Surveillance & Security News for October 2008

EVT advances video management solutions with intuitive PTZ cameras management & control at IFSEC India

 The Vertex is tailored to meet customers' specific needs EVT, a developer of networked video management and recording software, displayed the Vertex 1.05 networked video management and recording software at IFSEC India.  The Vertex 1.05 now incorporates extended PTZ management and control features such as PTZ Control Overlay, PTZ Lock and PTZ User Priority management.  These features enable improved control and administration of IP and Analog PTZ cameras, especially for...

Niscayah becomes ATM Industry Association member

    Peter Romanov, Business Development DirectorSecurity systems specialist Niscayah has announced its membership of the international ATM Industry Association (ATMIA), along with concurrent sponsorship participation of the ATMIA's ATM Security 2008 Conference in London (27-28 Oct 2008). As the leading provider of security systems support to the UK's retail banking sector, Niscayah has a 20-plus year history of involvement with ATM security.  "Increasing diversification...

Genetec among top 15 Employers in Greater Montreal for the third year in a row

  Genetec employees are provided with attractive retirement and profit sharing plansGenetec was selected, for the third year in a row, as one of Montreal's Top Employers.  Published by The Montreal Gazette, the annual listing showcases the best employers in respect to criteria such as physical workplace, atmosphere, health and family benefits, vacation, internal communication, performance management, professional development, and community involvement.Evaluated by the editors of C...

Cognitec to feature on Alexander Haig's 21st Century Business TV series

 Cognitec Systems to feature on Alexander Haig's 21st Century BusinessCognitec Systems - a leader in face recognition technology and systems, today announced that it is going to be featured on Alexander Haig's 21st Century Business Television series."We are very pleased with the opportunity afforded to us by 21st Century Business to disseminate Cognitec's vision and product offering.  Over the last few years, Cognitec has achieved a leadership position within the face recogni...

Shop safely at the Campo dei Fiori shopping centre thanks to Axis and Fluidmesh security solution

  Axis products selected to secure the Campo dei Flora Shopping CentreThe Gavirate Shopping Centre has recently enhanced its innovative wireless video security system using Fluidmesh technology and IP Axis cameras Fluidmesh Networks and Axis Communications completed a project to expand the video security system at the “Campo dei Fiori” Shopping Centre in Gavirate, in the province of Varese, Italy.The project started in early 2005, when several wired cameras were instal...

Axis cameras in service at Länsförsäkringar

  Länsförsäkringar sees the advantages of providing security assisted by network video technology Axis Communications recently announced that its network cameras are part of the Swedish insurance company Länsförsäkring Älvsborg's alarm service for farming, companies and private homes.  Länsförsäkringar will initially offer the alarm service to its policy holders in Älvsborg county. The alarm service means that customers w...

Open industry standards - the next steps in network video

SourceSecurity.com recently caught up with Jonas Andersson, business development director at Axis Communications, to talk in more detail about Axis' ground-breaking co-operative agreement to work collectively with Bosch and Sony on the development of a standard network interface for network video products.  The resulting collaboration, now called Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF), will strive to develop an open industry standard and is inviting would-be participants to register via...

Ikea Belfast store is safe and secure thanks to Honeywell security system

  IKEA store that is the equivalent area of five and a half footbal fields on the outskirts of BelfastThe clientAn acronym for founder Ingvar Kamprad and his boyhood home place, Elmtaryd, Agunnaryd, the IKEA Group began operating in Sweden in 1943.  IKEA is one of the world's top furniture retailers, employing 118,000 co-workers in 40 countries.  IKEA sells Scandinavian-style home furnishings and other housewares in about 250 stores in 34 countries.  The company designs...

Security in hostile times thanks to Siemens

In an age of war, terrorism and unequal distribution of wealth, British firms operating in sectors such as the petrochemical, aerospace and offshore industries need to ensure they secure their businesses and provide a safe working environment for their employees, both at home and abroad. The risks faced by British companies and workers abroad include the current problems experienced in the oil industry in Iraq.  The industry has suffered from a rapid fall in oil production as a r...

Paxton Net2 access control at Knorr Bremse

External security specialist Alert Systems Ltd has integrated Paxton Net2 units and anti-static test readers to ensure that KBRS personnel are free of static before entering laboratory-like 'clean' production areas. Highly sensitive and advanced electronic components are being protected from electro static discharge at (UK) Limited (KBRS) thanks to an unusual application of the Net2 access control system from Paxton Access. Alert Systems originally installed Net2 in 2005 at the then newly-buil...

Sony CCTV solution safeguards Canary Island shipyards

ASTICAN (Astilleros de Canarias S.A.) is a private company whose work consists of repairing, maintaining and converting all types of boats.  ASTICAN is implementing a Sony intelligent video surveillance solution to guarantee the safety and operating efficiency across its network. This particular project was managed by Ralicom, an IT and telecommunications provider that specialises in network installation and software development.  The keystone of the Sony video surveillance system prov...

Smoke Screen secures large warehouse environment

ProblemExpansys are Europe's largest online retailer of PDAs and accessories.  One of their warehouse became a target for persistent through the wall break-ins.  Each break-in resulted in an approximate loss of stock in excess of £80,000.00.  The ‘risk' area is absolutely enormous and measures some 100m x 100m x 15m.OptionsThe site had tried upgrading to monitored CCTV with audio challenge, manned guarding and concrete barriers at likely points of entry.  Things d...

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