Surveillance & Security News for October 2010

VIVOTEK network dome camera plays integral role in dramatic Chilean miner rescue

One VIVOTEK FD8134 Network Camera was installed in the capsule  Photo courtesy: Chilevision.clPeople around the world are breathing a collective sigh of relief with the news that the rescue of the 33 trapped Chilean mine workers has been a complete success. The greatest share of the accolades must, of course, go to the courageous miners and their anxious families, as well as the engineers whose ingenuity allowed them to quickly design and build the transport capsule used to extract the work...

Verint Retail Traffic Analytics help retailers understand customer behaviour

Retailers around the globe are challenged with reducing expenses and increasing revenue by improving the effectiveness of their store operations. As the economy fluctuates, these businesses have become even more conscious of measuring store performance and lowering operational costs. Is the store busier on Monday evenings than it is on Friday afternoons? If there are multiple locations or departments, does one attract more customers than another? Does a store have "hot spots", areas where custo...

Cognitec exhibits latest version of FaceVACS-VideoScan, biometric face recognition software, at Biometrics 2010

Cognitec's biometric face recognition FaceVACS-VideoScan softwareCognitec Systems, - a leader in face recognition technology and systems, is presenting its latest line of products at the Biometrics 2010 being held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, October 20-21, 2010. Cognitec's presentation includes: A new version of Cognitec's biometric face recognition FaceVACS-VideoScan software: Person identification through video surveillance cameras using multiple cameras in real-time...

OmniPerception unveils innovative facial recognition system at Biometrics 2010

 CheckPoint.S, facial recognition technology, from OmniPerceptionUK biometric company OmniPerception is unveiling innovative light immune real-time facial recognition technology for the first time at Biometrics 2010 this week.CheckPoint.S uses OmniPerception's tried and tested face identification technology in a unique way in that it can scan a face in seconds even when the subject is moving and not directly looking into the camera.Developed by experts at the company's UK headquarters, the...

Dedicated Micros to speak out at IP Expo on IP Video storage and security issues

The 'Storage and Retrieval Solutions for the Surveillance World' seminar will be presented by Pauline NorstromCCTV specialist Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announces that it will be hosting two key seminars at IP Expo, at Earls Court 2, in London on Thursday, 21 October, under the 'Life Safety and IP Security' track. These will address key surveillance issues in the IP world from the effective handling of the large amounts of video footage now generated to the security of the infrastruct...

Dedicated Micros' Closed IPTV in the spotlight at IP Expo

Dedicated Micros' Closed IPTV solution is a key focus for the company at IP ExpoMike Newton, founder of CCTV specialist Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - takes a closer look at the company's award-winning Closed IPTV solution which is a key focus for Dedicated Micros at IP EXPO, the UK's largest end-to-end IT infrastructure event, being held from 20-21 October at Earls Court 2 in London.In essence Closed IPTV, which I was instrumental in creating, has been brought to mark...

Vicon announced addition of Surveyor HD CCTV to its PTZ dome camera series at ASIS 2010

Vicon's Surveyor HD PTZ Dome, a day/night 1.3 megapixel cameraVicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of integrated IP video surveillance and access control systems, announced at the ASIS International Exhibition in Dallas, Texas, the expansion of its line of high-performance PTZ camera domes to include the Surveyor HD, a 1.3 megapixel model. The new Surveyor HD combines a powerful day/night megapixel camera, equipped with 18x optical zoom, in Vicon's proven Surveyor dome system....

Accenture introduced large scale biometric identity matching solution at Biometrics 2010

 Accenture's biometric identity matching approach has been recently used by the Unique Identification Authority of IndiaAccenture unveiled a new large scale biometric identity matching solution at Biometrics 2010 designed to help public service agencies accurately verify the identity of individuals, whether for the purposes of detecting potential national security threats or for improving the delivery of government assistance programmes and social services to eligible citizens. Accenture's...

Panasonic showcases HD CCTV, telephony and alarm management solutions at IP Expo 2010

WV-SC385 Super Dynamic HD Dome Network CameraAt IP Expo, 20-21 October 2010, Panasonic System Networks Europe is exhibiting their fully integrated IP solutions to the 8000+ visiting IP industry delegates. PSNE products from Security, Telephony, Software and Computing have been integrated, demonstrating ‘true' IP convergence throughout data; video and voice applications at Panasonic stand 224 of the exhibition.Steve Gerrard, Head of Marketing UK and Ireland stated: "IP traffic types su...

FreeSpace Networks appoints Amu Koria as Business Development Manager for wireless surveillance solutions

Amu has niche knowledge of wireless bridging and will be helping FreeSpace to win contractsAmu Koria has joined wireless data transmission specialists FreeSpace Networks as Business Development Manager. He has niche knowledge of wireless bridging and will be helping FreeSpace to win contracts in the local authority, healthcare, police and education sectors with a focus on the north-west of England, Scotland and the Scottish Borders.Amu has varied experience in electronics having begun working fo...

Dedicated Micros promotes Closed IPTV with sponsorship of consultant category at Security Excellence Awards

The sponsorship deal will see Dedicated Micros' Closed IPTV branding prominently displayed at the AwardsCCTV specialist Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announces that it is promoting its patent-pending Closed IPTV capability through high profile sponsorship of the 'Security Consultant of the Year' category at the prestigious Security Excellence Awards event being held in London later this week.The sponsorship deal will see Dedicated Micros' Closed IPTV branding prominently displayed during...

MOBOTIX’s HD CCTV installation at Southend University Hospital sets new milestones in healthcare security

The Southend University Hospital project goes beyond simple CCTV surveillanceMOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of complete high-resolution IP video systems have released details of a successful project at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust creating the largest MOBOTIX all digital, hi-res CCTV system within any NHS facility to help protect over a million people.The solution designed and implemented by Check Your Security Ltd (CYS), a MOBOTIX Advanced Partner, replaces an aging ana...

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