In today’s news round-up, Nedap has been awarded a large-scale RFID roll-out in 19 countries by a major French sports retailer. The project, which is expected to be completed in early 2014, will involve the upgrading of all existing Nedap RF electronic article surveillance antennas to hybrid RF/RFID antennas. In application news, IQinVision HD megapixel cameras have been installed by REMA 1000, a multinational grocery chain headquartered Norway. So far, the installation has been carried out at six supermarket locations in the Norwegian city of Bergen and includes approximately 100 IQeye cameras.

In other application news, Securitec Systems has partnered with the professional security division of Samsung Techwin to provide a multipurpose Video over IP solution for next day delivery provider, APC Overnight. In addition to providing a powerful tool to minimise theft, the solution is being used by operational personnel to help track the movement of 1.5 million parcels each month. In corporate news, this year, Ovislink, the company behind AirLive, is celebrating two decades of operation. AirLive was launched dealing primarily in connectivity solutions however, in recent years the brand has also concentrated efforts on IP video surveillance, and Ovislink has become an internationally recognised manufacturer in both markets. Finally, MOBOTIX has reported growth in its revenue and earnings before interest and taxes for the 2012/2013 fiscal year. In the third quarter of the current fiscal year, the group achieved a 15.1% growth in revenue from last year to €22.2 million, with an EBIT margin of nearly 21%. Read more security news…