Surveillance & Security News for November 2013

Cassidian to upgrade German Armed Forces’ identification systems to NATO’s new “Mode 5” IFF standard

Cassidian will convert the existing MSSR 2000 I secondary radar systems to the new Mode 5 standard Cassidian will upgrade the German Armed Forces’ identification systems to NATO’s new “Mode 5” IFF standard. Germany is taking the pioneering role in the modernisation of all NATO identification systems, whose task is to differentiate between friendly and enemy aircraft and thus to reduce the risk of friendly fire. The modernisation of all of NATO&rsquo...

Axis Communications’ network cameras and VMS deployed by security team at Grey Cup Festival in Regina

The security team will utilise Axis thermal, fixed dome and pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) network cameras Axis Communications, the global leader in network video surveillance, recently announced that the security team at this week’s 101th Grey Cup Festival in Regina, Saskatchewan will utilise a mix of Axis thermal, fixed dome and pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) network cameras controlled by AXIS Camera Station video management software to help protect visitors and volunteers of the five-day f...

Milestone's IP VMS integration with EIA's ShotSpotter gunshot detection helps Nassau County Police Department fight criminal firearm activity

Milestone's system not only detects gunshots but is also able to differentiate between fireworks or backfiring vehicles Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) has been integrated by EIA, Inc. with ShotSpotter gunshot detection and the Hawkeye Effect digital mapping to help the Nassau County Police Department fight criminal firearm activity. With the goal of driving down gun violence in the Roosevelt-Uniondale area of New York, the Nassau County Pol...

Gallagher to expand its operations in Thailand to support growing needs of ASEAN countries

Gallagher's Bangkok office will be open and operational by the end of the year New Zealand global security leader, Gallagher has announced plans to expand its operations in Thailand to support growing needs of the ASEAN countries. Sir William Gallagher, CEO of Gallagher, joined the official visit of New Zealand Prime Minister to Bangkok this month, as the company prepares to open an office and further establish its business in the region. The company already supports customer...

MOBOTIX’s CCTV solutions protect pupils, staff and property at Trent Valley Academy in Lincolnshire

99% of the site is monitored by discreet CCTV systems which blend into the decor as devices similar to smoke detectors MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at the Trent Valley Academy that has helped create a safe and secure environment for the academic community with improved reliability and simplified operating procedures. In 2009, Trent Valley Academy opened its main four store...

Pelco by Schneider Electric announces World Vision Kisongo experience tour at its facility in California

World Vision Kisongo Experience is housed inside a high-tech expandable semi-truck which transports visitors to Tanzania Schneider Electric recently announced it is hosting the World Vision Kisongo Experience tour at its Pelco facility in Clovis, California, November 19 and 20. World Vision, a humanitarian organisation dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice, has...

Datacard Group to display its new SD460 and CD800 card printers at CARTES Paris 2013

Datacard Group has recently announced enhancements to its desktop family including hardware innovations Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalisation solutions, recently announced significant enhancements to its desktop family—including new hardware innovations, as well as more secure supplies and overlays—to deliver an optimal mix of affordability, security and durability in government, corporate and school ID card programs.   A...

EIA’s tactical installation and final integration of security equipment safeguards ING New York City Marathon

EIA’s coordinated strategic integration included solutions such as IP surveillance cameras EIA, Inc., one of America’s leading Networked Technology Integrators successfully provided the tactical installation and final integration of a deployment package. The package consisted of various surveillance and security equipment which provided robust situational awareness to the management of the ING New York City Marathon—the largest and most popular marathon in th...

Aimetis named one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte

Aimetis’ increase in revenues of 169% percent from 2008 to 2012 resulted in a 432 ranking in Technology Fast 500 Aimetis announced recently that it has been named to Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The company also announced it has been named to Deloitte Canada’s Technology Fast 50, an award that recognises technologi...

AlliedBarton announces the promotion of Carol Johnson as the new President and COO

Johnson will oversee operations and business development and help guide the organisation's growth AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the promotion of Carol Johnson to President and COO. In her new role, Johnson will continue to report to Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton's Chairman and CEO. "This additional executive role within our organisation will allow for an even greater focus on the implementation of...

MorphoTrak provides 3D facial recognition technology to secure access at The Marque membership club in Texas

The Marque business social club selected the Morpho 3D face reader to provide a convenient biometric solution Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary MorphoTrak, provides 3D facial recognition technology for secure access at The Marque, the most exclusive membership club in Houston, Texas. The Marque business social club selected the Morpho 3D Face Reader™, to provide a highly secure yet convenient biometric solution that allows members-only access to certain areas of t...

NXT-ID Inc. integrates its MobileBio Voicematch algorithm with the Wocket, a next generation payment identity product

NXT-ID Inc., a biometrics company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announced recently that it has successfully ported its MobileBio Voicematch algorithm to its widely anticipated next generation payment and identity product -- the Wocket. The Wocket is a new class of biometrically secure mobile devices designed to bring the traditional wallet into the 21st century by providing the functionality of a wallet and incorporating a touch screen and a single dynamically programmable card...

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