Dahua launches home alarm kits for the installer

Dahua’s new alarm kits, DHI-ART-ARC5402A-GW-06-A35 and DHI-ART-ARC5402A-GW-10-A35-C35 boast Airfly Communication

Texecom announces two key appointments

Texecom has appointed Mark Douglas as Sales Director and Michael Stembridge as Technical Director. Mark joins

ACRE sells Mercury Security Products to HID Global

Access Control Related Enterprises (ACRE), owner of Vanderbilt and ComNet has announced the sale of Mercury

IP lighting combats crime at historic house

Raytec Network Illuminators have been deployed as a key element of a bespoke IP security solution for a Grade II

Concerns rising over customer attitudes

New research from life safety systems manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, suggests that European installers are becoming

Hikvision strengthens Business Development Team

Hikvision UK & Ireland has appointed of Louise Parsons as Senior Business Development Manager for the South

Regulation review is welcomed by safety bodies

Safety experts have welcomed the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire

Honeywell names two new global leaders

Honeywell has announced Richard (Rich) Lattanzi as the president of Honeywell’s global security business and Dino

BS 5839-1:2017 updates and free seminars

BSI has revised its standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems. The standard, BS 5839-1:2017, covers the

Lancashire CCTV centralisation project completed

OpenView Security Solutions (OSS) has completed the design and installation of a new control room in Blackburn,

Milestone Integration Expo highlights opportunities

The inaugural Milestone Integration Expo took place this week in Northamptonshire. The busy event included partners

Jenny Hicks is promoted by Midwich Group

Midwich Group has announced that Jenny Hicks has been promoted to the role of Head of Technology. With a strong

Garden centre protects staff, visitors and site

Mobotix Partner Switchnet Systems has completed an installation at a garden centre that combines video

Encrypted wireless keypad is re-launched

Luminite Electronics has announced the re-launch of its latest wireless keypad offering installers a flexible and

Apollo appoints new Managing Director for EMEA

Apollo Fire Detectors has announced the appointment of Charles Lombard as its new Managing Director with regional

Sheffield City Council upgrades fire protection

Sheffield City Council has completed a programme to upgrade its fire safety throughout its 1,134 sheltered housing

A safety, security and building efficiency event

The Cortech Open Innovation Event [COIE] is a showcase for some of the advances in security, fire and building

Partnership for detector-activated surveillance

Dahua Technology’s network video recorders (NVRs) now have a direct integration with IP-based outdoor detectors

New Pyronix panel for simplicity and functionality

Pyronix has launched the EURO 46 V10 control panel, the latest addition to the V10 range (available for the UK and

Dahua unveils Technology Showcase events for 2017

Dahua Technology UK and Ireland is giving security professionals the opportunity to experience new technology

College revamp creates security skills hub

New College Lanarkshire’s Kirkintilloch Campus has undergone a complete refurbishment of its existing facilities to

Euralarm announces Symposium 2018 details

Euralarm has announced that its next Symposium will take place in Bucharest Romania, on June 4th, 2018. This will

Gary Harmer appointed by Hikvision UK & Ireland

Hikvision UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Gary Harmer as Sales Director. Gary brings with him a

Coventry University enhances business processes

Coventry University is using Traka’s key management solutions to establish a secure business process for staff and

Metal theft rise warning as price increases

The price of copper has increased by over 50% in little more than year, raising fears that when metal prices rise,



Meet the installer – Scott McLean

Scott McLean is the Managing Director at Stirling Alarms /Stirling Electrical Services based in Stirling, Scotland. Company areas of expertise include intruder alarms, CCTV, access control, fire and electrical with accreditations such as NSI Gold, SELECT, Scottish Building...

PSI Product Tests


TESTED – MaxxOne D8308

One of the D8300 range available from ShopMassive in the UK, the D8308 “Hawk” DVR has the capability to record 8 analogue inputs and 4 IP streams. The analogue inputs can be any mix of SD, AHD and TVI format signals. The Hawk is available as a 4 or 8 input recorder with a...


External lighting is widely accepted as one way to deter burglars so if you can combine this with a camera and PIR you have a much more useful tool at your disposal. Back in February 2015 we looked at a low energy LED security light called NightHawk LED from ESP which featured a...



Team dysfunctions affecting business?

According to Jim Rathbone of Rathbone Results companies often overlook the importance of teamwork when looking to run a successful business In seeking to increase growth and profitability, the focus of security installers is often on sales, marketing, new technologies, pricing,...

The dawning of mass-market facial verification?

August’s launch of the iPhone 8 from Apple could be a turning point in the adoption of facial verification systems and their widespread acceptance. The new device includes a verification system which authenticates the phone’s owner using their facial features in a very short...



The impact of the return of analogue

UK analogue video camera technology sales are reportedly on the up. So what do the experts think are the reasons for this and what does it mean for the video surveillance/security market in the future? Up until recently we were told by some manufacturers that IP would dominate...