Surveillance & Security News for May 2010

Ingersoll gives a helping hand to private schools and colleges seeking to install access control systems

Schools Can Get 0% Financing and 90 days deferred billing for installation of the access control systems Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies announced that its dealers and integrators can help private K-12 schools and colleges obtain and install their access control systems easier and faster through leasing. Working in tandem with First American Vendor Finance, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies dealers and integrators can help their private school customers eliminate the n...

AD Network Video highlighted enterprising surveillance solutions at IFSEC 2010

NetVu Connected is at the heart of all IP video and integrated security products from AD Group companiesAD Network Video - the enterprise video arm of AD Group - promoted its high-level surveillance capabilities at the recent  IFSEC 2010 exhibition in Birmingham on a joint stand with Dedicated Micros, so emphasising the common technology base that exists across AD Group.AD Group created AD Network Video to bridge a critical gap in the market by offering the benefits of its world-leading vid...

Visionhitech Americas joins the Professional Security Alliance

Visionhitech Americas Inc will be joining other leading members of the security industry at PSA-TEC showVisionhitech Americas Inc is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to join the Professional Security Alliance. This brings VAI, a division of Visionhitech Co Ltd, into the world's largest family of security professionals, and gives the country's leading specialist integrators access to VAI's unique product offering.Scott Hamasaki, Managing Director, Visionhitech Americas Inc, sai...

Panasonic is a winner at the IFSEC Security Industry Awards

The WV-CP500 static camera combines Super Dynamic 5 with Adaptive Black Stretch technologyPanasonic have for a long time provided accolade winning security solutions and with 2010's IFSEC now complete they have come home with another decoration to add to the collection, this time it's for the most prestigious annual CCTV product award from the industry's equivalent of the Oscars, the ‘IFSEC Security Industry Awards' where the company picked up the title of ‘CCTV Camera Equipment of t...

British Security Industry Association and Banknote Watch back the conviction of cash-in-transit robbers

The security industry remains committed to its partnership to combat the cash-in-transit crimesThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the sentencing of five cash-in-transit robbers, which took place at Preston Crown Court.The offenders, who were responsible for two cash-in-transit robberies in the winter of 2008 during which a cash-in-transit courier was shot and seriously wounded, received hefty sentences totalling over 50 years. James Kelly, BSIA Chief Exe...

Axis' network cameras selected to improve passenger security on Madrid's buses

Each bus will include three Axis M3113-R network cameras and one Axis Q7401 video encoderAxis Communications' network cameras will be installed on Madrid's 2,300 public buses. Each bus will include three network cameras and one video encoder. The network video products will be part of a security system to improve passenger's security and safety. The installation started in late 2009 and the whole installation will be finished by the end of 2010."During the last few years we have seen a lot...

CitySync's ANPR surveillance software now available on the Casio DT-X30

The DT-X30GR-30C surveillance terminal was developed using ISO 13407 human-centred design processesCitysync displayed its ‘JetMate' ANPR software on the Casio DT-X30 hand-held computer at IFSEC 2010.The JetMate software allows the DT-X30 to become a fully portable hand-held ANPR system running CitySync's internationally respected ANPR recognition engine with a choice of Windows CE or Windows Mobile.JetMate speeds up the process of collecting vehicle number plates in the field by up to 30 t...

SIA announces ICAM Panelists for Government Summit

 The summit will provide update on the federal identity, credential and access management (ICAM) initiativeThe Security Industry Association has announced the panelists for the ICAM discussion at the Government Summit in Washington, D.C., in June. The session, which is planned for the second day of the June 8-9 event, will provide an update regarding the federal identity, credential and access management (ICAM) initiative. The Federal Identity, Credential, and Acces...

VIVOTEK's IP surveillance solutions to get good exposure at ExpoSec 2010

VIVOTEK will showcase new IP camera models exhibiting the convergence of benefits of HD and megapixelAt this year's ExpoSec, VIVOTEK will showcase its latest products, technologies, and surveillance solutions.As any security expert can tell you, megapixel IP cameras represent the future of the industry; however, in many cases, there still exist challenges in actual application. At VIVOTEK's booth, you will be able to speak to their sales and engineering representatives to explore the solutions t...

Mirasys Ltd. spreads its surveillance solution offering to Italy and Thailand

Argenti comes to Mirasys Italy having worked with HP for several years before joining an IP surveillance start-upMirasys Ltd, a provider of open platform digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions, announced the opening of its Italian and Thai offices. These two offices open just a year after the launch of Mirasys UK, announced at IFSEC 2009, and demonstrate Mirasys' continued global expansion and corporate success. Elio Argenti has been appointed as General Manager of the Mirasys office in M...

VideoIQ executive highlights importance of video analytics in shaping the security industry at IFSEC 2010 session

Video analytics are changing the physical security industry by making video surveillance proactiveVideoIQ, the leader in video surveillance innovation, announced that Gary Pfeiffer, Vice President of worldwide sales co-presented a session with Neil Smith, Group Managing Director, Clear Image Group at the international security conference, IFSEC. Titled "Why Video Analytics Will Change the Security Industry," the session took place at 11:15 a.m. on May 11, 2010 at the NEC in Birmingham,...

Security industry's ‘Meet the Buyers' event a resounding success, reports BSIA

The event offers a chance for companies to showcase products and services to overseas security buyersThis year's well-attended Meet the Buyers event held at IFSEC 2010 was a great success securing a record number of meetings between UK companies and overseas buyers, says the British Security Industry Association (BSIA).The event is organised by the BSIA in partnership with UK Trade and Investment Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) and International Trade Promotion Centre and has been r...

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