In today’s news round-up, VIVOTEK recently hosted its ‘I Love VVTK’ party. VIVOTEK’s partners gathered from around the world in Taipei to participate in the annual Secutech Taipei security exhibition and VIVOTEK took advantage of this opportunity to hold the party. In events news, Ingersoll Rand has won the “Best Buildings and Facilities Protection Innovation” award for its range of Automatic Bomb Blast Doors at the Counter Terror Expo Excellence Awards 2013. The superior range of bomb blast doors, which have been applied at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 and Kings Cross train station in London, are already providing essential protection for passengers and commuters across the UK.

In other events news, Canon Europe will showcase its complete range of network cameras at IFSEC 2013. Canon will meet with existing and prospective partners, distributors, systems integrators and resellers to showcase the strength of its growing network camera portfolio. In corporate news, The Security Institute has announced Emma Shaw as its new Chairman. Working alongside her fellow Directors, she will help take the organisation to its next stage of development by ensuring that it continues to meet the needs of its growing membership. Finally, Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary has won a contract to supply electro-optic observation systems to Savis Tecnologia. The electro-optic systems will be supplied in 2014 as part of the first phase of the Brazilian multi-year “Sisfron” Integrated Border Monitoring System. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Securit World will showcase its latest ID solutions, products and services at IFSEC 2013. The range of equipment on show will include ID card printing systems that support any card application platform such as ID and access control. In applications news, Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher system has been deployed at Australia’s Westfield Shopping Centres. The new security solution is based on Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher key control and management system integrated with the NoWAIT (National Work Authorisation and Induction Training) fingerprint recognition system.

In corporate news, the SANS Institute will debut its MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression course in Naples, Italy. The course has been updated to emulate the format utilised by many executive MBA programmes and includes network fundamentals, security technologies, using cryptography, defence-in-depth, policy development, and management practice. In other corporate news, Real-Time Technology Group has welcomed Kimberly Mazzarino as its Director of Customer Relations. Kimberly has over 16 years of Sales, Customer Service and IT experience. Finally, Fluidmesh Networks’ Fluidity has won the I-Trans Innovation Award at SiFER 2013. The awards recognise the most outstanding innovations at the event. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Honeywell is to showcase key technology trends including cloud based solutions, proliferation of mobile devices, and easier system integration for new products and solutions at this year’s IFSEC International, which takes place next month in Birmingham, UK. Enhanced versions of Honeywell’s products will be on show at stand E80, Hall 4. In other events news, Winfrasoft’s PINgrid solution has been awarded “Best Secure Transaction” at the SC Awards Europe 2013.

In corporate news, Pilgrims Group has appointed John McCaffery as Director for the Middle East following the company’s continued expansion in the region. He will continue to grow the Pilgrims brand in the Middle East, particularly within Iraq in the oil and gas and EPCM markets. Over in the UK, AMG Systems and Viseum have announced a strategic technology partnership, which is expected to create huge synergy for both companies, to the benefit of end users. Finally, Crocus Technology has announced the release of a prototype of Match in Place (MiP), a distinctive security technique that strengthens user authentication in digital transactions. Crocus also showcased at this year’s CARTES America, which closed yesterday in Las Vegas. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, HID Global is demonstrating its new FARGO HDPii Plus Card Printer/Encoder at CARTES America 2013, which closes today. Featuring the company’s fifth generation of High Definition Printing (HDP) technology, the new HDPii Plus enables a secure, instant issuance of both ISO magnetic swipe and contact/contactless EMV cards. Over in the UK, TDSi will showcase its EXgarde 4.1 Integrated Access Control Software at IFSEC 2013. John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi, will also be delivering a number of presentations at the IFSEC Academy Centre Stage.

Also at IFSEC 2013, AxxonSoft will present version 3.1 of its Axxon Next open platform video management software (VMS), as well as celebrate its birthday alongside partners, friends and clients. In other events news, this year’s ISC West has been deemed as a success, with many companies such as Honeywell, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies and HID witnessing high volumes of traffic to their booths. Finally, IDIS has announced the opening of a new distributor network in the Netherlands. IDIS Benelux BV offers customers a direct and local operation for DirectIP sales, service and technical support. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global will demonstrate its new FARGO HDPii Plus Card Printer/Encoder at CARTES America 2013, which closes this week. Featuring the company’s fifth generation of High Definition Printing (HDP) technology, the new HDPii Plus enables the secure, instant issuance of both ISO magnetic swipe and contact/contactless EMV cards. In other events news, AxxonSoft will celebrate its 10th birthday at this year’s IFSEC International 2013. At the event, AxxonSoft will present version 3.1 of its Axxon Next open platform video management software (VMS).

In corporate news, Octavian Security has been announced as a finalist for the Nottingham Post Business Awards, which take place tomorrow. In other corporate news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a revised edition of its CCTV users’ logbook, to reflect recent developments relating to industry standards and governance. Finally, Connexion2′s new 8 Series Identicom has been shortlisted for the “Lone Worker Protection Solutions of The Year” award at the IFSEC and FIREX Awards 2013. Launched at IFSEC last year, Connexion2’s 8 Series Identicom range has proved immensely popular due to its smaller size and extended functionality. Read more security news…

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In today’s new round-up, Winsted has won the Queens Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. Generally accepted as the UK’s most prestigious recognition of outstanding business performance, the Queens Awards are made in honour of the Queen’s birthday. In events news, DVTEL will showcase its video surveillance solutions at Expo Seguridad 2013. DVTEL’s Quasar video surveillance cameras and plug-and-play Meridian NVR will also be on display at the event, which opens today in Mexico.

In other events news, this week’s Cards & Payments Asia 2013 will highlight the growth of mobile and contactless technology. More than 100 industry leaders will address conference attendees on the most pressing issues, challenges and opportunities in the banking industry. Over in Monaco, COMPRION has won the Best Testing Solution category at WIMA NFC MONACO 2013. The competition is designed to bring to the forefront the latest innovative applications, solutions and hardware through multi-track vertical categories. Finally, FST21 has opened a new office in Brazil. Based in São Paulo, the office is staffed by eight administrative, sales and technical personnel who will serve FST21′s growing customer base in South America. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global has announced that it will demonstrate a range of innovative Identity Assurance solutions at this year’s Infosecurity 2013. HID will highlight its latest ActivID Appliance Authentication solution and conduct live mobile authentication demonstrations at the show, which opens tomorrow. In other events news, TDSi will showcase its EXgarde 4.1 Integrated Access Control Software at IFSEC 2013. John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi, will also be delivering a number of presentations at the IFSEC Academy Centre Stage.

In corporate news, IDIS has announced the opening of a new distributor network in the Netherlands. IDIS Benelux BV offers customers a direct and local operation for DirectIP sales, service and technical support. In other corporate news, eneo and AxxonSoft have announced a technology partnership. AxxonSoft video management software now supports numerous eneo IP cameras, delivering an optimum surveillance solution. Finally, Fairway plans to exhibit intelligence-gathering operations at the Counter Terror Expo 2013, which takes place this week in London. Fairway’s remit is to detect, deter or disrupt terrorist activity and its Key intelligence-gathering operations include Operation Lightning, Operation Trammel, and Operation Camion. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Skyguard have announced that they provided 24/7 protection to Team GB throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games. Security staff and key personnel of Great Britain men’s and women’s football teams were issued MySOS personal safety devices to ensure protection wherever they were. In events news, Raytec will launch its new range of VARIO IP Network illuminators at IFSEC 2013. The VARIO IP range has also been shortlisted as a finalist in the IFSEC awards for “CCTV System Product of the Year”.

In other events news, Reed Exhibitions and The American Gaming Association (AGA) have announced that this year’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia will be broadcast onsite over G2E TV, a self-contained television channel. Over in Sweden, ASIS International held its 12th European Security Conference and Exhibition, which closed this week. The event took place at the Swedish Congress and Exhibition Centre and welcomed security professionals from 37 countries. Finally, Videotec has welcomed Enrico Bertani as its new Technical Support Manager. Bertani has skilled experience in the ICT business, having provided technical assistance in the field for over 20 years. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Geutebruck France has recently opened its fourth office. Situated in Bordeaux, the new premises provides sales and technical support to the South West of France. The office will be headed by Arnaud Tacchini, who has recently joined the company. In events news, ASSA ABLOY will showcase its Aperio wireless locking technology range at IFSEC 2013, with the full Aperio product range being on display at the ASSA ABLOY stand.

In other events news, The Women’s Security Council (WSC) has granted Axis Communications’ Vice President of Global Sales its Woman of the Year Award 2013 in the manufacturer category. The WSC award honours the top female professionals in the physical security industry in a variety of categories. The winners were presented at this year’s ISC West. In corporate news, Dallmeier has received Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification. Certification as an Authorised Economic Operator identifies Dallmeier as a reliable and trustworthy organisation in international commerce. Finally, Honeywell Building Solutions has secured a three year contract to maintain business critical systems at Raithwaite Hall Country Retreat. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, ASSA ABLOY will showcase its Aperio wireless locking technology range at IFSEC 2013. The full Aperio product range incorporates the new Aperio L100 and PINpad escutcheons. In other events news, Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH has been awarded the 4th Lower Saxony Foreign Trade Award at Hannover Messe 2013. Hytera were awarded in the “Small and medium enterprises” category and won against 50 other candidates.

Over in Brazil, Streit Group has exhibited its versatile APCs at LAAD Defence and Security 2013, which closed last week. In corporate news, G4S Technology has announced a partnership with Exacq Technologies. Exacq’s VMS solutions can now be fully integrated with G4S Technology’s Symmetry Security Management System. Finally, Tavcom has hosted a security training workshop organised by Skills for Security and the Danish Institure of Fire and Security. The workshop was designed for visitors to learn first-hand how security training is carried out in the UK. Read more security news…

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