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Ingersoll Rand and superintendents say stretched funds stifling school security

 Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, AASA and RETA Security released the results of the 2008 National School Safety StudyIngersoll Rand Security Technologies, in conjunction with AASA and RETA Security, recently released the results of the 2008 National School Safety Study, which assesses the status of security in the nation's K-12 public schools, based on a survey of school leaders nationwide. The information within the Study is especially timely as the United States starts implemen...

Xtralis introduces new website to support Global Partner Community

 Xtralis makes significant investment in website and partner extranets, making it easier to specify and sell Xtralis SolutionsXtralis, a leading provider of early warning fire detection and security solutions, today announced the complete redesign of its website, www.xtralis.com, with a strong focus on supporting its growing partner ecosystem. In addition to detailed information on Xtralis solutions and industry expertise, the site now supports two partner extranets for partners that sell i...

Innovative secure printing solutions ensue from partnership between LEGIC® and Y Soft

 Dr Ondej Krajíek, General Manager R&D (l.) and Martin Uddin, CTO (m.) of Y Soft are looking forward to the LEGIC partnership with Mario Morger, Head of Sales Europe of LEGIC  LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, a leading developer of contactless smart card technology for personal identification, is further extending its international network of partners. With Y Soft s.r.o., LEGIC is gaining a licence partner in the Czech Republic which has further locations in Japan, Israel, Denma...

Altronix takes Canadian security pros to the ice in Montreal

 Altronix hosted several of its security partners at a MontrealAltronix hosted several of its security partners at a Montreal Canadian's hockey game at the Bell Centre on Saturday, February 7th, 2009. Proceeds from the event were donated to The Gift of Life, Inc. - a non-profit organization which provides life-saving heart surgery for children around the world.

Pelco sells Intelli-M Electronic Access Control Business Unit, to infinias, LLC.

  Pelco signed an agreement to sell its Intelli-M Electronic Access Control Business UnitPelco, Inc. today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell the Intelli-M® Electronic Access Control product line to infinias, LLC. The deal which will include intellectual property, assets, and products in development related to the Intelli-M product line is set to close on our around March 16, 2009.Infinias, LLC a newly formed and independent company, will focus on the development, gr...

Fermax joins well established Spanish brands club

 Fermax joins AMRE to strengthen brand presence Large food companies such as Campofrío or Freixenet, banking giants like BBVA or Santander and brands of such indisputable prestige as Hola!, Paradores, El Corte Inglés or Real Madrid are only some of the names united in AMRE, the enterprise club that has just opened its doors to Fermax with which we shall soon be presented in New York.As an institutional brand, the Valencian firm has just joined AMRE, the Renowned Span...

Hirsch to lead panel on security standards at TechSec Solutions

  Rob Zivney, vice president of marketing at Hirsch Electronics to moderate panel of experts at TechSec solutionsRob Zivney, vice president of marketing at Hirsch Electronics, a leading manufacturer of security management solutions, will moderate a panel of security experts at the upcoming TechSec Solutions conference being held February 23-25, 2009, at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, TX. The session is scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, at 4:00 p.m. and is entitled "Where Will S...

Numerous opportunities for security companies at Brazil Trade Show

  ISC Brazil expecting more than 100 exhibitors, 5,000 visitorsElectronic security companies looking to expand internationally will have one of their best opportunities of the year March 17-19 at the ISC Brazil trade show in Sao Paulo.With nearly 200 million people and a $2 trillion economy, Brazil has one of the world's highest potentials for growth, and the nation's electronic security market is projected to expand by more than 16 percent over the next five years. ISC...

Leading European multibrand distributor VIDEOR confirms its attendance at IFSEC 2009

  VIDEOR, one of the leading European Multibrand Distributors at IFSEC 2009VIDEOR will be an exhibitor at IFSEC in Birmingham again in 2009. But with more this time: VIDEOR will increase its booth area by a good 40% to cater better for its new concept. Designed as a lounge, the extended area offers much room to discuss current products and, of course, product innovations in a cosy atmosphere away from the hurly-burly from the fair. And the continuously growing product portfolio gives e...

Brivo and Axis partnership on display at TechSec Solutions Conference

 Brivo Systems and network camera leader, Axis Communications join together in technology relationshipBrivo Systems, LLC, the leader in Web applications for access control and security systems, today announced that Brivo President and CEO, Steve Van Till, will join Axis Communications General Manager, Americas, Fredrik Nilsson, in delivering a highly topical panel presentation at the TechSec Solutions Conference in Dallas, commencing today. Brivo recently teamed up with Axis in a new c...

Honeywell expands distribution of IP network security solutions in UK and Ireland with COMPUTERLINKS

 Honeywell signs distribution agreement with COMPUTERLINKS which increases availability of IP access control and surveillance productsHoneywell recently announced that it has signed an agreement with COMPUTERLINKS for the distribution of Honeywell Internet Protocol (IP) access control, electronic surveillance and security monitoring systems in the UK and Ireland. The agreement allows COMPUTERLINKS value added resellers (VARs) to provide British and Irish businesses of all sizes wi...

Salto Systems and Nedap announce new partnership

 Salto and Nedap aim to promote integrated access control solutions NEDAP and SALTO present a unique off-the-shelf integration between NEDAP AEOS and SALTO off line readers. The integration provides customers with a seamless single management platform for their entire access control needs, increasing cost effectiveness and flexibility. With this integration, NEDAP extends the advanced access control capabilities of AEOS to off line, unwired doors.  After a period of intensive coll...

Hirsch joins with CoreStreet for identity access control solutions

Professional Services leads Hirsch into Systems IntegrationHirsch Electronics, a leading supplier of access control and security management solutions, announces its Professional Services Group has developed a solution for verifying digital identity certificates by integrating both their Velocity Security Management System and RUU Verification Station with Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201-enabling technology from CoreStreet, a leading provider of credential validation solutions....

Security Industry Association extends OSIPS to harmonize with ad hoc consortia

 SIA approves revisions to its Open Systems Interoperability and Performance Standard (OSIPS)The Security Industry Association (SIA) has approved revisions to its Open Systems Interoperability and Performance Standard (OSIPS) Framework and Digital Video Interface efforts to support the requests of various organizations focused on IP video."New digital technologies for IP video require new standards for cameras, encoders and video analytics if these components are to integrate, or conve...

Xtralis shows full commitment to IFSEC and FIREX 2009

  Xtralis will exhibit total product range at IFSEC and INTERNATIONAL FIREXXtralis, a leading provider of intelligent fire detection and security solutions, today announced that it has reached agreement with the organisers of IFSEC and INTERNATIONAL FIREX to have a major presence at this year's events. Xtralis will be exhibiting its total range of fire and security technologies, including the M3000 command and control software solution, which provides seamless integration between...

LEGIC® at CeBIT: One card – a world of many applications

 LEGIC at CeBIT in Hanover/Germany: Hall 6, Stand D11With the World of LEGIC the company presents at CeBIT 2009 its contactless smart card technology for personal identification in a large variety of applications, solutions and services. The focus of this year's trade fair presence by LEGIC Identsystems Ltd from 3-8 March in Hanover/Germany is on the unmatched variety of applications for this state-of-the-art contactless smart card technology. In Hall 6 / Stand D11 in the World of LEGIC, th...

PCSC updates its Fault Tolerant system products with Single Door Module (SDM) launch

PCSC, a leading supplier of products and services for electronic access control and facility management applications in domestic and international markets, recently announced the next evolution in Fault Tolerant system products, the Single Door Module (SDM), complimenting the existing DDM (Dual Door Module). The SDM is based on a development partnership between PCSC and HID Global, the trusted worldwide leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity. Utilising PCSC’s pa...

BSIA recognises VSG achievements – Seven times!

 Representatives from the Westfield Derby Shopping Centre team who won the Best Team award - Midlands.  From the left is Gary Summerfield (Security Manager Westfield Shopping Towns Ltd), Bill Muskin (VSG Chairman), Shane Horsley, Michael Carson, Martin Burgess, Paul Leary (all VSG), John Bates (BSIA), Steve Buswell and Paul Wesson (also VSG)Thanks to the outstanding performance and dedication of its staff, VSG, the UK's fastest growing provider of security services, was a winner seven...

LEGIC® teams up with Securit World to offer more advanced contactless solutions

 Leon Rose, Area Sales Manager at LEGIC and Ed Heyden, Managing Director of Securit World, are looking forward to a successful partnership LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, the leading manufacturer of contactless smart card systems for personal identification applications and Securit World Ltd, leading suppliers of ID systems and printers, have agreed on a new licence contract. This will result in a broad range of products using LEGIC highly secure contactless technology and benefiting from Secu...

C-TRUE & Stallion Security supply South African Football Association with face recognition security solutions

 C-True will supply C-ENTRY face recognition to SAFA for World Cup Following several comprehensive trials in South Africa, C-TRUE Face Recognition technology was approved by the South African Football Association (SAFA) for access control security to critical SAFA facilities including the office of the CEO, Mr. Raymond Hack.Stallion Security, C-TRUE's partner in South Africa, was chosen to provide SAFA with a comprehensive security solution including the C-TRUE's C-ENTRY face recogniti...

Hirsch Electronics appoints Identity Management expert

  Hirsch Electronics announces the appointment of Corey McKinney as Senior System SpecialistHirsch Electronics, a global supplier of access control and security management solutions, announces the appointment of Corey McKinney as Senior System Specialist to extend Hirsch's offering of identity management, HSPD-12 / FIPS 201 / PIV and FISMA compliance solutions. Mr. McKinney is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP). Mr. McKinney most recently worked for...

Mayflex named 'Best Trading Partner' in Plimsoll Report

 Mayflex has been shortlisted for 'best trading partner' in the Plimsoll report Mayflex, the cabling infrastructure, networking and physical security solutions distributor, has been named in the shortlist of ‘Best Trading Partners' in the 2009 Plimsoll Portfolio Analysis for the UK cabling market. The Plimsoll report is a widely used comparison tool, its key aim is to examine a companies individual performance. This is achieved though a standard model based of anal...

Pelco to exit access control business and close Indianapolis facility

 Pelco closes down access control development factory in IndianapolisPelco management  recently announced to its employees that in consideration of the current economic situation, the company has decided to take aggressive steps in order to focus resources on supporting Pelco's core video security business.Pelco President and CEO Dean Meyer stated that: "As the general economic outlook continues to worsen and as forecasts call for a prolonged challenge throughout 2009, we as...

SALTO pleased to report very satisfactory INTERSEC

 SALTO report high visitor number at INTERSEC SALTO Systems says this year's INTERSEC show really paid dividends for the company, providing increased visitor numbers, many end user enquiries and quality new business leads."We were very busy during the show demonstrating our highly flexible new range of integrated RFID access control products" says Victor Hage, SALTO Systems MEA Regional Manager."Although some markets have contracted a little due to the global s...

Genetec announces the worldwide distribution of HID Global's Fargo brand of printers

Genetec, a long-standing OEM development partner of HID Global, will now carry the HID Fargo brand's full line of card printers Genetec, a pioneer in the physical security and public safety industry and a global provider of world-class IP video surveillance, access control and license plate recognition (LPR) solutions, today announced that it has partnered with HID Global, the trusted worldwide leader in providing solutions for the delivery of secure identity, to provide a full line of Fargo bra...

Security Design Centre joins Gallagher for comprehensive security solution

 David Trimmer (right), Managing Director of SDC and David Bentley, General Manager of GallagherNSI Gold accredited Security Design Centre (SDC), the West Midland security installer, has been selected as a channel partner for Gallagher Security Management Systems (Gallagher). Gallagher's Cardax™ scalable access control and Powerfence™ perimeter electric fencing systems complete SDC's comprehensive, integrated, security service. David Trimmer, MD of SDC explained, "Our selec...

C-True successfully introduces C-Gate face recognition passenger verification at AVSEC 2008

 The new face recognition system assures boarding pass authenticationC-True Imaging Ltd. (C-True) is introducing the C-Gate system, a boarding pass authentication solution using face recognition technology. The C-GATE system assures that ticketed passengers will be allowed to board only their proper flight.The system was launched at IATA's AVSEC 2008 conference, in Seoul, South Korea and gained substantial interest by aviation security officials.C-Gate offers an innovative breakthrough solu...

SALTO advanced access control system wins Building of the Year awards

The installation of advanced access control systems in both hotels significantly contributed to the award wins Two new hotel projects in Bulgaria, the Hotel Metropolitan-Sofia and the Park Hotel Pirin-Sandanski, have won awards in the 2008 Building of the Year contest for their advanced SALTO Systems access control installations.The Building of the Year awards ceremony, held at Sofia's Ivan Vazov National Theatre and broadcast live by Bulgarian National Television, is sponsored and organise...

Innovative secure printing solutions as result of partnership between LEGIC and Y Soft

 Dr Ondrej Krajícek, General Manager R&D and Martin Uddin, CTO of Y Soft with Mario Morger, Head of Sales Europe of LEGIC LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, a leading developer of contactless smart card technology for personal identification, is further extending its international network of partners. With Y Soft s.r.o., LEGIC is gaining a licence partner in the Czech Republic which has further locations in Japan, Israel, Denmark and Hungary, and which distributes its highly developed Y Sof...

Hirsch Electronics appoints Senior Sales Executive

 Security industry veteran Jack Derrico to manage Hirsch's Mid-Atlantic salesHirsch Electronics, a global supplier of access control and security management solutions, announces the appointment of Jack Derrico as Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager. Mr. Derrico will manage Hirsch's sales activities and dealer development in the Mid-Atlantic region including the states of District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.   Mr. Derrico brings to Hirsch more than...