In today’s weekly news round-up, ASSA ABLOY has been ranked 78th in Forbes’ list of the world’s most innovative companies for 2013. Johan Molin, the company’s President and CEO, says this result is due to the ASSA ABLOY’s substantial investments in innovation over the past seven years. In corporate news, MOBOTIX has reported growth in its revenue and earnings before interest and taxes for the 2012/2013 fiscal year. In the third quarter of the current fiscal year, the group achieved a 15.1% growth in revenue from last year to €22.2 million, with an EBIT margin of nearly 21%.

In events news, TDSi has announced that it will be exhibiting at the APS Specialist Safety/Security Exhibition at the Porte de Versailles in Paris from the 24th to 26th September 2013. Its new EXgarde 4.1 Integrated Access Control software will be among the array of new products on show. In other corporate news, Agent Vi has joined the Milestone Systems Certified Solution Program. The certification verifies the joint product offering available to Agent Vi and Milestone channel partners. Finally, IMS Research has advised that despite the increased buzz surrounding mobile technologies and wireless locks, it is the less sensational trends, such as encryption and multi-technology readers, which are taking centre stage in the access control market. The company estimated the global multi-technology reader market to be worth an estimated $33 million in 2012, up from $30 million in 2011. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, TDSi has announced that it will be exhibiting at the APS Specialist Safety/Security Exhibition at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in the Paris from the 24th to 26th September 2013. Its new EXgarde 4.1 Integrated Access Control software will be among an array of new products on show. In corporate news, ASSA ABLOY has been ranked 78th in Forbes’ list of the world’s most innovative companies 2013. Johan Molin, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY, says this result is due to the company’s substantial investments in innovation within the past seven years. Agent Vi has also joined the Milestone Systems Certified Solution Program, which verifies the joint product offering available to Agent Vi and Milestone channel partners.

In application news, Grosvenor Technology’s new SATEON browser-based access control system has been installed at Mitsubishi Electric’s Air Conditioning Division based in Scotland as part of a major security upgrade. Lastly, IMS research has advised that despite the increased buzz surrounding mobile technologies and wireless locks, it is the less sensational trends, such as encryption and multi-technology readers, which are taking centre stage in the access control market. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Nexus Technology has merged with vps ID Systeme, the identity management specialist. The merger was driven by vps ID Systeme’s employees and customers following several years of collaboration between the companies. In events news, Axis Security has been selected as a finalist in three categories at this year’s Security Excellence Awards. The categories are “Security Guarding Company of the Year”, “ACS Champion of the Year”, and “Security Manager of the Year”. Trophies will be awarded to the winners in October at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane.

In application news, Fastlane turnstiles have been installed at the Mary Rose Museum as part of a £27 million new facility. The Glasswing units which replicate the original shape of the Mary Rose allow users to access the museum without any staff intervention. In corporate news, IMS Research has published a new report on the global door phone market. According to the report entitled “The World Market for Audio and Video Door Phones”, the video door phone market is set to grow and will account for 50% of unit shipments in 2017. Finally, Reliance High-Tech’s focus on IT centric solutions has stimulated growth across integrated IP and Physical Security Information Management. The strategy has yielded a diversity of new customers including Pfizer, Newell Rubbermaid and Loughborough University and resulted in major projects with EDF Energy Nuclear New Build and a new deep-sea container port and logistics park in the Thames Estuary. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, security industry professionals have spoken out in defence of ‘zero-hours’ contracts, following a pledge from the Government to review such arrangements. In a recent British Security Industry Association survey, 79.2% of the BSIA’s members agreed with the concept of zero hours contracts, citing increased flexibility and the ability to meet unexpected demand as key benefits. In application news, DIGIEVER and VIVOTEK have partnered to supply the security system for a Latvian plywood factory. In addition to using it as a security tool, the factory is using the system to improve the efficiency of its manufacturing processes.

In other application news, Axis Security has been awarded a contract to provide CCTV monitoring and access control to the British Pipeline Agency control centre in Kingsbury, Staffordshire. The project will start with an initial monitoring of three stations and will extend to the remaining 13 stations by 2015, once system installations are complete. In corporate news, a new IMS Research report, entitled “The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment” predicts that revenue for network video will overtake analogue for the first time in 2014. Analogue cameras are still forecast to continue outselling network cameras in terms of number purchased until 2017. Finally, API Holographics has completed the first phase of redevelopment at its Salford site. The company has updated and enhanced the site’s physical security to boost confidence in the supply chain for API customers and end users. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Avigilon has chosen the finalists for its HD surveillance system donation. After placing a worldwide call for nominations of charities that would benefit from the system, the company has identified five outstanding organisations as finalists. In application news, Raytec’s LED illuminators have helped increase productivity at the world’s largest bauxite mine in Western Australia. The vibration resistant illuminators are designed specifically for challenging environments such as mines and oil rigs and are continuing to perform to a high standard after 12 months of use.

In corporate news, Honeywell has introduced its new CPD approved presentation on aspiration smoke detection. The seminar presentation, entitled “Utilising Fire Alarm Aspiration Sensing Technologies to deliver EN54-20 compliant very early stage smoke detection solutions to a broad range of challenging applications”, aims to explain how tools and technologies have evolved to increase the effectiveness of fire protection systems. In other corporate news, IMS Research has published a new report on the global mobile video surveillance market. “The World Market for Mobile Video Surveillance” found that a surplus supply of wireless download technology was fitted to 16% of all video recorders sold in mobile video surveillance markets during 2012. Finally, Xtralis’ ADPRO portfolio has won three top 2013 security awards. The industry recognised ADPRO FastTrace 2/2X Platform, PRO Intelligent PIR and IntrusionTrace PLUS as innovative and reliable products. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems held its largest ever annual UK & Ireland Milestone Partner Open Platform Event (MPOP UK) on 3-4 July this year at the Holiday Inn, Stratford upon Avon. General Manager for UK & Ireland Glenn Fletcher and his team hosted more than 100 of its key integration and distribution partners for the two-day conference, which outlined Milestone’s continued leadership in the VMS market in the UK & Ireland. In corporate news, TDSi has opened a new office in Cannock, West Midlands. The new office is already seeing growth in the team with the recent appointment of Technical Support Engineer Jason Wakefield, who is supporting TDSi’s Midlands and Northern sales teams and customers, providing localised technical support and customer training.

In other corporate news, a new report from IMS Research states that the East Europe and Russia market for CCTV and video surveillance equipment is forecast to see impressive growth over the next five years. In Eastern Europe, network security cameras are estimated to account for 84% of security camera revenue in 2017. This is up from just 65% of the total Eastern European security market revenues in 2012. Over in Germany, Dallmeier is offering all current customers an attractive and special upgrade to SMAVIA. Everybody who replaces their existing Dallmeier recording system with a SMAVIA appliance DLS 1600 will receive the licences for 12 analogue channels for free. Finally, Wavesight and OCS Security Services have been chosen to deliver wireless CCTV network for Boston Borough Council, Lincolnshire. In conjunction with OCS Security Services, the overall solution is due to be installed in three phases. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, IMS Research has reported that worldwide revenue for wireless infrastructure gear will double from 2011 to 2016. Suprema Inc has recorded revenue growth in 2012, with a net profit increase of 148.6% from the previous year. In other corporate news, Applied DNA Sciences has welcomed Chris Taylor, a recognised leader in forensic marking products, as company Director for Europe.

In application news, Cassidian Optronics equipment has been installed by the Colombian Navy. The contract is the first in a series of contracts aimed at the final replacement of all optical systems on board their existing Class 209 submarines. Finally, Reveal Media’s RS body worn evidence systems have been deployed by Sussex Police to monitor front line policing. Read more security news…

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In today’s news weekly round-up, a recent survey by Siemens Building Technologies has found that 80% of smaller businesses do not have a business continuity plan. IMS Research has revealed in a recent study that Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) offers additional revenue and end-user penetration opportunities that traditional access control solutions do not. In other corporate news, artec technologies AG will host the first European Perimeter Protection Conference, which will be taking place in March.

In application news, security doors from ASSA ABLOY have been used to secure a purpose-built museum at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. In events news, Surveon Technology will showcase its latest Smart Megapixel Recorder (SMR) systems at this year’s Intersec Expo 2013, which will take place in Dubai from January 15th-17th. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, a recent report by IMS Research has suggested that developments in the service side of the Explosives, Weapons and Contraband (EWC) business should receive closer attention. The report estimates that revenues from the service, maintenance, and installation of EWC detection equipment will grow to $768.9 million in 2012. In application news, a Qccess wireless solution has been installed at the Samsung Life Insurance HQ building in Seoul, Korea.

Over in Germany, Dallmeier network cameras have been used by The Technisches Hilfswerk (THW), a non-profit emergency response organisation, to aid emergency deployment. In other application news, Avigilon has recently announced that Your Neighbourhood Credit Union (YNCU) has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system to protect itself from theft and fraud. Finally, Mul-T-Lock’s patented security master key suites have completed a recent security upgrade at Halls of Residence at the University of Southampton. Read more security news…

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In today’s news weekly round-up, research undertaken by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has revealed that its members consider the security industry to be a viable career option for those with a disability. A new report from IMS Research has found that the transition to IP-based technology in the security industry is changing the role of its systems integrators. The report has predicted that the world market for systems integration will grow at an average rate of almost 10% to 2016.

In application news, a CCTV system comprising the very latest Bosch Security Systems cameras, domes and digital video recorders (DVRs) has been installed at Horwich Town Hall to better monitor the movement of staff and visitors throughout the building. Over in Indonesia, twenty-one Arecont Vision SurroundVideo AV8185DN panoramic day/night cameras have been installed at the Gistex Lagadar Purwakarta textile manufacturing facilities. In events news, the recent IFSEC India and Homeland Security India 2012 tradeshow ended on a highly successful note at the India Expo Centre. The three-day exposition attracted close to 250 exhibitors from over 20 countriesRead more security news…

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