In today’s news round-up, video surveillance solutions from Hikvision USA have been used to safeguard over 4,000 residents in New York’s River Park Towers. Essential prerequisites for the VMS included ease of use and the ability to manage new megapixel cameras alongside pre-existing installations on a single platform. In corporate news, Mayflex has signed an agreement to distribute Digital Barriers’ intelligent video analytics application for reliable zone-based intrusion detection. SafeZone-edge is designed to protect secure facilities and reliably monitor remote sites, with exceptional detection accuracy and minimal false alarms.

Over in London, Urmet has been awarded another prestigious development contract alongside a leading London property developer, St George. Urmet’s powerful IPervoice IP-based door entry system, coupled with its latest range of full-IP PoE 7” Imodo touchscreens, Folio hands-free colour monitors and Elekta Glass and Steel entry panels and PIO controller have been installed at Fulham Reach development. In events news, PSA Security Network has announced the call for presentations for its 40th Annual TEC conference. TEC 2015 will be held at the Westin Westminster in Westminster, Colorado, on May 4th-8th, 2015. Finally, East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum, which takes place next February, will address a range of issues including counter-terrorism, local conflicts and violence, employee relations and maritime security. Read more security news…