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A product launch with a real launch!

ACT has launched its latest cloud-based product ACT365 in the most literal sense by sending a unit into the upper atmosphere. ACT365 is a cloud-based integrated access control and video management solution that can be accessed using a web browser or the ACT365 smart phone app....
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Ian Moore is announced as new FIA CEO

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced the appointment of Ian Moore as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 01 September 2015. Martin Harvey, Chairman of the FIA, comments: “I am very pleased to announce Ian as the new CEO of the FIA. I believe...
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Symposium on certification and standards

Following the Euralarm General Assembly in May a symposium was organised in Vienna with around 100 attendees, representing the fire safety and security industry, certification and standardisation organisations. The symposium ‘International debate towards a common road-map on...
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FIM Expo event goes to Wales in April

The Fire Industry Manufacturers’ (FIM) Expo is heading to Wales with a one-day stop on 15th April at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Organised by the Fire Industry Association (FIA), FIM Expo features many fire detection and alarm manufacturers and focuses on showcasing the...
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Locks gain LPCB SR3 and SR4 rating

Pickersgill-Kaye has received Loss Prevention Standard LPS 1175: Issue 7 – SR3 and SR4 security rating approval for the HS100 Series surface mount multipoint locking range following a joint test programme in conjunction with Sunray Engineering. Sunray Engineering oversaw...
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Wireless IP partnership announced

IDIS has formed a technology partnership with SilverNet so that customers can utilise SilverNet’s products to deliver wirelessly networked DirectIP surveillance solutions to deliver cost savings. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work closely with SilverNet who share...
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Vanderbilt and ACT owner acquires ComNet

ACRE the holding company that owns Vanderbilt Industries, Mercury Security and recently acquired ACT in Ireland, has announced the acquisition of Communication Networks (dba ComNet) , the manufacturer of video and data transmission equipment. ComNet offers fibre optic, copper,...
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New fire protection system for the Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro system is being protected by fire systems from Advanced. Nexus, the public body which owns and manages Metro, upgraded fire panels at 50 locations on the system, including 21 stations and at other key pieces of its infrastructure including relay rooms,...
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WiseNet to be focus of Hanwha Techwin branding

While the Samsung Techwin name has now changed to Hanwha Techwin it was revealed this week that the Samsung branding will not be disappearing from the company’s products and literature just yet. Speaking at the WiseNet European Conference in Weybridge, Head of Marketing Justin...
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Vanderbilt announces new Director of Product Lines

Vanderbilt International has announced the appointment of Glen Greer as its new Director of Product Lines. Glen joins Vanderbilt on 1st January 2016 and will be based out of the company’s Clonshaugh site, near Dublin, which is the centre of its Intruder products research and...