In today’s news round-up, we start with breaking news from Canon and Milestone Systems. Canon has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Milestone via its subsidiary Canon Europa N.V. The new combination will create a formidable player in the fast growing network video surveillance market by combining the strengths of Canon’s innovative imaging technology with Milestone’s best in class video management software expertise. In events news, storage solutions provider Seagate Technology will showcase its 7th Generation Surveillance HDD at next week’s IFSEC 2014.Visitors will also be able to see products in action with demonstration solutions from QNAP, Samsung, Synology, and Hikvision.

In corporate news, Remcam has launched a new service designed to help MOBOTIX Partners offer remotely monitored security services across the UK. The new subscription service uses RemoteGUARD software integrated seamlessly into the advanced features pioneered by the MOBOTIX decentralised CCTV systems including motion analytics, two way audio and the new ground breaking MX Activity Sensor. In application news, Wyndham Hamilton Park hotel in New Jersey has deployed Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher® key control and management system. In addition to securing keys, Wyndham Hamilton Park has customised their KeyWatcher with locker modules to hold its iPod Touch devices. Finally, Pyronix will exhibit its latest products, services and technological innovations at IFSEC 2014, with end user control being the main topic of discussion at the Pyronix stand. Read more security news…

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