In today’s news round-up, Security Essen 2014 marked its 40th anniversary with more than 1,000 exhibitors from around the world. For the first time, the premier global fair in Essen offered more than 40 market segments from mechanical and digital security technology via fire protection and video surveillance, right up to IT security and counter-terrorism. In other events news, MOBOTIX is presenting its new i25 compact sized Hemispheric camera at ASIS International 2014. The wall mountable i25 captures an entire room with 180° wall-to-wall view, without any blind spots.

Also at ASIS, Avigilon is displaying its latest release of the Avigilon Control Center (ACC) software. The software enables complete video analytics configuration and management support for Avigilon’s HD Dome and HD Bullet cameras. Over at booth number 1043, Milestone Systems is showcasing its new Husky Hybrid network video recorders. The Husky series of NVRs now offer versions with integrated encoders that make it simple to connect analogue and digital cameras, which run on IP networks, to the same box. Finally, SALTO Systems will be exhibiting its hospital access control solutions at the Healthcare Estates Show from 7th-8th October. SALTO will be showcasing its range of contactless locks, electronic cylinders, energy savers and locker locks all of which can be finished with BioCote technology. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, with Conference season upon us, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has been busy championing the views of the private security industry; planning and attending meetings with MPs, Ministers, Peers, PCCs and think tanks at the Labour and Conservative party conferences. With Security Essen now over, the next security tradeshow is just about to begin: ASIS International kicks off today in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the exhibitors will be Genetec, who will be demonstrating its SV-32 appliance with unified access control support.

Also in events news, QNAP® Security recently announced that the VioStor NVR VS-8148U-RP Pro+ has won the Merlion Awards with Silver Award in ‘Surveillance Camera’ category at Safety & Security Asia 2014. Looking ahead to the following month, Allegion is set to attend the Independent Hotel Show, the UK’s only forum for boutique hoteliers, from Tuesday 21st October to Wednesday 22nd October. Finally, AMG has completed a new sophisticated toll management transmission solution on Solapur Highway, for ITNL in India. ITNL is using the solution to monitor two Toll Plazas with a total of 20 Lanes with 24 Booths – 4 of which have reversible lanes. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global® is marking 20 years of innovation and leadership with its FARGO® line of solutions. The latest enhancement to HID Global’s award-winning printers now makes it incredibly easy for users to print and encode physical access control (PACS) credentials in a single, seamless step, further enhancing the user experience for enrolling, managing and issuing smart cards. Also in corporate news, Quantum Secure has formed a value-added reseller (VAR) alliance with Siemens Industry, Inc. Building Technologies Division. As an authorised value-added reseller of Quantum Secure’s SAFE software suite, Siemens Industry, Inc. Building Technologies Division will provide enterprise-level physical security identity and management solutions to its customers.

Also forming a partnership are Genetec and Zenitel. Zenitel will become a preferred technology hardware supplier to Genetec end-users with its globally deployed intercom system, leveraging session initiation protocol (SIP) for superior voice and video over internet protocol (VoIP) communications. In application news, Dallmeier’s Panomera® multifocal sensor system has been installed at Napoli Capodichino Airport in Italy. With the introduction of the Panomera system, security in both the apron and the airport forecourt areas is enhanced further still by the very latest in camera technology. Finally, Shanxi Pingyang Industry Machinery Co., Ltd., Electrical Apparatus Branch have supplied and installed parking meters in Taiyuan based on LEGIC technology. With the integrated LEGIC reader chips, e-payment is easy and flexible, as well as highly secure. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, we start with a few announcements from Security Essen 2014. Milestone Systems and Zucchetti are presenting technology integration between XProtect, the new IP video management platform from Milestone Systems, and XAtlas access control solution, developed by Zucchetti Axess. Also at the show is Panasonic, who is launching a new 360°, ultra-high 4K resolution intelligent surveillance camera. Honeywell is showcasing its latest fire and security solutions, with the Honeywell booth featuring new developments in fire alarm, management and notification systems, as well as access control, intruder detection, video surveillance and integrated security solutions. Axis Communications is presenting the AXIS A1001 network door controller, a brand new product for selective admission control, specifically designed for smaller offices, industrial companies and the retail sector.

In application news, VIVOTEK surveillance solutions are helping to create a secure and relaxed environment for guests at the Bania Hotel in Poland. A combination of VIVOTEK FD8162 IP dome cameras and FD8134 fixed dome network cameras secure both indoor and outdoor locations across the hotel. Over in the UK, Axis Communications security products have helped reduce crime at The Co-operative Food stores. The final installation incorporated Axis’ compact fixed dome cameras and high performance video encoders, controlled by a Milestone Professional operating system. Finally, Traka has appointed Justin Sasse as its new Managing Director. Justin has joined the team to build on the success of the business, and to support the company as it continues to expand into new areas and increase overall market share. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, we start with a number of Security Essen news announcements, with the show opening tomorrow in Germany. Milestone Systems and Zucchetti are ready to revolutionise the PSIM world (Physical Security Information Management), with the two companies presenting technology integration between XProtect, the new IP video management platform from Milestone Systems, and XAtlas access control solution, developed by Zucchetti Axess. Panasonic will use Security Essen in Germany to launch a new 360°, ultra-high 4K resolution intelligent surveillance camera.

Also at Security Essen 2014, Axis Communications will present the AXIS A1001 network door controller, a brand new product for selective admission control, specifically designed for smaller offices, industrial companies and the retail sector. Honeywell will showcase its latest fire and security solutions, with the Honeywell booth featuring new developments in fire alarm, management and notification systems, as well as access control, intruder detection, video surveillance and integrated security solutions. Finally, VIVOTEK surveillance solutions are helping to create a secure and relaxed environment for guests at the Bania Hotel in Poland. A combination of VIVOTEK FD8162 IP dome cameras and FD8134 fixed dome network cameras secure both indoor and outdoor locations across the hotel. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Wavestore will showcase its latest security solutions alongside Ampleye and RIVA at Security Essen 2014 next week. Ampleye and RIVA have invited Wavestore to demonstrate on their stands how its open platform VMS software can interact with their cameras to provide a seamlessly integrated video surveillance solution. In corporate news, Traka has appointed Justin Sasse as its new Managing Director. Justin has joined the team to build on the success of the business, and to support the company as it continues to expand into new areas and increase overall market share.

Over in the US, Allegion will be hosting two events to showcase its latest electronic security innovations at ASIS International 2014. The events include a press conference to discuss Allegion’s new electronic security offerings and a school security seminar. In application news, Axis Communications security products have helped reduce crime at The Co-operative Food stores. The final installation incorporated Axis’ compact fixed dome cameras and high performance video encoders, controlled by a Milestone Professional operating system. Finally, Gallagher has appointed Steve Bell as its new Chief Technology Officer. Bell’s new role is an executive appointment and he now sits on Gallagher’s security division executive management team. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Arecont Vision has appointed Jeff Whitney as Vice President of Marketing. Whitney will lead worldwide marketing at a time of strong global sales growth for Arecont Vision. In events news, next week’s Security Essen 2014 will portray the latest trends in security technology and the efficiency of the international security sector, including the first 4k network cameras according to the new HDTV standard.

Over in the US, Vicon has appointed Eric Fullerton as Chief Executive Officer and Director. Eric will help Vicon rise to prominence in the video security and surveillance systems market and integrate the businesses and operations of Vicon and IQinVision. In application news, the Hyatt Regency Dallas recently implemented the Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher Touch™ key control system. All key access activity is automatically documented by the system so the hotel management has an accurate record of who accessed keys and when. Finally, Milestone and GuardTrax will showcase their integrated officer phone app solution at ASIS International 2014. The integrated solution delivers unique threat alert, identification, video verification, resolution and reporting capabilities for security guarding companies, mobile patrols and in-house units. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Milestone and GuardTrax will showcase their integrated officer phone app solution at ASIS International 2014. The integrated solution delivers unique threat alert, identification, video verification, resolution and reporting capabilities for security guarding companies, mobile patrols and in-house units. In corporate news, Mayflex has signed a distribution agreement with BCDVideo for recording, directory and networking products. Under the agreement, Mayflex will distribute BCDVideo products across the UK and UAE.

In other events news, TDSi is showcasing its range of integrated security solutions to visitors at Midwich’s Technology Exposed event this week. TDSi will be demonstrating the business opportunities for installers in providing integrated access control solutions as part of the wider IT systems used by their clients. Over in Germany, Videotec will unveil the preview of its new ULISSE MAXI PTZ camera at Security Essen. The new model is now available with LED illuminators to ensure superior quality images even during the night. Finally, Xentry Systems has partnered with Ascom to deliver healthcare communications solutions in the Greater Ohio region in the US. The partnership will help ensure the security of hospitals, staff and patients across the region. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Western Digital has appointed Olivier Leonetti as Chief Financial Officer. Leonetti will be succeeding Tim Leyden, who is retiring after 24 years at the company. In other corporate news, Pro-Vision Distribution’s Area Sales Manager for the South East of England, John May, has successfully completed the IDIS training course. John is now an accredited IDIS Certified Engineer on the DirectIPTM NVR Solution – including setting up the recorder and cameras, backup/upgrades and IDIS Center®.

Over in the US, Linear LLC has appointed Tom Cummiskey as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Tom will help drive Linear’s growth in the home control and automation market. In events news, Intersec 2015 will provide 10 UAE start-up companies with a global stage under an agreement signed by Dubai SME and event organisers Messe Frankfurt. A dedicated Dubai SME Pavilion where 10 UAE-owned and operated SMEs will showcase their security-related products and services will be introduced at the exhibition. Finally, Telaeris will introduce the XPressEntry mobile access control solution at ASIS International 2014. The XPressEntry solution is a mobile access control hardware and software solution that integrates with existing security systems. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Arecont Vision has announced the promotion of Brad Donaldson to Director of Product Management. Brad will focus on market requirements, providing the company with both tactical and strategic leadership for product development. In other corporate news, Vicon has appointed Eric Fullerton as Chief Executive Officer and Director. Eric will help Vicon rise to prominence in the video security and surveillance systems market and integrate the businesses and operations of Vicon and IQinVision.

In application news, the Hyatt Regency Dallas recently implemented the Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher Touch™ key control system. All key access activity is automatically documented by the system so the hotel management has an accurate record of who accessed keys and when. Over in Brazil, ONVIF has added security products manufacturer Intelbras to its membership ranks. ONVIF now has members from six of the seven continents in the world, with 500 members and 3,500 conformant products. Finally, Geoff Tate, CEO of SSAIB, has won the Peter Greenwood Award at the 2014 ECA Annual Awards. Sponsored by the Fire and Security Association (FSA), the award recognises professionals in the security systems industry who have made an outstanding contribution to the sector. Read more security news…

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