In today’s news round-up, IDIS and Maxxess showcased their powerful video and access control functionality on the IDIS stand at this year’s IFSEC. The two companies have joined forces to integrate DirectIP™ surveillance into the Maxxess eFusion™ security management platform. In corporate news, Y3K has announced a strategic distribution partnership with WF Senate, part of the Rexel Group. WF Senate will become the main distribution channel for Y3K and its full range of HD CCTV and security products.

In application news, Green Gate Access Systems has finalised the installation of a solar powered double gate automation project at waste management solutions company Agrivert. The gates have a 6 way GSM intercom, key code and daily open timer. In events news, Fermax has unveiled its latest technological developments at various key security events in Europe, Asia, and America. The company has attended events including Securitex, MIPS and IFSEC so far this year. Finally, Global Gaming Expo Asia 2014 has announced that it attracted 36 percent more visitors than 2013. The event saw a record breaking attendance of 8,233 this year. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has implemented Quantum Secure’s SAFE for Aviation software to help with vetting and issuing badges to airport workers. The SAFE for Aviation solution provides a comprehensive security credential management solution that keeps track of over 20,000 staff. In corporate news, IdentiSys has announced several organisational changes. Michael Shields II has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President of Sales and will oversee Senior Vice President Joe Wright, as well as three additional directors of sales.

Over in Germany, the International Forum of Design has awarded its prestigious “IF Label” to Fermax’s SMILE monitor. The award recognises the most well designed products each year and is the second award the SMILE monitor has received alongside last summer’s prestigious Delta Selection award.  In events news, the sixth Kuwait Info Security Forum will be held on the 7th-8th May 2014. Companies from the region will be showcasing the latest innovations in access control, biometrics, data encryption, and disaster planning. Finally, Napco has announced the launch of its updated website. The new site has a fresh new look and the user-friendly navigation provides easy access to security solutions, quick resources, technical support, products, upcoming events and more. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX AG has released details of a successful project at Emsworth Yacht Harbour (EYH) in Chichester. The solution combines day and night site monitoring and wireless connectivity for number plate recognition. It also provides a visual guide to weather conditions for prospective visitors. In application news, renowned wildlife photographer Simon King has revealed that he uses VIVOTEK’s IP8332-C and IP8152 cameras to capture footage of animals in various locations around the UK.

In corporate news, IDIS has announced a strategic partnership with surveillance distributor iCentre HD. The partnership allows iCentre HD to offer IDIS’ DirectIP solutions across the UK. Over in India, Matrix Comsec will present its access control and video surveillance solutions at this year’s IFSEC India 2013, which takes place this week in Greater Noida. Finally, this year’s CPSE China Public Security Expo 2013 saw Fermax present its monitors and video door entry systems to an audience of 120,000 visitors. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Ingersoll Rand has recently announced that Sielox Pinnacle server customers can now integrate Schlage wireless AD-Series electronic locks to create a cost-effective, scalable access control solution. The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has produced a short guide outlining the key points of a new Publicly Available Specification (PAS) that provides a method of assessing the performance of a forensic code. In other corporate news, Fermax has announced that it sponsored the Saudi Arabia team at the COTIF 2012 football tournament, which was held this August.  As well as sponsoring the team, Fermax also wanted to reinforce the brand’s commitment to the Middle East Area.

Over in Germany, Basler AG has expanded its camera production at the company headquarters in Ahrensburg. Basler has doubled the size of its production area for circuit boards to accommodate an additional state-of-the-art production line. In events news, MicroPower Technologies Inc. will demonstrate the rich functionality of its Helios video surveillance system at ASIS 2012, being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre in Philadelphia. At booth #659, conference attendees will be able to see at first-hand the reduction in deployment cost and time that the system offers without compromising performance, video quality or reliability. Read more security news…



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