Looking back at the top stories of the week, we begin with Bosch, who is celebrating a double anniversary and raising money for the “Children in Need” charity in the UK. The founder of Octavian Security is also giving back as he has fulfilled a life-long dream by taking to the pitch at Everton FC, helping to raise £10,000 for charity in the process. In application news, Palmer’s sixth form college in Grays, Essex has updated its CCTV security system with HD technology from SANYO.

In corporate news, Paul de Jong has joined Sanyo Video Vertrieb AG as a new management board member, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in the fields of production, sales and marketing. IP video software provider Milestone has doubled its UK team and set up new offices whilst expecting to boost numbers again by the end of the year. Lastly, Siqura declared that its analogue and IP cameras are now UL-certified, joining the codecs, switches and fibre optic solutions in the Siqura UL listing. Read more security news…