Industry News

By Flora Szatkowski


When international security company G4S moved its Estonian operations into a new complex in Tallinn, a fire system designed around Kentec fire control pan­els was chosen to protect the facility. The architecturally innovative building is designed for practicality and efficiency. It accommodates more than 800 employees with a mix of meeting and recreation areas, plus a terrace café.

The fire system, supplied and installed by Estonia’s Alarmtec AS, centers on two Kentec Syncro addressable control panels and a Sigma XT extinguishing control panel. The system is supported by Argus Vega protocol fire data communications with more than 430 devices, including intelligent smoke/heat sensors, call points, and microprocessor-controlled modules.


Alarm Lock, a division of Napco Security Technologies, Inc., announced that its Trilogy Networx Wireless PIN and Pro Access Locks and Keypads are integrated with the Lenel OnGuard access and video platform.

American Infrared Solutions is collaborating with AIM Infrarot-Module GmbH to bring new high-performance, cooled infrared imaging solutions into the U.S. marketplace.

Automatic Systems supplied 85 vehicle barriers for use at the Sochi Olympic Games.

National Security Technologies selected an Avaya unified communication and video solution. 

Buffalo Americas announced that its new LinkStation 420 network video recorder has embedded support for AXIS Camera Companion.

DuPont Authentication, Inc., and Professional Coin Grading Service are collaborating on a global initiative to use holographic coinholders to prevent the counterfeiting of rare coins.

The FIDO Alliance announced that RSA, the security division of EMC, has joined the board of directors and FIDO’s membership in the quest for strong authentication standards.

Westcon is offering the FireEye virtual machine-based security platform to its North American customers.

HID Global provided its iCLASS SE access control platform to the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

The Mamajuana Café in Paterson, New Jersey, is using an addressable system from Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell. The system was designed and installed by High End Electric.

G4S Secure Solutions AS deployed a new access control system built around Idesco readers for Rikshospitalet, the National Hospital in Oslo, Norway.

Implant Sciences Corporation has received a follow-on order for desktop explosives trace detectors for Mercury Air Group’s air cargo screening facility at Los Angeles International Airport.

The International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Cloud Security Alliance are bringing together the IAPP’s Privacy Academy and the CSA Congress in September, providing more education and networking opportunities for members of both groups.



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