Surveillance & Security News for October 2010

LEGIC integrates MIFARE technology into its product portfolio

LEGIC will be able to ensure increased product compatibility by becoming a MIFARE licenseeLEGIC Identsystems Ltd announced that it will support NXP Semiconductors' MIFARE technology in its reader platforms. By becoming a MIFARE licensee, LEGIC will be able to ensure that its reader components and systems are compatible with the portfolio of MIFARE-based smart cards, including MIFARE™ Classic, MIFARE Plus™ and MIFARE DESFire™ EV1. The agreement will foster LEGIC in its position...

ASL’s VoIP-based public address system installed at Babcock Rail to boost transport security measures

ASL's VoIP-based iPAM long line PA solution is operating from intelligent amplifier mainframesASL Safety & Security are working with Babcock Rail in Glasgow to replace Network Rail's legacy long line public address (LLPA) system at 39 stations operated by ScotRail around the city centre and surrounding urban areas as part of an infrastructure upgrade. ASL's VoIP-based iPAM long line PA solution is operating from intelligent amplifier mainframes installed at individual stations encompassing a...

LEGIC introduces new chips for contactless smart card readers at Security Essen 2010

The new SM-4200 reader chip for contactless readers used for personal identificationLEGIC Identsystems Ltd. is presenting a new reader chip generation for contactless readers for personal identification at Security 2010 in Essen, Germany. The smallest chip ever developed by LEGIC impresses with high interoperability and a ready-to-use upgradeable encryption package. Moreover, LEGIC is presenting a further development of the proven authorisation system LEGIC Master-Token System Control (MTSC) whi...

American Fibertek launches new fibre optic transmission and video surveillance solutions at Security Essen 2010

AFI has announced key enhancements to their V'nes Video Network Enterprise SolutionMaking another strong showing at Security Essen 2010, American Fibertek, Inc. (AFI), the security industry's leading independent supplier of transmission solutions for security applications, announces key enhancements to their V'nes Video Network Enterprise Solution and new fibre optic transmission solutions. Highlights include new video transceivers with features like 10-bit digital video transmission, integrated...

March Networks’ Financial Solution helps 400th institution to improve security and curb losses

Over 75 banks and credit unions have switched to March Networks' security solutions in the past 18 monthsMarch Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, surpassed the 400th financial customer milestone with the announcement that U.S.-based Community Bancshares, Inc. has selected a comprehensive March Networks Financial Solution to augment security and stem losses associated with fraudulent transactions, ATM skimming and other crimes. Community Bancshares, Inc. is one of...

ASIS’ CCP Certification is now a component of Certificate in Security Management from Buckinghamshire New University

CPP designation is awarded to individuals whose primary responsibility is security managementASIS International, the world's pre-eminent association for security professionals, has announced that Buckinghamshire New University has recognised the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification as a component of its Certificate in Security Management. Students will have thereafter the possibility to advance studies towards their MSc in Business Continuity, Security & Emergency Manag...

Lumenera ships 125,000th digital CCTV camera!

Lumenera's Li045 intelligent network cameraLumenera Corporation, a leading manufacturer and developer of high performance digital cameras and custom imaging solutions for scientific, industrial and surveillance markets, is proud to announce that 125,000 digital cameras have been sold since its inception in 2002.Eight years after opening its doors, Lumenera marks the 125,000th camera that was manufactured from its corporate headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. To date, over 1,250 camera variants have...

Genetec’s surveillance software improves school security for Paramus Public Schools

Genetec's Security Center provides one interface for both video surveillance and access controlGenetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a provider of world-class IP security solutions, announced that New Jersey's Paramus Public Schools has installed Genetec's unified security platform, the Security Center, at all eight of its school campuses. It was important to Paramus to select an all-in-one system like Genetec's Security Center, which provides one interface for both video surv...

Chubb’s integrated retail security system installed at Kendal K-Village

The requirements included installation of a fire and security system at the shopping centre in CumbriaShoppers and workers at the new K-Village in Kendal are being protected from the threats of fire and vandalism thanks to a fire and security system from Chubb. Chubb is a subsidiary of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corporation.The M&E consultants selected Chubb based on its competitive tender. The requirements included installation of a fully networked fire alarm, Pu...

HID Global features access control reader solutions and more at Security Essen 2010

HID Global will showcase its new migration access control card/reader technologies and printer solutionsHID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, is continuing its drive to enable seamless migration from legacy technology to secure physical and logical access control solutions. The company will highlight its "Migration in 3D" theme to showcase its new solutions for enabling 1) higher security, 2) multiple applications on a singe card, and 3) migration...

Fluidmesh and MOBOTIX partner to offer enhanced security products to end-users

Together, the two companies offer an enhanced surveillance solution to integratorsFluidmesh Networks, a worldwide leader in wireless IP Backhauling systems on the sub-6.0 GHz range, and MOBOTIX, a global leader in high-resolution IP video security cameras, have entered into a technology partnership. Together, the two companies offer an enhanced solution to integrators. As Cosimo Malesci, Vice President of Channel Sales & Marketing for Fluidmesh explains: "We are partnering with Mobotix...

Hikvision’s hybrid digital video recorder integrated with network cameras from Pelco

DS-9000 series hybrid DVR from HikvisionHikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. and Pelco, Inc. by Schneider Electric, announced the integration of the industry-leading DS-9000 series hybrid DVR from Hikvision with a wide range of network cameras from Pelco.The Hikvision 4-channel, 8-channel and 16-channel hybrid DVRs will now support industry-leading Pelco network cameras, including Sarix Mega-Performance Cameras (IXS0/IMS0/IDS0, IX10/ID10/IM10, IXE20/IDE20 and IX30/ID30 series cameras), Spectra...

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