Surveillance & Security News for November 2010

Fluidmesh's wireless units connect security cameras in Delaware River Bridge project

Fluidmesh 2200 units along with DVTel cameras are now monitoring the traffic on the bridges and along the highway Challenge:The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) retained Siemens Industry/Building Technology Division as part of a Design Team to install cameras on 18 bridges between New Jersey and Delaware as well as along a five mile stretch of I-78 (The DRJTBC is a bi-state organisation that maintains seven toll bridges and 13 toll-supported bridges across...

Dallmeier IP cameras form the circle of protection around the Pope during his visit to Bavaria

Numerous people gathered alongside the streets of Regensburg, hailing the pontiff in his Pope mobileWhen Pope Benedict XVI paid a visit to his native Bavaria, he didn't have to rely entirely on `protection from above´ for his security. Extensive personal security measures ensured that the mega event went smoothly and that the life of the pontiff was safe at all times. IP cameras by Regensburg based Dallmeier, a company specialising in CCTV/IP provided images at major traffic intersections,...

City of Corning deploys wireless surveillance system with help from Fluidmesh

CPE Interlink were able to install cameras without wiring thanks to FluidmeshChallenge:When the City of Corning, New York and its Business Improvement District upgraded its current video monitoring system, their goal was to link five existing cameras in the Visitors Centre to the police department located four blocks away. Solution:"The Fluidmesh antennas installed in a couple of hours, and we were able to install cameras without wiring. When you talk about spreading cameras around an entir...

Johnson Controls makes effective school security a reality for the Buffalo School District

Johnson Controls developed a plan to renovate the city's ageing schools and improve security district-wideDistrict aims at creating equitable academic environmentsThe Buffalo School District is regarded as a premiere urban school system in New York State. One of the District's beliefs is that all of its schools should be safe, equitable and flexible. Driven by this belief, the District embarked on a $1.4 billion, district-wide project to modernise its facilities and equipment and create more saf...

Dallmeier deploys the right cards for enhanced casino security at Grand West Casino

The security of the guests across the entire entertainment complex and surveillance in the casino has always been a top prioritySlot machines, roulette tables and entertainment premises - the offer at the Grand West Casino near Cape Town leaves nothing to be desired. The Grand West, which is part of the Sun International Group, is the largest casino in South Africa and now also relies on video security technology from Dallmeier. It thereby follows the Golden Valley Casino which is already operat...

Basler records 85% increase in security camera sales

In the first three quarters, surveillance camera sales increased by 85% to €29.8 millionThe third quarter of 2010 went better than expected for Basler AG. According to preliminary figures, sales and pre-tax earnings were significantly above previous year's levels and beyond the management board's expectations. Group sales for the first three quarters of 2010 were at €38 million, exceeding the previous year's level of €24 million by 58%. Earnings before taxes (EBT) for the group am...

Samsung’s surveillance equipment delivers effective security for APC Overnight

APC wanted to expand the exisiting analogue CCTV system by adding IP camerasAPC Overnight has never hesitated to invest in the latest technology to ensure that it provides an efficient and reliable service to its customers. With the help of electronic security experts, Securitec Systems and Samsung, it has applied the same philosophy to the CCTV system which it relies on to minimise shrinkage, protect its premises and monitor health & safety compliance at its national sorting centre in Wolve...

Gallagher wins contract to provide integrated security solution for the Etihad Towers

The project includes the provision of over 1300 smart card readers coupled with elevator and CCTV integrationGallagher Security Management System has won a major contract in the Middle East to provide an integrated security solution for the Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.GSMS Business Development Manager, Ian Meadows, confirms they have secured the prestigious project with Channel Partner Bond Communications and Regional Office Cardax Middle East. The project includes the provision of over 1300 smar...

IMS Research opens new office in Seoul, South Korea

IMS Research is planning to further expand its presence in AsiaAs part of its strategy to provide an analyst and sales presence in all key global markets, IMS Research announced that it has opened an office in Seoul, South Korea.Commenting on the reasons behind this expansion, IMS Research's President, Ian Weightman, stated: "We are continuing to expand our coverage of markets such as LEDs, Displays, Consumer Electronics, Semiconductors and PV, and an analyst presence in Korea is vital to e...

IP video surveillance software expert, Milestone Systems, appoints Lars Larsen as Chief Financial Officer

Milestone's new Chief Financial Officer, Lars LarsenMilestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, announces the hiring of a new Chief Financial Officer, Lars Larsen. He will be responsible for the finance and human resource operations of the international organisation. "Lars Larsen has a very strong profile that is clearly reflected in his previous positions at Carlsberg and Novo Nordisk, but maybe even more relevant for us from his time with such IT companie...

Aker Drill Rigs monitored remotely with Milestone video

Aker Solutions is building model H-6 drilling rigs, the latest-generation of semi-submersible platforms specially designed to conquer the challenges of deepwater drilling operations in harsh environments. They include the MH DrillView™ system for optimal remote monitoring of the operations in action, which has integrated Milestone IP video surveillance software at its core. The latest model, the Aker H-6e, is one of the largest drilling rigs ever, constructed by Aker Solutions in Dubai an...

Exacq Technologies video servers now integrated with software from Brivo Systems

 Brivo demonstrated the integration of their Aparato system with Exacq Technologies' NVR video serversBrivo Systems LLC, the leader in Software as a Service application for security management, announced the recent integration of Exacq Technologies' exacqVision video servers with Brivo's ACS OnSite Aparato™ in its upcoming 3.0.2 release. This Aparato version integrates with Exacq's Hybrid and IP NVR Servers. The newest Brivo integration was officially launch at the ASIS secu...

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