On today’s round up, Bosch has announced that despite the uncertainty in the wake of the events in Japan, it continues to see favourable prospects for growth and earnings and is confident that its sales will pass the 50-billion-euro mark. In Singapore, Senstar Corporation will be opening a new office to increase Senstar’s share of the growing perimeter security market in the country. At this year’s Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo, Cassidian’s technology secured the vital radio communication throughout the event.

In other news, Visimetrics is set to launch its Forensic Investigation Network Database at IFSEC 2011. For those attending the Moscow International Protection, Security and Fire Safety (MIPS) exhibition which kicks off today, members of the BSIA’s Export Council will be showcasing a range of products and services. Read more security news…

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On the mid-week round-up today, at the upcoming annual Manchester Security event, “Security – whatever the cuts” will be at the centre of the agenda as attendees learn about how investing in security solutions during an economic downturn will help them reduce losses associated with threats such as theft and vandalism. Cassadian has boosted its global security electronics business by entering into an agreement to acquire the majority shareholding in South African Electronic Warfare specialist company, Grintek Ewation (GEW).

In other news, Optex and EMCS have joined forces to dramatically drive down the false alarms blighting the security of several sites. A survey conducted by the International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has revealed that buyers of security services desire continued regulation. Lastly, SALTO has promoted Gus Dosanjh as Technical Services Director UK at SALTO Systems. Read more security news…

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On today’s round-up, ADT has released “A Guide to CCTV in Schools” as part of their “Security in Schools Series” to ensure the protection of pupils, staff and property. For those eager to learn about lighting for network cameras, Raytec has recently released a white paper on the subject, designed to fill the current knowledge gap in the industry. At the recent MOBOTIX UK and Ireland National Partner Conference, the SourceSecurity.com team were invited to get the low-down on the latest MOBOTIX products and learn a little more about the “decentralised concept” – the secret behind MOBOTIX’s success.

In other news, Harper Chalice has launched a new website to help planners improve site and building protection with electrified systems, following its top-ranking performance in recent rough weather testing by independent government assessors. Lastly, EMIRAJE Systems LLC has received the contract for command and control system of the UAE (Emirates Command and Control System ECCS) by the Forces Headquarters Armed Arab Emirates (UAE). Read more security news…

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We kick off the news round-up with not one, but two articles from IMS Research on possible video surveillance trends to watch out for in 2011. They have predicted that the commercial thermal security market will expand rapidly as more vendors offer “affordable” thermal cameras to existing customer bases. IMS also reports that India’s video surveillance boom may be as big as China’s in the coming years. In events news, at this year’s BSEC exhibition, ASSA ABLOY will be showcasing its smart locking system as part of a wide range of integrated security solutions for schools.

In other news, a merger between the subsidiaries of Cassidian and Atlas Elektronik has formed a new company under the name of SIGNALIS that will provide maritime safety and security solutions. Lastly, Peter Lusty has been appointed as Chief Executive by GPS personal tracking expert Geonovo Ltd. Read more security news…

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To start the week, we begin with an application news article from Bosch, who has helped the BBC discover endangered species of Mount Bosavi with the aid of their IR illuminators. In Doha, Qatar, Cassadian and the Qatar Ministry of Interior have joined forces to expand the TETRA Academy, which trains engineers for the Telecommunication Departments.  In corporate news, Samsung has unveiled its plans for realignment of its reseller strategies aimed at becoming a “significant contributing partner” to the distributor and systems integrator marketplace.

In other news, the upcoming Security Printing 2011 tradeshow to take place on 26-27 January 2011 in Zagreb, Croatia will deliver a comprehensive programme featuring insights from the industry, government bodies and academia. Lastly, Octavian has won a series of contracts in Derby to supply its key holding and alarm response service. Read more security news…

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