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Latest FIA survey indicates surprise trends

The FIA (Fire Industry Association) has released the results of its Market Conditions Survey, Wave 7.  This survey is a snapshot of the current trends within the fire industry nationwide.  Each Wave is conducted every six months with Wave 7 revealing the impact of the recent...
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Vanderbilt completes the purchase of ACT

Vanderbilt has announced the completion of its purchase of Access Control Technology (ACT). The ACT brand will be added to the Vanderbilt portfolio, and includes ACTpro, ACTenterprise and ACT365. Vanderbilt will capitalize on ACT’s market share in Ireland and the UK in addition...
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Nortech reveals distribution and training news

Nortech has announced the appointment of Pro-Vision Distribution as an official distribution partner and revealed new training courses to raise skills and knowledge. Nortech’s products have been included in Pro-Vision’s catalogue for many years but this new agreement will provide...
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Securacom appoints new sales manager

Securacom has started its recruitment drive with the appointment of a new sales manager. Graham Alexander, who previously worked for the company when it was Securahomes, has over 20 years’ experience, working with some of the biggest names in the UK alarm sector. Graham’s role...
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Conference to discuss fire standards and systems

Euralarm and EUSAS are organising a European conference on research into fire technologies that will shape the future standards. The conference will take place in Berlin on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 February 2017. The conference is aimed at representatives of the fire industry,...
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Vista launches analogue camera with Starlight

Vista has announced the launch of the VVRD37V11HDAS vandal resistant camera – its first high definition analogue camera to include Starlight technology. The camera is a new addition to the Vista analogue CCTV range and is capable of providing full HD 1080p resolution in TVI High...
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New report raises IoT security concerns again

An angle we seem to covering on an increasingly regular basis gained more coverage this week as the news that a paper titled IoT Goes Nuclear: Creating a ZigBee Chain Reaction, outlines encryption keys to control devices over Zigbee wireless networks. This is reported as allowing...
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Y3K and Northamber agree strategic partnership

Y3K Europe has announced a strategic distribution partnership with Northamber. Through the partnership agreement, Northamber will be selling Y3K’s Xvision range of IP CCTV surveillance solutions. The deal means that Xvision IP cameras and network video recorders will be sold...
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Samuel Murphy joins the team at Jacksons Fencing

Jacksons Fencing has expanded its sales team with a new appointment. Samuel Murphy will occupy the role of Commercial Business Development Manager and will be responsible for helping to build and nurture relationships with existing and new clients within the North. In line with...
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Hanwha releases 4K range featuring H.265

Hanwha Techwin has launched three new Samsung Wisenet P 4K cameras equipped with H.265 compression and WiseStream, a complementary compression technology which controls encoding, balancing quality and compression according to movement in the image. As a result, the bandwidth and...