Surveillance & Security News for October 2010

ASIS International 2010 in pictures

SourceSecurity.com was at the tradeshow in Dallas to capture the excitement at many of the exhibitors' booths as they showcased their latest products and innovations. On show were a number of HD and IP surveillance products alongside an array of newly released access control and integrated solutions.  See the album with captions

Axis Communications recognises UK & Ireland Partners for their contribution to its success in IP surveillance market

Axis' partners have continued to educate end-users about the benefits of IP video surveillanceAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, has celebrated the success of its partners at its annual UK & Ireland Axis Partner Awards.Axis Communications' Channel Partner Programme is designed to help partners benefit from Axis' market leadership in the fast growing network video market. Axis' Channel Partners are regarded as an extension of its team and each year, the UK off...

Bosch’s Video Encoders and Digital Video Recorders ranked number one in the market by IMS Research

The VIP X1-XF H.264 video server was introduced by Bosch to smarten up existing analogue camerasSignificant increase in market share for video encoders with the release of the VIPX1 XF H.264 Further strengthened position in Digital Video Recorders with introduction of the 700 Series hybrid and network recordersA recent market survey conducted by IMS Research, leading suppliers of detailed, quality market research to the global electronics industry, confirms Bosch Security Systems' leadership in...

BSIA backs CFOA's guidelines for reducing false fire alarms

"Reducing false fire alarms and unwanted fire alarm signals represents a constant challenge in our industry"The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the recent publication of a series of best practice guidelines by the Chief Fire Officers' Association (CFOA). The CFOA Protocol for the Reduction of False Alarms and Unwanted Fire Signals was launched recently, and represents a significant step forward in the reduction of false fire alarms, affecting both fire an...

Provideo's USB-enabled IP video servers resolve traffic woes of Taoyuan Traffic Control Centre

H-264 Video Server (PoE) from ProvideoTaoyuan city is the city of national gateway, where the Taipei CKS airport is situated. The Taoyuan Traffic Control Centre takes key position to manage all car flow for the airport, as well as all vehicles travelling to all cities in Taiwan via Taoyuan district.The Taoyuan Traffic Control Centre has built tens of LED information panels along the main roads in Taoyuan city to provide updated traffic information and real-time status to the road users from time...

Avigilon introduced ONVIF compliant HD H.264 IP cameras at ASIS

High Definition H.264 IP Cameras from AvigilonAvigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced a new line of Avigilon HD H.264 1 MP and 2 MP IP cameras at ASIS 2010. This new line of ONVIF H.264 cameras delivers megapixel and HD performance to customers who are looking to capture high quality surveillance footage while minimising bandwidth and storage requirements. Designed for ease of installation and superior image...

Digital Ally unveiled its lightweight thermal imaging camera at the IACP Conference

Legendary Hall of Fame heavyweight champion Smokin' Joe Frazier will also be at Digital Ally's IACP booth Digital Ally unveiled the new Thermal Ally Imaging Camera at booth number 1035 of the 117th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Orlando, October 23-27. Thermal Ally is a small, versatile, lightweight thermal camera that allows officers to see things they never would have seen before and prevent them from being exposed to danger, day or night, regard...

Pixim is the exclusive distributor of Kiwi Semi’s PixMate Chip for security cameras

Seawolf chip from PiximPixim Inc., a leading provider of image sensors and processors for enterprise security cameras, announced that it has become the exclusive, worldwide distributor for Kiwi Semi's KA909A PixMate™, a companion chip for Pixim's latest product offering, Seawolf. By integrating multiple discrete components, the PixMate chip greatly increases the flexibility of system designers to develop compact Seawolf camera modules by further optimising overall cost/performance and manu...

Vista provides information of its video surveillance equipment on its dedicated specifier resource website

Vista Mini-D100 single channel mini DVRDesigned to support CCTV security consultants and specifiers, Vista has launched a new dedicated online specifier resource website.Containing a wealth of valuable information, Vista Specifier Online covers all products across the Vista range, including static cameras, fully-functional PTZ domes, DVRs, video transmission products, pan & tilt heads, keyboard controllers, monitors, IR lighting, cables and connectors, and much more.Whether for use within te...

Gallagher wins 2010 New Zealand International Business Awards in $10-50 million category

Judges commended the security division of Gallagher Group for its innovation, design and manufacturingGallagher Security Management Systems is celebrating success again - this time as the winner of the 2010 New Zealand International Business Awards $10-50 million category. GSMS were announced as category winners at last night's New Zealand International Business Awards, an event which recognises and celebrates companies who are successfully growing their business in international...

Vicon’s SurveyorVFT PTZ dome cameras survive harsh weather conditions onboard the Havila Venus

Vicon's SurveyorVFT pressurised pan, tilt and zoom cameraA high-tech surveillance system, including Vicon's SurveyorVFT pressurised pan, tilt and zoom cameras and a Pilot series matrix switching system with Nova series keypads, is among the many state-of-the-art features onboard the Havila Venus. Dubbed the "Greenest Ship on the Seas," the Havila Venus is an anchor-handling tug supply vessel (AHTS). This ultra-modern addition to the Havila Shipping fleet boasts an advanced hybrid propu...

GKB Security to exhibit FM certified Video Fire Detection System at Security China 2010

GKB Security will exhibit its Video Fire Detection System in the China fire security market for the first timeSecurity China 2010, the 10th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security, will be held in 2 to 5 November in Beijing, China. GKB Security Corporation will take this chance to exhibit its security solutions in the China market. GKB security solutions including Video Fire Detection System (VFDS), Verifeye Mobile Recording System and related surveillance products will be e...

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