from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/paraguay.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2014 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tyco International Ltd announces merger with subsidiary Tyco International plchttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1726-ga.15827.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1726-ga.15827.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Tyco also announced its new global headquarters is the same as its global business services center in Cork</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tyco-international.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco International plc</a> recently announced the completion of the merger between Tyco International Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Tyco International plc, a company incorporated under the laws of Ireland. As a result of the merger, each shareholder of Tyco International Ltd. received one share of Tyco International plc for each share of...ASSA ABLOY acquires Silvana and Metalika in Brazilhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.15826.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.15826.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Silvana and Metalika represent the Group&rsquo;s first major acquisitions in the large Brazilian market</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> has signed an agreement to acquire Silvana, a leading lock company, and has acquired Metalika, a leading steel fire door company, both located in Brazil. The acquisitions significantly increase the Group&rsquo;s footprint in Brazil.</p> <p><em>"I am very pleased that Silvana and Metalika are joining the ASSA ABLOY Group. Silvana and Metalika represent...OPTEX to demonstrate complete detection and access control solutions at Transport Security Expo 2014http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1261-ga.15823.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1261-ga.15823.htmlEvents NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 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 OPTEX products include thrown object detection systems to protect controlled areas<br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/optex.html" class="blue_bold">OPTEX </a>will be exhibiting complete detection and access control solutions tailored for the transportation sector. This includes high security intrusion detection systems for perimeter protection; access control, directional analysis and thrown object detection systems to protect controlled areas; and obstacle/people detection for railway...PSA Security Network announces new vendor partnership with Alertus Technologieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12387-ga-co-3292-ga.15821.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12387-ga-co-3292-ga.15821.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 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>Alertus has been engineering netcentric emergency alert systems for universities and colleges</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/psa-security-network.html" class="blue_bold">PSA Security Network</a> recently announced a new vendor partnership with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/alertus-technologies.html" class="blue_bold">Alertus Technologies</a>. Alertus leads the industry in unified...IDIS appoints Billy Hopkins as Regional Sales Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-408-ga-co-11380-ga-co-10191-ga-co-1233-ga-co-1437-ga-co-8399-ga.15813.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-408-ga-co-11380-ga-co-10191-ga-co-1233-ga-co-1437-ga-co-8399-ga.15813.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 241px; height: 262px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center" style="text-align: center;"> <p><strong>Billy brings over ten years' experience from across the security buying chain</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/idis.html" class="blue_bold">IDIS</a> has announced the appointment of Billy Hopkins to the role of Regional Sales Manager based out of the IDIS European headquarters in Brentford, London. Billy will manage distribution sales in South East England to meet increased demand for next generation DirectIP&trade; high-definition (HD) surveillance solutions. Taking responsibility for leveraging and nurturing new and existing...U.S. Security Associates ranks among "the global elite" in training and development programmeshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10472-ga.15822.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-10472-ga.15822.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 116px; height: 293px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>This is the ninth consecutive year the security company has been selected as one of the 125 leading training organisations</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Training magazine ranks <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/u-s-security-associates-inc.html" class="blue_bold">U.S. Security Associates</a> among &ldquo;the global elite&rdquo; in employer-sponsored training and development programs. On November 18, Training magazine announced the finalists for the annual Training Top 125. This is the ninth...Milestone announces extended availability of Husky Series of network video recorder appliances in Latin Americahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-npr.15819.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1151-ga-npr.15819.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announces extended availability for the Milestone Husky Series of network video recorder (NVR) appliances in Latin America. These NVR appliances are pre-installed with globally leading Milestone XProtect&reg; video management software (VMS).</p> <p>The Milestone Husky Series of NVRs has already been introduced in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. The entire line of models is now available in all of the Americas, and will be shown at a series of events around Latin America over the coming months.</p> <p>Based on appearances alone, the Milestone Husky NVRs are different from others in the market. The appliances are sleek and sophisticated &ndash; designed to fit any environment, even on a small retail shop&rsquo;s shelf! Ensuring reliability and durability, the hardware is industrial-grade and works seamlessly with Milestone&rsquo;s VMS. Yet, it is the flexibility of the Milestone Husky Series that...Fluidmesh launches new POINT-TO-POINT KIThttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1914-ga-npr.15817.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1914-ga-npr.15817.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Fluidmesh Networks, a worldwide leader in wireless systems for security, industrial, and mission-critical applications, is pleased to announce the introduction of its 5.1-5.8 GHZ POINT-TO-POINT KIT. Complete with two radios, two mounting brackets and two Power over Ethernet (PoE) injectors, the Fluidmesh PONTE-50 is designed to quickly and cost-effectively create simple wireless links. It provides up to 50 Mbps of real throughput up to two miles in Line of Sight (LOS). The radios operate on the 5 GHz band and use a 2x2 MIMO radio technology for maximum performances and reliability.</p> <p><em>"We have designed PONTE to capture the entry-level wireless PTP market and offer integrators an intuitive and cost-effective solution for those simple wireless jobs where budget is limited,"</em> notes Cosimo Malesci EVP Sales &amp; Marketing and Fluidmesh co-founder. <em>"The product offers all the quality and technology that comes with all Fluidmesh radios, as well as live tech support by...Traka develops smart access management system for UK’s Southeastern rail companyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1708-ga.15811.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1708-ga.15811.htmlApplications NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 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>Traka developed the access management system in which keys are permanently attached to an iFob</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/traka.html" class="blue_bold">Traka</a>, the key and asset management specialist, has installed a smart access management system at one of the UK&rsquo;s leading rail companies, Southeastern.</p> <p>The company covers 1,000 miles of railway infrastructure and carries around 570,000 passengers every weekday in the South East of England. The company serves commuter-belt Britain with 1,400...Airbus Defence and Space receives contract for maintenance of US Air Force’s Eagle Vision stationshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga.15810.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5980-ga.15810.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Eagle Vision is a lightweight deployable, commercial satellite imagery downlink ground system</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 been awarded a contract for system evolution and maintenance of the US Air Force&rsquo;s five Eagle Vision stations until 2019. Systems evolutions are related to foot print reduction (transit cases versus shelter), smaller antenna dishes and integration of new...Bringing Consumer Appeal to Home Securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12443-ga-co-9385-ga-co-9938-ga.15809.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12443-ga-co-9385-ga-co-9938-ga.15809.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong><em>Interactive makes services more relevant</em></strong> <p><strong>With behemoths such as AT&amp;T Digital Life, Comcast Xfinity and now Google promoting interactive services, the traditional security industry has become the default beneficiary of deep-pocket competitors who dole out big bucks to advertise their solutions. </strong></p> <p>Whether or not this competitive caterwauling in television, print and social media will raise the actual penetration rate of home security is still unknown, but it&rsquo;s certainly moving these services in the direction of mainstream consumption. According to industry research firm <a...Matrox celebrates 20th anniversary of core desktop management softwarehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.15808.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9825-ga.15808.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The latest products to include PowerDesk are the Matrox C-Series cards, six-head card with board-to-board framelock</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 Inc.</a> recently announced the 20th anniversary of its core desktop management software Matrox PowerDesk&trade; that lets users of Matrox graphics cards, external multi-display adapters and display wall products easily configure and manage multi-monitor setups. The latest products to include...BORDERPOL appoints Ms. Janice Kephart as Director of the Americas Programhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9556-ga.15807.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9556-ga.15807.htmlCorporate NewsWed, 26 Nov 2014 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>Ms. Kephart is a border and ID security expert who served as counsel to the 9/11 Commission</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/borderpol.html" class="blue_bold">BORDERPOL</a> is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Janice Kephart as the Director of the Americas Program. Ms. Kephart brings her extensive experience in border security systems and her international credibility to BORDERPOL. Ms. Kephart is a border and ID security expert who served as counsel to the 9/11 Commission and was...Genetec announces new partnership with VenTekhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga.15806.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2566-ga.15806.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 280px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The partnership offers seamless integration between VenTek's PBL solution and Genetec's AutoVu ALPR system</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/genetec-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Genetec</a>&trade;, a leading provider of parking enforcement and unified IP security solutions recently announced a new partnership with automated payment systems manufacturer VenTek, the latest company to join the Genetec ecosystem of parking solution partners. Together,...ONVIF highlights successes and outlines 2015 initiatives at annual membership meetinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-co-1546-ga.15802.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7254-ga-co-3425-ga-co-2173-ga-co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-co-1546-ga.15802.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Attendees heard presentations on ONVIF successes from 2014, including the release of two new profiles</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/onvif.html" class="blue_bold">ONVIF</a>, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting late last month. Attendees heard presentations on ONVIF successes from 2014, including the release of two new profiles, as well as an outline of new initiatives for 2015, such as the planned release of Profile Q and a new client test tool.</p> <p>The...Pelco announces availability of latest Esprit Series in full 1080p High Definitionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-npr.15799.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-8173-ga-co-1286-ga-npr.15799.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<p>Pelco by Schneider Electric recently announced that its industry-leading Esprit&reg; Series integrated positioning system is now available in full 1080p high-definition (HD) with the new Esprit HD Series. The Esprit HD Positioning System provides users with crystal-clear, live streaming of images through a standard web browser, a Pelco VMS or integration to other video systems via an API or ONVIF S to deliver on the industry&rsquo;s need for excellent performance and image quality in all settings, including rugged environments. Today&rsquo;s news builds on Pelco by Schneider Electric&rsquo;s existing IP-driven camera solutions that are designed for any lighting condition, application and environment and reinforces the company&rsquo;s commitment to being IP-driven, customer-focused.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;For more than a decade, the Esprit Series has been a standard for high-performance, integrated PTZ camera systems among security professionals,&rdquo;</em> said Craig Dahlman,...Transitioning from legacy access control to newer technologieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga-co-1284-ga-co-8421-ga.15796.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2813-ga-co-1284-ga-co-8421-ga.15796.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 205px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><em>The installed base of legacy systems presents opportunities and obstacles for providers of newer <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">access control systems</a>. Most end users would prefer not to do a full rip-and-replace upgrade. Therefore, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.systems-integrators.html" class="blue_bold">integrators </a>(and <a...ISD Tech achieves BAFE accreditationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7100-ga-co-6511-ga-co-8568-ga.15797.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-7100-ga-co-6511-ga-co-8568-ga.15797.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 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>ISD received certification through the NSI Gold scheme for design, installation and maintenance of fire detection systems</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/isd-tech-integrated-security-design-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">ISD Tech</a>, an agile and fast growing Surrey-based security systems integrator, recently announced that it has achieved <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/bafe-british-approvals-for-fire-equipment.html" class="blue_bold">BAFE</a>...ASSA ABLOY Access Control UK enters into partnership with Schneider Electrichttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-3188-ga.15795.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga-co-3188-ga.15795.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 270px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ASSA ABLOY&rsquo;s Aperio&reg; is designed to upgrade mechanically locked doors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Global specialist in energy, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/schneider-electric-limited.html" class="blue_bold">Schneider Electric</a> has partnered with <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> Access Control UK, to enhance its Continuum building management system.</p> <p>ASSA ABLOY latest Aperio&reg; wireless cylinders, PINpad escutcheon and L100 &ndash; the...AMG welcomes Andrew Pigram as Sales and Marketing Directorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-1233-ga.15794.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-141-ga-co-1233-ga.15794.htmlCorporate NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 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"> <p><strong>AMG manufactures CCTV transmission solutions and 5 megapixel cameras</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/amg-systems.html" class="blue_bold">AMG</a>, the British manufacturer of CCTV transmission solutions and sophisticated 5 Megapixel cameras, announces that Andrew Pigram has joined to company as Sales and Marketing Director. In addition and&nbsp; as part of the company&rsquo;s drive into new industry sectors - Sara Bullock takes up a new position as Business Development...