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...

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