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BSIA appoints new Director of Technical Services

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the appointment of David Wilkinson to the position of Director of Technical Services. Promoted from the position of Technical Manager after eight years with the Association, Dave will assume his new role in February....
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The Vista VVRD28V12WDRIR dome camera

This camera is the latest addition to the Vista range from Norbain and shows that there is still a commitment to developing analogue technology for the CCTV industry. Its unobtrusive appearance will blend in with most environments and will be compatible with most analogue...
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Two new IP bullet cameras launched

Security Products from Siemens has introduced a range of IP bullet cameras. Available in two variants – CCPW3025-IR (3MP version) and CCPW5025-IR (5MP version) – both feature technology, says the company, to deliver clear images in a stylish design, both day and night. Suitable...
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Protecting vulnerable housing association residents

Delta Security has installed a new door entry and CCTV system into Rotheley House, a supported-living housing development in Hackney, assisting residents who suffer from mental health issues and learning difficulties to manage their own security and to live independently....
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Power supplies allow battery impedance measurement

According to the FIA Guidance on Fire Alarm System Power Supply Battery Testing document, battery voltage reading “does not give a true indication of the health and condition of the battery; surface charge, temperature and age of the battery affect results.” So with this in mind...
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Hikvision and EMCS partnership announced

Hikvision has announced a partnership with EMCS who will use CCTV Sentry software to monitor customers’ CCTV systems, not just those that traditionally opt for a monitored solution, and send an email if any problem is detected. Hikvision has ensured that its range of DVR, NVR,...
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NW Systems expands with opening of new office

Following a period of growth, NW Systems has opened a new London office just as the New Year is starting. Robert Kidd will be office manager of the new office as well as sales manager for the South of England. NW Systems plans to recruit four more people to staff this new office...
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Hard shoulder, hard luck

This footage shows a car stopping on the busy road in the province of Zhejiang, China so that the driver can take a quick break on the hard shoulder. Seconds later a tyre falls off a truck and rolls directly at her, knocking the resting driver over the highway barrier and also...
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Eight cities connect via Milestone IP VMS

Open platform IP video management software (VMS) from Milestone Systems is improving safety and public services in eight cities around Minnesota’s largest metropolis. Minneapolis/St. Paul is the most populous area in the state with a sprawl of more than 3,000,000 people. Eight...
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Increased workload results in two appointments

Securi-Guard has added a further two engineers to its growing team with both appointments being made to meet the demands of an increasing workload. Scott Dunn has joined the installation team while Kenny Scoggins will ensure that client fire and security systems are regularly...
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