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.
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.
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 largest casino in the Caribbean has seen its surveillance operation completely transformed following the installation of an IP video solution from IndigoVision.
Milestone Systems was awarded the 2010 Application Development Partner (ADP) of the Year for North America by Axis Communications during its annual Axis Channel Convergence Conference.
Magal Security Systems, Ltd announced recently that it has signed a contract with the Port Authority of Kenya, valued at $21.4 million to secure the Port of Mombasa.
The 37,800-square-foot facility is positioned to provide Graybar’s customers with comprehensive product and service offerings.
The Security Industry Association's board of directors will create a roadmap for the evolving electronic and physical security market.
Axis Communications recently announced the results of an independent study comparing costs of an analog versus an IP video surveillance system. The study demonstrates that an IP-based system represents on average 13 percent lower cost than a corresponding analog system.
NICE Systems recently announced that the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has implemented NICE's open platform situation management solution, NICE Situator, in its new Security Operations Center.
Avigilon recently announced that Merced College in Merced, Calif. has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System as part of its proactive crime prevention strategy to ensure the general welfare of staff and students on campus.
Cardiff Airport has replaced its surveillance capability with a new IP video system from IndigoVision. Operated by TBI Abertis Airports, Cardiff Airport is the national airport of Wales with passenger traffic reaching more than 1.6 million in 2009. It is an important business and charter airport offering flights to domestic and European destinations, as well as connecting flights onwards to worldwide destinations.
When Royal Caribbean International’s newest cruise ship, Allure of the Seas, began its inaugural season on Sunday, the more than 6,300 passengers, 16 decks and nearly 2,100 crew members from 65 countries are to be guarded by an advanced surveillance system designed for the two largest and most technologically sophisticated cruise ships in the world.
As we reach the end of 2010, and hopefully find a surer footing for the years ahead economically, the staff of Security Products magazine sat down with several key players in the security industry to gauge their thoughts on technology resources and the economic impact for the coming year.
With temperatures regularly topping 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the Southwestern state of Arizona, residents need a reliable source of electricity to run air conditioners. Power utility APS is the Grand Canyon State’s largest electric utility and Arizona’s leading producer of electric power, providing reliable power with quality service at a reasonable cost for more than 100 years. APS, which is owned by Pinnacle West Capital Corp., serves more than 1.1 million customers in 11 of the 15 counties in the state.
- By Martina Panighel
- Dec 01, 2010
Every August, the Little League International World Series brings more than 300,000 visitors to the small town of South Williamsport, Pa. With a population of 6,000, the community’s resources could easily be overwhelmed by providing ample security for athletes, visiting dignitaries and spectators.
- By Fredrik Nilsson
- Dec 01, 2010
The major security risk at any large sporting event is people. Such gatherings not only attract fans, but also criminals, traffic chaos and potential terrorist attacks. Video surveillance is therefore a key component of the integrated security solution at these events.
- By Oliver Vellacott
- Dec 01, 2010
As editors in the security industry publication trade, we often get updates from several research companies that make it a practice to report on industry conditions and analyses for the future. IMS Research is a supplier of market research in a wide range of global electronics markets, including the security industry. IMS regularly publishes detailed research on electronic physical security products such as CCTV and video surveillance, access control, intruder alarms and fire detection and suppression equipment. We sat down with Alastair Hayfield, research manager of video surveillance and VCA group, to ask a few questions.
Management team members of the United Supermarkets chain in north and west Texas are big believers in the value of video surveillance, as evidenced by their investment in the latest technologies such as megapixel cameras and video delivered to smart phones. The investment is providing big benefits for the chain, and not just for loss prevention.
- By Del V. Salvi
- Dec 01, 2010
Avigilon recently announced that Walsall Academy in the United Kingdom has deployed the Avigilon HD surveillance system to safeguard its 1,150 secondary students and protect high-value areas such as its state-of-the-art technology and music suites.