In today’s news round-up, Verint Systems has announced that St. James’ School, a private Catholic school in Stratford, Connecticut, has employed its Verint Video Management Software™ (VMS) solution to boost security and help safeguard students and staff. The school will now benefit from new video surveillance cameras covering all key areas inside and outside the building. In events news, Frontier Security launched the newest updates to its Frontier R4 security management solution at the 2014 Every Building Conference & Expo in Orlando. The enhancements to the solution are designed to meet the needs of customers who are looking for an enterprise-class and extremely reliable integrated security solution with an intuitive web-based interface.

In application news, SilverNet’s Wireless network has been deployed as part of a project to upgrade Watford town centre’s video surveillance system. The system has been designed to help police respond quickly to any incidents, whilst also providing the opportunity to monitor traffic flow and the supply of live updates for the Highways Authority. In corporate news, Hikvision has been ranked as the world’s largest CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment provider in 2013, with a dominant 10.9% market share. This is up by more than a third, from 8% in 2012, according to the latest report from IHS Inc. Finally, COMPRO Technology Inc. has launched the Compro TN900RW, the world’s first IP Camera that can control home appliances. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Samsung Techwin has announced the appointment of Kirsty Elkin as IT Channel Manager for UK & Ireland. Kirsty will be responsible for developing new sales opportunities for Samsung Techwin’s range of IP network based video surveillance solutions. In corporate news, COMPRO Technology Inc. has made VIP Computers its UK distributor. VIP Computers will be offering the complete range of COMPRO’s products and solutions to the British market.

Over in Australia, Raytec has opened a new sales office in Melbourne, following a year of significant growth in the region. In other corporate news, Skyguard has signed a distribution agreement with VSG, providing lone worker protection across the UK and Ireland. Skyguard will supply personal safety devices, mobile phone software and client administration tools to link directly with VSG’s 24 hr. manned alarm receiving centre. Finally, Quadrant Security Group (QSG), part of Synectics plc, has appointed John Young as sector lead for High Security. John will lead QSG’s dedicated High Security team, providing advanced security solutions and services to government organisations and utilities. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched a dedicated webpage to provide businesses with safety and security updates fed directly by the Metropolitan Police during and after the Olympic and Paralympic Games. For those on the look-out for access control solutions, Nortech has launched a brand new website that is dedicated to its access control reader capabilities, offering installers and end-users an easy way to find the ideal solution for all their proximity and smart card projects.

Looking forward to this year’s IFSEC tradeshow, Bold has announced that it will be showcasing its version 1.3 of its integrated security software, Gemini. In application news, Compro network IP cameras have been deployed at the Mardan Palace Antalya hotel in the Turkish Riviera to help minimise the risk of cash register shortages and credit card frauds. Lastly, Pyronix is now collaborating with Corps Security to offer more customers support for its security product offering. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, after 50 years with Bosch, Professor Dr.-Ing. Hermann Scholl is to resign from office effective June 30, 2012 and Dr. Rer.nat. Volkmar Denner will take over as the new chairman of the Bosch board of management. In application news, the Air and Marine Operations Center (AMOC), the operational and domain awareness center for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Air and Marine (OAM), has implemented NICE solutions to record and manage mission-critical voice communications used for investigations and debriefing.

In events news, Compro has announced that it will be showcasing its IP surveillance products at this year’s Secutech Expo 2012 taking place in Taiwan from 18th to 20th April. Surveon will also be at the show exhibiting its Smart Megapixel Recorder (SMR) Series all-in-one desktop megapixel hardware RAID NVR solutions and its megapixel recording solutions. Lastly, Genetec has launched a new Technical Training Partnership Program. The program aims to provide select organisations with the tools and resources necessary to deliver technical certification training for video surveillance and access control to customers. Read more security news…

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On today’s round-up, in response to the growth of the homeland security market in Saudi Arabia, the city of Jeddah will host Protex Arabia 2011 - the first international trade exhibition to focus on fire safety and protection in the Kingdom. In the municipality of Egedal in Denmark, Milestone’s surveillance solution has helped to reduce the level of crime, with vandalism acts falling by 90 per cent. To save money both in terms of operations and insurance premiums, Donarbon waste management park has implemented an IP surveillance system from Axis Communications.

In other news, Compro Technology and Seedonk have teamed up to launch a range of wireless network video monitoring cameras. Lastly, IQinVision has announced the release of a new 5-year product warranty programme which represents the best in the industry. Read more security news…

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