Surveillance & Security News for July 2007

Conway Hosts A Golf Day To Support A Children's Charity

A charity day hosted by Conway Security Products at the Weston Turville Golf Course near Aylesbury raised £4,000 for the John Watson School in Wheatley, Oxfordshire.  In its seventh year now, the day has raised a total of £20,000.  The John Watson School is a facility for children with learning difficulties aged 2 - 16.  It is committed to offering children opportunities to integrate educationally and socially in the mainstream schools of Wheatley.  Whenever stude...

ISE Recruits ‘Famous Five’ To Ensure Continued Growth For Events

Integrated Systems Events, organiser of Integrated Systems Europe, Integrated Systems Russia and the Integrated Systems Roadshow, is announcing five new appointments to strengthen its team as its activities continue to broaden.To begin with, ISE is appointing three new members to its Board of Directors.  Each Board Member can serve a two-year term and the new members are Timothy Penn, Managing Director of AMX UK; Matt Teevan, International Director of Da-Lite Screen Company; and Thierry Oll...

Use Of CCTV Lens At European University

Europe-wide usage of varifocal lenses from SENKOADL includes a recent project at a leading university in Poland.The University of Lodz to the south-west of Warsaw has increased campus security with the installation of 50 cameras - predominantly Samsung and Bosch - fitted with 3-8.55mm lenses from SENKOADL.A major textile town dubbed the Manchester of Eastern Europe, Lodz has a student population of 42,000 whose safety on campus has been improved by local distributor and systems consultant A...

Where There's Smoke And Wire, Thieves Perspire: Applications Of Artificial Smoke Systems

In his previous article, Matt Gilmartin of Concept Smoke Screen introduced the... well... concept... of artificial smoke as a defense against burglars.  Here he explores the practicalities of the technology and introduces us to a few of its many applications. Originally, security fog systems were exclusively a means of preventing loss through burglary, and were utilised only in the manner described in my previous article.  But advancements in technology (partly fueled by ever-growing...

1,000 Security Professionals Certified In Milestone Training Program

Milestone Systems, the world leader for open platform IP video surveillance management software, has achieved a benchmark this summer: over 1,000 security professionals worldwide have now been certified through special training in the top-of-the-line XProtectTM solutions.Since November 2004, when Milestone Systems introduced its Partner Program for authorized Milestone Value-Added Resellers (VARs) and Systems Integrators (SIs), the business channel and number of partners has grown significantly....

BSB Electronics Appoints Elvey

BSB Electronics Ltd has appointed Elvey to distribute its Progeny range of access control products. Announcing the appointment, BSB Managing Director, Brett Burby said, "We are delighted to be working with leading distributors, Elvey and look forward to a long term partnership with them to support the continued expansion of our business base."BSB's industry-leading Progeny range provides access control solutions for all applications, from small to large and also remote sites.&...

SENKO In Auld Reekie

Fixed focal length lenses from SENKOADL have been installed recently in a major traffic observation exercise being conducted by Edinburgh City Council. The 2/3" format lenses are 35mm and 50mm models that are being used predominantly from USB board cameras.  Over 50 of the lenses have been deployed.  The camera/lens assemblies are mounted on traffic light poles at major roads leading in and out of the city with images being recorded digitally for review by Council traffic managers...

Axis Communications IP Network Cameras At Choctaw Indian Casinos

  Axis network cameras  installed in the Durant, Broken Bow and Pocola casino locationsAxis Communications recently announced that more than 300 of the company's network cameras have been installed in three casinos owned by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.  The Axis network cameras will be used in conjunction with the Universal Video Management System (UVMS) solution from Petards, Inc., a developer of advanced video surveillance systems and one of the leading security supplier...

March Networks Expands Latin American Customer Base With Latest Banking Win

March Networks™, a leading provider of IP-based video surveillance solutions, recently announced that a progressive financial services institution in Latin America has standardized on the company's digital video software and systems for deployment across more than 350 retail banking locations.  The company expects the systems to be deployed across all locations during the first quarter of its current fiscal year.The financial institution's banking branches are located wit...

Siemens Goes IP For DTZ And PRUPIM

Innovative IP-based CCTV technology is at the heart of a new contract worth £140,000 recently awarded to Siemens Building Technologies Security Systems, by DTZ, managing agents on behalf of PRUPIM, one of Europe's largest real estate investment companies.  This new security system is being installed by Siemens at The Heights in Weybridge, UK a prestigious campus-style business park development on the site of the historic Brooklands motor racing circuit.Exeter based consultants, Pe...

Norbain LIVE Brings Leaders In Access Control To Your Doorstep

Now in its fifth consecutive year, Norbain LIVE offers anybody involved in the specification, procurement, or day-to-day use of electronic security equipment a unique opportunity to get hands-on with the latest advancements in electronic security.  Over 25 main industry players are exhibiting at what promises to be the most important event of its type this year.Access Control is one of the fastest growing areas of the modern security industry and sees a huge range of solutions entering the...

LILIN Unveils New Demonstration Room

LILIN, one of the World's largest CCTV manufacturers, recently revealed a new demonstration room at their UK head office.Incorporating the new corporate identity, the demonstration room reinforces LILIN's commitment to continuous technological development with the showcasing of cutting edge products.The demonstration room provides the capability to view cameras and digital video recorders on CRT's, LCD's and projection screens.  This is further enhanced by network and b...

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