Surveillance & Security News for September 2009

The University of Bari chooses Axis for video surveillance of the School of Law

MissionThe University of Bari "Aldo Moro," whose main campus is located in the city of Bari, is an Italian public university founded in 1925. With over 60,000 students, it is the main university of Puglia, and one of the major Italian universities. The University comprises fifteen schools of studies, offering 150 Bachelor's Degrees; it also houses many libraries and media centres that support many inter-university projects. The University continuously provides multimedia classrooms, public displ...

Joseph Moore joins integrated systems supplier RISCO Group USA as Director of Key Accounts

RISCO Group USA has appointed security industry veteran Joseph Moore as Director of Key AccountsRISCO Group USA, a leading provider of integrated security systems, has appointed security industry veteran Joseph Moore as Director of Key Accounts, working out of RISCO Group's U.S. headquarters. He will handle sales and marketing for distributor programmes and key accounts, focusing on RISCO Group's comprehensive line of intrusion sensors and related products formerly marketed under the Rokonet bra...

OnSSI recognised as Americas' leading vendor of Open-Platform Network Video Management Software by IMS Research

IMS Research lists OnSSI ahead of every other open-platform IP video management system providerOn-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) has been recognised as the leading vendor of open-platform network video management software in the Americas - based on market share dominance - by IMS Research, a top supplier of detailed market data in the global electronics industry. In their report "The Americas Market For CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment," IMS Research named OnSSI as number...

Pelco expands sales operations in Asia and Latin America through a new acquisition

Pelco is reinforcing its commitment to the emerging Asian and Latin American marketsEffective immediately, Pelco is reinforcing its commitment to the emerging Asian and Latin American markets by acquiring Crockett International. According to officials, this move will solidify the long-term commitment to sales, marketing and product support that is necessary to build upon Pelco's position as a world leader in video.For more than fifteen years, Crockett International has served as Pelco's Manufact...

Samsung Techwin USA appoints Claudemir Martins to Latin America support team

Samsung Techwin America-CCTV Division appoints Claudemir Martins as Application Engineer Samsung Techwin America-CCTV Division, a leader in the digital video security system industry, recently announced that Claudemir Martins has been hired as the new Application Engineer for the South Cone region of Latin America. Claudemir is responsible for all technical support for customers located in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia, and Chile."Claudemir's technical background along with...

Mirasys protects City of Bangkok

Mirasys chosen to provide surveillance software for city of BangkokMirasys, one of the world's leading providers of open platform digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions, was selected as the surveillance software provider for one of world's most renowned cities, the City of Bangkok. As Bangkok renews its city-wide surveillance programme, it sought a system that could integrate different types of hardware and cameras, and that would remain flexible over the coming years. Mirasys was chosen...

RemGuard bowls out Australian criminals

RemGuard Visual Management enhanced security at Hexham Bowling Club, New South WalesRemGuard Visual Management - part of AD Group - and its remotely monitored, detector activated, CCTV technology is making a positive impact on crime 'down under' through its local franchise operation, RemGuard (Australia) Pty Ltd. One of the most recent successes has been at Hexham Bowling Club, situated just west of Newcastle in New South Wales. While the location backing onto the Hunter River means it is an ext...

Matrox presents Video Decoding Accelerator plug-in for Milestone XProtect Smart Client at ASIS 09

Matrox VDA-1164 Video Decoding Accelerator plug-in integrates with the Milestone XProtect™ Smart ClientMatrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of specialised graphics solutions, recently announced the Matrox VDA-1164 Video Decoding Accelerator plug-in for full integration with the Milestone XProtect™ Smart Client. The new VDA plug-in is designed for security surveillance consoles running the high-end Milestone Desktop Client application to monitor large-scale IP-based security...

Dubai Police Chief to open the 1st ASIS International Middle East Security Conference in December

Commander in Chief of the Dubai Police will be the opening keynote speaker at the 1st ASIS International Middle East Security Conference ASIS International has announced that His Excellency Lt General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Commander in Chief of the Dubai Police will be the opening keynote speaker at the First ASIS International Middle East Security Conference to be held in Dubai on 6-8 December 2009.General Tamim's distinguished 39-year career in law enforcement started after he graduat...

HID Global expands its multiCLASS™ reader portfolio

HID Global announced the expansion of its multiCLASS™ transition reader product lineHID Global, the trusted source for solutions for the delivery of secure identity, recently announced the expansion of its multiCLASS™ transition reader product line, providing new access control migration options to help organisations transition from low frequency EM4102 proximity to high frequency iCLASS® contactless smart card technology.HID's multiCLASS family of card readers are designed for c...

Mobotix transforms the video surveillance industry with new hemispheric technology, according to Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan has identified Mobotix AG's new hemispheric technology as among the most innovativeIn a recent study on state-of-the-art solutions in video surveillance technology, Frost & Sullivan has identified Mobotix AG's new hemispheric technology as among the most innovative developments in high resolution video surveillance. In Frost & Sullivan's ongoing coverage of electronic security products and end-user markets, the world's first 360-degree, low profile, and high resoluti...

Honeywell kicks off its Trained Specifier Certification Seminar Programme at Wembley Stadium

Honeywell recently held the first in a series of Trained Specifier Certification Seminars at Wembley StadiumHoneywell recently held the first in a series of Trained Specifier Certification Seminars at Wembley Stadium in North London. The seminars are part of a new initiative which will see Honeywell work closely with industry consultants, providing ongoing learning opportunities and equipping them with the tools and knowledge required to be successful. They also aim to develop relationships and...

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