In today’s news round-up, LEGIC welcomes VISPIRON as a new partner in the field of mobility solutions. LEGIC’s 4000 series reader chip will be integrated into card readers for VISPIRON’s system. In application news, ASSA ABLOY has secured a contract to supply products for Birmingham Dental Hospital & School of Dentistry. An array of ASSA products will be supplied to the project, including ASSA’s robust, high security P600 cylinders, as well as cam motion door closers that will fulfil the Equality Act 2010.

Over in Norway, Navtech has received feedback from around Scandinavia regarding the ClearWay solution it supplied for Mastrafjord Tunnel and Byfjord Tunnel. The solution is part of a recently completed tunnel refurbishment project. In events news, TDSi will be demonstrating the cost and performance benefits from using its integrated security solutions to visitors at Intersec Dubai 2015. As well as demonstrations of its latest products, TDSi’s technical and sales specialists will also be available to discuss visitors’ security needs. Also at Intersec, Winsted Europe & Middle East will be launching their new dual sit/stand Horizon console on stand C216, hall S1. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, IDIS has announced the appointment of Billy Hopkins to the role of Regional Sales Manager. Billy will manage distribution sales in South East England to meet increased demand for next generation DirectIP™ high-definition (HD) surveillance solutions. Also in corporate news, PSA Security Network recently announced a new vendor partnership with Alertus Technologies. The Alertus Notification System provides “one-touch” instant command and control of all enterprise alerting modalities throughout large area, high-occupancy facilities.

Over in Brazil, ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire lock company Silvana and steel fire door company Metalika. The acquisitions significantly increase the Group’s footprint in Brazil. Also recently merged are Tyco International Ltd. and Tyco International plc, a company incorporated under the laws of Ireland. As a result of the merger, each shareholder of Tyco International Ltd. received one share of Tyco International plc for each share of Tyco International Ltd. held immediately prior to the merger. Finally, in events news, OPTEX will be exhibiting its complete detection and access control solutions at the upcoming Transport Security Expo next week. OPTEX Managing Director Ricky Miwa says these new developments show that the company is constantly investing in research and development for sensing technology in order to support its transportation customer’s projects. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Antony Smith has joined AD Group from Tyco as the new business development manager for fire detection solution brand FireVu. He will be focusing on the data centre industry and will also be working across a range of sectors including petrochemicals and manufacturing. In other corporate news, DVS Limited has employed five new starters to sustain the incredible growth they it has experienced in recent years.

In application news, Sawbridgeworth Town Council in the UK has completed its upgrade to next generation IDIS DirectIP™ full-HD wireless network surveillance. Designed and installed by systems integrator Sunstone IP Systems, the council selected the DirectIP solution based on performance, affordability and Sunstone’s innovative system design. Also in the UK, ASSA ABLOY has supplied a range of products to the Camino mental health facility to help mitigate patient risk. ASSA’s DC256 clutch thumbturns were installed, offering privacy to patients while ensuring that staff can gain entry at all times in case of emergency. Finally, CNL Software has announced that it will be participating in the Teleste Video Surveillance Summit in Dubai on 7th December. Focused around the deployments of surveillance systems in urban environments, the summit will demonstrate the latest technologies and innovations available to solve today’s challenges in Middle Eastern cities. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Keyscan has been acquired by Kaba Holding. The acquisition of Keyscan will strengthen both companies’ product offerings throughout the Americas. Also in corporate news, Genetec has announced the appointment of Canadian businessman Georges Karam to Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Karam will be responsible for setting the company’s global commercial strategy and organisational development trajectory to drive business growth and market share for Genetec.

In application news, ASSA ABLOY Mobile Access for Hospitality went live recently when Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. introduced SPG® Keyless, a keyless entry system allowing Starwood Preferred Guest® members to use their smartphone as a key. Over in Germany, Bosch video surveillance solutions have been deployed in the MesseTurm high-rise building in Frankfurt to protect tenants, visitors and suppliers. The video solution is operated via three comfortable operator workstations, giving security personnel a clear view of all protected areas at all times. Finally, SALTO is set to exhibit at Transport Security Expo in London from Tuesday 2nd December to Wednesday 3rd December 2014. The show is the perfect location for SALTO to showcase their wide range of contactless access control solutions which are already used by Heathrow Airport, British Airways, DHL, Munich Airport, Ireland West Airport Knock and many more. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Bosch video surveillance solutions have been deployed in the MesseTurm high-rise building in Frankfurt to protect tenants, visitors and suppliers. The video solution is operated via three comfortable operator workstations, giving security personnel a clear view of all protected areas at all times. Bosch’s surveillance solutions have also been deployed across all Yves Rocher outlets in ThailandThe Bosch VDC-260 cameras are used in each outlet to monitor the cashier, entrance and display shelves. The cameras are connected to a Bosch DVR-480 recording unit that enables real-time digital recording.

In other application news, ASSA ABLOY Mobile Access for Hospitality went live recently when Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. introduced SPG® Keyless, a keyless entry system allowing Starwood Preferred Guest® members to use their smartphone as a key. In events news, SABIC recently launched its new LEXAN SD film overlay, ideal for different types of printing and security features. Finally, Identiv, a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, will hold an audio webcast and conference call to discuss the results of its 2014 third quarter (Q3) on Thursday, 13 November 2014. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Tyco Security Products recently hosted a series of technology events in Spain. The events featured demonstrations of security solutions from Tyco Security Products brands including DSC, CEM Systems and American Dynamics. In other events news, Dallmeier has had a successful couple of months after hosting its Panomera Roadshows and attending Security Essen. The Panomera Roadshows served as a platform for live presentations of the latest Baseline, Topline and Nightline models of Dallmeier’s patented multifocal sensor technology.

Over in Dubai, a record number of safety and security companies from Germany, the UK and the USA will be participating in Intersec 2015. Next year’s Intersec will spread over 51,000sqm to accommodate a 15 per cent increase in demand over the 2014 edition. In application news, ASSA ABLOY UK is supplying products to an environmentally-friendly motorway service station in Gloucester, UK. Installed products include UNION’s Codehandle, P600 six-pin cylinders and DC300A rack and pinion closers. Finally, OnSSI’s Ocularis Video Management Software and security technology integrations will be demonstrated at Security Canada. OnSSI will highlight the benefits of their partner integrations with ConvergenceTP’s (C2P) Event Streaming Engine solution and ION Series servers from Iomnis Surveillance Solutions. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Oncam Grandeye continues its Asian expansion with the opening of a new office in Delhi. The company formally launched its regional office in India at an event held on 14th October at the British High Commissioner’s residence. In other corporate news, the BSIA has called for increased engagement in CCTV standards development. In a letter to business leaders in the CCTV sector, the BSIA’s Technical Director, Alex Carmichael, has outlined a number of forthcoming changes set to affect the CCTV landscape which often go on to form the basis of new standards.

Also in the UK, the Access Control division of ASSA ABLOY has partnered with Schneider Electric. Access Control’s latest Aperio® wireless cylinders, PINpad escutcheon and L100 have all been integrated into the Schneider Electric access control product line. Over in the US, Pelco by Schneider Electric has appointed Kim Loy to the role of Vice President of Marketing for the Pelco Video Line of Business. In this role, Loy will drive strategic marketing initiatives on a global level in support of the company’s continued investment and commitment to its Pelco IP video surveillance solutions. Finally, Tufin’s Security Policy Orchestration solution for the VMware NSX™ network virtualisation platform is being showcased at VMworld Europe in Spain. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, CEM Systems’ emerald multifunctional touch screen terminal has been awarded 2014 Security’s Best Award in the ASIS Accolades Awards. emerald is a Touchscreen Reader, Door Controller, VOIP Intercom and System Terminal all in a single box. In application news, Hikvision has partnered with NexGen Integration to equip the U.S. Army with a comprehensive security system at Fort Leonard Wood military base. Hikvision’s 9000 series Hybrid DVRs, 6701 / 6704 encoder modules and iVMS-4200 software were all used within the system.

In corporate news, Axis Communications has been named as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States by Great Place to Work®. Ranked number 16, this is the first time Axis has received this honour. Over in the UK, ASSA ABLOY access and door control solutions are providing advanced security to the education sector. Recent successful specifications have included projects at universities in Oxford, Nottingham and Sheffield. Finally, the BSIA is inviting its members to submit nominations for its 2015 Security Personnel Awards. The BSIA’s annual awards are presented both regionally and nationally, and reward security personnel for their achievements across five key categories. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, DVTEL is showcasing its ioimage HD CF-5222 and CF-5212 cameras at ASIS International 2014. The ioimage HD cameras include the benefits of DVTEL’s Quasar high-resolution, low-bandwidth and minimised and predictable storage and are optimised for outdoor and low-light conditions. In other events news, AMAG Technology has announced the release of its Symmetry V8 access control software. The unified security solution offers integrators and end users a solution to manage all their security functions seamlessly in one system through an intuitive user interface.

Also at ASIS, STANLEY Security division Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G) has introduced the 2890B Pedestrian Door Lock. The S&G Model 2890B PDL represents the latest design advances to produce a single motion egress door lock for the highest level of security. In corporate news, ASSA ABLOY brand UNION has become a sponsor of the National Home Security Month initiative. The nationwide initiative that runs throughout October features a series of hints and tips to highlight the ways homes can be kept safe during the darker evenings. Finally, the Guardian24 lone worker solution is protecting staff and volunteers at Macmillan Cancer Support. The Guardian24 app allows the lone working member of staff or volunteer to log into the system prior to each home/location visit, giving details of the address, who they are going to meet and the expected duration. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, TDSi has announced the winners of its 2014 Partner Awards. Sovereign Fire and Security was named UK Platinum Partner of the Year while Romania-based Siel Invest was named as Export Partner of the Year. In events news, Teleste will exhibit its headend and CATV solutions at IBC2014 in Amsterdam from the 12th-16th September. Among the products being exhibited by Teleste are the Luminato headend platform and the Optimo encoding and transcoding solution.

In other events news, ASSA ABLOY UK will be showcasing its remote door opening solutions at this year’s Education Facilities Forum being held in Oxfordshire from the 17th-18th November 2014. ASSA ABLOY, Security Solutions and ASSA ABLOY, Access Control will showcase a range of SMARTair™ and CLIQ™ solutions tailored for the education market. Over in the US, American Dynamics’ video security solutions have been selected by Cherokee County School District (CCSD) to secure its schools and other facilities. CCSD selected the VideoEdge hybrid recording platform to allow the school district to upgrade and grow its surveillance security system gradually. Finally, G4S Technology recently hosted a roundtable discussion on systems integration within the security industry. The discussion, “Security System Integration in the Utility Sector: Balance between Detection and Protection”, was led by Kevin Glynn, Director, Energy Sector at G4S Technology. Read more security news…

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