In today’s news round-up, Hangzhou city’s Safe City project has been upgraded by Dahua’s latest IP video surveillance solutions. There are 32 local police stations equipped with Dahua IP surveillance systems, collecting video from over 3,000 cameras installed at intersections, tunnels, metro entrances, school gates and other public locations. In corporate news, Samsung Techwin has appointed Jorge Gomez as Vice President of Business Development for Europe, Russia and CIS. Based at Samsung Techwin’s European Headquarters in Chertsey, UK, Jorge will direct and provide leadership for the company’s fast growing business development team.

In other corporate news, Allegion has appointed Jo Milne-Rowe as specification leader for door solutions. Jo’s appointment highlights the growing importance of the new build specification sector for Allegion. In events news, Avigilon Corporation Senior Sales Director Dean Brazenall will deliver a keynote address on effective crowd management at this year’s All-over-IP Expo 2014. Finally, LEGIC will showcase its latest near field communication (NFC) solutions at IFSEC 2014, which takes place next week in London. Read more security news…

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