In today’s news round-up, TDSi has appointed its new Director of UK Sales, Adam Norris. As part of his new role, Adam will be responsible for developing and implementing a revised channel and pricing strategy designed to further support and develop TDSi’s valued partners. In corporate news, RIVA has launched a new website with an easy to use interface. Information on RIVA’s application areas, video management Software and camera lines has been made readily available on the new site.

In application news, Axis Communications was chosen by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to provide video security and live situational awareness at the recent Academy Awards. A mix of HDTV-quality pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) Axis network cameras were chosen for the project. In events news, Hochiki Europe has announced that it will be demonstrating the features and benefits of its cutting edge fire detection and emergency lighting solutions at the 2014 HefmA National Conference. Finally, the SBB (Swiss Federal Railways) has awarded Trüb AG the contract for the production and personalisation of the new “SwissPass”, a smart card with an integrated chip used for travel on Switzerland’s public transport systems. Read more security news…