In today’s news round-up, an agreement has been signed which will see the controlling shareholders of Samsung Techwin and other Samsung Group affiliates sell their holding stakes in Samsung Techwin to Hanwha Group. The transaction is expected to be completed during the first half of 2015. In other corporate news, Hikvision recently hosted a diverse group of European customers at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Thirty-three customers from across Western, Central and Eastern Europe, spent six days where they learned about Hikvision’s assortment of unique products and were treated to cultural outings.

In application news, IdenTrust™ recently announced that it has been selected by MEDENT® to provide IGC PKI certificates. Each individual IGC PKI certificate provides two-factor authentication for identity authentication and digital signing, as well as a certificate for encryption. Over in the U.K, Amthal Fire & Security has secured the tender for Notting Hill Housing Group to provide total electronic security solutions and maintenance across the social enterprise’s three office locations in London. In events news, Suprema has won the “Best Product” award for its BioEntry W fingerprint access control terminal at this year’s All-Over-IP Expo in Moscow. BioEntry W provides the benefits of an IP access control system with high-level security provided by fingerprint biometrics. Read more security news…


On today’s news round-up, we focus on the upcoming IFSEC tradeshow. Paxton has announced that it will showcase its Net2 Entry door entry system at IFSEC ahead of its release later this year to give customers a sneak preview of the breakthrough product. LILIN is preparing to collaborate with signagelive at IFSEC to deliver a cloud-powered media solution to every visitor to their stand this year. Iomega will be presenting a new suite of server class and standard class NAS drives, complete with built-in support for network cameras by Axis, MOBOTIX, Bosch, Panasonic and many other IP camera vendors.

UK Specialist Certification Body SSAIB will be taking the valuable opportunity of its IFSEC presence this year to explain, face-to-face, the advantages of its certification schemes. Lastly, at the recent EURO ID 2012 in Berlin, HID Global unveiled its expanded portfolio of radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions from its Identification Technologies business segment, including many new tag designs never before shown in Europe.  Read more security news…



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