SSI’s Top 10 IP/Video Surveillance News Items

As 2011 draws to an end, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION encourages readers to reflect on the many developments that have transpired in the electronic security industry during the past 12 months. To that end, the SSI staff has compiled a series of ‘Top 10’ lists based reader popularity. Following are the 10 most viewed news items on the IP/Video Surveillance channel on in 2011:

ACLU to Chicago: Stop Adding Surveillance Cameras

[Feb. 8, 2011] The American Civil Liberties Union issued a report today calling on Chicago city leaders to stop adding to the network of video surveillance cameras accessible to the police department.

41 IP Cameras Help Secure New Houston Public Housing Community

[Feb. 2, 2011] ADT Security Services has installed 41 IP surveillance cameras and other security equipment at the Kennedy Place Apartments complex managed by the Houston Housing Authority.

Virtual Guard Services Help Texas City Protect Businesses

[March 10, 2011] The Addison Police Department now has a new 24-hour monitoring tool to protect local businesses monitored by Dallas-based Stealth Monitoring.

ADT Commercial Offers Hosted Video Solution for Retail Market

[June 15, 2011] A new hosted video recording and managed system service released by ADT Commercial will allow retailers to remotely access video from anywhere.

ObjectVideo Extends Patent Infringement Complaints Against Bosch, Samsung and Sony

[July 7, 2011] Video analytics provider ObjectVideo (OV), has filed a complaint with the U.S.  International Trade Commission (ITC) against Sony, Samsung and Bosch, alleging that the companies infringed upon OV’s patented technologies.

GVI Security Shuts Down Operations

[Sept. 1, 2011] Five months after GVI Security announced its partnership with LG Electronics, the video surveillance provider has shut down operations.

Milestone Unveils New NVR as Its First Foray Into Hardware During Annual Symposium

[March 8, 2011] One of the industry’s leading developers of open platform video management software (VMS), Milestone Systems, is getting into the hardware business.

Casino Enhances Monitoring With IP Video Upgrades

[Feb. 24, 2011] Jerry’s Nugget Casino has swapped its analog cameras for an IP surveillance system to provide forensic-quality video monitoring to its gaming area.

Infinova Goes Public With IPO on Shenzhen Stock Exchange

[Jan. 7, 2011] Video surveillance systems provider Infinova has announced that the company has been taken public and is now listed on the Shenzhen stock exchange in China.

ESL Credit Union Upgrades to Enterprise-Class IP Video

[March 3, 2011] ESL Credit Union has significantly improved its video surveillance capability at its corporate headquarters here with an enterprise-class networked solution.


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