Surveillance & Security News for November 2011

MESSOA ensures a safer nightlife for customers at Sorbonne Rotterdam

Sorbonne is a popular dance café located in the center of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The two-storey pub opens 7 days a week, offering dining services during lunch/dinner hours and turning into a lively nightlife venue late in the evening. However, situated in the heart of the most unsafe city in the country, the owner of Sorbonne is concerned with any crime-related incidents that are likely to happen in the block, as well as within the pub. To protect his customers and employees, he was...

Over 40 MESSOA SDF416U cameras secure Port of Haifa in Israel

The Port of Haifa is the largest of Israel's international seaports. A huge crane is used to move cargo. Operating the crane is difficult, so the MESSOA SDF416U has been installed to help control it. The SDF416U was chosen because it delivers reliable IP67 waterproof housing. It is suited for the rough outdoor environment of a seaport. Surveillance is crucial to prevent theft and ensure the safety of the goods moving through the port. Coastal weather can wreak havoc on cameras. One of the great...

MESSOA SCR505 ANPR/LPR traffic cameras safeguard a gated community in Spain

The MESSOA SCR505s, ANPR/LPR traffic cameras, were installed by MESSOA's local partner, Delnta, to secure a gated community in Spain. The crisp images captured by SCR505 worked perfectly with their ANPR software. The superior surveillance performance ensures community safety around the clock. A gated community in Zaragoza San Lamberto, Spain needed to install a surveillance camera near their front gate. This camera had to capture all information about a vehicle. License plate, make and mod...

MOBOTIX secures Donbass Arena for 2012 European Football Championship

The Donbass Arena in Ukraine was opened on August 29, 2009 with a sensational party which was attended by the Ukrainian president himself. This arena was the very first Eastern European football stadium to fulfill the UEFA criteria for an elite stadium and will host an important venue for the 2012 European Football Championship. The most important factor is always to ensure maximum security for the guests. In an emergency, it would take 8 minutes to evacuate the entire stadium, which seats 51,5...

MetroNational helps Houston community shop, play and work using Proxim hotspot

When MetroNational, a billion dollar real estate investment, development and management company based in Houston, Texas, set out to renovate the local shopping mall, it had working parents in mind. Looking to keep people in touch while providing a place to shop and play, MetroNational turned to CDW and Proxim. CDW, a value-added reseller, recommended wireless technology to outfit the mall. The Memorial City Mall in Houston has deployed Proxim's AP-4000 Access Points to deliver Wi-Fi hot sp...

Medical University of Gdansk Choose MESSOA to secure modern medical centre

The Medical University of Gdansk, the largest medical academic institution in Northern Poland, inaugurated its state-of-the-art Academic Centre of Invasive Medicine in September, 2011. A six-storey building with a total area of over 64,000 sqm, the medical centre is furnished with the most cutting-edge medical equipment. It will serve as the country's leading research and clinical institution specialising in a broad range of surgery practices and intensive care.To ensure the safety of those valu...

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System protects passengers and critical assets with Avigilon HD Surveillance System

Recognised as one of the nation's most efficient metro transit systems, the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (SDMTS) is continually redesigning its transportation network and business operations to create a reliable, affordable, and commuter-focused system. Serving more than 82 million annual passengers on 80 bus routes covering a 570 square mile area in San Diego County and on its 53 mile trolley system, SDMTS has a history of embracing innovation to deliver the best service possible, and...

Women’s Security Council to award women in the field of physical security

 Women's Security Council will award women who have made it in the field of physical security The Women's Security Council, a network of successful security professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the industry, this week unveiled its Women of the Year awards programme. The inaugural initiative aims to recognise the top female professionals in the physical security industry in a variety of categories.The WSC Women of the Year Award recipients will be honoured during IS...

Physical Security Interoperability Alliance releases Area Control V1.0 specification

 Area Control v1.0 specification is the fourth system-oriented specification from PSIA The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced the release of its Area Control v1.0 specification. This specification will standardise the communication into access control and intrusion products, making them truly interoperable with the overall security system. The Area Control spec gives an integrated solution that the industry needs to optimise security operations. This is the fou...

Synectics’ Synergy and PSN range now fully conformant with the ONVIF core specification

 The ONVIF specification is generating increased interest for security productsSynectics has demonstrated its commitment to providing customers with interoperable solutions by achieving ONVIF conformance.Synectics' Synergy™ security management software, Simplicity HVR/ NVR and the Primary Storage Node (PSN) range are now fully conformant with the ONVIF core specification 1.02.This guarantees full compatibility with any 3rd party ONVIF conformant IP cameras and video servers - a pool o...

Avigilon video surveillance systems ensures Indiana-based Xpress Cargo’s asset protection

Additional Avigilon HD cameras were installed in the parking lot to protect docked trailers Avigilon, a leader in high-definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, recently announced that Indiana-based Xpress Cargo, Inc., a commercial trucking company that specialises in team transportation of dry goods, refrigerated goods, and specialty freight across the United States, deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system to ensure asset protection, effecti...

Surveillance solutions provider CBC makes further investment within its customer support operation

The move includes a commitment by CBC to higher levels of staff training across the company Leading surveillance solutions provider CBC (Europe) is making a significant further investment within its customer support operation, which looks after the company's clients in both Britain and international markets, including Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The move includes a commitment by CBC to higher levels of staff training across the company, with one immediate example being the compa...

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