Today, we look back on the top news stories of the week. We begin with news from AD Group, whose CEO Mike Newton has received the prestigious Woolf Barnato Trophy from the British Racing Drivers Club. The award recognises the highest-placed British or Commonwealth driver in a British car in the Le Mans 24 Hours race. Axis Communications has set the world record for having the world’s highest wireless network.

In Scotland, Bosch’s ruggedised MIC series cameras are giving visitors to the Scottish Seabird Centre an insight into the country’s coastal wildlife. Over in Copenhagen, Dallmeier’s Digital Matrix solution has been installed at the airport to meet its specific security requirements. Lastly, Ohio University in Athens has selected Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher® cabinets to improve the access control system on the campus. Read more security news…

As this is our last eNewsletter round-up for 2010, from all of us at SourceSecurity.com, we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas, and a prosperous New Year! We will be back on 4th of January, ready to kick off 2011 with the latest news, events, products and more to keep you security informed.

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Starting with some sporting news, Guangzhou was recently host to the 16th Asian Games, the world’s largest sporting event after the Olympics. The Asian Games were successfully secured by Cassidian’s TETRA system. Over in the US, Iowa’s Scott County Jail has upgraded its security with the help of Milestone and Agent Vi. The real-time video analytics solution deployed will assist in the detection of unauthorised people in restricted zones.

In corporate news, Senstar Corporation has received the Company of the Year award from Frost & Sullivan. Sepura has signed a prestigious security contract with the Bangladesh Police in Dhaka. Lastly, Steve Van Till was recently re-elected to a second term on the Security Industry Association’s Board of Directors. Read more security news…

As this is our last eNewsletter round-up for 2010, from all of us at SourceSecurity.com, we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas, and a prosperous New Year! We will be back on 4th of Jan, ready to kick off 2011 with the latest news, events, products and more to keep you security informed.

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In today’s round-up, crossing over from security into the world of motorsport, AD Group’s Mike Newton and his team have received the prestigious Woolf Barnato Trophy from the BRDC (British Racing Drivers Club) which recognises the highest-placed British or Commonwealth driver in a British car in the Le Mans 24 Hours race. Milestone Systems is also a winner as it is named the Axis Development Partner of the Year by Axis Communications.

In other news, there is a new Regional Manager at Axis Security as David Asquith has been appointed for the role. At the Down to Earth recycling centre near Scunthorpe, Optex intruder detectors are protecting plant machinery and preventing diesel from being stolen. Lastly, Alpro has announced that it will be exhibiting its electro-mechanical access control products at Ecobuild 2011 at Excel, London. Read more security news…

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On the news round-up today, Bosch announces that it has achieved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification for its IP networking course. At Ohio University in Athens, the scalability of the Morse Watchmans’ key management solution has enabled security management to add six KeyWatcher® cabinets to their system. G4S achieved 75 percent rating in the recent Government’s annual Corporate Assessment of Environmental Social and Economic Responsibility (CAESER) survey.

In other news, Visual Verification stresses the importance of remote monitoring services during extreme weather conditions and offers economic CCTV technology alternatives for remote monitoring. Lastly, Dallmeier’s video surveillance solution was chosen to be installed at the Copenhagen Airport, thanks to its excellent picture quality, the flexibility afforded by the system architecture, and the ease with which the new equipment could be integrated into the existing systems. Read more security news…

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To start today’s news round-up, we begin with news from Axis Communications who have set the world record for having the world’s highest wireless network. The camera was sent into the atmosphere by a stratospheric balloon from Sweden’s Esrange Space Centre. Not far in Boras, Milestone’s IP video surveillance platform is managing the security system at one of Sweden’s largest hospitals. In Scotland, the public is getting an insight into the country’s coastal wildlife, which would otherwise be inaccessible without the help of Bosch’s MIC series rugged cameras that are made to withstand harsh weather conditions.

In Ecuador, XTS Falcon cameras are aiding police in securing remote areas of the country. Lastly, Axis Security has appointed Richard Jemson as the National Operations director. In his new role, Jemson will be overseeing all operational aspects across the company’s regional contracts. Read more security news…

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Today, we look back on the top news stories of the week. Beginning with security applications, the prestigious Baylor Medical Center is opening a new branch at Uptown in Dallas next January, and CEM Systems has been selected to provide a biometric access control solution to secure the facilities. Over in Switzerland, a robbery attempt at a jewellery store has been foiled, thanks to anti-theft cabinets specially made to withstand heavy battering. In London, the release of CCTV footage from the recent student protests in Millbank helped police identify and arrest two more individuals responsible for the violent disorder.

In events news, several companies are getting ready for Intersec 2011. Dallmeier has announced that they will be showcasing their new VideoIP appliance Smatrix  for video surveillance. Tyco will be exhibiting various access control and surveillance products from its different brands including CEM and American Dynamics. Mitsubishi Electric will also be at the show to demonstrate security solutions for applications in various sectors from banking to retail and domestic. Read more security news…

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Following the recent student protests in Millbank, London, two more arrests have been made after CCTV footage was released to the public. More companies are gearing up for Intersec 2011; Mitsubishi Electric has announced that they will be exhibiting their latest security products at the tradeshow taking place in January.

In corporate news, Avigilon has recently hired a few industry-leading professionals in order to further promote their sales progression and meet the growing demand for HD surveillance systems. LEGIC and Unisys are expanding their business partnership by offering a wider range of integrated solutions for physical and logical access control. LEGIC also has a new partner: Shenzhen SXL Information Technology. The Chinese contactless card manufacturer is teaming up with LEGIC to provide end users with access control solutions for various applications including time and attendance readers and parking meter terminals. Read more security news…

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Looking forward to the 2011 tradeshow season, Dallmeier has announced that it will be showcasing a complete range of HD and megapixel cameras at Intersec 2011. In corporate news, SureView has joined a long line of integrators to become part of Xtralis’ ADPRO Advantage Partner Programme. Genetec is celebrating as it has been named regional winner of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2010 Program.

In application news, at the Baylor Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, CEM Systems’ security management system has been chosen to secure the premises.  Lastly, a networked public address system from UK-based ASL Safety & Security has been installed at the Dungeness site, a former nuclear power station in the southeast of England now being decommissioned. Read more news…

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On today’s news round-up, CBC’s Ganz C-AllView ruggedised PTZ and thermal cameras are helping the police to fight crime and track down criminals as they have been installed on a helicopter base. Basler and SeeTec have teamed up to provide an integrated video surveillance solution. In response to increasing market demand for its digital CCTV cameras, Lumenera is expanding its manufacturing facilities by 70-per cent.

In events news, Tyco Security Products will be unveiling a host of innovative access control, intrusion & video products from its security brands at Intersec, Dubai. Lastly, March Networks has launched Partner Connections - a new programme that provides their extensive Certified Solution Provider (CSP) community a greater competitive advantage in the marketplace through multiple sales incentives. Read more security news…

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To wrap up the working week, we take you on a brief trip around the world with some application news. Starting in Spain, Malaga Cathedral has received improved security with the latest RAYMAX covert Infra-Red lighting technology from Raytec. Such technology is especially useful in this historic baroque building where additional light may detract from the ambience. At Copenhagen Airport, Dallmeier’s Digital Matrix Solution has been selected to enhance to the airport’s security system.

In Switzerland, specially-built Traka key cabinets have foiled attempts to rob Bijouterie Kirchhofer jewellery store in Interlaken. In Germany, CASSIDIAN showcased some of their new innovations in simulation software for explosive disposal. Over in India, Suprema’s fingerprint recognition system is being used in India’s national next generation Unique ID project. Read more security news…

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