On today’s news round-up, education security and safety expert John L. Pack has joined G4S Secure Solutions’ team of subject matter experts. In application news, Axis Security has secured a contract to supply an access control system for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service’s headquarters. Infinova recently announced that with the help of a surveillance system which included Infinova IP cameras, over 40 million people were peaceably able to participate in 2010′s Kumbh Mela, the largest religious gathering in the world.

In corporate news, elQnetworks’ SecureVue situational awareness platform has contributed to the company’s 60 percent revenue increase in the past year. In events news, members of the British Industry Security Association’s Export Council, who exhibited at the recent Intersec 2012 exhibition in Dubai, have reported a record level of visitor interest in the wide range of innovative UK security solutions. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, North American Video (NAV) has relocated their northeast regional office to larger facilities in Pearl River, NY in a move that reflects an overall increase to business throughout the region, as well as NAV’s recent acquisition of Nexus Technologies Group. Also in corporate news, LILIN and NUUO will be working closely to achieve goal interoperability of network video surveillance products. 

In application news, Axis Communications video encoders are helping to monitor the second pair of breeding Peregrine Falcons in Norwich. Over in Columbia, QNAP Security’s network surveillance solution has been deployed to help secure a military complex. In events news, Ipsotek’s award-winning technology has been awarded a Highly Commended certificate for the ADS Security and Innovation Awards in recognition for making this a safer world. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Optex Co. Ltd of Japan has announced a major investment in the 100% share capital of UK lighting manufacturer Raytec.  General Dynamics UK has selected Barco’s 8” rugged extreme displays in triple head configuration and Video Processing Unit for the British Army’s Scout Specialist Vehicle (Scout SV) programme. Also in application news, Thurrock Council has upgraded its aging CCTV network with state-of-the-art IndigoVision IP technology that has drastically reduced the amount of time council staff and local police need to spend reviewing footage.

In events news, Milestone Systems recently held its annual Milestone Integration Partner Symposium (MIPS) conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Looking ahead, Samsung has announced that its stand in hall 5 at IFSEC 2012 will be dedicated to demonstrating its ability to support installers and system integrators with Smarter Security solutions. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, multibrand distributor Videor has announced record monthly sales, achieving sales in excess of 8 million euros in January 2012, the highest in the company’s 35-year history. In events news, Mayflex will be bringing its expertise across electronic security, networking and cabling infrastructure to IFSEC again in 2012, in a bid to help those who want to know more about converged IP solutions. In the latest Microsoft Partner Program assessments, Geutebruck has been awarded with the gold standard in the server platform field, and silver in four other categories: independent software vendor, OEM hardware, mid-market solution provider and virtualisation.

In application news, Senstar’s digital microwave perimeter intrusion detection solution µltraWave has been installed for the first time in Europe at a prison in Denmark. Lastly, Bosch Security Systems and its partner TEXIM have installed a flexible and reliable voice alarm system, in addition to sound reinforcement and interpretation technology, to connect all the conference rooms at the Palacongressi in Rimini. Read more security news…

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On today’s weekly round-up, SightLogix has appointed Jim Augustine as Sales Support Manager for the Western United States and Canada, thanks to his extensive experience in networked systems, security project management, systems integration and sales. In application news, MOBOTIX cameras have celebrated the 10th year of keeping Antarctic penguins safe under tough weather conditions. The Australian company Woolworths Limited is deploying new Visual Intelligence software across thousands of existing March Networks video recording systems in a phased upgrade programme.

Over in London, Genetec’s Omnicast video surveillance system has been installed at Fulham Football Club, a 22,000-seat stadium and the city’s oldest first class football club.  Bosch conferencing technology has been deployed by the Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali, which required a state-of-the-art system for its banquet hall and five conferencing rooms. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Lumidigm has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Shermetaro as CEO after serving two years as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Also in corporate news, Gallagher North America has announced two significant appointments: Scott Bryan, RCDD, PSP has been appointed as Vice President for Sales for Access Systems based in Atlanta, Georgia and John Cronkite as the Eastern US Regional Manager to help the company expand in the US and continue its rapid growth. The increase in popularity of hosted, cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has given rise to several security challenges for developers according to SANS Technology Institute.

In application news, Connexion2′s award-winning identity badge Identicom will be deployed to secure staff at over 500 Travelodge hotels.  Pilgrims Group will be providing safety training to British government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) employees working in politically unstable and often highly dangerous parts of the world. Read more security news…

 

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On today’s news round-up, SightLogix has appointed Jim Augustine as Sales Support Manager for the Western United States and Canada, thanks to his extensive experience in networked systems, security project management, systems integration and sales. Also in corporate news, Corps Security is collaborating with AlertSystems and 360 Vision Technology to provide state-of-the-art monitoring services. This year, Grandstream Networks is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its entry into the IP telephony marketplace. Grandstream is a leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions.

IMS Research has forecasted that despite police department budgets coming under increasing pressure across the USA, the HD camera market onboard police cars is set to grow at over 20% over the next four years. In events news, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2012 has broken records with a total of 825 exhibitors and a registered attendance of 40,869 over the three show days in Amsterdam. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, HID Global has successfully completed the world’s first university pilot of NFC smartphones carrying digital keys. Also in corporate news, the Scantronic i-on160EX was filmed for the UK’s brand new Channel 4 series, Home of the Future. The five-part TV series transforms the lives of a family with futuristic security technology. G4S Technology has joined Microsoft’s new Partner Network with a Gold Membership status. It was launched to keep member organisations up-to-date and informed of the latest technology advances as well as provide a range of accreditation in line with their proficiency.

In application news, the Australian company Woolworths Limited is deploying new Visual Intelligence software across thousands of existing March Networks video recording systems in a phased upgrade programme. In events news, Moxa Technologies has showcased intelligent traffic management solutions at the IT-TRANS fair Karlsruhe in Germany last week. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, the Samsung Smarter Security Days will be giving security industry and IT sector installers and system integrators a better understanding of the continuing transition from analogue to IP technology and the influence it is having on the marketplace. Also in events news, the British Security Industry Association will be announcing the regional winners of this year’s Annual Security Personnel Awards which will be taking place in June at the London Hilton, Park Lane. Compound Security Systems has secured St. Anne’s church in Sale, England with a combination of a police-approved Compound system and five Optex Europe detectors.

Also in application news, Bosch conferencing technology has been deployed by the Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali, which required a state-of-the-art system for its banquet hall and five conferencing rooms. Over in London, Genetec’s Omnicast video surveillance system has been installed at Fulham Football Club, a 22,000-seat stadium and the city’s oldest first class football club. Read more security news…

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On today’s weekly round-up, NICE has installed over 1,000 NICE Inform information management solutions across the world. A Fujinon CCTV telephoto zoom lens is being used at Scotland’s Dolphin Conservation Society for whale and dolphin watching in the North Sea. Over in London, the new M&M’s World has installed Samsung’s SPD-2700 and SCP-2250 dome cameras to create a safe and secure environment for customers and staff, whilst maintaining the store’s fun atmosphere.

On the other side of the world, Bosch’s surveillance cameras are securing Vietnam’s first luxury residential project. The facilities include 35,000 square meters of retail space, a 50-metre pool and a modern clubhouse boasting a steam bath, spa and sauna, a gymnasium, putting green and a tennis court. Also in Vietnam, a video surveillance solution from Surveon has been deployed by Agribank in order to meet business growth needs and achieve centralised management for its surveillance networks. Read more security news…

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