Surveillance & Security News for October 2011

Arecont provides surveillance solutions to Orlando Infiniti to prevent after-hours theft of luxury vehicles

  Arecont is providing surveillance solutions to Orlando Infiniti  Orlando Infiniti relies on megapixel cameras by Arecont Vision to help prevent after-hours theft of its expensive luxury vehicles. For 24-hour surveillance of the premises and after-hours video monitoring to detect intrusion, Orlando Infiniti contracts with United Security Alliance, Inc., a nationwide integrator of video surveillance and access control systems. United Security Alliance has installed 1...

March Networks to deploy its video management system (VMS) solution in the City of Raisio

 The city is using the solution to monitor a library, hospital, recreational facilities and schoolsMarch Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that the City of Raisio in southwestern Finland is deploying the company's Video Management System (VMS) solution to protect city property, accelerate incident response, and ensure the safety and security of residents. Security and IT staff selected the solution - which includes the VMS software, March...

Chubb donates 18th century prison door to the Museum of London

 Mike Pawezowski and Jim Gledhill pictured with the historic door donated to The Museum of LondonAn 18th Century door owned by Chubb and used at Newgate Prison has been donated to the Museum of London to ensure its future preservation. Chubb is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.  The prison door (7'10" by 4'3" wide, 6" thick) served as the ‘Debtors' door' at Newgate Prison. This was one of three doors through wh...

Infinova provides surveillance solutions over Chongqing Metro Line

 In Chongqing's metro line, Infinova cameras are located at the platforms, station centres and inside the train carsInfinova announced that, with the opening of the first phase of a new metro line in Chongqing (southwest China), 750 Infinova fixed cameras and 40 Infinova dome cameras will be covering the 37 km (23 mile) Chongqing Metro Line 1 which includes a grand total of 23 stations. The first section was completed in July (2011) and the second phase completes next year."Considering...

SALTO to exhibit access control solutions at CONSEC 2011

 Among the SALTO products to be displayed is the new SALTO GEO cylinder lockSALTO Systems will demonstrate its latest electronic access control solutions at CONSEC 2011, the Association of Security Consultants Annual Conference and Exhibition at the RAF Museum, Hendon, London on Thursday 3rd November 2011.A number of new SALTO products will be exhibited at the event including the new SALTO GEO (Global Electronic Opening) compact electronic cylinder lock, new XS4 Locker Lock and more. Demons...

IP security solutions provider Genetec wins 2011 North American ADP of the year

 Genetec was named Application Development Partner of the Year for the committed efforts to develop joint opportunitiesGenetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a leading provider of world-class unified IP security solutions, was recently awarded the 2011 North American Application Development Partner (ADP) of the Year by Axis Communications. The award was presented to Genetec at the sixth annual Axis Channel Convergence Conference (ACCC) held in Boston, Massachusetts from Oc...

Access control leader SALTO gets its GEO cylinder lock IP66 rated

  SALTO's GEO cylinder is now IP66 ratedSALTO is pleased to announce that its best selling GEO (Global Electronic Opening) cylinder is now IP66 rated. Already one of the most versatile electronic cylinders available on the market, the new IP66 rated model now makes even more sense as part of SALTO's innovative 360° wire free locking solution as not only is it fully compatible with most RFID technologies, it can now be used in external, all weather environments.It's a smart, intuiti...

artec enters agreement with ViDiCore for distribution of RIVA security cameras

The strong appeal of the RIVA cameras results from their easily configured, integrated video analysisartec technologies AG announces its cooperation with the ViDiCore KG, the general agent for the intelligent video-surveillance cameras by RIVA. Effective immediately, artec has agreed to distribute their comprehensive range of cameras in Germany and some of the neighbouring countries. The RIVA product selection comprises cameras in box, dome, PTZ-dome, and bullet versions for both interior and e...

Hikvision announces contract renewal of Chongqing project to upgrade and expand existing security systems

 HIkvision will continue offering their expertise in security for safe city construction in other parts of ChinaHikvision, a world's leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into contract renewal of Chongqing's safe city program with the total investment of the contracts reached to 1.2 billion US dollars (RMB 7.7 billion). Since last November Hikvision was appointed as general contractor of Chongqing's safe city progr...

GEUTEBRUCK's TopLine series to feature specially-designed Basler IP cameras

 The Geutebruck TopLine series features Basler IP Camera models with CCD and CMOS sensorsGerman VMS (Video Management System) manufacturer GEUTEBRUCK and Basler have entered into a strategic partnership. GEUTEBRUCK's high-end TopLine series will now feature specially-designed Basler IP cameras on a project-by-project basis. Basler specifically re-engineered selected IP box and dome camera models to complement GEUTEBRUCK's technology. The new cameras now integrate seamlessly into all GEUTEBR...

NICE recognised with award for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport PSIM Implementation

 To enhance safety and security Armstrong International Airport employs numerous security systemsNICE Systems Ltd. recently announced that it has been recognised as an honorable mention winner in the Security Technology Executive (STE) Magazine Innovation Awards for its work on the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport PSIM implementation. NICE was recognised, along with Armstrong International Airport and system integrator Johnson Controls, for their innovative implementation o...

VIVOTEK VP of Engineering and Operation Steve Ma wins Outstanding I.T. Elite award

  VIVOTEK is dedicated to delivering high quality security solutionsSteve Ma, VIVOTEK's VP of Engineering and Operation, has won the Outstanding I.T. Elite award, presented by Taipei Computer Association as part of I.T. Month."I would like to thank Taipei Computer Association for this opportunity and the judges for their recognition," said Steve, "I would also like to congratulate my fellow winners and pay my deepest respect."Fresh out of National Taiwan Univer...

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