Surveillance & Security News for September 2010

Axel Schmidt is appointed as General Manager for SALTO’s access control products business in Germany

Axel Schmidt, General Manager, SALTO Germany SALTO Systems, world leader in advanced battery powered wireless access control solutions, has appointed Axel Schmidt as General Manager of its new German Business Unit.Schmidt is perfectly placed to head up the new operation based at Gevelsberg, some 40 minutes from Düsseldorf, Cologne and the Ruhr Metropolis. He has a wealth of experience from almost 15 years with the world market leader in door controls, movable walls and glass fittings and ac...

Octavian rolls out aviation security division with Checkport as franchise partner

Octavian will now provide security and concierge services to aviation terminals in UKUK security company, Octavian Security, has announced its entry into the world aviation security market, as the company has become the official UK security arm of Swissport International - by taking ownership of the Checkport UK franchise.Checkport is a security subsidiary of Swissport International, the world's leading supplier of ground handling services to the aviation sector, and the exclusive franchise...

Infinova pressurised PTZ dome cameras facilitate maritime surveillance at Panama Canal

Infinova's rugged V1750A series pressurised PTZ dome cameras Infinova announced that its V1750A pressurised dome cameras have been placed on both sides of the Panama Canal to view ships and vessels waiting their turn to go through the locks. They are watching to verify that vessels stay within their assigned spaces while waiting. If ships stray, they can cause damage to the channel and locks when they hit the sides and equipment. The cameras provide evidence of negligence by ship crews and enabl...

Security 2010 visitors to receive demonstration of Matrox and Milestone’s integrated security system

Matrox VDA decoder boardMatrox Graphics Inc. and Milestone Systems announced superior integration between the Matrox VDA-1164 IP Video Decoding Accelerator and the latest Milestone XProtect Corporate, Smart Client and Smart Wall VMS platforms. Designed for large-scale security networks that require live monitoring, the Matrox VDA graphics board set provides hardware-accelerated IP video decoding that completely offloads the host CPU. This allows operators to view and manipulate more video stream...

Samsung focuses on surveillance technology in a series of September Road Shows

The road shows will focus on specific areas of technology, such as IP and analogue cameras and DVRsSamsung Techwin America, a global supplier of video surveillance products combining superior performance and value, recently launched their 2010 Road Show campaign. The events are half-day sessions which will provide dealers/installers a hands-on opportunity to explore performance, functionality and advantages of the Samsung product line. These sessions will also show attendees how to boost sales a...

Xtralis VESDA and ICAM smoke detectors selected to protect Museum of London

Xtralis, a leading provider of intelligent fire detection and security solutions, recently announced that a combination of its VESDA and ICAM Aspirating Smoke Detectors (ASDs) have been installed at Museum of London. Museum of London is one of the world's largest urban history museums and cares for over two million objects in its collection with a significant archive. The lower galleries are currently undergoing major redevelopment work, and new galleries will be opening in spring 2010 telling...

Biometric IP access control from Suprema for Colombia National Police

Customer backgroundWhen it comes to citizen security, Bogota, the Colombian capital city, is the fastest developing city in Latin America. This 7-million metropolis used to be known as high-crime city.Today, due to continuous government-level campaigns and law enforcement activities, the level of citizen security has improved drastically during last couple of decades.While homicide and traffic accidents has been declined in civil security, there are arising issues in public and government securi...

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