In today’s news round-up, Keyscan has been acquired by Kaba Holding. The acquisition of Keyscan will strengthen both companies’ product offerings throughout the Americas. Also in corporate news, Harper Chalice Group have recently announced the appointment of Martin Head as UK Project Sales Manager. Martin’s primary responsibility will be for leading the development of sales for Harper Chalice Group’s Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems.

Over in London, Urmet has announced the opening of a new showroom display situated at The Building Centre. The aim is to enable a wide range of potential users such as security consultants and installers to see Urmet’s market-leading products. In events news, Secutech has confirmed that the 18th edition of the international exhibition is officially taking place from 28 – 30 April 2015 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre in Taiwan. Secutech 2015 aims to cater to demand for a wider spectrum of safety and security-related products. Finally, registration for SANS Brussels 2015 is now open. The event will host four essential information security training courses at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel from Monday 26 to Saturday 31 January 2015. Read more security news…


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…


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…


To round off the working week, we start with some application news. At the Neurological Emergencies Network of Franche-Comté (RUN-FC), France, Axis network cameras are being used to help in the remote diagnosis of Cerebral Vascular Accidents (CVAs). On the Chaucer College campus, students are being secured by an access control solution from ASSA. Vicon’s PTZ dome cameras have been installed as part of a state-of-the-art surveillance system onboard the Havila Venus, dubbed the “Greenest Ship on the Seas”.

In other news, GKB Security has announced that it will be showcasing its latest security solutions at Security China 2010 in Beijing, China. Gallagher is celebrating as it scooped the 2010 New Zealand International Business Awards in $10-50 million category. Read more news…


Security in sports facilities has been a growing concern of late with the Commonwealth Games hosted in India making the headlines. At the University of Southern Mississippi, it was the Avigilon HD surveillance system in the limelight as it was chosen to secure the university’s stadium. Over at Charlton Athletic Football club, Samsung’s digital video recorders formed part of the upgrade to the CCTV system.

In events news, HID announced that they are currently featuring their latest access control reader solutions at the Security Essen show, while Legic is introducing new chips for their contactless smart card readers. March Networks also announced that they will be giving a live demonstration of their Financial Solution at the ASIS International show in Dallas. Lastly, in corporate news, MOBOTIX and Fluidmesh Networks have entered a technology partnership to offer an enhanced IP solution to system integrators. Read more security news…

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On today’s news round-up, Digital Barriers has announced its third acquisition this year, adding COE Group to its portfolio in a bid to build a leading mid-market business in the homeland security and defence sectors. HD surveillance provider Avigilon is celebrating being ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™. For those attending the ASIS tradeshow in Dallas, Johnson Controls will be on hand, showcasing its latest security solutions.

In Macedonia, an IDL access control barrier solution has been installed at the new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility of a large global corporation. Lastly, Transport Security Expo 2010, which took place in London, saw a record rise in visitor numbers in its first outing in the capital. Read more security news…


On the news round up today, we start with an update from the ASIS 2010 tradeshow due to kick off  later this year in October. Those who are flying off to Dallas for the show will be able to take advantage of the 180 educational sessions on offer. At the PSA-TEC 2010 show taking place right now, Samsung is continuing to the spread word of its new Vision 2010 product roll-out.

It’s a win for IDTECK, as it has been selected to provide an access control system for the Turkey Court House project. Over in Spain Axis network cameras are meeting the needs of vehicle inspection company ATISAE.

Lastly, in corporate news, CNL and SeeTec have announced their technology partnership, which will certify the integration of their surveillance solutions. Read more news…


On today’s round up we start with news of a royal visit. His Royal Highness the Duke of York, Special Representative UK Trade & Investment, visited the headquarters of IMS Research in Wellingborough to meet staff and tour the facility. In other corporate news, Hikvision has opened a new office in Dubai to strengthen its position in the Middle East and Africa security markets.

In Poland, there is a new partnership between Nedap Security Management and Dyskret. Together they have successfully implemented an access control system for the Centrum Vinci building.  Over in the City of Moonee Valley in Australia, Salto access control solution is helping to protect its mixed array of buildings.

In events news, the upcoming Integrated Systems Europe 2011 show is due to expand to accommodate increased demands from potential exhibitors. Read more news…


To start the week, we have a mixed bag of corporate, tradeshow and application news.

First up, Milestone and Bosch have announced their union under the ONVIF umbrella as they integrate network IP solutions. To improve identity management, Black Diamond Advanced Technology has delivered a ruggedised, biometric identity-management system to Northrop Grummana. At Nanyang Technology, LEGIC’s contactless smart card technology has been installed to offer a flexible and secure access control system.

In events news, Asian Securitex 2010 returned and drew 10,587 trade and business visitors from throughout the region to see 600 exhibitors from a total of 34 countries. Lastly, iOmniscient has been declared the overall worldwide winner of the “Global Security Challenge for Crowded Places” launched by British Aerospace (BAE). Not enough? Read more news…


On today’s round up we focus on passenger safety and bring you some interesting security application news from around the world.

First up, in Madrid Axis’ network cameras have been chosen to improve passenger security on 2,300 of the city’s buses. Over in Puerto Rico’s new Sheraton Hotel & Casino, IndigoVision’s integrated surveillance system has been chosen to reinforce security. In Slovenia’s Spar retail supermarkets, Spica’s time management and access control system is helping to monitor staff.

In event news Vivotek have announced that they will be showcasing their latest IP cameras at ExpoSec 2010.  At the Transport Security Expo ‘effective security for freights on passenger flights‘ will be key issue to be discussed.

Lastly in corporate news, Mirasys has extended its video surveillance product offering to Italy and Thailand with new offices opening in the regions.



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