In today’s news round-up, Dahua HDCVI Academy has officially announced Videotrend s.r.l as its second distribution partner. The partnership will leverage benefits for both companies as well as for end-users. In application news, a well-known Hungarian spa has chosen to upgrade its existing surveillance solution with VIVOTEK cameras. The solution consists of 173 VIVOTEK network cameras including the latest 5-Megapixel fisheye fixed dome, and the full HD speed dome.

In events news, HID Global is sponsoring two events at ISC West 2014 which opens today in Las Vegas. HID’s events will support Mission 500, the security industry’s initiative to serve the needs of children and communities in crisis. The first event for the Mission 500 backpack-building project is open to volunteer participation and takes place today. Also at ISC West, CyberLock, Inc. will formally introduce the CyberKey Air, a Wi-Fi enabled programmable smart key. The CyberKey Air can be uploaded with key-holder schedules and permissions for accessing CyberLock electronic cylinders. Finally, Raytec has released details of its first free webinar of 2014: ‘Introducing SPARTAN – Lighting for Hazardous Areas’, which will cover the latest advances in hazardous area lighting. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, a US-based company is utilising CyberLock’s CyberKey temporary activation feature to verify package delivery by placing a CyberPoint in a combination lock box outside of the storage facility. Temporary activation allows administrators to designate a CyberLock or CyberPoint to reactivate an expired CyberKey for up to 5 minutes. In application news, a major electric utility serving the eastern United States has deployed SightLogix smart thermal camera systems to protect its substations. SightSensor thermal systems enable the utility to detect and respond to security incidents across multiple sites.

Over in the UK, G-Tec Distribution Ltd. has announced that it has been appointed the sole UK distributor for Tecnoalarm. G-Tec will be providing technical support as well as in-house training provided for Tecnoalarm products within the UK. Also in the UK, Tavcom Training has announced that it will be offering a City & Guilds 1853 Technical Certificate as an alternative to a BTEC qualification. The Technical certificate is aimed at students looking to develop a career within the electronic security industry. Finally, Symbiotics Ltd. is to begin delivering its BTEC Level 4 CCTV Training Course internationally. Read more security news… 



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