In today’s news round-up, Schneider Electric has partnered with ASSA ABLOY Access Control UK to enhance its Continuum building management system. ASSA ABLOY’s latest Aperio® wireless cylinders, PINpad escutcheon and L100 have been integrated into the Schneider Electric access control product line. Also in corporate news, Vanderbilt Industries recently announced that it will focus its market identity on the Vanderbilt name brand. Following Vanderbilt Industries’ announcement of the pending acquisition of Siemens’ Security Products, the new entity, renamed Vanderbilt International GmbH, will begin to utilise the Vanderbilt name, creating a common company brand identity for both the North American and European business units.

In application news, Automotive servicing business Tractamotors has realised a 60% reduction in losses for the retail arm of its business following the installation of nearly 50 Axis network cameras to its site in Cavan, Ireland. Axis Communications and partner Encom developed a solution that combined Axis network cameras and a Milestone XProtect video surveillance system. Over in the UK, transmission solutions manufacturer AMG recently announced two new appointments: Andrew Pigram has joined as Sales and Marketing Director and Sara Bullock as Business Development Director. Finally, security systems integrator ISD Tech recently announced that it has achieved BAFE accreditation for the design, commissioning, installation and maintenance of fire detection systems. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, with Conference season upon us, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has been busy championing the views of the private security industry; planning and attending meetings with MPs, Ministers, Peers, PCCs and think tanks at the Labour and Conservative party conferences. With Security Essen now over, the next security tradeshow is just about to begin: ASIS International kicks off today in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the exhibitors will be Genetec, who will be demonstrating its SV-32 appliance with unified access control support.

Also in events news, QNAP® Security recently announced that the VioStor NVR VS-8148U-RP Pro+ has won the Merlion Awards with Silver Award in ‘Surveillance Camera’ category at Safety & Security Asia 2014. Looking ahead to the following month, Allegion is set to attend the Independent Hotel Show, the UK’s only forum for boutique hoteliers, from Tuesday 21st October to Wednesday 22nd October. Finally, AMG has completed a new sophisticated toll management transmission solution on Solapur Highway, for ITNL in India. ITNL is using the solution to monitor two Toll Plazas with a total of 20 Lanes with 24 Booths – 4 of which have reversible lanes. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global has released its predictions for the top trends in the secure identity industry in 2014. Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Dr Selva Selvaratnam anticipates changes in several areas including physical and logical access control, secure issuance and identity assurance. In corporate news, TDSi has appointed Dan England as its new National Account Manager for UK Sales. Dan’s role involves strengthening relationships with key clients and Blue Chip end users.

In application news, Muir Group has turned to Skyguard to help protect their lone front-line working staff. Thousands of workers have been issued MySOS personal safety devices, allowing them to summon a more rapid response in an emergency. In events news, AMG will be showcasing their expanding Ethernet range at the Security Twenty 14 conference, which takes place next week in Nottingham. In other corporate news, Infinias has announced a partnership with Stanley Security Solutions, alongside the launch of Stanley’s EL Series Wireless Electronic Lock. The new wireless electronic door lock is fully integrated with the Infinias Intelli-M access management software and Infinias PoE single door controller. Finally, IHS forecasts strong growth for NAS solutions over the next three years. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, EE has selected Nedap’s AEOS access control platform to upgrade its existing system, with the installation to be carried out by Nedap’s partner, Reliance High Tech. Over in Indonesia, the toll-road operator Jasa Marga has recently deployed 70 VIVOTEK  IP cameras. VIVOTEK’s IP8335H 1-megapixel network bullet cameras were installed outside of toll stations to monitor traffic.

In corporate news, AMG Systems and Luxriot have announced a strategic technology partnership, integrating AMG-Panogenics camera range into Luxriot’s Video Management Solutions. In events news, AlliedBarton Security Services has announced the winner of this year’s Ralph Day Security Officer of the Year award at ASIS International. The award is given to a Security Officer for outstanding service and actions in the security profession. Finally, Matrix Comsec will showcase its Office-in-a-Box solution, NAVAN CNX200, at GITEX Technology Week 2013 in Dubai. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Panasonic has launched its new Solutions Centre at the UK headquarters in Berkshire. The new Centre is a purpose built facility that has been created to offer visitors the opportunity to see and experience the many different solutions that Panasonic Systems Communications Company (PSCEU) has to offer. In application news, AMG has completed a CCTV surveillance project with Addu International Airport Pvt Ltd. for Gan International Airport. The new application uses PanoCam360 cameras on an Ethernet transmission platform to ensure complete surveillance, with no blind spots, in the executive terminal lounge areas.

In other application news, SALTO and CEM are helping to secure the annual G8 Summit in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. CEM announced that it has worked together with long-standing customer Belfast International Airport to increase security during the G8 summit. Already having CEM S3020 portable access control readers on site as part of the existing CEM AC2000 access control system, the Airport chose to increase the number of portable readers to ensure maximum security. SALTO’s access control solution is securing the Lough Erne Golf Resort, where world leaders are meeting for the summit. SALTO has opened a new office in Bologna to support the company’s continued growth in the Italian market. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the office will enable customers and partners to visit staff members and attend presentations and in-house training. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, UBM Live recently announced that IFSEC will move from Birmingham’s NEC to London’s Excel in June 2014. The decision comes at the end of a 12-month period of research and consultation with stakeholders across all communities, which resulted in overwhelming support for a move to London. TDSi has backed British manufacturing by producing its key products in the UK.

In application news, G4S Security Services has made history by securing the UK’s first police-free international football match. Over in India, AMG will exhibit its Ethernet switch and Camera series at SECUTECH India 2013, which takes place in Mumbai from February 28th to March 2nd. Finally, Aimetis has integrated its video management software with eneo IP products. The partnership offers more flexibility and system components for video surveillance solutions. Read more security news…

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In today’s news weekly round-up, a recent report by IMS Research has estimated that the Chinese video surveillance market was worth $2.6 billion in 2011, an increase of more than 30% over 2010. In application news, Verint Systems Inc. has recently announced that it is leading and providing key technologies to the first Total Airport Security Solution (TASS) proof-of-concept at Heathrow in London. Proxim Wireless has recently announced that the Community of Villefontaine, situated in the Rhone-Alps Region of France, has selected Proxim’s wireless backhaul solutions for its security and surveillance systems.

Over in Iceland, SALTO’s GEO electronic cylinder locks have been installed at the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre. The locks will provide a state-of-the-art access control solution for the building. In events news, AMG will be launching a new series of ruggedised Multi-Service Ethernet Switches at Intersec 2013, which will take place in Dubai, January 15th-17th. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, a recent report by IMS Research has estimated that the Chinese video surveillance market was worth $2.6 billion in 2011, an increase of more than 30% over 2010. The Brink’s Company has announced plans to sell its event security operations in France to Groupe Ageparfi, and its cash handling business in Poland to Impel Security Polska. Both transactions are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2013.

In application news, Proxim Wireless has recently announced that the Community of Villefontaine, situated in the Rhone-Alps Region of France, has selected Proxim’s wireless backhaul solutions for its security and surveillance systems. In event news, AMG will be launching a new series of ruggedised Multi-Service Ethernet Switches at Intersec 2013, which will take place in Dubai, January 15th-17th. Finally, American Science and Engineering, Inc. has exhibited its cargo and parcel inspection solutions at this year’s Transport Security Expo & Conference 2012Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, ADC Technologies has announced that it has been rebranded as Robert Bosch Security Solutions Pte Ltd. To celebrate the rebranding of ADC, a networking event was held in conjunction. In other corporate news, MRFS Group has appointed former Chubb regional director Mark Ault as its new Operations Director. Over in Poland, Hytera showcased its complete digital solutions at its second Hytera Dealer Conference, which was held in the village Skorzęcin.

In application news, AMG has supplied their AMG5600 series transmission and Ethernet switches at the new EirGrid East West Interconnector. In events news, Proxim Wireless has announced its participation at this week’s ITS World Congress conference, which takes place between October 22-26th, in Vienna.  Read more security news… 

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On today’s news round-up, NextDetect, a next-generation analytic engine with robust facial recognition capabilities, has been deployed by Orange County, Florida to increase public safety and improve municipal operations for area residents, employees and visitors. Also in application news, 45 Avigilon high-definition cameras ranging from 1 to 16 MP have been installed at the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Iowa to prevent unlawful activity, and boost student and staff safety. Over in Little Rock, Arkansas, Arecont Vision IP cameras have been deployed to secure non-profit organisation Heifer International’s new warehouse.

In London, the JANUS access control system from Grosvenor Technology is protecting Broadgate, one of London’s premier business communities. In Oman, transmission solutions manufacturer AMG has announced that they have supplied their 3700 series transmission solution for the new integrated security & surveillance solution at the OMIFCO fertiliser plant. Read more security news…

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