In today’s news round-up, ASSA ABLOY, Nedap, DORMA and Zugang GmbH have developed a Standard Offline Access Application (SOAA) for electronic offline locks. By implementing this standard, it will be easy for companies to integrate multiple electronic offline locks from multiple suppliers. In other corporate news, eneo and Avant Video Technology have recently announced a distribution partnership. Avant Video Technology will market eneo products in Spain, Portugal and North Africa.

In application news, Honeywell has recently announced that it is working with London Underground to improve intruder detection and security through the provision of a multi-site, centrally controlled electronic security solution. The solution includes cameras, video analytics and a perimeter intruder detection system. All the systems are integrated via Honeywell’s Enterprise Buildings Integrator (EBI) and Digital Video Manager (DVM). In other application news, CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, have secured the prestigious Khalifa Port & Industrial Zone (KPIZ), Abu Dhabi with the CEM AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) system. Finally, Trüb AG has been selected to provide a new generation of electronic identity cards for the Macau Special Administrative Region of China. Read more security news…