In today’s news round-up, HID Global will address the critical advances in the design and delivery of credentials for major government ID programs at the ID WORLD International Congress in Frankfurt, Germany from October 16th – 18th, 2012. LEGIC has announced that is chosen Shanghai Smarfid Security Equipment Co., Ltd. as a licence partner. Smarfid is particularly known as a provider of IP65 OLED display readers. Also in corporate news, Oncam Grandeye has appointed Russell F. Tate as its Vice President of Sales, Americas. Tate brings more than 20 years of experience to the job, with a specialisation in high-growth electronic security companies in the retail arena.

In application news, Vemotion Interactive’s encoder technology solution has been deployed in a fleet of EnterpriseMouchel vehicles in London to assist the provider in managing its client’s road network. Also in the UK, Leading pharmaceutical logistics company Movianto has selected Raytec LED technology as part of a security upgrade at its UK headquarters in Bedford. Read more security news…


On today’s news round-up, CCTV lighting expert, Raytec has released a new video to provide a unique insight into its quality control secrets. The new video showcases a number of additional quality tests implemented for 2012 to ensure the highest levels of performance. Keeping up with rankings, Octavian Security has been ranked just one point short of the top ten percent of security providers in the UK, in the voluntary Approved Contractor Scheme, carried out by the Security Industry Authority.

In other news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has released results of new research which underlines the heightened demand in the Middle East marketplace for the latest security systems from UK businesses. To improve its product offering in the healthcare sector, G4S Secure Solutions (USA) has appointed Bernard J. Scaglione as its new Director for Healthcare Vertical Markets. In application news, Dumfries & Galloway Constabulary and Scottish National Heritage (SNH) have sought the help of Vemotion Interactive to provide a low bandwidth video solution to monitor vulnerable wildlife sites in the area. Read more security news…


To kick-off this today’s news round-up, we begin with announcements of some new appointments. Samsung Techwin has recruited Paul Taylor as the new Access Control Business Development Manager. At Mayflex, Gary Harmer has joined the Physical Security Division as its new sales director, responsible for maximising the sales growth opportunities offered by the increasing adoption of IP-based network video and physical security systems. In events news, the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) New Product Showcase 2011 (NPS) has added 30 new product categories to reflect technological changes in the security industry.

In other news, CBC has demonstrated its expanding range of innovative low light CCTV systems at a special night time test and seminar event. Lastly, IMS has carried out a study surrounding the rising scope of wireless video surveillance in city centres. Read more security news…


As World Cup fever kicks off, we start the daily round up with an application story from Dallmeier, who have installed a surveillance solution at the Coca-Cola Park Stadium in South Africa. In other application news, IQinVision has been selected by the largest supermarket chain in Sweden to ensure personnel safety with their video surveillance solution. At the Suffolk New College in the UK, Ingersoll Rand’s access control solution has been installed to provide added protection.

For those interested in Raytec products, following IFSEC, Raytec has launched a virtual tour of its CCTV lighting products displayed at IFSEC 2010. Lastly, ASIS International has announced that the deadline to submit abstracts for presentations for the 2nd ASIS International Middle East Security Conference has been extended until 21 June 2010. Not enough? Read more news…


To end the working week we look at some interesting security applications and take a peak at some more news headlines.

At the BBC, Bosch’s AEGIS UFLED infrared illuminators has become the solution of choice for night-time surveillance. It has recently been used in a number of high profile BBC natural history programmes.  Florida’s Xtreme Indoor Karting leisure venue has opted for Hikvision H.264 compression cards to help it monitor safety and analyse races.

In corporate world of security a new join to the Optelecom-NKF is set to bolster video surveillance solution sales in the EMEA market. In upcoming events, Brickcom Corporation and Network Video Systems are to host a Technology Roadshow.

Lastly, the BSIA has welcomed the new UK Governments increased focus on CCTV regulation. Need more? View more news…


Today we have a bit of green news on the way from Raytec and some interesting application to delve into…

As the world gets greener we have news from Raytec, who are taken on the challenge head on. Raytec CCTV lights using LED Technology saved major power station a whopping £45,000.  At the University of Portsmouth a little Merlin magic is installed as Initsys ARC software is integrated with the existing security system. The 09′ Open Golf Championship put  Safety and Security at the top of its agenda with the installation of Panasonic IP CCTV cameras. Steel giant voestalpine entrusts Nedap’s access control solution to optimise its security policy.

Lasty, Liverpool John Moores University will be a little bit more secure as it adopts CEM’s one-card access control system.



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