Surveillance & Security News for March 2018

Axis Communication Launches Thermal Cameras For Budget Friendly Installations

In launching the first thermal cameras in its P-line, Axis Communications is bringing the benefits of thermal imaging to a broader range of customers and environments than ever before. The cost-effective cameras deliver thermal imaging capabilities to small and mid-size installations with budget limitations, such as schools, care environments and independent retailers, allowing for intrusion detection and incident identification, without compromising individuals’ identities. Thermal techn...

Johnson Controls Appoints Gordon Morrison As The New GB Sales Director For Tyco Security Products

Johnson Controls has announced the appointment of Gordon Morrison as the new GB Sales Director for the Tyco Security Products access control and video brands. Reporting to EMEA sales director, Alan Riegler, Gordon will be responsible for developing and driving the company’s sales strategy in order to maximize support for consultants, system designers, installers and system integrators who are increasingly recommending the installation of CEM, Kantech, Software House access control and Amer...

FLIR’s Quasar 4x2K Panoramic Security Dome Camera Enables Wide Area Surveillance

FLIR Systems has introduced the Quasar 4x2K panoramic camera featuring four, full-high-definition visible sensors. The latest security camera in the FLIR Quasar family, the 4x2K produces 4K resolution for highly detailed scenes. The mini-dome camera offers wide area surveillance to monitor cities, critical infrastructure, and other high-profile security areas. Adjustable Field Of View Offering interchangeable field-of-view options of 180- and 360-degrees, the Quasar 4x2K can replace multiple i...

Sky Fence Drone Technology Enhances Les Nicolles's Security

A Channel Island prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls.A group of British companies has collaborated to install a comprehensive perimeter protection package at Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey, including the new “Sky Fence” technology. It creates a 600m shield around the prison to detect remote-controlled drones, then uses a series of ‘disruptors’ – sens...

Johnson Controls Updates Illustra Pro IP Mini-Domes With Theia’s Distortion-Free SL183A Lens

Johnson Controls has updated its popular Illustra Pro IP Mini-Domes in 2MP, 3MP and 5MP models with the optional Theia wide-angle lens for improved video analytics accuracy and a 9-22mm outdoor telephoto lens with superior zoom capability. Linear Optical Technology The Theia SL183A 1.8-3mm outdoor lens allows users to capture critical details using Theia’s distortion-free Linear Optical Technology. The lens delivers a consistent number of pixels to an image, thus improving the image qual...

Hanwha Techwin Partners With Sprinx Technologies To Develop Wisenet Automatic Incident Detection

Hanwha Techwin and analytics specialist Sprinx Technologies have combined their expertise to develop Wisenet Automatic Incident Detection (AID), an easy-to-deploy and highly accurate city wide incident detection solution which is designed to be affordable for budget conscious local authorities. Traffic AID lets operators instantly know when traffic is slowing down and whether there is a lengthening queue. It will also detect broken down or illegally stopped vehicles and if there is a wrong-way...

Tavcom Training's Certified Technical Security Professional (CTSP) Enrollments Cross Over 200 Applications

Tavcom Training is delighted to announce that the Certified Technical Security Professional Register (CTSP) has received over 200 applications to join the Register since launching on 1st September 2017. The CTSP Register has been endorsed in the UK by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the SSAIB, as well as internationally by Dubai’s Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA). It represents the only opportunity for installers and those who maintain security/fire systems, to...

Hanwha Techwin Introduces Intelligent Traffic Surveillance Solutions

Video surveillance specialists Hanwha Techwin in partnership with analytics experts FF Group, has launched a comprehensive suite of ANPR based intelligent traffic management solutions. The solutions range from car park access control for business applications, through to large scale city wide based systems, which enable local authorities to keep people safe as well as detect illegally parked vehicles and other traffic infringements. Crime Prevention With ANPR Cameras The FF Group license plate...

Beaver Access Installs SALTO Student-Safety Access Control System At Liberty Living

Beaver Access, the Croydon based access control specialist, is helping to ensure the safety of students at two Liberty Living properties in London with the installation of an innovative SALTO access control solution. Liberty Living is one of the UK's largest privately owned providers of purpose-built student accommodation with over 23,500 beds under management across 51 residences in the UK. The accommodation is in high-quality, modern residences, in prime locations across 19 major university to...

UAP Manchester Produces Locks To Enhance Home Security For Christmas Season

Over the past three years, more than 1,200 families have faced the worst possible start to Christmas by having their home burgled on Christmas Eve. Research by leading home security firm UAP, using data from 37 of the 43 police forces across England and Wales, has found that the number of residential burglaries reported on Christmas Eve has risen by six per cent over the three-year period – from 422 in 2014 to 449 in 2016. Despite more and more of us facing the threat of our homes being b...

Calipsa Launches Remote Monitoring Platform At UK Security Expo 2017

Calipsa, the next generation video surveillance company, has announced a new monitoring platform designed to provide real-time analytics to alarm receiving centers (ARCs) and help counter the high numbers of false security alarms every year. Built on state-of-the-art deep learning models by machine learning and artificial intelligence experts, the new platform will be shown for the first time at UK Security Expo this week at Olympia in London (29-30 November). Reduced False Alarm Rates With al...

Identiv collaborates with Universal Smart Cards for advanced smart card reader technology

Identiv, Inc. announced the company has entered into a distribution partnership with Universal Smart Cards, a provider of the implementation of smart chip cards technology. Identiv’s comprehensive, high-security smart card reader and credential portfolio is available to a broad range of organizations in the U.S., Europe, and worldwide. As part of the company’s continued focus on global expansion, the availability of Identiv’s access and identification solutions to Universal Sma...

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