Surveillance & Security News for May 2009

Ingersoll Rand biometric access control systems provides helping hand to Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union

 Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union uses standalone Schlage biometric HandKey reader from Ingersoll Rand Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies announced today that the Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union (Augusta, Ga.) is using a standalone Schlage biometric HandKey reader to provide its customers with self-service access to the safe deposit vault."When we completed our brand new state-of-the-art building in July of 2008, we incorporated the latest in technological advances for our custo...

Paxton Access trusted to safeguard the Sterile Services Department - King George Hospital

The Sterile Services Unit at King George Hospital is responsible for cleaning, sterilising, checking, packing and distribution of hospital theatre and other equipment. Their area spans Barking, Havering and Redbridge hospitals NHS trust. TSSU also provides services for many private clinics and hospitals in the area. The unit is extremely busy and in early 2005 the building was extended. As part of the refurbishment project Jim Harold, Security Manager for Barking, Havering an...

Honeywell and BPS provide comprehensive security at Ulster Hospital

Built in 1962 and located in East Belfast, the Ulster Hospital, with a staff of around 3,500, provides acute services to a population of over 260,000.  In 2001, the Accident and Emergency (A&E) services, that had originally planned to care for 25,000 patients a year, were dealing with over 70,000. The hospital, also a designated Cancer Unit, was in need of more outpatient facilities, including Imaging Services.The maternity and theatre blocks required a thorough update to bring them up...

ALPRO launches the new PB 86 proximity button

The Alpro Hardware Division of IEC Limited has announced the release of the new Alpro PB-86 proximity switch.Designed to be used in conjunction with the full range of Alpro electric strikes, electric bolts and general access control products out in the field, this proximity switch offers contactless features offering sterile and hygienic operation.The switch has a proximity distance adjustable from 5-20 cms, along with an adjustable relay trigger from 1 to 9 seconds. The switch has easy indicati...

RemGuard presented remote view of CCTV at IFSEC 2009

  RemGuard emphasised on the ownership benefits of remotely monitored, detector activated CCTVsRemGuard Visual Management - part of AD Group - promoted its BS8418 compliant remotely monitored, detector activated, CCTV service throughout IFSEC 2009, with a presence on the stands of its sister companies AD Network Video and Dedicated Micros.A key focus for RemGuard at IFSEC 2009 was a drive to increase, dramatically, the number of commercial and domestic sites linked to its service...

Altronix innovative mobile marketing promotion was great success at ISC West

 Jill Yankow, won a $150 Visa® cash card from Altronix at ISC westThere was a new buzz going around at ISC West in Las Vegas this year. It was the sound of text messages containing winning Power Numbers for several lucky attendees who had enrolled in Altronix's text-to-win promotion, the first of its kind for the industry.One winner, Jill Yankow, walked away with a $150 Visa® cash card from Altronix. "This was another intuitive idea from Altronix," said Ms. Yankow. "T...

Fluidmesh hires new Vice President of North American Sales

 Stan Schreyer, VP of North American SalesFluidmesh Networks, a major manufacturer of wireless systems for security applications based on mesh networking technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stan Schreyer to VP of North American Sales. Schreyer, a pioneer in the field of computer product sales, brings over 25 years of experience in building and managing sales teams. Prior to joining Fluidmesh, Schreyer held positions of Vice President of Sales at Exinda Networks and Firetid...

New Q24M hemispheric camera from MOBOTIX impresses with a double frame rate

Q24M features a double frame rate, a distortion-corrected 180° panorama view and integrated video storageMobotix, a manufacturer of complete high-resolution IP video systems, presents the new Q24M hemispheric camera which replaces the Q22M model. Special features include a more powerful microprocessor and an optimised system platform attaining twice the image frame rate as before. Even 3.1 megapixel camera images can now be transferred at a rate of up to 20 frames per second and megapix...

FLIR Systems thermal imaging cameras for coastal surveillance application

The EOSS is equipped with two daylight cameras and a FLIR Systems ThermoVision 3000 core for night vision Border control means more than protecting land borders only. Numerous countries have a large coastline that needs to be protected as well. With over 3,200 kilometres of coastline, Sweden is just one example. Thermal imaging cameras are a great tool for protecting a country's land or coastal borders. Although FLIR Systems markets a full range of thermal imaging cameras with...

Mauritius Port Invests in IndigoVision IP-CCTV for Multi-Agency Surveillance

Port Louis, Mauritius, has invested in  new harbour-wide surveillance system from IndigoVision Port Louis, the capital and main port of Mauritius, has invested in IndigoVision's complete integrated IP Video solution for a new harbour-wide surveillance system. The flexibility and distributed nature of the system allows a number of different agencies to monitor their own operations within the port. Based in a new central control room and a number of sub-control rooms the Mauritius...

Safeguard System serves up Bosch to protect Pizza Properties and QSR Burgers

   Each fast food chain presents different security challenges End User: Pizza Properties and QSR Burgers Pizza Properties, Inc. and QSR Burgers, LLC are in the limited service family dining segment of the hospitality industry doing business under the name of its pizza and entertainment and fast food hamburger franchises. The company is headquartered in El Paso, Texas, and owns 40 Peter Piper Pizza and 34 Burger King franchises throughout the state. The restaurant ch...

March Networks Systems provide safety and security for Vice-Presidential debate

 Video Surveillance System from March networks at Washington University in St. Louis performs flawlesslyHunkered down in a Joint Operations Center on the sprawling campus, law enforcement personnel representing the St. Louis County Police, the University Police Department, the City of St. Louis Police, the Missouri Highway Patrol, the U.S. Secret Service and a number of other federal, state and local government agencies relied on the University's March Networks® video surveillance...

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