In today’s weekly news round-up, Avigilon has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VideoIQ. The transaction is expected to close in early January 2014 for cash consideration of $32 million. In corporate news, following testing of its Key Control and Locker Solutions with Lenel OnGuard 2012 and OnGuard 2013, Traka has been officially Lenel-certified as an OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) partner.

In other corporate news, D-Link has appointed Michael Hardy as Vice President of Channel and Enterprise Sales. Hardy will be responsible for managing sales and channel marketing operations for D-Link’s networking, storage, IP surveillance, and security products. In events news, Airlive will showcase its latest networking products and solutions at Intersec Dubai 2014, which takes place on 19th-21st January 2014. Finally, Access Control Technology has announced its recent acquisition of Sicura Systems in the UK. The partnership will allow ACT to continue its expansion into the UK, with offices in Basingstoke and Manchester. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Panasonic Corporation has announced that it will be supporting the London 2012 Paralympic Games as the official partner in the Audio and Visual Equipment category. Also in corporate news, D-Link has partnered with Computer 2000 to make D-Link’s consumer and business networking available to a whole raft of new resellers and drive continued growth for both companies and their reseller partners.

In application news, Proxim’s wireless backhaul systems have been deployed by Oceanic Broadband Solutions to provide connectivity for the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV). In Singapore, AMG’s transmission solution has been deployed at the newly opened Woodsville Tunnel in Singapore. Lastly, Harper Chalice’s electrified perimeter security technology solution has been installed at the UK’s largest vehicle dismantling and salvage company to protect its Huddersfield site. Read more security news…


On today’s news round-up, NICE Systems has announced that it will be implementing its IP video security solution with video analytics at China’s Tianjin Metro to enhance the safety and security of 23 stations along its Line 2 route. In Sri Lanka, TeleEye Group has opened a new office to cater for the strong demand of professional video surveillance products and services in the region. Over in the UK, D-Link has appointed Norbain as a distribution partner to help it increase its footprint with security resellers.

In other news, Canon and Ubiqz have entered a partnership to offer customers a complete network camera security solution for mid to high-end market segments. Lastly, projectiondesign®, based in Norway, has successfully completed the negotiations on acquiring long-standing partner and distributor projectiondesign LLC, the exclusive distributor of projectiondesign products in North America since 2004. Read more security news…



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