Surveillance & Security News for August 2016

ONVIF Launches Profile Q Specification For Systems Integrators And End Users

Profile Q offers out-of-the-box functionality for systems integrators and end users with an easy set-up mechanism and basic device level configuration ONVIF, the standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has released Profile Q, the specification that features quick and easy discovery, set-up and configuration of conformant devices as well as advanced security features. What Is Profile Q? Profile Q offers out-of-the-box functionality for systems inte...

Galaxy Control Systems Earns American Institute Of Architects Approval As CES Provider For Education Courses

CES approval allows Galaxy to submit instructor-led courses, which will be featured on AIA’s online list  Galaxy Control Systems, a provider of integrated access control and security solutions, has announced that they have received approval from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as a provider of education classes under the organization’s Continuing Education System (CES). Additionally, AIA has also approved the first of Galaxy’s courses, which...

COPS Monitoring Teams Up With Mission 500 To Give Back To Its Local Community

COPS will be providing school supplies in 600 brand new colorful backpacks to be distributed to every student COPS Monitoring, the provider of professional monitoring services in the United States, announced it will team up once again with Mission 500 August 10th & 12th to give back to its local community by providing school supplies and employment opportunities. “We are so proud to once again be partnering with COPS and Mission 500,” said Crosspointe Elementa...

Pokemon Go: A Lesson In Physical And Cyber Convergence For The Security Market?

The new Pokemon Go video game, which has taken the world by storm, combines real-world landmarks and locations with virtual creatures in a smart phone video game that requires players to walk around in the real world to “find” the imaginary creatures. It’s a little like what the security industry has been trying to do for years: To achieve convergence of physical and cyber worlds. Pokemon Go Security Risks To be sure, the new game has presented its own set of security chall...

Feenics Appoints SIA Chairman, Denis Hébert, As President And Equity Partner

Denis has a proven track record over his career and is well-respected within the security industry Feenics, Ottawa, Can., announces the appointment of Denis Hébert as President and Equity Partner, effective August 1. Hébert, currently the Chairman of the Board of the Security Industry Association, has an extensive and distinguished career in security. He joins other team members at Feenics, including former systems integrator Sam Shalaby, Chief Executive Officer...

Castel Xellip IP Audio-Video Intercom Chosen For Redeveloped Mersey Wharf Business Park

The Business Park owners opted for Castel’s Xellip full IP/SIP intercom and audio-video solution Mersey Wharf is a 33-acre Business Park and Wharf in Bromborough. Located on the Wirral in northwest England, the rejuvenated facility has adopted two-way IP audio-video intercom designed and manufactured by Castel. Business Park Security Requirements Security at the site is at a premium and the operators needed an IP-addressable solution at a main entrance station where vi...

Airbus Defence And Space Provided Secure Communications During UEFA EURO 2016 In France

During the EURO 2016 event, tactical cells were set up to ensure communications for the special forces With the EURO 2016 soccer tournament safely concluded, the nationwide mission-critical radio networks for police and public-protection services in France proved to be resilient, flexible and secure. The INPT and RUBIS networks used by the French public protection organizations helped to ensure security during Europe’s most important soccer event. Securing Euro 2016 Du...

Arecont Vision Provides Local, State And National Government Surveillance Solutions

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras enable city, county, state, and federal or national governments worldwide to deploy new, cost-effective applications for enhanced situational awareness and forensic viewing.With security concerns on the rise, video surveillance is often the first and sometime the only witness to incidents and the actions that led to them.Arecont Vision solutions increase surveillance coverage and quality, while reducing the number of cameras required and for less cost. Surveilla...

Zaun And Harper Chalice Secure Success From London Olympic Springboard

Zaun and Harper Chalice cite their largest ever contracts as the springboard to growth and success Two Midlands security businesses have celebrated their greatest day in history, exactly four years on from the opening of the London 2012 Olympics. On 27 July 2012, Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 2012 Olympic Games after apparently surviving a death-defying skydive with James Bond actor Daniel Craig as part of Oscar winning director Danny Boyle's Isles of Wonder openi...

Matrix Integrates COSEC Time-Attendance Solution With SATATYA Video Surveillance For Enhanced Security

Matrix has integrated its access control solution (COSEC) with its video surveillance solution (SATATYA) COSEC – SATATYA Integration Nowadays video surveillance, access control and time-attendance are an integral part of any organization. However, organizations can get the best when integrated systems perform important functions that enhance security. Looking at the market requirements, Matrix has integrated its access control and time-attendance solution (COSEC) with i...

AlliedBarton Security Services Merges With Universal Services Of America To Form Allied Universal

The new organization is the largest security services company in North America AlliedBarton Security Services and Universal Services of America have finalized the merger to form Allied Universal, a security services and solutions company. The new organization, with more than 140,000 employees, is the largest security services company in North America. Allied Universal will maintain headquarters in Santa Ana, California, and Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, and is expected to have...

Dantech Promotes PoE security solutions At The ASC Business Group Meeting

Dantech supply PoE power products designed  specifically to meet the needs of security system applications Dantech Electronic Engineering, the UK manufacturer of specialist analog & PoE power supplies and ancillary equipment for security applications, recently presented to the Association of Security Consultants’ (ASC) Business Group Meeting. 40 Years Of Experience Speaking about the design and specification of effective PoE for electronic security application...

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