Located in the heart of Muscat, the capital of oil-rich Oman, reside the showrooms of Suhail Bahwan Automobiles. Offering cars from manufacturers such as BMW, Infinity and Nissan, the agency is the largest automobile dealer in Oman with correspondingly large showrooms. With such impressive and lucrative facilities, it is no surprise that the company placed a great deal of emphasis on securing the safety not only of its cars but also the many employees and customers that surround them.
The technological advances that have been made in the field of network-based surveillance in the last few years are astounding. High Definition and megapixel cameras were introduced onto the market and the question arose: Which are more suitable for professional video surveillance, HD cameras or megapixel cameras?
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.
Milestone Systems' sustained growth during its first 15 years has to be attributed to our introducing the open platform approach to the security industry. By allowing other companies and developers to add functionality to Milestone's software and supporting the widest choices of servers and cameras, our open platform has had a radical effect on the security industry.
By launching their new Integration Partner Program, Bosch Security Systems early this year aimed at nothing less than to move their business to a new level of interoperability. The program's purpose is to provide partners with powerful development tools and dedicated resources to ensure support of Bosch video products within third-party solutions.
The UK's newest and most energy efficient datacentre has placed Samsung IP network video surveillance cameras at the heart of its security system. With the responsibility of housing equipment and handling data of immense value and importance to its customers, security at the site is naturally considered a very high priority.
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.