SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV cameras news SourceSecurity.com RSS - CCTV cameras news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/cameras.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2017 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT Emergency Management for Airports Summit 2017 aims at enhancing airport securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/emergency-management-airports-summit-2017-aims-enhancing-airport-security-co-15047-ga.23410.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/emergency-management-airports-summit-2017-aims-enhancing-airport-security-co-15047-ga.23410.htmlEvents NewsFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Emergencies that occurred in an airport will not only lead to flight delays, cause major disturbance to millions of passengers, it could also tarnish the nation&rsquo;s reputation and result in fatality and economy losses. Join global airport operators and aviation authorities at Equip Global&rsquo;s renowned conference at Emergency Management for Airports Summit in London on 10 &ndash; 13 October 2017.</p> <p><strong>Bringing together crucial sectors</strong></p> <p>In addition to sharing key lessons learned from recent airport disasters relating to aircraft accident, firefighting and terrorism, the conference will bring together the six crucial sectors in managing an airport emergency to allow for a more comprehensive view. Besides emergency planners, airport fire and airport police, hear from emergency medical services, airlines, and airport terminal/airside operations on ways to minimise impact on airport business.</p> <p>Participants can expect a packed program with case...WAMA appoints AVAS Integrated Systems as distributor in the USAhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/wama-appoints-avas-integrated-systems-distributor-usa-co-7460-ga-co-14660-ga.23406.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/wama-appoints-avas-integrated-systems-distributor-usa-co-7460-ga-co-14660-ga.23406.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>WAMA Technology Ltd. is a CCTV technology company incorporated by a group of Hong Kong entrepreneurs. The company focuses on developing professional and cost-effective video surveillance solutions for the mass market&rsquo;s needs. WAMA management team has 20 years of concrete experiences in the CCTV industry and with a team of well experienced R&amp;D professionals, WAMA always delivers solutions using state-of-the-art technologies much quicker than other participants in the marketplace.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>AVAS Integrated Systems </strong></p> <p>AVAS Integrated Systems LLC, is a focused low voltage equipment distribution company located just west of Atlanta, GA. The company offers CCTV and related products to regional and national distributors, as well as to approximately 500 licensed dealers in USA. AVAS was founded in 2002 as a field services company installing and servicing commercial burglar alarm, CCTV, custom home automation and systems. In 2015, AVAS...Siklu signs distribution agreement with Norbain to expand presence in UK and Irelandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siklu-signs-distribution-agreement-norbain-co-1233-ga-co-11876-ga.23404.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/siklu-signs-distribution-agreement-norbain-co-1233-ga-co-11876-ga.23404.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Siklu Inc., the provider of millimetre-wave wireless solutions, announces that it has signed a distribution agreement with Norbain, an arrangement that will greatly expand its reach to security integrators and installers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.</p> <p>As part of the agreement, Norbain will carry and distribute Siklu&rsquo;s millimetre wave wireless radios for the security market. Norbain is considered one of the largest distributors of CCTV, IP, access control and intrusion detection solutions, primarily focused in the UK and Ireland. The company offers customers training courses, roadshow events and a digital catalogue of products.</p> <p><strong>Distribution of mmWave EtherHaul</strong></p> <p>Products offered through Norbain include Siklu&rsquo;s mmWave EtherHaul line of products, which are considered the leading enterprise wireless solution for connecting video surveillance cameras and streaming the data to a central command centre, especially when UK Fibre is...Lean Six Sigma tactics lead to increased airport efficiency and reduced flyer wait timeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/lean-sigma-tactics-increased-airport-efficiency-co-15014-ga.23401.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/lean-sigma-tactics-increased-airport-efficiency-co-15014-ga.23401.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>For many frequent flyers, the relationship between flyers and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been at times, turbulent. For the better part of the last two decades, going through airport security has been met with groans over long wait times as flyers are encouraged to get to the airport earlier and earlier. </strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">TSA Lean Six Sigma tactics reduce wait time</span></p> <p>However, the tide may be turning a bit, as recent reports have shown a decline in TSA&rsquo;s wait times, which can be attributed to the agency deploying Lean Six Sigma tactics for increased efficiency. Lean Six Sigma tactics are techniques that rely on collaborative team efforts to improve processes. Safety is the top priority, but, through lean tactics, TSA can speed things up while keeping everyone safe.</p> <p>In <a class="orangebold"...Body worn cameras: Overcoming the challenges of live video streaminghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/body-worn-cameras-overcoming-challenges-live-video-co-7121-ga.23399.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/body-worn-cameras-overcoming-challenges-live-video-co-7121-ga.23399.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Can you imagine what it would be like if you could only look at your CCTV cameras eight hours after an incident, when your security team finish their shift? That is what 99% of current body cameras offer. Most body cameras can only record video, which limits them to settling arguments after the fact &ndash; who said what first in an altercation with the police? What sparked an incident with the door security team at a nightclub?</strong></p> <p>This leads to a curious asymmetry of video and immediacy between members of the public and body camera users such as police officers. Whilst they are dealing with an incident, dutifully recording their work, everyone around them is streaming live video and audio direct to services such as Facebook and Periscope.</p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Challenges of streaming live video</span></p> <p>So why don&rsquo;t most body cameras stream? Mostly because it is very challenging to move video reliably over cellular which may seem...Panasonic’s Face Matching technology ranked highly by US NISThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panasonic-face-matching-technology-ranked-highly-us-nist-co-6080-ga-co-1277-ga.23398.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/panasonic-face-matching-technology-ranked-highly-us-nist-co-6080-ga-co-1277-ga.23398.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Panasonic&rsquo;s Face Matching technology has ranking highly in benchmark testing by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, for the second year running.</p> <p>In co-operation with IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity), NIST tested a forthcoming version of Panasonic&rsquo;s facial recognition technology, which is currently being developed at the company&rsquo;s Innovation Centre. The benchmark test consists of eight challenges addressing verification, identification, detection, clustering, and processing of crowded images.</p> <p><strong>Top of the benchmark</strong></p> <p>The benchmarking is carried out with a pool of 67,000 face images, 700 face videos, and 10,000 non-face images, involving the comparison of miss and hit rates highlighted by each respective algorithm. The Panasonic algorithm came out top of the benchmark for cumulative match characteristic - the fraction of hits above a certain threshold of accuracy.</p> <p>The test is...Hikvisions security solutions enhances security at Centre Petite Échelle, Montrealhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvisions-security-solutions-enhances-security-centre-petite-echelle-montreal-co-14702-ga-co-12558-ga-co-15041-ga.23397.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvisions-security-solutions-enhances-security-centre-petite-echelle-montreal-co-14702-ga-co-12558-ga-co-15041-ga.23397.htmlApplications NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Hikvision Canada Inc., the North American leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products, is working with Montreal-based integrator Intelgest to provide security cameras for the Centre Petite &Eacute;chelle in Montreal, an organisation that supports young people with special needs. The centre serves children age 12 and under who have one or more diagnoses such as autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and cerebral palsy.</p> <p><strong>Centre Petite &Eacute;chelle</strong></p> <p>Hikvision cameras will provide added security for the centre&rsquo;s new, larger facility. <em>&ldquo;It must be understood that the more space we have, the greater our need for surveillance cameras,&rdquo; </em>said Isabelle Julien, general director for the centre. <em>&ldquo;Without the cameras, it would be impossible for me to see the safety and the progress of our young people,&rdquo;</em> she added.</p> <p>The centre is open seven days a week and all services provided...ASIS International calls for volunteers to serve on active assailant standard technical committeehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-international-calls-volunteers-serve-active-assailant-standard-technical-committee-co-177-ga-co-9281-ga.23395.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-international-calls-volunteers-serve-active-assailant-standard-technical-committee-co-177-ga-co-9281-ga.23395.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>ASIS International, the association for security management professionals, is seeking volunteers to serve on the technical committee for the new ANSI/ASIS Active Assailant Standard. This new standard will supplement the organisation&rsquo;s existing ANSI/ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention (WPVI) Standard published in 2011. Security professionals, legal experts, human resource practitioners, law enforcement personnel, threat/violence assessment/risk managers, and other qualified and related stakeholders are invited to participate.</p> <p><strong>Incident prevention and preparation</strong></p> <p>The standard will address incident prevention and preparation&mdash;to include security design considerations and protocols&mdash;as well as response strategies, and post-incident recovery best practices specific to active assailant events. While the original WPVI standard focused on prevention and intervention, the supplement focuses on issues and considerations...360 Vision Technology collaborates with Super Recognisers International for Predator ruggedised PTZ camerahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-collaborates-super-recognisers-international-predator-reggedised-ptz-camera-co-6084-ga.23394.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/360-vision-technology-collaborates-super-recognisers-international-predator-reggedised-ptz-camera-co-6084-ga.23394.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>360 Vision Technology, the CCTV design and manufacturing company, announces the partnership with Super Recognisers International (SRI), world leaders in CCTV investigation. Acting in an advisory role, SRI will be liaising with 360 Vision on future performance innovations for the company&rsquo;s high-performance Predator ruggedised PTZ camera.</p> <p><strong>Super Recognisers International</strong></p> <p>Headed up by Kenny Long, SRI combines a specialist team of experienced investigators and super recognisers. Super recognisers represent 1-2% of the population with the capability to remember 80% of facial detail they have seen, versus just 20% of detail for people with ordinary recognition ability. Originally serving in the Metropolitan Police, Kenny was quickly identified as one of the country&rsquo;s most talented super recognisers, and tasked with helping to identify and bring to justice some of the UK&rsquo;s most notorious criminals.</p> <p>Commenting on the new advisory...Digital Barriers launches SmartVis live facial recognition for body-worn camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/digital-barriers-launches-smartvis-live-facial-recognition-body-worn-cameras-co-7121-ga-npr.23393.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/digital-barriers-launches-smartvis-live-facial-recognition-body-worn-cameras-co-7121-ga-npr.23393.htmlProduct NewsTue, 18 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Digital Barriers plc has announced SmartVis Identifier, the world's first live facial recognition system for body worn law enforcement cameras. The integration of the company&rsquo;s world-class EdgeVis and SmartVis technologies provides defence, security, and law enforcement agencies with real-time facial recognition against multiple watch lists and databases.</p> <p><strong>SmartVis facial recognition technology</strong></p> <p>The SmartVis facial recognition technology is already available for standard smartphones and has now been adapted to run live on the company&rsquo;s body worn cameras designed for frontline law enforcement. Combined with EdgeVis &ndash; the world's most effective mobile live streaming solution, already in use with flagship agencies around the world &ndash; it makes streaming from body worn devices both operationally and financially viable.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;SmartVis facial recognition has been designed to do the job that traditional facial recognition...Motorola Solutions works with Neurala on artificial intelligence for camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/motorola-solutions-works-neurala-artificial-intelligence-cameras-co-7256-ga-co-15035-ga-npr.23390.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/motorola-solutions-works-neurala-artificial-intelligence-cameras-co-7256-ga-co-15035-ga-npr.23390.htmlProduct NewsMon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Motorola Solutions announces that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to search more efficiently for objects or persons of interest, such as missing children and suspects.</p> <p><strong>Artificial Intelligence for cameras</strong></p> <p>The companies will work together to integrate Neurala&rsquo;s AI capabilities with Motorola Solutions&rsquo; software and cameras, including its Si500 body-worn camera. The integration will create intelligent cameras that can learn &ldquo;at the edge&rdquo; and automatically search for persons or objects of interest &ndash; significantly reducing the time and effort required to find a missing child or suspicious object in environments that are often crowded or chaotic.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;We see powerful potential for artificial intelligence to improve safety and efficiency for our customers, which in turn helps create safer...3VR appoints Tony Montes as Sales Director for the eastern United States and Canadahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/3vr-appoints-tony-montes-sales-director-eastern-united-ststes-canada-co-2603-ga.23388.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/3vr-appoints-tony-montes-sales-director-eastern-united-ststes-canada-co-2603-ga.23388.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>3VR announces that Tony Montes joined the company as Sales Director for the eastern United States and Canada. Previously, Montes held senior security roles at top retail brands including David Yurman, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Macy&rsquo;s department stores where he worked directly with loss prevention managers to define physical security standards and implement surveillance systems for stores nationwide.</p> <p><strong>Previous experience</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;The future of the retail store is rapidly evolving with the growth of mobile shopping and digital in-store experiences,&rdquo;</em> Montes said. <em>&ldquo;As stores develop strategies to address these trends, they still have to prevent everyday losses and ensure a safe store environment for customers and employees. 3VR&rsquo;s VisionPointTM VMS offers retailers a single platform that can search and analyse video content in real-time to investigate theft and understand customer behaviour as the shopping experience...MOBOTIX completes the Mx6 6MP camera line with new product launcheshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mobotix-completes-mx6-6mp-camera-line-new-product-launches-co-1164-ga-npr.23386.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mobotix-completes-mx6-6mp-camera-line-new-product-launches-co-1164-ga-npr.23386.htmlProduct NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>MOBOTIX introduces the new indoor models c26, i26, p26 and v26, thereby completing the successful Mx6 6MP camera line. The new, higher performing processor delivers up to twice as many images per second as before &ndash; at the same resolution. The video data is simultaneously offered in three formats (MxPEG, MJPEG and H.264), as well as in a range of different resolutions. RTSP/multicast makes the Mx6 cameras more flexible. All of the models come standard with intelligent motion detection directly on the camera, and thereby offer more capacity for additional software applications.</p> <p><strong>Enhanced flexibility and performance</strong></p> <p>As with the Mx6 outdoor cameras, now Mx6 indoor models are also available with a more powerful CPU as well as an H.264 encoder. The new processor architecture significantly increases the frame rate, which allows the cameras to do an even better job of capturing fast movements. Moreover, intelligent motion detection is integrated as a...Dahua cameras now compatible with ASUSTOR’s Surveillance Centrehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-cameras-compatible-asustor-surveillance-centre-co-10420-ga-co-4261-ga.23385.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-cameras-compatible-asustor-surveillance-centre-co-10420-ga-co-4261-ga.23385.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Dahua Technology, a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, announced that it has completed an integration with renowned cloud storage and video surveillance brand ASUSTOR. Over 100 Dahua camera models are now verified as being compatible with ASUSTOR&rsquo;s Surveillance Centre, bringing a premium surveillance solution to the market. Now users will be able to create an economical and large scale surveillance system on their trusted ASUSTOR NAS devices.</p> <p><strong>CMS Lite central monitoring software</strong></p> <p>ASUSTOR&rsquo;s Surveillance Centre runs on all ASUSTOR NAS devices and provides 4 free camera channels (more than the industry standard). Users can also expand camera channels according to their needs using purchasable licenses. Surveillance Centre features the centralised monitoring software CMS Lite which allows users to centrally manage up to 128 IP cameras in different locations on 32 ASUSTOR NVRs, significantly enhancing management...Dahua launches ePoE IP system including IP cameras, NVRs and Network switcheshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-launches-epoe-ip-system-including-ip-cameras-nvrs-network-switches-co-4261-ga-npr.23383.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/dahua-launches-epoe-ip-system-including-ip-cameras-nvrs-network-switches-co-4261-ga-npr.23383.htmlProduct NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Dahua Technology Co., Ltd., a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, announced the launch of a system of extended Power over Ethernet (ePoE) devices including cameras, network switches and network recorders. Dahua ePoE IP system supports up to 800 metres between the ePoE camera and the ePoE network switch or ePoE NVR with embedded switch. It overcomes the limitation of traditional Ethernet and POE (both restrict cable distances to 100 metres (328 feet) between network ports) and eliminated the need for Ethernet extension devices or additional network switches.</p> <p><strong>ePoE IP system features</strong></p> <p>Dahua provides the complete solution for ePoE IP System including IP cameras, NVRs and Network switches. The system has the following features:</p> <ol> <li>Extended PoE transmission: 800m, 10Mbps, 13W or 300m, 100Mbps, 25.4W</li> <li>Automatic set up, plug &amp; play</li> <li>Perfect for analogue to IP migration: IP video, audio, control...Hikvision introduces Power over Coaxial to its analogue camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-introduces-power-coaxial-analogue-cameras-co-3425-ga-npr.23376.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hikvision-introduces-power-coaxial-analogue-cameras-co-3425-ga-npr.23376.htmlProduct NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Hikvision, the supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, is further advancing surveillance camera technology by introducing Power over Coaxial to its analogue cameras. This makes installing the cameras a lot simpler, which is great news for installers and end users alike.</p> <p><strong>Power over Coaxial (PoC)</strong></p> <p>Power over Coaxial (PoC) basically means that power for both the camera and the back-end DVR runs through the coaxial cable. This removes the need for separate cables, sockets, and plugs. For installers, this means a much more time- and cost-efficient installation. For example, in a conventional analogue system, the installer may need electrical engineers to set up wiring for an installation first. But with PoC, they can simply connect camera and DVR equipment directly, so there&rsquo;s no need for this electrical &lsquo;preparation&rsquo; work.</p> <p>End users, on the other hand, will find the products totally &lsquo;plug and...Four ways the cloud improves your cyber security posturehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ways-cloud-improves-cyber-security-posture-co-2566-ga.23370.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ways-cloud-improves-cyber-security-posture-co-2566-ga.23370.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 12 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Adoption of the cloud is not slowing down. In fact, what&rsquo;s happening is quite the opposite. <a href="http://www.salesforce.com/assets/pdf/misc/IDC-salesforce-economy-study-2016.pdf">According to IDC</a>, worldwide spending on cloud computing is expected to reach $162 billion USD in 2020, growing at a compound annual rate of 19%. This isn&rsquo;t surprising when you consider that more organisations are looking outside their own environment for solutions that will help them become more agile, maximise resources and save money. Yet, while this study and countless others show that more companies are embracing the cloud and its benefits, many are still hesitant to make the move. One of the biggest reasons why is security. </strong></p> <p>Particularly in the physical security industry, there is a common misconception that on-premises systems on closed networks are more secure. Many still believe that connecting to a cloud-based application becomes a source of...Farpointe long range reading solution helps Secure Our City to enhance parking securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/farpointe-long-range-reading-solution-secure-our-city-enhance-parking-security-co-10263-ga-co-2736-ga-co-823-ga.23367.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/farpointe-long-range-reading-solution-secure-our-city-enhance-parking-security-co-10263-ga-co-2736-ga-co-823-ga.23367.htmlApplications NewsFri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Farpointe Data, the access control industry's OEM for RFID solutions, announces that Secure Our City, Inc., an electronic security technology and low voltage design firm based in Ashland, Mass., was able to solve the problems that a parking garage used by a leading healthcare organisation was having with standard 125-kHz proximity readers and credentials. By creating a new security system featuring cameras, access control and the Farpointe Ranger long range reading system, Secure Our City was able to make possible higher security access, such as double-tapping at the entrance, and provide the increased control the parking garage needed.</p> <p><em>"We were dealing with high end customers in a challenging neighbourhood and a standard proximity system was not doing the job needed,"</em> reports Secure Our City Managing Partner and Founder Geva Barash. <em>"The first thing we did was add cameras, including an analytical camera, to check for piggy-backing. Today, if a vehicle...Factors to consider when choosing a video storage systemhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/factors-choosing-video-storage-system-co-11453-ga.23282.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/factors-choosing-video-storage-system-co-11453-ga.23282.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 23 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>What do users want from their surveillance system? Ask any security professional, and you will hear answers like these: sharp, high quality images; widespread camera coverage; real-time analytics; fast search and retrieval of video footage with minimal, if any, intervention from people in the information technology department.</strong></p> <p>In other words, they want the tools they need to do their job. Delivering those tools requires an underlying technology infrastructure that includes a storage file system&mdash;preferably, one designed for video applications.</p> <p>How do you know if one storage solution is better suited for video than another? What makes a file system ideal for video applications? There are several factors to think about.</p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Optimising for write operations<br /></span></p> <p>What type of work do you expect the storage system to perform? It&rsquo;s important to know because some systems are designed to handle certain...Genie CCTV signs distribution partnership with Midwichhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/genie-cctv-signs-distribution-partnership-midwich-co-742-ga-co-7909-ga.23375.html?utm_source=All news&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/genie-cctv-signs-distribution-partnership-midwich-co-742-ga-co-7909-ga.23375.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 13 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p>Genie CCTV Ltd, a British Manufacturer of multi technology CCTV and Biometric Access Control Solutions announces to the Security Industry its premier partnership with Midwich, a Distributor of Commercial AV and Security hardware.</p> <p><strong>Complimenting growth</strong></p> <p>Established in 2001, Genie has become a trusted household brand within the security industry and the technology partnership will complement the growth of Midwich&rsquo;s Security Divison.</p> <p>Products like Genie&rsquo;s CPNI approved Virdi Biometrics will attract new potential clients for Midwich as well as expand their Biometric product offerings to their existing customer base.</p> <p>Furthermore, the premier partnership between Genie and Midwich has synergies in the HD-SDI broadcast field, which will benefit the distributor&rsquo;s AV customers by introducing new solutions, supplying alternative quality products, and promoting confidence in equipment from Genie.</p> <p>Steve Baker &ndash; CEO...