In today’s news round-up, Panasonic has announced that its WV-SP509 HD network camera has won the “Physical Security Solution of the Year” award  at this year’s Computing Security Awards. A new report from IMS Research has found that the transition to IP-based technology in the security industry is changing the role of its systems integrators. The report has predicated that the world market for systems integration will grow at an average rate of almost 10 percent to 2016.

In application news, artec technologies has won a significant contract from a major European service provider in agricultural technology. Over in Malaysia, Surveon’s megapixel IP cameras have been installed at the Kuala Lumpur Tower to tighten public security. Finally, Avigilon has recently announced that Fort Dodge Community School District (FDCSD) in Iowa has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system to protect students and staff. Read more security news…