Surveillance & Security News for September 2014

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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