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Biometric scans and privacy legislation

Amidst the chaos of Brexit, many security minded organisations are concerned about the implications of the European Regulation on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data, adopted in 2016 and planned to be enforceable in May 2018 As an integral...
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School security is no longer a luxury

School leaders and authorities need to make building security the No. 1 priority, says Simon Osborne, commercial leader of Allegion It’s easy to think that school shootings, massacres and violence are associated purely with our neighbours across the pond. In the U.S., gun culture...
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Nice price, pay twice – not nice!

The issue of price vs quality raised its head again recently with a new report from the BSIA outlining how buyers need to be more aware of the importance of ROI over the initial upfront costs of technology and installation It was interesting to hear this month that the BSIA has...
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TESTED: Hanwha Techwin PNM-9020V

The camera is quite heavy for a dome at just over 2kg but is well packaged and has a very good level of construction. The solid base is designed with fixing holes isolated from the environmentally separated inner section. A side conduit fixing is provided at the rear of the base...
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Why do we need qualified fire installers?

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has released a mini documentary video on its YouTube channel and website called ‘The need for qualified fire alarm technicians explained in 9 minutes’. The video explores the skills gap within the fire detection and alarm sector and the reasons...
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RNLI utilising network cameras for live streaming

Porthcawl’s RNLI station aims to improve education and safety around the water with the implementation of surveillance technology from Swansea-based PC1 and Axis Communications. With high tourism levels and fast-shifting tides, the installation at Porthcawl pier provides an...
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Access control donation aids school teachers

There are no longer any parents left waiting out in the cold at St Michael’s First School in Penkridge, thanks to ERA. With no intercom system installed at the school, out-of-school staff found themselves pacing the corridor to open the door every time a parent came to collect...
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New faces at the new Genetec European HQ

Genetec has announced two new senior executive appointments and new European headquarters in the eighth arrondissement of Paris, France. Cyrille Becker joins Genetec as General Manager Europe and will oversee European operations, positioning the business for growth in the...
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Hanwha Techwin wows audience at conference

Over 200 delegates who attended the Hanwha Techwin Wisenet conference held in Barcelona earlier this month heard Managing Director Bob (H.Y.) Hwang Ph.D. announce the introduction of enhanced warranty support for Hanwha Techwin STEP Partners. The W hotel on the Barcelona seafront...
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AHD camera for custodial and hospital use

ITS Products has announced an addition to the range of anti-ligature security cameras. The new model, the CMD3-AHD, is the company’s first camera to feature analogue high definition and joins the existing IP and analogue models. The three cameras are aimed at those in...
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