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Voice Biometrics start-up CellMax Systems secures $2 Million in Round ‘B' funding

CellMax Systems will use the funds to further penetration of its proprietary VioMetrics security technology into the call center and CRM market.Innovative voice biometrics start-up CellMax Systems today announced the closing of $2 million in Round "B" funding from US private investor group CellMax Vision, LLCled by Jacob and Nediva Schwarz, founders of IDS, Inc. and NS Enterprises, Inc.  The funds will be used to increase the penetration of CellMax Systems' proprietary voice i...

Bosch launches approved Installer Programme to maximise advantages of using Bosch Technology

In an increasingly competitive market place it is becoming more difficult for professional installers to differentiate themselves from those that are more obsessed with a short-term profit than building their business via long term customer relationships.  Bosch Security Systems' new Approved Installer Programme is designed to enable professional installers to stand out from the competition.  The initiative is set to help installers improve their ability to sell Bosch security prod...

New head office for AD Group and Dedicated Micros

CCTV specialist AD Group and its subsidiary Dedicated Micros have moved their Head Office functions - notably finance, marketing, sales and training - to a modern 31,358sq.ft purpose-built development at Daresbury Park, Warrington, England.Approximately 150 people will now be employed at the site, with key AD Group staff transferring from its previous headquarters in Appleton Thorn, Warrington.  For DM the majority of employees at the new site have relocated from its Swinton offices near Ma...

JVC appoints Phil Wring as sales manager CCTV UK

Phil Wring is appointed as Sales Manager CCTV UK at JVC Professional Europe.  Responsible for UK sales, Phil Wring will work closely with existing and new clients and focus on further developing IP-related applications.  "I look forward to utilizing my 9-years direct and facilitative experience within the industry and bring passion and drive to this demanding role.  JVC has a strong brand that's internationally recognized for its level of high-quality products and I am pl...

LILIN appoints new sales manager as part of growth strategy

LILIN, Taiwan's largest manufacturer of CCTV products today announced the appointment of Sean Darker as Sales Manager.Following continued growth within the company, the appointment is designed to strengthen LILIN's sales team, providing support and expertise as the business continues to expand. In his new role Sean Darker will be responsible for Sales Management. Sean joins LILIN with more than 24 years sales experience gained within the Banking, IT Software and Training industries. ...

Vision Fire & Security appoints Director of Sales - Fire EMEA

Vision Fire & Security has appointed Shane Lewis as a Director of Sales - Fire EMEA, based in Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom.  Shane is already well known within the organisation, as he has been managing Vision Fire & Security's Asia Pacific Fire business for over five years.  Nick Carter, Senior VP and General Manager Sales & Marketing comments; "Shane has significant Sales Management experience in complex regions with an advanced understanding of distribution, custo...

Axis Communications delivers consistently strong growth in network video

Axis Communications, the global leader in network video, has published financial results for the first nine months of 2006 which confirm sales growth of 44% in its core market of network video products compared to the same period in 2005.Axis has reported continued strong growth from the expanding network video market.  Across Axis Communications, net sales for the period January to September 2006 rose by 32% to SEK* (Swedish Krona) 841 M, compared to SEK 636 M for the same period in 2005.&...

New appointment: Steve Devlin

Steve Devlin has joined Raytec as Field Sales Engineer.  Raytec are technical leaders in CCTV lighting and Steve's appointment shows Raytec's intention to build an industry leading CCTV lighting team. Steve will be "Raytec on the Road" training installers and specifiers on Raytec illuminators.  He brings a wealth of experience, having worked in the security industry for 30 years.  Steve will also provide Raytec's "Free Lighting Survey" service.More...

Intrepid appoint new Sales Director

Intrepid Security Solutions have appointed Harry Manku as their Sales Director.Harry has worked within the electronic security industry for over ten years and is well known for his success in selling EAS and CCTV systems into the retail sector.  Commenting on the appointment, Noel Verbruggen, MD of Intrepid said: "We are delighted Harry has joined our team.  His extensive knowledge and experience will be a great asset to Intrepid as we look to continue to grow and e...

Milestone Systems UK is established with Glenn Fletcher as the Sales Manager

Milestone Systems, the world market leader for open platform IP video software, further strengthens its success in the UK by establishing a subsidiary called Milestone Systems UK Limited to provide local support to partners and customers.  Glenn Fletcher, previously at Gardiner Security, is Sales Manager UK. Milestone Systems has been very active for years in the UK, managing these business activities from the company headquarters in Denmark.  The well-developed market for traditional...

HID appoints Tony Smith as regional sales manager UK South

HID Global, a leading manufacturer in the access control industry, announced that it has recently appointed Tony Smith as regional sales manager for UK South.  In this position, Mr Smith will work with new and existing customers to offer first class service and maintain a strong presence in this important region.  He reports to Melissa Jenkins, director of sales, UK & Ireland.‘‘I look forward to working with the HID team and believe my previous experience will help me i...

Synercard debuts Asure ID® software in French, German and Spanish

New language availability marks Synercard's entrance into European and Latin American marketsSynercard, developer of the critically acclaimed Asure ID® suite of photo ID and ID card application control software, today announced multiple language support for the popular product.  Showcasing at the Cartes 2006 at the HID Global booth number 4J056, the software's new capabilities enable the company to expand the distribution of its products and services into selected parts of Europ...

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