In today’s news round-up, IDIS and CCTV CENTER have announced a strategic alliance and distribution agreement. The partnership makes CCTV CENTER the exclusive distributor of IDIS’ DirectIP full-HD surveillance solutions to the Spanish and Portuguese markets. In corporate news, Milestone Systems has appointed Erik Friis Mondorf as the company’s Country Manager for Japan. Erik will be working closely with Milestone distributors as well as supporting existing Manufacturer Alliance Partners (MAPs) such as Canon, JVC, Kenwood, OPTEX, Panasonic, Sony and Toshiba Teli.

In other corporate news, the British Security Industry Association has welcomed the Home Office’s appointment of Antony Porter as Surveillance Camera Commissioner. In application news, Airbus Defence and Space (formerly Cassidian) helped ensure the safety of guests at this year’s Munich Security Conference, which took place earlier this month. Finally, Brickom’s IP cameras have been deployed in one of Chile’s most famous shopping malls. Several different cameras were used in the installation, including the OSD-040 outdoor speed dome camera, and the MD-300Np-360P Panomorph 360° mini dome camera. Read mores security news… 


In today’s news round-up, Capital Fire and Security have installed an ACT access control solution at 4 New Square, a set of chambers for prominent barristers in London.  Using ACT’s proximity readers and door controllers, 4 New Square has added access control to over 100 doors. Over in Turkey, Brickcom network cameras have been incorporated as part of a IP video surveillance solution for  one of the biggest orthopaedic hospitals in Istanbul. The cameras are part of a larger installation covering several buildings of varying access levels.

In other application news, Wexham Park Hospital in Slough has recently implemented a wireless infant tagging and access control system from Reflex Systems to improve protection of parents and newborns. The system allows nurses to fit both mother and baby with matching RFID tags that provide 24 hour monitoring. Over in Kenya, SNB held a three-day training event in Nairobi. An AxxonSoft partner, SNB demonstrated AxxonSoft’s software for participants. Finally, ABUS Security-Center recently acquired TRIGRESS Security. The acquisition comes following a long-term and close cooperation between the German manufacturer of high-quality products and its exclusive Swiss trading partner. Read more security news…



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