Surveillance & Security News for November 2010

G4S forms Iraq Advisory Board for further development of its Secure Solutions business

The Advisory Board will bring together senior members of the G4S Iraq business and senior Iraqi leadersG4S Risk Management, a leading provider of risk mitigation and secure support services, announces the formation of an Iraq Advisory Board to assist with the development of its Secure Solutions business in the country. The Advisory Board will be chaired by Michael P Wareing CMG, formerly the British Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Reconstruction in Southern Iraq and Chairman of the Basra Deve...

BSIA analyses how enlisting the help of private security industry can be pivotal in dealing with flood

Private security industry can do much to help in the aftermath of catastrophic eventsIn the aftermath of the severe flooding that affected the Cornwall area on Tuesday and Wednesday, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) analyses how the private security industry can help the police force cope with the challenges brought on by natural disasters, recalling the successful partnership that was formed when dealing with the devastating effects of the Gloucestershire flooding in 2007.The he...

Suprema's biometric access control reader selected by Polish Police for criminal AFIS operation

The RealScan-F live scanner has been qualified for the highest standard of FBI certificationSuprema, Inc., a global leader in biometrics and ID solutions, announced that the company's RealScan-F, palm-print live scanner has been selected for AFIS systems of Polish National Police and Lithuania's Citizenship & Migration Affairs.Until end of 2010, Polish National Police (Komenda Glówna Policji) will be provided with Suprema RealScan-F palm-print live scanner for its nationwide criminal...

Hikvision moves up two places to rank 10th in Security 50

This is the fifth consecutive year that Hikvision has been named in the Security 50For the fifth consecutive year, Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd was ranked in Security 50, a market survey recognising the top 50 security companies around the world. Moving up from last year's 12th place ranking, Hikvision was placed 10th this year, following a year of dynamic growth of over 20%. "I am grateful for the recognition we have received from Security 50," said Yangzhong Hu, President of...

Genetec is 425th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500™

Technology Fast 500™ recognises innovative companies that have broken down barriers to successGenetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a provider of world-class IP security solutions, announced that it ranked number 425 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the pe...

Gallagher to sign Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security

The Memorandum will strengthen Gallagher's position in a growing Asian marketGallagher Security Management Systems is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security strengthening the company's position in a growing Asian market. GSMS representatives recently met with Institute of Professional Electronics & Mechanical Engineering Director, Mr Nguyen Thanh Bien, to discuss future security projects throughout Vietnam's government divisions. Mr Bien express...

Dedicated Micros to showcase award-winning Closed IPTV solution at a series of Roadshows across the UK

 The Dedicated Micros 'Closed IPTV' Roadshows is targeted at security consultants, installers and end usersDedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announces that, starting next week, it will be taking the award-winning Closed IPTV solution to the road in its state-of-the-art demonstration vehicle. Selected venues across the UK will host a series of special 'Closed IPTV' Roadshows targeted at security consultants, installers and end users. These will combine background briefings...

Sepura TETRA radios fulfil the Bermuda Regiment's communication needs

The Regiment has selected Sepura's STP8200 hand-portable and SRG Gateway Repeater radiosThe Bermuda Regiment has selected Sepura TETRA radios for its communication needs and joins the growing number of armed forces around the world equipped with Sepura TETRA terminals. This is the first use of a TETRA based system by any government agency on the Island of Bermuda.The decision to adopt Sepura radios follows a successful demonstration carried out by ECL, Sepura's partner in Bermuda. The TETRA term...

Nedap to showcase security management and AVI capabilities at Intersec 2011

The uPASS is a hands free access control solution for commercial and residential parking facilitiesNedap Middle East will exhibit at Intersec 2011 and will present its latest novelties in the areas of Security Management and AVI. Intersec is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition for safety and security in the Middle East, making it the perfect platform for Nedap to present the latest additions to its product range.Nedap Security Management will present a sneak preview of the complet...

Cognitec showcased biometric authentication solutions at ID World 2010

Cognitec's biometric face recognition FaceVACS-VideoScan softwareCognitec Systems, a leader in face recognition technology and systems, presented its latest products at the ID World 2010 held at the Milanofiori Congress Centre in Milan, November 16-18, 2010. Cognitec's presentation included: A new version of Cognitec's biometric face recognition VideoScan software: Person identification through video surveillance cameras using multiple cameras in real-time, based on Cognitec's unique face tracke...

Optex installs wireless intruder detectors on church roofs to prevent thefts

The VX402R wire-free intruder detector from Optex employs multiple detection pattern technology Two rural churches blighted by thefts of lead from their roofs are being protected by innovative wire-free detectors from Optex Europe.With metal prices still rising, churches and other historic buildings are increasingly becoming the target of thieves, usually at night. One such church, Stistead in Essex, has been targeted on a number of occasions, with lead going missing on two consecutive nights, c...

Cassidian equips Border Police in all Romanian Border counties with interoperable TETRA network

Full certified interoperability has become a reality between both the Romanian TETRA systemsCassidian develops interface between TETRA systems as part of major project to improve border security in RomaniaReal-time information sharing possibilities between Border Police and security forces during joint operations significantly improvedCassidian is the new name of EADS Defence &SecurityThe Romanian Ministry of Administration and Interior (MAI) and Cassidian have completed successfully the rig...

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