Looking back at the top stories of the week, we start with a report from IMS Research which suggests that the industry must look beyond Brazil when it comes to opportunities in the Latin American CCTV market. In corporate news, Digital Barriers has announced its third acquisition of the year, adding COE Group to its portfolio. For those off to Essen next week, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will be showcasing an exclusive preview of access control systems at the show.

In application news, an integrated security system from Chubb has been installed at South Cheshire College in Crewe, England, while an innovative IP solution from Mayflex and MOBOTIX is helping Tiger24 monitor surf and beach conditions. Lastly, the International Professional Security Association has commented on a leaked US government memo obtained by the BBC regarding the Security Industry Authority.  Read more security news…

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