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The Bosch Security and Audio
Tour hits Las Vegas
[Sponsored by Bosch] Bosch demonstrated its range of products at ISC West 2011 in a massive 53-foot truck. The truck showcased products such as HD Video, Intrusion, Access Control and Fire Detection

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Carol Lovell moves to ASSA ABLOY
ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions Canada has announced that effective June 20 Carol-Anne Lovell will join their team in the role of End User Specialist.

Cisco Premier Certification for ADT Commercial
ADT Commercial is now a Cisco certified partner in Canada, having achieved Premier Certification and Video Surveillance Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco in Canada.

Is it apathy or lack of interesting content?
By Jenifer Brown
Manufacturers and distributors send us a considerable number of event listings throughout the year promoting their education sessions. The cynical might say it’s a good way to keep customers close and installers loyal to a product line. But if they aren’t providing education, who is?

How analogue and IP surveillance are similar, yet different
By Bob Moore
If you’re an analogue surveillance system installer, you’re still part of the vast majority as IP systems in North American’s security market have yet to hit 30 per cent. But given the trend in formerly analogue industries such as music, movies and still photography, it won’t be long before the only alternative in the CCTV market will be to go all digital (i.e. IP).

Could cloud be the next generation in video surveillance storage?
The world of enterprise video-surveillance storage has changed much over the past 15 years: first from VHS to the DVR; later to IP solutions, with customers choosing NVRs, IP SANs or even server storage devices. Could cloud be the next generation in video-surveillance storage?


C•CURE 800/8000 supports American Dynamics HDVR and latest Windows operating systems
Software House has announced that its latest release of C•CURE 800/8000 access control software supports the American Dynamics HDVR, a powerful recording platform for both analogue and IP video cameras.
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Geutebruck's Pilot console
Pilot, Geutebruck’s new three-part management console incorporates the latest computer technology in a flexible modular design which takes individual operator comfort, convenience and performance to unprecedented levels.  Stylish but sturdy with polycarbonate scratch-resist surfaces, Pilot/Center, Pilot/Joy and Pilot/Jog can be used as separate units or plugged together in whatever arrangement you want for the easiest right- or left-handed operation.
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Touch series from Digimerge
Digimerge Technologies is introducing the DH230 Touch series of high performance DVRs with advanced features such as Smart Search, drive mirroring, real time recording, plus 3G mobile / tablet and Mac compatibility
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On deck:

Coming up in the August 2011 issue of SP&T News

Mass Notification

Hybrid systems

Product focus: ID management

In every issue:
Fast Forward with Steve Bocking
CANASA update with JF Champagne
In the Trenches with Ivan Spector
Ask the Expert with Jimmy Palatsoukas, Genetec
Convergence Corner with Robert Moore, Axis Communications

Calendar of Events:

Security Canada West June 15, 2011 River Rock Casino Resort Richmond, British Columbia

Anixter Showcase June 22, 2011 Vancouver Convention Centre Vancouver, B.C.

ADI Customer Appreciation Expo June 22, 2011 Winnipeg, Manitobia Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport Learn about the latest technologies and interact with today’s cutting-edge manufacturers. 204-633-3301

Axis Communications June 24, 2010 Webinar – ACAP – AXIS Camera Applications Platform 12-1pm EST

CANASA Southwest Ontario Sub-Chapter Golf Tournament June 24, 2011 Pine Knot Golf and Country Club 5421 Hamilton Road Dorchester, Ontario Registration 9 a.m. Shotgun start 10:30 a.m. Dinner 6 p.m. Member $95,  Non-member $115 Dinner only: Member $50, Non-member $60 Contact: Lisa Padgett,

Check out the Calendar of Events on the SP&T News website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions. Got an event you want us to include on the website. Please send an e-mail to editor Jennifer Brown:

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