In today’s news round-up, HID Global will address the critical advances in the design and delivery of credentials for major government ID programs at the ID WORLD International Congress in Frankfurt, Germany from October 16th – 18th, 2012. LEGIC has announced that is chosen Shanghai Smarfid Security Equipment Co., Ltd. as a licence partner. Smarfid is particularly known as a provider of IP65 OLED display readers. Also in corporate news, Oncam Grandeye has appointed Russell F. Tate as its Vice President of Sales, Americas. Tate brings more than 20 years of experience to the job, with a specialisation in high-growth electronic security companies in the retail arena.

In application news, Vemotion Interactive’s encoder technology solution has been deployed in a fleet of EnterpriseMouchel vehicles in London to assist the provider in managing its client’s road network. Also in the UK, Leading pharmaceutical logistics company Movianto has selected Raytec LED technology as part of a security upgrade at its UK headquarters in Bedford. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Arecont Vision megapixel cameras have been installed at Lotte Department Store in Busan, Korea to enable store management to control liability costs by refuting claims that customers’ cars were damaged while in the store’s parking area. In the UK, ASSA Abloy’s masterkey suite has been deployed to help restore the historic clock tower at Blair Castle to its former glory. Over in the city of Chomutov in the Czech Republic, IndigoVision’s IP Video technology has been installed as part of the city’s strategy to reduce crime and improve traffic flow monitoring.

In other news, to mark its tenth anniversary, IR imaging sensor manufacturer ULIS recently announced that it will invest EUR 20 million investment in a new state-of-the-art facility to meet increasing market demands for IR technology. Lastly, the Security Industry Association (SIA) has advised that biometric technology could provide a highly effective way to reduce fraud in the USA’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, at the  2012 Electronic Security Expo (ESX) taking place in Nashville, USA, which concludes today, Altronix is showcasing its eBridge line of IP over Coax Adapters, a high-performance and cost-effective solution to transmit IP video and data over coaxial cable for distances greater than 2,000 feet without the need for repeaters. OnSSI is also at the show exhibiting its ground-breaking Ocularis-X technology in a powerful live demonstration. In corporate news, CORNELL has announced that it has forged a new distribution relationship with AIPHONE to be its primary and preferred distributor for both their NHX-Nurse Call System & their IS Series Rescue Assistance System.

In application news, the New York State Bridge Authority has chosen to deploy SightLogix’ video perimeter security system to secure the Bear Mountain Bridge, Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, Mid-Hudson Bridge, Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge and the Rip Van Winkle Bridge which together serve more than 1 million Hudson River crossings each week. In Brazil, Lumidigm recently announced that it is deploying fingerprint sensors into automated teller machines (ATMs) of one of Brazil’s largest state-owned banks via partners Diebold Brazil. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Panasonic will be showcasing its latest security and surveillance solutions at this year’s IFSEC tradeshow, taking place in Birmingham from the 14th – 17th May. Optex will also be exhibiting its IP and wireless ready security intrusion detection as well as its high-end perimeter protection capabilities, including four new products that complement its strategy of providing a multi-tiered approach to site protection. Commend UK will also be at the show introducing the first “virtual” software-based Intercom Server - a revolutionary addition to Commend’s Intercom 2.0 range, designed specifically to help customers with the latest IT infrastructure.

In other news, HID Global’s network access control solutions and contactless readers have been deployed at the Fuxi power plant in China’s Sichuan province. The new system provides increased security that ensures the operational safety of production and facility areas. Lastly, PureTech Systems has integrated its PureActiv wide area surveillance solution with the MIC Series 550 PTZ camera from Bosch. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, multibrand distributor Videor has announced record monthly sales, achieving sales in excess of 8 million euros in January 2012, the highest in the company’s 35-year history. In events news, Mayflex will be bringing its expertise across electronic security, networking and cabling infrastructure to IFSEC again in 2012, in a bid to help those who want to know more about converged IP solutions. In the latest Microsoft Partner Program assessments, Geutebruck has been awarded with the gold standard in the server platform field, and silver in four other categories: independent software vendor, OEM hardware, mid-market solution provider and virtualisation.

In application news, Senstar’s digital microwave perimeter intrusion detection solution µltraWave has been installed for the first time in Europe at a prison in Denmark. Lastly, Bosch Security Systems and its partner TEXIM have installed a flexible and reliable voice alarm system, in addition to sound reinforcement and interpretation technology, to connect all the conference rooms at the Palacongressi in Rimini. Read more security news…

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On today’s round-up, it’s all about security applications. Starting in India, AMG Systems’ ruggedised Ethernet switches have been chosen by ITNL to monitor India’s new 119 km addition to Highway No 8, which the company is implementing as build, operate and transfer (BOT) on behalf of the Indian Government’s ministry of road transport & highways. Over in North America, Verint Systems’ IP video management solution is proving most effective in helping to ensure a safe learning and working environment for a top university’s students, faculty and staff. To help manage time and attendance across their branch offices, the Finnish Government have opted for Idesco’s Access Touch access control solution.

In corporate news, March Networks and the Milcon Gulf Group have joined forces to meet the growing demands for IP video solutions in Southeast Asia and parts of the Middle East. Another partnership that is proving fruitful has been formed between ComNet and Code Blue, who have joined to provide improved product quality and customer support. Read more security news…

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Looking back at the top stories of the week, we start with NICE Systems, who will be implementing its IP video security solution with video analytics at China’s Tianjin Metro to enhance the safety and security of 23 stations along its Line 2 route. Over in Nuremberg railway station, Hikvision’s megapixel vandal-resistant dome cameras have been installed to protect travellers and provide the station operators with context-sensitive information. On the other side of the world, organisers of Secutech, the international trade fair for electronic and information security, and fire and safety industries, have announced the dates for next year’s show, which will be taking place in Taiwan.

Focusing on IFSEC 2011, Dallmeier won the prestigious award for “CCTV Camera Equipment of the Year” for its new “Panomera” HD camera technology at the IFSEC Awards. Elmdene International Limited was also a winner as it received the award for “Intruder Alarm or Exterior Deterrent Product of the Year” for its graffiti detector product. Lastly, Siqura has announced that its Siqura Academy will host its first technical training on June 15th and 16th, 2011 at the Security Experience Center (SEC) in Amsterdam. Read more security news…

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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…

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With IFSEC 2011 just days away, we take a look at some of the highlights that will be exhibited at the show. Promise Technology will be showcasing a range of RAID storage solutions, optimised for storing huge data streams within video surveillance projects of any size. At the Wavestore stand, taking centre stage will be its open platform technology, which incorporates video analytics, motion detection and facial recognition. The new facial recognition system from Visimetrics will also be highlighted at the show. For those interested in access control solutions, SALTO will be showcasing a number of new access control products.

In other news, in the London Borough of Sutton in the UK, MOBOTIX’s high-resolution IP cameras have been deployed to help residents reduce congestion at the Kimpton Park Way Re-use and Recycling centre. Over in India, HID Global’s network access control and biometric reader solutions have been selected by the Dental Council of India (DCI) to streamline their time and attendance management system. Lastly, IFSEC has launched a twitter competition in a bid to increase its followers. Read more news…

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Today, we look back at the top stories of the week. Starting with updates from upcoming tradeshows, Mayflex has announced that it will be coming to IFSEC 2011 as a trusted IP advisor, with an aim to help those new to IP obtain a greater understanding. At the SANYO stand at IFSEC 2011, there will be a chance to see how full HD technology can deliver evidence grade video, as well as minimise installation costs. Organisers of ASIS International 2011 have secured Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, and Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, as keynote speakers at the event. Those eager to learn more about Bosch security products will have a chance to see first-hand demonstrations, as Bosch has begun its Video Solutions tour 2011.

In application news, Basler’s IP network cameras have been installed at Jerry’s Nugget casino in Las Vegas to secure the gaming facilities. Hikvision’s H.264 compression cards are being used by CEVA Logistics in their security systems. Lastly, the Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced 11 course dates across the United States and Canada for its Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) programme. Read more security news…

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