With the largest annual security event just a week away, we kick-off today’s round-up with some more pre-IFSEC updates. Urmet will be displaying its range of products at IFSEC, which will include network security solutions. Also on show will be an array of modern, functional security solutions designed for protecting residential properties from Optex Europe. For those interested in storage solutions, Promise Technology will be showcasing its range of professional RAID storage systems, optimised for storing huge data streams within video surveillance projects of any size.

In other news, Pelco has promoted its CMO, Herve Fages, as Senior Vice President, Global Product Marketing for Schneider Electric Buildings Business. Lastly, organisers of this year’s Counter Terror Expo have announced that the show attracted a record number of exhibitors, delegates and visitors with over 400 defence and security companies exhibiting at the show. Read more security news…


To start off today’s round-up, we have news from CBC Ganz, who has supplied a Ganz Radar Vision tracking/surveillance early warning detection system to protect Porto Airport in northern Portugal. Those attending Counter Terror Expo this week will be able to visit the G4S stand where it will be showcasing its range of security solutions expertise from specialist training to the protection and management of critical infrastructure. Synectics will also be introducing its cutting edge video surveillance solutions at the show.

Looking forward to the much-anticipated IFSEC show, Nedap has announced that it will be presenting its AEOS 3.0 management platform with a completely revised graphical user interface for the intuitive and user-friendly operation.  TAB Systems will also be at the show to launch a new portable access control unit and a TCP/IP Relay controller. Read more security news…


To wrap up the working week, we begin with Siemens, who has supplied a comprehensive access control system to DONG Energy’s power generator sites throughout Denmark. Looking back at ISC West 2011, the second Mission 500 Security 5K Race proved to be a great success, as it raised more than $80,000 to sponsor children in need through the World Vision organisation. Arecont Vision also launched its new Advanced Channel Partner Certification at the show to further educate security professionals on how to effectively design video surveillance systems.

Focusing on the upcoming Counter Terror Expo due to begin next week, Optex Europe has announced that it will be introducing its complete perimeter protection offering. Lastly, at the upcoming IFSEC 2011 tradeshow, Siqura will be showing visitors how its durable IP video systems provide complete, proven, and customised solutions that are made to last. Read more security news…


To start this week’s round-up, we begin with Wavestore, who has been chosen to upgrade the CCTV system of Citypoint, one of the City of London’s landmark buildings. At Oxford University Press, Integrated Security Design has installed Raytec’s RAYLUX Urban LED illumination to provide an eco-friendly lighting solution. In its latest report, IMS Research comments on the global growth of security cameras being sold through the retail channel in 2010.

In events news, Fujinon will be introducing its new 60x, day/night 2 megapixel resolution HD telephoto CCTV zoom lens at IFSEC 2011. At Counter Terror Expo, Vemotion Interactive will be showcasing its Rapid Deployment Encoder. Lastly, this year’s Tetra World Compress is set to take place in Budapest, offering a range of learning and networking opportunities. Read more security news…


On the mid-week round-up today, MOBOTIX has opened a new demonstration and meeting room at London’s iconic Gherkin office complex, which is fully bookable by any registered UK partner. In response to the increasing demand for network video and its impressive end-of-year results announced, Axis Communications has created a number of positions in its Northern Europe team, which covers the UK, Ireland and the Nordic countries. Verint Systems has been awarded the “Tomorrow’s Technology Today” award for its integrated security software solution. The award recognises security vendors with advanced, groundbreaking technologies and solutions that set the bar for innovation in all areas of information security.

In other news, Mission 500 has announced that Pelco by Schneider Electric will be recognised as the 2011 Mission 500 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award winner. And finally, at this year’s Counter Terror Expo taking place at Olympia in April 2011, Dr. Dave Sloggett will debate on the implications of political changes from transnational terrorism in the west. Read more security news…


On today’s news round-up, Honeywell has announced that its intruder alarm panel has been integrated with Initsys control room software to strengthen its commercial security portfolio. Pelco has also integrated its video security cameras with a security communication system from Zenitel to create a comprehensive “interactive” security system.

In application news, the new CityCentre complex in Las Vegas has deployed North American Video’s enterprise-wide video surveillance system to ensure safety and security of the site. At Vancouver Community College, Avigilon’s high definition surveillance system is providing a safe campus environment for staff and students. Lastly, organisers of the Counter Terror Expo 2011 conference have announced that the event is being hosted at the prestigious Grand Hall at London Olympia next year. Read more security news…



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