ASIS International 2010 News

G4S’ Custom Protection Officer, Igor Kovacevic, recognised for heroic role in fighting Memphis hotel fire

The Brownyard Award is presented to a security professional to honour heroism in the execution of dutiesIgor Kovacevic, a G4S Custom Protection Officer® who extinguished a hotel fire in Memphis and helped to evacuate 130 occupants safely, has received the Brownyard Award for Meritorious Service presented at the ASIS Foundation Dinner on October 14 in Dallas, Texas. Each year, the Brownyard Award is presented to a security professional to honour heroism in the execution of his or her duties....

Exacq Technologies video servers now integrated with software from Brivo Systems

 Brivo demonstrated the integration of their Aparato system with Exacq Technologies' NVR video serversBrivo Systems LLC, the leader in Software as a Service application for security management, announced the recent integration of Exacq Technologies' exacqVision video servers with Brivo's ACS OnSite Aparato™ in its upcoming 3.0.2 release. This Aparato version integrates with Exacq's Hybrid and IP NVR Servers. The newest Brivo integration was officially launch at the ASIS secu...

Barco announces partnership with VidSys to offer enhanced interoperability of its security product offering

The new TransForm N universal visualisation platform from BarcoVisualisation pioneer Barco announced that it has enhanced the interoperability of its advanced control room management suite. Specifically, Barco has integrated its new TransForm N universal visualisation platform and its CMS-200 software with VidSys' physical security information management (PSIM) software system to create a powerful, yet flexible solution for visually monitoring, managing, and collaborating on situations. As the l...

PSIA speeds up development of IP-based specifications to increase interoperability of IP security devices

PSIA is committed to developing IP specifications for all product segments including IP video and access controlThe Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA), a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, is ramping up development of its entire range of IP-based specifications to achieve system-wide interoperability of IP security devices.PSIA is committed to developing IP specifications for all product segments inclu...

ASIS 2010 draws over 20,000 security industry professionals to Dallas

Nearly 700 companies exhibited a wide array of security solutions for the event's attendeesMore than 20,000 security professionals from more than 90 countries, attended the ASIS International 56th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, held in Dallas, Texas, October 12-15. Hosted by ASIS, the leading organisation for security management professionals worldwide, this annual forum is the most comprehensive education and networking event in the security industry. "Security practitioners from around the...

Milestone’s XProtect surveillance software busts crime ring at ASIS 2010

Milestone's XProtect IP video management software recorded the dirty deedsAround 10 p.m. on Tuesday night October 12, a few of the cleaning crew did more than just vacuum and dust on the evening tour of duty: they also swiped computer equipment from exhibitors' booth displays. However, failing to notice that the convention had gathered the best of the security industry meant this was the last time they would be performing that job.At the ASIS 2010 security trade show held week before last in Dal...

ASIS International 2010 in pictures

SourceSecurity.com was at the tradeshow in Dallas to capture the excitement at many of the exhibitors' booths as they showcased their latest products and innovations. On show were a number of HD and IP surveillance products alongside an array of newly released access control and integrated solutions.  See the album with captions

Avigilon introduced ONVIF compliant HD H.264 IP cameras at ASIS

High Definition H.264 IP Cameras from AvigilonAvigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced a new line of Avigilon HD H.264 1 MP and 2 MP IP cameras at ASIS 2010. This new line of ONVIF H.264 cameras delivers megapixel and HD performance to customers who are looking to capture high quality surveillance footage while minimising bandwidth and storage requirements. Designed for ease of installation and superior image...

Vicon announced addition of Surveyor HD CCTV to its PTZ dome camera series at ASIS 2010

Vicon's Surveyor HD PTZ Dome, a day/night 1.3 megapixel cameraVicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of integrated IP video surveillance and access control systems, announced at the ASIS International Exhibition in Dallas, Texas, the expansion of its line of high-performance PTZ camera domes to include the Surveyor HD, a 1.3 megapixel model. The new Surveyor HD combines a powerful day/night megapixel camera, equipped with 18x optical zoom, in Vicon's proven Surveyor dome system....

James McGowan from Videx highlights the company’s access control offerings at ASIS

CL-530 Australian knob cylinder from VidexJames McGowan, Videx V.P. of Sales & Marketing spoke at the ASIS ‘Solutions Theater' on October 13 at 11:00 am. McGowan presented an overview of Videx, the company's history, and new product offerings. Audiences learnt more about how the 31 year old company continues to design and manufacture cutting-edge access control products that are shipped worldwide from their headquarters located in Corvallis, Oregon USA.

Keeneo demonstrated video analytics integration with Milestone at ASIS

Milestone XProtect Corporate, a top-of-the-line offering of open platform IP video management softwareKeeneo, a developer of video analytics for security and business intelligence use, has integrated its patented 4D video analytics software with Milestone XProtect video management platform. This integration enables operators to use the power of Keeneo's video analytics software with Milestone XProtect Corporate, a top-of-the-line offering of open platform IP video management software, designed f...

UTC Fire & Security to offer its security devices through new brands

Onity's in-room safeIn line with its commitment to delivering best in class security products that customers can depend on, UTC Fire & Security announced that it will offer its comprehensive range of security products through four primary brands - Interlogix, Lenel, Supra and Onity. UTC Fire & Security is a business unit of United Technologies Corporation.This follows an announcement in March 2010 that UTC Fire & Security had acquired GE Security. UTC Fire & Security operates thr...