Surveillance & Security News for March 2013

MOBOTIX IP cameras help deter theft at Stackmann department store in Germany

In 1919, Ernst Stackmann opened his department store in Langen Street in the town of Buxtehude, Germany, where he sold textiles and ready-to-wear clothing. Today, this store still serves as the headquarters for the family business that has, in the course of time, become a traditional part of the historic centre of Buxtehude. The company management, which is now in the third generation, already knows how important it is to keep up with the constantly changing requirements for retail stores. Toda...

NVT upgrades surveillance system for leading grocery chain in U.S.

The integrator F & N Enterprises of Tucson, AZ is a low voltage systems integrator specialising in commercial/residential installation of burglar, fire and surveillance security systems. They are experts in the deployment of structured cabling, voice and data infrastructures, using UTP and Fiber Optics. Project background A leading grocery chain’s corporate security and loss prevention departments had requested an overall upgrade to the region’s facility surveillance systems...

DVTEL Network Video Management System deployed by Belgian Kursaal Casino to enhance security system

Background The Casino Kursaal Oostende is the largest of the eight casinos owned by the Belgian government. The 26,520 square foot casino features 20 table games, 54 slots and three restaurants on the property. The building in which the casino is located is classified as a monument and is owned by the City of Oostende. Business challenges Belgian casinos are administered closely by the government and are legally required to have video surveillance with real-time recording at 25 frames per sec...

Dahua cameras help to secure Tanishq jewellery store in India

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an object attracts people’s eyes always worth a great deal. Jewellery, a word of alluring, is worth a lot; therefore, how to upgrade the security level is one of the top questions jewellery stores always seek to resolve. Tanishq, promoted by the Tata Group, is a prominent jewellery brand in India. It offers traditional as well as trendy designs in gold, diamond and platinum jewellery, pioneers the concept of branded jewellery and ornaments. Gain...

Oncam’s 360-degree imaging technology secures more than 2,000 retail outlets throughout the U.S.

The loss of inventory due to employee theft, shoplifting, paperwork errors, or supplier fraud – cost retailers more than $34 billion in 2011, or more than 1.4% of their total sales, with shoplifting accounting for 35% of those losses alone. Oncam's customised solutions are designed to meet today’s demanding security and operational requirements. We help retailers by first listening to their concerns and then developing a specific solution represented by our scalable technology that...

Dahua network cameras installed at Mahaganapati Temple in India

As a public venue, the temple received a large stream of regular visitors and saw quite often religious events, which both level up the difficulty of protection and security. Meanwhile, given to the circumstance that the temple is a historical site requiring delicate preservation, the Temple Trust finally decided to have Dahua network solution to secure its premises. The applied camera model is Dahua 3MP full HD Network IR camera (IPC-HFW3300) and the storage device is Dahua 16ch 1 U NVR (NVR321...

Gallagher’s proven security solutions meet the challenging requirements of government and defence

Gallagher systems are used worldwide in a multitude of government settings from offices to military bases and successful field trials have validated the Gallagher security electric fence system for use on military sites.Gallagher understand the importance of securing intellectual property, human resources and physical assets for government and defence sites.By drawing on a combination of system division and operator privileges, both high and regular security areas can be supported through a sing...

Cassidian's IPA 8 achieves production milestone in Manching, Germany

The Eurofighter IPA 8 (Instrumented Production Aircraft 8) test aircraft has achieved an important production milestone at Cassidian in Manching: with the mounting of the right wing, the connection between the cockpit, vertical tail unit and wings with the fuselage has been completed. “IPA 8 is based on the latest Eurofighter Tranche 3 construction standard and is furthermore equipped with state-of-the-art flight test instrumentation. That makes the aircraft the most advanced Eurofighter i...

IndigoVision launches its 10th access control integration module

IndigoVision has launched its latest integration module enabling Paxton access control systems to be fully integrated into Control Center, IndigoVision’s IP security management software solution. “This is a significant milestone.” said John Semple, IndigoVision’s Head of Product Management, “Releasing the 10th access control integration module, integrating the Paxton system into the IndigoVision solution, shows how IndigoVision leads the security industry as the op...

Dallmeier launches its new IP dome camera with real-time Full HD video

The DDF4820HDV-DN, which is built into a vandal-resistant (IK10) dome enclosure, provides real-time Full HD video (1080p/30) using the H.264 codec and supports resolutions up to 3-megapixel. The camera is equipped with a fast (large maximum aperture) and motor-driven P-Iris megapixel varifocal lens (F1.2 - F2.3 / 3 - 9 mm) which allows for the convenient adjustment/configuration of the focal length (zoom), focus and iris (aperture) via the web browser. The novel P-Iris control technology, desi...

ONCAM integrates its 360-degree CCTV surveillance technology with Pelco’s IP video management system

ONCAM, the world’s leader in 360-degree CCTV surveillance technology, recently announced its integration with Pelco by Schneider Electric. Oncam will integrate its 360-degree technology with Pelco’s Digital Sentry (DS) IP video management system to provide end-users with ultimate total situational awareness. Pelco by Schneider Electric has always been a leader in the surveillance space: now it adds to its successful portfolio by incorporating Oncam’s 360-degree technology and...

IQinVision megapixel cameras enhance security and quality of life for Connecticut housing authority

IQeye cameras are deployed in building entrances, hallways and stairwells, laundry rooms and common areas IQinVision, market leader in high-performance HD megapixel IP cameras, recently announced that the Milford (CT) Redevelopment and Housing Partnership is successfully using IQinVision HD megapixel cameras to improve quality of life, increase safety, and streamline administration throughout their extensive housing projects. Valley Communications is the integrator for this gr...

Mobotix East Coast National Partner Conference showcases new technologies and Mobotix Mobile App

The latest technologies featured included MxAnalytics such as heat mapping and people counting The MOBOTIX East Coast National Partner Conference gave integration partners an advance look at new technologies to be announced this spring by the industry-leading provider of high-resolution, network-based security solutions. A strong mix of new and existing partners, and end users were among the attendees who previewed the MOBOTIX Mobile App as well as other highly anticipated new...

MicroPower Technologies wireless surveillance solution monitors American Airlines Center

The MicroPower Helios solar wireless surveillance solution was selected for parking lot and perimeter surveillance MicroPower Technologies, Inc., the award-winning provider of wireless surveillance solutions that redefine the economics of perimeter surveillance, recently announced that the American Airlines Center has selected the MicroPower Helios™ solar, wireless surveillance solution for its parking lot and perimeter surveillance.   Located in Dallas, the Americ...

Sony to demonstrate new line up of end-to-end HD security products at IFSEC 2013

Sony will also launch the new three year warranty for all video security products Ahead of IFSEC 2013, Sony has signaled its intention to mark a year of technical development milestones with an exciting new line up of end-to-end HD security products and services. Underlining Sony’s commitment to performance and quality, it will also be announcing the launch of a new three year warranty for all video security products purchased since April 1st 2013. 2012 saw a number of...

Urmet’s IPervoice deployed by UK’s property developers St. George for resident security

IPervoice interlinks all blocks to provide single-platform control for all access and security requirements. Background Chelsea Creek is an exciting new dockside development set in the heart of London. London-based property developers St George have created an outstanding selection of highly specified apartments and penthouses set within a series of tranquil waterways and riverside dock. This new dockside collection is set to be one of London’s most prestigious addresse...

AdvanIDe appoints Erik Steger as Sales Director for Europe and South Africa

Steger has 15 years of experience in the security solutions industry AdvanIDe, the leading independent provider of semiconductors for the smart card and RFID industry, recently announced that Erik Steger has joined the company as sales director for Europe and South Africa.  He reports to Holger Roessner, managing director for AdvanIDe. “We are excited to have someone with Erik’s talents and experience joining the AdvanIDe team and directing our sales efforts...

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras with MegaVideo® image processing improves image quality for Lotte department Store

Customer Lotte Department Store introduced modern retailing to Korea in 1979 with a charter conviction that the “customer always comes first.” Lotte continues to place its highest priority on customer satisfaction and strives for ongoing growth to ensure the prosperity of business partners and employees. With approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates 29 locations including a store in Beijing and another one in Moscow. The Lotte Department Store in Busan, Korea's second la...

Cassidian to deploy airport surveillance radars for the Royal Canadian Airforce

Cassidian was selected to deliver its ASR NG airport surveillance radars to improve flight safety Cassidian has won a € 50m programme to equip the airfields of the Royal Canadian Airforce with latest-technology airport surveillance radars. Recently, the Canadian contracting authority Public Works and Services Canada has selected Cassidian to deliver seven of its ASR NG airport surveillance radars to improve the flight safety on Canadian airbases and to enhance the integra...

Von Duprin introduces coatings for exit devices to safeguard against harsh environments

For facilities in code-driven regions and humid, salty and high wind conditions, such as outdoor venues, coastal buildings or wet environments including pools, aquariums, water parks and zoos that require extra protection, Von Duprin has brought together a suite of products that assure buildings remain safe and secure. Products include coatings that inhibit rust and those that are designed, tested and certified to WS9827/9927 and 237 standards, which both meet the FEMA 361 and 320 building codes...

Mission 500 announces winners of Humanitarian and Corporate Social Responsibility awards

Systems Integrator Convergint Technologies is being honoured with the 2013 Mission 500 CSR award Mission 500, a charitable organisation engaging security professionals to sponsor needy children through the World Vision organisation, announces the winners of its annual Humanitarian and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards. The award is designed to honour companies in the security industry who make important contributions to those in need. Systems Integrator Convergint...

IDV solutions expands sales and management teams with new members

IDV Solutions' new memebrs Bruce Gerbl and Philip Koken are veterans of the security industry IDV Solutions, maker of Visual Command Center and Visual Fusion software, recently announced the expansion of its sales and management teams with a series of new hires and promotions. Visual Command Center is physical security and risk visualisation (PSRV) software that unites data from external sources, enterprise systems, and internal devices into a real-time, common operating pict...

BSIA research highlights the need for the secure destruction of information data

BSIA research underlines the need for the healthcare sector to implement robust procedures to prevent robust information One in four healthcare professionals have reported that their organisation has been the subject of some sort of data breach, new research carried out on behalf of the Information Destruction (ID) Section of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has revealed. This surprising statistic comes from a BSIA survey which questioned key workers in the he...

CNL Software collaborates with e-Thele SQD Networks to offer security management systems for mining organisations in South Africa

IPSecurityCenter integrates security systems across the mining estate including abandoned mines CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, and e-Thele SQD Networks, a market leader in the design, implementation and support of Situational Management and PSIM solutions are working together to provide a comprehensive security management system for a global mining organisation for its operations in South Africa. Illegal mining operat...

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