Surveillance & Security News for September 2014

3xLOGIC announces Wendi Burke as its new Senior Director of Marketing

Burke brings over 20 years of experience in the electronics and security industry to 3xLOGIC 3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, recently announced that Wendi Burke has been appointed as the company’s Senior Director of Marketing. Based out of the Westminster corporate headquarters, Burke has been tasked with building a structured marketing organisation and marketing strategy, utilising web-based tools, social media platforms,...

U.S. Security Associates to host several events at ASIS International 2014

ASIS is holding its annual seminar from September 29 to October 2 at the Georgia World Congress Center This month, managers and executives from U.S. Security Associates (USA) are making plans to gather in the security company’s hometown of Atlanta, Ga. for the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. ASIS International is the leading organisation of security management professionals, with 38,000 members worldwide. ASIS is holding its annual seminar from Septe...

Role of Bluetooth Smart and NFC in access control

Bluetooth Smart creates new ways to open doors and gates The latest generation of access control systems offers more secure and sophisticated credentials, and new credential form factors including mobile devices that offer a more secure and convenient way to open doors and parking gates. Mobile access control also delivers a simple and user-friendly secure identity management process, and a platform for integrated, multi-layered physical access control (PACS) and IT security s...

CNL Software announces the release of its latest version of IPSecurityCenter PSIM V4.9 at ASIS International 2014

IPSecurityCenter PSIM offers enhanced features including Federation, Video Export, Advanced Alarm Correlation CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, is pleased to announce the release of V4.9 of IPSecurityCenter PSIM offering new and enhanced features including Federation, Video Export, Advanced Alarm Correlation and Improved Mapping. The new enhancements to IPSecurityCenter not only aid operators with real-time situation awa...

VIVOTEK surveillance solutions create an atmosphere of security and relaxation for guests at Bania Hotel in Poland

VIVOTEK FD8162 IP dome cameras were deployed in areas requiring special attention, such as lobbies and entrances Creating an atmosphere of security and relaxation for guests Located in Bialka Tatrzanska Mountain Resort in the central Tatra Mountain region, Bania Hotel is among the most luxurious hotels in Poland. An excellent location, top quality service, and numerous attractions make Bania Hotel truly exceptional. Bania Hotel is a perfect destination for families and couple...

Honeywell to showcase latest fire and security solutions at Security Essen 2014 in Germany

The Honeywell booth will be featuring new developments in fire alarm, management and notification systems Global manufacturer Honeywell has selected Security Essen on 23-26th September in Germany as the key international show to present its latest innovations in fire and security solutions to an international audience. The event attracts over 39, 000 trade visitors from more than 110 countries. The Honeywell booth 211 in Hall 3 will be featuring new developments in fire alarm...

Axis Communications to present AXIS A1001 network door controller at Security Essen 2014

At Essen 2014, Axis will be presenting access control solutions jointly with its partners Nedap and Entelec Because video surveillance is associated ever more closely with physical access control systems, it is a logical step for Axis Communications to expand its expertise in IP technology to the market for access control. Just in time for the Security Essen 2014 trade fair (23-26 September 2014), the world market leader in the field of video surveillance presents the AXIS A10...

Panasonic to premier 4K 360-degree intelligent surveillance camera at Security Essen 2014

Aimed at banking, retail and logistics, Panasonic’s WV-SF481 captures increased level of detail over wide areas Panasonic will use Security Essen in Germany to launch a new 360°, ultra-high 4K resolution intelligent surveillance camera. Aimed at applications such as banking, retail and logistics, the camera capture an increased level of detail over a much wider area than is achievable with traditional security cameras, meaning greater coverage with fewer cameras. T...

Milestone Systems and Zucchetti demonstrate product integration at Security Essen 2014

The two companies will present the integration between XProtect rom Milestone Systems, and XAtlas access control solution by Zucchetti Axess Milestone Systems and Zucchetti are ready to revolutionise the PSIM world (Physical Security Information Management), i.e., of the management of the information coming from security systems. At Security Essen, the most important fair dedicated to the security and fire protection sector, scheduled from 23rd to 26th September, the two comp...

ASIS International’s 2014 annual seminar and exhibits to focus on security know-how and education sessions

For the 20,000 or so security professionals who attend each year, ASIS International’s Annual Seminar and Exhibits is all about education. Attendees can polish their skills and update their security know-how in any of more than 200 education sessions during the yearly event. They can also learn all about the latest available security technologies and services at the massive 225,000-square-foot exhibition. Celebrities are on hand too, or at least some well-known and notable dignitaries are...

Harnessing the power of smart phone video for surveillance

I love Wikipedia, not just because I use it every day, but also because it reflects the value that can be created when a large community works together. When each member of a community contributes a small part, the result is monumental. I saw an estimate somewhere that it would take a million pages to print out Wikipedia. Is there an opportunity to leverage video in the same way; that is, to tie together the capabilities of millions to create a central repository that could be useful? Consider...

Axis Communications security products help reduce crime at The Co-operative Food stores

The final installation incorporated Axis’ fixed dome cameras and video encoders, controlled by Milestone Professional The UK’s fifth biggest grocery retailer, The Co-operative Food, has reported a 50 per cent reduction in reported incidents of crime after upgrading its incumbent analogue video surveillance to a modern, digital IP system. Axis Communications products were used in the installation – Atul Rajput, the company’s regional director, northern...

Gallagher appoints Steve Bell as Chief Technology Officer

Bell will lead the company's security product development and business analyst teams The Gallagher Group - internationally renowned for its innovative solutions in the Security, Animal Management, and Fuel Systems industries - has announced the appointment of Steve Bell to the role of Chief Technology Officer - Security. Bell's new role is an executive appointment and he now sits on Gallagher's security division executive management team. Bell, who has over 25 years' experien...

Wavestore to showcase latest security solutions alongside Ampleye and RIVA at Security Essen 2014 in Germany

Wavestore will demonstrate how its open platform VMS software can provide a seamless integrated surveillance solution It only takes place every two years and is mainland Europe’s largest and most successful exhibition, which is why so many thousands of security professionals will be looking forward to making their way to Security Essen, which takes place on 23rd - 26th September. Over 1,000 exhibitors from 40 countries will be looking to demonstrate their very latest so...

Allegion to host two events showcasing latest security innovations at ASIS International 2014

The events include a press conference discussing Allegion's electronic security offerings, and a school security seminar Allegion plc, a leading global provider of security products and solutions, is hosting two events to showcase the company's recent innovations in its electronic security portfolio. The events include a press conference to discuss Allegion's new electronic security offerings and a school security seminar. Both events will take place during ASIS International...

Traka appoints Justin Sasse as Managing Director

Justin has joined the team to support Traka as it continues to expand into new areas and increase overall market share Traka, the key and asset management specialist, has appointed a new Managing Director. Justin Sasse has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Traka. Justin has joined the team to build on the success of the business, and to support the company as it continues to expand into new areas and increase overall market share. Justin has worked for ASSA ABLO...

When is it desirable to use “dummy” cameras as a deterrent? What are the liability/legal implications of using dummy cameras?

Surveillance cameras in public places and private properties are rather ubiquitous these days, but what is less obvious is whether a camera is a "dummy" camera or not. Installing fake surveillance cameras to use as a deterrent is a common tactic used when the price of a real security camera falls outside of one's budget. But when should dummy cameras be used? What are the implications this poses? Let's see what some of our panellists think.

Genetec announces release of new Sipelia Communications Management module of Security Center

Genetec™, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions recently announced the upcoming release of Sipelia Communications Management, a new module of Security Center that enables unified SIP (Session Initiated Protocol)-based communications between operators and intercom devices deployed throughout an organisation. Seamlessly integrated in Security Center (v. 5.2 SR7), intercom communications can now be intricately linked to security systems over any IP network. With access controlle...

Exacq Technologies unveils EasyConnect automatic IP camera connector feature for its VMS software

Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces the new EasyConnect automatic IP camera connector feature with the version 6.4 of exacqVision, a video management system (VMS) software used for video surveillance. EasyConnect provides the power of IP cameras with the simplicity of analogue. Version 6.4 also includes the new VideoPush video wall feature, updates to the Exacq Mobile app and web browser client, and improvements to Enterprise System Manager (ESM),...

Boon Edam meets its increasing demand for security products with addition of new sales staff in the US

Boon Edam hired Kurt Measom and Dale Gigandet for the USA and Juan Manuel Perez for southern Mexico Boon Edam Inc. recently announced the hiring of new sales staff and the creation of new roles and departments to meet continued high demand for its security entrance products and revolving doors. The company has experienced record sales in the past four years, much of the growth coming from the sales of security products to Fortune 500 companies. “Today’s large corp...

AMAG Technology releases Symmetry EN-2DBC two door controller

AMAG Technology has been working behind closed doors on a new access control architecture for the last three years and is proud to release the Symmetry™ EN-2DBC, an edge network, two door, Power over Ethernet (PoE) enabled controller. Building on the company’s track record and after listening to feedback from their worldwide customer base, the Symmetry EN-2DBC Edge Network Controller is the state-of-the-art panel that security installers have been looking for.  AMAG Technology i...

Senstar unveils RoboGuard autonomous perimeter surveillance robot

Senstar, the world’s largest manufacturer of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) is pleased to announce RoboGuard™, a new first-of-its-kind autonomous perimeter surveillance robot. RoboGuard travels on a monorail and constantly patrols a secured perimeter. It conducts regular inspections of the fence line and can promptly respond to suspected intrusions. A complete system consists of autonomous robots, each covering up to 1 kilometer (0.6 mi), with a battery charging station...

HID Global expands its ultra-durable Epoxy portfolio of RFID tags

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently announced that its Identification Technologies division is expanding its ultra-durable Epoxy Tag portfolio of RFID tags to include broadband UHF varieties to address the needs of RFID systems integrators worldwide who are seeking increased data collection speed and accuracy.  With ultra durable housings, Epoxy Tag UHF transponders also expand the potential for process improvement and cost savings into a broad spectru...

Morse Watchmans integrates its Touch key control system with C•CURE 9000 security and event management system

Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher Touch™ key control system now integrates with C•CURE 9000 security and event management system from Software House, part of Tyco Security Products, to provide users with more effective and efficient management of personnel, credentials and assets. “With our collaboration with Software House, we are allowing users of both KeyWatcher Touch and C•CURE 9000 to deepen their security infrastructure while also reducing costs at their sites,” said...

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