Surveillance & Security News for May 2011

Proxim provides wireless video surveillance at 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver

 ADT and MDT extended the public safety network to safeguard the Winter Olympics 2010 In preparation for the increased security needs of the 2010 Winter Olympics, the City of Vancouver along with ADT Advanced Integration / Intercon Security and MDT Technical Services deployed a Proxim wireless network to extend video surveillance throughout the city. They selected Proxim's 4.9 Ghz point-to-point and point-to-multipoint products to extend the city's public safety network and connect video su...

Proxim provides services to broadband project of Cybermoor Ltd. for rural area of Alston Moor

 Alston Moor has benefitted from the Cybermoor broadband project which involves Proxim productsWhen it came time for Cybermoor Ltd., a UK market leader in community broadband projects, to upgrade its existing Cybermoor network in the rural town of Alston Moor, Proxim's wireless broadband solutions were able to bridge the divide. Alston Moor is both the highest market town in England as well as one of the most remote; so conventional high speed broadband service is not available. In 2002, Cy...

Access control with mobile phones: the future with Near Field Communications

  Keys could be a thing of the past as Near Field Communication technology enables mobile phones to be used as keys Near Field Communications (NFC) technology is a catalyst that will hasten the use of mobile phones as mobile electronic keys for access control. Though the technology already exists, the necessary infrastructure and supporting devices still have some way to go. In this article, Rachel Sa of ASSA Abloy Future Labs evaluates the benefits an...

Safety and Health Expo to witness intelligent management system from Traka

 Traka electronic key cabinets are used around the world by prisons, casinos, utility companies, hospitals, hotels etc.   Traka is a world-leading manufacturer of systems for managing keys and assets with an installed base of over 7,000 systems. The company will be showcasing products from its extensive range of intelligent solutions that enable organisations to manage access to critical assets such as keys and valuable equipment. These solutions ensure not only total control over...

Follow @IFSEC, tweet #IFSECComp and win a car parking pass

 Follow IFSEC 2011 on twitter, RT the appropriate message and win a parking space for the exhibitionWith just days until the start of the world's largest annual security event, IFSEC has launched an exclusive competition only via Twitter offering two free car parking passes for the duration of the show. In a bit to reach over 2,000 followers, all visitors have to do is follow IFSEC via twitter and then submit the message "RT follow @IFSEC and tweet #IFSECComp to win a free car par...

Playerbook™ Facial Recognition System debuts at IFSEC 2011 by Visimetrics

 Playerbook Facial Recognition System launch will take place at IFSEC 2011 Leading CCTV storage systems manufacturer, Visimetrics (UK) Ltd, will be launching their new Playerbook™ facial recognition system at IFSEC 2011. Playerbook has been developed to operate reliably in the lighting conditions normally found in casino environments. Powered by Omniperception's facial recognition engine, the new application is the result of a 2 year development process between the companies.Gary Jame...

Chendu Metro is now safe and secure thanks to iOmniscient

 iOmniscient picked for upgrading Chendu Metro's Video Analytics Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province of Southwest China is one of the most important economic centers, transportation and communication hubs in Western China. According to the 2007 Public Appraisal for Best Chinese Cities for Investment, Chengdu was rated among the top ten and was rated as China's 4th most livable city by the China Daily.As Chengdu modernises its Metro rail system they decided to use iOmnisci...

Wavestore to display a range of security solutions at IFSEC 2011

   Wavestore will display its open platform technology to incorporate video analytics, motion detection, facial recognition etc. If you are planning to visit IFSEC 2011, we hope you will take the time to come to stand G60 in Hall 4 to see how Wavestore can define a strategy to take your security solutions to a much higher level. Wavestore's open platform philosophy enables the system to work closely with third party technology to incorporate video analytics, motio...

Integration provides improved security and efficiency for hospitals

As one of the world's largest healthcare suppliers, Siemens offers a modular programme for the healthcare industry. From building technology to imaging systems, from therapy equipment to IT and telecommunication solutions, Siemens' comprehensive portfolio helps customers meet their business and environmental goals. The intelligent use of state-of-the-art technologies and their holistic integration is an effective approach for the healthcare industry to meet growing demands. Without integrated b...

ITEC 2011 conference focusses on the future of military simulation and training

 The ITEC conference will help in finding possible solutions for future military simulation and trainingWhat will the military simulation and training landscape look like in 2025? The ITEC 2011 conference will be living up to its reputation as a forum for forward-looking debate with a new stream entitled, ‘MS&T - the coming decades'. Running over days 1 and 2 of the conference (May 10 and 11), the stream will include Australian, UK and US perspectives on a strategic roadmap for de...

Ingersoll Rand joins hands with Innovise to supply a range of security solutions

 Ingersoll and Innovise integrated system will allow users to control access to all exterior doors via biometric hand readersIngersoll Rand is delighted to announce its new link-up with Innovise Enterprise Service Management (ESM) to supply a complete access control, CCTV, intruder alarm and fire alarm management solution in a single ‘integrated' system.Innovise Enterprise Service Management (ESM) is an independent, specialist IT solutions company experienced in the provision, design,...

Senstar becomes the member of Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

  Senstar Inc. is a trusted choice for perimeter intrusion detection technology and productsSenstar Inc., a world leader and the trusted choice for perimeter intrusion detection technology and products announced its acceptance as the newest member of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, the leading international trade association representing the batch, custom and specialty chemical industry.Paul Trouten, Acting President, Senstar Inc. said: "With the enactment of...

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