Research Study Report

Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has unveiled the findings of their video surveillance solutions research study in Singapore. The study revealed that while satisfaction with video surveillance continues to remain high, few firms are fully taking advantage of intelligent video solutions, beyond basic functions such as surveillance today. 92 percent of surveyed retail businesses are satisfied with their current video surveillance solutions, with more than 50 percent of businesses recognizing basic benefits of video surveillance for security (96 percent), live recordings (61 percent),…

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ASSA ABLOY Sells AdvanIDe

ASSA ABLOY has sold the business and assets of AdvanIDe to a new holding company based in Singapore with the majority shareholder being the Japan South East Asia Growth Fund L.P. The transaction will lead to growth opportunities for AdvanIDe, which are currently limited within the ASSA ABLOY Group. AdvanIDe is a leading semiconductor provider, focused on components for RFID transponders, chip cards, RFID readers and terminals. The business headquartered in Singapore employs 56 people, and has operations in the US, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The business expects…

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City of Santo Domingo

This municipality In Chile deployed a comprehensive, regional video surveillance system that reduced crime, improving security for local citizens and businesses Milestone Systems’ IP video management software (VMS) has been installed across the city of Santo Domingo, Chile, to provide ‘digital eyes’ in support of the city’s efforts to reduce crime and improve living conditions for its entire territory, including rural zones. “For the community, security is a very important topic,” said CristianFuentealba, a spokesperson for the Citizen Security Department of Santo Domingo, “We are one of the larger regions…

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Celebrating Life Saver Event

Michigan Family Saved from high levels of Carbon Monoxide in their home ADT LLC, a leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses, has celebrated one of its life saver events in Bloomfield Hills, MI where the Brodsky family was reunited with rescuers who helped them safeguard from carbon monoxide. “The ADT carbon monoxide detector activated and I thought it was a false alarm because of the chemicals being used on the carpets,” said Brodsky, “So, when the ADT dispatcher called, I tried to persuade him to…

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Arecont Vision Monitors License Plates

LKSA Highway in Malaysia The newly constructed highway from Lebuhraya Kemuning to Shah Alam (LKSA) in Malaysia simplifies access to the Southeast Asia country’s Federal Highway System for residents of Kota Kemuning. The new four-lane, 14.7 kilometer (9-mile) expressway provides a smooth ride and enables commuters to avoid traffic bottlenecks. The toll collection system provides Touch ‘n Go lanes in which drivers pay using pre-paid smart cards and Smart-TAG lanes where infrared transceivers mounted on the ceiling of the toll plaza enable collection of tolls as the vehicle passes through.…

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Discovery Marine Devices Protect DLV 2000

Prestigious new marine vessel in Singapore The Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 (DLV 2000) in Singapore is the latest marine accolade for leading fire detection manufacturer, Apollo Fire Detectors who has recently supplied the marine fire detection system for the new vessel. The DLV 2000, built by shipyard Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd, combines S-lay, heavy lift, large deck space and accommodation, with efficient transit speed to effectively execute projects in all major oil and gas basins around the globe. Key features of the vessel include its 2,200-ton crane, several additional cranes…

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City Surveillance for Kampala, Uganda

More than two millennia ago the diligent and courageous people of Eurasia explored and opened up several routes of trade and cultural exchanges that linked the major civilizations of Asia, Europe and Africa, collectively called the Silk Road by later generations. Chinese President Xi Jinping raised the initiative of building the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st century Maritime Silk Road. The Belt and Road Initiative aims to promote the connectivity of Asian, European and African continents and their adjacent seas to establish and strengthen partnerships among the countries…

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rayTEC on Safari

Raytec VARIO2 illuminators have been installed in the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa to capture amazing footage of some rather large and wild animals. Raytec illuminators have been used in some of the most challenging and exciting environments globally, everywhere from the Arctic Circle to the jungles of Borneo; and when specialist wildlife film makers WildEarth were looking for a solution for their live night time filming needs they turned to Raytec for support. In the film and TV industry where picture quality is everything, outstanding illumination was…

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