In today’s news round-up, organisers of IFSEC and Homeland Security India have announced plans to further develop the exhibition and its content to cater for the evolving needs of the booming Indian and South Asian security industry. In the latest IMS Research report, Milestone has maintained its position as the number one vendor for total VMS global market share. Also in corporate news, according to the latest statistics published by SaferCash, the cash-in-transit intelligence service of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), falling victim to attack and robbery remains a very real threat for the security industry’s cash-in-transit couriers.
In other news, Sean Ackroyd has joined Harper Chalice Group Limited to spear-head the UK sales of their FenceSecure and WallSecure™electronic perimeter intrusion detection systems. Lastly, crime prevention security specialist Netwatch has highlighted the high cost of opportunist crime on the UK freight industry and offered advice to curb the growing trend. Read more security news….
On today’s news round-up, President and CEO of SightLogix John Romanowich will moderate a panel discussion on critical infrastructure protection at the 2012 Government Summit, presented by the Security Industry Association (SIA). The upcoming St. Petersburg International Security and Fire (Sfitex) Exhibition will mark its 21st edition on 22nd – 25th October 2012. The event sectors include security technology, fire safety and emergency rescue equipment, road and traffic safety, and information security and counter surveillance.
Over in the US, NICE has announced that the City of Calgary Public Safety Communications (PSC) will be expanding its implementation of NICE solutions to its new emergency back-up facility, while adding enhanced NICE solutions for IP recording and multimedia incident information management. In Latin America, Senstar has begun delivery of integrated perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) for two high security prisons in Latin America. Lastly, Quadrant Security Group has launched a new look website designed to highlight the specific solutions available for key sectors. Read more security news…
On today’s news round-up, at this year’s Moscow International Protection, Security and Fire Safety (MIPS) exhibition, which concludes today, the British Security Industry Association’s Export Council will be on hand to provide advice and guidance on the latest products and services that the UK has to offer. To expand its presence in Latin America, HID Global has opened a new office in Mexico. This will enable the company to deliver more comprehensive and responsive support and other services to customers and integrator partners in the region. Looking ahead to this year’s London Olympics, Manchester businesses were given an exclusive insight into security planning for this summer’s large-scale city-centre events at the annual Manchester Security exhibition and seminar, which was held last week.
In other news, SightLogix and CNL Software have formed a technology partnership. The integration combines the benefits of SightLogix video analytic cameras and CNL software’s PSecurityCenter™ PSIM platform. Lastly, ADT has installed an intruder prevention solution from Bandit UK to enable independent boutique retailer Om Sai Jewellers to mitigate risks and react appropriately to acts of criminality against the business. Read more security news…
On today’s weekly round-up, Optex REDSCAN laser detectors have been deployed to secure the largest solar panel farm in the UK. In New Jersey, “Buddy” Valastro, owner of the famous Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken has chosen Interlogix to secure a new 60,000 sq. ft. warehouse. In corporate news, Traka has announced that it has been acquired by ASSA ABLOY. The Traka management team will continue in their current positions with full responsibility for the future growth and development of the business.
Over in Taiwan, Secutech 2012, the International Exhibition and Conference for electronic security, info security and fire and safety, has attracted 532 exhibitors to its show at the Nangang Taipei World Trade Center. At this year’s IFSEC tradeshow Dallmeier will be exhibiting its comprehensive portfolio of professional video management systems. The highlight will be the award-winning and much-lauded multifocal sensor system Panomera. Honeywell and Bold will also be at the show exhibiting their security product offering. Read more security news…
On today’s news round-up, Apollo has installed its fire detection system at Northern Ireland’s award winning Ulster Museum as part of a £17.5 million refurbishment programme. Over in North America, March Networks has announced that it has received orders totalling more than $2 million from a financial institution ranked among the top 15 largest in North America. The orders extend the bank’s current March Networks installation to more than 1,000 retail banking branches.
In events news, the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Export Council has given an exclusive preview of what visitors can expect to see at this year’s Intersec exhibition, taking place in Dubai next week. Navtech has also announced that it will be showcasing its sophisticated AdvanceGuard wide-area surveillance solution, as well as enhancements to the witness processing system which drives and controls it. TDSi will also be at Intersec 2012, demonstrating how organisations can benefit from the integration of its new EXgarde product with Texecom’s Premier range of intruder alarm system panels. Read more security news...
As preparations for IFSEC 2011 come to a crescendo, Barix announces that it will be exhibiting a number of products, which it has integrated with leading software and solutions providers in the security and surveillance market. HID Global will also be showcasing its latest advances and offerings in solutions for physical and logical access as well as secure card issuance at show. For those attending Cards Middle East 2011 in Abu Dhabi, HID Global will also be present to highlight its broad portfolio of advanced printing and encoding solutions.
In other news, Basler Vision Technologies has appointed Jalmari Vaissi as its new director of sales for IP cameras. Lastly, in application news, March Networks has announced that a large financial customer will deploy an additional 1,000 of its IP cameras, embedded video analytics and Video Management System (VMS) software across more than 120 retail branches before the end of 2011. Read more news…
On today’s midweek round-up, CEM Systems’ security management solution has been deployed to reinforce security at the Cadbury Kraft Food site in India. Over at the Mayflex headquarters in Birmingham, the Mayflex Trade Counter has been given a new lease of life with new product displays and more offers for customers. In corporate news, Arecont Vision has made four new appointments to bolster its sales team.
To help alarm engineers avoid hours of wasted call outs to deal with false alarms, Chiron has introduced its IRIS Touch alarm signaller range, which ensures robust dual-path alarm transmission using the GPRS network scan feature. Lastly, Verint will be showcasing its new portfolio of security systems at IFSEC 2011. Read more security news…
On the mid-week round-up today, at the upcoming annual Manchester Security event, “Security – whatever the cuts” will be at the centre of the agenda as attendees learn about how investing in security solutions during an economic downturn will help them reduce losses associated with threats such as theft and vandalism. Cassadian has boosted its global security electronics business by entering into an agreement to acquire the majority shareholding in South African Electronic Warfare specialist company, Grintek Ewation (GEW).
In other news, Optex and EMCS have joined forces to dramatically drive down the false alarms blighting the security of several sites. A survey conducted by the International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has revealed that buyers of security services desire continued regulation. Lastly, SALTO has promoted Gus Dosanjh as Technical Services Director UK at SALTO Systems. Read more security news…
To start the mid-week round-up, we begin with Optelecom-NKF, who will be highlighting their complete video security and surveillance solutions at ISC West 2011. Bosch has launched its new partner programme for its Building Integration System (BIS) – a modular platform for central alarm management. Pivot3 is riding high, as it has been selected by the Wall Street Journal as part of the top 50 venture-backed companies.
In other news, the Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames has chosen a hybrid digital recording system solution from Wavestore to upgrade and expand its surveillance system. Lastly, Timet, one of the world’s largest suppliers of high quality Titanium products, has chosen a surveillance solution from Chubb Electronic Security to monitor production at its Witton Mill plant in Birmingham. Read more security news…
In the news round-up today, we take a look back at the top news stories of the week. To help with the ongoing relief effort in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami, Sepura has provided a number of hand-held radios and ancillary equipment to the UK International Search and Rescue Team. Looking ahead to the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, the BSIA has welcomed a revised security strategy for the Games. For those preparing to attend the upcoming ISC West tradeshow, Verint will be showcasing its latest surveillance solutions and the Security Industry Association (SIA) will be hosting a Security Equipment Integration Working Group (SEIWG) workshop.
In other news, at the Spire Shawfair Park Hospital, a CEM AC2000 Lite security management system has been installed by ADT Glasgow to secure patients, visitors and the state-of-the-art medical equipment at the hospital. To add to its latest “Security in Schools Series”, ADT has released “A Guide to Intruder Detection in Schools,” which offers practical steps to help ensure the protection of school facilities, staff, students and visitors. Lastly, Korean retail giants Home plus and Shinsegae E-mart are utilising HID’s FARGO HDP5000 high-definition printer/encoders to introduce a pilot digital gift card issuance project. Read more security news…