Looking back at the top stories of the week, we start with a report from IMS Research which suggests that the industry must look beyond Brazil when it comes to opportunities in the Latin American CCTV market. In corporate news, Digital Barriers has announced its third acquisition of the year, adding COE Group to its portfolio. For those off to Essen next week, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will be showcasing an exclusive preview of access control systems at the show.

In application news, an integrated security system from Chubb has been installed at South Cheshire College in Crewe, England, while an innovative IP solution from Mayflex and MOBOTIX is helping Tiger24 monitor surf and beach conditions. Lastly, the International Professional Security Association has commented on a leaked US government memo obtained by the BBC regarding the Security Industry Authority.  Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Digital Barriers has announced its third acquisition this year, adding COE Group to its portfolio in a bid to build a leading mid-market business in the homeland security and defence sectors. HD surveillance provider Avigilon is celebrating being ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™. For those attending the ASIS tradeshow in Dallas, Johnson Controls will be on hand, showcasing its latest security solutions.

In Macedonia, an IDL access control barrier solution has been installed at the new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility of a large global corporation. Lastly, Transport Security Expo 2010, which took place in London, saw a record rise in visitor numbers in its first outing in the capital. Read more security news…

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As the industry prepares for Security Essen 2010, we bring you the latest news from it. Members of the British Security Industry Association will be showcasing an exclusive preview of the access control systems at the show, while ONVIF has confirmed that it will be hosting a demonstration of interoperable IP surveillance products there on October 7. In addition, ABUS will introduce two new network digital recorders at the show.

Elsewhere, IMS Research has advised the industry that it must look beyond Brazil when it comes to opportunities in the Latin American CCTV market, while an integrated security system from Chubb is safeguarding students at South Cheshire College in Crewe, England. Read more security news…

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At the top of the security news pile today, the Brazilian Federal Police has announced the deployment of a TETRAPOL IP network from EADS Defence and Security in the state of Ceara. The hosts of INDESEC Expo 2010 have declared the event, which focussed on security solutions for the government of India, a “grand success”.

In the UK, Bedford Borough Council has implemented an X-Series platform from Mirasys Ltd to monitor its CCTV infrastructure, while Exacq has announced the integration of its video surveillance software with SANYO’s high definition cameras. Finally, Holly Tsourides has been appointed Vice President of worldwide sales for video surveillance operators VideoIQ. Read more security news…

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There have been a number of appointments made within the security sphere. First, Avigilon has appointed Andrew Mooney as its Regional Sales Director for Western Canada, and IP video surveillance player MOBOTIX announced plans to add two new members to its Management Board at the start of 2011.

British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE,) has launched a new interactive website giving live searchable data, while Esser has announced plans to showcase its fire detection and voice alarm systems at Security Essen 2010. Finally, CompoSec, the world’s only event for component suppliers, will take place 20-22 April 2011 at the Nangang Taipei World Trade Centre. Read more security news…

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We bring you the security week that was. At the top of the pile, IMS Research ranked Milestone Systems as the number one provider of open platform IP video management software in a report entitled “The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment – 2010 Edition”. The same report also placed Aimetis 7th globally for network video management software.

Hikvision revealed that it will debut its new network video recorder, the DS-9616NI-SH, at Security Essen next month, and also on show will be QNAP’s range of network surveillance solutions. Finally, AD Group CEO Mike Newton has won his second Le Mans Series title, as part of a team with Andy Wallace and Ben Collins, better known as “The Stig” from BBC’s Top Gear. Read more security news…

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Today’s security news begins with AD Group’s CEO Mike Newton, who has won his second Le Mans Series title. Milestone Systems also has an achievement to celebrate, as they have been listed as the number one provider of open platform IP video management software in the latest IMS Research report.

In corporate news, Bosch Security Systems has announced that it is to significantly reduce the costs of its AutoDome Modular cameras so that more people will be able to ‘benefit from a higher quality product’. Also, QNAP Systems, Inc. has launched online user manuals for the Turbo NAS series firmware, v3.3. Lastly, as Security Essen draws nearer, Hikvision and eyewatch GmbH have announced that they will be exhibiting at their latest products at the tradeshow. Read more security news…

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To kick off the news round-up, we begin with Mirasys, who has recruited a new distribution partner for the Nordic region for their video surveillance solutions. For those heading to Security Essen in less than two week’s time, QNAP will be on hand showcasing its latest network video solutions.

In other events news, wireless transmission specialist FreeSpace Networks Ltd. is exhibiting at the “Life Safety and IP Security” featured area of IP Expo at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre on 20th and 21st October. At Manchester Airport, the CEM security solution is being expanded to secure the new ‘A380′ Pier B. Lastly, Octavian Security gets backing from US business visionary Maurice Kanbar. Read more security news…

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Welcome to a new week in the security news sphere. In tradeshow news, VIVOTEK has announced that it is to unveil brand new video surveillance equipment at Security Essen 2010, and has also showcased megapixel IP cameras at Security 2010 earlier this month.

In corporate news, Concept Smoke Screen has appointed 20-year industry veteran Max Danesfeldt to its development team, while Infinova has donated megapixel cameras and a DVR to the Argentinean Youth Training Programme, as well as providing literature for the classes. Finally, intelligent IP video management software provider Aimetis has been announced as the number seven in global market share for Network Video Management Software in a report by IMS Research. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Provideo has joined the Open Network Video Interface Forum, in order to make its network video products compliant to global standards. Later this month, Plustek Technology is to host a half-day seminar discussing surveillance and IP video security with Axis Communications.

The British Security Industry Association is to put on an event focussing on how the private security industry can deal with cuts in police spending, while AkzoNobel Car Refinishes has chosen Nedap AEOS to provide the security management system for its production plant in the Netherlands. Finally, Ingersoll is to partner with Identification Systems Group in order to provide customers with smart card readersRead more security news…

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