Surveillance & Security News for November 2011

LEGIC develops LEGIC MMT to improve security for Mifare-based environments

LEGIC will provide security components to enable its customers to offer solutionsLEGIC Identsystems Ltd, a leading provider of contactless smart card technology for people ID solutions is developing LEGIC MMT to improve security and convenience also for Mifare-based environments.LEGIC will provide security components to enable its customers to offer solutions which comply with the requirements of the technical guideline TR-03126-5 of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). A f...

Network-based video security systems supplier MOBOTIX announces Q3/2011 financial results

 MOBOTIX generated revenue of €15.2 million in the Short Fiscal Year and achieved an export ratio of 68.1%MOBOTIX AG, supplier of high-resolution, network-based video security systems, has announced its consolidated financial results (IFRS) for the Group's Short Fiscal Year 2011 (July 1 to September 30, 2011). The change of the fiscal year was necessary since the now very extensive audit and the preparation of the financial reports coincided with the vacation period in July and August....

Panasonic provides energy-efficient security solutions in the market

 Panasonic will begin manufacturing products in energy-efficient facilities and will use fewer hazardous materialsSensitive to environmental considerations in the security and video surveillance industry, Panasonic System Networks Company of America is taking leadership by offering products manufactured in energy-efficient facilities, using fewer hazardous materials and emitting less CO2, and which also consume less power than previous Panasonic comparable models. Panasonic also strives for...

SALTO partners with BioCote to provide cleaner and safer access control products to customers

 SALTO Systems has collaborated with BioCote Ltd. to provide higher-quality security products in the marketSALTO Systems is pleased to announce a new partnership with BioCote Ltd, the market leading provider of silver ion based anti microbial coating technology.The agreement will see a range of SALTO access control products, initially its best selling XS4 escutcheon range including wireless on-line real time escutcheons, wireless ready escutcheons, stand alone escutcheons, AMOK escutcheons,...

Vigitron connects up River Splash at Legoland®

Legoland® site contains approximately 55 million Lego® bricks set in 150 acres of parkland and is visited by 1.5 million annually. Vikings' River Splash, the latest, largest, wettest ride at Legoland® Windsor, required optimum security surveillance to ensure customer safety and efficient operation. Staff at the Berkshire attraction are now able to watch visitors from two control desks at any point on their journey through the rapids ride.  DES Security Systems were chosen...

Wavestore’s 16-channel BNC expander panel offers cost-effective method of adding BNC inputs

Wavestore's new BNC Expander panel with loop-through provides a practical, as well as cost-effective method of adding BNC inputs to a Wavestore recording solution. Designed to be installed at the rear of a video recording equipment rack, the Expander panel provides for 16 video inputs and 16 buffered loop-through outputs with auto-switching. "We have designed the BNC Expander panel with the installer very much in mind," said Chris Williams, Director of Wavestore. "We have, fo...

Wavestore video recording systems pioneer launches new VMS

Wavestore's latest update of it VMS (video management software), Version 5, incorporates technical advances designed to extend the lifespan of a video surveillance system and reward users with a high return on their investment."A combination of original thinking and invaluable input from a large number of our loyal customers has resulted in our software evolving into a truly powerful recording solution with an almost endless list of innovative new features," said Chris Williams, a Di...

Genetec announces availability of Omnicast IP video surveillance system for onboard mass transit applications

Genetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a leading provider of world-class unified IP security solutions, announces the availability of Omnicast, its IP video surveillance system, for onboard mass transit applications. Omnicast is the video surveillance system of the Security Center, Genetec's unified security platform, and the only video surveillance system certified as an approved product from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Using Omnicast, there is...

Moxa’s two new Ethernet switches allow Layer 3 routing for railway networks

Moxa´s latest two additions to its ToughNet family of Ethernet switches, TN-5816 and TN-5818, add Layer 3 routing to give system integrators the flexibility to deploy applications across networks and expand the range of network routing functionality available to railway automation networks. Like all ToughNet switches, the TN-5816 and TN-5818 are rugged, high-performance Ethernet switches with the rigor to stand up to tough onboard operating environments. The TN-5818 also adds Gigabit Eth...

Canon Europe announces partnership with Genitech for greater presence in French network camera market

 Canon's full range of network cameras will now be offered by Genitech in the French marketView French version / Communiqué de presse en français Canon Europe, world-leader in imaging solutions, has today announced its partnership with Genitech, a specialist distributor of video security products and solutions to the French market. Genitech will offer its customers in France Canon's full range of network cameras from today. The partnership will see Genitech provide Canon'...

BSIA suggests VIPs to secure Close Protection for their visit to the UK for high-profile 2012 events

  BSIA's Close Protection section is recommending that VIPs choose a company belonging to the AssociationWith less than nine months to go until the UK celebrates several high-profile events including the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, time is fast running out for visiting VIPs and visiting dignitaries to secure Close Protection for their visit to the UK. As many thousands of individuals prepare for their arrival in London, the British Security...

Optex Europe’s BoundaryGard detectors safeguard high-end residential property

  Four BX80NR and two VX402RVP BoundaryGard detectors were deployed to secure the property A problem site blighted by false alarms has had its issues resolved with the installation of a number of BoundaryGard detectors from Optex Europe, the leading detector business. The high-end residential property has a busy footpath around its perimeter that meant passing pedestrians, dogs or children playing too near the fence would trigger an alarm. James Poulton, Managing Directo...

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