In today’s news round-up, TDSi has announced that it will be exhibiting at the APS Specialist Safety/Security Exhibition at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in the Paris from the 24th to 26th September 2013. Its new EXgarde 4.1 Integrated Access Control software will be among an array of new products on show. In corporate news, ASSA ABLOY has been ranked 78th in Forbes’ list of the world’s most innovative companies 2013. Johan Molin, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY, says this result is due to the company’s substantial investments in innovation within the past seven years. Agent Vi has also joined the Milestone Systems Certified Solution Program, which verifies the joint product offering available to Agent Vi and Milestone channel partners.

In application news, Grosvenor Technology’s new SATEON browser-based access control system has been installed at Mitsubishi Electric’s Air Conditioning Division based in Scotland as part of a major security upgrade. Lastly, IMS research has advised that despite the increased buzz surrounding mobile technologies and wireless locks, it is the less sensational trends, such as encryption and multi-technology readers, which are taking centre stage in the access control market. Read more security news…