In today’s world, any manufacturing or critical infrastructure facility is at risk of a terrorist attack.
- By Mariann McDonagh
- Apr 01, 2009
With thousands of packages moving through its European hubs every hour, security has always been a top priority for DHL Express, an international road-, air- and rail-based courier and express service.
Cernium Corp., developer of video analytics enabled products, announced recently that Mount Holyoke College has selected Cernium’s Perceptrak advanced video analytics software, integrated with Milestone XProtect Enterprise IP video management software, to enhance the security of its South Hadley, Mass. campus.
As new technologies and a struggling economy continue to fuel increased crime rates, a new relationship with San Francisco-based 3VR Security Inc. will provide customers of Diebold with expanded solutions for deterring crime.
IndigoVision, a manufacturer of IP video security solutions has partnered with 655 Limited to provide its UK customers with a remote video monitoring facility. 655’s purpose built facility is both a BS 5979 approved Alarm Receiving Center (ARC) and a BS 8418 approved Remote Video Response Center.
ioimage recently announced that Botswana’s Department of Correctional Services has installed ioimage video analytics at its First Offenders Correctional Facility in Gabarone, Botswana to control the movement of prisoners and reduce the number of inmate incidents.
3VR Security Inc., the searchable surveillance platform, recently announced new integration with Schlage’s bright blue intelligent access management software.
Recently, Port of Wilmington security officials received the Coast Guard’s permission to leverage its Siveillance SiteIQ video surveillance system to monitor truckers and port visitors not carrying Transportation Worker Identification Credential.
All in all, GovSec 2009 was a smashing success. Tradeshow organizers from the 1105 Government Information Group put together an incredible show for both GovSec and FOSE. Security Products magazine was equally successful in planning and coordinating our first ever IP Summit. We look forward to hosting another event in 2010.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Mar 13, 2009
The Department of Defense is rolling out more than 350 of Sony’s latest-generation 1.3 megapixel high-resolution network security cameras to its facilities worldwide. According to Strategic Solutions Unlimited (SSU), a security systems integrator based in Fayetteville, N.C., the Department of Defense is in the second phase of its camera deployment, adding 300 units to the 50 cameras initially installed in 2008.
Acts of terrorism can be carried out in many forms and at various locations around the world. Those who pose the most risk are individuals or groups that breach secured areas of critical infrastructure facilities, such as seaports and airports, government buildings or power and chemical plants.
- By John Whiteman
- Mar 02, 2009
With millions of U.S. jobs lost since last year at this time, the country seems to have resigned itself to hunkering down for the recession.
- By Megan Weadock
- Mar 01, 2009
911SecurityCamera Inc. recently announced the completion of an integrated IP surveillance system for the Deer Park Police Station in Texas. The IP video surveillance solution gives the department centralized control over all aspects of security. The surveillance system provides 24 hour monitoring of all areas of the department's operations including booking areas, holding cells, interview rooms, parking lots and the entrances.
We are receiving a phenomenal response to our IP Summit, scheduled for March 11, at GovSec. The interest generated and number of registrants has been impressive but also anticipated.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- Feb 27, 2009
IndigoVision’s integrated IP-CCTV system has been chosen to protect the main hospital complex in the Italian city of Palermo. Situated in the center of the city, Villa Sofia-CTO consists of three main hospital buildings located on a single site.
ioimage recently announced that its video analytics solution was implemented at the International Media Center (IMC) near Kyoto to detect intruders, including terrorists.
MATE Intelligent Video and Hirsch Electronics recently announced the completion and availability of the companies’ integration, empowering the Velocity Security Management System with MATE's Behavior Watch video content analysis capabilities.
With three ferries to secure and terminals to monitor, the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Co. based in Long Island, N.Y. recently chose network video surveillance solutions from ACTi.
IP video surveillance technology is providing a fully integrated solution for the newly renovated Sheraton Hotel located in downtown Dallas. Dallas's largest hotel, formerly the Adam's Mark, is repositioning itself with extensive renovations and upgrades that exemplify the brand's new image. Located in the heart of the Dallas financial district, the Sheraton Dallas Hotel has 1,842 guest rooms and 12 spacious convention areas that offer more then 230,000 square feet of meeting space.
ioimage recently announced that its video analytics solution has been installed to prevent theft at the Porsche car dealership and showroom in Sunninghill Gauteng, a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa.