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…


On today’s news round-up, the Police department in Monroe, New York have opted to install Arecont Vision’s megapixel cameras in the police department building to protect the department from liability claims and monitor prisoners 24/7.  At St. Luke’s Hospice in the UK, Connexion2’s fully managed SoloProtect solution has been chosen to protect the community nurses when working alone. Traka has secured a £5 million, four-year national call-off contract with the Ministry of Justice to provide UK public sector prisons with secure biometric key and radio management systems.

In other news, the Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced that Kathleen Carroll, Director of Government Relations for HID Global, is the new Chair of the Government Relations Committee. The announcement was made at the opening of the SIA Government Summit. Lastly, Axis Communications has been chosen to provide a network IP surveillance system for one of the busiest stations in the UK outside of London. Read more security news…


On today’s new round-up, SightLogix’s smart thermal video analytics system has been chosen for deployment at the Jacksonville (FL) Port Authority (JAXPORT) in a project partially funded by a Homeland Security Grant initiative to enhance security at port facilities. It will serve as a valuable tool to apprehend vandals, thieves and even potential terrorists. HID Global has announced that its mobile access control pilot with Arizona State University (ASU) has been recognised by the National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU) with the organisation’s inaugural Innovative Technology Award.

In other news, MOBOTIX rewarded its partner SeSys Ltd, a specialist in network vision solutions, with a MOBOTIX Live Demo Station as part of a promotion set up to help partners who invest time and expertise in selling MOBOTIX technology. Arecont Vision has announced that it is offering a 3-year warranty for its entire megapixel camera line sold anywhere around the globe. Lastly, ComNet Europe has created a new position in India to support the growing demand for its fibre optic and Ethernet transmission solutions. Read more security news…


On today’s news round-up, the director of surveillance operations at several Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants in Arkansas, USA has chosen to install the MobileCamViewer application from mobiDEOS to keep a 24/7 watch over two locations. Over in Athens, IndigoVision’s integrated IP Video surveillance system is helping to keep traffic flowing smoothly on the Attika Tollway, with hundreds of cameras helping operators identify and respond to problems on the road. In the UK, East Stoke village in Nottinghamshire, which became the first village in the country to win the “Secured by Design” award in March 2011, is now crime-free, thanks to its newly installed IP surveillance system from Mayflex.

In other news, the Secutech Awards have identified the best HD surveillance products on the market. An expert jury and international visitors chose 16 winning products, which included products from Sony, Dahua and Vivotek. Lastly, Tecton has signed an OEM partnership deal with AMG-Panogenics Technology, a British manufacturer of 5 Megapixel cameras. Read more security news…


Looking back at the top stories of the week, we start with NICE Systems, who will be implementing its IP video security solution with video analytics at China’s Tianjin Metro to enhance the safety and security of 23 stations along its Line 2 route. Over in Nuremberg railway station, Hikvision’s megapixel vandal-resistant dome cameras have been installed to protect travellers and provide the station operators with context-sensitive information. On the other side of the world, organisers of Secutech, the international trade fair for electronic and information security, and fire and safety industries, have announced the dates for next year’s show, which will be taking place in Taiwan.

Focusing on IFSEC 2011, Dallmeier won the prestigious award for “CCTV Camera Equipment of the Year” for its new “Panomera” HD camera technology at the IFSEC Awards. Elmdene International Limited was also a winner as it received the award for “Intruder Alarm or Exterior Deterrent Product of the Year” for its graffiti detector product. Lastly, Siqura has announced that its Siqura Academy will host its first technical training on June 15th and 16th, 2011 at the Security Experience Center (SEC) in Amsterdam. Read more security news…


To kick-off the mid-week round-up, we begin with Hollywood news from Dallmeier, whose products have appeared in the blockbuster movie “Unknown” alongside the likes of Diane Kruger and Liam Neeson. Arecont Vision has released a series of best practice training videos on their YouTube channel to help integrators and users get the most out of Arecont Vision’s megapixel cameras. At the MOD’s Qinetic operated Eskmeals Weapons and Equipment Firing range, Visimetrics’ flagship FASTAR CCTV recording solution has been deployed.

In events news, SeeTec has announced that it will be showcasing its IP video management software at IFSEC 2011. At this year’s Cards Asia 2011 starting today, the focus will be smart card applications and payments innovation. Read more security news…


On today’s round-up, Surveon is set to highlight its end-to-end megapixel solutions at ISC West 2011 with the introduction of its line of WDR 3-megapixel IP cameras, Hardware-RAID MegapixelNVR and Enterprise VMS 2.4. At this year’s IFSEC 2011, TAB Systems will be showcasing its portable access control, presence tracking and building automation solution – smarti Hybrid. Over in Manchester Airport, CodeStuff has been drafted in to help the airport to upgrade its analogue CCTV system to a fully digital core.

At the new Glenmorangie bottling facility, Nortech’s Norpass3  access control system has been installed to monitor personnel access and movement. Lastly, Steve Ross has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Mul-T-Lock Technologies Ltd. Read more security news…


We start the news round-up with a story that gripped the world: the story of the Chilean miners’ rescue. Vivotek has reported that it played a vital role in the dramatic operation as its network cameras were installed in the transport capsule which was used pull the miners to safety. At the IP Expo taking place at London’s Earls Court 2, Dedicated Micros will be speaking on IP video storage and security issues. Those interested in biometrics face recognition solutions will be able to visit the Cognitec Systems stand at the Biometrics 2010 conference.

In other news, Axis Communications released a demo showing the benefits of increased image resolution in HDTV/megapixel network cameras, while at Southend University Hospital, the largest MOBOTIX all-digital high resolution CCTV system in an NHS facility was installed. Finally, SALTO hosted their first successful access control seminar in the Faroe Islands to provide industry professionals with a hands-on opportunity to explore the SALTO product line. Read more news…

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This week, there were a number of application news articles from around the globe. In New Jersey, Avigilon’s high definition (HD) cameras were installed in Trend Motors dealership to secure the facility and at the Pasienky Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia, IQeye HD surveillance cameras took centre stage as they captured offenders at the stadium.

In the corporate world, a partnership was struck between DSX and Integrated Solutions to create biometric access control solutions. Thales UK and Intellect announced the launch of a project to identify and trial new technologies that can be used to enhance aviation security. In events news, Dallmeier announced that it is to showcase its new megapixel cameras at the upcoming Security Essen 2010 tradeshow. Read more news…

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Our top story today relates to the recent attempted terrorist attack in the North America.  US head of homeland security meets official in Mexico to spruce up global aviation security standards.  In the corporate world both CNL and SightLogix are making waves. We have an announcement from Sightlogix that it has appointed Access Direct Sales Inc. to as its distributor in Central and Eastern Canada.  CNL also has appointed iValue InfoSolutions as distributor of its physical security software.

For those hungry for application articles, in Agadir, Morocco 5-star Atlantic Palace Hotel in opts for Hikvision megapixel cameras to enhance its security system and in Glasgow Bosch MIC Series 400 cameras are making a difference in crime prevention, read more…



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