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Dahua Technology To Host Dahua Technology Partner Day 2020 Online With 26 Technology Partners

Dahua Technology, a renowned video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, will hold its online Dahua Technology Partner Day 2020 on 1st of December. The event will be a perfect occasion to get a taste of the Dahua ECO system in the EMEA region. 26 technology partners will bring solutions in the field of security and IoT. Smarter Together is the central theme of the Dahua Technology Partner Day 2020. A total of 26 distinguished Dahua partners will gather to share their knowledge and ex...

OPTEX Announces The Updates Of Intelligent Visual Monitoring Alarm System With Intelligent Visual Verification

OPTEX has launched its new Intelligent Visual Monitoring solution in the UK and Ireland, powered by CHeKT - a hardware and software solution that takes separate intruder and CCTV technologies installed on the same site, but acting independently, and ‘bridges’ them to create one, seamless, integrated visual monitoring solution. Monitored intruder alarms can now be visually verified within seconds, without impacting the integrity of the technology installed, or its Grade. When an alar...

Optex ISeries Battery-Powered Wireless Detectors Enhance Construction Site Security By Countering Thefts

Multiple Construction sites in the Albuquerque area are managed by Shumate Constructors, Inc., an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based construction contractor, that is also renowned for building educational facilities. In addition to building schools from the ground up, Shumate Constructors completes school additions and remodels. Construction site thefts Three years ago, the company began having problems keeping thieves out of its construction sites during non-working hours. Unwatched construction s...

OPTEX Installs Redscan RLS-2020S Detectors To Secure Building Perimeters Of National Retail Stores Across The US

Burglaries from outdoor ‘smash and grab’ have been costing retailers millions of dollars of loss. In order to detect if someone is trying to penetrate retail store buildings, retailers need to deploy a detection system that triggers activity and activate cameras and authorities. Redscan RLS02020S detectors Utilizing the OPTEX Redscan RLS02020S vertical mode detection with Genetec RSA allowed the national retail company to achieve just this. OPTEX installed first 12 stores for a to...

Optex Secures A Used Car Lot Perimeter With OPTEX Visual Verification Bridge And OPTEX Redwall SIP-3020 Motion Detectors

A used car lot owner had re-occurring issues with intruders cutting holes in the perimeter fence during night-time hours and vandalizing or burglarizing the area. The intruders would not enter the small office building, so the security system was never triggered. The customer did own a video surveillance system and it would record criminal activity but it did not prevent or deter crime. Integrating motion detectors Using the existing intrusion alarm panel (Interlogix NX8-v2 panel) and the exis...

OPTEX Introduces People Counting Technology To Support Social Distancing In A Series Of New Solutions

An innovative and highly accurate people counting technology from OPTEX, a global provider of sensing and detection, is at the heart of a series of new solutions to support social distancing in business and commercial environments as the COVID-19-enforced lockdown is being gradually lifted throughout the Europe, Middle and Africa region. Thanks to embedding the latest Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) protocol into OPTEX’s proven Akribos VC-1020 people counting system, three new...

Welch Sand & Gravel Deploys Wireless Optex Photoelectric Beams To Secure Facility From Copper Theft

Welch Sand & Gravel, a family-owned operation serving the Cincinnati, Ohio region of the US. Welch harvests gravel and sand from the water and transports all the material via hundreds of feet of conveyor to be processed and delivered to all its construction customers. The 500 plus feet of conveyor is riddled with an array of copper and metal wiring that yields big dollars on the market, making it quite vulnerable. The surrounding rural area is extremely challenging to protect, as it include...

Vera Cadillac Equips With Tyco And Optex Integrated Security Solution To Counter Cars, Accessories And Car Parts Theft

Vera Cadillac, a renowned automotive dealer in the Fort Lauderdale area of the US State of Florida was looking to install an advanced security system to counter the growing threat of sophisticated thieves - sophisticated enough to know how to circumvent the current security system and steal parts, tires and in some cases, complete cars. Vera’s current security system included inexpensive CCTV cameras with video motion sensors that proved ineffective in deterring theft at the dealer’...

Optex SL-350QFRi Battery-Powered, Wireless Photoelectric Detectors Secure Mid-West US Electrical Substations

Multiple electrical substations in the Mid-West United States are operated by a large electric power holding company. Due to the high price of copper, the customer faced the growing issue of theft and damage at multiple sites. The large amount of copper theft at the electrical substations site was causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage, repairs, and down time, while creating unsafe grounding conditions for the electrical equipment. Countering copper theft at site Changing site con...

Optex REDSCAN RLS-3060 Laser Detectors Secure Renowned Bank’s Vault And Safety Deposit Boxes

A large bank branch was in need of an extra level of security for its vault and safety deposit boxes. Both the vault and the safety deposit boxes were located in a room, protected by the existing in-wall vibration sensing technology. Vibration sensing technology The customer was required by its insurance company to introduce an extra level of security to the existing in-wall vibration sensing technology system. The requirement was for a higher and more reliable level of protection to ensure th...

OPTEX Discusses The Key Points To Understand In Site Layout And Network Assessment For IVPC Installation

The iVision+ Connect (IVPC) is the latest offering of OPTEX's iVision series of wireless video doorbell intercoms. The biggest change has been the switch to using Wi-Fi as the backbone of the communication. Adopting Wi-Fi has enabled the company’s customers to adjust their coverage area to their needs using readily available networking devices. The tradeoff is an increase in complexity as the system must now integrate or co-exist with existing networks in a crowded 2.4GHz world. This arti...

OPTEX Secures Perimeters For Electrical Substations, Rooftop And Construction Sites With Infrared Sensors

From simple thefts of copper wire from rooftop HVAC systems, to substantial damage and revenue loss at electrical substations, copper continues to be stolen from everywhere that it is readily available. Due to the high price of copper, a large electric power holding company in the Mid-West United States faced the growing issue of theft and damage at multiple sites. The few hundred dollars of copper that was being ripped out was causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage, repairs, and do...