Surveillance & Security News for July 2012

Mobotix Launches S14 FlexMount, The World's First Flexible Double Hemispheric Camera

The S14 FlexMount from MOBOTIX, the world’s first flexible double hemispheric camera, is now available. The camera, which is available in both mono (S14M) and dual (S14D) versions, features miniature lens units and offers a wide range of application opportunities. For instance, the S14D can be equipped with two hemispheric lens units with integrated microphone that are connected to the main housing via cables. This makes it possible to fully secure two rooms located next to or on top of on...

Morse Watchmans Key Control Systems Eliminate The Problem Of Lost Keys And Unmanaged Access For US Luxury Complex

 Brookview Apartment implemented a KeyWatcher Illuminated key control and asset management system One of the most important aspects of managing multi-family rental properties is the prevention of problems before they occur. At the garden-style, gated Brookview Apartment community in Marlton, NJ, Property Manager Eric Schulz is able to reduce the complexity of this task with the help of a Morse Watchmans automated key control and asset management system.  The luxury...

Chairman And CEO Of Pyronix, Julie Kenny, Wins National First Women Award For Engineering And Manufacturing

Julie Kenny receiving the award in recognition of her work at Pyronix In a category populated with directors from much larger companies such as BAE Systems and BT Openreach, it was fantastic that Julie Kenny CBE DL was awarded the National First Women Award for Engineering and Manufacturing. Hosting the awards, Clare Balding presented the award to Julie in recognition of what she has achieved as Chairman and CEO of Pyronix while at the same time promoting and supporting manufa...

BSIA Launches Close Protection Co-ordination Unit For Visiting Olympic VIPs And Dignitaries

David Evans is the Project Director of the Close Protection co-ordination unit With the Olympic and Paralympic Games about to arrive in London, time has almost run out for visiting VIPs and dignitaries looking to secure quality Close Protection for their visit to the UK. To help visitors locate a reputable supplier, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched a dedicated Close Protection co-ordination unit, which puts visiting dignitaries in touch with suppl...

SALTO’s Lockable Electronic Mailbox Solution Installed At The University Of Warwick

The University of Warwick is installing 60 SALTO electronic mailboxes The brand new Sherbourne Hall of Residence at The University of Warwick has selected a SALTO lockable electronic mailbox solution manufactured by The Safety Letterbox Company. Warwick’s on campus accommodation has over 6,500 bedrooms available for the 2012/2013 academic year. The latest of phase of this is the new Sherbourne development, which is situated in pleasant green surroundings approximately 1...

CNL Software Signs Orion Security Solutions As Channel Partner

The partnership will enable Orion to offer integarted PSIM solutions CNL Software, a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, has signed Orion Security Solutions as a channel partner. Orion offers complete solutions in closed circuit television, intruder alarms, access control and covert technologies. It designs, installs and maintains integrated systems for some of the UK’s leading organizations both in the private and public sectors. O...

Malmö Schools Fight Vandalism With VideoIQ's HD Intelligent Video Analytics Engine

VideoIQ's surveillance system acts as a digital guard and provides instant alerts and security protection The challenge Apart from arson creating a constant source of concern, one of the biggest problems in Malmö was vandals breaking windows and glass panes. At one point over 600 glass panes were smashed at one school which cost 1.2 million SEK. Some students contributed to the chaotic atmosphere at the schools by regularly pulling fire alarms, causing everyone in the sc...

VideoIQ HD Cameras Enhance Safety Of Patients And Staff At Alberta Health Services Facilities

The iCVR high-definition cameras feature built-in video recording It’s normally associated with catching “bad guys” in the act, but video surveillance is becoming more than that. New video technology is improving the care and safety of patients, visitors, and staff in Alberta Health Services health facilities.  The new technology is iCVR high-definition cameras – intelligent surveillance cameras with built-in video recording.  They cover nea...

Catmose College Receives MOBOTIX AG Integrated CCTV Security System, Installed By White UK

The 27 MOBOTIX cameras including Q24 Hemispheric and D24 models wereinstalled by White UK, a MOBOTIX partner MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at Catmose College which has improved the safety of students and staff through integrated CCTV security installed as part of a new £24m campus. The College design is one of only three published designs to receive an overall ‘G...

ViconNet System Meets Daily Security Challenges At Fairbanks International Airport

Even before considering the extreme nature of its sub-arctic climate, Fairbanks International Airport is unique in many ways. While serving a local population of only 82,000, the airport offers non-stop passenger service to Europe, Asia and Canada, making Fairbanks the smallest U.S. market to offer this level of international air service. In the words of Mike Supkis, Police and Fire Chief of the airport, “We are a little airport with a lot of really big planes.” The extensive interna...

JAXPORT Selects SightLogix Smart Thermal Analytic Solution For Perimeter Security

A SightLogix® smart thermal video analytics system has been chosen for deployment at the Jacksonville, Florida Port Authority (JAXPORT) in a project partially funded by a Homeland Security Grant initiative to enhance security at port facilities. SightLogix was selected after careful evaluation and on-site demonstrations of their perimeter security solution. SightLogix systems function with a high degree of accuracy amid the many variables of outdoor environments, delivering an accurate, cos...

Norbain Goes Bust?

The lights are turned out at Norbain - momentarily The mysterious demise of UK distributor NorbainOn Monday 2 July Norbain issued a cryptic press release.  Apparently, “the UK business and assets of Norbain” – the largest distributor in the UK – have been sold to Newbury Investments (UK) Limited by “the Administrators, KPMG”.  Norbain In Administration – this is news to the security industry! Administrators are typically ap...

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