As GIT SECURITY celebrates its first 10 years, better performance and lower cost benefits will continue to make megapixel cameras a major driving force in the industry‘s transition from analog to IP video surveillance systems over the next decade. The clarity and precise detail of megapixel video has convinced customers to embrace the superiority of an IP system's substantially greater resolution over analog and standard definition IP cameras.
Jonas Andersson was appointed senior Vice President for product planning and strategic marketing for the security solutions division of Samsung Techwin in January 2013. He had previously worked for Axis Communications for 18 years in a number of senior roles including Director of Video Product Management and Video Solutions and for the last five years, Business Development Director. He was also Chairman of the ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) Steering Committee from November 2008 until December 2012.
The Macau success story for the German CCTV expert Dallmeier, that has been active in the casino industry since 1997, began in 2003, when the Las Vegas Sands was looking for a surveillance system. Now the company has one of the largest presences within the CCTV industry in Macau.
As a full-range supplier in the field of business aviation, Nuremberg-based Aero-Dienst also demands the highest standards when it comes to security. That is why it is using a completely new video surveillance concept: Modern multifocal sensor systems ensure the security of all four of its hangars including the outdoor areas.
Wikipedia begins the explanation of the term ‚Lens‘ in two short sentences as follows: „...A lens is an optical gathering system that produces a realistic optical image of an object. It is the most important component of optical imaging devices, for example of cameras, binoculars, microscopes, projectors or astronomical telescopes". The decisive point in the explanation is the phrase „most important component" (thank you, Wikipedia). And it‘s therefore always amazing how little attention is given to the choice of the correct lens.
New pan-European research commissioned by Security Products from Siemens has found that a clear majority of consumers do not believe that the widespread use of CCTV infringes on people's civil liberties. In addition, the survey revealed overwhelming support for the use of CCTV in reducing crime.
Living with intelligent devices is a dream we have had for centuries. Michelangelo, Jules Verne and many other great thinkers had this vision, but their vision preceded the technology of their time. With Moore's law and all the technology we have created, isn't it time for this dream to come true?
In response to exceptional demand, another date has been added to the Panomera roadshow: On 21 June the showtruck will be appearing in Antwerp, Belgium.
Danish Industries, a trade organization and employers‘ association, occupies a prime location in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark. One of their primary responsibilities is nurturing and maintaining optimum conditions for Danish businesses that are developing, manufacturing and competing at home and abroad. In the course of conceiving the plans for their building‘s recent renovation, Danish Industries identified a need to replace their former access control system which no longer met their requirements.
Axxon Next is a new-generation video management software that is based on open standards to offer an open platform. It is a user-friendly, intuitive system that lets security personnel get started quickly and easily without needing to learn complicated workflows and procedures. The ergonomic interface simplifies usability and makes it easy to access the system's full functionality right away.