In today’s news round-up, MOBOTIX Corp. has won a patent infringement lawsuit against e-Watch Inc. More inter partes review proceedings requested by MOBOTIX Corp. challenging e-Watch Inc.’s patents are pending at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In events news, DVTEL will host a Cloud Services webinar for security integrators and end users on 28th October. DVTEL Cloud Services is a surveillance system health monitoring tool that allows users to view, monitor and manage site installations and detect potential problems before they even occur.

Over in Canada, SightLogix President and CEO John Romanowich has been invited to speak at the Symposium on Innovation in Aviation Security being held this week in Montreal. John will discuss best practices and new technologies for protecting airport perimeters. In other events news, Senstar recently showcased its expanded range of integrated security solutions at CANASA Central in Toronto. Senstar is strengthening its commitment to the Canadian market by expanding its integrated security solutions offering and marketing it to customers across the country. Finally, SilverNet has appointed Distrimedia as distributor of its wireless networking range in France. Keith Newton, Business Development Manager at SilverNet, said the agreement will help SilverNet build a pan-European presence. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, Dahua HDCVI Academy has announced Smartwares Security as its distribution partner. Under the distribution agreement, Smartwares Security will add Dahua HDCVI products to its portfolio. In application news, Eid Passport, Inc. has deployed HID Global’s ActivID Credential Management System (CMS) for its new Personal Identity Verification – Interoperable (PIV-I) managed service. Eid Passport’s service is targeted at commercial, government and military organisations that require the highest levels of identity assurance to secure sensitive physical and logical assets.

In application news, the University of York has been using IndigoVision’s IP Video Security Solutions to help safeguard its students. Some 450 IndigoVision cameras now watch over the university campus. Over in the US, Frank De Fina has joined SightLogix as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Frank was previously Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Samsung Techwin America. Finally, Green Gate Access Systems has been chosen as the distributor for SMOES vertically lifting gates in the Eastern part of the UK. The Avant gate product range from SMOES comprises vertically lifting gates that can be installed in locations not suitable for a standard gate. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, a US-based company is utilising CyberLock’s CyberKey temporary activation feature to verify package delivery by placing a CyberPoint in a combination lock box outside of the storage facility. Temporary activation allows administrators to designate a CyberLock or CyberPoint to reactivate an expired CyberKey for up to 5 minutes. In application news, a major electric utility serving the eastern United States has deployed SightLogix smart thermal camera systems to protect its substations. SightSensor thermal systems enable the utility to detect and respond to security incidents across multiple sites.

Over in the UK, G-Tec Distribution Ltd. has announced that it has been appointed the sole UK distributor for Tecnoalarm. G-Tec will be providing technical support as well as in-house training provided for Tecnoalarm products within the UK. Also in the UK, Tavcom Training has announced that it will be offering a City & Guilds 1853 Technical Certificate as an alternative to a BTEC qualification. The Technical certificate is aimed at students looking to develop a career within the electronic security industry. Finally, Symbiotics Ltd. is to begin delivering its BTEC Level 4 CCTV Training Course internationally. Read more security news… 

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In today’s news round-up, ASSA ABLOY and Immotec Systems have announced the integration of Immotec’s access control solutions with ASSA ABLOY’S range of Aperio wireless locks. SightLogix has recently announced the integration of its SightTracker® pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera controller with Videotec’s ULISSE line of positioning devices. The integration gives users an accurate and cost-effective video security solution for comprehensive detection, tracking and assessment over outdoor areas. In other corporate news, Octavian Security has been rated among the top 5% of security providers in the UK. Octavian’s rating of 125 points is a significant increase on its high score of 94 in 2011, which already placed it well ahead of the majority of other UK contractors.

Over in Canada, March Networks has announced that its Command video management system (VMS) software is now fully integrated with the Bosch line of advanced video surveillance cameras. The certified integration provides March Networks Command™ systems integrators and customers with additional flexibility when selecting the most suitable solution for their needs. In application news, the City of Pittsboro Police Department located in Pittsboro, Indiana, has deployed a Civic Surveillance system using the Proxim Wireless Tsunami® MP-8100 series radios and antennas and Avigilon’s innovative high-definition surveillance system. The security solution will help to secure the city’s intersections and parks. Read more security news…

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In today’s news weekly round-up, HID Global has announced the initiation of a comprehensive, multi-year project to establish a new North American centre of operations. The new Genuine HID Operations Centre will be located in Austin, Texas. SightLogix has appointed REP Marketing Solutions Inc. as a manufacturer’s representative firm in the Northeast United States, for the company’s outdoor video analytics security systems. Over in the UK, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has suggested a variety of security measures, which homeowners and businesses should adhere to during winter.

In other corporate news, IMS Research has predicated the global market for Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) to reach $350.4 million by the end of 2012, a growth of 6.9 percent from the previous year. Finally, OnSSI’s Ocularis video surveillance software has provided an added layer of security at the final Presidential Debate, which took place on October 22nd at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Read more security news…

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In today’s news round-up, SightLogix has appointed REP Marketing Solutions Inc. as a manufacturer’s representative firm in the Northeast United States, for the company’s outdoor video analytics security systems. Over in the UK, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has suggested a variety of security measures, which homeowners and businesses should adhere to during winter. In other corporate news, Moxa Americas has announced that it has appointed Joe Cook as Business Development Manager for its IP (Internet Protocol) Network video products unit.

Over in India, Rosslare Security has recently announced the opening of a new office in Pune as part of its continued worldwide expansion. Rosslare is currently focused on increasing its presence in access control and intrusion markets to 25% by 2013. Finally, DVTEL, Inc. has announced the expansion of its executive team with the addition of two seasoned security professionals. Read more security news…

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In today’s news weekly round-up, SightLogix, Inc. has announced that the SightTracker pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera controller has been integrated with Pelco Spectra and Esprit cameras. Also in corporate news, OnSSI has announced the enhanced integration of Ocularis IP video with the full line of MOBOTIX high-resolution video surveillance cameras. In application news, a MOBOTIX Advanced Partner, Switchnet Systems, has deployed a Hemispheric Q24 camera that includes built-in MOBOTIX video analysis tools at the Paringdon Sports Club in Harlow, Essex.

In events news, Altronix has showcased the unique functionality and unrivaled technology of its NetWayM Managed Midspans at ASIS International 2012. Over in Germany, Canon Europe will be showcasing four new full HD resolution cameras at Security Essen 2012 in Hall 2, stand 540. Read more security news…

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In today’s weekly round-up, Samsung Techwin America has announced that three new sales professionals will be joining the company to support the company’s increasing sales activities. SightLogix has announced the appointment of TaylorLong & Associates, Inc. as its manufacturer’s representative for the Northwest US region. Also 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, research by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has highlighted the threat of violence against cash-in-transit couriers. The latest statistics were published by SaferCash, the cash-in-transit intelligence service of the BSIA. Lastly, IMS Research has estimated that network video surveillance sales have overtaken analogue video surveillance sales in the Middle East. It estimates that network video surveillance equipment accounted for 53% of video surveillance equipment in 2011. Read more security news…

 

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In today’s news round-up, we bring you breaking news that Norbain, the largest CCTV distributor in the UK, has gone into Administration, but been sold as a “pre-pack” deal immediately to Newbury Investments (UK) Ltd. Read more about this intriguing turn of events. We will be exploring this in detail over the coming weeks as the facts unfold. Also in corporate news, Honeywell has announced that their First Alert Professional Program has been joined by Floyd Total Security and Pacific Alarm Systems. The First Alert Professional Program is the largest independent security dealer network in the United States.

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 over 1 million Hudson River crossings each week. Over in London, G4S Technology has been chosen to manage the major expansion and upgrade work to City & Islington College’s access control system, in time for the 2012/13 enrolment intake in September. Also in London, Samsung has been chosen to supply its digital video recorders to the Kia Oval, one of the UK’s most famous international sporting venues, to record video of crowd activity during match days. 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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