Archive for September, 2012

CCTV service agreements. Are they value for money?

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Like all service agreements, a CCTV service contract is often a grudge purchase. Most companies decide to bite the bullet because they tend to put security quite high up the pecking order of importance within their organization and the thought of leaving a premises unprotected is a big fear.

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When a CCTV system is sold… Continue reading

Barry Shakespeare leaves Norbain

Monday, September 17th, 2012

News that Barry Shakespeare the managing director of Norbain SD Ltd, has left the company broke this morning and this has now been officially confirmed by Nigel Palmer who is chief executive of Newbury investments (UK) LTD who bought the assets of Norbain in a highly controversial prepack agreement earlier this year. The current company, Norbain SD Ltd, was bought out of financial administration by Newbury Investments… Continue reading

HD SDI or IP how do you make an informed choice?

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

The time has come for an upgrade and your company has decided that they want HD CCTV images instead of analogue that has served them well for a number of years but just does not provide the definition that you need anymore.

So how do you decide which path to take for your upgrade? There are so many choices out there and mixed messages. However each site is individual… Continue reading

HDcctv $30M investment in the future.

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Surveillance Equipment Chip Makers Invest US$30m in HDcctv Compliance HDcctv.

News that  HDcctv Alliance chip-maker Member companies have  committed more than $30m to deliver chips for HDcctv compliant surveillance equipment in the coming year will certainly make many in the CCTV industry sit up and take notice. The press release at 0900 Australian Eastern Standard Time today, announced that four of its industry leading semiconductor Member companies have committed more than… Continue reading