Surveillance & Security News for May 2011

CEM Systems' security management system deployed at Farmers in New Zealand

 CEM AC2000 SE would provide Farmer Trading Company in New Zealand with the much needed security cover for its stores  CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products announced that the CEM AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) security management system has been selected to secure fashion department stores in New Zealand. The stores are part of New Zealand owned Farmers Trading Company, (or Farmers as it is widely known) and the AC2000 SE system will be installed by CEM Approved Reseller, Vitag...

Ingersoll Rand provides steel doorsets to a major banking facility in London

  Ingersoll Rand has provided its doorset solutions to a banking facility in LondonA major banking facility in London's Docklands has been refurbished using Martin Roberts Steel Doorsets with Dor-O-Matic compact swing closers from Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies.Twenty-five steel doorsets complete with a two-hour fire rating have been used  as a direct replacement for the previous Martin Roberts Steel Doorsets installed 18 years ago throughout the lower ground floor and bas...

Bold Communications provides guide for alarm monitoring

Bold Guide addresses areas like security product integration and the supportSetting up an alarm monitoring operation can sometimes seem like a highly mysterious task for those that have not worked in this area of the security industry before. However, demand for automated monitoring of all types of security, safety and environmental alarms is on the increase and there has never been a better time to offer this service to clients. To any-one outsider the alarm monitoring industry, the terminology...

UTC Fire & Security appoints Mark Barry and Kelly Romano at key posts

Mark Barry and Kelly Romano will serve their best to upgrade results at UTC UTC Fire & Security has announced changes to its senior leadership team. Mark Barry has been appointed President, Global Fire Products, succeeding Scott Buckhout, who was appointed President, UTC Fire & Security in late-March. Kelly Romano will succeed Barry as President, Global Security Products; both appointments effective immediately. UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp.Barry joi...

Tamron to released two sample exhibits at IFSEC 2011

Thermal Imaging Security Camera and Six High-Performance LensesMorio Ono, President and CEO of Tamron Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of optical equipment, announced the release of the two following sample exhibited at IFSEC 2011.Thermal Imaging Security Camera and Six High-Performance LensesMonitoring Camera 180-View with Fish-eye Lens - "Monitoring Camera 180-View"Thermal Imaging High-Sensitivity Security Camera and High-Performance Lens SeriesThermal imaging high-sensitivity camer...

MOBOTIX celebrates successful events and recognition at SIA New Product Showcase

MOBOTIX T24 IP Video Door Station was awarded an honourable mention in the Best in Access Control category at SIA’s NPSFollowing the success of the MOBOTIX National Partner Conference, the MOBOTIX team descended upon ISC West 2011, the largest event in the United States dedicated to physical security. The three-day exhibition provided MOBOTIX with the opportunity to further evangelise its decentralised approach to surveillance to thousands of show attendees.The MOBOTIX T24 IP Video Door St...

Quadrox launches GuardNVR 4.5 with new features

Quadrox® Inc, the market leader in standards-based network video solutions, announced the release of GuardNVR version 4.5. This solution is a high quality web-based network video recording and managing software from Quadrox that supports all applicable IT Standards and focuses on ease of use.New features of GuardNVR 4.5 include:Upgraded software:New camera models are supportedA new graphical look - now we are ready for the new Quadrox Fast Touch ClientSpecial features for retail: Over 15 dif...

Siemens Building Technologies Division announces its range of E-Line detectors

Siemens Building Technologies Division, Security Products business segment has announced the availability of its second generation E-Line motion detector range, offering vastly improved reliability and even faster installation times. E-Line detectors are suitable for a wide range of applications including residential, commercial and industrial buildings. This enhanced range of state-of-the-art single and dual technology detectors is designed to meet all the requirements of installers and has bee...

Understanding transform, quantisation and entropy encoding in H.264 video compression

Understanding the complexities of the transform matrix In the concluding part of this 3-part review of the H.264 video compression standard, Kate Huber, Peter de Konink and Piet Nieuwets of Siqura discuss the transform, quantisation and entropy encoding - various block-encoding steps following motion estimation. Describing data in the transform matrix In contrast to the motion estimation step, the transform phase in the encoding process is relatively similar in H.2...

Siqura drives the limits of technology at the network’s edge

Siqura B.V., manufacturer of advanced video surveillance solutions and member of TKH Group, announced that it is currently developing an advanced camera platform that puts entire video analytics systems in stand-alone devices at the edge of the network. Taking analytics to the perimeter of a surveillance system not only enhances the overall efficiency of the system but ensures more accurate and effective analysis of critical video material.The camera platform will be released in the fall of 2011...

Genetec's Security Center 5.0 supports Bosch G Series Control Panels

  Genetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a provider of world-class IP security solutions, announced that Security Center 5.0, the latest version of their unified security platform, now supports Bosch G Series Control Panels for intrusion detection. With the aim of expanding the unification capabilities of the platform, Security Center 5.0 was released with native support of third-party intrusion panels; Bosch's GV2 and GV3 models are among the first systems supported.Ultim...

Samsung launched fully weatherproof High Definition network camera

Samsung has introduced the SNO-5080R, a 1.3 megapixel weatherproof network bullet camera with built-in varifocal lens and IR LEDs which is capable of delivering high definition 720p images, both during the day and at night.The SNO-5080R can be installed virtually out of the box as it incorporates all the component parts of an external IP66 rated weatherproof camera, including a varifocal lens, sun shield and bracket. Thanks to the inclusion of built-in IR LEDs, it is capable of capturing high de...

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