2009 Market for Wireless Infrastructure for Video Surveillance About $175M
The market for wireless infrastructure used in video surveillance during 2009 is estimated to have reached $175 million in the Americas and in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), according to IMS Research, which conducts market research and provides consulting services on a range of global electronic markets, including on video surveillance.
In addition, during 2010 the markets for wireless infrastructure used for video surveillance is expected to grow by 20 percent in those regions, IMS Research says in a written statement on their report on that arena.
From Government Video, September 28, 2010
Brazil is not the only opportunity in Latin America for video surveillance equipment
As Brazil emerges as an economic powerhouse there is growing demand for video surveillance in mid and low-end applications such as hotels, small retail outlets and light industry.
According to IMS Research's market study “The Latin American Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment”, Brazil is the largest and fastest growing market in Latin America for video surveillance equipment – and one of the fastest growing markets globally.
From Security Park, September 22, 2010
Going where no cameras have gone before
The video surveillance industry is undergoing a sea change as older analog systems give way to IP-based systems.
The change involves more than just physical layer communications. New high resolution IP cameras offer greater resolution and new application opportunities in both the security and process monitoring industries. Coupled with powerful digital video analytic software in the back-office, high resolution IP cameras can pick out license plates and faces from seemingly impossible distances.
From Network World, September 16, 2010
Moreton Bay Regional Council to install Australia’s largest wireless municipal CCTV system
Moreton Bay Regional Council, the third largest local government in Australia, recently decided to use funds from the federal government’s “Safer Cities” project to install the largest wireless municipal surveillance system in the country.
Using outdoor mesh nodes from Firetide to create a wireless network infrastructure, the surveillance system will cover 130-square-kilometers and watch over an estimated population of 370,000.
From Security InfoWatch, September 02, 2010
Progress in Implementing New Security Measures Along the Southwest Border
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced today that Predator Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) flights will begin out of Corpus Christi, Texas, beginning on Wednesday, Sept.1. With the deployment of an UAS in Texas, DHS unmanned aerial capabilities will now cover the Southwest Border—from the El Centro Sector in California all the way to the Gulf of Mexico in Texas—providing critical aerial surveillance assistance to personnel on the ground.
The new, border-wide use of the Predator aircraft, comes on the heels of the recently passed Southwest border security supplemental legislation, which will provide two additional UASs that will bolster these newly expanded operations.
From Tribune Weekly Chronicle, August 31, 2010
Angola: Interior minister to inaugurate new border surveillance system
The new israeli-made LRD video border surveillance equipment will be inaugurated Thursday in far north eastern Lunda Norte province by Angolan Interior minister, Roberto Leal Monteiro, a border police source told Angop Wednesday.
The chief of staff of the Border Police Force Command, sub-commissar Delfim Calulo Inacio, said the new satellite-monitored video surveillance and radio communication system will help protect the land and river borders in the province.
From Angola Press, August 25, 2010
Renovated CBP situation room to include cutting-edge video wall
The Situation Room in CBP headquarters used by Alan Bersin, the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is undergoing a total renovation project, which will include the installation of a new 5-foot by 15-foot “Video Wall,” which will use state-of-the-art Christie MicroTiles.
“The Video Wall is one portion of the total situation room renovation project,” explains CBP in a solicitation it released on August 24. “There is other work being performed by other contractors which may take place simultaneously.”
From Government Security News, August 25, 2010
More than 50% of network cameras will be megapixel and HD by 2014, says IMS
The growth and adoption of megapixel and high definition (HD) video surveillance equipment is one of the key trends shaping the video surveillance market towards 2014, according to a research report released on August 24 by IMS Research.
The report, The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment – 2010 Edition, forecasts that by 2014, more than 50 percent of all network cameras shipped will be HD or megapixel resolution.
From Government Security News, August 25, 2010
IMS Research: over 50% of network cameras will be megapixel and HD by 2014
According to IMS Research’s latest report, by 2014 more than 50% of all network cameras shipped will be HD or megapixel resolution. Brian Sims reviews what’s being said.
The growth and adoption of megapixel and HD video surveillance equipment is undoubtedly one of the key trends currently shaping the video surveillance market towards 2014.
From Info4Security, August 24, 2010
Beefed up security planned for federal buildings in Lower Manhattan
Federal security personnel sitting in the upgraded command center in room 222 at 290 Broadway in Lower Manhattan will soon be able to monitor wireless feeds from additional video cameras, handheld license plate readers, chemical, biological and radiological sniffers, and other security sensors, as they try to protect employees and visitors using that federal building and another nearby building at 26 Federal Plaza.
From Government Security News, August 22, 2010