On today’s weekly round-up, we begin with Avigilon, who has installed its HD surveillance solution at the Rogers Centre, one of Toronto’s top tourist attractions. In New Jersey, Harrison Police Department has deployed IndigoVision’s IP video technology to improve its incident response. Moving to the healthcare sector, US hospital Brooke Army Medical Centre (BAMC) has upgraded its video surveillance capabilities, thanks to NICE Systems Ltd. At the Le Mans MMArena in France, Milestone Systems open platform software and Sony HD cameras are helping to keep the stadium and visiting fans safe and secure.

In other news, Ingersoll-Rand and CNL Software have joined hands in order to provide customised technology solutions to healthcare units. On the same note, Panasonic has teamed up with Richmond Electrical Wholesalers (REW) to distribute security systems in Ireland. Lastly, SightLogix President & CEO John Romanowich received the Security Industry Association (SIA) “Statesman Award” on June 21 during SIA’s 2011 Government Summit in Washington, DC. Read more security news…


Looking back at the top stories of the week, we begin with Bosch, who is celebrating a double anniversary and raising money for the “Children in Need” charity in the UK. The founder of Octavian Security is also giving back as he has fulfilled a life-long dream by taking to the pitch at Everton FC, helping to raise £10,000 for charity in the process. In application news, Palmer’s sixth form college in Grays, Essex has updated its CCTV security system with HD technology from SANYO.

In corporate news, Paul de Jong has joined Sanyo Video Vertrieb AG as a new management board member, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in the fields of production, sales and marketing. IP video software provider Milestone has doubled its UK team and set up new offices whilst expecting to boost numbers again by the end of the year. Lastly, Siqura declared that its analogue and IP cameras are now UL-certified, joining the codecs, switches and fibre optic solutions in the Siqura UL listing. Read more security news…


On today’s weekly round-up, Looking back at IFSEC 2011, the SourceSecurity.com team has pulled together highlights from the show in pictures. In application news, ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio locking system has been installed and interfaced to the access control system at the Wallace Collection in London to secure its conservation department. Over in Mississippi, M.M. Roberts Stadium is safer thanks to Avigilon’s HD Surveillance System. For those looking to cut costs, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is reminding business that security measures can indeed be sustainable, whilst providing considerable cost savings.

In corporate news, John Menzel has joined CNL Software as Vice President of Marketing, bringing along over fifteen years of  senior management experience to the company. To emphasise the high level of quality of performance, Nedap Security Management has announced that it has increased the warranty period on hardware products to three years on new purchases. Ending on a green note, Nottingham is becoming a greener city as its City Council recently installed a new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) access control system at Broadmarsh Multi-Storey Car Park (MSCP). Read more security news…


To end the working week, we begin with more pre-IFSEC updates. At the show, Canon Europe will be unveiling a whole host of products, including its new line of high definition network surveillance cameras and network video recording software. Salto will also be showcasing a number of brand new access control products at the show. Later this year, at G2E Asia, Dallmeier will be presenting a broad range of high definition video security solutions for casinos.

In other news, following Japan’s nuclear disaster and instabilities in the Middle East, Nazrey Khalid, Senior Research Fellow for the Maritime Institute of Malaysia, has advised that these events are bringing about a dynamic change in the global energy market place, forcing countries to reconsider their energy infrastructure security options. Lastly, Avigilon has appointed Keith Marett as the company’s new director of marketing and communications. Read more security news…


To end the working week, we focus on the latest application news. First up, Avigilon’s high definition (HD) video surveillance solution has been implemented at the Arden Fair Mall to reduce crime and increase patron safety. At the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network (AEHN), HID Global’s secure identity solution is being used to simplify the re-badging of more than 7,000 personnel following the firm’s spin-off and corporate re-branding, while also migrating to higher-security 13.56 MHz contactless technologies. In Anarka, Turkey, TOBB Economics and Technology University have selected IDTECK’s access management solution to ensure a high level of security for its students.

In other news, Verint is providing Shanghai International Financial Centre (IFC) in the Pudong Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone with an intelligent video security solution that will help to secure its 70-floor twin towers. Lastly, MOBOTIX has opened a state-of-the-art technology briefing centre at its North American headquarters. The venue will showcase its innovative technologies, and provide first-hand demonstrations on the benefits of the MOBOTIX decentralised network camera technology. Read more security news…


In today’s potted selection of security news, Dedicated Micros is using its sponsorship of the “Security Consultant of the Year” category at the Security Excellence Awards in order to promote its Closed IPTV capabilities. At Southend University Hospital, MOBOTIX has installed HD CCTV, the largest MOBOTIX all-digital high resolution CCTV system in an NHS facility to date.

In an ASIS rundown, Keeneo demonstrated video analytics integration with Milestone, while Videx VP of Sales & Marketing James McGowan spoke on the company’s access control offerings at the ASIS “Solutions Theatre”. Finally, FreeSpace Networks have netted Amu Koria as its new Business Development Manager for wireless surveillance. Read more security news…


On today’s news round-up, the Security Industry Association (SIA) has reinforced its finding that the Brazilian electronic physical security market is thriving and is expected to grow to $1.1 billion by 2016. In the city of Xiamen, China, Axis Communications’ high definition (HD) CCTV solution has been deployed at the Command Centre of Xiamen Public Security Bureau to improve the security management.

In corporate news, David Cawley has been appointed Access Control Product Manager for Samsung. There is also a new recruit at the SANYO CCTV division, as it has appointed Stefan Teuber as Technical Manager for mainland Europe. Lastly, ASIS 2010 host city Dallas is a testament of how security technologies can help law enforcement improve public safety and enhance emergency preparedness. Read more security news…


Looking back at the top news stories of the week, we begin with a report from IMS Research, which revealed that the EMEA and Americas wireless infrastructure used in video surveillance were predicted to rise 20% this year. Siemens MD Dave Pickles called for a more intelligent approach to financial planning in the field of HD CCTV, a field he says, “shows no signs of slowing down”.

Dedicated Micros’ Closed IPTV has been shortlisted for the gong of “Security Innovation of the Year” at next month’s Security Excellence Awards, while Geutebruck announced that they will be exhibiting at Security Essen 2010, showcasing their latest video surveillance technology products. Finally, Hampshire County Cricket Club’s Rose Bowl stadium is being protected by a Sony IP security system. Read more security news…

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