We have quite a few awards news for you today!  First, Frost & Sullivan has named Verint® Systems Inc. the ’2010 North American IP Surveillance Software Company of the Year‘, recognising Verint’s Video Intelligence Solutions™.  Also, Lenel Systems International, Inc. has been presented with a Wireless Leadership Award for its Mobile Monitoring Application for BlackBerry® smartphones at the BlackBerry Wireless Enterprise Symposium (WES) this year.  Gallagher Security UK has just been announced as a finalist in the IFSEC 2010 Security Industry Awards.

Other news includes the expansion of IQinVision‘s mini-dome line to include MAIN profile H.264 and vandal-proof domes.  Finally, with the General Election just around the corner, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has urged politicians to carefully consider R&D tax credits.  More security news here!

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As the week draws to a close we take a look back at the top stories of the week so far…

It was all about IFSEC this week as exhibitors – Sony, Honeywell and Samsung and many more unveiled their star products to be highlighted at the show.  Also making a splash was the announcement from AD Network Video the enterprise video arm of AD Group who will be promoting its high-level surveillance capabilities.

In the applications news we had CEM system bagging a contract to provide its security management system for Singapore’s Nucles Connect’s Central.  Hikvision were also in the headlines as their IP cameras were chosen to secure the Military Command in Brazil …check out more news!

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We follow the trend on today’s news round-up with more on IFSEC and an interesting white paper which hopes to demystify…

Panasonic hope to add a little bit of ‘je ne sais quoi’ with the debut of its i-Pro SmartHD CCTV product range. Also in the limelight will be Honeywell’s entire range of IP video, access control and integrated solutions. For those interested in video analytics solutions, Keeno will be demonstrating its new Easy Count product along with Eboo’s video management system at the show.

Moving away from IFSEC, Vicon has published a new white paper which aims to demystify the concept of Storage Area Network (SAN) technology using iSC SI protocols. Lastly,  training is on the cards for installers interested in Samsung’s SRD range of CCTV products.  Catch more security news…

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On today’s round up it’s all about IFSEC pre-show news. We have the latest update on products that you will be able to see at the show.

So lets begin, first up, ASL is  set to unveil their IVENCS integrated security solution at IFSEC.  It is billed as the first in a new generation of 3D-based situation management and integrated control platforms. Also at in the limelight will be Samsung’s surveillance solutions.  This year the theme for their stand is Total security solutions beyond your imagination’, reflecting their growth over the last two years.

Looking to other tradeshows, we have an announcement from Terrapin, organisers of Card Asia 2010 and RFID World Asia 2010, who have revealed that the shows proved to be a resounding success. Also on a high is the sponsor of the BMAM Expo Asia as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Lastly, HID Global are set to showcase its latest advances in physical and logical access solutions that help organisations achieve regulatory compliance at Infosecurity Europe Conference and Exhibition.

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On today’s news round up we have more updates on the IFSEC show, some tradeshow news and an interesting application story…

Raytec is in high spirits as its CCTV lighting series has been chosen as IFSEC 2010 Awards finalist in the CCTV Camera Equipment of the Year category. The PRO series PSU is the latest addition to Raytec’s range of specialist PSUs. Also to showcase its new residential security solution at the show will be Electronics Line 3000.

Organisers of the Transport Security Expo 2010 have announced a change of venue. The show will take place at the prestigious Olympia Exhibition Centre in London from this year. This move comes two years ahead of  the capital playing host to the 2012 Olympic Games and at a time when organisers are shifting into top gear to ensure the safety and security of the Games.

For those interested in security in gaming markets, G2E Asia 2010 will be the placed to be.  The show will equip attendees with the tools and knowledge needed to succeed in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Lastly, in Singapore CEM Systems security management system has been chosen to secure access to Nucles Connect’s Central offices. The contract was awarded to Tyco Singapore, who installed the CEM AC2000 Lite systems.

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It’s the end of the working week and on today’s round-up we leave you with more on IFSEC and some interesting applications from around the world…

Axxon has announced that it will showcase its CCTV software solution at IFSEC.  Already in use at the heart of the world’s largest homeland security initiative – Moscow Safe City, the Intellect VMS hopes to attract interest amongst visitors at the show. Also exhibiting its latest network video recorder will be Plustek.  It will be sharing a stand with EtherWan, a leader in Ethernet connectivity for IP surveillance.

At the MIPS 2010 show Nedap AEOS walked away with the award for ‘Best Innovation Product’. The award demonstrates the newest achievements in the safety and security industry.

On to applications, once again Hikvision network IP cameras proved to be a big hit for Military Command in Brazil. Its 2-megapixel CMOS-based network cameras, high-speed domes and H.264 compression cards were selected to secure the military command headquarters. Lastly, at the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport it was IndigoVision that provided the integrated solution for the new passenger terminal.

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On this fine day we look back at the top news of the week, and also bring you some more IFSEC pre-show news to keep you well informed.

We started the week with an anouncement from Siemens regarding its solutions integrated security solution for power plants. Following this there was news from the US as it sought to strengthen its aviation security with purchase of explosives trace detection units. Last on our news rewind, AD Group charitable act. In a bid to do their bit for the Forever Manchester charity, they have bought a ‘virtual’ Manchester Town Hall for £25k to back  the charity initiative.

In the news today, first time exhibitors at Counter Terror Expo – The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) are on form as their time at the show proves a success. In the US IndigoVision celebrate the official opening of its new North American headquarters in the Raritan Centre area of Edison, NJ. Milestone is looking forward to IFSEC where their will exhibit their integrated software solutions.

In Slovenia Hikvision makes its mark at its network cameras are installed at the Rotonda building. And to end the round up, Dominic Chapman joins the Mobotix to help boost its  growth in the surveillance market.

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Once again we start the news round up with a few updates from the upcoming IFSEC show and finish off with some application case studies.

Mobotix is set to introduce its new T24 IP video door station at the show. The new unit captures the entire entrance area without any blind spots, from wall to wall, floor to ceiling and uses integrated image correction software to deliver a high resolution video and audio feed to the remote viewing station. Also on show will be the Siqura TrafficServer from Optelecom-NKF.  This is billed as the first video server ever to be integrated with automatic incident detection technology.

As the security industry looks forward to economic recovery, the UK Trade & Investment has planned to promote the UK security sector worldwide. The strategy was launched with His Royal Highness, Prince Michael of Kent, patron of the British Security Industry Association’s Export Council.

Now for some applications…

Verint Video Intelligence Solutions has been successfully deployed Minneapolis’ transit services in to help enhance passenger and operator safety onboard its para-transit Metro Mobility fleet and other contracted bus routes. Lastly, Westminster Kingsway College has selected and installed a SALTO Systems XS4 solution as part of a major security access control package at its five centres across the city.

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The security industry is gearing up for one of the biggest tradeshows in the security calendar – only three weeks away. On today’s news we have more pre-IFSEC announcements to give you an idea of what to look forward to. Also in the round up are a selection of corporate news articles.

Vicon will be one of the many manufacturers exhibiting its DVR, hybrid and NVR products. On show will be the groundbreaking new Virtual Matrix Display Controller (VMDC) which takes control room management and display of IP camera streams to new levels.  For TAB Systems it could be another win, as it has been shortlisted yet again for the access control category of the IFSEC 2010 Awards.

On the move CitySync has gained new headquarters based in Welwyn Garden City and the premises are significantly larger.  Unisto seals the deal with G4S as its security seals provide the ideal solution for cash processing.

Lastly, US aviation security strengthened with purchase of explosives trace detection units.

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We start our Monday news round up with a selections of news items regarding upcoming tradeshows and some rather interested application articles to keep you informed.

In light of the upcoming IFSEC show, Wavesight has announced that it will be demonstrating UK designed and manufactured technology capable of delivering high bandwidth video transmission over low power, unlicensed wireless bridges.  Another show on the horizon is the ICT Security Africa Summit 2010.  Attending the show will be the likes of Kenya ICT Board, Ecobank, Toyota, MTN Uganda, Nestle and Kenya National Audit Office.

On the application news front, Siemens divulge the suitability of their integrated security solution for power plants.  Mobotix announces another successful installation of their network-based video security system at Vallé Academy of Performing Arts. And last but not least Avigilon’s HD surveillance system installed at Oklahoma’s County Sheriff’s Office saves more than $10 million annually in personnel costs.

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