Surveillance & Security News for November 2006

HID Global awarded Connecticut Silver Shingo Prize recognizing excellence in manufacturing

Connecticut Manufacturing Facility receives prestigious honourHID Global Corporation, a leading manufacturer in the access control industry, today announced that its North Haven, CT manufacturing facility has been awarded the Connecticut Silver Shingo Prize.  The award serves as recognition of a company that has solved challenging manufacturing process problems, and in the process, is working toward transforming into a world-class organisation.Building on the foundation established by 2005&...

New website for Nortech Control Systems

Nortech Control Systems have launched a new webiste. The new site has been organised into two sections which represent the company's two strategic markets. The 'Parking & Automation' and 'Access Control' divisions have been set up to help users find the information they require quicker and easier. All the information and tools from the previous site are available, plus more. Nortech have provided more detailed product information and recent case studies.Find the...

Tyco Traffic & Transportation in major CCTV upgrade for Islington Borough and Emirates Stadium

Enhanced CCTV coverage with over 100 cameras plus the latest digital recording and networking facilities covering areas, including Kings Cross, Finsbury Park and the new Emirates stadiumTyco Traffic & Transportation, part of Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions, has installed an upgraded CCTV system that is helping the London Borough of Islington improve safety and security. A new, enhanced command and control room replaces the old Kings Cross control room that opened in 1997 and had run out...

A Frontline CCTV solution for Sunbury Manor School

Frontline Security Solutions has helped a leading Surrey school install a high specification CCTV system boasting 44 camerasSunbury Manor School has 1070 pupils and shares its grounds with a local leisure centre.  Frontline Security Solutions was awarded a contract to design and install a CCTV system that would take advantage of the latest technology.  As part of that process, Frontline carried out a full site survey and then conducted a product evaluation session for the school, which...

DM kit ups profits for High Street Retailer

The ChallengeThe retailer was looking for a way to combat the growing problem of internal cash theft and consulted Kent-based CCTV specialists Intime Security Ltd. Tracey Boulton, sales and marketing director at Intime Security said: "This chain of twelve high street shops, one based in Croydon's busy Whitgift Shopping Centre, was losing money through staff theft.""The staff would keep the till drawer open for long periods of time without ringing up.  The managers were ab...

ISE 2007 almost sold out - just a few spaces left. Demand for exhibition space exceeds all expectations

The show organisers of Integrated Systems Europe 2007 today announced that 95% of available space had been sold, leaving only a handful of booths available.Integrated Systems Europe surprised the market and the exhibition industry with this news, confirming that ISE is on pace to set a record-breaking event.  With the fourth show just three months away, ISE 2007 has grown larger, with the newly booked Hall Four nearly full.  During the last 6 months, the show organisers have reacted qu...

ioimage honoured with Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Strategy Leadership

ioimage, the pioneer of intelligent video appliances designed for simplicity in installation and operation, has been selected by independent market analysis company, Frost & Sullivan, as the recipient of the 2006 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Strategy Leadership.This prestigious award is given to a company that demonstrates leadership and technological innovation while establishing new venues and forging strategic partnerships and joint ventures for penetration into new market...

Police plan to enlist small businesses in war on terror

The police intend to expand a groundbreaking scheme that will see small and medium-sized businesses gather local intelligence on suspicious persons and activities for the benefit of all.The move was disclosed by Detective Constable Ian Mansfield, Counter Terrorism Security Adviser to the City of London police, at a Reliance Security Services conference in London on November 14th. The police are hoping to build on the success of Project Griffin, an innovative scheme that has involved private secu...

Axis to establish sales office to serve the Middle East & North African markets

Axis Communications today announces the opening of a new sales office in Dubai.  Axis has been successfully offering network video solutions to the Middle East markets for several years.  The opening of the office in Dubai now strengthens Axis' presence in the dynamic Middle East & North Africa region."The establishment of a Dubai office is key to meet the increasing interest for our network video solutions in the Middle East.  It is a rapidly growing region with a so...

Hirsch expands operations in EMEA region

High demand for Hirsch Security Systems results in additional investment from CorporateTo support the continued rapid growth in Hirsch Electronics business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Hirsch announced today the expansion of Hirsch EMEA, Hirsch's European sales and support office located in Milan, Italy.  Hirsch has added pre- and post-sales support staff, additional technical support specialists, technology infrastructure, and has also announced plans for additional sales sta...

HID Global announces FIPS 201 Certification for iCLASS® Readers

HID Global, a leading manufacturer in the access control industry, has announced that its iCLASS® R10, R30, R40, RK40 and RP40 model access control readers have been approved by U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) as Transparent Contactless Readers for their FIPS 201 Approved Products List.  The certifications now enable HID Global to provide government agencies and other organizations with a trusted source for FIPS 201 certified contactless smart card readers.  In addition...

Windy City Wire to expand staff for 2007

Windy City Wire is currently planning to expand staff and training for their new headquarters in Bolingbrook, Illinois January of 2007.  Because of the company's substantial growth, human resources and senior management find it necessary to accommodate for the company's development with staff and an updated training program for 2007.Windy City Wire anticipates hiring 5-10 new sales professionals to be staffed at the headquarters for the New Year.  The low-voltage wire and cable...

HID to exhibit at ID World Milan 2006

HID Global, a leading manufacturer in the access control industry, today announced that it would be exhibiting at ID World Milan 2006.  At the event, HID Global will demonstrate how to enhance the security of a card using features such as UV ink, micro fine printing, and holograms in order to help create a secure and personalised card for organizations of all sizes and backgrounds.  The company will also display its product range, including the award winning 13.56 MHz iCLASS® techn...

Dallmeier at Intersec 2007 in Dubai, stand 311 P

Dallmeier is a well-known leader in the digital video systems market with many years of experience in processing, transmission and recording technology. The profound knowledge is used in the development of intelligent software and high quality camera technology enabling Dallmeier to not only offer stand-alone systems on the market, but to also be one of the industry's leading complete network solutions providers with perfectly coordinated components.Dallmeier's highlights at Intersec 2007 i...

A question of privacy

When it comes to the application of CCTV it is vital that the privacy of individuals is respected, a fact reflected in legislation and the setting-up of bodies such as the UK's Information Commissioner's Office which recently called for a debate on the 'surveillance society'.  With this in mind I am pleased to report that the technical committee - TC/10 - of the BSIA's CCTV Section has created a best practice guide that focuses specifically on Privacy Masking.  This...

President of Panasonic System Solutions Company with blog debut

The new blog with personal views from Frank DeFina offers insight to the industry and provides a forum for dynamic customer feedback. Taking a core approach to relationship marketing, Panasonic System Solutions Company (PSSA) has announced the creation of a blog by its president, Frank DeFina.  The blog site will provide a forum for an open and interactive dialogue between Mr DeFina and members of the professional security community, as well as helping to put a human face on the compan...

LILIN strengthens team with key appointment

Logistics Manager joins LILINLILIN, Taiwan' largest CCTV manufacturer, today announced the appointment of David Loveridge as Logistics Manager.The position has been created following continued growth within the company.  In his new role David Loveridge will be responsible for Supply Chain Management and Warehouse Operations.  With over 18 years experience within logistics, David joins LILIN having previously worked at Belkin Ltd.  David's earlier roles include Contract Man...

artec technologies and T-Systems sign framework contract: collaboration in the area of IP TV and IP-based video surveillance

artec technologies of Diepholz, Germany, (listed as WKN: 520958 in the entry standard at the Frankfurt-based stock exchange) and T-Systems' Business Division of Multimedia Solutions inc. have just signed a framework contract.  Together the two companies will develop and operate a multimedia data and service centre in Dresden and in the future will cooperate in the areas of IP-TV (television over the Internet) and IP-based video surveillance.  For this purpose, artec and T-Systems...

Budapest adopts wireless IP video surveillance

Budapest has adopted IndigoVision's complete end-to-end IP Video solution to provide citywide CCTV surveillance.  The new system is helping the Budapest authorities increase public safety with remote monitoring of public places, tourist spots and car parks.The system was installed by IndigoVision's local partner Erando Ltd, and consists of 68 dome cameras monitoring the 14th District around central Budapest.  At the heart of the system is ‘Control Center', IndigoVision's enterpri...

INTERSEC 2007 - Dubai

MAXxess Systems have confirmed that they will be exhibiting at Intersec 2007.This will be the second year that MAXxess have participated in Intersec, and at the 2007 event their exhibition stand will be located within the UK Pavilion.Lee Copland, Managing Director of MAXxess Systems EMEA said: "We exhibited at Intersec last January and were delighted by the interest shown in our systems by visitors to the exhibition.  The Middle East is strategically very important to our company....

Johan Wallentin appointed to Idesco's UK Sales Manager

Finnish RFID manufacturer Idesco has appointed Mr Johan Wallentin as Sales Manager, responsible for the United Kingdom and Ireland.  This is a new position in Idesco´s organisation and part of our growth strategy.  Mr Wallentin's previous positions include working as a Marketing Manager at MYDATA Automation and as a CEO at JOT Automation UK Ltd.  During his last assignment, as the Sales Manager of the Automation Solutions department at Elektrobit GmbH in Germany, he was...

Voice Biometrics start-up CellMax Systems secures $2 Million in Round ‘B' funding

CellMax Systems will use the funds to further penetration of its proprietary VioMetrics security technology into the call center and CRM market.Innovative voice biometrics start-up CellMax Systems today announced the closing of $2 million in Round "B" funding from US private investor group CellMax Vision, LLCled by Jacob and Nediva Schwarz, founders of IDS, Inc. and NS Enterprises, Inc.  The funds will be used to increase the penetration of CellMax Systems' proprietary voice i...

Dedicated Micros drives ahead with winning CCTV solution for Le Mans

Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - has been able to put a sophisticated NetVu Connected wireless CCTV solution to the test for the RML sports car team which emerged victorious - for the second time in two years - in the LMP2 prototype class at the Le Mans 24 Hours, the endurance race held at what is the most famous sports car venue in the world. The CCTV equipment provided for the Le Mans 24 Hours was configured to cover the large articulated race truck used to transport the team's MG Lola EX...

Security proves a cakewalk

Based in Newark, Notts, Laurens Patisseries Limited is the largest fresh cream cake manufacturer in the UK, producing chilled cream cakes for many of the countries leading supermarkets. The Challenge With a 100,000 square foot site operating on a 8 acre site, Laurens required a sophisticated IP (Internet Protocol) CCTV solution that would help them monitor and control movement across a very large site. They also wanted to be able to use the recorded footage to assist with staff training and i...

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