Dahua Detector-Activated Surveillance

Dahua Technology’s network video recorders (NVRs) now have a direct integration with IP-based outdoor detectors from GJD Manufacturing Limited. This integration provides users with high-quality and reliable detector-activated surveillance and monitoring. D-TECT IP detectors and Clarius PLUS IP illuminators have been integrated with Dahua’s NVR6-4KS2 range, an enterprise-level NVR providing up to 4K resolution. Its open architecture supports multi-user access and it is compatible with ONVIF 2.4, enabling interoperability when combined with third-party 4K cameras. The NVR includes intelligent video analytics to detect people and moving objects, as well as…

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QNAP Hybrid Backup Sync

QNAP® Systems, Inc. has released the all-in-one Hybrid Backup Sync app. Consolidating backup, restoration and synchronization tasks, Hybrid Backup Sync allows users to centrally manage multiple tasks for efficient data backup and retrieval in local, remote and cloud storage. Featuring task overview, multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, smart data reduction, fast data transfer and upgraded encryption, Hybrid Backup Sync boosts productivity for daily backup tasks and expedites reaction time for disaster recovery. “Backing up and restoring data at anytime, anywhere is a basic requirement of IT management,” said Norman Tsai,…

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STs Secured Automotive Processors to Protect Connected Cars

STMicroelectronics is leading the race to protect connected cars against cyber threats with its latest automotive processors that feature a dedicated, built-in security module. Millions of connected cars are already on the road, and industry analysts predict there will be more than 250 million by 2020. Connected services supported by on-board telematics units, Wi-Fi hotspots, Bluetooth® devices – and aftermarket equipment such as on-board diagnostics (OBD) dongles – enable drivers and passengers to be safer, more productive, socially connected, and better entertained on their journeys. Unfortunately, this connectivity builds a…

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Vanderbilt SPC Reduces False Alarms

False alarms are expensive, disruptive and – if not recognized early – are a burden on response teams and emergency services. Today around 85% of all alarms detected and reported by intrusion systems are false alarms – no incident has happened. This increases the burden on intervention forces, which leads to longer response times and ultimately reduces the very security that the system was installed to satisfy. The clear majority of these false alarms are not caused by the malfunction of a detection device, but by the user. Reducing these…

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Hikvision Secures Orange Cameroon

Orange Group, one of the leading telecommunications companies in Cameroon, has specified and deployed iVMS software, NVRs, decoders and IP cameras from Hikvision. Orange Cameroon enlisted the help of Servitel, a leading specialist systems integrator based in Douala (the seaport and economic hub of Cameroon) to provide an effective solution to the frequent problem of theft of stock at many Orange sites, and to the requirement to help better manage remote access to some key sensitive areas, along with confirming the locations and status of its employees. Servitel worked with…

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Videotec Products on Russian Roads

The video surveillance of thoroughfares in this large country improves the road safety and service. The Russian standards for road video surveillance equipment are very high, and the products made by Videotec, Italy, fully comply with them. Over 30 years of Videotec’s experience in developing and manufacturing of equipment for road security systems are behind the successful projects in Russia. On the roads of the two Russian capitals Various Videotec cameras that are an important part of intelligent transport systems can be found on many roads in the two Russian…

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March Partners NASCAR Xfinity Race

In response to the devastation that has occurred in the United States, Mexico and many of the Caribbean islands following recent natural disasters, NextGen Motorsports, a NASCAR series team, and March Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, are joining forces to help support relief efforts. March Networks is sponsoring NextGen Motorsports and driver Josh Berry, who drives the Xfinity NextGen #55 in the NASCAR Kansas Lottery 300 on October 21 in Kansas City. One hundred percent of donations raised around the event at www.donations4disasters.com, will be provided…

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High-Precision Fire Detection at Finland Hospital

Tampere University Hospital in south-west Finland is one of the biggest hospitals in the country. In order to meet future needs and requirements, the hospital is currently being renovated and expanded in a project costing several hundred million euros. Here, complex technical facilities are being equipped with the tried-and-tested SecuriRAS ASD 532 early warning system from Securiton. The city of Tampere is located in south-west Finland, approximately 175 kilometres north-west of Helsinki. The third-largest city in Finland is situated between two lakes and is the most populous inland city in…

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Milestone Secures One Dalton with Next-gen Solutions

As the four seasons hotel and private residences One Dalton Street rises to claim its place on the Boston skyline, with details inside the building also taking form. One Dalton developer, Richard L. Friedman, President and CEO, Carpenter & Company, set out to find the most innovative companies in the security industry, for tasking them with developing a plan for Boston’s tallest residential building. The result of Friedman’s search is three key partnerships: former Head of the U.S. Secret Service Mark Sullivan, now principal and co-founder of Global Security &…

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Honeywell DVM Connects Organisations

Honeywell has recently introduced  an enhanced version of Honeywell digital video manager (DVM) that offers smarter security and surveillance capabilities for today’s increasingly complex building environments. The new release, DVM R620, enables organizations to more easily secure large-scale security operations with features that improve operator efficiency and situational awareness for faster incident identification and resolution, and power more accurate and reliable security operations. DVM R620 is well suited for a range of facilities including complex security installations with stringent requirements  such as airports, correctional facilities, hospitals, higher education campuses, and…

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