In today’s news round-up, HID Global will demonstrate its new FARGO HDPii Plus Card Printer/Encoder at CARTES America 2013, which closes this week. Featuring the company’s fifth generation of High Definition Printing (HDP) technology, the new HDPii Plus enables the secure, instant issuance of both ISO magnetic swipe and contact/contactless EMV cards. In other events news, AxxonSoft will celebrate its 10th birthday at this year’s IFSEC International 2013. At the event, AxxonSoft will present version 3.1 of its Axxon Next open platform video management software (VMS).

In corporate news, Octavian Security has been announced as a finalist for the Nottingham Post Business Awards, which take place tomorrow. In other corporate news, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a revised edition of its CCTV users’ logbook, to reflect recent developments relating to industry standards and governance. Finally, Connexion2′s new 8 Series Identicom has been shortlisted for the “Lone Worker Protection Solutions of The Year” award at the IFSEC and FIREX Awards 2013. Launched at IFSEC last year, Connexion2’s 8 Series Identicom range has proved immensely popular due to its smaller size and extended functionality. Read more security news…


In today’s weekly news round-up, Panasonic’s AW-HE50 HD cameras have been chosen to shoot the follow-up series of an award-winning documentary. The Panasonic AW-HE50 was chosen due to its small and versatile form, as well as its lens and pan-tilt functionality. Also in the UK, Vicon has appointed Steve Green as Sales Manager for its northern UK sales territory. Steve comes to Vicon with over 12 years of experience within the UK security market.

In events news, UBM Live has officially launched IFSEC International and FIREX International‘s move to ExCel London in 2014. IFSEC International has had overwhelming support for the move to London, with exhibitors already committing to stand positions in 2014. In other events news, Connexion2 will unveil its lone worker solutions at IFSEC 2013, including the Identicom 877c and the first dedicated lone worker device to feature a camera function. Finally, Suprema Inc. has reported revenue growth in 2012, with a net profit increase of 148.6% from the previous year. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, UBM Live has officially launched IFSEC International and FIREX International‘s move to ExCel London. The state of the art London venue will host all four shows under one roof from 17th-19th June 2014. In application news, IndigoVision’s IP video security solution has been deployed by Zambian Electricity Supply Company LTD (ZESCO). ZESCO installed the cameras as part of its project to minimise the use of armed guards and create an integrated security system.

In other application news, Vital Technology’s SCADA system has been installed at the UK’s Medway Tunnel. In corporate news, the British Security Industry Association has launched a series of seminars and exhibitions aimed at exploring the latest developments in the CCTV sector. Finally, Streit Group has showcased its armoured protection vehicle at the Security and Policing Exhibition 2013, which took place between 12th-14th March. Read more security news…



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