Surveillance & Security News for May 2008

The Prime Minister of Malta pays official visit to Dedicated Micros’ global production facility

CCTV specialist Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announces that the Prime Minister of Malta, Dr Lawrence Gonzi KUOM, LLD, MP, has undertaken an official visit to its global production facility on the island.  The production site manufactures the company's industry-leading security products, including the new DV-IP HD (High Definition) video server and its advanced ICE CCTV camera range.The Prime Minister toured the factory at the Bulebel Industrial Estate accompanied by Dedicated Micro...

New Siemens research unveils the stark truth about security measures in Universities

If money were no object in enhancing the security of students, staff, visitors and assets, university security managers would specify enhanced electronic access control systems, upgrade their CCTV - in particular to IP-based systems, install cameras that cover considerably larger areas, and introduce facial recognition software, according to a new report by Siemens Building Technologies Security Systems. The report, which looks into how technology is used across 10 universities, highlights its...

Dedicated Micros finalist in IFSEC 2008 Security Industry Awards

Dedicated Micros, part of AD Group, was a finalist in the Security Installation of the Year category of the Security Industry Awards held during IFSEC 2008 for the ambitious De Montfort University project.The installation at Leicester-based De Montfort University is an advanced NetVu Connected surveillance solution which was devised by DM Fusion installer Security Design Services to maximise the safety and security of its 20,500 students and 3,240 staff.Key elements of the ambitious scheme inclu...

Dallmeier showcases intelligent, innovative and forward-looking solutions for the CCTV/IP market at IFSEC 2008

As in previous years, Dallmeier's stand at IFSEC 2008 once again attracted an increased number of visitors.  The German manufacturer presented a host of innovative products and customer-oriented solutions for professional CCTV/IP video security applications.VMC-1 ‘Eagle' (Video Management Centre) - Perfect harmony of technology and design  Customers, journalists and industry experts, equally applauded Dallmeier's new Video Management Centre VMC-1 ‘Eagle', with its ergonomic...

TSS install mobile CCTV road policing solutions in the Middle East

TSS (Traffic Safety Systems) - part of AD Group - has seen increased demand for its in-vehicle roads policing CCTV solutions in the lucrative Middle East region over the past 12 months, with enquiries up by an impressive 70%.  The company is currently undertaking a series of intensive trials with police forces in the region and expects to be able to announce a major order for its mobile RadarAutoVision system later this month.Julian Cooke, International Sales Manager for TSS, believes that...

Intrepid Security Solution secures WHSmith's distribution centre in Swindon with SmartTrack™ CCTV system

WHSmith has employed an innovative CCTV system, SentryVision® SmartTrack™, at their distribution centre in Swindon. Brian Cottrell, WHSmith's Crime and Facilities Manager said: "Our distribution centre in Swindon covers an area of over 250,000 sq. ft.  During the year, we pick approximately 94 million items and dispatch 6 million packages.  With a building of this size and with the amount of activity that goes on, there is no way that a conventional CCTV system woul...

CEM Systems furnishes the £76m Trafford Centre complex with CEM® AC2000 SE access control system

CEM® Systems, a leading access control brand of Tyco International, announced recently that the UK's new £76 million Barton Square shopping complex has chosen its CEM AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) access control system to provide security for its 200,000 square meters of shopping space.  Advance Integrated Systems, an approved reseller of CEM products, installed the powerful system.  The state-of-the-art Barton Square shopping complex is linked to the UK's award-winning Traffo...

Belgian city chooses IP network video surveillance from Milestone and Axis to protect multiple public facilities

The city of Geel in Belgium near Antwerp has a population of 35,000.  Their Tourism Center exhibits art in a renovated historical building, and a new community sports hall is actively used.  Here they are setting a good example with modern technology: a scalable, centralized approach to security and safety in public facilities using IP network video surveillance from Milestone Systems and Axis Communications. The Tourism Center in Geel has changing external exhibitions with insurance r...

Dedicated Micros highlighted major user interface advances at IFSEC 2008

Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - highlighted a number of major user interface enhancements at IFSEC 2008, including an on-screen 'Point & Go' PTZ control capability - a key feature of the new advanced Oracle Dome camera - Embedded Camera Selection Maps, and the launch of an intuitive Video Timeline to replace ‘goto' as the de facto standard for the latest generation of NetVu Connected CCTV systems. The new on-screen 'Point & Go' PTZ capability provides an unrivalled dome contr...

Bosch reports excellent response to its technologies on show at IFSEC 2008

Bosch Security Systems is reporting an excellent response to its technologies on show at the recent IFSEC 2008.  Not only did Bosch came away with tangible enquiries from a cross-section of quality installers, consultants and end-users interested in its CCTV, Intruder and Communications technologies, but it also won ‘Intruder Alarm Product of the Year' for its newly launched Professional Series duel tech detector with anti-mask at the industry awards. Also at IFSEC, in a presentation...

Boom in interest at VIDEOTEC's stand at IFSEC 2008

The VIDEOTEC team is delighted to confirm the boom in interest at its stand at IFSEC 2008.  Visitors expressed their appreciation of the increasingly advanced technological progress made by the new products on show, which encourages VIDEOTEC to continue with its chosen policy.The chairman of VIDEOTEC, Alessio Grotto, expressed his satisfaction, "Our commitment and the ensuing significant investments in R&D are aimed at offering the security market solutions with high technological...

Taking a view on Tunnel Smoke Detection

D-Tec's MD, Ian Moore, explains the importance of smoke detection systems in the early detection of tunnel fires. Fire in the context of tunnels has been brought into sharp relief in recent years, as a result of a number of high profile tragedies.  Most notably the Mont Blanc Tunnel in 1999, which claimed the lives of 39 people.  As a result, there has been increasing interest in the application of CCTV cameras in conjunction with video analytics technology, specifically Video Smoke D...

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