Surveillance & Security News for July 2007

Panasonic's Iris Recognition Camera System Controls And Protects UK Airports

Frequent travellers from the UK and abroad can benefit from a faster, simpler way to pass through immigration control as new technology is launched at Heathrow Terminals 1-4, Manchester Terminals 1 and 2, and Gatwick North. Panasonic's Iris Recognition Camera System, the BM-ET330A Series utilizes biometric technology enabling registered passengers to pass through passport control quickly and easily in a more secure way than ever before.  The BM-ET330A provides high-precision individual aut...

Axis’ New Headquarters Marks UK Expansion

Axis Communications (UK) Ltd has opened the doors to its new UK headquarters, located in larger premises on the Ladygrove Court business park near Hitchin in Hertfordshire.  Its new headquarters represents a significant increase in space, reflecting the growth in personnel and the growing requirement for training and conference facilities to accommodate its customers and partners.There are a number of active training programmes available to Axis partners, ranging from Axis Academy, Business...

Panasonic System Solutions Europe Strengthens Its EU Marketing Team

Panasonic System Solutions Europe (PSSEU) has appointed Claire Millington as European PR Executive to support and strengthen its EU marketing activities as part of its new European structure. Working within the central marketing team which encompasses exhibitions, events, point of sale and e-marketing, Claire will be responsible for implementing a centrally led PR strategy across Europe for each of PSSEU's product categories, including CCTV, EPOS, iris recognition, medical cameras and digita...

IndigoVision’s IP CCTV Helps Reduce Inner City Crime

IndigoVision's IP Video technology is helping local residents in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, USA, fight violent crime through an innovative CCTV solution.  The area around the WCCNPAC Community Center and Adams 4 Shopping Center is benefiting from a remote surveillance solution that has been implemented using standard Internet communications.  Video feeds from the remote cameras are digitally compressed and transmitted via cable modems across the Internet to the security control...

Security With 360° Video Surveillance: Use Of The Eneo Almira Camera In The Jewish Museum, Frankfurt, Germany

The Jewish Museum in Frankfurt is one of the three major Jewish museums in Germany.  It traces the interrelationship between Jews in Germany and their environment based on the example of Frankfurt.  Prior to World War II the city of Frankfurt had the highest percentage of Jewish inhabitants with over 26,000 Jewish citizens.  The building is secured today by 360° video surveillance.  Its open character was intentionally selected, as the changing exhibitions are to be acces...

Dalian Modern Hi-Tech Development Signs LEGIC® Licence In China

LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, the world-leading supplier of contactless smart card technology for personal identification applications, and Dalian Modern Hi-Tech Development Co. Ltd., developer of high tech software and hardware and provider of smart card solutions for public transport and electronic payment in China, have agreed on a license partnership.  This agreement strengthens Modern's position in the fast growing market for all-in-one cards in China and provides LEGIC with a renowned p...

FreedomPay® Announces Full Integration With HID’s ICLASS® Contactless Smart Cards

FreedomPay, Inc., the leader in contactless transactions and settlements to the nation's largest hospitality foodservice providers, healthcare systems, Fortune 1000 corporations, and educational institutions, today announced that its online hosted network integrates fully with the read/write capability of HID's iCLASS 13.56 MHz contactless smart card technology.  "The FreedomPay cashless application, when coupled with the iCLASS card, allows employees and students to link funds...

NICE Wins Major Security Project With Order At Over US$5 Million

NICE Systems, the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions™ to drive performance, recently announced that it won a major security project award, receiving an order at over US$5 million for the supply of its advanced IP-based digital video content analytics solutions for implementation at a major international city's police force.  NICE was selected to help the city's police forces deter city centre terror and cri...

TianJin Polytechnic University - Cashless Payment System And Energy Saving

Built in 1912, TianJin Polytechnic University is a well established full-time tertiary educational institution in China with 14 colleges, about 25,000 students, and 1300 lecturers and tutors.  The University has a spacious and harmonious campus equipped with top-notch educational equipments and is further expanding and constructing a new campus session of around two million square metres. Saving resource and energy, improving management efficiency and providing a comfortable learning enviro...

Norbain LIVE Events Take To The Road Again

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."Visitors to LIVE07 can rest assured that, due to the hand picked exhibitor line-up, the products on display will only be those that are, or are soon to be, making waves in the industry," says Huw Edwards, Norbain's marketing communications ma...

March Networks Wins Deal With Major U.S.-based Retailer

March Networks™, a leading provider of IP-based video surveillance solutions, announced today that a major U.S. retailer has selected its digital video software and systems as the preferred solution for the company's new and retrofit store builds in the U.S.The retailer, whose operations include international locations and more than 5,000 sites across the U.S., is already using March Networks IP video systems in a number of its production facilities.  The March Networks solution w...

Siemens Video-over-IP In The Gotschna Tunnel

To monitor traffic conditions and maintain safety at distant locations, transfer of video images of exceptional quality is crucial.  A SISTORE CX video-over-IP solution from Siemens integrates analog cameras with an intelligent digital video codec, providing outstanding image quality of the Gotschna Tunnel at a superior cost/performance ratio.The Gotschna Tunnel, opened in Switzerland at the end of 2005 with a length of 4.2 km, and is part of the Klosters by-pass and the federal highway A28...

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