In today’s news round-up, reflecting on the future of security systems in the transportation market, Larry Anderson predicts an optimistic outlook for the vertical market in his latest expert commentary. Randy Southerland’s latest article identifies why so many security companies are favouring military veterans, employing them for various positions including manned guarding and management roles. In corporate news, IHS Analyst Jon Cropley has responded to the ground-breaking acquisition between Canon and Axis Communications, which he claims could be the start of a series of major acquisitions in 2015.

Also in corporate news, Samsung’s Peter Ainsworth outlines how increased processing technology of DSP chipsets in cameras is creating a new era for surveillance. In application news, Nedap has installed Automatic Vehicle Identification technology across airport terminals in order to monitor, control and optimise taxi access. Finally, GJD Manufacturing has announced its participation at  ISC West 2015, featuring its new Clarius Plus LED illuminators and curtain detector. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, we start with product announcements for the upcoming Intersec 2015 exhibition. Hikvision will be at the show to reveal its new generation DS-7108NI-E1/V/W WiFi Router NVR, in an expansion of the company’s highly trusted Easy IP line-up. VIVOTEK will also be at Intersec to launch its AW-GEV-264A series, the world’s first L2 PoE Gigabit switches with IP surveillance management functions. Showcasing their enlarged range of tripod turnstiles will be Automatic Systems. Their TR 49x range of tripod turnstiles is an efficient and easy solution for the automation of secure entrance control.

In application news, Milestone Systems’ open platform IP video management technology is helping Taminco USA to manage employee safety and to uphold federal regulations for the production and transportation of hazardous materials. Finally, CriticalArc’s Safezone has been installed at the University of York to provide round-the-clock safety reassurance to students and staff, allowing security or first aid personnel to pinpoint the location where assistance is needed. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems has implemented its XProtect® video management software throughout a chain of KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks locations in New Zealand. The installations were introduced to reduce the number of thefts and measure the day-to-day operations efficiently. In corporate news, OnSSI has received the Axis Communications 2014 Application Development Partner (ADP) award in the Caribbean region. Customers have recognised the strength of pairing the reliability of the Ocularis software with the Axis IP cameras.

Over in Sweden, Automatic Systems has supplied traffic barriers to the Norra länken motorway project through its local partner Swarco. The barriers are integrated within the sophisticated traffic control and security systems deployed in the region and nationwide. Also in application news, Idesco has deployed a one-of-a-kind combined access control and rescue control system designed specifically for mining environments as part of Pyhäsalmi Mine’s ongoing effort to improve work safety. Finally, Matrox Graphics has recently announced that its graphic cards have been validated for use alongside the Mura MPX-based video wall controllers to power up to four independent console displays. The Matrox Mura MPX-based video walls will be on display at the upcoming ISE and DSE tradeshows. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, DVTEL recently announced that it has named Jack Meltzer as Senior Director, Global A&E Program. Mr. Meltzer will help network architects, engineers and consultants to develop expertise with DVTEL’s intelligent, open video surveillance technologies and to specify projects that incorporate DVTEL solutions. CNL Software also has a new appointment to announce. Colin Gallick has recently been named as the Non-Executive Main Board Director at CNL Software. Gallick will work closely with the Board to achieve its growth ambitions. In other corporate news, Automatic Systems has successfully gained approval from CHAS – The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme.

Over in the USA, Cornhusker Bank in Lincoln, Nebraska has revamped its security operations across all branches using Genetec Security Center, a unified security platform that blends video surveillance (Omnicast) and access control (Synergis). Finally in events news, VIVOTEK is participating in the Security China 2014 exhibition, which opens today at the China International Exhibition Center (New Center) in Beijing. VIVOTEK will display its latest technologies at Hall E2 Booth No. E56, allowing visitors to have a first-hand experience of the latest surveillance systems. Read more security news…



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