Surveillance & Security News for March 2014

Winsted equips new monitoring room at Connex Group's Belgium facility

Winsted’s solution provides consoles that enable the Connex Group to achieve a number of aims Belgium’s Connex Group, one of the leading security providers in the Belgium market have deployed control room furniture manufacturer Winsted to equip the groups new monitoring room at the Connex Center, the groups state-of-the-art facility in Edingen, Belgium. The Connex Center, a highly secure alarm receiving centre and remote support centre is operational 24/7, 365 day...

Mirasys receives "Gold Application Development Partner" status in Axis’ ADP programme

Mirasys and Axis have co-operated closely since Mirasys was established, and Axis is one of Mirasys’ Platinum Partners Mirasys Ltd., one of the leading suppliers of open platform Video Management and Visual Intelligence Solutions, has received the Gold Application Development Partner status in Axis’ Application Development Partner (ADP) Program. The goal of the Axis ADP Program is to enable and assist partners like Mirasys to fully utilise and integrate Axis’...

HDcctv Alliance ratifies next generation of its High Definition security video standard, HDcctv 2.0

HDcctv 2.0 AT delivers true HDTV signals over any legacy CCTV coaxial cabling along with plug 'n' play remote control Surveillance video standards organisation the HDcctv Alliance has ratified the next generation of its High Definition security video standard, HDcctv 2.0. The new standard was agreed by the HDcctv Alliance Board of Directors at a meeting in February, and provides variants which have significant advantages over HD-SDI transmission. The new standards have been...

Warrior Security designs and implements security system tailored to secure mines

Warrior’s services combine perimeter control, video surveillance and intelligence gathering analysis As mining activities in East African nations intensifies occasioned by finds in oil gas niobium, rare earth and gold, mining companies are now grappling with a new headache of protecting the precious commodities while taking care of staff as organised crimes find cash cows in these mines. But security companies like Warrior Security Limited aware of the ticking time bom...

Warrior Security launches its new tracking system which provides car movement records to fleet managers

Self-driven hire cars are among the rising targets for car theft syndicates that have stolen hundreds of cars from Kenya. Reports indicate that International theft rings operating in Kenya and Tanzania are now, on average, smuggling about 10 vehicles a day from Kenya's major cities and towns to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and Malawi via Tanzania and Uganda. Some models of cars with versatile parts can generate more funds than the car itself is worth. Many car owners look for insur...

SANTEC unveils its HD-SDI products with pin sharp images for video surveillance

SANTEC introduces a complete product range for video surveillance using HD-SDI technology. The new HD-SDI products include HD-SDI cameras, camera sets and speed domes. Moreover, a new and powerful SanStore HD-SDI recorder has just been launched which features auto detection at D1, 960H and HD-SDI (1080p, 720p). The recorder is available as 4-channel, 8-channel or 16-channel model and is equipped with up to 4 TB storage. Regarding cables, SANTEC offers a special HD-SDI coax cable for transmitting...

CIE-Group extends its 2N range with Mobile Audio Gateway for voice announcements

The Mobile Audio Gateway (MAG) from 2N is a brand new and unique product allowing voice announcements through a standard / existing PA system to be delivered directly from a mobile or landline telephone. Distributed via CIE-Group, the 2N Mobile Audio Gateway is part of their installed system ‘problem solvers’ product portfolio. The ideal PA upgrade solution for facilities managers, live event co-ordinators and security personnel, the 2N Mobile Audio Gateway allows live voice announc...

Aimetis announces recipients of its 2013 Vision Awards

The annual awards honour the top performing Aimetis distributors and resellers worldwide Aimetis Corp., a global leader in intelligent IP video management software, recently announced recipients of its 2013 Vision Awards. The annual awards honour the top performing Aimetis distributors and resellers worldwide. Award recipients were selected from more than 800 Aimetis partners in more than 100 countries. Recipients were required to meet or exceed a set of criteria that include...

PPVAR advocates use of video verified alarms to increase arrests and reduce property crime

  In practice, 90 percent or more of burglar alarms are false, and studies have estimated the related arrest rate at about 0.02 percent. No wonder law enforcement responds as a low priority, if at all. In contrast, a video-verified security alarm provides the virtual equivalent of an eye-witness to a crime in progress, and responding to video alarms yields arrest rates in the double digits – 20 percent or higher. That's a thousand times higher than non-video alarms....

Axis network cameras with HDTV quality video enhance public security at the Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty’s video surveillance system features 160 Axis network cameras The Statue of Liberty, a longtime symbol of freedom and opportunity, re-opened on July 4, 2013 with a brand new state-of-the-art video surveillance system featuring a Dream Team of nine top technology providers in the world, including Axis. The system, which now features 160 Axis network cameras with HDTV quality video, exceptional nighttime performance and discreet appearance, was a maj...

WavestoreUSA partners with BTI to distribute its video surveillance solutions throughout Canada

BTI is the newest addition to WavestoreUSA's growing network of qualified partners WavestoreUSA, a provider of professional digital video and audio recording solutions for video surveillance applications, has signed BTI as an authorised distributor and reseller throughout Canada. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, BTI's value-added distribution approach will supply technical, training and consultation support to serve the needs of WavestoreUSA integrators, dealers and end users throu...

3xLOGIC to showcase latest version of its flagship product at ISC West 2014

3xLOGIC’s complete line of VIGIL VMS is now available to members of PSA Security Network 3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of advanced video surveillance and video-supported business intelligence, announced recently that its complete line of VIGIL Video Management System (VMS), Business Intelligence (BI) software, and purpose-built video appliances are now available to members of PSA Security Network, the world’s largest electronic security cooperative. Named a PS...

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