In today’s news round-up, Cassidan has announced that Dirk Erat is the new Head of Communications at the company. Appointed since September 1st, he is responsible for the department’s media relations, internal and online communications, brand communications and fairs & exhibitions. In corporate news, HESIS Fire and Security is celebrating record growth in the first two quarters of 2012, with continued robust growth forecast for the remainder of the year. Over in Texas, PureTech Systems has recently announced that it has completed two installations of its PureActiv system for a major Texas water utility.

In events news, HID Global will showcase its products and solutions for migrating to higher security physical access control at next week’s Skydd 2012, which takes place in Stockholm, Sweden. The company is also organising a high profile end user event about convergence: All-in-One Access Control: Are You Ready? Also at Skydd 2012, Idesco will be displaying a wide variety of new products and innovations, including their new AESCO security solution. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Idesco’s AESCO encryption solution for reader-host data transfers has been nominated in the access control category for the Detektor International Award 2012. Also in corporate news, Fluidmesh Networks will be joining forces with Talk-A-Phone Co. to provide an integrated wireless solution for its VOIP-500 series phones and WEBS mass notification systems. Leading security vendors will be demonstrating the interoperability of their PSIA-compliant systems, including access control, intrusion detection, video, analytics and storage and physical security information management (PSIM), at ASIS 2012 next month.

According to a recent report from IMS Research, if integrators focus on increasing service and maintenance revenue, they can remain profitable despite the economic conditions. In application news, Urmet will be securing the first two residential buildings at the 67-acre King’s Cross Central development in London. Read more security news…



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