The security week that was: 04/10/09

A weekly surveillance of the news shaping your profession


On the central station side of our business, we’ve learned that Mace Security is planning to acquire California-based monitoring company Central Station Security Services Inc. … We also heard from ioimage on how video analytics are being implemented into central stations and remote monitoring operations. … Brivo’s Steve Van Till writes in to explain how access control can be tied into parking management systems. … Sagem Securite has launched MorphoTrak in the biometrics world; it combines Sagem Morpho and Printrak. …. Also in the area of biometrics, Gemalto and Precise Biometrics have partnered for a smart-card-based match-on-card solution. … Speaking of match-on-card, Evermedia and Nations ID have partnered for a match-on-card biometrics solution. … And finally (I promise, this is the last biometrics story for this week), CoreStreet has teamed with MaxID for a mobile card and biometric reader that uses CoreStreet’s PIVMAN solution.