Surveillance & Security News for September 2012

GET Group and GSSC launch the first passport printer to personalise secure travel documents

GET Group (GET) and Graphic Security Systems Corporation (GSSC) are pleased to announce that the GET/Toppan eP600 ePassport System (eP600) is the first passport printer capable of personalising secure travel documents using GSSC’s Variable Stealth SI security feature. This is made possible due to the eP600’s unique printing features such as 600 dpi, solid pigment ink printing and ‘dot on dot’ printing method. The eP600 also offers automatic book feeding, on-line ePasspor...

INSIDE Secure and TazTag unveil tablet computer for secure applications

INSIDE Secure and TazTag introduced the TazPad V2, a fully featured seven-inch Android 4.0 (aka Ice Cream Sandwich, or ICS) tablet computer that gives solution providers an ideal solution for use in mobile banking, stock management, payment, ticketing, access control, identity and other sensitive and secure applications. Available now from TazTag, the new TazPad tablet combines the EMVCo-certified secure near field communication (NFC) capabilities provided by the INSIDE Secure SecuRead NFC modul...

eneo complete systems are being used in over sixty Müller health and beauty retailers

Müller is one of Europe’s leading health and beauty retail companies. Nearly 24,000 employees work in over 600 locations all over the continent. And Müller continues to grow: an average of 50 new stores are opened each year with a product range which includes CDs, toys and stationery and really sets itself apart from the competition – at prices which Müller invites you to check against competitors’ prices, in accordance with their slogan: “You should compar...

SALTO Systems and partners launch pilot NFC project at Spain's University Católica of Murcia

SALTO has launched a pilot project allowing staff and students at UCAM to use NFC-enabled services SALTO Systems in collaboration with partners Banco Santander, Vodafone, Gemalto and the public local government, have launched a pilot project at the University Católica of Murcia (UCAM) that allows staff and students to manage their payment and access needs via mobile phones, using contactless NFC SIM, using SALTO technology. The eight month project, run by the Sant...

Alpro’s transom closers installed at the University of Portsmouth

Alpro's access control systems also secure the University of Westminster Alpro’s overhead transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of aluminium doors and can have light, medium or heavy spring strengths to suit type of usage, with a 90 degree hold-open option. The university is using the devices at its building entrances on Guildhall Walk. Transom closers are well suited for use at universities and colleges since alternative optio...

American Fibertek unveiled two video management software at ASIS 2012

Pilot v.5 Video Management Software delivers advanced system functionality and broader industry compatibility American Fibertek Inc. (AFI) debuted two new software releases that improve video management and control activities at ASIS 2012. Pilot v.5 Video Management Software delivers advanced system functionality and broader industry compatibility while the newly developed AFI-2089 Virtual Keyboard does all the heavy lifting of the American Dynamics’ physical keyboard at...

Panasonic showcases its new 360° panoramic 3.0 megapixel dome cameras at ASIS 2012

The dome camera is available in both indoor and outdoor IP66 rated weather and vandal resistant configurations Building on its reputation as a global leader in imaging technology and performance, Panasonic showcased its new 360° panoramic 3.0 megapixel dome cameras that set a new benchmark for wide area surveillance at ASIS 2012. Available in both indoor (WV-SF438) and outdoor IP66 rated weather and vandal resistant (WV-SW458) configurations, the new cameras feature a 360...

Samsung Techwin America introduced two new DVRs at ASIS 2012

The two new economically priced DVRs are apt for smaller scale applications Samsung Techwin America, a global supplier of  video surveillance and security products combining superior performance and value, debuted two new DVRs here at ASIS 2012. The SRD-1640 16 channel and SRD-840 eight channel stand-alone DVRs feature high quality CIF recording in real time, across all channels as well as the latest technology for web access and remote monitoring. Offered at an attractiv...

MOBOTIX DualNight M12 cameras secure wholesale distributor of electrical equipment

Mobotix’s Q24 hemispheric cameras has a 180-degree, panoramic field of view with just a single lens MOBOTIX Corp., an industry-leading provider of high-resolution, network-based security solutions, recently announced that Graybar Canada, a wholesale distributor of electrical equipment including surveillance solutions, has deployed more than two dozen MOBOTIX cameras between its Markham and Halifax branches in response to loss prevention issues and vandalism. Graybar chos...

JVC to introduce two cameras featuring Super LoLux 2 technology

Thanks to Super LoLux 2 technology, JVC’s new cameras deliver outstanding performance and precise colour representation, even at virtually zero light levels. Both of these new models are designed to provide a perfect entrance surveillance solution in the critical "5 meters" zone, offering superior monitoring at night time for clear and precise images in these areas without ‘white out' effects. In addition both models are equipped with new IR- varifocal lens 3.75x (F=2.8-10.5mm), F1.2...

ComNet Europe unveils eighteen port hardened managed Ethernet switch

ComNet Europe Ltd of Leeds in the United Kingdom, a USA-based manufacturer and a leading provider of fibre optic and Ethernet network solutions has introduced a new eighteen port hardened managed Ethernet switch. The ComNet CNGE2FE16MS is an environmentally hardened Managed Ethernet Switch that is compliant with UL standards EN60950-1 and UL Class 1, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D for Hazardous Locations. This is the first switch from ComNet that meets the standards set for use in industrial a...

Mobotix Q24 and D14 dual dome cameras enhance Valley Health hospital security

Mobotix’s Q24 and D14 cameras secure Valley Health’s interior hallways and intersections MOBOTIX Corp., an industry-leading provider of high-resolution, network-based security solutions, recently announced that Valley Health, a non-profit health care group in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland, has deployed more than 100 MOBOTIX cameras across four of its six hospitals and now operates at least one of each type of MOBOTIX camera. Valley Health chose the MOBOT...

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