Remote video surveillance

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia integrates safety, security and service

The 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament is bringing 32 national teams and more than 400,000 foreign football fans from all over the world to 12 venues in 11 cities in Russia. Fans are crowding into cities including Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan. Given continuing global concerns about terrorism, security is top-of-mind. Protection of the World Cup games in Russia is focusing on an “integrated safety, security and service approach,” according to officials. Combining the term “sec...

Intercoax launches long distance Ethernet transmission products and PoE solutions at IFSEC 2018

Intercoax, the global manufacturer of high-performance Ethernet-over-coax and twisted pair video, data & PoE transmission products, will be launching a host of new high-performance Ethernet transmission products at IFSEC 2018. For video, data and power transmission applications up to 2.4Kms, the new range of Intercoax managed multiport Long Range Ethernet switches permit the use of any type of coax or UTP/twisted pair cable, and include up to 60W PoE budget/port. The new HPS-1008RM 19" rac...

National Security Inspectorate appoints Robert Conlon as Head of Standards

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), UK’s renowned independent certification body specialising in the security, guarding and fire sectors, announces the appointment of Robert Conlon as Head of Standards. This newly-created position demonstrates NSI’s commitment to continually enhancing its technical know-how and expertise within the industry in which its approved companies operate to recognised British and International standards.  In his new role, Conlon will oversee NSI...

Opengear records 40% year-on-year growth with secure network access and automation solutions

Opengear, global provider of solutions that deliver secure, resilient network access and automation to critical IT infrastructure, has announced significant momentum across EMEA including new senior leadership and supporting staff. The continued acceleration in revenue growth, approaching 40% year-on-year, is being driven by increased demand and an enlarged channel community.  “Our increased investment in EMEA is a response to the fantastic growth we’ve seen in the region over...

March Networks unveils SE2 Series IP cameras for enhanced video in dark settings

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to introduce its SE2 Series IP Cameras. The new camera line delivers 1080p video and a comprehensive range of advanced features for indoor and outdoor applications. It also incorporates a smart low bit rate (LBR) setting that reduces bandwidth and storage consumption by 50% or more, making the SE2 Series IP cameras a cost-effective option for businesses with dozens or hundreds of surveillance cameras.  Compatib...

Matrox to showcase AV distribution technologies at InfoComm 2018

At InfoComm 2018, in booth N1322, North Hall front entrance, Matrox will be showing its award-winning line of Maevex quad 4K enterprise encoders, Extio 3 IP KVM extenders, Mura IPX video wall and multi-viewer cards, and Monarch LCS lecture capture appliances—including the Monarch LCS Radar monitoring application. The showcase features Matrox’s best-of-class capture, real-time encoding, streaming, recording, switching, decoding, extension, and fully-programmable command-and-control o...

Round table discussions

What are the most valuable features of cloud security?

Cloud computing has been around since the turn of the millennium. Over the years, the concept of storing and accessing programs over the Internet (instead of using an on-premises computer system) has grown in almost every realm of business. Some might say the physical security industry has come late to the party, delayed in some instances by (misguided?) concerns about cybersecurity of cloud systems. The bandwidth needed to transfer video to the cloud has also been a challenge. We asked this wee...

What surprised you most at ISC West 2017?

Once again, ISC West has come and gone. The show continues to please exhibitors and attendees. Reviews are generally glowing and enthusiastic. For all its successes, however, there is a certain repetition from year to year – a lot of the same players, the same technology trends (not to mention the same venue every year, but who doesn’t like Vegas?) But even among the repetition, there is usually at least one element that is surprising. Perhaps it’s the unexpected elements that...