from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/austria.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT ASSA ABLOY expands profile in Middle East following successful involvement at Intersec 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16342.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16342.htmlEvents NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The most requested ASSA ABLOY products at Intersec were wireless technologies SMARTair&trade; and Aperio&reg;. SMARTair&trade;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Successful involvement at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a> saw <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> further expand its profile in the fast-growing Middle East market. ASSA ABLOY demonstrated key wireless access products...Help for Heroes chosen as The Security Institute Chairman's Charity for 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5520-ga.16341.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5520-ga.16341.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Charity offers comprehensive support to British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-institute.html" class="blue_bold">The Security Institute</a> is proud to announce that its designated Chairman's Charity for 2015 will be Help for Heroes. The Charity offers comprehensive support to British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty, a cause that is clearly close to our...Octavian Security increase global presence by opening South African officehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1254-ga.16340.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1254-ga.16340.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The expansion is expected to create wider global opportunities for Octavian and build relations with Africa&rsquo;s most prominent businesses</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/octavian-security.html" class="blue_bold">Octavian Security</a>, the leading UK security provider, has kicked off its ambitious 2015 growth plans by launching a new South African office. The move now sees Octavian hold a presence in three continents across the globe.</p> <p>As a growing economy with unique security requirements, South Africa is...South African Department of Correctional Services orders 14 ODSecurity Through-Body Scannershttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1967-ga.16338.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1967-ga.16338.htmlApplications NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Two SOTER RS units will be deployed in each of seven correctional facilities across South Africa</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>In one of their largest orders ever, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/od-security.html" class="blue_bold">ODSecurity</a> of the Netherlands has sold 14 SOTER RS Through-Body Scanners to the Department of Correctional Services in South Africa.</p> <p>Two units each will be deployed in each of seven correctional facilities...Raytec hazardous area lighting products website launchedhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2011-ga.16337.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2011-ga.16337.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 10px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The website highlights the advantages of adopting LED technology and the features and benefits of each range</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/raytec-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Raytec</a> is delighted to announce the launch of www.raytecled.com - a website dedicated to their comprehensive range of hazardous area lighting products. Raytec has over 10 years history of designing LED lighting solutions for safety and security critical projects in the most extreme and challenging...Sandy Hook lawsuit alleges breakdown in securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.16333.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.16333.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>A lawsuit filed by the parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 highlights how the best-thought-out security plans can fall apart because of details and/or last-minute changes. Before the tragedy unfolded, Sandy Hook Elementary had established protocols in place to cope in the event of an active shooter incident. However, some of the protocols broke down on the day of the shooting, and it&rsquo;s possible that additional young lives were lost as a result.</p> <p>A lawsuit filed by the parents of Jesse Lewis and Noah Pozner, who died at Sandy Hook, allege that classroom doors could only be locked from the outside with keys, which prevented a teacher from locking the classroom door (with the students inside) while the shooting was happening. Also, the teacher that day was a substitute who was not aware of safety and security protocols rehearsed at the school to prepare In case of an intruder. She also did not have a key to the door.</p> <p>The lawsuit...Cloud-based monitoring services: redefining technology’s reachhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga.15907.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9665-ga.15907.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>A growing number of </strong><strong>users look to add <br />cloud-based functionality </strong><strong>to their <br />surveillance toolkits</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong><em>In today&rsquo;s market, both end users and resellers seek new technologies to make security programs more effective, while also helping business and employees be more efficient. Cloud-based monitoring services are gaining a significant amount of attention as an emerging solution to meet these needs. Maria Cambria, Vice President, Technical Center of Excellence, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/dvtel-inc.html" class="blue_bold">DVTEL</a><span class="blue_bold"> </span>says that end users are...Axis Communications adds Andrew Martin to northern European senior management teamhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.16332.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.16332.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 197px; height: 117px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Andrew Martin joins Axis Communications as a retail business development manager</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/axis-communications.html" class="orangebold">Axis Communications</a>, the global market leader in network video has made a positive start to the New Year with a key appointment to its northern European senior management team.&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong> </strong></p> <p>Andrew Martin, joins Axis as a retail business development manager and will be based in Watford. Following a successful early career with West Yorkshire Police, Andrew has worked in retail&nbsp; security,...North Central Security Services provides access control solutions to HOPE Family Healthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9852-ga.16331.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9852-ga.16331.htmlApplications NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 234px; height: 103px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Leading Tennessee-based security firm helps TN Non-Profit Health Facility Keep Patients Safe &amp; Secure</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/north-central-security-services-inc.html" class="orangebold">North Central Security Services (NCSS)</a>, a leading provider of security and monitoring services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the security company providing access control technology for HOPE Family Health, a non-profit delivering quality and affordable medical and mental healthcare to Tennessee residents who are either uninsured or in vulnerable populations. &nbsp;The biggest challenge...British Security Industry Association survey highlights strong Middle East demand for UK security solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-5478-ga.16330.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-306-ga-co-5478-ga.16330.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 213px; height: 141px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The survey also sought to discover which vertical markets were leading the way in taking up solutions offered by BSIA Export Council member companies</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> New research carried out on behalf of the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/british-security-industry-association-bsia.html" class="orangebold">British Security Industry Association</a>'s Export Council in the lead-up to the recent <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="orangebold">Intersec 2015 </a>exhibition in Dubai serves to underline the strong demand...Airbus Defence and Space wins contract to deliver Tetra communication system by the Ministry of Interior of Lebanonhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga-co-12594-ga.16268.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga-co-12594-ga.16268.htmlApplications NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The contract includes delivery of Tetra switches, base stations, dispatcher workstations and more than 2,000 radio terminals</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/airbus-defence-and-space-formerly-cassidian.html" class="blue_bold">Airbus Defence and Space</a> has, through its local value-added reseller <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/serta-holding-sal.html"...Kentec fire alarm control panel helps protect the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Fernehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4878-ga-co-11156-ga-co-1378-ga.16182.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4878-ga-co-11156-ga-co-1378-ga.16182.htmlApplications NewsMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The fire safety system will provide a complete building system solution with flexible cause and effect capabilities</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>An iconic new visitor and education facility being added to the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne, on the famous white cliffs between Dover and Folkestone in Kent, is being protected by a new fire safety system that includes a <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/kentec-electronics-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Kentec</a> fire alarm control..."New" PPM looking to unify software solutions for securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12604-ga-co-4267-ga-sb.16321.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12604-ga-co-4267-ga-sb.16321.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Klass Software&rsquo;s acquisition of incident management software company <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/ppm-2000-inc.html" class="blue_bold">PPM 2000</a> is the first step in an evolution to build a broad, unified software solution to manage multiple aspects of the security function. In buying PPM, Klass sought to obtain <em>&ldquo;a very good platform business and grow it with the existing team,&rdquo;</em><em> </em>says Will Anderson, CEO of Klass Software (and now CEO of PPM). He sees expansion and enhancement of PPM as a &ldquo;long-term project,&rdquo; maybe 10 years.</p> <p>Klass Software is the acquisition group of Klass Capital, an enterprise software growth equity fund headquartered in Toronto. The acquired company will continue to operate as PPM, and the head office will remain in Edmonton, Alberta.</p> <p>Anderson says software related to the security market &ldquo;looks a little unconsolidated to us.&rdquo; Over time, he foresees...Matrox integrates Avio F120 fiber-optic KVM extenders with Portalis pro-xi workstation integratorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga-co-12600-ga-npr.16315.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga-co-12600-ga-npr.16315.htmlNew Product ReleasesFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Matrox&reg; Graphics and Portalis&reg; recently announced that Matrox Avio&trade; F120 fiber-optic KVM extenders have been validated for use with the Portalis pro-xi&reg; workstation integrator to provide high-performance monitoring, switching, extension and interaction for control room environments.</p> <p>A pro-xi workstation integrator includes KVM switch and multiviewer capabilities enabling an operator to monitor and instantly access multiple computer systems from a dual-display console with a single keyboard and mouse. Avio extends the dual-video output, keyboard and mouse of pro-xi up to 10 km (6.2 mi) with zero compression and zero latency so the pro-xi system can be placed at a distance from its operator, allowing for optimal accessibility, security and performance. Avio can also be used to connect remote workstations to the pro-xi unit. Cascading multiple pro-xi units combined with Avio extenders enables an operator to preview and control up to 32 dual-head systems...WavestoreUSA promotes Randy Miller to National Sales Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9213-ga-co-10112-ga.16312.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9213-ga-co-10112-ga.16312.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 115px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Miller joined WavestoreUSA in August 2014 as Sales Manager, Eastern USA, and established sales channels in his territory</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/wavestoreusa.html" class="blue_bold">WavestoreUSA</a>, a world class innovator in open platform digital video storage and management systems, announces the promotion of Randy Miller to National Sales Manager. WavestoreUSA is also pleased to announce the addition of <a...Corps Security appoints Ralph Davies as Business Development Director for its monitoring businesshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7839-ga.16309.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7839-ga.16309.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Davies&nbsp;will be responsible for implementing a strategic growth plan, and adopting a new market approach for its electronic security services division<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/corps-security.html" class="blue_bold">Corps Security</a> is pleased to announce the appointment of Ralph Davies as Business Development Director for its Corps Monitoring business. He will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic growth plan, increasing...Meyertech ONVIF conformant CCTV solutions to be showcased at Business Crime 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1141-ga-co-8173-ga.16305.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1141-ga-co-8173-ga.16305.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Meyertech will be demonstrating live its new FUSION-Eclipse video management software at the event</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/meyertech-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Meyertech</a>, the leading British developer of Video Management Software, will be attending the Yorkshire &amp; Humberside Partners against Crime hosted event &ldquo;Business Crime 2015.&rdquo;</p> <p>The conference will be held at the Harrogate International Centre in North Yorkshire on Thursday 5th March,...Avigilon acquires fundamental patents covering video analyticshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-sb.16302.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3126-ga-sb.16302.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/objectvideo.html" class="blue_bold">ObjectVideo </a>shook the industry a few years ago by launching a series of lawsuits against the industry&rsquo;s big players, claiming infringement of ObjectVideo&rsquo;s patents on the basic technologies of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/video-analytics" class="blue_bold">video analytics</a>. Some of the targeted companies fought back, but in the end most opted to make the issue go away by signing a licensing agreement with ObjectVideo.</p> <p>The latest twist in the story is major video supplier <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/avigilon-corporation.html" class="blue_bold">Avigilon&rsquo;s</a> acquisition of those patents &ndash; and of the 19 related licensing agreements. The $80.3 million transaction more than doubles the total number of Avigilon&rsquo;s patents &ndash; adding 76 U.S. and international patents to the...Matrox Avio KVM extender and Portalis pro-xi workstation integrator combination on show at upcoming ISE and DSEhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga-co-12600-ga.16294.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga-co-12600-ga.16294.htmlEvents NewsFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Matrox representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the pro-xi/Avio combination at upcoming tradeshows</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/matrox-graphics-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Matrox&reg; Graphics</a> and <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/portalis-lc.html" class="blue_bold">Portalis&reg;</a> recently announced that Matrox Avio&trade; F120 fiber-optic KVM extenders have been validated for use with the Portalis pro-xi&reg; workstation integrator to provide high-performance...iOmniscient security software helps protect ATMs against skimming fraud at the Qatar International Islamic Bankhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12598-ga-co-1880-ga.16288.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12598-ga-co-1880-ga.16288.htmlApplications NewsFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 2px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>iOmniscient uses its patented IQ-180 software to detect a skimming device placed on the ATM</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>ATM fraud is a major problem for any bank. Fraudsters use little transparent plastic devices which are virtually invisible to the human eye to skim information off the credit cards of unsuspecting bank customers. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/iomniscient.html" class="blue_bold">iOmniscient</a> has solved this problem for the Qatar International Islamic Bank. Using its patented IQ-180 software the...