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Tim Dootson, Qld manager, PMT Security
Sunday, 26/02/17
PMT Security reports it has welcomed its newest team member, Tim Dootson who has been appointed Queensland manager.  “With more than 20 years’ experience in the security industry... + continue reading
General Services Administration HQ
Sunday, 26/02/17
AMERICA’S General Services Administration, which provides multiple services nationally for federal government agencies, is investing $US50 billion in a 15-year enterprise infrastructure... + continue reading
Edinburgh Defence Precinct, Adelaide
Sunday, 26/02/17
AUSTRALIA’S Department of Defence DSRG (Defence Science and Technology Group) is seeking an upgrade to its security and video surveillance systems, as well as ongoing maintenance support.... + continue reading
Saudi Embassy seeks security upgrade
Sunday, 26/02/17
THE Embassy of Saudi Arabia has called for tenders to supply and install an electronic security solution at the embassy chancery and the ambassador’s residence in Canberra. The large 2-level... + continue reading
Panasonic i-PRO Extreme
Thursday, 23/02/17
Panasonic has launched its next generation i-PRO Extreme surveillance technology platform, a native end-to-end H.265 system designed to maximise the performance and cost-effectiveness of video... + 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
Paul McDonald, Securecorp Australia, MD
Thursday, 23/02/17
SECURITY and integrated services provider, Securecorp has appointed Paul McDonald as its new managing director in Australia. McDonald will oversee the company’s 2020 growth strategy.... + continue reading
Challenges of security integration in 2017
Thursday, 23/02/17
For modern integrators, there are plenty of challenges in today’s electronic security market, including the increasing complexity of networked and integrated solutions, falling revenues, the... + continue reading
Pierre Racz, Genetec
Thursday, 23/02/17
Genetec has achieved a CAGR of 28 per cent year-on-year over the past 5 fiscal years, with significant growth in North America as well as Latin America, Caribbean, Middle East & Africa,... + continue reading
Inovonics RF LAN Module
Thursday, 23/02/17
SOON to be released, Inner Range’s IR-996008 is an Inovonics RF LAN module compatible both the Integriti and Inceptions systems.  Designed to act as a gateway between the Inovonics... + continue reading
Jeffrey He, Hikvision president, North America
Thursday, 23/02/17
ACCORDING to Hikvision (North America) president, Jeffrey He, Hikvision is a public company that is partially owned by 2 SOEs.  “In China, there are millions of state-owned enterprises... + continue reading
Clearfix

CCTV

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
Moreton Bay Regional Council CCTV System cameras
Wednesday, 08/02/17
MORETON Bay Regional Council has installed a comprehensive video surveillance solution monitoring high risk locations in the council area but the revelation audio is also being recorded from 330... + continue reading
High resolution screens would empower 4K cameras
Wednesday, 08/02/17
RESEARCHERS have developed a new technology that could triple the resolution density of displays and slash power consumption. For CCTV applications, the technology would deliver monitors capable of... + continue reading
Sony VB-640 is part of the new G6 range
Monday, 19/12/16
SONY has announced the release of 8 new Full-HD video security cameras into its latest line-up, the sixth generation (G6) network cameras. Using advanced imaging technology, Sony’s G6... + continue reading

Alarms

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
Effective electronic security needs layers
Monday, 07/11/16
It’s easy to forget that video surveillance is only part of the security manager’s operational matrix – without the support of additional systems and effective procedures, CCTV... + continue reading

Access Control

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
ICT ProtegeWX wizard-based access control, intrusion, lift control and automation system
Monday, 14/11/16
ICT ProtegeWX is a wizard-based access control, intrusion, lift control and automation system that supports 10,000 users, 50,000 events, 512 inputs, 512 outputs, 128 doors, 8 elevator cards and 32... + continue reading

Product Reviews

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
Gallagher F Series controller
Friday, 09/12/16
Gallagher’s latest F Series powered fence controllers make an excellent perimeter security solution even more capable. If you have a security application that demands proactive defence, either... + continue reading
ICT ProtegeWX wizard-based access control, intrusion, lift control and automation system
Monday, 14/11/16
ICT ProtegeWX is a wizard-based access control, intrusion, lift control and automation system that supports 10,000 users, 50,000 events, 512 inputs, 512 outputs, 128 doors, 8 elevator cards and 32... + continue reading

Analysis

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
2016 was a pivotal year in electronic security technology
Thursday, 15/12/16
LOOKING back on 2016 it’s hard not to see groundswells across the electronic security industry that don’t just point to future trends but underscore the nature of our technology. The... + continue reading
Entry camera test array at Westfield, Bondi Junction
Thursday, 15/12/16
Last month Scentre Group’s National CCTV Camera Shootout was held at Westfield in Bondi Junction. This is the largest CCTV camera shootout of its type in Australia, with the diverse mall... + 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