Surveillance & Security News for October 2008

Téfal optimises its security with scalable Axis Communications network surveillance technology

Mission:The Téfal Group's main industrial site in France (36 hectares) located in Rumilly, Haute Savoie, has 2,200 employees across 16 buildings.  To strengthen its security, optimise the movements of its security staff and, as much as possible, secure its various access points, Téfal was looking to completely overhaul its video surveillance installation.  The old analogue system in place was inflexible and urgently needed a solution.Solution:The challenge for Axis was to...

Alpro provides quality security solution for Porsche dealership

When the Porsche dealership at Silverstone needed security for their car showroom, they turned to door hardware suppliers Alpro Hardware to supply the solution.  Needing a panoramic view for customers into their showrooms to display their amazing range of luxury cars, aluminium doors along with curtain walling was installed.  The doors contained Alpro Hardware narrow stile locks complete with integral Europrofile cylinders, allowing clean aesthetics along with security to dominate the...

Geutebruck increases presence in the Middle East

  Tariq Farooqui, Geutebrück sales managerGeutebrück has announced the appointment of Tariq Farooqui as their sales manager for the Middle East.  This region was previously serviced by the Geutebrück Eurasia team in Ankara, but it is intended to have an office with training and demo facilities in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by the end of the year.  Tariq Farooqui has been based in Riyadh since 1991 where he worked first with a local system integrator and more rec...

Great Manchester Police received new control room with the help of CNL

  Greater Manchester Police's new state-of-the-art control roomCNL, a leading global developer of Command and Control software, has provided its latest software, IPSecurityCenter™, to power the CCTV distribution and management elements within Greater Manchester Police's new state-of-the-art control room.  This was a direct result of CNL's ongoing partnership with BT.  The facility was put through its paces for the first time last week during Operation Protector; to...

Paxton Access provides access control solution for Little Chute Area School District

 Little Chute Area School District in Wisconsin Little Chute Area School District focuses its strengths and resources on developing the individual talents and skills of its students. Based, as the name would suggest in Little Chute, Wisconsin the school consists of three buildings that serve the needs of elementary, middle and high school students.The Little Chute Area School District is committed to providing an environment that provides a quality learning experience for all. With app...

Bosch's Dr. Bob Banerjee to speak at Security Canada Central Conference

  Dr. Bob Banerjee will present on the evolution from analog to digital videoAt the Security Canada Central Conference and Exposition, Dr. Bob Banerjee, product marketing manager for Bosch, will present on the evolution from analog to digital video and will clarify the fundamental differences between the various definitions of video over IP.  The session, titled 'VCRs, DVRs, NVRs. What Next?'  will take place on Thursday, October 23 at 10:15 am in Room Pinset 1.   &...

Genetec ranked 24th fastest growing technology company in Canada

  Genetec has rapidly built a highly successful company in the Canadian technology industryGenetec is ranked among the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years.  Genetec's increase in revenues of 799% percent from 2003 to 2007 resulted in a 24th ranking. For over a decade, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program has tracked the successful growth of Canadian-grown globa...

175% is the magic number - SourceSecurity.com consolidates its leadership in security media

   SourceSecurity.com increases traffic significantly over the last 12 monthsNotting Hill Media Limited, publisher of SourceSecurity.com, has announced year-on-year results which show that its traffic has increased 175% over the last 12 months.  This is based upon the mean average for total page view growth of 179% and total visit growth of 172% between quarter ended 30 September 2007 and quarter ended 30 September 2008, as measured by leading metrics tool Google Analytics.Says To...

Robotic insects and ‘smart bacteria’ set to threaten security in the Office of the future

Robotic insects and ‘smart bacteria' set to threaten security in the Office of the future, warns Canon EuropeA new futurology report, commissioned by Canon Europe, world leader in imaging solutions, has warned that robotic insects, artificial intelligence and ‘smart bacteria' are likely to be the tools of espionage used for surveillance and the illicit gathering of sensitive information in the Office of the future.Future threats to business security include tiny robotic insects, inte...

Identica and HID provide state-of-the-art vascular biometric solution for St. Louis fitness centres

  Identica Holdings has teamed up with HID Global to provide vascular biometric solutionIdentica Holdings Corporation recently announced that it has partnered with HID Global, to provide a state-of-the-art vascular biometric solution to the entire franchise of Club Fitness centers, a 25-year-old chain located across the St. Louis, MO metro area.Identica, a leader in next-generation biometric identification and security solutions, will embed secure iCLASS® contactless smart car...

Cambridgeshire County Council places trust in Group 4 Technology SYMMETRYâ„¢ security solution

   The flexibility of the Symmetry Security Management System has opened up possibilities across 19 buildings Group 4 Technology (G4Tec) is proud to announce the installation of its Symmetry™ security management solution across further Cambridgeshire County Council facilities.  G4Tec began their relationship with Cambridgeshire County Council in May 1994.  This relationship has spanned many projects, with the most recent being the installation of the...

Siemens returns to GreenPark in Reading for system upgrades

 Siemens Building Technologies retrun to Reading's GreenPark business complex for system upgradesSix years after Siemens Building Technologies Security Solutions installed its first phase of external CCTV systems at GreenPark, Reading's premier business park, the company is back to upgrade the main infrastructure cameras and lenses to take advantage of the latest technological developments and improved image quality.All these changes have taken place under a renewed rental agreement, set in...

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