In today’s news round-up, Vicon Industries and IQinVision have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create one unified global provider of integrated solutions to the video security market. The merger is expected to close during Vicon’s September quarter. In application news, the Imperial War Museum in London has chosen Traka to implement an automated key management system. The 300-key Traka system and a smaller 100-key system were installed as part of an ongoing refurbishment project.

In event news, IDIS has announced that its partner CCTV CENTER will present IDIS DirectIP™ at its booth at the 5th Security Manager’s Congress in Madrid on Friday. In corporate news, Police from across the country were able to see the latest technology used in fighting cash-in-transit crime at a new event organised by crime reduction partnership, Banknote Watch. Finally, Servest Group has been chosen by Balfour Beatty as the security partner for the Plumstead to Abbeywood joint Network Rail and Crossrail project. The two-year project will see Servest Security provide unique mobile CCTV solutions, manned guarding, and mobile patrols to provide comprehensive security coverage to the two-mile route in south-east London.  Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Agent Vi has been recognised as one of the dominating key vendors in the global intelligent video analytics market. Wavestore’s video management software has achieved ONVIF Profile S certification. In other corporate news, Comnet and Meyertech have joined forces to deliver a complete CCTV control room network infrastructure.

Also in the UK, Banknote Watch has appointed Richard Childs as new Chairman. As a past member of the Prison Service Pay Review Body, Richard intends to further influence the industry’s response to serious crime. In events news, the Cards & Payments Asia conference, held in Singapore in April, will reflect the rise of mobile and contactless technology. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Opengear has appointed Vincent J. Giordano as Vice President of Worldwide Business Development and Strategy, thanks to his extensive experience in executive business development and marketing roles. Also in corporate news, Fluidmesh Networks has joined forces with Talk-A-Phone Co. to provide an integrated wireless solution for Talk-A-Phone’s VOIP-500 series. Banknote Watch has recently launched a new – to renew its commitment towards providing useful and accessible information about stolen banknotes to members of the public, businesses and the Police.

icomply, UK-based software developers of the Integrated Security Application platform V-TAS Pro, will be integrating AMG-Panogenics’ HD camera technology into the V-TAS Pro SIM software platform. Genetec, physical security industry pioneers and a leading provider of world-class unified IP security solutions,  has announced a number of strategic hires and changes that have been made to the organisation in recent quarters to further position the business for growth. Read more security news…



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