Video surveillance equipment

360 Vision Technology’s ruggedised CCTV cameras facilitate effective temporary surveillance

Fulfilling the demand for rugged build quality and all-round performance, 360 Vision Technology reports that their British designed and manufactured ruggedised CCTV camera technology has seen a rapid increase in demand for use by many leading temporary surveillance equipment manufacturers. “As the applications for video surveillance expand and the requirements for CCTV in diverse areas increases, temporary surveillance is fast becoming a security industry growth sector,” says 360 Vi...

QNAP's 'Virtualization Station' white paper simplifies IT infrastructure and management

QNAP Systems, Inc. released its 'Virtualization Station' white paper, which is written with the perspective of the solution provider in mind to explore what virtualisation is, and understand in depth about QNAP Virtualization Station. The white paper also includes an assessment of virtual machine performance and results to help the reader choose an appropriate QNAP NAS and obtain a clear picture of VM configuration and application scenarios. Using P2V (Physical to Virtual), organisations can co...

Intersec 2018 focused on AI, robotics, security, safety and fire protection technologies

The latest trends in artificial intelligence and robotics in policing societies, along with major projects fuelling growth in the Middle East commercial security landscape, were among many talking points, as Intersec concluded its 20th edition in Dubai. Live demonstrations for attendees The world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection featured 1,337 exhibitors from 59 countries, while 29,532 visitors from 129 countries stopped by the Dubai International Convention...

Dahua Reliability Laboratory receives CNAS Certification

CNAS, China National Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment, is one of the most authoritative laboratory accreditation agencies in China. It is a national accreditation body approved and established by the National Accreditation Certification Board (CNCA), which features long investigation period, high requirement and strict standards, having a pivotal position in the field of certification. With advanced hardware equipment, qualified management level, excellent team quality and standard...

S2 Security launches new security management app, S2 Mobile Security Professional

S2 Security, developer of complete enterprise security solutions, announced the release of S2 Mobile Security Professional, a security management app for smartphones and tablets. S2 Mobile Security Professional allows both security managers and staff to operate their S2 access control and video management systems from anywhere, dramatically improving productivity, decision-making and response time. The new app is a complete reimagining of the award-winning S2 Mobile Security Officer. With a str...

Matrix launches SPARSH VP710 a Smart Video IP Phone

Matrix, a manufacturer of Telecom and Security solutions, is known for launching latest technological products at regular intervals. The company welcomed the year 2018 with addition of SPARSH VP710 – the Smart Video IP Deskphone in its product portfolio. Knowing that video calling and collaboration is becoming the need of the hour, Matrix has released the User Terminal for high level professionals. The User Terminal backed by robust IP network and two Gigabit Ethernet ports, bridges commu...

Round Table Discussions

What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?

Body-worn cameras are becoming more common every day, driven both by needs of the marketplace and technology developments. However, questions remain about the usefulness of the devices, and their future role in promoting safety and security. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?

How can security integrators/installers stand out in the market?

It’s a challenging time for security integrators and installers. Equipment prices are going down (along with margins), and commoditisation is wiping away what used to be the advantage of exclusively offering a top product brand. Integrators can continue to succeed by finding a way to move ahead of the pack – but how? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How should integrators/installers differentiate themselves or make themselves stand out in today’s market?

What trade-offs are required when accessing video on a smart phone or handheld device?

The ability to view surveillance footage on mobile devices adds greater flexibility to an organisation's security monitoring system. But of course, there are drawbacks. In the age of mobile devices, we are able to do more and more while "on the go" and are less limited by the need to be at a desktop computer with internet / network connectivity. We are seeing the proliferation of mobile apps designed to enable us to access our most important files and perform important tasks...