To kick off the first news round-up of the new week, Pelco and Gallagher have brought together their, respectively, Endura NVR and Cardax FT access control systems to create a bi-directional interface. Arecont Vision has launched a Reseller Partner Programme, which will “help systems integrators expand their business leveraging Arecont Vision’s leadership position in the megapixel IP camera market”.

Axis Communications has rolled out free online courses, allowing in-depth training at its Axis Communications Academy, while the Ertan power plant in Western China is now having its security handled by Infinova’s analogue CCTV system. And finally, SIA and CANASA have written a joint letter to Natural Resources Canada demanding that electronic security systems are exempt from energy efficiency requirements. Read more news…

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Leading into the weekend, we start with news that Informa Exhibitions India will be hosting INDESEC Expo 2010, in association with ASSOCHAM. INDESEC Expo 2010 is India’s only major conference dedication to homeland security. In further conference news, Siemens will be showcasing the latest in integrated security and fire safety systems at Security Essen 2010.

In corporate news, Joachim Platten has become Sales Director at CCTV firm Geutebruck while Richard Hobson has joined the technical support team at AMG Systems. And finally, AD Group CEO Mike Newton has finished fourth in round 4 of the 2010 Le Mans Series, racing for the RML AD Group team. Read more news…

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It was a big week for Vicon Industries, as its PTZ dome cameras were deployed as  “beach cams” in the Floridian resort of Sarasota, broadcasting 24-hour footage to show potential tourists that the resort remains unaffected by the BP oil spill. British aluminium and stainless steel firm Richard Austin Alloys received a return on its investment in MOBOTIX’s CCTV system, according to a report from the megapixel camera manufacturer.

VIDEOR grabbed a gong for “Security Partner of the Year 2009” from Axis, for being its most successful distributor in EMEA. HID Global announced plans to show its physical access control solutions at IFSEC South Africa 2010. And finally, congratulations went out to Geutebruck, as the video surveillance manufacturer celebrated its 40thbirthdayRead more news…

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In today’s news round-up, it’s a very happy birthday to Geutebruck, as the German company turns 40. The video security system manufacturer has gone from a mail order-based enterprise through to its current position with turnover of over E35m annually. HID Global will be showcasing its physical access control solutions at IFSEC South Africa later this year.

Brickcom has signed a partnership with Saimuth Technologies Inc in order to bring the former’s IP surveillance products to the Canadian market, while SALTO showcased the new Aelement hotel security lock at Hotel Show Dubai 2010. Finally, in corporate news, Laura Thomas has been named as Project Consultant for APT’s perimeter security solutions. Read more news…


In today’s news, MOBOTIX has revealed that its CCTV installation at Richard Austin Alloys has delivered a return on investment in just nine months. Legic has struck up a partnership with Shanghai United Sea Trading, allowing for the marketing of a new range of electronic locks in China.

In other news, IP surveillance company Emizon has appointed Eric Roberts (not to be confused with the actor) and Matthew Rushall to its management team, while Dave Fowler will replace Robert Hile as chairman of the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance. Finally, Visual Verification and Dallmeier will hold an Installer Open Day in Cheshire on September 23rd. The day will be based around the Dallmeier VideoNetBox. Read more news…


In news today, Vicon Industries’ PTZ dome cameras are providing a “Beach Cam” service in Sarasota, Florida, to help reassure tourists that the county’s beaches have not been polluted by the BP oil spill. The International College for Security Studies and the Israeli College for Security and Investigations have signed an MoU to set up a Security Training and Intelligence college in New Delhi, marking the first Indo-Israeli security academy collaboration.

Infinova has launched a white paper on security education in educational institutions, entitled “Lessons on Security Technology in Educational Institutions”. RISCO has had its SynopSYS Security & Building Management software platform installed at Lincolnshire County Council, and Synectics’ CCTV software is being used for traffic flow management in the city of Sheffield. Read more news…


Your final news round-up of the week kicks off with congratulations to VIDEOR, as the company has received the “Security Partner of the Year 2009” award from Axis. VIVOTEK has confirmed an appearance at Secutech Vietnam 2010, where it will be display its range of video surveillance products.

Siemens has won a contract to provide Siveillance Fusion security to a major real estate development in Kuala Lumpur, and Bosch has had its public address and voice activation system installed at the Turkish TÜDEMSAS rail factory. Finally, Bosch has also launched a new online product selector to help customers pick the right MIC Series PTZ camera. Read more news…


Welcome to the weekly security news round-up, and it was an impressive seven days for Axis Communications, as its Q1755 network cameras were selected to capture and broadcast the construction of the stadiums Ukraine is building, as it prepares to host the Euro 2010 football championships. Honeywell was chosen to install an integrated building management solution at two college campuses in Cheshire.

eneo revealed that it will be displaying a range of IP cameras and software solutions at the upcoming Security Essen 2010 conference. Also at the show, Samsung will be showcasing all its latest products, including developments in CCTV, access control and intruder detection. And finally, EMC continued its investment in Verint Systems’ technology and implemented its Nextiva IP video security solution at its office. Read more news…

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Your mid-week round-up of all the news from the world of security begins with General Dynamics UK announcing that it will be exhibiting at INDESEC Expo 2010. The conference, India’s only one dedicated to homeland security, takes place September 6-8. The Security Industry Association has announced two major honours for its November 3 Tri-Association Awards Dinner: Leo Guthart has been given the George R Lippert Memorial Award and Cecil Hogan gains the Triton Award.

Security and football come together as the new season starts across most of Europe: not only are IQinVision’s HD megapixel cameras being used to target ultras and hooligans across stadiums in Slovakia, but Axis Communications’ network cameras are to broadcast the construction of EURO 2012 football grounds across the internet. Finally, LEGIC’s access control cards are to be deployed in a bike sharing scheme in major Swiss cities. Read more news…


More news from the build-up to Security Essen 2010 today as eneo has revealed it’ll be showcasing a range of IP camera and software solutions at the tradeshow, including its Zelaris Management Software. The borders in and out of the Eastern European nation of Romania are to be safeguarded by TETRA radio communicators, which have been handed out to all patrol officials.

LILIN’s IP video surveillance products will be available in the Republic of Ireland, after it appointed Wood Communications as its authorised distributor in the Emerald Isle. Smart card company LEGIC Identsystems Ltd has struck up a license partnership with the Chinese card and tag manufacturer Shenzhen Card Intelligent Science & Technology. And finally, Brazil Bank has installed an integrated security system from RISCO, featuring Shock and Glassbreak detectors and a two-button key-fob. Read more news…



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