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App aids security for Newcastle University

Newcastle University security is launching a new app to provide around the clock reassurance to students and staff on campus. Going live this week, the SafeZone mobile app will be available for free to students and staff. It allows students and staff to summon assistance, while...
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London City Airport opens training room

London City Airport has recently opened a new simulation training room, mirroring its fire system which features panels from Advanced. Servicing over 3.6 million passengers annually, the airport has ten operating airlines that travel to over 45 destinations. The complex is...
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Support services for pre-tested products

Mayflex has introduced a number of new offerings to its Channel Assist portfolio. These new services include pre-staging – IP devices, configured cabinets (including an on-site build service), pre-terminated copper cabling and pre-terminated fibre cabling. Mayflex Channel Assist...
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Toy case highlights security concerns

Over the last year or so at PSI we have welcomed the opportunities presented by the Internet of Things and the home automation market for the security industry in general. While there are some installers that feel the huge (but still rather lower than expected) growth in demand...
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The role of the PC in the CCTV system

Long gone are the days of grainy black and white images displayed on a tiny TV screen, with recordings made on VHS tapes that need to be constantly changed or written over! Thankfully, HD cameras and IP technology have dramatically improved CCTV systems and made it far easier for...
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IDIS and Vivenda agree distribution deal

IDIS and Videnda have signed a partnership agreement that sees the distributor offering the full IDIS line up across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Under the agreement Videnda will distribute the IDIS flagship offering DirectIP which eliminates the need for IP...
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Addressable ASD for up to 120 points

The VESDA-E VEA aspirating smoke detector (ASD) is an addressable version of Xtralis’ VESDA-E ASD portfolio that provides information on the location of a potential fire source. VEA supports up to 120 individually addressable sampling points networked to a single central. The...
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Passengers sink in Seoul hole

Sinkholes seem to be opening up (or is that down?) all over the place these days and in this CCTV footage taken from the side of a bus, you can see two unlucky passengers finding the latest hole right underneath them. Taken in the Yongsan area in Seoul the hole was believed to be...
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Flame detection system to reduce risk

Tyco Fire Protection Products has introduced a new flame detection system under its Flamevision brand. The FV400 detector range is based on S200 technology, providing a solution to reduce the risk and occurrence of false alarms for hazardous environments in oil and gas,...
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CSL DualCom now Police Preferred approved

CSL DualCom has been approved to a Police Preferred specification by Secured by Design (SBD). The Police initiative focuses on designing out crime for new and refurbished domestic and commercial premises. SBD work with UKAS accredited test houses to ensure a product reaches the...