Surveillance & Security News for October 2006

COE appoints Stephen Allott as Non-Executive Chairman

COE Group plc, the developer and supplier of advanced video surveillance systems, is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Allott as Chairman with effect from 31 October 2006.  Mr. Allott has a strong track record in the technology industry having held the positions of president, CFO and main board director at Micromuse Inc, a London origin developer of network management software used to monitor and manage clients' technology infrastructures.  During his tenure at Micro...

Peter Currie joins Vigilant

Peter Currie has joined Vigilant Technology as Business Development Manager.Peter, whose career within the electronic security industry spans over twenty years, has worked for both installers and manufacturers including a spell of seven years with Initial (Shorrock Security) where he was Chief Engineer before moving into sales and more recently, seven years with Petards as New Business Sales Manager.Commenting on the appointment, Vigilant Technology's Commercial Director, Mark Novak said: &q...

IndigoVision scoops prestigious Frost & Sullivan Award

IndigoVision, the leading supplier of IP Video and Alarm management solutions, has been honoured by Frost & Sullivan with the prestigious 2006 Technology Innovation and Leadership of the Year Award in the European security industry.  This award has been presented in recognition of IndigoVision's advanced strategies for product and technological development of IP Video solutions for CCTV applications.The Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation and Leadership of the Year...

CCTV monitoring expanded on Household Waste Recycling Centres

Hertfordshire County Council installs camera system at 4th Household Waste Recycling CentreKent-based Network & Cabling Solutions Ltd. announced today that it had now installed four closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems at Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs).The CCTV security systems consist of a number of Mobotix Internet Protocol (IP) cameras, which were installed at various locations, as part of the construction contracts for Waterdale, Roys...

MDI's VIEWpointâ„¢ Surveillance Managementâ„¢ solution selected for Bank Security project in the Middle East

MDI, Inc., the leading manufacturer of Unified Technology™ solutions for the security industry today announced that it's VIEWpoint™ Surveillance Management™ products, built on ONE™ Unified Technology™, have been selected by a financial institution group located in the Middle East.  The customer, who has chosen the unified system to deliver video security in the past, selected MDI based on its ability to deliver the right surveillance management solution require...

Shearforce Security adopts ITrac monitoring after customers welcome improved efficiency

London-based guarding company Shearforce Security has improved its operating efficiency, and service level to customers, using the ITrac real-time staff monitoring system.ITrac, developed by bconnected Ltd, has now been adopted by Shearforce company-wide after an initial pilot project proved so successful.The system is now providing the company's managers and customers with live tracking of all security guard clock-in and patrol events.They can monitor activity the moment it happens, and afterwa...

JVC debuts advanced network video recorder at IIPSEC 2007

JVC will debut the newly introduced VR-N900U "Hybrid" network video recorder (NVR) for the recording of images from both analogue and IP cameras on stand 039 at IIPSEC 2007.With embedded Milestone XProtect software, the NVR bridges the gap between analogue and IP video surveillance systems and offers complete reliability and quality.  The embedded software also makes it tamper-proof and the ‘triplex' functionality enables operators to simultaneously view, record and playback...

Security excellence awards bring double success for Siemens

At this year's Security Excellence Awards, Siemens Building Technologies, Security Systems, not only won the event's most sought after accolade - the Security Installer of the Year Award - but also built on previous success by winning the Best Customer Care Initiative Award for the second year running.Siemens received the Security Installer of the Year Award partly in recognition of the work it carried out under exceptionally difficult conditions in the aftermath of the London bombings o...

Lord Lieutenant presents AD Group with Queen's Award for Enterprise

CCTV innovator AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros - has been presented with the Queen's Award for Enterprise, in the Innovation category, by The Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, Mr William Bromley Davenport, during a formal ceremony held at the company's Warrington offices.The Award, given for TransVu the company's advanced mobile digital CCTV recorder, was handed over to AD Group's Chairman Nigel Petrie and, founder and CEO, Mike Newton in the presence of other Board members and over...

Axis celebrates 10 year anniversary of network cameras

Axis Communications, the global market leader in network video, celebrates ten years since the company introduced the world’s first network camera.  In October 1996 the AXIS 200 network camera was launched and heralded one of the first steps of the technology shift from analogue CCTV to network video.  From the beginning Axis Communications has been the market and technology leader within network video, a market growing by 40 per cent every year.In the mid-1990s, Axis Communicati...

Norbain offers yet more choice of Intruder Detection products

Norbain SD has signed an agreement with Intruder Detector manufacturer Aleph Europe Ltd to be their primary distributor in the UK. Aleph is a leading manufacturer of internal wall and ceiling mount detectors, external dual technology detectors and external active IR beams.  All ranges of Aleph's internal PIRs, wall and ceiling mounts come with pet immunity and anti-tamper as standard.  Built to the highest standard with a strong focus on innovation, Aleph products offer a cost effectiv...

Dallmeier presents CCTV/IP platform at Security 2006

Dallmeier electronic has declared Security 2006 in Essen a complete success.  The CCTV manufacturer’s stand area has been extended yet again and the newly designed stand with innovative communication and presentation solutions was highly appreciated by all visitors. The latest high-tech materials and innovative design reflect the high demands of operating in the global arena and Dallmeier’s quality and technology leadership that drives the development and production of its own p...

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