On today’s news round-up, Europe’s leading provider of electronic fire and security solutions ADT has announced its partnership with BPT Security Systems UK towards video and audio door entry systems supplied by ADT. The new partnership came into force in 2011 and covers the UK and EMEA region. In Germany, QNAP network video recorders have been placed at the top of the NAS chart in the German magazine CHIP. Over in the US, SIA has released a paper aimed at harmonising technical and operational standards and specification developing within the electronic physical security industry.

In application news, SALTO Systems has launched a brand new electronic escutcheon designed for use in the educational environment. It ensures schools, colleges and universities are a secure, safe place to learn by enabling buildings and facilities to be quickly locked down during a security or other emergency event. Over in Scotland, arrests have been made, thanks to Axis Communications’ up-to-date high-resolution network cameras that deliver tangible business benefits. Read more security news…

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