In today’s news round-up, TDSi has announced that it will be exhibiting at the Security TWENTY 14 Conference South in Bristol on the 23rd April. TDSi will be discussing its new UK channel strategy, as well as showcasing the new version of its integrated security software solution, EXgarde 4.2. In corporate news, Pierre Racz, president, CEO and founder of Genetec, sees the clout of the IT department waning in the age of “bring you own device,” cloud services and greater intelligence at the network edge. Racz says suppliers like Genetec can easily manage systems centrally and even make required changes to edge devices remotely, thus diminishing the role of IT.

In application news, an Avigilon high-definition surveillance system allows the Rolex boutique in Tel Aviv, Israel to efficiently and effectively monitor inventory and defend against theft. In other corporate news, Tyco Fire & Security has entered into a partnership with LEGIC that will allow them to implement local solutions based on LEGIC’s smartcard technology. Finally Cassidian Optronics GmbH, a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space, has received an order valued at more than 40 million euros from Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG and Rheinmetall Defence Electronics GmbH, for the supply of vision equipment. Read more security news… 

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