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Edinburgh adds CCTV to bus lanes to catch drivers

Edinburgh has installed CCTV cameras along the city’s bus lanes, in order to capture and prosecute drivers who use them illegally. Ten specific routes have been initially targeted, with the CCTV cameras recording the number plates of any vehicle using the bus lanes. All registration plates captured are then compared to a database of allowed [...]

New MOBOTIX D14 DualDome Camera

The new weatherproof and shock-resistant MOBOTIX D14 DualDome camera with 6,2 megapixels is a more powerful successor model of the D12 camera. With the two separately adjustable camera modules, each with 3,1 megapixels, the D14 offers a variety of ways to examine a scene since the two modules can be combined to create one image. [...]

St. Nicholas Church uses MOBOTIX to protect and serve its congregation

MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project at the parish of St. Nicholas, one of the UK’s oldest churches, that has deployed CCTV technology to protect against theft and vandalism while offering access to special services via the internet. The parish of St. Nicholas [...]

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Companies call for smarter surveillance

A group of London bar and shop owners have launched an online crime-fighting initiative after an increase in bag snatchers and shoplifters. The Facewatch website allows them to share CCTV images of thieves as soon as a crime is committed and also enables them to send the image to the police. Facial recognition software is [...]

Vemotion and Helimedia in video demo at air show

Vemotion Interactive will be at Farnborough Air show this week in conjunction with their partner Helimedia. Vemotion technology is being demonstrated to show how real-time video can be beamed from helicopters and routed through the mobile network to mobile handsets. The product testing is based on a pole-mounted CCTV camera overlooking the runway at Farnborough [...]

Milestone Releases XProtect Professional 7.0

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, has released XProtect Professional version 7.0. Designed for mid-sized installations needing robust single-server surveillance software with full functionality, XProtect Professional provides advanced management, flexible scheduling, fast searching and video analysis. Integration with third-party Milestone Solution Partners also enables value-adding options using video analytics, access [...]

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Pendle man sets up SIMCAM remote camera business after stroke

A Pendle man has launched an innovative new remote camera telemetry business after having a stroke two years ago. Stan Glover had led an active and healthy life, having previously been a market manager, but he suffered a massive stroke in July 2008. He was told he would probably never regain his mobility, but plucky [...]

Security Reaches a New Level at Scott County Jail

Scott County Jail sought a real-time video analytics solution for the detection of unauthorized people in restricted zones. Automatic detections serve their security needs due to the substantial size of the site, which otherwise would demand a large number of staff physically patrolling the restricted zones, or a Corrections Officer keeping watch and picking up [...]

MOBOTIX AG announces sales growth of 42%

MOBOTIX AG system provider of high-resolution and network-based video security systems, announced the preliminary financial results for the first three months of the fiscal year 2010/11 ending on September 30, 2010. The MOBOTIX Group (IFRS consolidated statements) successfully begins its new business year and achieved a sales growth of 42% to €15.1 million (previous year: [...]

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Dublin Ohio adopts Milestone IP video system

Milestone XProtect™ Enterprise Video Management Software (VMS) provides centralized management for the city of Dublin, Ohio. City management and IT staff built the installation on the unified Milestone platform with its open architecture running on an IT infrastructure. The ease of use for employees has reduced operation costs for the city and the wireless network [...]

Crossgates Community Gardens protected with Mobotix CCTV

MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of complete high-resolution IP video systems have released details of an installation of its MOBOTIX CCTV solution which is protecting Crossgates Community Gardens, a not for profit and locally run focal point built by the townspeople of Crossgates located near Dunfermline in Scotland. The Crossgates Community Garden has been created [...]

802 Global Launches Samix Camera System

802 Global’s wireless Samix Camera is designed to be worn on the body to deliver real-time video to remote units. The system, which is ideal for use by emergency personnel such as fire and rescue, comprises a COFDM Video Transmitter (CVT) and COFDM Video Receiver (CVR) unit. Images are relayed directly from the CVT directly [...]

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Milestone Releases XProtect Professional 7.0

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, has released XProtect Professional version 7.0. Designed for mid-sized installations needing robust single-server surveillance software with full functionality, XProtect Professional provides advanced management, flexible scheduling, fast searching and video analysis. Integration with third-party Milestone Solution Partners also enables value-adding options using video analytics, access [...]

Grandstream’s video surveillance portfolio ONVIF compatible

Encouraged by the increased focus on setting global interoperability standards for network video, Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, today announced that its entire IP video surveillance portfolio is now ONVIF (www.onvif.org) compatible. ONVIF is an independent, non-profit organization leading the global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security [...]

Milestone’s new VP to focus on IP VMS sales

Milestone Systems, the global leader in open platform IP video management software, announces Martin Brown is joining the company as VP Sales Europe. Brown has previously made his mark at Symantec, Sun Microsystems and Tandem Computers. Over the past decade, Milestone Systems has been on a stellar growth path with a worldwide leadership ranking for [...]

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The UK surveillance society

In 2006 the Information Commissioner surprised everyone by stating that the UK has become a surveillance society. The UK has the the highest degree of surveillance in Europe, and one of the biggest surveillance networks in the world. As Surveillance Watchers points out: The word surveillance has been derived from the French word which literally [...]

Big Brother is watching and it could be a good thing

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is being used all over the UK to help deter crime. Through out the region, there are probably around 4 million cameras watching what goes on. Thats about one camera for every 14 people. The CCTV has many benefits. It is used to ticket speeders and others who violate traffic laws. [...]

CCTV Takes Prime Time

There must be a little peeping tom in everyone or at least in the people who are watching television. The popularity of closed circuit television (CCTV) and reality programs seems to prove this to be true. The phenomena started innocently enough with MTVs The Real World. It seemed that the music station decided on [...]

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Vemotion supports wide range of CCTV cameras

| December 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Vemotion Interactive, specialists in live video transmission over low bandwidth connections, today announced the completion of development work to enable the Vemotion technology to be used with a wide range of cameras now available on the market. This development extends the use and value of Vemotion technology as it enables customers to use their existing [...]

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Genetec appoints Chief Operating Officer

| November 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

Genetec announces that Bill Nash has joined Genetec in the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Nash will augment Genetec’s existing executive team with his experience in successfully mentoring fast-growing high tech companies and he will help formulate policies and procedures needed to proactively manage the growth Genetec is anticipating for the coming years. [...]

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Vemotion CCTV deployed by Leedswatch

| November 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Vemotion Interactive today announced that its real-time video solution has been successfully deployed by Leedswatch, the CCTV operation run by Leeds City Council, Community Safety, to enhance is support of West Yorkshire Police operations at key football matches. Vemotion video compression and transmission equipment has been installed in the latest Leesdwatch mobile CCTV vans which [...]

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New research suggests general public support CCTV

| September 7, 2010 | 1 Comment

CCTV systems representing a substantial IT investment have been under threat from myriad sources; from the Deputy Prime Minister through to Big Brother Watch, a perception has been created that the public does not want public space CCTV systems and that they consider them to be both intrusive and an infringement of civil liberties. Since [...]

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Milestone Launches XProtect Go

| August 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Milestone Systems announces the launch of XProtect™ Go free video surveillance software. With a wide set of features for one user to manage and view up to 8 cameras, XProtect Go is easy to learn and use and is suitable for small business and residential customers who want to secure their property with IP video [...]

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MOBOTIX protects Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

| July 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

MOBOTIX AG has released details of an installation of its MOBOTIX CCTV installation which is protecting The University of Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, the oldest public museum in Scotland, with a discreet, reliable and low cost system. Housed within four buildings on the main campus of the University in the west end of [...]

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Leeds Community Safety CCTV Centre of Excellence

| July 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Vemotion Interactive, provider of interactive high-quality, live and pre-recorded video streaming, today announced the successful deployment of its wireless CCTV solution by the Leedswatch Community Safety team. Leeds Community Safety CCTV provides and operates one of the largest CCTV camera networks in the Country with a network of over 385 cameras, covering 240 square miles, [...]

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Aceda becomes Mobotix partner

| July 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems have announced Aceda Ltd, a highly respected IT and network services provider, as the latest member of the MOBOTIX Certified Partner Programme. With over 20 years experience in networking and IT, Aceda has selected MOBOTIX as the key platform for its expansion into [...]

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Bold makes Runnymede safer

| July 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Revenue generation for the public sector control room is always a hot topic but never more so than at the moment with threats of serious budget pressure. This has meant for some control rooms a re-examination of their purpose and the scope of their activities. While a number of town centre CCTV monitoring schemes have [...]

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Milestone partners with Connex International

| July 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, has invested in a partnership with Connex International, Inc. to deliver training and certification services to the company’s expanding global partner channel. The partnership is based on a global service agreement for Connex International, Inc. to provide security and surveillance training for certification in [...]

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