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More predictions for security in 2016

HID Global has identified security 2016 trends to watch based on its insights gained from customers across numerous markets.  The company has pinpointed five key developments that it believes will have the greatest impact during this year on identity and access management,...
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Insurers’ Forum addresses alarm issues

The ninth CSL DualCom annual Insurers’ Forum held recently at Vodafone HQ attracted the usual strong turnout of insurers. A panel of industry experts provided updates on the latest industry statistics and trends affecting risk assessment in the fire and security sectors. Ray Kay,...
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Meet the installer – Robert Moore

Robert Moore is Fire & Security Systems Director at Boston Networks. Headquartered in Glasgow, with regional offices in Livingston, Aberdeen, Bolton and Gateshead the company lists areas of expertise as fire safety systems, IP CCTV, access control, intruder detection, fixed...
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Care begins at home with access control

Ensuring the safety of people and premises lies at the heart of any access control system, but personal safety is even more important when the building is home to older people and those with additional health needs. BEN is a UK charity for those who work, or have worked, in the...
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New Patron and President for the Security Institute

Two announcements from the Security Institute this week reveal changes at the top which will come into place following the AGM in a couple of months: Lord Alex Carlile has been announced as the new Patron of the Security Institute when his tenure as President comes to an end at...
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Glass pane doesn’t stop runner

The trouble with modern architecture is sometimes it’s just too obscure. Just like this advertising board in Toledo, Panama, which unbeknown to the poor youngster cutting off the corner of the pavement, contains a clear glass panel. CCTV footage captures the moment the boy leaps...
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Videcon launches IP and AHD turret cameras

Videcon has introduced the CVP9314DNIR-IP4M and CVP9314DNIR-AHD fixed-lens turret cameras. Both cameras have a  2.8mm fixed lens and up to 50m infrared range through a single IR LED offering a resolution up to 1080p on AHD and 4 megapixel resolution on IP. The IP version of the...
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Fire protection at new Harvey Nichols store

The UK’s newest Harvey Nichols store, which recently opened in Birmingham, is being protected by fire panels from Advanced. Advanced’s integrated 4-loop MxPro 4 panel covers the entire Harvey Nichols store, which is located in the Mailbox development, and the complete...
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CEDIA partners with Frost & Sullivan

The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) EMEA is partnering with Frost & Sullivan to access its research programmes, source market information and gain analyst and consulting support. “The smart and connected homes market is growing rapidly,” says...
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Increase in turnover expands senior team

After increasing 2015 turnover by 40%, security systems integration specialist ISD Tech has expanded its senior team to meet growing UK and global demand for its fully integrated fire detection and security solutions. The company has made a number of key hires to support this...