In today’s news round-up, Vicon has appointed Steve Green as Sales Manager for the northern UK sales territory. Steve previously worked in the Electronic Security Division for Mayflex and has an in-depth knowledge of IP products. IDIS will launch its DirectIP video surveillance solution at IFSEC 2013, which takes place in Birmingham in May.

In application news, Panasonic’s AW-HE50 HD cameras will be used to shoot the follow-up series of an award-winning observational documentary. The AW-HE50 HD was chosen due to its compact and lightweight body for quiet and concealed operability. In events news, Connexion2 will unveil its lone worker solutions at IFSEC 2013, including the Identicom 877c and the first dedicated lone worker device to feature a camera function. Finally, AMG Systems will showcase its security technology solutions at ISC West 2013, which takes place in Las Vegas in April. Read more security news…