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ISC West in Review: Avigilon
Keith Marrett on Avigilon's
H.264 HD Dome Camera

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Oncam Global completes acquisition of Grandeye
Oncam Global has acquired the remaining 51 per cent of shares from Creative Technology, to take full control of the imaging technology specialist

DMP appoints Canadian manager
DMP has named Mike King as their Dealer Development Manager for the Midwest Region and south-central Canada

Vicon announces new VMS pricing
Vicon Industries has introduced new pricing for its ViconNet IP video management software

PSA appoints new director of education
PSA Security Network has promoted Krista Ferndelli to Director of Education


Watch receiver
The Silent Call Watch Receiver alerts the user quickly to visitors, calls, and emergencies
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Mini dome series
IQinVision has designed a mini varifocal lens with a large objective lens element
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Network box camera
Hikvision's new network box camera DS-2CD855F-E features two megapixel resolution and low-light capability
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What do you think of IMS Research's prediction that IP will overtake analogue surveillance sales next year?

  • Next year is a good estimate
  • In my experience, IP is already more popular
  • It will happen, but not as soon as they think
  • Analogue will remain popular for years to come

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On deck:

Coming up in the August/September 2012 issue of SP&T News

The power of e-learning
With so many manufacturers and distributors offering online learning through webinars, YouTube videos and other distance options, integrators are spoiled by choice. We speak to some pioneers in the field to find out what works and what doesn't.

Wi-Fi and access control
Using a wireless network as part of a building's access control system means no wire pulls in order to secure locks and doors, making installation that much easier — particularly for hard-to-reach locations. We look at the advantages of the technology, where it makes the most sense and the precautions necessary to transmit secure data wirelessly.

Standards Update:
Checking in with ONVIF and PSIA. How have these vendor-backed standards affected the industry and do they ultimately matter to today's integrator?

Product Focus:
Identity management

Regular Features and Columnists:
Industry News
Product Previews
Company Profile
Attrition Buster with Bob Harris
CANASA update with JF Champagne
Convergence Corner with Robert Moore, Axis Communications
Lessons Learned with Victor Harding, Harding Security
Fast Forward with Steve Bocking, Genetec
Taking Care of Business with James Brown

Calendar of Events:

Axis Communications Webinar - AXIS Camera Companion July 6, 2012

Tri-Ed Ottawa: DSC Power Series Training July 9, 2012

Tri-Ed Edmonton Customer Appreciation Day July 9, 2012

Axis Communications Webinar - Edge Storage July 9, 2012

Tri-Ed Ottawa DSC Advanced Power Series/Alexor/GSM & T-Link Training July 10, 2012

Tri-Ed Calgary Stampede Western Heritage Dinner & Tradeshow July 11, 2012

Ontario Chapter Golf Tournament July 12, 2012 Station Creek Golf Club, Gormley, Ont.

Axis Communications Webinar - Sales & Support Program July 12, 2012

Samsung IP Institute July 17-18, 2012

Tri-Ed Ottawa FIreLite Certification Course July 18-19, 2012

Ottawa Sub-Chapter Golf Tournament Aug. 22, 2012 Hammond Golf and Country Club, Hammond, Ont.

Anixter Toronto Showcase Sept. 19, 2012

Security Canada Central Oct. 24-25, 2012

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 Neil Sutton:

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