In today’s weekly round-up, Arecont Vision made headlines when its IP surveillance camera installed at a drive in ATM in Texas, USA captured shocking footage of a young woman robbed and kidnapped at gunpoint.  In corporate news, Siemens has entered into a partnership with Milestone Systems to enhance their security portfolio, allowing Sivelliance™ VMS technology to be compatible with Milestone’s IP video management systems.

Over in the US, Panasonic has acquired VMS developer Video Insight as part of its strategy to expand in the North American education market. Following the surprise announcement, Larry Anderson gave us his take of what this means for Panasonic’s future. In events news, Axxonsoft showcased version 4.0 of the Axxon Next VMS and the Axxon Intellect PSIM platform at Intersec 2015. Finally, our Expert Panel discusses opportunities to maximise the benefits of using common technologies in the marketplace in our latest Round Table discussion. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, ControlByNet’s CEO Ryan Strange discusses how security professionals can overcome 4 key obstacles when implementing true cloud products or hosted video surveillance securely. In a new feature article, our End User Correspondent Michael Fickes explains the relationship between the organisation and outsourcing partnership in order to succeed at security outsourcing. In corporate news, Tyco has announced its plans to join the Thread Group’s Board of Directors, helping to establish the widespread adoption of Thread Technology.

Over in the Far East, AG Neovo has installed 42 units of PN-46D LED displays at Taiwan Kaohsiung International Airport. The displays form four video walls displaying flight information and departure schedules. In other application news, Matrix IP Phone systems has been implemented in Apollo Hospitals across Asia, reducing phone billing through extended ISDN PRI, VoIP and GSM connectivity by 45%. Finally, Axxonsoft is proud to announce its success at Intersec 2015, where it showcased version 4.0 of the Axxon Next VMS and the Axxon Intellect PSIM platform. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, incident management solutions authority group PPM 2000 has been acquired by Klass software, a leading enterprise software company. The company will continue to operate as PPM and their head office will remain in Edmonton, Canada. In application news, Veranti are using Alpro’s overhead transom closers on new buildings created for the Farnborough International Airshow. The transom closers are a means of hydraulically controlling the opening and closing of the doors in the building.

In events news, the British Security Industry Association will be holding its free-to-attend security event in Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on Thursday 26th March 2015. The event aims to educate and inform local businesses on security challenges faced by the region and the solutions on hand. In corporate news, PROMISE Technology has announced a partnership with AxxonSoft, Milestone Systems, OnSSI and SeeTec to ship free trial versions of the world’s leading Video Management Software (VMS). Finally, NICE Systems have been commended for an award from Relatório Bancario for delivering multiple real-time solutions to address business challenges and advanced technologies in the financial sector. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, ASSA ABLOY will display its Aperio®, SMARTair™ and eCLIQ™ products at Security Essen 2014. The Aperio® range now features battery-powered locks, cylinders, and escutcheons for online or offline integration. In corporate news, Milestone is strengthening its organisation with a number of new appointments. These appointments include Mike Taylor as Director of Sales, North America, and Ava Parissay as Senior Products Manager in the Professional Business Unit at Milestone’s Danish headquarters.

In other events news, AxxonSoft will also be attending Security Essen to showcase its video management software. AxxonSoft will feature the Axxon Next VMS and the Axxon Intellect PSIM software platform. In application news, VIVOTEK network surveillance cameras and Exacq video management software have been deployed at the Prairie Hill School District in Illinois. The security team at Prairie Hill School District are now able to manage and monitor the recorded high definition video captured by 196 VIVOTEK cameras using the Exacq software. Finally, CNL Software will be showcasing the latest release of its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution at ASIS International 2014. The solution enhances business intelligence gathering: enabling the mapping of incident trends and ensuring the highlighting of weaknesses to inform future security investment. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, VIVOTEK network surveillance cameras and Exacq video management software have been deployed at the Prairie Hill School District in Illinois. The security team at Prairie Hill School District are now able to manage and monitor the recorded high definition video captured by 196 VIVOTEK cameras using the Exacq software. Over in Germany, AxxonSoft will showcase its video management software at Security Essen 2014. AxxonSoft will feature the Axxon Next VMS and the Axxon Intellect PSIM software platform.

In corporate news, The Mercury Group has become a Honeywell Authorised Dealer for Commercial Security Systems (CSS). The Mercury Group offers a wide range of security technology, including perimeter protection systems, video surveillance and management software. In application news, ACTi’s Mobile Vehicle solution is ensuring a safer environment on public transport. The solution provides active monitoring and displaying of live feeds in-vehicle to deter criminal activity. Finally, Airbus Defence and Space has provided the Indonesian Air Force with aircraft identification and air surveillance equipment. The company has delivered two of its MSSR 2000 I radars to equip the mobile air surveillance and tracking systems of the Indonesian Air Force. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Samsung Techwin has announced that it will demonstrate how the company is “Changing the Face of IP” at this year’s IFSEC International 2014, which takes place in June at the ExCel, London. Samsung’s stand will demonstrate how the features and functions incorporated within its latest generation of “zero configuration” WiseNetIII IP video surveillance cameras and ‘plug & play’ network recording devices, are revolutionising the way users work with IP. Also at IFSEC, ASSA ABLOY will focus on innovation at its stand by showcasing new products and solutions for a wide range of end user markets. With live systems from Gallagher, G4S, TDSi, and ACS up-and-running in the hall, ASSA ABLOY will demonstrate proof-of-concept for its Aperio® range.

In corporate news, IDIS has appointed Anna Wlodarczyk as Internal Sales Executive. Anna’s appointment strengthens the IDIS commitment to industry-leading and collaborative customer service to support the company’s growing customer base and network of DirectIP™ distribution and integration partners. Over in Morocco, AxxonSoft has recently announced the opening of an office in Casablanca. The new office in Morocco’s most populous city is the latest step in the company’s long-term plans for expansion in the country, encouraged by growing opportunities on the North Africa market. Finally, TDSi has appointed Nick Bartlett as Regional Account Manager for Northern UK. A key part of Nick’s role will be to support Platinum and Gold partners in successful tenders to grow their TDSi business in their respective locations. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, AxxonSoft has recently announced the opening of an office in Casablanca, Morocco. The new office in Morocco’s most populous city is the latest step in the company’s long-term plans for expansion in the country, encouraged by growing opportunities on the North Africa market. Over in China, Ningxia Zhongwei Tianjingshan has chosen to deploy four of IndigoVision’s NVR-AS 3000s and a total of 80 encoders as part of their new security system. The solution from IndigoVision was chosen for its advanced H.264 compression technology, which allows the power station to transmit footage to a remote control room at ultra-low bandwidth.

In corporate news, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has awarded a study to Airbus Defence and Space to examine the feasibility of using the latest radar technology for better air traffic management. Airbus Defence and Space started to develop the passive radar solution in 2006 and has already demonstrated a working system. In application news, Green Gate Access Systems has installed the UK’s very first solar O&O barriers at Warwick Hospital. Green Gate Access Systems installed two O&O ‘up and down’ car-park barriers at the main entrances, with a GSM intercom linked to the facilities office. Finally, Winsted will be launching their latest in innovative designed workstations with the new dual sit/stand ‘Horizon’ console at IFSEC 2014. Read more security news… 

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In today’s weekly news round-up, SourceSecurity.com has been made media partner for INTERPOL World 2015, taking place in Singapore on 14-16 April. The event will serve as a catalyst to identify, develop and drive security initiatives for real world security situations across four key domains, including Border Management, Cyber Security, Safe Cities and Supply Chain Security. In application news, Oncam Grandeye has been awarded a contract by the Houston Airport System (HAS) to provide Evolution 360 cameras for Hobby and Bush International Airports. The cameras will be utilised at security check points, gate areas, and large general areas.

In corporate news, TDSi has expanded its Software Development team with the inclusion of new Software Test Engineer, Neil Smiley. Neil is an associate employed by Bournemouth University and will be assisting TDSi via the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme. Over in Qatar, AxxonSoft has opened a new office located in Doha. The move is part of the company’s lean-forward strategy for broadening its global presence in new markets.  Finally, SALTO Systems has been chosen to secure the new commons building on the Bath Spa University campus. The installation will extend the university’s pre-existing SALTO 350 system. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly round-up, Avigilon has demonstrated its new HD Pro series of cameras at Intersec Dubai 2014. The new HD Pro camera delivers high-resolution images with Avigilon’s next-generation bandwidth management technology. Also at Intersec, AxxonSoft showcased its various software solutions, including its Axxon Next VMS, and Axxon Intellect Enterprise 4.9.0. 

In corporate news, HID Global has announced that it has expanded its channel partner program. The HID Advantage Partner Program includes a range of benefits designed to encourage new business opportunities in key vertical markets and emerging regions. Over in China, VIVOTEK has been named one of the country’s top 10 most influential HD camera brands of 2013. Co-sponsored by China Public Security Publisher (CPS), World Brand of Security Products, and China Public Security Research Institute Limited, the awards honour the innovative technologies developed by China’s top security companies. Finally, Wavestore has announced that it is working closely with ONVIF to develop Profile G conformity for its recording devices. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, Intersec Dubai has welcomed exhibitors and visitors to day two of the event. At Intersec, Avigilon is demonstrating its new HD Pro series of cameras which deliver high-resolution images, alongside its next-generation bandwidth management technology. AxxonSoft is showing its various software solutions, including its Axxon Next video management software and Axxon Intellect Enterprise 4.9.0, AxxonSoft’s best-selling solution for Physical Security Information Management. Also at the event, CNL Software is displaying its IPSecurityCentreTM PSIM solution, as chosen by leading law enforcement, Safe City and CNI organisations in the Middle East.

Over in Taiwan, Messe Frankfurt’s Secutech 2014 will be held on the 19th-21st March in Taipai. The show will offer participating brands an ideal platform to introduce their new products and solutions to the industry. Finally, G4S Secure Solutions has deployed 800 of Idesco’s Access 8 CD 2.0 Slim Pin DESFire readers to secure The National Hospital in Oslo, Norway. The hospital chose Idesco for the superior quality of their system design, detailed implementation plan and time schedule for ensuring smooth deployment. Read more security news… 

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