In today’s news round-up, HID Global has recently announced that it is sponsoring the 2014 Temenos Community Forum (TCF) for the seventh consecutive year. At the Temenos Community Forum Partner Expo, HID Global and Temenos are collaborating to deliver seamless solutions for next generation internet banking and financial services, and HID will showcase true multi-factor authentication with Temenos at the event. In corporate news, Siemens has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Robinson as Managing Director of Siemens Building Technologies for UK and Ireland.

In applications news, Mul-T-Lock’s innovative SMARTair™ locking solution has been installed at The Bull pub as part of a plan to upgrade the existing security systems in the early 16th Century building to an all-in-one access control solution. As part of the refurbishment, the site was upgraded from mechanical systems to access control, allowing guests to use entry cards on the bed and breakfast rooms, whilst also restricting certain pub access points for staff and management. In events news, Connexion2 will exhibit its market-leading Identicom lone worker devices and its SoloProtect service at the Safety and Health Expo 2014. Finally, tutors delivering education for an innovative national workforce development company have been equipped with Skyguard’s MySOS device to protect them whilst working alone. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Avigilon has appointed Central Security Distribution as its official distributor for the Australian market. CSD will now offer the complete range of Avigilon’s products and solutions to this market. In application news, Milestone video surveillance software is helping to manage traffic activities in Galway City, Ireland. Galway City Council has deployed Milestone XProtect Smart Client to manage all cameras across a large video wall, including pant-tilt-zoom (PTZ) control and zoom for detailed views of live and recorded video. In addition, Milestone Mobile has proved perfect for supporting staff using tablets and smartphones.

In other application news, The Calico Group, a leading housing group in East Lancashire, has contracted Connexion2 to provide its award-winning and ACPO accredited Identicom lone worker device (LWD). Connexion2 has supplied a total of 150 Identicom devices to Calico including a number of units with “Man Down” detection. Over in Morocco, G4S has signed a new contract with the Tangier Med Port Authority and Tangier Med Special Agency to deliver a broad range of integrated security solutions. The three-year contract, worth approximately £10 million in total turnover, will see G4S protect the port’s assets, commodities and people. Finally, Axis Security will provide Wulfrun shopping centre in the UK with 228 weekly manned guarding hours. Officers will be responsible for the security, health, safety and well-being of the tenants and public using the centre. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global will demonstrate its new FARGO HDPii Plus Card Printer/Encoder at CARTES America 2013, which closes this week. Featuring the company’s fifth generation of High Definition Printing (HDP) technology, the new HDPii Plus enables the secure, instant issuance of both ISO magnetic swipe and contact/contactless EMV cards. In other events news, AxxonSoft will celebrate its 10th birthday at this year’s IFSEC International 2013. At the event, AxxonSoft will present version 3.1 of its Axxon Next open platform video management software (VMS).

In corporate news, Octavian Security has been announced as a finalist for the Nottingham Post Business Awards, which take place tomorrow. In other corporate news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a revised edition of its CCTV users’ logbook, to reflect recent developments relating to industry standards and governance. Finally, Connexion2′s new 8 Series Identicom has been shortlisted for the “Lone Worker Protection Solutions of The Year” award at the IFSEC and FIREX Awards 2013. Launched at IFSEC last year, Connexion2’s 8 Series Identicom range has proved immensely popular due to its smaller size and extended functionality. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, G4S Technology’s GiroVend has joined forces with Fidelity Systems PLC to integrate their systems and develop an innovative complete cashless EPOS solution with back office functionality. A recent report by IMS Research forecasts that Vietnam will be the fastest growing video surveillance market in South East Asia between 2010 and 2015.

In application news, Milestone’s XProtect® Professional open platform IP video management software has been installed at Movianto, a comprehensive logistics and transportation service provider for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Integrated Security Consultants have announced details of a complex close protection operation which secured Wembley stadium in October. Finally, Connexion2 was awarded a contract back in May to install over 900 Identicom devices to protect lone working staff at Family Mosaic. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, a recent study commissioned by Axis Communications has revealed that nearly 50% of UK retailers said that the IT department is the key to harnessing all the benefits of IP surveillance systems. Connexion2 has become the first company to be audited and approved against the updated BS8484:2011 approval. The British Standard for lone worker security provision has been updated and now includes increased data protection for incident or Red Alert data and customer data. Over in Germany, COMPRION is celebrating ten years of preventing mobile phone and smart card failure.

In application news, HID Global has recently announced that its industry and logistics radio frequency identification (RFID) tag solution combined with HID Global readers have been chosen by the AMCS Group to help customers optimise their waste management processes. Finally, G4S Technology has been awarded a contract to provide the latest access control and barrier entry systems at the University of West London. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Optex REDSCAN laser detectors have been deployed to secure the largest solar panel farm in the UK. In a new report, the European ATM Security Team (EAST) has reported that cash trapping incidents significantly increased during 2011, while skimming incidents and ATM related fraud losses fell. Lone worker specialist Connexion2 is celebrating a major milestone after shipping its 100,000th Identicom device.

In events news, Axis Communications is set to launch the world’s first IP surveillance certification at this year’s IFSEC tradeshow. The certification is open to security professionals who want to validate their expertise and knowledge in IP video surveillance. Dallmeier will also be at the show exhibiting its comprehensive portfolio of professional video management systems. The highlight will be the award-winning and much-lauded multifocal sensor system Panomera. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, ACT has appointed Enterprise Security Distribution and Alarm Supplies Ltd as distributors of its access control and door entry products for the United Kingdom market. Axis Communications has also expanded its workforce by creating a number of new positions in its Northern Europe team which covers the UK, Ireland and the Nordic countries. In events news, Connexion2 has announced that it will be showcasing its award winning Identicom lone worker device at the upcoming ISC West 2012 tradeshow.

In other news, PureTech Systems Inc. has teamed with FLIR to enable PTZ Auto Follow capability on FLIR’s range of high-performance thermal cameras. The PureTech’s PTZ Auto Follow feature provides a powerful addition to a facility’s perimeter thermal security. Lastly, CNL Software and Lantern Software and Systems, a leading system integration solution specialist in the Gulf region have come together to offer innovative PSIM solutions in the Middle East. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Connexion2 has further expanded its Identicom mobile offering with new versions of the “App” for Apple’s iPhone and Android phones. Veracity has gained EC Automotive Directive approval (E-mark) for its CAMSWITCH QUAD PoE switch, making it suitable for all transport installations. Also in corporate news, 3DX-RAY has announced that it has signed a new £1,460,000 contract to supply four of its SVXi small vehicle x-ray inspection systems to a customer in the Middle East. Over in Israel, Elbit Systems Ltd. was awarded an order by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) for the supply of Armored Driving Trainers (ADTs) for several Israel Defense Forces combat vehicle types as well as for a Forward Observer Trainer (FOT) for surveillance and observation of the country’s borders.

Over in the UK, in the Borough of Βlaenau Gwent, a Wavestore HVR has been installed by CDS Systems to secure schools, municipal buildings and town centres from vandals. The HVR was installed within one of the schools so that images captured could be recorded both locally and in the borough’s central control room. Read more security news…



                
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On today’s news round-up, Vemotion Interactive has announced that Ian Foxley has joined the team to spearhead Business Development in the Defence and Security sectors. Foxley provides an eclectic blend of defence, security and commercial experience. Also, CNL Software has appointed Ramon Grado to the role of International Sales Director, thanks to his experience of over 25 years in business leadership with small and large companies around the world including Exxon/Mobil, PepsiCo, TYCO and Schneider Electric.

Over in the US, the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Government Relations Director Don Erickson was named CEO at the annual board of directors meeting. Also in corporate news, Connexion2 and G4S Justice Services, LLC have joined forces to deliver tailored lone worker solutions in the USA & Canada across a range of market sectors incorporating a wide variety of lone worker applications. During the sixth annual Axis Channel Convergence Conference (ACCC) held in Boston this October, Secure-i was named “Hosting Partner of the Year for North America”Read more security news…

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