In today’s news round-up, an Iranian factory has installed 32 VIVOTEK cameras as part of a plan to enhance security. The project included 6 different models from VIVOTEK’s indoor and outdoor megapixel camera range. In corporate news, TDSi Directors John Davies & Mike Sussman have predicted a number of security and access control industry trends for 2014. Near Field Communications, cloud-based security and biometrics were among the trends expected to evolve this year.

In application news, a burglary suspect has been caught in the act thanks to the PTZ P5534-E camera from Axis Communications. The camera was originally set up by Simon King Wildlife to monitor the nocturnal comings and goings of a family of urban foxes in London. Over in Norway, Zwipe’s contact-less smart card with on-card fingerprint reading has been installed at the Simonsen VogtWiig law firm to manage access to doors and printers. Finally, IHS has released its first industry report on the mechanical and peripheral locking devices market. The report estimates the world market to be valued at $5.2 billion in 2013, including products such as electromagnetic locks, and exit devices. Read more security news… 

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In today’s weekly news round-up, ASSA ABLOY has announced that it has acquired IdenTrust, Inc. The acquisition reinforces ASSA ABLOY’s strategic vision of being the world leader in secure authentication. In corporate news, HID Global has released its predictions for the top trends in the secure identity industry in 2014. Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Dr Selva Selvaratnam anticipates changes in several areas including physical and logical access control, secure issuance and identity assurance.

In application news, the Egyptian National Library in Cairo has included Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher key control, asset management, and PowerCheck systems as part of the improvement of its existing security operations. In other corporate news, TDSi has appointed Dan England as its new National Account Manager for UK Sales. Dan’s role involves strengthening relationships with key clients and Blue Chip end users. Finally, Teleste’s video management system has been included in Sweden’s National Traffic Management System. The project has been carried out by The Swedish Transport Administration (STA), and has already won the International Road Federation’s Global Road Achievement Awards. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global has released its predictions for the top trends in the secure identity industry in 2014. Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Dr Selva Selvaratnam anticipates changes in several areas including physical and logical access control, secure issuance and identity assurance. In corporate news, TDSi has appointed Dan England as its new National Account Manager for UK Sales. Dan’s role involves strengthening relationships with key clients and Blue Chip end users.

In application news, Muir Group has turned to Skyguard to help protect their lone front-line working staff. Thousands of workers have been issued MySOS personal safety devices, allowing them to summon a more rapid response in an emergency. In events news, AMG will be showcasing their expanding Ethernet range at the Security Twenty 14 conference, which takes place next week in Nottingham. In other corporate news, Infinias has announced a partnership with Stanley Security Solutions, alongside the launch of Stanley’s EL Series Wireless Electronic Lock. The new wireless electronic door lock is fully integrated with the Infinias Intelli-M access management software and Infinias PoE single door controller. Finally, IHS forecasts strong growth for NAS solutions over the next three years. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Christie will showcase its latest innovations including a 2 by 2 video wall, composed of its Entero™ HB 80 inch SXGA+ high brightness display cubes at DistribuTECH 2014, which opens today. Over in Sweden, Teleste’s video management system has been included in Sweden’s National Traffic Management System. The project has been carried out by The Swedish Transport Administration (STA), and has already won the International Road Federation’s Global Road Achievement Awards.

In application news, Kelvin Hughes has announced that it has been contracted by VisSimto supply 11 SharpEye radar sets to protect offshore facilities in Azerbaijan. The company will provide 10 SBS-800-1 (3.7m antenna) systems for offshore production platforms in the Caspian Sea. In corporate news, Jon Laws, Senior Tutor for Tavcom Training, recently delivered five guest lectures at the People’s Public Security University of China, covering topics including Operational Requirement, automated CCTV, benefits of integration and video content analysis. Finally, a new report from IHS suggests that the prevalent use of Automated License Plate Recognition technology will cause a decline of 16.1% in highway/toll barrier revenues by 2017. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, ASSA ABLOY recently announced that it has acquired IdenTrust. The acquisition complements the previous acquisition of ActivIdentity and strengthens ASSA ABLOY’s HID Global value proposition around secure authentication. In application news, VIVOTEK distributor EverBest Technologies recently implemented a surveillance system, ensuring public rental housing security as part of a large development project planned by the local government in Hong Kong.

In events news, Wavestore recently demonstrated its latest generation software developments at Intersec Dubai 2014Over in Thailand, a luxury hotel and resort group has completed the first installation of IDIS DirectIP full-HD surveillance at its flagship resort in Phuket, as part of a wider DirectIP rollout programme. FinallySANS International will include two new courses when it returns to the Radission Blu Hotel in Amsterdam this May for the SANS Secure Europe training event. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global has announced that it has acquired IdenTrust, Inc. The acquisition expands HID Global’s ability to provide secure identity solutions to governments, corporations, and financial institutions around the world. In application news, the Egyptian National Library in Cairo has included Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher key control, asset management, and PowerCheck systems as part of the improvement of its existing security operations.

In corporate news, OnSSI has announced a number of personnel changes within its organisation. Changes include new titles for two key executives and the addition of an industry channel veteran to grow and strengthen inter-industry relationships. In events news, QNAP Security demonstrated its Linux-embedded VioStor CMS and the latest VioStor NVR firmware functions at Intersec Dubai 2014, which closed this week. Finally, a new report from IHS predicts the worldwide market for video surveillance equipment is expected to expand by more than 12 percent this year. Read More security news…

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In today’s weekly round-up, Avigilon has demonstrated its new HD Pro series of cameras at Intersec Dubai 2014. The new HD Pro camera delivers high-resolution images with Avigilon’s next-generation bandwidth management technology. Also at Intersec, AxxonSoft showcased its various software solutions, including its Axxon Next VMS, and Axxon Intellect Enterprise 4.9.0. 

In corporate news, HID Global has announced that it has expanded its channel partner program. The HID Advantage Partner Program includes a range of benefits designed to encourage new business opportunities in key vertical markets and emerging regions. Over in China, VIVOTEK has been named one of the country’s top 10 most influential HD camera brands of 2013. Co-sponsored by China Public Security Publisher (CPS), World Brand of Security Products, and China Public Security Research Institute Limited, the awards honour the innovative technologies developed by China’s top security companies. Finally, Wavestore has announced that it is working closely with ONVIF to develop Profile G conformity for its recording devices. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, VIVOTEK has been named one of China’s top 10 most influential HD camera brands of 2013. Co-sponsored by China Public Security Publisher (CPS), World Brand of Security Products, and China Public Security Research Institute Limited, the awards honour the innovative technologies developed by China’s top security companies. In events news, DIGIEVER has demonstrated its newest IP surveillance technologies at Intersec Dubai 2014, which closed yesterday.  

Over in the Netherlands, Security and Justice Minister of The Netherlands Ivo Willem Opstelten will give a keynote presentation at this year’s ASIS Europe 2014. In application news, a German museum has chosen Geutebruck IP cameras and digital video system to secure its premises. Finally, Zwipe has announced that it will introduce its next generation card reader with on-card fingerprint reading at ISC West 2014, which takes place in Las Vegas in April. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Videx Security has been awarded Secured by Design accreditation on a range of door entry and access control products. Secured by Design is an initiative from the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) that aims to reduce crime through effective environmental design. Over at Intersec Dubai 2014, G4S Technology has launched a new range of high definition network cameras. The range consists of nine cameras that feature G4S Technology’s Symmetry Security Management System

Also at Intersec, MicroPower Technologies Inc. has announced that its Helios Surveillance System is now integrated with Infinova’s V2217 Series Intelligent Video Management Software. The companies jointly demonstrated their solutions at this year’s event. In corporate news, SANS Europe will offer four information security training courses in Belgium this February, covering network penetration testing, forensic investigations, intrusion detection and security essentials. Finally, Matrix Comsec will showcase its range of GSM-VoIP gateways, access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions at Convergence India 2014, which opens today in New Delhi. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, Intersec Dubai has welcomed exhibitors and visitors to day two of the event. At Intersec, Avigilon is demonstrating its new HD Pro series of cameras which deliver high-resolution images, alongside its next-generation bandwidth management technology. AxxonSoft is showing its various software solutions, including its Axxon Next video management software and Axxon Intellect Enterprise 4.9.0, AxxonSoft’s best-selling solution for Physical Security Information Management. Also at the event, CNL Software is displaying its IPSecurityCentreTM PSIM solution, as chosen by leading law enforcement, Safe City and CNI organisations in the Middle East.

Over in Taiwan, Messe Frankfurt’s Secutech 2014 will be held on the 19th-21st March in Taipai. The show will offer participating brands an ideal platform to introduce their new products and solutions to the industry. Finally, G4S Secure Solutions has deployed 800 of Idesco’s Access 8 CD 2.0 Slim Pin DESFire readers to secure The National Hospital in Oslo, Norway. The hospital chose Idesco for the superior quality of their system design, detailed implementation plan and time schedule for ensuring smooth deployment. Read more security news… 

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