In today’s news round-up, AxxonSoft has announced that it will be exhibiting at this year’s IPAS Expo 2013AxxonSoft will demonstrate its Axxon Next 3.1 video management software (VMS), the Axxon Intellect Enterprise PSIM platform, and its Face-Intellect facial recognition module. Over in Sweden, Idesco will be exhibiting at SECTECH 2013, which takes place in Stockholm in October. The event will be the latest stop in Idesco’s exhibition tour.

In corporate news, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has announced that Key Systems, Inc. has joined its aptiQ Alliance programme. Customers can now use one credential, a high security aptiQ smart card, with Key Systems, Inc. products. In other corporate news, Barix has recently announced the appointment of Ronni Guggenheim as CEO. Based in Zurich, Mr. Guggenheim takes the reins on October 1st and hopes to strengthen Barix’s portfolio with an increased software focus. Finally, Identive Group, Inc. has announced several new appointments: Steven Humphreys as its new Chairman of the Board, Lawrence W. Midland as its new President, and Dr. Manfred Mueller to Chief Operating Officer of the company. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, global testing systems supplier WEETECH has upgraded its head office’s access control system to include ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio technology with Siemens SiPass security. Aperio was chosen for its seamless integration with the existing Siemans SiPass infrastructure. In events news, the British Security Industry Association’s Export Council is offering an exclusive preview of its new security innovations at next week’s IFSEC Istanbul

In application news, several amusement parks in China are using fingerprint sensors from Lumidigm to authenticate visitors at gates, ticket booths and kiosks. In corporate news, Pilgrims Group has held its annual Security Officer Awards Ceremony in Surrey. The event recognises outstanding achievements and performances of security professionals within the business. Finally, Integrated Security Consultants (ISC) has been awarded a contract to secure the nearly built Singapore Sports HubISC will source, recruit and train a local crowd management workforce to supply the various venues at the Sports Hub. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Axis Communications has entered the physical access control market by introducing a network door controller with built-in web-based software. The AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller is a complement to Axis’ existing portfolio of innovative network video products and creates unique integration possibilities for partners and end users. In events news, HID Global is demonstrating its new iCLASS SE platform and secure identity solutions at ASIS International in Chicago, which closes today. In addition to demonstrating its range of solutions for managing secure identities, the company’s new experience zones will feature products and services that address the specific needs of individual markets.

Also at ASIS, DVTEL will highlight the capabilities of its analytics portfolio and its integrations with DRS Technologies. DVTEL aims to make a choice of technologies available to customers wanting to create a seamless, integrated system. In corporate news, VIVOTEK has announced its inauguration as a full member of ONVIF. VIVOTEK is now able to be involved in the development of global open standards for the interface of network video products. Finally, a new product integration partnership between Barco and Genetec will offer optimised perspectives to enhance situational awareness, thanks to Barco’s new CMS plugin technology inside Genetec’s flagship security solution. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, DVTEL will highlight the capabilities of its analytics portfolio and its integrations with DRS Technologies at ASIS International this week. DVTEL aims to make a choice of technologies available to customers wanting to create a seamless, integrated system. HID Global will also be at ASIS International demonstrating its new Encoder for the iCLASS SE platform. In addition to demonstrating its range of solutions for managing secure identities, the company’s new experience zones will feature products and services that address the specific needs of individual markets.

In corporate news, ComNet Europe has announced the appointment of Iain Deuchars as Business Development Manager. Iain will be responsible for securing new business opportunities and strategic partnerships throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. In other corporate news, BSIA is encouraging its members to submit their nominations for the British Security Industry Association Security Personnel Awards. The BSIA’s awards are presented both regionally and nationally, and reward security personnel for their achievements across five categories. Finally, the Rebellion Brewery recently upgraded its surveillance capability to a full-HD, networked DirectIP surveillance solution from IDIS to safeguard staff and visitors and protect its multi-purpose facilities. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Axis Communications announced that it has entered the physical access control market by introducing a network door controller with built-in web-based software. The AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller is a complement to Axis’ existing portfolio of innovative network video products and creates unique integration possibilities for partners and end users. In application news, Tavcom has completed a major upgrade of the CCTV training facilities at its Bishops Waltham training centre. Analogue and digital equipment has been provided by Samsung Techwin, Dallmeier, IDIS and Axis for students who train for one of Tavcom’s BTEC certificated CCTV courses.

In corporate news, CNL Software has recently announced its integration with Digital Sentry, the flexible IP Video Management System from Pelco. The two companies are currently collaborating on a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) solution and a corporate solution for a blue chip PSIM projects. In other corporate news, NSI and Facewatch have partnered to help transform the use of CCTV into the digital world of online reporting. NSI will be adding the Facewatch online police crime reporting service to their training offer. Finally, Pyronix has appointed David Ward to its growing marketing team as Product Manager. David brings with him over 20 years of experience from within the intruder market, working with both manufacturers and NSI Gold installers. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Cassidian has set up a high-performance TETRA TB3 base station at Düsseldorf Airport in cooperation with the airport’s IT service provider, SITA Airport IT GmbH. The new digital radio system supplements the existing analogue system available in Düsseldorf Airport’s buildings, and is fully integrated into the terrestrial BOS digital radio network (BOSNet). In application news, Stanley Security Solutions has completed the installation of comprehensive security and Time & Attendance (T&A) systems for a leading chilled food distribution company, helping to improve their efficiency.

In other application news, INSIDE Secure recently announced that its downloadable DRM Fusion Agent software is being used by Osaka-based Pixela Corporation to meet premium content protection requirements for a new Android- based set-top box (STB). Over in the UK, Wavesight’s outdoor wireless CCTV transmission chosen by Euro Car Parks (ECP) has been deployed at multiple Sainsbury’s car park locations throughout the UK. To achieve effective monitoring, ECP had general building firm MERR Construction install a PIPS ANPR camera solution that can read and store the number plates of vehicles entering and exiting the car parks. Finally, Security specialist API Holographics has installed a new demetallisation line to enhance its capabilities for security applications. The demetallisation process offers a significant additional layer of security to bank notes, tax stamps and other security applications. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Axis Communications recently announced version 2.10 of the AXIS Camera Companion software, a digital surveillance solution for installations of 16 cameras or less. The new version of the free software client offers features to improve usability, mobile viewing and storage options, and will be displayed at ASIS International next week in Axis’ booth #1034. In corporate news, Raytec is delighted to welcome Corey Markell and Sophie Collingwood to their global sales team. With staff in the UK (headquarters), North America, Germany, China and eventually Australia, Raytec’s sales force is growing rapidly to meet global demand for local, specialist lighting support.

In other corporate news, members of Gillingham and Shaftesbury Young Farmers Club are looking the part in new rugby shirts, thanks to sponsorship from Wessex Fire & Security. Managing Director Chris Stott said the Shaftesbury-based company aims to support local groups in the area and was very pleased to sponsor the club. In application news, Mexico’s government has ordered 100 Hytera portable radios to prevent danger to fishermen caught in storms at sea. In other application news, it has been announced that Dr. Steven Fawkes, Chairman of Day One Energy Solutions and author of the ‘Only Elevent Percent’ blog, will deliver one of the two keynote speeches at the  Smart Building Conference 2013 to be held at Dexter House, London on Tuesday 15 October. The other keynote speaker will be Jeremy Towler, Senior Manager, Energy & Smart Technologies at the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA). Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, original founder and majority shareholder Dr. Ralf Hinkel of MOBOTIX AG has chosen to hand over the chairmanship of the board to the current Chief Sales Officer Dr. Magnus Ekerot. Effective October 1st 2013, Dr. Ekerot will head the company as Chief Executive Officer with the responsibility for Sales and Marketing departments. In events news, Arecont Vision has re-booked for TB Forum 2014 and will exhibit its IP video solutions and megapixel IP cameras at the event.

In corporate news, Avigilon has recently announced the appointment of Larry Berg to its board of directors. Larry brings extensive experience in executive management positions, proven business leadership skills and has a unique understanding of the airport industry. Over in China, Bosch and Dahua have announced a strategic product partnership which allows HD cameras from Dahua and Bosch’s Network Video Recorder and VMS to be integrated. Finally, Samsung Techwin DVRs are part of the new CCTV systems installed by Link CCTV Systems at eight University of London Halls of Residence buildings. The new CCTV systems provide fixed static camera monitoring of all points of entry with the captured high resolution images recorded in real time. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Bosch and Dahua have announced a strategic product partnership which allows HD cameras from Dahua and Bosch’s Network Video Recorder and VMS to be integrated. In events news, Genetec will demonstrate the new features of its Synergis Master Controller v.2.1 r at ASIS 2013. SMC v.2.1 will allow Genetec customers to extend their Synergis system to work with ASSA ABLOY SARGENT and Corbin Russwin WiFi and PoE locks.

Over in Copenhagen, Axis Communications invited 40 of its top-performing gold partners from across the Northern European region to its traditional VIP Partner Event. The theme for the event was “experience smarter video surveillance” and aimed to reinforce how effective partnerships could drive market growth. In application news, Ecl-ips has announced that it has upgraded its diverse UPS and monitoring systems to a Schneider/APC centric platform. Finally, Connexion2 is supplying marathon runner Mark Allison with a 3G enabled 9 Series Identicom, to help secure his personal safety and communication as he attempts to run 2,600 miles across Australia in 70 days. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Link CCTV Systems has installed a range of Samsung Techwin security solutions at eight University of London Halls of Residence buildings. The new CCTV systems provide fixed static camera monitoring of all points of entry/exit and security reception areas. In events news, ASSA ABLOY and Gallagher Security will be presenting an integrated approach to access control at Higher Education Expo 2013, which opens today in London.

In application news, VIVOTEK IP cameras have been selected by International Road Dynamics Inc. (IRD)  to provide security at approximately 50 toll stations in India. In corporate news, John Davies of TDSi has commented on the use of fingerprint readers in the new iPhone 5C and 5S models. Davies has suggested that the inclusion will be an important landmark in the wider adoption of biometric security. Finally, Security Systems Technology (SST) have been awarded a multimillion pound contract to design, build and commission an IP security platform at a new 110,000 sq. ft data centre in Birmingham. Read more security news…

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