Surveillance & Security News for September 2012

American Dynamics day/night cameras keep an eye on Maui County

There are eight main islands that make up Hawaii and four of those islands are a part of the County of Maui: Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kahoolawe. Together, the islands encompass approximately 2,400 square miles and house a population of 154,000 residents. Recently, the County implemented an initiative to migrate toward one centralised system for all security, including access control, biometrics and surveillance on its three populated islands, excluding Kahoolawe, which does not have any resident...

US Housing Authority increases operator productivity and reduces investigation with Honeywell IP-based video management

In existence since the late 1930s, the Trenton Housing Authority (THA) provides decent and affordable housing for low and moderate-income residents throughout the city of Trenton, New Jersey, USA. Its mission is to provide safe and sanitary housing for residents and to lead them toward self-sufficiency. For the past 30 years, the THA has served nearly 2,000 households. Today, the THA is an autonomous body that is chartered by the State of New Jersey, partially funded by the federa...

Bosch MIC Series 400 cameras out on surveillance patrol in Glasgow city centre

More than 30 Bosch MIC Series 400 cameras are protecting the public in Glasgow City Centre following successful trials of the equipment in other parts of the city.Glasgow Community and Safety Services (GCSS), an organisation set up by Glasgow City Council and Strathclyde Police, was keen to provide the city's three million visitors and locals alike with a safe environment to socialise. So it created the Night Zone, a partnership initiative that is designed to help residents and visitors get home...

Geutebruck video security system enables 24/7 suicide prevention at an Australian beauty spot

Gap Park in Sydney, Australia extends for a couple of kilometres along sheer rugged cliffs facing the Pacific Ocean.  It is an area with stunning scenery, but sadly also a history of suicides, accidents and unexplained deaths. To reduce these tragedies and improve the park’s image, Woollahra Municipal Council implemented a master plan involving both deterrence and response measures which now includes a Geutebruck GeViScope-based video security system designed by Security Consultants I...

VIVOTEK launches IP8332-C, bullet-style camera with cable management function

VIVOTEK is launching the IP8332-C, the first compact bullet-style model with cable management functionality. As an extension of the best-in-class, bullet-style VIVOTEK IP8332, the IP8332-C is designed for outdoor applications with a mounting bracket for cable management, which further strengthens its robustness.  Equipped with a 1-Megapixel sensor enabling viewing resolution of 1280x800 at 30 fps, VIVOTEK IP8332-C camera delivers excellent image quality with fine details captured. In addi...

IEIMobile launches AVL-3000, advanced auto data server with upgraded surveillance functions

IEIMobile, the branded mobile solution provider established by IEI Technology Corp. (IEI), announced the launch of the AVL-3000, a highly integrated auto data server designed for advanced vehicle and asset management applications. The AVL-3000 includes various features such as the Intel® Atom™ N2600 1.6GHz CPU, Windows 7 OS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HSUPA/GPRS/GSM, GPS, and On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) technologies.  An exceptional feature of the AVL-3000 is its ability to incorporate a w...

Vicon Industries to introduce 1080p version of Surveyor HD PTZ dome at ISC West

Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of network video management systems, will introduce a 1080p version of its Surveyor HD PTZ dome at ISC West, booth 22063. The new Surveyor HD 1080p (2 megapixel) features 20x optical zoom and conforms to the ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) specification, allowing it to operate with VMS software from many manufacturers. The Surveyor HD 720p (1.3 megapixel) with 18x optical zoom was introduced in 2011. Both Surveyor HD models offer...

Kantech announces Intevo, an Integrated Security Platform for access control and IP video

Kantech, part of Tyco Security Products, has announced Intevo, an integrated security platform that unites access control, IP video and intrusion in a compact and scalable solution. Intevo is an easy to deploy integrated security platform, designed to be up and running in minimal time. Intevo is simple to configure and includes a customised dashboard for easy system management. The system is preloaded with Kantech’s EntraPass Corporate Edition security management software and American Dyn...

ASSA launches innovative CLIQ Remote system

Extending and adding to the functionality of its CLIQ electromechanical cylinder range, ASSA has launched the innovative CLIQ Remote system. Using ASSA dp technology, with its unique patented sidebar mechanism allowing billions of usable differs, CLIQ Remote is designed for larger masterkey suites, remote sites and companies with a geographical spread of operations. Enabling the commissioning, programming and full administration of security management centrally via web-based software, the system...

VIVOTEK launches bandwidth efficient megapixel fixed dome, FD8131 for indoor applications

VIVOTEK is launching FD8131, a compact, bandwidth-efficient megapixel fixed dome with a 3 -12 mm vari-focal lens designed for indoor applications   Equipped with a 1-Megapixel sensor enabling viewing resolution of 1280x800 at 30 fps, VIVOTEK FD8131 camera delivers excellent image quality with fine details captured. In addition to high-resolution videos, the FD8131 offers a vari-focal lens, which provides users the freedom to adjust the field of view in accordance with their applications an...

NLSS announces new version of its unified security management system, NLSS Gateway 3.0

Next Level Security Systems, a provider of a new breed of unified, networked security solutions, announced recently the release of the NLSS Gateway 3.0, the newest version of the company’s flagship solution the NLSS Gateway. The award-winning NLSS Gateway is a unified security management system that integrates IP access control, video management and video analytics into a single, easy-to-use networked platform. The Gateway 3.0 upgrade allows users to leverage facial recognition and detecti...

IMS Research: Axis Communications tops global surveillance camera makers’ list

Axis is number one amongst both IP-based and analogue camera providers Axis Communications, the world leader in network video surveillance, announces that it has overtaken the number one global manufacturer position for all surveillance cameras – including IP-based and analogue providers – according to the latest IMS Research report*. Since inventing the world’s first IP-based video camera in 1996, Axis has been ranked number one as the recognized surveillan...

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