Network-Centric Security


ONVIF Announces More Than 600 Conformant Products

ONVIF, a global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, recently announced that the number of ONVIF conformant products, including network cameras and video management systems, has reached more than 600.

Crossbeam Appoints New Country Manager in China

Based in Beijing, Bi will be responsible for heading up Crossbeam’s sales and partner operations, helping expand the company’s presence throughout the country and drive demand for its line of X-Series security platforms.

IP Video Technology Keeps Watch Over Soccer World Cup Stadium In South Africa

An IndigoVision IP video surveillance solution has been deployed at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, near Rustenburg, South Africa as part of a multi-million dollar security upgrade for the recent 2010 Soccer World Cup.

West Virginia County Adds MOBOTIX Technology To Surveillance Network

MOBOTIX recently announced an extensive installation agreement with Berkeley County, W. Va., in which the company will be integrating a highly advanced surveillance infrastructure across multiple municipal buildings and complexes.

Next Level Upgrades Solution to Integrate Multiple Subsystems

The company's Gateway unifies traditionally siloed systems to enhance communication.

Canadian Municipality Integrates Avigilon Technology With Existing IT Resources

Avigilon recently announced that the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System on the ferry transit system, at several recreation centers and at a metro transit service garage to protect its critical assets.

Survey: 87 Percent Of Retail Stores Considering Move To IP Surveillance

Axis Communications recently announced the results of the “Surveillance Survey Report” conducted by the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) and sponsored by Axis, which states that 87 percent of retail companies who currently use analog technology for surveillance are now considering migration strategies toward network video.

Historic Australian City Deploys IP Video Solution

Ballarat is one of Australia’s largest inland cities with more than 90,000 inhabitants. However, it is also a classic rural community, with historic architecture, iconic double-decker shop fronts and a thriving entertainment area. It was primarily the need to monitor the entertainment district late at night that prompted the local council to deploy an IndigoVision IP video surveillance system as part of its CitySafe initiative.



IMS Research Predicts 2011 Security Industry Trends

IMS Research recently released its prediction of hot trends in the security industry for 2011.

AMAG Technology Announces Top Sales Performers

Walter Coady and Terry Crawford earned salesperson of the year awards for their efforts.

Texas City Standardizes IP Surveillance With IQinVision Technology

IQinVision recently announced that the City of North Richland Hills in Texas has standardized on IP surveillance technology using IQeye HD megapixel cameras equipped with IQ Vcam virtual camera technology and LENSEC video management software.

Contemplating the Cloud

Eventually, hosting will happen. And the video management software application will continue to have a central role in video surveillance because, by its nature, video gathers a lot of data input. Eventually, hosting will happen. And the video management software application will continue to have a central role in video surveillance because, by its nature, video gathers a lot of data input.

Global Surveillance, Remotely Unified

When your business is founded on transforming infrastructure silos into holistic solutions, it makes sense to practice what you preach. So when Panduit built its new world headquarters just outside of Chicago in 2010, it approached the project as an opportunity to showcase its own unified physical infrastructure approach to converging core business systems -- including security, power and communications. As part of this effort, Panduit installed a global video surveillance system that could be managed remotely from its world headquarters.

Taking New Flight

There are many challenges to creating an effective security program in any airport infrastructure. Technology plays a significant role in any robust airport security initiative and, when deployed properly, can help security personnel address potential vulnerabilities in a more timely fashion, in addition to increasing effectiveness overall. With this in mind, airport officials seek out new technologies that help them meet these goals while maintaining high levels of protection for passengers and employees.

Researchers Patent Algorithm To Use Kinect Gaming Device For Surveillance

Alexandre Alahi, a Ph.D. student in the Signal Processing Lab at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)used open-source software released online just days after the Kinect’s launch to develop a new, patented algorithm that leverages multiple Kinects instead of just one to detect crowds -- even in the dark.

Joshi to Develop New Markets for AtHoc

The industry veteran will build strategic alliances and direct expansion of emergency mass notification to new markets.

Chicago PD Continues To Expand Video Surveillance Network

Mountain Secure Systems, a provider of ruggedized electronics and wireless network solutions, shipped additional SpeedLAN 9200 outdoor wireless routers this month to Avrio RMS Group, who will use them to expand coverage for the Chicago Police Department’s video surveillance system in the 4.9 GHz public safety band.

Samsung Ends Relationship With GVI As Master Distributor

Samsung Techwin America announced today a realignment of its reseller strategies aimed at becoming a “significant contributing partner” to the distributor and systems integrator marketplace.

Agent Vi Video Analytics Integrated With Milestone Platform In Minnesota Jail

Scott County Jail turned to Agent Vi to deploy their real-time video analytics solution: Vi-System. Of 186 cameras at the site, the Jail required enabling 90 cameras with video analytics capabilities. Scott County Jail’s surveillance system employs Milestone XProtect Corporate as their VMS recording and viewing application, which is fully integrated with Agent Vi’s products.

Vancouver’s BC Place Stadium Sports OnSSI Technology

To get ready for the Winter Games in 2010, OnSSI installed a new, networked video system at BC Place, the multi-purpose stadium in Vancouver that was the site of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Winter Games.

  • The Power of the Open Platform The Power of the Open Platform

    In this interview, sponsored by OpenEye, Eric Fullerton addresses the specific advantages of an open platform solution. He also talks how an end user can streamline operations and reduce cybersecurity risk in the cloud. Reducing the burden on IT will make it easier to manage and maintain video deployments and integrations of all sizes.

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