Surveillance & Security News for October 2009

Intruder alarm transmission systems poised for growth

  Increased public demand for high spec intruder alarm systemsNew kinds of ‘cost-competitive' dual-path security alarm transmission systems are opening up new business opportunities for installers upgrading from audible-only, says BT Redcare's Andy Fyvie.Heightened public awareness of the need to improve security, coupled with new developments in intruder alarm technology, mean that there are now some exciting new opportunities for security alarm installers to grow their bus...

Panasonic i-Pro cameras integrate with Pelco's Endura

  Pelco's Endura IP video surveillance system will support Panasonic's i-Pro network camerasPanasonic and Pelco announced that Pelco's latest version of the Endura IP video surveillance system (v2.1) will support select Panasonic i-Pro Series network cameras. Pelco was demonstrating Panasonic i-Pro network cameras operating on the Endura v2.1 platform  at ASIS 2009.According to Mike Maddox, Panasonic Solution Developer Network (PSDN) Program Manager: "Pelco is an important me...

W-5 DSP set to become an industry ‘Winner’

Samsung Techwin launched the first four of its cameras and domes to be equipped with "Winner" DSP chipsetSamsung Techwin has launched the first four of its 24-hour surveillance cameras and domes to be equipped with the latest generation "Winner" DSP chipset, the new ‘engine room' of the company's mid-range product offering.The W-5 chipset is designed to equip cameras with greater stability and articulated image processing to deliver ultra crisp and sharp colour images a...

Quantum Secure and Henry Bros. Electronics announce strategic alliance

Strategic partnership designed to reinforce Henry Bros. Electronics' integrated security solutionsQuantum Secure, the leading provider of enterprise software to manage and streamline security identities, compliance and events across disparate physical security systems, and Henry Bros. Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HBE), a turnkey provider of technology-based integrated electronic security solutions, recently announced the formation of a strategic partnership designed to reinforce Henry Bros. Electr...

Raytec launches ‘Lighting Amnesty’ – Scrap & Save

Raytec's ‘Lighting Amnesty' campaign alert people to save the amount of energy and money being wastedRaytec are launching a new ‘Lighting Amnesty' campaign to alert  public and private sector users, from local authorities and schools to power plants and industrial sites, to the amount of energy and money being wasted by older style CCTV and security lighting.With the aim of saving thousands of pounds for both taxpayers and private businesses, leading UK CCTV lighting manufa...

Portugal's new Palacio Do Gelo shopping complex opts for Sony's networked security solutions

Sony's multi-functional network design combines more than 200 IP security cameras, digital signage and a public address system for one of the country's largest retail environments. Sony announced the completion of a 200-camera surveillance and communication system at Palacio do Gelo, which has been designed to monitor 175,000 square metres of shopping space with over 200 shops and restaurants, a cinema and a supermarket. With an integrated solution that combines IP network cameras, corporat...

Safety and Security Asia 2009 opens in challenging times

CEMS in collaboration with Safety and Security Asia officially opened "Safety and Security Asia 2009"Conference and Exhibition Management Services (CEMS) in collaboration with Safety and Security Asia officially opened "Safety and Security Asia 2009" at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday morning. The event which marked the 20th anniversary of Safety and Security Asia is joined by "Homeland Security Asia 2009" and "Fir...

Five organizations form Singapore's very first security alliance - Singapore Security Alliance (SSA)

  Edward Liu, Managing Director of CEMS gives his address at the Safety & Security Asia 2009Today marked a momentous occasion for Singapore's security industry with the formation of Singapore's very first security alliance. Spearheaded by five organizations, the Singapore Security Alliance (SSA) is a joint initiative formed to forge closer ties among the organizations to better promote the well-being of Singapore's security industry and its members. This alliance is anticipated to...

Multi-layered solution for Austrian shopping centre

Multi-layered security is becoming an ever-increasing focus for retail operations worldwide as they seek to combat crime which can have a significant impact on profitability.  A new shopping centre in Austria has demonstrated how an interoperable approach, combining video surveillance, access control and intrusion technologies, has been used to address loss prevention.  The centre, which features some 83 shops and restaurants over an area of almost 40,000 square metres, is operated by...

IndigoVision's integrated IP-CCTV solution protects new flagship hotel in Qatar

IndigoVision's complete IP Video technology is providing a fully integrated CCTV surveillance solution for the new Mövenpick Tower & Suites Hotel in Doha, Qatar. The 5-star, 350 room, 26-floor hotel is housed in a futuristic building located at the entrance to the prestigious West Bay Area, a booming trade district, only 15 minutes drive from Doha International Airport. The 116 camera system, which was installed by IndigoVision's local approved partner Capital Technology WLL, is seamle...

Rotterdam police use IQeye smart megapixel surveillance solution

IQinVision, market leader in high-performance megapixel IP security cameras, intelligent network cameras, and IP video recording systems, today announced that upwards to 20 downtown Rotterdam shops, in the Netherlands, have deployed IQeye megapixel cameras to combat store robberies. IQeyes cameras were chosen over other leading IP camera makers for their superior image quality. UTS (Unisoft Total Services) is responsible for the overall technological application and installation. For the Rotter...

Axis network cameras enable Douglas Court Shopping Centre to cut slip and fall claims

Mission The Shipton Group, which owns and manages Douglas Court Shopping Centre in Cork, Ireland, required a surveillance solution to cut crime, gather video evidence to dramatically cut slip and fall injury claims, reinforce tenants' health and safety obligations and even improve customer experience to deploy support staff more effectively to tasks and locations around Douglas Court.  Solution The Shipton Group worked with Irish IT consultancy RPC Consultants, a leading Axis Communicati...

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