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CSM Appoints Terry Corsar Branch Manager Qld

Troy Corsar, branch manager, CSM Qld
Troy Corsar, branch manager, CSM Qld

TERRY Corsar has recently joined the Team at CSM as branch manager for its Qld office.

Corsar has been in the security industry for the last 23 years, initially as an owner-operator of his own electronic security installation company.

Corsar then moved into security wholesaling where he has worked for a number of major wholesale companies over the last 16 years.

Corsar has worked with electronic security distribution companies including Crow, Alarm Parts on Line, Pacom, DAS and CSD.

Prior to starting at CSM Corsar worked as a BDM at Telstra AFN for 6 months as an integrator. ♦

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Hills NZ Makes Key Appointments, Signals Growth Intent

James Roughan, enterprise business development manager, Hills NZ
James Roughan, enterprise business development manager, Hills NZ

HILLS NZ has signalled its intent to increase its share of the New Zealand market with the appointment of 2 new BDM’s in Auckland and Christchurch as part of an accelerated recruitment drive, aimed at developing new business and capitalising on Hills’ extensive product range, with a strong focus on driving the Genetec solutions portfolio.

James Roughan will join the Auckland team in the role of enterprise business development manager. Roughan comes to Hills with a wealth of experience in new business acquisition and has an impressive track record of securing business, both in the commercial and government sector. His appointment is seen as a key component in the Hills NZ philosophy of solution selling to the end user and consultant market.

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Hikvision EasyIP 3.0 From Central Security Distribution

Hikvision EasyIP 3.0 From CSD
Hikvision EasyIP 3.0 From CSD

HIKVISION has just introduced their new EasyIP 3.0 which has high resolution camera technology that is both reliable and affordable. 

Available in 5MP and 8MP, the EasyIP 3.0 range supports H.265 and H.265+ video compression technology which dramatically increases the encoding efficiency of the NVR while simultaneously reducing storage requirements. These new cameras incorporate an infrared technology called EXIR 2.0 and a powerful new Ambrella chipset which improves digital noise reduction. 

These game-changing technologies work together to provide crystal-clear night images. Additionally, EasyIP 3.0 range supports 120dB wide dynamic range, triple streaming, edge recording and video content analytic features including face detection. 

Distributor: CSD
Contact: 1300 319499

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29
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Standards Australia Hosts International IP CCTV Workgroup

Standards Australia hosts IEC Technical Committee 79 (TC-79) annual meeting
Standards Australia hosts IEC Technical Committee 79 (TC-79) annual meeting

STANDARDS Australia has hosted an IP CCTV workgroup, with high level delegates from Germany, US, UK, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Korea, China and Japan in attendance.

“Last week was a very productive and special week for the Australian Standards on IP CCTV. Many delegates from all round the world gathered in Sydney for the IEC Technical Committee 79 (TC-79) annual meeting, held for the first time in Sydney, Australia,” said Vlado Damjanovksi. 

“Standards Australia was the host and the meetings were held in their offices on Bridge Street. Three separate workgroups (WG11, WG12 and WG13) worked on various new documents, revised existing ones and started initiatives for new ones. WG11 is in charge of Access Control systems, WG12 works on IP CCTV (now renamed to IP VSS) and WG13 works on Building Intercom Systems. 

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Australian Signals Directorate Certifies 50 Microsoft Cloud Services

Australian Signals Directorate certifies Microsoft Cloud
Australian Signals Directorate certifies Microsoft Cloud

THE Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) has formally certified 50 Microsoft cloud services across Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365, for inclusion on the ASD Certified Cloud Services List (CCSL).

Australian Signals Directorate is an Australian government foreign intelligence collection agency responsible for foreign signals intelligence and information security. The principal functions of ASD are to collect and disseminate foreign signals intelligence (SIGINT) and to provide information security products and services to the Australian Government and Australian Defence Force (ADF), its foreign partners and militaries.

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Canberra’s $376,000 CCTV Upgrade May Leverage Free Wi-Fi Network

CCTV cameras in ACT may run on Wi-Fi
CCTV cameras in ACT may run on Wi-Fi

ACT Government is reported to be considering a plan that would allow CCTV cameras to leverage Canberra’s CBRFree Wi-Fi network. The possibility is being trialled using 4 mobile cameras at Floriade. 

It’s good thinking to share the infrastructure – CBRFree is Australia’s biggest and fastest free Wi-Fi network and includes 60 wireless hotspots around Belconnen, Dickson, Kingston, Manuka, Weston Creek, Woden, New Acton, Tuggeranong and most of Civic. CBRfree dishes users up around 250 megabytes per day over a fast broadband connection.

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Fredon Security Wins Axis Partner of the Year Award

Danny Berkovic, managing director, Fredon Security (left) receives the award from Sargon Yousif of Axis.
Danny Berkovic, managing director, Fredon Security (left) receives the award from Sargon Yousif of Axis.

INTEGRATOR Fredon Security has won an Axis Partner of the Year Award being recognised as NSW/NT Solution Provider of the Year. 

“Axis recognises Fredon Security’s ongoing commitment to the quality installation of Axis product on major projects throughout New South Wales and the ACT with this striking glass award for Solution Provider of the Year,” said Axis country manager, Wai King Wong.

Fredon’s trophy cabinet is filling up. The integrator has scored ASIAL Excellence Awards for integrations in Sydney and then ACT in consecutive years, and was also presented with a Performance Excellence Award from Tyco Security Products after upgrading the C.Cure solution at Canberra Hospital in 10 days. 

“I’m really proud of the culture of excellence that is continuing to grow in the business,” said Danny Berkovic, managing director, Fredon Security recently. ♦

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Genetec Develops AutoVu Motoscan LPR Solution

Genetec AutoVu can now be installed on motorscooters or motorbikes
Genetec AutoVu can now be installed on motorscooters or motorbikes

DESIGNED to help increase parking enforcement efficiency in the traditionally narrow streets of many cities, Motoscan is a lightweight, low-power, yet fully-featured license plate recognition unit that is designed to be easily mounted on a smaller vehicle such as a scooter or small motorbike. 

Equipped with specialized ANPR cameras mounted on the scooter, the AutoVu Motoscan system automatically scans license plates and sends back the information to the parking authorities’ back-end system which will identify parking violations and issue tickets, as required.   

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Perth Arena Installs Automatic Bollards, Upgrading Security After Manchester Bombing

Perth Arena security upgrade
Perth Arena security upgrade

PERTH Arena has enhanced its security solution with the installation of 40 fixed and 8 automatic J275 bollards, featuring blue bodies and blue LED lighting. 

The FAAC J275 bollards feature a sectional foundation box and have a standard descent time of 2.8 seconds but can be programmed to descend in 1 second. They have a drive unit mounted within the cyclinder and incorporate integrated flashing LEDs, buzzer, emergency release and a mechanical release. 

Recently, counter terrorism expert and federal MP Anne Aly said Perth Arena would be a prime target for a terrorist attack on the city and Premier Mark McGowan promised a security upgrade at the venue in the wake of the deadly Manchester bombing in which more than 22 died and 59 were injured by an Islamist suicide bomber.

Dr Aly said she had been "taken aback" by the way Perth Arena managed people leaving the venue after events.

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UWS Campus Security Seeks Contractor Management System

University of Western Sydney security help point
University of Western Sydney security help point

UNIVERSITY of Western Sydney’s Campus Security is seeking a solution for its campus security and contractor compliance needs.

Western Sydney University Campus Security organisation is seeking suitable software vendors to provide a solution for its campus security and contractor compliance needs.

The University's high-level objectives are:

* Enable contractors' access to campuses to perform work or deliver services and for the Campus Security team to have accurate knowledge of their physical location at all times.

* Ensure contractors' compliance with work, health and safety induction regulations as well as required permits and licenses are properly validated.

* Manage the issuing of access keys given to contractors to university's facilities.

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