Surveillance & Security News for September 2010

Raytec releases video highlighting benefits of POE lighting for IP cameras

A screen-shot of the Raytec PoE lighting video in progressRaytec have published an informative video to show the benefits of using PoE illuminators alongside IP cameras. The video coincides with the launch of a new range of High Power PoE illuminators and shows how video bandwidth and storage can be reduced by up to 90% with professional lighting.PoE illuminators are designed to provide dedicated lighting for all surveillance systems installed on a network infrastructure. Both Infra-Red and Whit...

IMS Research forecasts resurgence of the Russian video surveillance market in 2010

The IMS report is titled ‘The East Europe and Russia Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment'Despite Moscow being covered in a thick layer of smoke and a tough year for video surveillance equipment suppliers in 2009, a new report from IMS Research, has found the market is forecast to bounce back in 2010, with business returning to pre-economic crisis levels. ‘The East Europe and Russia Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment', a report from IMS Research, forecasts o...

Raytec IR CCTV captures rare wildlife footage

WildlifeCCTV captures some never seen before footage using IR LED technology International wildlife specialists, WildlifeCCTV, have enlisted the help of CCTV lighting manufacturer Raytec to capture some never seen before footage, using the latest in Infra-Red LED technology.In the thick, dense, woods of North America, WildlifeCCTV were able to capture footage of a rare species of brown bear, known for its reclusive nature and its unusual mannerisms. Raytec's high performance, low energy, surface...

CEM Systems’ video and access control solution takes care of Midlothian Community Hospital security

The CEM AC2000 Lite security management system is chosen to secure access to the HospitalCEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, announced that the CEM AC2000 Lite security management system has been chosen to secure access to the new £18 million Midlothian Community Hospital. The tender to install the system was won by Tough Security Systems Ltd. The AC2000 Lite system was specified by Mark Doherty, Security Consultant with DSSR, in order to meet the client's requirements. The AC2000...

Sony’s high definition (HD) CCTV solution enhances stadium security at the Rose Bowl

Sony SNC-RH164 HD pan-tilt zoom cameraSony specialist dealer Heston Apex Europe Limited announced that The Rose Bowl, home of Hampshire Cricket, will introduce a sophisticated end-to-end HD, IP video security system as part of its 48 million pound stadium refurbishment. The Rose Bowl will be equipped with 14 Sony SNC-RH164 HD pan-tilt zoom cameras and 8 fixed HD Sony SNC-CH140s, which monitor the internal and external grounds around the stadium. Over the past 12 months Sony has been wo...

Transportation security on China buses enhanced by Hikvision’s surveillance technology

The Ningbo City Bus surveillance system provides superior high-quality video streamLocation:City Bus in Ningbo, ChinaChallenges:The Ningbo transportation department required a surveillance system that supports video playback with the resolution of up to 4CIF (704x576) and store video data no less than 15 days. Anti-shock technology should be adopted as well to ensure the normal function of the mobile surveillance system when the bus is running.Solution: Hikvision created a high-quality mobile so...

Sony CCTV security solution helps Westminster police battle street crime

The West End's crackdown on street crime gets a state-of-the-art boost today with the launch of Westminster police's first mobile CCTV unit. Police in Westminster, in partnership with Covent Garden London, Sony and First Security have invested £150,000 to equip a converted Mercedes van with all the latest in closed circuit television, cameras, recording equipment and LCD screens to more effectively monitor street crime.Commander Simon Bray, the head of Police in Westminster, unveiled the d...

NUUO receives certification for its easy-installation network video surveillance system

With the addition of ImmerVision Enables 360° functionality, NUUO NVRmini is more efficientImmerVision, inventor of the 360° panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical technology, announced that NUUO Inc., one of the global leading providers of CCTV and network video surveillance solutions, has received the ImmerVision Enables certification for its NAS NVRmini. The NAS NVRmini is an easy-installation surveillance system with user-friendly features ideal for b...

Siemens MD calls for more intelligence and careful financial planning with the growth of high definition (HD) CCTV

 Rapid growth of HD CCTV is continuing strong despite current economic climate Siemens Building Technologies Security Solutions Managing Director, Dave Pickles states that: "The growth of HD CCTV shows no signs of slowing down despite the current economic climate but warns that funding will be a major concern." Dave explains: "Since the huge growth of CCTV in the ‘90's, CCTV has been considered a cost-effective way to combat and manage public crime and disorde...

Dedicated Micros’ Closed IPTV in the running for next month’s Security Excellence Award

Closed IPTV selected as finalist for Security Excellence AwardDedicated Micros - part of AD Group - announced that its groundbreaking Closed IPTV has been selected as a Finalist for next month's prestigious Security Excellence Awards. The patent-pending, deterministic, IP video product solution, which is in contention for the 'Security Innovation of the Year' title, is designed to bring all of the simplicity and physical security of a traditional CCTV installation to the IP environment.In practi...

IQinVision joins PSA’s Vendor Partner Programme to provide customers with more access to its surveillance products

With the membership, PSA members now have access to the best in megapixel and HD technologyIQinVision, market leader in high-performance HD megapixel network cameras, smart IP cameras, and network video recording systems, announced that IQinVision is now a proud vendor partner of the PSA Security Network®. PSA Security Network is the world's largest electronic security cooperative representing systems integrators. Member-owners and customers specialise in the design, installation, integ...

G4S to shower iPads on 10 lucky ASIS 2010 attendees

G4S will be sharing with ASIS attendees the company's vision to deliver integrated security solutionsG4S Secure Solutions, a global provider of comprehensive security solutions combining technology, manpower and innovation, will give away iPads to 10 attendees at the ASIS show this October in Dallas. Winners will be drawn from attendees who pick up iPad entry cards at the G4S booth and get them stamped by G4S security officers attending the show and circulating throughout the ASIS show floor. Th...

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