Security Products 2011 New Product of the Year Award Winners Announced

The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.

Verint to Acquire Vovici

The combination will create a comprehensive VoC provider for multichannel analytics, including speech, social media, e-mail, Web chat and enterprise feedback.


ObjectVideo Files Patent Suit Against Bosch, Samsung and Sony

The ITC complaint seeks an exclusion order and a cease and desist order barring the importation, sale for importation or sale after importation of products from Bosch, Samsung and Sony that ObjectVideo claims contain software features and functions which infringe certain patents.


3VR Sought to be Google for Surveillance Video

<i>Our Inception series continues with 3VR..</i><br> Stephen Russell, founder of 3VR said that the company's mission from the very beginning was to bring the ease-of-use found in such consumer video products as Tivo and to the security realm.

ObjectVideo Files Action with International Trade Commission Against Bosch, Samsung, Sony

ObjectVideo today announced it has filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) requesting the commencement of an investigation pertaining to products from Robert Bosch GmbH; Bosch Security Systems Inc.; Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.; Samsung Opto-Electronics America, Inc. (d/b/a Samsung Techwin America, Inc.); Sony Corporation; and Sony Electronics Inc.

InformationWeek Analytics Research Finds Many Struggling With Public Cloud Storage

InformationWeek Analytics, a service for peer-based IT research and analysis, recently announced the release of its latest research report; Cloud Storage: Changing Dynamics Beyond Services encompasses analysis of our first-ever public cloud storage survey results and guides readers in making smart cloud storage decisions.

Retail Shrink Creeping Up According to Preliminary Results of National Retail Security Survey

After recording an all-time low shrinkage percentage in 2009, retail crime and fraud is on the upswing. Richard Hollinger, professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of Florida, presented the preliminary results of the 2010 National Retail Security Survey Tuesday at the National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference in Grapevine, Texas.


Outdoor Analytics Inspired Sightlogix's Beginnings

<i>In the next few weeks, we’re running a series of stories on the inception of familiar security companies. We’ll look back through their pasts to see how they got their start. You know the names, now learn the history!</i><br><br> Sightlogix came into being when founder John Romanowich realized that there was no reliable way to protect outdoor sites with video analytics. So he assembled a team and got to work.

VideoIQ Integrates with Software House

VideoIQ's onboard storage allows C-CURE users to add IP video, one camera at a time to an access control system.

UK Hospital Deploys DVTel Video Management System

DVTel Inc. recently announced that the Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK, has selected DVTel from among eight video management software providers as the central platform for a newly-upgraded IP video management system.

China’s Tianjin Metro To Implement IP Video Security, Analytics

NICE Systems Ltd. recently announced that China’s Tianjin Metro will be implementing NiceVision’s IP video security solution with video analytics to enhance the safety and security of 23 stations along its Line 2 route.

BriefCam Adds Multi-language Support to VS Forensics

Multi-language support was developed specifically to meet growing demand from the Asia-Pacific market.

Aimetis Symphony Software Now SELECT Certified with Intransa VideoAppliance

Intransa and Aimetis announced that Aimetis Symphony software is Intransa VideoAppliance SELECT Partner-Certified.

Arecont Vision Cameras Partner with FST21's SafeRise Identity Management System

The new partnership complements Arecont Vision’s camera surveillance technologies with the combination of facial recognition, voice recognition, pattern of behavior, license plate recognition and visitor management that FST21’s SafeRise offers.

Ocularis Integrated with Mate Video Analytics

OnSSI has integrated its Ocularis software platform with video analytics functionality provided by Mate Intelligent Video, a MangoDSP company.

EasyLobby and INEX/ZAMIR Integrate to ID Visitors and License Plate

Organizations using this technology can automatically capture license plate information with an INEX license plate camera and seamlessly link the data to the EasyLobby visitor management database.

Boon Edam Inc. to Demonstrate StereoVision Anti-Piggybacking Technology At ISC West

The new system will be installed in the Tourlock revolving security door to allow live demonstrations of the sensors and their ability to stop piggybacking attempts into buildings.

FST21 Opens New Office in the United States

FST21 has expanded its operations with its division in the Americas, which opened about a year ago and now has a new office.

Axis Introduces World's Smallest HDTV PTZ Dome Network Camera

With a compact design, AXIS M50 cameras are only 5.1 inches wide and 2.2 inches high, enabling high-quality, 360-degree surveillance with HDTV 720p resolution in a package smaller than the average hand.

SightLogix Posts Whitepaper on Best Practices for Outdoor Video Analytics

The whitepaper explores issues and challenges that integrators face when implementing outdoor video surveillance systems and provides appropriate solutions.

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