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Companies call for smarter surveillance

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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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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MOBOTIX AG announces sales growth of 42%

| November 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

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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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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Vemotion and Helimedia in video demo at air show

| July 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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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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Dublin Ohio adopts Milestone IP video system

| July 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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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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Mobotix protects Bromsgrove School

| July 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of complete high-resolution IP video systems have released details of an installation of its MOBOTIX CCTV solution at Bromsgrove School that has helped protect pupils, staff and property across a 100 acre site for over seven years without fail. The project which was designed, implemented and maintained by NS Optimum [...]

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Milestone Releases XProtect Professional 7.0

| June 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

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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GVD and King Communications wins Milestone Partner Award

| June 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, held its Partner Open Platform (MPOP) event at the Heathrow Marriott Hotel June 16th and 17th, where the annual awards for outstanding achievements were revealed: GVD Limited in Ireland and King Communications & Security Limited in Scotland. Glenn Fletcher, Sales Director for Milestone Systems [...]

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Milestone launches XProtect Essential for SMEs

| June 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software, today launches a new product called XProtect™ Essential, designed for small businesses with the future in mind. XProtect Essential´s out-of-the-box features manage the basic needs of IP video surveillance operation for single-server installations of up to 26 cameras and five concurrent users. With pricing [...]

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OB Telecom announces drop and insert fiber transmission system

| June 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

OB Telecom, the leading supplier of advanced digital video fiber transmission products, has launched its second generation drop and insert fiber optic transmission system,OB9233D, at the IFSEC2010, which is held on May 10 to 13th in Birmingham, UK. The new OB9233D series utilizes digitally encoded technology and can implement multimode video input via one single [...]

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Crossgates Community Gardens protected with Mobotix CCTV

| June 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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USA’s Goodwill Industries enhances security with Milestone system

| June 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

At Goodwill Industries locations in Illinois, Milestone Systems XProtect™ open platform IP video management software is operating with mobiDEOS MobileCamViewer for mobile access to video surveillance and remote video on their BlackBerries, to monitor and reduce shrinkage. The solution is also a tool for safety and employee training, with the Milestone platform enabling investigations of [...]

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