Surveillance & Security News for November 2011

Sicura Systems provides security solutions to Network Rail depot in Berkshire

 Sicura Systems has provided their video and data management suite to Network Rail depot in Reading, BerkshireSicura Systems are supplying their intelligent video and data management suite in combination with a fully-redundant video wall to a Network Rail depot in Reading, Berkshire. The installation is facilitating wide-area surveillance of both unauthorised and legitimate track-based movements from a series of dual optical/thermal cameras on two-mile stretches either side of the depot, th...

Ingersoll Rand study reveals American students prefer using cell phones instead of ID cards

   Research reveals two-thirds of American college students want to use cell phones instead of ID cards Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a leading global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, announced that new research has found that two-thirds of American college students are interested in using their cell phone in place of an ID card. Students feel they are less likely to lose their pho...

Idesco’s Cardea reader employed in E-RA electric sportscar

 Cardea's passive RFID technology demanded by far the lowest energyElectric RaceAbout (E-RA), an electric sportscar jointly developed by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Lahti University of Applied Sciences and Lappeenranta University of Technology, has also driven some surprising recent accolades for Idesco's Cardea Reader.  E-RA, a full-featured, albeit electric, sportscar boasting emission-free low energy consumption, garnered second place in the International 2010 Progres...

Matrox teams up with Mitsubishi Electric to exhibit KVM extension solution at I/ITSEC 2011

 Matrox Avio KVM extender will extend uncompressed high-resolution digital video Matrox Graphics announced that it will be collaborating with Mitsubishi Electric, showcasing a high-performance, multi-display KVM extension solution and a Full HD collaborative video wall at I/ITSEC 2011, the world's largest modelling, simulation, and training conference. The new Matrox Avio KVM extender will be extending uncompressed high-resolution digital video on a TripleHead2Go-powered, three-display stat...

Transport Security Expo 2012 to discuss protection against piracy

 Transport Security Expo and Conference will focus on measures providing security to merchant vessels   Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that merchant vessels flying the red ensign will be allowed to carry armed guards for protection against acts of piracy. Previous governments have been opposed to arming the merchant marine, but with no sign of a respite in acts of piracy on the high seas and naval assets spread thin, the decision has been welcomed as a common sense measure...

Secutech 2012 set to attract 560 exhibitors

 Secutech 2012 will showcase a  surveillance line-up of lenses, cameras, video servers, NVRs and DVRs Running from 18 - 20 April 2012 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre, Taiwan, Secutech, Asia's leading security exhibition is expecting more than 560 exhibitors to showcase their latest electronic security, components of security, fire & safety and information security products and technologies.The three-day show is organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd an...

The City of Calgary selects Genetec’s Omnicast Video Surveillance System for its LRT system

 Omnicast was installed as a stand-alone IP video surveillance system within the Genetec Security CenterGenetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a leading provider of world-class unified IP security solutions, is proud to announce that Calgary Transit, located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has installed Genetec's Omnicast video surveillance system on its popular, highly-used light rail transit (LRT) system. Omnicast was installed as a stand-alone IP video surveillan...

Suprema holds 2nd Global Partner Program for global security market

 Suprema manufactures fingerprint modules, biometric access control systems and e-passport readersSuprema Inc., a leading provider of biometrics and ID solutions, held its 2nd Suprema Global Partner Program (SGPP) from November 2 to 4 in Seoul, Korea. With 51 executive-level participants from 32 countries, the program covered new product introduction, marketing orientation, R&D roadmap and best practice presentations from partner companies. "While previous year's program was t...

IndigoVision’s IP video solution employed to streamline logistics operation at Chronopost International in Paris

Around 150 cameras supervise the site and provide a valuable video record of shipmentsChronopost International, leading provider of express parcel delivery services in France and worldwide, has deployed a complete end-to-end IP video solution from IndigoVision to protect and streamline its logistics operations of its hub located at Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris. Around 150 cameras provide both security monitoring of the site and a valuable video record of shipments. Chronopost owns a network...

Security solutions provider RISCO organises "Outdoor Adventure" trip in Greece

 The jeep tour was the grand prize of RISCO Group's yearlong Outdoor Adventure campaignRISCO Group, a leading provider of comprehensive security solutions, held its unprecedented "Outdoor Adventure" trip in the mountains of Greece. The jeep tour was the grand prize of RISCO Group's yearlong Outdoor Adventure campaign, where installers of RISCO Group's outdoor solutions including Wireless Barrier Beams, WatchOUT Outdoor Detectors, Twin Beams and Lumin8 Sounders had the opportunity...

CEM Systems provides security management systems to Steskal, Poland

 Steskal, Poland has opted for CEM AC2000 Lite security management system CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, announced that Steskal, Poland, has opted to install CEM AC2000 Lite security management system to secure its premises in Krakow. The system will be installed by CEM Approved Reseller, AGIS Fire & Security in Poland (formerly ADT Fire & Security).Steskal specialise in bakery, confectionery, catering services, wholesale and retail food supply. AC2000 Lite was selecte...

Avigilon Corporation begins trading on Toronto Stock Exchange

  Avigilon's aim is to foster continuous innovation of their high-definition surveillance productsAvigilon Corporation ("Avigilon"), a leader in high-definition (HD) surveillance systems, announced today that it has completed its previously announced initial public offering and secondary offering of its common shares (the "Offering"). Avigilon's common shares will begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "AVO".Pursuant to the...

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