PSI Premier Awards 2017 open for nominations

Now is the time to get your nominations in for the PSI Premier Awards 2017 campaign. We want to know which products

Mayflex opens new facilities in Scotland

Mayflex has announced the opening of training, meeting and demonstration facilities in Scotland. Located at Maxim

The importance of system quality over price

A white paper commissioned by the BSIA has established the importance of making purchase decisions based on quality

Two new sales appointments for Dahua

Charlie James (pictured) has been appointed Dahua’s Southern Area Sales Manager. With 29 years’ experience in sales

Economy level 2MP IP camera range launched

Eneo’s new economy level, 2MP IP camera range comprises indoor domes, outdoor vandal domes and outdoor bullets.

Lighting and fire system for trampoline arena

Eaton was selected by the design and building company behind a trampoline arena to provide a bespoke mains

Self-service lock reduces need for on-site staff

Codelocks has announced the expansion of its smart lock range with the addition of the CL4510. The new lock

Jessica Gray and Jon Slupek join CSL

CSL has announced two new appointments. Jon Slupek has joined as Head of Finance and brings with him a broad range

Engineers of Tomorrow registration now open

The Engineers of Tomorrow competition is being held again at IFSEC International this year, giving installers the

RISCO reveals connected home security system

RISCO Group has announced the launch of RISCO Smart Home – its first complete connected home security solution

New UK premises for ICT helps serve EMEA

Integrated Control Technology (ICT) has announced the opening of new premises in Amersham, UK. This move is one

Gareth Walsh joins Elmdene International

Elmdene International, a Potter company, has announced a new addition to complete its sales team in the UK; Gareth

Teddington residents and visitors protected

Access control technology from Intratone is at the heart of a security solution implemented by Added Security

Panasonic introduces the Elite Range

Panasonic has introduced the Elite Range of cameras which incorporates features that go beyond surveillance, with

CEF Live for insights and exclusive offers

CEF Live is returning to Birmingham’s NEC Arena on the 8th- 9th June, 2017. Hosted by supplier CEF, this year’s

Benchmark Smart Solutions website launched

The technology-based security sector is evolving to deliver an ever-wider range of value-added benefits for

Installer businesses show increase in value

As the UK economy continues to gain confidence, there seems to be some more encouraging news for the UK’s largest

Closer collaboration is essential for security

Addressing the growing cyber-threat landscape, HID Global has advised that it is increasingly important for

Remote monitoring for personal gas detectors

Securi-Guard Monitoring is to monitor Blackline Safety Europe’s latest G7 range of connected safety devices, which

Tiny wireless contact for discreet security

Texecom has announced the Micro Contact-W, the smallest wireless contact that the company has ever made. The unit

Hikvision announces Spring 2017 roadshows

Hikvision is set to tour the UK and Ireland for its Spring 2017 Roadshow with the theme “Innovating technology,

Dardan Security recruits terrorism specialist

A specialist in counter terrorism security and hostage and crisis negotiation has joined Dardan Security. Ross

Detection and evacuation system at The Capitol

Following a refurbishment, art deco building The Capitol is now one of Aberdeen’s most sought after commercial

Wisenet showroom opened by Hanwha Techwin

Hanwha Techwin officially opened its Wisenet showroom with an open day at its new European headquarters in

New managing director for VPS UK

Property solutions company VPS Group has appointed former G4S, Securicor and Chubb employee Ian Nisbet to be the



Meet the installer – David Tod

David Tod is the Managing Director of Tod Security & Fire. The NSI Gold and BAFE accredited  company is based in Abergavenny covering South Wales and the Midlands and lists fire alarms, CCTV, intruder alarms, rising bollards and gates as areas of expertise. Do you use a...

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Axis Communications

Axis is the market leader in network video. We invented the world’s first network camera back in 1996 and we’ve been innovators in video surveillance ever since, increasing the security of millions of people worldwide and helping to meet the growing need for a smarter, safer world. With the help of 80,000 partners, spanning 179 countries, we’ve delivered a series of groundbreaking products and many industry firsts. And, we look forward to pioneering many more.

PSI Product Tests


TESTED: Ivideon Oco Pro OPHWD-16US

Ivideon provide a ‘Cloud’ based service for management of video camera images. The Oco Pro camera is configured to work with this service to allow live and recorded images to be displayed on PC using Mac OS, Windows or Linux and phone or tablet devices using both iOS and Android...

TESTED: Concept Pro AIR3526-IP4M-Z

This camera is promoted as an ONVIF compliant 4MP 2.8 – 12mm motorized zoom lens weatherproof bullet camera with 35m IR range, suitable for short to medium range applications. It is the in-house brand from the distributor Videcon. The camera housing is IP66 rated and...



Smart home penetration set to continue

New IHS Markit analysis reveals that the penetration of smart home systems is to reach 7% by 2025. Blake Kozak, principal analyst, smart home and security technology, IHS Markit explains the findings Highlights The leading service providers with smart home offerings share core...

Safety concerns for international tourists

International tourism dwarfs any other type of leisure business in terms of growth and one of the global regions benefitting the most from this trend is Europe: the world’s first tourism destination. Central to the dynamism of European tourism is accommodation: hotels, B&Bs...



Trailblazing times and apprentice opportunities

The Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Trailblazer scheme was officially launched in late February and it is welcome news. PSI Editor Andy Clutton was in London for the announcement. After two years and over 1000 hrs of meetings and discussion groups the new apprentice scheme...