Surveillance & Security News for May 2010 News

HID Global appoints Harm Radstaak as MD of Identity and Access Management in EMEA market

Radstaak has over 15 years of experience in the security and smart card industriesHID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that Harm Radstaak has been promoted to Managing Director - Identity & Access Management, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In his new role, Mr. Radstaak is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of the company's business objectives, while positioning HID Global for growth within the region. With ov...

Milestone expands its sales and technical support team for IP software in Africa, Australia-New Zealand and India

Tas Maniatis is now the Technical Sales Engineer for Milestone's IP software in Australia and New ZealandMilestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, continues to hire new talent to support its international partner channel, with a Regional Sales Manager for Africa and two new Technical Sales professionals for Australia-New Zealand and India.Milestone Systems in the Middle East, Africa and Australia are expanding with more staff to support the continued growth in...

Arecont Vision's IP camera technology add to its US sales management team

Mathew has interest in IT and advanced surveillance technologies as well as knowledge of the security marketArecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces the addition of three new Regional Sales Managers. Mathew Jenkins will handle the U.S. Southwest Region, Frank Polidoro will handle the US Northeast Region and Neetu Chaturvedi joins Arecont Vision as the Regional Sales Manager for India. The appointments, which are effective immediately, were annou...

Steve Green joins Sanyo as Business Development Manager for its CCTV division

Steve has worked within the CCTV industry since 2000Sanyo has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Steve Green as Business Development Manager. Steve, who will report to David Hammond, European Sales Manager for Sanyo's CCTV division, has worked within the CCTV industry since 2000. He was initially with Norbain where he was the General Manager of the National Accounts division and then had a spell of two years with Verint before joining Dedicated Micros, where he was the UK Sales...

Online webinar throws light on physical security and its benefits for the various markets

The webinar covered dos and don'ts of video surveillance, scalability and multi-service networks etcPhysical security is becoming a critical topic for healthcare, housing authorities, education institutes, retail and commercial applications. Many of those entities have chosen to install network-based security and surveillance system in order to proactively combat violence and vandalism, and provide a safe environment.In the online webinar Adam Thermos, former Criminology Professor and an establi...

Verint and Motorola team up for integration of recording software with IP radio system

Verint has completed integration testing of its recording software with Motorola's IP radio systemVerint® Systems Inc. announced the expansion of its relationship with premier trunked radio provider Motorola. As a Motorola TETRA Application Partner, Verint has completed integration testing of its flagship public safety Audiolog™ recording software with Motorola's Dimetra™ IP radio system. Audiolog is part of Verint's broader Impact 360® for Public Safety solution an...

Security tradeshow, Intersec Thailand 2010, rescheduled to 2011 owing to political situation

Intersec Thailand is part of Messe Frankfurt's global network of security trade fairsIntersec Thailand scheduled for 15 - 17 September 2010 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre has been rescheduled to 2011 owing to the current political situation in Thailand. A new date for the event will be announced in due course.The organisers Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd and Ipex - International Promotion & Exhibition Co., Ltd. announced the rescheduling on 27 May 2010 d...

Why surveillance applications need high resolution images

  Resolution quality must be considered when assessing surveillance effectiveness Surveillance cameras are becoming more and more commonplace, especially in busy metropolitan locales. Police and detectives hope to reduce crime rates by keeping a watchful eye on civilians but CCTV has only been helpful in solving a small percentage of crimes. Mike Lewis, Country Manager UK for CCTV manufacturer MOBOTIX AG, highlights key considerations for improving the efficiency of ex...

Portendo and BAE Systems sign agreement for civil and military detection systems

 P.Eye-S helps in remote detection of explosives at potential targets such as airports, military establishments, etc.Portendo AB and BAE Systems have signed an agreement to co-operate on civil and military detection systems for improvised explosive devices.The agreement means that BAE Systems obtains an exclusive license to market, sell and manufacture Portendo's P.Eye-S in the United States and Canada, for the civil market. The P.Eye-S is Portendo's first product for remote detec...

IPSA and NTIPDU form alliance to provide certification and assurance for specialist security courses

 IPSA has worked closely with the security dog industry on the creation of British StandardsThe International Professional Security Association (IPSA) and the National Training Inspectorate for Professional Dog Users (NTIPDU) have formed an alliance to provide Quality Assurance and certification for selected specialist courses designed by the NTIPDU.NTIPDU, which has been supporting the security dog industry since 2002, has discovered a reluctance from existing awarding bodies to accredit a...

IndigoVision's IP-CCTV system selected for pilot project by Finnish Transport Agency for Rail, Maritime and Road Administration

 The Finnish Transport Agency intends to build one of the world's most advanced distributed IP-CCTV systemsThe Finnish Transport Agency for Rail, Maritime and Road Administration, has announced that the pilot project for evaluating an advanced IP-based surveillance system for 11 train stations, was awarded to IndigoVision's Authorised Finnish Partner, Taitotekniikka (Kauppahuone Taito Oy).The pilot project, which will start this spring, will cover some 12 sites, of which 11 are rail st...

Axis Security opens new office in Newcastle

Lord Mayor of Newcastle (L) and Jonathan Levine, Managing Director of Axis Security (R)The Lord Mayor of Newcastle officially welcomed Axis Security, one of the UK's fastest growing manned guarding businesses, to Newcastle at the opening of its new regional operations centre.Axis, which is well-known for providing high-level security for a number of prestigious financial institutions and professional firms in the South, as it looks to expand its operations nationwide by opening a new office...