Monthly Archives: July 2012

VIVOTEK and Milestone continue to collaborate

VIVOTEK and Milestone continue to collaborate

VIVOTEK and Milestone Systems have collaborated extensively over the first half year of 2012 and will continue to invest in strategic channel cooperation. Up to today, VIVOTEK has participated in seven sessions of Milestone Partner Open Platform (MPOP) Days, ranging from France to Russia and Spain to Denmark. VIVOTEK will be present for additional upcoming

Four tips for a safer home

Four tips for a safer home

It’s no secret that we live in an unsafe world.  Walls have gotten progressively higher and security equipment increasingly more sophisticated over the last decade or so, and yet one often finds oneself asking:  Am I truly safe?  It’s a valid question, and hopefully the four guidelines below will help you get the most out of home and

Showsec supplies security and management for Madonna’s MDNA tour

Showsec supplies security and management for Madonna’s MDNA tour

Showsec was engaged by promoter Live Nation to supply security consultancy and management for the UK leg of Madonna’s MDNA tour. Working across three dates (Hyde Park 17th July, Birmingham NIA 19th July and Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh 21st July), Showsec director Mark Logan worked alongside Madonna’s chief security officer Scott Nicholls to ensure the

IndigoVision launches the HD bullet camera, BX600

IndigoVision launches the HD bullet camera, BX600

The launch of the BX600 HD Bullet Camera from IndigoVision creates a new, robust outdoor surveillance option with in-built IR illumination. The camera provides a high-resolution, open-standards offering and is highly effective where there is a requirement for an external camera in areas of minimal night-time ambient light.  IP66 rated and ONVIF-conformant, the HD Bullet

Boosting Europe’s security industry

Boosting Europe’s security industry

Plans to establish an EU-wide harmonised certification system for airport screening equipment and for alarm systems are amongst a number of proposals outlined in an action plan published by the European Commission today aimed at boosting Europe’s security industry. The proposals are intended to establish a better functioning internal market for security technologies and empower

Facewatch mobile app now available

Facewatch mobile app now available

Surrey Police is continuing its relentless pursuit of criminals by launching Facewatch, a mobile phone application which allows members of the public to help identify suspects at the touch of a button. Following the success of the Surrey Police Beat application which was launched at the beginning of 2011 officers are now hoping Facewatch will

Statistics show threats still remain against cash-in-transit couriers

Statistics show threats still remain against cash-in-transit couriers

Falling victim to attack and robbery remains a very real threat for the security industry’s cash-in-transit couriers, according to the latest statistics published by SaferCash, the cash-in-transit intelligence service of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA). In 2011, 144 crew members fell victim to attack, with many sustaining minor and serious injury, sustaining long-term physical

VIVOTEK Cameras guard city of Halle, Belgium

VIVOTEK Cameras guard city of Halle, Belgium

Background As criminal activities become more and more sophisticated, constant upgrades for surveillance technology are imperative. For a local police station and City Hall in Halle, Belgium, it was no exception. In order to meet numerous complex technical specs and requirements for this city surveillance project, many different types of cameras were sought after. Some

Pro-Vision announces its sponsorship deal with Shrewsbury Town FC

Pro-Vision announces its sponsorship deal with Shrewsbury Town FC

Pro-Vision, a national distributor of branded CCTV and Access Control equipment are pleased to announce they have signed a sponsorship deal with Shrewsbury Town Football Club. Pro-Vision in partnership with Samsung, have agreed to sponsor the North Stand at Shrewsbury Town’s impressive Greenhous Meadow stadium in time for the Club’s return to League Division 1