Surveillance & Security News for May 2009

DCPCU marks seventh anniversary by crashing through £315m savings barrier

Banking sponsored DCPCU saves in excess of £315 million through financial fraud prevention workThe Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU) - the specialist police squad that tackles cheque and card fraud crime in the UK - marks its seventh anniversary on Wednesday (29 April 2009).The DCPCU was launched on 29 April 2002 as a two-year pilot and, following the successful conclusion of this trial, it was established as a permanent Unit with an ongoing brief to help stamp out organised...

ORLEN refinery deploys FLIR Systems SR-100 thermal imaging cameras

  FLIR Systems SR-100 cameras  protect the perimeter at ORLEN refinery  Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN, better known as PKN ORLEN is a Polish company. It is one of Central Europe's largest refiners of crude oil. ORLEN specialises in processing crude oil into world-class unleaded petrol, diesel, heating oil, and aviation fuel as well as plastics and other petroleum related products. Employing more than 20,000 people, PKN ORLEN operates 7 refineries, of which 3 are...

Barix IP control solutions monitor power substations across Singapore with Barionet IP

 Barionet devices allow monitoring of power cabinets and substations throughout SingaporeBarix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control, and monitoring, recently announced the installation of more than 1,000 Barix Barionet IP control devices to monitor power cabinets and substations throughout Singapore.Barix Barionet IP control products are network-enabled, remotely accessible devices ideal for automation and monitoring applications in buildings, industrial and IT systems. The Ba...

Quaddrix successful at Exposeguridad Mexico 2009

 Quaddrix gave a full demonstration of its latest openQ IP Developments at Expo Security Mexico 2009 This past April, Quaddrix was proud to be a part of the Expo Security Mexico 2009. This event proved to be a very successful show for Quaddrix in their ongoing attempt to expand their business around the globe. This EXPO itself had record attendance of dealers, distributors, manufacturer's and end-users.Around 500 people visited the Quaddrix stand and received a...

RISCO Group incorporates Milestone open platform IP video capabilities into its security management solutions

 RISCO Group and Milestone integrate to provide unique security command, control and overview capabilitiesRISCO Group and Milestone Systems recently announced a partnering agreement between the two companies, which integrates the globally leading Milestone open platform IP video software within RISCO Group's overall security management system.RISCO Group and Milestone have developed an integrated solution where the Milestone XProtect IP video open platform acts as a recording engine fo...

QED help installers prosper at IFSEC

 IFSEC will be holding a series of free business seminars with QED experts In an increasingly competitive market, the pressure is on security installers to be more innovative in their approach to business, especially for SMEs and Sole Traders. In an effort to provide some free information and advice to installers from leading industry experts, IFSEC is holding a series of free business seminars at the show this year. The aim of the seminars is to help give installers informat...

Union Community exhibits Access Control range at IFSEC 2009

 Union Community (VIRDI) is showcasing its extensive range of products at IFSECUnion Community (VIRDI) is participating in IFSEC 2009 in Birmingham, UK from May 11 to 14. At the exhibition, Union Community (VIRDI) is showcasing its extensive range of various product lines of Fingerprint Access Control and Time Attendance, Fingerprint Door Lock, Fingerprint Safe and Video/Audio Entry Systems, as well as Fingerprint OEM sensor and modules.Union Community received the NPS Award from...

Veracity OUTREACH PLUS extends PoE Plus 25 watt standard to dome and PTZ network cameras

 Veracity demonstrates OUTREACH PLUS at IFSEC 2009Veracity, the leader in innovative IP connectivity and transmission solutions, launched OUTREACH PLUS at IFSEC 2009. The new product uses the brand new 802.3 at PoE standard, or ‘PoE Plus'. PoE Plus increases available power via CAT 5 (or higher specification) Ethernet cabling to 25 watts. This level of power makes it possible for high-power network devices such as IEEE 802.11n wireless access points (WAPs), PTZ cameras, external...

VIVOTEK exhibits megapixel, H.264 compression technology at IFSEC 2009

 VIVOTEK is showcasing an extensive high-end product range at IFSEC 2009 VIVOTEK is attending IFSEC 2009, from May 11 to 14, in Birmingham, UK. In the exhibition, the company showcases an extensive high-end product lineup with advanced features, including megapixel, H.264 compression technology, and central management software. VIVOTEK sincerely invite visitors to visit their booth and enjoy a live demo of the latest and  most cutting-edge product lines.IFSEC Hall 4...

Honeywell presents integrated security solutions, and initiates training programs at IFSEC 2009

 Honeywell helps its customers stay ahead of security market trendsHoneywell is showcasing its latest integrated, IP-based security systems at IFSEC 2009, which is being held at the NEC Birmingham from May 11-14. Visitors to the Honeywell stand E70 in Hall 4 can see a variety of recently launched products and solutions designed to help installers win more business and boost their revenues. These include the Fusion III v3.6 Digital Video Recorder (DVR), HCX megapixel camera range, ACUIX&trad...

Veracity PINPOINT adaptor solves set-up problems for PoE network cameras

 Veracity PINPOINT solves set-up problems for PoE network camerasVeracity, the leader in IP connectivity and transmission solutions, announced the launch of a new product at IFSEC 2009: The PINPOINT is an adaptor, which helps installers easily to set-up and focus PoE-enabled network cameras.  Installers can make instant focusing adjustments by viewing network camera output via a laptop or PDA when they are next to the camera location.The PINPOINT adaptor eliminates the need for an...

Veracity OUTREACH Quad network switch extends PoE ethernet and powers up to 4 network cameras

 Veracity's OUTREACH QUAD device is itself PoE-powered by with PoE or PoE PlusVeracity, the leader in IP connectivity and transmission solutions, is launching OUTREACH QUAD at IFSEC 2009. The compact 110mm by 110mm network switch distributes Power over Ethernet (PoE) to up to four network cameras from a single ethernet cable. Veracity's OUTREACH QUAD device is itself PoE-powered by with PoE or PoE Plus (IEEE 802.3af or 802.3at respectively) so it doesn't need to be located near an external...

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