In today’s news round-up, Texecom has launched a free online forum where customers and industry professionals can ask questions, discuss and learn about new developments from the company and within the security industry. Oncam Global also announced it has taken full ownership of Grandeye, the 360-degree innovator.  To reflect the importance of the acquisition, the combined company will now be known as Oncam Grandeye. As an Official Worldwide Olympic Partner, Panasonic has been given access to a number of London Prepares test events and has commissioned Tom Dunmore, former editor-in-chief of Stuff magazine, to prepare a series of short videos on the test events, giving viewers behind the scenes access to London 2012.

In application news, Standard Water Control has installed the MobileCamViewer surveillance application from mobiDEOS into its security systems. In events news, SANS London 2012 will be moving from its traditional venue at East London’s Excel conference centre to the Grand Connaught Rooms in vibrant Covent Garden. Read more security news…