Surveillance & Security News for March 2014

SourceSecurity.com attends Western Digital’s technology unveiling of WD Purple, a hard drive specifically designed for the surveillance market

Western Digital’s WD Purple surveillance-class hard drives are equipped with AllFrame Technology SourceSecurity.com was recently invited to the press unveiling of Western Digital’s newest storage product for the surveillance industry, WD Purple. Presented by Jermaine Campbell, UK Country Manager of Western Digital at the Charlotte Street Hotel in London, Campbell enthusiastically talked through the technology release, explaining Western Digital’s reasons for...

CNL Software to showcase PSIM software with Pelco by Schneider Electric at ISC West, Las Vegas

CNL Software will be hosted in the Pelco booth as part of Pelco’s focus on open interoperability CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, is pleased to announce that it will demonstrate its latest PSIM software with Pelco by Schneider Electric, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of IP-based video security systems, software and services at ISC West at the Sands Expo Convention Centre, Las Vegas. CNL...

IHS reports that China’s semiconductor market for automotive industry to expand double-digit in revenue this year

IHS suggest that the replacement of midrange and high-end cars will drive the China chip market for automobiles The fast-growing semiconductor market for China’s automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenue this year, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers for added vehicle safety features and helpful infotainment applications like car navigation, according to a new report from IHS Technology. Chip consumption in 2014 by the c...

Delta Scientific to showcase its all-electric HD300 barrier at ISC West 2014

HD300 leverages Delta’s proprietary counter-balanced technology to provide a 1.5 second EFO Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that its new HD300 barrier, available with either a fully electric or hydraulic control unit, will stop a 15,000 pound (66.7 Km) vehicle traveling 50 mph (80 kpm). Upon impact, the barrier remains in its foundation and the op...

VIVOTEK network cameras installed in the city of Arvaikheer to reduce crime in public areas

VIVOTEK network cameras were installed across Arvaikheer’s main areas for monitoring public activities, roads and traffic Background Arvaikheer City is a provincial capital situated in the centre of Mongolia. Foothills that flank the city regulate temperature for the most part – a luxury most of Mongolia is forced to live without – but a biting wind and overall harsh environment still pervades the region. Even with a natural protective barrier and moderate a...

Hikvision unveils its PICADIS IR bullet and dome cameras for low-light surveillance

Hikvision is set to extend its PICADIS analogue product line with this new, latest offering: the DS-2CE15F5P(N)-VFIR3 720TVL Vari-focal IR Bullet Camera and the DS-2CE55F5P(N)-VFIR3 720TVL Vari-focal IR Dome Camera. Both of these models are aimed to set new standards for both image quality and low-light surveillance. These cutting-edge cameras are designed specifically to capture superior crystal-clear color images in extreme, low-light conditions. Both feature a 1/3” 1.3 MP PICADIS II ima...

ACTi’s Edge Recorder Client helps build network video surveillance system based on camera's local storage

ACTi Edge Recorder Client is a light version of a NVR system that will help build up a network video surveillance system based on the camera's local storage. With ACTi Edge Recorder Client, there is no need to prepare separate recording devices since the video is recorded in the SD card inside the camera. It supports real-time monitoring of up to 16 video streaming devices, multiple layout styles, video search and playback, recording download, and live on-screen PTZ manipulation. With its one-c...

ACTi introduces B41 5 megapixel zoom bullet camera with Adaptive IR LED technology

ACTi’s latest Zoom Bullet, B41, is brilliantly designed for installation in various applications such as building entrances, loading docks, warehouses, production lines, or parking lots. For one example, it can be installed in a warehouse to monitor employees’ working conditions, compliance, or product movements during both day and night. With its 5-Megapixel resolution, one can capture video evidence clearly without losing picture details when zooming in, ensuring the highest qualit...

TDSi completes installation of integrated access control system at the Justice Centre in Port Talbot

TDSi, one of the UK's leading suppliers of integrated access control systems has completed the installation of an integrated access control system at the Justice Centre in Port Talbot. The new £3 million building sees the relocation and centralisation of a number of courts in the area into a purpose built facility, where family cases, tribunal hearings and other non-criminal cases will be dealt with. Working as a subcontractor to the electrical contractor for the new building, TDSi partn...

Teleste’s echoBox assures reliability for smart home devices including security cameras

The echoBox easily connects together all internet enabled devices at home by turning existing in-home coaxial network into a high speed internet superhighway. It allows cost-efficient way to extend broadband network inside apartments and houses without any new cabling. Efficient usage of existing in-home coax network The echoBox adapters, utilising the MoCA standard, make use of the unused capacity in existing coax to transmit Ethernet traffic. This is done this without interfering with Freevi...

Milestone releases Device Pack 7.2 for customers using XProtect® security solutions

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has released Device Pack 7.2 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect® security solutions. Device Pack 7.2 has deep driver support for more than 3,000 devices, which means that Milestone has added more than 2,000 supported devices since 2011. This speedy development has only been possible due to Milestone’s dedicated efforts to drive the uptake of open platform technology in the physical secu...

DSC alarm control panel and Kantech access control cards manage access at O’Regan’s facility in Nova Scotia, Canada

Kantech’s EntraPass Global Edition works with O’Regan’s video surveillance system Introduction O’Regan’s is considered to be one of the largest automotive dealerships in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia. Representing such car brands such as Toyota, Lexus, Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and several others, O’Regan’s has operated as a family run company since its inception in 1915 when it established a Ford dealership. Today...

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