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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...

Bell Security marks 20 years anniversary reception held at Merchant Taylors' Hall

Bell Security formally marked its 20th anniversary on 27 October.  A reception was hosted by founder directors Pat Curran (now Chairman - pictured left) and Ken Howard (retired Managing Director), together with senior executives from parent Securitas Systems.  The event, billed as A Celebration in The City, took place within the splendour of the Merchant Taylors' Hall, in Threadneedle Street, in the heart of The City of London. The event was attended to capacity by representatives...

COE appoints Stephen Allott as Non-Executive Chairman

COE Group plc, the developer and supplier of advanced video surveillance systems, is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Allott as Chairman with effect from 31 October 2006.  Mr. Allott has a strong track record in the technology industry having held the positions of president, CFO and main board director at Micromuse Inc, a London origin developer of network management software used to monitor and manage clients' technology infrastructures.  During his tenure at Micro...

Peter Currie joins Vigilant

Peter Currie has joined Vigilant Technology as Business Development Manager.Peter, whose career within the electronic security industry spans over twenty years, has worked for both installers and manufacturers including a spell of seven years with Initial (Shorrock Security) where he was Chief Engineer before moving into sales and more recently, seven years with Petards as New Business Sales Manager.Commenting on the appointment, Vigilant Technology's Commercial Director, Mark Novak said: &q...

IndigoVision scoops prestigious Frost & Sullivan Award

IndigoVision, the leading supplier of IP Video and Alarm management solutions, has been honoured by Frost & Sullivan with the prestigious 2006 Technology Innovation and Leadership of the Year Award in the European security industry.  This award has been presented in recognition of IndigoVision's advanced strategies for product and technological development of IP Video solutions for CCTV applications.The Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation and Leadership of the Year...

Security excellence awards bring double success for Siemens

At this year's Security Excellence Awards, Siemens Building Technologies, Security Systems, not only won the event's most sought after accolade - the Security Installer of the Year Award - but also built on previous success by winning the Best Customer Care Initiative Award for the second year running.Siemens received the Security Installer of the Year Award partly in recognition of the work it carried out under exceptionally difficult conditions in the aftermath of the London bombings o...

Lord Lieutenant presents AD Group with Queen's Award for Enterprise

CCTV innovator AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros - has been presented with the Queen's Award for Enterprise, in the Innovation category, by The Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, Mr William Bromley Davenport, during a formal ceremony held at the company's Warrington offices.The Award, given for TransVu the company's advanced mobile digital CCTV recorder, was handed over to AD Group's Chairman Nigel Petrie and, founder and CEO, Mike Newton in the presence of other Board members and over...

Axis celebrates 10 year anniversary of network cameras

Axis Communications, the global market leader in network video, celebrates ten years since the company introduced the world’s first network camera.  In October 1996 the AXIS 200 network camera was launched and heralded one of the first steps of the technology shift from analogue CCTV to network video.  From the beginning Axis Communications has been the market and technology leader within network video, a market growing by 40 per cent every year.In the mid-1990s, Axis Communicati...

Norbain offers yet more choice of Intruder Detection products

Norbain SD has signed an agreement with Intruder Detector manufacturer Aleph Europe Ltd to be their primary distributor in the UK. Aleph is a leading manufacturer of internal wall and ceiling mount detectors, external dual technology detectors and external active IR beams.  All ranges of Aleph's internal PIRs, wall and ceiling mounts come with pet immunity and anti-tamper as standard.  Built to the highest standard with a strong focus on innovation, Aleph products offer a cost effectiv...

Management change at Bewator

Bo Kastensson leaves Bewator. Ottmar Matthias Müller becomes Head Centre of Competence/ Product Line Access Control. In December 2005, Siemens Building Technologies (SBT) acquired Bewator. Over the course of the year and in the next few months, local Siemens and Bewator security products sales activities in all countries will have been brought together under one local management team.The global product management responsibilities for both Siemens and Bewator access control products have bee...

New Director of Marketing Tyco Intrusion Security

Philip Poulidis has been appointed the Director of Marketing, Tyco Intrusion Security, responsible for DSC®, Sur-Gard™ and Bentel® brands.Philip brings a diverse background in the home networking, telecom and Internet industries to Tyco Intrusion Security.  His vast experience lies in the areas of product marketing, marketing communications and marketing strategy.  Philip was Director, Marketing and Sales, Interlog Internet Services; Director, Marketing and Channel Develo...

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