Surveillance & Security News for November 2014

MobiDEOS Upgrades UCNE Surveillance Solution With ONVIF-compatible Video Encoding Platform

mobiDEOS has upgraded its all-in-one UCNE surveillance solution to feature an ONVIF-compatible video encoding platform, ensuring greater interoperability across connected products conforming to the open standards protocol. UCNE, an acronym for Universal Cloud and Network Enabler, first debuted in July 2014 as a cost-efficient solution to transition analog security systems to IP and cloud infrastructures. ONVIF is an open industry forum promoting and developing global standards for interfaces of...

Christie Phoenix Open Content Management System Deployed By Port Fourchon In Louisiana

Phoenix’s seamless integration allows the port incident command room to be used across multiple domains Christie®, a world leader in visual display and audio technologies, has expanded its reach to Port Fourchon, a major seaport on the Louisiana coast. Port Fourchon has recently completed construction of a new multi-agency Emergency Operations Center (EOC), including a 30-seat incident command room utilising the Christie Phoenix® open content management system to...

Farpointe Data Extends Read Range Of Its P-900 Proximity Reader

Farpointe Data, the access control industry's global partner of choice for premium RFID solutions, recently announced that access control manufacturers and integrators can now provide their customers with its P-900 proximity reader that lets customers easily access a variety of up to 20-inch (508 mm) read range applications, from the parking lot to an inside door. With the reader, users can deploy Farpointe's Pyramid Series proximity cards and tags as well as support certain legacy HID and/or AW...

Grandstream Networks Announces New Network Video Recorder With Up To 16TB Video Recording Storage

In response to the rising demand for advanced safety and security protection solutions worldwide, Grandstream Networks recently announced a new innovative Network Video Recorder (NVR) with large recording capacity and highly competitive pricing to its arsenal of video surveillance solutions. Ideal for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs), retail stores, apartment buildings and hospitality markets, the new GVR3550 NVR supports quick and easy installation thanks to its auto-discovery of IP came...

Protection 1 Announces Six New General Managers Across The United States

General Managers are responsible for managing the day-to-day operations for their respective areas Protection 1, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., recently announced that it has named new general managers for six key markets across the country. The new appointments include: Mark Acosta, who was promoted to General Manager of the Visalia branch office. Acosta started his career in the security industry 25 years ago and has been with Prote...

ISONAS Inc. Access Control Solution Provides Network-based “Pure IP” Panel-less Access Control Technology

ISONAS Inc., a leading pure IP access control system manufacturer, has revolutionised the security industry by offering a proven access control solution that provides network-based “Pure IP” panel-less access control technology. ISONAS’s network-based PowerNet™ IP Reader-Controller offers a patented technology that easily integrates with Windows-based software to deliver more simplicity, greater value, and total flexibility over physical access-point security.  The c...

How does commoditization impact the security market? How should manufacturers and/or integrators differentiate themselves?

How do you stand out in a world of commoditization? We live in a world of commoditized consumer goods. You probably own at least one item which would be considered "commoditized" by the majority of the population today, but you can probably also remember the days when it would have been described as "new" and "unique". Think about smart phones: most people you know are likely to own a smart phone. But remember when not everyone even a regular cell phone? Now they'r...

Simplifying Interoperability Of Access Control With PLAI Specification

Communicating access control information across multiple platforms is simplified with the PSIA's PLAI specification Managing access control across large companies or institutions, including those that span giant campuses or even multiple locations all over the world, is essential to optimum security. Too often, however, the effectiveness of a company’s access control system – or, more likely, of its multiple access systems that were installed in various locations o...

Basson’s Remotely Monitored Security System Helps Reduce Crime At UK school

Basson’s best-selling IRB2-36VHQ static night-vision and IRB2 PTZ cameras were chosen Caterham High School, Dagenham & Redbridge, recently installed a remotely monitored security system supplied by specialist infrared CCTV supplier, Basson Group. The school administrators were looking for a surveillance solution capable of protecting them against the rising problem of stolen lead roofing and other break-ins being experienced by schools across the borough. The pro...

Kentec To Demonstrate Alarm Control Products At Intersec 2015 In Dubai

Kentec will be featuring their Syncro and Sigma ranges, which is designed for the widest range of applications Kentec Electronics Ltd, one of the World's leading manufacturers of fire detection and alarm control panels, will be exhibiting their leading fire detection and alarm control products from their extensive EN, UL & FM, Marine, Analog, Conventional and Extinguishant Fire Control Panel Solutions at the Intersec 2015 in Dubai. Life Safety System Specialists Kentec wi...

Matrix To Showcase Complete Security Products Portfolio At Secutech Thailand 2014

At the event, Matrix will demonstrate its range of new high end door controllers with IP65, PoE and touch screen Matrix, a leading manufacturer of enterprise grade security and telecom solutions, is pleased to announce its participation in Secutech Thailand, 2014. Matrix will showcase its complete portfolio of security products encompassing range of Access Control, Time-Attendance and Video Surveillance Solutions. At this event, Matrix will demonstrate a range of new high end...

Navtech Radar To Exhibit ClearWay Automatic Incident Detection System At Gulf Traffic 2014 In Dubai

ClearWay provides vehicle and pedestrian incident detection using patented radar technology Navtech Radar, the world's leading manufacturer of Radar based Automatic Incident Detection (AID) solutions for traffic management applications, will be exhibiting their unique ClearWay Automatic Incident Detection (AID) system at Gulf Traffic, in Dubai UAE, 8-10 December 2014. ClearWay provides vehicle and pedestrian incident detection using patented radar technology on roads, tunnels...

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