Thursday, 09 May 2013 09:43
WASHINGTON — Boston's police commissioner told lawmakers conducting the first congressional hearing on the Marathon bombings that government should tighten security around celebratory public events and consider using more undercover officers, special police units and technology, including surveillance cameras — but only in ways that don't run afoul of civil liberties.
Thursday, 11 October 2012 08:22
OTTAWA — An RCMP and House of Commons security proposal to more than double the number of video cameras on Parliament Hill, without warning the public its being watched, alarms the country’s privacy commissioner, who says it’s an ironic symbol of how pervasive government surveillance is becoming.Read more...
Thursday, 13 September 2012 10:06
The Democratic National Convention, which was held last week in Charlotte, N.C., used intelligent video analytics to help protect the event.Read more...
Monday, 30 July 2012 14:46
VICTORIA - B.C.'s privacy commissioner has launched an investigation into whether police are complying with privacy laws when they use cameras mounted on patrol cars to photograph vehicles and licence plates.Read more...
Monday, 07 May 2012 15:11
The PPVAR (Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response) is a U.S. public/private partnership that has been created to bring together all the stakeholders in property crime to promote video alarms to make arrests and reduce losses.Read more...
Friday, 30 March 2012 11:27
Tyco International has announced that its ADT North America Commercial Security business unit, a security systems integrator, is changing its name to Tyco Integrated Security.Read more...
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 10:41
The AXIS M3024-LVE with integrated IR illumination and AXIS M3025-VE are designed for the indoor and outdoor surveillance needs of small- to mid-sized installations. AXIS M3024-LVE provides 1-megapixel or HDTV 720p video with an 80° field of view while AXIS M3025-VE delivers 2-megapixel or HDTV 1080p video with a wide 93° viewing angle.Read more...
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 10:38
Version 7.0 of VidSys' PSIM platform features 3D visualization, advanced mobile application capabilities and detailed situation reports including video snapshots. In addition, operators can assess active situations to improve real-time situation management, and obtain visibility through mapping enhancements and access to visual data. The secure, web-based solution includes more information pertaining to the management of individual situations in a user-friendly format for post-analysis and compliance review. Other features include rapid third-party integration, increased operator efficiency and automation of corporate policies and procedures.www.vidsys.comRead more...
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 11:19
Samsung's ONVIF-compliant SRN-1000 provides up to 24TB of on-board video storage with the capability to add an additional 24TB of storage via two external eSATA storage devices. An unlimited number of SRN-1000s can work together for a server style-recording solution centrally controlled via Samsung software. There is a range of resolutions ranging from VGA to 5 megapixel. The Linux based SRN-1000 NVR can record up to 64 cameras at a record rate of 100Mbps. It supports H.264, MPEG-4 and MJPEG compression and is compatible with Samsung Centralized Management Software, which enables users to access live or recorded video via a…Read more...
Monday, 15 April 2013 11:02
Sony Electronics is expanding its IPELA ENGINE EX family with the E series IP cameras available in HD and Full HD resolution.Read more...
Friday, 12 April 2013 08:08
Texas Instruments’ DaVinci video processor (DM369) features low-light technology designed to work in environments such as parking garages or dark alleys.Read more...
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 10:18
Vicon Industries' V920D Series of rugged indoor and outdoor network domes are available with a choice of standard definition, 720p and 1080p resolutions. These open-platform Roughneck domes, offers ONVIF compatibility and higher resolutions. Like all Roughnecks, they are designed for harsh environments; these domes are IP 66 rated and have an IK 10 impact protection rating.The V920D high-performance cameras transmit H.264 high-profile, MPEG-4 and M-JPEG compressed video with dual or triple streaming. Features include motion detection, privacy masking, 2-way audio and an SD card slot for on-camera storage. IR illuminators and motorized zoom and focus are optional. A wide selection…Read more...