Cancun Airport is Mexico’s second busiest airport, after Mexico City, but the biggest for international passengers. The number of passengers has been growing quickly, from seven million in 1999 to approximately 23 million annually today. With the number of visitors increasing sharply, passenger safety and security has become more demanding and has required a comprehensive new security solution. Airport Operator ASUR decided to redesign video security to have one system operating across all four terminals.
Uniview Technology offers a new alternative to the current off-shore video security product supply. Based in Coppell, Texas, a northwest suburb of Dallas, Uniview Technology is a Texas registered company with U.S. based operations. The operations include a fully stocked warehouse, regional sales managers and manufacturer’s representatives across the US and Canada, sales design and marketing support, domestic customer and technical service support.
Hanwha Techwin America announced Wisenet WAVE, a new VMS (Video Management System) designed to support the advanced features, and onboard video analytics that are unique to Hanwha cameras. Available immediately from Hanwha’s network of authorized distributors, Wisenet WAVE is ideally suited to meet the needs of customers looking for a reasonably priced and easy to use end-to-end video surveillance solution. A highly customizable IP video management platform, WAVE gives users the ability to create tailored network video solutions for any type of project, on any device.
Johnson Controls introduced the latest version of exacqVision video management system (9.0) which adds important features that help ensure the overall health of a customer’s security environment while providing tools that aid in faster mitigation of security events.
S2 Security announced the release of S2 Mobile Security Professional, a security management app for smartphones and tablets. S2 Mobile Security Professional allows both security managers and staff to operate their S2 access control and video management systems from anywhere, dramatically improving productivity, decision-making and response time. The new app is a complete reimagining of the award-winning S2 Mobile Security Officer.
We recently discussed how casinos and gaming facilities are realizing the benefits of IP video to secure their facilities and meet gaming compliance regulations. Yet, there’s another reason why the migration from analog to IP video is taking place at such a rapid pace. As gaming facilities continue transitioning to full IP video systems to capitalize on the high-quality imaging they provide, they are also realizing other benefits that include the ability to centralize and manage surveillance operations more efficiently.
The new Bosch Video Management System 8.0 (BVMS 8.0) from Bosch offers stitching, GPU (Graphics Processor Unit) decoding and 64-bit function – all of which allows surveillance operators to respond faster to incidents by monitoring a greater number of video cameras concurrently. The BVMS 8.0 offers an additional cost-efficiency, and it supports the latest ‘fusion’ dual-sensor technology.
Following up on it’s two-year old VideoXpert VMS, Pelco by Schneider Electric is launching its professional Video Management System (VMS) for small and medium business applications with the introduction of VideoXpert™ Professional. VideoXpert Professional provides a video management system platform that seamlessly bridges the gap between mid-market and enterprise platforms by providing a superior user interface and robust feature set that customers demand. Ideal for small to mid-size installations up to 100 cameras, VideoXpert Professional installation is seamless and simple. Uniquely designed with IT friendly windows and menus, users enjoy a familiar experience when using VideoXpert Professional.
Genetec announced general availability of its unified security platform Security Center 5.6. Key enhancements include additional cybersecurity measures, a new HTML5-based web client, integration of SimonsVoss electronic locks and the Mercury Security MS Bridge, and the ability to enroll license plates as access control credentials with the AutoVu™ SharpV camera.
Mirasys Ltd., one of the leading suppliers of open platform video management and visual intelligence solutions, launches a new generation video management system: Mirasys VMS V8. The new V8 scales more than ever to different size environments, meets customers’ demanding versatile needs and offers several additional applications that improve the efficiency of customers’ daily operations. Mirasys V8 includes three different product variants: Ikon, Entegra, and Stratos. Entegra is already available in March, 2017 and the other two variants will be available in the autumn, 2017. Special attention has been paid to the efficient centralized maintenance and management demanded by the networked video management systems.