In today’s weekly round-up, Schneider Electric has been ranked 9th in the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. The Global 100 is determined using twelve quantitative sustainability indicators, including the amount of revenue companies generate per unit of energy consumed and lost-time injury rate. In events news, ASSA ABLOY hopes to expand its presence in the Middle East market after seeing a high demand for its wireless SMARTair™ and Aperio® products at Intersec 2015. Also in events news, Matrox has announced its participation at both the ISE and DSE tradeshows which will feature the Matrox Avio KVM extender for use with the Portalis pro-xi® workstation integrator.

Our Expert Panel discusses how governments and other authoritative bodies manage public privacy objections on newly installed CCTV in our latest Round table article. Finally, Axis Communications has introduced Andrew Martin as retail business development manager to its northern European senior management team. Andrew has worked in retail security, loss prevention and operations for over 25 years. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, our Expert Panel discusses how governments and other authoritative bodies manage public privacy objections on newly installed CCTV in our latest Round table article. In corporate news, Mayflex has formed an agreement to distribute the ISONAS range of access control products in the UK and UAE. Meyertech has announced that its ONVIF conformant CCTV solutions range will be showcased at Yorkshire & Humberside Partners Business Crime 2015. Also in the UK, Corps Security has appointed Ralph Davies as Business Development Director. He will be responsible for implementing a strategic growth plan and new market approaches.

In events news, Matrox has announced its participation at both the ISE and DSE tradeshows which will feature the Matrox Avio KVM extender for use with the Portalis pro-xi® workstation integrator. Over in the Middle East, iOmniscient security has secured the Qatar International Islamic Bank, using patented IQ-180 software to detect skimming devices on ATM machines. Finally, our Editor Larry Anderson outlines the innovations that are disrupting the access control marketRead more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems has implemented its XProtect® video management software throughout a chain of KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks locations in New Zealand. The installations were introduced to reduce the number of thefts and measure the day-to-day operations efficiently. In corporate news, OnSSI has received the Axis Communications 2014 Application Development Partner (ADP) award in the Caribbean region. Customers have recognised the strength of pairing the reliability of the Ocularis software with the Axis IP cameras.

Over in Sweden, Automatic Systems has supplied traffic barriers to the Norra länken motorway project through its local partner Swarco. The barriers are integrated within the sophisticated traffic control and security systems deployed in the region and nationwide. Also in application news, Idesco has deployed a one-of-a-kind combined access control and rescue control system designed specifically for mining environments as part of Pyhäsalmi Mine’s ongoing effort to improve work safety. Finally, Matrox Graphics has recently announced that its graphic cards have been validated for use alongside the Mura MPX-based video wall controllers to power up to four independent console displays. The Matrox Mura MPX-based video walls will be on display at the upcoming ISE and DSE tradeshows. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, a new partnership between Bosch Security Systems and Streaming Networks will deliver integrated license plate recognition functionality within the Video Management System (VMS) v4.5 from Bosch. The companies are working together to give customers greater capabilities for gathering vehicle information as part of their security surveillance infrastructure. In events news, PTZ Security, an AxxonSoft-certified distributor, will showcase Axxon Next at Denmark’s SecurityUser Expo 2013. The next generation, open-platform video management software will be demonstrated to security distributors, wholesalers and systems integrators.

In other events news, Cassidian will present its new OMS 200 low-profile optronic mast at this year’s DSEI exhibition, which opens today in London. Using newly developed passive sensors, the system improves reconnaissance capabilities. In corporate news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) recently announced that its membership now includes all of the UK’s Top 10 security guarding companies, following the recent admission of The Shield Group Limited. Finally, Bernhard Sommer has been appointed Chairman of the Management Board at SimonsVoss Technologies and will be responsible for new partnerships with value added resellers. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, TDSi has sponsored a new kit for Longfleet Youth Football Club’s Under 8s Cubs team. The club is currently running 17 teams with age groups running from U6s to U15s, and celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. In application news, Hytera DMR Radios have been used to provide secure communication during filming of an Arctic documentary. Benjamin Pothier opted for the Hytera PD78X since it offered a superior solution with both analogue and digital capabilities.

In corporate news, INSIDE Secure has recently announced that semiconductor maker Telechips has embedded the INSIDE DRM Fusion Agent solutions into its newest family of set-top box multimedia application processors. Using INSIDE Secure’s solutions, Telechips is able to more easily provide manufacturers with standards-compliant premium content protection for HD set-top boxes. In events news, Elbit Systems are to present an array of cutting edge solutions at this year’s Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEi) exhibition in September. The exhibit will include solutions for communications, fighting vehicles and unmanned aircraft. Finally, Government officials, entrepreneurs and leading academics gathered in London’s Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre to mark the start of this year’s Securing Asia summit. The event took place over two days, and included presentations, workshops, exhibitions and networking events.  Read more security news…


On today’s weekly round-up, the Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition (DSEi 2011) is showcasing the latest equipment and systems for the defence and security industry. With over 1,300 exhibitors, it is the world’s largest integrated defence and security expo. The new Open-Area Smoke Imaging Detection (OSI) product by Xtralis has won the 2011 ASIS Accolades competition. OSID is the only life safety smoke detection product to receive three esteemed accolades in 2011.

In application news, SALTO has provided access control solutions for GRAHAM, one of the UK’s leading construction and project investment companies. The company has installed stand-alone access control systems in its offices throughout the UK and Ireland. Over in Spain, Cassidian’s technology has been chosen to help secure the Pope’s visit to Madrid for World Youth Day (WYD). Additionally, Cassidian’s TETRA network for emergency response has secured the 26th Universiade games in Shenzhen. Read more security news…



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