To end the working week, we start the round-up with an application news story from CBC (Europe), who has helped protect one of Europe’s largest solar farms in Portugal using its intrusion detection system and surveillance cameras. At the oldest public museum in Scotland, MOBOTIX’s high resolution IP CCTV cameras have been chosen to protect the art gallery.

At the upcoming IFSEC South Africa 2010 tradeshow, SALTO Systems has announced that it will be showcasing its new access control solutions. Security products consultancy Graeme Powell Marketing took part in the Opposite Lock Rally, debuting their Escort MkII RS2000 rally car. Read more news…

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This week, there were a number of application news articles from around the globe. In New Jersey, Avigilon’s high definition (HD) cameras were installed in Trend Motors dealership to secure the facility and at the Pasienky Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia, IQeye HD surveillance cameras took centre stage as they captured offenders at the stadium.

In the corporate world, a partnership was struck between DSX and Integrated Solutions to create biometric access control solutions. Thales UK and Intellect announced the launch of a project to identify and trial new technologies that can be used to enhance aviation security. In events news, Dallmeier announced that it is to showcase its new megapixel cameras at the upcoming Security Essen 2010 tradeshow. Read more news…

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On today’s mid-week round-up, we start with news from Avigilon, who have installed their HD surveillance system to secure Trend Motors Ltd., a Volkswagen dealership located in Morris County, New Jersey. In a series showcasing IQinVision technology that helps end users “Catch the Bad Guy”, IQeye HD surveillance cameras have captured disruptions at the Pasienky Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia.

In corporate news, Thales UK and Intellect have announced the launch of a project to identify and trial new technologies that can be used to enhance aviation security. Another successful partnership has been formed between DSX and Integrated Solutions to provide a biometric access control solution. Read more news…

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We begin the round-up with news from QED, who have formed a partnership with Ideal Industries to stock their networking equipment. Also, intruder detection specialist Southwest Microwave has secured a partnership with CNL to integrate its perimeter security system. In other corporate news, Honeywell announced that UK security consultancy CornerStone has achieved Associate Member status of the Honeywell Trained Specifier Certification (TSC) programme.

In application news, Milestone surveillance software is providing centralised management for the city of Dublin, Ohio. In Torfaen, South Wales, the IP-based CCTV surveillance solution from Synectics has met the Council’s needs for a progressive CCTV monitoring system. Read more news…

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We start today’s news round-up with applications from around the globe…

At the recent G8 and G20 summits held respectively in Huntsville and Toronto, Canada, EADS Defence & Security’s IP-based radio transmission solution performed a mission-critical role to ensure that all radio transmissions were secure. Over at the water resource facility in Birmingham, Gallagher’s integrated perimeter security solution was selected to provide a comprehensive intruder detection solution. To protect millions of dollars worth of automobiles on display at its four annual “World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™”, the Barrett-Jackson Company chose IQeye HD megapixel cameras.

In corporate news, CCTV transmission manufacturer Network Video Technologies has appointed a new EMEA Sales Coordinator to strengthen its sales team. Read more news…

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The 150th anniversary Open Championship just took place in St. Andrews, but that isn’t all the town has to offer. The ancient and prestigious university is currently upgrading its student accommodation, and SALTO Systems, the international access control specialists, have won a major new contract to provide advanced electronic access control equipment.

Moreover, today is a day for business development managers. Thijs Engelbertink joins the access specialist Nedap to take care of the Dutch market, and Xtralis has just appointed Andrew Tuck, who will be responsible for developing business opportunities across the complete Xtralis fire and security product portfolio, including its leading ADPRO and VESDA product technologies. Read more news…

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Last weekend, Mike Newton, entrepreneur and CEO of AD Group (parent company of Dedicated Micros), won the tough six-hour Algarve 1000 km, night-time, Le Mans Series endurance race. This victory places Newton and his teammates in pole position for the hard-fought Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) title.

The latest IMS Research report was published this week, and it appears that integrated systems will make up over 70% of the security market by 2013. At the moment, customers tend to be less willing to spend and to experiment with new technologies, but as the economy recovers, there is a clear trend towards more fully integrated systems.

Following the concerns expressed over event security by London Mayor Boris Johnson, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has emphasised the important role of the private security sector in securing the London 2012 Olympic Games. Read more news…

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We have received the very exciting news that last weekend, Mike Newton, entrepreneur and CEO of AD Group (parent company of Dedicated Micros), won the tough six-hour Algarve 1000 km, night-time, Le Mans Series endurance race. This victory in Portugal behind the wheel of the #25 Lola HPD racecar, with its new Honda Performance Development (HPD) engine, places Newton and his teammates in pole position for the hard-fought Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) title.

Elsewhere on the continent, Europe’s most prestigious conference and exhibition venue, the Brussels Expo, has chosen voice alarm products from TOA for the new paging, evacuation and BGM system. The resulting sound system meets all current standards and can easily be extended in the future.

In the UK, FreeSpace Networks and Samsung have teamed up to supply radio-based CCTV data transmission to Asda petrol stations, thereby saving the client the need to lay cables and ensuring minimum disruption during the installation.  Read more news…

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According to the latest IMS Research report, integrated systems will make up over 70% of the security market by 2013. At the moment, customers tend to be less willing to spend and to experiment with new technologies, but as the economy recovers, there is a clear trend towards fully integrated systems.

Political gatherings always present a challenge, and not just for the security staff, but the Labour Party Conference last year did well with the integrated system from Synectics.

We also have a mix of corporate news for you. MOBOTIX expands into IP CCTV with Aceda Ltd, the latest member of the MOBOTIX Certified Partner Programme. Robert Chandler moves to Brickcom, where he has been appointed UK Sales Manager. He brings 17 year of experience in the CCTV market with him. Access control specialist IDL has even more experience, as it celebrates its 25th anniversary in the surveillance industry this year. Read more news

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On today’s round-up, UK security company NICE systems has entered into an OEM agreement with Esri to create an improved integrated solution. With the upcoming London 2012 Olympics, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has reinforced the important role of the private security sector in securing the Games. After landing a prestigious contract with a US property giant, Octavian Security has chosen to establish its USA headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

In application news, Bosch’s public address and voice alarm system has been installed at the newly refurbished Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow to ensure athletes and spectators don’t miss a thing. At North Lanarkshire Council’s Central Monitoring Unit, JVC’s CCTV monitors are helping to meet compliance standards. Read more news….

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