In today’s news round-up, HID Global will demonstrate its new FARGO HDPii Plus Card Printer/Encoder at CARTES America 2013, which closes this week. Featuring the company’s fifth generation of High Definition Printing (HDP) technology, the new HDPii Plus enables the secure, instant issuance of both ISO magnetic swipe and contact/contactless EMV cards. In other events news, AxxonSoft will celebrate its 10th birthday at this year’s IFSEC International 2013. At the event, AxxonSoft will present version 3.1 of its Axxon Next open platform video management software (VMS).

In corporate news, Octavian Security has been announced as a finalist for the Nottingham Post Business Awards, which take place tomorrow. In other corporate news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a revised edition of its CCTV users’ logbook, to reflect recent developments relating to industry standards and governance. Finally, Connexion2′s new 8 Series Identicom has been shortlisted for the “Lone Worker Protection Solutions of The Year” award at the IFSEC and FIREX Awards 2013. Launched at IFSEC last year, Connexion2’s 8 Series Identicom range has proved immensely popular due to its smaller size and extended functionality. Read more security news…

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