In today’s news round-up, Oncam Grandeye continues its Asian expansion with the opening of a new office in Delhi. The company formally launched its regional office in India at an event held on 14th October at the British High Commissioner’s residence. In other corporate news, the BSIA has called for increased engagement in CCTV standards development. In a letter to business leaders in the CCTV sector, the BSIA’s Technical Director, Alex Carmichael, has outlined a number of forthcoming changes set to affect the CCTV landscape which often go on to form the basis of new standards.

Also in the UK, the Access Control division of ASSA ABLOY has partnered with Schneider Electric. Access Control’s latest Aperio® wireless cylinders, PINpad escutcheon and L100 have all been integrated into the Schneider Electric access control product line. Over in the US, Pelco by Schneider Electric has appointed Kim Loy to the role of Vice President of Marketing for the Pelco Video Line of Business. In this role, Loy will drive strategic marketing initiatives on a global level in support of the company’s continued investment and commitment to its Pelco IP video surveillance solutions. Finally, Tufin’s Security Policy Orchestration solution for the VMware NSX™ network virtualisation platform is being showcased at VMworld Europe in Spain. Read more security news…