In today’s news round-up, Axis Communications recently announced version 2.10 of the AXIS Camera Companion software, a digital surveillance solution for installations of 16 cameras or less. The new version of the free software client offers features to improve usability, mobile viewing and storage options, and will be displayed at ASIS International next week in Axis’ booth #1034. In corporate news, Raytec is delighted to welcome Corey Markell and Sophie Collingwood to their global sales team. With staff in the UK (headquarters), North America, Germany, China and eventually Australia, Raytec’s sales force is growing rapidly to meet global demand for local, specialist lighting support.

In other corporate news, members of Gillingham and Shaftesbury Young Farmers Club are looking the part in new rugby shirts, thanks to sponsorship from Wessex Fire & Security. Managing Director Chris Stott said the Shaftesbury-based company aims to support local groups in the area and was very pleased to sponsor the club. In application news, Mexico’s government has ordered 100 Hytera portable radios to prevent danger to fishermen caught in storms at sea. In other application news, it has been announced that Dr. Steven Fawkes, Chairman of Day One Energy Solutions and author of the ‘Only Elevent Percent’ blog, will deliver one of the two keynote speeches at the  Smart Building Conference 2013 to be held at Dexter House, London on Tuesday 15 October. The other keynote speaker will be Jeremy Towler, Senior Manager, Energy & Smart Technologies at the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA). Read more security news…

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