Category: CCTV

About pixel densities and what they mean

About pixel densities and what they mean

An IP surveillance system may be used to observe and protect people, objects and people’s activity inside and outside the objects, traffic and vehicles, money handling in banks, or games in casino environment. All of these objects of interest may have different clarity when displayed on a workstation screen. The image clarity depends primarily on […]

Milestone Systems Announces New Senior Level Appointments to Drive Growth

Milestone Systems Announces New Senior Level Appointments to Drive Growth

Two new VP and Director positions and four significant internal promotions and appointments jump-start Milestone in 2017 Milestone Systems has started 2017 by making two senior level recruitments and promoting and appointing four high-performing members of its staff to new roles. As the company extends its global reach and influence, these high caliber individuals will […]

NEC enhances security at the  2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Peru

NEC enhances security at the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Peru

NEC Corporation and NEC de Colombia S.A. provided the Peruvian National Police with NeoFace Watch facial recognition software at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Week in Lima, Peru. The software was deployed to enhance video surveillance at the venues where national leaders gathered and related events took place from November 7 – 20. […]

Smiths Detection Inc.’s Dual-View HI-SCAN 180180-2is Pro Qualifies for Tsa’s Air Cargo Screening Technology List

Smiths Detection Inc.’s Dual-View HI-SCAN 180180-2is Pro Qualifies for Tsa’s Air Cargo Screening Technology List

Smiths Detection has announces that its advanced dual-view X-ray cargo scanner, the HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro, has become its latest system to be accepted into the “qualified” section of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)’s Air Cargo Screening Technology List (ACSTL). Based on a Dual-View concept, the HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro delivers better security with faster, more accurate and […]

Help from above

Help from above

When drones became the unsung hero in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Australia’s most prominent lifesaving advocate realised UAVs could be the key to preventing shark attacks and coastal drownings in treacherous waters. Australia has surfer Mick Fanning to thank for an enhanced shark handling reputation. In July 2015, when Fanning encountered a shark during […]

Panasonic releases enterprise-class, integrated open platform security solution with lower total cost of ownership

Panasonic releases enterprise-class, integrated open platform security solution with lower total cost of ownership

Video Insight Video Management Software integrates powerful features, hardware optimisation and cost efficiency in one robust system Panasonic Australia has announced the availability of an enterprise-class video management security solution, with the launch of Video Insight Video Management Software (VMS). The platform is well suited to surveillance in universities, healthcare, transport and logistics, and law […]

New Milestone Device Pack Accelerates ONVIF Support

New Milestone Device Pack Accelerates ONVIF Support

Device Pack 8.6 for Milestone XProtect adds more than 70 new supported ONVIF devices. This software brings the total to more than 1,500. Milestone Systems has released Device Pack 8.6 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. Device packs are released every other month and contain software updates supporting new hardware. These updates […]

Transitioning CCTV systems from analogue to IP camera technology: how making the change can benefit business

Transitioning CCTV systems from analogue to IP camera technology: how making the change can benefit business

In today’s fast moving world, many businesses struggle to keep pace with evolving technology. When it comes to security, investing in upgrades should be considered a priority.   CCTV technology has shifted from analogue based systems to new internet protocol (IP) based systems.  For those businesses that have yet to make the change, it is worth […]

Multi System Operators Have a Long Way to Go, Before Becoming a Force in the Residential Alarm Industry

Multi System Operators Have a Long Way to Go, Before Becoming a Force in the Residential Alarm Industry

By Jim Dearing, analyst, residential security, IHS Technology Although multi-system operators (MSOs) have made significant inroads into the residential alarm market; they still have a long way to go before they can claim to have truly conquered the traditional security provider’s stranglehold on demand. In fact, just 0.4 percent of fixed-broadband subscribers in the United […]

Axis introduces the industry's first IP cameras with i-CS lens

Axis introduces the industry’s first IP cameras with i-CS lens

The intelligent i-CS lens featured in the new AXIS Q1615 Mk II and AXIS Q1615-E Mk II can directly exchange information with the camera due to an open protocol. The lens offers quick and easy installation, intuitive configuration and high performance. Axis Communications has introduced the industry’s first IP cameras featuring i-CS lens. This latest lens technology […]