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…

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In today’s news round-up, Dahua Technology is proud to announce that its 2-megapixel 1080p water-proof HDCVI IR-bullet camera DH-HAC-HFW2200E was named a finalist for the Best of Camera PROTECTOR Award 2014. PROTECTOR Award for security technology is an annual contest conducted by I.G.T. publishing house in Germany. In events news, TDSi will be showcasing its latest innovations at IFSEC International 2014, taking place 17-19 June in London. The TDSi stand will be part of the “Harmony Village” group of stands with fellow Harmony Alliance partners Texecom, GJD, Elmdene and Advanced LED Technology.

In other events news, ACT has announced that it is launching ACTviquest, a newly-developed integrated video management and access control security platform. Designed for all levels of security risk, the system can be scaled according to the size of the application. In the UK, Counter Terror Expo 2014 has been a great success, with delegates from all over the world in attendance.  This year’s show, the 6th edition, saw a 10% rise in pre-registrations compared to 2013. Finally, Vimpex Limited is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. In 20 years, Vimpex has grown from a small UK-based distributor, to a pan-European organisation with subsidiaries in The Netherlands and Sweden and now represents some of the world’s best known brands. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, SourceSecurity.com has been made media partner for INTERPOL World 2015, taking place in Singapore on 14-16 April. The event will serve as a catalyst to identify, develop and drive security initiatives for real world security situations across four key domains, including Border Management, Cyber Security, Safe Cities and Supply Chain Security. In application news, Access Control Technology has been chosen to help secure the Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Kent. The IP-addressable system includes proximity readers and door controllers alongside ACT’s management software.

In events news, Counter Terror Expo 2014 has released a list of its premium exhibitors including CEIA  S.p.A, Dynasystems, Explora Security, Land Rover, and Northrop Grumman. Over in Germany, ASUSTOR Inc. is showcasing its unique series of NAS devices at CeBIT 2014.  On display will be two brand new rackmount models from ASUSTOR’s 7 series. Finally, Cobham Broadcast’s Nano HD transmitter has been successfully deployed by Airfilms Productions with its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for a range of high profile events in the Middle East. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Avigilon has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VideoIQ. The transaction is expected to close in early January 2014 for cash consideration of $32 million. In corporate news, following testing of its Key Control and Locker Solutions with Lenel OnGuard 2012 and OnGuard 2013, Traka has been officially Lenel-certified as an OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) partner.

In other corporate news, D-Link has appointed Michael Hardy as Vice President of Channel and Enterprise Sales. Hardy will be responsible for managing sales and channel marketing operations for D-Link’s networking, storage, IP surveillance, and security products. In events news, Airlive will showcase its latest networking products and solutions at Intersec Dubai 2014, which takes place on 19th-21st January 2014. Finally, Access Control Technology has announced its recent acquisition of Sicura Systems in the UK. The partnership will allow ACT to continue its expansion into the UK, with offices in Basingstoke and Manchester. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, TDSi has announced that it will be demonstrating the benefits of integrated access control and IP CCTV solutions at Intersec Dubai 2014. The company’s technical and sales specialists will be available to discuss TDSi products and services with visitors. Over in France, ACT and Eff-Eff have announced a partnership which will see the nationwide sale and distribution of the ACT range.

In events news, the 7th Asia-Pacific Security Forum & Exhibition, which took place last week in China, saw a 7.4% increase in visitors compared to the 2012 event. The conference featured 24 high-level educational sessions provided by a variety of speakers. In corporate news, Axis Security has achieved the highest Security Industry Association (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) score in its history, as well as one of the highest ever scores attained by a manned guarding company. Finally, ONVIF has hosted its annual membership meeting in Shenzhen, China. Member companies heard presentations on the forum’s progress in 2013, as well as on upcoming releases. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, HID Global will unveil its new entry level card personalisation solutions at CARTES & IDentification in Paris, which takes place next week. At the show, HID will also showcase its range of secure card issuance and government-to-citizen ID solutions. In corporate news, Nedap has announced a partnership with Gulfnet Communications. The companies will work together to combine Nedap’s AEOS solution with Gulfnet’s IT knowledge on multiple projects in the Kuwaiti market.

In application news, Surveon’s 3-megapixel cameras have been chosen to upgrade inner-city surveillance in one of Southern Taiwan’s major urban centres. Surveon cameras offer advanced features including offline recording and advanced profile image settings. Over in Mexico, Vicon and Axis Communications recently collaborated at an event held in Mexico City. The collaboration provided an opportunity for Vicon to demonstrate its open platform video management system and its compatibility with Axis cameras. Finally, an access control solution from ACT has been deployed on two bridge crossings between England and Wales. Severn River Crossing, which operates the bridges, opted for the versatile smart-card technology offered by the ACTpro DESFire EV1 1040 proximity reader. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global will unveil its new entry level card personalisation solutions at CARTES & IDentification in Paris, which takes place next week. At the show, HID will also showcase its range of secure card issuance and government-to-citizen ID solutions. In application news, an access control solution from ACT has been deployed on two bridge crossings between England and Wales. Severn River Crossing, which operates the bridges, opted for the versatile smart-card technology offered by the ACTpro DESFire EV1 1040 proximity reader.

In corporate news, the BSIA is hosting a free exporting workshop entitled “Wise Up To Exporting” at Murrayfield Stadium in Scotland on 26th November. Aimed at helping businesses expand into overseas markets, the workshop will provide advice and guidance on the legal and financial implications of exporting, as well as tips on how to secure funding. At this year’s Great Rift Valley Mining Summit, Warrior Security CEO Tony Sugden emphasised the need for mines to have security systems with capable staff who can protect not only mines, but also the site’s personnel. Finally, Cartrefi Cymunedo Gwynedd (CCG) has purchased over 120 Identicom devices through the SoloProtect solution provded by Connexion2. Read more security news…

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On today’s weekly round-up, ACT has appointed Enterprise Security Distribution and Alarm Supplies Ltd, as distributors of its access control and door entry products for the UK market. Also in corporate news, an evaluation by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confirmed 100% video analytic accuracy of the SightLogix SightSensor thermal camera system in the challenging environment typical of many airports.  Avigilon has announced the promotion of two of its top performers: Keith Marett to Vice-President of Marketing and Communications and Amir Javidan to Vice-President of Customer Service and IT.

The UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of lockable mailbox systems and letterbox anti-arson solutions has selected SALTO Systems to provide an electronic locking solution for its products. Over in Israel, MESSOA’s video monitoring system has been deployed by a furniture factory to ensure property security and to provide a means for watching over the production while improving the operating efficiency. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, ACT has appointed Enterprise Security Distribution and Alarm Supplies Ltd as distributors of its access control and door entry products for the United Kingdom market. Axis Communications has also expanded its workforce by creating a number of new positions in its Northern Europe team which covers the UK, Ireland and the Nordic countries. In events news, Connexion2 has announced that it will be showcasing its award winning Identicom lone worker device at the upcoming ISC West 2012 tradeshow.

In other news, PureTech Systems Inc. has teamed with FLIR to enable PTZ Auto Follow capability on FLIR’s range of high-performance thermal cameras. The PureTech’s PTZ Auto Follow feature provides a powerful addition to a facility’s perimeter thermal security. Lastly, CNL Software and Lantern Software and Systems, a leading system integration solution specialist in the Gulf region have come together to offer innovative PSIM solutions in the Middle East. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, the Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) 2011, which took place at Excel London from 6-7 June, was visited by a large number of delegates from 47 countries. At Electronic Security Expo (ESX) 2011, Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) added features and generated RMR for Central stations. In the meantime, at Le Mans 24 Hours 2011, RML AD Group finished fourth, yet it felt almost as good as winning all over again.    

On a demonstration note, Access Control Technology (ACT) used IFSEC 2011 as an opportunity to showcase a range of security products, all designed using the most recent technologies, due for release this year. In corporate news, ADT officially opened its new 24/7 remote monitoring centre in Manchester, which is one of its kind in the UK. From VHS to DVR, and even IP, cloud-based solutions might be the next generation in video-surveillance storage. Read more security news…

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