Video security systems

Oncam to showcase Evolution camera line and business intelligence solutions at IFSEC 2018

Oncam, the experts of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announced it will showcase its latest technology innovations, including the Evolution 180 camera range and its 360-degree camera line, during IFSEC International, June 19-21, at ExCeL London. Oncam will join valued partner Milestone Systems at Stand C340 to demonstrate its experience and heritage within the security video and intelligence solutions market throughout the show. The new Evolution 180 Outdoor camer...

RTI announces integration with Channel Vision's Elite Series SI-8000 IP front door station

RTI, a control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, announced integration with Channel Vision Technology's Elite Series SI-8000 front door station, allowing it to be used with RTI control devices featuring intercom capabilities. Channel Vision's SI-8000 features a built-in IP camera that allows residents to receive video calls when visitors ring the doorbell, while an integrated strike provides the capability to unlock the door. This brings the front door statio...

Hanwha Techwin demonstrates maritime security solutions at Korea International Boat Show 2018

Hanwha Techwin participated in the ‘Korea International Boat Show 2018’ from May 24th-27th at KINTEX in Goyang, South Korea. One of Asia’s top three boat shows, the 11th edition of the grand event was the largest in scale in the show’s history. Hanwha Techwin, the sole global security company to participate in the exhibition, is Korea’s eminent video surveillance company and a global leader in the sector. With the rise of the marine leisure industry, Hanwha Techwi...

Oncam appoints Simon Reed as Vice President of Sales for EMEA and Asia regions

Oncam, global provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, has announced the promotion of Simon Reed to Vice President of Sales, EMEA and Asia. In these dynamic regions, Reed will lead the implementation of the company's strategic vision to expand market share, propel new deployments of the company's award-winning technology, and boost strategic alliances.  In this role, Reed will collaborate with the company's regional sales directors across the UK, Europe, T...

Wavestore and Facit form technology partnership to aid GDPR compliance

Wavestore and analytics experts Facit Data Systems have formed a technology partnership to help organisations comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when managing their surveillance system.  The GDPR regulation stipulates any person whose image is recorded on a video surveillance system has a right to seek and be supplied with a copy of their own personal data from the footage. However, the identity of any other individuals who also feature in any part of that foota...

Vigitron appoints Allan Stone as Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Vigitron, Inc, the provider of network solutions for security applications announces the addition of Mr. Allan Stone as Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Mr. Stone has over 30 years of experience in the security industry building relationships with end users, dealers, and distributors. “We are pleased Allan has elected to join the Vigitron team,” stated Neil Heller, Vigitron’s Vice President. “His extensive experience with developing sales channels will be critical as Vigi...

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...

How can integrators and end users stay informed about the changing technology landscape?

In a fast-moving market like physical security, sharing information is an essential component of growth. However, there often seems to be more information available than an integrator or end user could ever digest and put to use. How does one go about finding the information he or she needs in an environment that can seem to be drowning in information (sometimes the wrong information). We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to share their strategies and suggestions. Specifically, we...

When do video systems yield information other than images?

A clear image is the desired end-result of video systems – or is it? In a growing number of applications, it’s not the image itself, but rather what information can be gained from the image, that is most important. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to comment on some of the ways information from video is valuable to end users. Specifically, we asked: In what applications does information derived from video images provide more value than the images themselves?