Surveillance & Security News for October 2016

Yale Commercial Expands 6000 Series Exit Device With Electromechanical Options

The new electromechanical options include electric latch retraction; electric dogging; alarm; and touchbar, trim, and latchbolt monitoring Yale Commercial, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, has expanded its 6000 Series exit devices with a full range of electromechanical options.  The ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certified Yale® 6000 Series exit device is offered in rim, mortise, SquareBolt®, surface and concealed vertical rod configurations, and now features an array of electrom...

Dispatches From Security Essen 2016: Four-Day Show Targets Europe

There was another big trade show last week –  the four-day Security Essen event in Germany. I didn’t attend, but several of my SourceSecurity.com colleagues report it was a busy show from start to finish, with the halls devoted to video/CCTV and access control dominating the show. The other halls were quieter, with smaller stands. Hot topics included big data, machine learning, mobile credentials, storage and an emphasis on solutions (rather than products). The exhibit hall was...

NETAVIS Software sMart Data Warehouse At Security Essen 2016

sMart Data Warehouse serves as information source for big data applications At Security Essen 2016, a fair for security and fire prevention from September 27th to 30th, NETAVIS Software GmbH presented a product premiere at the booth of the German distributor Ingram Micro: NETAVIS sMart Data Warehouse.“Our vast experience with IP video and seamlessly integrated video analytics shows that video analytics data is truly valuable only when combined with business and other rel...

Lone Worker Protection Provider, The Send For Help Group, Reports Record Financial Growth For 2015/2016

Send for Help provides personal alarms and mobile phone applications linked to an alarm receiving center The Send for Help Group – the world’s largest lone worker protection provider, are pleased to announce record growth and profits for the financial year 2015/16. The figures, published in Send for Help Limited’s Annual Report found that for the year ending 31st March 2016, turnover was up 81% year-on-year and operating profits had also increased by 42% wit...

Crucial Role Of Physical Security Suppliers And Corporate Security Departments In Handling Cyber-Crime

45% believed that cyber and physical security were equally important in the companies they were linked to The latest Security Research Initiative Report published highlights the crucial role that physical security suppliers and corporate security departments play in tackling cyber-crime, albeit that this often goes unrecognized.  Physical Security Specialists Vs. Cyber Specialists  In a survey of both physical security specialists and cyber specialists (supple...

OT Systems Hardened Managed 8-port Gigabit Ethernet Switches Feature 6kV Lightning Surge Protection

The switches provide comprehensive reliability mechanisms to effectively guard Ethernet equipment from lightning damage Indirect lightning strikes are common when the lightning current branches off, striking obstacles as it traverses its way to Earth and destroys everything in its path. Lightning strikes can cause dangerous power surges if a surveillance system is not protected. Cameras, storage systems and connection will lose function, get damaged and suffer loss. An embedde...

Terrence Curtin To Succeed Tom Lynch As TE Connectivity CEO, Effective March 9, 2017

Lynch to serve as TE's CEO until the transition to Curtin, after which he will continue as Executive Chairman of the Board TE Connectivity announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Terrence Curtin to succeed Tom Lynch as the company's chief executive officer, effective March 9, 2017. Curtin was previously elected to TE Connectivity's (TE) Board of Directors at the company's annual general meeting held on March 2, 2016 and is currently TE's president. Lynch has serve...

Security Essen 2016: Strong Presence Of Digital And Networked Innovations Delights Visitors

One in four visitors placed their orders directly at the fair, a plus of eight percent in comparison with 2014 Security Essen has highlighted its position as the global fair for civil security in an enduring way: Four days long, 1,040 companies from 45 nations redefined the standard for civil security at Messe Essen. They presented to the over 40,000 trade visitors from 119 nations innovative products and services from smart video surveillance via the safeguarding of propertie...

oneM2M Significantly Expands IoT Ecosystem With New Global Standards

The critical area of security has been addressed throughout the 17 specifications of Release 2 The full potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) advanced significantly as oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and the IoT, published a new landmark set of specifications, Release 2.Based on contributions from more than 200 member companies, Release 2 builds on oneM2M’s initial set of official specifications, which enable basic...

The Emergency Services Show 2016: A Forum For Free Learning, Networking Opportunities, Innovations And Collaborations

6,433 visitors attended The Emergency Services Show 2016, including a 45% increase in overseas visitors Last week’s Emergency Services Show was the biggest in its 10-year history and provided a fascinating insight to the UK’s fast-evolving emergency services industry. The move to the larger Hall 5 at the NEC enabled the organizers to offer more free learning and networking opportunities than ever before, with over 80 free seminar sessions, numerous CPD workshops a...

CEM Systems Boosts Security At Harland And Wolff Sites With AC2000 Security Management Solution

Harland and Wolff uses AC2000 Security Hub for alarm and CCTV event management CEM Systems, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, announced they have successfully won the contract to secure Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries sites in Belfast, Northern Ireland. G4S were selected as integrator to install the AC2000 security solution throughout the Harland and Wolff sites. Harland and Wolff is a heavy engineering company to the maritime, offshore oil and gas, and...

UNION Creates Awareness Around Home Security By Supporting National Home Security Month 2016 For Third Consecutive Year

The nationwide initiative offers tips and advice for keeping families, homes and belongings safe during winter UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, is supporting National Home Security Month 2016 to create awareness around home security for the third consecutive year. The nationwide initiative that runs throughout October 2016 was launched by UNION’s sister brand Yale, in order to offer&n...

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