Surveillance & Security News for October 2008

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies takes off at Heathrow Airport

  Ingersoll Rand takes off at Heathrow Airport, UKIngersoll Rand Security Technologies has supplied bomb blast resistant doors and Martin Roberts steel doorsets throughout Heathrow Airport's new Terminal 5.  The building was designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership at a cost of £4.3billion.Due to tens of millions of passengers using the facility each year, it was vital that this iconic building would be as accessible as possible.  It also had to be highly secure from...

LEGIC credential via mobile network

  In future, the further development of LEGIC technology also enables NFC mobile phones from afar, to serve as a payment medium or as an identification credentialAt Security 2008 in Essen/Germany, LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, leading provider of contactless smart card technology for personal identification, showcased a novelty on the world market, securely transferring a virtual LEGIC multi-application card via mobile network on an NFC mobile phone.  With this innovation, LEGIC demonst...

Dallmeier at Security 2008, Essen

  The number of visitors to the Dallmeier stand increased tremendouslyMore visitors, more international flair - Security 2008 in Essen was a record-breaking event.  Guests from 115 nations used the opportunity to see the latest products and services offered by more than 1100 exhibitors.  According to the fair management, during the first two days the numbers of visitors was already 8 per cent higher compared to the last Security.  Even more impressive though is...

Norbain keeps installers up to date with the latest offerings

  Norbain launches new monthly publication, Catalogue UpdateNorbain has launched a new monthly publication, Catalogue Update, to compliment its bi-annual product catalogue. Catalogue Update contains information on the latest CCTV, IP Video, Access Control and Intruder solutions available through Norbain.  The aim of the publication is to keep installers up to date with the latest products on the market and inform them of introductory offers and special deals.  Designed t...

Samsung Techwin goes from strength to strength

  Andrew Jackson, Gary Sykes and Nigel Austin have all joined the Samsung Techwin sales teamOctober has seen Samsung Techwin's CCTV division grow significantly with the recruitment of three well known industry personalities.  Andrew Jackson, Gary Sykes and Nigel Austin have all joined the Samsung Techwin sales team. Gary Sykes and Nigel Austin have been appointed Business Development Managers for the UK whilst Andrew Jackson has taken on responsibility for sales in the Nordic regi...

Axis network cameras for Austria’s largest grocery chain SPAR

 Between 10 and 15 cameras of AXIS 207 and AXIS 207MW models are being installed in each of the 750 SPAR stores Axis Communications has entered into a contract for installation of network cameras in 750 existing SPAR stores in Austria.  The installations have commenced and shall be completed by summer 2009."We are proud that one of Europe's largest grocery chains has chosen Axis network video products.  The retail trade accounts for about a quarter of all the security in...

CERTALARM: one-stop European testing moving from concept to reality

   CERTALARM will be at the core of supporting new legislative initiatives The availability of a pan-European one-stop testing and certification scheme for the fire and security industries has taken a significant step forward with the announcement that CERTALARM has been successfully registered as a business. CERTALARM was registered in Brussels as a not-for-profit Association (Association international sans but lucratif, AISBL) to operate a pan-European certificati...

Warwick Housing Authority opts for wireless solution from Fluidmesh

  The Warwick project has an overall count of 83 camerasNot all video surveillance projects are created equal. Some come with very specific challenges and obstacles.  The Warwick, Rhode Island Housing Authority can testify to that.  Its goal was to protect residents with video surveillance at five of its housing complexes.  The five sites are in an area of about 10 square miles, all within one to three miles of each other.What made a wireless solution particularly challe...

Milestone Integration Platform Symposium sharpens focus on IP video surveillance leaders

   Milestone proved to be number one for open platform IP video management in the 'software only' category worldwide Milestone Systems held its bi-annual ‘MIPS' event last week: the Milestone Integration Platform Symposium.  Several hundred international security industry professionals gathered to learn the latest in digital surveillance solutions, and one of the first presentations from IMS Research announced that Milestone is the number one ‘softwar...

Hikvision signs Memorandum of Understanding with Prama Technologies to establish joint venture in India

  Hikvision and Prama Technology combine forces to supply digital video surveillance in India Hikvision Digital Technology Co. Ltd., the leading supplier of digital video surveillance products with the headquarters in China, today announced that it has signed joint venture MOU (memorandum of understanding) with Prama Technologies to establish a joint venture in order to further enhance the penetration in the booming Indian security market.  Prama Technologies has be...

RemGuard remote CCTV offer to target Dedicated Micros' installers

  The new offer will allow cashbacks of up to £600 to installers linked to RemGuard's RVRCLeading remotely monitored CCTV provider RemGuard Visual Management, part of AD Group, has unveiled a special offer which will allow participating Dedicated Micros' installers to earn up to £600 cashback for each NetVu Connected system - including the DV-IP Server, SD Range and DS2 - fitted by them and then connected to RemGuard's BS8418 compliant Remote Video Response Centre (RVRC).Un...

ProZone selects Sony to enhance its business offering

 The SNC-RX550P offers the highest image quality in its class BackgroundProZone is a provider of football performance and match analysis software for over half of the UK's football premiership clubs.  Designed by coaches for coaches, Prozone offers a rich and comprehensive set of analysis tools, founded on physical, technical and tactical aspects of performance, offering football clubs full 90 minute match reviews for quality control and fitness monitoring purposes.Customer challe...

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