Surveillance & Security News for May 2009

CCTV Center appoints new Sales & Marketing manager

CCTV Center appoints Carlton D'Souza as Sales & Marketing ManagerCarlton D'Souza has been appointed Sales & Marketing Manager at CCTV Center, the Panasonic Systems Distributor for the UK and Ireland.CCTV Center helps customers of both Panasonic analogue CCTV equipment and IP network surveillance systems - such as i-Pro 24/7, an IP based remote monitoring solution. "We can provide everything customers require as part of a Panasonic systems one-stop shop," Carlton explains.CCTV C...

New VINGTOR IP entertainment and CCTV solutions set to attract at Nor-Shipping, 9-12 June 2009

 Zenitel Marine will present new IP Infotainment solutions and CCTV systems at Nor-ShippingZenitel, international market leader in integrated communication solutions for the professional market, is pleased to present new IP entertainment and CCTV possibilities for onboard ships at Nor-Shipping 2009. Nor-shipping is the leading maritime event this year covering all aspects of industrial shipping and is the natural meeting place for maritime companies.Zenitel Marine will present new IP Infota...

Audio specialist TOA exhibited reports success at Firex International

TOA exhibited PA/VA products at Firex International International audio specialists TOA exhibited the industry's most comprehensive range of PA/VA products at the Firex International show held between the 11th and 14th of May 2009 at the Birmingham NEC, UK. Adding to the excitement of the show, the company proved popular with their daily business card prize draw where four fully-charged megaphones were drawn and given to security and fire installers (model ER-520S). T...

Optelecom-NKF confirms sponsorship of IFSEC 2010

Optelecom-NKF, Inc., well known for its Siqura® surveillance systems confirmed its key sponsorship again at IFSEC 2010Optelecom-NKF, Inc., well known for its reliable and high-quality fibre and Siqura® surveillance systems, has confirmed its key sponsorship again at IFSEC 2010. Following the unprecedented success of the 2009 show, the IFSEC event will continue to be a strong tool in the Siqura brand communication strategy.Going against the current negative economics, with most companies...

Ipsotek’s Visual Intelligence Suite Version 10.1 is accredited as a Primary Detection System by the UK Government Home Office

Ipsotek's Visual Intelligence Suite has been awarded Primary classification in UK Home Office Sterile Zone categoryIpsotek, the UK's leading provider of Video Content Analysis (VCA) solutions, announced today that Version 10.1 of its Visual Intelligence Suite has been awarded Primary classification in the UK Home Office's Sterile Zone category. This highest-level classification means that Government establishments can use the product as the sole means of Intruder Detection in high security appli...

Fluidmesh and Dotworkz offer a perfect fit

 Fluidmesh Endo 2200 unit fits perfectly into the Dotworkz D2 and D3 camera enclosuresFluidmesh Networks, a major manufacturer of wireless systems for security applications based on mesh networking technology, is partnering with Dotworkz Systems to offer customers a total encasement solution.The newly released Fluidmesh Endo 2200 unit fits perfectly into the Dotworkz D2 and D3 camera enclosures. The Fluidmesh 2200 Endo is designed for indoor or embedded applications where the user already h...

Protector Group CCTV systems generate savings of £500,000 for Mill Volvo

Bill Ward, Managing Director of Mill Volvo (left) with Chris Cunningham, Chief Executive of The Protector Group Mill Volvo has extended a contract with Gateshead-based The Protector Group to install state-of-the-art security monitoring systems after the company generated cost savings of almost £500,000 at dealerships across the North East.The intelligent CCTV systems, which have already been installed at Mill Volvo sites in Newcastle, Sunderland and Stockton, offer a hugely cost-effective...

ASL Safety & Security puts an end to garbled announcements

  The ASL Safety & Security system improves audibility of train platform announcements Conventional noise sensing equipment at transport hubs takes a crude sample of background activity before the broadcast and cannot adjust for varying background noise. ASL's dynamic Ambient Noise Sensing (ANS) system uses digital signal processing to distinguish ambient noise from the announcement and continuously optimise the volume level. This ability to address the familiar prob...

COE and Anixter join forces to improve level crossing safety

COE Ltd is proud to appoint Anixter as authorised distributor for COE's video transmission products COE Ltd, the UK leading designer and developer of digital video surveillance systems and Anixter Inc. are entering into partnership to provide safety equipment for rail level crossings.According to Network Rail, last year there were more than 3400 incidents of misuse at level crossings, accumulating 55 days of delays to trains and costing Network Rail about £1.8million.COE Ltd is proud to ap...

D-Tec CCTV-based video smoke detection delivers effective power station protection for Ireland’s ESB

CCTV-based Video Smoke Detection (VSD) from D-Tec provides safety for Ireland's Electricity Supply Board (ESB)CCTV-based Video Smoke Detection (VSD) from D-Tec - part of AD Group - is being relied upon in seven power stations operated by the Irish Republic's main generating company ESB to keep a watchful eye on the all important turbine halls, where the potential for disruption not only to a power station itself but to the electricity consumers it serves is tremendous.This approach to fire detec...

GVB Holdings shows off PC Guard at SECUREX

 GVB Holdings will be demonstrating the revolutionary PC Guard at SECUREX 2009Computer theft has become a major point of discussion all around the world. Computers are a valuable commodity and are easily disposed of. Computer theft during office hours is on the increase, when security measures are usually less stringent and the office alarm is deactivated. Thieves easily gain access to the office, armed and dangerous, and victimise staff with fear and physical force.During the pas...

Museum security: integrated security systems to protect the priceless

  Museums facing growing security challenge with rise of armed robbery  It only takes a shocking 58 seconds to steal a painting. Jonas Rehnberg, writer at Assa Abloy Future labs, speaks to former museum security chief Ton Cremers about the safe-keeping of precious artefacts in museums and art galleries. In 2004, armed, masked robbers stormed into the Munch Museum in Oslo and stole two masterpieces - "The Scream" and "Madonna" - before the eyes of shocked spectators....

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