To end the working week, we start with the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), who has reported that following the second reading of the Protection of Freedoms Bill in the House of Commons earlier this week, many MPs are in support of the crime-solving capabilities of CCTV systems. For those interested in perimeter security issues, SightLogix has released an Outdoor Video Analytics Best Practices whitepaper which offers tips and practical advise for deploying accurate and cost-effective video security outdoors. TeleEye has adopted a new logo to strengthen its brand image and reinforce its core values.

In other news, Korean retail giants Home plus and Shinsegae E-mart are utilising HID’s FARGO HDP5000 high-definition printer/encoders to introduce a pilot digital gift card issuance project. Lastly, as part of a major upgrade at Huntingdonshire College, Guardian Security has selected SharpView from J2K Video to form the centre of a new enhanced CCTV security system. Read more security news…