In today’s news round-up, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a guide which provides advice on the ways in which access control security systems can be used to reduce the environmental footprint of various companies. Orchard Fencing has suggested that businesses must take an integrated and intelligent approach to perimeter protection and has recommended perimeter security in a bid to stop criminals. Over in Bangkok, Bosch Security Systems has opened a new training centre. The Bosch Security Training Center (BOSTA) is equipped with a variety of the latest Bosch security and communication products to provide customers a hands-on and realistic training experience.

In applications news, VCA Technology video analytics software has been used to ensure the safety of football fans watching the recent Euro 2012 football matches. Alongside ARS Communications, who were contracted to build the temporary 120 thousand square metres Fan Zone at the Palace of Culture and Science in Parade Square, Warsaw, VCA Technology’s 44 GANZ encoders were used to count the number of people who entered and exited the Fan Zone, making sure that maximum safety capacity could be maintained. Lastly, Winsted has helped equip a police command centre at Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. The company has been commissioned to provide a console that provides functionality for the control room operators manning it. Read more security news…

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