Surveillance & Security News for November 2010

Bosch rugged MIC cameras keep a watchful eye on wildlife at the Scottish Seabird Centre

Bosch Security System's rugged, reliable MIC Series pan-tilt zoom cameras have weathered harsh environmental conditions for nearly a decade, giving visitors to Scottish Seabird Centre (SSC) an insight into the otherwise inaccessible world of Scotland's coastal wildlife. Plymouth-based Outersight (UK) Ltd specialises in designing wildlife observation systems for remote and hazardous locations. Managing Director, Peter Barlow has been working with the SSC for more than 10 years and desi...

MOBOTIX raises the bar for healthcare security with HD CCTV installation at Southend University Hospital

MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of complete high-resolution IP video systems have released details of a successful project at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust creating the largest MOBOTIX all digital, hi-res CCTV system within any NHS facility to help protect over a million people.The solution designed and implemented by Check Your Security Ltd (CYS), a MOBOTIX Advanced Partner, replaces an aging analogue system and is part of a highly integrated platform including, barrier e...

Panasonic video surveillance now in use at West Herts College

Students and staff at the new West Herts College campus in Watford town centre are now under the protection of a comprehensive security package specified and supplied by Panasonic Premier Integrator (PPI) AIS, that includes a Panasonic end-to-end IP CCTV solution.The brand new campus, which opened in September 2010, serves some 2,000 students and 450 staff on a daily basis. With state-of-the-art facilities throughout, staff and student security were both primary considerations for its design, co...

Milestone technology ensures safety of patients and staff at one of Sweden’s largest hospitals

With 210,000 consultations and 185,000 treatments per year, almost 4,000 employees in 200,000 square metres of buildings; the hospital in Boras is one of Sweden's biggest hospitals located near Goteborg. That demands top security, which is managed with an IP video surveillance platform from Milestone Systems.With 33,000 inpatient admissions per year, there is high activity on many levels around the clock at the hospital in Boras. Security is a critical parameter to ensure that daily process...

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network finds a seamless and secure re-badging solution

For more than 140 years, The Albert Einstein Healthcare Network (AEHN) has provided impeccable medical care to the greater Philadelphia area and has earned a reputation for quality, excellence and leadership in the healthcare field. To better serve the communities of greater Philadelphia, the network split from Jefferson Health System, Philadelphia's largest healthcare system, to pursue its own independent strategic direction. As a result, Albert Einstein Medical Center changed its name to Alber...

Alvarion's CCTV transmission system assists Parchim utility provider in wireless surveillance

About Stadtwerke ParchimStadtwerke Parchim is the sole utilities provider for the German town of Parchim. They deliver electricity, gas, hot water and water treatment services to the town's 40,000 residents, 40% of which they manufacture themselves.About Loft-NetLoft-Net is a local systems integrator in Northern Germany, focused on providing the full suite of services for wireless broadband in rural areas. Loft-Net is also a certified partner of world leading Mobotix video surveillance solutions...

Dallmeier secures Ramada Hollywood Beach Resort in Miami Beach

Dallmeier's video surveillance equipment contribute to safety at the Ramada Hollywood Beach Resort Everyone knows the Ocean Drive, the famous promenade for strolling in Miami Beach. Besides the palm trees, sandy beaches and turquoise water, the historical Art Déco district also attracts scores of visitors. Just a few minutes away is the Ramada Hollywood Beach Resort, an extensive resort complex with hotel rooms, private condominiums and diverse shopping opportunities. The popular hotel i...

Video analytics comes of age

   Are we about to see the first truebreakthrough for video analytics? Daniel Wan, Channel Marketing Leader UK at Honeywell Security Group, assesses the development of video analytics from a perceived premium add-on to a cost-effective and key component in video surveillance and several other security applications. Its proven benefits in perimeter protection, increasing the efficiency of manned guarding services and the ROI it delivers, particularly in preventive...

Xserius adds SeeTec's video surveillance software to its portfolio

SeeTec solutions interoperate with network cameras and video encoders of all leading manufacturersThe Dutch IP security distributor Xserius B.V. has chosen to cooperate with SeeTec AG because they offer the most powerful video surveillance software products in the market. SeeTec solutions are hardware-independent and interoperate with network cameras and video encoders of all leading manufacturers. Their flexibility, innovation and reliability are outstanding and video quality is unsurpassed (Fu...

Axis Security wins contract to provide manned guarding service at Komatsu

Axis Security officers are charged with patrolling the grounds, controlling entry and monitoring Komatsu's CCTVAxis Security, one of the UK's fastest growing providers of integrated security solutions, has secured the contract to provide manned guarding at Komatsu UK's manufacturing facilities in County Durham. The site employs nearly 600 people and covers approximately 202,000 square metres of land, where medium sized crawler excavators are produced. Axis Security is to provide an around-t...

BSIA welcomes sentencing of cash-in-transit robbers caught with the help of CCTV footage

Police were assisted in this case by use of modern technologies, such as face mapping on CCTV footageThe British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the sentencing of four cash-in-transit robbers, which took place at the Old Bailey recently. The offenders, who were responsible for several robberies in London netting them £100,000 and targeting late night cash deliveries to cash machines, received hefty sentences totalling 27 years. James Kelly, BSIA Chief Executive, comments:...

Avigilon named Best New Exporter in the 2010 BC Export Awards

The BC Export Awards recognise the valuable role exporters, such as Avigilon, play in the BC EconomyAvigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced that it has been named Best New Exporter in the 2010 BC Export Awards. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Investment and Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), the BC Export Awards recognise the valuable role exporters, such as Avigilon, play in the BC Economy...

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