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Police ‘self-service’ evidence plan raises concerns

Response to the news that West Midlands Police has announced ‘Self-Service’ plans to enable members of the public and small business owners to go online to submit digital evidence such as images from their smartphone has been rather mixed. According to the BBC when Chief...
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ARC celebrates its 20th anniversary

Securi-Guard Monitoring’s NSI Gold standard Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Staff marked the event in style with a special anniversary cake made by Chloe Bickford, the grand- daughter of Kim Precious, Managing Director. “Technological...
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Fire system boosts student protection

Eaton has delivered a fire alarm system to protect students at a university accommodation development in Liverpool. The company supported EFT Systems in providing equipment for Ablett House, named after the late Liverpool and Everton footballer Gary Ablett. Completed in a year,...
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AMG Systems appoints Ivo Stastny

AMG has welcomed Ivo Stastny to its team as Sales and Technical Support Engineer. Ivo joins AMG Systems from Czech Republic distributor Proficomms, where he held a range of positions in Technical Support and Product Management for both networking and CCTV products. During his...
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Open Day demonstrates fully functional PSIM

Following the international launch of its next generation of products at Intersec in Dubai, Titan recently held an Open Day to introduce Titan View, Titan Vision, and Titan Sigma to the UK audience and have some fun whilst doing so. For the dignitaries and invited guests there...
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Video doorbells open doors for cameras

Is the video doorbell paving the way for greater adoption of video verification in home alarm systems? asks Anna Sliwon, analyst, residential security, IHS Markit As the popularity of video doorbells increases, owners are likely to become more comfortable with video cameras in...
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Security and cyber risks

Accepting that our physical systems have become very attractive to hackers and criminal gangs is the first step to doing something about it. PSI caught up with Mike Gillespie of Advent IM to discuss the cyber risks for networked security systems The growth of networked and web...
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Biometrics – a cost effective solution?

According to a report published by TechSci Research, the global biometrics market size is set to cross $24billion by 2021. A further report from Technavio on the global multimodal biometrics market indicated CAGR of more than 15% over the forecast period.  Of this marked growth,...
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Eneo extends its Gigabit switch portfolio

Eneo has added four new, high-PoE budget, switches to its Gigabit switch portfolio. Two new desk-top switch models offer four and eight port, unmanaged, Gigabit camera channels (IAD-5SG1004/8MUA); with PoE budgets of 60W or 120W respectively and internal switching fabric...