In today’s news round-up, Nexus Technology has merged with vps ID Systeme, the identity management specialist. The merger was driven by vps ID Systeme’s employees and customers following several years of collaboration between the companies. In events news, Axis Security has been selected as a finalist in three categories at this year’s Security Excellence Awards. The categories are “Security Guarding Company of the Year”, “ACS Champion of the Year”, and “Security Manager of the Year”. Trophies will be awarded to the winners in October at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane.

In application news, Fastlane turnstiles have been installed at the Mary Rose Museum as part of a £27 million new facility. The Glasswing units which replicate the original shape of the Mary Rose allow users to access the museum without any staff intervention. In corporate news, IMS Research has published a new report on the global door phone market. According to the report entitled “The World Market for Audio and Video Door Phones”, the video door phone market is set to grow and will account for 50% of unit shipments in 2017. Finally, Reliance High-Tech’s focus on IT centric solutions has stimulated growth across integrated IP and Physical Security Information Management. The strategy has yielded a diversity of new customers including Pfizer, Newell Rubbermaid and Loughborough University and resulted in major projects with EDF Energy Nuclear New Build and a new deep-sea container port and logistics park in the Thames Estuary. Read more security news…

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