In today’s news round-up, CEM Systems’ emerald multifunctional touch screen terminal has been awarded 2014 Security’s Best Award in the ASIS Accolades Awards. emerald is a Touchscreen Reader, Door Controller, VOIP Intercom and System Terminal all in a single box. In application news, Hikvision has partnered with NexGen Integration to equip the U.S. Army with a comprehensive security system at Fort Leonard Wood military base. Hikvision’s 9000 series Hybrid DVRs, 6701 / 6704 encoder modules and iVMS-4200 software were all used within the system.

In corporate news, Axis Communications has been named as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States by Great Place to Work®. Ranked number 16, this is the first time Axis has received this honour. Over in the UK, ASSA ABLOY access and door control solutions are providing advanced security to the education sector. Recent successful specifications have included projects at universities in Oxford, Nottingham and Sheffield. Finally, the BSIA is inviting its members to submit nominations for its 2015 Security Personnel Awards. The BSIA’s annual awards are presented both regionally and nationally, and reward security personnel for their achievements across five key categories. Read more security news…

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