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ASIS Dinner was held at the Press Club, Canberra
Thursday, 16/11/17
ASIS ACT's dinner, which ran in the evening after the concurrent ASIS Seminars and Security and Government Expo in Canberra, drew an excellent crowd from the tight-knot local community, including... + continue reading
DSC iotega from Johnson Controls
Thursday, 16/11/17
JOHNSON Controls has announced the immediate availability of the DSC iotega, a next generation wireless security and automation solution designed to provide safer and smarter living for homes and... + continue reading
CCTV solution for Southern Expressway, Adelaide, South Australia
Thursday, 16/11/17
SOUTH Australian Government’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure has gone to tender for the design and construction of a security closed circuit television solution for the... + continue reading
Sharp low light performance, meet motion blur
Thursday, 16/11/17
Is it fair for us to generalise camera performance based on maximum useful ISO for a given aperture and shutter speed? Can we expect most cameras to perform similarly at similar ISO amplifications... + continue reading
Future of physical security and IT woven together
Thursday, 16/11/17
It doesn’t take a genius to recognise that the physical security industry is undergoing what is arguably its most significant, and most rapid period of disruption and transformation; and if the... + continue reading
John Morony Correctional Facility
Thursday, 16/11/17
NSW Department of Justice has issued a tender for an upgrade of the electronic security solutions at John Morony Correctional Facility.  John Morony Correctional Complex is a maximum and... + continue reading
Hikvision AI thinks cloud
Thursday, 16/11/17
HIKVSION’S new AI Cloud establishes a distributed structure incorporating cloud computing and edge computing.  AI Cloud places AI at the network edge of on-premises video recorders and... + continue reading
Perimeter security: The first line of defence
Thursday, 16/11/17
For many large, high security applications, particularly in government applications, secure perimeters are a vital front line against intrusion, deterring attacks and reporting events using... + continue reading
Genetec Clearance makes management of investigations easy
Thursday, 16/11/17
Genetec Clearance is a digital evidence management system that can help speed up investigations by allowing investigators to securely collect, manage, and share evidence from many different sources,... + continue reading
Treasurer and Cook MP Scott Morrison (centre), mayor Carmelo Pesce (left) and Julian Griffiths, NSW Police, test drive the CCTV trailer at Dunningham Park, North Cronulla
Thursday, 16/11/17
SUTHERLAND Shire Council has invested in a new mobile CCTV trailer that will be used year-round in Sutherland Shire to provide greater safety and security at community events, as well as to target... + continue reading
SAGE grew more than 30 per cent in 2017
Thursday, 16/11/17
SECURITY and Government Expo took place at the Realm Hotel in Canberra last Thursday, with 354 attendees checking out the latest security technology - numbers represented a 30 per cent increase over... + continue reading
Clearfix

CCTV

Samsung Wisenet XNO-8080R
Friday, 15/09/17
Samsung Wisenet XNO-8080R is a 5MP bullet camera with WiseStream II support, a speedy F1.2 motorised varifocal lens with a range of 3.7-9.4mm, 30ips of resolution, H.264 and H.265 compression, 50m IR... + continue reading
Fisheye cameras offer hemispheric views
Thursday, 07/09/17
FROM the point of view of image quality, would you argue hemispheric cameras are the best option to provide all-round surveillance in bigger areas – such as shopping centres, airport retail... + continue reading
Crushed blacks may not only be evident in dark scenes
Thursday, 31/08/17
Something I see a lot of with video surveillance is a complete lack of detail in the dark regions of a scene. This need not be at night but can happen when part of the scene is overexposed and... + continue reading
Samsung XNO-8080R bullet camera
Wednesday, 23/08/17
Samsung Wisenet X XNO-8080R is a 5MP bullet camera with WiseStream II support, a speedy F1.2 motorised varifocal lens with a range of 3.7-9.4mm, 30ips of resolution, H.264 and H.265 compression, 50m... + continue reading

Alarms

Perimeter security: The first line of defence
Thursday, 16/11/17
For many large, high security applications, particularly in government applications, secure perimeters are a vital front line against intrusion, deterring attacks and reporting events using... + continue reading
RISCO wireless security controller
Wednesday, 25/10/17
Wireless alarm panels and sensors have a tendency to ubiquity that belies their underlying functionality. Thoughtfully installed, they can offer excellent coverage in a range of applications, from... + continue reading
Hubs can be scary...
Wednesday, 25/10/17
When you look at the hydra-headed beast alarm monitoring has become it’s difficult to see a clear path forward, regardless of whether you’re an installer or a monitoring provider. But at... + continue reading
Alarm monitoring is a highly competitive market segment
Wednesday, 11/10/17
HOMEOWNERS worldwide have more security options available to them now than ever before, with multi-system operators and DIY solutions in abundance. But do they pose a serious challenge to... + continue reading

Access Control

Award winning Inner Range Inception grows
Thursday, 26/10/17
INNER Range has announced a significant increase in system capacities for its award-winning Inception access control solution. Inception, a next generation access control and intruder detection... + continue reading
Access control and security consultant, Roger Pearce
Thursday, 07/09/17
The history of access control in Australia is a long and fascinating one and no one is better equipped to fill in the gaps than electronic security consultant, Roger Pearce, who has been working... + continue reading
Eyelock iris scanning solutions now available from CSD
Thursday, 10/08/17
CSD now distributes the Eyelock product suite covering a range of iris-based identity authentication, hardware and software solutions to its broad customer base in Australia. EyeLock’s... + continue reading
Inner Range Integriti access controller at SCUH
Tuesday, 20/06/17
Not long ago the complexities of installing access control meant it was an area of business closed to installers with less experience. Times have now changed and careful techs who want to branch out... + continue reading

Product Reviews

Genetec Clearance makes management of investigations easy
Thursday, 16/11/17
Genetec Clearance is a digital evidence management system that can help speed up investigations by allowing investigators to securely collect, manage, and share evidence from many different sources,... + continue reading
Genetec Mission Control is a powerful, holistic security management solution
Friday, 06/10/17
Genetec Mission Control is a management aggregation solution designed to bring multiple sub-systems into a single coherent inherent interface providing situational awareness and centralised... + continue reading
ICT Protege entry station
Friday, 06/10/17
ICT’s new 17-inch touchscreen entry station is designed to operate as a standalone unit, or as part of a complete integrated ICT Protege security management solution. The entry station... + continue reading
Samsung Wisenet XNO-8080R
Friday, 15/09/17
Samsung Wisenet XNO-8080R is a 5MP bullet camera with WiseStream II support, a speedy F1.2 motorised varifocal lens with a range of 3.7-9.4mm, 30ips of resolution, H.264 and H.265 compression, 50m IR... + continue reading

Analysis

Perimeter security: The first line of defence
Thursday, 16/11/17
For many large, high security applications, particularly in government applications, secure perimeters are a vital front line against intrusion, deterring attacks and reporting events using... + continue reading
Security technology total cost of ownership
Monday, 06/11/17
SOMETHING we’ve discussed in SEN many times is the challenge security managers face when applying the latest electronic security technologies to meet operational procedures. There... + continue reading
Ximen Yan, vice president, Zhejiang Uniview Technologies
Wednesday, 25/10/17
Chinese surveillance manufacturer Zhejiang Uniview Technologies is a networking specialist with a quite different take on what constitutes progress in video surveillance technology. For Uniview,... + continue reading
Alarm monitoring is a highly competitive market segment
Wednesday, 11/10/17
HOMEOWNERS worldwide have more security options available to them now than ever before, with multi-system operators and DIY solutions in abundance. But do they pose a serious challenge to... + continue reading

Case Studies

Visium operators spotted the fire at Remondis using thermal cameras
Tuesday, 07/11/17
Remondis Northgate had been using thermal camera technology to help monitor waste materials to mitigate risk of fire for 18 months when a recent outbreak of fire proved its Visium-installed solution... + continue reading
SES Victoria Wodonga branch
Wednesday, 25/10/17
SALTO Systems has supplied its latest wire-free electronic access control technology to Australia’s State Emergency Service at Wodonga, Victoria. VICTORIA State Emergency Service (VICSES)... + continue reading
Consultant Vlado Damjanovski with the Dallmeier Pit-Cam system at Star Casino
Thursday, 12/10/17
It’s been 2 decades since the first IP surveillance systems were installed in Australia, first at Crown Casino in Melbourne and a year later at Star Casino in Sydney. These were basic solutions... + continue reading
Battleship Museum, USS Iowa
Friday, 15/09/17
Affectionately known as the ‘Battleship of Presidents’ after having played host to more U.S. presidents than any other battleship, the USS Iowa is one of the most storied vessels in... + continue reading