In today’s news round-up, Mobotix AG has released details of changes within its UK management team which aims to capitalise on strong growth in the UK. Dominic Chapman has been promoted to UK Country Manager, taking over from Mike Lewis, and Trevor Holt has been appointed as Technical Project Engineer for the UK. In application news, 102 fixed Axis P1343 network cameras have been deployed in the New Tyne Crossing tunnels in the UK, which has been one of the UK’s worst traffic black spots. Over in Nottingham, the SALTO SALLIS access control solution has been deployed to provide wireless online locking using their existing personalised RFID cards at the city’s University.

In events news, VARIO, the latest lighting development from Raytec, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Security Excellence Awards, for “Security Innovation of the Year”. Also in London, the UK Border Force has announced its official participation and support for the first annual BORDERPOL Conference and Exhibition scheduled for mid-October this year. Read more security news…