Surveillance & Security News for October 2008

Global real estate company shows confidence in Axis Security

  Axis Security hired to manage security in multi-tenanted buildings in London's City and West EndAxis Security, one of London and the City's fastest growing security service providers, has secured a major new contract with property company Savills, covering eight multi-tenanted buildings in the City and West End. Axis is providing manned guarding at six of these prestigious buildings, and response patrols at the remaining two, encompassing 25 officers and a dedicated Portfolio Supervi...

Hirsch Electronics joins Trusted Computing Group (TCG)

  Hirsch's products will help enterprises enhance system integrity and better protect information assetsHirsch Electronics, a leading supplier of physical access control and security management solutions to enterprises and government agencies, today announced it has joined the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and will participate in its Trusted Network Connect (TNC) work group to enable more secure computing across the enterprise.  By joining with other TCG member companies such as I...

Raytec showcases new line of LED lighting solutions at Security Essen 2008

Raytec, the CCTV lighting specialists, continues to deliver innovative LED lighting solutions for the CCTV professional and will be showcasing a number of new and enhanced products at Security Essen (hall 2, stand 204). Raytec's latest innovation, which will be previewed at Security Essen, is FUSION, a full range of low voltage Infra-Red and White-Light illuminators designed to be powered from 12-24V.  FUSION is due for launch in November and is set to be Raytec's most important product int...

Mobotix Group reports most successful fiscal year in company history

  The MOBOTIX Group has reached a sales growth of almost 50%MOBOTIX AG, a technologically leading system provider for digital high-resolution network-based video security systems, reports final results for the past fiscal year 2007/08 ending on 30th June 2008.  Sales and profit are above expectations.Sales: 35.3m EUR, Sales growth: 49.6% , EBIT: 7.0m EUR, EBIT in % of total output: 19.0% , Annual net income: 4.9m EUR , Earnings per share: 1.16 EUR , Dividend per share (proposal):...

Dedicated Micros to spotlight enhanced CCTV capabilities at Security ESSEN 2008

 The DV-IP Server network DVR will be one of the products highlighted by Dedicated Micros at Security Essen 2008CCTV specialist Dedicated Micros, part of AD Group, will be using Security Essen 2008 to unveil a number of new and enhanced NetVu Connected surveillance products, including the latest generation DV-IP Server network DVR and the advanced, entry-level DV-IP Express.Features built-in to the new DV-IP Server transform this popular network DVR into a fully scalable, hybrid, syste...

Bosch supports national charities

  Bosch supports two charity events this fallBosch is extending a helping hand to national charities through our support of two events this fall.  In September, Bosch sponsored the American Red Cross in its efforts to help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to disasters. Funds raised at the organization's Fire & Ice Benefit Auction will provide emergency shelter, food, clothing, and basic necessities to help families in the greater Rochester, New York area who...

Large-scale Axis IP-Surveillance deployment delivers Return on Investment and future-proofed solution

IP-Surveillance technology is proving its worth in terms of real Return on Investment (ROI) in contrast to traditional, analogue-based CCTV systems.  This was the conclusion of a study based on a large IP-Surveillance installation completed in the last month at Knowsley Community College, near Liverpool.The bulk of the savings came from ongoing system maintenance costs.  With a standalone analogue-based CCTV system the college's estates management team would have been obliged to purcha...

Winter fun and relaxing in the thermal baths made easy by LEGIC

Après ski in the thermal baths - both these leisure pursuits can now be combined very conveniently at the Bad Kleinkirchheim resort in Carinthia (Austria).  The operators of the mountain railways and the Roman thermal baths have now opted for a hitherto unique access control solution which uses the very latest transponder technology to link up two different leisure worlds.Here, the slogan ‘From the piste to the thermal baths' is taken quite literally.  Once one has purchas...

Feeling safe and relaxed thanks to Mobotix: Le Méridien Parkhotel Frankfurt

"Savoir vivre" in FrankfurtIn the middle of the hectic Frankfurt banking district, tranquillity can be found at the traditional Le Méridien Parkhotel Frankfurt.  Located in the idyllic Wiesenhüttenplatz, a street surrounded by trees, the hotel, which was built in 1905, offers its guests a superior standard of comfort as well as a discreet and courteous service with all the flair of a grand old establishment.  Guests are guaranteed a haven of comfort and relaxation...

Swiss stadiums used Geutebruck CCTV for UEFA EURO 2008

Two Swiss stadiums which hosted UEFA Euro 2008 football matches in June 2008 chose to use new Geutebruck CCTV equipment for security and crowd management in and around the grounds as well as their associated retail and entertainment facilities.  The hybrid systems installed by EOTEC AG in the 40,000-seater St Jakob stadium in Basle and in the 30,000-seater Letzigrund stadium in Zurich both integrated existing analogue cameras with new IP and megapixel ones, digital recording and virtual mat...

Honeywell and Wireless CCTV brings motor sport action closer to SEAT's racing fans

The clientSEAT Sport UK is the motorsport division of SEAT UK which competes in the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).  It is one of fifteen teams competing in the BTCC with two race-engineered SEAT Leon TDI cars.  It excels at everything it does and that includes offering its VIP guests an unrivalled experience on race days.The situationAs part of the BTCC season, SEAT Sport UK participates in 30 thrilling races.  Thousands of fans flock to the circuits on race days...

Siemens provides an accessible transformation at Burnley Football Club

A new access control system based on products from Siemens Building Technologies and installed by Thorne Access & Security, is playing a key role in the transformation of an under-used executive suite at Burnley Football Club.  Part of Pennine Lancashire's No Limits programme, the suite will become a vibrant Enterprise Haven that provides accommodation and support for fledgling businesses.By working with partners, including Burnley FC's community trust, No Limits is planning to regenera...

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