In today’s news round-up, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently made the headlines with the success of the “Mangalyaan” Mars Orbit Spacecraft, the first space agency to do so on its first attempt. ISRO recently installed IndigoVision’s BX HD PTZ Dome Cameras to manage security at the Mars Mission control room in Bangalore. In events news, Christie is exhibiting its surveillance and security solutions this week at SecureTech 2014, Canada’s only all-encompassing public safety, emergency management, and security showcase. The Christie booth includes high resolution flat panels, the Christie Phoenix® open content management platform and the Christie® Brio Team+ integrated wireless collaboration system.

Also in events news, Sicurezza, the International Biennial of Security and Fire Prevention, is set to take place next week in Italy. One of the objectives of an event such as Sicurezza is to provide companies with tools they can use to develop their business in Italy and abroad. In corporate news, Norbain has announced a new partnership with leading Video Management Software (VMS) provider Cathexis, Europe. The Cathexis range of solid VMS products will enhance Norbain’s offering to retail customers and other vertical markets. Finally, also announcing a business partnership are CriticalArc and Building Defence Systems (BDS). Through the partnership, BDS has become CriticalArc’s business development representative reseller. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Cathexis has integrated Axis Communications’ network video products into its CatVision IP VMS. CatVision will be launched to the UK and wider European markets at IFSEC 2013. Also at IFSEC, Panasonic Professional will introduce a brand new range of surveillance solutions. Panasonic will demonstrate enhanced Business Intelligence Video System (BIVS) analytics making it possible for businesses to both deploy surveillance and to gain real-time insight into business activities driving greater ROI and enhancing commercial success.

In applications news, communication solutions from Hytera have been used to secure the City of Cachoeirinha in Brazil. Hytera’s professional dispatcher system, SmartDispatch, and portable and mobile terminals PD78X/MD78X were deployed across the city. In events news, Response Electronics will launch a new range of home security products at IFSEC 2013. The miGuard range is packed with the latest technology including RFID tags for family members and keyholders, remote interface via iPhone/Android app, and GSM/SMS alerts. Finally at IFSEC, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will conduct a series of networking events, including lone worker protection and member events. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Cathexis will demonstrate its latest VMS integration on Canon’s stand at IFSEC 2013. Cathexis has integrated the new range of Canon Full HD IP cameras into its CatVision video management software suite. In corporate news, Oncam Grandeye has appointed Paul Such as Vice President of Sales for Europe and the Middle East (EMEA). Paul brings almost 20 years experience to the job, with a specialisation in high-growth sales across the security industry.

In other corporate news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the Home Office’s appointment of Stephen Phipson as the new Director of Security Industry Engagement in its Office for Security and Counter Terrorism. Stephen will coordinate the interaction between the Government and the UK’s private security industry. In applications news, a state-of-the-art surveillance system from Axis Communications has been installed at a prestigious Hotel in London. The installation comprises several different types of high-specification Axis network cameras. Finally, ADT Fire & Security has been selected as security provider for the new Aberdeen Emergency Care Centre. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Alvarion has announced that its wireless solution was deployed by NetX Internet, the primary communication and Internet access company for Marvel’s “The Avengers,” to help deliver secure and seamless wireless broadband connectivity for film production. At Singapore’s first major and biggest suburban mall, Bosch dome and PTZ cameras have been installed to offer a discreet accessible network surveillance system. In the US, Tornado chasers have chosen OnSSI’s Ocularis video management software to simplify capture of multiple high-definition video images of tornadoes and severe weather.

In other news, AMG-Panogenics megapixel cameras have been integrated with the Cathexis CatVision IP Surveillance Software Suite to offer clients a holistic surveillance solution. Lastly, Europa has further demonstrated a commitment to being recognised as a first class provider of professional security services after becoming a member of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA). Read more security news…



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