In today’s weekly round-up, for those looking forward to the ISC West 2011 show next week, check out our ISC West 2011 Preview. Another event taking place next month is the annual Manchester Security event, which is set to focus on how investing in security solutions during an economic downturn can help reduce losses associated with threats such as theft and vandalism. In application news, Milestone’s open platform IP video management software is being used by Coastalwatch to monitor coastlines around the globe. In the UK, Mul-T-Lock’s innovative Smartair standalone system has been supplied to the BMW showroom in Wollaston.

In corporate news, SALTO Systems has appointed Andy D’Urso as the new integration manager and ACT has also recruited Richard Money as sales executive for the UK Southern Region. Lastly, IMS Research reported that innovative video door phones are enabling residents to see who is at their apartment complex or front door from anywhere in the world. Read more security news…

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On the mid-week round-up today, at the upcoming annual Manchester Security event, “Security – whatever the cuts” will be at the centre of the agenda as attendees learn about how investing in security solutions during an economic downturn will help them reduce losses associated with threats such as theft and vandalism. Cassadian has boosted its global security electronics business by entering into an agreement to acquire the majority shareholding in South African Electronic Warfare specialist company, Grintek Ewation (GEW).

In other news, Optex and EMCS have joined forces to dramatically drive down the false alarms blighting the security of several sites. A survey conducted by the International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has revealed that buyers of security services desire continued regulation. Lastly, SALTO has promoted Gus Dosanjh as Technical Services Director UK at SALTO Systems. Read more security news…

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On today’s round-up, Surveon is set to highlight its end-to-end megapixel solutions at ISC West 2011 with the introduction of its line of WDR 3-megapixel IP cameras, Hardware-RAID MegapixelNVR and Enterprise VMS 2.4. At this year’s IFSEC 2011, TAB Systems will be showcasing its portable access control, presence tracking and building automation solution – smarti Hybrid. Over in Manchester Airport, CodeStuff has been drafted in to help the airport to upgrade its analogue CCTV system to a fully digital core.

At the new Glenmorangie bottling facility, Nortech’s Norpass3  access control system has been installed to monitor personnel access and movement. Lastly, Steve Ross has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Mul-T-Lock Technologies Ltd. Read more security news…

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To start the first round-up of the week, we begin in Australia where Milestone’s open platform IP video management software is being used by Coastalwatch, an innovative analytics and media content company that services international surf life-saving and coastal management needs. In corporate news, SALTO Systems has appointed Andy D’Urso as the new integration manager and ACT has also recruited Richard Money as sales executive for the UK Southern Region.

Following last week’s UK budget announcement by the coalition Government, The British Security Industry (BSIA) has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a boost to tax credits for small businesses conducting Research and Development into new products. Lastly, Security Solutions has developed a new brand identity as part of its pledge to become even more customer focused. Read more security news…

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To end the working week, we begin with Hikvision, who recently hosted ONVIF Technical Committee and Technical Services Committee meetings. At the meetings, ONVIF working groups advanced their efforts in developing specification of the global standard for interoperability of IP-based physical security products. Looking ahead to Counter Terror Expo 2011, CBC has announced that it will be showcasing its range of advanced CCTV systems and Procter Fencing Systems will also be at the show, demonstrating its high-security perimeter fencing and gates.

In the UK, Mul-T-Lock’s innovative Smartair standalone system has been supplied to the BMW showroom in Wollaston. At this year’s Luxury Motor Show in Nottinghamshire, Octavian will be providing complete security at the mega event. To monitor a number of custody suites, West Midlands Police has deployed an integrated surveillance solution from Visimetrics. Lastly, IMS Research reports that innovative video door phones are enabling residents to see who is at their apartment complex or front door from anywhere in the world. Read more security news…

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Looking back on the top news stories of the week, we begin in New York where several Panasonic security cameras have been deployed to monitor a number of municipal buildings, jails and fire stations on Long Island. In Germany, Plustek’s network digital video recorder has been installed at a jewellery store to help put a stop to thefts. At Gdansk University in Poland, Access Control Technology (ACT) has installed proximity readers and door controllers in the student accommodation complexes to give residents an improved access control solution. In corporate news, Bosch has launched a new partner programme for its Building Integration System (BIS) – a modular platform for central alarm management.

As the security industry prepares for ISC West 2011, we bring you some news from the upcoming tradeshow. Optelecom-NKF, manufacturer of Siqura, has announced that it will be highlighting its complete video security and surveillance solutions at the show. Also at ISC West, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) will be hosting a reception to demonstrate the final pieces of its security suite of specifications.  Read more security news…

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To start the mid-week round-up, we begin with Optelecom-NKF, who will be highlighting their complete video security and surveillance solutions at ISC West 2011. Bosch has launched its new partner programme for its Building Integration System (BIS) – a modular platform for central alarm management. Pivot3 is riding high, as it has been selected by the Wall Street Journal as part of the top 50 venture-backed companies.

In other news, the Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames has chosen a hybrid digital recording system solution from Wavestore to upgrade and expand its surveillance system. Lastly, Timet, one of the world’s largest suppliers of high quality Titanium products, has chosen a surveillance solution from Chubb Electronic Security to monitor production at its Witton Mill plant in Birmingham. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced that it will host a reception at ISC West 2011 to demonstrate the final pieces of its security suite of specifications. At the upcoming IFSEC 2011 show, Basler will be exhibiting its new IP fixed dome camera models with added two-way audio function and a new multimedia video processor. Over in Germany, Plustek’s network digital video recorder has been integrated with a third party access control system to secure a jewellery store.

In other news, Oncam Global has designed a customised security solution for The Landmark, one of London’s newest luxury residential addresses. Lastly, LaserCard Corporation, a leading provider of government ID solutions, has received a purchase order valued at approximately $2.1 million for chip-ready, optical security media-based credentials for the Saudi Arabia National ID Card programme. Read more security news…

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We begin the news round-up with Milestone, who is riding high as its ninth annual Milestone Integration Partner Symposium (MIPS) conference, held in San Antonio, Texas, attracts over 200 industry professionals. In northern Italy, March Networks’ IP video solution has been chosen to enhance surveillance across 14 major toll motorways. As part of a major overhaul of its CCTV surveillance infrastructure, North East Lincolnshire Council in the UK has opted for Bosch Security Systems to upgrade its new surveillance network.

In other news, Wavestore and CNL have entered into a technological partnership to separate distributed video intelligence from proprietary technology. Lastly, proximity readers, door stations and door controllers from Dublin-based Access Control Technology (ACT) have been installed in residential accommodation at the University of Gdansk, Poland. Read more security news…

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To wrap up the working week, we start with ADT, who has become the title sponsor of this year’s Edinburgh Half Marathon. As title sponsor, the race will be branded the ADT Edinburgh Half Marathon and will take place on Sunday 10th April 2011. artec technologies is taking social media to the next level as it has announced that it will be using the likes of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to build a closer relationship with its customers and partners. In New York, Panasonic security cameras have been deployed by Hello Albert Inc. to monitor various municipal buildings, jails and approximately 50 fire stations in multiple jurisdictions on Long Island.

In other news, at the recent Samsung Techwin Vision Conference, Lucas Lee, MD of Samsung, gave an insight into how Samsung perceives the European security marketplace. Finally, Milestone Systems has recruited a number of new employees and has promoted top performers to manage its ongoing high levels of growth. Read more security news…

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