Surveillance & Security News for May 2012

Vicon secures the Port of Southampton with complete surveillance solutions

As the UK's busiest Cruise Port, and home to the second largest container port in the UK, the Port of Southampton believes it is imperative to provide relevant video surveillance across its large property portfolio. Every day, a huge volume of passengers and cargo pass through the Port, including travellers on some of the world’s largest cruise ships and the majority of motor vehicles exported from the UK, which arrive at the Port by train and transporter. VIcon expansion throughout...

Hong Kong’s Excelsior Hotel shows way forward for energy efficiency financing

The Excelsior Hotel is owned by the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and is located on the waterfront of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, opposite the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and the famous Noonday Gun. As the largest hotel on Hong Kong Island, the Excelsior features 886 rooms and suites, seven restaurants and bars, a business center and extensive meeting and conference facilities. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is constantly looking at ways of improving energy management and achieving en...

LEGIC employee ID cards for time & attendance and access control deployed at Munich hospitals

As part of the centralisation of five Munich hospitals, 20,000 old cards were gradually switched to new LEGIC employee ID cards for time & attendance and access control. With around 3500 beds, 260 day clinic places and 9500 employees, the Klinikum Munich, resulting from the merger of five clinics, is the biggest health service provider in southern Germany, today. As part of the centralisation operation of the five hospitals, a central SAP system was implemented. It was decided to implement...

Benefits of a modern access control system go beyond security

An access control system can be an excellent and an invaluable tool for enhancing business efficiency The picture that comes into most people’s minds when thinking about access control systems is someone offering a badge up to a card reader to unlock a door or release a barrier so that they can get into or out of a building. And, of course, this is a primary function for most installations. The capabilities of modern access control systems extend far beyond simply contro...

Samsung DVRs more than a match for the Kia Oval

The Kia Oval in South London regularly hosts international cricket matches, as well as being the home of Surrey County Cricket Club. It is understandably determined to maintain its reputation for being a safe and secure environment for its visitors and staff.    “It is essential we have a reliable and robust CCTV system operating at the Kia Oval in order to ensure that we comply with the rules and regulations specified by the Local Authority and that a match day licence can be...

Honeywell and North American Video provide integrated video system at 'Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs' casino

Since it began operating in 2006 as Pennsylvania's first slots casino, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has offered a little bit of everything. Spread across 300,000 square feet, the 24-hour gaming and entertainment complex boasts 2,500 slot machines, electronic blackjack and roulette, and live harness racing, along with upscale restaurants, a food court and an expansive shopping area. Securing a complex facility like Mohegan is no simple feat, however, and requires careful planning and consideration...

Digimerge launches onsite videos page

The Digimerge Videos page offers an intuitive navigation with videos categorised by subjects Digimerge Technologies has developed a Videos page on its website complete with a growing collection of Demo videos to assist with product training . The Digimerge Videos page offers an intuitive navigation with videos categorised by subjects. Integrators, Dealers and End-Users can quickly find the answers to the most common CCTV questions and the tutorials are presented in an...

LILIN delivers its best show in 23 years at IFSEC 2012

LILIN launched the first standalone NVR that enables simultaneous recording of 16 HD IP video channels  LILIN caused a storm of excitement at IFSEC 2012 as national and international visitors, the trade press and even competitors were left ‘buzzing’ about their latest product range. Having doubled their stand space this year, LILIN delivered the best show in 23 years. Focused on providing ‘the complete HD experience’ to each and every visitor to st...

Iomega announces Anixter as new distribution partner for video surveillance

Anixter and Iomega to bring Iomega's StoreCenter network storage products to the video surveillance market Iomega International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iomega Corporation, an EMC company and a leading innovator in data storage solutions for small and medium businesses (SMBs), announced the addition of a new distribution partner, Anixter, a market leader within the video surveillance/security industry, to service video surveillance needs in parts of Europe, Middle E...

Samsung performs saltwater exposure test on its dome cameras

Samsung dome cameras meet the internationally accepted KS C 0223 Environment Specification Test Samsung has carried out tests on its external dome cameras to ensure they can withstand exposure to saltwater when they are deployed as part of a Port’s video surveillance system or are used for other security projects located close to the sea. All Samsung SNP and SNV IP network domes, as well as the SCP and SCV analogue models, have successfully met the internationally accep...

Accellion appoints Jon Pincus as Senior Vice President for Products

Pincus will oversee Engineering and Product Management for the company Accellion, Inc. announced recently that Jon Pincus has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Products. In this role, Pincus will oversee Engineering and Product Management for the company. Accellion is filling an important business need by addressing security concerns related to BYOD, and the use of free consumer file sharing applications within enterprise organisations. Included within the Accellio...

Samsung help Charlton Athletic FC achieve its safety and security goals

Samsung digital video recorders have been installed by Spy Alarms as part of an upgrade of Charlton Athletic Football Club’s CCTV system. Charlton Athletic FC’s CCTV system has a major role to play during match days in order to comply with local authority licensing requirements. The club has to ensure that an effective CCTV system is in operation  two hours before, during and one hour after a football match in order to comply with  local authority’s li...

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