In today’s news round-up, IdenTrust® (part of HID Global®) announced that it has achieved U.S. Federal Bridge Authority (US FBCA) cross-certification at Basic, Medium Software, Medium Hardware, and PIV-I Assurance levels with its IGC PKI certificate. IGC PKI certificates are a critical component of converged physical and logical access credentials that are compliant with PIV-I and PIV-C standards. In other news, Pelco recently announced that they are strengthening their relationship with Avaya to deliver superior performance and simplicity to IP video security and surveillance customers. This global alliance partnership will enable deeper collaboration on technology development and interoperability, providing customers with a network platform optimised for demanding video surveillance systems.

In the UK, the British Security Industry Association has announced that the Business Crime Conference will take place in London this November. The event will give businesses the opportunity to learn more about reducing their security risk. Over in Germany, ONVIF recently hosted its 11th Developers’ Plugfest. With record numbers of interoperability implementations and multiple testings of ONVIF conformant video, access control and edge devices, this year’s Developers’ Plugfest was the most fruitful in ONVIF’s history. Finally, NCT CBRNe Asia has concluded its third year with over 250 visitors from over 30 countries. The NCT CBRNe Awards Gala Dinner was highlight of this 3-day event. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Hikvision has been selected to provide comprehensive security solutions to safeguard the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Hundreds of Hikvision megapixel network cameras and speed domes have been successfully applied to ensure a safer environment for local citizens and visiting tourists. In application news, HID Global’s physical access control solutions have been deployed by Norway Post. Norway Post deployed Genuine HID® multiCLASS SE® readers and multi-technology cards at its Robsrud Terminal, from where more than 60 percent of all the mail in Norway is handled.

In corporate news, Agent Vi is offering a free online training and certification program for its new savVi video analytics platform. The program includes 6 hours of online content including an online certification exam that will grant the trainees a “Certified” status. In other application news, Meyertech has provided its ONVIF conformant FUSION-Core-Solar VMS to the Hammersmith and Fulham Council in the UK. The Council’s CCTV system has more than 800 cameras comprising a mixture of fixed and PTZ cameras used to cover town centres and housing estates. Finally, ACT access control solutions have been selected to secure the ports of Dublin and Cherbourg. 911 Security Systems has installed door controllers, proximity readers and cards from ACT as part of a marine access control solution with 3,500 users. Read more security news…


On today’s weekly round-up, Arecont Vision has appointed four sales executives to its EMEA team to drive continued growth of its industry leading megapixel camera technology in the region. In application news, an Aston Martin garage in need of a comprehensive detection solution to protect the expensive cars from damage or theft has opted for the award-winning OPTEX REDSCAN laser detector to create a “virtual fence”. Also in application news, Access Control Technology’s door controllers and management software are securing the headquarters of the Royal College of Surgeons in London.

Alpro Architectural Hardware also  has an access control solution being deployed nearby. Alpro’s transom door closers are being installed at Stanmore Place, a luxury landscaped residential project of 500 apartments in north-west London. Over in New York, Parkchester South Condominiums’ 70 public safety officers in the Brox now ensure the safety of thousands of residents using Ocularis, OnSSI’s IP video management and security software. Read more security news…


In today’s news round up, we begin with news from Nedap Security Management, which has secured a distribution partnership deal with Vsoon Beijing for its access control products. At the Security Industry Association, Marc Benson has been appointed as the new Sales Manager.

At this year’s National Sheriffs’ Association exhibition, G4S featured its latest security solution – a specially fortified 15-passenger transportation van. The transportation van is currently being used by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Over in the city of Moonee Valley in Melbourne, Australia, Salto’s access control technology is providing a cost-effective way to regulate entry. Lastly, Suvarnabhumi Airport Link takes the surveillance route with Aimetis at the wheel. Read more news…



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