In today’s weekly news round-up, the Supervisory Board of Mobotix AG has appointed Dr. Tristan Haage as a new member of the Management Board for the area of Sales. With his appointment, Mobotix gains a leader with many years of management experience in international sales. In corporate news, AD Group has recruited two new product managers, Usmon Khadim and Matthew Flaherty, to manage the complete product life cycle and ensure AD Group continues to realign and re-position its differentiated product and technology solutions with its target market sectors and sales channels.

Over in the US, Avigilon recently announced its acquisition of ObjectVideo’s 76 US and international patents and over 50 US and international patent applications for US$80.3 million. Also in corporate news, SALTO Systems will be displaying their new mobile technology for food service industry at the Horecava 2015 taking place from 12-15 January at the RAI International Exhibition & Conference Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Finally, VIVOTEK has installed high-coverage, low-profile fixed-dome network cameras to the newly opened Lublin City Culture Centre in Lublin, the largest city in Eastern Poland. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, we bring you the background of the Norbain sale. Read more about it here. Dedicated Micros has recently announced that it has sealed a strategic partnership in the UK, with Midwich Security – the Security Division of Midwich, the highly successful AV Distributor. Over in Brazil, Lumidigm has announced that it is deploying fingerprint sensors into automated teller machines (ATMs) of Brazil’s second largest state-owned bank, CAIXA, via partners Diebold Incorporated and Griaule.

In application news, AMG-Panogenics has announced that its PanoCam360 5 Megapixel camera has been selected by London’s Southbank Centre for “The Cube” by Electrolux. In events news, iOmniscient has just received the PACE Zenith Award in the “Mining, Minerals & Exploration Industries in Australia” category for its implementation of iQ-Oil & Gas for British Petroleum in Azerbaijan. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Texecom has launched a free online forum where customers and industry professionals can ask questions, discuss and learn about new developments from the company and within the security industry. Oncam Global also announced it has taken full ownership of Grandeye, the 360-degree innovator.  To reflect the importance of the acquisition, the combined company will now be known as Oncam Grandeye. As an Official Worldwide Olympic Partner, Panasonic has been given access to a number of London Prepares test events and has commissioned Tom Dunmore, former editor-in-chief of Stuff magazine, to prepare a series of short videos on the test events, giving viewers behind the scenes access to London 2012.

In application news, Standard Water Control has installed the MobileCamViewer surveillance application from mobiDEOS into its security systems. In events news, SANS London 2012 will be moving from its traditional venue at East London’s Excel conference centre to the Grand Connaught Rooms in vibrant Covent Garden. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Dedicated Micros has announced that despite the current issues with the worldwide supply of hard drives, after the floods in Thailand affected production, it will hold off any potential additional surcharges until after the 30th of November 2011. Also in corporate news, Octavian Security has been awarded membership for the British Parking Association’s Approved Operator Scheme for car park security in the UK. Over in Finland, Idesco’s Cardea reader has proven to be an outstanding performer in the country’s Electric RaceAbout sportscar immobiliser system.

ievo has been celebrating its second year trading with some very special announcements, such as releasing details regarding changes and updates in its security products in the market. Over in Spain, the Sheraton Hotel Santa María de El Paular has invested in SANYO’s Full HD cameras to create a safe environment for its guests whilst deterring and detecting potential thieves. Read more security news…

 

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On today’s news round-up, the National Bank of Kuwait was fitted with an ATM surveillance solution from Dedicated Micros. The system comprised of an advanced NetVu Connected CCTV solution is focused on the centralised monitoring of all of the bank’s branches and critical ATM infrastructure. Samsung has released new dates for its “Technology Days“, where industry professionals will be able to get an insight on Samsung’s new security systems and prospects in the surveillance market.

In other news, Cassidian has announced its successful role out of Sweden’s radio communication network ‘RAKEL’. The network will give user organisations the possibility to cooperate fully on a national scale. Wavestore has appointed Bryan Osborne as the new UK Sales Manager responsible for developing relationships with consultants. Lastly, IMS Research examines the real potential of the video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) market. Read more security news…

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On today’s weekly round-up, we take a look at the week that was. At this year’s Intersec 2011, the top players in the security world were out to showcase their latest product innovations. Dedicated Micros launched its new CamVu500 IP camera, optimised for Closed IPTV, and also exhibited the Closed IPTV model of its powerful DVR/NVR SD Advanced. Also on show was a wide range of access control and door entry solutions from Access Control Technology. At a special night time test and seminar event, CBC demonstrated its expanding range of innovative low light CCTV systems.

In corporate news, Geutebruck opened a new sales office in Johannesburg, South Africa. HID announced that its RFID reader module was chosen by DESKO for its Personal Identification Mini Dock (PIMD) identity-checking system. At Altronix, Ronnie Pennington was recruited as National Accounts Manager. Lastly, in application news, Raytec has installed Infra Red illuminators in one of the most remote bat caves in the world; take a look at the footage. Read more security news…

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In today’s round-up, crossing over from security into the world of motorsport, AD Group’s Mike Newton and his team have received the prestigious Woolf Barnato Trophy from the BRDC (British Racing Drivers Club) which recognises the highest-placed British or Commonwealth driver in a British car in the Le Mans 24 Hours race. Milestone Systems is also a winner as it is named the Axis Development Partner of the Year by Axis Communications.

In other news, there is a new Regional Manager at Axis Security as David Asquith has been appointed for the role. At the Down to Earth recycling centre near Scunthorpe, Optex intruder detectors are protecting plant machinery and preventing diesel from being stolen. Lastly, Alpro has announced that it will be exhibiting its electro-mechanical access control products at Ecobuild 2011 at Excel, London. Read more security news…

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Looking back at the top stories of the week so far, we begin with a news piece from ONVIF Chairman, Jonas Anderson. Since its inception, the uptake of the ONVIF standard has grown rapidly; in this article Jonas gave us the lowdown on the success and importance of the open standard. Hikvision was celebrating as it was ranked in Security 50 for the fifth consecutive year. Genetec was also a winner as it was rated the 425th fastest growing company in Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500. In events news, Dedicated Micros announced that it will be showcasing its award-winning Closed IPTV solution at a series of roadshows across the UK.

In application news, Milestone reported that its video management software solution was installed in the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa as part of an upgrade to the hotel’s security. In Germany, utility provider Stadftwerke Parchim deployed Alvarion’s CCTV transmission system to help monitor their network of utilities substations at all times and in any weather conditions. In former cultural capital of Europe, Liverpool, Traka’s electronic access management system was chosen to manage over 200 fork trucks and other material at Jaguar Land Rover’s site. Read more security news…

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We start the news round-up with a story that gripped the world: the story of the Chilean miners’ rescue. Vivotek has reported that it played a vital role in the dramatic operation as its network cameras were installed in the transport capsule which was used pull the miners to safety. At the IP Expo taking place at London’s Earls Court 2, Dedicated Micros will be speaking on IP video storage and security issues. Those interested in biometrics face recognition solutions will be able to visit the Cognitec Systems stand at the Biometrics 2010 conference.

In other news, Axis Communications released a demo showing the benefits of increased image resolution in HDTV/megapixel network cameras, while at Southend University Hospital, the largest MOBOTIX all-digital high resolution CCTV system in an NHS facility was installed. Finally, SALTO hosted their first successful access control seminar in the Faroe Islands to provide industry professionals with a hands-on opportunity to explore the SALTO product line. Read more news…

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In today’s potted selection of security news, Dedicated Micros is using its sponsorship of the “Security Consultant of the Year” category at the Security Excellence Awards in order to promote its Closed IPTV capabilities. At Southend University Hospital, MOBOTIX has installed HD CCTV, the largest MOBOTIX all-digital high resolution CCTV system in an NHS facility to date.

In an ASIS rundown, Keeneo demonstrated video analytics integration with Milestone, while Videx VP of Sales & Marketing James McGowan spoke on the company’s access control offerings at the ASIS “Solutions Theatre”. Finally, FreeSpace Networks have netted Amu Koria as its new Business Development Manager for wireless surveillance. Read more security news…

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