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Sony SNCWR632C PTZ
Friday, 24/03/17
SECTECH Roadshow is heating up, with Mobotix, FLIR, Axis, Hikvision, Dahua, Uniview and Sony (others pending!) confirmed to be joining Bosch, Panasonic, Pelco and Samsung on the test jig for our big... + continue reading
Vlado Damjanovski of VidiLabs
Thursday, 23/03/17
VLADO Damjanovski and Olly D’Souza will present on video content analysis standards at SecTech Roadshow in Sydney on May 4. Damjanovski is a member of the IEC (International... + continue reading
Beijing University
Thursday, 23/03/17
DAHUA has announced its cooperation with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) in building a ‘Joint Laboratory of Intelligent Video Systems Engineering’.  Both... + continue reading
Royal Darwin Hospital seeks security integrator
Thursday, 23/03/17
NORTHERN Territory Health Department is seeking a security integrator to provide support for Royal Darwin Hospital. The tender calls for the repair and maintenance of existing security and CCTV... + continue reading
Simons Voss wireless keyways now integrate with Genetec Synergis
Thursday, 23/03/17
GENETEC has announced a technology partnership with lock maker SimonsVoss that will allow the SmartIntego Digital Locking Cylinder, Smart Handle and Padlock Wireless Locks to integrate with Genetec... + continue reading
New Grafton Prison concept
Thursday, 23/03/17
A NEW prison boasting state-of-the-art security and surveillance is to be built in Grafton in NSW. The new prison will cost $A560 million, house 1700 inmates and employ 600 staff, making it the... + continue reading
Perimeter security and gates required at Aurukun Power Station
Thursday, 23/03/17
ERGON Energy Corporation has gone to tender for the supply and installation of triple pointed Palisade fencing, an automatic cantilever gate, a single leaf swing gate and personnel gates for the... + continue reading
Wi-Fi on light ray smokes...
Thursday, 23/03/17
RESEARCHERS at Eindhoven University have achieved a speed of 42.8 Gbit/s with a ray of light in an optical wireless network The capacity the harmless Wi-Fi light rays is not only huge (more than... + continue reading
Sgt Mal Scott (left), Anne Winning, Danielle Taylor, Tony Abbott and Doug Grant at the system opening
Thursday, 23/03/17
NASKAM Security has installed an optical and thermal safety and security surveillance system in the town of Cooroy in Queensland.  The new Hikvision system incorporates 23 fixed and PTZ... + continue reading
Video Security Products new Perth warehouse
Thursday, 23/03/17
ELECTRONIC security distributor, Video Security Products, has continued its national expansion, opening a new warehouse in Perth after its Melbourne warehouse was opened earlier in the year.... + continue reading
Rob Rosa, QSS
Tuesday, 21/03/17
Q Security Systems has for the past 10 years partnered with Sunell in bringing its OEM-branded cameras to Australia and now distributes the Sunell brand of NVR’s and new series IP cameras... + continue reading
Clearfix

CCTV

SPRT60XPM day night bullet camera
Thursday, 16/03/17
SPRINT Intercom’s SPRT60XPM day/night bullet camera offers 4 format digital analogue streams giving TVI, AHD, CVI and CVBS via a 1/2.9-inch 2MP Sony CMOS sensor. There’s a 2.8-12mm... + continue reading
CCTV lens focus is more important that you think
Thursday, 16/03/17
How important is attention to focus with CCTV lenses, given many are wide angle lenses with very small hyperfocal distances? Shouldn’t everything in the field of view of such a lens be in focus... + continue reading
Fujinon varifocal F1.6 4.1-9mm
Thursday, 23/02/17
Released in May 2014, Fujinon’s varifocal F1.6 4.1-9mm (2.2x) megapixel lens is designed to support sensors up to 1/1.8 and resolutions of 6MP. The CS-mount lens supports near infrared... + continue reading
Moreton Bay Regional Council CCTV System cameras
Wednesday, 08/02/17
MORETON Bay Regional Council has installed a comprehensive video surveillance solution monitoring high risk locations in the council area but the revelation audio is also being recorded from 330... + continue reading

Alarms

Home automation - security providers have the best business model
Thursday, 09/03/17
ADOPTION of home automation systems in Australia, the United Kingdom and the U.S. is still in the early adopter phase with penetration of 10 per cent, according to research firm, Gartner Group. A... + continue reading
Drones for perimeter alarm response, remote guard tours
Friday, 17/02/17
Alarm monitoring is likely to get increasingly funky over the next couple of years as the impact of home automation continues to ripple through the market. But there’s more to it than mere... + continue reading
Ian Bergman with the prototype LED Sensormat controller
Friday, 09/12/16
PSI’s LED Sensormat is a sensing solution that integrates optical fibre into a floor mat to create an affordable and robust motion sensor that is immune to environmental disturbances.... + continue reading
DirectConnect gives remote comms for security solutions
Monday, 21/11/16
DIRECTCONNECT is a 4G, cellular, fixed IP address SIM card service, that allows you to remotely connect to your CCTV, access control, BMS, help points and other IP devices with a simple click of a... + continue reading

Access Control

Sir William Gallagher
Thursday, 16/03/17
Sir William Gallagher heads up New Zealand electronic security manufacturer Gallagher, a company that is unquestionably a world leader in access control and automation solutions. Sir William is a... + continue reading
Very clever Gallagher mobile-based door access reader
Wednesday, 15/02/17
Persistence Market Research reports the global electronic access control (EAC) systems market is forecast to increase from $US15.4 billion in 2013 to $31.2 billion in 2019, growing at a compound... + continue reading
Weigand cable - tried and tested but not most secure for some applications
Wednesday, 01/02/17
Q: Which is best for communications between access controllers and door readers – Weigand or RS-485? A: This is an interesting question. There’s a lot more behind Weigand and RS-485... + continue reading
Bosch G Series offers affordable access control
Thursday, 26/01/17
In years’ past, the notion of affordable access control usually meant significant functional compromise. No longer. It’s now possible to source highly capable access control solutions... + continue reading

Product Reviews

SPRT60XPM day night bullet camera
Thursday, 16/03/17
SPRINT Intercom’s SPRT60XPM day/night bullet camera offers 4 format digital analogue streams giving TVI, AHD, CVI and CVBS via a 1/2.9-inch 2MP Sony CMOS sensor. There’s a 2.8-12mm... + continue reading
Fujinon varifocal F1.6 4.1-9mm
Thursday, 23/02/17
Released in May 2014, Fujinon’s varifocal F1.6 4.1-9mm (2.2x) megapixel lens is designed to support sensors up to 1/1.8 and resolutions of 6MP. The CS-mount lens supports near infrared... + continue reading
Ian Bergman with the prototype LED Sensormat controller
Friday, 09/12/16
PSI’s LED Sensormat is a sensing solution that integrates optical fibre into a floor mat to create an affordable and robust motion sensor that is immune to environmental disturbances.... + continue reading
Gallagher F Series controller
Friday, 09/12/16
Gallagher’s latest F Series powered fence controllers make an excellent perimeter security solution even more capable. If you have a security application that demands proactive defence, either... + continue reading

Analysis

Sir William Gallagher
Thursday, 16/03/17
Sir William Gallagher heads up New Zealand electronic security manufacturer Gallagher, a company that is unquestionably a world leader in access control and automation solutions. Sir William is a... + continue reading
Networking will be more pervasive, more wireless, more everything
Thursday, 09/03/17
COMBINING the thoughts of manufacturers and distributors in the first few months of 2017 with comments from integrators like Schneider Electric, as well as considering growing trends in the U.S. and... + continue reading
A glimpse of the future
Friday, 17/02/17
OVER the past couple of years, it has been repeatedly brought home that electronic security solutions are being conceptually liberated by the digital transition, allowing them to incorporate a wide... + continue reading
Appearance Search from Avigilon - among the best security solutions of 2016
Thursday, 15/12/16
What were the best and most innovative products of 2016? And where do they suggest the electronic security industry is heading over the next 12 months? Are we pushing ahead when it comes to... + continue reading

Case Studies

Trustpower HQ, Tauranga, NZ
Wednesday, 08/02/17
NZ integrator Icon Security Systems has installed an ICT ProtegeGX access control and intrusion detection system at the new head office of Trustpower in Tauranga, NZ.  RAPID expansion over 2... + continue reading
Eastlands' Town Square
Friday, 09/12/16
PMT Security Systems has delivered an open-platform 600-camera CCTV solution from Axis, Milestone, and Quantum, to a major shopping centre that provides all the coverage the customer needs, supports... + continue reading
Edmund Rice College enhances security with Mobotix
Wednesday, 30/11/16
Forcefield Security has installed a Mobotix video surveillance solution at Edmund Rice College near Wollongong. The solution provides high quality image streams with a indiscernible network footprint... + continue reading
Dave Sutherland at the Australian College of Physical Education
Wednesday, 12/10/16
Force Security has installed a Bosch video surveillance solution to protect the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE). The system incorporates a range of Bosch’s surveillance cameras... + continue reading