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Metal theft rise warning as price increases

The price of copper has increased by over 50% in little more than year, raising fears that when metal prices rise, so will the incidence of metal and cable theft. In the last four months alone, the value of copper rose 25% to $6800 per tonne on 29th August, according to the...
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Andy Fyvie joins the team at CSL from BT

CSL has announced the appointment of Andy Fyvie as Head of European Customer Development. Andy joins CSL from BT where he gained a wealth of experience within the fire and security sector over the last 16 years. He was previously Head of BT Redcare; responsible for all aspects of...
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Biometric system replaced with new technology

IT reseller Misco has integrated Sateon from Grosvenor Technology across its UK estate. Installer Sonic Security was able to make use of the building’s existing RS-485 network to make the transition swift, cost-effective and hassle free. Misco was keen to replace its existing...
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TESTED – MaxxOne D8308

One of the D8300 range available from ShopMassive in the UK, the D8308 “Hawk” DVR has the capability to record 8 analogue inputs and 4 IP streams. The analogue inputs can be any mix of SD, AHD and TVI format signals. The Hawk is available as a 4 or 8 input recorder with a...
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The case for the Ethernet over Coax path

Utilising existing coaxial cable can provide users with a flexible, powerful migration path says AMG Sales and Technical Support Manager Ian Creary  While it’s generally acknowledged that the rise of IP technology pushed the video surveillance industry forward, in features,...
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Security is the main factor for system choice

Research undertaken by ERA, indicates that over 90% of consumers consider security as the main benefit of installing a video intercom system. The company surveyed opinions from householders on the top reasons for installing a video intercom system. Commenting on the findings,...
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Introducing the Hikvision Insight event series

In October 2017 the established Hikvision Roadshows will introduce Hikvision Insight – a new series of events designed to educate installers and systems integrators with the latest advances from the manufacturer. Information from the company announces that visiting seven cities...
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Emergency call point installation in Dundee

Dundee University is installing highly visible emergency call point pedestals throughout its campus as part of a range of measures to ensure a rapid response to any emergency incidents. The bespoke designed pedestals have been manufactured specifically for Dundee University by...
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Luke Turton appointed by Bold Communications

Luke Turton has joined Bold Communications as Security Systems Specialist, having worked in systems and product roles previously at Coopers and Pyronix.  Luke brings his technical security experience working on numerous integrated monitoring projects in government, commercial,...
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Harpenden Town Council opens new smart doors

Amthal has installed a front door entry system at Harpenden Town Council offices that interfaces with a new phone system, to create a more efficient access process and smart security solution for the benefit of staff and visitors. Harpenden Town Council, which represents the...
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