Businesses not ready for GDPR deadline

With just days to go until enforcement of GDPR begins on May 25th, nearly a quarter (22 percent) of small business

Now booking for the PSI Golf Day 2018

This year the PSI Golf Day and Premier Awards are being held at Warren Weir at Luton Hoo. Why not come and join us

Enhancing fire detection and monitoring

Kentec has launched its Ockular software solution providing complete control over fire detection and monitoring.

NSI appoints new Head of Standards

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has appointed Robert Conlon as Head of Standards. In his new role Robert

Access control security for student complex

An access control solution from Paxton is securing a new student accommodation complex in Netherlands. Study Studio

FIA announces two new course subjects

The Fire Industry Association has announced two new courses. The new qualification pathway is designed for those

Arteco and Hanwha Techwin expand partnership

Arteco has expanded its partnership with Hanwha Techwin to enable management of the entire range of Wisenet devices

Fay Parker appointed GJD Internal Sales Executive

GJD has welcomed Fay Parker as its new Internal Sales Executive. Fay is responsible for building and maintaining

Snapshot sensor for 3D security detection

Sick has launched a configurable, plug-and-play 3D detection sensor for a range of detection, warning and security

Tool hire firm opens Liverpool branch

Chris Haycocks, Managing Director of Boels in the UK, has performed the Grand Opening of the new Boels branch in

Hanwha Techwin introduces ANPR camera range

Hanwha Techwin has introduced Wisenet Group ANPR cameras as an ideal edge-based solution for small sites with

Hikvision reports 31.22% growth for 2017

Hikvision has published its annual report for 2017 showing a 31.22% growth in overall revenues, with sales revenue

NSI/BAFE certification scheme reaches milestone

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced the milestone of recently certificating its 500th fire

Deal agreed between Norbain and Satel UK

Satel UK has announced a new partnership with Norbain. The agreement will see Norbain stock and distribute Satel’s

Inner Range to be acquired by Anixter

It has been announced that an agreement has been reached for Inner Range to be acquired by Anixter. The agreement

CSS announces AFA Fire & Security acquisition

Connelly Security Systems (CSS) has acquired AFA Fire & Security, in Bathgate, in a seven-figure transaction.

Training role for Robert Read at Allcooper

Former Senior Engineer at Swindon’s Crown Security & Fire, Robert Read, has joined Allcooper Group as its new

ONVIF celebrates ten year anniversary

ONVIF is celebrating its 10th anniversary, capping off a decade of growth and rising influence as a provider of

Ideal Networks forms agreement with Mayflex

Ideal Networks has formed an agreement with Mayflex to distribute several products from its cable certification and

New wiring regulations roadshows announced

A series of free half-day events are to be held across the country by ECA, to highlight the key changes in the 18th

Genesis detectors integrate with Digifort

Luminite Electronics has announced a new IP integration with the Digifort IP open platform surveillance system.

New CCTV system for Keswick Town Council

Chubb Fire & Security is helping the Town Council in Keswick to combat crime and reduce anti-social behaviour

Time to vote as PSI Award finalists are revealed

PSI magazine is proud to announce the finalists for the PSI Premier Awards 2018. Over 900 nominations have been

Boston Networks announces PEL Services acquisition

Boston Networks has completed the acquisition of PEL Services as it accelerates its plans for UK growth. The

Ocucon adds Anthony King to senior team

Ocucon has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of Anthony King, formerly of King Security Systems, as a



Meet the installer – Jacques Lombard

Jacques Lombard is the Owner/Managing Director at Syntinex in Chessington, Surrey. The security systems integration company is accredited to NSI Gold, ISO9001, SafeContractor and are members of the BSIA where Jacques is Chairman of the VSS (CCTV) Section Do you use a distributor...

Meet the installer – Martin Shearer

Martin Shearer is Managing Director at Tamar Security in the South West (Exeter). Areas of expertise for the NSI Gold accredited installer include intruder, CCTV, access control and fire/life safety. Do you use a distributor or buy direct from manufacturers? Both.  We have very...

PSI Product Tests


TESTED – D-Link DCS-4622

Promoted as part of the “Vigilance” range, this is a Full HD Panoramic PoE camera; the unit is based around a 1/3.2” 3MP sensor with a 1.1mm F2.0 fisheye lens. It is ONVIF compliant with a stated resolution of up to 1920 x 1536 pixels for video and snapshots. Compression is H.264...

TESTED – Master Lock 5426EURD

There is a multitude of ways to grant someone access to a building with a sophisticated access control system but for the majority of homes and a large number of businesses it is still a key that is required. In many situations, such as for the care of elderly or for allowing...



Time to take a closer look at 360°?

Enrico Bizzaro, Head of Integrations for Wavestore, suggests that the time is right for installers to take a closer look at 360 degree cameras could give them a competitive edge In a challenging economic climate and with end-users understandably demanding maximum ROI from their...

Beating the skills shortage

Jamie Allam, Commercial Director at Amthal Fire & Security, looks at the bigger picture of today’s workplace dynamics and shows how multi-generational collaboration is one way to bridge the skills gap and maintain a committed, competent workforce One guaranteed topic of...



The positive impact of CCTV

The evolution of camera technology has had many positive impacts across different sectors in the UK and is now going to play a part in helping improve animal welfare across England. On the 4th May 2018, the government began enforcing new legislation requiring all slaughterhouses...