Surveillance & Security News for May 2009

Mirasys to provide platform for 500 IP and Megapixel camera models in 2009

 Mirasys supports five new Megapixel camera manufacturers and three other IP camera manufacturersMirasys, one of the world's leading providers of open platform digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions, has announced that its customers will now be able to use additional IP cameras from Dynacolor, Pixord and Siqura from Optelecom-NKF, and megapixel cameras from Mobotix, Panasonic, Pelco and Sony in conjunction with Mirasys recorders. Drivers for this extended functionality will be availa...

Arecont Vision works with Genius Vision Digital for seamless H.264 megapixel camera and NVR integration

  Arecont Vision announces their collaborative effort with Genius Vision Digital, Inc. (GVD) Arecont Vision, the industry leader in megapixel IP camera technology, announces their collaborative effort with Genius Vision Digital, Inc. (GVD). The joint effort confirms interoperability of Arecont Vision's H.264 megapixel cameras, offering a highly efficient megapixel surveillance solution on GVD's popular M630-1000 Enterprise Level HD NVR platform. "Our cooperative effort wi...

Sony Professional boosts channel assistance for security resellers

 Expansion of partner programme helps Sony resellers to embrace new security solutions Sony Professional today reinforced its commitment to its reseller community through the expansion of its partner programme. Sony believes that working more closely with its Independent Software Vendor (ISV) community will encourage innovation in the security market and the uptake of new products, enabling partners to grow their businesses more effectively.  To date the support scheme has encoura...

TeleEye Group celebrates its 15th Anniversary

 15th Anniversary is definitely an important milestone of TeleEye GroupFounded in 1994 by the City University of Hong Kong and a group of engineering researchers, the TeleEye Group has stepped into its 15th year of innovation. Since the very beginning, TeleEye Group has been engaged in the development, sales and marketing of innovative network CCTV and DVR that make use of advanced signal processing technologies. This lead TeleEye Group to become one of the leading world-class suppliers of...

Transportation Authority in Pennsylvania employs KeyWatcher access control

 Morse Watchman's Keywatcher tracks and communicates status of keys at SEPTAThe Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has deployed the KeyWatcher Key Control System from Morse Watchmans to keep track of hundreds of keys used at its various bus garages, maintenance shops, an operations control centre and a money-counting facility in and around Philadelphia. KeyWatcher cabinets installed in the multiple facilities automatically record the access history of each key, inclu...

SIA report calls Obama's Security Program cut backs 'misguided'

  President seeks reduced funding for transit, ports, and school programs President Obama's budget proposal includes ill-advised and disappointing reductions in funding for crucial physical security programs, Security Industry Association (SIA) officials said on Monday.Obama's fiscal year 2010 budget would cut hundreds of millions of dollars from transit, port and school security programs and provide them with much less money than the amount authorised by Congress or recommended in rec...

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras provide HD quality surveillance at Malaysian Sheraton Hotel

The Four Points has recently installed 139 Arecont Vision cameras covering large areasMegapixel IP cameras from Arecont Vision provide detailed, crystal clear images covering large areas at the new Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Kuching, Malaysia, owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., of White Plains, N.Y., one of the world's largest hotel companies. The Four Points has recently installed 139 Arecont Vision cameras, for both live monitoring and to enable operators t...

Vigitron's transceiver hubs prove upper crust

A major new-build bakery complex in the south-west of England deployed Vigitron's UTPVigitron's UTP power combiner and transceiver hubs have been installed at a major new-build bakery complex in the south-west of England.The units are being used with analogue dome cameras from Panasonic and Concept Pro (Videcon PLC) in a structured wiring system for both security, management and general logistical monitoring. The machine vision aspect of the project allows management to follow the enti...

RVR protects historic steam ship with modern CCTV monitoring service

Steam Ship installed CCTV system monitored by RVR to protect against the threat of fire and vandalismThe Steam Ship (SS) Great Britain, designed by the 19th Century engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is using a sophisticated CCTV system monitored by Remote Video Response (RVR) to protect against the threat of fire and vandalism.The system, installed by Bristol-based Cannon Security, comprises a series of passive infrared (PIR) detectors, seven dome cameras and voice speaker warning system, with i...

VIVOTEK reports success at ISC West and SecuTech

VIVOTEK reports success at ISC West and SecuTechVIVOTEK has once again made a successful presence at ISC West and SecuTech 2009. In the exhibitions, VIVOTEK demonstrated its competence in providing cutting-edge IP surveillance solutions, highlighted by innovative megapixel network cameras, H.264 compression technology and central management software. They would like to thank visitors for their support.

Saudi commercial officer honoured with BSIA Chairman's Award

 Winner Mohammed Farooq with his award, BSIA Chaiman, Stuart Lowden and HRH Prince Michael of Kent The British Security Industry Association's Meet the Buyers event at IFSEC saw the presentation of a BSIA Chairman's Award for Services to Exporting to Mohammed Farooq, Commercial Officer to Saudi Arabia.The BSIA's Chairman's Awards recognise outstanding contributions to the work of the British security industry and are usually presented at the Association's Annual Luncheon in July. This year...

QNAP to exhibit at Computex 2009, Taipei, Taiwan

QNAP Systems, Inc. will exhibit at the Computex 2009 Taipei, the largest computer exhibition in AsiaQNAP Systems, Inc., the leading provider of network-attached storage (NAS) and network surveillance system (NVR) appliances, is pleased to announce they are exhibiting at the Computex 2009 Taipei, the largest computer exhibition in Asia. It is going to demonstrate the new generation TS-219P and TS-219e Turbo NAS (with CoverFlow-like AJAX web interface), high definition (HD) NMP-1000...

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