Jan. 14, 2010
The Nam Theun is a tributary of the Mekong and flows through Laos. Its role as an energy source will become more significant in the next few years. The completion of the second barrage project, bearing the name of Nam Theun 2 is scheduled for completion this year. Winkhaus's BlueChip electronic access control system will play a key role in ensuring a high level of security for the project, something which is required by the World Bank in its capacity as a lender. moreJan. 14, 2010
Keys are used to control access to so many things these days that there can be serious consequences when one is misplaced or has been taken without authority. Managing who is authorized to take and use keys, and indeed knowing who currently has possession of a particular key, is traditionally left to one person who makes corresponding entries in a handwritten log. A product from deister now provides the opportunity to make the whole process more secure and less labor-intensive.
Where is the digital camera? Who's been using the company car? moreJan. 14, 2010
Visitors who cannot restrain their desire to touch, art thieves who are becoming more refined in response to rising prices on the art market, and acts of vandalism are increasingly leading those in museum circles to consider how best to protect their works of art. LMS120 Laser Measurement Systems are the answer in numerous museums. As a result of their targeted but flexible area monitoring, they can reliably detect theft and vandalism - and thus pre-emptively prevent them - whilst reducing the number of guards.
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If you are only interested in a stand-alone CCTV system for screening and recording video - full stop - then this article is probably not for you. However, most CCTV users these days want much more for their money. Many want their video system to communicate with other security, management and technical systems, to form an integral part of a multifunctional system which supports staff and contributes to the organisation's physical and financial well-being in as many ways as possible.
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In years gone by, purchasers of CCTV systems would perhaps have looked no further than the outline description of a camera to decide
if it was suitable for a specific project. The fact that a particular camera, for example, incorporated a 1/2" or 1/3" chip made by one of the well know manufacturers, might have been sufficient for it to be specified. moreJan. 14, 2010
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has deployed what is believed to be the largest ever High-Definition (HD) IP Video surveillance system to monitor its customs operation on the US-Canadian border and at Vancouver Airport. CBSA chose IndigoVision's complete IP Video system to upgrade 30 of its land border crossings, transitioning its surveillance from analogue/DVR technology to a fully distributed, scalable IP-network based platform. moreJan. 14, 2010
At the moment there are are lot of discussions about an internal report by the Metropolitan police in London about the use of CCTV in city centers. The effectiveness of CCTV as a weapon against crime was thrown into doubt because figures in this report showed that only one crime per year is solved in London for every 1000 cameras. This shows that today's municipal security has to go far beyond the monitoring of selected sites. moreFeb. 11, 2009
EverFocus with their latest CCTV product developments - video recorders, conventional and IP cameras as well as management software.