In today’s news round-up, End User Correspondent Michael Fickes discusses how schools should make more effort to use visitor management technology to enhance the level of safety. On the topic of video analytics, Larry Anderson addresses false alarms that occur, despite attempts to eliminate the issue. The upcoming ASIS 14th European Security Conference & Exhibition has announced Dr Thomas de Maizière as the keynote speaker, introducing the subject of economic security architecture in Germany.

Over in the Far East, Hikvision has entered a partnership with Agent Video Intelligence, allowing the embedded component to run across Hikvision cameras. Over in Germany, Vanderbilt has appointed Jürgen Schnöbel as its Chief Financial Officer, overseeing financial management from its new headquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany. Finally, the Security Solution division of Samsung Techwin Europe has appointed Dan England as its Partner Manager, working with its Application Partners and VMS developers. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, our Expert Panel discusses opportunities to maximise the benefits of using common technologies in the marketplace in our latest Round Table discussion. In events news, Milestone Systems showcased its XProtect portfolio and Husky network video recorders at Intersec 2015, after announcing its intentions to expand in the Middle East and African regions.

Focusing on hospital security, our End User Correspondent Michael Fickes reviews the basics of protection in the event of mass shootings. In light of the rising use of access control in schools, our correspondent Deborah O’Mara explores how schools are improving their security installations to cope with potential threats. Finally, ASIS has announced Axel Petri as a keynote speaker for the 14th European Security Conference & Exhibition to be held in Frankfurt, Germany. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, our Expert Panel discusses how governments and other authoritative bodies manage public privacy objections on newly installed CCTV in our latest Round table article. In corporate news, Mayflex has formed an agreement to distribute the ISONAS range of access control products in the UK and UAE. Meyertech has announced that its ONVIF conformant CCTV solutions range will be showcased at Yorkshire & Humberside Partners Business Crime 2015. Also in the UK, Corps Security has appointed Ralph Davies as Business Development Director. He will be responsible for implementing a strategic growth plan and new market approaches.

In events news, Matrox has announced its participation at both the ISE and DSE tradeshows which will feature the Matrox Avio KVM extender for use with the Portalis pro-xi® workstation integrator. Over in the Middle East, iOmniscient security has secured the Qatar International Islamic Bank, using patented IQ-180 software to detect skimming devices on ATM machines. Finally, our Editor Larry Anderson outlines the innovations that are disrupting the access control marketRead more security news…

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In today’s weekly round-up, IDIS unveiled its plans to release its industry-leading DirectIP™ one-stop-shop surveillance solution at Intersec Dubai 2015. The range will provide solutions for the transport, retail and enterprise markets. In application news, Milestone Systems has implemented its XProtect® video management software throughout a chain of KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks locations in New Zealand. The installations were introduced to reduce the number of thefts and measure the day-to-day operations efficiently.

Also in application news, NEDAP’s SENSIT parking system is enhancing parking services and safety for visitors of shopping malls, airports and train stations worldwide. SENSIT has proven to be a valuable tool in parking enforcement by monitoring the real-time usage of individual parking spaces. Over in the US, Dallmeier recently deployed Panomera® multifocal sensor technology to secure the Veterans’ Day “Concert for Valor” in Washington D.C. Finally, ASSA ABLOY’s Security Doors division has designed, supplied and installed over 700 steel acoustic and personnel doorsets at 25 Churchill Place, a 23-storey skyscraper in London’s Canary Wharf business district. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems has implemented its XProtect® video management software throughout a chain of KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks locations in New Zealand. The installations were introduced to reduce the number of thefts and measure the day-to-day operations efficiently. In corporate news, OnSSI has received the Axis Communications 2014 Application Development Partner (ADP) award in the Caribbean region. Customers have recognised the strength of pairing the reliability of the Ocularis software with the Axis IP cameras.

Over in Sweden, Automatic Systems has supplied traffic barriers to the Norra länken motorway project through its local partner Swarco. The barriers are integrated within the sophisticated traffic control and security systems deployed in the region and nationwide. Also in application news, Idesco has deployed a one-of-a-kind combined access control and rescue control system designed specifically for mining environments as part of Pyhäsalmi Mine’s ongoing effort to improve work safety. Finally, Matrox Graphics has recently announced that its graphic cards have been validated for use alongside the Mura MPX-based video wall controllers to power up to four independent console displays. The Matrox Mura MPX-based video walls will be on display at the upcoming ISE and DSE tradeshows. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, ASSA ABLOY’s Security Doors division has designed, supplied and installed over 700 steel acoustic and personnel doorsets at 25 Churchill Place, a 23-storey skyscraper in London’s Canary Wharf business district. In events news, IDIS unveiled its plans to release its industry-leading DirectIP™ one-stop-shop surveillance solutions at Intersec Dubai 2015. The range will provide solutions for the transport, retail and enterprise markets.

Also at Intersec, CNL will release new enhancements for its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution, selected by leading law enforcements, safe city and critical infrastructure organisations in the Middle East. Storm will also be at the show to introduce its new generation of keypads with integrated Genuine HID® contactless technology. The keypads will offer enhanced security with dual authentication and optional keytop illumination. Finally, Cognitec has signed a software development and license agreement with Intel Corporation, securing advanced access control on electronic devices to replace conventional passwords. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, TDSi is working alongside its Vietnamese security integration partner GTCSI (Giang Viet System Integrated Corp) to offer the latest security and access control systems to the growing Vietnamese and Cambodian security market. In other corporate news, Verint Systems has announced its participation in Imperial Capital’s Security Investor Conference, which takes place in New York from the 10th-11th December. A live webcast will be available via Verint Systems and Imperial Capital’s site.

Over in South America, ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire ODIS Limitada in Chile. Established in 1930, ODIS Limitada is a leading supplier of access control products to the Chilean market. In application news, Axis Communications have committed to keep Chicago’s Stratford Square Mall secure throughout the holidays with various Axis camera models. The cameras also enable the mall security team to cooperate with specific stores and the local police department in identifying and prosecuting criminals. Finally, PSA Security Network has announced a vendor partnership with CheckVideo. The partnership enables PSA customers to specify CheckVideo into opportunities which require advanced video analytics functionality. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems’ IP video management software has been deployed at Western Kentucky University to enhance security and enable the university to expand and customise the system for growing requirements over the coming years. In New Jersey, “Buddy” Valastro, owner of the famous Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, NJ has chosen Interlogix to secure a new 60,000 sq. ft. warehouse. At the East Midlands Airport in the UK, IndigoVision’s end-to-end IP Video surveillance system has been installed to provide the airport with more detailed analysis and greater storage of video surveillance footage.

In other news, Traka has announced that it has been acquired by ASSA ABLOY. The Traka management team will continue in their current positions with full responsibility for the future growth and development of the business. Lastly, HID Global’s mobile access strategy briefing, recently held during ISC West 2012, is now available via webcast on-demand.  Read more security news…

 

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On today’s news round-up, we take a look at security installations, which have been implemented around the world. Starting in New Zealand, CEM Systems has announced that its security management system has been selected to secure Farmers fashion department stores. Over in the city of London, a major banking facility has chosen Ingersoll Rand’s steel doorsets to refurbish the facility. Moving on to California, the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Airport has implemented a NICE Systems situation management solution to help with the coordination of the hub for all Los Angeles International airport’s operations and response activities.

Taking a look at events news, according to organisers of  this year’s Moscow International Exhibition Protection, Security and Fires Safety (MIPS), the show has confirmed its position as the largest and most well-established exhibition for the security industry in Eastern Europe and Russia in a market that has recovered well from the economic crisis. Lastly, ASIS International has launched a call for the submissions of presentations for its 11th European Security Conference & Exhibition, which will take place in London on 15-17 April 2012. Read more security news…

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On today’s round-up, Surveon is set to highlight its end-to-end megapixel solutions at ISC West 2011 with the introduction of its line of WDR 3-megapixel IP cameras, Hardware-RAID MegapixelNVR and Enterprise VMS 2.4. At this year’s IFSEC 2011, TAB Systems will be showcasing its portable access control, presence tracking and building automation solution – smarti Hybrid. Over in Manchester Airport, CodeStuff has been drafted in to help the airport to upgrade its analogue CCTV system to a fully digital core.

At the new Glenmorangie bottling facility, Nortech’s Norpass3  access control system has been installed to monitor personnel access and movement. Lastly, Steve Ross has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Mul-T-Lock Technologies Ltd. Read more security news…

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