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TESTED – Mobotix M16

Recognisable by its non-conventional form, this version of the Mobotix M16 is supplied with individual colour and monochrome modules mounted side by side. This removes the need for a mechanical infrared cut filter. The use of purely electronic light control means that there are...
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James Kelly leaves BSIA role after nine years

The BSIA has announced that James Kelly will be stepping down as Chief Executive of the Association. In the interim, David Wilkinson, Director of Technical Services, will oversee the responsibilities of the role as a search for a new leader begins in earnest. Simon Banks,...
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Meet the installer – Jack Golds

Jacks Golds is Director at Eagle Security Systems in Derbyshire. With over 40 years in the industry Jack set up Eagle Security as a one-man band in 1983. Company accreditations include NSI Gold for Gates and Barriers, Access Control, CCTV and Intruder Alarms; Gatesafe, DHF...
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The evolution of access control systems

Here, Amer Hafiz, Technical Director at Nortech Control Systems, reviews the evolution of identity credentials in access control Access control is defined as “the selective restriction of access to a place or other resource”. For an automatic access control system to function, it...