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…


On the mid-week round up today, SightLogix is set to unveil its Video Security Trailer at Border Security Expo 2011, along with a whole host of visible and thermal outdoor video analytics cameras. At this year’s IFSEC 2011, Samsung will demonstrate its new Samsung City concept on its largest booth ever, showcasing all its latest security solutions. Bosch is riding high as its new commercial loudspeaker ‘Vari-directional Array’ wins the prestigious InAVation Award.

In other news, ADT’s electronic fire and security solutions have been installed at Dublin Airport’s new Terminal 2 (T2) to enable visitors to stay safe and have a pleasant experience travelling through the airport. Lastly, according to GB Monitoring’s Operations Director, Tom Smith, many councils across the UK are facing the prospect of having their manned CCTV monitoring stopped due to budget cuts. Read more security news…



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