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Allcooper celebrates 30 years and a move

Allcooper Group has completed its move to a new head office, located in the centre of Gloucester. The site is a former car dealership and sits in a prominent position on Kingsholm Road, an area famous for being the home of Gloucester Rugby. Allcooper Group acquired the building...
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Analogue CCTV – back for good?

The annual IFSEC event always throws up an unexpected news announcement or reveals a new trend and 2017 was no different. This year, we are apparently seeing sales growth of an old friend…        For the last ten years or maybe even more (it feels like a long time anyway)...
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Tough times to retain staff

Annually SSR Personnel undertakes a global salary surveys measuring remuneration data across all roles in the security technology sector. Here CEO Peter French talks about the latest results and what they mean for security installers and employers The survey primarily looks at...
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New connectivity for Cambridge city CCTV

Siklu has been selected by the City of Cambridge to provide wireless connectivity for the city’s CCTV surveillance system in its town centre. The Siklu EtherHaul radios deployed in Cambridge City Centre replace the 5.8 GHz wireless technology previously used by the city for its...
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A funny thing happened on the way to the pub…

Video footage hit social media and news sites this week as a man was captured by CCTV being struck from behind by a bus in Reading. According to reports the man, Simon Smith, was hit on his way to the pub by the number 17 bus as it careered out of control, smashing into a shop...
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IFSEC 2017 REVIEW: Videcon

Trade shows can be hectic and tiring (and hot) which is why plenty of people had a well-earned pint at the Installer World Bar and Beer Garden sponsored by Videcon at IFSEC When the hustle and bustle of a trade show becomes too much the temptation of a refreshing drink is...
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IFSEC 2017 REVIEW: Vanderbilt

At IFSEC 2017 Vanderbilt demonstrated its strength in cloud technology which can vastly improve integration and management SPC Connect and ACT365 were prominent features at Vanderbilt’s stand E1225. After the show we caught up with Marketing Manager Kim Loy to find out how the...
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IFSEC 2017 REVIEW: Milesight

With intuitive, must-have functionality and superior image quality, new Mini PTZ Bullet was a major attraction on the Milesight stand at IFSEC 2017 The Mini PTZ Bullet offers many benefits to installers and end users including fast, precise movement of up to 360° pan and 75°...
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IFSEC 2017 REVIEW: Panasonic

Panasonic took a new approach to exhibiting at IFSEC by focusing on more than just new products. After the event we spoke to Karen Sangha, Regional Marketing Manager at Panasonic Security Solutions: How was the show for you? “Trade shows, such as IFSEC, have historically...
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IFSEC 2017 REVIEW: Hikvision

Hikvision the supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, exhibited the latest in surveillance technology at IFSEC International 2017  The theme of the Hikvision stand was pioneering AI Technology for the video surveillance market. Extremely popular at the...