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  • UK Historic Town Embraces Modern Public Surveillance
    Tamworth is located 23 kilometres northeast of Birmingham. It has a resident population of approximately 80,000 but also attracts a large number of visitors wishing to enjoy the Town's restaurants, shops and tourist attractions including Tamworth Castle. The Council considers the security of its res
    Editor / Provider: Vicon | Updated: 12 / 12 / 2011
  • Stepping Back From the Edge
    The advantages of HD over SD are evident, but even after two years of “evangelization,” issues that hinder the overall performance of HD surveillance systems still linger. Transmission and storage are complex but easily resolved when enough money is thrown at the problem. Things are a bit different
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 12 / 5 / 2011
  • Norbain Video Keeps a Watchful Eye on UK Nursery
    Nottingham's new premier nursery, the Applegarth Day Nursery, is the first in the region to have connected its CCTV cameras to the Internet to enable customers to log in via a secure Internet connection. Mums and dads, with access to the Internet at home, work, abroad or through their mobile pho
    Editor / Provider: Norbain | Updated: 11 / 28 / 2011
  • Geutebruck video supports Gerolsteiner Brunnen in a refreshing approach to security
    Known in Germany as ‘Water with a star' the naturally sparkling Gerolsteiner mineral water is a premium brand product with a world-wide market. It comes from the Eifel area of Germany where the volcanic geology provides the natural carbonic acid and dolomite rock which give the water its sparkle, hi
    Editor / Provider: Geutebruck | Updated: 11 / 29 / 2011
  • Mobile Solutions Bringing About Operational Efficiency and Safety
    On Aug. 23, 2010, a tourist bus in Manila, the Philippines was hijacked by a former policeman. Armed with an M-16 rifle, the hijacker began a 12-hour standoff with the police. The incident left eight tourists dead, and an official investigation report by the Philippine officials identified eight cri
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 10 / 7 / 2011
  • How to Avoid Common Surveillance ‘Traps'
    Instances where poor video surveillance installations result in detrimental impact on forensic investigations remain common, leaving end users unhappy and frustrated. In this article, Iain Cameron of Mirasys details some of the most common mistakes made by installers and/or end users, which reduce t
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Mirasys | Updated: 9 / 29 / 2011
  • Assa Abloy Provides UK School With Smart Wireless Locking Solution
    Located near Coventry, Ash Green is a secondary school renowned as a hub of creative thinking and encompasses eight buildings including an art college. Initially installed to external and high security doors, the Smartair Wireless system has now been rolled out across classrooms and other internal d
    Editor / Provider: Assa Abloy | Updated: 9 / 13 / 2011
  • Tipping the Megapixel Equation
    There has been significant debate in recent years about the surveillance market finally reaching the tipping point into IP technology. In reality, it has only been within the last 12 months that the emergence of megapixel camera technology has made this view possible. This feature uncovers the impli
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Catalyst Communications | Updated: 8 / 23 / 2011
  • Chemical Plant Secured by Siemens Surveillance Solution
    Chemical manufacturing facilities have always placed a high priority on public and environmental safety but today manufacturers must also now consider the threat of intrusion and attacks. Thanks to a management solution from Siemens Building Technologies Division, security procedures at a chemical m
    Editor / Provider: Siemens Building Technologies | Updated: 8 / 5 / 2011
  • Adding Armor to Security Systems
    As video surveillance systems find their way into new markets and applications, it is important to protect increasingly sophisticated cameras from not only good old vandalism, but also harsh weather conditions and environments. Weather and environmental stress that can disrupt service in the sur
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 7 / 27 / 2011