3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated intelligent security solutions, announced that Hyatt Guns, the largest gun speciality store in the US, has deployed 3xLOGIC thermal cameras to significantly increase security for the store. Sonitrol Carolinas installed the thermal cameras and oversees video monitoring of the cameras and other on-going needs.
Ocularis 5, the latest Video Management Software (VMS) solution from OnSSI, now includes a dewarping plug-in for Axis Communications’ AXIS M30 series cameras with panoramic views. The Axis dewarping plug-in provides distortion-corrected images on both live and recorded video to deliver increased situational awareness and an improved overall viewing experience. In addition to viewing live and stored 360° video streams from Axis cameras, the plug-in also allows operators to electronically pan, tilt, and zoom images for enhanced viewing and forensic video investigation. Dewarping is also possible on quad and panoramic views.
Dahua, the world’s second-largest maker of “Internet of Things” devices like security cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs), has shipped a software update that closes a gaping security hole in a wide range of its IP-cameras and DVRs. The vulnerability allows anyone to bypass the login process for these devices and gain remote (and direct) control over vulnerable systems. Adding urgency to the situation, there is now code available online that allows anyone to exploit this bug and commandeer a large number of IoT devices.
Crisma Security, a company that specializes in designing security systems for highly critical sites, announces the integration of Navtech Radar with the ULISSE THERMAL RADICAL range of PTZ thermal cameras manufactured by Videotec, creator of professional video surveillance products. This combination of advanced technologies offers a unique and flexible solution for optimal management of large-scale critical infrastructures. The Navtech Radar is an innovative radar device that uses millimeter wave technology, creating a highly automated and reliable system to help protect against intrusion.
After the official approval of the antitrust authorities, the business partnership of Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation in the field of video security solutions became effective by February 1, 2017. Both companies will now focus on strengthening their collaboration that was first announced in November 2016. The partnership entails both a sales and marketing cooperation as well as a technical collaboration. As part of the sales and marketing partnership, Sony’s video security sales and marketing associates joined a newly formed dedicated team within the Bosch Security System organization. Sony’s video security customers, in all markets except Japan, will be served and supported by this sales and marketing team.
SightLogix, Inc., the leading smart thermal camera manufacturer for perimeter intrusion detection applications, announces the integration of their SightTracker® PTZ controller with Videotec’s ULISSE Compact HD PTZ. The combined solution gives users an accurate and cost-effective security solution for detecting, tracking and assessing intrusions in the outdoors. With this integration, SightTracker has been enhanced from supporting Videotec analog cameras to also control Videotec IP-based Compact HD PTZ cameras, using ONVIF profile S
Total Recall Corporation, a Convergint Technologies Company, has been chosen to work with the City of Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Police Department to make their city a safer place. Total Recall will provide them with a citywide safety solution that includes 15 of its outdoor CrimeEye-RD-2™ rapid deployment portable video systems, the latest in its CrimeEye line of digital video solutions. The Chattanooga Police Department (CPD) has begun installing CrimeEye-RD-2 video units on 15 power poles throughout Chattanooga. The CrimeEye-RD-2 uses Axis Communications dome network cameras – managed by Genetec Omnicast™, an IP video management system—to stream HD-quality video.
Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, introduces the iSTAR Ultra Video, a palm-sized solution that delivers integrated, small site security scaled for enterprise management and performance. Using C•CURE 9000 Security and Event Management software from Software House or American Dynamics’ victor Unified client, iSTAR Ultra Video brings access control and video recording to the edge, allowing users to remotely control up to eight doors and eight IP video cameras using a single appliance, without the need for server software at each site.
Dahua Technology USA, a leading manufacturer of video surveillance solutions proven the world over, announces the introduction of the industry’s first HDCVI surveillance cameras with 4K resolution. Available in a box, dome, and bullet-style housing, the new Dahua 4K (8MP) HDCVI 3.0 cameras are designed to seamlessly integrate with Dahua’s X58A Ultra Series or C52A Pro Series HCVR to provide a comprehensive image capture and recording solution.
Recently launched in North America at Milestone’s MIPS conference, Videotec released a housing enclosure for IP-cameras for installation in aggressive environments. To better understand the usage of such an enclosure, there are biologists who are engaged in managing activities aimed at protecting and conserving precious marine resources. They are constantly studying solutions that will ensure environmental protection by halting the gradual deterioration of the coral reefs. In order to instantly be able to identify any problems with, or changes in, the balance of the marine biosphere, it has proved crucial to constantly monitor the seabed. To this end, Okinawa experts have recently installed a mobile underwater filming system. It is a system that uses cameras protected by Videotec’s specialist NXM housing.