At the top of the pile on today’s news-round up, Avigilon’s high-definition surveillance system has been chosen to protect a residential care home in Indianapolis, Indiana. In Colombia, Verint’s management software solution along with a mixture of its encoders, video analytics and IP cameras, are being implemented to secure a subsidiary of one of the largest brewing companies worldwide, Bavaria. Honeywell welcomes Franco P.L. van Heijningen as the new general manager for its Vindicator electronic security systems business.

In other news, Xtralis has added Bold Communications as the newest member of its ADPRO Advantage Partner Programme. Lastly, ADT announced the release of its blueprint for ‘Securing the Student City,’ a guide to helping universities across the UK face campus safety head-on. Read more security news…


To end the working week, we start with application news from MOBOTIX, who have been chosen to install a high-resolution video security system across multiple municipal buildings and complexes in Berkeley County, West Virginia. Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport has selected Sepura TETRA terminals for its radio and communication needs, following the recent deployment of a new digital communications system that replaced four legacy analogue networks.

In other news, Could “3D Technology” be the next big thing in the video surveillance industry in 2011? IMS Research outlines the future prospects for this new technology. For those new to IP security, Mayflex has launched a CCTV over IP course covering sales and technical aspects of security products. Lastly, at this year’s Global Security Asia (GSA) 2011 to be held in Singapore, the conference theme will be “Prevention and Protection – Safeguarding People, Property and Infrastructure”. Read more security news…


We start the news round-up with a story that gripped the world: the story of the Chilean miners’ rescue. Vivotek has reported that it played a vital role in the dramatic operation as its network cameras were installed in the transport capsule which was used pull the miners to safety. At the IP Expo taking place at London’s Earls Court 2, Dedicated Micros will be speaking on IP video storage and security issues. Those interested in biometrics face recognition solutions will be able to visit the Cognitec Systems stand at the Biometrics 2010 conference.

In other news, Axis Communications released a demo showing the benefits of increased image resolution in HDTV/megapixel network cameras, while at Southend University Hospital, the largest MOBOTIX all-digital high resolution CCTV system in an NHS facility was installed. Finally, SALTO hosted their first successful access control seminar in the Faroe Islands to provide industry professionals with a hands-on opportunity to explore the SALTO product line. Read more news…

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On today’s news round-up, Digital Barriers has announced its third acquisition this year, adding COE Group to its portfolio in a bid to build a leading mid-market business in the homeland security and defence sectors. HD surveillance provider Avigilon is celebrating being ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™. For those attending the ASIS tradeshow in Dallas, Johnson Controls will be on hand, showcasing its latest security solutions.

In Macedonia, an IDL access control barrier solution has been installed at the new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility of a large global corporation. Lastly, Transport Security Expo 2010, which took place in London, saw a record rise in visitor numbers in its first outing in the capital. Read more security news…



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