Surveillance & Security News for October 2010

Cassidian acquires UK Cyber Security consulting firm

Cassidian is a trusted and preferred player in the global Cyber Security marketCassidian acquire a pool of cyber security experts to reinforce its consulting capabilities and customer base.The acquisition of Regency Ltd. is one more step in the Cassidian strategy to address the growing threats to information systems.Cassidian is the new name of EADS Defence & Security.Cassidian successfully acquired Regency IT Consulting on 19 August strengthening the company's cyber capabilities in the...

Ex-Pelco executives start consulting firm targeting the video and security industry

Clovis-Associates have a very deep understanding of the security marketA team of former executives from Pelco, the world's largest manufacturer of video security products, have started a Product Marketing, Engineering and Process Management consulting company called Clovis-Associates LLC, based in the Clovis/Fresno, California area. While this is a new firm, it draws on decades of experience and proven sales, marketing, manufacturing, engineering and operations success within the video and...

Axis highlights benefits of HDTV / megapixel network cameras

Analogue camera resolution compared to HDTV/megapixel network camera resolutionThe increased image resolution in HDTV / megapixel network cameras offer a number of benefits compared to other solutions according to Axis Communications. Some of the key benefits of megapixel network cameras are listed below.  When every detail matters: 3x better resolution with a megapixel network cameraWith a HDTV or megapixel network camera, the resolution is at least three times better than an analogue CCTV...

Milestone surveillance solution facilitates operational and customer service excellence at Douglas Village shopping centre

A complete renovation of the Douglas Village shopping centre in Cork County, Ireland, gave Shipton Group the opportunity to lift up their retail operations to the highest levels of customer service, thanks to IP technology from Milestone Systems and Axis Communications. Milestone XProtect™ Enterprise IP video management software provides the open platform for integrations with analytics, access control, intercoms, and a sophisticated parking system. Several Axis HD cameras are install...

Increased safety and security in Swedish stores with Axis network cameras

Mission Kjell & Company is Sweden's fourth fastest growing brand name in the Swedish retail sector. Its number of stores during the 2004 to 2009 period has increased from 9 to 46. Kjell & Company's stores have over 7,000 items in stock, and well-functioning surveillance is certainly needed in order to ensure safety and security for the personnel. Kjell & Company was looking for a cost-effective system with great flexibility and the best possible image quality. Solution Kjell &...

Brazil is the new hotspot for the electronic security systems market, reports SIA

The main driver for the Brazilian security market has been an increase in property crimeThe Security Industry Association (SIA) has released a web-based update to its highly-popular 2007 report on the Brazil electronic security market. The Brazil Security Market Report 2010 Update - available in both English and Portuguese - offers a comprehensive look at the market for security and life safety products in one of the world's fastest growing economies. The report offers a user-friendly interface...

SANYO’s CCTV division appoints Stefan Teuber as Technical Manager for mainland Europe

Stefan has worked within the electronics security industry for over eleven yearsSANYO has recruited Stefan Teuber to be its Technical Manager for mainland Europe. Stefan, who was previously with SANYO from May 2002 until January 2007, has worked within the electronics security industry for over eleven years and was until recently with Avigilon."Everyone at SANYO is delighted to welcome Stefan back into the team," said David Hammond, European Sales Manager for SANYO's CCTV division. &qu...

Samsung recruits David Cawley as Access Control Product Manager

The Samsung access control range is designed to provide a cost-effective solution for any applicationDavid Cawley has been appointed Access Control Product Manager for Samsung. Commenting on the news that David Cawley will be joining Samsung as Access Control Product Manager, Peter Ainsworth, Senior Product Manager for Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd, said: "David's appointment could not come at a more appropriate or exciting time. It coincides with the official launch of the Samsung range of RF...

Wireless surveillance helps in reducing crime in ASIS 2010 host city

A wireless surveillance system in Dallas watches over various parts of the ASIS host cityIn addition to serving as host city for the ASIS International 56th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, Dallas also provides a great testament to how security technologies can help law enforcement improve public safety and enhance emergency preparedness. A wireless surveillance system in Dallas watches over various parts of the ASIS host city, supplying the Dallas Police Department real-time video from many areas t...

Sony updates PC ONE showroom with advanced NVM system

PC ONE challenge The PC ONE showroom is best known for being the largest supplier of office automation equipment in Doha, Qatar - more than 500 customers could visit the store at any one time. However, the current security system didn't meet the company's security requirements, and therefore needed to be replaced. The new system needed to have the capability of being controlled from various off-site locations, so that the manager could view the surveillance from wherever he was based. In additio...

The case for thermal network cameras in video surveillance

Thermal surveillance cameras have numerous security benefits All network cameras have a basic physical limitation: they need light to work. Phil Doyle, Regional Director, Northern Europe at Axis Communications examines the key benefits of thermal imaging cameras in surveillance.  Some network cameras have night and day vision capability that allows them to operate in very poor lighting conditions, down to fractions of a lux. And of course, if natural light is not availab...

Videx offers a chance to win the CyberLock Access Control Starter Kit at ASIS

CyberLock Access Control Starter Kit Videx is giving away a CyberLock Access Control Starter Kit at the ASIS show in Dallas, October 12-14. The Starter Kit includes one of everything a company needs to get started. Stop by the Videx booth number 1841 and enter to win. Videx will also be showcasing the award winning CyberKey Vaults. These electronic key cabinets are the newest members of the CyberLock family of cost-effective access and key control solutions. Videx designs...

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