To sum up the week’s top stories, we begin with an application story from ACTi, who has secured a large-scale investment from Coca-cola Icecek to push ahead with a security project. In pre-Security Essen news, Optelecom-NKF, EverFocus and Bosch have announced that they will be showcasing their latest security solutions at the upcoming show. Siemens stressed the importance of open standards in security at a recent press conference held in Essen.

In corporate news, 3M is to purchase Cogent Inc, a provider of biometric authentication solutions, for $943 million. Abloy UK has opened a new series of seminars for industry consultants and end-users to learn more about security issues in the education sector. Lastly, wireless video surveillance has been an advantage to the fight against crime in the city of Dallas and those who attend ASIS 2010 later this year will get a chance to see it first-hand. Read more news…

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On the mid-week news round-up today, Danbury St. Croix Casino has rolled the dice on North American Video, adopting its video surveillance system for use at their Wisconsin location. Kaba is to install a time and attendance solution at the offices of industrial services provider Cape.

The Perimeter Protection & Intrusion Detection Workshop, taking place on September 14, will be graced with a talk from Navtech Radar’s Jason Burger, while Coca-Cola Icecek, located in Turkey, has made a large-scale investment in a security project from ACTi. Finally, 3M is to purchase Cogent Inc, a provider of biometric authentication solutions for $943 million. Read more news…



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