November 8, 2007 – Volume 3 Issue 23
a certain irony in video surveillance. So many videos are routinely
collected that file compression is necessary to manage storage. But in
so doing, image quality is significantly reduced, often rendering video
evidence useless. What's the most cost-effective solution to boost
Defence and Security, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC)
and POLE Québec Chaudière-Appalaches present Defence Security and
Innovation 2007, held Nov. 13 to 16 at the Fairmont Le Château
Frontenac hotel in Quebec City. This event will bring together over 350
participants and will showcase innovation, high technology and its
applications all geared to the public safety and defence sectors.
Security Technologies, a leading provider of cyber-security solutions
to SCADA, process-control and mission-critical industries worldwide,
has announced an agreement with the Canadian National Research
Council's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) that will
provide the company with a significant funding package to support the
development of new testing technologies designed to protect global
critical infrastructure from cyber threats.
Where are you making investments in your business? Is it participation in trade shows? Is it marketing? How about training?
|Security Business Wire|
Special Event: Managing the IT security environment
event will take place at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson
University from 8 a.m. to noon as part of IT Security Week Canada. IDC
is hosting the half-day event featuring a discussion with leading IDC
analysts, IT and business practitioners and technology solution
providers. Subject matter experts will collaborate to create and
deliver practical advice and solutions to the key business challenges
of IT security in organizations.
Heated enclosures for cold climes
Technology International Inc. (STI), has added clear Heated
Polycarbonate Enclosures to its Stopper line of protective covers. The
enclosures, which protect keypads, annunciators and other electronic
products, are designed to protect devices, components and sensitive
units from vandalism and accidental damage as well as weather, dirt,
dust and grime.
Fire alarm control panels allow for expansion
Silent Knight has announced its updated Farenhyt IFP-100VIP and IFP-1000VIP (Voice Integration Panel) fire alarm control panels.
Slim profile monitors suit small security kiosk spaces
Surveillance an& IP Video Products Group, a business unit of
Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., has debuted a new line of
high-resolution LCD monitors designed to improve the work experience
for security professionals.
|Calendar of Events|
Nov. 13-14, 2007, Securing New Ground, The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, NY, www.securingnewground.com
Nov. 14-16, 2007, Ontario Robbery Investigators' Conference
Nov. 28-29, 2007, Canadian Transportation Security and
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On Deck: In the December Issue of SP&T News
Installation Focus: System Integration
Product Focus: Control Panels
Q&A: Bob Moore
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