In today’s news round-up, Suprema has revealed its biometric scanner products are now certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards. Suprema is the first to receive the certification in the biometric access control and time attendance segment in association with its local partner in India, A-ID Systems. In events news, Panasonic used IFSEC 2014 as a platform to announce its new partnership with Bravida Fire & Security. Under the OEM agreement, Bravida’s “Integra” access and intruder platform will be added to Panasonic’s portfolio of security products and will see the company enter the European access control market for the first time.

In corporate news, IHS has predicted the global multi-sensor detector market to grow by 7% from 2013 to 2018. In its “World Market for Fire Detection and Suppression Products” report, IHS said the mass-market trend in North America and Western Europe is towards the increased use of multi-sensor detectors. IFSEC also played host to the 20th anniversary celebrations of the British Security Industry Association’s Export Council. Celebrations included brief presentations from members of the Export Council. Finally, Synectics has been awarded a contract to supply CCTV for the new Yemen Gas Pipeline by Amec Spie. The pipeline will supply feed gas at a rate of 1.1 billion cubic feet per day from the processing centres at Al-Kamil Processing Unit (KPU) to the liquefaction plant at Balhaf on the Gulf of Aden. Read more security news…

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