Surveillance & Security News for October 2009

Martin Gren from Axis Communications wins Detektor Life Time Achievement Award

Martin Gren has been awarded Life Time Achievement Award by the security magazine Detektor Martin Gren, one of the founders of Axis Communications, has received the Life Time Achievement Award for building an extremely successful company, as well as contributing towards the founding and development of the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar network video surveillance market.The Life Time Achievement Award is awarded by the security magazine Detektor.Lennart Alexandrie, Editor-in-Chief of Detekt...

Cardax FT / Veracity integration wins 'Integrated Security Solution of the Year' at the Security Excellence Awards 2009

Gallagher Channel Partner won the 'Integrated Security Solution of the Year' award Gallagher Channel Partner, 20-20 Vision, has won the 'Integrated Security Solution of the Year' award for the Cardax FT and Veracity integration at the Security Excellence Awards in the UK.The Security Excellence Awards mark the 11th year of consistently acknowledging and rewarding the very best operators, consultancies and people within the security industry. Over 700 key industry people celebrated...

IDTECK supplies access control to newly constructed Yonsei University Global Campus

IDTECK's latest access control system to be deployed at Yonsei University Global Campus, KoreaIDTECK has been contracted to provide a campus wide access control system to the newly constructed Yonsei University Global Campus in Songdo, Korea. Yonsei University is one of Korea's top ranked four year universities, known for its prestigious academic programme. IDTECK's latest access control system will be deployed in numerous main lecture halls, power plant, dormitory, study house and other facilit...

BSIA members excel at Security Excellence Awards

Seven members of the BSIA were amongst winners at the prestigious Security Excellence AwardsSeven members of the British Security Industry Association were amongst the winners of the prestigious Security Excellence Awards. The winners were honoured at a glittering event held at the Park Lane Hilton in London.Kiri Gray, BSIA PR and Marketing Communications Manager, comments: "The Security Excellence Awards recognise achievements in the industry across a broad spectrum of different categ...

Octavian Security founder short-listed for Growing Business Award

Sukhi Ghuman, the founder and CEO of Octavian Group, has been short-listed for Entrepreneur of the Year categorySukhi Ghuman, the award-winning founder and CEO of the globally-operating Octavian Group, has been short-listed for another prestigious accolade.The business acumen and flair that has seen Octavian grow substantially year on year has caught the attention of judges assessing entries to the Growing Business Awards, and Sukhi has been picked as a finalist in the Entrepreneur of...

Bosch’s innovative spirit keeps it ahead of the field in CCTV

IMS places Bosch Security Systems at number one in CCTV and video surveillance equipmentBosch Security Systems continues its clear market leadership in CCTV within the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. That's the result of the latest report on the EMEA CCTV market by IMS Research.IMS places the company at number one in CCTV and video surveillance equipment with a market share of 9.1%, more than 3% up on its nearest competitor, and number one in video encoders with a market...

The Carlyle Group invests additional $10 million in Supercircuits

Supercircuits announced that The Carlyle Group has invested an additional $10 million in the companySupercircuits, a manufacturer and distributor of commercial and residential video surveillance solutions, recently announced that The Carlyle Group has invested an additional $10 million in the Texas-based company. The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms, first purchased a controlling interest in Supercircuits in August 2006. This new capital will be used to invest in ne...

New managing director to head security solutions at Siemens

Dave Pickles  (right) and  Peter Hawksworth (left) Dave Pickles has been appointed as the new managing director of the successful security solutions team at Siemens. Dave succeeds Peter Hawksworth, who will be heading up the global security products business.Dave has a wealth of experience of working within Siemens, as well as running smaller external companies and his last role was to head the Motion Control and Drives business. He has worked in solutions sales, service / lifecyc...

Security solutions provider Genetec among top 15 employers in Greater Montreal

Genetec was selected as one of Montreal's Top Employers for the fourth consecutive yearGenetec, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a provider of world-class IP security solutions, announces that Genetec was selected as one of Montreal's Top Employers for the fourth consecutive year. This designation acknowledges the fact that Genetec is the leader in its industry for offering an exceptional work environment. Published by The Montreal Gazette and Le Devoir, the annual listing showcas...

Vicon's Paul Thomas moves to Germany

Vicon appoints Paul Thomas as Sales Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH)Paul Thomas has been appointed Vicon's Sales Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH).Paul, who has been involved in the CCTV industry for over twenty-five years, joined Vicon in 2002 and was until recently the company's UK Sales Manager.Commenting on his appointment Paul said: "I am delighted to be taking on this role at a very exciting time for Vicon as it continues with its major invest...

US Congress drops local match requirement for port security funds

US Congress has voted to eliminate the local cost-share requirement for port security grantsIn a move that is expected to encourage ports to invest more in critical infrastructure protection initiatives, US Congress has voted to eliminate the local cost-share requirement for port security grants. The change was made in the Homeland Security Department appropriations bill (H.R. 2892) that is expected to be signed soon by President Obama.The Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) administered by...

Veracity USA CEO to speak about moving from analogue to IP in New York

 CEO of Veracity USA Scott Sereboff will speak at the ISC East 2009 in New York later this monthJoin Scott Sereboff, the CEO of Veracity USA - the world leader in making IP installation simple -  as he brings you "What, no wireless? How to move from analogue to IP without changing existing infrastructure".Scott will be speaking at two different times at ISC East, which is October 28th-29th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City:October 29th, 10:30AM - 11:30AM in the IP-T...

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