Surveillance & Security News for May 2010

Arecont Vision launches full HD 1080p camera at IFSEC 2010

 The AV2805 offers selectable H.264 or MJPEG compression to best suit a wide range of applicationsArecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, introduced the new model AV2805, a full HD Mode 1080p camera providing full high-definition (HD) video with 1920x1080 pixels (2.07 megapixels) at 30 fps. The new model rounds out the industry's largest megapixel camera line and complements Arecont Vision's new AV10005 series of 10 megapixel/1080p dual mode cameras by o...

ASSA takes security to the next level with panic hardware

Designed with innovation and accessibility in mind, ASSURE products combine high security and user safetyASSA - a leading manufacturer of ironmongery and door hardware for education and healthcare establishments - has launched a ground-breaking range of high-security panic hardware. Designed with innovation and accessibility in mind, ASSURE products combine high security and user safety. Included in the range of hardware is the UK's first panic exit device to integrate a push pad or bar with an...

Axis' HDTV PTZ CCTV dome cameras in the limelight at IFSEC 2010

Axis Q6034-E PTZ dome network camera, a top-of-the-line, outdoor-ready HDTV cameraAxis Communications, a global market leader in the network video market, introduced a series of high-performance, outdoor-ready pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) domes, including two HDTV models, for demanding surveillance applications such as city surveillance, airports, harbours and outdoor stadiums, at IFSEC 2010."Axis' successful PTZ camera design now enables not only easy and reliable installation in demanding wea...

ASIS International request submissions of abstracts for presentations for the 2011 European Security Conference

ASIS' European Security Conference 2011 will address a full spectrum of topics in security managementASIS International has announced that it is now accepting abstracts for presentation for its 2011 European Security Conference. The 10th ASIS International European Security Conference will take place in Vienna, Austria on 3-6 April 2011.This annual conference is now firmly established as one of the main events for security professionals, corporate executives, consultants and government offi...

South African food retail giant rolls out additional surveillance from Axis Communications

Mission Shoprite, one of South Africa's leading food retail chains recognises the need to ensure that its stock is monitored by the latest security systems on the market and that its patrons and staff are offered state-of-the-art peace of mind. Mindful of this, approximately thirty Western Cape stores were initially identified for an upgrade to their existing video surveillance. Solution C U Live, a company specialising in off-site monitoring specifically for the retail industry, was requeste...

BSIA supports BT decision to cease mass migration of PSTN network to IP

The news is welcomed by the intruder alarms sector, including the BSIA's Security Systems SectionThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the decision by British Telecommunications (BT) to cease the mass migration of the PSTN network to IP. BT conducts regular reviews of the 21CN voice project, and during the most recent review, it was decided that the mass migration to the 21CN voice platform, including the 275,000 line migration planned for Pathfinder Volume POTs during 20...

Fibre optics specialist, Communication Networks, appoints Victor Milani as government sales manager

A recent contract allows ComNet to bring their fibre optic and Ethernet transmission products to governmentCommunication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, doing business as ComNet™, the leading manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment, has named Victor Milani as the company's Government Sales Manager. Victor will be responsible for the company's United States Government sales effort. ComNet's recent award of a United States General Services Administration cont...

BSIA works towards engaging new UK government to support the work of security industry

The continuation of the relationship with the new government is vital for the security of the nationThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has reacted to an announcement of a hung Parliament. James Kelly, Chief Executive, comments: "Politics and public affairs have long been at the heart of the BSIA's activity, and we have worked hard over the recent decade to forge strong working relationships with the previous Labour Government.""The continuation of this relationship i...

Mirasys and D-Link join to provide integrated IP surveillance and management solutions

 The two companies will provide  integrated IP surveillance and management solutions to CCTV users Mirasys Ltd, a provider of open platform digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions, has announced a Global partnership with D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for the consumer and business. The new partnership will make the two companies pair together to provide an integrated IP surveillance solution and management platform to worldwide existing CCTV users...

Avigilon's set to boost production of its HD surveillance solutions with new dedicated facility

Avigilon has grown rapidly as the demand for HD surveillance technology increases worldwideAvigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) surveillance systems, announced that it has added a dedicated manufacturing facility to boost its production capability to efficiently meet customer demand for its award-winning HD surveillance solutions. A major player in the global HD surveillance market, Avigilon maintains 100% of the company's development and manufacturing in Vancouver,...

Geutebruck appoints Koen Pelle as Netherlands country manager for surveillance products

Koen Pelle has been involved with CCTV for nearly 20 years, both as an end-user and as a system integratorKoen Pelle has recently joined Geutebruck in the newly created role of country manager for the Netherlands. Pelle (44), who has qualifications in marketing and project design, has been involved with CCTV for nearly 20 years, both as an end-user and as a system integrator. Having worked for one of Geutebruck's sales partners in the Netherlands since 1998, he is already very familiar with his...

Jesper Balser reaches another milestone in his career

Many companies integrate their access control, video analytics solutions with Milestone's IP softwareMilestone Systems, the global leader for open platform IP video management software, announces that Jesper Balser has now taken over the reigns as Chairman of the Board. Ole Stangegaard, who held the position for nine years, has chosen to resign and enjoy his retirement. Jesper Balser joined the Board of Directors for Milestone in late 2009."Jesper Balser has challenged and inspired us since...

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