In today’s news round-up, Aasset has supplied a surveillance system from Samsung to improve security at a sixth form college in Farnborough. The system now consists of over 60 cameras; SNP-6200HP PTZ, SNO-7082R bullet, SND-7082 and SNV-7080R dome 3Mp cameras and several SNZ-5200 zoom cameras. Also in application news, Allegion has beat off strong competition to secure contracts totalling £1.25 million to provide 600 steel doorsets for Europe’s biggest construction project, Crossrail. Approximately 350 doorsets will be supplied for The Canary Wharf Crossrail Station, which is set to be one of the largest of the ten Crossrail stations planned for London and the South East.

Also in the UK, Axis Communications and NW Systems Group have provided Oldham-based charity Positive Steps with an upgraded security system. The business inherited an old analogue CCTV system that didn’t provide the level of coverage needed but with the new Axis system in place, Positive steps now has an advanced surveillance set-up that can be monitored 24×7 on and off-site. In events news, Dahua has announced that its 3.0 megapixel intelligent video spot detector (DH-ITC304) was awarded ITS Golden Lion at ITS 2014. Finally, Matrix Comsec was awarded the Best Electronics Company Award at the recently concluded GESIA Awards 2014. The Award has been instituted by the Gujarat Electronics and Software Industries Association (GESIA) to acknowledge the achievements of the ICT & Electronics industry in Gujarat. Read more security news…

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