In today’s weekly news round-up, Keyscan has been acquired by Kaba Holding. The acquisition of Keyscan will strengthen both companies’ product offerings throughout the Americas. Also in corporate news, Genetec has announced the appointment of Canadian businessman Georges Karam to Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Karam will be responsible for setting the company’s global commercial strategy and organisational development trajectory to drive business growth and market share for Genetec.

In application news, ASSA ABLOY Mobile Access for Hospitality went live recently when Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. introduced SPG® Keyless, a keyless entry system allowing Starwood Preferred Guest® members to use their smartphone as a key. Over in Germany, Bosch video surveillance solutions have been deployed in the MesseTurm high-rise building in Frankfurt to protect tenants, visitors and suppliers. The video solution is operated via three comfortable operator workstations, giving security personnel a clear view of all protected areas at all times. Finally, SALTO is set to exhibit at Transport Security Expo in London from Tuesday 2nd December to Wednesday 3rd December 2014. The show is the perfect location for SALTO to showcase their wide range of contactless access control solutions which are already used by Heathrow Airport, British Airways, DHL, Munich Airport, Ireland West Airport Knock and many more. Read more security news…

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