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Panasonic Aero 30x PTZ
Thursday, 30/03/17
PANASONIC Aero is a 1080p day/night, 30x optical, 1080x digital PTZ with 360-degree panning, 90-degree tilting with 150m of IR, 1P67 rating, IK10 rating, Video Stability Augment System and an... + continue reading
Mutual agreement: David Weinel of LSC (left), with Lin Chen of Dahua
Thursday, 30/03/17
LSC has been appointed as a Dahua distributor for Australia, with access to Dahua’s full range of electronic security solutions.  Dahua’s Damien White said both teams were... + continue reading
Ness moves to new premises in Murrarie, Brisbane, on April 10
Thursday, 30/03/17
NESS Security Corporation has moved to new offices in the Brisbane suburb of Murrarie. “The team in Queensland will be moving to our new premises on Monday, April 10,” said Ness... + continue reading
CCTV to be mandatory for some stores in Clinton, Michigan
Thursday, 30/03/17
Video surveillance systems will become mandatory from April 1 in the town of Clinton, Michigan, at liquor stores, hotels, banks, pharmacies, gas stations and other businesses with frequent calls to... + continue reading
Bay Area Rapid Transit Commission (BART) in San Francisco
Thursday, 30/03/17
Perth-based security technology provider DTI Group has announced an order from Bombardier Canada for the supply of hearing-aid loop communication systems for a new build of 775 train cars for Bay... + continue reading
Westminster Bridge and Houses of Parliament, London
Wednesday, 29/03/17
A TEAM of elite British Army SAS soldiers will be permanently based in London ready to respond to terror attacks, according to unconfirmed reports from the UK. Yesterday, Khalid Masood’s... + continue reading
SUPREMA BioEntry W2 from NetDigital
Wednesday, 29/03/17
SUPREMA BioEntry W2 from NetDigital is a multi RFID reading, IP67-rated vandal-proof fingerprint access control reader now available in Australia from NetDigital Security. BioEntry W2 is loaded... + continue reading
MCP-040 4-door access controller from Ness
Wednesday, 29/03/17
NESS MCP-040 is an intelligent 4 door access controller with and integrated 4 area control feature to interface into Ness M1 intruder alarm system with arm and disarm badging.  Ness’... + continue reading
Kieron McDonough joining BGWT Qld
Wednesday, 29/03/17
KIERON McDonough will join BGW Technologies QLD in a sales and engineering role.  “We are delighted to have such a quality person joining the BGW family” said Alan Whitehead... + continue reading
Sony SNCWR632C PTZ
Friday, 24/03/17
SECTECH Roadshow is heating up, with Mobotix, FLIR, Axis, Vivotek, Hikvision, Dahua, Uniview and Sony (others pending!) confirmed to be joining Bosch, Panasonic, Pelco and Samsung on the test jig for... + continue reading
Vlado Damjanovski of VidiLabs
Thursday, 23/03/17
VLADO Damjanovski and Olly D’Souza will present on video content analysis standards at SecTech Roadshow in Sydney on May 4. Damjanovski is a member of the IEC (International... + continue reading
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CCTV

Panasonic Aero 30x PTZ
Thursday, 30/03/17
PANASONIC Aero is a 1080p day/night, 30x optical, 1080x digital PTZ with 360-degree panning, 90-degree tilting with 150m of IR, 1P67 rating, IK10 rating, Video Stability Augment System and an... + continue reading
SPRT60XPM day night bullet camera
Thursday, 16/03/17
SPRINT Intercom’s SPRT60XPM day/night bullet camera offers 4 format digital analogue streams giving TVI, AHD, CVI and CVBS via a 1/2.9-inch 2MP Sony CMOS sensor. There’s a 2.8-12mm... + continue reading
CCTV lens focus is more important that you think
Thursday, 16/03/17
How important is attention to focus with CCTV lenses, given many are wide angle lenses with very small hyperfocal distances? Shouldn’t everything in the field of view of such a lens be in focus... + continue reading
Fujinon varifocal F1.6 4.1-9mm
Thursday, 23/02/17
Released in May 2014, Fujinon’s varifocal F1.6 4.1-9mm (2.2x) megapixel lens is designed to support sensors up to 1/1.8 and resolutions of 6MP. The CS-mount lens supports near infrared... + continue reading

Alarms

Home automation - security providers have the best business model
Thursday, 09/03/17
ADOPTION of home automation systems in Australia, the United Kingdom and the U.S. is still in the early adopter phase with penetration of 10 per cent, according to research firm, Gartner Group. A... + continue reading
Drones for perimeter alarm response, remote guard tours
Friday, 17/02/17
Alarm monitoring is likely to get increasingly funky over the next couple of years as the impact of home automation continues to ripple through the market. But there’s more to it than mere... + continue reading
Ian Bergman with the prototype LED Sensormat controller
Friday, 09/12/16
PSI’s LED Sensormat is a sensing solution that integrates optical fibre into a floor mat to create an affordable and robust motion sensor that is immune to environmental disturbances.... + continue reading
DirectConnect gives remote comms for security solutions
Monday, 21/11/16
DIRECTCONNECT is a 4G, cellular, fixed IP address SIM card service, that allows you to remotely connect to your CCTV, access control, BMS, help points and other IP devices with a simple click of a... + continue reading

Access Control

Sir William Gallagher
Thursday, 16/03/17
Sir William Gallagher heads up New Zealand electronic security manufacturer Gallagher, a company that is unquestionably a world leader in access control and automation solutions. Sir William is a... + continue reading
Very clever Gallagher mobile-based door access reader
Wednesday, 15/02/17
Persistence Market Research reports the global electronic access control (EAC) systems market is forecast to increase from $US15.4 billion in 2013 to $31.2 billion in 2019, growing at a compound... + continue reading
Weigand cable - tried and tested but not most secure for some applications
Wednesday, 01/02/17
Q: Which is best for communications between access controllers and door readers – Weigand or RS-485? A: This is an interesting question. There’s a lot more behind Weigand and RS-485... + continue reading
Bosch G Series offers affordable access control
Thursday, 26/01/17
In years’ past, the notion of affordable access control usually meant significant functional compromise. No longer. It’s now possible to source highly capable access control solutions... + continue reading

Product Reviews

Panasonic Aero 30x PTZ
Thursday, 30/03/17
PANASONIC Aero is a 1080p day/night, 30x optical, 1080x digital PTZ with 360-degree panning, 90-degree tilting with 150m of IR, 1P67 rating, IK10 rating, Video Stability Augment System and an... + continue reading
SPRT60XPM day night bullet camera
Thursday, 16/03/17
SPRINT Intercom’s SPRT60XPM day/night bullet camera offers 4 format digital analogue streams giving TVI, AHD, CVI and CVBS via a 1/2.9-inch 2MP Sony CMOS sensor. There’s a 2.8-12mm... + continue reading
Fujinon varifocal F1.6 4.1-9mm
Thursday, 23/02/17
Released in May 2014, Fujinon’s varifocal F1.6 4.1-9mm (2.2x) megapixel lens is designed to support sensors up to 1/1.8 and resolutions of 6MP. The CS-mount lens supports near infrared... + continue reading
Ian Bergman with the prototype LED Sensormat controller
Friday, 09/12/16
PSI’s LED Sensormat is a sensing solution that integrates optical fibre into a floor mat to create an affordable and robust motion sensor that is immune to environmental disturbances.... + continue reading

Analysis

Sir William Gallagher
Thursday, 16/03/17
Sir William Gallagher heads up New Zealand electronic security manufacturer Gallagher, a company that is unquestionably a world leader in access control and automation solutions. Sir William is a... + continue reading
Networking will be more pervasive, more wireless, more everything
Thursday, 09/03/17
COMBINING the thoughts of manufacturers and distributors in the first few months of 2017 with comments from integrators like Schneider Electric, as well as considering growing trends in the U.S. and... + continue reading
A glimpse of the future
Friday, 17/02/17
OVER the past couple of years, it has been repeatedly brought home that electronic security solutions are being conceptually liberated by the digital transition, allowing them to incorporate a wide... + continue reading
Appearance Search from Avigilon - among the best security solutions of 2016
Thursday, 15/12/16
What were the best and most innovative products of 2016? And where do they suggest the electronic security industry is heading over the next 12 months? Are we pushing ahead when it comes to... + continue reading

Case Studies

Trustpower HQ, Tauranga, NZ
Wednesday, 08/02/17
NZ integrator Icon Security Systems has installed an ICT ProtegeGX access control and intrusion detection system at the new head office of Trustpower in Tauranga, NZ.  RAPID expansion over 2... + continue reading
Eastlands' Town Square
Friday, 09/12/16
PMT Security Systems has delivered an open-platform 600-camera CCTV solution from Axis, Milestone, and Quantum, to a major shopping centre that provides all the coverage the customer needs, supports... + continue reading
Edmund Rice College enhances security with Mobotix
Wednesday, 30/11/16
Forcefield Security has installed a Mobotix video surveillance solution at Edmund Rice College near Wollongong. The solution provides high quality image streams with a indiscernible network footprint... + continue reading
Dave Sutherland at the Australian College of Physical Education
Wednesday, 12/10/16
Force Security has installed a Bosch video surveillance solution to protect the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE). The system incorporates a range of Bosch’s surveillance cameras... + continue reading