In today’s news round-up, reflecting on the future of security systems in the transportation market, Larry Anderson predicts an optimistic outlook for the vertical market in his latest expert commentary. Randy Southerland’s latest article identifies why so many security companies are favouring military veterans, employing them for various positions including manned guarding and management roles. In corporate news, IHS Analyst Jon Cropley has responded to the ground-breaking acquisition between Canon and Axis Communications, which he claims could be the start of a series of major acquisitions in 2015.

Also in corporate news, Samsung’s Peter Ainsworth outlines how increased processing technology of DSP chipsets in cameras is creating a new era for surveillance. In application news, Nedap has installed Automatic Vehicle Identification technology across airport terminals in order to monitor, control and optimise taxi access. Finally, GJD Manufacturing has announced its participation at  ISC West 2015, featuring its new Clarius Plus LED illuminators and curtain detector. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX AG has released details of the use of its technology by Polaritás-GM Ltd, a leader in specialist sport measurement systems to help ensure fair play at water events during the recent London 2012 Olympics. In events news, the recent 20th edition of Security Essen, which took place in Germany, has reaffirmed its position as the world’s most international civil security fair, with over 1,086 exhibitors from 40 nations attending the event. Over in Hong Kong, HSBC has announced that Chris Smith, Head of Security & Fraud Risk of HSBC (Asia Pacific), will speak on information security threats to banking at the ASIS 6th Asia-Pacific Security Forum & Exhibition.

In other events news, SALTO Systems will be exhibiting its latest standalone wire-free and wireless access control technology at the Global Security Summit, which will take place at London’s Olympia from the 10th to the 11th of October. Also at the summit, four of the leading UK-headquartered electronic security product manufacturers are combining forces to offer ‘best of breed’ technology integration for consultants, installers and end users worldwide. The founder members of the Harmony Alliance, Elmdene International Limited, GJD, Texecom and TDSi, are all recognised leaders in their respective fields. Read more security news…



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