In today’s news round-up, Milestone Systems has implemented its XProtect® video management software throughout a chain of KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks locations in New Zealand. The installations were introduced to reduce the number of thefts and measure the day-to-day operations efficiently. In corporate news, OnSSI has received the Axis Communications 2014 Application Development Partner (ADP) award in the Caribbean region. Customers have recognised the strength of pairing the reliability of the Ocularis software with the Axis IP cameras.

Over in Sweden, Automatic Systems has supplied traffic barriers to the Norra länken motorway project through its local partner Swarco. The barriers are integrated within the sophisticated traffic control and security systems deployed in the region and nationwide. Also in application news, Idesco has deployed a one-of-a-kind combined access control and rescue control system designed specifically for mining environments as part of Pyhäsalmi Mine’s ongoing effort to improve work safety. Finally, Matrox Graphics has recently announced that its graphic cards have been validated for use alongside the Mura MPX-based video wall controllers to power up to four independent console displays. The Matrox Mura MPX-based video walls will be on display at the upcoming ISE and DSE tradeshows. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, TDSi has appointed Gary Aimson as Strategic Business Development Manager and Sophie Wilkins as Marketing Assistant to facilitate TDSi’s ongoing growth. In other corporate news, Octavian Security has joined the UK Government’s Think, Act, Report initiative alongside over 2.5 million employees. The initiative encourages companies to think about gender equality, take action to promote opportunities in their workplace and report on what they are doing.

In events news, Wavestore will be exhibiting at Transport Security Expo, which takes place on 2nd-3rd December at Olympia, London. Wavestore will be demonstrating how key features of the open platform Wavestore video management software (VMS) can assist the transport sector to combat criminal and terrorist activity. Also in events news, Suprema hosted its Suprema Global Partner Program (SGPP) 2014 this week in Korea. The Suprema Global Partner Program (SGPP) has been deemed a high-level futuristic platform for the business of biometrics and security since it was first hosted in 2010. Finally, German supermarket giant German supermarket giant Aldi has selected Castel to supply IP intercom systems for its new regional distribution and staff administration centres across the UK. Read more security news…


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…


In today’s news round-up, HID Global will address the critical advances in the design and delivery of credentials for major government ID programs at the ID WORLD International Congress in Frankfurt, Germany from October 16th – 18th, 2012. LEGIC has announced that is chosen Shanghai Smarfid Security Equipment Co., Ltd. as a licence partner. Smarfid is particularly known as a provider of IP65 OLED display readers. Also in corporate news, Oncam Grandeye has appointed Russell F. Tate as its Vice President of Sales, Americas. Tate brings more than 20 years of experience to the job, with a specialisation in high-growth electronic security companies in the retail arena.

In application news, Vemotion Interactive’s encoder technology solution has been deployed in a fleet of EnterpriseMouchel vehicles in London to assist the provider in managing its client’s road network. Also in the UK, Leading pharmaceutical logistics company Movianto has selected Raytec LED technology as part of a security upgrade at its UK headquarters in Bedford. Read more security news…


In today’s news round-up, organisers of IFSEC and Homeland Security India have announced plans to further develop the exhibition and its content to cater for the evolving needs of the booming Indian and South Asian security industry. In the latest IMS Research report, Milestone has maintained its position as the number one vendor for total VMS global market share. Also in corporate news, according to the latest statistics published by SaferCash, the cash-in-transit intelligence service of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), falling victim to attack and robbery remains a very real threat for the security industry’s cash-in-transit couriers.

In other news, Sean Ackroyd has joined Harper Chalice Group Limited to spear-head the UK sales of their FenceSecure and WallSecure™electronic perimeter intrusion detection systems. Lastly, crime prevention security specialist Netwatch has highlighted the high cost of opportunist crime on the UK freight industry and offered advice to curb the growing trend. Read more security news….


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…


On today’s news round-up, we start with the latest IFSEC news updates. For those in need of knowledge of IP-based systems and products, IFSEC 2012 organisers will be hosting an extensive IP education awareness programme at this year’s show in order to help visitors safeguard their future business. RISCO Group’s new access management solution axesplus will be on showcase at IFSEC. The solution is designed to meet the stringent security requirements of high-end, multi-site and multi-tenanted deployments.

In application news, Avigilon has been chosen to provide its high-definition surveillance system to secure the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Albuquerque. The system will ensure the security of guests at their hotel and 100,000 square foot casino. HID Global FARGO printers/encoders will be deployed by AwardWallet LLC to produce secure ID cards for its consumer loyalty programme tracking and management service. Lastly, SightLogix has appointed Todd Brodrick as its new Director of Sales in the Western United States. Read more security news…


On today’s news round-up, Optex REDSCAN laser detectors have been deployed to secure the largest solar panel farm in the UK. In a new report, the European ATM Security Team (EAST) has reported that cash trapping incidents significantly increased during 2011, while skimming incidents and ATM related fraud losses fell. Lone worker specialist Connexion2 is celebrating a major milestone after shipping its 100,000th Identicom device.

In events news, Axis Communications is set to launch the world’s first IP surveillance certification at this year’s IFSEC tradeshow. The certification is open to security professionals who want to validate their expertise and knowledge in IP video surveillance. Dallmeier will also be at the show exhibiting its comprehensive portfolio of professional video management systems. The highlight will be the award-winning and much-lauded multifocal sensor system Panomera. Read more security news…


On today’s news round-up, access control solutions provider SALTO Systems has announced a successful show at Intersec 2012. It concluded that many architects, security specifiers and end users were keen to discover the latest innovations in the world of access control. At the upcoming IFSEC 2012 tradeshow, Connexion2 will be sponsoring a the new Lone Worker Protection Product Area.

In other news, Grandstream Networks IP surveillance cameras have been integrated with NUUO video management products to offer small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) and enterprise customers with a smart network solution. Telaid has also entered into a strategic partnership with Next Level security systems to deliver unified, networked security solutions to its customer base in the retail, financial and quick-serve restaurant markets. Lastly, Exacq Technologies has recruited Julian Inman as EMEA Sales and Technical Support Engineer to provide engineering and field support to the increasing demand for its VMS solutions. Read more security news…


To end the working week, we begin the round-up with Milestone Systems, who have installed their IP video software solution alongside Axis Communication IP cameras to help Karel van Mander, an exclusive Danish nightclub, to meet their security needs. Optex Europe and JBC Site Security have joined forces to offer a remotely monitored rapid-deployment CCTV tower. In corporate news, ADT’s new purpose built Customer Service Centre (CSC) in the heart of Manchester city centre is up and running, offering a 24/7/365 customer support service.

In other news, Cougar Monitoring, one of the UK’s largest CCTV and intruder alarm monitoring centres, has selected the Immix® Video Monitoring automation platform to make its services much more attractive to installers. On a final note, organisers of Secutech have announced that this year’s show proved to be a success with a 5 percent increase in visitor numbers. Read more security news…



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