On today’s weekly round-up, data privacy video surveillance solutions have been developed by artec technologies AG to help companies align with German data privacy protection laws. Over in Africa, an instant upgrade to the access control system of BMCE Bank’s headquarters in Casablanca has been made possible with ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio™ wireless locking technology.

On a festive note, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has held an impressive ceremony attended by many key individuals from the security industry to announce its personnel awards, which were presented in the following categories: Best Newcomer, Outstanding Act, Best Use of Technology, Best Team and Service to the Customer. In application news, traffic surveillance is being monitored in Bristol, thanks to Samsung speed dome cameras. Over in the Caribbean, IndigoVision’s IP video surveillance solution has been deployed to secure a mining complex on the French island of Guadeloupe. Read more security news…