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Codestuff Offers a Solution for Displaying Video from a Variety of Sources
Codestuff reports that its Rapid VideoWall is the ideal monitoring solution when you need to display video from a variety of sources using different compression methods. With high performance decoding of MJPEG, MPEG2, MPEG 4, MXPEG and JPEG2000 Rapid VideoWall couldn't be easier to use whether as a standalone solution managed with web services or as part of an existing video management suite.  
OnSSI Introduces a New Platform for IP Video Control
On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI) introduces an innovative new solution called Ocularis. Ocularis’ unique user intuitive interface, functionality and infinite scalability set new benchmarks in IP video surveillance control and management for large scale applications. The combination of these features results in an IP video surveillance management solution that truly delivers the large-scale functionality of traditional matrix switching systems with all the inherent benefits of software-driven management and control.
Altronix Demonstrates More Than Just Power
Altronix offers new technology and design innovations within its suite of new products. Enhanced rack mount video power supplies, an expanded line of UTP video products, and new rack mount access power controllers are designed to offer improved efficiency and value by delivering more than just power.
Pelco Takes Home Best New Product Honors
Pelco announces its Endura Mapping is named Best New Product at the 3rd Annual World Game Protection Conference (WGPC) in Las Vegas, NV. Powerful and intuitive, Endura Mapping gives users unprecedented control over their Endura IP Video Security System. This flexible and intuitive interface makes it easy to configure and use maps in an Endura system. Fully systemized with Endura, the application can receive and manage alarms from components, view video from cameras, push video onto monitors, and control relays throughout the Endura IP video system.
Vivotek Receives Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2007 Award
Vivotek announce the company has received the Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific award by Deloitte for the third consecutive year. The ranking lists the top 500 companies in Asia Pacific for the outstanding achievement of fastest rates in annual revenue growth
Videolarm Appoints Inside Sales Engineer
Videolarm announce the newest addition to its customer oriented team with the appointment Zachary Sycks to Central U.S. inside sales engineer.
ScanSource Security Partners With GE Security
ScanSource Security announces the addition of GE Security, Inc to its line card. ScanSource Security will provide the GE’s broad line of security solutions to dealers.
IndigoVision Wins Frost & Sullivan Award
 IndigoVision is honored by Frost & Sullivan with the prestigious 2008 European Network Video Surveillance Award for Customer Value Enhancement. IndigoVision is recognized for the company’s ability to offer a complete range of high-quality products and solutions to its customers and to meet end-user needs through research and development.
Arecont Vision is First to Introduce Full Line of H.264 IP Cameras
Arecont Vision reports an industry first with its debut of a full line of H.264 megapixel IP cameras. Comprised of four models offering 1.3, 2, 3 and 5 megapixels, the new line features Arecont Vision’s proprietary implementation of H.264 compression technology providing a broad range of video formats and resolutions required for various applications. The new H.264 megapixel cameras support multi-streaming capabilities for the transmission up to 8 H.264 video streams at different video formats, frame rates, and/or resolutions.
A Summary of the Latest from our Affilaite Members
ScanSource Security IP Workshops Bring Education Value To Dealers
ScanSource Security is seeing a successful start to its 2008 IP Workshop seminars with its recent Phoenix, AZ and Greenville, SC shows. The IP Workshops are designed to educate dealers on the basics of networking, provide an introduction to network video and offer hands-on demonstrations of the latest network-based physical security solutions.
Vegas Integrator and IndigoVision Bring Casino Total Digital System
The Emerald Queen Casino and the Emerald Queen I-5 Casino in Tacoma, WA, operated by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, will have the current analog VCR CCTV systems completely upgraded to fully digital CCTV operation with a virtual matrix. IndigoVision believes this will be only the third casino complex in the U.S. to go fully digital.
Transportation Terminals in Mexico Use Unified Video and Access
Mexican Transport Firm, Transportes Aguila de Oro, is utilizing the DVTel intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC) to provide unified video and access control at it offices and shipping terminals located in Monterey, Santa Rosa, and Laredo. GBS (, headquartered in Monterrey, oversaw system planning and installation.
Brivo Adds Senior Staff and Space for Continued Expansion
Brivo Systems announces the addition of new senior staff, the creation of an additional sales territory, and the expansion of its headquarters to accommodate continued growth. Brivo has enjoyed strong sales growth over the past several years. A rapidly expanding product line and projected sales increases in both North America and in new international markets require the addition of senior staff, as well as other positions vital to the continued excellent support Brivo provides its customers.
OnSSI Launches New IP Video Platform
On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI) announces the launch of an IP video surveillance platform for small and medium businesses. ProSight-SMB 6.0 incorporates many features previously available only on OnSSI’s large-scale and enterprise-class platforms.
Panasonic Recognizes Rep Firms
Panasonic Security Systems is proud to congratulate Monfort Electronics Marketing (MEM) on the celebration of its 50th anniversary. Monfort Electronics has been a longstanding manufacturer’s representative for Panasonic Security Systems for the past 25 years.
Milestone System now Reads License Plates
XProtect Analytics License Plate Recognition (LPR) from Milestone transforms surveillance video into an effective and powerful business tool for improving customer satisfaction and loyalty, as well as protection of assets.
Pelco Forms New Integration Partners
The Pelco DX8000 and DX8100 Series of digital video recorders and the Agilence Intelligent Video Auditing Solution now work together to help reduce loss from multiple sources while creating better operational efficiency.
Exacq Technologies Expands Rep Coverage
Exacq Technologies Expands Rep Coverage. Exacq Technologies announces a host of new Manufacturer’s Reps. They include: Murphy & Cota for Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina; RockieReps for Colorado, Utah and Wyoming; DSP Integrity for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and New Mexico; IMS for Southern California, Southern Nevada and Arizona.
ioimage Presents a Unique Video Analytics Education Program at ISC West
ioimage Presents a Unique Video Analytics Education Program at ISC West. ioimage is offering a unique series of “bite-size” video analytics seminars to be delivered on the trade show floor at the upcoming ISC West Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas next week. ioimage is the first video analytics provider to host such an extensive program designed specifically for systems integrators, dealers, end users, VARs and consultants.
Brivo Adds Senior Staff and Space Amid Continued Expansion
Brivo Adds Senior Staff and Space Amid Continued Expansion. Bethesda, MD, March 11, 2008 – Brivo Systems, LLC, the leader in Web applications for access control and security systems, today announced the addition of new senior staff, the creation of an additional sales territory, and the expansion of its headquarters to accommodate continued growth.
IIPSEC Announce Strong Exhibitor Line-up
Europe's Premier IP Show is just over a month away and this year expects to see an increase in attendance and exhibitors. Held January 29-31, 2008 at Stoneleigh Park, Nr Coventry UK, IIPSEC 2008 is designed to unravel the mysteries of networked security technology. With its structured exhibition, vast education and technology focused program, IIPSEC is the most time-efficient way to gain a valuable in-sight into important developments within the market place.
Codestuff Broadens Support - Integrates more Cameras for IP Media Solutions
Codestuff Ltd announces the integration of Vivotek and Arecont products across Codestuff's suite of Software Development Kits for IP Media solutions. The decision by Codestuff to integrate these cameras was driven by existing client demand and market research that has shown a significant amount of visitors to the Codestuff website ( searching for an independent software solution from both manufacturers.
Panasonic Security: In It to Win It
Panasonic Security Systems announces a strategic alliance with systems integrator, North American Video, to further increase its presence in the gaming market. North American Video, widely recognized throughout the gaming market for its expertise in delivering highly integrated video solutions for leading casinos and gaming operations around the world, will now be representing both Panasonic's video surveillance and digital signage solutions.
ioimage Expands Distribution - Two New Agreements in North America
ioimage products are now being distributed by Northern Video Systems and SuperCircuits in North America. The company has signed a distribution agreement with Northern Video Systems to distribute its products to security systems integrators and dealers throughout North America; and with more than 100,000 customers, the SuperCircuits' distribution agreement is showcasing ioimage to this region's mass market.
OnSSI Expands Sales Management Team to Meet IP Surveillance Growth
On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI) announces the addition of Jason Glover as Sales Manager, Central Region. The appointment of Glover to OnSSI's sales management team is part of the company's plan to reinforce its field sales structure and support its continued aggressive growth strategy, aimed at doubling its install base in 2008. To this end, Glover will work closely with OnSSI's manufacturer representatives and channel partners in the region.
Vivotek Gets Prestigious Award - Company Shows Outstanding Performance
Vivotek is the recipient of the 16th Taiwan National Outstanding Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Award, the highest honorary recognition for SMEs in Taiwan and the 15th Taiwan Industrial Technology Advancement Award--Excellent Enterprise Innovation Award. 
Industries First Truly Fault Tolerant System
Fault Tolerant Rack Mount to Debut at ASIS 2007 Article body text: TORRANCE, CA – September 24, 2007 – “Rack Ready”, the latest version of the Fault Tolerant Controller (FTC) will debut at this year’s ASIS convention in Las Vegas. Now IT department friendly, the industry’s first ever “Fault Tolerant” access controller has been fitted to a sleek 2U rack mount enclosure.
Panasonic Security Systems Recognizes Sales Channel Partners
Outstanding Achievements and Longstanding Service. Panasonic Security Systems is recognizing four of its manufacturer sales representative organizations for their longstanding sales and support.
IPUG Members Make Excellent Partners
Axis Communication, is the proud recipient of the "MAP Partner of the Year Award" from Milestone Systems.
Exacq Technologies Expands Sales to Canada
Toronto Area firm Reps Entire Line. Exacq Technologies appoints Security Central Marketing ( of Milton, Ontario as its newest Manufacturer's Representative to offer the entire line of exacqVision IP surveillance products across Canada. This marks the first time the company has established sales representation in Canada.
ScanSource and Jack Welch Deliver Secrets
IMPACT NOW Descends on Orlando November 12-13. ScanSource, Inc., a leading distributor of specialty technology products, is taking IMPACT NOW to Orlando, FL, November 12-13, 2007 at the Orange County Convention Center. Coming off of a successful premier in San Diego, IMPACT NOW was created to help meet the challenges found in every day security business operations, such as strengthening lead generation and learning to provide a value-added selling approach.
Sentry 360 offers Paradigm Shifting Technology
New camera combines unique features, size and resolution. The FullSight IP camera from Sentry360 Security can replace up to eight fixed limited-view cameras, reducing the number of cameras that need to be purchased, installed, and maintained, as well as the number of camera channels required.
Operation Security: OnSSI and Pelco Team Up
Companies Develop an Intelligent IP Video Solution. A new collaboration between Pelco and On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) has resulted in the development of a software management platform that allows Pelco Camclosure IP and IP3701 cameras to work with OnSSI recording software. It allows users to seamlessly integrate current or new OnSSI recording or viewing software to Pelco Camclosure IP and IP3701 cameras.
Three New Corporate Members
IP UserGroup USA welcomes three new Corporate Member companies to its ranks. VideoIQ, CBC America Corp and Hie Electronics are ready to make your acquaintance at IPUG USA's IP-In-Action LIVE Technical Forum on November 6, 2007 in Dallas, TX.
Brisbane Metropolitan Transport Management Center Relies on DVTel
Ridgefield Park, NJ, October 24, 2007 --
DVTel, Inc., ranked number one in market share by IMS Research and multiple award-winning market leader in the development and delivery of intelligent security solutions over IP networks.
JVC Adds Two Bew Mini-Dome Cameras
JVC Professional Products Company introduces two new high-performance fixed IP mini-dome cameras, the VN-C215VP4U and the VN-C215V4U, to its family of dome cameras.   These easy-install cameras provide versatile monitoring with Power Over Ethernet (POE) capability and complement JVC's unique VR-N900U Hybrid (IP and Analog) Network Recorder
Remote Guarding Alliance Debuts at ASIS 2007
In a first-of-its kind collaboration, eight industry leading companies today announced that they are joining forces to create the Remote Guarding Alliance. The charter members – Elite Interactive Solutions, Rapid Response Systems, Smart Interactive Systems, Statewide Security, SureView Systems, VideoIQ, ViewPoint CRM and Visentry – are coming together to address best practices, customer adoption and technology standards that will drive the use of quality remote guarding solutions in the market.
Hie Electronics Unveils the TeraStack Solution
September 24, 2007 (Las Vegas) - Hie Electronics announces the availability of its product, the TeraStack Solution. The product is unveiled today to leaders in the security industry at the ASIS International show in Las Vegas. The TeraStack Solution offers a stand-alone video surveillance system as the cornerstone of an integrated security solution.
Supercircuits to Distribute Intelligent Video Appliances
Ioimage, the pioneer of intelligent video appliances designed for simplicity, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Supercircuits, a leading manufacturer and distributor of video and audio surveillance equipment with more than 100,000 customers in North America.
Milestone Integration Platform Symposium
Milestone Systems, the global leader for open platform IP video management software, last week held its fourth international partner conference, called MIPS, the Milestone Integration Platform Symposium. The event gathered over 200 participants in Denmark, coming from 27 countries and representing 85 companies: distributors, system integrators, solution partners and manufacturers of IP network surveillance systems

VIVOTEK is Honored with the 10th Taiwan SMEA “Rising Star Award”
Taiwan’s Small and Medium Enterprise Administration (SMEA), Ministry of Economic Affairs, announces the winners of the “10th Rising Star Award.” VIVOTEK has successfully passed a rigid selection procedure and been awarded with this honor. There are more than 70 companies applying for this award, and only 9 of them obtain this honor. Those winners, possessing the potential to be the rising star of Taiwan, all have outstanding achievements in the global market, and have remarkable competitive edge & management system
New York retail complex installs state-of-the-art, security solution with integrated IP video, voice and access control
COPENHAGEN – August 2007. The Shops at Atlas Park in Queens, New York, have installed an easy to use, flexible and future-proof IP video surveillance solution that is integrated with IP intercoms, access control, and parking garage emergency call boxes. It is a state-of-the-art networked system that gives the Securitas guard service full overview and fast response. Management also uses it remotely to keep tabs on the business – and to show the property to new retail lease prospects.
DVTel Awarded Kalagate Certification
Ridgefield Park, NJ, and London, UK, August 09, 2007 -- DVTel, Inc., ranked number one in market share by IMS Research and multiple award-winning market leader in the development and delivery of intelligent security solutions over IP networks, today announced that it has received official certification from the Kalagate Imagery Bureau in the UK for the company’s Latitude Network Video Management System (NVMS). The certification means that images from the company’s NVMS are admissible as legal evidence in court
Brivo Introduces Expanded Control Panel for Enterprise-level Installations
Bethesda, MD, July 25, 2007 – Brivo Systems, LLC, the leader in Web applications for access control and security systems, today announced that it now offers an expanded control panel designed to support an increased number of doors for larger end user installations
Doorway to better security: Open Options integrates
Beaverton – 12 July 2007. Open Options, a provider of access control solutions, has integrated Milestone open platform IP video management software for a total security offering that is scalable to any size installation.
IQinVision Announces New Partner Training Program—IQ U
IQinVision, market leader in high performance megapixel network cameras, smart IP cameras, and network video recording systems, is committed to providing world-class sales and technical support.
Brivo® Hires Security Veteran as Vice President of Operations
Bethesda, MD, July 10, 2007 – Brivo Systems, LLC, the leader in Web applications for access control and security systems, today announced that it has hired William Savage as the new Vice President of Operations.
Veracity USA announces a new relationship with Lumenera
Lumenera has joined the growing rank of camera manufacturers, access control companies, and IP systems professionals in the promotion and resale of Veracity USA products. Lumenera has seen the benefit of providing HIGHWIRE (and other Veracity products) to their customers and so will be officially providing Veracity products via resale.
DVTel Announces New President for DVTel Israel
Ridgefield Park, NJ, June 26, 2007 -- DVTel, Inc., ranked number one in market share by IMS Research and multiple award-winning market leader in the development and delivery of intelligent security solutions over IP networks, today announced the appointment of Adina Enden as the new President of DVTel Ltd., located in Israel.
Bosch Centralizes Product Repairs to Improve Service to Customers
Fairport, N.Y. — Bosch Security Systems, Inc., a full-line manufacturer of high-quality security solutions, announced today that North American warranty and non-warranty repairs will be centralized in Lincoln, Nebraska. The transition will allow Bosch to better support its customers with greater flexibility and improved service.
Unique ‘auto-flip’ feature in new Axis Pan/Tilt/Zoom network camera allows 360 degree panning surveillance
Axis Communications has announced today the introduction of the AXIS 215 PTZ Network Camera, a Pan/Tilt/Zoom camera that provides full 360 degree panning by the use of the new and unique auto-flip feature. The highly compact AXIS 215 PTZ is perfect for the indoor surveillance of shops, reception areas, schools, offices and other places that require both overview and zoom functionality.
City of Baltimore Invests in DVTel Security Platform in
Ridgefield Park, NJ, June 12, 2007 -- DVTel, Inc., ranked number one in market share by IMS Research and multiple award-winning market leader in the development and delivery of intelligent security solutions over IP networks, today announced that the City of Baltimore continues to expand its ambitious neighborhood surveillance program, using the DVTel intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC). Tele-Tector of Maryland designed the dedicated fiber backbone and served as Project Manager, responsible for installation coordination with the various Baltimore City departments and sub-contractors.
Milestone Systems awarded Axis ADP of the year
BEAVERTON – 4 June 2007. Axis Communications Inc. hosted its second annual Axis Channel Convergence Conference (ACCC) last month in Fort Myers, Florida: a gathering of their top North American distributors, systems integrators, development partners, strategic infrastructure partners and consultants. At the event, Milestone Systems, Inc. was announced the Axis "North American ADP Partner of the Year".
ACTi Working with Milestone to Empower Poland's 1st City Monitoring
ACTi IP cameras and Milestone XprotectEnterprise were successfully installed in Wodzislaw Slaski, which is the first IP surveillance project for city monitoring. The installer was SUMA, a professional surveillance distributor in Poland.
IP-in-Action LIVE launches in Eastern Europe
Sofia has been identified as the ideal location to host a first of a kind technology roadshow devoted to users of Hi Tech Security products
Leading Manufacturers Integrated to Codestuff SDK
Codestuff Ltd is delighted to announce the integration of four additional manufacturers to the Network Media SDK
IIPSEC 2007 appoints agent in China to enhance Far Eastern participation
To further enhance the IIPSEC experience, organisers IP Security Events & Media Limited and delighted to appoint an Agent in China to seek out complimentary technologies and innovators to occupy the Chinese village at the forthcoming IIPSEC event in January 2007.
Jacob Goodwin to address IP-in-Action LIVE NYC
As editor-in-chief of a publication that pays careful attention to IT and physical security issues, as they affect government officials at the federal, state and local levels, Goodwin has covered many of the hottest topics, offered editorial opinions on many of the most controversial policies and interviewed many of the most influential decision makers in the field of government security since 2003.
New York IP-in-Action LIVE venue announced
IP-in-Action LIVE New York 14th November We're pleased to invite you to join us at the 2nd IP-in-Action LIVE event in greater-NYC on November 14th. This IP- in-Action LIVE will be held at: La Quinta Inn & Suites Meadowlands
IP UserGroup USA Welcomes New Affiliates.
Affiliate numbers reach 12 with more on the way.
IP UserGroup Endorse IP Institute
IP UserGroup are delighted to announce their continued support a new educational initiative "The IP Institute".
eNewsletter - IP-in-Action LIVE Chicago
eNewsletter concering IP-in-Action LIVE Event Chicago. All you need to know about this inaugural event.
Cisco Systems and the IP UserGroup – delivering the Cisco Networking Excellence Program
Cisco Systems is eager to work with the IP UserGroup to educate organizations and individuals on the significant benefits that network-based physical security systems can provide. Cisco views the User Group as a critical means of demonstrating the significantly enhanced security, efficiency and flexibility, that network-centric video surveillance and access control can provide.
IP UserGroup USA Completes Successful Launch at ISC West
The IP UserGroup recently announced completion of a highly successful launch of the IP UserGroup USA during ISC West in Las Vegas. The IP User Group management team hosted a packed launch reception, met with numerous UK/EMEA members, endorsed and attended the inaugural IP Institute program, and signed up several leading IP security companies as Charter Affiliate IP UserGroup USA members..


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