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Costar Technologies' acquisition of Arecont Vision approved by bankruptcy court

Arecont Vision, the provider of IP-based megapixel camera and video surveillance solutions, announced that the acquisition by Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC markets Group: CSTI) of its assets has been approved by the bankruptcy court (“Court”). It is anticipated that the sale will close on July 13, 2018. As previously announced, Arecont Vision initiated proceedings under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the District of Delaware in May, 2018 and has achieved its goal...

Nortech raises charity for The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Orphans’ Project in Kenya

Nortech’s Managing Director Stephen Blackler has recently returned from another fundraising activity in which he climbed the Simien mountain range in Ethiopia, scaling the highest peak Ras Dashen at no less than 4,620 metres. He made a similar climb in 2016 of Mount Meru, Tanzania’s second highest mountain at 4,565 metres located in the centre of Arusha National Park. It’s all in aid of Nortech’s nominated charity, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, and their O...

TDSi honours ADI Global with 2017/2018 UK Distributor of the Year award

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has awarded ADI Global Distribution its UK Distributor of the Year Award 2017/2018. The Award was presented to ADI Global’s Product Manager Access Control, Joe Davies, and EMEA Product Manager Access Control, Glenn Davies, at IFSEC International 2018 in London. ADI Global Distribution Whilst presenting the award, Andy Cross, Distribution Channel Manager at TDSi commented, “ADI Global has proven time and again it is an excellent security distrib...

ABLOY UK launches integrated thinking discussion paper

Abloy UK has launched a new discussion paper which outlines the potential for system integration in the critical national infrastructure sphere and assesses the vast scope of benefits that could be achieved from a truly integrated way of operating. UK CNI organisations Pip Courcoux, Sales and Product Manager - CLIQ Systems, said: “With an ever-growing population and greater sustainability and efficiency targets, UK critical national infrastructure (CNI) organisations are under more press...

Aiphone appoints Harvey Williams as General Sales Manager for United Kingdom

Aiphone, a global market manufacturer of intercom, video door entry and IP based integrated security solutions, appoints Harvey Williams as its new UK General Sales Manager. Harvey is a seasoned sales professional whose career within the electronic security industry spans 29 years. For the last three years he has been Area Sales Manager for Videx, whilst he has also previously performed sales management roles for Fermax, Geoquip and Raytel. Ensuring potential customers “I am delighted t...

Wireless access control report 2018 shares freshly researched data and analysis by security experts

The market for access control is changing. But how? How fast? And what factors will affect access control for your business between now and 2025? An exclusive new report by IFSEC Global, ASSA ABLOY and IHS Markit addresses these and other questions, presenting and interpreting new industry research. This 22-page report offers a unique snapshot of the industry in 2018. The Wireless Access Control Report 2018 offers in-depth analysis informed by a new survey of hundreds of senior security profess...

Intercoax introduces Proof of Concept (PoC) and Project Registration schemes for evaluating LRE products

Further enhancing the depth of its customer support operation, Intercoax (EMEA), the global manufacturer of high-performance Ethernet-over-coax and twisted pair video, data & PoE transmission products, has introduced two new schemes. Intercoax’s Proof of Concept (PoC) scheme is a ‘free of charge’ service that allows Intercoax customers to confirm equipment performance by on-site evaluation of any combination of Long Reach Ethernet (LRE) products (for coax, UTP or 2 wire ca...

Dahua and Scanview sign strategic partnership agreement for product development and testing

Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd., a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, signs a strategic partnership agreement with Denmark’s top parking and traffic solutions provider Scanview Systems, who has smoothly delivered the Copenhagen Airport and Billund Airport car parking projects upon close and successful cooperation with Dahua Technology. Mr. Michael Chen, Dahua VP, General Manager of Overseas Business, Mr. Zhang Xingming, Dahua VP, General Manager of R&D Ce...

Allegion agrees acquisition of access control company ISONAS

Allegion plc, a security products and solutions provider, has agreed to acquire ISONAS through one of its subsidiaries. The transaction is expected to close early in the third quarter of 2018, subject to customary closing conditions. Acquisition of ISONAS ISONAS has edge-computing technology that provides access control solutions for non-residential markets. ISONAS' devices – like its integrated reader-controllers – utilise power over ethernet, making them easy to install and...

Gallagher holds a series of events for customers and employees on occasion of its 80th anniversary

Gallagher celebrates its 80th anniversary as a technology company in the security, fuel systems and animal management industries. The family owned-and-operated global security giant was founded in 1938 by the late Bill Gallagher Senior and 80 years ago was a 10-person business that designed and delivered New Zealand’s first electric fence solution. Today, the company employs 1,100 people across a global network in ten countries. Research and development alone makes up 135 of the workforce...

Jacksons Fencing 'Protecting the Future' report highlights architects’ views on school safety

A third of architects say that schools have weak points in their perimeters and entrances Multiple entry points are the biggest access control challenge affecting schools (90%) Nearly all architects are familiar with Secured by Design standards (95%) 71% of refurbishment specifications are identical to the original ones Jacksons Fencing, the UK perimeter security manufacturer, releases insights into architects’ views on school safety from its report ‘Protecting the Future&rsq...

ACRE CEO named as IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer 2018

ACRE, global integrated technology solutions and services provider announced that CEO Joe Grillo has been named as a 2018 IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer in the Security Tech Leaders category for his ability to drive technological innovation and elevate the industry globally.  2018 IFSEC Global Security & Fire Influencer The list of influencers, which is selected by a panel of highly respected judges, seeks to recognise fire and security professionals who are influential i...