New Managing Director for IDIS Europe

IDIS has appointed James Min to the role of Managing Director, IDIS Europe. James will be based out of the IDIS UK

Oprema moves to new HQ and creates 15 jobs

Oprema has created 15 new jobs having moved to a new 15,000 sq ft premises after securing an £850,000 co-investment

BT Redcare partners with SSAIB for training

SSAIB has announced a training partnership with BT Redcare to extend training, in order to include syllabus items

Deal to enable leasing for security installers

Henry Howard Finance (HHF) has teamed up with Infinite Distribution to offer asset finance solutions to businesses

F.C. United of Manchester scores with IP system

F.C. United of Manchester is a semi-professional football club based in Moston, Manchester, founded in 2005 by

Kevin Spencer joins the ERA Smartware team

ERA has expanded its team with the appointment of Kevin Spencer as the new Smartware Product Manager. With

Active IR beam series with flexible power source

Optex has extended its range of SmartLine active infrared beams with the SL-TNR series, wireless and hybrid,

Panama City casino updates security operations

Qognify has announced that the Golden Lion Marbella casino in Panama has selected Qognify VisionHub to upgrade

Wavestore announces launch of new VMS version

Wavestore has launched v6.8 of its VMS to include support for VMWare ESXi – introducing virtualisation to the

Mayflex uncovers scam and issues warning

Mayflex has recently uncovered a number of fraudulent activities whereby the fraudsters are pretending to work for

Report reveals home security consciousness

Every year in the UK, there are around one million burglaries and attempted burglaries; that’s one every 40

The first female IPSA Chairman is elected

Jane Farrell, Head of Security, Sodexo for UK & Ireland, has been unanimously elected Chairman at the recent

MRP Alarms is certified to ISO 9001:2015

SSAIB has certificated its registered firm, MRP Alarms, to the latest ISO 9001 quality management systems standard.

Evolution appoints compliance and H&S manager

Evolution has appointed Christopher Evans as its new Compliance and Health & Safety Manager. Chris joins

Norbain appointed to distribute Nortech products

Nortech Control Systems has announced Norbain as its newly appointed Distribution Partner to offer customers

PoE concerns and advice for installers

Dycon Power Solutions has issued a word of warning to installers of security systems on the pitfalls and benefits

Facial recognition to identify missing people

Digital Barriers has announced that it will be making its live facial recognition software available at no cost to

ATG access names consultant to lead launch

ATG Access has appointed Peter Barclay as security product consultant to manage the launch of its new security

Siklu and Norbain agree distribution deal

Siklu has signed a distribution agreement with Norbain, an arrangement that will expand its reach to security

Banham Director wins BSIA Chairman’s Award

Lucie Banham, Director at leading security company, Banham Group, was awarded the BSIA Chairman’s Award for

Access control installation for Delta Security

Delta Security has installed a video door entry and intruder alarm system into the vicarage attached to St George

Steve Proctor is appointed by Mayflex

Mayflex has appointed a new director of sales – security. Steve Proctor will commence his role on the 1st August

Historic building benefits from new fire system

A fire system from Advanced has been chosen to protect The Hippodrome arts centre, a newly opened community hub

25 year celebration for 2020 Vision

Staff from 2020 Vision recently came together to celebrate 25 successful years in business. The company, based in

IP door entry for power station development

Residents at Circus West at Battersea Power Station in London are using an IP video entry system from Comelit. The



Meet the installer – David McCullough

David McCullough is Director at the NSI Gold accredited Electronic & Security Services (better known as ESS Security) in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Areas of expertise for the company include intruder/fire alarms, CCTV systems, access control systems, networking systems. Do...

PSI Product Tests



These illuminators are from the Clarius security lighting range but these models are powered by PoE Plus only. This allows a high degree of flexibility in set-up. The IM-8-IP is an infrared version and the VM-CW-IP produces visible light. Both models are based around an array of...


This is an indoor unit from the Illustra IP dome series, with a 30x zoom lens and 2MP HD resolution. This particular variant of the dome is for internal use only and has a black finish with a plastic surround to the camera module and metal side plates that cover the electronics...



The video analytics revolution?

Oliver Philippou, senior analyst, video surveillance, IHS Markit looks at how “Deep-Learning” makes video surveillance smarter The video analytics industry is still shaking off the reputational damage it sustained as a result of previously promising too much and delivering too...

Global video surveillance market analysed

Growth in the global professional video surveillance market remained low in 2016, says an IHS Markit Analysis report. Principal analyst for video surveillance Jon Cropley looks at the report highlights The world market for professional video surveillance equipment grew by 3.9...



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)...