Surveillance & Security News for October 2018

The success of wireless access control — ‘The Wireless Access Control Report’ and key inputs from security professionals

Figures from the 2018 edition of ‘The Wireless Access Control Report’ show continued strong growth for wireless vs. wired solutions. Why do you think security and facility managers are “cutting the wires” more and more? Advantages of wireless access control The energy-efficiency of wireless doors delivers significant cost savings" Russell Wagstaff, Director for Commercial Access Solutions, ASSA ABLOY EMEA says, “Among the many advantages of wireless discussed in...

Redvision adds PoE-driven wiper option to VEGA 2010 rugged camera housing to remove dirt and water

Redvision, the manufacturer of high-performance, rugged CCTV cameras has added a PoE-driven, wiper option to its VEGA 2010, rugged camera, housing range. The Tru-park, silicon wiper removes dirt and water from the housing’s optically-correct, camera window. When not in use, the wiper is concealed behind the front bezel of the VEGA. Marine-grade plating Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision explains, “Wiper power comes from the PoE-driven, CHAT interface board. This als...

Hikvision announces third quarter financial results and reports 13.53% year-over-year growth

Hikvision, the provider of innovative security products and solutions, announces its third quarter financial results, showing a total operating income of RMB 12.93 billion, corresponding to year-over-year growth of 14.58%. Net profits attributable to shareholders of the company was RMB 3.25 billion, corresponding to year-over-year growth of 13.53%. Security industry growth From January to September in 2018, the company's accumulated operating income amounted to RMB 33.80 billion, with year-ove...

Becrypt launches Paradox Edge to help organisations extend the value of cloud adoption to end user devices

Becrypt, a trusted provider of endpoint cybersecurity software solutions, announced the launch of Paradox Edge, a desktop-as-a-service or secure ‘cloud client’ platform that is optimised for accessing cloud services. Paradox Edge is a managed service that enables organisations to extend the value of cloud adoption across the enterprise by reducing the software complexity associated with end user devices. It represents a highly cost-effective and scalable solution to the challenge of...

Vega Systems launches Redundancy Management Framework (RMF) to enhance airport security

Vega Systems Inc. has announced that their Redundancy Management Framework (RMF) software has begun operations at a prominent airport in the Middle East. The airport surveillance software plugin for Milestone XProtect enhances video security. Typically, without the software system, video surveillance down-times at critical infrastructure locations have the potential to create security loopholes. Vega Systems' RMF reduces live video disruption to milliseconds during server failure episodes while...

SentryNet expands footprint in the West by opening a monitoring centre in Lacey

SentryNet, a wholesale central station monitoring service founded in 1987, is pleased to announce they will be expanding their monitoring footprint by adding a monitoring centre in Lacey, Washingtnton. Currently, SentryNet has two UL/FM/NISPOM listed hot redundant monitoring centres in Memphis, Tennessee and Pensacola, Florida, and provides monitoring for more than 650 independent alarm dealers, primarily based in the Southeast. Over the years, SentryNet has continued to expand their dealer foo...

SSC Porter presents surveillance strategy at Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2018

Global MSC Security reveales that the Surveillance Camera Commissioner (SCC) for England and Wales, Tony Porter MSyl, will present ‘Delivering the National Surveillance Camera Strategy’, at the 20th annual Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition 2018, which is taking place at the Bristol Hotel in Bristol city centre on Tuesday 13th November 2018. The National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales was launched in March 2017 to develop a holistic approach to raising...

ProdataKey releases a whitepaper addressing cybersecurity benefits of cloud access solutions

ProdataKey (PDK), an innovator of cloud-based networked and wireless access control products and services, has released a whitepaper addressing the cybersecurity benefits of cloud-based access control solutions. The confluence of cyber and physical security is driving dealers and integrators, along with their customers, to question the best ways to address security vulnerabilities in the systems they install. Juniper Research estimates that by 2019, the annual cost of cyber-attacks will cost bus...

Open Options showcases DNA Fusion access control solution at ISC East 2018

Open Options, global provider of open platform access control solutions, will showcase their DNA Fusion access control platform and its powerful components from November 14-15 at ISC East 2018 in New York City. Considered one of the largest and most comprehensive security industry trade shows globally, ISC East hosts 7,000 security professionals and showcases a wide range of products and solutions from 250 global security brands. ISC East attendees are invited to visit Open Options at booth #56...

VIVOTEK's intelligent IP surveillance products receive 2019 Taiwan Excellence Awards

VIVOTEK, a global provider of IP surveillance solutions, is delighted to announce that six of its intelligent IP surveillance products have received 2019 Taiwan Excellence Awards. The products recognised include H.265 cyber-security models IB9365-EHT, FD9365-EHTV, IP9191-HP, FE9391-EV; multiple sensor model MS9390-HV; and the compact CC8371-HV 180-degree panoramic model. In total, 1,127 products were submitted into the Taiwan Excellence Awards competition. VIVOTEK is honoured to have received a...

IDIS unveils latest line of Compact Solutions for retail, restaurants and SMBs

Opening up new possibilities for competitive video surveillance deployments in retail, restaurant and small business applications, IDIS has launched a compact range of robust, high performance cameras and recorders. The IDIS Compact Solutions series is designed for rapid installations and both single and multi-site roll outs, allowing for the mixing and matching of analogue and IP technologies, making upgrades and system extensions more affordable than ever. IDIS Compact Solutions The new line...

ONVIF releases Profile T with advanced video streaming capabilities and support for H.265 video compression

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced the final release of Profile T, a new specification with advanced video streaming capabilities and an expanded feature set for metadata streaming and analytics. Profile T also offers support for H.265 video compression, which more efficiently handles image streams from high-definition cameras. With Profile T, ONVIF will employ a new media service that offers support for both H.265 and H.264 video...

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