– Portal for Safety and Security en Scott Ermeti Promoted to Pelican Products President of International Business Peli Products has promoted Scott Ermeti to President of International Business. Over the course of 20+ years, Scott worked his way up through Pelican’s ranks starting out as the National Sales Manager for their Industrial Division. Most notably, he served as Pelican’s first official employee located outside the United States and he established Peli Products, the company’s European headquarters in Barcelona, Spain. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:24:00 +0000 Tyco Security Products Appoint EMEA Intrusion Product Marketing Manager: Maciej Polak Maciej Polak has been appointed the new Product Marketing Manager for Tyco Security Products Intrusion brands for the EMEA region. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:24:00 +0000 Marine Fire Detection System for Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 in Singapore The Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 (DLV 2000) in Singapore is the latest marine accolade for fire detection manufacturer, Apollo Fire Detectors who has recently supplied the marine fire detection system for the new vessel. Local Requirements The DLV 2000, built by shipyard Keppel Singmarine, combines S-lay, heavy lift, large deck space and accommodation, with efficient transit speed to effectively execute projects in all major oil and gas basins around the globe. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:34:00 +0000 Avigilon Protects Schools District Wide with Advanced Self-Learning Video Analytics Avigilon Corporation announced it has been selected by Fulton County School System (“Fulton”), in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, to enhance safety for over 100 schools. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 06:39:00 +0000 BSIA Forges Closer American Links Ahead of Brexit The British Security Industry Association and its American equivalent, the Security Industry Association (SIA), have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding to establish the foundations of a long-term working relationship in anticipation of closer trade links between the two countries following Brexit and the election of President Trump. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 06:23:00 +0000 Dahua ePoE NVR Won 2017 Security Best New Product Award Dahua ePoE NVR won the 2017 Security Best New Product Award in Australia for its impressive 800m cable transmission capability. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:52:00 +0000 Alarm Management: Hardware and Software Intrusion System Vanderbilt announced the release of SPC 3.8. SPC protects businesses, properties, and assets for users who want an intrusion detection system that offers versatile operation and comprehensive alarm management functionality. Through the use of cloud services, end-user apps, and a dedicated software suite, SPC is at the forefront of modern intrusion detection. The latest version of the system is aimed at improving the customer experience with enhancements that will speed up installations. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:15:00 +0000 Guide to Enhanced Ethernet technology (ePoE) for Surveillance Systems The current strongly developing surveillance industry has given rise to a significant number of solutions and technologies which can be divided into two main areas: analog technology and network surveillance technology. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:41:00 +0000 Cameras for Every Hallway, Corner and Angle SurroundVideo Omni is an omnidirectional multi-sensor camera family, deployed and trusted by customers worldwide since 2014. Today, Omni remains a very good choice for an adjustable-view multi-sensor camera, and includes many new capabilities and enhancements which have been added across the series. The SurroundVideo Omni family offers very competitive pricing, choice of models, and is immediately available for customer delivery. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 05:55:00 +0000 New Managing Director for Idis Europe: James Min Idis has appointed James Min to the role of Managing Director, Idis Europe. Min will be based out of the Idis UK office in Brentford, London, where he will head up the growing external and internal sales force and technical team as well as playing a key part in driving marketing and public relations initiatives across Europe, particularly in the UK. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 10:18:00 +0000 Lenel Factory Certification for FST Biometrics FST Biometrics announced that it has received Lenel factory certification under the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). FST Biometrics' Imid (In Motion Identification) Access Version 3.6 was certified to work with the OnGuard access control system versions 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3, providing a seamless interface between their databases and swift identification of authorized users through FST’s unique fusion of biometric technologies. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 06:12:00 +0000 Oncam 360-Degree Technology at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas Watch Oncam's 360-degree surveillance technology in action at the Aria Resort & Casino and how it helps catch cheats. Featured on BBC Click's episode "Defcon". Fri, 04 Aug 2017 06:57:00 +0000 PureTech Systems Includes Deep Learning and Health Monitoring PureTech Systems announced the release of the newest version of its patented PureActivĂ’ geospatial video management and video analytics software. PureActiv 14 adds a deep learning video analytics module, a dashboard for monitoring the health condition of the system and connected peripherals, increased location based intelligence and an improved alarm work flow.  The release also contains a wealth of feature improvements, bugs fixes and 3rd party sensor integrations. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 12:54:00 +0000 Onvif: Release Profile T for Advanced Video Streaming Onvif has announced the Release Candidate for Profile T, a draft specification with advanced streaming capabilities that includes support for H.265 video compression and an expanded feature set that extends the capabilities of Onvif video Profiles for systems integrators and end users. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:28:00 +0000 Dahua Technology 2017 Financial Flash Report Dahua announced its unaudited financial flash report for the first half of 2017. During the first half of 2017, Dahua achieved a gross revenue of RMB 7,464,664,934.38, (USD: 1.11billion), presenting a year-on-year increase of 50.81%. Operating profit reached RMB 1,117,215,103.68 (USD: 165.63million), a year-on-year increase of 94.36%. Net profit attributable to shareholders of listed companies reached RMB 983,001,211.23 (USD: 145.73million), increasing 38.50% year on year. Wed, 02 Aug 2017 09:14:00 +0000 Wama Sets Foot In The Australian Market Wama announces the appointment of NAS Australia as its distributor in Australia and parts of the Oceania region starting July 2017. The partnership between Wama and NAS marks the beginning of a new CCTV ecosystem in the land Down Under, bringing in video surveillance technologies and competitively priced solutions that will greatly benefit the security industry and end users in the market. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:40:00 +0000 Assa Abloy: Online Lock Management The Cliq Connect solution is a simple and cost-effective way for facility managers to administer mobile workers’ access control rights. They can update, amend, revoke or renew access rights remotely using the Web Manager software or via Bluetooth with a mobile phone. This enables a mobile worker in any location to access locks. They simply open the app on their mobile phone to transfer updated access permissions instantly to their programmable Cliq key via Bluetooth. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 06:29:00 +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, 31 Jul 2017 13:05:00 +0000 Qognify and Bosch Expand Cooperation Qognify announced that it has expanded the integration of Bosch network video security cameras and Qognify’s Situator and VisionHub, providing customers unique advanced technology and business benefits. This best-of-breed solution creates centralized management for the entire platform with direct integration of Bosch cameras to Situator (Situation Management / PSIM) and VisionHub (Video Management System). The integration enhances security management and operational benefits by leveraging situation management, video and visualization capabilities: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 04:00:00 +0000 Amthal Revises Fire and Security for Garston Manor School Amthal has worked with Garston Manor School to create a scaleable solution to upgrade the fire and security systems in place and maintain it to the highest quality for the benefit of staff, pupils and visitors. Garston Manor School is a specialist school for autism, learning difficulties and speech and language, with a vision to ensure all students leave school as confident and self-reliant individuals, following a learning experience that is rewarding and enjoyable. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:05:00 +0000 TDSi Appoints New Marketing Manager TDSi announces 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. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 09:14:00 +0000 Product Support on Veracity's Pointsource Wireless As a security installer you may occasionally find yourself at a customer’s site to check the settings, field of view or focus of an IP camera you have just positioned – and there’s no power. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:00:00 +0000 Struggling to Retake Control of Networks After Cyberattack? Nedap’s new end-to-end security solution is the first to offer digital protection for access control by unifying best practices from both IT and physical security. Take a look at the Webcast on Vimeo here. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:44:00 +0000 Bosch Video Analytics for Security and Beyond Despite the huge amount of video data collected, statistics show that only 10 percent of data is ever used and most loses its value within seconds of being generated. Why use such a limited amount of data? Many security organizations are focused on delivering the right information in case of an emergency or providing the correct evidence after a criminal act. Yet the fact is, a new video security system can be a large investment. Together with the service, maintenance and management costs associated with it, most video systems are currently considered overhead. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:50:00 +0000 Proactive System Analysis With G-Health, Geutebruck is providing a significant enhancement to the security level of its customers. The new solution monitors the performance data of video systems and automatically logs critical states. As a result, component failures that affect the functioning of the video solution are detected more quickly and reliably. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:16:00 +0000