In today’s news round-up, Verint Systems has announced that St. James’ School, a private Catholic school in Stratford, Connecticut, has employed its Verint Video Management Software™ (VMS) solution to boost security and help safeguard students and staff. The school will now benefit from new video surveillance cameras covering all key areas inside and outside the building. In events news, Frontier Security launched the newest updates to its Frontier R4 security management solution at the 2014 Every Building Conference & Expo in Orlando. The enhancements to the solution are designed to meet the needs of customers who are looking for an enterprise-class and extremely reliable integrated security solution with an intuitive web-based interface.

In application news, SilverNet’s Wireless network has been deployed as part of a project to upgrade Watford town centre’s video surveillance system. The system has been designed to help police respond quickly to any incidents, whilst also providing the opportunity to monitor traffic flow and the supply of live updates for the Highways Authority. In corporate news, Hikvision has been ranked as the world’s largest CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment provider in 2013, 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. Finally, COMPRO Technology Inc. has launched the Compro TN900RW, the world’s first IP Camera that can control home appliances. Read more security news…

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