On today’s daily round-up, Arecont Vision has announced its partnership with FST21, which enhances its megapixel camera offering with new video analytics solutions such as facial recognition, voice recognition, pattern of behaviour, license plate recognition and visitor management. Honeywell has announced that Security and Data Technologies, Inc. (SDT) has achieved Platinum certification in the Dealer Service Certification Programme for Honeywell’s security enterprise-level products. The International Professional Security Association is supporting Bill Butler and the Security Industry Association following his statement on the new security industry regulatory regime.

In application news, St. Nicholas, one of the oldest churches in the UK, has deployed MOBOTIX‘s high resolution surveillance solution: not only does it keep the church secure, but it also benefits community by providing the opportunity for distanced ceremony attendance via the internet. In prestigious Mayfair in London, Optex Europe has installed environmentally friendly intrusion detectors in Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel. Read more security news…