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Redvision appoints Dermot Grace as MD

Redvision has announced the appointment of Dermot Grace as its new managing director. Dermot will continue to grow sales in both domestic and international security markets for the UK CCTV manufacturer. Dermot brings with him a wealth of security industry experience. As sales...
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Pyronix and its future with Hikvision

Last week it was revealed that Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision had acquired Rotherham-based intruder manufacturer Pyronix. Speaking to the South Yorkshire Times, former owner Julie Kenny, said that the sale of the £25m turnover company would ensure the best possible future...
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Euralarm discusses BIM and IoT security

The Euralarm Symposium 2016 took place in early May in Lisbon, Portugal focusing on challenges and opportunities for businesses due to the impact of new technological developments to our sector. The Euralarm Symposium looks at developments in a business area of particular...
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Who will be next for acquisition?

A new acquisition study from market analysts Plimsoll Publishing has named which of the UK’s largest security firms are highly attractive takeover targets. The study, which analyses the UK’s largest 1327 companies, warns that a combination of stock piling cash, low interest rates...
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IP interface for beam sensors launched

Takex Europe is launching an IP interface module INTQUADIP; designed for PB-IN-HF/HFA, PB-F/FA, PB-IN-100AT, and PB-KH series photoelectric beam sensors. Whilst network alarms and Power over Ethernet are standard on IP cameras, most intruder detection systems rely on mechanical...
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CCTV is cutting construction security budgets

VPS Site Security has reported a switch from human patrols to more guardless systems in the last twelve months. Recent projects have seen savings of over 60% in security budgets, providing an improved security net that oversees sites 24/7 but at low cost. Costain, GallifordTry,...
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New safety system for Dartford crossing

A new traffic safety system at the Dartford crossing on the M25 is designed to automatically detect and identify vehicles that may pose a safety risk (e.g. because they are oversized or carrying dangerous loads), safely escort such vehicles through the tunnel, or re-direct them...
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Marc Wesley joins 360 Vision Technology

360 Vision Technology, the British CCTV design and manufacturing company, has announced the recruitment of Marc Wesley, who joins the company in the role of Southern Sales Manager. With nearly 30 years’ experience in the electronic security industry, Marc brings a solid knowledge...
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DHF sends warning to installers

Nick Perkins, an authority on powered gate safety, will be giving vital safety advice to gate installers and maintainers at IFSEC International in June. Nick is the training officer for the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF), and will be giving a presentation on Wednesday, June...