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TAC acquires Applied Control Technology

Transaction expands TAC's presence, expertise in North CarolinaTAC, a world leader in building automation, security systems and energy solutions, has acquired one of its leading business partners, Applied Control Technology, headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Applied, founded in 1982, delivers a broad base of building environment solutions, mainly in North Carolina, with a workforce of 130 employees.Applied is made up of a broad set of business units, incl...

MDI and RAE Systems partner for Unified Management of Security and Sensors

Solution provides advanced detection and notification of chemical and radioactive threatsMDI, Inc., the leading manufacturer of Unified TechnologyTM solutions for the security industry and RAE Systems, a leading global provider of rapidly deployable sensor networks that enable customers to identify safety and security threats in real time today announced the signing of a business partnership agreement. Under the agreement, RAE Systems will integrate its industry-leading chemical and radiation pr...

Delta Scientific Corporate headquarters moves to Palmdale

Leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems consolidates operations Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced that it has reached the final phase of its four year infrastructure development plan and has moved its corporate headquarters from the company's former location in Valencia to its new manufacturing centre in Palmdale, Calif.  Delta will maintain its...

Securitas Systems special event during the European Championships in Gothenburg includes Milestone IP video software demonstrations

Securitas Systems, a leading security integrator, is holding a special event for their Swedish customers during the European Athletics Championships in World Track and Field taking place this week, August 6-13, the world's fourth-most popular sporting event after the summer and Winter Olympics and World Cup Soccer.  Included in the activities for their clients, Securitas Systems will be demonstrating the latest product offerings in their portfolio, including Milestone Systems XProtect E...

Optelecom-NKF wins video network contract with STESA

Optelecom-NKF, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced IP-video network solutions, today announced it has received a contract from Saudi Technical Engineering Associated (STESA) valued at approximately $800,000 for an advanced Video over IP (Internet Protocol) security and surveillance network to be deployed at an undisclosed location in Saudi Arabia.Optelecom-NKF will provide system design services and, drawing on its new SiquraTM IP surveillance concept.  The company will deliver a mi...

Vigilant Technology board appointments

The Board of Vigilant Technology ("Vigilant"), the Aim-listed company, which designs and manufactures sophisticated, "intelligent" solutions for the high-end CCTV security and surveillance market, will hold an EGM on 18 September 2006, at which it proposes that the shareholders should appoint Ofer Bar-ner and Oshri Shilo to the board of directors as independent non-executive directors, as defined by Israeli company law.Ofer Bar-ner (41), currently Finance Director of the...

Integrated Engineering receives GSA FIPS 201 certification

Integrated Engineering, a world leading powerhouse in the contactless smart card industry, announced today that its contactless SmartID readers have been approved by the US General Services Administration (GSA) as compliant with the Federal Information Processing Standard 201 (FIPS 201).  Integrated Engineering's readers are the first GSA PIV II Certified smart card readers included on the GSA Approved Products list for FIPS 201 compliant projects."We are very pleased to be the fir...

Paxton Access expands sales team

Paxton Access Limited, a market leader in the design and manufacture of electronic access control systems, has expanded its field sales team with the appointment of Nick Swift as Field Sales Engineer for the North East. "I am looking forward to meeting with the wide variety of security installation companies throughout the North East", says Nick Swift.  "It is a vibrant region for one of the strongest sectors in the security industry."Nick Swift's appointment comes a...

Verint expands its market presence with new video partner in France

Verint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for security and business intelligence, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with SLE, providers of video surveillance systems for urban transport networks in France.SLE specialises in the design, development, installation and maintenance of Real Time Vehicle Location and Passenger Information Systems for urban public transport networks.  Under the terms of the agreement, SLE will hold...

Verint expands its market presence with new video partner in Spain

Verint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for security and business intelligence, today announced that it has entered into a reseller agreement with Dominion Technologies, providers of security solutions for the transportation market in Spain. Based in Spain, Dominion Technologies, part of the Dominion Group, provides enterprise business applications, telecommunication, automation and security solutions to companies in Spain and Latin America.  Under the t...

Invensys Building Systems merges with TAC

Nearly US $1.3 billion in combined revenues forecasted for 2006 Creates formidable player in the Controls Market Complete solutions for energy efficiency in buildings Industry leading Open Integrated Systems Full range of security productsSchneider Electric, parent company of TAC, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Invensys Building Systems (IBS), a division of Invensys Controls with operations in North America and Asia.  IBS will merge with TAC, a world leader in building...

COE Group plc planning to raise £950,00

IP Group to become major shareholderCOE Group plc, the developer and supplier of advanced video surveillance systems, announced that IP Group plc, the intellectual property commercialisation company, had agreed to be lead investor in a proposed fundraising of circa £1M.   At the end of July, IP Group's market capitalisation was £311 million, and at the end of May it had cash of £57 million.Andrew Wallace, Chief Executive of COE Group, said: "We...

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