In today’s news round-up, SourceSecurity.com recently attended Avigilon’s Video Analytics launch event in London. The event included a presentation on the latest products in the analytics range, the HD Video Appliance Series. In corporate news, Hikvision and Western Digital hosted a joint video surveillance seminar in Dubai last month. The seminar was held to promote the latest technologies from both companies: Hikvision’s Turbo HD Analogue Solution and WD’s Purple hard drives.

In application news, ASSA ABLOY, Access Control’s Aperio® wireless locking technology has been installed at Manchester Central Library. Grantfen Fire and Security were selected to provide a Genetec Security Centre unified platform, which has been integrated with the Aperio® solution. Over in India, Matrix will showcase its range of Access Control, Time-Attendance and Video Surveillance Solutions at IFSEC India 2014. Products on display will include the COSEC ARC, a unique IP based access control panel. In corporate news, Sargent and Greenleaf has appointed Brian Leary as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Brian will provide strategic leadership and day-to-day operational management for Sargent and Greenleaf. Finally, a Dahua Road Show will be taking place tomorrow in London. A number of products will be displayed, including the whole series of IPC, HDCVI, and analogue cameras. Read more security news…