In today’s news round-up, Panasonic has acquired Cameramanager.com. The acquisition of the cloud-based video solutions company reinforces Panasonic’s existing security business as it looks to extend its cloud-based solutions to the business and consumer markets. In other corporate news, Verint Systems Inc. has recently announced that the number of customers in the global financial services sector deploying its Actionable Intelligence Solutions is increasing. Its solutions’ ability to capture, analyse and act on large volumes of data helps companies to make more informed and effective business decisions.

In application news, Surveon’s full HD cameras have been selected to help improve security at New Taipei City, Taiwan as part of an upgrade to the city’s surveillance system. Surveon CAM2311 camers along with RAID storage systems were installed as part of the upgrade. Over in the UK, a Reflex Systems security and safety system is to be installed at Leeds Arena. The arena will be supplied with the latest generation IP Network HD security cameras, door access control panels and fire detection technology. Finally, Certgate presented its new over-the-air configuration technology at the 11th vps/Nexus customer day in Ettlingen, Germany. The company demonstrated how its access control authorisations can be managed using a smartphone. Read more security news…