In today’s news round-up, Hikvision has announced its collaboration with EMCS, one of the UK’s largest independent monitoring stations, to proactively monitor every customers’ CCTV system and send an email if any problem is detected. In events news, Intersec 2015 is set to take place next week and is expected to see over 1,200 exhibitors attending, with 300 specialising in access control systems. In other events news, the organisers of Interpol are inviting participants to be accredited for INTERPOL World, taking place from 14-16 April in Singapore.

In application news, Mul-T-Lock’s WatchLock intelligent padlock has been selected to secure costly equipment at various William Davis sites across the UK. WatchLock not only tracks activity, but also enables geofence parameters to send notifications if equipment are relocated from predefined locations. Finally, CriticalArc’s revolutionary distributed command and control solution, SafeZone, has been rolled out in Northumbria University to improve security and safety efforts on its campuses. Read more security news…