On today’s weekly round-up, Canon Europe has entered a partnership with Genitech to increase its presence in the French network camera market. Genitech is now offering its customers in France Canon’s full range of network cameras. Also in corporate news, sensitive to environmental considerations in the security and video surveillance industry, Panasonic will begin manufacturing products in energy-efficient facilities and will be using fewer hazardous materials as well. Over in Spain, Zucchetti Axess recently implemented an employee time & attendance system for Airbus using multifunctional LEGIC read & write terminals.

In other application news, Idesco’s Cardea reader has been employed in Electric RaceAbout (E-RA), an electric sportscar jointly developed by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Lahti University of Applied Sciences and Lappeenranta University of Technology. Over in Paris, HID Global’s Secure Identity ObjectÔ (SIO) technology has won a CARTES & IDentification 2011 SESAME award for the most innovative solution of the year. Read more security news…

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