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Pota Kanavaros, Genetec
Friday, 24/06/16
For years, companies such as Microsoft, Adobe, and Oracle have deployed flexible buying models, either offering XaaS as a cloud-enabled service, or as a traditional on-premises installation with... + continue reading
Zipstream - a good thing made better
Friday, 24/06/16
Axis Communications has released a new version of Zipstream that dynamically adjusts frame rate, instantly adapting to any changes in the scene, making it more capable of supporting edge and cloud... + continue reading
Body camera transmitter in law enforcement vest
Friday, 24/06/16
LOS Angeles Police Department will spend $US70 million to equip 7000 officers with body cameras by the end of 2017. LA Council believes the spend will save its costs in reduced litigation. ... + continue reading
Tone mapping showing as halo fore and aft of this fast moving car
Friday, 24/06/16
Something installers and end users often notice with IP cameras is signs of tone mapping, a technique used in image processing to map adjacent colours in order to reconstruct higher dynamic range in... + continue reading
Alarm.com buys Piper
Friday, 24/06/16
COMCAST has acquired Icontrol’s Converge software platform and Alarm.com has bought Icontrol’s Connect and Piper business units for around $US140 million. These are interesting moves... + continue reading
Access control - first, second and third line of defence
Friday, 24/06/16
SOMETHING interesting came out of SecTech Roadshow. In every city, integrators and end users loudly expressed their desire to see more in the way of access control and intrusion detection solutions... + continue reading
Rob Meachem, BGWT
Thursday, 23/06/16
MILESTONE Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) will now be offered by BGW Technologies, a national electronic and networked security distributor with an experienced technical team... + continue reading
Andrew Phillips, CFO, QSS
Thursday, 23/06/16
Q Security Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Phillips as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary.  Phillips replaces Edmond Tern who will remain on the board as a... + continue reading
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CCTV

Tone mapping showing as halo fore and aft of this fast moving car
Friday, 24/06/16
Something installers and end users often notice with IP cameras is signs of tone mapping, a technique used in image processing to map adjacent colours in order to reconstruct higher dynamic range in... + continue reading
ISD has made some noteworthy CCTV cameras, including Jaguar
Wednesday, 22/06/16
FLIR has acquired camera manufacturer, Innovative Security Designs, as part of a move to expand its optical camera range. But the move also highlights FLIR’s expectation of where the video... + continue reading

Alarms

FSH’s FSS1 was developed and is manufactured in Australia
Friday, 10/06/16
FSH has received SCEC approval (Security Level 4) for its FSS1 high security door monitoring sensor, which has been developed for high security, military, correctional and similar applications.... + continue reading
Alarm monitoring forming layers of scattered cloud
Tuesday, 24/05/16
THERE’S something about the state of alarm, automation and monitoring technology that suggests a splintering of paths to market in the alarm monitoring industry. And ISC West in Las Vegas last... + continue reading

Access Control

Access control - first, second and third line of defence
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Friday, 24/06/16
SOMETHING interesting came out of SecTech Roadshow. In every city, integrators and end users loudly expressed their desire to see more in the way of access control and intrusion detection solutions... + continue reading
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Friday, 10/06/16
FSH has received SCEC approval (Security Level 4) for its FSS1 high security door monitoring sensor, which has been developed for high security, military, correctional and similar applications.... + continue reading

Product Reviews

Samsung SNO-8081R Bullet Camera
Monday, 30/05/16
SAMSUNG’s 5MP SNO-8081R bullet, distributed locally by EOS, incorporates a 1/1.8-inch 6MP CMOS sensor, a 3.6-9.4mm motorized varifocal lens with auto-focus, 120dB WDR, built-in IR to assist in... + continue reading
Axis 1080p M3045-V dome camera with HDMI
Friday, 20/05/16
New from Axis is the PoE 1080p M3045-V dome with HDMI and a highly flexible pan and tilt gimbal. This 1/3-inch progressive scan CMOS camera features a fixed 2.8m F2 lens, giving a wide 106-degree... + continue reading

Analysis

Access control - first, second and third line of defence
Friday, 24/06/16
SOMETHING interesting came out of SecTech Roadshow. In every city, integrators and end users loudly expressed their desire to see more in the way of access control and intrusion detection solutions... + continue reading
Google - Automation or information?
Friday, 17/06/16
With the release of the new Google Home virtual agent recently (after Google’s publication of smart home patents and $US3.2 Billion purchase of Nest Labs and Dropcam), you can’t but... + continue reading

Case Studies

PTZ dome at Lennox Head
Friday, 17/06/16
EnviroCOMS has spent many years leveraging the Milestone VMS to create a new environmental digital asset management system that combines video, data and analytics, to monitor wave heights, measure... + continue reading
Rob Marsden, Addictive Technology Solutions
Friday, 20/05/16
ADDICTIVE Technology Solutions has installed an integrated access control and video surveillance solution with IVA for a large storage facility in Queensland. The system incorporates seven 3MP HD... + continue reading