Surveillance & Security News for May 2014

Security system applications: Success stories of security products & the industry

Every security system has a storyOur industry’s technology solutions are at work almost everywhere, if you think about it. You might see Kelvin Hughes high-resolution radar pictures providing protection for Maryland’s oyster beds. At the 2014 Oscars, Axis pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras kept watch around the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. At The Marque, an exclusive membership club in Houston, Texas, MorphoTrak 3D facial recognition technology secures access and enables the club to be &ld...

Optimising Effectiveness and ROI for Physical Identity and Access Management Software

Ideal COTS solutions take cost, customisation and convenience into account Physical identity and access management (PIAM) software enables streamlined management of security identities across disparate physical security systems. In this article, Ajay Jain, President and CEO of Quantum Secure, explains that PIAM software can ensure synchronised and policy-based on- and off-boarding of each individual identity by integrating physical with logical systems. It would also ascer...

IP Security Reps redefines industry standards for being a manufacturer rep firm

IPSR helps their customers by selecting the right security product for their application IP Security Reps Inc. (IPSR), a leading manufacturer’s representative firm dedicated to the security industry, recently announced that the company has redefined the meaning of being a manufacturer’s representative and has become one of the largest security rep firms in the U.S.  Within four years, the company has seen exponential growth due to their market knowledge, t...

Nedap’s AEOS management platform integrated with Salto's off-line system to secure Protestant hospital in Mülheim

When ‘Christoph 7’, the hospitals’ quick response emergency team – named after the most famous rescue helicopter in Germany – rushes to an emergency such as a heart attack or a stroke somewhere within the hospital, there is no time to be lost: in the most serious case it can be a matter of life or death. Saving lives has absolute priority and requires unhindered access – the access control management system must therefore be prepared for this eventuality. So t...

HP Autonomy and VidSys announce strategic alliance to develop an advanced PSIM platform

The HP Autonomy and VidSys combined platform is designed to reduce physical security risks and incidents HP Autonomy and VidSys recently announced a strategic alliance to develop an advanced physical security information management (PSIM) platform powered by next generation video surveillance analytics. The solution will improve the effectiveness of security professionals by augmenting VidSys’ industry leading PSIM offering with analytics delivered by HP IDOL’s ad...

Cobham to showcase the world’s smallest wireless HD transmitter and a new receiver platform at NAB 2014

The ultra-miniature Nano HDTX is HD digital video transmitter designed for POV and body-worn applications Cobham, the RF specialist company backed by more than 40 years’ of experience in transmitting and receiving information in difficult electronic environments, will feature “Nano HDTX”, the world’s smallest wireless HD transmitter, and a new receiver platform at NAB 2014. The ultra-miniature Nano HDTX is an HD digital video transmitter designed speci...

Vision-Box highlights the importance of aviation security, travel and tight border control at Connect ID 2014

Vision-Box contributed to the debate with their wide experience of over 400 Automated Border Control solutions U.S. Government officials and industry experts gathered together under one roof to discuss the growing challenges associated with securing human identity during the conference Connect ID, which took place in Washington last week. One of the hot topics under discussion was Aviation Security and the balance between the facilitation of legitimate travel and tight border...

LAAD Security 2014 to be held in April at Rio de Janeiro

LAAD Security 2014 will gather national and international companies that supply technology for public and corporate security The 2nd edition of LAAD Security – Public and Corporate Security International Exhibition, the biggest security exhibition of Latin America, will be held on April 8-10 at pavilion 2 of Riocentro, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ). “The exhibit aims to present technologies, services and products that contribute towards the efficiency of public and corpor...

Panasonic to launch its integrated solutions for retail at Euroshop 2014

Panasonic will demonstrate a mix of surveillance, business intelligence, IT and audio-visual products Panasonic will use Euroshop to launch its integrated solutions for retail. The company will demonstrate a mix of surveillance, business intelligence, IT and audio-visual products, designed to optimise efficiency and profitability within stores and across retail businesses. Euroshop will play host to Panasonic’s growing range of digital signage applications to suit both...

Matrix Systems announces leadership appointments for its Frontier business unit

These appointments ensure smooth transition and simplify the delivery of technology and services to customers Matrix Systems, an access control and security solutions provider with a 35-year reputation built on innovation and customer service, recently announced top-level leadership appointments for its Frontier business unit. Jeremy Krinitt assumes the role of General Manager of Frontier. In this role, he will lead all sales, and research and development efforts. Since joini...

Vicon introduces H264-16CH-ENCDR, a high-performance, 16-channel H.264 encoder

Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of network video management systems, has introduced the H264-16CH-ENCDR, a high-performance, 16-channel H.264 encoder that allows for the use of analogue cameras side-by-side with IP models within a VMS network. The encoder’s seamless integration with ViconNet VMS provides full support of all ViconNet features and controls, including PTZ control, museum search, dynamic load balancing, automatic detection and alarm configuration and rep...

Crocus Technology and TowerJazz announces licensing and joint promotion agreement

The agreement is for the use of Crocus’ Magnetic Logic Unit process technology by TowerJazz Crocus Technology, a leading provider of magnetically enhanced semiconductors, and TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, recently announces a licensing and joint promotion agreement for the use of Crocus’ Magnetic Logic Unit(TM) (MLU) process technology by TowerJazz in its customers’ embedded System-On-Chip (SoC) applications. The license agreement with Towe...

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