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Looking back at the top stories of the week, we begin with Bosch, who is celebrating a double anniversary and raising money for the “Children in Need” charity in the UK. The founder of Octavian Security is also giving back as he has fulfilled a life-long dream by taking to the pitch at Everton FC, helping to raise £10,000 for charity in the process. In application news, Palmer’s sixth form college in Grays, Essex has updated its CCTV security system with HD technology from SANYO.

In corporate news, Paul de Jong has joined Sanyo Video Vertrieb AG as a new management board member, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in the fields of production, sales and marketing. IP video software provider Milestone has doubled its UK team and set up new offices whilst expecting to boost numbers again by the end of the year. Lastly, Siqura declared that its analogue and IP cameras are now UL-certified, joining the codecs, switches and fibre optic solutions in the Siqura UL listing. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, identification solutions provider Idesco enjoyed success at IFSEC 2011 after presenting their latest version of versatile EPC products, Access Touch, Cardea and numerous access control products as well as quite a few recent, collaboratively developed products from partnered solutions. On a similar successful note, Bosch is celebrating a double anniversary and raising money for the “Children in Need” charity in the UK. Leading manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment ComNet has appointed Ricardo Acle as the Director of Latin America Sales thanks to his extensive experience in providing fibre communication solutions.

In application news, Intellio cameras are providing surveillance for Tesco‘s logistics base, one of the most famous non-food distribution centres in central Europe, by utilising the existing IT network on the premises, while maintaining operation as a standalone system. Also, Palmer’s sixth form college in Grays, Essex has updated its CCTV security system with HD technology from SANYO. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, software developer Cortech Developments is hosting a series of roadshows to evaluate the latest integrated building fire & security control technology. IP video software provider Milestone has doubled its UK team and set up new offices whilst expecting to boost numbers again by the end of the year. Siqura declared that its analogue and IP cameras are now UL-certified, joining the codecs, switches and fibre optic solutions in the Siqura UL listing.

On a festive note, CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, announced that it has been named the winner of the Emerging Markets Airport awards (EMAA) 2011. The prestigious awards ceremony recognised CEM for its achievements in the security system at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, Terminal 3. Barix AG, a pioneer in IP audio, monitoring, control and automation, announced that it has surpassed the 100,000 device threshold for sales as part of a highly successful 2010 that also saw major project wins and double-digit growth. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, John Romanowich, President and CEO of SightLogix® Inc., will moderate a panel discussion on critical infrastructure protection at the 2011 Government Summit presented by the Security Industry Association (SIA) June 21-22 in Washington, D.C. Sukhi Ghuman, owner and founder of award-winning security company Octavian Security, has fulfilled a life-long dream by taking to the pitch at Everton FC – helping to raise £10,000 for charity in the process.

On a corporate note, LG and Hikvision will unite as Platinum Partners through the Mirasys Technology Partner Programme Thanks to Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS,  the guidance of aircraft in the vicinity of wind parks can be significantly improved: it has developed a technical solution to largely eliminate interference to air traffic control radars caused by wind turbines.  Over in the US, Genetec’s Omnicast has been certified as an “Approved Product for Homeland Security”. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, digital video surveillance specialist Visimetrics has provided their flagship FASTAR CCTV recording solution to secure A&S Leisure’s Napoleons chain of casinos in Sheffield, Leeds, Hull and Bradford. Enfield Council has invested in Romad RSP-100 lone worker protection devices for staff at the Borough’s social care department.

In a celebratory post-IFSEC 2011 note, Gallagher took pleasure in success, thanks in part to ASSA ABLOY’s award-winning Aperio. Samsung also unveiled a new generation of video surveillance security solutions on its largest booth ever at IFSEC. With an eye to the future, the Security Industry Association (SIA) is welcoming interested security professionals to submit proposals for presentations at top trade show and educational conference ISC West 2012Read more security news…

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On today’s weekly round-up, Looking back at IFSEC 2011, the SourceSecurity.com team has pulled together highlights from the show in pictures. In application news, ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio locking system has been installed and interfaced to the access control system at the Wallace Collection in London to secure its conservation department. Over in Mississippi, M.M. Roberts Stadium is safer thanks to Avigilon’s HD Surveillance System. For those looking to cut costs, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is reminding business that security measures can indeed be sustainable, whilst providing considerable cost savings.

In corporate news, John Menzel has joined CNL Software as Vice President of Marketing, bringing along over fifteen years of  senior management experience to the company. To emphasise the high level of quality of performance, Nedap Security Management has announced that it has increased the warranty period on hardware products to three years on new purchases. Ending on a green note, Nottingham is becoming a greener city as its City Council recently installed a new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) access control system at Broadmarsh Multi-Storey Car Park (MSCP). Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, M.M. Roberts Stadium in southern Mississippi is safer thanks to Avigilon’s HD Surveillance System. Corps Security intends to support the Commando Spirit Appeal on behalf of the Royal Marines, with which it has a strong affiliation. Mr. James Quick has been welcomed by Senstar Corporation as its new President and Executive Director for US operation.

On an ethical note, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is reminding business that security measures can indeed be sustainable, whilst providing considerable cost savings. Lastly, ASSA ABLOY’s award-winning, cost-effective Aperio technology enables OEM and security installer specialists a security upgrade via a wireless integration of mechanical locks into existing access control systems or for new installations, as part of a hybrid EAC system. Read more security news…

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In the analogue-dominated surveillance market of the UK, EverFocus has extended its HD-CCTV range to include three new hybrid HD-CCTV DVRs and four HD-CCTV cameras. Focused on its high-quality delivery, MESSOA has displayed a new range of 2MP, HDTV (1080p) network cameras as well as LPR/ANPR cameras at IFSEC 2011. Nottingham is becoming a greener city as its City Council recently installed a new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) access control system at Broadmarsh Multi-Storey Car Park (MSCP) to provide contract parking and season ticket holder parking.

Proxim Wireless Corporation announced that three new members, Toru Kashima, Robert M. Pons and David J. Porte, were elected to its Board of Directors. In application news, ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio locking system has been installed and interfaced to the access control system at the Wallace Collection in London to secure its conservation department. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up Cognitec, has been selected to provide a face recognition solution for Nero Kwik Media, a free media management application for computers, mobile devices and social networks.  In corporate news, John Menzel has joined CNL Software as Vice President of Marketing bringing along over fifteen years of experience to the company. To emphasise the high level of quality of performance, Nedap Security Management has announced that it has increased the warranty period on hardware products to three years on new purchases.

In Norway, Chiron Security Communications has appointed Frode Haugseth to its customer support and commercial team to deal with the increased demand for its IRIS alarm signalling technology in the country. On a final note, Avigilon has been ranked as the 3rd fastest growing company within Canada by PROFIT magazine. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round up, AMG Systems Ltd. announces that it will provide transmission systems for the refurbished Victorian built Blackwall Tunnel under river Thames in London. To do so, they will use a  £70 million refurbishment programme announced by TfL that changed the European Safety Regulations for tunnels, following a series of tunnel fires in the European Alps in 2000. Continuing with the same “safety-net concept”, Milestone Systems has secured Komplett, a major e-commerce company, thanks to its open platform IP video management software. To cater for the airport industry, iOmniscient’s video analytics applications have been tailored to improve the efficiency, safety and security of all aspects of airport operations.

After the recent earthquake in Japan, major broadcasters have installed Flovel’s day and night EM-120 ultra high sensitivity cameras for day and night observation of the Fukushima nuclear power plant. At Australia’s Griffith University, Gallagher’s security integration platform has caused an outpouring of emotion from its users as the system has significantly improved the management of incidents at the university. Read more news…

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