In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX AG has provided Leeds City College with a security system which will help secure access to critical data centres and communication rooms across multiple sites. Twenty MOBOTIX cameras have so far been installed across college sites including a number of Q24 and Q25 hemispheric models. Over in China, TDSi has provided a fully integrated security solution for the Shanghai Metro. With successful installations already in full operation on Line 6 and Line 9, TDSi will provide a fully integrated security solution for installation on Line 7.

In other application news, Allegion has completed a project to provide a biometric access control system at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The system will verify the credentials of over 10,000 workers during an 18-month build project. In corporate news, Pro-Vision Distribution Limited has been awarded ‘Master’ distributor status from the wireless transmission manufacturer, SilverNet. Finally, AMG Systems and systems integration partner, Kharafi National, have co-operated on a project securing Kuwait University. Kharafi National chose the AMG4700 transmission solution for the integrated solution. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, TDSi has expanded its Software Development team with the inclusion of new Software Test Engineer, Neil Smiley. Neil is an associate employed by Bournemouth University and will be assisting TDSi via the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme. In events news, AG Neovo will showcase its newest innovations including the TM-23 and TM-27 10-point multi-touch displays at Secutech Taipei 2014, which takes place in Taiwan in March.

In application news, Wavestore, alongside technology partners AMG Systems and ISM, has played a key role in developing a new government project in Lagos, Nigeria. Wavestore has provided best practice advice as well as guidance on determining video storage requirements for the project. In corporate news, IndigoVision’s six month interim financial report highlights a return to good sales growth with an overall revenue increase of 23% in the United States, Asia Pacific and EMEA, and a company revenue increase of14% to £18.4m. Finally, Cross Match Technologies was honoured by the British Consul General and the UK Trade & Investment Office at the GREAT Business Innovation Awards 2014 gala, held last week in Miami, Florida. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, Taiwan’s National Chi Nan University has upgraded the analogue security configuration in its library to a VIVOTEK IP surveillance system. The solution includes a total of 36 cameras installed in the library’s interior, including 12 each of the FD8135H, IP8151, and CC8130. In corporate news, AMG Systems and Vidiwave have entered a technology partnership. The agreement integrates AMG’s Panogenics’ PanoCam360 with Vidiwave’s technology solutions for remote management into large commercial fleets in Bus, Haulage and Rail applications.

In events news, Manchester’s annual security event is set to celebrate its twentieth anniversary at the Bridgewater Hall next week. Organised by the British Security Industry Association in partnership with Greater Manchester Police and Manchester City Centre Crime Prevention Panel, the event will explore innovative methods of improving security for businesses and communities. Over in India, AVer is excited to announce a new distribution agreement with Ex-servicemen’s Multipurpose Service (ESMS). Under the agreement, ESMS will be introducing AVer’s range of video surveillance products and solutions to the Indian market. Finally, Tavcom has introduced its new Bite Size Training courses, which provide the opportunity for security industry professionals to fill in gaps in their knowledge without having to spend many hours researching on the Internet. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global has announced the addition of an entry-level model to its FARGO Direct-to-Card (DTC) printer line. The FARGO C50 printer will be on display at CARTES 2013, which is taking place in France this week. In corporate news, DVS has signed a distribution agreement with Videotec. DVS will stock all of Videotec’s standard housings, LED lighting range and accessories, as well as Videotec’s positioning units.

In application news, AMG Systems and systems integrator Ibham System have completed the installation of an enhanced security system within the Sahara shopping mall in Dubai. The mall now has 160 cameras throughout the entire complex, 27 of which feature pan tilt zoom. In other corporate news, Urmet UK has recently launched its new website. The new site has been updated to feature all the latest information about Urmet UK’s products and services. Finally, Lord Green, the Minister for Trade and Investment, has recently visited Harper Chalice Group in Coventry to promote overseas trade. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global has announced that the company and two of its consortium partners have received one of four U.S. cyber security grants, awarded through President Obama’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace initiative. The grants will be used to develop systems that enable mobile phones and devices to carry credentials for online identification and improve consumer privacy, security and convenience. In corporate news, AxxonSoft celebrated the grand opening of its office in Poland with a special conference to commemorate the event.

In application news, AG Neovo’s SX-19P displays are being used aboard a Taiwanese fleet of deep-sea fishing vessels. The displays were chosen for their durability, thanks to their IP22 housing protection. Over in Brazil, Aimetis Corp recently announced that Aimetis Symphony has been deployed as the video management software platform for Brasilia International Airport. Aimetis Symphony provides the airport with a single platform for upgrading the existing CCTV system to an IP network that can be expanded as needed. Finally, AMG Systems and Meyertech have announced a technology partnership that will see the AMG-Panogenics 5 megapixel 360 degree PanoCam360 camera range integrated with Meyertech’s FUSION-Core-Solar VMS. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Airlive has showcased its latest surveillance networking solutions and innovative products at Computex 2013. The products on Airlive’s stand included solutions such as the facial recognition and detection IVS IPcam, speed domes, fisheye IPcams, 5 and 3 megapixel IPcams, cloud viewing IPcam, megapixel IPcam, and 802.3at PoE switches. In application news, AMG has supplied its acclaimed PanoCam360 cameras for Wavestore’s True 360 video recording and management solution, commissioned by Greaves Motorsport. The video captured by the 360-degree cameras will be recorded and stored on a Wavestore recording system, which will allow the extraction of individual video clips showing activity during each pit stop.

In corporate news, Regent Samsic’s Security Division had its approach to occupational safety and health recognised with the presentation of a Gold Award at the recent RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. Regent Security Training and Contracts Manager Allen Foster collected the award on behalf of the company at a ceremony held by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). In other corporate news, Octavian Security has announced that Jot Engelbrecht, who joined the business ten years ago as a Security Officer, has been appointed UK Managing Director. Jot will now take over the day-to-day management and overall responsibility for the business. Finally, ISM have announced the appointment of respected security industry expert Geoffrey Pye as General Manager. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Milestone has held its annual Milestone Partner Open Platform (MPOP) event for the Middle East and Africa region in Abu Dhabi, with 250 attending. There were 26 alliance partner companies exhibiting in the Technology Showcase at the event with Diamond Sponsor IBM and Platinum Sponsors Arecont Vision and Razberi Technologies. In corporate news, AMG Systems has integrated its PanoCam360 fisheye camera with Synectics’ Synergy security management system. One of the main features of Synergy is that it dramatically simplifies the human interface, furnishing operators with a simple, fast and intuitive route to all common system functions.

In other corporate news, MDSL has been chosen to supply its TEM Enterprise solutions to a major Swiss bank. MDSL will be supplying its high-end Smart TEM Enterprise solution as a fully outsourced service to match the client’s complex multi-national requirements. Over in Finland, Mirasys has accredited Bosch as a new Platinum Partner, as well as joining Bosch’s Integration Partner Program (IPP). Mirasys will provide Bosch with access to technical information like Mirasys product roadmaps, testing and demonstration licences. Finally, 2013 marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of Basler AG. Norbert Basler established the company in 1988, pursuing his dream of using machine vision to revolutionise the quality assurance process. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Honeywell is to showcase key technology trends including cloud based solutions, proliferation of mobile devices, and easier system integration for new products and solutions at this year’s IFSEC International, which takes place next month in Birmingham, UK. Enhanced versions of Honeywell’s products will be on show at stand E80, Hall 4. In other events news, Winfrasoft’s PINgrid solution has been awarded “Best Secure Transaction” at the SC Awards Europe 2013.

In corporate news, Pilgrims Group has appointed John McCaffery as Director for the Middle East following the company’s continued expansion in the region. He will continue to grow the Pilgrims brand in the Middle East, particularly within Iraq in the oil and gas and EPCM markets. Over in the UK, AMG Systems and Viseum have announced a strategic technology partnership, which is expected to create huge synergy for both companies, to the benefit of end users. Finally, Crocus Technology has announced the release of a prototype of Match in Place (MiP), a distinctive security technique that strengthens user authentication in digital transactions. Crocus also showcased at this year’s CARTES America, which closed yesterday in Las Vegas. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Vicon has appointed Steve Green as Sales Manager for the northern UK sales territory. Steve previously worked in the Electronic Security Division for Mayflex and has an in-depth knowledge of IP products. IDIS will launch its DirectIP video surveillance solution at IFSEC 2013, which takes place in Birmingham in May.

In application news, Panasonic’s AW-HE50 HD cameras will be used to shoot the follow-up series of an award-winning observational documentary. The AW-HE50 HD was chosen due to its compact and lightweight body for quiet and concealed operability. In events news, Connexion2 will unveil its lone worker solutions at IFSEC 2013, including the Identicom 877c and the first dedicated lone worker device to feature a camera function. Finally, AMG Systems will showcase its security technology solutions at ISC West 2013, which takes place in Las Vegas in April. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has reported an increase in the number of UK security companies exhibiting at Intersec 2013. In other corporate news, TDSi has firmly backed British manufacturing by producing its key products in the UK. In application news, G4S Technology has made sporting history by securing the UK’s first police-free international football match.

In events news, AMG Systems will be exhibiting its 5 Megapixel camera ranges and brand new Ethernet switch series at SECUTECH India, which takes place in Mumbai from 28th February to 2nd March. Finally, G4S Technology has installed its Symmetry Version 7 security system at The National Library of Scotland. Read more security news…

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