Surveillance & Security News for May 2012

Raytec to exhibit its new range of VARIO LED illuminators at IFSEC 2012

VARIO illuminators achieve longer illumination distances and allow cameras to produce better images Raytec's VARIO is a complete family of Infra-Red and White-Light low voltage illuminators, combining the latest advances in optics, remote control, electronic feedback and green technology into an outstanding all-round package. VARIO’s sophisticated optical system uses interchangeable lensing allowing users to adjust the angle of illumination on site to a precise and pre-...

Sony to showcase its leading video security solutions at IFSEC 2012

Sony will showcase IPELA Engine and Hybrid technology solutions at IFSEC- J10 in Hall 4 The competitive advantage generated by industry-leading technologies and the support delivered through Video Security Partner Program set Sony Professional installers apart. With technology designed for individual market segments and support specifically developed for installers, Sony’s solution stand out from the crowd – and helps its customers in standing head and shoulders a...

Hikvision establishes new toll free UK support hotline

The hotline 0-808-134-9934 will provide technical support to the customers in the UK market Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, recently announced the establishments of a new toll free UK support hotline - 0-808-134-9934 - in order to provide the best technical support to the customers in the UK market. Customers within UK can call between the hours of 8AM and 4:30PM during general workdays to receive instant and professi...

VideoIQ® video surveillance solutions with onboard storage and adaptive analytics are ideal for remote and challenging deployments

VideoIQ systems only require cameras and a modest network, making them suitable for multi-site deployments VideoIQ® is helping to effectively and reliably secure energy facilities across the globe. Challenging remote deployments and increased dispersed assets have made protecting energy facilities difficult at best. Traditional security measures have proven expensive and ineffective at preventing theft, vandalism and sabotage. VideoIQ effectively addresses the specif...

MOBOTIX announces Group’s key figures for the first half of fiscal year 2011/12

MOBOTIX's revenue growth for the first half of fiscal year 2011/12 amounted to 11% MOBOTIX AG, a supplier of high-resolution, network-based video security systems, announces the Group’s key figures in accordance with IFRS for the first half of fiscal year 2011/12 (October 1, 2011 to  March 31, 2012) ahead of time. In the current fiscal year 2011/12 the MOBOTIX Group recorded a strong second quarter with revenue growth of 18% compared to the prior year. Revenue grow...

Mul-T-Lock’s MT5 high security locking system installed on Stockport Homes fire doors

MT5 is a fifth generation high security cylinder solution from Mul-T-Lock Stockport Homes has installed Mul-T-Lock’s patented MT5 high security locking system on all newly installed fire doors, to create a master key suite and balance resident reassurance with the need for emergency escape. Stockport Homes is a limited company that exists to manage the housing stock owned by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. The core role of the Arms Length Management Organisation...

Axis Communications will demonstrate how it is driving network video convergence at IFSEC 2012

Axis will be joined by four of its application development partners at the show Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, will be demonstrating how it is leading the way in convergence from analogue to IP CCTV at IFSEC 2012. As well as showcasing its latest IP surveillance innovations at the international security trade show, Axis will be joined by four of its application development partners so visitors will be able to see some of the incredible ana...

Opgal Optronics to demonstrate its thermal camera and imaging solutions at IFSEC 2012

Opgal’s EyeSec Fire Detection camera and another ground-breaking camera will be unveiled at IFSEC 2012 Opgal Optronics Industries, which celebrates 30 years since inception, announced that it will showcase its innovative line of advanced thermal camera and imaging solutions at IFSEC International in the UK from May 14 - 17. Opgal, known mostly for its innovative solutions and unmatched thermal picture quality, was founded in 1982. Its solutions are based on 30 years of...

Idesco will showcase its AESCO security package at IFSEC 2012

Idesco is the first manufacturer to offer encrypted communication from user card to controller Idesco will be presenting its new innovative AESCO security package which opens the pathway to ascend to the securest - and most convenient - access control system at IFSEC 2012.  Idesco is the first manufacturer in the world offering encrypted communication from user card to controller, an innovation that lifts your system to the pinnacle of safety. It is possible because all d...

Understanding fibre optic transmission in video surveillance

Fibre optic technology offers the most efficient means of transmitting video in the digital environment In Part II of this article on the role of fibre optic transmission in network IP video surveillance systems Jack Fernandes, President and CEO of American Fibertek takes a deeper look at the critical needs of a reliable transmission system in the evolving age of digitalization. There is no doubt that fibre optics will play an even bigger role in modern security...

Hospital complex goes State-of-the Art with Vicon video equipment and a "Do-It-Yourself" installation

When the security team at Palmetto Health Baptist, an acute care Medical Center in Columbia, S.C., invested in an upgrade to their surveillance cameras from black-and-white to colour, they did so with the expectation that it would significantly improve the quality of video they were capturing.  Unfortunately, this turned out to be the equivalent of putting new paint and tires on a car that really needs a new engine.  In the hospital's case, the new cameras only made it more evident tha...

Honeywell to showcase its MAXPRO and Galaxy Flex security solutions at IFSEC 2012

The MAXPRO Cloud solution is a hosted service that gives organisations access to their video surveillance anywhere Honeywell announced the latest updates to its MAXPRO and Galaxy Flex security solutions as well as third party solutions to be demonstrated at the IFSEC 2012 International security trade show taking place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, UK, from 14th to 17th May 2012 - Stand E80 in Hall 4. Visitors to the stand will be able to see first-hand...

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