Surveillance & Security News for May 2015

Vicon's Kollector DVR and ViconNet software simplify security management at Birmingham Hippodrome

The 1,850 seat Birmingham Hippodrome, one of the largest theatre complexes in the UK, is home to the acclaimed Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange. It also attracts international companies, top West End productions and full scale ballet and opera. But, it is the new ViconNet digital video surveillance system that is performing everyday behind the scenes. In addition to the main auditorium, Birmingham Hippodrome boasts a studio theatre, rehearsal studios and state-of-the-art conference faci...

Vicon’s expandable video systems installed at Minneapolis Airport

Minneapolis Airport proves that slow and steady acquisition wins the technology race with Vicon’s expandable video systems. For the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, simply wanting a better camera system wasn’t enough. They wanted a system they could build on, over an extended period of time, without replacing the existing infrastructure. They found that system in the Vicon family of video products, and a relationship that began almost 10 years ago is still going strong. B...

CLIQ mechatronic locking system secures multiple infrastructure sites for Stadtwerke Kiel AG in Germany

Stadtwerke Kiel AG, or SWK, has supplied energy to Schleswig-Holstein’s regional capital, Kiel, and its surrounding municipalities for decades. Businesses and households in a city of almost quarter-of-a-million people rely on SWK for electricity, gas, water and district heating supply. Now a public–private enterprise operating in Germany’s liberated energy markets, the company sought a modern, flexible locking system to meet its complex and rapidly developing security needs....

Sony’s network cameras secure railway crossing at City of Milan

Background For several months, there had been many incidents in Italy where the road barriers of railway crossings had been vandalised. Consequently, these barriers could not be opened and closed on time and trains had to pass these crossing at drastically reduced speeds. This led to substantial cumulative delays in the daily train timetable, with numerous complaints by train users. There are about 400 of these railway crossings in the City of Milan, and roughly about 8,000 in the whole of Ita...

ASSA ABLOY EMEA VP highlights importance of integration

The company will demonstrate how this can benefit building owners and facilities managers With plans to announce new integration partners at this year’s IFSEC exhibition, ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, will be using the event as a platform to showcase its unrivalled integration and global capabilities. Integration Zone to highlight collective brands & technology As a Forbes top 100 innovative company ASSA ABLOY is taking a new approach to...

Airbus develops RedKite camera based on short-wave infrared technology

When daylight camera or thermal image device fail, new “RedKite” camera will give a clear view in spite of mist, fog or heat haze. “RedKite”, the new infrared camera developed by Airbus Defence and Space’s Optronics business unit, ensures optimum visibility in spite of mist, fog or heat haze. RedKite is based on the latest short-wave infrared technology (SWIR), which processes frequencies from the visible to the infrared range, thus ensuring a higher contrast image...

Airbus Defence and Space's Tetra technology for Military Police in Brasília

The contract includes supply and installation of Tetra network with 40 dispatcher stations  Airbus Defence and Space’s Tetra technology has been selected as the new standard for the digital radio network infrastructure of the Military Police in Brasília - responsible for maintaining public order in the Federal District. The new Tetra network will replace the old analogue radio system. The contract had been awarded to the Brazilian telecommunications company L...

Razberi’s new Channel Partner Program launched

The new program is designed to help integrators capitalise on Razberi’s market leadership in IP-video industry Razberi Technologies — a leading developer of network video solutions for professional video surveillance and security applications — announced the launch of their new Channel Partner Program designed to help integrators capitalise on Razberi’s market leadership in the fast-growing IP-video industry. “Razberi has enjoyed exceptional grow...

Securityhunter receives Multiple Award Task Order Contract by US Department of HHS

HHS Program Support Center selected Securityhunter to provide security services via one of its BPAs Securityhunter has been awarded a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through its Program Support Center (PSC).  The MATOC was awarded through the General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedules Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) for the PSC, which is a fee-for-service agency. The award is f...

OffSite Vision’s Mark Eklund named 2015 ASIS Long Island Chapter Member of the Year

Mr. Eklund has been an instrumental part of the ASIS organisation and has dedicated 10 years of service OffSite Vision Holdings, Inc., specialists in real-time security and safety solutions, recently announced that the company’s President, Mark Eklund has been named 2015 Chapter Member of the Year by the ASIS International Long Island Chapter. Mr. Eklund was honoured at the 2015 Person of the Year Dinner held on May 20th and received the prestigious Insp. Matthew J. Sime...

ZKAccess to provide Advanced Biometric Access Control course

The ZKAccess course provides in-depth knowledge on how biometrics works ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric and RFID solutions, is pleased to now offer a free 3-credit CEU-accredited course, Advanced Biometric Access Control. The class is designed to teach physical security integrators all they need to know to successfully migrate from traditional card access systems to biometrics. Understanding biometric solutions Many end users today, particularly iPhone & Galax...

deister to demonstrate electronic security solutions at IFSEC 2015

deister will have its consultants on the stand along with technical team to discuss any needs and demonstrate products Darren Harrold, UK Director says “IFSEC 2015 gives us the opportunity to demonstrate a set of truly connected systems. We can show people how their building can be managed from front door to back with the ease of working with one set of products, a single software and a company with 35 years of knowhow.” Single manufacturer, single point of contac...

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