Surveillance & Security News for May 2010

G4S licenses VideoCells' Web Video Recorder for Israel market

WebVR enables the capturing, recording, managing, and storing of surveillance videos and eventsVideoCells® Ltd., a leading provider of web-based video surveillance solutions for security monitoring companies, telecommunications operators, and ISPs, is pleased to announce that G4S, the world's leading international security solutions group, is launching a new service campaign targeting the mass market, which provides the VideoCells' WebVR® (Web Video Recorder) carrier-grade surveillance p...

NAV's surveillance solution to deliver a sterling performance at the New Jersey Performing Arts Centre

The Centre's existing analogue PTZ cameras will be replaced with an integrated system utilising IP camerasNorth American Video (NAV), the market leader in designing and delivering state-of-the-art integrated video surveillance and security solutions announced it has been awarded the contract to upgrade the video surveillance system at the New Jersey Performing Arts Centre (NJPAC). The new system will include a hybrid video solution that will allow NJPAC to leverage their existing infrastructure...

Johnny Allia appointed vice president and general manager of Honeywell Security Group EMEA

 Johnny Allia will lead Honeywell's intruder, access control and video segments across EMEAHoneywell has announced the appointment of Johnny Allia to vice president and general manager of the Honeywell Security Group products business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Allia was previously managing director for Honeywell's Security and Communications EMEA business focusing on wired and wireless intruder alarm solutions for commercial and residential markets. In his new position,...

Second place at Spa for AD Group's Mike Newton is perfect preparation for Le Mans 24 Hours

The second round of the 2010 Le Mans Series of endurance races - held earlier this month in Spa, Belgium - saw yet another podium finish for AD Group's CEO Mike Newton in what turned out to be an incident-packed race. This time the CCTV entrepreneur and long-time racing driver - who has two Le Mans 24 Hour class victories to his credit - went one better than the season opener by gaining a well deserved second place for the RML AD Group team alongside co-drivers Tommy Erdos and Andy Wallace. Comp...

Speed Identity's biometric solutions to mark passengers' identity at Luxemburg airport

The equipment is used for capturing biometric data such as two-dimensional face pictures, finger prints etcSpeed Identity has received a prestigious order to supply biometric capture equipment for e-passports to the Luxemburg passport authority that for a period of time has been in successful operation. The order consists of the Speed Capture Station as well as a large number of the Speed Capture Light. After a thorough evaluation the Luxemburg authority chose the tried and tested Swedish biomet...

Axxon concludes a successful session at IFSEC 2010 with its SmartPro touch screen solution

 At IFSEC 2010, Axxon demonstrated its SmartPro touch screen-enabled solution Axxon reported a highly successful IFSEC 2010, as the open IP video management software (VMS) EMEA market leader continues to increase its presence in the region. Axxon provided non-stop demonstrations of its professional level VMS offering SmartPro. SmartPro is a touch screen-enabled solution which is built for ease-of-use and integration with a wide range of hardware devices and safety and security applications....

Estimating bandwidth requirements for modern surveillance systems

  Bandwidth is an important consideration for CCTV systems to reach their full potential Most surveillance systems today transmit data over IP networks. As manufacturers continue to improve the capabilities of CCTV systems, the amount of traffic travelling on a network becomes increasingly large. Bandwidth is a key consideration in managing surveillance systems and ensuring their full potential is reached. In this article, Bosch discusses the importance of bandwidth and ho...

SY125M CCTV lenses from Theia work wonders on NASA's GloPac mission at 60,000 feet

Theia's SY125M CCTV lens is a part of NASA's GloPac science missionTheia's SY125M lens was selected for use in NASA's GloPac science mission. The mission will gather atmospheric and weather conditions in a series of 30+ hour profiling flights that will span the tropical pacific to the North Polar Region. Theia's lens is mounted on a modified StarDot 5 megapixel SC NetCam camera and installed on a Global Hawk drone. According to NASA sources, the SY125M lens, which h...

IFSEC 2010 Security Awards honour the technological brilliance of Dedicated Micros' Closed IP TV

Dedicated Micros received the integrated security product award for its plug-and-play Closed IP TV systemCCTV specialist Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - has won the Integrated Security Product of the Year category at the prestigious IFSEC 2010 Security Industry Awards for its groundbreaking Closed IP TV system, a plug-and-play IP video product solution which brings all the physical security of a traditional CCTV system to the IP environment. Closed IP TV integrates enhanced layer 2/3...

Theia debuts new version ultra wide, undistorted megapixel lens in June

Theia's Linear Optical Technlogy provides wide angle without distortion to its CCTV lensesBeginning in June Theia will offer the new MY110 lens for sale, making ultra wide angle, no-distortion, IR-corrected capabilities available for use with C mount cameras at an affordable price. The lens will employ Theia's patented Linear Optical Technlogy® to provide wide angle without distortion. For more details email Theia.

SABIC Innovative Plastics' Lexan sheets provide security for residents against weather storms

The reusable Lexan sheet panels offer significantly better impact strength than plywood or other protective materialsAfter five long years, many Gulf Coast residents are still struggling to get back on their feet following the pounding devastation of Hurricane Katrina and are concerned about what Mother Nature may dish out this hurricane season. To help, SABIC Innovative Plastics - working with Habitat for Humanity and the Hancock Housing Resource Centre - is donating a thousand protective panel...

Access control products manufacturer, ASSA ABLOY, deploys its team skills for fundraising football match

ASSA ABLOY Door Solution's team featured members of Mul-T-Lock, Yale UK and UNIONASSA ABLOY has come top of the league for fundraising, after taking part in ‘The Premier League Season in One Day' event for Sport Relief 2010.Organised by Anglian Home Improvements, the sporting spectacular in Norwich saw 380 games played by 20 teams, in a five-a-side football tournament to recreate every game of the current Barclays Premier League, in just one day.ASSA ABLOY's team, which featured...

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