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Inception update enables automated actions

Inner Range has released a new update for its entry-level product Inception, allowing operators to set automated actions in response to specific user numbers. Automated actions based on user-count triggers include being able to change heating and air conditioning depending on the...
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Lighter version of VSaaS technology announced

Ocucon has developed a lighter version of the VSaaS product, Cloud by Ocucon, allowing retailers to now benefit from cloud technology for a select number of cameras. Cirrus Cloud by Ocucon will have all the features of its bigger brother but, in response to retailer demand, has...
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Pauline Norstrom named Honorary BSIA Member

Pauline Norstrom has been appointed by the BSIA Board as Honorary Member of the Association. Pauline’s involvement with the BSIA stretches back over 20 years, holding the position of Chair of the Association from 2014-16 and serving six years as Chair of the Video Surveillance...
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Vista and Facewatch in facial recognition partnership

Vista CCTV and Facewatch have announced a partnership to deliver facial recognition software to the security industry. The new alliance offers business owners the opportunity to secure their establishments against low level crime without needing to replace any current cameras or...
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Is your firmware up to date?

Recently research conducted by Genetec indicated that almost 7 out of 10 cameras are currently running out of date firmware. Installing the latest firmware is not just about accessing new features, warned Genetec, it ensures the latest cybersecurity protection measures are...
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Ex-rugby player joins the SecureIT team

John Reid has been appointed the new Head of Sales at SecureIT. Having previously been responsible for the growth and development of a regional security company that was recently sold to a national company, John was headhunted by SecureIT to spearhead their sales operation in...
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Biometric access control for Pontefract tea facility

Stanley Security has installed a biometric access control system at beverage company Finlays’ Pontefract site to protect its server rooms. Finlays owns and operates tea estates, extraction facilities for tea, coffee and plant extracts, packing facilities and R&D laboratories...
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Vimpex acquires Sigma Fire and Security

Vimpex has acquired the legal rights and ownership of Sigma Fire and Security and its brands Smart+Guard and Smart+Cage from Evac+Chair International. Vimpex Managing Director James Jones says: “This important acquisition marks a pivotal moment for Vimpex, and an exciting...
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Tavcom and SSAIB announce training partnership

Tavcom Training has announced a partnership with the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) to provide registered firms of the certification body with access to technical security training, as part of a long-term initiative to raise standards throughout the UK...
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Smart home market to hit $158Bn by 2024

Recent years have brought a massive interest in smart home technology, with more and more average house owners embracing the home solutions. According to data gathered by PreciseSecurity.com, the global smart home market revenue is expected to reach $158 billion value in the next...