Surveillance & Security News for May 2014

Custom Consoles to showcase its security furniture solutions at IFSEC 2014

Custom Consoles furniture is used across a wide sector of the security market Custom Consoles returns to the IFSEC exhibition which will be held from Tuesday June 17 to Thursday 19 at the London ExCel. The company's latest SteelBase security and process control furniture and Media Wall modular video mounting system will be on show. Representatives manning the stand will include Managing Director Neil Reed and Sales Manager Gary Fuller. "Custom Consoles furniture is used acro...

Servest becomes member partner of CSARN

Servest Group joined CSARN to have the opportunity to access and share current industry knowledge and best practice Facilities manager provider, Servest Group has become a member partner of CSARN (City Security and Resilience Networks), the UK’s largest resilience and business security network. CSARN provides an award-winning business security and staff safety advisory service for its membership, which includes public and private sector leaders. This is achieved through...

Skyguard to launch iPhone version of its lone worker smartphone app at Safety and Health Expo 2014

‘Skyguard for Smartphone’ software will convert an iPhone into a fully functional personal safety device Skyguard, Europe’s premier personal safety service for lone workers, will be launching an iPhone version of their ‘Skyguard for Smartphone’ software at this year’s Safety and Health Expo, held at ExCeL London between 17 – 19th June. The app which converts an iPhone into a fully functional personal safety device, is an expansion of...

Castel to exhibit its new CAP IP Reader solution at IFSEC 2014

Castel’s new intercom reader solution provides the answer to a small niche that has been a problem in commercial properties for many years Castel, suppliers of communication, intercom and access control solutions since 1970, will be exhibiting at IFSEC London, which has relocated from the Birmingham NEC to the prestigious ExCeL centre in the Docklands. Visitors to stand C1700 at the show will be able to see the exciting new intercom unit with in-built reader (CAP IP Rea...

BSIA presents its activity plans for IFSEC 2014 in London

The UK security industry’s presence on the world stage also looks set to grow at this year's IFSEC With IFSEC International fast approaching, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) - the trade body representing the UK's private security industry - has revealed its activity plan for this year's exhibition and conference, which makes its London debut on 17th – 19th June. As the key event in the security industry’s calendar, IFSEC International provid...

Axis Communications replaces outmoded surveillance system to improve safety at SuperGroup European stores

AXIS M30 and AXIS P33 series ultra-compact fixed dome cameras were chosen for the SuperGroup UK installation International apparel brand SuperGroup has turned to Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, to replace its legacy, outmoded surveillance system in order to improve safety and security across its European store network. Founded in 1985, SuperGroup has developed to design and sell a wide range of premium men’s and women’s clothing under its...

UTC to exhibit its range of new intrusion, video and fire products at IFSEC 2014 in London

The PIRcam will be introduced at IFSEC and allows images of alarm events to be sent to end users’ smartphones UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., will launch a strong line-up of new intrusion, video and fire products at the upcoming International Fire and Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC). Among the integration-focused offerings will be a new technology that can send images from a security event directly to a user’s...

VIVOTEK launches MD8531H 1.2MP mobile dome network camera for transportation applications

VIVOTEK is pleased to announce recently the launch of its next-generation compact design 1.2MP mobile dome network camera, MD8531H, which is especially designed with several unique features ideal for transportation applications such as cars, trucks fleet, freight wagon, buses, trains, and other vehicles. The transportation, no matter for the public use or for the commercial operations, facilitates the connection of people and business activities and supporting a nation’s economic growth....

AxxonSoft releases version 3.6 of its Axxon Next video management software

Version 3.6 of the innovative open Axxon Next VMS is now available from developer AxxonSoft. Highlights in the new version include improved system performance and stability, as well as added features and enhancements to functionality and usability. What's new in Axxon Next 3.6 The existing information display boards – the Health Board and Counter Board – have been supplemented with an Events Board. The Events Board displays a list of system events as chosen by user filter settings....

Importance of open technology platform for electronic access control

Looking at electronic access control (EAC) from an applications perspective is very helpful to security professionals when analysing how to best protect a facility and its people. The fact is, no two doors are alike and no two end users are alike. Breaking down individual doors into a series of classifications can be most helpful in assuring that the EAC is performing to the highest standards that the budget allows. Karen Keating, Allegion Portfolio Marketing Manager, Electro...

Milestone Systems introduce new licensing concept for analogue cameras for forthcoming XProtect 2014 VMS products

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has announced a new licensing concept for analogue cameras used with the forthcoming XProtect 2014 family of VMS products. In the new licensing concept, only one hardware device license is needed per analogue-to-IP encoder unit, regardless of the number of analogue cameras connected to the encoder unit. The new Milestone licensing concept will be in effect from May 21 for all XProtect 2014 VMS products. ...

Samsung expands WiseNetIII network camera range with introduction of 3-megapixel models

Samsung Techwin has further expanded its highly popular WiseNetIII network camera range with the introduction of six new 3 megapixel models. The new ONVIF compliant day/night network cameras and domes are all able to capture high quality colour images when lighting levels are as low as 0.1 Lux at an ultra-fast frame rate of 30fps at 2048 x 1536P. They are designed for retail, education and healthcare applications as well as for any environment where evidence grade images are required, such as a...

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