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…

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In today’s news round-up, Dahua Technology has joined the HDcctv Alliance as a Steering Member and taken positions on the body’s board of directors. The company hopes that its participation as a Steering Member will accelerate the worldwide migration to HD surveillance. In application news, ADT has supplied Leicester City Football Club’s stadium with an IP CCTV security system to replace the stadium’s previous analogue security system. The entire installation took 6 weeks and included replacing some of the existing coaxial cable runs to Ethernet to allow the use of HD CCTV.

In corporate news, Octavian Security has been shortlisted as a finalist for the “Customer Care Initiative of the Year” award at the 2013 Security Excellence Awards. The company was chosen due to its commitment to improvement, innovation and client satisfaction. In other corporate news, Skills for Security has announced the appointment of Terri Jones as its new Director General. The company is confident that Terri will provide it with strategic direction, focusing on new business generation while assuming responsibility for its financial and commercial performance. Finally, Elbit Systems announced recently that its Australian subsidiary has been awarded a $32 million (USD) contract by the Australian Federal Police. The company is to supply the AFP with an investigation, intelligence and incident management solution over a four-year period. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, VIVOTEK recently hosted its ‘I Love VVTK’ party. VIVOTEK’s partners gathered from around the world in Taipei to participate in the annual Secutech Taipei security exhibition and VIVOTEK took advantage of this opportunity to hold the party. In events news, Ingersoll Rand has won the “Best Buildings and Facilities Protection Innovation” award for its range of Automatic Bomb Blast Doors at the Counter Terror Expo Excellence Awards 2013. The superior range of bomb blast doors, which have been applied at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 and Kings Cross train station in London, are already providing essential protection for passengers and commuters across the UK.

In other events news, Canon Europe will showcase its complete range of network cameras at IFSEC 2013. Canon will meet with existing and prospective partners, distributors, systems integrators and resellers to showcase the strength of its growing network camera portfolio. In corporate news, The Security Institute has announced Emma Shaw as its new Chairman. Working alongside her fellow Directors, she will help take the organisation to its next stage of development by ensuring that it continues to meet the needs of its growing membership. Finally, Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary has won a contract to supply electro-optic observation systems to Savis Tecnologia. The electro-optic systems will be supplied in 2014 as part of the first phase of the Brazilian multi-year “Sisfron” Integrated Border Monitoring System. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, CEM systems has been awarded a contract to secure Auckland Airport in New Zealand. In events news, Barix will showcase its new IP paging solution at ISC West 2013, which takes place in Las Vegas in April. Over in Singapore, Synectics has collaborated with Bricomp International to demonstrate information integration at AeroXchange 2013.

In corporate news, IDIS has appointed John Fisk as Product Manager. John will lead product management for the suite of high-definition video solutions due to be launched at this year’s IFSEC International. Finally, Elbit systems’ subsidiary has won a contract to supply Electric Warfare systems for multipurpose land missions. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Asis International’s Chairman, Eduard J. Emde, has been identified as one of the 10 most influential people in the security and fire industry, according to a list compiled by IFSEC. In application news, Morse Watchmans KeyWatcher key control system has been installed at the Birmingham Marriott Hotel. J&S Franklin has recently announced a further order for their Defencell Force Protection System, which is engineered to defend against artillery, mortars and other heavy fragmenting weapons.

In other application news, Navtech Radar has installed its AdvanceGuard Radar Solution at Bristol airport. The new solution covers surveillance and monitoring of a critical point (CP) within the airport where barriers would not be practical. Finally, Elbit Systems has collaborated with Windward to offer integrated maritime solutions for the Indian authorities. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Elbit Systems has won a contract to supply long-range observation and target acquisition systems to the Israel Ministry of Defence. CNL Software has announced the extension of its global development partner community, IPSCDevNet™. The programme provides members with a range of benefits including revenue generation opportunities. In application news, Corps Security have been chosen to safeguard East Surrey Hospital with 24/7 manned guarding and mobile response services.

In events news, the ASIS 4th Middle East Security Conference and Exhibition will take place under the patronage of the Deputy Ruler of Dubai. The event takes place on 17-19 February 2013 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City. Finally, this week’s  Intersec 2013 will see VidSys demonstrate their PSIM software. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, BriefCam has announced a partnership with leading North American systems integrator Convergint Technologies. Convergint customers will now be able to benefit from BriefCam’s award-winning Video Synopsis, which allows users to browse hours of video in minutes. In response to robust demand, SeeView Security has announced that it is launching a formal programme to address the needs of large-scale data centres, which are increasingly used for cloud computing applications.

In application news, Cassidian has delivered the new Yas Island Event Management Room to the Abu Dhabi Security Committee. It was successfully operated in order to ensure the security of all events and concerts around the 2011Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race. Over in Dubai, Tecom Investments has centralised its security for 24 buildings in three technology parks with artec’s MULTIEYE-HYBRID® video surveillance solution. In Germany, nine Bavarian casinos will have their surveillance operations completely transformed with the installation of a fully digital IP video solution from IndigoVision.  Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, FutureSentry has entered into a strategic agreement with Sun Surveillance, a South Carolina-based wireless security technology provider. The agreement will enable FutureSentry to bring to market a solar-powered FutureSentry First Responder unit that is ideal for areas with limited access to power or cabling. Also in corporate news, Schneider Electric and ULIS have joined forces to bring infrared technology to camera surveillance. In application news, Elbit Systems has won a contract with IMOD to manage a communications equipment project. Over in the US, NLSS Gateway has become the chosen campus security management system provider for Culver City Unified School District.

In events news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will attend the forthcoming Total Workplace Management (TWM) exhibition, set to take place at London Olympia next week. At the exhibition, the BSIA will advise facilities managers on Information Destruction (ID) best practice and underline the growing security and financial implications for organisations that fail to take rigorous and timely steps to dispose of their data. Read more security news…

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