Surveillance & Security News for September 2015

Hikvision IP CCTV system secures perimeter and enables remote monitoring of workshop for GRW, South Africa

GRW is one of South Africa’s leading providers of sophisticated road transport trailers; designing, manufacturing and servicing a wide range of bespoke vehicles, each configured to provide a solution to the unique transportation needs of an individual client. GRW has now invested in a state-of-the-art IP CCTV system to protect its premises against unauthorised access and monitor the large, modern production facilities, and is already reaping the benefits from the integration of analytics w...

Nedap ensures secure, keyless drug storage with AEOS security management at Darent Valley Hospital

"In the busy environment of our ITU ward we have nurses working in shifts and visitors walking in and out. Consequently, the policy of the NHS trust is that we need to securely store our drugs. Before, we used key based cupboards to do so. Each of our 65 nurses owned a key to operate them, sometimes up to 100 times a day. As a result of the intensive use, the locks wore out regularly. Sometimes the nurses couldn’t lock the cupboards properly anymore and bent or broke their keys as a result...

OPTEX intrusion detectors provide perimeter security protection for UK logistics company

A five-acre logistics site in the UK blighted by break-ins and theft of diesel is now being protected by a system that includes a combination of 30 highly reliable detectors from OPTEX, one of the world’s leading detection technology manufacturers. Established in 1995, Intake Transport operates one of the largest fleets on the British road today with one main depot and three satellites around the country. The main depot experienced a number of incidents where diesel was being stolen dire...

Increased visitor attendance, higher quality conversations and new security products unveiled at ASIS

Foot traffic improved a little on the second day of ASIS International in Anaheim, California. Furthermore, the high quality of meetings at the big industry show tended to overshadow complaints about attendance. There is plenty to talk about in Anaheim. “The conversations have been much more substantial than you usually have at a trade show,” says Charles Hunger, Product Marketing Director, Anviz Global Inc. “They’re not general conversations, they’re ‘How ca...

Cyber threat detection and protection takes centre stage at ASIS 2015

The potential costs and consequences of hackers getting through firewalls and onto the user’s computer networks can be devastating Theft of NATO data. Leakage of emails. Hackers setting up a live streaming website for over 100 New York City private webcams and even hacking the infrastructure servers of the U.S. government. As news of malicious takeover of private and corporate networks as well as incidents of malicious software programs, referred to as malware, conti...

ASIS 2015: ABLOY IN220 Power-over-Ethernet access control lock enhances security

The IN220 leverages existing network infrastructure for enhanced security and easier installations ASSA ABLOY recently announced the introduction of its IN220 Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) lock, combining superior aesthetics with the energy efficiency and streamlined architecture of PoE access control solutions. Available from ASSA ABLOY Group brands Corbin Russwin and SARGENT, the IN220 is a cost-effective, sustainable solution that leverages existing network infrastructure for e...

OnSSI Ocularis 5.1 video management software with motion detection and camera support at ASIS 2015

Ocularis 5.1 provides new customers with an intelligent platform to simplify workloads and system management OnSSI’s new Ocularis 5.1 Video Management Software (VMS) on display here at ASIS delivers a host of new features to support customer requirements and system design needs. Ocularis 5.1 provides new customers with an intelligent and cost effective platform to simplify workloads and system management. It provides a comprehensive migration path for existing customers...

American Dynamics VideoEdge VMS and Illustra IP cameras unify surveillance control at St. Joseph’s Health Care London

St. Joseph’s Health Care London (St. Joseph’s) has a history dating back to 1869. The Catholic health care organisation is governed by St. Joseph’s Health Care Society of the Roman Catholic Diocese of London, and its services are publicly funded. Today, the hospital system--which consists of four major sites and more than 3 million square feet of space--is one of Ontario, Canada’s leading teaching hospitals. Renowned for compassionate care, St. Joseph’s is one of th...

ASSA ABLOY, USO to provide returning war veterans with homecoming bags; invites ASIS 2015 attendees to support

The programme will help raise awareness that returning from deployment is not as simple as arriving home Reaffirming its commitment to support returning veterans and the USO organisation, ASSA ABLOY is partnering with the USO to provide returning troops waiting for the return of their personal baggage with homecoming bags loaded with food, toiletries and other personal items. ASSA ABLOY encourages attendees to come to the company’s booth at ASIS (#2815) September 28th- O...

Siklu joins Axis Communications Technology Partner Program, partnership promotes solutions for dense urban areas

With Axis, Siklu will be able to expand its high-capacity solutions in the security market Siklu recently announced it has joined Axis Communication's Technology Partner Program. Axis and Siklu have partnered to promote field-proven EtherHaul wireless systems for high capacity rooftop and street level IP video surveillance security network connectivity. Siklu's EtherHaul line of Gigabit capacity radios provide secure interference-free connectivity and are ideal for dense urba...

MOBOTIX M15, S15 thermal camera systems with weatherproof dual monitoring capability at ASIS 2015

A MOBOTIX dual camera system can automatically switch from thermal sensor to optical sensor MOBOTIX CORP, a leading provider of high-resolution and IP-based video security systems, is showcasing its latest solutions in booth #924 at ASIS 2015, which will be held September 28 – October 1, 2015 at Anaheim, CA. MOBOTIX will be showcasing the following products: MOBOTIX thermal imaging technology – M15 and S15 MOBOTIX thermal camera systems support all features a...

Sony SNC-WR632C full HD PTZ cameras secure Parramatta City Council’s CitySafe project

The 30x optical zoom allows operators real time capabilities to monitor unfolding events 35 Sony SNC-WR632C PTZ cameras have been selected by Parramatta City Council in Australia as part of its CitySafe project. Parramatta is one of Australia's busiest and largest Central Business Districts, with citizen safety and crime prevention being two of the key drivers of the Sony CitySafe surveillance system design. Sony's full HD resolution SNC-WR632C cameras have 30x optical zoom a...

Identiv Connected Physical Access Manager solution at ASIS 2015

ICPAM software is tightly integrated with industry-leading Cisco technology, including routers & switches Identiv, Inc., recently announced the launch of the Identiv Connected Physical Access Manager (ICPAM) solution. ICPAM is a distributed intelligent premises access control solution, providing state-of-the-art secure access to facilities using standards-based networking, and is backwards compatible for legacy wiring topologies and devices. Monitoring and information exc...

Bosch integrated security solutions highlight easy operations and theft & vandalism prevention at ASIS 2015

Bosch highlights how integrated systems protect sensitive areas, manage video and security data, and automate functions At ASIS 2015, Bosch highlights how integrated systems provide powerful solutions for common security concerns while reducing cost and complexity for end users. The interactive display featuring the company’s latest products and systems demonstrates how to protect sensitive areas, manage video and security data, automate functions for easy operation, pre...

Exacq VMS and Kantech access control system integration offers seamless entry management and monitoring

Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces a native integration with Kantech EntraPass access control system for immediate response to events. exacqVision version 7.2 video management system (VMS) software also includes setup indicators, a new list search mode, push notifications in Exacq mobile and alert configuration in Enterprise System Manager (ESM), a health monitoring program for use with exacqVision Enterprise network video recorders (NVRs). The i...

Tri-Ed to distribute RBTec IRONCLAD Perimeter Alarm System kits in Canada and USA

With 67 locations across the U.S. and Canada, TRI-ED offers personal customer service & technical systems RBtec Perimeter Security Systems a leading technology company specialising in design, development, and manufacturing of outdoor perimeter intrusion detection solutions, is proud to announce our newest collaboration with Tri-Ed an Anixter Company. Canada and USA distribution Tri-Ed have signed an agreement with RBtec to distribute in Canada and soon in the USA the IRO...

TDSi’s Integrated Security gives healthcare greater protection and flexibility whilst reducing costs

With its duty of care to vulnerable patients, staff and visitors, along with the need to protect valuable assets, the healthcare sector is one of the most dependent upon reliable and well-designed security systems. Added to this, many healthcare trusts have to be perpetually mindful of budget requirements - so all investments have to provide excellent value for money. TDSi is a global leader in integrated security systems and offers a wide range of solutions that cater for the numerous and ofte...

ASIS 2015 – New product introductions slow, greater emphasis on service offerings

Product innovation may have slowed in the security market in the second half of the year. On the first day of the ASIS International Show in Anaheim, California, new product introductions seemed few and far between. In fact, most manufacturers were touting small improvements to the products they announced in the spring. Some emphasised that the products unveiled (or “previewed”) in the spring are now fully ready to be shipped. ASIS has historically been more an end user show than an...

ASIS International 2015: Changing security industry trends with focus on value-added applications

Aventura continues to expands expand its feature set of products beyond PSIM As the 61st annual ASIS 2015 kicked off in Anaheim, Calif., it became increasingly clear that physical security continues to move from the realm of traditional intrusion detection, video surveillance and alarms into value-added applications that extend into new markets, uses and purposes – many of them centred on business and operational processes. While video surveillance, intrusion detection,...

Quantum Secure unveils SAFE's new universal user experience and feature improvements at ASIS 2015

SAFE transforms a security departmentfrom a reactive entity into a proactivestrategic partner  Quantum Secure, part of HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, is launching a comprehensive new universal user experience and adding new functionality to its industry-leading SAFE Predictive Security Software. These significant enhancements, announced today at ASIS 2015, demonstrate new benchmarks for SAFE’s robust predictive analysis and vi...

Morse Watchmans exhibits latest key control and asset management products at ASIS 2015

SmartKey Reader is also compatible with the KeyBank Touch Auto allowing the user to enter vehicle information Morse Watchmans is showing the latest in key control and asset management products and features at ASIS 2015. The exhibit offers visitors the opportunity to see, touch and hear about the latest product introductions and enhancements for the flagship KeyWatcher® Touch system. The company is also demonstrating various KeyWatcher Touch integrations and connectivity wi...

System Galaxy Access Control Software enhances integration with Allegion Wireless Electronic Locks

Galaxy Control Systems, a leading manufacturer of integrated access control, video and security solutions, announces that it has enhanced the level of integration between its industry-leading System Galaxy Access Control and Management Software and AD-400 Series Networked Wireless Electronic Locks from Allegion, a leading global security products and solutions provider. These enhancements include System Galaxy’s Crisis Mode feature, which has recently been enhanced to provide users with gr...

Quantum Secure's SAFE for Telecom provides identity management and advanced predictive analysis

Quantum Secure today announced the release of the SAFE for Telecom software suite, a physical identity and access management (PIAM) solution designed to streamline the lifecycle of physical identities and automate related processes to protect telecom data centres and other high-risk premises from unauthorised access. SAFE for Telecom also provides strong predictive analysis using data collected from multiple disparate systems to generate actionable intelligence that allows telecom end users to t...

Morse Watchmans showcases KeyWatcher Touch and KeyWatcher Illuminated access control systems at ASIS 2015

KeyWatcher Touch feature enhancements include an audio jack to allow audible prompts and alarms Morse Watchmans is showcasing its product portfolio here at ASIS, delivering on the company’s technology leadership in advanced key control and asset management solutions for the connected world. Exhibit highlights include demonstrations of integration packages with leading access control systems as well as a full array of product offerings including the flagship KeyWatcher&re...

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