Surveillance & Security News for September 2010

Advantages of open standards within security top of Siemens agenda at Essen conference

Siemens is collaborating on ongoing extensions to the ONVIF standard to integrate access control systemsAt a press conference held ahead of Security 2010 in Essen (Germany), Siemens Building Technologies Division (BT) touted the advantages of open standards in the area of security and the innovative solutions through which these can contribute to a more secure world. The focus was on the integrated security management system Siveillance Fusion, as well as Siveillance Netwatch which is to incorpo...

Axis video surveillance deployed at ski slopes

MissionThe Municipality of Livigno is a renowned tourist resort in the centre of the Alps which enjoys free zone status. Its strategic position between Italy and Switzerland at an altitude of 1816m makes it the ideal place to vacation and the perfect destination for shopping addicts, who can enjoy the advantages of the customs-free zone.By virtue of these characteristics, the Municipality of Livigno wanted to equip its territory with a new video surveillance system to meet two requirements: to r...

Avigilon appoints Nicolas Cronier as Sales Director for the High Definition (HD) surveillance market in EMEA region

Avigilon is in rapid expansion mode to meet worldwide demand for its HD surveillance systemAvigilon announced the appointment of Nicolas Cronier as the company's Sales Director for France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. In rapid expansion mode to meet worldwide demand for the Avigilon award-winning high definition (HD) surveillance system, Avigilon engaged Cronier to oversee all sales activities and manage customer relationships in the region. Cronier joins Avigilon from NICE Systems Ltd., a provider...

Secutech 2011 announces dedicated pavilion for High Definition (HD) / Digital Surveillance products

Secutech Asia 2011 takes place from 20-22 April in TaiwanTo meet an increasing demand for surveillance equipment, Secutech, Asia's leading safety and security fair will feature a new pavilion for HD/Digital Surveillance products at its 2011 show to be held from 20-22 April 2011 at the Nangang Taipei World Trade Centre, Taiwan. The show is organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd., a leading integrated media company dedicated to the security industry, organising Secutech trade fair...

Chiron’s IRIS alarm communication system featured at the Security 2010

The IRIS Touch 200 and 400 series diallers are now approved to AS/NZ2201:5 - 2008Europe's best selling IP alarm transmission system, Chiron's IRIS system, featured for the first time at the Security 2010 Exhibition and Conference in Sydney, Australia (1st to 3rd September).Chiron showcased its award-winning technology alongside Security Distributors Australia, its partner for IRIS solutions in Australian markets. Chiron's Managing Director Ian Tredinnick was among the expert speakers at the...

EverFocus presents its latest video surveillance products at Security Essen 2010

The new 16-channel D1 real-time digital video recorder "Paragon 264x4"From 5 - 8 October 2010, Security Essen 2010 will take place in Germany. The latest EverFocus CCTV product developments will be presented on stand 215 in hall 2.0. The new 16-channel D1 real-time digital video recorder "Paragon 264x4" incorporates the latest H.264 compression technology and offers D1 real-time recording and playback for all cameras. Paragon 264x4 is equipped with 3 main monitor outputs (VGA...

ASIS 2010 media representatives to witness success of wireless video surveillance in fighting crime in Dallas

Dallas' is one of the nation's largest all-wireless public video surveillance systemsMedia representatives covering the ASIS show this October are invited to see up-close and first-hand how wireless video surveillance is a valuable tool to help law enforcement fight crime in Dallas, the host city for the ASIS International 56th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. The Dallas installation has been in operation since 2007 and is currently one of the nation's largest all-wireless public video surveill...

A Siqura fibre optic cable solution for national security

At Fort Drum, New York, the U.S. Army operates a training centre dedicated to simulating military conflicts for U.S. troops in urban areas. Units such as the 10th Mountain Division use the Military Operations in Urbanised Terrain (MOUT) Site to simulate urban battlefield tactics complete with smoke effects, smells of war, mobile targets, explosions, and other battlefield effects. Fort Drum's application required bringing video/audio content from the MOUT site's many cameras back to a centra...

MESSOA IP speed dome cameras chosen to improve security at Shinagawa-ku Seaport

Established in 1919, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., also known as "K" Line, is the tenth largest shipping company in the world. Based in Japan, they typically move cargo around the world by ship. One of the places that "K" Line operates out of is the Shinagawa-ku Seaport in Tokyo, Japan. Shinagawa-ku is one of the largest and busiest ports in Japan. Thousands of tons of goods are brought in and out on a daily basis along with hundreds of workers. The problem"K" Line needed to know what was going on...

Panasonic showcase their versatile and innovative i-Pro security system at a local community centre

The Eltham Centre, located in South East London, provides first class integrated services for the local community including leisure, library, educational, community and council services to local residents. The innovative and attractive centre was pioneered by Greenwich Council in 2007 as a way to modernise its services and bring the community together under one roof.Built on the site of the old library which has been refurbished, the building was expanded to become an impressive local hub, openi...

Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) solutions from NDI-RS interest Home Secretary, Theresa May

(L to R) Adrian Cadd of NDI, Home Secretary Theresa May and Richard King of NDI discussing ANPR solutionsHome Secretary Theresa May has visited the offices of NDI Recognition Systems (NDI-RS), the leading UK-based designer and manufacturer of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) solutions. During the visit, which took place on Monday 23rd August, she discussed a wide range of security issues relating to the use of ANPR and its role in increasing national security and cutting crime both...

artec MULTIEYE® PrivacyShield complies with Data Protection Directive for video surveillance systems

MULTIEYE® Privacy Shield displays in a way that the identity of a person remains anonymous at any timeartec technologies AG presents the newest product PrivacyShield for protecting personal data in video surveillance systems. Based on the proven video surveillance solutions being sold for 10 years throughout Europe under the brand name MULTIEYE® the newly developed product PrivacyShield represents the breakthrough in the field of privacy protection within the frame of surveillance of per...

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