Surveillance & Security News for October 2010

Delta Scientific appoints Greg Hamm as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Hamm reports Delta Scientific is delivering record numbers of vehicle access systems around the globeDelta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that Greg Hamm, a five-year employee of the company has been named the company's Vice President - Sales and Marketing. Hamm has been national sales manger for the past two years. As such, he has played a major role in sales, project management, applicati...

AD Group branding in the spotlight as former 'Stig' Ben Collins joins Fifth Gear

Ben Collins wearing his AD Group branded racing suit during the Le Mans SeriesBen Collins who has been the subject of much media attention over his role as 'The Stig' - and was recently a co-driver with CCTV specialist AD Group's CEO Mike Newton in the RML AD Group team which won its class in the Le Mans Series - is to make his debut on Channel Five's Fifth Gear programme on 8 October. The TV trailer which is currently airing for Fifth Gear underlines Collins' AD Group connections with the compa...

Access Control Technology appoints PovoaSecurity as Portuguese distributor for its solutions

PovoaSecurity has chosen ACT as its primary access control supplierAccess Control Technology (ACT) Ltd., a leading manufacturer of access control equipment, has appointed PovoaSecurity as an official distributor for the Portuguese market. Serge Tureau, ACT's Export Sales Manager said: "We are delighted to appoint PovoaSecurity as a distributor of ACT's access control equipment. We have ambitious growth plans for the European market and we consider Portugal to be an important territory in th...

G4S’ Murray Levine to be honoured for his contribution to private security industry

Murray Levine will receive the Colonel Edgar B. Watson Award at the 20th Annual Private Security BreakfastIndustry pioneer Murray Levine, who created the Custom Protection Officer® (CPO) programme for Wackenhut (now G4S) to promote excellence in recruiting, screening and training of security officers, will receive the Colonel Edgar B. Watson Award this October in Dallas. The award is bestowed on an individual who possesses strong leadership and a commitment to excellence in the industry. The...

Arecont introduces panoramic day / night surveillance cameras at Security Essen 2010

Model AV8185DN provides a 180-degree panoramic view, using four 2-megapixel sensorsArecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, introduces their next generation of Day/Night 8 megapixel panoramic cameras, AV8185DN and AV8365DN, at ESSEN 2010. Each new camera incorporates surface-mount and in-ceiling mounting options and an IP66-rated environmental chassis needing no external housing. Model AV8185DN provides a 180-degree panoramic view, using four 2-megapixel senso...

Benefits of BS8418 for CCTV security systems industry confirmed with BSIA Research

BS8418 is the British Standard for remotely monitored, detector-activated CCTV systemsResearch carried out by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) amongst its CCTV section members has provided a valuable insight into the benefits of BS8418 solutions to the CCTV industry and its customers. First introduced in 2003, BS8418 is the British Standard for remotely monitored, detector-activated CCTV systems. As the standard has just gone through a process of revision, the BSIA's recent surve...

Bosch’s access control solutions rely on LEGIC’s advant technology

Bosch integrates the flexible LEGIC smart card technology into its access control solutions LEGIC Identsystems AG, the leading manufacturer of contactless smart card technology for personal identification, welcomes Bosch Sicherheitssysteme, one of the world's leading suppliers of security and access solutions, into its network. LEGIC advant based security systems and components will be used above all in Bosch's access control, time & attendance and biometric applications. Bosch integrates th...

Dedicated Micros’ founder Mike Newton takes on strategic role as President of American operations

Mike Newton is an extremely influential figure in the global security industryMike Newton, the founder of Dedicated Micros, and AD Group's CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and CTO (Chief Technical Officer), is to take-up the role of President of Dedicated Micros, Inc. with immediate effect. Moving forward it is intended that Newton will divide his time between Chantilly - overseeing the strategic direction of business operations in the Americas - and AD Group's worldwide headquarters in Warrington,...

CRYPTO-MAS secures remote network access for enhanced university security

The University uses the CRYPTO-MAS service to secure access for 70 IT workers and 30 support staffUniversity of Surrey, a leading British institution of higher education, has selected CRYPTO-MAS - CRYPTOCard's user-friendly two-factor authentication managed service - to ensure that only authorised users can access its servers and network. CRYPTO-MAS secures the digital identities of authorised personnel through two-factor authentication, enabling the University of Surrey to provide secure access...

Sony introduces new line of mini dome security cameras at Security Essen 2010

Sony's X series cameras are some of the world's smallest HD camerasSony Professional announced new additions to its X series security camera range, further enhancing its powerful line-up of solutions. At Security Essen 2010 Sony Professional is showcasing five new models from its X series of cameras, as well as its new Plug and Play NSR-S20 recording solution for X series cameras.The latest additions to the X series camera range are compact in size but boast excellent full HD and HD picture qual...

Sony exhibiting HD (High Definition) CCTV portfolio at Security Essen 2010

Sony introduces its new series of HD camerasAt the Security Essen show, Sony Professional is reinforcing its leadership of the HD IP security camera market by exhibiting its extensive solutions portfolio. The HD range has been bolstered by ten new product additions following recent launches at IFSEC. The expanded portfolio includes five new full HD E series cameras and five HD and Full HD X series cameras. Through the introduction of these new models, Sony has completed its HD and full HD line-u...

Manned guarding service provider, Axis Security, opens new office in Birmingham

Axis Security presented a £500 cheque to the charity ‘Help for Heroes' on the occasionAxis Security, one of the UK's fastest growing manned guarding businesses, has officially opened its new regional operations centre in Birmingham, creating up to 75 jobs in the first year. Axis, which is well-known for providing high-level security for a number of prestigious financial institutions and professional firms in the South, is expanding its operations nationwide with the opening of a new...

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