In today’s weekly news round-up, HID Global is demonstrating its new FARGO HDPii Plus Card Printer/Encoder at CARTES America 2013, which closes today. Featuring the company’s fifth generation of High Definition Printing (HDP) technology, the new HDPii Plus enables a secure, instant issuance of both ISO magnetic swipe and contact/contactless EMV cards. Over in the UK, TDSi will showcase its EXgarde 4.1 Integrated Access Control Software at IFSEC 2013. John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi, will also be delivering a number of presentations at the IFSEC Academy Centre Stage.

Also at IFSEC 2013, AxxonSoft will present version 3.1 of its Axxon Next open platform video management software (VMS), as well as celebrate its birthday alongside partners, friends and clients. In other events news, this year’s ISC West has been deemed as a success, with many companies such as Honeywell, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies and HID witnessing high volumes of traffic to their booths. Finally, IDIS has announced the opening of a new distributor network in the Netherlands. IDIS Benelux BV offers customers a direct and local operation for DirectIP sales, service and technical support. Read more security news…