Surveillance & Security News for October 2009

Chargecrest Security extends its operation nationwide

 Security services provider Chargecrest Security takes its business nationwideChargecrest Security, a UK privately owned security company and provider of security services since 1978, is to extend its manned guarding operation nationwide, following the merger with Securiforce UK and Excel Group. The move follows demand from Chargecrest Security's existing clients to deliver the same quality of service to their regional business throughout the UK.The merger creates a £6.5 million busin...

TAC completes brand migration to Schneider Electric

 Security solutions specialist TAC has completed transformation and brand migration to Schneider ElectricSchneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and security solutions, recently announced it has completed the strategic transformation and brand migration of TAC to Schneider Electric.Schneider Electric is now uniquely poised to directly offer customers a full range of solutions across its core competencies of power, data centres, industrial automation, building manag...

Pelco IP Road Shows prove summer hit

Pelco IP Road Shows visited 27 major citiesPelco has announced that its IP Road Shows have been a great success, visiting 27 major cities across the U.S. and Canada in just four months. More than 2,000 participants benefited from this free Pelco IP Road Show series."We are very pleased with the tremendous response and large number of attendees at each event. Participants had many great things to say and enjoyed their own chance to plug into the power of Pelco IP," says Paul Novak, Vice...

COMPUTERLINKS to host Security Solutions Day

COMPUTERLINKS hosts a special security conference for East Anglian businesses COMPUTERLINKS, a leading global distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, recently announced it will be hosting a special ‘Security Solutions Day' for East Anglian businesses on Tuesday 20 October at its headquarters in Newmarket. The event will include presentations from the Estates and Buildings Division of the University of East Anglia, specialist security consultancy Check Your S...

CCTV site safety net

 Intelligent CCTV technology is fast becoming an indispensable resource when it comes to managers seeking to secure the health and safety of their workers on busy large-scale sites and also to deter unwanted intruders - in and out of hours - who, if left unchallenged, may find themselves in potentially hazardous and even life threatening situations.The widespread application of surveillance technology, from network capable solutions to remotely monitored, detector-activated systems, is undo...

Reliance High-Tech becomes authorised integrator in the UK for S2 Security

Reliance High-Tech has become an authorised integrator in the UK for S2 Security Corporation's productsReliance High-Tech has become an authorised integrator in the UK providing an end-to-end service from design and install through to maintenance for the full range of security products manufactured by S2 Security Corporation.Reliance High-Tech offers a complete range of integrated electronic security services and solutions to safeguard and protect people, property and assets. Using technologies...

LILIN creates ONVIF Support Programme

As part of the Support Programme LILIN will promote ONVIF to potential new membersFollowing the release of the World's first range of ONVIF compatible products, LILIN have received a high level of interest, predominately from VMS and NVR companies.As the only manufacturer offering an ONVIF solution at present, these companies have approached LILIN wanting to test their products and services for ONVIF integration with LILIN cameras.Due to the increasing amount of requests for assistance LILIN hav...

UK provider of security services appoints head of sales for the public sector as part of business advancement

 Tim Royal has been appointed as Head of Sales for the Public Sector at VSG, UK provider of security servicesAs part of its ongoing programme of business advancement, VSG, one of the UK's fastest growing providers of security services, has appointed Tim Royal (43) as Head of Sales for the Public Sector. In this newly created post, he has strategic responsibility for enhancing VSG's share of the national and local government markets for security services by working with organisations that in...

Bosch takes CCTV technology on the road

Bosch Security Systems has a  new Mobile CCTV Demonstration UnitBosch Security Systems is taking its technology on the road, quite literally, thanks to its new Mobile CCTV Demonstration Unit.The Mobile Demonstration Unit - a Mercedes Sprinter (fitted out by Bott Ltd) - is being used to help the UK sales team demonstrate the reliability and quality of its systems, along with its ability to integrate with technology from the recently acquired Extreme Group of companies.Products featured inclu...

Pelco consolidates roster of representative firms

Pelco has agreed to accept the resignation of four of its manufacturer's representative firmsPelco management announced recently that the company has agreed to accept the resignation of four of its manufacturer's representative firms, effective October 1, 2009. With this mutually agreed upon action Pelco will continue to build its reputation for providing industry-leading customer service by streamlining its management structure, increasing its front-line selling resources and building more tigh...

MOBOTIX sponsors audacious sail2Horizons project

MOBOTIX is providing 3 cameras and an ExtIO for Bernt Lüchtenborg's sail2Horizons projectBernt Lüchtenborg, a former building contractor from Brake in Germany, has some big ideas: To sail around the world, twice, alone and without setting foot on land - he calls his project sail2Horizons.As if sailing around the world twice was not ambitious enough, after the first circumnavigation ("sailing with the wind, as a warm-up," as he flippantly refers to it), he plans to turn around...

Traffic Safety Systems delivers mobile CCTV solution to help Guilford Borough Council tackle environmental crime

  Traffic Safety Systems has fitted new vehicles with PatrolVu mobile digital CCTV recording technologyTSS (Traffic Safety Systems) - part of AD Group - has equipped three vehicles operated by Guildford Borough Council in Surrey, England, with its advanced PatrolVu mobile digital CCTV recording technology to tackle a wide range of enforcement issues in the area from lorries discharging their loads on the public highway - with associated clean-up costs - to dog fouling and anti-social b...

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