This week, there were a number of application news articles from around the globe. In New Jersey, Avigilon’s high definition (HD) cameras were installed in Trend Motors dealership to secure the facility and at the Pasienky Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia, IQeye HD surveillance cameras took centre stage as they captured offenders at the stadium.

In the corporate world, a partnership was struck between DSX and Integrated Solutions to create biometric access control solutions. Thales UK and Intellect announced the launch of a project to identify and trial new technologies that can be used to enhance aviation security. In events news, Dallmeier announced that it is to showcase its new megapixel cameras at the upcoming Security Essen 2010 tradeshow. Read more news…

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On today’s mid-week round-up, we start with news from Avigilon, who have installed their HD surveillance system to secure Trend Motors Ltd., a Volkswagen dealership located in Morris County, New Jersey. In a series showcasing IQinVision technology that helps end users “Catch the Bad Guy”, IQeye HD surveillance cameras have captured disruptions at the Pasienky Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia.

In corporate news, Thales UK and Intellect have announced the launch of a project to identify and trial new technologies that can be used to enhance aviation security. Another successful partnership has been formed between DSX and Integrated Solutions to provide a biometric access control solution. Read more news…

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On today’s news round up, we begin with news from Optelecom-NKF who has secured a contract to provide fibre components to South Carolina’s Transport Department. Another partnership deal has been announced as Legic’s advant technology and Professional Services’ ID technology are integrated.

In aviation security, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security begins screening of airline passengers through the Secure Flight programme. To further improve customer services, Octavian security will ensure that its security officers, managers and administrators undertake NVQ’s in Customer Service. Lastly, SALTO launches a new website for its wireless access control solution. Read more news…

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On today’s news round we have a selection of application news stories from a number of vertical markets and some corporate news to keep you in the know.

At Sellafield’s nuclear processing facility in the UK, a building evacuation system from ASL Safety & Security is operating as the key safety system for the facility. There was high praise for Axis network cameras installed in the cable cars of the Strutture Trasporto Alto Adige S.p.A. situated in Italy. The solution, based on a wireless system, makes this installation the world’s first cable car protected by real-time views of the cars.  The UK’s largest port operator has opted for Avigilon’s HD surveillance system to help comply with industry regulations and boost security.

Aviation security technology projects get a boosts as the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary announces an injection of $78 million in funding.  Lastly, Samsung Techwin announces the availability of Net Tech Support through the PSA Security Network. Not enough? Read more news…

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We start the news round up with a story involving rare Amur leopards followed by updates from the corporate world of security.

At the Tallinn zoo in Estonia, Axis Communication network cameras have captured the moment an Amur leopard, one of the world’s most endangered species of big cats, gave birth to two cubs.  Over at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, SALTO access control installation is providing a wire free solution.  In Sweden, JET Oil has installed IQinVision’s HD megapixel technology at 24 of its unmanned gasoline stations.

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano continues efforts to enhance aviation security with a visit to UAE.  Lastly, newly re-elected MP for Wrexham, Ian Lucas, backs the Approved Cables Initiative, welcomed by security cable manufacturer, Prysmian. Not enough? Read more news…

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On this fine day we look back at the top news of the week, and also bring you some more IFSEC pre-show news to keep you well informed.

We started the week with an anouncement from Siemens regarding its solutions integrated security solution for power plants. Following this there was news from the US as it sought to strengthen its aviation security with purchase of explosives trace detection units. Last on our news rewind, AD Group charitable act. In a bid to do their bit for the Forever Manchester charity, they have bought a ‘virtual’ Manchester Town Hall for £25k to back  the charity initiative.

In the news today, first time exhibitors at Counter Terror Expo – The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) are on form as their time at the show proves a success. In the US IndigoVision celebrate the official opening of its new North American headquarters in the Raritan Centre area of Edison, NJ. Milestone is looking forward to IFSEC where their will exhibit their integrated software solutions.

In Slovenia Hikvision makes its mark at its network cameras are installed at the Rotonda building. And to end the round up, Dominic Chapman joins the Mobotix to help boost its  growth in the surveillance market.

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As the focus for news this week has been on upcoming tradeshows, we end the working week with an announcement from ISC West inaugural charity 5K run in Las Vegas.  The 5K/Mission 500 Charity Run raised more than $30,000 to benefit Mission 500, a charitable organisation engaging security professionals to sponsor children in need through the World Vision organisation.

At the recent Secur 2010 tradeshow in Madrid, IndigoVision showcased its revolutionary ‘Green’ Network Video Recorders (NVRs). They also launched their IP security seminars in the country and have planed to offer end user the opportunity to attend another upcoming seminar in Paris.

As the political parties gear up for the elections of the future government, the BSIA is urging the major political parties to engage with the security industry and consider its needs as part of their election manifestos in the run up to 6th May.

Lastly,  In the US the Department of Homeland Security Secretary scheduled to visit Spain to discuss aviation security initiative.

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