Surveillance systems

Setting goals, business travels and radioactivity: Success secrets from Tiandy's John van den Elzen

John van den Elzen is the General Manager of Tiandy Technologies Europe. He is responsible for managing the European activities of Tiandy related to sales, marketing and operations. His main tasks include building the infrastructure, creating and maintaining the eco partner environment and developing local sales & marketing activities in the region. Prior to joining Tiandy Technologies, he was General Manager, Worldwide Surveillance Business Unit of Promise Technology, and the Managing Dir...

Vastiq Solutions receives Panasonic's Best Project Achievement Award for security integration project

Integration Solution Provider Vastiq Solutions has announced it has been recognised with a Best Project Achievement Award from Panasonic Malaysia, for its design work with security manufacturer TDSi on an integrated security project for Telekom Brunei’s (TelBru) mobile network. The project saw Panasonic’s I-Pro Series CCTV IP cameras integrated with TDSi’s access control systems, VUgarde video management software and Texecom intruder alarms. The project ensures the safety and...

Surveon IP cameras with enhanced video clarity and NVR deployed in industrial facilities

To protect the raw material and goods that often possess tempting monetary value from possible theft and to make sure the safety of staff, the factories need to deploy an efficient surveillance system to keep things under control. Surveon provides IP cameras with enhanced video quality and network video recorders with large storage capacity which are proved to be beneficial for various industrial facilities. The industrial solutions have elevated the productivity of a nutritional supplements man...

Video surveillance must modernise in storage, recording and on-demand access

Dollars spent by video surveillance customers must go towards ensuring high-availability capture, storage and on-demand access to live and archived video. Reaching this goal mandates high-availability of independent components – camera, network, storage (edge, external), internet connectivity, display, all Video Management Software (VMS) components and an architecture that can take advantage of this. In this note, we focus on seeing our way through to a video surveillance architecture, t...

Hikvision launches new Turbo HD 5.0 security solutions comprising AcuSense DVRs and ColorVu cameras

To bring HD clarity to analogue surveillance systems, Hikvision launched its first-generation Turbo HD DVRs and cameras in 2013. Since then, subsequent generations of Turbo HD products have delivered a wealth of innovations, including ultra-low-light video recording and super-efficient bandwidth and storage usage – helping Hikvision customers to enhance their security and perimeter protection. Building on these revolutionary security advances, Hikvision has now announced the Turbo HD 5.0...

ONVIF celebrates 10th anniversary as a provider of interoperability standards to the physical security market

ONVIF, renowned global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, is proud to celebrate its 10th anniversary, capping off a decade of growth and rising influence as a provider of interoperability standards to the physical security market. Beginning with a small group of competitive manufacturers who joined forces in 2008 and growing to 500 ONVIF member companies, ONVIF continues to refine and promote its specifications for interoperability between security technology dev...

Round table discussions

What if a customer expects more than a security system can deliver?

Sometimes customers expect more out of a security system. A brand new security system just doesn’t perform as the customer expected it would. In fact, one might argue that the many variables in today’s complex systems make it more likely than ever that some element of a system might not measure up to a customer’s expectations. What happens then? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What happens if a customer’s expectations of system performance are greater...

How green is the security industry?

Environmentalism is a universal consideration in most business sectors in 2016. Whether seeking to provide greener products, or looking for new ways to minimise waste of manufacturing processes, most companies are involved to some degree with environmental concerns. Green has not traditionally been a big driver in the security industry, but there are indications the profile of environmentalism is increasing. We asked this week's Expert Panel: How green (environmentally friendly) is the security...

How successful was ISC West 2016 for security industry exhibitors and visitors?

The security market in the United States has been in a collective state of exhilaration since ISC West. The (possibly) unprecedented success of the big trade show has left us all feeling optimistic about the year ahead. Members of our Expert Panel Roundtable are joining the chorus of compliments for the show as they answer this week’s question: How successful was ISC West 2016? Did it meet your expectations?