– Portal for Safety and Security en Arecont Vision's Compact MicroBullet Camera Series Arecont Vision introduces the new MicroBullet series of megapixel cameras to the European and Middle East professional surveillance markets. The MicroBullet is an extremely compact and affordable bullet-style camera, yet is loaded with advanced features developed by Arecont Vision. MicroBullet is now available, and was also on display in the Arecont Vision stand at IFSEC International. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:19:00 +0000 Idis Announcements and Celebration at IFSEC 2017 Industry’s longest extended warranties on NVRs and DVRs clearly underpins Idis signature quality and reliability, while giving Idis integrators a clear competitive advantage and ensures end users a low total cost of ownership. With average industry warranties ranging from three to five years, Idis has laid down the warranty gauntlet at this year’s IFSEC International by announcing the Idis Ultimate Warranty. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:29:00 +0000 IFSEC India Expo: Safe, Secure Cities The International Fire & Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) India Expo, South Asia’s largest security, civil protection and fire safety show by UBM India, is gearing up for its 11th edition between December 6-8 at  New Delhi, later this year. The show brings together internationally renowned exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials under one common platform. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:56:00 +0000 Bosch and Sony Strengthen Collaboration After the official approval of the antitrust authorities, the business partnership of Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation in the field of video security solutions became effective by February 1, 2017 – except for in China where the partnership started on April 1, 2017. Both companies will now focus on strengthening their collaboration that was first announced in November 2016. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:54:00 +0000 Magos: Perimeter Security Radar Magos SR 500 Perimeter Security Radar in action at a Utility sub station. Fewer cameras and yet better surveillance. Check out Magos' video about their radar system. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:44:00 +0000 Switches and Media Converters Deliver Fiber and Power Altronix introduces its NetWay Spectrum Series of advanced hardened PoE switches and Ethernet over fiber media converters. This new NetWay Spectrum Series delivers greater flexibility and integration for systems deploying fiber optic cabling. “Adaptive transmission technologies continue to support the growth of IP video and access systems,” said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corporation. “Our new NetWay Spectrum Series provides the versatility to support fiber or copper infrastructure.” Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:49:00 +0000 ACT365 Shines Bright in IFSEC Spotlight ACT365 delivered plenty of energy to Vanderbilt’s stand at last week’s IFSEC International tradeshow in London. Approximately 27,000 people attended the three-day show and the cloud-based solution played an effective role in drawing visitors to the Vanderbilt booth. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +0000 Avigilon at IFSEC 2017: H4 Mini Dome Camera Line Avigilon previewed the new Avigilon H4 Mini Dome camera line at IFSEC 2017. Built on the Avigilon H4 platform, the H4 Mini Dome has a footprint of only 2.8 inches, making it the smallest and most discreet camera within this platform. The camera line provides an innovative patent pending modular design that snaps into place, allowing users to easily switch between surface and in-ceiling mounts. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:25:00 +0000 Fokko van der Zee New Managing Director Nedap Security Management Nedap has appointed Fokko van der Zee (42) as the new Managing Director of Nedap Security Management. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:04:00 +0000 New Approach For Amsterdam Security Convention Amsterdam Security Convention, 31 October – 2 November 2017, is the new knowledge and networking event designed to enable valuable connections between security professionals, it professionals, their board managers, solution providers, public entities and knowledge institutes. Really creating new insights for a secure world requires an open discussion with each other about vulnerabilities and recent security breaches. To make this possible Amsterdam Security Convention offers delegates a new experience; scenario based programming. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:17:00 +0000 Genetec at IFSEC 2017 Improve, understand, and protect the everyday. Genetec believes security in our environment goes beyond safety. Find out how Genetec's solutions allow people to better see and understand their business and the world around them. Visitors of IFSEC could learn all about their latest technological advancements at the Genetec booth. Among the solutions at the Genetec stand: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:46:00 +0000 SeeTec has Announced R10 of their Cayuga and BVI VMS Solutions While Cayuga now includes the support of the new H.265 streaming standard as well as bidirectional audio, BVI provides a new dashboard to visualize transaction and process data in real-time. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:47:00 +0000 Security with a Panasonic Surveillance System The SCL Tigers ice hockey team have a firm grip on their opponents and the safety of their visitors too. The Swiss Ice Hockey Federation (SIHF) sets out regulations focusing on the safety of people and the security of the building. The Ilfishalle, the home base of the SCL Tigers, one of Switzerland‘s most traditional ice hockey clubs, is secured using a ­Panasonic video surveillance system. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:41:00 +0000 Opening of Regional Headquarters for Arecont in Dubai Arecont Vision has announced the opening of their new Middle East, Africa, and Indian Subcontinent regional headquarters here in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. “Arecont Vision has experienced tremendous sales growth across the Middle East, Africa, and India,” said Sanjit Bardhan, Vice President, Middle East, Africa, and Indian Subcontinent.  “With our new facilities in Dubai, we will be able to provide even better sales and support to all of our customers across the region.” Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:15:00 +0000 Hikvision‘s H.265+ Codec Assists 4K Video Surveillance Recently, ultra-high-definition surveillance cameras introduced 4K resolution to the security industry. However, 4K resolution has yet to achieve wide application, mainly because of the tremendous bandwidth and data storage requirements. Limiting the bitrate of an ultra-HD video feed while retaining a high-quality, 4K image remains the biggest problem, a problem whose solution will decide the fate of ultra-HD surveillance video. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:36:00 +0000 Security in Public Areas: New Threats Require New Responses Increasingly aggressive, religiously motivated terrorism, the increase in vandalism, sabotage and organised crime ­continuously make new or extended security concepts necessary. Until now, high security products and systems for fence detection and outdoor monitoring have been used predominantly in prisons or forensics, embassies, military sites, ­nuclear power plants, airports or other critical infrastructures. But the demands placed on security concepts continue to rise in all areas. An article by Kira Lichte, Marketing PPG. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:27:00 +0000 New Vice Presidents: Qognify Appoints Two New Executives Qognify announced the appointment of Dan Hindman to the role of Vice President of Sales EMEA and Eran Noam to Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:03:00 +0000 Frogblue: Revolutionary easy system solution for smart living. Start up with high potential - with Ralf Hinkel and Nicole Huffer The market for smart home appliances has experienced rapid growth in recent years. Experts are speaking of a veritable boom. Digital lifestyles are struggling to achieve a real breakthrough because the controlling systems are costly and relatively difficult to use. Frogblue now wants to fundamentally change this with a new approach. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:57:00 +0000 Highways England to Deploy Standards-based CCTV System Onvif announced that Highways England has adopted an Onvif – centric open standards approach to video technology for the continued expansion and management of its national highway CCTV and traffic system. The use of an open, standards-based CCTV system allows the national transport organisation to support existing CCTV cameras while providing a pathway for adding new, ONVIF Profile S conformant cameras from a variety of different vendors to the system. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:52:00 +0000 Risk Factor Purchasing Department: Why Going for the Cheapest Offer Can Turn Out to be Expensive The economic situation of the security industry is good and stable. In the years from 2010 to 2015, the sector’s sales generated by the security service providers in Germany increased by 37 percent to 6.9 billion euros; in 2015 alone, by 14 percent – especially due to the new task of protecting refugee accommodations. In 2015, the entire security sector generated sales of more than 14.5 billion euros. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:45:00 +0000 Hanwha Techwin at IFSEC International 2017 Bob (H.Y.) Hwang Ph.D., Managing Director, Hanwha Techwin Europe, explains the thinking behind the theme ‘WE MOVE with trust’: “WE MOVE with trust in our partners - We recognise the opportunity to build on the trust we have in our distribution and solution partners. We respect and highly value their expertise and the vital contribution they make to the supply chain for the benefit of installers, system integrators and end-user customers. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:44:00 +0000 TDSi Appoints New Marketing Manager Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has announced the appointment of its new Marketing Manager, Francesca Meyrick. As well as heading up TDSi’s marketing division, Francesca will be working closely with the company’s distribution and installation partners to support and enhance growth strategies, both in the UK and internationally. Managing Director John Davies commented, “We are excited to welcome Francesca to the TDSi team. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:23:00 +0000 Sicurezza 2017’s Special Events A busy schedule of initiatives and opportunities for professional development, organized in collaboration with specialized editors and associations, is about to be finalized for this year’s Sicurezza. Preparation at the Fiera Milano for the event from 15 to 17 November 2017 is proceeding smoothly. The event already counts over 250 companies occupying the historical pavilions 5 and 7 while the third one (Pav. 3) is growing. This edition will feature new events and confirm other successful ones. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:19:00 +0000 Keeping an Eye on Caravaggio From Renaissance to Pop Art, from Caravaggio to Rauschenberg, El Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid displays some fine pieces of priceless art. Bosch is helping them switch from analogue to IP video surveillance, replacing the existing equipment with IP cameras, image recording and storage and video analytics. The ‘fisheye’ panoramic 12-megapixel cameras give a 180 or 360-degree view and de-warping delivers rectangular, high-resolution images. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:11:00 +0000 Eagle Eye Networks Acquires Panasonic Cloud Management Services Europe Eagle Eye Networks announced the acquisition of Panasonic Cloud Management Services Europe BV (PCMSEU) makers of Panasonic Cameramanager and Panasonic Nubo. PCMSEU operated the largest number of cloud recorded cameras in Europe and now combined with Eagle Eye creates the world’s first global cloud video surveillance company. Sat, 17 Jun 2017 10:16:00 +0000