Surveillance & Security News for May 2009

Axis Security Ltd appoints new Commercial Director

 Axis Security has promoted Neil Ames to the role of Commercial DirectorAxis Security, one of the country's fastest growing security service providers, has promoted Neil Ames to the role of Commercial Director following the recent strategic merger with Temple Security.Neil joined Axis Security as Commercial Manager in December 2007. He has over 19 years experience in the manned guarding industry, having started as Contract Manager for Security Express at London's Southbank Centre in 1990. I...

NICE Systems installs security solution for City of San Jose Police Department

 City of San Jose Police Department deploys NICE Inform for its communications centreNICE Systems, the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organisations to extract Insight from Interactions to drive performance, today announced that the Police Department for the City of San Jose, the tenth most populous U.S. city and the third largest city in the State of California, has decided to implement NICE Inform and other NICE solutions to enhance handling of critical calls at its comm...

Videx Security's door entry solutions always popular with Kier Sheffield

Videx Security received an order of 100+ access control door entry systems from Kier Sheffield LLPHaving provided Kier Sheffield LLP with door entry solutions for over seven years, Videx Security has now received an order for a further 100+ DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) compliant systems. This order represents the largest single order ever placed by Kier Sheffield LLP for door entry systems and reflects their confidence in Videx Security, who specialise in solutions for the...

ACTi installs CCTV in busy Neapolitan restaurant

The newest technology in ACTi IP Surveillance Solution deployed at LA FOCACCIA Pizza restaurant in ItalyLA FOCACCIA is a family-owned Pizza restaurant located in Naples, Italy. During the daytime, more than 1000 students visit LA FOCACCIA for its delicious hand-made pizza. The store is always very crowded so it is impossible to keep an eye on every customer entering the shop. Safety is always the first concern for the owner. Even if it is after regular business hours, the owner still has to...

SALTO Systems reports IFSEC 2009 show great success

Salto systems provides best access control flexibity SALTO Systems reports this year's IFSEC show was its best ever with a substantially greater increase in top quality visitors to its stand, generating high level end user enquiries and other quality new business leads.Concentrating the entire stand on the launch of the new SALTO wireless access control system paid dividends for the company. Great interest was shown in the new product, which combines the efficiency of both on-line and off-line...

TAB systems introduced two new smarti® units at IFSEC

 TAB systems launched two new smarti® units, ELECTRA and FELIX, biometric access control at IFSEC 2009At  IFSEC 2009 in Birmingham, TAB systems Inc. launched two new smarti® units. The two new units combine multimodal biometric access control based on facial and voice recognition with RFID, power over Ethernet, WIFI and a myriad of other features that make them an easy choice for user across a wide range of categories.The first of the two new units is the ELECTRA which has a 5....

AD Group launches new AD Network Video service to offer seamless intelligence for enterprise surveillance solutions

 AD Network Video subsidiary introduced for intelligent  enterprise surveillance solutionsCCTV specialist AD Group launched its new AD Network Video service at IFSEC 2009. The company's AD Network Video subsidiary has been aligned so it can draw upon AD Group's world leading NetVu Connected video technology to deliver integrated enterprise level security and safety solutions, specifically targeted at consultants, integrators and end users, across the EMEA region.Representing all A...

SALTO's wireless seminars at IFSEC attracted capacity audience

SALTO's new wireless access control system attracted capacity audiences during IFSEC 2009A one-day programme of seminars to launch SALTO's new wireless access control system attracted capacity audiences during IFSEC 2009.The invitation-only event to an international audience of security specification professionals including SALTO business partners, specifiers, consultants, installers and end users demonstrated how the new real time battery powered wireless access control technology from the comp...

ADI reveals next steps in global strategy

 ADI to launch global identity initiative to offer value, stability, and innovation to its global customers ADI announced today the next step in its global strategy to support customers and vendors around the world. As part of this strategy, ADI will launch a new global identity initiative that brings together all its businesses across the globe under one unified brand.The strategy was developed to support the company's global footprint, and strengthen its commitment to serving custome...

MAXXESS makes two key appointments

  MAXXESS Systems appoints Peter Currie for his extensive knowledge of access control and CCTV systemsPeter Currie joins MAXXESS Systems as UK Sales ManagerPreviously with Vigilant Technology, Peter's career within the electronic security industry spans twenty-two years.Commenting on the appointment, Lee Copland, Managing Director of MAXXESS Systems EMEA said: "Peter's extensive knowledge of access control and CCTV systems will be extremely valuable to MAXXESS as we seek to grow o...

AD Group names Alan Lefford as Director of Video Solutions to head-up new AD Network

  Alan Lefford, new Director of Video Solutions  at AD GroupCCTV specialist AD Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Alan Lefford as its Director of Video Solutions who will be responsible for bringing to market, combined, AD Group product solutions through the new AD Network Video service which he will head-up.Alan's focus is to be primarily on the EMEA region and he was much in evidence at IFSEC 2009 where AD Network Video had its own high profile stand. Representing...

Chicago police enlists help of Sony security cameras

 IP-based Pan-Tilt-Zoom cameras help raise arrest rate and record criminal evidenceThe city of Burbank, Ill., which neighbours Chicago and has a population of more than 28,000, has installed a new video surveillance system using 22 Sony SNC-RX Series IP network security cameras to aid the police department in preventing and solving crimes. Since completion of the upgrade in November 2008, images captured by the cameras have helped police make more than 13 arrests and recorded evidence for u...

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