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COP appoints new UK sales manager

COP Security has announced the appointment of Martin Butterworth to the role of UK Sales Manager. Heading-up an expanding sales team and product range, Martin is well known in the security equipment distribution industry, mainly for his many years at Network Video Centre and more...
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PSI February 2014

Are you well-connected? In the February edition we look at robust connectivity and signalling and talk transmission with the experts. In addition we discuss the value of vendor warranties and whether they should sway your buying habits. Also we test two new cameras and look at...
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Cameras claim 80% reduction in bandwidth use

Panasonic has introduced a new network camera range combining Full HD resolution with the company’s latest software, capable of reducing storage and network bandwidth by as much as 80 per cent beyond H.265. The two new box cameras, WV-S1132 and WV-S1131, will be available from...
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The security risks of PokémonGO

When security operators at Farsight Security Services received an alarm in the early hours of Saturday 23 July standard procedures were followed to identify and address the cause. Upon reviewing CCTV footage from the alarm, operators spotted three individuals acting suspiciously,...
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PSI January 2016

In the January 2016 edition of PSI magazine we give our predictions for the year ahead, where we see areas of growth and opportunity and the impact of new technology trends. Also we discuss the role of bells-only alarms in the modern connected world and review some CCTV products...
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OSS Association for open standards founded

Nedap has co-founded the Open Security Standard (OSS) Association which is focused on developing open security standards and also includes ACS, Assa Abloy, Datasec, Deister, dorma+kaba group, primion, Uhlmann & Zacher and Zugang GmbH. The OSS’s first focus is to develop a...
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Allcooper acquires Executive Security assets

Gloucester-based Allcooper has finalised a deal to purchase the assets of Executive Security, a CCTV and security systems provider situated in South Birmingham. Allcooper has consequently taken on a new client portfolio, most of whom are based in the West Midlands, strengthening...
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Securitas shares technologies at seminar

Businesses had the opportunity to discover new security technologies and review their existing procedures at a recent seminar hosted by Securitas. ‘ How Safe is Your Business’, was held at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland and enabled business owners and security managers to...
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Have you got the installer skills to win?

The Engineers of Tomorrow annual competition is now open for the fire and security industry’s brightest young engineers to register their interest. Successful entrants will then be invited to pit their skills against each other in a live installation challenge at IFSEC...
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Wessex promotes Jessica Lutwyche

Wessex Fire & Security has appointed Jessica Lutwyche as its Service Manager, overseeing a 30-strong team of engineers, technicians and admin staff. The company is part of the Wessex Group that Jess joined eight years ago in an administration role. After moving to the fire...