In today’s news round-up, HID has launched its enhanced FARGO HDP5000 Printer/Encoder at CARTES Asia 2013, which closed on 28th March. The enhanced HDP5000 now includes an expanded feature set, including increased card throughput speeds for higher productivity. In other events news, SALTO Systems’ new locking solution, Clay, will make its world debut at IFSEC 2013. Clay utilises the versatility of the cloud, giving users the ability to control building access remotely and manage it in real-time via any device with an internet connection.

In corporate news, Milestone Systems has appointed Sunny Kong as Director of Sales in Asia. Sunny has more than 19 years experience as a manager of sales, business development, products and support. In application news, Hikvision’s video surveillance solution has been installed at New Delhi University in India as part of a project to improve student safety and reduce instances of theft. Finally, Sony recently announced that it has expanded its UK distribution channel through a new agreement with leading IP video security supplier, CCTV Center. Read more security news…