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TDSi secures contract for Beijing metro

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

TDSi has won the contract to supply access control equipment for 12 stations on the 22km Daxing Line on the Beijing Metro. Working closely with STY, one of its reseller partners in China, TDSi has secured an order for its EX series controllers, EXprox VR readers and EXgarde PRO access management software system. Commenting on…

Veracity claims 54% sales growth in 2010 and predicts further growth in 2011

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

Veracity, a designer and manufacturer of video surveillance solutions, says it enjoyed a period of rapid sales growth in 2010, with an even higher rate of growth in profits. According to the company, sales grew by 54 per cent in 2010 while profits grew by an undisclosed percentage.

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CEM Systems’ $2m security upgrade at Hong Kong International Airport

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

The highest of security measures in place at Hong Kong International Airport including move to highly secure smart-card IP readers. Belfast, 1st February 2011— CEM Systems, part of Tyco Security Products, today announced that they have received a $2m contract to upgrade the CEM AC2000 security management system at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). HKIA…

Lucas Lee

New Managing Director appointed for Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd, the company responsible for promoting and supporting Samsung Techwin professional and consumer security equipment and solutions across Europe, Russia and CIS, has appointed Mr. Lucas Lee as its new Managing Director. With a career spanning nearly 20 years within Samsung Techwin, Mr. Lee has headed up the overseas sales and marketing…

Lorraine Hughes

Geonovo appoint Lorraine Hughes as their new Account Manager

By Security News Desk | February 7, 2011

Geonovo Ltd, manufacturers of the RSP-100 lone worker protection device, has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Lorraine Hughes as Account Manager. Lorraine, who previously worked for Connexion2, will be responsible for developing new business opportunities by working closely with Geonovo’s growing network of UK business partners. “Lorraine joins us at a time…

ProTel Solutions announces its new Gridlock Access Management System

By Protel Solutions | February 3, 2011

ProTel Solutions are proud to announce the launch of the new Gridlock Access Management System at Counter Terror Expo this April. The Gridlock System is a centralised access management system for controlling access to remote locations. The Gridlock system provides geographical views and GPS positioning of all remote locations and utilities locking mechanisms, wireless communications…

SND editor interviewed by BBC: Save our CCTV cameras from council cuts

By Security News Desk | February 1, 2011

Lincoln Council is looking at the possibility of cutting CCTV services to save £483,000 per year. The Conservative-led council says it needs to save £2.35 million by 2013 which could spell the end of the city’s 133 cameras.

Middle East airport security spending to reach AED 212 million by 2015

By Security News Desk | January 21, 2011

Dubai, UAE – With the increase in new airport construction in the Middle East, the need to boost and modernise airport security in the region will increase spending in this sector to AED 212 million (US$ 57.7 mn) by 2015, according to research. The Middle East Airport Security Market Assessment Report states that spending in…

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Thinking Space has secured four prestigious projects in the north east of England

By Thinking Space Systems | January 21, 2011

The team at Thinking Space Systems, which is based on the south coast, has undertaken three security contracts and one transport project in Sunderland, South Tyneside and Newcastle over the last few months. In Tyne and Wear, the firm was selected by Valley Watch to supply a high spec suite of technical furniture and display…


ComNet PoE switch provides peripheral device power for commercial applications

By Security News Desk | January 21, 2011

ComNet expands ComWorx VL product line-cost-effective smaller eight-port PoE Ethernet switch added. Leeds, UK.  December 8, 2010, ComNet Europe Ltd of Leeds in the United Kingdom, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has expanded its ComWorx VL line by introducing a cost-effective fiber optic, eight-port Ethernet switch for commercial security applications.…