In today’s news round-up, HID Global recently announced the addition of new strategic partners who have joined the company’s Enterprise Application Partners programme, further expanding the ecosystem of available products that are powered by award-winning Seos technology. In application news, Caterham High School in the UK has recently installed a remotely monitored security system supplied by specialist infrared CCTV supplier, Basson Group. The products fitted were from Basson’s range of long-distance IR cameras, monitored by Kent-based CCTV and Alarm Monitoring company, FLR Spectron.

In events news, Matrix will be at Secutech Thailand to showcase its complete portfolio of security products encompassing range of access control, time-attendance and video surveillance solutions. Matrix will also launch its SATATYA HVR series, a single solution for IP and analogue surveillance needs. In other events news, the Gulf Traffic exhibition will be taking place in Dubai from 8th – 10th December. Navtech Radar will be at the show to exhibit its unique ClearWay Automatic Incident Detection (AID) system, which provides vehicle and pedestrian incident detection. Finally, looking forward to 2015, Kentech Electronics will be exhibiting their leading fire detection and alarm control products at the Intersec 2015 in Dubai. Show visitors will be able to see live demonstrations and discuss the rollout of the all-new Taktis product range. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, IdenTrust® (part of HID Global®) announced that it has achieved U.S. Federal Bridge Authority (US FBCA) cross-certification at Basic, Medium Software, Medium Hardware, and PIV-I Assurance levels with its IGC PKI certificate. IGC PKI certificates are a critical component of converged physical and logical access credentials that are compliant with PIV-I and PIV-C standards. In other news, Pelco recently announced that they are strengthening their relationship with Avaya to deliver superior performance and simplicity to IP video security and surveillance customers. This global alliance partnership will enable deeper collaboration on technology development and interoperability, providing customers with a network platform optimised for demanding video surveillance systems.

In the UK, the British Security Industry Association has announced that the Business Crime Conference will take place in London this November. The event will give businesses the opportunity to learn more about reducing their security risk. Over in Germany, ONVIF recently hosted its 11th Developers’ Plugfest. With record numbers of interoperability implementations and multiple testings of ONVIF conformant video, access control and edge devices, this year’s Developers’ Plugfest was the most fruitful in ONVIF’s history. Finally, NCT CBRNe Asia has concluded its third year with over 250 visitors from over 30 countries. The NCT CBRNe Awards Gala Dinner was highlight of this 3-day event. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Oncam Grandeye continues its Asian expansion with the opening of a new office in Delhi. The company formally launched its new regional office at an event held on 14th October at the British High Commissioner’s residence. In other application news, Vodafone has entered an exclusive partnership with HID Global to pilot the company’s emerging mobile access solution. The new solution allows employees to physically access the workplace using only their smartphone. Over in China, TDSi is building a commanding market share in the security market. TDSi Managing Director John Davies partly attributes TDSi’s success in the country to the quality perception of British goods. Finally, SALTO Systems will exhibit its contactless hospitality access control solutions at the Independent Hotel Show, taking place from 21st-22nd October in London. SALTO’s range of contactless locks, electronic cylinders, energy savers, locker locks and new XS4 mini locks will be on display. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global has been named a silver partner in the Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program (SEAP). The partnership brings the HID Mobile Access solution and Trusted Tag Services into Samsung’s extensive product sales and marketing ecosystem. In events news, SALTO Systems will exhibit its contactless hospitality access control solutions at the Independent Hotel Show, taking place from 21st-22nd October in London. SALTO’s range of contactless locks, electronic cylinders, energy savers, locker locks and new XS4 mini locks will be on display.

In application news, Alpro’s Functional 97 pull door handles have been installed at an ibis hotel in central Manchester. The stainless steel handles offer clients the build quality and durability associated with 316 grade and can be satin anodised, satin stainless, polished stainless, powder coated or nylon coated. Over in the US, LILIN North America has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. D-Tools SIX users will now be able to access the entire database of LILIN’s network surveillance solutions. Finally, Real-Time Technology Group (RTTG) has formed a partnership with CTS Consolidated Telecom Services. The partnership will leverage RTTG’s expertise in developing and hosting advanced identity management programs that are designed to more effectively control access to secure facilities. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Vodafone has entered an exclusive partnership with HID Global to pilot the company’s emerging mobile access solution. The new solution allows employees to physically access the workplace using only their smartphone. In corporate news, TDSi is building a commanding market share in China’s security market. TDSi Managing Director John Davies partly attributes the company’s success to the quality perception of British goods in China. In other corporate news, a survey carried out by Axis Communications has predicted an increase in network IP adoption over the next three years. According to the survey, over 60% of UK retailers are planning to adopt network IP in the next three years and nearly a third have adopted it already, up from a quarter in 2012. Finally, Tavcom Training has appointed Chris Pinder to lead its marketing and development activities. Tavcom offers over 70 courses supporting the growth and development of engineers and managers within the security sector. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, IDIS has appointed John Psyllos to the role of DirectIP Product Manager. John will work closely with IDIS technical support as well as sales and marketing to increase sales of the DirectIP™ line across Europe and the Middle East. In other corporate news, HID Global is providing students with access to its Trusted Tag Services as part of a partnership programme with Chapman University in Orange County, California. The partnership programme is aimed at challenging the students to identify key market opportunities and develop an action plan to expand the influence of HID Global’s Trusted Tag Services.

In application news, an IP video solution from Milestone Systems and Axis Communications has been deployed across the University of the West of Scotland. Boston Networks deployed the solution, which involved the integration of more than 200 new IP cameras and the consolidation of existing VMS platforms. Over in Australia, access control technology from SALTO Systems has been used to safeguard All Saints’ College in Perth. The solution includes SALTO’s standalone battery operated XS4 escutcheons, GEO electronic cylinders and XS4 locker locks. Finally, TDSi is giving visitors a preview of its new range of access control readers at IFSEC Southeast Asia, which is being held this week in Kuala Lumpur. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global is providing students with access to its Trusted Tag Services as part of a partnership programme with Chapman University in Orange County, California. The partnership programme is aimed at challenging the students to identify key market opportunities and develop an action plan to expand the influence of HID Global’s Trusted Tag Services. In other corporate news, Tavcom has introduced two new e-learning courses which focus on Access Control and Intruder & Perimeter Alarms. Both courses are BTEC Level 3 certificated, with each course broken down into eight individual training modules.

In events news, the BSIA has reported an increase in demand for British-made technology among Asian buyers as IFSEC Southeast Asia commences in Kuala Lumpur. BSIA members showcasing their products at the exhibition from 3rd-5th September include GJD Manufacturing, Metham Aviation Design and TDSi. Over in the US, Agent Vi and Samsung Techwin will be exhibiting their new integrated systems at ASIS International. Under this new strategic partnership, Agent Vi’s embedded component can run simultaneously on up to 200 Samsung Techwin WiseNetIII cameras per single server. Finally, Sony will showcase its SNC-VB632D full HD IR bullet camera and 4K video security developments at Security Essen 2014. Read more security news…

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We’re proud to announce that our eagerly-anticipated Round Table Discussions have been launched this week! The topics so far have focused on the role of consultants within the security technology buying decision and what new security technology is poised to have the greatest impact in 2014 and beyond. Check it out!

In other news, 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 corporate news, Wavestore has appointed Shashi K. Yadav as its Business Development Manager for the Indian Subcontinent. Shashi will be responsible for identifying new sales opportunities for Wavestore’s video recording and management solutions. Over in Denmark, Milestone is developing new capabilities in video surveillance through a partnership with the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation. Research has already resulted in the latest release of Milestone XProtect® 2014, which includes a new metadata framework which vastly improves the speed of searching and analysis. Finally, Allegion has appointed Colin Green as Area Sales Manager Hospitality. Colin will work with hotel companies across the Midlands and the Northern regions to provide them with bespoke security solutions. Read more security news…

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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…

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In today’s news round-up, HID Global ActivID DisplayCard Tokens have been deployed at mBank in Poland. The tokens provide mBank’s corporate banking customers with an advanced, multi-factor authentication solution to securely access their Internet and mobile banking accounts.  In corporate news, Milestone is developing new capabilities in video surveillance through a partnership with the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation. Research has already resulted in the latest release of Milestone XProtect® 2014, which includes a new metadata framework which vastly improves the speed of searching and analysis.

In application news, the Texas Dow Employees Credit Union (TDECU) has extended its investment in Verint’s banking solutions. Using Verint’s technology, TDECU is helping ensure quick access to video data and analytics to monitor operations and expedite investigations across its network of financial branches, ATMs and operation centres. Over in the UK, Wavestore has provided a new high capacity server for PMS International’s distribution centre. The Wavestore server was tasked to record and store the images captured by 33 Axis cameras which were installed throughout the distribution centre. Finally, Airbus Defence and Space’s Multi-Sensor Tracking System (MST) for the Finnish Armed Forces has successfully passed the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) on schedule. The system will enable the Finnish Armed Forces to coordinate all sensors and command and control systems. Read more security news…

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