Surveillance & Security News for November 2008

Select Accredit registration for Group 4 Technology

  Group 4 Technology has been approved by Select Accredit Group 4 Technology has been approved by Select Accredit, the national pre-qualification service for public sector businesses, which is used by councils, emergency services and other local authorities when they are selecting expert ompanies to tender for projects.The service is run by BiP Solutions and has the primary objective of providing assurance to public sector organisations when choosing a supplier for...

T-Home relies on technology from artec

As Medien Bulletin 10/08 reported, the T-Home relies on the XBL Broadcast Logger from artecAs Medien Bulletin 10/08 reported, the T-Home relies on the XBL Broadcast Logger from artec.The German Telekom uses a 24-Canal-XBL-Logger-System from artec technologies, in order to generate TV-broadcast recording and video-clips for on demand offer of the IPTV platform T-Home Entertain. It acts as a network-suited Multimediarecorder for transmission-points, broadcast recording and video on demand pro...

Derwent launches campaign to light up dark winter nights

Derwent Illumination will be showcased at Bosch's Technology DaysWith the earlier onset of dark winter nights, security lighting specialist Derwent, a member of the Bosch Group, has launched a new campaign to encourage security professionals to review the performance of their security systems after dark. With the majority of crimes taking place at night, many CCTV installations that work perfectly well in the day can be compromised in low light and no-light conditions. And with winter nights sta...

Dedicated Micros confirmed as digital video recording (DVR) market leader by IMS research

  Research confirms Dedicated Micros dominant position in DVR market within EMEA regionThe latest research findings, published by IMS Research, have confirmed the market leading position of Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - as the number one supplier of own brand digital video recorders (DVRs) in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region and also the joint number one provider worldwide, with its proportion of the global market having increased by an impressive 18.8% compared to...

Dedicated Micros streamlines operations to maintain its market leading position

 Dedicated Micros streamlines operations in EMEA by 11 people to maintain its market position despite the current economic climateDedicated Micros - part of AD Group - has announced that employee numbers have been returned to 2006 levels in line with anticipated market volumes. This action streamlines operations in EMEA by 11 people so the world-leading CCTV specialist can continue to maintain its market position despite the current economic climate. Despite the market growth being below ex...

Pivot3 storage solution helps New Jersey Police Department protect video evidence

 The Police Department deployed 36 Terabytes of Pivot3 High-Definition storagePivot3, Inc., the market leader in High-Definition Storage™, recently announced that the Paterson Police Department in Passaic County, New Jersey, chose the Pivot3 storage solution as part of a high-definition video surveillance project. The Paterson PD teamed with the City of Paterson to create a video surveillance system to patrol the city's Urban Enterprise Zones, using wireless cameras, large-scale stora...

Newest Las Vegas casino invests in IndigoVision IP-CCTV solution

  Artist's impression of the new M Resort Hotel, Spa and CasinoIndigoVision's complete IP Video solution has been chosen by the $1 billion M Resort, Spa and Casino. The newest Las Vegas casino resort resides on South Las Vegas Boulevard and will open in March of 2009. M Resort is owned and operated by Anthony A. Marnell III. The system will provide CCTV surveillance for the property. IndigoVision has also been selected to provide a digital CCTV system for the Colorado Belle in Laughlin...

Winland Electronics' new EnviroAlert EA800 will help food shops comply with EU Food Hygiene Regulation

Winland Electronics Inc. has introduced the EnviroAlert EA800 wireless environmental monitoring and data logging system.  This product will help food shops throughout the EU meet Regulation 852/2004 of the European Parliament and the Council on Hygiene of Foodstuffs. This regulation requires all food business operators shall put in place, implement and maintain a permanent procedure or procedures based on the HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) principles.  There are 7 prin...

Hat trick for Concept Smoke Screen

Three weekends in a row.  Three attempted break-ins at our customers' premises.  No successful burglaries. Why? On each occasion, the Smoke Screen equipment deployed and defeated the would-be intruders. A prestige handbag retailer in London opened their flag-ship store before Christmas.  Within 1 month, burglars targeted it thinking they would have easy pickings. Concept Smoke Screen proved them wrong and defended the valuable stock. A national car audio and accessory retailer...

Eden Shopping Centre chooses Honeywell integrated security solution

The client: The Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe provides one of the most exciting retail and leisure destinations in the UK. It contains an array of big name shops, a 12-screen cinema, bowling alley, library and exclusive restaurants. It provides secure car parking for 1580 cars and a brand new bus station for the town. The situation: The Eden Shopping Centre opened in March 2008 and now welcomes up to 0.5 million shoppers every week. It comprises five separate buildings linked together...

Moulin de Païou optimises POS management with network video solution from Axis and OMC Gervais

Mission Founded in 1996 by a group of Mediterranean entrepreneurs, Moulin de Païou sells a wide range of tasty breads and culinary specialties inspired by the traditional recipes of southern France. The Moulin de Païou sign now hangs over 22 points of sale across France, including the shop of Mr. François Faudot-dit-Bel located at Lagarde in the department of Var. With his wealth of experience in supermarket distribution and management of points of sale, François Faudot...

Vicon and Cortech provide a sophisticated CCTV solution for Silverburn

Silverburn, Scotland's newest shopping destination can make claims to have one of Europe's most technically advanced security systems with two leading manufacturers, Vicon and Cortech, working closely together to provide a sophisticated video management system.  According to Centre Manager George Reader, since opening the shopping centre has been a huge success with customers flocking from all over South Glasgow to enjoy the shopping facilities.  "Along with that success comes a respo...

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