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, MOBOTIX has released details of a project at Chigwell School that is helping to protect students, staff and property across the 100 acre site. The school has deployed 40 cameras covering all key buildings and doorways, including MOBOTIX M12, M22, and Q24 cameras. In corporate news, Samsung Techwin’s SNP-6200 Full HD 20x PTZ network dome camera has been voted 2013 CCTV Product of the Year by the readers of PSI (Professional Security Installer) Magazine. The ONVIF compliant SNP-6200 2 megapixel Full HD 20x PTZ network dome utilises Progressive Scan technology to provide sharp edges on moving subjects and vehicles.

In other corporate news, TDSi has welcomed two new members of staff to its team with the appointment of new Technical Support Engineers Michael Lee and Jason Wakefield.  Michael has taken on the role of Technical Support Engineer based at TDSi’s Poole headquarters, and Jason will be supporting TDSi’s Midlands and Northern sales teams and customers, providing localised technical support and customer training. In events news, Security Excellence Awards has announced the finalists for the 2013 awards ceremony, which takes place at the Hilton Hotel on the 23rd of October. Finally, Mayflex Middle East has announced a trio of new recruits to manage and develop its growing customer base and demand for its Excel range of copper, fibre, and cabinet solutions across the region. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems held its largest ever annual UK & Ireland Milestone Partner Open Platform Event (MPOP UK) on 3-4 July this year at the Holiday Inn, Stratford upon Avon. General Manager for UK & Ireland Glenn Fletcher and his team hosted more than 100 of its key integration and distribution partners for the two-day conference, which outlined Milestone’s continued leadership in the VMS market in the UK & Ireland. In corporate news, TDSi has opened a new office in Cannock, West Midlands. The new office is already seeing growth in the team with the recent appointment of Technical Support Engineer Jason Wakefield, who is supporting TDSi’s Midlands and Northern sales teams and customers, providing localised technical support and customer training.

In other corporate news, a new report from IMS Research states that the East Europe and Russia market for CCTV and video surveillance equipment is forecast to see impressive growth over the next five years. In Eastern Europe, network security cameras are estimated to account for 84% of security camera revenue in 2017. This is up from just 65% of the total Eastern European security market revenues in 2012. Over in Germany, Dallmeier is offering all current customers an attractive and special upgrade to SMAVIA. Everybody who replaces their existing Dallmeier recording system with a SMAVIA appliance DLS 1600 will receive the licences for 12 analogue channels for free. Finally, Wavesight and OCS Security Services have been chosen to deliver wireless CCTV network for Boston Borough Council, Lincolnshire. In conjunction with OCS Security Services, the overall solution is due to be installed in three phases. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Traka has appointed Stephanie Hensler as International Channel Manager, previously Director EAC OEM Sales with ASSA ABLOY Americas. Stephanie brings strength and depth in building OEM and distributer channels having successfully built ASSA ABLOY Americas enterprise access control OEM business over a 5-year period. In events news, AxxonSoft, along with Nexsan, Tandberg Data and SNB IT Distributor have hosted a roadshow under the theme “Empowering Information – Storage and Security.” The seminar in Nairobi showcased the latest trends in the growing Data Storage, IP-security market and technology presentations from Nexsan, AxxonSoft, and Tandberg Data.

In corporate news, Pyronix’s Enforcer has won the Intruder Product of the Year at PSI Premier Awards 2013. The evening celebrated the greatest products in the security industry and the products that have caught the attention of the market this year. In other corporate news, VidSys recently announced that NewSpring Capital led a $15.65 million equity financing in VidSys. VidSys provides a transformational PSIM software platform used to run operations centres for public sector agencies and leading businesses globally. Finally, Axis Security has won a contract to provide officers and CCTV operations at the UK’s largest Trading Estate. Two Axis Security officers will provide 24-hour patrols, key holding and control room monitoring on behalf of Valleywatch, one of the region’s foremost CCTV monitoring stations. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Avigilon has appointed Central Security Distribution as its official distributor for the Australian market. CSD will now offer the complete range of Avigilon’s products and solutions to this market. In application news, Milestone video surveillance software is helping to manage traffic activities in Galway City, Ireland. Galway City Council has deployed Milestone XProtect Smart Client to manage all cameras across a large video wall, including pant-tilt-zoom (PTZ) control and zoom for detailed views of live and recorded video. In addition, Milestone Mobile has proved perfect for supporting staff using tablets and smartphones.

In other application news, The Calico Group, a leading housing group in East Lancashire, has contracted Connexion2 to provide its award-winning and ACPO accredited Identicom lone worker device (LWD). Connexion2 has supplied a total of 150 Identicom devices to Calico including a number of units with “Man Down” detection. Over in Morocco, G4S has signed a new contract with the Tangier Med Port Authority and Tangier Med Special Agency to deliver a broad range of integrated security solutions. The three-year contract, worth approximately £10 million in total turnover, will see G4S protect the port’s assets, commodities and people. Finally, Axis Security will provide Wulfrun shopping centre in the UK with 228 weekly manned guarding hours. Officers will be responsible for the security, health, safety and well-being of the tenants and public using the centre. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Milestone Systems and Bosch Security Systems have entered into a strategic global partnership aiming at complete integration of Bosch IP video devices with Milestone XProtect IP Video Management Software. As part of the cooperation, Milestone is participating as a premium partner in Bosch’s Integration Partner Program. Bosch and Milestone Systems have intensified their joint marketing efforts, demonstrating the integrated solution at trade shows, conferences and events around the globe as well as in Bosch’s new product exhibit truck in North America. In corporate news, Arecont Vision has signed DVS Limited to advance its megapixel camera security solutions in the UK marketplace. DVS Limited is one of the UK’s most outstanding distributors to the security market and the partnership comes to effect immediately.

Over in Russia, AxxonSoft and Grand Prix have installed security and video management systems at a Oriflame factory, a leading cosmetics manufacturer. The factory required a flexible, scalable, and geographically distributed video management system and AxxonSoft’s Intellect PSIM met these requirements. In application news, VIVOTEK security solutions have been deployed to secure South Africa’s National Gambling Board offices. VIVOTEK’s fixed dome, speed dome, fisheye and bullet style network cameras, including the FD8162, SD8362E, FE8172V, and IP8362 were all installed. Finally, LEGIC Identsystems AG has gained another strong partner from China, Shanghai Airlink Technologies. The system integrator specialises in developing security solutions, in particular CCTV, access control and intruder alarm systems. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, AxxonSoft and Grand Prix have installed security and video management systems at a Russian factory of Oriflame, a leading cosmetics manufacturer. The factory required a flexible, scalable, and geographically distributed video management system and AxxonSoft’s Intellect PSIM met these requirements. In application news, TDSi’s access control and security systems have been deployed by Global Entertainment Consortium, Rubicon Group Holding (RGH), to secure its central server facility in Amman, Jordan. A MICROgarde controller and two EXprox readers were installed, securing access to the server room and monitoring the flow of individuals entering and exiting the building.

In other application news, Mul-T-Lock and Blackheath Locksmiths have upgraded the security system at Woodhill Primary School in Woolwich, by creating a bespoke master key solution to offer complete key control and security. Blackheath Locksmiths introduced the concept of an all-encompassing master key suite based on Mul-T-Lock’s Integrator system, which provides high quality protection and reduces the number of keys required. CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, recently announced that its industry leading AC2000 security management system has been selected to secure the offices of the 5-star Malaysia Airlines. Finally, ASSA ABLOY’s ARX access control system has been chosen to secure a housing cooperative in Luela, Sweden. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly news round-up, Samsung Techwin has recruited three Video over IP experts to support the company’s ongoing success in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Stefan Palenkov and Steven Trace have been appointed to perform pre-sales and technical support roles, and Nicolas Ullrich has joined the Samsung Techwin DACH team as Business Development Manager. In events news, Dahua’s DH-ITC203 HD camera series has won the “Golden Lion Award” at the 2013 China International Intelligent Traffic Exhibition. In addition to this, Dahua Technology was also honoured with the “recommended brand for China Intelligent Traffic Construction 2012-2013.”

In corporate news, SALTO Systems is moving its UK operation to bigger offices in Southam, Warwickshire to accommodate the continuing growth of the business. As part of the move, SALTO Systems has taken the opportunity to incorporate a new state-of-the-art meeting, training and product XSperience centre which will be used for internal staff, partner and end user training courses. In application news, Axxonsoft’s Intellect Lite platform has been installed at The University of Salamanca, Spain. The Intellect Lite video management software is being used to provide surveillance at the university’s new four-story building, which has 8,900 square metres of floor space. Finally, Xtralis’ intruder solutions are being used to protect Volkswagen and Audi dealership car lots in Germany. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Axxonsoft’s Intellect Lite platform has been installed at The University of Salamanca, Spain. The Intellect Lite video management software is being used to provide surveillance at the university’s new four-story building, which has 8,900 square metres of floor space. In corporate news, Dahua’s DH-ITC203 HD camera series has won the “Golden Lion Award” at the 2013 China International Intelligent Traffic Exhibition. In addition to this, Dahua Technology was also honoured with the “recommended brand for China Intelligent Traffic Construction 2012-2013.”

In events news, the Organising Committee of the International Exhibition for Security and National Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2014) recently announced the event will host an “International Conference on Security Challenges (ICSC)” in Abu Dhabi. Finally, Wavesight has reported a very positive response from existing customers to the company’s latest product range at IFSEC 2013. This year, visitors were given the chance to see the new range of powerful N-spec point-to-point and multipoint links at the event. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Samsung Techwin has recruited three Video over IP experts to support the company’s ongoing success in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Stefan Palenkov and Steven Trace have been appointed to perform pre-sales and technical support roles, and Nicolas Ullrich has joined the Samsung Techwin DACH team as Business Development Manager. In other corporate news, SALTO Systems is moving its UK operation to bigger offices in Southam, Warwickshire to accommodate the continuing growth of the business. As part of the move, SALTO Systems has taken the opportunity to incorporate a new state-of-the-art meeting, training and product XSperience centre which will be used for internal staff, partner and end user training courses.

In events news, Cobham has exhibited at this year’s Broadcast Asia, the APAC region’s premier broadcast event. The products on display included Cobham’s new HD MPEG4 IP Encoder, MediaMesh, an IP-based, rapid set-up field newsroom and the SOLO range of broadcast transmitters. Over in Brazil, Scati has opened its Brazilian subsidiary in São Paulo. Scati has transferred Miguel A. Gimeno as the General Manager of the subsidiary and Javier Larrodé as the Technical Support and Operations Manager. Finally, Mayflex has run a competition in order to increase the customer base for its IP based electronic security products, with the winner receiving a 3D HD bundle. Read more security news…

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