In today’s news weekly round-up, a new report from IMS Research has predicted that the Americas market for security systems integration will exceed $30 billion in 2016, and will grow at an average rate of more than 7 percent until then. In application news, Bosch’s AutoDome and FlexiDome cameras have been selected by Changi Airport in Singapore to help keep the airport secure. Over in the UK, G4S Technology has announced that it will provide a new smartcard system for thousands of students and staff at Newcastle University.

In events news, the recent Global Security Summit at London’s Olympia exhibition centre provided an ideal backdrop for the high profile launch of the Harmony Alliance, a solutions-driven initiative created by four leading UK-headquartered electronic security product manufacturers. Finally, REACT is showcasing one of the first public demonstrations of an in-camera real-time analytics solution at the IP EXPO in London this week. 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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