Surveillance & Security News for July 2007

ADPROâ„¢ Takes To The Skies

Sophisticated digital video surveillance technology and long-range passive infrared detectors from ADPRO™ are at the heart of a major security and health & safety installation for the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).  They have been installed to protect people and equipment at the IAA's Air Traffic Control Centre (ATCC) in Shannon and six remote locations housing essential radar and communications infrastructure across the region. The IAA is a commercial State sponsored organizatio...

Bombs Away

Jacksons Fine Fencing's latest project proved slightly more hazardous than normal - the site on which they planned to install boundary fencing also included twenty unexploded World War 2 pipe bombs.The Coastguard and Hampshire Police air unit recently acquired the former Navy airfield, HMS Daedalus, in Lee on Solent in Hampshire.Jacksons were given the mammoth task of installing Euro-Guard Extra boundary fencing to secure the site that is 400 acres with three multi-directional runways - a ta...

TeleEye Appoints General Sales Manager

TeleEye Group, a dynamic and leading worldwide supplier of video surveillance systems, has appointed Mr. Duncan Ross as the General Sales Manager for TeleEye Europe Ltd., its subsidiary office in the UK.Duncan's role will focus on the strategic development of sales and marketing activities for TeleEye Europe Ltd. in the UK and Ireland.  He will be responsible for promoting and developing TeleEye brand within the video surveillance and CCTV market place.  Duncan will also be working...

NIAR Improves Aviation Testing And Safety With Milestone-Axis IP Video Surveillance.

The National Institute for Aviation Research is using Milestone Systems' open platform IP video management software with Axis network cameras to increase visibility in tests, provie remote access to monitoring tests, save on night staffing needs, and improve personnel safety.The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University integrates academic, government and business entities in cooperative efforts to advance technologies for aviation and other industries.  It...

Video Analytics - Understanding Their Limitations

In this article, Oliver Vellacott, CEO of IndigoVision, warns against setting too high an expectation for what video analytics can deliver. Analytics will detect 'suspicious movement' from people walking along a street.  Analytics will detect terrorists walking round a hillside a mile away.  Analytics will pick an offender out from a sea of faces.  These are just some of the misconceptions about analytics today.  Was there ever a technology that was so 'over-promised and und...

COE Group Expands Its Asian Sales Team

COE Ltd, the UK based developer and supplier of advanced video systems, is delighted to announce that Lynette Pon has joined as Director of Sales, South East Asia, based in Singapore.  Lynette will significantly expand COE's sales and account management capacity in Asia, and bring significant experience in both sales and marketing in the surveillance industry gained from a career with Bosch, Nice, Panasonic and others.  Andrew Wallace, Chief Executive Officer of COE Limited, commen...

March Networks And Telepac Deliver Advanced Digital Video Solutions To The Brazilian Banking Market

March Networks™, a leading provider of IP-based video surveillance solutions, announced today that it has signed a strategic partnership with Telepac Telecomunicações e Portas Automáticas Ltda. to provide integrated digital video systems and software to financial institutions throughout Brazil. Telepac is an electronic security systems provider with operations in Brazil and other locations worldwide.  The company holds an estimated 30% share of the Brazilian banki...

MITIE Protects Japanese Jet During Official Visit

MITIE was recently appointed to provide aviation guarding services during the recent high profile visit to the UK by the Emperor and Empress of Japan.A team of 3 officers from MITIE Security's specialist aviation and transportation division were assigned to provide a dedicated 24-hour guarding service to protect and secure the Imperial flight during its three-day stop over at London Heathrow Airport.This short-term agreement builds upon a 12-year relationship between Japanese Flag Carrier JA...

Innovative Use Of Net2 Access Control Protects Knorr-Bremse From Electro Static Discharge

AlertSystems originally installed Net2 in 2005 at the then newly-built facility of KBRS in Melksham, Wiltshire, UK.  "It has developed from there," says Alert Systems' IT manager Phil Davies.  Net2 is now used throughout the KBRS site, with access control units fitted to gates and barriers as well as doors.  Access to all areas is controlled using the system.AlertSystems originally installed Net2 in 2005 at the then newly-built facility of KBRS in Melksham, Wiltshire, UK...

Thailand Traffic Management Is Empowered By ACTi's IP Surveillance Solutions

ACTi's IP Camera CAM-5320 and IP Speed Dome CAM-6610 have provided a clever solution to support traffic statistics recording and accident monitoring in Thailand.  On the Phapradang Ring Road, all cameras are connected by fibre optic cable within a LAN environment.  At the side of the camera, customers just plug the network cable into the media converter then the video will be transmitted via the fibre optic cable. In the central control building, the system integrator is setup with thr...

JVC Makes Three Appointments

The UK CCTV and security products sales division of JVC Professional Europe has appointed Simon Hedley, CCTV Sales Manager, North and Chris Saxby as CCTV Area Sales Manager, South.  Both Chris Saxby and Simon Hedley will work with Phil Wring who is the CCTV Sales Manager, UK.  In addition, Angela Orchard has been appointed as Personal Assistant to Yash Patel, Executive Director, CCTV Europe at JVC Professional Europe.  Angela brings strong organizational skills from her previous b...

SectorGuard Harness Technology And Knowledge To Optimize Competitiveness And Effectiveness

SectorGuard have acquired Euro Security Systems and have appointed Una Riley as Group Head of Communication.  Euro has been established in the technology market since 1985 and has sustained a reputation for quality and innovation.  Una Riley has attained a strong industry profile working on behalf of the profession in association with organizations such as NSI, BSIA, FSA and Euralarm.  Una is Past Master of the Company of Security Professionals in the City of London and currently...

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