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In today’s weekly news round-up, MOBOTIX AG has released details of a successful project at Emsworth Yacht Harbour (EYH) in Chichester. The solution combines day and night site monitoring and wireless connectivity for number plate recognition. It also provides a visual guide to weather conditions for prospective visitors. In events news, Milestone Systems and Axis Communications joined forces at Milestone’s Open House showcase in Copenhagen to demonstrate the two companies’ latest integrated solutions.

Over in Turkey, AxxonSoft’s Axxon Next video management system (VMS) has been deployed at Mudo stores throughout Turkey. The software allows the stores to handle security management effectively and reliably, with outstanding video analytic and mobile capabilities. In application news, renowned wildlife photographer Simon King has revealed that he uses VIVOTEK’s IP8332-C and IP8152 cameras to capture footage of animals in various locations around the UK. Finally, Nedap Security Management has announced that it will organise the Welcome Party of the ASIS 13th European Security Conference & Exhibition. The Welcome Party will take place on Tuesday 1st April at the World Forum in The Hague, Netherlands. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Managing Director of LEGIC Klaus Klosa recently discussed the importance of Near Field Communication (NFC) in an interview with SourceSecurity.com and LEGIC’s future developments within this field. Klaus also explained that LEGIC is currently working alongside Swisscom to create a mobile ecosystem for the Swiss ID market, with a view to launching this in 2014. In events news, Milestone Systems and Axis Communications joined forces at Milestone’s Open House showcase in Copenhagen to demonstrate the two companies’ latest integrated solutions.

In corporate news, a recent survey from the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has revealed that 62.3% of respondents said their company currently employs someone who is disabled. In other corporate news, Quadrant Security Group (QSG) has appointed James Smith as Sales and Marketing Director. James has over 18 years’ experience in the security and IT industries in sales and marketing management roles. Finally, SSAIB recently completed an assessment of a UK company in a pilot scheme that tested the company against the newly published British Standard 102000 for Investigative Services. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX has released details of an installation at Trent Valley Academy in Lincolnshire. Twelve MOBOTIX cameras have been installed to provide base line security covering high traffic areas within the campus and all video is accessible using MOBOTIX Control Centre software. In corporate news, Gallagher has announced that it plans to expand its overseas operations with the opening of a new office in Bangkok at the end of the year.

In application news, Milestone Systems’ IP video management system has been integrated with EIA Inc.’s ShotSpotter gunshot detection to help the Nassau County Police Department in New York fight criminal firearm activity. The solution uses ShotSpotter’s sensors to locate gunshots in the coverage area of the surveillance cameras. Over in Canada, thermal, fixed dome and pan/tilt/zoom cameras from Axis Communications have been deployed at the 101th Grey Cup Festival in Regina, Saskatchewan. The solution will protect visitors and volunteers of the five-day festival. Finally, Cassidian has been selected to upgrade the German Armed Forces’ identification systems to NATO’s new “Mode 5” IFF standard. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, TDSi will be exhibiting its latest solutions at Midwich’s Technology Exposed 2013, which takes place next week at Ascot Racecourse. TDSi and Midwich recently announced their partnership, which offers integrated security technology to a broad range of clients. In corporate news, Milestone Systems is offering full and documented testing by Connex International for certification of Milestone Solution Partner integrations. The Milestone solution certification tests and evaluates such third-party integrations with a focus on four areas: functionality, usability, performance and partner assessment.

Over in France, CCF and eneo will collaborate in a distribution partnership which will target the French market. The partnership will see eneo’s extensive portfolio distributed through CCF’s ten subsidiaries. In other corporate news, Sequent Software and Trüb AG recently announced a technology partnership, in which Trüb will use Sequent’s mobile payments platform to provide over-the-air provisioning and lifecycle-management services for EMV compliant bank cards. Finally, Stanley Security Solutions will be showcasing its latest security and communication products at Healthcare Estates 2013 Exhibition in Manchester. Read more security news…

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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 weekly news round-up, Milestone software and cameras from Axis Communications have been used to upgrade an analogue surveillance system to IP at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The new security system covers an area of approximately 300 acres, with over 16,000 people working on site in any 24-hour period and around 23 million visitors each year. In events news, Avigilon’s Senior Sales Director for Northern Europe, Dean Brazenall, will speak at this year’s All-over-IP Expo, alongside high-profile industry business leaders from Axis Communications and Bosch Security Systems. In his keynote entitled “Why Cities Choose HDTV: 3 Reasons and 3 Results”, Dean will address Russian government authorities and businesses, and focus on why the world’s cities prefer megapixel video surveillance solutions.

In corporate news, Ellen Kreitz has taken over responsibility for media relations at Geutebruck, having already been part of the video security specialist’s communications team for some years. In application news, Dallmeier’s Panomera multifocal sensor system has been used to secure the Allianz Arena in Munich. The Panomera system operates with multiple lenses, making it possible to provide excellent resolution surveillance over a large area from a single installation point. Finally, IDIS has appointed Greg Kulesza as its new Technical Manager to support the growing number of DirectIP customers and partners. Greg will oversee the recently established IDIS demo and training centre, which is already hosting regular DirectIP training programmes. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems’ software and cameras from Axis Communications have been used to upgrade an analogue surveillance system to IP at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The new security system covers an area of approximately 300 acres, with over 16,000 people working on site in any 24-hour period and around 23 million visitors each year. In corporate news, Avigilon has recently announced its second quarter financial results. Financial highlights from the report include a 61% increase in revenue from $24.4 million to $39.2 million and a 159% increase in net income compared to Avigilon’s 2012 second quarter results.

In events news, AxxonSoft’s upcoming All-over-IP Expo 2013 will see Erik Frannlid of Axis Communications deliver a keynote speech entitled “Future is now. The Next Big Thing for Video Surveillance”. The 6th Annual International ALL-OVER-IP EXPO 2013 is Russia’s No. 1 networking event for global IT, Surveillance and Security vendors and key local customers. Over in Singapore, Pacom Systems has appointed Giri Ramamoorthy as Director for Sales & Business Development for the Asia region. Giri will be responsible for accelerating the expansion of the business in Asia and brings more than 17 years of experience in the security industry into the role. Finally, CIVINTEC desktop readers have been installed at turnstile and e-ticket system entrances at the Chamsil Olympic Main Stadium in Seoul, South Korea. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, ASSA ABLOY’s 580 electric lock has been installed on doors at Stockholm’s Karolinska University Hospital, maintaining secure access protection while allowing rapid evacuation and re-entry. After a successful pilot project on 20 doors, the technology is now being implemented on 350 doors across the hospital. In corporate news, Dahua Technology has joined the HDcctv Alliance as a Steering Member and taken positions on the body’s board of directors. The company hopes that its participation will help to accelerate the worldwide migration to HD surveillance.

In application news, AxxonSoft and VisionxIP have completed the installation of a Safe City municipal video surveillance system in Rio Gallegos, Argentina. The project combines Axxon Next software with hardware from VisionxIP and is managed by a situation centre which responds quickly to events. Over in Latvia, DIGIEVER and VIVOTEK have partnered to supply the security system for a 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. Finally, Axis Communications, PROTECT and Milestone Systems have collaborated on a fog security system. The PROTECT fog cannons are linked to Axis thermal cameras, and both systems can be controlled using Milestone Systems software. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, HID Global continues its drive to help financial institutions secure their online banking services. Through its Identity Assurance portfolio and channel partnership initiatives, the company is encouraging the adoption of layered authentication as part of a strategy for protecting transactions. In corporate news, Nedap has announced the integration of the Honeywell NOTIFIER fire alarm system within its security management platform AEOS. The integration is beneficial as it enables users to react faster in case of a fire alarm and allows for an automatic response to events.

In other corporate news, 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, Milestone Systems has provided technology for a new video learning system for the University of St Andrews School of Medicine. The platform records clinical skills practical exams and mock patient interviews, providing students with the opportunity to learn from videos of their interactions after the event. Finally, SALTO Certificated Partner, Allgood plc, has provided an integrated security system to Pioneer School in Basildon, Essex. The task which was to provide a secure environment without restricting the movement of students within the building was met with Allgood’s system of access control, ironmongery, automated doors and CCTV. Read more security news…

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