Surveillance & Security News for November 2011

Cassidian and ENERTRAG co-operate on beacons for wind turbines

  The Cassidian-ENERTRAG system only triggers signals such as LED lamps when they are needed Cassidian, the defence and security division of the EADS aerospace group, will be working together with ENERTRAG, a wind power company, on beacons for wind turbines. The companies have signed a declaration of intent whereby a radar from Cassidian will be integrated into ENERTRAG's system of beacons. This system warns pilots about possible collisions with wind turbines, by locating aircraft or h...

Georgia Medical Center administers Avigilon’s surveillance system in its facilities

Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced that Southside Medical Center, Georgia's oldest and largest Federally Qualified Health Centre, has deployed the Avigilon High Definition (HD) surveillance system to boost patient and staff safety. Facing many security challenges including gang-related activities, on-site domestic violence, disputes among patients, vandalism, break-ins, and theft, Southside Medical Center selected the...

Sony adds four new cameras to its series of analogue camera systems

Sony Electronics continues to extend capabilities and value for analogue camera systems with the addition of four new cameras with pacesetting imaging capabilities with increased resolution and dynamic range. The SSC-FM530 and SSC-FM560 Series mini dome cameras alongside the SSC-FB530 and SSCFB560 fixed type CS mount cameras feature DynaViewSX dynamic range enhancement technology and excellent horizontal resolution of 700 lines. Together, these advanced analogue cameras produce superb image...

AFI’s Net I/O line of network communications devices offer system versatility

American Fibertek's Net I/O series of network communications devices enable real-world alarm contacts, auxiliary outputs and data to "tunnel" across networks to eliminate distance limitations of physical contacts. Information from PIR devices, door contacts, access control or fire panels, camera pan-tilt-zoom control or point-of-sale (POS) systems can communicate from remote locations across the network, without going through a server, to trigger auxiliary outputs anywhere network-wi...

AFI engineers an optical bridge to connect Cat 5 UTP cables for video and switching systems

American Fibertek, Inc. (AFI) has long been known as a company that helps their customers make the right connections. Their range of products bridges communications between multiple channels of video, data, audio or contact closure using one singlemode or multimode fibre. While the company's first fibre-optic transmitters and receivers provided an optical bridge between coax cable transmission systems, more recently AFI has built an optical bridge to connect Cat 5 unshielded twisted pair (UTP)...

AFI network hardware and software technologies enhance physical security systems’ functionality

American Fibertek, Inc. (AFI) network hardware and software technologies greatly expand the flexibility and functionality of physical security systems. AFI's components enable customers to leverage the bandwidth, distance and speed advantages of fibre-optic transmission for IP, analogue and hybrid system applications. AFI technology also provides valuable, real-time information on environmental conditions and operational status to manage networks effectively. "Networked security systems...

Tyco Security Products integrates two of its leading access control and NVR platforms

Tyco Security Products announced the integration of two of its market-leading access control and NVR platforms. Security directors and managers can now get all of the benefits of IP Video from American Dynamics VideoEdge NVR (v4.0 and above) inside the latest versions of Software House C•CURE 9000 security and event management solution. VideoEdge delivers an industry-leading 400 Mbps of video from camera to storage; this allows customers to hang up to 64 megapixel cameras from a single...

Secure-i bags “Hosting Partner of the Year for North America” award at Axis Channel Convergence Conference

 ACCC is Axis' annual gathering for distributors, systems integrators and strategic infrastructure partners During the sixth annual Axis Channel Convergence Conference (ACCC) held in Boston this October, Secure-i was awarded "Hosting Partner of the Year for North America".  ACCC is an annual gathering of Axis' top distributors, systems integrators, development partners, and strategic infrastructure partners throughout North America, where each year the best of the best are r...

Vemotion Interactive hires Business Development head for Security and Defence sectors

  Foxley provides an eclectic blend of defence, security and commercial experience Vemotion Interactive, specialists in live video transmission over low bandwidth connections, announced that Ian Foxley has joined the team to spearhead Business Development in the Defence and Security sectors."Ian's balance of military expertise and experience, commercial awareness and familiarity with the security environment makes him the ideal person to work on our Defence and Security projects f...

Connexion2 lone worker security provider enters in the North American market

  Connexion2 is intended to provide lone worker security in North American market Connexion2 and G4S Justice Services, LLC have announced a new partnership to deliver tailored lone worker solutions in the USA & Canada across a range of market sectors incorporating a wide variety of lone worker applications. The manufacturer of the UK's most widely-used dedicated lone worker device, Identicom, are teaming up with the electronic monitoring services heavyweight in order to facilitate...

CNL Software hires International Sales Director to meet demand for IPSecurityCenter

  Grado will direct CNL's expansion in the Middle East & LATAM markets to meet growing demand for IPSecurityCenterCNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ramon Grado, CPP, to the role of Director, International Sales to spearhead its activities in the Middle East and LATAM/South American markets. Ramon is an experienced international business development executive with over 25 years' of...

Security Industry Association names Don Erickson next CEO

 SIA Government Relations Director Don Erickson was named CEO at the annual board of directors meetingThe Security Industry Association (SIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its next chief executive officer. SIA Government Relations Director Don Erickson was named CEO at the annual board of directors meeting."After an extensive evaluation over the past several months, the SIA Board this week unanimously decided to select Don Erickson to lead this association," said Gord...

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