Surveillance & Security News for March 2014

NVT’s new suite of ‘3D Application Visuals’ achieve camera image transmission at extended distances

Supporting their comprehensive range of analogue CCTV and Ethernet & PoE transmission products, Network Video Technologies (NVT), has created a brand new suite of photo-realistic 3D Application Visuals. Each three-dimensional visual illustrates the use of NVT products and wiring topologies in a variety of popular vertical market applications. These include rail, retail, Point-of-Sale, casino, car park, warehousing, and many more. Available in a variety of language versions, the easy to fol...

Atus unveils new digital ID AtusSmartBadge, an instant message receiver and personal security alarm

Atus, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of advanced personal security and paging systems, has introduced an entirely new product category: the new AtusSmartBadge. It works in conjunction with a Smart Phone and immediately relays business-related messages sent to that phone. But because the ultra-lightweight AtusSmartBadge can be worn on a lapel or clipped to a shirt pocket, those urgent messages will be seen immediately. What’s more, they can be acted upon with an accept/reject resp...

Airbus Defence and Space develops modular maintenance device (M2D) for German Armed Forces

Airbus Defence and Space has developed a new testing instrument for the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) to identify faulty assemblies. The modular maintenance device (M2D) is flexible and can be used to identify faulty assemblies, and even to carry out an assessment of the overall system. This shortens repair cycles and reduces the time it takes to restore operational readiness significantly, as the usual practice of replacing assemblies suspected of being faulty is no longer necessary and a mo...

Energy efficiency in access control: Why does it matter?

Adopting an energy efficiency access control solution can provide significant cost savings At a time when electricity prices are going up and sustainability is high priority in the world as a whole, energy efficiency should be a key consideration when upgrading to any electronic access control solution. To highlight the key benefits of energy efficiency in access control ASSA ABLOY have released a case study about cost savings with wireless battery powered access control. As a...

TB Forum 2014 sees 31% of integrators, installers and installation companies as visitors

TB Forum 2014 also witnesses a 13% increase in the number of pre-registered visitors From 11th to 14th days of February 2014, Russian and foreign manufacturers and purchasers held a meeting at the key domestic security event – The XIX International Forum Security and Safety Technologies. A serious exhibition for very serious people In the year 2014, delegations of ministries and departments of Russia and other countries, responsible security managers of enterprises ope...

The Cape Town Metropolitan Police in South Africa utilises Teleste video surveillance solutions to aid the execution of their duties

In 1998, the Cape Town Metropolitan Police in South Africa has adopted the Teleste VMX video management platform along with the CFO (analogue transmission) and MPX (video encoders) range of products to ensure the continued safety and security of the general public and employees of the city. Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa (3.5 million), and the largest in land area (larger than other South African cities), forming part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipalit...

Theia to display its latest varifocal lenses at ISC West 2014

The new lens allows C mount camera users in security and broadcast markets more flexibility Theia has leveraged its patented, award winning Linear Optical Technology® platform to offer optical distortion correction in its new ML183M, the C mount version of its popular SL183 varifocal lens. The new lens will allow C mount camera users in the machine vision, automation, security, and broadcast markets more flexibility in wide coverage of an area, fine tuning wide fields of v...

Total Recall to present its Statue of Liberty project at the upcoming ASIS New York City Security Conference and Expo

Total Recall has brought 9 security vendors to enhance security at the Statue of Liberty National Monument Total Recall Corporation, a video-centric security technology provider specialising in surveillance solutions, has brought together nine state-of-the-art technology vendors to deliver an award-winning IP-based, digital video surveillance solution used by the U.S. Park Police, National Park Service (NPS) and the Department of Interior (DOI) to enhance public safety and imp...

CEM’s access control and central monitoring systems secure BT Northern Ireland

CEM’s provides customised access control for BTNI’s e-Solutions Data Centre BT Northern Ireland, one of Europe’s leading providers of telecommunications services has been using the CEM AC2000 Standard Edition (AC2000 SE) system for access control and central monitoring of their many sites in Northern Ireland for over ten years. System overview More than 22 BT sites throughout Northern Ireland are controlled and monitored by the CEM AC2000 SE system using ov...

DVTEL announces integration of its Latitude NVMS with C•CURE 9000 by Software House

DVTEL, INC., the video surveillance solutions provider, announces integration of the latest version of the open and scalable Latitude network video management system (NVMS) with the C•CURE C•CURE9000 by Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco. Latitude NVMS is the choice for corporations and organisations looking for the most effective way to manage video surveillance operations over IP networks while C•CURE 9000’s advanced distributed architectu...

Digital Watchdog acquires Innovative Security Designs Inc.

The acquisition further asserts Digital Watchdog's commitment to creating quality, easy to use solutions Digital Watchdog, a security and surveillance solutions leader, is proud to announce the acquisition of Innovative Security Designs, Inc. ("ISD") located in Irvine, California. This acquisition further asserts Digital Watchdog's commitment to innovation and creating quality, easy to use solutions. This transaction is expected to close in the coming weeks. Founded in 1987,...

Navtech Radar signs framework contract with Trafikverket in Sweden

The first stretch of road which will be equipped with the ClearWay AID solution is on the northern part of the E4 motorway Navtech Radar, the world’s leading manufacturer of Radar based Automatic Incident Detection (AID) solutions for traffic management applications announces that they have entered a new 4 year Framework Contract with Trafikverket in Sweden, formed as a 2 year contract with the possibility to extend for another 2 years one year at a time. Trafikverket i...

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