In today’s news round-up, IdenTrust® (part of HID Global®) announced that it has achieved U.S. Federal Bridge Authority (US FBCA) cross-certification at Basic, Medium Software, Medium Hardware, and PIV-I Assurance levels with its IGC PKI certificate. IGC PKI certificates are a critical component of converged physical and logical access credentials that are compliant with PIV-I and PIV-C standards. In other news, Pelco recently announced that they are strengthening their relationship with Avaya to deliver superior performance and simplicity to IP video security and surveillance customers. This global alliance partnership will enable deeper collaboration on technology development and interoperability, providing customers with a network platform optimised for demanding video surveillance systems.

In the UK, the British Security Industry Association has announced that the Business Crime Conference will take place in London this November. The event will give businesses the opportunity to learn more about reducing their security risk. Over in Germany, ONVIF recently hosted its 11th Developers’ Plugfest. With record numbers of interoperability implementations and multiple testings of ONVIF conformant video, access control and edge devices, this year’s Developers’ Plugfest was the most fruitful in ONVIF’s history. Finally, NCT CBRNe Asia has concluded its third year with over 250 visitors from over 30 countries. The NCT CBRNe Awards Gala Dinner was highlight of this 3-day event. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, MOBOTIX Corp. has won a patent infringement lawsuit against e-Watch Inc. More inter partes review proceedings requested by MOBOTIX Corp. challenging e-Watch Inc.’s patents are pending at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In events news, Dahua Technology is introducing its HDCVI Gen II cameras at Security China 2014, which opened this week Beijing. The HDCVI Gen II camera features a high performance sensor and Dahua in-house chipset DH5000, which combines Image Signal Processor (ISP) and TX chipset. Also at Security China 2014, VIVOTEK is displaying its latest technologies at Hall E2 Booth No. E56, allowing visitors to have a first-hand experience of the latest surveillance systems.

In corporate news, DVTEL recently announced that it has named Jack Meltzer as Senior Director, Global A&E Program. Mr. Meltzer will help network architects, engineers and consultants to develop expertise with DVTEL’s intelligent, open video surveillance technologies and to specify projects that incorporate DVTEL solutions. Finally, Cornhusker Bank in Lincoln, Nebraska has revamped its security operations across all branches using Genetec Security Center, a unified security platform that blends video surveillance (Omnicast) and access control (Synergis). Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, video surveillance solutions from Hikvision USA have been used to safeguard over 4,000 residents in New York’s River Park Towers. Essential prerequisites for the VMS included ease of use and the ability to manage new megapixel cameras alongside pre-existing installations on a single platform. In corporate news, Mayflex has signed an agreement to distribute Digital Barriers’ intelligent video analytics application for reliable zone-based intrusion detection. SafeZone-edge is designed to protect secure facilities and reliably monitor remote sites, with exceptional detection accuracy and minimal false alarms.

Over in London, Urmet has been awarded another prestigious development contract alongside a leading London property developer, St George. Urmet’s powerful IPervoice IP-based door entry system, coupled with its latest range of full-IP PoE 7” Imodo touchscreens, Folio hands-free colour monitors and Elekta Glass and Steel entry panels and PIO controller have been installed at Fulham Reach development. In events news, PSA Security Network has announced the call for presentations for its 40th Annual TEC conference. TEC 2015 will be held at the Westin Westminster in Westminster, Colorado, on May 4th-8th, 2015. Finally, East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum, which takes place next February, will address a range of issues including counter-terrorism, local conflicts and violence, employee relations and maritime security. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, DVTEL recently announced that it has named Jack Meltzer as Senior Director, Global A&E Program. Mr. Meltzer will help network architects, engineers and consultants to develop expertise with DVTEL’s intelligent, open video surveillance technologies and to specify projects that incorporate DVTEL solutions. CNL Software also has a new appointment to announce. Colin Gallick has recently been named as the Non-Executive Main Board Director at CNL Software. Gallick will work closely with the Board to achieve its growth ambitions. In other corporate news, Automatic Systems has successfully gained approval from CHAS – The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme.

Over in the USA, Cornhusker Bank in Lincoln, Nebraska has revamped its security operations across all branches using Genetec Security Center, a unified security platform that blends video surveillance (Omnicast) and access control (Synergis). Finally in events news, VIVOTEK is participating in the Security China 2014 exhibition, which opens today at the China International Exhibition Center (New Center) in Beijing. VIVOTEK will display its latest technologies at Hall E2 Booth No. E56, allowing visitors to have a first-hand experience of the latest surveillance systems. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Dahua Technology will introduce its HDCVI Gen II cameras at this week’s Security China 2014, which opens tomorrow in Beijing. The HDCVI Gen II camera features a high performance sensor and Dahua in-house chipset DH5000, which combines Image Signal Processor (ISP) and TX chipset. In application news, mining giant Rio Tinto is now using IndigoVision’s video technology to control over 200 driverless trucks to move 130 million tons of material from the safety of a control base.

In corporate news, Julie Rolles has joined PSA Security Network as Training Specialist. Rolles will be responsible for developing and managing a Leadership Committee and additional leadership programmes for the PSA Owner community. In other corporate news, Napco Security Technologies has appointed Craig Szmania as Vice President of Sales – NAPCO Intrusion, Fire & Life Safety Division. Szmania is charged with Napco Security System Division’s sales of residential and commercial intrusion and fire products, iBridge Connected Home and Starlink 3G/4G communicators. Finally, VINCI Facilities has adopted Skyguard’s personal safety service to mitigate potential risk to all of their lone workers. Skyguard were awarded the contract to provide 24 hour emergency backup via their fully accredited MySOS personal safety device. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX Corp. has won a patent infringement lawsuit against e-Watch Inc. More inter partes review proceedings requested by MOBOTIX Corp. challenging e-Watch Inc.’s patents are pending at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In events news, DVTEL will host a Cloud Services webinar for security integrators and end users on 28th October. DVTEL Cloud Services is a surveillance system health monitoring tool that allows users to view, monitor and manage site installations and detect potential problems before they even occur.

Over in Canada, SightLogix President and CEO John Romanowich has been invited to speak at the Symposium on Innovation in Aviation Security being held this week in Montreal. John will discuss best practices and new technologies for protecting airport perimeters. In other events news, Senstar recently showcased its expanded range of integrated security solutions at CANASA Central in Toronto. Senstar is strengthening its commitment to the Canadian market by expanding its integrated security solutions offering and marketing it to customers across the country. Finally, SilverNet has appointed Distrimedia as distributor of its wireless networking range in France. Keith Newton, Business Development Manager at SilverNet, said the agreement will help SilverNet build a pan-European presence. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Vanderbilt Industries has entered into an agreement to acquire Siemens’ Security Products business. The business will be renamed Vanderbilt International and Joseph J. Grillo will be Managing Director, working from the new operational headquarters in Germany. In application news, Allegion has identified three critical security practices to help US school leaders address evolving security threats as part of National Safe Schools Week. The three practices recommended by Allegion include staying focused on proven and reliable practices, developing a lockdown strategy, and planning and preparing.

In other corporate news, Vicon has named Bret McGowan as Senior Vice-President Sales for the Americas, Far East and Western Africa. Following Vicon’s ongoing integration with IQinVision, Bret will take responsibility for the combined sales organisation. In events news, Tyco Security Products recently hosted a series of technology events. The sessions featured demonstrations of security solutions from Tyco Security Products brands including DSC, CEM Systems and American Dynamics. Finally, MasterCard and Zwipe have launched the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. The card also includes the Zwipe secure biometric authentication technology that holds the cardholder’s biometric data. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Tyco Security Products recently hosted a series of technology events in Spain. The events featured demonstrations of security solutions from Tyco Security Products brands including DSC, CEM Systems and American Dynamics. In other events news, Dallmeier has had a successful couple of months after hosting its Panomera Roadshows and attending Security Essen. The Panomera Roadshows served as a platform for live presentations of the latest Baseline, Topline and Nightline models of Dallmeier’s patented multifocal sensor technology.

Over in Dubai, a record number of safety and security companies from Germany, the UK and the USA will be participating in Intersec 2015. Next year’s Intersec will spread over 51,000sqm to accommodate a 15 per cent increase in demand over the 2014 edition. In application news, ASSA ABLOY UK is supplying products to an environmentally-friendly motorway service station in Gloucester, UK. Installed products include UNION’s Codehandle, P600 six-pin cylinders and DC300A rack and pinion closers. Finally, OnSSI’s Ocularis Video Management Software and security technology integrations will be demonstrated at Security Canada. OnSSI will highlight the benefits of their partner integrations with ConvergenceTP’s (C2P) Event Streaming Engine solution and ION Series servers from Iomnis Surveillance Solutions. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Vanderbilt Industries has entered into an agreement to acquire Siemens’ Security Products business. The business will be renamed Vanderbilt International and Joseph J. Grillo will be Managing Director, working from the new operational headquarters in Germany. In other corporate news, MasterCard and Zwipe have launched the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. The card also includes the Zwipe secure biometric authentication technology that holds the cardholder’s biometric data.

Over in the Netherlands, Nedap Identification Systems has appointed Wouter Vansteenkiste as Senior Channel Development Manager. Wouter will strengthen the team that manages Nedap’s worldwide partner channel. Also in corporate news, OnSSI has appointed Tim Brand as Regional Manager for Southeast US. Tim will be instrumental in ensuring the growth of OnSSI’s leading Ocularis platform in the region. In events news, the HDcctv Alliance will host a technology and product gallery at Security China 2014. The first certified HDcctv 2.0-compliant products will be shown by Dahua and Shany as part of the gallery. Finally, SeeTec and BCDVideo have entered into a new technology partnership. Under the partnership, BCDVideo’s recording server and SeeTec’s Cayuga VMS will be offered as a joint security solution. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, SourceSecurity.com recently attended Avigilon’s Video Analytics launch event in London. The event included a presentation on the latest products in the analytics range, the HD Video Appliance Series. In corporate news, Hikvision and Western Digital hosted a joint video surveillance seminar in Dubai last month. The seminar was held to promote the latest technologies from both companies: Hikvision’s Turbo HD Analogue Solution and WD’s Purple hard drives.

In application news, ASSA ABLOY, Access Control’s Aperio® wireless locking technology has been installed at Manchester Central Library. Grantfen Fire and Security were selected to provide a Genetec Security Centre unified platform, which has been integrated with the Aperio® solution. Over in India, Matrix will showcase its range of Access Control, Time-Attendance and Video Surveillance Solutions at IFSEC India 2014. Products on display will include the COSEC ARC, a unique IP based access control panel. In corporate news, Sargent and Greenleaf has appointed Brian Leary as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Brian will provide strategic leadership and day-to-day operational management for Sargent and Greenleaf. Finally, a Dahua Road Show will be taking place tomorrow in London. A number of products will be displayed, including the whole series of IPC, HDCVI, and analogue cameras. Read more security news…

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