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...

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