In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX Corp. has recently announced that it has expanded its sales force and realigned its sales structure in response to increased demand for its megapixel surveillance solutions. Also in corporate news, ASSA ABLOY has launched a new downloadable white paper to open a discussion on the issues surrounding security measures and access control in university accommodation today.

In events news, Surveon recently announced that it will showcase its proven end-to-end solutions at Security Essen 2012 which takes place next week in Germany. Over in the US, last week’s ASIS 2012 saw Altronix showcase its eBridge Ethernet adapters. Also at ASIS, Arecont Vision demonstrated the world’s first 40 megapixel day/night panoramic camerasRead more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX has announced that wholesale electrical distributor Graybar Canada has deployed more than two dozen MOBOTIX cameras at its Markham and Halifax branches in response to loss prevention issues and vandalism. Also in application news, Alpro’s overhead transom closers have been installed at the University of Portsmouth. The university is using the devices at its building entrances on Guildhall Walk.

Looking back at last week’s ASIS International 2012, American Fibertek Inc. (AFI) debuted two new software releases that improve video management and control activities. Also at ASIS 2012, Samsung Techwin America showcased two new economically priced DVRs and Panasonic showcased its new 360° panoramic 3.0 megapixel dome camerasRead more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Genetec has announced its new Infrastructure Partner Program, a certification program designed to qualify solutions from storage vendors. In application news, Samsung’s access control and video surveillance systems have been implemented at St Paul’s Cathedral to enhance health & safety for staff and visitors. Over in the US, Valley Health, a non-profit health care group in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland, has deployed more than 100 MOBOTIX cameras across four of its six hospitals, replacing its fleet of previous analogue cameras.

In events news, last week’s ASIS 2012 saw American Fibertek Inc. (AFI) introduce a host of new IP and fibre transmission solutions, including additions to the AFI line of Ethernet switches. Also at ASIS, Protection 1 generated significant interest and promoted its newest service offerings to its booth visitors. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Ingersoll Rand has recently announced that Sielox Pinnacle server customers can now integrate Schlage wireless AD-Series electronic locks to create a cost-effective, scalable access control solution. The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has produced a short guide outlining the key points of a new Publicly Available Specification (PAS) that provides a method of assessing the performance of a forensic code. In other corporate news, Fermax has announced that it sponsored the Saudi Arabia team at the COTIF 2012 football tournament, which was held this August.  As well as sponsoring the team, Fermax also wanted to reinforce the brand’s commitment to the Middle East Area.

Over in Germany, Basler AG has expanded its camera production at the company headquarters in Ahrensburg. Basler has doubled the size of its production area for circuit boards to accommodate an additional state-of-the-art production line. In events news, MicroPower Technologies Inc. will demonstrate the rich functionality of its Helios video surveillance system at ASIS 2012, being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre in Philadelphia. At booth #659, conference attendees will be able to see at first-hand the reduction in deployment cost and time that the system offers without compromising performance, video quality or reliability. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, research undertaken by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has revealed an increase in demand for security from the retail sector over the past 12 months, with petty theft, shoplifting and theft by employees identified as the biggest causes of this rise. OnSSI has announced enhanced integration of its flagship Ocularis IP video and security platform with the full line of MOBOTIX high-resolution video surveillance cameras. In other corporate news, ievo has launched a new marketing support feature, the ‘Platinum Pack’ – ten industry related brochures that security installers can target their customers with including; construction, health care, high security premises and retail.

Over in Grease, Hytera has supplied ILPAP, one of the most important trolley bus operators in Greek, with a robust wireless communications system, covering all the 23 routes run by ILPAP in Athens and Piraeus areas. The 23 trolley bus routes run by ILPAP cover more than 350km with 80 million annual passenger rides. In events news, CNL Software has announced that it will be demonstrating its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution at ASIS International. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, G4S will be giving away iPads to 10 attendees at this year’s ASIS 2012 show. Winners will be drawn daily from those who complete the G4S Puzzle Game. Lumidigm has announced Innometriks Inc. will be demonstrating its Rhino reader which utilises Lumidigm fingerprint biometrics to handle high security authentication applications. Videx will also be at the show, exhibiting its CyberKey Vault Management system.

At the Essen Security show, taking place from the 25th to the 28th of September 2012, Heitel and Xtralis will be showcasing several new security solutions, including the HeiTel VideoGateway series and VESDA –  the world’s leading brand of very early warning smoke detector. Lastly, HID Global has announced that it has entered into an agreement with RedCloud, provider of web-based physical access control systems. The agreement will enable RedCloud to resell HID Global’s EasyLobby Secure Visitor Management (SVM) software as part of a comprehensive solution. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Idesco’s AESCO encryption solution for reader-host data transfers has been nominated in the access control category for the Detektor International Award 2012. Also in corporate news, Fluidmesh Networks will be joining forces with Talk-A-Phone Co. to provide an integrated wireless solution for its VOIP-500 series phones and WEBS mass notification systems. Leading security vendors will be demonstrating the interoperability of their PSIA-compliant systems, including access control, intrusion detection, video, analytics and storage and physical security information management (PSIM), at ASIS 2012 next month.

According to a recent report from IMS Research, if integrators focus on increasing service and maintenance revenue, they can remain profitable despite the economic conditions. In application news, Urmet will be securing the first two residential buildings at the 67-acre King’s Cross Central development in London. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly round-up, HID Global has provided its perspective on some of the key trends likely to impact government identity programs over the next five years. By 2015, 85% of all credentials issued annually will be eIDs, according to a recent report by Acuity Market Intelligence. TDSI has honoured its longest serving members of staff as the company approaches its 30th Anniversary. Product Support Engineer Geoff Boulton and Software Analyst and Developer Ian Hoare are two team members that have seen TDSi grow and evolve during their time.

In applications news, the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel has installed Samsung SCD-2080E dome cameras to enable security personnel to monitor activity in all its public areas. Also in London, AES Corporation’s BH4 IntelliVu transceivers were deployed at the London 2012 Olympic games. The Olympic Delivery Authority contracted with McKenzie Arnold Security to carry out last minute improvements for the games, while KeyHole Security made the installation. In events news, Genetec will showcase its Security Center at the ASIS trade show and conference in Philadelphia, USA which takes place between the 10th to 13th of September 2012. The product blends license plate recognition (LPR), video surveillance and access control into one easy-to-use platform. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, the Security Industry Association (SIA) has submitted important new comments to the National Institute of Standards Technology regarding the revised draft of FIPS 201-2, the standard for Personal Identity Verification (PIV). SIA’s PIV Working Group contributed comments and proposed improvements to make the PIV card more usable in physical access control applications. TDSI has honoured its longest serving members of staff as the company approaches its 30th Anniversary. Product Support Engineer Geoff Boulton and Software Analyst and Developer Ian Hoare are two team members that have seen TDSi grow and evolve during their time.

In events news, DVTEL, INC.’s  industry-first mobile surveillance application, TruWitness, has been honoured as a winner in the Security 2012 Exhibition’s New Product of the Year Awards. Over in Germany, the latest EverFocus product developments will be presented at SECURITY 2012, which takes places from the 25th to 28th of September 2012 in Essen, Germany. The new NevioHD series of 1.3, 2.0 and 3.0 Megapixel Cameras targets the dynamic demands of the modern surveillance market. Lastly, Genetec will showcase its Security Center at the ASIS trade show and conference in Philadelphia, USA which takes place between the 10th to 13th of September 2012. The product blends license plate recognition (LPR), video surveillance and access control into one easy-to-use platform. Read more security news…

 

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In today’s news round-up, Samsung Techwin has appointed Greg Nunez as Access Control Product Manager. He will be ensuring pre and post sales support for installers of Samsung access control systems. Network Video Technologies (NVT) has released a new “IP Video and PoE Product Solutions” guide, which is designed to assist CCTV system designers, specifiers and installers to deliver high-performance results.  Also in corporate news, Barix AG has appointed Frank Frederiksen as Vice President, Product Marketing and Strategy effective immediately. Frank will help Barix define its vertical market strategy as the company grows its business and expands its product range.

Vicon Industries has introduced new pricing options for its ViconNet IP video management software, providing free and low-cost options for systems with less than 25 cameras. In events news, ASIS 2012 will showcase an even more impressive display of system interoperability with more than a dozen companies having interoperable systems and products relying on PSIA specificationsRead more security news…

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