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Integration – The Watchword In Airport Security

One of the most important factors to recognize when looking at the security requirements of any airport is the vital role of integration.  If the potential solutions - be they access control, perimeter protection, intrusion detection, video surveillance or a combination of them all  - are considered in isolation, this will inevitably lead to gaps in the security provision. Command & control A central feature of this integrated approach is how to manage all the different inputs an...

IP Network Camera Buyer’s Guide: Do’s And Don’ts

  Taking time to evaluate some do's and don'ts before buying an IP network camera IP network-based surveillance cameras offer enticing possibilities. However, you need to evaluate several factors before deciding on the type of IP camera installation you'd like to go for.  For example, do you want full or partial IP? How much bandwidth? Simon Nash, Senior Marketing Manager at Sony Europe explains the entire process. Transition to IP surveillance Network cameras f...

Closed IPTV Solution For Next Generation IP Video Security From Dedicated Micros On Show At Intersec 2011

Dedicated Micros will be showcasing its Closed IPTV products at Intersec 2011CCTV specialist Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - will be using the Intersec 2011 exhibition in Dubai (16 - 18 January 2011) to showcase its Closed IPTV next generation, deterministic, IP video security solution to prospective customers from across the Middle East region and to unveil a wide range of Closed IPTV compatible products.The award-winning, zero configuration, Closed IPTV has been brought to market by Dedi...

Video Surveillance Provider VideoIQ Announces Record Growth In 2010

 VideoIQ celebrates on its product highlights, partnerships and record growth in 2010VideoIQ, the leader in video surveillance innovation, today announced record results for 2010, more than doubling its customer base and unit shipments vs. 2009. VideoIQ's record growth was fueled by strong adoption of new products launched in 2010, including the iCVR-HD High Definition line of dome cameras with full onboard NVR storage, the iCVR standard definition line of indoor and outdoor dome cameras wi...

Wireless Security Systems: Time To Get Serious

More attention needs to be given to wireless security technology Despite major developments in radio technology and increased demand in the market for new solutions, wireless systems are still not fully embraced by the security industry. Tony Makosinski of Honeywell Security Group asks why, and explores what the future holds for wireless technology. Although wireless technology -specifically radio - has been used in the security industry since the 1980s, penetration rates in...

Facing Airport Security Issues With Various Projects And Solutions

Uwe Karl, BT Head of Airport Solutions at Siemens, addresses some of the security issues faced by airports Q: Can you tell us more about the security solutions Siemens has to offer? The main focus for Siemens is an integrated approach to airport security, one that seeks to recognize all the threats throughout the process rather than looking at them simply in isolation.  This means considering all the angles, from the perimeter protection of the airport through to preventing thefts f...

H.264 Video Compression Standard For Video Compression: Improvement Or Buzzword?

 H.264 has become the compression standard of choice in the security industry The rising popularity of the H.264 video compression standard has established H.264 as ‘the buzzword' within the video surveillance industry. With all this talk of the possible enhancements brought to the fore by H.264, Kate Huber, Peter de konik and Piet Nieuwets of Optelecom-NKF present the true benefits and shortcomings of this popular standard in the first of a three-part review.H.264...

IEE's Tailgate Detector Wins GSN Homeland Security Award

The Tailgate Detector offers an enhanced security solution Luxembourg-based sensing specialist IEE has won the GSN Homeland Security Award for its Tailgate Detector, an innovative access control solution based on 3D technology. The award was issued by Government Security News (GSN), a leading US industry publication featuring content concerning physical, IT and homeland security. IEE’s Tailgate Detector won for Best Physical Security Authentication/ Identification Syste...

Making Video Surveillance Greener And Leaner

Environmental implications are important considerations in surveillance system designs Rising energy costs are compelling many organizations to optimize their computing environments. In fact, energy costs have quickly become the fastest growing operating cost, propelling many corporations to embark on new conservation and "green" initiatives. Marc Holtenhoff, CEO of Aimetis, explores ways to reduce energy consumption within video surveillance applications, that could pave the...

Building, Security And Communication Technology For Montenegro Hotel From Siemens

Security from Siemens is at the heart of an integrated solution for Montenegro's most exclusive hotel.  The Hotel Splendid Conference & Spa Resort in Becici near Budva required a complete security and communication package from a single source, with Siemens selected for what proved to be a challenging project. The hotel belongs to the Montenegro Stars hotel group - the first five-star hotel in the country and among the most exclusive in the entire region. It was erected on the site of...

Dedicated Micros Plays Starring Role In US Movie Theater Security

The latest NetVu Connected Digital Sprite 2 (DS2) DVRs from Dedicated Micros - part of AD Group - are playing a pivotal role in helping US movie theater managers and owners to effectively tackle real world activities away from the larger than life figures appearing on the "silver screen".  These include anti-social behavior, employee theft and the occasional faked slip-and-fall. A leader in the application of this CCTV technology is Muvico, which owns 13 theatres in Florida, Mary...

Export Development Canada Helps Introduce The Secure City Technology Alliance Offering And Solutions

 SCTA  enters a partnership with Export Development CanadaSecure City Technology Alliance™ (SCTA), an association of technology and market leaders in the physical security and telecommunications industries, is pleased to announce that Export Development Canada (EDC) has agreed to engage its international customers and projects to help introduce the SCTA offering and solutions. In addition, SCTA will recommend projects to the EDC for financial support. The partnership enables SCTA...

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