In today’s news round-up, Ingersoll Rand has installed its Interflex security software in private accommodation in York. The accommodation project is designed to offer a safe and secure environment for students who attend the University of York. Also in the UK, Pilgrims Group has been rated among the top 5% of UK security companies for quality of service.

In corporate news, Octavian Security has named Daniel Mawataur as its Employee of the Year. Daniel was chosen for his work with logistics network UPS and his professionalism. In other corporate news, Hytera has announced the completion of another DMR Tier III interoperability (IOP) test. Finally, artec technologies has partnered with Umirs Europe to distribute perimeter protection products in Germany. The product range consists of Predix dual position k-band microwave detectors for 10 – 400m distance and Quadrosense fence protection systems. Read more security news…


In today’s news weekly round-up, a recent survey by Siemens Building Technologies has found that 80% of smaller businesses do not have a business continuity plan. IMS Research has revealed in a recent study that Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) offers additional revenue and end-user penetration opportunities that traditional access control solutions do not. In other corporate news, artec technologies AG will host the first European Perimeter Protection Conference, which will be taking place in March.

In application news, security doors from ASSA ABLOY have been used to secure a purpose-built museum at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. In events news, Surveon Technology will showcase its latest Smart Megapixel Recorder (SMR) systems at this year’s Intersec Expo 2013, which will take place in Dubai from January 15th-17th. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Panasonic has announced that its WV-SP509 HD network camera has won the “Physical Security Solution of the Year” award  at this year’s Computing Security Awards. A new report from IMS Research has found that the transition to IP-based technology in the security industry is changing the role of its systems integrators. The report has predicated that the world market for systems integration will grow at an average rate of almost 10 percent to 2016.

In application news, artec technologies has won a significant contract from a major European service provider in agricultural technology. Over in Malaysia, Surveon’s megapixel IP cameras have been installed at the Kuala Lumpur Tower to tighten public security. Finally, Avigilon has recently announced that Fort Dodge Community School District (FDCSD) in Iowa has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system to protect students and staff. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, DVTEL, Inc. has announced that it has hired three new business executives to strengthen its sales, marketing, and R&D teams. Sagy Amit has been appointed Sales and Business Development Manager for Video Analytics, Jicko Chetrit will serve as the Applications and Integration Centre’s Chief Architect and Marketing Champion and Dan McGinley is DVTEL’s new Edge Device Product Champion. artec technologies AG has just closed a comprehensive development contract with a leading television corporation close to Munich. In other corporate news, the first of Axis Communications’ partners has passed the world’s first professional network video certification launched by Axis Communications Academy in the UK in May 2012.

In applications news, a number of Bosch Security Systems 600 series DVRs have been installed at an attraction dedicated to the Beatles – the Beatles Story – so that images captured from the CCTV cameras can be more easily stored and accessed. The Beatles Story is the world’s leading Beatles-themed visitor attraction and is based in Liverpool, birthplace of the Beatles. TKH Security Solutions has announced that Fore!, its new modular security management solution, has been nominated by a jury of industry representatives for the 2013 Safety and Security Management Award from GIT Security. Lastly, the new Valley Forge Casino has selected North American Video (NAV) to implement their video surveillance and security system. The casino, which opened in March 2012, chose NAV based on their proposal and extensive experience in designing and building network-based systems for casinos.  Read more security news…



On today’s news round-up, Magal S3 has announced that it will secure the African Cup of Nations Football Championship to be held in January 2012. By providing a fully integrated security system, the contract includes coverage of multiple sites such as a few football grounds, two stadiums and the Olympic villages. Over in Europe, HD video surveillance manufacturer artec technologies AG secures the “MAIN TOWER” in Frankfurt, Germany. Also in application news, intelligent IP video solutions provider March Networks and its partner, Campus, have announced that they will protect 50 remote solar farms across southern Italy by providing their Video Management System (VMS) and advanced video analytics.

In events news, thanks to its lowest bitrate and good HD quality, TeleEye’s MX763-HD camera has been selected as one of the finalists for the Secutech Camera Excellence Award 2011, which took place in April 20-22. Bosch’s new Safe & Sound Security and Audio Tour truck has been recognised with the 2011 Event Design Award in the category “Best Mobile Marketing Vehicle”. Read more security news…


To wrap up the working week, we start with ADT, who has become the title sponsor of this year’s Edinburgh Half Marathon. As title sponsor, the race will be branded the ADT Edinburgh Half Marathon and will take place on Sunday 10th April 2011. artec technologies is taking social media to the next level as it has announced that it will be using the likes of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to build a closer relationship with its customers and partners. In New York, Panasonic security cameras have been deployed by Hello Albert Inc. to monitor various municipal buildings, jails and approximately 50 fire stations in multiple jurisdictions on Long Island.

In other news, at the recent Samsung Techwin Vision Conference, Lucas Lee, MD of Samsung, gave an insight into how Samsung perceives the European security marketplace. Finally, Milestone Systems has recruited a number of new employees and has promoted top performers to manage its ongoing high levels of growth. Read more security news…



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