3100 and Visual Verification prevent theft at a metal trading firm

 ADPRO V3100 hybrid network video and audio provides high quality images to be transmitted for visual verification Highly trained CCTV operators from Visual Verification and the very latest ADPRO V3100 Video and Audio Transmission and Recording technology from Xtralis have combined to thwart an attempted robbery of more than £20,000 of lead at a metal trading business in Barnsley.The incident, which resulted in the intruder's arrest, occurred just four days after the new ADPRO V3100 s...

Motion estimation in H.264 video compression

Image quality of objects in motion is greater with H.264 technology In the first part of this three part series, the authors described the H.264 video compression standard including its history. In part two, the authors discuss motion estimation, the phase during which H.264 really distinguishes itself from other MPEG standards. Differentiating from other MPEG standards: Adapting raster block sizes for more detailed images H.264 distinguishes itself from the other MPEG s...

Dedicated Micros CCTV surveillance solution helps to protect Canadian capital's pools, parks and historic structures

CCTV solutions from Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - including DVRs and the latest TransVu mobile technology, are at the heart of a Proactive Audio-Video (PAV) surveillance system helping to protect the public parks, swimming pools and other areas of the Canadian capital city, Ottawa, from the safety and security issues caused by vandalism, drug use, drinking, graffiti and other inappropriate activities. Logistical challenges In Ottawa, more than 700 parks and outdoor recreation facilitie...

Roebuck Castle student accommodation facility in Dublin deployed with SALTO’s smart access system

University College Dublin (UCD) has installed a smart access control solution from SALTO in its brand new Roebuck Castle student accommodation facility.This brand new Residence Hall, which opened in September 2010, is the first of its kind in Ireland and provides 133 beds of student catered accommodation. Each unit is made up of 12 single en suite rooms with a shared kitchenette, lounge and a quiet shared study room. The units are "catered" that is they include a cooked breakfast and evening mea...

Verint digital video recorders provide secure recording options to Mohegan Sun

  Mohegan Sun the entertainment and fun destination has been provided DVR solutions from Verint  Built in 1996 by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is one of the most spacious and exciting gaming and entertainment destinations in the United States. The Mohegan Sun facility encompasses more than 300,000 square feet of gaming space, a 34-story, 1,200-room luxury hotel tower, 30 of New England's finest dining establishments, 130,000 square feet of retail space, a 10,000-s...

Sepura supplies radios for rescue and relief work in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan

 Sepura radios will help rescue teams in locating people in flooded waters and debris after the tsunami havoc in JapanSepura supplies digital communications in the aftermath of the earthquake and consequent tsunami which have brought devastation to the north-east of Japan on Friday 11th March. Sepura has delivered 50 hand-held radios and ancillary equipment to the UK International Search and Rescue Team (UK-ISAR) in support of the co-ordination of search and rescue activities. The radi...

Voice Biometrics Conference in Amsterdam to focus on the emerging security solutions based on voice authentication

 Voice Biometrics Conference will be held from 23 March to 24 March in Amsterdam Voice Biometrics Conference Amsterdam Starts Next Week (March 23rd and 24th) Implementation of voice biometric based authentication has already made significant inroads in Europe, the Middle East and Pacific Rim. At the Voice Biometrics Conference-Amsterdam executives from the companies that have integrated speaker identification and verification into communications links with their customers will be on st...

ADT releases “A Guide to Intruder Detection in Schools”

 ADT has released its guide on security in schools which also includes the topic of intruder detection and securityADT, Europe's leading provider of electronic, fire and security solutions, has released their latest guide as part of the "Security in Schools Series", designed to offer information on implementing tighter intruder detection in educational premises. The ‘Guide to Intruder Detection in Schools' offers practical steps to help ensure the protection of school facili...

New security strategy for 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games praised by BSIA

 David Evans, BSIA Project Director for 2012 favours the revised Olympic and Paralympic Safety and Security Strategy The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the Government's publication of a revised Safety and Security Strategy for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Revised following the publication of the National Security Strategy in October 2010, the Olympic and Paralympic Safety and Security Strategy sets out the key aims and objectives for Police, governm...

Videx to hold CyberLock Access Control Kit giveaway at ISC West 2011

 The CyberLock Access Control Starter Kit to be showcased at the ISC West ExpoVidex will be giving away a CyberLock Access Control Starter Kit at the ISC West Expo in Las Vegas, April 6-8. The Starter Kit includes one of everything a company needs to get started. Stop by the Videx booth #15127 and enter to win.Videx will also unveil the new CyberLock Flex System for the first time at the ISC West show. The CyberLock Flex System is a family of modules that not only expands the flexibility of...

Complete IP paging and public address systems from Barix to be showcased at ISC West 2011

 Barix AG will showcase Exstreamer P5 at the ISC West 2011 to be held in Las Vegas from April 6th to 8th 2011 Barix AG comes to ISC West 2011 (April 6-8, Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, Booth 7131) with an emphasis on delivering complete IP paging and public address systems for professional security applications. The IP audio and control pioneer, having recently announced technical alliances with industry-leading vendors including Milestone Systems, Sureview International and...

Panasonic System Networks and Midwich converge on professional business system solutions

 Panasonic and Midwich tied up as partners to promote the Panasonic range of next generation security systemsPanasonic System Networks Europe (PSNE) and Midwich, one of the UK's leading IT and AV distributors have announced a partnership to promote the Panasonic range of next generation business and security systems.Stephen Gerrard, head of PSNE UK marketing commented; "The world of business systems is converging. Irrespective of whether they are data, video, voice or image based, syst...

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