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…

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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…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Ingersoll Rand has won a contract to install 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. In corporate news, research from the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has highlighted the need for the secure destruction of data. The research was carried out on behalf of the Information Destruction (ID) section of the BSIA and involved a survey which questioned key workers in the healthcare industry.

In events news, Cassidian will showcase its defence and security solutions at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2013), which closes on 30th of March. In other events news, the Counter Terror Expo 2013, which runs from 24th-25th April, will showcase the Global Terrorism Conference. The conference will address the ongoing terrorist challenges that several countries are faced with. Finally, Axis Communications’ IP-based surveillance system has been installed at OCS’ UK head office in Clapham, South London. The system will create a safer working environment for the 300 OCS employees that are based there. Read more security news…

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