In today’s news round-up, Texecom’s Ricochet mesh technology has been nominated for a PSI Premier Award in the Intruder Alarm Product category, with professional security installers deciding on the most deserving nominations. In corporate news, Videotec has recently appointed Sean Kim as the new Country Manager for Korea. Sean has 14 years of experience in Sales & Marketing in the security industry and will develop Videotec channel relationships and business opportunities in Korea.

Over in the UK, The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the publication of updated guidance on guard force motivation from the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). Entitled “Motivation within the Security Industry”, this is the third edition of the interactive guidance product which intends to help security managers, security duty managers, team leaders and those responsible for managing security personnel to develop and maintain a motivated workforce. In other corporate news, Revader Security has appointed Phil Burns as General Manager. Phil will be responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations, whilst overseeing the imminent introduction of a new range of rapid re-deployable PTZ and 360-degree camera models. Finally, throughout 2013 SALTO NORDIC is sponsoring Team Rynkeby, a Nordic organisation helping to fight child cancer. This year, SALTO’s Kalenburg regional office in Denmark will join the race along with SALTO’s Nordic Market Manager Jesper Buch, who will cycle all the way from Denmark to Paris. Read more security news…