Prison security

HSI Sensing announces expansion of high-security Sentinel sensors at ISC West 2018

HSI Sensing, an Oklahoma-based manufacturer of custom reed switch and sensor technology, announced at ISC WEST 2018 that its high-security sensors product line – Sentinel – now includes four new UL 634 certified sensors. HSI launched its Sentinel sensors line in 2017 as an enhanced technology for high-security intrusion detection.    “We are excited to offer an expanded line of Sentinel products to our customers,” said Ryan Posey, CEO of HSI Sensing. &ldqu...

Vicon launches 3MP Roughneck V-CELL-HD-B camera for prison security

Vicon Industries, Inc. (“Vicon”), designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, has introduced a new 3MP version of its heavy-duty Roughneck V-CELL-HD-B camera, specially designed for use in custodial suites and prison cells. This ONVIF compliant camera features stainless steel assembly, security screws and polycarbonate windows that protect the camera and IR illuminators. Its unique triangular shape accommodates mounting at t...

Traka’s whitepaper focuses on body worn camera technology for video surveillance

Traka has launched a new downloadable white paper to open a discussion on the opportunities and challenges of introducing body worn technology into our communities. The white paper, entitled ‘Body Worn Camera Technology in our Community’, looks at the growing interest in the technology, especially across police and emergency services, prisons and education. Taken into account are the positives of video surveillance in each of these environments alongside the concerns cited, primaril...

Edesix’s body worn surveillance cameras facilitate effective prison and railway security

An ever-increasing number of sectors are starting to take notice of the huge array of security, training and performance benefits body worn cameras can bring to the table. As a result, new targeted solutions are now needed to meet the growing demands of customers that require cameras specifically designed to meet their security needs. This is the message being relayed by Edesix, market leaders and innovators in the provision of body worn camera solutions, as it continues its expansion drive into...

Dahua’s ASC2204C-H master access controller enhances public security

Boasting excellent performance in many aspects, Dahua’s master access controller ASC2204C-H, is a good choice for large scale projects such as business parks, office buildings, banks, prisons, libraries, and commercial centers. The following features offer you security control in a simpler, smarter and more cost-effective way. ONVIF compatibility  Compatibility is a big plus. Dahua’s new master access controller (ASC2204C-H) allows third-party integration with ONVIF Profile C,...

Redvision introduces architectural and engineering specifications for VOLANT and X-SERIES PTZ cameras

Redvision, a UK manufacturer of high-performance rugged CCTV cameras, has made Architectural and Engineering (A and E) specifications available for its X-SERIES and VOLANT, rugged PTZ cameras. Aimed at consultants, specifiers and engineers, the A and E specs cover both IP and analogue camera versions, highlighting many of their unique features. Universally popular cameras Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision, explains, “All Redvision VOLANT and VEGA cameras are popular with...

Round Table Discussions

What elements make an effective video system user interface?

One of the things all security systems have in common is that they depend on human operators, to one extent or another. But how often is the human factor overlooked in product design? Sometimes, more focus is aimed at increasing the functionality of a system, even at the expense of usability. That’s how we get systems that have more capabilities, although accessing that functionality may be hopelessly complex. Creating effective graphical user interfaces (GUIs) is an ongoing challenge for...