Surveillance & Security News for May 2010

Axis publishes Annual Report for 2009

 Axis announced that 7,000 Axis 209FD-R network cameras will be installed on trains in SydneyThe year in briefSales totalled SEK 2,301 M (1,975), corresponding to growth of 17 percentOperating profit amounted to SEK 308 M (341)Profit after tax amounted to SEK 218 M (252)Events during the quarters 2009Q1: In March, a configuration and logistics centre (CLC) was established in Atlanta, Georgia, US. Martin Gren, one of Axis' founders, accepted the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awa...

Avigilon's surveillance system at the Dallas Love Field Airport sets benchmark for advanced security systems

Tour of Dallas Airport to highlight new Security Operations Centre featuring the Avigilon HD Surveillance SystemAvigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced that one of its flagship customers, Love Field Airport in Dallas, Texas, is being showcased to a delegation of airport executives from Latin America. Sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and managed by the American Association of Airport Executives, the D...

Aspen/Pitkin Airport installs Quantum Secure's SAFE biometric solution

The SAFE for Airports suite allows the Aspen/Pitkin Airport to future-proof their physical security infrastructure Quantum Secure, the leading provider of enterprise software to manage and streamline security identities, compliance and events across disparate physical security systems, announced that its SAFE for Airports solution has been chosen by the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport as its physical access and identity management solution. The SAFE for Airports solution will...

SIA expresses gratitude for Government Summit sponsors

The SIA Government Summit is the premier public policy conference in the security industryThe Security Industry Association would like to thank the 13 corporate sponsors of its 2010 Government Summit.The Summit has four top-level sponsors:Hirsch Electronics ("Washington" sponsor) HID Global ("Lincoln" sponsor) ADT ("Jefferson" sponsor) Siemens ("Roosevelt" sponsor)Several other companies signed up as sponsors, as well:Bosch Adesta Honeywell GSA Schedules T...

TAB Systems wins IFSEC Security Industry Award second year in a row!

smarti is a multi-modal biometric access control, time & attendance and building automation solutionAfter smarti Electra winning last year, TAB Systems was pleasantly surprised and excited when the new smarti® Guardeon unit was declared the Access Control Product of the Year at the IFSEC 2010 Security Industry Awards! smarti® Guardeon is the new rugged high security unit that combines TAB Systems core biometric access control with a built in proximity card reader and a myriad of othe...

Catch QNAP at COMPUTEX 2010 with new security products line-up

  QNAP to showcase NAS and NVR solutions at COMPUTEX  2010QNAP Systems, Inc., the leading provider of network-attached storage (NAS), network video surveillance systems (NVR), and Network Multimedia Player (NMP), is pleased to announce that they are exhibiting at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2010, the largest computer exhibition in Asia. They are going to demonstrate the new-generation Intel-based Turbo NAS series with significant breakthrough in hardware design to bring groundbreaking perform...

Compro's IP video and intruder alarm system on show at Computex 2010

Compro integrates IP cameras and alarm sensors into one total solutionAccording to the recent report of the research firm Park Associates, monitoring fees for U.S. Households has increased 15% from $28.60 to $32.00 between 2008 and 2010.The residential security market keeps growing due to the rising burglary rate and home security awareness. Compro listens and responds to this demand and comes out with affordable Smart Home Solution for the market, to be exhibited at Computex 2010. Compro Smart...

IFSEC 2010 in Pictures

The SourceSecurity.com team on the ground at this year's IFSEC recorded many of the exhibitors in their full glory:See the album with captions

ONVIF takes another leap in surveillance standardisation by adding physical access control in its scope

The goal of the scope extension is to create a global network interface standard for access control devicesONVIF, the leading standardisation initiative for network video products, announced that it will extend its scope to also include physical access control systems. The goal of the scope extension is to create a global network interface standard for access control devices as well as to ensure interoperability between network video products and access control systems.Many companies, including...

Axis expands sales and marketing efforts to meet increasing network video demand

Axis will add central and local resources to enhance network video educationAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, announces that it is expanding its worldwide sales and marketing organisation to help meet growing market demand. This expansion will enable Axis to better serve the current and future needs of its customers and its partner ecosystem and will specifically include more corporate and local resources to support specialist competencies in vertical industry s...

IMS Research predicts continued growth of remote video monitoring market

The remote video monitoring services market was worth nearly $250m across the Americas and EMEA in 2009According to a new report from IMS Research, remote video monitoring is forecast to be the fastest growing service within the remote monitoring market. The remote video monitoring services market was worth nearly $250m across the Americas and EMEA in 2009, and is experiencing impressive growth which will continue to accelerate as the global economy recovers and technology improves.According to...

Access control made easy with BSIA's new guide

The BSIA guide provides information on how access control can reduce risks that the healthcare sector facesThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a new guide to aid the healthcare sector in the use of access control systems.The guide is aimed at hospitals and residential care homes and explains how access control technology can better protect these sites, which are increasingly being targeted by criminals.Mike Sussman, Chairman of the BSIA's Access Control Section, commen...

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