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What does GDPR mean for surveillance?

Over the last 20 years, various crisis and initiatives have come and gone that have resulted in huge consultancy and IT bills – now GDPR has become the latest golden goose which has the industry feathers ruffled.  Here, Neil Patel at D-Link Europe, explores and debunks some...
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Meet the installer – Ashley and Lewis Foster

Ashley and Lewis Foster are two members of the family behind Mercury Fire & Security in Nottingham. We caught up with Director Ashley and his son, General Manager Lewis, to talk about working life in the business that counts intruder alarms, CCTV, fire, door access, risk...
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New access solution for professional installers

The SMARTair system is now available to professional security installers from Assa Abloy Access Control. SMARTair is a scalable access control system that can reportedly be installed easily by security installers. Available in offline and wireless online versions, the system is...
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ACRE forms strategic alliance with AlertEnterprise

It has been announced that ACRE, Vanderbilt and its subsidiaries have entered into a strategic alliance with AlertEnterprise to expand and diversify technology options for customers. The AlertEnterprise suite of security convergence software, including its Physical Identity and...
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Mark Rees confirmed as new Managing Director

360 Vision Technology has confirmed the promotion of Mark Rees from Business Development Director, to Managing Director, which coincides with the announcement that Phil Burton will become Chairman. Mark, a founding Director and Shareholder of 360 Vision Technology, has...
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Lincoln upgrades its city-wide surveillance

A 300-plus camera city centre video surveillance scheme in Lincoln has been installed and commissioned using cameras, monitors and switching equipment from Dahua Technology. The previous analogue-based CCTV system was more than 20 years-old and had become expensive to maintain,...
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Nortech achieves ISO 9001 recognition

People and vehicle access control specialists Nortech is heading into the second half of 2018 on a high as the company has been recognised as complying with the latest ISO 9001 standard. Nortech’s Managing Director Steve Blackler is delighted with the company’s progress...
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Surveillance summit in Seoul looks ahead

A summit of international security and video surveillance specialists, hosted by IDIS in Seoul, South Korea, earlier this month focused on some of the key drivers that will shape the global video market over the next three years. The growing importance of upcoming innovations in...
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Body worn camera company makes top 100

Edesix, providers of Body Worn Cameras (BWC), has been named in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 which highlights the top fastest-growing private technology companies in the UK. Edesix has entered at number 64 in the 18th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league...
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Paul King promoted by Dycon Power Solutions

Dycon Power Solutions has announced the promotion of Paul King to the position of General Manager. Paul now assumes day-to-day control of both the commercial and manufacturing functions of the business. Paul, who joined the company in 2017 as Business Development Manager, has had...