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ANPR lighting explained

The terms LPR and ANPR refers to the activity of capturing a high-quality image of a registration plate and the intelligent software process of reading and recognising the alpha numeric characters of the plate. This technology is used in various applications such as law...
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INTERVIEW – David Scott of Skills for Security

In August this year, the BSIA announced the appointed of David Scott as the new Managing Director of Skills for Security, the body that provides access to apprenticeship security training courses and security qualifications for people employed in security roles across the UK....
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TESTED – Optio OPA4ED28V12IRG

The OPA4ED28V12IRG camera is an IP67 rated, 4 Megapixel (2560H x 1440V) Eyeball style analogue camera with a varifocal 2.7mm to 12mm lens. It consists of an aluminium body and mount available in a dark grey or white finish. Optio products form a subset of the Vista range. Getting...
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TESTED – Squire SS100CS

We’ve tested a number of padlocks over the years in PSI as installers are occasionally asked to recommend simple or temporary solutions for various security applications, but we’ve always tried to focus on locks with an added twist. For example we reviewed a Bluetooth lock and...
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A dedicated security apprentice focus at SiX

In a late change to the seminar programme at the SiX event taking place in Manchester at EventCity on 5-6th November there will be now an additional focus on apprenticeships, training and employers in the security industry. On Day One of the show, the new Managing Director of...
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Russell Baker joins the team at Hikvision

Russell Baker has joined Hikvision UK & Ireland as Security Consultant Relations Manager and will be working collaboratively with the support team to maximise efficiency in preparing proposals, establish win strategies and identify new specifier specification services and...
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Sovereign Fire & Security recognised by TDSi

TDSi has announced that Sovereign Fire and Security has been awarded its ‘Worldwide Systems Integration Partner of the Year Award 2019’, in reflection of a successful twelve months which has culminated in a strategic growth in its sales of TDSi products. TDSi’s Sales Director,...
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BSIA announces passing of pioneer David Snook

Simon Banks, Chairman of the BSIA, has released a statement following the sad news of the passing of industry pioneer David Snook: “It is with great sadness that we report the death of David Snook. David lost his battle with cancer aged 69 last Sunday. He was a big BSIA supporter...
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IFSEC Europe launches to extend the event brand

The IFSEC brand is to extend into mainland Europe with the launch of IFSEC Europe, a biennial security event providing a new gateway to the European integrated security market. Taking place for the first time on 20-22 September 2021 at RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, IFSEC...
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OpenView makes new training appointment

OpenView Security Solutions has announced the appointment of Jonathan Pedley as Learning and Development Lead.  In this new role, he will be responsible for the development and delivery of personalised training courses to upskill new and existing staff as well as working to...