Surveillance & Security News for October 2014

Nedap’s AEOS access control system and Vitani’s Data Manager help PostNord manage authorisations centrally

PostNord needs to ensure that only the right people get access to each of their 1,500 branches. Thanks to AEOS they can now manage authorisations centrally and have reduced administration time dramatically. One central security platform In 2009, the Danish and Swedish postal companies merged to become PostNord, which is still owned by both states and also serves the rest of the Nordic region. Before the merger, each of the 1,500 branches had its own building manager who had freedom of choice i...

Tyco integrated solution deployed by The American University

Sending your kids off to college is an exciting and nerve wracking time for any parent, and the last thing a parent wants to do is worry about the safety of his or her child. The Department of Public Safety at American University understands these concerns and prides itself on maintaining a safe and secure environment. That’s why American University invested in an integrated solution from Tyco Fire & Security comprised of a Software House C•CURE 800 access control system and an Am...

EVVA's Xesar access control solution goes back to school

More than 200 students in various secondary school types receive tuition and training on their way to becoming high-performance athletes. The secondary school in Vösendorf, south of Vienna, is due to open its doors in September 2014. An educational institution requires a flexible security system. Xesar – the ideal solution EVVA Partner Wehrhan TPS Sicherheitstechnik was one of the first Certified Partners (CP) and the company boasts a comprehensive level of expertise. After having c...

Nedap flexlockers help King Khalid University Hospital eliminate locker key management

Leading university hospital, King Khalid, has saved significant time and money by shifting from traditional, key-based metal lockers to flexlockers secured by Nedap’s electronic locks. Locker key management was becoming increasingly more time consuming and expensive, but it’s important for the university to provide a safe place for students’ belongings. It consulted trusted partner Best InfoTech Solutions, which recommended Nedap’s electronic locks. Students can operate t...

Farpointe Data announces new P-640 Patagonia reader with integrated keypad for multi-factor verification

Farpointe Data, the access control industry's global partner of choice for premium RFID solutions, recently announced that access control manufacturers and integrators can now provide their customers with its new Farpointe P-640 Patagonia reader that supports popular proximity card and tag technologies with an integrated keypad for 2-factor verification applications. The proximity card reader features an expanded eight-inch read range for increased convenience as the user enters a PIN on the key...

Tamron announces development of new 50mm F/1.8 fixed focal lens

Tamron Co., Ltd., Saitama, Japan (President & CEO: Morio Ono), specialised manufacturer of optics and one of the leading companies in the security/surveillance equipment industry announces development of a new 50mm F/1.8 fixed focal lens in 1.1" format tuned for a pixel pitch of 3.1µm. Development concept Cameras with Mega-pixel sensors for an array of industrial applications, including production equipment, chip mounters, various test apparatus, machining centres and the like, are m...

G4S Technology continues to upgrade physical security solutions for Iberdrola USA

G4S will continue to support IUSA’s recent security initiatives to expand its video and card access deployments G4S Technology, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been selected for the deployment of Phase II in a multi-million-dollar contract with world-leading energy company, Iberdrola USA (IUSA), to achieve a comprehensive, multi-layered, integrated physical security solution that meets all present and future NERC CIP 5 requirements. G4S led t...

Strengthening Loss Prevention with Unified and Cloud-Based Security Solutions

Newer concepts and modern security solutions help achieve operational efficiencies in the retail sector Asset protection across retail organisations is sometimes still viewed as a necessary evil. But at a time when shrinkage is on the rise, margins are low, competition is fierce and the economic climate is still somewhat uncertain, retailers need to maximise any investment in technology and consider how it can positively impact their bottom line. Steve Bocking, Sales...

Pelco by Schneider Electric strengthens relationship with Avaya to deliver IP video surveillance solutions

This global alliance partnership will enable deeper collaboration on technology development and interoperability Pelco by Schneider Electric recently announced that they are strengthening their relationship with Avaya to deliver superior performance and simplicity to IP video security and surveillance customers. This global alliance partnership will enable deeper collaboration on technology development and interoperability, providing customers with an easy-to-install, easy-to-...

HID Global's IdenTrust achieves PIV-I Assurance levels with IGC PKI certificate

IGC PKI certificate includes both certificate for identity authentication and digital signing and certificate for encryption IdenTrust® (part of HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions), recently announced that it has achieved U.S. Federal Bridge Authority (US FBCA) cross-certification at Basic, Medium Software, Medium Hardware, and PIV-I Assurance levels with its IGC PKI certificate. HID Global exhibited at the Smart Card Alliance Government Confe...

NCT CBRNe Asia concludes its third year with more than 250 visitors from over 30 countries

The NCT CBRNe Awards Gala Dinner represented the glamourous highlight of this 3-day event The NCT CBRNe Awards are part of Asia’s premier CBRNe event, The Non-Conventional Threat: CBRNe Asia. During the last three years, NCT CBRNe Asia has become the largest and leading forum in the field of CBRN defense in Asia. After successful regional events in Thailand (2012) and Malaysia (2013), NCT CBRNe Asia 2014 came in its third year to the magnificent Koh Pich (Diamond Island)...

ONVIF hosts its 11th Developers Plugfest in Dusseldorf, Germany

The 2014 Developers’ Plugfest was held in conjunction with Security Essen ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its 11th Developers’ Plugfest September 29-October 1 in Dusseldorf, Germany. With record numbers of interoperability implementations and multiple testings of ONVIF conformant video, access control and edge devices, this year’s Developers’ Plugfest was the most fruitful in ONVIF&rsq...

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