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CCTV / IP Video Industry 'News in Brief' - December 2007


Pelco have recently announced the appointment of Dean Meyer to the position of Chief Operating Officer, reporting directly to the company's CEO David L. McDonald.. During his previous seven year tenure as President at TAC Americas, he grew the business five fold into a half billion dollar a year turn over. Commenting on his appointment, Dean Meyer said "I am very excited to be joining Pelco and look forward to this new opportunity and the synergies it will provide". . - more info. on this story Photo (right) - Mr. Dean Meyer, newly appointed COO of Pelco

CCTV Photo - Bosch Video surveillance systems protect visitors to the Oktoberfest 2006 event in Germany - photo copyright Bosch Security Systems
CCTV Photo - Bosch Video surveillance systems protect visitors to the Oktoberfest 2006 event in Germany - photo copyright Bosch Security Systems

US specialist camera manufacturer Cohu Electronics, have just started production of their latest network Dome camera. The new model 3940 is designed to provide advanced performance with increased reliability when compared to conventional dome cameras. Within it's sealed and pressurised casing, the ruggedised IP Video camera plus encoder provides electronic image stabilisation, enhanced optical performance, masking and video analytics option. - more info. on this story ...
<< Photo (left) - Cohu 3940 IP Network Dome Camera

CCTV Photo - Bosch Video surveillance systems protect visitors to the Oktoberfest 2006 event in Germany - photo copyright Bosch Security Systems

DVTel have supplied their IP based 'iSOC' intelligent Security Operations Centre to mexican transport company Transportes Aguila de Oro, for use throughout their offices and shipping terminals in Monterey, Santa Rosa and Laredo. Over 100 cameras and 75 access points are monitored and controlled to provide the functionality required to secure US Customs Trade Partnership Against terroris (C_TPAT) certification - more info. on this story ...
Photo (right) - Operators using the DVTel iSOC IP based management system >>

Verint Systems have recently been awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2007 Mass Transit Security Company of the Year award for the European Market. The presentation was made in recognition of the company's Nextivia Transit portfolio; Robert Wint, Marketing Director for Verint said "We are delighted to have received external recognition for our achievements from an organsisation as renowned as Frost & Sullivan. It lends independent credibility to the work we are doing in making our European transport networks safer places on which to travel.
<< Photo (left) - Verint's Marketing Director Robert Wint receives the award from Frost & Sullivan's principal analyst Frisco Buker.

CCTV Photo - Bosch Video surveillance systems protect visitors to the Oktoberfest 2006 event in Germany - photo copyright Bosch Security Systems

Massachusetts based NoblePeak Vision have won the prestigious Global Security Challenge competition, winning US$ 500,000 for their innovative extreme sensitivity germanium based imaging systems for zero light operation.

Industry analysts Frost and Sullivan have just launched their latest report on the "North America Network Video Surveillance Cameras Markets", given revenues and forecasts for the period up until 2013.

Fluidmesh Networks unique Mesh networking technology has been installed in La Palma airport on Gran Canaria, to provide a flexible wireless video surveillance system, that best meets the needs of a challenging airport environment ... - more info. on this story ...

Bosch Security Systems have introduced a new dummy dome camera, which is designed to complement the existing FlexiDome VF unit. Being indistinguishable from a working camera, it is useful in situations where operational cameras need to be constantly relocated as circumstances dictate.

Vancouver based Extreme CCTV, manufacturer of specialist ANPR and Infra Red camera systems, have received a take over offer from Bosch Security Systems. The canadian company currently employs 130 staff with a previous annual turnover of Can$ 27 million ( £ 13.5 million, € 19 million), and with an offer price of Can$ 5 per share, if accepted the acquisition is likely to be in the region of Can $ 93 million ( £ 44 million, € 62 million )

A new security control centre has been introduced at Southampton University, using Gresham Wood furniture to provide a comfortable and efficient working environment for up to four security personnel. - more info. on this story ...

The polish distributor for IQinVision IP cameras has recently been awarded the Medal of ALARM Kiecle at the 8th Video Surveillance Conference and Exhibition. The presentation was made for the company's model K1431 5 MegaPixel high resolution camera.

In their annual 'Toys for Tots' campaign, US manufacturer Pelco have this year donated 153,240 toys to the US Marine Corps charity, at a lavish ceremony held at the company's Clovis headquarters in California. A wide range of events are held throughout the year to raise funds to purchase seasonal gifts for needy children.



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