In this week’s news round-up, we have the latest coverage of the ISC West show as it moves into Day 2. Larry Anderson gives a summary of the latest innovations and technologies on show from the industry’s big players: MOBOTIX, Axis Communications, Canon and many more. Our correspondent at the show, Deborah O’Mara, has also provided her take of Day 1 at ISC West by giving a breakdown of ASSA ABLOY’s media press conference and what it sees at the key trends in 2015. In the run up to ISC West, we asked our Expert Panel to comment on what they expected would be the “big news” coming out of the show, read their comments in our latest Round Table article.

Focusing on mergers & acquisition, Larry Anderson writes on AMAG and Salient Systems partnership and what this new venture will mean to both companies’ future development and growth. Another merger which was announced earlier this week came from Phybridge, a technology company focused on the long reach transmission needs of the Communications and Physical Security industry. It announced that it was in the process of acquiring Network Video Technologies. This follows a number of top mergers & acquisitions which have taken place over the course of the last 12 months. Read more security news…

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