Surveillance & Security News for May 2015

Vicon Kollector DVRs installed at Youth Villages

Local viewing and control from each of the cottages is accomplished via Kollector Digital Video Recorders Since its inception over 20 years ago, Youth Villages has been providing guidance for troubled children and their families through an array of rehabilitating services including in-home counseling, residential treatment facilities, and adoption and foster care programs. A non-profit organization, Youth Villages boasts 41 facilities spanning six states where children are tre...

How Video Storage Ensures Critical Data Isn’t Lost

The fundamental value of data is widely apparent in modern society, and its loss may have significant consequences Video data is critical to today’s enterprise. The latest video storage systems must offer dependable operation that doesn’t risk loss of that critical data. DDN - When Performance Matters “Not only is bandwidth very important, but functionality cannot be lost when a storage system is having a bad day,” says Jeff Adams, director of sales,...

Rethinking DIY: New Opportunities For Recurring Revenue

According IHS Technology, more than 11 million consumer and DIY network cameras will be shipped worldwide this year Perhaps we should start looking at do-it-yourself (DIY) systems such Google’s Nest and other devices as an opportunity for existing security contractors – those that are open-minded anyway – to bring in additional customers and new streams of recurring monthly revenue (RMR). DIY systems continue to proliferate in the marketplace and are availab...

ISC West’s Mt. Everest Climber Witnesses Deadly Earthquake And Avalanche

A demonstration of the home automation capabilities of Z-Wave wireless transmission – controlling a coffee maker from the Mt. Everest base camp – came off without a hitch at ISC West. A few days later, however, the veteran climber involved in the stunt got a first-hand look at the deadly 7.8 earthquake in Katmandu and the resulting avalanche. The adventurer, Mariusz Malkowski, began his love of climbing in his native Poland while in early high school. “I would go on an 8-hour...

Dallmeier Adds DVS 2200 To Intelligent Video Analysis Portfolio

The DVS 2200 IPS is a high-performance server appliance for the analysis of up to 12 IP video channels and the recording of up to 24 IP video channels. Both the analysis software (DVS Analysis Server) and the recording software (Smavia Recording Server) are already installed by the manufacturer Dallmeier, and can be configured easily with a browser via Ethernet. Based On SEDOR Technology The DVS 2200 IPS is based on the SEDOR® technology, a high-performance and self-learning video analysis...

IFSEC 2015: TDSi's MIFARE And Proximity Reader Versions To Be Introduced

The new versions are all compatible with MIFARE Plus and DESFire for added security and flexibility Integrated security manufacturer TDSi will be introducing the benefits of its new range of readers to visitors; on stand F1100 at IFSEC International 2015. The new range, which includes new versions of its MIFARE and Proximity Readers, are all compatible with MIFARE Plus and DESFire, for added security and flexibility. The new range of readers is an important addition to T...

HABC Launches Level 2 Certificate In Event Security Operations (QCF)

The new qualification will provide employers with the well-trained event stewarding staff they require A new qualification has been launched that will help learners take their first steps in event security and provide employers with the well-trained event stewarding staff they require. The HABC Level 2 Certificate in Event Security Operations (QCF) will give learners an understanding of what employers need them to know in order to do the job effectively and safely, combin...

Development Of Nigeria Defense Director To Address 2nd West Africa Oil & Gas Security Summit

Speakers will provide industry leaders knowledge of current oil and gas security situation in West Africa The Director of Development of the Nigeria Defense Headquarters from the Nigerian Ministry of Defense will give the Welcome Address at the 2nd West Africa Oil & Gas Security Summit, taking place next month at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos, Nigeria, on 10-11th June. Fight Against Terrorism, Piracy & Pipeline Vandalism Oil production in Nigeria accounts f...

ISCON Imaging’s IR Technology Addresses Shrinkage At Distribution Centers

Most of us think of shrinkage in the context of the retail environment, where a host of video cameras, tamper-proof packaging, sensors and other technologies help control theft by customers and employees. However, the term shrinkage also applies to goods before they get to a retail store. Goods can be stolen at any stage of their manufacture and distribution, usually by employees, and there are fewer technology solutions geared toward theft along the supply chain. In fact, some distribution cen...

VIVOTEK Secures Skytrain Transport System At Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

The solutions is ideal for monitoring the mobile carriage spaces of the Skytrain system Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) is one of five airports in Taiwan with regular international flights, and is by far the busiest. Last year, TPE dealt with approximately 34 million passengers, ranking TPE the 11th busiest airport worldwide in terms of international passengers. TPE comprises two terminals, each harboring roughly half of the passengers. A comprehensive tran...

IFSEC 2015 Keeps Security Industry Abreast With Latest Technologies & Developments

IFSEC International will launch a brand new zone within the show - Innovation Arena 2015 has already seen major incidences that have tested the security industry across the globe and as threats continue to evolve IFSEC Internationalhas a crucial part to play in keeping the industry abreast of the latest technologies, developments and best practices. Taking place at ExCeL London IFSEC International 2015 will run from 16-18 June. IFSEC International has been at the heart of...

ASSA ABLOY Partner ACS To Exhibit SOAA-compatible Aperio Offline Locks Integrated With PLAN Access Control System At IFSEC 2015

Aperio Offline cylinders and escutcheons with MIFARE Classic and MIFARE DESFire RFID readers now support SOAA As the technology behind wireless locks becomes faster and more widespread, customers need to know their locks are future-proofed and compatible. That’s why leaders in the access control industry developed the Standard Offline Access Application (SOAA) for battery-powered locks. ASSA ABLOY’s Offline Aperio® cylinders and escutcheons with MIFARE Clas...

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