Government approves apprentice plan

The government has approved the Assessment Plan for the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship. The

FIA seeks your input for next Review

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has published six Market Conditions Reviews, which are compiled to give

Phil Tennent rejoins the Norbain team

Norbain has announced the appointment of Phil Tennent as Sales & Marketing Director, effective as of 1st

Pro-Vision signs to distribute FLIR technology

Pro-Vision Distribution has signed an agreement to supply and support the full portfolio of equipment from FLIR

Access control solution for shopping channel

Hochanda, the 24-hour shopping channel broadcast across Freeview, SKY and Freesat, has a purpose built office with

Strategic UK investments for Hochiki Europe

Hochiki Europe has made a series of strategic investments to bolster its production and supply chain facilities in

BAFE announces Chris Auger appointment

BAFE has announced the appointment of Chris Auger in the position of Schemes Support Manager. Chris comes from a

Hikvision to host Autumn 2016 roadshows

Hikvision is set to tour the UK with its next series of roadshows in September 2016. The autumn tour will feature

Biometrics add security on Shetland Isles

Shetland Facilities Management (SFM) Security has provided Morrison Construction with an access control system

Kings Security attains trade mark for KIS

Kings Security has successfully attained a Europe-wide trade mark for its real time, online security intelligence

Customer service expansion at Hanwha Techwin Europe

Hanwha Techwin Europe has announced an expansion of its Customer Satisfaction Team. In addition to investing in

New high security lock appointment

Philip Prigg has been appointed new Product Sales Manager responsible for high security locking by Pickersgill-Kaye

Mobile app for mobile CCTV applications

Revader Security has launched a smartphone app which allows security operators to control the operation of

The rising popularity of online training courses

The number of security professionals choosing to study online in order to acquire career-enhancing qualifications

CSL announces new financial partners

Connectivity solutions provider CSL  has been acquired by Norland Capital, ICONIQ Capital and RIT Capital Partners.

Aspiring security engineers begin apprenticeships

Allcooper is celebrating the arrival of its latest intake of apprentices, who have joined the company to begin

Holidaying homeowners leaving alarms unset

With the summer holidays now in full swing, research conducted by YouGov for RISCO shows that householders are

More concern over IoT security issues

News that security researchers discovered several vulnerabilities in the Osram Lightify range of internet-connected

Farsight Security Services promotes Robert Batch

Farsight Security Services has promoted Robert Batch, an employee with over twelve years of service, to IT

ONVIF launches quick configuration profile

ONVIF has released Profile Q, the specification that features quick discovery, set-up and configuration of

Flush keypads for a smooth finish

Eaton has launched a flush keypad, the KEY-FKPZ, for security systems in the commercial and residential sectors

MOTs for safely installed gates announced

Gate Safe, the charity that pioneered the move towards improving the safety of automated gates is to introduce

New account manager for Mayflex

Mayflex has appointed a new Account Manager to manage and develop accounts in the Midlands, North and Scotland and

Fire management at the Humber Bridge

The Humber Bridge is a 2,220m single span suspension bridge which, when it opened in June 1981 was the longest in

Long range detection up to 500m

GJD has launched the Laser-Watch, a long range IP connected laser surveillance sensor for detecting objects and

Online Issue

PSI August 2016

Videos

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SPONSORED: Pyronix HomeControl+ App

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PSI Product Tests

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TESTED: Veracity Pointsource Wireless

The Veracity Pointsource Wireless is the latest version of this item of test equipment for engineering use when installing PoE powered IP cameras. It is promoted for such applications as: Fast On-site configuration of IP cameras and wireless Aps (Access Points) Site surveys and...
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TESTED: The Vista VK2-5MP360INT

This unit is promoted as a 5MP 360° “Fisheye” dome camera for internal use – allowing a single camera to cover a whole room from the centre without blind-spots. Using PoE, the camera is very easy to install and having such a wide viewing angle should need no physical...

News

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Government approves apprentice plan

The government has approved the Assessment Plan for the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship. The Plan sets out how fire, emergency and security systems apprentices will be...
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FIA seeks your input for next Review

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has published six Market Conditions Reviews, which are compiled to give a ‘snapshot’ every six month to review how the fire protection market is performing. It...
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Phil Tennent rejoins the Norbain team

Norbain has announced the appointment of Phil Tennent as Sales & Marketing Director, effective as of 1st September 2016. Phil, a widely recognised and highly experienced Sales Leader in the...

Interviews

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Meet the installer – Mark Eyles-Thomas

With 31 years in security, Mark Eyles-Thomas is the Managing Director at Integrated Visual Protection in Charlton, London. Areas of expertise for the company cover static guarding (incorporating mobile patrols, key-holding and response services), ARC/RVRC/SOC monitoring services,...

Articles

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The security risks of PokémonGO

When security operators at Farsight Security Services received an alarm in the early hours of Saturday 23 July standard procedures were followed to identify and address the cause. Upon reviewing CCTV footage from the alarm, operators spotted three individuals acting suspiciously,...
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How Brexit affects the security industry

Should the United Kingdom follow through with its plans to leave the European Union (EU), there could be a number of consequences that filter through to security industry stakeholders. Jim Dearing, analyst for security and building technologies, IHS Technology looks at the...

Comment

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Life through a smartphone

Today’s society is glued to smart devices, be them phones or tablets, but do they really need to be used for every aspect of our daily lives? PSI editor Andy Clutton is not so sure OK, long time readers of PSI will know that I’m something of a cynic and an old  grump when it...