In today’s news round-up, The Arecont Vision Technology Partner of the Year for 2012 has now been presented to Milestone in all three regions of the world. The awards acknowledge the strength in the companies’ collaborative efforts in the growing market for megapixel IP network video surveillance solutions. In corporate news, Netgenium Systems has become the first access control specialist to integrate with ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s Aperio locking solutions. ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio is designed to upgrade mechanically locked doors and wirelessly connect them online or offline to new or existing access control systems, with minimal modification to doors and premises, offering a cost effective and simple security upgrade.

In application news, Genetec has announced that Europe’s busiest exhibition centre, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham has recently completed installation of Genetec’s Security Center as its unified security platform to manage its integrated security and traffic management requirements. By choosing Security Center, the NEC was able to integrate its video surveillance with Genetec Omnicast, and traffic management with Genetec AutoVu. In other corporate news,  CNL Software has partnered with Alava Ingenieros Group (Alava) to market and resell IPSecurityCenter PSIM in Spain and Portugal. Finally, Scoping the Single European Digital Identity Community (SSEDIC) recently announced the agenda for its Second International Identity Initiative Conference (SIIIC)Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Traka has announced a strategic partnership with Secure Technology Solutions Ltd (STSL) who will become a value-added distributor for the European region. Traka and STSL will be joined by Redcloud and HID at the Security Technology Symposium where attendees can learn more about the latest in security technology. Find out more here. In corporate news, Samsung Techwin has welcomed Mark Hirst as Business Development Manager in its professional security division. Mark will be responsible for developing relationships with key market influencers, in order to identify new sales opportunities for Samsung Techwin’s comprehensive range of IP network based video surveillance solutions.

In application news, Cassidian’s radio communication technology was used to secure Stockholm during the recent royal wedding. Using the Swedish nationwide Rakel TETRA radio communication system provided by Cassidian and operated by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, the Stockholm Police together with the Swedish Security Service were responsible for the safety of some 470 high-ranking guests. In other application news, AG Neovo has been chosen by Taipei Metro to provide the CCTV displays it needs for a new route, the Xinyi Line. Twenty five units of AG Neovo’s SX-19P have been installed at information desks across seven stations. In addition, the RX-W32 has been deployed at train platforms to monitor the safety of passengers. Finally, SALTO’s access control solution is securing the Lough Erne Golf Resort, where world leaders recently met for the G8 summit. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, LEGIC will showcase developments in contactless people identification at SicherheitsExpo 2013, which takes place next week in Munich, Germany. LEGIC will offer licence partners and end users the basis for individual solutions and autonomous control of their security systems. In corporate news, Sony has recruited Andre Fontana as strategic cloud Business Development Manager. Andre will lead the formation and execution of strategic relationships within the security industry for Sony’s cloud-based IP surveillance solutions.

Over in Thailand, Matrix Comsec will showcase its complete portfolio of Security products at this year’s Secutech Thailand. The portfolio includes access control and time-attendance solutions, video surveillance solutions and fire alarm panels. In other corporate news, a recent survey of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) members has revealed that the private security industry can be an ideal career path for ex-armed forces personnel, with 88.2% of respondents confirming that they already have or have had ex-armed forces personnel working within their organisation. Finally, Skyguard have announced the launch of their new and improved Customer Service Centre (CSC) account management portal. The portal provides clients with an unprecedented range of tools to help protect their lone working employees. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Samsung Techwin has welcomed Mark Hirst as Business Development Manager in its professional security division. Mark will be responsible for developing relationships with key market influencers, in order to identify new sales opportunities for Samsung Techwin’s comprehensive range of IP network based video surveillance solutions. In events news, Suprema’s access control and visitor management system has won the “Best Innovative Product” Award at MIPS 2013. The contest winner’s equipment is listed in the governmental list of recommended products, meaning the winning companies have the right to sell direct to equipment installers and end-users without going through lengthy certification procedures.

In other events news, IP UserGroup Latin America will host the next security technology event IP-in-Action LIVE, which will take place in Mexico in September 2013. The event will feature educational presentations and the latest IP security products. In application news, Cassidian’s radio communication technology was used to secure Stockholm during the recent royal wedding. Using the Swedish nationwide Rakel TETRA radio communication system provided by Cassidian and operated by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, the Stockholm Police together with the Swedish Security Service were responsible for the safety of some 470 high-ranking guests. Finally, AG Neovo has been chosen by Taipei Metro to provide the CCTV displays it needs for a new route, the Xinyi Line. Twenty five units of AG Neovo’s SX-19P have been installed at information desks across seven stations. In addition, the RX-W32 has been deployed at train platforms to monitor the safety of passengers. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, a new report from information and analytics firm IHS has ranked Axis Communications as number one and global market leader in network cameras and security cameras. In application news, a new lock system by ABLOY has been installed at Scunthorpe General Hospital following an audit of its safe and secure medicines management. The ABLOY CLIQ assigns each staff member their own key granting access for their shift, eliminating time wasted looking for keyholders.

In corporate news, SeeTec has welcomed Roland Keiser as its new Chief Sales Officer. As an experienced specialist, he will push the strategic focus of SeeTec in the area of business solutions. Over in Australia, a new purpose built training centre in Granville is providing installers, operators, managers and designers of electronic security systems with a wide range of Tavcom accredited training courses. Finally, Bundesdruckerei has acquired shares in crypotvision to secure significant competitive advantages in the field of electronic ID solutions. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Panasonic has launched its new Solutions Centre at the UK headquarters in Berkshire. The new Centre is a purpose built facility that has been created to offer visitors the opportunity to see and experience the many different solutions that Panasonic Systems Communications Company (PSCEU) has to offer. In application news, AMG has completed a CCTV surveillance project with Addu International Airport Pvt Ltd. for Gan International Airport. The new application uses PanoCam360 cameras on an Ethernet transmission platform to ensure complete surveillance, with no blind spots, in the executive terminal lounge areas.

In other application news, SALTO and CEM are helping to secure the annual G8 Summit in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. CEM announced that it has worked together with long-standing customer Belfast International Airport to increase security during the G8 summit. Already having CEM S3020 portable access control readers on site as part of the existing CEM AC2000 access control system, the Airport chose to increase the number of portable readers to ensure maximum security. SALTO’s access control solution is securing the Lough Erne Golf Resort, where world leaders are meeting for the summit. SALTO has opened a new office in Bologna to support the company’s continued growth in the Italian market. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the office will enable customers and partners to visit staff members and attend presentations and in-house training. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Tyco Security Products has reached an agreement to acquire Exacq Technologies. The acquisition is expected to complement Tyco Security Products’ video technology portfolio while strengthening its presence in the video security market. In application news, Bosch Security Systems is supporting Milan’s new driverless metro line 5 with a security solution that combines video surveillance and public-address communication for managing passenger information and evacuation measures. The installation included 400 vandal resistant FlexiDome cameras, 10-bit digital processing technology, video and audio signal transmission encoders and ten iSCSI storage units.

In other application news, Dahua HD network cameras have been used to enhance security at BMCI bank in Morocco. Dahua megapixel HD network cameras were installed, as well as hybrid DVRs. In corporate news, new pan-European research commissioned by Security Products from Siemens has found that a clear majority of consumers do not believe that the widespread use of CCTV infringes on people’s civil liberties. Finally, Samsung Techwin has recently installed a security solution at Horwich Station, Lancashire, to continue to deter and detect anti-social behaviour, vandalism and other forms of criminal activity. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Dahua HD network cameras have been used to enhance security at BMCI bank in Morocco. With expending business and the increased demand for security solutions, the bank decided to level up its security system of 250 branches in Morocco. The installation included Dahua megapixel HD network cameras as well as hybrid DVRs. In corporate news, MESSOA’s NCR875PRO 1080p IR Bullet Network Camera has been given a Silver Award from BuyComs Magazine. The award denotes outstanding performance and recommendation to the readers.

In other corporate news, Tyco Security Products has announced a series of in-depth technology presentations and training events for dealers, integrators, monitoring stations and their customers in the DACH region. The series will offer unique educational opportunities to new customers as well as installers already familiar with the Tyco Security Products portfolio. In events news, Julian Inman, EMEA Sales & Technical Support Engineer of Exacq Technologies, will discuss EDGE based VMS applications at IP-in-Action LIVE 2013, Manchester. Finally, the nomination process for the 2013 Security Excellence Awards is now open. Celebrating its 15th year in 2013, this highly prestigious industry awards scheme is specifically designed to commend and honour the very best professionals, projects and processes which both the UK and international security sectors have to offer. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Samsung Techwin has recently installed a security solution at Horwich Station, Lancashire, to continue to deter and detect anti-social behaviour, vandalism and other forms of criminal activity. Roger Houldsworth, CCTV Technical Manager for Northern Rail, has recently overseen the installation by an in-house engineer of two sixteen channel Samsung Techwin SRD-1673D DVRs. Following the success of the CCTV upgrade project at Horwich Station, SRD-1673Ds are being installed at four other Northern Rail stations. In corporate news, new pan-European research commissioned by Security Products from Siemens has found that a clear majority of consumers do not believe that the widespread use of CCTV infringes on people’s civil liberties. The study which was carried out by YouGov between February and March 2013 questioned over 6,000 adults in France, Germany, Spain, Sweden and the UK about their views on CCTV and its role in society.

In application news, Bosch Security Systems is supporting Milan’s new driverless metro line 5 with a security solution that combines video surveillance and public-address communication for managing passenger information and evacuation measures. The installation included 400 vandal resistant FlexiDome cameras, 10-bit digital processing technology, video and audio signal transmission encoders and ten iSCSI storage units. In other application news, SALTO’s wireless access control solution has been installed at Strode College, UK. Salto XS4 wireless units are now installed campus wide on a mixture of Apple Mac suites, lecture rooms, engineering workshops and communal staff areas. Finally, UTC’s Aritech range of intruder detection products recently marked 35 years of success. Backed by comprehensive technical support and training for installers across the UK, the Aritech intruder range is among the most trusted names in the security market. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Dahua, LILIN and VIVOTEK were among the winners of this year’s Secutech Excellence Awards. The winners were announced at the 16th edition of Secutech which was held from 24 – 26 April 2013 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre, Taiwan. From the 25 entries, 6 products received the IP Camera Excellence Award, and 3 products were given the NVR Excellence Award. In application news, Cassidian has completed an integrated security system for the protection of Tanger Med harbour in northern Morocco. The system combats illegal immigration, terrorist attacks and smuggling on the territory of Africa’s biggest port.

In corporate news, Mint Security is encouraging businesses across the country to be vigilant when it comes to fire safety and have their fire alarms serviced appropriately. In order to perform to their full potential, a fire alarm system must be designed in accordance with a thorough, complete and approved risk assessment of a workplace so that risk is minimised at every opportunity. In other corporate news, in light of recent squatting protests in London, the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Vacant Property Protection Group is warning owners of vacant commercial properties to be on heightened alert. Simon Alderson, chairman of the group, has devised 6 key actions that owners can take to help protect their vacant properties. Finally, Grosvenor Technology’s SATEON browser-based access control system has been used to secure Gateway College in LeicesterRead more security news…

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