Surveillance & Security News for May 2014

Vimpex celebrates its 20th anniversary

Vimpex has grown from a small UK-based distributor, to a pan-European organisation with various subsidiaries Vimpex Limited, the specialist supplier of fire detection & alarm (FD&A) and fire and rescue equipment, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. In those 20 years, Vimpex has grown from a small UK-based distributor, to a pan-European organisation with subsidiaries in The Netherlands and Sweden and now represents some of the world’s best known brands. It is rec...

Counter Terror Expo 2014 receives positive response from industry leaders and delegations from across the world

This year’s Counter Terror Expo saw a 10% rise in pre-registrations compared to 2013 Counter Terror Expo 2014, held on 29th and 30th April at Olympia London, proved to be as successful as ever, attended by some 8,691 industry leaders and delegations from across the world. Firmly established as the leading international event of its kind, this year’s show – the 6th edition – saw a 10% rise in pre-registrations compared to 2013. As one visitor commented,...

ACT to demonstrate its integrated video management and access control security platform "ACTviquest" at IFSEC 2014

ACTviquest is the entry-level product, aimed at plug-and-play simplicity and ease of use ACT, the Dublin based security-technology company, are launching ACTviquest, their newly-developed integrated video management and access control security platform. The system is designed for all levels of security risk with ACTviquest scaling according to the size of the application. Alongside ACT’s ACTenterprise access control engine, the video management is also paired with l...

TDSi to introduce benefits of integrated security systems at IFSEC International 2014

TDSi will demonstrate its new range of readers and latest version of EXgarde PRO 4.3 at IFSEC 2014 Integrated security solutions manufacturer, TDSi, will be introducing visitors to the benefits of truly integrated security systems on stand F1100 at IFSEC International 2014, which is taking place at its new venue at the ExCel London from 17th to 19th June 2014. The company will also be talking about how its channel partner programme can help partners to grow their business, off...

Dahua’s HDCVI IR-Bullet camera named finalist for the Best of Camera PROTECTOR Award 2014

The PROTECTOR Award for security technology is an annual contest conducted by I.G.T. publishing house Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China is proud to announce that its 2-Megapixel 1080p Water-proof HDCVI IR-Bullet camera DH-HAC-HFW2200E was named finalist for the Best of Camera PROTECTOR Award 2014. PROTECTOR Award for security technology is an annual contest conducted by I.G.T. publishing...

Shifting Mindsets in the Physical Security World

We don’t usually write about cybersecurity on this site, but it’s obviously part of the bigger picture. Always looking to learn more, last week I logged onto the GovDefenders Cybersecurity Virtual Event, sponsored by DLT Solutions, a technology reseller to the public sector. There were several interesting “sessions” during the day – I managed to “tune in” a couple of times off and on. Listening to one session in particular reminded me of how much the ph...

OnSSI releases new software module with Ocularis video-centric PSIM integration

OnSSI has released a new software module that integrates OnSSI’s Ocularis video-centric PSIM (Physical Security Information Management) with version v2.20 of Software House’s C•CURE 9000 security and event management system. The integration enables customers to utilise two combined best-of-breed solutions: Ocularis for IP video and C•CURE 9000 for access control. The revised and updated integration with OnSSI enhances the C•CURE 9000 event management capabilities by r...

Zwipe’s new biometric card wins American SESAMES Award for innovation in identification

Zwipe’s on-card authentication gives the ability to upgrade access control systems to biometrics overnight Zwipe recently announced that its new biometric card was named the winner of the first annual American SESAMES Award at the CARTES Secure Connexions Show Dinner held at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas last evening. The American SESAMES Awards competition rewards the best technological innovations that span the entire identification sector of smart cards, digital secur...

American Dynamics introduces the Illustra 610 compact IP mini-bullet camera

American Dynamics, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces the Illustra 610 compact IP mini-bullet camera, an ideal video solution for small to mid-size businesses in need of reliable, affordable outdoor surveillance. The Illustra 610 compact IP mini-bullet camera provides exceptional video quality within a small framework, making it appropriate for indoor or outdoor active surveillance situations where the camera needs to blend into the environment. With 1080p resolutio...

INSIDE Secure unveils its white-label Android application for Host Card Emulation based payments at CARTES America

The new MatrixHCE includes software security will defend against any attacks in the hostile mobile environment INSIDE Secure, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, recently announced at CARTES America the launch of a white-label Android application for Host Card Emulation (HCE) based payments. The new MatrixHCE product enables mobile payment application providers to accelerate time to market by using the pre-validated HCE payment functionali...

EVVA ICS locking system secures the Federal School Centre in St. Veit

The EVVA ICS (Inner Code System) locking system will make sure that the building is safe and secure The Federal School Centre in St. Veit built in 1984 was comprehensively renovated and restructured. The measures were completed in 2012. Today, the school centre is equipped with the very latest state-of-the-art technology. During the course of the restructuring measures, the entire centre was equipped with the EVVA ICS locking system. The experienced EVVA partner, Gabi Köp...

Axis releases 5MP fixed dome camera, AXIS M3027-PVE

Axis Communications, the market leader in network video surveillance, recently launches the compact and competitively priced AXIS M3027-PVE, a 5-megapixel fixed dome that offers a 360° or 180° overview of wide areas. The IK10 vandal resistant, day/night network camera is designed for indoor as well as outdoor use. Examples of suitable installations are inside or outside hotels, boutiques, restaurants and offices. “With the introduction of AXIS M3027-PVE, we further strengthen our...

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