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Lone worker acquisition creates European giant

The Send For Help Group has acquired Bluechip Technologies (trading as Guardian24), which reportedly makes the Group the largest lone worker protection provider in Europe. Combined with its existing subsidiary Skyguard, the Group claims a subscriber base totalling 70,000 users...
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Mayflex and Entertech in distribution deal

Mayflex has formed a distribution agreement with Entertech Systems to provide Suprema biometrics for access control to the UK market and will also offer the BioConnect identity management platform. Gary Harmer, director of sales, electronic security at Mayflex comments, “We are...
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Videcon announces MBO and new MD

Videcon has announced it has completed a Management Buy-Out (MBO) lead by Andy Croston. The MBO sees promotion to the Videcon board for Steve Newsome, now Sales Director, and Ian Farr, Technical Director, who will continue to be supported by the existing management team. Videcon...
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7K security camera is revealed

Avigilon has announced it will showcase the single-sensor 7K (30 megapixel) security camera at the ISC West 2015 trade show in Las Vegas, NV, USA. The company has also announced the release of a 6K (24 MP) HD Pro camera. When coupled with the Avigilon Control Center (ACC)...
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Opinions sought for ISO 45001

A new international standard on occupational health and safety management is currently under development with publication expected in October 2016. The second committee draft of ISO 45001 – Occupational health and safety management standard systems – requirements with guidance...
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Multifocal sensor system for Saints

St. Mary’s Stadium has decided to use Panomera multifocal sensor technology from Dallmeier when modernising its CCTV system. The Stadium is the home of Southampton FC and holds more than 32,000 spectators, making it the largest football stadium in the South of England...
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Paxton announces two new partners

Paxton has announced the addition of two new distribution partners in UK and Ireland. The expansion of its distributor base sees the product range available through Security Supplies in Southern England and RWL Advanced Solutions in Ireland. Security Supplies is an...
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MBSS expands management team

Marsh Barton Security Services (MBSS) has expanded its management team to include Joe McGough, Chief Operating Officer and Harry Smith, Operations Manager, both security specialists with international expertise. Joe spent 16 years in the Royal Marines, seeing active service all...