Surveillance & Security News for October 2009

US Department of Homeland Security to demonstrate chemical sensors for cell phones

DHS S&T Directorate will show new technology that would bring chemical sensing capabilities to mobilesOn October 27, the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate will demonstrate new technology that would bring chemical sensing capabilities to cellular phones. Three different researchers have produced first generation laboratory prototypes and will demonstrate them at San Diego State University Regional Technology Center.The programme, called C...

QED website gets a new look

 QED has completely revamped its website for improved customer experienceQED national distributor of CCTV consumables and equipment has given their website a total overhaul.  Visitors to the new site will be greeted by a fresh interface with a straightforward navigation system using branded icons and the companies purple colour staying constant throughout.As well as a new look, QED have informed us that the website packs in more products, more specification sheets, more product im...

Octavian Security to provide security services for multi-million-pound Nottinghamshire road scheme

  Octavian has been appoitned by Balfour Beatty to provide services for Nottinghamshire road schemeConstruction security specialist Octavian Security has won the contract to provide services to contractors working on a multi-million-pound road scheme in Nottinghamshire.Engineering and construction giant Balfour Beatty has appointed Octavian to provide static and mobile services as it delivers the A46 Newark to Widmerpool Improvement Scheme.The assignment will require a team of security...

MULTIEYE® Green Watch Network Recorder celebrates Sweden premiere at the SecTech

SecTech was a huge success for artec technologies and the MULTIEYE® distributor Prio Security"Exceptional products still attract attention and demand," said Stefan Uveskog, General Manager of Prio Security Sweden about the premiere of the new MULTIEYE® 8-channel Full IP / Hybrid network video recorder ofartec technologies. "Not only the design is an eye catcher. The price / performance ratio is unique in the class of the upper recorder. The image processing rate, memo...

'Top AREVA Supplier' award bestowed on video security specialist Geutebruck

  Katharina Geutebrück (right) receives the ‘Top AREVA Supplier' award from Areva chairman and president Anne LauvergeonThe accolade of ‘Top AREVA Supplier' was recently bestowed on video security specialist Geutebruck at a ceremony in Berlin.  The French energy technology giant's award program promotes good supplier relationships by bestowing top supplier status on companies who meet its performance criteria in 25 categories.  These include quality, competit...

Optelecom-NKF products to use Siqura brand beginning next year

 The Siqura brand has experienced a widespread market success since its introduction in 2006Optelecom-NKF, Inc., (NASDAQ:OPTC-News) a leading global supplier of advanced video surveillance solutions, recently announced that all products developed and distributed by the company will use the Siqura® brand name as of January 1, 2010. The Siqura registered trademark was adopted in 2006 to distinguish Optelecom-NKF's IP product line, even as the company's fibre products continued to be...

Maine Senator receives first Leadership in Security award from ASIS International's CSO Roundtable

 The Leadership in Security award was given to Maine Senator Susan M. CollinsThe CSO Roundtable of ASIS International recently awarded its first Leadership in Security Award to Sen. Susan M. Collins, who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in reaching across the aisle to draft and pass several critical pieces of U.S. homeland security legislation. The Maine Republican, who currently serves as ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, boasts an impr...

CzechVision signs partner agreement with artec technologies AG

CzechVision to offer artec technologies' complete MULTIEYE® product range of software and recorders The system integrator CzechVision O.M.T. from Brno, Czech Republic andartec technologies AG, Germany signed a partner agreement this week. CzechVision will offer the complete MULTIEYE® product range of Software and Recorders. The country wide net of 9 locations assures efficient communication and superb local support for the customer base."Our partners especially in larger installatio...

Network video forum ONVIF membership reaches 100

  ONVIF is a forum which drives the development of a standard global interface for network video productsONVIF has recently announced that its member base has grown to 103 companies. The forum, which drives the development of a global standard for the interface of network video products, now boasts 12 full members, 13 contributing members and 78 user member companies. Over the last months, Canon and IDIS have joined as full members and Dallmeier, General Electrics, Genetec, Hitachi, In...

Axis invests in systems division with appointment of new divisional director

  Walter Fitzpatrick has been appointed to head Axis Security's electronic systems division Walter Fitzpatrick has joined the Axis Security Group of Companies, to head up its electronic systems division. He will report directly to Jonathan Levine, the Group Managing Director. Walter will play a lead role in developing Axis Security's systems capabilities, designing and installing sophisticated CCTV and access control solutions for a range of applications, notably within the retail...

Hikvision Digital Technology to release latest winning speed dome at CPSE 2009

  Hikvision will release its 1.3-megapixel IP speed dome at the China Public Security Expo 2009 in ShenzenHikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd., the leading supplier of digital video surveillance products with the headquarters in China, will release its latest winning technology product -- DS-2DF1-671 1.3-Megapixel IP Speed Dome -- at CPSE 2009, which is held Nov. 1 to 4 at Shenzhen, China. The DS-2DF1-671 1.3-Megapixel IP Speed Dome delivers exquisite surveillance video with resoluti...

Highway H20 continues investment in IndigoVision's IP-CCTV system

IndigoVision's IP Video technology is at the heart of a major 4-year CCTV upgrade to the Welland Canal section of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Dubbed Highway H2O, the Seaway is the safe, reliable and environmentally friendly transportation route of choice to the heart of North America. IndigoVision's position as a technology leader in IP Video is underpinned by the numerous projects that have been field proven over a number of years, such as the one for the Welland Canal. The all-Canadian Welland...

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