Looking back at the top stories of the week, we begin with the IFSEC 2011 Security Industry Awards that raised more than £13,000 for the UK chosen charity, Make-A-Wish. In application news, the Isle of Wight festival got the security cover for its guests by security wristband specialists, ID&C: the Pay Pass prepaid, contactless, attractive and pioneering wristbands got 100% positive feedback. Concept Smoke Screen has chosen RISCO Group’s integrated solution for better security at prestigious UK jewellery chain Aurum, since it allows determination of the real time status of the devices installed.

In corporate news, open-platform video management solutions provider Mirasys is moving to France and the Benelux to cope with an increasingly diversified marketplace as well as simplify communication with European customers. LEGIC Identsystems Ltd and Sebury Technology have joined forces in the Chinese market by advancing access control equipment standards. With an eye to the future, from VHS to DVR, and even IP, cloud-based solutions might be the next generation in video-surveillance storageRead more security news…