Surveillance & Security News for May 2013

Traka offers intelligent software-driven key cabinets for one of the world’s leading luxury liners

The need for improved access control Since the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (CVSSA) of 2010, also known as the Kerry bill, was signed, on-board safety and security has been improved on cruise ships headed to or from American ports. Under the numerous specifications of the act were significant improvement requirements to crew member access and control procedures. The new requirements meant cruise lines needed to move fast to make upgrades, especially the lines with high demand and aro...

MOBOTIX megapixel surveillance system leads the way to enhanced security at Vidant Beaufort Hospital

MOBOTIX Corp., an industry-leading provider of high resolution, network-based security solutions, recently announced the Vidant Beaufort Hospital deployed a comprehensive MOBOTIX surveillance system at its 142-bed non-profit hospital in North Carolina. The cameras were installed in multiple phases as a method of modernising the heath care facility’s security infrastructure to allow security personnel to operate more efficiently, while reducing liability and deterring crime. “In an e...

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras selected to secure Virtua Healthcare system in New Jersey

Virtua called on the services of CM3 Building Solutions of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania to design and install their new system, as well as local manufacturer’s representative, ASR Enterprises, Inc. to assist with equipment selection. After choosing ExacqVision NVRs, Virtua’s management team met with various megapixel camera suppliers to review their product lines and to see demos. After extensive testing and analysis, Arecont Vision megapixel cameras were selected for Virtua&rs...

Security Products SiPass integrated access control system secures Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics sites worldwide

Having recently expanded its global operations by making a series of major acquisitions, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics found that diverse electronic security systems were being used at the various sites making up its organisation. Since this made central management of the systems difficult and time consuming, it decided to standardise worldwide on a single system – SiPass integrated from Security Products, a business segment of the Siemens Building Technologies Division. The system has b...

Traka’s Key Management system helps Nottingham University Hospitals to manage vehicle access

“Honestly, I can’t fault it.” Tony Oldham, Fleet Manager at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, stated when asked about the recently installed L-Series system. Tony, operating from a busy transport office utilises Traka  to help him manage keys for the fleet of 40 vans, minibuses and buses operated as part of Logistic Services. Tony said, “It’s an invaluable tool – the amount of useful information you can get from it, as well as managing the keys,...

DVTEL’s Latitude NVMS deployed by one of Europe's largest financial institutes

A multi-national banking group with over 950 branch offices worldwide is one of the largest financial institutes in all of Europe chose DVTEL’s Latitude NVMS for its surveillance solution. This institution needed to update the legacy video surveillance solution so video was easily located within minutes of an incident. It needed synchronised audio and video to better investigate alarms. With more ATM robberies and “cluster” crimes – criminals learning from one another a...

Traka key management system deployed by University of Leicester for improved security

The University of Leicester, recently celebrating its 50th Anniversary, is steeped in tradition; from the medical pioneering of DNA through to its present involvement in UK space research. With more than 20,000 students studying worldwide, over 10,000 are at the main campus sites, along with 3,000 staff. The University comprises over 220 buildings, the oldest being the Fielding Johnson Building, dated 1837. Graham Middleton is Head of Security, responsible for managing keys throughout the Unive...

TDSi’s integrated security solutions offer the healthcare sector greater flexibility

The Healthcare market is an area of expertise for security solutions specialist TDSi. Not only does it require the most stringent security, the Healthcare sector often has strict budgets and involves caring for some of the most vulnerable people in society, so any solution needs to be highly reliable and easy to operate and manage. Specific areas such as hospital pharmacies need higher levels of security due to the value of stored products; baby units or wards for elderly patients typically requ...

DVTEL command and control management software chosen to secure Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport

Background Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi (su-wanna-poom) Airport formally opened in late September 2006 after many years of planning and construction. Thailand hopes the new $4 billion airport, designed to handle 45 million passengers and three million tons of cargo a year, will surpass rivals Singapore and Malaysia as the region's most important aviation hub. Its seven-story terminal is one of the largest in the world, covering an area equal to 100 (US) football fields. The airport was designed...

SALTO Systems XS4 smart access control installed at Sant Joan de Reus hospital in Barcelona

The brand new University Hospital Sant Joan de Reus, Barcelona’s most up-to-date health care facility, has chosen SALTO Systems XS4 smart access control system to provide advanced security management. One of Spain’s newest and ‘greenest’ hospitals, Sant Joan Reus has been jointly designed by the architects' studios Corea & Moran and Pich-Aguilera, specialists in hospital architecture. The hospital, which has 460 beds, specialises in treatments such as oncology, baria...

Traka access management system deployed at Southeastern’s depot

The access management system ensured that the keys were monitored and returned on time As one of the UK’s leading rail companies, Southeastern covers over 1,000 miles of railway infrastructure and carries around 570,000 passengers every weekday in the south east of England. The company serves commuter belt Britain, with 1,400 daily train journeys into London, and as such is under constant pressure to ensure passengers are reaching their destinations on-time and in comfo...

AxxonSoft, Arecont Vision and Tamron to set up workshop tour across Europe

The participants of this joint workshop will be installing and configuring their own video surveillance solution Arecont Vision, AxxonSoft and Tamron set up a workshop tour to showcase their solutions in 6 cities in 4 countries (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark). As a participant of this joint workshop, you will be installing and configuring your own video surveillance solution. With the vendors best technical support staff on your side, you will be setting up a video ma...

VIVOTEK ranks 14th among the companies listed in Taiwan's Top 50 Performers

CommonWealth magazine’s 2012 Top 2000 survey focuses on the business performance over the past three years VIVOTEK is honoured to have been named in the “2012 Top 2000 Survey” comprehensive business ranking in CommonWealth magazine, issue no. 522. VIVOTEK ranks 14th among the companies listed in “Taiwan’s Top 50 Performers”, which focuses on the business performance over the past three years of the companies listed in the “2012 Top 200...

SALTO installs networked electronic access control solution at the University of Cambridge

SALTO GEO cylinders, which can be used with almost any type of door, has been installed at the college SALTO Systems has seen its 1000th RFID lock installed into Jesus College, one of 31 individual colleges at the University of Cambridge. Established between 1496 and 1516 on the site of the twelfth-century Benedictine nunnery of St Mary and St Radegund, whose ruinous buildings were adapted to house it, Jesus College like other colleges at the University is an independent self...

Bosch’s new Integration Partner Program to give greater flexibility for users to utilize its IP video devices

All Bosch IP devices are ONVIF conformant and run one firmware, allowing partners to support products at same time Bosch Security Systems is moving to a whole new level of interoperability with the launch of its Integration Partner Program. The program provides partners with powerful development tools and dedicated resources to ensure support of Bosch video products within third-party solutions. A new web portal and solution advisor also helps integrators identify the compatib...

MOBOTIX “A vision of future proof digital CCTV” seminar approved by CPD Certification Service

The seminar provides an overview of the key elements of modern CCTV systems MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has had its seminar: “A vision of future proof digital CCTV” approved by The Construction CPD Certification Service. The seminar provides an overview of the key elements of modern CCTV systems and covers topics including decentralised technologies, sustainability and UK Home Office guidelines...

NW Systems provides IP surveillance system for Tata Chemicals head office in Cheshire

NW Systems installed network surveillance based on Axis and MOBOTIX cameras and video analytics software NW Systems Group, the security solutions provider, has designed, configured and installed a highly sophisticated IP surveillance system for Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) at its new head office at Northwich, Cheshire. TCE has extensive manufacturing operations in Cheshire, producing soda ash, salt, sodium bicarbonate, calcium chloride and Crex. NW Systems installed a modern n...

Pyronix employees to participate in cycle ride to raise money for the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust

The 3 days cycle ride will start from Canterbury in the South of England, to Aachen in Western Germany Pyronix employees Gary Rogers, Andy Tuck, Laurence Kenny and Iain Hall, along with Tony Streams from Enterprise Security will be taking up the challenge to cycle from Canterbury in the South of England, to Aachen in Western Germany in just 3 days! The cycle ride, which marks the 21st anniversary of when Enterprise Security first started trading, is a 237 mile trip which will...

Cassidian awarded Safe City Test Bed project by Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs and SEDB

Safe City Test Bed includes development and live testing of innovative technologies and advanced analytics Cassidian, a worldwide leader in defence and security solutions, together with its local partner NCS, has been awarded the Safe City Test Bed by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Singapore Economic Development Board (SEDB). The test bed project, a research and development initiative, will be established and trialed in Singapore. It includes the development and live te...

AirLive to showcase latest Surveillance Networking Solutions at Computex 2013

AirLive will present its Face Recognition Detection IVS IPCam, Speed Dome and Fisheye IPCam AirLive, one of the most advanced international IP Surveillance Networking products and solutions provider has announced its participation at Computex 2013 (Taipei, Taiwan World Trade Center Hall 1, Booth: A0618). AirLive will showcase its latest Surveillance Networking Solutions, and innovative products: Face Recognition & Detection IVS IPCam, Speed Dome, FishEye IPCam, 5 and 3 Meg...

Winsted provides custom-designed equipment for Birmingham New St station, UK

Furniture provided by Winsted complies fully with section 12 requiremets (fire safety legislation) Leading control room furniture manufacturer Winsted has provided custom-designed equipment for Network Rail’s ongoing major overhaul of Birmingham New St station, designed to address problems including significant passenger overcrowding. As the busiest station outside London it was last redeveloped in 1967. Now handling over 140,000 passengers daily – double the numbe...

The Security Institute reports success of its Diploma qualification for industry professionals

Successful students are awarded an Edexcel accredited BTEC Level 5 Professional Award in Security Management The Security Institute, the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals, has reported phenomenal levels of interest in its pioneering Diploma in Security Management, proving that the image, perception and importance of the industry is at an all time high. A key part of its on-going commitment to raising professional standards, the Security Institute&r...

Cassidian presents unmanned aerial systems at DWT Unmanned Vehicles Forum

The product portfolio includes mission equipment for HALE systems and MALE systems such as HERON-1 system Cassidian will present unmanned aerial systems (UAS) of all sizes and for a diverse range of tasks at the DWT Unmanned Vehicles Forum, to be held at the Stadthalle Bonn/Bad Godesberg on 28 and 29 May 2013. "Already, the product offerings in the field of unmanned aerial systems can not only execute a broad spectrum of tasks in the military sector - civil use is conceivable...

G4S announces installation of access control and CCTV systems at WMAS NHS Foundation Trust sites

The access control and CCTV system is being installed at the "Make Ready" Hubs around the region and Trust Headquarters G4S Technology, a leading provider of building security solutions, announces the installation of access control and CCTV at six more West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) NHS Foundation Trust sites across the region. The system is being installed at each of the 15 ‘Make Ready’ Hubs around the region and Trust Headquarters. WMAS covers a geograph...

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