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In the mid-week round up, we begin with news from the world famous Le Mans 24 Hours. AD Group’s Mike Newton was celebrating on the podium alongside co-drivers after coming third in the Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) class. Milestone had a win of a different kind, as it was presented with the King Frederik IX Award of Honour for its world-class IP software solutions.

In other corporate news, G4S’s partnership with VideoCells to provide a hosted video surveillance service, proved a success. At Nedap Security Management, there is a new face: Cosimo Caraglia has been appointed Business Development Manager for Italy.

Lastly, the HD surveillance system from Avigilon has been installed at the Georgia Medical Centre in the US to boost patient and staff safety. Not enough? Read more news…

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On today’s round up we start with news of a royal visit. His Royal Highness the Duke of York, Special Representative UK Trade & Investment, visited the headquarters of IMS Research in Wellingborough to meet staff and tour the facility. In other corporate news, Hikvision has opened a new office in Dubai to strengthen its position in the Middle East and Africa security markets.

In Poland, there is a new partnership between Nedap Security Management and Dyskret. Together they have successfully implemented an access control system for the Centrum Vinci building.  Over in the City of Moonee Valley in Australia, Salto access control solution is helping to protect its mixed array of buildings.

In events news, the upcoming Integrated Systems Europe 2011 show is due to expand to accommodate increased demands from potential exhibitors. Read more news…

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To start the week, we have a mixed bag of corporate, tradeshow and application news.

First up, Milestone and Bosch have announced their union under the ONVIF umbrella as they integrate network IP solutions. To improve identity management, Black Diamond Advanced Technology has delivered a ruggedised, biometric identity-management system to Northrop Grummana. At Nanyang Technology, LEGIC’s contactless smart card technology has been installed to offer a flexible and secure access control system.

In events news, Asian Securitex 2010 returned and drew 10,587 trade and business visitors from throughout the region to see 600 exhibitors from a total of 34 countries. Lastly, iOmniscient has been declared the overall worldwide winner of the “Global Security Challenge for Crowded Places” launched by British Aerospace (BAE). Not enough? Read more news…

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As World Cup fever kicks off, we start the daily round up with an application story from Dallmeier, who have installed a surveillance solution at the Coca-Cola Park Stadium in South Africa. In other application news, IQinVision has been selected by the largest supermarket chain in Sweden to ensure personnel safety with their video surveillance solution. At the Suffolk New College in the UK, Ingersoll Rand’s access control solution has been installed to provide added protection.

For those interested in Raytec products, following IFSEC, Raytec has launched a virtual tour of its CCTV lighting products displayed at IFSEC 2010. Lastly, ASIS International has announced that the deadline to submit abstracts for presentations for the 2nd ASIS International Middle East Security Conference has been extended until 21 June 2010. Not enough? Read more news…

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On today’s weekly round up we take a look back at the top stories of the week. In poll position, ”CCTV on the frontline” – the title of the recent instalment from Pauline Norstrom’s column “Notes from Norstom“. The article focuses on the importance of installation of security systems.  For those interested in voice recognition, we have an expert commentary on the benefits and challenges of this biometric application for access control.

In the realm of application, we covered an article on the birth of rare Amur leopards, which was capture by Axis network cameras. We also brought you a world first in the shape of the world’s first cable car protected by real-time views of the cars. Lastly, in event news, Salto Systems announced that it will be showcasing its latest access control innovations at this year’s Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC) 2010. Read more news…

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On the mid week round up we have updates on upcoming security tradeshows and more security applications from around the globe.

At this year’s Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC) 2010, Salto Systems will be showcasing its latest access control innovations. The International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has announced the introductions of its SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). Video analytics was the topic of choice at the recent CBC seminar, which sought to unveil the myths of this promising technology.

In application news, the local law enforcement and traffic authority of a recently constructed motor vehicle tunnel in Korea has turned to the megapixel camera solution from Arecont Vision to monitor traffic. Lastly, Hertfordshire Constabulary in the UK has selected Genetec’s IP video surveillance for a county-wide video system expansion and upgrade. Not enough? Get more news…

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On today’s news round we have a selection of application news stories from a number of vertical markets and some corporate news to keep you in the know.

At Sellafield’s nuclear processing facility in the UK, a building evacuation system from ASL Safety & Security is operating as the key safety system for the facility. There was high praise for Axis network cameras installed in the cable cars of the Strutture Trasporto Alto Adige S.p.A. situated in Italy. The solution, based on a wireless system, makes this installation the world’s first cable car protected by real-time views of the cars.  The UK’s largest port operator has opted for Avigilon’s HD surveillance system to help comply with industry regulations and boost security.

Aviation security technology projects get a boosts as the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary announces an injection of $78 million in funding.  Lastly, Samsung Techwin announces the availability of Net Tech Support through the PSA Security Network. Not enough? Read more news…

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We start the news round up with a story involving rare Amur leopards followed by updates from the corporate world of security.

At the Tallinn zoo in Estonia, Axis Communication network cameras have captured the moment an Amur leopard, one of the world’s most endangered species of big cats, gave birth to two cubs.  Over at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, SALTO access control installation is providing a wire free solution.  In Sweden, JET Oil has installed IQinVision’s HD megapixel technology at 24 of its unmanned gasoline stations.

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano continues efforts to enhance aviation security with a visit to UAE.  Lastly, newly re-elected MP for Wrexham, Ian Lucas, backs the Approved Cables Initiative, welcomed by security cable manufacturer, Prysmian. Not enough? Read more news…

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To end the working week, we bring you more news on the deals being made in the corporate world of security and an application news story featuring eagles…

A new partnership between Schlage and SCM has been announced, which is set to offer enhanced standards-based solutions for physical and logical access.  North American Video (NAV) is riding high as it achieved Platinum Level status in the Honeywell Integrated Security Dealer Service Certification programme.  In other corporate news, SIA has released a new standard for false alarm reduction.

Thanks to IQinVision’s HD megapixel network cameras, the National Eagle Centre in Wabasha, MN, is now streaming live footage from their Eagle webcams. Lastly, in the state of Michigan IndigoVision’s distributed IP Video solution is making a major impact on the policing of the City of Lansing. Not enough? Read more news…

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On today’s news round up we take a look back at the top stories of the week.

In corporate news there were many appointments and strategic deals announced. First up, HID promoted Harm Radstaak as MD of Identity and Access Management in EMEA market. Milestone also expanded its sales and technical support team. Samsung Techwin announced its strategic partnership with PSA.

We also featured a number of application stories from around the globe, ranging from MOBOTIX’s CCTV installation at the Evans Business Centre in Scotland to Milestone’s IP software chosen to provide a flexible surveillance system in the city of Venaria, Italy.

Lastly in events news, ASIS International announced the dates for their CSO Roundtable of security professionals in Brazil. Not enough? Get more news…

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