Archive for October, 2012

Samsung HD SDI CCTV

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Samsung have started to advertise and promote their new product line that moves them into the new HD SDI CCTV market place. Previously Samsung have been advocating IP and the benefits that this can deliver in the form of HD. By actively promoting HD SDI technology  built into Samsung’s new HD-SDI cameras and DVR, we can see just how much this is now in the minds… Continue reading

Fixed fees for annual NSI membership?

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Recently in the security headlines was the news that Stanley security solutions had been elevated to gold membership of the NSI. This is no mean achievment for an organization of  the size of Stanley and very welcome news for the NSI itself. The reason the NSI will be rightly overjoyed is the new money that Stanley will bring to the organization. Being a gold NSI member means every aspect of… Continue reading

HDcctv regulation.Can the industry control the data?

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

So  HDcctv has suddenly hit the headlines. It all started when Andrew Rennison  the surveillance camera commissioner questioned the way CCTV has suddenly become a much more powerful tool. With HDcctv images giving us hugely detailed definition, together with facial recognition technology now available that can track and monitor targeted individuals, the question asked by Mr Rennison was how effectively the industry as a whole was able to control the… Continue reading

Essen 2012

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

The bi-annual Essen Security exhibition has now closed for another 2 years.

Boasting a huge array of Halls and technology to visit, surely Essen has now rightfully claimed its title as THE Security Exhibition to visit ahead of rivals such as IFSEC?

Essen security show

Spread over 11, yes that’s 11 Halls, Essen needed a transport… Continue reading

What sets Avigilon apart from other HD IP CCTV systems.

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Avigilon first came to the attention of UK installers around 3 years ago when the quality of their products were displayed at IFSEC. It was then that the JPEG 2000 format and their 16 megapixel camera was able to demonstrate what HD could really do for the end user. Since then Avigilon have introduced a number of  H.264 cameras and at the same time they have been building a network… Continue reading