In today’s weekly round-up, Quadrant Security Group (QSG) has worked with West Midlands Police to upgrade and integrate key security systems that enable the UK’s second largest police force to closely monitor high impact events. Bosch Security Systems has helped ensure London stays safe and sound this summer. Its security and communication systems are watching over key travel networks and providing information to the hundreds of thousands of people visiting the city each day. Also in applications news, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies and the CBORD Group, Inc. have announced the successful roll-out of near field communication (NFC)-enabled campus card credentials at the University of San Francisco (USF) for door access and spending at laundry terminals.

Over in Tokyo, a turtle garden is using a Compro IP540 PTZ network camera to look after several tortoises kept in an enclosure. The owner wants to use the new camera to provide online video streaming of the tortoises’ daily activities in order to help raise public awareness of animal protection. NICE Systems has recently announced that the electric authority in Lima, Peru, Autoridad Autónoma Tren Electrico (AATE), has implemented NICE’s integrated security solutions at Lima Metro. Serving millions of passengers monthly, Lima Metro is using the NICE solutions portfolio to address security, safety, and operational risks on the transit system. Read more security news…