Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
Monday, September 1, 2003

Siemens appoints security president

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Siemens Building Technologies has appointed a new president for its security systems division, replacing Mark Landis, who retired on July 31, according to company officials.

John Szczygiel has been named the new president of the security division. Szczygiel has been with Siemens since it acquired Security Technologies Group in July of 2001.

Prior to the acquisition, he served as division vice president of sales at STG. He has been with the company since 1997.
NAV inks contract with corrections department

BRICK, N.J. - North American Video has been hired by the Arkansas Department of Corrections to upgrade its video surveillance capabilities in correctional institutions throughout the state.

As part of the contract, North American Video, which operates as a systems integrator but also supplies products, will supply the equipment that will be installed by the department’s security and technical staff. The initial order includes a dome camera system, digital video recorders, switching equipment and other surveillance products.

The one-year contract carries an option for four one-year renewals.
Diebold to install Toronto’s largest integrated system

TORONTO - Diebold of Canada has been awarded a contract to install an integrated access control and video system for Toronto’s water filtration and pumping stations.

As part of the project, Diebold will install five C•Cure 800 servers and more than 30 iStar controllers from Software House. The installation is expected to be completed later this year.

When complete, it will be one of the city’s largest integrated security systems. It will secure 33 pumping stations and use more than 100 cameras from American Dynamics. NuTech Security will install the cameras.