Surveillance & Security News for May 2012

IFSEC 2012 in pictures

The SourceSecurity.com team on the ground at this year's IFSEC recorded many of the exhibitors in their full glory:   See the album with captions

Network video a possible solution for the changing CCTV surveillance needs of the rail sector

Network video cameras can meet many of rail surveillance challenges with their varying functionalities Network video can help provide a solution to the changing CCTV surveillance needs of the rail sector claims Axis Communications, the global leader in network video. Faced with a daily battle against onboard violence and vandalism, rail authorities have an increasing need for surveillance, both onboard trains and at stations, to help protect the safety of their staff and pass...

Remote infrastructure management solutions’ provider Opengear appoints new VP of Sales for EMEA

Harris comes with a strong experience in out-of-band and remote monitoring technologies Opengear, a leading provider of secure, next generation console server and remote infrastructure management solutions, has recruited Andy Harris as its new VP of Sales for EMEA. The appointment follows strong growth since opening its UK office to serve the region, with a 49.9% increase in sales from Q1 2012 versus Q1 2011. “Harris has a solid background in out-of-band and remote moni...

Dinion HD 1080p camera from Bosch receives the red dot award

Dinion HD 1080p uses CMOS-based HD sensor for a sharper picture with a 16:9 image format For its elaborate and innovative product design, the Dinion HD 1080p Day/Night surveillance camera from Bosch Security Systems has been honoured with the red dot award. This is one of the world’s largest and most renowned design competition, which this year attracted over 14,000 submissions from 58 countries – 4,515 products alone in the category ‘product design’. F...

IP Video Solutions provider IndigoVision awarded GSA approved vendor status

This GSA contract listing will allow direct access to IndigoVision products through GSA IndigoVision, leading manufacturer of IP Video Surveillance Solutions, has been awarded GSA approved vendor status, allowing the company to provide a complete range of IP Security Solutions to the US Government, military and GSA purchasers. The GSA Contract Schedule has been awarded for an initial five-year period under contract number GS-07F-0271Y, listing IndigoVision as a preferred gove...

Video security system manufacturer MOBOTIX to hold its annual National Partner Conference in London

MOBOTIX recorded a revenue growth of 17% for the fiscal year compared to the prior year Even within a tough economic climate, MOBOTIX, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems recorded a strong second quarter with revenue growth of 17% for the fiscal year compared to the prior year. Innovation has been a key driver with several new products entering service in 2012. These include the new S14 FlexMount, the world's first flexible...

Edesix’s VideoBadge helps protect of frontline staff

The VideoBadge is a  wireless body worn video system the size of an ID card Fast action and quick decision-making are part and parcel of working on the frontline in the security industry where situations can escalate quickly and without warning. You need equipment which will respond just as quickly and effectively to the task at hand. VideoBadge from Edesix is a wireless body worn video system the size of an ID card; activated by one touch from the operator, it offers bo...

SSAIB’s Code of Practice for temporary alarm systems assist in safeguarding vacant premises

The Code provides guidance for those designing, installing and repairing temporary alarms systems SSAIB, the UK’s leading Certification Body for electronic security, manned guarding services, fire protection, intruder and other alarm systems, has unveiled a constructive new initiative to help properly protect a range of potentially vulnerable sites. The SSAIB’s new Code of Practice for temporary alarm systems will assist in safeguarding construction areas, vacant...

Multimedia training facility helps deliver higher-level knowledge at Samsung in-depth IP training seminar

The seminar was held at the new training facility of TMG who is one of Samsung's manufacturer's representatives System integrators, resellers and other attendees who participated in  Samsung's IP video surveillance training session in Southern California were treated to a high tech, multimedia learning experience. According to session instructor Dr. Edward Wassall, Samsung’s Director of IP Product and Business Development, the Samsung IP Institute (SIPI) was conduct...

Corps Security signs an agreement with VtecZoom to provide advanced remote surveillance

Vtec Zoom clients will benefit from the use of Corps Monitoring Centre Corps Security has announced an exclusive contract with VtecZoom, one of the UK’s leading installers of CCTV and Access Control systems. The agreement will mean that all VtecZoom’s clients will now benefit from the use of the Corps Monitoring Centre (CMC), as well as having access to the company’s other range of services. Headquartered in Standish, Lancashire, and with offices in Washingt...

Software developer AxxonSoft launches campaign titled "Second Terabyte For Free"

Axxon Smart PRO is a professional video surveillance system for small and medium-sized facilities As part of its cooperation with IP surveillance equipment manufacturers and distributors AxxonSoft, a leading software developer that combines IP-based physical security information management and video management software, has launched a campaign titled Second Terabyte For Free. All customers who purchase an IP device which is supplied by a campaign member company and carries a...

Geutebruck’s virtual servers provide unprecedented performance and reliability in a Swiss Casino

When the Grand Casino in Baden in Switzerland upgraded its video security system in 2009 it installed a Geutebruck high availability IP solution with virtual GeViScope platforms and incorporating thirty-five 1.3 Megapixel cameras. The 250-camera system provides a complete video history from all cameras, including the megapixel ones, at full available resolution for 28 days on a 320 Terabyte instant access database.  Two technologies were key to achieving unprecedented performance and relia...

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