Surveillance & Security News for May 2009

VIVOTEK boosts Taipei Port's CCTV surveillance performance and efficiency

Taipei Port Container Terminal Corp installs VIVOTEK's video servers and video receiversMissionTaipei Port, an important water transport in northern Taiwan, is a hustling and bustling seaport with 14 wharfs in operation. TPCT (Taipei Port Container Terminal Corp), the construction company of Taipei Port, installed a CCTV surveillance system to maintain security at this wide open seaport, but serious signal degradation from long distance transmission led to poor image quality, making it extremely...

AMS Australia puts stress on access control at IFSEC 09

  Trevor Leisk (AMS Australia) got ringing endorsement for secure access hatch at IFSEC 2009A new way to think about secure access hatches, the MAP is designed to combine total security with a visually unobtrusive appearance.  Mountable on floor, wall, or ceiling, the MAP boasts a sleek flush finish, concealed fixing, and a minimal 0.3mm hatch gap - designed to prevent even the smallest of covert cameras from gaining access to top-secret installations.The MAP includ...

Avigilon joins the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF)

 Avigilon joins Open Network Video Interface Forum, expanding support for third party IP camerasAvigilon recently announced that the company has joined the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) enabling the integration of ONVIF standards-compliant IP cameras with Avigilon's award winning Control Center High Definition surveillance software. Established in 2008 by Axis Communications, Bosch Security Systems, and Sony Corporation, ONVIF is a global and open industry forum that is committ...

G-Tec and Hunt Electronics team up for a UK exclusive distribution agreement

 G-Tec GT808H 8-channel H264 DVR  G-Tec Distribution Ltd and Hunt Electronics announce that they have entered to an agreement where G-Tec Distribution Ltd. will be the exclusive distributor for the full range of Hunt DVRs in the UK. The latest release of DVRs are the H.264 range which offer installers highly featured DVRs at very competitive prices together with the reliability and the excellent customer service back up offered by both G-Tec and Hunt. G-Tec is now offering 3 years warr...

Basler IP cameras bolstered by OnSSI

 All seven of Basler's IP camera models are supported by OnSSI's OcularisBasler Vision Technologies today announced that they have teamed with On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. to integrate the Basler IP camera series with OnSSI's Ocularis™ platform for IP video control. Currently, all seven of Basler's IP camera models are supported by OnSSI's Ocularis. Ocularis, OnSSI's intelligent IP video surveillance management platform, is considered a best-in-class solution for video detection,...

The power of Pelco IP goes on the road to more than 25 cities

  Pelco is hosting informative sessions on the latest IP technology across the countryPelco is taking its innovative IP video security solutions on the road. According to Pelco management, the 2009 Pelco IP Products Road Show is the fastest way for customers to get up to speed on the technologies that will drive the industry for years to come."We are encouraging folks to sign up for their chance to plug into the power of Pelco IP in a town near them," says Paul Novak, Vice Pr...

Veracity introduces security camera blog

  Veracity announces the launch of the new Veracity BlogVeracity announces the launch of the new Veracity Blog. The Blog (Version 1.0) is designed to be a place where the market can go for general information, success stories, to have questions answered by colleagues, to query for support...anything and everything! Veracity stands behind their products as well and so please, feel free to point out things their people need to know or improvements they might make.Each camera partner will...

Pelco streamlines and consolidates global sales operations

 Cliff Holtz, Pelco Senior Vice President of Americas Sales to manage Pelco Global Sales OperationsPelco officials have announced that effective immediately, organisational responsibility for Pelco Global Sales Operations will now be managed by Cliff Holtz, Pelco Senior Vice President of Americas Sales. The Pelco Global Sales Operations Department, led by John Roman, Director of Global Sales Operations will now report directly to Mr. Holtz."In an effort better to serve our global custo...

Security pioneer ioimage sets up office in Beijing

  ioimage opens up a new office in Beijing to accomodate demand ioimage, the pioneer of intelligent video appliances designed for simplicity, announced today that it has opened an office in Beijing to support growing demand of its products and to better support partners and end users in China.  The Chinese video surveillance sector is predicted to exceed $3 billion by 2012, according to IMS Research. ioimage partners with Tung Po, Bellsent and Honeywell with several installat...

IndigoVision launches 21st integration module

IndigoVision has developed new integration modules for its IP-CCTV solutionIndigoVision has developed a number of new integration modules for Bosch, MAXxess and Software House access control products, as part of its complete end-to-end IP Video system. These modules allow true integration with third-party systems to provide a totally IP-based security solution, encompassing CCTV, access control and intruder alarms amongst others.'Control Center', IndigoVision's Security Management Software, can...

Universal Security Systems have passed recent National Security Inspectorate (NSI) audit with flying colours

 Universal Security Systems impressed NSI by quality of projectThe NSI is the leading approvals and certification body that assesses security installers, and Universal impressed in workmanship, use of new technology and sound design practice as well documentation quality and customer care.James Crouch, a director and founder of Universal, said: "Ensuring that operational methods are documented scrupulously is a roots-up part of our culture and internal processes are...

Excellence in crime prevention celebrated at Raid-control awards

Award winner Kim Guthrie (right) with  Deputy Chief Constable Andy Parker of Warwickshire Police (left)Excellence in crime prevention was celebrated at the Annual Raid-control Awards dinner held by BSIA on Thursday 7th May. Three awards were presented to individuals for their "Outstanding achievement in promoting the Raid-control concept."Raid-control Chairman, John Birkenshaw, comments: "Raid-control is proud to honour this year's award winners. Without the hard wo...

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