In today’s news round-up, IHS reported that global unit shipments of smart cards are expected to rise by 2.1 billion from 2014 through 2019 — about equal to the combined populations of China, the United States, Indonesia and Brazil. In application news, VIVOTEK IP cameras have been deployed in a factory based in India. A total of 96 IP cameras across 12 models were installed in the factory to help monitor entrance and exit points, as the vicinity sees a multitude of large trucks with trailers and other vehicles.

In events news, at the upcoming Security ESSEN tradeshow held in Germany, ABUS will be demonstrating a range of mechanical and electronic components; alarm systems and video surveillance are combined into integral security solutions. At ASIS International 2014, CNL Software will be showcasing the latest release of its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution. The solution enhances business intelligence gathering: enabling the mapping of incident trends and ensuring the highlighting of weaknesses to inform future security investment. Lastly, in corporate news, following the British Security Industry Association’s AGM, Elmdene Ltd’s Managing Director, Ian Moore, has been appointed Chairman of the Association’s dedicated Export Council. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems presented a number of new additions to its XProtect 2014 suite products at this year’s IFSEC 2014. A full range of camera partners and solution partners also presented at the Milestone booth, showcasing the continuing power of open platform technology and the ever-expanding partner ecosystem. In corporate news, Dallmeier’s Panomera Truck will return to the road in September 2014. The roadshow will make a number of European stops including this year’s Security Essen in Germany.

Over in Amsterdam, SANS will host the 2014 European ICS Security Summit and additional training courses in September. The event brings together program managers, control systems engineers, IT security professionals and critical infrastructure protection specialists. In other corporate news, Synology UK has announced that it will unveil developments to its DiskStation Manager operating System at a launch event in London. Finally, Elmdene has highlighted 5 key aspects for purchasers to ensure their security solutions are fit-for-purpose. The company believes that greater attention needs to be paid to the quality and performance of power supply units for security and fire systems. Read more security news…



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