Surveillance & Security News for May 2014

Dahua upgrades mobile surveillance solution with the introduction of two mobile storage devices

Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China recently upgraded its mobile surveillance solution, introducing two mobile storage devices, one for standard definition application and the other for high definition. Building on the previous version’s performance, the new generation series further levels up from following aspects. First is an optimized UI: an information bar was added at the bottom to indicate basic...

Dahua introduces its tri-brid HDCVI DVR featuring three signals to embrace interoperability

Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China introduced tri-brid HDCVI DVR (DH-HCVR7000-series), a digital video recorder compatible with three signals—HDCVI, analogue and network — to embrace more opportunities. Hybrid DVR has been brought to the market as the rising of IP technology, and it turned out to be a good solution on addressing problems of mixed systems where both analogue and network cameras h...

Servest Security receives silver award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

Servest engages with its workforce to promote a positive health and safety culture throughout the organisation Servest Security, part of the Servest Group, has been given a prestigious silver award from the safety charity the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The 2014 RoSPA occupational health and safety award was presented to Servest at a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel on 15th May 2014. Servest engages with it workforce to promote a p...

UTC to release new video recording and management solutions at IFSEC 2014

UTC will introduce TruVision TVN 10, a plug-and-play entry-level network video recorder (NVR) at IFSEC 2014 UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., is launching new video recording and management solutions at the upcoming International Fire and Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC), stand G1300, Hall S14. As part of its exhibit, the company will introduce TruVision TVN 10, a plug-and-play entry-level network video recorder (NVR) featur...

IP-video intercom from Castel installed at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham

The hospital required an intercom system that was future-proof and which had a range of intercom stations Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, the flagship hospital for the Heart of England NHS Trust, has chosen Castel to supply an IP-video intercom solution throughout its large modern hospital estate. Recently updated in 2000 to a 737-bed capacity, the hospital is still being developed with new and upgraded buildings, services and security systems. Lyrico, the system installers...

Kelvin Hughes named as winner of the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2014 in the Made in Herts category

Kelvin Hughes was recognised at the awards ceremony for its contribution to local commerce and community Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and surveillance systems and the world’s largest distributor of navigational charts and nautical publications is delighted to announce that it has been named as a winner of the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2014 in the Made in Herts category. The Awards Gala Dinner was held on 15th May 2014 at The P...

Guardian24’s lone working personal safety smartphone app protects staff at Northern Ireland based charity Addiction NI

Guardian24’s lone working app allows users to raise a panic alarm should their safety be compromised Northern Ireland based charity Addiction NI have chosen to protect their staff who work alone by equipping them with Guardian24’s lone working personal safety smartphone application. The application provides the users with the ability to log in and out of daily tasks and gives them the ability to raise a panic alarm should their safety be compromised. Addiction NI...

Introducing ComNet’s NetWave® line of Point-to-Point kits

ComNet’s NetWave® line consists of an easy pre-packaged Commercial Grade or Industrially Hardened Point-to-Point kits that contains everything you need to establish remote connections to Ethernet edge devices. Also available are Point-to-Multipoint models allowing multiple client/camera/networked edge device locations to connect to a single access point. NetWave®: 1. Supports up to 240Mbps total Duplex throughput 2. Offers flexible power options. Industrial NetWave equipment ca...

Lower prices paving the way for wider use of thermal imaging

Thermal cameras provide images that reliably show the presence of people in any lighting situation FLIR Systems broke a historic threshold in thermal camera pricing when it announced a thermal camera for $499 at the ISC West show in April. Before that announcement, the lowest-price thermal camera was $2,000, which was itself much lower than the $10,000 price just a few years ago in 2005. The price decrease resulted from FLIR’s R&D efforts specifically aimed at loweri...

HID Global teams with Temenos to offer comprehensive and innovative solutions for internet and mobile banking security

HID Global will showcase true multi-factor authentication beyond simple passwords for online and mobile banking HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced it is sponsoring the 2014 Temenos Community Forum (TCF) for the seventh consecutive year. The event is being held from May 20 to 22 at the Rome Marriott Park Hotel, Via Colonnello Tommaso in Rome, Italy. HID Global and Temenos are collaborating to deliver seamless solutions for next...

Skyguard’s MySOS personal safety device protects edudo employees

The GPS enabled device allows staff to send an SOS alarm to Skyguard’s 24/7 Incident Management Centre Tutors delivering education for an innovative national workforce development company have been equipped with Skyguard’s MySOS device, to protect them whilst working alone. Edudo, which provides tailored work-led education courses to the unemployed and those in work, is thought to be the first company of its kind in the country to offer the state-of-the-art alarms...

Connexion2 to exhibit its Identicom lone worker devices and SoloProtect service at Safety and Health Expo 2014

Connexion2 supply Identicom to employers as part of a fully managed solution called SoloProtect Leading lone worker specialist Connexion2 will be showcasing a list of high-profile guest speakers at Europe’s market-leading annual safety exhibition. The UK-based company, who have expanded into the European market this year, will exhibit their market-leading Identicom lone worker devices and its SoloProtect service. The SoloProtect solutions will be on show at the Safety...

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