In today’s weekly news round-up, Netgenium Systems has become the first access control specialist to integrate with ASSA ABLOY Access Control’s Aperio locking solutions. ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio is designed to upgrade mechanically locked doors and wirelessly connect them online or offline to new or existing access control systems. In application news, MOBOTIX has released details of a successful implementation of its T24 Door Station technology at the prestigious City Harbour development in London Docklands. The T24 video entry phone units are connected via an internal IP network to deliver bi-directional audio and high resolution colour video to Grandstream IP based video phones within each apartment.

In other application news, Genetec has announced that Europe’s busiest exhibition centre, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, has recently completed installation of Genetec’s Security Center as its unified security platform. By choosing Security Center, the NEC was able to integrate its video surveillance with Genetec Omnicast, and traffic management with Genetec AutoVu. In corporate news, The Arecont Vision Technology Partner of the Year for 2012 has now been presented to Milestone in all three regions of the world. The awards acknowledge the strength in the companies’ collaborative efforts in the growing market for megapixel IP network video surveillance solutions. Finally, SALTO Systems been recognised by IMS Research as the 8th largest access control company worldwide. According to the IMS report named “The World Market for Access Control Equipment – 2013 Edition”, SALTO has solidly broken into the ranks of the world’s top ten access control companies. Read more security news…