Surveillance & Security News for November 2013

Wavestore designs WaveMatrix for an enhanced digital replacement for analogue matrix systems

WaveMatrix is an enhanced digital replacement for analogue matrix systems commonly used in CCTV control rooms. It is a virtual matrix display app designed to work in conjunction with Wavestore’s video management software and allows operators, using either a mouse or a joystick, to control which camera’s images are displayed on a monitor wall. A major advantage that WaveMatrix has to offer compared to traditional analogue matrix is that it can display images captured by high resoluti...

QNAP releases TS-212P Turbo NAS for home and small/home office use

QNAP Systems, Inc. recently announced the release of TS-212P Turbo NAS for home and small/home office use. The new 2-bay model is equipped with a 1.6GHz CPU and 512MB DDR3 RAM, delivering reliable performance for daily tasks including file storage, sharing, data backup, and serving as an ideal media centre for enjoying multimedia files across a range of platforms. "The new TS-212P features an upgraded hardware specification from the TS-212. With a faster CPU and doubled RAM, the TS-212P provide...

Wavestore's WaveSTAR facilitates rapid integration of third party’s equipment protocols

WaveSTAR (Sensing, Translation, Action and Response) offers a fast, safe, multi-purpose translation capability that facilitates the rapid integration of any third party’s equipment protocols. It allows information in many forms and countless protocols to trigger any of the wide range of responses possible in a Wavestore video management system. These include actions such as controlling recordings, directing PTZ cameras, switching display contents for all or specified users, and e-mailing i...

Swissbit introduces PS-100u series storage solution in Micro SD form

With the new security product line of the PS-100u Series, Swissbit AG is extending its successful flash memory product line by dedicated security products. This storage solution in Micro SD form factor enables highly secure solutions by an embedded secure element. Solution providers can turn mobile and embedded systems into secure devices by using the Swissbit secure Micro SD as root of trust. The new PS-100u product family comprises of 3 editions suitable for PKI, voice encryption and contactl...

Wavestore’s VMS software sets a new standard in video surveillance

The Wavestore video management software (VMS) is developed to support a wide range of cameras, from legacy products to the latest camera models, as well as an extensive array of surveillance technologies, delivering high integrity systems in a diverse range of applications. From a few cameras up to many thousands, Wavestore VMS software provides a user friendly and intuitive design that is configurable to optimise the operator experience reducing the work load whilst providing optimal control....

Wavestore and Herta’s software integration to help system integrators generate new business

With the news that Herta Security’s facial recognition software has been integrated with Wavestore’s VMS comes an opportunity for installers and system integrators to generate new business whilst equipping their customers with a powerful tool to enhance and automate their systems. Demand for accurate facial recognition software continues to increase. Banks, casinos and retailers are keen to take advantage of a technology which can help them deter and detect criminal activity whilst...

IDIS DirectIP solution recognised with 2013 Platinum MarCom Award

The DirectIP team’s ability to coordinate integrated marketing and PR efforts on a global scale was a key point of recognition The Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP) has announced the European rollout of the IDIS DirectIP solution as a winner of a 2013 Platinum MarCom Award. The AMCP has honoured the leadership, creativity and budgetary stewardship in helming the marketing and outreach components in launching the industry-redefining DirectI...

MAN Commercial Protection manages CCTV system of transport authority in the West Midlands

MAN Commercial Protection monitors Centro's extensive CCTV system of over 1000 cameras A nationwide security provider, which manages the CCTV system of Centro - the integrated transport authority for the West Midlands - has helped bring a number of offenders to justice. Centro partners with MAN Commercial Protection, which provides the team to monitor its extensive CCTV system of over 1000 cameras. Control room operators have improved performance over the last 18 months. They...

Keyscan Access Control systems chosen to enhance security for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

The system consists of a combination of Keyscan’s single-door and multi-door control panels Originating from the Brazilian full-contact sport of Vale tudo, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debuted in the United States in 1993. Today it has grown into one of the most valuable sports franchises in the world, promoting competition of the most effective and skilled mixed martial arts. This year UFC will continue to bring us legendary battles, shocking finishes, and h...

Mirasys releases its Mirasys Agile Virtual Matrix and Mirasys Geospatial Mapping applications at FinnSec 2013

Mirasys presents a geospatial mapping application based on the Pitney Bowes MapXtreme system Mirasys Ltd., one of the leading suppliers of open platform Video Management Solutions, has launched the Mirasys Agile Virtual Matrix and Mirasys Geospatial Mapping applications at the FinnSec 2013 fair. Designed for the need of large surveillance systems, Mirasys Agile Virtual Matrix and Mirasys Geospatial Mapping make it vastly easier to design and run large scale security centre...

Annual survey from BSIA reveals importance of exporting for UK security industry

BSIA’s Export Council survey builds an accurate picture of emerging trends experienced by UK security exporters As the UK’s Export Week draws to a close, security exporters from the British Security Industry Association’s Export Council have revealed the increasingly important role that exporting plays in helping businesses continue to thrive against the continued backdrop of economic austerity. In an annual survey conducted by the British Security Industry...

Samsung Techwin America announces full schedule of its Technology Showcase campaign across the US

Technology Showcase provides extensive information about Samsung's core cameras and VMS technologies Following the successful launch of Technology Showcase campaign this week in New York, Samsung Techwin America has announced a full schedule detailing the dates and locations across North America where attendees may participate locally. Designed for end users, architects, engineers, industry analysts and system integrators, the Technology Showcase is a product-focused seminar t...

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