In today’s weekly news round-up, Vicon Industries and IQinVision have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create one unified global provider of integrated solutions to the video security market. The merger is expected to close during Vicon’s September quarter. Over at this week’s ISC West, Altronix has introduced the company’s new Pace™ Long Range Ethernet Adapters. The Pace1PRMT makes it possible for users to upgrade surveillance and security systems with new IP cameras and edge devices, using existing or legacy infrastructure at distances greater than 100m (328 ft) without repeaters.

In corporate news, Dahua HDCVI Academy has officially announced Videotrend s.r.l as its second distribution partner. The partnership will leverage benefits for both companies as well as for end-users. Over in Spain, IDIS has announced that its partner CCTV CENTER will present IDIS DirectIP™ at its booth at the 5th Security Manager’s Congress in Madrid on Friday. Finally, Milestone Systems has released details of its extended availability for the Milestone Husky Series of network video recorder appliances. The Husky Series is also on display at ISC West and will also be featured at this year’s IFSEC International in June. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX Corp. has recently announced that it has expanded its sales force and realigned its sales structure in response to increased demand for its megapixel surveillance solutions. Also in corporate news, ASSA ABLOY has launched a new downloadable white paper to open a discussion on the issues surrounding security measures and access control in university accommodation today.

In events news, Surveon recently announced that it will showcase its proven end-to-end solutions at Security Essen 2012 which takes place next week in Germany. Over in the US, last week’s ASIS 2012 saw Altronix showcase its eBridge Ethernet adapters. Also at ASIS, Arecont Vision demonstrated the world’s first 40 megapixel day/night panoramic camerasRead more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX Corp. and Pivot3 have recently announced that the Municipality of Anchorage in Alaska has deployed a comprehensive surveillance system at the Anchorage Downtown Bus Transit Center. In corporate news, Altronix has teamed up with AMID Strategies to further increase the company’s presence with architects and engineers (A&Es), and security consultants.

In events news, a number of companies will be showcasing a variety of new products at next week’s Security Essen 2012Xtralis will exhibit solutions from its HeiTel Digital Video and ADPRO security portfolios, as well as smoke and gas detection with VESDA, ICAM, ECO, and OSID product lines. ONVIF will host an open panel discussion and networking event to examine the current state of standardisation initiatives on the security industry. Also at Essen, AirLive will showcase its newest Intelligent Video Surveillance (IVS) and Polycontrast Interference Photography (PIP) IP Cameras. Read more security news…

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In today’s news weekly round-up, SightLogix, Inc. has announced that the SightTracker pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera controller has been integrated with Pelco Spectra and Esprit cameras. Also in corporate news, OnSSI has announced the enhanced integration of Ocularis IP video with the full line of MOBOTIX high-resolution video surveillance cameras. In application news, a MOBOTIX Advanced Partner, Switchnet Systems, has deployed a Hemispheric Q24 camera that includes built-in MOBOTIX video analysis tools at the Paringdon Sports Club in Harlow, Essex.

In events news, Altronix has showcased the unique functionality and unrivaled technology of its NetWayM Managed Midspans at ASIS International 2012. Over in Germany, Canon Europe will be showcasing four new full HD resolution cameras at Security Essen 2012 in Hall 2, stand 540. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly round-up, Samsung Techwin America has announced that three new sales professionals will be joining the company to support the company’s increasing sales activities. SightLogix has announced the appointment of TaylorLong & Associates, Inc. as its manufacturer’s representative for the Northwest US region. Also in corporate news, Altronix has redesigned its website to provide visitors with fast and easy access to information, along with an improved online experience.

In other news, research by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has highlighted the threat of violence against cash-in-transit couriers. The latest statistics were published by SaferCash, the cash-in-transit intelligence service of the BSIA. Lastly, IMS Research has estimated that network video surveillance sales have overtaken analogue video surveillance sales in the Middle East. It estimates that network video surveillance equipment accounted for 53% of video surveillance equipment in 2011. Read more security news…

 

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In today’s news round-up, IMS Research has reported that network video surveillance sales have overtaken analogue video surveillance sales in the Middle East. Its recently published report on this market estimates that network video surveillance equipment accounted for 53% of video surveillance equipment in 2011. At the upcoming Sponsor’s Sports Venue Summit in Germany, Dallmeier will be showcasing its multifocal sensor system Panomera. In corporate news, Altronix has redesigned its website to provide visitors with fast and easy access to information along with an improved online experience.

In other news, Samsung Techwin America has recruited three new sales professionals to support the company’s increasing sales activities. Joining the company are Kerby Long as Northeast Regional Sales Manager, Bill Grella as Southeast Regional Sales Manager, and Todd Wysocki as Central Regional Sales Manager. Lastly, MicroPower Technologies has partnered with Sprint to enable the company to leverage Sprint’s network as an additional channel to transmit wireless video. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, at the  2012 Electronic Security Expo (ESX) taking place in Nashville, USA, which concludes today, Altronix is showcasing its eBridge line of IP over Coax Adapters, a high-performance and cost-effective solution to transmit IP video and data over coaxial cable for distances greater than 2,000 feet without the need for repeaters. OnSSI is also at the show exhibiting its ground-breaking Ocularis-X technology in a powerful live demonstration. In corporate news, CORNELL has announced that it has forged a new distribution relationship with AIPHONE to be its primary and preferred distributor for both their NHX-Nurse Call System & their IS Series Rescue Assistance System.

In application news, the New York State Bridge Authority has chosen to deploy SightLogix’ video perimeter security system to secure the Bear Mountain Bridge, Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, Mid-Hudson Bridge, Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge and the Rip Van Winkle Bridge which together serve more than 1 million Hudson River crossings each week. In Brazil, Lumidigm recently announced that it is deploying fingerprint sensors into automated teller machines (ATMs) of one of Brazil’s largest state-owned banks via partners Diebold Brazil. Read more security news…

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On today’s weekly round-up, at ASIS International 2011SightLogix has introduced the Clear24™ camera, which serves as a new benchmark in thermal video imaging. Also showcased was Altronix’s WayPoint™, introduced as part of a new line of outdoor power solution designed to operate single or multiple cameras. Also at ASIS 2011, Panasonic  has launched compact dome network cameras for transportation applications for buses, trains, subways, ambulances, taxis and armoured cars.

In corporate news, Cassidian has announced at this year’s DSEi exhibition that its CORMORANT service contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been extended to December 2012. In application news, Arecont Vision has announced the installation of 89 of its megapixel video cameras at Lake Forest High School near Chicago, providing superior image quality to the schools surveillance system. Read more security news…

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With the 57th annual ASIS tradeshow underway on its second day in Orlando, we bring you the latest news from the show. Perimeter security video systems provider SightLogix has introduced the Clear24™ camera, part of an expanded product line at ASIS International 2011. The Clear24™ is a new benchmark in thermal video imaging because it uses powerful image processing to provide the most detailed thermal images possible 24 hours a day, even in heavy weather conditions. Also exhibiting at ASIS 2011, G4S has offered a new lone worker protection solution as part of its comprehensive suite of products, services and technology.

Altronix has launched WayPoint™ Outdoor Power Supplies, which features a purpose-driven design that combines reliable operation with ease of installation. OnSSI is featuring technology partner displays that showcase the benefits of Ocularis’s open platform architecture. For those looking for transportation security solutions, Panasonic System Networks Company of America has announced a low-profile line of small, discreet, high-resolution dome network cameras for buses, trains, subways, ambulances, taxis and armoured cars. Read more security news…

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To wrap up the working week, we begin with news from Magal, who has secured three orders worth $4.1 million to provide perimeter protection solutions at homeland security sites in Asia and Latin America. HID has also received an 85,000-unit order from a major U.S. government agency for the company’s OMNIKEY contact smart card readers. The British Security Industry Association has welcomed the new Protection of the Freedoms Bill, published by the coalition government, which demands a code of practice for the CCTV industry.

In other news, Avigilon has recruited seven new sales executives and promoted two sales executives to address the growing demand for the company’s award-winning HD surveillance solution in North America and Europe. Altronix has chosen the Atkins Group to represent its product line throughout New England, Connecticut and Upstate New York. Finally, QNAP will be exhibiting its ONVIF-compliant network surveillance systems at the upcoming CeBIT 2011 show. Read more security news…

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