CEM awards EMEA partners
CEM Systems, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, has selected the winners of the 2015 CEM Business Partner of the Year Awards, EMEA. Securitas received the CEM Business Partner of the Year award for their success in Europe, LMG for UK & Ireland, Majees Technical Services LLC for Middle East, and Afrisec Group for the Africa region. The winners were announced at the annual CEM Conference held at the 5 star Culloden Hotel, Belfast, 27th – 29th April 2015.
Ocularis V 5.0 supports diverse requirements
The new Ocularis v5.0 video management software (VMS), from Onssi and available now, has been engineered to bring new capabilities, efficiencies, scalability, and cost effectiveness to support diverse customer requirements and system designs. Built on an open and innovative platform, Ocularis v5.0 is designed to enhance security by providing comprehensive system management and advanced features.
Avigilon VP engineering resigns
Danny Kam has resigned as Executive Vice President of Engineering at Avigilon to pursue personal endeavours. Avigilon’s Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Dr. Mahesh Saptharishi, will continue to lead the engineering team, as well as Avigilon’s recently-announced Centers of Excellence initiative.
New protects old in banking museum
A major renovation and restoration of the historic Central Bank of Albania in Tirana, that includes the construction of a new building to house a new Numismatic Museum, is being protected by a new fire safety system that includes Kentec fire alarm control equipment.
New Magicard re-transfer ID card printer
Visitors to Ifsec International 2015 will be among the first in Europe to see a preview of the new Magicard Helix re-transfer ID card printer with built-in visual security.
CEO Denis Hébert leaves HID Global
Denis Hébert is leaving HID Global. After eight years as the CEO and President of HID Global, Denis Hébert is leaving the company with immediate effect. Ulf Södergren, CTO of the parent company Assa Abloy has been appointed as interim CEO.
TBS integrates with Interflex
The latest Touchless Biometric Systems integration with Interflex IF-6040 results in an innovative, complete Biometric time and attendance management solution for mid-sized to large installations.
Multispeech 4 speech enunciator
The innovative Multispeech 4 from GJD is a four-channel speech enunciator module designed for security access control, welcoming, advising or warning situations.
Exacq integrates with Sensormatic
Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, has completed an integration with the Sensormatic anti-theft system from Tyco Retail Solutions.
Cutting edge technology at Royal College of Surgeons
Axis Communications and partner Artur McKay, have implemented an efficient IP-based video and monitoring control solution at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh during a time of major refurbishment works.
Brickcom honoured in Secutech Awards
The FB-H300Np Star Plus - 3 megapixel day and night high performance fixed box network camera from Brickcom Corporation has won the 2015 Excellent UHD IP Camera category in the Secutech Excellence Awards.
Elbit to acquire division of Nice for up to $157.9 M
Elbit Systems Ltd, headquartered in Haifa Israel has signed an agreement to acquire Nice Systems Ltd.'s Cyber and Intelligence division for a total amount of up to $157.9 million, subject to certain customary adjustments. Out of the total amount, $117.9 million will be paid in cash at the time of the closing, expected to take place in the third quarter of 2015, subject to certain closing conditions. An additional amount of up to $40 million will be paid as earn-out, based upon the future business performance of the acquired division's activities.
Home Security market to be worth $47, 542.5M by 2020
According to a new market research report from Marketsandmarkets, entitled, “Home Security Solutions Market by Product (Electronic locks, Sensors, Cameras), Solutions (Intruder Alarm, Intercom, Access Control, Fire Protection, Integrated Security, Video Surveillance & Others), Home Type, & Geography - Global Forecast to 2020”, the total market is expected to reach $47,542.52 Million by 2020, at a CAGR of 8.7%.
Pelco set to launch Videoxpert VMS
Videoxpert, Pelco’s new video management software (VMS) platform due to be launched at Ifsec London next month, manages single and multi-site video security systems from a single workspace interface.
Nedap stays ahead of the game with NXP
This week NXP announced the introduction of the Ucode DNA: the world’s first UHF tag IC to combine long-range read performance with cryptographic authentication. With this new tag IC developers no longer have to choose between contactless performance and the need for security in their applications. As preferred NXP technology partner, Nedap anticipated this innovative development with its UHF readers: Upass Reach and Upass Access.
Cybercrime to cost $2.1 trillion by 2019
New research from market analysts, Juniper Research, suggests that the rapid digitisation of consumers’ lives and enterprise records will increase the cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019, increasing to almost four times the estimated cost of breaches in 2015.
DETEKTOR WEB-TV: IoT and its impact on the security market
At the recent security technology exhibition, Sectech Norway 2015, on March 24th and 25th, the Managing Director of the market research company Memoori conducted a presentation on the subject Internet of Things.
DETEKTOR-TV Magazine was there.
C-Tec appoints for international growth
C-Tec has appointed Stuart Mason to the role of Export Business Development Manager.
Vivotek unveils ultra-megapixel fisheye cameras
Vivotek is launching two ultra-megapixel fisheye network cameras, namely the FE8191 and the FE8391-V. The FE8391-V uniquely features a 12MP CMOS sensor and built-in IR LEDs, which according to Vivotek, makes this model the world’s first ultra-megapixel fisheye with IR illumination, consequently satisfying consumer demand for products with diversified applications.
Protecting the Holy Shroud
It is estimated that more than two million pilgrims will be in Turin for the Exposition of the Shroud which is taking place in the city’s cathedral from 19 April to 24 June, 2015. As it did in 2010 for this extraordinarily wide-reaching event, the Enzo Hruby Foundation, in collaboration with Samsung Techwin, is once again providing support to protect the relic and the route taken by visitors by utilising the latest generation of video surveillance technology.