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The acquisition position

Over the last few months we have seen two security divisions of household names be acquired. What does this mean for the industry and how does it reflect on the strength of the market? In October it was announced that Vanderbilt Industries had acquired the business Security...
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Fault by default

In November it hit the headlines that a Russian website is offering the ability to view images from network cameras such as webcams, baby monitors and some CCTV cameras. While this potential vulnerability in IP systems nothing new to many of us it highlights the disturbing lack...
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Insurers’ Forum pulls in the numbers

CSL’s seventh Annual Insurers’ Forum saw a turn out of over fifty insurers and consultants from insurance companies at Vodafone’s HQ in Newbury. Ray Kay, Head of Vodafone M2M UK kicked off the discussion by outlining Vodafone’s M2M vision, that 50% of organisations will have...
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Panomera system ensures crowd safety

Panomera multifocal sensor technology from Dallmeier was entrusted with public safety at the “Concert for Valor” in Washington, D.C. The concert was designed to honour American military veterans, active duty service members and their families. Several hundred thousand...
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Network Rail PADS Certification achieved

Samsung Techwin cameras, domes, recorders and Ethernet switches within its IP network video surveillance range, have been approved for use within Network Rail infrastructure. The issuing of the PADS Certificate of Acceptance follows a process during which the Samsung Techwin...
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Who’s coming down your chimney?

With Christmas approaching, Orbis has warned about the need to carefully secure and protect properties over the festive season as buildings that shut down and are empty over the holidays are particularly vulnerable to being targeted by thieves and other intruders such as...
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Staff rack up 105 years of service

Five employees with Securi-Guard are celebrating a combined 105 years of loyal service with the company. Dave Campbell, Operations Manager –Security Guarding Services, led the long service awards as he marked 25 years with the South West’s largest independent supplier of fire and...
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Domes without fine tuning issues

IDIS has announced a new range of motorized focus and zoom dome cameras expanding its DirectIP camera line up.  The new IDIS DC-D2233 Series dome cameras are available in five variations. With all models offering vari-focal motorized focus and zoom (MFZ) lenses, features also...