In today’s news round-up, the latest annual Centre for Retail Research (CRR) survey into the use of CCTV in retail revealed that 31% of retailers (in northern Europe) cite the integration with business intelligence as the main driver for network IP, highlighting the shift from analogue to IP-based cameras. In corporate news, Wavestore has appointed James Smith as Marketing Director. He brings 20 years’ security industry experience to the role.

Over in Africa, SecProTec 2015, the leading trade show in the region has partnered with intersec to provide access to the East African market, strengthening Homeland Security, Policing, and Information Security sectors. CeBIT 2015 opened its doors on Monday, with QNAP Systems showcasing its new NAS models and a wide range of HDDs and SDDs. Finally, Cobham has confirmed its sponsorship of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, supplying a range of IP, wireless and satellite communications on the first three legs of the competition. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, IHS reported that global unit shipments of smart cards are expected to rise by 2.1 billion from 2014 through 2019 — about equal to the combined populations of China, the United States, Indonesia and Brazil. In application news, VIVOTEK IP cameras have been deployed in a factory based in India. A total of 96 IP cameras across 12 models were installed in the factory to help monitor entrance and exit points, as the vicinity sees a multitude of large trucks with trailers and other vehicles.

In events news, at the upcoming Security ESSEN tradeshow held in Germany, ABUS will be demonstrating a range of mechanical and electronic components; alarm systems and video surveillance are combined into integral security solutions. At ASIS International 2014, CNL Software will be showcasing the latest release of its IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution. The solution enhances business intelligence gathering: enabling the mapping of incident trends and ensuring the highlighting of weaknesses to inform future security investment. Lastly, in corporate news, following the British Security Industry Association’s AGM, Elmdene Ltd’s Managing Director, Ian Moore, has been appointed Chairman of the Association’s dedicated Export Council. 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, REACT will be showcasing one of the first public demonstrations of an in-camera real-time analytics solution at the IP EXPO taking place 17th to 18th October 2012 in London. On display at the show will be the MOBOTIX video analysis tools which generate statistical data inside the camera for real-time analysis and expert as a structured report. In corporate news, Samsung has appointed Pedro Correia to take on the newly created role of UK Pre-Sales Manager. Pedro will work closely with installers, system integrators and distributors to provide pre-sales support in respect of system design, product specification and tender compliance issues. SSAIB, the UK’s leading certification body for organisations, has gained UKAS approval for its Telecare ServicesScheme, offering telecare system suppliers, installation and maintenance companies, monitoring centres, response providers and others a significant advantage in this expanding market.

In application news, ievo fingerprint readers have been installed in 5 sites of a UK fitness chain to improve the efficiency within their gyms. Over in Banglaesh, India, Dhaka police have completed the initial phase of upgrading the analogue communications system to digital one by adopting Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) solution provided by Hytera. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, IMS Research has reported that network video surveillance sales have overtaken analogue video surveillance sales in the Middle East. Its recently published report on this market estimates that network video surveillance equipment accounted for 53% of video surveillance equipment in 2011. At the upcoming Sponsor’s Sports Venue Summit in Germany, Dallmeier will be showcasing its multifocal sensor system Panomera. In corporate news, Altronix has redesigned its website to provide visitors with fast and easy access to information along with an improved online experience.

In other news, Samsung Techwin America has recruited three new sales professionals to support the company’s increasing sales activities. Joining the company are Kerby Long as Northeast Regional Sales Manager, Bill Grella as Southeast Regional Sales Manager, and Todd Wysocki as Central Regional Sales Manager. Lastly, MicroPower Technologies has partnered with Sprint to enable the company to leverage Sprint’s network as an additional channel to transmit wireless video. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Alvarion has announced that its wireless solution was deployed by NetX Internet, the primary communication and Internet access company for Marvel’s “The Avengers,” to help deliver secure and seamless wireless broadband connectivity for film production. At Singapore’s first major and biggest suburban mall, Bosch dome and PTZ cameras have been installed to offer a discreet accessible network surveillance system. In the US, Tornado chasers have chosen OnSSI’s Ocularis video management software to simplify capture of multiple high-definition video images of tornadoes and severe weather.

In other news, AMG-Panogenics megapixel cameras have been integrated with the Cathexis CatVision IP Surveillance Software Suite to offer clients a holistic surveillance solution. Lastly, Europa has further demonstrated a commitment to being recognised as a first class provider of professional security services after becoming a member of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA). 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, Panasonic Corporation has announced that it will be supporting the London 2012 Paralympic Games as the official partner in the Audio and Visual Equipment category. Also in corporate news, D-Link has partnered with Computer 2000 to make D-Link’s consumer and business networking available to a whole raft of new resellers and drive continued growth for both companies and their reseller partners.

In application news, Proxim’s wireless backhaul systems have been deployed by Oceanic Broadband Solutions to provide connectivity for the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV). In Singapore, AMG’s transmission solution has been deployed at the newly opened Woodsville Tunnel in Singapore. Lastly, Harper Chalice’s electrified perimeter security technology solution has been installed at the UK’s largest vehicle dismantling and salvage company to protect its Huddersfield site. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, at the upcoming Security Essen tradeshow taking place in October, AirLive will be exhibiting its latest wireless networking and IP surveillance solutions. Visitors will have the opportunity to see a variety of product demonstrations, information and insight into the latest technologies. In corporate news, Axis Communications has announced that its AXIS Camera Companion, an entry-level IP video solution for small installations, has reached a milestone ten thousand downloads this month. In the latest partnership deal, Senstar and PSA Security Network have joined hands to enable PSA members to take advantage of traditional PSA benefits, when purchasing Senstar’s outdoor PIDS solutions, including annual PSA rebates, training and customer support.

In other news, Samsung has been chosen to supply its digital video recorders to the Kia Oval in South London, one of the UK’s most famous international sporting venues, to record video of crowd activity during match days. Lastly, MicroPower Technologies Inc. has recently announced that Hoehn Honda has deployed a comprehensive wireless surveillance solution as a means to control liability and theft, and enhance customer service. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, the Police department in Monroe, New York have opted to install Arecont Vision’s megapixel cameras in the police department building to protect the department from liability claims and monitor prisoners 24/7.  At St. Luke’s Hospice in the UK, Connexion2’s fully managed SoloProtect solution has been chosen to protect the community nurses when working alone. Traka has secured a £5 million, four-year national call-off contract with the Ministry of Justice to provide UK public sector prisons with secure biometric key and radio management systems.

In other news, the Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced that Kathleen Carroll, Director of Government Relations for HID Global, is the new Chair of the Government Relations Committee. The announcement was made at the opening of the SIA Government Summit. Lastly, Axis Communications has been chosen to provide a network IP surveillance system for one of the busiest stations in the UK outside of London. Read more security news…

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