Surveillance & Security News for September 2010

IP video surveillance system from North American Video bolsters Greenbrier casino’s security

The IP cameras installed at the casino are a mixture of megapixel and high resolution imaging technologiesHonouring a 232-year reputation for quality, the award-winning Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia has deployed a state-of-the-art Pelco IP-based video surveillance system in its new Casino Club gaming facility. Designed and built by North American Video (NAV) and M. Malia and Associates (MMA), the video surveillance system features approximately 400 cameras installed i...

Sony’s IP surveillance system enhances school security for the Grossmont School District

Real-time digital video surveillance over TCP/IP networksFor most schools, reports of campus shootings from across the country seem a distant nightmare. Sadly, that nightmare became a recurring reality at Grossmont Union School District, an 11 high school system with 24,000 students in San Diego County. In 2001, two separate shooting incidents happened back-to-back over a two-week period. That started Grossmont's search for an economical way to protect their campuses. The district turned to Sony...

QNAP launches online user manuals for v3.3 of Turbo NAS series

The latest firmware v3.3 of Turbo NAS seriesQNAP Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of world-class NAS (Network Attached Storage) servers has launched the online user manuals for the latest firmware v3.3 of Turbo NAS series, allowing the customers to view the tutorials of the abundant server features conveniently. The customers can also search for the features description easily by full-text search with highlighting for found words. The online user manuals are available in English, German, Fr...

Milestone Systems is number 1 provider of open platform IP video management software

The research is published in 'The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment' reportMilestone Systems is listed again as the number one provider of open platform IP video management software by IMS Research in its latest report: The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment - 2010 Edition. This report from IMS Research found that Milestone Systems increased its market share and maintained its top position of the last six years. Milestone holds the leadership standing for...

Bosch to reduce prices of AutoDome cameras

The price reductions for Bosch's AutoDome Modular cameras are effective from October 1Bosch Security Systems is to significantly reduce the costs of its AutoDome Modular cameras "to enable a greater number of installers to benefit from a higher quality product," according to Paul Wong, the company's Managing Director. Cost prices have been reduced on the 200, 300 and 500-series dome cameras by as much as 20%, depending on the kits required."The economy is tough, but installer...

Mike Newton, CEO of AD Group, wins second Le Mans Series title

Mike Newton, CEO of CCTV specialist, AD GroupA fourth place in the Silverstone 1000 kilometres, the final race of this year's Le Mans Series, was more than sufficient to secure an unprecedented second set of LMP2 titles for RML AD Group. With a total of 75 points, the team's regular pairing of Mike Newton, CEO of CCTV specialist AD Group (the parent company of Dedicated Micros), and Thomas Erdos reclaim the drivers' title they last won in 2007, while RML AD Group also collect the 2010 LMP2 team...

Hikvision’s new Network Video Recorder to make its debut at Security Essen 2010

Hikvision's embedded NVRDS-9616NI-SHHikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd., the leading supplier of digital video surveillance products, announced the release of its industry-leading embedded NVR - the DS-9616NI-SH - at the Essen 2010 show to be held October 5th to 8th in Essen, Germany.The Hikvision DS-9616NI-SH NVR is a new generation of network video surveillance product designed for high quality megapixel recording, mass storage and high-definition, real-time monitoring. Built on an embedded...

eyewatch to exhibit IP security cameras at Security Essen 2010

The two high-resolution camera systems are fully based on IT standard technologieseyewatch GmbH, a German manufacturer of high-resolution intelligent IP video server cameras, presents two newly developed high-tech products for the first time at the Security Exhibition 2010 in Hall 7, Stand 923. The two high-resolution camera systems are fully based on IT standard technologies. For the first time this allows to migrate applications to the eyewatch camera platform which were previously reserved fo...

College safeguards students with Avigilon high definition surveillance system

Advanced management features lead to faster and more successful investigations improving College's relationship with local law enforcement Vancouver Community College, one of British Columbia's oldest and largest colleges, has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System in an effort to improve staff and student safety across its two campuses. "Our previous analogue-based system could not provide the image clarity and management features needed to improve campus security," explained Surinder A...

Mirasys’ IP surveillance solutions have a new distributor for the Nordic region, Teletec Connect

The alliance concentrates on the implementation of end-to-end IP-based CCTV systems in the Nordic regionMirasys Ltd., a provider of open platform digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions, announced a partnership with Teletec Connect, a distributor of electronic security products to professional installers and integrators. The strategic alliance will concentrate on the implementation of end-to-end IP-based CCTV systems in the Nordic region, covering Sweden, Norway and Finland. Mirasys has a...

Entrepreneur Maurice Kanbar backs Octavian Security USA

The deal makes Sam, Maurice and Sukhi equal shareholders in Octavian Security's businessMaurice Kanbar, the famous US entrepreneur, is the latest business visionary to put his weight behind Octavian USA, the US arm of the already well-established UK-based Octavian Security, just two months after Octavian USA received its first stateside contract. The move will see Octavian USA add to its first Tulsa office, with new premises in San Francisco and California.Maurice, the serial entrepreneur,...

CEM AC2000 security management system extended to secure ‘A380’ Pier B at Manchester Airport

CEM S600e IP card readers are installed at over 700 door locations throughout Manchester Airport terminals and piersCEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, announced that the existing CEM AC2000 security management system at Manchester Airport has been extended to secure the new ‘A380' Pier B. Pier B was updated to accommodate an A380 aircraft, which first landed at Manchester Airport on 1st September 2010. Manchester Airport has become the first regional airport in the world to...

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