On today’s news round-up, HID Global’s network access control and biometric reader solutions have been selected by the Dental Council of India (DCI) to streamline their time and attendance management system. At Roger Williams University, Johnson Controls has implemented an efficient, cost-effective way to manage security access for students, faculty and staff across the 140-acre campus. For those attending IFSEC 2011, Magnet Schultz Ltd. will unveil a series of custom solenoid application solutions at the show.

In corporate news, Geonovo has redesigned the packaging for its Romad RSP-100 lone worker protection device as part of an ongoing effort to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Lastly, Jeremy Morton has joined CNL Software as its new Director of Sales. Read more security news…


We kick off the news round-up with not one, but two articles from IMS Research on possible video surveillance trends to watch out for in 2011. They have predicted that the commercial thermal security market will expand rapidly as more vendors offer “affordable” thermal cameras to existing customer bases. IMS also reports that India’s video surveillance boom may be as big as China’s in the coming years. In events news, at this year’s BSEC exhibition, ASSA ABLOY will be showcasing its smart locking system as part of a wide range of integrated security solutions for schools.

In other news, a merger between the subsidiaries of Cassidian and Atlas Elektronik has formed a new company under the name of SIGNALIS that will provide maritime safety and security solutions. Lastly, Peter Lusty has been appointed as Chief Executive by GPS personal tracking expert Geonovo Ltd. Read more security news…



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