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.
IQ in Vision has been designing, manufacturing and marketing the IQ eye line of HD megapixel IP cameras since 1998. The company with its headquarters in San Juan Capistrano, California has announced through its regional office in Amsterdam that the Elkerliek Hospital in the Netherlands has chosen their HD megapixel cameras for its recent upgrade to IP video surveillance.
Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, and in the case of Heitel, part of the Australian Xtralis group, they planted one on fertile land when they decided to exhibit at Intersec in Dubai in 2008. From just a small presence at the show they hoped first of all to find a local sales and support partner for their security video transmission product range. In fact they stumbled across a major contract to equip the Dubai police force.
With the presentation of its Technology Partner Program (TPP) at the Security Essen trade fair, Bosch Security Systems has enabled inter-operable solutions that fit any application's specific needs. The web-based platform assists customers in identifying compatible video surveillance hardware or software solutions that will seamlessly inter-operate with an existing Bosch installation.
One of the UK's most famous international sporting venues - the Kia Oval in South London - has put its trust in Samsung DVRs to record video of crowd activity during match days.
The Kia Oval in South London regularly hosts international cricket matches, as well as being the home of Surrey County Cricket Club. It is understandably determined to maintain its reputation for being a safe and secure environment for its visitors and staff.