Surveillance & Security News for November 2013

CCTV.co.uk calls for mandatory installation of security cameras in all new buildings in the fight against crime

CCTV.co.uk is convinced that installation and maintenance of security cameras is an investment that will pay for itself The installation of CCTV cameras should be mandatory in all new domestic and commercial premises, says a leading British security company. Just like pro-active care initiatives in the NHS – deterring crime before it happens will lead to huge savings for the Police long-term. Fitting CCTV in homes and businesses as standard will virtually pay for itself...

Pilgrims Group appoints David Peploe as Director of Global Operations

David will be responsible for driving Pilgrims growth in new regions while maintaining core business areas Pilgrims Group Limited has appointed internationally respected risk management strategist David Peploe as its Director of Global Operations. The company, which provides risk management and security services to some of the world’s highest profile corporations and media organisations, has announced Peploe’s appointment as part of a strategic five year growth pl...

Cassidian Optronics establishes Brazilian subsidiary to enter local market for optical and optronic devices

Optronbras Ltda in Belo Horizonte is headed by Hans-Peter Jungbauer Cassidian Optronics establishes a subsidiary in Brazil to enter the local market for optical and optronic devices. Optronbras Ltda in Belo Horizonte, headed by its managing director Hans-Peter Jungbauer, is intended to serve as a point of contact for Brazilian customers and to develop technological skills inside the country. Jungbauer explains: “Brazil is one of the major growth markets worldwide. A loc...

SANS Brussels to present four essential security training courses in Belguim

The courses will cover network penetration testing, forensic investigations and intrusion detection SANS’ European expansion continues with a return to Belgium in February 2014. SANS Brussels presents four essential security training courses covering network penetration testing, forensic investigations, intrusion detection and security essentials including the recently enhanced SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth. SANS Brussels 2014 runs from Monday 17th till Satur...

ASSA ABLOY Group brands SARGENT and McKinney win Product Innovation Awards at Greenbuild 2013

SARGENT was awarded for its BHW Trim and IN120 WiFi Access Control Lock, and McKinney for its new Square Barrel Hinge Recently at Greenbuild 2013, Architectural Products recognised the winners of its third annual Product Innovation Awards (PIAs). ASSA ABLOY Group brands SARGENT and McKinney were honoured, with SARGENT taking home awards for its BHW Trim and IN120 WiFi Access Control Lock, and McKinney for its new Square Barrel Hinge. “Building on the success of last yea...

INSIDE Secure and Intrinsic-ID to launch new class of secure microcontrollers for cloud-based transactions

INSIDE Secure and Intrinsic-ID recently announce they are bringing to market a new class of secure microcontrollers for smart cards and other applications that apply Hardware Intrinsic Security(TM) (HIS) to provide the highest levels of security for cloud-based transactions. Hardware Intrinsic Security technology uses the unique attributes of a device to extract high quality security keys, which in turn make the process very secure. By combining INSIDE’s proven secure microcontroller desig...

Hikvision introduces analogue PTZ domes DS-2AF7268 and DS-2AF7264

Hikvision recently introduced two smart analogue PTZ domes (the DS-2AF7268 and DS-2AF7264, respectively) which both incorporate a 960H image sensor to capture superior images at a horizontal resolution of 700TVL. This 960H image sensor presents a leap in current analogue surveillance performance and provides a 36% resolution improvement when compared to 4CIF. Utilising these PTZ domes with Hikvision 960H embedded DVRs allows users to experience highly-detailed images and also provides insurance...

Fermax celebrates its 25th anniversary in Singapore

The event was inaugurated with a welcome dinner, Technical Seminar and Golf Day The veteran brand of video door entry systems celebrated the past 24 and 25 of October the 25th anniversary of its establishment in Singapore. The veteran Spanish brand decided to celebrate its first 25 years in Singapore following its particular style: with a celebration he wanted to share with its partners, customers and friends from the entire region. And is that Fermax is one of the market...

Crocus Technology signs agreement with Valid to supply its microcontroller products in Brazil

Valid will supply Crocus’ CT32MLU1200 and CT32MLU_LTE MLU technology products in Brazil Crocus Technology S.A., a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies for mobile security, embedded microcontrollers, harsh environment electronics and magnetic sensors, recently announces that it has signed an agreement with Valid, one of the largest suppliers of smart cards in Brazil, to supply its microcontroller products, CT32MLU1200 and CT32MLU_LTE. Thes...

Xtralis reveals its converged safety and security solutions portfolio at gala event in London

Xtralis’ VESDA-E and VESDA smoke detectors, and ADPRO FastTrace 2E RMG security platform were released at the event Xtralis recently announced its next-generation Xtralis Everywhere (Xtralis-E) portfolio of converged safety and security solutions. This innovative portfolio provides early, reliable detection and remote visual verification of smoke, gas, and perimeter threats for businesses, governments, and critical infrastructure. All of the solutions were revealed at a...

Grandstream Networks announces new weatherproof Infrared HD IP camera with adjustable lens

Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, recently announced a new weatherproof Infrared (IR) HD IP camera with an adjustable lens.  The new GXV3674_HD_VF, Grandstream’s first vari-focal IP camera, lets business and residential users adjust the camera lens to fit a wide range of security monitoring needs such as nearby areas (i.e. building entrances) or distant focus areas (i.e. parking lot). The GXV3674_HD_VF IP Came...

Detex Corporation’s stockroom security system offers enhanced security for retailers

Detex Corporation offers a special life safety and security system that helps retailers deter customers from entering stockrooms from the sales floor. During an emergency, the system also provides a life safety path through the stockroom for customers and employees. Certain high-security and retail applications require a combination of components, and the Stockroom Security System features a range of hardware designed for specific requirements. In addition, the system is scalable for more compl...

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