In today’s news round-up, in light of the news of Canon’s $2.8 billion offer to buy Axis, our Expert Panel highlights some of the other surprising developments in the security industry over the last 12 months. Focusing on the social unrest within the European Union financial market, Jeremy Malies looks at how this has impacted the physical security budgets in the public sector. On the topic of drones, Vicki Contavespi highlights the recent incident that occurred at the White House involving the popular gadget.

In corporate news, ASSA ABLOY has offered educational premises a more affordable, efficient access control solutions in order to reduce energy costs. Finally, Amthal Fire & Security has introduced a new campaign offering guidance to schools on how to choose the right solutions to create safer environments. Read more security news…


On today’s round-up, it’s all about security applications. Starting in India, AMG Systems’ ruggedised Ethernet switches have been chosen by ITNL to monitor India’s new 119 km addition to Highway No 8, which the company is implementing as build, operate and transfer (BOT) on behalf of the Indian Government’s ministry of road transport & highways. Over in North America, Verint Systems’ IP video management solution is proving most effective in helping to ensure a safe learning and working environment for a top university’s students, faculty and staff. To help manage time and attendance across their branch offices, the Finnish Government have opted for Idesco’s Access Touch access control solution.

In corporate news, March Networks and the Milcon Gulf Group have joined forces to meet the growing demands for IP video solutions in Southeast Asia and parts of the Middle East. Another partnership that is proving fruitful has been formed between ComNet and Code Blue, who have joined to provide improved product quality and customer support. Read more security news…



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