On today’s news round-up, Solenoid electric bolts from Alpro Architectural Hardware are being used as part of a PAC integrated access control system at the Sheffield headquarters of Capita Group, the UK’s leading outsourcing company. Also in application news, North American Video have announced they have begun the servicing and maintenance of the video surveillance systems in all retail outlets across The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company. In corporate news, M. Malia & Associates has named Eric Yu as the new field design coordinator for the Asia Pacific market to develop a comprehensive design for video surveillance and security systems.

Over in the US, security entrepreneur Sukhi Ghuman has been appointed to the board of directors of the Homeland Security Foundation of America (HSFA).  Sukhi was elected after receiving a majority vote following an extensive review process. Looking forward to ASIS International 2011, Videx is planning to host a contest for attendees who visit their booth during the exposition. Attendees will be awarded a prize if their given access code opens the CyberKeyVault 20 electronic key cabinet. Read more security news…