In today’s news round-up, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently made the headlines with the success of the “Mangalyaan” Mars Orbit Spacecraft, the first space agency to do so on its first attempt. ISRO recently installed IndigoVision’s BX HD PTZ Dome Cameras to manage security at the Mars Mission control room in Bangalore. In events news, Christie is exhibiting its surveillance and security solutions this week at SecureTech 2014, Canada’s only all-encompassing public safety, emergency management, and security showcase. The Christie booth includes high resolution flat panels, the Christie Phoenix® open content management platform and the Christie® Brio Team+ integrated wireless collaboration system.

Also in events news, Sicurezza, the International Biennial of Security and Fire Prevention, is set to take place next week in Italy. One of the objectives of an event such as Sicurezza is to provide companies with tools they can use to develop their business in Italy and abroad. In corporate news, Norbain has announced a new partnership with leading Video Management Software (VMS) provider Cathexis, Europe. The Cathexis range of solid VMS products will enhance Norbain’s offering to retail customers and other vertical markets. Finally, also announcing a business partnership are CriticalArc and Building Defence Systems (BDS). Through the partnership, BDS has become CriticalArc’s business development representative reseller. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Dahua Technology will introduce its HDCVI Gen II cameras at this week’s Security China 2014, which opens tomorrow in Beijing. The HDCVI Gen II camera features a high performance sensor and Dahua in-house chipset DH5000, which combines Image Signal Processor (ISP) and TX chipset. In application news, mining giant Rio Tinto is now using IndigoVision’s video technology to control over 200 driverless trucks to move 130 million tons of material from the safety of a control base.

In corporate news, Julie Rolles has joined PSA Security Network as Training Specialist. Rolles will be responsible for developing and managing a Leadership Committee and additional leadership programmes for the PSA Owner community. In other corporate news, Napco Security Technologies has appointed Craig Szmania as Vice President of Sales – NAPCO Intrusion, Fire & Life Safety Division. Szmania is charged with Napco Security System Division’s sales of residential and commercial intrusion and fire products, iBridge Connected Home and Starlink 3G/4G communicators. Finally, VINCI Facilities has adopted Skyguard’s personal safety service to mitigate potential risk to all of their lone workers. Skyguard were awarded the contract to provide 24 hour emergency backup via their fully accredited MySOS personal safety device. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, 140 exhibitors will showcase their innovative fire protection products at Security Essen 2014. The comprehensive range available at the fair will be rounded off with live demonstrations on the Fire Protection Theme Day on the 25th September. In application news, Mul-T-Lock’s SMARTair™ electronic handle set has been installed at the Ellan Vannin Hotel on the Isle of Man. The hotel selected the solution to enable automatic updating of room access as and when guests arrive and leave, alongside managing staff access across the premises.

Over in London, Skyguard’s MySOS personal safety device has been deployed by Brent Council to provide 24-hour backup and assistance to its frontline staff. Upon alarm activation, controllers at Skyguard’s 24-hour manned Incident Management Centre can see who’s calling for help and send the appropriate emergency response. In other application news, IndigoVision’s 11000 Range of HD PTZ Dome Cameras has been deployed at a central bank in Haiti. The cameras were chosen for their Wide Dynamic Range, which provides high image quality, even in changing light conditions. Finally, Quantum Secure has been selected as a Solution Innovation Partner (SIP) by the Security Executive Council (SEC). Under SEC’s Security 2020 initiative, the SIP programme is designed to provide end-users the ability to choose security product and service providers with confidence. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, The Fortis Group has selected ASSA ABLOY brands Yale and UNION as its preferred suppliers of branded security. Fortis is working with ASSA ABLOY to offer a hardware and security portfolio which will include UNION’s StrongBOLT™ range and a streamlined Yale product portfolio that will include Yale’s Doormaster range. Over in India, IndigoVision’s HD security solution has helped safeguard Vedanta Resources power plant. IndigoVision’s Enhanced HD Domes and Fixed Cameras now monitor the plant’s store rooms and entry/exit gates, while its Control Center video management software gives total visibility of the site.

In corporate news, an updated version of the ONVIF distance learning training course has been published on the Tavcom website. The free training course focuses on ONVIF-specific issues and includes new product and conformance process modules. In other application news, NICE Systems is helping Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) extend its situation management capabilities. The airport has deployed the NICE Situator Enterprise Geographical Information System (EGIS) Web application, enabling field personnel to view all open security and operational incidents and log new ones on their tablets. Finally, Mul-T-Lock’s MT5 patented key and cylinder system has been installed by Morgans Locksmiths at Leicester City Football Club. The Mul-T-Lock MT5 master key system was created in a bespoke design around management needs to accommodate departmental structure and restrict access rights for staff where required. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, VIVOTEK is now offering Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) solutions to the surveillance market, including a wide range of PoE switches, PoE extenders, and PoE injectors. In other corporate news, Texecom has appointed Joris Crombé Business Development Manager for Benelux. Joris will be driving the development of Texecom’s security products and services in the region.

In application news, ASSA’s SMARTair™ solution has  been installed at the Lion Medical Centre in the UK. The development has been supplied with a range of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions products, including ASSA’s SMARTair™ wireless access control system. Over in Brazil, IndigoVision’s security cameras are monitoring Giesecke & Devrient’s cash management facility. The products used within the security solution include IndigoVision’s 9000 Fixed Dome Cameras and NVR-AS 3000. Finally, D-Tools will release its System Integrator 2015 software platform at CEDIA Expo 2014.  The new software includes new productivity features and enhancements that enable Commercial and Residential AV integrators to both streamline business processes and increase profitability. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Cobham successfully deployed its SOLO 4 Wireless Transmitter and PRORXB receive system for live television coverage of the Abu Dhabi Yacht Club’s Ghanada Dhow Sailing Championship on 7 June. In conjunction with GloCom SNG, Cobham installed transmitters on two race event chase boats, a helicopter, a receive and transmit ship and onshore receive systems at the ADYC headquarters and ‘Nation Towers’. In events news, the list of attendees for NCT CBRNe Europe is growing. NCT CBRNe Europe, which will take place in Germany, will provide in-depth knowledge on interoperability of CBRN Special Forces in Europe, SOPs and new approaches.

In application news, Guide Dogs Victoria (GDV) of Australia has chosen IndigoVision’s solution to help monitor its whelping and birthing suites. A combination of IndigoVision’s BX cameras, Control Center Software and a Compact NVR were deployed to create a system offering High Definition video locally on site, while allowing staff to view a Standard Definition stream remotely. The company has also recently installed PTZ and fixed dome cameras at the Grand Baie La Croisette complex in Mauritius. The wide dynamic range and automatic mechanical day/night infra-red filter of the cameras allow them to deliver high quality footage in spite of the differing lighting conditions. Finally, Gordon Brady has been appointed Chief Operating Officer at The Shield Group. As Chief Operating Officer, Gordon will be responsible for The Shield Group’s manpower operations across the UK and Europe. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, 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. In application news, Mul-T-Lock’s SMARTair™ electronic handle sets are set to be installed at the HQ Bar & Restaurant’s  four-star independent hotels, The Glen Mona and The Rosslyn. HQ Bar & Restaurant made the decision to purchase more of the SMARTair™ sets following their successful deployment at the group’s Mereside Hotel.

In corporate news, STANLEY Security Director of Global Product Integration, Joshua Jackson, has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA). Jackson will help develop specifications for enabling standards-based sharing of digital data and intelligence throughout the physical security and enterprise ecosystems. Over in Australia, IndigoVision’s Technology Expo is touring the country from 17th-31st July. Visitors will be able to see the latest in technology updates and advancements from IndigoVision, including SMART.core technology and the new Ultra 2K. Finally, Cortech Developments has deployed its Datalog 5 software for building, fire and security management at The University of Strathclyde. Datalog 5 provides interoperability and integration of various university buildings and staff safety systems. 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, 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. In application news, IndigoVision has deployed a new end-to-end CCTV solution to increase control room monitoring efficiency at Birmingham airport . Existing analogue cameras were replaced with IndigoVision Enhanced IP cameras, while the remaining analogue cameras were converted to IP using IndigoVision Encoders.

In corporate news, the People Counting solution by AirLive IP Camera is designed to help retailers turn potential customers into paying customers. Analysing how traffic is affecting sales is critical in learning how to turn the numbers into profitable solutions. Over in the UK, Wagtail UK supplied handlers and explosive detection dogs for security sweeps of the corporate chalet areas at this year’s Farnborough Air Show (FIA). Wagtail has provided explosive detection dogs alternately at the Farnborough and Paris Air Show for the last 8 years. Finally, Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue has deployed Peplink routers and access points across the UK. Read more security news…

 

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In today’s news round-up, at the recent IFSEC tradeshow at London’s ExCeL, ASSA ABLOY’s key highlights included its battery powered online and offline locks, cylinders and escutcheons from the revolutionary Aperio® wireless locking technology portfolio. The products were also featured on 16 other OEM partner stands at the show. Panasonic also took the opportunity to showcase a range of its surveillance solutions, including the WJ-NV300 stand-alone recorder, which provides full feature IP video surveillance including viewing, recording, alarming, searching, networking and management.

In application news, VIVOTEK’s IP-based surveillance solution has been installed in a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the busy central business and finance district in Taipei City, Taiwan. To protect its guests and assets, the Landis Taipei Hotel deployed VIVOTEK’s video management software and 5 VIVOTEK camera models, including the Fisheye Fixed Dome Network Camera, Fixed Dome Network Camera, and Fixed Network Camera. In the UK, Green Gate Access Systems has completed the installation of a solar powered double gate automation project at Agrivert, a waste management solutions company. The solution has given Agrivert the ability to operate their gates remotely and provide an intercom system to a remote out of hours phone for visitors to the plant. Lastly, IndigoVision’s German team demonstrated the benefits of its IP video security solution to an exclusive audience in Munich. The event featured guest speaker Paul Heardman, British Consul-General for Munich. Read more security news…

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