In today’s news round-up, Larry Anderson looks at  how the performance of purpose-built cameras is improving the transportation sector, reflecting on the camera’s ability to have clear facial recognition of passengers. Randy Southerland examines how military veterans in the security industry are utilised in order to develop strategies, making them an attractive quality to employ for large scale events and positions.

In application news, CriticalArc Safezone has enhanced safety measures of the University of South Australia by installing its innovative and cost-reducing SafeZone across six campuses. In corporate news, A10 Networks has announced Henk Jan Spanjaard as the Vice President of Sales. With over 20 years’ experience working in security and data management, he will be overseeing all activities including channel partnerships across the region. Finally, Manchester Security 2015 has announced the availability of exhibition space. Confirmed speakers will focus on a wide range of issues including child protection and counter terrorism.Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, we start with product announcements for the upcoming Intersec 2015 exhibition. Hikvision will be at the show to reveal its new generation DS-7108NI-E1/V/W WiFi Router NVR, in an expansion of the company’s highly trusted Easy IP line-up. VIVOTEK will also be at Intersec to launch its AW-GEV-264A series, the world’s first L2 PoE Gigabit switches with IP surveillance management functions. Showcasing their enlarged range of tripod turnstiles will be Automatic Systems. Their TR 49x range of tripod turnstiles is an efficient and easy solution for the automation of secure entrance control.

In application news, Milestone Systems’ open platform IP video management technology is helping Taminco USA to manage employee safety and to uphold federal regulations for the production and transportation of hazardous materials. Finally, CriticalArc’s Safezone has been installed at the University of York to provide round-the-clock safety reassurance to students and staff, allowing security or first aid personnel to pinpoint the location where assistance is needed. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Hikvision has announced its collaboration with EMCS, one of the UK’s largest independent monitoring stations, to proactively monitor every customers’ CCTV system and send an email if any problem is detected. In events news, Intersec 2015 is set to take place next week and is expected to see over 1,200 exhibitors attending, with 300 specialising in access control systems. In other events news, the organisers of Interpol are inviting participants to be accredited for INTERPOL World, taking place from 14-16 April in Singapore.

In application news, Mul-T-Lock’s WatchLock intelligent padlock has been selected to secure costly equipment at various William Davis sites across the UK. WatchLock not only tracks activity, but also enables geofence parameters to send notifications if equipment are relocated from predefined locations. Finally, CriticalArc’s revolutionary distributed command and control solution, SafeZone, has been rolled out in Northumbria University to improve security and safety efforts on its campuses. Read more security news…


In today’s new round-up, access control technology from SALTO Systems has been used to safeguard All Saints’ College in Perth, Western Australia. The solution included SALTO’s standalone battery operated XS4 escutcheons, GEO electronic cylinders and XS4 locker locks. In corporate news, Wavestore’s technology partnership with Datasat means that video surveillance images can now be viewed remotely via satellite. Datasat’s technologies provide a highly effective and resilient solution to the challenge of transmitting video over extended distances and across difficult terrain.

In events news, Xtralis will introduce the latest products from its VESDA, ADPRO, HeiTel, ICAM and ECO brands at this year’s Security Essen. Highlights include the VESDA Laser Quantum (VLQ) smoke detector for compact areas. Over in the UK, Quadrant Security Group and UK Broadband have provided a wireless network solution to Cleveland Police. 22 base stations were delivered along with 30 radio units to attach to ANPR cameras across the Cleveland area. Finally, CriticalArc has announced a revamped identity along with new SafeZone product features. The rebranding follows CriticalArc’s recent expansion across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Read more security news…



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