In today’s weekly news round-up, SourceSecurity.com Editor Larry Anderson has provided an assessment of the benefits of IFSEC 2014 after the final day of the show. Larry discusses new developments and opportunities which were presented at the three-day event in London. In corporate news, the news of Google-owned Nest Labs entering into an agreement to buy Dropcam for $555 million has sent shock waves within the home automation market. Larry has also commented on this topical news item in his recent Security Beat article on Apple’s entry into the home automation market.

In application news, IndigoVision’s solution is being used to protect spectators at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Other recent IndigoVision projects in Brazil include the Brazilian Ministry of Work and Sao Paulo International Airport. Meanwhile, ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio wireless locks have been installed at Technology Park Písek in South Bohemia, Czech Republic. The online functionality enables facilities managers at Technology Park Písek to conduct instant security audits, and to issue or revoke access rights at the click of a mouse. Finally, Hikvision has been ranked as the world’s largest CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment provider in 2013 by IHS, with a dominant 10.9% market share. This is up by more than a third, from 8% in 2012, according to the latest report from IHS Inc. Read more security news…

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