In today’s news round-up, VIVOTEK recently hosted its ‘I Love VVTK’ party. VIVOTEK’s partners gathered from around the world in Taipei to participate in the annual Secutech Taipei security exhibition and VIVOTEK took advantage of this opportunity to hold the party. In events news, Ingersoll Rand has won the “Best Buildings and Facilities Protection Innovation” award for its range of Automatic Bomb Blast Doors at the Counter Terror Expo Excellence Awards 2013. The superior range of bomb blast doors, which have been applied at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 and Kings Cross train station in London, are already providing essential protection for passengers and commuters across the UK.

In other events news, Canon Europe will showcase its complete range of network cameras at IFSEC 2013. Canon will meet with existing and prospective partners, distributors, systems integrators and resellers to showcase the strength of its growing network camera portfolio. In corporate news, The Security Institute has announced Emma Shaw as its new Chairman. Working alongside her fellow Directors, she will help take the organisation to its next stage of development by ensuring that it continues to meet the needs of its growing membership. Finally, Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary has won a contract to supply electro-optic observation systems to Savis Tecnologia. The electro-optic systems will be supplied in 2014 as part of the first phase of the Brazilian multi-year “Sisfron” Integrated Border Monitoring System. Read more security news…