In today’s news round-up, Z-Wave technology capabilities are to be demonstrated from Cho Oyu Mountain on the Tibet-Nepal border. Mariusz Malkowski will use his smartphone to remotely control various devices set up at the CEDIA Expo in Denver, USA. In application news, Identive has collaborated with the Land Transport Authority in Singapore to design new smart chip-based transit tickets for the country’s extensive rail network. The company has been awarded a three year, $3.9 million contract to supply the tickets, which include near field communication chips from Infineon Technologies.

In corporate news, Smart Media Innovations has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Programme. The company’s Mobile Verification product suite interfaces with OnGuard’s access control system and allows a handheld device to be used as a reader displaying cardholder details. In events news, TB Forum is to dedicate an exhibition at its 2014 event to firefighting technologies. 31% of last year’s visitors expressed their interest in having a dedicated fire safety and products exhibition at the forum. Finally, Revader is to introduce its new range of robust video security solutions at DSEI 2013. The company’s new robust high specification products are ballistics resistant and designed for quick installation. Read more security news…

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