Surveillance & Security News for May 2014

Mul-T-Lock’s SMARTair™ locking solution deployed at The Bull pub in Ditchling, UK

Lock Assist recommended SMARTair™ from Mul-T-Lock, an all in one access control system Mul-T-Lock’s innovative SMARTair™ locking solution has been installed at The Bull pub to instantly upgrade the security systems in the early 16th Century building to an all-in-one access control solution. Based in the heart of Ditchling near Brighton, The Bull, voted by the Sunday Times as one of the top 10 pubs in the UK has been welcoming travellers and locals for over 5...

Siemens Building Technologies appoints Dr Andrew Robinson as Managing Director for UK and Ireland

Andrew has held a number of key positions gaining valuable technical, commercial and programme management experience Siemens has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Robinson as Managing Director of Siemens Building Technologies for UK and Ireland. Andrew assumed the role on 31st March 2014 and brings with him a wealth of experience within the technology and construction industries. Having worked within Siemens since 1998, Andrew has held a number of key positions gaining v...

Global Link Response Centre offers monitoring services for Bosch intrusion detection systems

The CONETTIX D6100IPV6 can monitor a range of Bosch control panels Global Link Response Centre, Inc. is now offering monitoring services for Bosch intrusion detection systems. The company recently installed a CONETTIX D6100IPv6 Communications Receiver/Gateway, enabling it to receive communications from Bosch control panels. Located in Toronto, Global Link Response Centre provides professional and reliable monitoring and security services to thousands of homes and businesses ac...

Avigilon Corporation announces addition of Rialto video analytics appliances to its product portfolio

Avigilon Corporation (“Avigilon” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, recently announced the addition of the Rialto™ video analytics appliance family to its product portfolio. The Rialto appliances provide real-time event detection and verification, enabling users to proactively identify any unusual activity that occurs in a monitored scene and take immediate action as necessary. Users can effectively lower costs and increas...

Iluminar’s IR919 series LED infrared lights chosen by NBCUniversal’s The Weather Channel to light the way for Tornado Track crew

2 Iluminar infrared lights are mounted on front of the vehicle and one on each side to give 270 degrees of coverage Iluminar, a specialist manufacturer and supplier of infrared (IR) and white light illuminators and license plate recognition products, has been hand-picked by NBCUniversal’s The Weather Channel to light the way for its Tornado Track crew. Featured regularly on The Weather Channel each time they are on the road chasing storms, the Tornado Track crew is led...

CBORD improves student safety and residence hall security at The Northeastern University

The online security system replaces labour-intensive offline and key-based locks Northeastern University (Boston, MA) is improving student safety in a big way by rolling out online door access control on 8,000 doors in its 36 residence halls and other facilities. The online security system replaces labour-intensive offline and key-based locks, better protecting students and improving efficiency. CBORD®, the leading provider of campus card and integrated security solutions...

Panasonic’s software extension improves functionality of its WV-ASM200 security management system

Panasonic has introduced a software extension which enhances the functionality of its existing WV-ASM200 security management system. The Panasonic visibility enhancement software (WV-ASE205) uses three technologies to improve surveillance in poor light, harsh weather and low illumination, to add further value to a user’s surveillance system. Spatial tonal correction adjusts brightness and contrast for each target area, meaning images previously lost in shadow are visible. Snow and rainfa...

Y-cam releases its weatherproof outdoor Wi-Fi cloud camera 'HomeMonitor HD Pro'

Y-cam, makers of innovative Wi-Fi video cameras and cloud platform technology, has recently announced the launch of HomeMonitor HD Pro; the only weatherproof outdoor Wi-Fi cloud camera on the market built to bring affordable high definition security to the modern connected home. Following on from its successful predecessor, Y-cam have incorporated new features based on the feedback from their rapidly growing customer base that sees the HomeMonitor HD Pro model offer a number of improved feature...

Surveon announces Linux-based megapixel RAID recorders for entry-to-middle-level professional surveillance markets

Surveon, the complete megapixel solutions provider, has announced the latest Linux-based megapixel RAID recorders, the NVR3000 series, for entry to middle-level professional surveillance markets. Operated on the embedded platform, the new NVR3000 series has combined the advantages of the standalone and PC-based solutions, providing users a simple, affordable yet professional solution for the increasing demands of megapixel surveillance in SMB, retails, hospitality, and intelligent building. Bas...

Dahua’s home security Full-HD TV box wins the Red Dot Design Award

Dahua Full HD TV Box fulfils all functions of a home security system Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China is proud to announce that home security Full-HD TV box was awarded of its design by Red Dot Award. Red Dot is one of world’s prestigious and professional design award and attracts nearly 2,000 entries each year, the final winner was evaluated by the international jury including 40...

IHS forecasts access control growth opportunity in the EMEA region from 2014 through 2015

According to IHS’s 2014 report on access control, the Middle East and African regions are forecast to be worth about $180 million in 2014 The EMEA region continued to make strides toward recovery in 2013 and is expected to see moderate growth from 2014 through 2015 for traditional electronic access control. For traditional access control, IHS has estimated growth of about 3.1%in 2014. When including electronic locks (mechatronic, digital cylinder and electromechanical),...

BCDVideo releases its EVO series of network video recorders

BCDVideo recently released its EVO Series of low-cost, high-performance Network Video Recorders. These appliances ship pre-loaded with a choice of Axis Camera Station, Milestone XProtect, or OnSSI Ocularis licenses. Each EVO appliance offers a turnkey NVR solution to the security integrator and include an Intel Xeon processor, BCDVideo’s SMARTconnect and SMARTvms technologies, lifetime telephone support, as well as a three-year worldwide on-site warranty. The EVO10 is an Ultra Small Form...

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