In today’s news round-up, Dahua HDCVI Academy has announced Smartwares Security as its distribution partner. Under the distribution agreement, Smartwares Security will add Dahua HDCVI products to its portfolio. In application news, Eid Passport, Inc. has deployed HID Global’s ActivID Credential Management System (CMS) for its new Personal Identity Verification – Interoperable (PIV-I) managed service. Eid Passport’s service is targeted at commercial, government and military organisations that require the highest levels of identity assurance to secure sensitive physical and logical assets.

In application news, the University of York has been using IndigoVision’s IP Video Security Solutions to help safeguard its students. Some 450 IndigoVision cameras now watch over the university campus. Over in the US, Frank De Fina has joined SightLogix as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Frank was previously Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Samsung Techwin America. Finally, Green Gate Access Systems has been chosen as the distributor for SMOES vertically lifting gates in the Eastern part of the UK. The Avant gate product range from SMOES comprises vertically lifting gates that can be installed in locations not suitable for a standard gate. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, at the recent IFSEC tradeshow at London’s ExCeL, ASSA ABLOY’s key highlights included its battery powered online and offline locks, cylinders and escutcheons from the revolutionary Aperio® wireless locking technology portfolio. The products were also featured on 16 other OEM partner stands at the show. Panasonic also took the opportunity to showcase a range of its surveillance solutions, including the WJ-NV300 stand-alone recorder, which provides full feature IP video surveillance including viewing, recording, alarming, searching, networking and management.

In application news, VIVOTEK’s IP-based surveillance solution has been installed in a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the busy central business and finance district in Taipei City, Taiwan. To protect its guests and assets, the Landis Taipei Hotel deployed VIVOTEK’s video management software and 5 VIVOTEK camera models, including the Fisheye Fixed Dome Network Camera, Fixed Dome Network Camera, and Fixed Network Camera. In the UK, Green Gate Access Systems has completed the installation of a solar powered double gate automation project at Agrivert, a waste management solutions company. The solution has given Agrivert the ability to operate their gates remotely and provide an intercom system to a remote out of hours phone for visitors to the plant. Lastly, IndigoVision’s German team demonstrated the benefits of its IP video security solution to an exclusive audience in Munich. The event featured guest speaker Paul Heardman, British Consul-General for Munich. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, Jackloc has launched a campaign that aims to make window restrictors compulsory on all windows above ground-level. Jacklocs have been installed to improve safety and security in buildings such as private homes, care homes, hospitals, schools, hotels, student accomodation and high-rise flats all over the world. In corporate news, Navtech Radar has announced that they have entered a new 4 year Framework Contract with Trafikverket, Sweden’s national transport administration. The agreement evolved from working with Trafikverket on a surveillance project for the E4 motorway around Stockholm.

Over in China, QIHAN has won the title of “Guangdong Famous Brand Product 2013. The award is judged on several criteria including branding, product quality and environmental protection. In other corporate news, Green Gate Access Systems has helped the Princess Project to officially open its new office in Parkwood. Finally, a comprehensive test solution consisting of all necessary hardware, software and test benches to verify the OMAPI implementation will be available from SIMalliance member COMPRION. Read more security news…



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